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Daily Record
Gigantic AC unit falls on worker, killing herwas about 12 feet long by 10 feet wide and about 4 or 5 feet tall. The unit was
Gigantic AC unit falls on worker, killing her
Daily Record / Posted 3 hours ago
was about 12 feet long by 10 feet wide and about 4 or 5 feet tall. The unit was being rolled on dollies before it fell. U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, which is investigating the death, stated in a news release that Wright... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Gigantic AC unit falls on worker, killing herwas about 12 feet long by 10 feet wide and about 4 or 5 feet tall. The unit was
Gigantic AC unit falls on worker, killing her
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 3 hours ago
was about 12 feet long by 10 feet wide and about 4 or 5 feet tall. The unit was being rolled on dollies before it fell. U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, which is investigating the death, stated in a news release that Wright... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Gigantic AC unit falls on worker, killing herwas about 12 feet long by 10 feet wide and about 4 or 5 feet tall. The unit was
Gigantic AC unit falls on worker, killing her
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 3 hours ago
was about 12 feet long by 10 feet wide and about 4 or 5 feet tall. The unit was being rolled on dollies before it fell. U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, which is investigating the death, stated in a news release that Wright... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Gigantic AC unit falls on worker, killing herwas about 12 feet long by 10 feet wide and about 4 or 5 feet tall. The unit was
Gigantic AC unit falls on worker, killing her
The Arizona Republic / Posted 3 hours ago
was about 12 feet long by 10 feet wide and about 4 or 5 feet tall. The unit was being rolled on dollies before it fell. U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, which is investigating the death, stated in a news release that Wright... Read more
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York Daily Record
Gigantic AC unit falls on worker, killing herwas about 12 feet long by 10 feet wide and about 4 or 5 feet tall. The unit was
Gigantic AC unit falls on worker, killing her
York Daily Record / Posted 3 hours ago
was about 12 feet long by 10 feet wide and about 4 or 5 feet tall. The unit was being rolled on dollies before it fell. U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, which is investigating the death, stated in a news release that Wright... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Gigantic AC unit falls on worker, killing herwas about 12 feet long by 10 feet wide and about 4 or 5 feet tall. The unit was
Gigantic AC unit falls on worker, killing her
Detroit Free Press / Posted 4 hours ago
was about 12 feet long by 10 feet wide and about 4 or 5 feet tall. The unit was being rolled on dollies before it fell. U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, which is investigating the death, stated in a news release that Wright... Read more
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Daily Journal
Gigantic AC unit falls on worker, killing herwas about 12 feet long by 10 feet wide and about 4 or 5 feet tall. The unit was
Gigantic AC unit falls on worker, killing her
Daily Journal / Posted 4 hours ago
was about 12 feet long by 10 feet wide and about 4 or 5 feet tall. The unit was being rolled on dollies before it fell. U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, which is investigating the death, stated in a news release that Wright... Read more
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11 News Houston
Gigantic AC unit falls on worker, killing herwas about 12 feet long by 10 feet wide and about 4 or 5 feet tall. The unit was
Gigantic AC unit falls on worker, killing her
11 News Houston / Posted 14 hours ago
was about 12 feet long by 10 feet wide and about 4 or 5 feet tall. The unit was being rolled on dollies before it fell. U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, which is investigating the death, stated in a news release that Wright... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Gigantic AC unit falls on worker, killing herwas about 12 feet long by 10 feet wide and about 4 or 5 feet tall. The unit was
Gigantic AC unit falls on worker, killing her
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 17 hours ago
was about 12 feet long by 10 feet wide and about 4 or 5 feet tall. The unit was being rolled on dollies before it fell. U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, which is investigating the death, stated in a news release that Wright... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Gigantic AC unit falls on worker, killing herwas about 12 feet long by 10 feet wide and about 4 or 5 feet tall. The unit was
Gigantic AC unit falls on worker, killing her
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 18 hours ago
was about 12 feet long by 10 feet wide and about 4 or 5 feet tall. The unit was being rolled on dollies before it fell. U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, which is investigating the death, stated in a news release that Wright... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Gigantic AC unit falls on worker, killing herwas about 12 feet long by 10 feet wide and about 4 or 5 feet tall. The unit was
Gigantic AC unit falls on worker, killing her
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 20 hours ago
was about 12 feet long by 10 feet wide and about 4 or 5 feet tall. The unit was being rolled on dollies before it fell. U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, which is investigating the death, stated in a news release that Wright... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Gigantic AC unit falls on worker, killing herwas about 12 feet long by 10 feet wide and about 4 or 5 feet tall. The unit was
Gigantic AC unit falls on worker, killing her
The Record Searchlight / Posted 20 hours ago
was about 12 feet long by 10 feet wide and about 4 or 5 feet tall. The unit was being rolled on dollies before it fell. U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, which is investigating the death, stated in a news release that Wright... Read more
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The Daily Record
OSHA maximum penalties increase for the first time since 1990the first time since 1990 For the first time since 1990, the maximum penalties
OSHA maximum penalties increase for the first time since 1990
The Daily Record / Posted 21 hours ago
the first time since 1990 For the first time since 1990, the maximum penalties for workplace safety violations from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration are increasing. OSHA’s maximum fees, which critics have always considered... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
