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Commentary – June Safety Newsletter Off the Job Fatal Injuries by Dwayne Towles In a few months, the Bureau of Labor Statistics will release their preliminary work-related fatality data for 2013. In April, they released a revised count of 4,628 … 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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Florida manufacturer Wire Mesh Sales, LLC cited for willful violations following fatality JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – In August 2013, a 32-year-old machine helper entered a large wire mesh manufacturing machine to retrieve a fallen metal bar, and he was struck and … Continue reading

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OSHA along with various State Grain and Feed Associations and Grain Handling Safety Coalitions are working together to promote safe practices Five seconds. That is how quickly a worker can become engulfed in flowing grain and be unable to get … Continue reading

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by Dwayne Towles Workers’ compensation insurance can be one of the largest employee-related expenditures for many businesses.  Some companies see their premiums increase each year because accidents, many times the same types of accidents, continue to occur.  By developing and … Continue reading

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OSHA is requiring that employees be trained on the new label elements (i.e., pictograms, hazard statements, precautionary statements, and signal words) and Safety Data Sheet (SDS) format by December 1st of this year.  While full compliance with the new rule … Continue reading

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Willful, repeat and serious violations found A Monro Muffler Brake Inc. facility in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, has been cited by OSHA for alleged willful, repeat and serious violations of workplace safety standards. The automotive repair, maintenance and tire company faces … Continue reading

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by Dwayne Towles Do You Have Adequately Trained First Aid Providers Onsite? Employers in Kentucky need to be aware that the Kentucky OSHA Standard on Medical and First Aid states that “(1) Employers with eight (8) or more employees within … Continue reading

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Safety Consultant Position Advanced Safety & Health, LLC is a growing occupational safety consulting company based in Louisville, Kentucky.  We are dedicated to providing high quality professional safety consulting and training services to our diverse client base. We provide onsite … Continue reading

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Inspection is the fourth for the company since 2011 OSHA has cited Scenic Wood Products for 20 serious safety violations at its pallet manufacturing facility in Sugarcreek, Ohio.  OSHA has proposed penalties of $64,400 after opening a January inspection under … Continue reading

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