Category Archives: Respiratory Protection

OSHA announces that the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Respirable Silica has been published in the Federal Register Last week, OSHA announced that the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Respirable Crystalline Silica has been published in the Federal Register.  OSHA … Continue reading

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OSHA recently announced a proposed rule aimed at curbing lung cancer, silicosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and kidney disease in America’s workers. The proposal seeks to lower worker exposure to crystalline silica, which kills hundreds of workers and sickens thousands … Continue reading

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OSHA proposes $293,450 in fines SANTA RITA, Guam — The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Guam Industrial Services Inc. in Santa Rita, doing business as Guam Shipyard, for a total of 61 alleged violations … 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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Company specializes in remanufacturing supermarket and restaurant equipment Supermarket Equipment Sales has been cited by OSHA for 17 safety and health violations following a February complaint about the company’s facility in Rutledge, Georgia. Proposed penalties total $62,300. Fifteen serious safety … Continue reading

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Company receives 33 violations after investigations at Assumption Illinois plant; violations include failing to train workers in grain-handling safety Great Western Products Co. has been cited for 33 safety and health violations, including three repeat and 24 serious violations. The … Continue reading

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Lack of personal protective equipment among 33 violations found OSHA has cited A & B Foundry & Machining LLC, of Franklin, Ohio, with 33 health and safety violations, including four repeat violations after an inspection was initiated under the national … Continue reading

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Violations included unsafe spray finishing operations at Chicago factory OSHA cited A.W.T. World Trade Inc. for 28 safety and health violations, including multiple violations of OSHA’s flammable liquids and spray finishing standards. The complaint inspection was initiated at the Chicago … Continue reading

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OSHA cites three companies at Texas work site OSHA has cited Watco Mechanical Services, Jordan General Contractors, Inc., and JP Electric after a combustible dust flash fire claimed the lives of two workers at a worksite in Hockley, Texas. Proposed … Continue reading

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