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Architectural Company Recognized For Safety Efforts

Wisconsin Safety Council honored Linetec , one of the largest finishing companies of architectural aluminum products in the U.S., with a 2017 Wisconsin Corporate Safety Award. WSC says this award recognizes companies that "value their employees and take pride in ensuring their safety."

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 05:58:51 GMT

OSHA Clears Weitsman-Upstate Shredding in September Death

The owners of a Tioga County materials recovery facility, that had been the scene of a fatal accident last September, say they will continue to review their safety protocols while the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cleared the company of any issues concerning the death. Upstate Shredding in Owego will not be issued any citations in connection with the accident that claimed the life of 48 year old David Kotwas.

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 23:43:30 GMT

U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Plastics Company, Proposes $261,454 in Penalties for Workplace Safety Hazards

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Bellevue-based plastics company Wilbert Inc. for multiple safety violations after an inspection found employees exposed to fall, machine, and electrical hazards. OSHA proposed penalties of $261,454.

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 21:47:36 GMT

Tesla Factory Safety Under Scrutiny After Worker Is Injured

Tesla is already under scrutiny because of its uncertain financial outlook, troubles producing a new model and safety questions about its driver-assistance technology. California's job safety watchdog said Friday that it was investigating a recent incident at the automaker's factory in Fremont that left a worker hospitalized with a broken jaw.

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 17:24:09 GMT

Investigations Begin in Tower Collapse

The Occupational and Safety Hazard Agency says it will examine the cause of the tower collapse in Fordland, Mo. yesterday that took the life of a 56-year old owner of a Washington-state tower company, according to .

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 12:36:01 GMT

High radon levels found at downtown Reno library

County officials said they are working to lower the levels of the radioactive gas, but said there is no immediate danger to the public. High radon levels found at downtown Reno library County officials said they are working to lower the levels of the radioactive gas, but said there is no immediate danger to the public.

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 07:57:42 GMT

Mr. Good Vape ordered to reinstate whistleblower, manager and pay him $110,000

Mr. Good Vape LLC of Chino has been ordered to reinstate a former manager and pay him $110,000 in compensation after he was fired for claiming the company's production of flavored liquids for e-cigarette vapor inhalers violated federal environmental law, the Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration reported Friday, April 20. According to the Labor Department, the company in May 2015 suspended the manager when they learned he had reported his concerns to the California Department of Environmental Protection. He was fired two days later.

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 03:27:25 GMT

One confirmed dead after tower collapse.

Federal safety investigators are on the scene of a TV tower collapse in southwest Missouri that left one person dead. OSHA investigators are trying to determine what caused the 1,980-foot tower to collapse Thursday near Fordland.

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 22:46:01 GMT

OSHA Orders Reinstatement and Back Pay in Two "AIR21"...

Section 11 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act affords protection to employees from being discriminated against or retaliated against for engaging in protected activities, such as making complaints to their employers about workplace safety or reporting perceived safety violations to OSHA. OSHA also administers and enforces similar whistleblower provisions contained in twenty-one other federal statutes.

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 20:30:40 GMT

World's first non-invasive vagus nerve stimulation stress reducer

With stress causing workplace absenteeism, multiple psychophysiological problems and a healthcare burden, a safe, fast and effective solution is urgently needed. Inspired by nature, XANA may have found a fast-track return to harmonious health.

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 18:07:41 GMT

The Value Of The Non-Recordable Injury / Illness As A Safety Tool

Most employers are required to keep OSHA injury and illness records for each of its covered establishments. To meet these obligations, it is prudent for employers to have well-written policies that require employees to report all workplace injuries and illnesses and to foster a culture that encourages reporting.

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 13:28:36 GMT

Guest Column: Stay safe - wear high visibility garments

Q: What is your policy on troopers wearing the high visible safety vests while at a crash scene? Stay safe out there. A: All workers who are working at a crash scene are required to wear high visibility garments or approved fire department gear, per the Minnesota Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Federal Highway Administration.

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 08:45:55 GMT

Tesla facing investigation by California officials over worker injuries - Roadshow

Tesla is a company that is used to making headlines, only lately, the headlines aren't the kind it would prefer to make. Case in point: the California Occupational Safety and Health Administration is launching an investigation into accusations that Tesla misrepresented serious injuries at its Fremont factory, according to Reuters .

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 04:03:42 GMT

FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2014 file photo, actor Tom Sizemore arrives at the premiere of

In this Aug. 11, 2014 file photo, actor Tom Sizemore arrives at the premiere of "The Expendables 3" in Los Angeles. A stuntman who was pinned beneath an SUV driven by Tom Sizemore on a TV production has settled a lawsuit with the actor and Paramount Pictures.

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 23:37:42 GMT

OSHA Announces No Citations, Fines In Regards to 2017 Upstate Shredding Accident

The United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced this week that no citations or fines will be imposed as a result of the fatal September 27, 2017 accident at Upstate Shredding-Weistman Recycling in Owego. In a statement today, Upstate Shredding spokesman Stephen Donnelly said the incident has started discussion for safety improvements at the facility.

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 23:37:41 GMT

Albemarle Corporation in South Haven Named a MIOSHA Star Site a...

April 19, 2018 Albemarle Corporation in South Haven was awarded the state's highest workplace safety and health award, the Michigan Voluntary Protection Program Star Award, from the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration . The MIOSHA program is part of the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs .

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 19:09:55 GMT

Worker dies in elevator shaft

Grove City police and the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration are investigating after a worker was killed in an elevator shaft at the construction site for the new Mount Carmel Grove City hospital. According to a report in The Columbus Dispatch , Jackson Township paramedics were called at 12:53 p.m. Wednesday to the fatal incident at the hospital, 5300 N. Meadows Drive.

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:23:39 GMT

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