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The Columbus Dispatch
Violations were allowed to continue Letters Policy Submit Your Letter Also in Opinion The Norwalk (Ohio) Refle
Violations were allowed to continue
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
Letters Policy Submit Your Letter Also in Opinion The Norwalk (Ohio) Reflector article “Feds fine chicken processor $861,500 for safety violations” in Monday’sDispatch reported that the federal government has... Read more
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Grainnet.com
OSHA Updates National Emphasis Program on AmputationsThe NEP has been in existence since 2006 and is targeted to industries with hig
OSHA Updates National Emphasis Program on Amputations
Grainnet.com / Posted 15 days ago
The NEP has been in existence since 2006 and is targeted to industries with high numbers and rates of amputations. In this updated NEP, OSHA is using current enforcement data and Bureau of Labor Statistics injury data to assist with site selection... Read more
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Norwalk Reflector
Chicken processor faces $861,000 in finesFor employees at a leading supplier of chicken to national fast food and superm
Chicken processor faces $861,000 in fines
Norwalk Reflector / Posted 16 days ago
For employees at a leading supplier of chicken to national fast food and supermarket brands, the dangers of amputation, electrocution and hazardous falls are all in a day’s work, and part of their employer’s long history of violating federal worker... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Construction companies face nearly $2M fine over asbestosTwo construction companies in southern Illinois face fines totaling $1.9 millio
Construction companies face nearly $2M fine over asbestos
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
Two construction companies in southern Illinois face fines totaling $1.9 million after they were accused of exposing workers to cancer-causing asbestos, according to the Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration. "The law... Read more
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Daily Press
OSHA proposes strict limits on beryllium exposure, leaves out maritime industryFederal safety officials are proposing stronger protections for workers exposed
OSHA proposes strict limits on beryllium exposure, leaves out maritime industry
Daily Press / Posted 18 days ago
Federal safety officials are proposing stronger protections for workers exposed to beryllium, an essential metal for the defense industry, but one that has proven toxic over the long term. For now, the proposal leaves out the U.S. maritime industry,... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Occupational Health News RoundupA Republican-led plan to ban unions at the Internal Revenue Service could leave
Occupational Health News Roundup
ScienceBlogs / Posted 18 days ago
A Republican-led plan to ban unions at the Internal Revenue Service could leave agency workers without union representation and make all federal unions susceptible to similar tactics, according to Joe Davidson writing in the Washington... Read more
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U.S. Department of Labor
Chicken processor faces $861K in fines after OSHA finds workers continue to be exposed to serious amputation, electrocution and fall hazards []News ReleaseChicken processor faces $861K in fines after OSHA finds workers co
Chicken processor faces $861K in fines after OSHA finds workers continue to be exposed to serious amputation, electrocution and fall hazards []
U.S. Department of Labor / Posted 19 days ago
News ReleaseChicken processor faces $861K in fines after OSHA finds workers continue to be exposed to serious amputation, electrocution and fall hazards Case Farms Processing ignores dangers, cited with 55 violations after latest... Read more
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Business Insurance
Industry and labor support OSHA's proposed beryllium standardA proposal to lower workplace exposure to beryllium-containing materials to red
Industry and labor support OSHA's proposed beryllium standard
Business Insurance / Posted 19 days ago
A proposal to lower workplace exposure to beryllium-containing materials to reduce the risk of lung disease and cancer has industry and labor support, sources say. Inhaling beryllium, a widely used metal that's stronger than steel and lighter than... Read more
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Northwest Herald
OSHA: Illinois company exposed Mexican workers to asbestos“This case stands out because of the outrageous behavior of Joseph Kehrer,” sai
OSHA: Illinois company exposed Mexican workers to asbestos
Northwest Herald / Posted 20 days ago
“This case stands out because of the outrageous behavior of Joseph Kehrer,” said Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health David Michaels. Workers were threatened with firing if they spoke to investigators, Michaels said. A... Read more
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SaukValley.com
OSHA: Illinois company exposed Mexican workers to asbestosThe U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration le
OSHA: Illinois company exposed Mexican workers to asbestos
SaukValley.com / Posted 21 days ago
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration levied the fines Monday. Investigators found Joseph Kehrer, Kehrer Brothers Construction and a Kehrer-affiliated company, D7 Roofing, exposed at least eight workers to... Read more
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FOX Business
Illinois company brought in Mexicans to remove asbestos without required safety gearOKAWVILLE, Ill. – The top federal official for worker safety said Tuesday that
Illinois company brought in Mexicans to remove asbestos without required safety gear
FOX Business / Posted 21 days ago
OKAWVILLE, Ill. – The top federal official for worker safety said Tuesday that an Illinois businessman's "outrageous behavior" of bringing in Mexican workers to remove asbestos without safety gear warrants fines of nearly $1.8 million. The U.S.... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
OSHA: Illinois company exposed Mexican workers to asbestosOKAWVILLE, Ill. (AP) - The top federal official for worker safety says an Illin
OSHA: Illinois company exposed Mexican workers to asbestos
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 21 days ago
OKAWVILLE, Ill. (AP) - The top federal official for worker safety says an Illinois businessman's "outrageous behavior" of bringing in Mexican workers to remove asbestos without safety gear warrants fines of nearly $1.8 million. The U.S. Department... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
OSHA: Illinois company exposed Mexican workers to asbestosOKAWVILLE, Ill. (AP) - The top federal official for worker safety says an Illin
OSHA: Illinois company exposed Mexican workers to asbestos
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 21 days ago
OKAWVILLE, Ill. (AP) - The top federal official for worker safety says an Illinois businessman's "outrageous behavior" of bringing in Mexican workers to remove asbestos without safety gear warrants fines of nearly $1.8 million. The U.S. Department... Read more
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U.S. Department of Labor
Illinois construction companies, manager face nearly $2M in fines for exposing workers to known asbestos hazards []News ReleaseIllinois construction companies, manager face nearly $2M in fines
Illinois construction companies, manager face nearly $2M in fines for exposing workers to known asbestos hazards []
