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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 13 hours 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... 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 yesterday
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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Boston Herald
OSHA fines Cambridge Tootsie Roll company after worker loses finger tip in mishapsubsidiary has been fined after a temporary worker lost part of his finger in t
OSHA fines Cambridge Tootsie Roll company after worker loses finger tip in mishap
Boston Herald / Posted yesterday
subsidiary 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... Read more
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The Express-Times
Air Products employees treated for chemical exposurethem to be evaluated. A contractor was brought in to remove material contamina
Air Products employees treated for chemical exposure
The Express-Times / Posted 2 days ago
them to be evaluated. A contractor was brought in to remove material contaminated in the incident, Air Products said. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration was made aware of the incident and was investigating, spokeswoman Leni... Read more
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Business Insurance
Stucco firms cited after scaffold safety questionedhealth and safety regulations for violations including failing to ensure worker
Stucco firms cited after scaffold safety questioned
Business Insurance / Posted 3 days ago
health and safety regulations for violations including failing to ensure workers were safely working on scaffolds. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Limerick, Pennsylvania-based Penn Stucco Systems Inc. for one... Read more
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Business Insurance
OSHA cites organic food company after employee loses fingertipspenalties from U.S. workplace safety regulators after a 30-year-old employee's
OSHA cites organic food company after employee loses fingertips
Business Insurance / Posted 7 days ago
penalties from U.S. workplace safety regulators after a 30-year-old employee's three fingertips were amputated. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration said the incident at Richmond, British Columbia-based Nature's Path Foods... Read more
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Business Insurance
Trucking firm must reinstate safety chief who reported hazardsThe U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has ordered a commercial
Trucking firm must reinstate safety chief who reported hazards
Business Insurance / Posted 7 days ago
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has ordered a commercial tank trailer company to reinstate and pay $190,547 in back wages and damages to a safety manager who was suspended, demoted and eventually forced to resign for reporting... Read more
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Business Insurance
Locked fire exit opens door to flood of safety violations for food firmin proposed fines from U.S. health and safety regulators for violations includi
Locked fire exit opens door to flood of safety violations for food firm
Business Insurance / Posted 7 days ago
in proposed fines from U.S. health and safety regulators for violations including blocked fire exits and fall hazards. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Passaic, New Jersey-based Oaxaca Mexican Products Inc. for one... Read more
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Business Insurance
Injury reporting rule raises privacy concernsBusiness associations remain concerned that the U.S. Occupational Safety and He
Injury reporting rule raises privacy concerns
Business Insurance / Posted 7 days ago
Business associations remain concerned that the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration will inadvertently release employees' personal information when they create a public database for employer injury and illness reports, despite the... Read more
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Business Insurance
OSHA cites organic food company after employee loses fingertipspenalties from U.S. workplace safety regulators after a 30-year-old employee’s
OSHA cites organic food company after employee loses fingertips
Business Insurance / Posted 7 days ago
penalties from U.S. workplace safety regulators after a 30-year-old employee’s three fingertips were amputated. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration said the incident at Richmond, British Columbia-based Nature’s Path Foods... Read more
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Business Insurance
Trucking firm must reinstate safety chief who reported hazardsThe U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has ordered a commercial
Trucking firm must reinstate safety chief who reported hazards
Business Insurance / Posted 7 days ago
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has ordered a commercial tank trailer company to reinstate and pay $190,547 in back wages and damages to a safety manager who was suspended, demoted and eventually forced to resign for reporting... Read more
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Business Insurance
Could Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny be subject to OSHA oversight?for Occupational Safety and Health subcommittee is drafting an emergency respon
Could Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny be subject to OSHA oversight?