GDOL To Help Sustainable Corrugated Recruit In Daltonforklift and machine operators, along with industrial electricians and second s
GDOL To Help Sustainable Corrugated Recruit In Dalton
The Chattanoogan / Posted yesterday
forklift and machine operators, along with industrial electricians and second shift maintenance mechanics. Due to U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations, all employees must be at least 18 years old. A high school... Read more
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York Daily Record
Woman dies at Johnson Controls when AC unit falls on hertreatment. Wright was pronounced dead at York Hospital at 10:07 p.m. by Chief D
Woman dies at Johnson Controls when AC unit falls on her
York Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
treatment. Wright was pronounced dead at York Hospital at 10:07 p.m. by Chief Deputy Coroner Claude Stabley, Gay said. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has been contacted and are investigating, in addition to Spring Garden... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Nissan plant must pay fines for safety violationsCANTON, Miss. (AP) - The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has
Nissan plant must pay fines for safety violations
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 6 days ago
CANTON, Miss. (AP) - The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited the Nissan plant in Canton, Mississippi, for two violations. WLBT-TV (http://bit.ly/2a3IGmS ) reports a complaint inspection in March had one serious violation and... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Nissan plant must pay fines for safety violationsCANTON, Miss. (AP) - The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has
Nissan plant must pay fines for safety violations
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 6 days ago
CANTON, Miss. (AP) - The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited the Nissan plant in Canton, Mississippi, for two violations. WLBT-TV (http://bit.ly/2a3IGmS ) reports a complaint inspection in March had one serious violation and... Read more
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Island Packet
Nissan plant must pay fines for safety violationsThe U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited the Nissan pla
Nissan plant must pay fines for safety violations
Island Packet / Posted 6 days ago
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited the Nissan plant in Canton, Mississippi, for two violations. WLBT-TV (http://bit.ly/2a3IGmS ) reports a complaint inspection in March had one serious violation and one repeat... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Daily Reads for July 22much of the last decade working on photo projects at the juke joint.” Canton N
Daily Reads for July 22
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 8 days ago
much of the last decade working on photo projects at the juke joint.” Canton Nissan plant fined for safety violations: The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently cited the Canton Nissan plant for two violations. "They found... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Canton Nissan plant fined for safety violationsThe U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently cited the Canto
Canton Nissan plant fined for safety violations
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 9 days ago
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently cited the Canton Nissan plant for two violations. "They found slip hazards with oil and water on the floors and then they found an open pit, which is the repeat violation," Travis Parks... Read more
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Business Insurance
Harley-Davidson's ramped-up worker safety program pays off2009, one in 12 employees at the Milwaukee-based motorcycle manufacturer experi
Harley-Davidson's ramped-up worker safety program pays off
Business Insurance / Posted 10 days ago
2009, one in 12 employees at the Milwaukee-based motorcycle manufacturer experienced recordable injuries — injuries the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration mandates documentation of because they require treatment beyond first aid... Read more
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Business Insurance
Employers see some success in negotiating down OSHA finesinformal talks with regulators, but settling citations is not as easy as it onc
Employers see some success in negotiating down OSHA fines
Business Insurance / Posted 13 days ago
informal talks with regulators, but settling citations is not as easy as it once was. Companies that are cited by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration have 15 business days from receipt to comply, request a conference with... Read more
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Business Insurance
Firefighter safety rules draft to accommodate volunteersA group drafting an emergency responder preparedness regulation for potential c
Firefighter safety rules draft to accommodate volunteers
Business Insurance / Posted 14 days ago
A group drafting an emergency responder preparedness regulation for potential consideration by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration will examine ways to alleviate compliance pressures for small volunteer organizations. A potential... Read more
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Business Insurance
OSHA looks to prune tree care standards to improve safetyThe U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has started laying the g
OSHA looks to prune tree care standards to improve safety
Business Insurance / Posted 15 days ago
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has started laying the groundwork for a potential regulatory standard aimed at reducing fatalities and injuries in the tree care industry. The industry experiences an average of 70 deaths each... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Company cited for safety violations a month before Wollaston Theatre wall collapsewere injured by a wall collapse earlier this week – was cited last month for sa
Company cited for safety violations a month before Wollaston Theatre wall collapse
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 15 days ago
were injured by a wall collapse earlier this week – was cited last month for safety violations at the theater site. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, cited Jamie McGuinness & Sons of Quincy on June 30 for a pair of... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Injured Quincy, Stoughton men undergo procedures after wall collapseon the lawn of the church, located at 40 Beale St., one property over from the
