Category Archives: OSHA

Resulted in two fatalities, nine injuries The structural collapse of International Nutrition Inc.’s Omaha-facility, was caused by overloading nine storage bins on the building’s roof level, an investigation by OSHA has found. The collapse at the livestock feed supplement manufacturer … Continue reading

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$816,500 in Proposed Fines SIDNEY, Ohio — After providing false documentation and making false representations claiming that previously cited hazards related to hydraulic presses had been corrected, Formed Fiber Technologies LLC has been issued 14 safety citations, including willful and … Continue reading

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Fresh From Texas Inc. and iWorks Personnel Inc. fined a total of $135,200 Fresh From Texas Inc., a fresh fruit and vegetable processor for H-E-B Grocery stores and fast-food markets, and staffing agency iWorks Personnel Inc. have been cited for … Continue reading

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Discount retailer cited for similar hazards at other stores nationwide Employees at the Dollar Tree Stores Inc. location in Boston’s Roslindale neighborhood repeatedly faced the dangers of blocked exits and hazardous conditions in the store’s stockroom, according following a complaint … Continue reading

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Louisville, KY – Dwayne Towles, President of Advanced Safety & Health, LLC, recently announced the addition of David McGill, CIH, CSP, CHMM, to serve as the manager of Industrial Hygiene Services, further complementing the team of dedicated occupational health and … Continue reading

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In a Memorandum issued on June 20th, OSHA announced a delay in the enforcement of compliance regarding the recently released changes to the standards for electric power generation, transmission, and distribution installations. The new standards are still effective July 10, … Continue reading

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Various organizations working to keep employees safe and educate consumers DENVER – The residential roofing industry in Denver and area communities, including Pueblo and Colorado Springs, is being cited in record numbers for failing to keep workers safe by providing … Continue reading

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Birdsboro Kosher Farms Corp. fined nearly $60K After a follow-up inspection that began in December 2013, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Birdsboro Kosher Farms Corp. for failing to correct previously cited serious safety … Continue reading

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Penalties total $53,020 Following an inspection in January 2014, Sonic Creations Inc., of Destin, Florida, has been cited by OSHA for three repeat and two serious safety violations for failing to provide workers who were framing houses with required fall … Continue reading

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OSHA recently issued a hazard bulletin about preventing worker fatalities from falls and falling objects in tree care work. “Too many tree care workers are being hurt or killed by well-known industry dangers that can be prevented if employers take … Continue reading

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