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Daily Mail
Building worker falls to his death at $147 million Hamptons estatefamily says it's deeply saddened by the worker's death. Village police detecti
Building worker falls to his death at $147 million Hamptons estate
Daily Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
family says it's deeply saddened by the worker's death. Village police detectives are investigating and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Village Building Department were also called in to investigate. Nobre... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Authorities fine Idaho company for releasing dangerous gasFederal authorities have fined an Idaho food processing company for $273,000 fo
Authorities fine Idaho company for releasing dangerous gas
KTVB Boise / Posted 7 hours ago
Federal authorities have fined an Idaho food processing company for $273,000 following the release of a dangerous gas. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Tuesday announced the fine against Dickinson Frozen Foods. Authorities say... Read more
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The Herald News
Worker at Ocean Spray factory in Middleboro suffers crushed hand in conveyor belt accidentthreatening but his hand was crushed and it was unclear Tuesday morning if it w
Worker at Ocean Spray factory in Middleboro suffers crushed hand in conveyor belt accident
The Herald News / Posted 10 hours ago
threatening but his hand was crushed and it was unclear Tuesday morning if it would have to be amputated, Benjamino said. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) was called to the scene to investigate. The Herald News, Fall River,... Read more
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NJ Biz
Carbon monoxide incident leads to OSHA citationsdue to a carbon monoxide leak has led to 23 citations for a Paterson commercial
Carbon monoxide incident leads to OSHA citations
NJ Biz / Posted 11 hours ago
due to a carbon monoxide leak has led to 23 citations for a Paterson commercial launderer, the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration said Tuesday. Purrfect Enterprises Inc. faces $51,100 in proposed penalties... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
OSHA issues citations to Bethlehem company; faces thousands in penaltiesThe U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration is
OSHA issues citations to Bethlehem company; faces thousands in penalties
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 12 hours ago
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued citations to a Bethlehem global flavor, fragrance manufacturer. Ungerer & Company is located in the 100 block of North Commerce Way. OSHA officials say they... Read more
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The Morning Call
Hanover Township fragrance facility hit with $63K in penalties from OSHAto chemical hazards and other dangers at its facility in Hanover Township, Nort
Hanover Township fragrance facility hit with $63K in penalties from OSHA
The Morning Call / Posted 13 hours ago
to chemical hazards and other dangers at its facility in Hanover Township, Northampton County, the U.S. Labor Department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration said Tuesday. OSHA last week issued one repeat, six serious and one... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Future Marcellus and Utica Shale Workers Graduate From Ohio Valley Energy Technology Academy at Buckeye Local High SchoolCadiz, the M3 Midstream plant in Scio and Gulfport Energy's Nomac No. 73 well s
Future Marcellus and Utica Shale Workers Graduate From Ohio Valley Energy Technology Academy at Buckeye Local High School
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 16 hours ago
Cadiz, the M3 Midstream plant in Scio and Gulfport Energy's Nomac No. 73 well site new Barnesville. Students also received Occupational Safety and Health Administration training. The five soon-to-be graduates include Christian Ingram, Michael... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Decision to Withhold Indicative Fees for Private Schools Hailedskills and development levy, workers compensation fund and work/ residency perm
Decision to Withhold Indicative Fees for Private Schools Hailed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
skills and development levy, workers compensation fund and work/ residency permit fee. Others are fire and rescue brigade, Occupational Safety and Health Authority (OSHA), Surface and Marine Transport Regulatory Authority (SUMATRA), Education... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Worker deaths should lead to punishment for companies, executiveswas turned back on and he was crushed to death. Yet the only punishment that B
Worker deaths should lead to punishment for companies, executives
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 20 hours ago
was turned back on and he was crushed to death. Yet the only punishment that Bacardi received was a $110,000 fine from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The staffing agency that employed Davis, Remedy Intelligent Staffing, was... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Future Marcell and Utica Shale Workers Graduate From Ohio Valley Energy Technology Academy at Buckeye Local High SchoolCadiz, the M3 Midstream plant in Scio and Gulfport Energy's Nomac No. 73 well s
Future Marcell and Utica Shale Workers Graduate From Ohio Valley Energy Technology Academy at Buckeye Local High School
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 23 hours ago