Injured Quincy, Stoughton men undergo procedures after wall collapse
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 16 days ago
on the lawn of the church, located at 40 Beale St., one property over from the former theater site. Investigators from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the federal agency in charge of workplace safety, have launched an... Read more
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The Express-Times
1st a flood advisory, then a heat advisory in Lehigh Valleyissued a heat advisory for noon to 8 p.m. Thursday across a region encompassing
1st a flood advisory, then a heat advisory in Lehigh Valley
The Express-Times / Posted 16 days ago
issued a heat advisory for noon to 8 p.m. Thursday across a region encompassing Lehigh, Northampton, Upper Bucks, Warren and Hunterdon counties. National Weather Service forecasters put the chance of rain at 40 percent Wednesday afternoon into... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Quincy worker in critical condition after Wollaston Theatre wall collapseon the lawn of the church, located at 40 Beale St., one property over from the
Quincy worker in critical condition after Wollaston Theatre wall collapse
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 16 days ago
on the lawn of the church, located at 40 Beale St., one property over from the former theater site. Investigators from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the federal agency in charge of workplace safety, have launched an... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Construction firms charged in death of worker at meatpacking district sitein Queens with his sister. According to Mr. Peters, Mr. Moncayo spent $500 to u
Construction firms charged in death of worker at meatpacking district site
Crain's New York Business / Posted 17 days ago
in Queens with his sister. According to Mr. Peters, Mr. Moncayo spent $500 to undergo safety training sponsored by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration before beginning work at the site. As a result of the fatal accident, the... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
OSHA probing wall collapse at Quincy landmark that injured 2 workersmain concern is to see how they’re doing,” Kelley said. Within an hour of Tuesd
OSHA probing wall collapse at Quincy landmark that injured 2 workers
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 17 days ago
main concern is to see how they’re doing,” Kelley said. Within an hour of Tuesday’s wall collapse, investigators from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration were on the scene surveying the rubble and interviewing workers from Jamie... Read more
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Business Insurance
Ambulance operator cited for unsafe blood handlingin proposed penalties from federal safety and health regulators for exposing em
Ambulance operator cited for unsafe blood handling
Business Insurance / Posted 19 days ago
in proposed penalties from federal safety and health regulators for exposing employees to bloodborne pathogen risks. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Altamont, Illinois-based Altamont Ambulance Service Inc. for failing... Read more
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Business Insurance
Ambulance operator cited for unsafe blood handlingin proposed penalties from federal safety and health regulators for exposing em
Ambulance operator cited for unsafe blood handling
Business Insurance / Posted 19 days ago
in proposed penalties from federal safety and health regulators for exposing employees to bloodborne pathogen risks. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Altamont, Illinois-based Altamont Ambulance Service Inc. for failing... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Other Editors: More damning evidence on Kemper plantWingo up. It offered him almost $1 million to keep quiet, sued him when he didn
Other Editors: More damning evidence on Kemper plant
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 19 days ago
Wingo up. It offered him almost $1 million to keep quiet, sued him when he didn't, and then fired him -- a move that the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration found was illegal. All of this has put the plant and Southern Co. in the... Read more
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Business Insurance
Fatal fall in coal elevator leads to safety citations$175,200 in proposed fines from federal workplace safety regulators after an em
Fatal fall in coal elevator leads to safety citations
Business Insurance / Posted 19 days ago
$175,200 in proposed fines from federal workplace safety regulators after an employee’s fatal fall in a coal elevator. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Tonawanda, New York-based Tonawanda Coke Corp. after a January... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
GDOL To Recruit For Shaw Industries In Cartersvillestaff will be on site to screen the applicants. The company is recruiting full
GDOL To Recruit For Shaw Industries In Cartersville
The Chattanoogan / Posted 21 days ago
staff will be on site to screen the applicants. The company is recruiting full and part-time production workers. Due to U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations, all employees must be at least 18 years old. A high school... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Kemper whistleblower exposes deception: Editorialto shut Wingo up. It offered him almost $1 million to keep quiet, sued him when
Kemper whistleblower exposes deception: Editorial
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 23 days ago
to shut Wingo up. It offered him almost $1 million to keep quiet, sued him when he didn't and then fired him — a move the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration found was illegal. All of this has put the plant and Southern Co. in the... Read more
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Business Insurance
Janitor who blew the whistle on asbestos safety gets payoutThe U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has ordered a Michigan s
Janitor who blew the whistle on asbestos safety gets payout
Business Insurance / Posted 25 days ago
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has ordered a Michigan school district to pay $193,139 to a janitor who was punished for complaining about exposure to asbestos while cleaning school floor tiles. The Dearborn Heights School... Read more
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Business Insurance
Food company cited on forklift safety practices after worker deathfacing $107,000 in proposed fines from federal workplace safety regulators afte
Food company cited on forklift safety practices after worker death
Business Insurance / Posted 25 days ago