U.S. Department of Labor / Posted 21 days ago
News ReleaseIllinois construction companies, manager face nearly $2M in fines for exposing workers to known asbestos hazards Companies ignored danger of asbestos at Okawville renovation project OKAWVILLE, Ill. — As they did the hard work of... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Updated: Pierce, Kraker win Borough President 5K titles in parkDoug Pierce, a newcomer, and Melissa Kraker, a local veteran, made it look easy
Updated: Pierce, Kraker win Borough President 5K titles in park
Staten Island Advance / Posted 24 days ago
Doug Pierce, a newcomer, and Melissa Kraker, a local veteran, made it look easy Saturday while cruising to men's and women's titles during the second annual Borough President 5K Trail Classic at Clove Lakes Park. Pierce is a 33-year-old Manhattan... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Pierce, Kraker capture Borough President 5K Trail Classic titlesA newcomer and a veteran sprinted to titles Saturday morning at the second annu
Pierce, Kraker capture Borough President 5K Trail Classic titles
Staten Island Advance / Posted 24 days ago
A newcomer and a veteran sprinted to titles Saturday morning at the second annual Staten Island Borough President 5K Trail Classic at Clove Lakes Park. Doug Pierce, a 33-year-old Manhattan editor who recently moved within a short walking distance of... Read more
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Everett Herald
Obama administration plans new workplace limits on beryllium Published: Thursday, August 6, 2015, 1:00 p.m. WASHINGTON � The Obama admini
Obama administration plans new workplace limits on beryllium
Everett Herald / Posted 25 days ago
Published: Thursday, August 6, 2015, 1:00 p.m. WASHINGTON � The Obama administration is proposing new safety rules to limit workplace exposure to beryllium, a type of metal used in... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
Obama administration plans new workplace limits on berylliumWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is proposing new safety rules to lim
Obama administration plans new workplace limits on beryllium
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 25 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is proposing new safety rules to limit workplace exposure to beryllium, a type of metal used in aerospace, electronics and other industries that can cause serious health problems when it's ground into dust... Read more
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Daily Herald
Obama administration plans new workplace limits on berylliumWASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is proposing new safety rules to limit w
Obama administration plans new workplace limits on beryllium
Daily Herald / Posted 25 days ago
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is proposing new safety rules to limit workplace exposure to beryllium, a type of metal used in aerospace, electronics and other industries that can cause serious health problems when it's ground into dust and... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Obama administration plans new workplace limits on berylliumWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is proposing new safety rules to lim
Obama administration plans new workplace limits on beryllium
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 25 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is proposing new safety rules to limit workplace exposure to beryllium, a type of metal used in aerospace, electronics and other industries that can cause serious health problems when it's ground into dust... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Obama administration plans new workplace limits on berylliumWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is proposing new safety rules to lim
Obama administration plans new workplace limits on beryllium
Hawaii News Now / Posted 25 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is proposing new safety rules to limit workplace exposure to beryllium, a type of metal used in aerospace, electronics and other industries that can cause serious health problems when it's ground into dust... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Obama administration plans new workplace limits on berylliumWASHINGTON (AP) � The Obama administration is proposing new safety rules to lim
Obama administration plans new workplace limits on beryllium
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) � The Obama administration is proposing new safety rules to limit workplace exposure to beryllium, a type of metal used in aerospace, electronics and other industries that can cause serious health problems when it's ground into dust... Read more
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Salon.com
Obama administration plans new workplace limits on berylliumWASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is proposing new safety rules to lim
Obama administration plans new workplace limits on beryllium
Salon.com / Posted 25 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is proposing new safety rules to limit workplace exposure to beryllium, a type of metal used in aerospace, electronics and other industries that can cause serious health problems when it’s ground into dust... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Obama administration plans new workplace limits on berylliumWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is proposing new safety rules to lim
Obama administration plans new workplace limits on beryllium
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 25 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is proposing new safety rules to limit workplace exposure to beryllium, a type of metal used in aerospace, electronics and other industries that can cause serious health problems when it's ground into dust... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
Obama administration plans new workplace limits on berylliumWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is proposing new safety rules to lim
Obama administration plans new workplace limits on beryllium
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 25 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is proposing new safety rules to limit workplace exposure to beryllium, a type of metal used in aerospace, electronics and other industries that can cause serious health problems when it's ground into dust... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Obama administration plans new workplace limits on berylliumWASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is proposing new safety rules to lim
Obama administration plans new workplace limits on beryllium
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 25 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is proposing new safety rules to limit workplace exposure to beryllium, a type of metal used in aerospace, electronics and other industries that can cause serious health problems when it's ground into dust... Read more
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U.S. Department of Labor
OSHA proposal would lower beryllium levels, increase workplace protections []News ReleaseOSHA proposal would lower beryllium levels, increase workplace prot
OSHA proposal would lower beryllium levels, increase workplace protections []
U.S. Department of Labor / Posted 26 days ago
News ReleaseOSHA proposal would lower beryllium levels, increase workplace protections Breakthrough in long-sought change follows joint industry-labor request WASHINGTON — The federal government is proposing a new standard that would dramatically... Read more
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