Wisconsin

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.

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Supervisor was servicing a 480-volt circuit breaker without proper electrical protective equipment. Pure Power Technologies was fined $119,000 by OSHA.

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U of WM says is has implemented training and policy changes to improve workers’ safety after a 63-year-old physical plant shop worker was fatally crushed.

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OSHA cites United Ethanol LLC $140,000 for 15 violations after entirely preventable death of employee.

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A Wisconsin company has been issued several violations, including one for failure to provide documentation that it had addressed failure to enroll its workers in a hearing conservation program.

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OSHA is proposing nearly $450,000 in penalties against a Minneapolis branch of a sign company after a worker suffered a fatal shock while installing signs and guardrails on Interstate 94 near Menomonie, WI.

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

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NORWALK, Wis. – OSHA has cited VPP Group LLC with 11 safety violations – including two willful – after a maintenance worker was electrocuted at the company’s Norwalk beef processing plant on Dec. 9, 2011.
OSHA’s inspection found that the electrocution occurred when workers were sent …

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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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What the company did wrong and how to avoid making the same mistakes yourself.

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