Category Archives: Hand and Power Tools

Recall date:  May 11, 2016 Recall number:  16-158 Name of product: Bosch small angle grinders Hazard: The grinder can overheat while in use, causing the brush covers to melt and expose the end of the brush holder, posing a risk … Continue reading

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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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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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