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TIA sets schedule for CTS Instructor 400 training tour

The Tire Industry Association has scheduled seven dates for its Commercial Tire Service Instructor 400 training tour throughout 2018. The Certified CTS program covers all aspects of commercial tire service, including Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards, mounting/demounting, wheel installation and torque, road service, balance and repair, according to TIA.


Sat, 20 Jan 2018 03:53:09 GMT

Kentucky boat explosion leaves three dead, six injured

Tugboat explosion in Kentucky leaves three dead and six injured after 'boiler blew up while the vessel was being repaired' Three people were pronounced dead at the scene while six others were taken to hospital for treatment with injuries from non-life threatening to life-threatening Kentucky State Police said the explosion was reported around 9am on Friday and that there was no early indication of foul play in the incident. Sheriff Kevin Byars told the West Kentucky Star that multiple agencies are on scene at First Marine Dry Dock Boat and Barge Repair, and responders were working to contain the fire on the vessel and rescue people trapped inside.


Fri, 19 Jan 2018 23:13:35 GMT

Daviess Co. EMA: minor flooding possible through Monday

With daytime temperatures reaching the 40's and 50's over the next few days and the chance of rain Saturday night through Monday, Daviess County Emergency Management warns that minor flooding could occur. 1. Clear snow/debris from all street drains .


Fri, 19 Jan 2018 18:51:04 GMT

Cintas Location in Ada, OK, Earns OSHA's Highest Safety Designation

Cintas Corporation today announced that its rental location in Ada, OK, received Voluntary Protection Program Star certification from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration . The announcement took place during a special ceremony at the Agri-Plex Center, located at 1710 N Broadway Ave d.


Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:29:18 GMT

Police: Faulty new radio system risks lives

Bend Police Officer Don Barber receives a call from dispatch on his patrol car radio earlier this year in 2016. - Bulletin Bend Police Officer Don Barber receives a call from dispatch on his patrol car radio earlier this year in 2016.


Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:39:21 GMT

U.S. Appeals Court Rejects Industry Challenges to OSHA's Silica Standards

TULSA, Okla: A U.S. Appeals Court has rejected all industry challenges that would prevent enforcement of a stricter workplace standard for respirable crystalline silica exposure. With the decision finalized, AIRIS Wellsite Services encourages frac site employers to anticipate ways to achieve compliance with the multi-faceted new OSHA standard.


Fri, 19 Jan 2018 07:02:23 GMT

Transportation And Workplace Violence Standout In Census Of 2016 Fatal Occupational Injuries

BLS noted that this was the third consecutive increase in annual workplace fatalities. The statistics show an ongoing struggle for employers with a number of occupational safety and health health hazards.


Fri, 19 Jan 2018 02:33:52 GMT

Landscape firm admits criminal liability for two deaths

Bednar Landscape Services plead guilty as a corporation to violating safety rules on construction of a trench that collapsed, suffocating two workers. Morris County jail now using a full-body imaging scanner as another tool for ensuring inmates aren't carrying drugs or weapons.


Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:50:19 GMT

OSHA, Local Agencies Team Up to Promote Workplace Safety

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration , Connecticut Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Division , New Haven Building Trades and Dimeo Construction Company, have established a strategic partnership to promote workplace safety and health, and educate employees on construction hazards during construction of a new science building in New Haven. The project is a five-story, 282,000-sq.-ft.


Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:11:20 GMT

Workplace Violence, Indoor Heat, Cannabis Regulations On Cal/OSHA 2018 Schedule

Starting the year with a bang, the Cal/OSHA Division said it intends to finalize several new standards this year, including on indoor heat illness prevention. It also intends to release new workplace violence prevention for general industries regulations and new regulations to affect the Cannabis industry.


Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:39:39 GMT

How the U.S. Can Improve Workplace Injury and Illness Data

Federal agency officials involved in reducing work-related injuries and illnesses believe there is still a lot to learn about the relationship between work and injuries, According to the experts, the government needs to update its workplace surveillance and data collection practices. In its recently released a 200-page report, the panel recommends better collaboration among state and federal agencies and the health system.


Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:09:33 GMT

Company fined for construction workera s death in Bayfield

A 23 year-old construction worker was ejected from this lift in September at a Bayfield construction site.


Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:39:45 GMT

CBI and Terex Ecotec to demonstrate equipment live at COMPOST 2018

Continental Biomass Industries and Terex Ecotec , both of which are based in Newton, New Hampshire, announce that the companies are demonstrating equipment live at the United States Composting Council's annual equipment show, COMPOST 2018 , on Jan. 25 in Ellenwood, Georgia. CBI is running the 6800BT Horizontal Grinder and 5800BT Horizontal Grinder.


Thu, 18 Jan 2018 03:09:48 GMT

The Courthouse Made Them Sick

In response to complaints from its workers, the state judicial department is working with United Illuminating to stop sending fumes and ear-splitting noise into the Elm Street courthouse. Workers on the first, second and third floors reported getting red eye, nausea, and headaches from diesel fumes and vibrations in their office once UI dispatched a private crew to start excavating an electrical vault from below Church Street right next to the historic 1914 state courthouse 's eastern flank.


Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:31:36 GMT

CFR United States Department Of Labor OSHA Deposition Guidelines

Reading through the Code of Federal Regulations, OSHA guidelines regarding depositions, there are many differences from Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 30 when it comes to the court reporter and videographer. The provisions are set out as follows: 2200.56 General.


Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:50:12 GMT

OSHA and AGC of Georgia partner for winter weather Safety Stand-Down

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration , Washington, and the Associated General Contractors of Georgia , Atlanta, are partnering to sponsor a week-long campaign to reinforce the importance of workplace safety during the winter months. The cold weather Safety Stand-Down is scheduled for the week of Jan. 22-26.


Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:50:11 GMT

Vote On Scott Mugno To Lead OSHA Delayed

A vote on Scott Mugno to become the head of OSHA has been postponed by the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions . Mr. Mugno had already won approval by the committee on a straight-party line vote on December 13, 2017 but his nomination must be reconsidered since it was not confirmed by the full Senate before the end of last year's term.


Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:30:03 GMT


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