Cadiz, the M3 Midstream plant in Scio and Gulfport Energy's Nomac No. 73 well site new Barnesville. Students also received Occupational Safety and Health Administration training. The five soon-to-be graduates include Christian Ingram, Michael... Read more
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Sun Star
Tibaldo: On Safety and Occupational Hazard Standardsup. I have written about safety and occupational hazards before and I’d like t
Tibaldo: On Safety and Occupational Hazard Standards
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
up. I have written about safety and occupational hazards before and I’d like to share once again what was stated in the Occupational Safety and Health Standards (OSHS) of the Department of Labor and Employment Philippines as Amended in... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Safety awards given locallyof new safety standards and regulations, products and services and provide a th
Safety awards given locally
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
of new safety standards and regulations, products and services and provide a thorough knowledge of topics, including occupational safety and health, workers' compensation and risk management education. Area employers recognized with the... Read more
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The Star
Niosh wants more to adopt ‘OSH in School’PETALING JAYA: National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (Niosh) has
Niosh wants more to adopt ‘OSH in School’
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
PETALING JAYA: National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (Niosh) has written to the Education Ministry to bring its safety and health awareness programme to more schools. Niosh chairman Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye said it had piloted its “OSH in... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Meralco joins Unity Walk in observance of Electrical Safety Monthcollaboration with the Institute of Integrated Electrical Engineers of the Phil
Meralco joins Unity Walk in observance of Electrical Safety Month
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
collaboration with the Institute of Integrated Electrical Engineers of the Phils., the Department of Labor and Employment’s Occupational Safety and Health Center, the Professional Regulatory Board of Electrical Engineering, the University of the... Read more
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WALB Albany
New safety resource available for senior driversA new resource is available for the elderly to be safe while driving. The CDC'
New safety resource available for senior drivers
WALB Albany / Posted 3 days ago
A new resource is available for the elderly to be safe while driving. The CDC's National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health released a new web resource to help employers and workers adopt practices that keep workers ages 55 or older safe... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Bergen Regional Medical Center reaches contract agreement with nearly 500 employeeshospital maintains that many of the alleged assaults are simple cases of “touch
Bergen Regional Medical Center reaches contract agreement with nearly 500 employees
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 4 days ago
hospital maintains that many of the alleged assaults are simple cases of “touching or poking.’’ Last August, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued a citation after several employees were injured — a rare step the... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
Crestview man to receive national welding instructor awardorganizations such as the National Center for Construction Education and Resear
Crestview man to receive national welding instructor award
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
organizations such as the National Center for Construction Education and Research, the American Welding Society, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.Smith will be presented the national Howard E. Adkins instructor award on Nov.... Read more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDC Press ReleasesCDC’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) released a
CDC Press Releases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention / Posted 4 days ago
CDC’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) released a new web resource to help employers and workers adopt practices that keep workers age 55 or older safe on the road. The release coincides with Older Americans Month and... Read more
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The Hill
'Nudging' toward a safer workplace by making injury records publicEarlier this month, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is
'Nudging' toward a safer workplace by making injury records public
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
Earlier this month, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a regulation that would require firms to submit data (that they already are required to collect) on worker injuries and illnesses to OSHA. The agency plans to create... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Police investigating fatal industrial accident in Jessupdied at the scene. The employee is not being identified at this time pending n
Police investigating fatal industrial accident in Jessup
Baltimore Sun / Posted 4 days ago
