Nebraska

According to OSHA’s area director, the death of a worker who fell while loading a tanker truck could have been prevented with basic protection.

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Use this map to see what the texting and driving laws are in each state.

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The mechanic was performing maintenance work beneath a piece of equipment that had been secured in an elevated position by a chain and quick link, but the chain failed and the equipment crushed the mechanic.

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VALLEY, Neb. – OSHA has cited Bushnell Illinois Tank Co., which operates as Schuld/Bushnell in Valley, with eight safety and health violations based on a follow-up inspection for hazards associated with workers who enter and work in permit-required confined spaces. Proposed penalties total $116,270.
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OMAHA, Neb. – OSHA has cited Hastings Acquisition LLC, which operates as Nebraska Prime Group, a meatpacking facility in Hastings, for 11 safety violations. OSHA opened an inspection after a worker had become caught in a machine and was asphyxiated on Jan. 18″It is unthinkable …

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OSHA hasn’t had much to say about the Injury Illness Prevention Plan (I2P2) in recent months. But if you thought that I2P2 was going away, think again. Last week, OSHA issued a White Paper signalling that I2P2 remains very much at the top of its agenda.

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14 of the 25 violations cited by OSHA were for failing to comply with the process safety management standard for hazardous chemicals. There were also 11 serious violation citations, including electrical and fall hazards, failure to implement an emergency action or hazcom plan and lack …

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Cooperative Producers Inc., a grain elevator facility in Franklin, Neb., for six safety violations for exposing workers to a variety of hazards. OSHA initiated its inspection under a local …

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Central Transport International Inc. for two repeat safety violations at the company’s Omaha facility, including allowing workers to operate unsafe forklifts and failing to provide proper eyewash facilities for …

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited DL Cattle Trading LLC Co. for two willful, nine serious and one other-than-serious alleged safety violation at the company’s cattle feed lot and farming operation in Parks. OSHA opened an …

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