Category Archives: Hand and Power Tools

Market Basket Store Failed to Call Emergency Services after Employee Fall Injury CONCORD, NH – OSHA cited DeMoulas Supermarkets Inc., doing business as Market Basket, for 30 alleged willful, repeat and serious violations of workplace safety standards at its stores … Continue reading

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) have developed new guidance information on Nail Gun Safety.  The jointly constructed document “ Nail Gun Safety – A Guide for Construction Contractors”, is … Continue reading

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with Hitachi Koki U.S.A., Ltd., of Norcross, Ga., announced a voluntary recall of there Coil Nailers. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. There are about … Continue reading

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OSHA has cited Industrial Pipe Fittings LLC (IPF) for 47 alleged serious violations following an inspection at the company’s facility in Corsicana. OSHA’s Fort Worth Area Office began its inspection on April 20 when a worker had his hand crushed … Continue reading

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with DEWALT announced a voluntary recall of the DEWALT D51825 and D51850 Framing Nailers. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. There are about 9,000 unitis involved in this recall. The … Continue reading

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Hammer Drill May Keep Running When Trigger is Released The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Bosch Tools, has announced a voluntary recall of the Bosch Hammer Drill, model number 1191VSR. Effective immediately, consumers should no longer use … Continue reading

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