died at the scene. The employee is not being identified at this time pending notification of next of kin. The accident remains under investigation by the Howard County Police Department and Maryland Occupational Safety and Health Agency (... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Man Dead After Early Morning Industrial Accident in Jessup7900 block of Dorsey Run Road around 5:20 a.m. Police found the man unresponsi
Man Dead After Early Morning Industrial Accident in Jessup
CBS Baltimore / Posted 4 days ago
7900 block of Dorsey Run Road around 5:20 a.m. Police found the man unresponsive and trapped in a piece of heavy machinery. He died at the scene. The accident is under investigation by police and the Maryland Occupational Safety and Health Ag... Read more
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CBS News
Meat and poultry work is dangerous, but not all injuries countedshould have no confidence about industry's assertions about their injury rates,
Meat and poultry work is dangerous, but not all injuries counted
CBS News / Posted 4 days ago
should have no confidence about industry's assertions about their injury rates,"Celeste Monforton, an expert in occupational safety and health, said during the call. Administrations of first aid do not have to be reported to regulators,... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Instilling the culture of preventionTawau: Yayasan Sabah Group and the Department of Occupational Safety and Health
Instilling the culture of prevention
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 4 days ago
Tawau: Yayasan Sabah Group and the Department of Occupational Safety and Health Sabah jointly organised a seminar on 'Cultivating the Culture of Prevention in Occupational Safety and Health' on May 24, at Sabah Softwoods Berhad, Tawau. Four topics... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Fired BNSF whistle-blower awarded $1.6 million by juryafter the BNSF firing. BNSF’s personnel policies in recent years have come und
Fired BNSF whistle-blower awarded $1.6 million by jury
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
after the BNSF firing. BNSF’s personnel policies in recent years have come under federal scrutiny. In 2013, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration reached a settlement with BNSF to revise policies that allegedly violated... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Around NYTCE is inconclusive about the chemical's potential link to birth defects, scien
Around NY
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
TCE is inconclusive about the chemical's potential link to birth defects, scientists from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health said Thursday. The study did find slightly elevated rates of certain heart defects among... Read more
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Business Insurance
Transgender rights opponents sue federal agencies over equality rulesthe Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and its chair, Jenny R. Yang, the U
Transgender rights opponents sue federal agencies over equality rules
Business Insurance / Posted 5 days ago
the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and its chair, Jenny R. Yang, the U.S. Department of Labor and Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez, and David Michaels, assistant secretary of labor for the Occupational Safety and Health Adminis... Read more
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WBNG Binghamton
Federal study inconclusive on TCE and birth defectsabout the chemical's potential link to birth defects. The study released Thurs
Federal study inconclusive on TCE and birth defects
WBNG Binghamton / Posted 5 days ago
about the chemical's potential link to birth defects. The study released Thursday by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health did find slightly elevated rates of certain heart defects among children of male workers at... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Federal study inconclusive on TCE and birth defectsabout the chemical's potential link to birth defects. The study released Thurs
Federal study inconclusive on TCE and birth defects
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 5 days ago
about the chemical's potential link to birth defects. The study released Thursday by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health did find slightly elevated rates of certain heart defects among children of male workers at... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
'NO CONCLUSION': Federal TCE pollution study at IBM planthad elevated rates of heart defects, according to federal researchers. But sci
'NO CONCLUSION': Federal TCE pollution study at IBM plant
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
had elevated rates of heart defects, according to federal researchers. But scientists with the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health point to exposure to chemical hazards workers encountered in daily operations at the plant... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Accident claims life of worker at central NY waste haulerHospital in Syracuse, where he died a short time later. Police say they aren't
Accident claims life of worker at central NY waste hauler
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 5 days ago
Hospital in Syracuse, where he died a short time later. Police say they aren't releasing the man's name yet. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Feds: Detroit school official made $1.2M for phantom tutoringpersist in many areas, such as temperatures shifting to extremes and pulled-up
