Category Archives: Safety Training

Louisville, KY – Dwayne Towles, President of Advanced Safety & Health, LLC, announces the addition of Melissa Medley as a safety consultant, further complementing the team of dedicated occupational health and safety professionals at Advanced Safety & Health. “She is … Continue reading

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BOSTON – A Tewksbury company that supplies temporary employees to businesses has agreed to enhanced workplace safety and health protections for workers it places in all those businesses in a settlement agreement with the U.S. Department of Labor. OSHA cited … 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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Amazon temp worker caught in between/crushed Temporary worker Ronald Smith died from injuries sustained after he was caught in between a conveyor system and crushed while performing sorting operations at an Amazon fulfillment center in Avenel, New Jersey. Following an … Continue reading

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What Does Annual Mean when OSHA uses the word? When OSHA says “annual”, they don’t mean 366 days. (Unless there is a leap year, I guess.)  When you see annual requirements for things like training or respirator fit testing OSHA … Continue reading

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by Jonathan Brown Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) have become a very common sight in the country. Once only found in medical facilities and on emergency response vehicles, they can now be found in many public places:  malls, concert venues, airports, … Continue reading

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Lee, Massachusetts contractor cited and fined over $119,000 by OSHA for “needless and avoidable” fatal fall at Stockbridge work site SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – A 51-year-old roofer fell 17 feet to his death on Nov. 14, 2013, while performing roofing work … Continue reading

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Lucas Marine Acquisition Co. cited by OSHA following worker fatality at City of Fort Pierce Marina. Employee fatality was second in five months for company FORT PIERCE, Fla. – Following the drowning death of an untrained worker, Lucas Marine Acquisition … Continue reading

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Agreement includes safety improvements, $450,000 for worker’s spouse Adams Thermal Systems Inc. has entered into a deferred prosecution agreement with the U.S. Attorney’s Office and the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration to pay more than $1.33 … Continue reading

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by Dwayne Towles Scenario: You are the safety manager at a heavy equipment manufacturing operation.  Your facility has an Emergency Response Team (ERT) that responds to emergencies and provides onsite first aid treatment as well as acts as the rescue … Continue reading

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