Category Archives: Slips/Trips/Falls

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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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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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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Effort to reduce retail injuries and fatalities OSHA is launching a local emphasis program to prevent retail sector injuries and fatalities in Hawaii, Guam, American Samoa and the Northern Mariana Islands. The retail industry experienced 262 fatal occupational injuries in … Continue reading

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Burrows Paper faces $298,100 in proposed fines from OSHA SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Burrows Paper Corp., based in Little Falls, for repeat and serious safety violations at two of … Continue reading

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National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries for 2012 – Preliminary Results The Bureau of Labor Statistics has released the preliminary total of 4,383 fatal work injuries recorded in the United States for 2012. This number is down from a revised … Continue reading

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Employees repeatedly exposed to unchecked fall hazards Twin Pines Construction Inc. of Everett, Massachusetts, has once again been cited by OSHA for willful, repeat and serious violations of workplace safety standards at work sites in Plymouth and Reading, Massachusetts. The … 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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Willful violations include locked and sealed exit doors HONOLULU — Federal and state investigators have identified a total of 63 health and safety violations, including willful violations of three standards, at a refrigerated food warehouse in Honolulu occupied by Unicold … 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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