Feds: Detroit school official made $1.2M for phantom tutoring
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 6 days ago
persist in many areas, such as temperatures shifting to extremes and pulled-up warped floors going unreplaced, the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration opened an investigation. CNN's Mallory Simon contributed to this report. TM &... Read more
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North Platte Bulletin
Ag groups, legislators push OSHA to rollback fertilizer regulationare working together with members of Nebraska’s congressional delegation to fix
Ag groups, legislators push OSHA to rollback fertilizer regulation
North Platte Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
are working together with members of Nebraska’s congressional delegation to fix a misguided regulatory proposal by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA, the Nebraska Farm Bureau said recently. The regulation is related to... Read more
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Orange County Register
State fines bulldozer company in deadly 2015 pipeline blastfrom an equipment contractor in a pipeline break that killed one of the company
State fines bulldozer company in deadly 2015 pipeline blast
Orange County Register / Posted 6 days ago
from an equipment contractor in a pipeline break that killed one of the company’s workers. The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health said Wednesday that the Bakersfield-based contractor, called Big & Deep Ag-Development, had... Read more
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KERA North Texas
We Don't Know How Many Workers Are Injured At Slaughterhouses. Here's Whyrates reported by meat companies. For instance, a recent study at a Maryland po
We Don't Know How Many Workers Are Injured At Slaughterhouses. Here's Why
KERA North Texas / Posted 6 days ago
rates reported by meat companies. For instance, a recent study at a Maryland poultry plant by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) found that one-third of workers had injuries that meet the definition of carpal... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
GoFundMe page set up for worker who fell, died in BeaufortBeaufort. The call came in at 7:40 a.m. Monday after it was reported he fell 40
GoFundMe page set up for worker who fell, died in Beaufort
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 6 days ago
Beaufort. The call came in at 7:40 a.m. Monday after it was reported he fell 40-plus feet while putting roof panels on a new boat storage building. The N.C. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Division was investigating the acci... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
State fines bulldozer company in deadly pipeline blastfrom an equipment contractor in a pipeline break that killed one of the company
State fines bulldozer company in deadly pipeline blast
The Record Searchlight / Posted 6 days ago
from an equipment contractor in a pipeline break that killed one of the company's workers. The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health said Wednesday that the Bakersfield-based contractor, called Big & Deep Ag-Development, had... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
We Don't Know How Many Workers Are Injured At Slaughterhouses. Here's Whyrates reported by meat companies. For instance, a recent study at a Maryland po
We Don't Know How Many Workers Are Injured At Slaughterhouses. Here's Why
KPBS San Diego / Posted 6 days ago
rates reported by meat companies. For instance, a recent study at a Maryland poultry plant by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) found that one-third of workers had injuries that meet the definition of carpal... Read more
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Business Insurance
Whistleblowers gain protections as OSHA updates rulesThe U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has been busy revamping
Whistleblowers gain protections as OSHA updates rules
Business Insurance / Posted 6 days ago
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has been busy revamping rules protecting whistleblowers under the various laws the agency is charged with enforcing to ensure consistency and give employees time to file complaints. OSHA... Read more
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KMBC-TV Kansas City
OSHA opens investigation into Belton worker's fallThe Occupational Safety and Health Administration has opened an investigation i
OSHA opens investigation into Belton worker's fall
KMBC-TV Kansas City / Posted 6 days ago
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has opened an investigation into an incident Tuesday that left a Belton man critically injured. The 33-year-old man fell about 35 feet from an aerial lift. He had been fixing a light in a parking lot... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Louisiana’s New ‘Blue Lives Matter’ Bill On Cop Killers Is Actually Pretty Redundantfor good reason. They are 30 times more likely to be killed on the job than wor
Louisiana’s New ‘Blue Lives Matter’ Bill On Cop Killers Is Actually Pretty Redundant
The Huffington Post / Posted 6 days ago
for good reason. They are 30 times more likely to be killed on the job than workers in other occupations, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Much like city bus drivers, they tend to work in isolated environments and... Read more
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The Huffington Post
