Category Archives: Machine Safety

OSHA cites Sharpe Holdings in death of worker at Missouri dairy farm and places them in OSHA’s Severe Violator Program following 3rd fatality since 2012 For the third time since 2012, federal OSHA investigators have cited Sharpe Holdings in the … Continue reading

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Wire manufacturer faces $124K in fines SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Copper wire manufacturer Tecnofil Chenango SAC continues to expose workers at its Sherburne manufacturing plant to potential deadly or disabling injuries due to missing or inadequate safeguards for machines used in … Continue reading

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Employee has two toes amputated following rollover OSHA issued citations for two willful, five serious, and one other-than-serious safety and health violations to SNS Lawn & Landscape Services Inc., doing business as The Ground Guys, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.  Proposed penalties … Continue reading

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MP Global Products faces $244K in penalties, placed in Severe Violator Program NORFOLK, Nebraska – A Norfolk flooring materials company tried to hide hazardous machines from federal inspectors and threatened to fire employees who complained about unsafe working conditions during … Continue reading

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Case Farms Processing ignores dangers, cited with 55 violations WINESBURG, Ohio — For employees at a leading supplier of chicken to national fast food and supermarket brands, the dangers of amputation, electrocution and hazardous falls are all in a day’s … Continue reading

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WASHINGTON – The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently issued an updated National Emphasis Program on Amputations. The NEP has been in existence since 2006 and is targeted to industries with high numbers and rates of amputations. In this updated … Continue reading

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D&D Manufacturing faces more than $321K in fines EL PASO, Texas – OSHA issued 13 citations to D&D Manufacturing Inc. following a recent inspection prompted by a formal complaint. The inspection identified 13 safety and health citations for exposing workers … Continue reading

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Workers exposed to falls, amputations, and electrical hazards Contender Boats Inc., of Homestead, Florida, has been cited by OSHA following a December 2014 inspection as part of the agency’s Site Specific Targeting Program.  OSHA issued the employer ten (10) repeat, … Continue reading

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OSHA proposes more than $102K in penalties NASHPORT, Ohio –Workers at Hanby Farms in Nashport were exposed to being buried in grain or overcome by noxious fumes because the company did not verify that conditions were safe before allowing employees … Continue reading

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Lloyd Industries Inc. Defies Federal Safety Inspectors MONTGOMERYVILLE, Pennsylvania – After an inspection prompted by an injury in which the die on a press brake machine dropped on a worker’s right hand resulting in the amputation of three fingers, OSHA … Continue reading

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