facing $107,000 in proposed fines from federal workplace safety regulators after an employee died from a 24-foot fall. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Bell Gardens, California-based Wei-Chuan U.S.A. Inc., a subsidiary... Read more
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Business Insurance
Higher OSHA fines could deter all but largest employersfrom violating health and safety rules but will not have much impact on the lar
Higher OSHA fines could deter all but largest employers
Business Insurance / Posted 29 days ago
from violating health and safety rules but will not have much impact on the largest employers, according to the head of the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, signed by President Barack Obama in... Read more
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Business Insurance
Higher OSHA fines could deter all but largest employersfrom violating health and safety rules but will not have much impact on the lar
Higher OSHA fines could deter all but largest employers
Business Insurance / Posted 29 days ago
from violating health and safety rules but will not have much impact on the largest employers, according to the head of the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, signed by President Barack Obama in... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
US orders Dearborn Heights school to pay $193,000 to janitor in asbestos caseto a janitor who said she was punished when she complained about asbestos. The
US orders Dearborn Heights school to pay $193,000 to janitor in asbestos case
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 29 days ago
to a janitor who said she was punished when she complained about asbestos. Theresa Ely said she feels vindicated by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, which ordered back pay and other compensation. The government said Ely... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Beauty industry embraces Brazil ahead of Rio Olympicsproducts that contain formaldehyde. The issue of fumes sickening salon workers
Beauty industry embraces Brazil ahead of Rio Olympics
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
products that contain formaldehyde. The issue of fumes sickening salon workers prompted a warning in 2011 from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Lots of things will prematurely break down the treatment, especially... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Beauty industry embraces Brazil ahead of Rio Olympicsproducts that contain formaldehyde. The issue of fumes sickening salon workers
Beauty industry embraces Brazil ahead of Rio Olympics
Lake Placid News / Posted 29 days ago
products that contain formaldehyde. The issue of fumes sickening salon workers prompted a warning in 2011 from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Lots of things will prematurely break down the treatment, especially... Read more
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ajc.com
One still critical after explosion at Coweta’s Bonnell...to Bonnell after the explosion. BOB ANDRES / BANDRES@AJC.COM The plant was eva
One still critical after explosion at Coweta’s Bonnell...
ajc.com / Posted 29 days ago
to Bonnell after the explosion. BOB ANDRES / BANDRES@AJC.COM The plant was evacuated and closed Wednesday while the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration worked with the company and local investigators to determine the cause of... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
School district ordered to pay janitor in whistleblower casewhistleblower provisions under the federal Clean Air Act were violated when she
School district ordered to pay janitor in whistleblower case
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 29 days ago
whistleblower provisions under the federal Clean Air Act were violated when she complained about asbestos exposure. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration says it determined the worker should receive back wages, damages and other... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Detroit-area school to pay $193,000 in asbestos caseto a janitor who said she was punished when she complained about asbestos. The
Detroit-area school to pay $193,000 in asbestos case
The Toledo Blade / Posted 29 days ago
to a janitor who said she was punished when she complained about asbestos. Theresa Ely said she feels vindicated by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, which ordered back pay and other compensation. The government said Ely... Read more
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The Alpena News
School district ordered to pay janitor in whistleblower casewhistleblower provisions under the federal Clean Air Act were violated when she
School district ordered to pay janitor in whistleblower case
The Alpena News / Posted 29 days ago
whistleblower provisions under the federal Clean Air Act were violated when she complained about asbestos exposure. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration says it determined the worker should receive back wages, damages and other... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
School district ordered to pay janitor in whistleblower casewhistleblower provisions under the federal Clean Air Act were violated when she
School district ordered to pay janitor in whistleblower case
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 29 days ago
whistleblower provisions under the federal Clean Air Act were violated when she complained about asbestos exposure. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration says it determined the worker should receive back wages, damages and other... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
School district ordered to pay janitor in whistleblower casewhistleblower provisions under the federal Clean Air Act were violated when she
School district ordered to pay janitor in whistleblower case
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 29 days ago
whistleblower provisions under the federal Clean Air Act were violated when she complained about asbestos exposure. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration says it determined the worker should receive back wages, damages and other... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
School district ordered to pay janitor in whistleblower casewhistleblower provisions under the federal Clean Air Act were violated when she
School district ordered to pay janitor in whistleblower case
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 29 days ago
whistleblower provisions under the federal Clean Air Act were violated when she complained about asbestos exposure. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration says it determined the worker should receive back wages, damages and other... Read more
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