There's More Pain And Injury In The Meatpacking Business Than We Realizecosts and scrutiny, researchers found. Congressional Democrats asked that the
There's More Pain And Injury In The Meatpacking Business Than We Realize
The Huffington Post / Posted 6 days ago
costs and scrutiny, researchers found. Congressional Democrats asked that the GAO perform the study in order to help the Occupational Safety and Health Administration get a better handle on hazards inside U.S. slaughtering and processing... Read more
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Boston Globe
Tootsie Roll maker fined after worker loses a fingersaid. Each company has 15 business days to comply with the terms of the citati
Tootsie Roll maker fined after worker loses a finger
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
said. Each company has 15 business days to comply with the terms of the citations or contest the findings before the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission. Ed Diamond, an owner of Snelling Staffing Services, said Wednesday morning... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Girl committed to Bergen Regional Medical Center after disturbance with knife in parking lotare called to investigate alleged attacks on staff and patients after episodes
Girl committed to Bergen Regional Medical Center after disturbance with knife in parking lot
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 6 days ago
are called to investigate alleged attacks on staff and patients after episodes are reported. Last August, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued its most serious citation after eight employees were seriously injured,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Two Air Products employees released from hospital following chemical exposurematerial from the lab, Air Products said. Leni Uddyback-Fortson, a spokeswoman
Two Air Products employees released from hospital following chemical exposure
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
material from the lab, Air Products said. Leni Uddyback-Fortson, a spokeswoman with the U.S. Labor Department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration, said the agency is aware of the incident and is looking into it. Air Products... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Wrong accelerant used during botched pep-rally performance at Delray Beach schoolat a South Florida high school pep rally earlier this year used the wrong type
Wrong accelerant used during botched pep-rally performance at Delray Beach school
Local 10 Miami / Posted 6 days ago
at a South Florida high school pep rally earlier this year used the wrong type of accelerant, which caused the accident, an Occupational Safety and Health Administration report revealed. Ricky Charles suffered second-degree burns to his face, arms... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Performer used wrong accelerant in school accidentaccidentally set himself ablaze during a South Florida high school pep rally.
Performer used wrong accelerant in school accident
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 6 days ago
accidentally set himself ablaze during a South Florida high school pep rally. Local news outlets cite a report from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration as saying Ricky Charles used the wrong type of accelerant, causing the March 17... Read more
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Salon.com
Performer used wrong accelerant in school accidentaccidentally set himself ablaze during a South Florida high school pep rally.
Performer used wrong accelerant in school accident
Salon.com / Posted 6 days ago
accidentally set himself ablaze during a South Florida high school pep rally. Local news outlets cite a report from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration as saying Ricky Charles used the wrong type of accelerant, causing the March 17... Read more
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Boston Herald
OSHA fines Cambridge Tootsie Roll company after worker loses finger tip in mishaphas been fined after a temporary worker lost part of his finger in the factory’
OSHA fines Cambridge Tootsie Roll company after worker loses finger tip in mishap
Boston Herald / Posted 6 days ago
has been fined after a temporary worker lost part of his finger in the factory’s candy- wrapping machinery. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration yesterday said it was fining Tootsie Roll Industries Inc.’s Cambridge Brands... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Coral Springs roofing contractor fined over worker safety regulationstime Payton Roofing has run afoul of federal safety regulations since 2015, acc
Coral Springs roofing contractor fined over worker safety regulations
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
time Payton Roofing has run afoul of federal safety regulations since 2015, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The agency has proposed a fine of $53,900. Tim Payton, who runs Payton... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Worker shocked by electrical wire in MonroviaFire Chief, said paramedics transported the worker to a local hospital as a pre
Worker shocked by electrical wire in Monrovia
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 7 days ago
Fire Chief, said paramedics transported the worker to a local hospital as a precaution. He said the state Division of Occupational Safety and Health, also known as Cal/OSHA, was notified about the incident. The incident happened at 605 E.... Read more
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