Category Archives: PPE

US Department of Labor’s OSHA cites Schwan’s, staffing agency and service company for serious health and safety violations; $264,360 in fines ATLANTA – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Schwan’s Global Supply Chain Inc., … Continue reading

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OSHA proposes 24 violations and $91,800 in fines for Minster Ohio printing company MINSTER, Ohio – Globus Printing & Packaging Co. Inc. has been cited by OSHA for 24 safety and health violations, carrying proposed penalties of $91,800. OSHA initiated … Continue reading

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Explosions led to tragic incidents Packaging Corporation of America has been cited by OSHA for 30 violations after a worker was severely burned while attempting to relight a steam boiler in the plant. The incident occurred at the pulp and … Continue reading

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WASHINGTON – The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has signed an alliance with the National Association of Women in Construction to develop training resources to protect women in the construction industry. The alliance will focus on musculoskeletal and sanitation hazards … Continue reading

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OSHA has issued 14 notices of unsafe or unhealthful working conditions to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration, following an inspection at Boston’s Logan International Airport. The inspection was conducted as part of OSHA’s Federal Agency Targeting … Continue reading

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Unclear Exit Routes Found Royal Aluminum Co. Inc., a vinyl window manufacturer, was cited by OSHA for 18 alleged safety and health violations, including three repeat, at its facility in Newark, New Jersey. Proposed penalties total $57,400 following an inspection … Continue reading

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Restaurant Worker Dies in Resulting Explosion – $163,000 in Penalties Heartland Midwest LLC, a communication utilities contracting company, has been cited for multiple safety violations by OSHA following an explosion and fire that resulted in the death of a worker … Continue reading

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15 willful, 1 repeat, 8 serious Republic Steel has been cited by OSHA for 24 safety violations carrying fines of $1,138,500. Fifteen willful violations of OSHA’s fall protection standards were found at the company’s steel manufacturing plant in Canton, Ohio. … Continue reading

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$235,800 in fines proposed BEDFORD PARK, Ill. – Hoist Liftruck Mfg. Inc. has been cited with 16 health and safety violations, carrying penalties of $235,800, after a March follow-up inspection at its Bedford Park manufacturing facility by the U.S. Department … Continue reading

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Oilfield Solutions, Inc. fined $74,800 OSHA has proposed $74,800 in penalties for deficiencies in Oilfield Solutions’ process safety management program and for exposing workers to other workplace hazards at its Midland oil field chemical manufacturing plant. The inspection, which began … Continue reading

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