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OSHA has renewed its alliance with the Scaffold and Access Industry Association to provide information and training aimed at protecting workers.
A 32-year-old worker entered a wire mesh manufacturing machine to retrieve a fallen metal bar, he was struck and killed. OSHA proposes $697,700 fine.
OSHA’s national emphasis program on amputations and noise found 21 serious violations at a Salem lumber company, including LOTO and seat belt hazards.
Arlington Plating Co. has been cited for 25 violations that area director says, “demonstrates a lack of commitment to employee safety and health.”
Over half of this manufacturing company’s workers are temporary; the hazards there both repeat and threaten permanent injury. OSHA has fined them $207,100.
Concrete co. fined $303,900 after a temporary worker was crushed while trying to clear a pneumatically powered discharge gate, which had not been isolated.
8 6-figure fines highlight the month in OSHA enforcement.
Castings co. cited after a furnace worker was fatally injured at the La Crosse-based iron foundry while working alone in a permit-required confined space.
OSHA inspectors found 25 safety and health violations at the company’s facilities in Pensacola. Find out what they were.
An unprotected trench collapsed on two workers who were trying to repair a broken pipe, resulting in one injury and one fatality.