Business Insurance / Posted 8 days ago
for Occupational Safety and Health subcommittee is drafting an emergency responder preparedness regulation for the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration to consider in response to the deadly April 2013 blast at West Fertilizer... Read more
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Business Insurance
Employee privacy a concern with OSHA injury databaseBusiness associations remain concerned that the U.S. Occupational Safety and He
Employee privacy a concern with OSHA injury database
Business Insurance / Posted 8 days ago
Business associations remain concerned that the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration will inadvertently release employees' personal information when they create a public database for employer injury and illness reports, despite the... Read more
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WALB Albany
GDOL to host recruitment in Columbus for Malone Staffingassembly-line, production and warehouse workers, as well as non-commercial driv
GDOL to host recruitment in Columbus for Malone Staffing
WALB Albany / Posted 9 days ago
assembly-line, production and warehouse workers, as well as non-commercial driver’s license (CDL) drivers. Due to U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations, applicants must be at least 18 years old. They must... Read more
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WALB Albany
GDOL to host job fair in Columbus for Mando America plant in Hogansvillewill be held on Tuesday, May 17, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the career center
GDOL to host job fair in Columbus for Mando America plant in Hogansville
WALB Albany / Posted 14 days ago
will be held on Tuesday, May 17, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the career center located at 700 Veterans Parkway. Due to U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations, applicants must be at least 18 years old. Also, they... Read more
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The Hill
This National Nurses Week, honor them by creating safe workplacesfew people outside the healthcare industry realize that nurses routinely face s
This National Nurses Week, honor them by creating safe workplaces
The Hill / Posted 14 days ago
few people outside the healthcare industry realize that nurses routinely face serious, life-altering injuries. In fact, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration reports that the healthcare industry has one of the highest rates of... Read more
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Business Insurance
OSHA issues final electronic recordkeeping rule for injuriesThe U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued its controversial
OSHA issues final electronic recordkeeping rule for injuries
Business Insurance / Posted 15 days ago
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued its controversial final rule on Wednesday to expand electronic recordkeeping requirements for workplace injuries and illnesses and make such records publicly available. The new rule,... Read more
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Business Insurance
OSHA issues final electronic recordkeeping rule for injuriesThe U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued its controversial
OSHA issues final electronic recordkeeping rule for injuries
Business Insurance / Posted 15 days ago
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued its controversial final rule on Wednesday to expand electronic recordkeeping requirements for workplace injuries and illnesses and make such records publicly available. The new rule,... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Georgia Department Of Labor To Help Vanguard Recruit Employees In Dade Countymaintenance associate, production support engineer, purchasing/buyer agent, and
Georgia Department Of Labor To Help Vanguard Recruit Employees In Dade County
The Chattanoogan / Posted 16 days ago
maintenance associate, production support engineer, purchasing/buyer agent, and senior human resources generalist.Due to U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations, all applicants must be at least 18 years old. They... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
4 NW Ohio companies fineda wood pallet maker in Lima, was cited for 14 serious category safety violation
4 NW Ohio companies fined
The Toledo Blade / Posted 19 days ago
a wood pallet maker in Lima, was cited for 14 serious category safety violations and fined $51,590 by officials from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Violations included lockout-tagout procedures, safety issues when moving... Read more
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WALB Albany
GDOL to host 2-day recruitment for Hostess Brands in ColumbusParkway in Columbus. The employer is recruiting production machine operators a
GDOL to host 2-day recruitment for Hostess Brands in Columbus
WALB Albany / Posted 19 days ago
Parkway in Columbus. The employer is recruiting production machine operators and utility production workers. Due to U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OHSA) regulations, all applicants must be at least 18 years old. Also,... Read more
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Business Insurance
Dangerous lead levels spell OSHA trouble for manufacturerin proposed fines from federal safety and health regulators for exposing worker
Dangerous lead levels spell OSHA trouble for manufacturer
Business Insurance / Posted 20 days ago
in proposed fines from federal safety and health regulators for exposing workers to lead, noise and chemical hazards. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Brooklyn, New York-based Acme Parts Inc. after responding to a... Read more
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Business Insurance
Railroad ordered to pay damages to worker suspended after voicing safety concernsreporting safety hazards and violations and must pay $32,735 in punitive damage
Railroad ordered to pay damages to worker suspended after voicing safety concerns
Business Insurance / Posted 20 days ago
reporting safety hazards and violations and must pay $32,735 in punitive damages and attorney’s fees, according to the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The Jacksonville, Florida-based commercial rail carrier violated the... Read more
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Business Insurance
Worker intoxication doesn't exempt employers from reporting injuriesintoxicated workers, even if post-accident testing reveals the employee was dru
Worker intoxication doesn't exempt employers from reporting injuries
Business Insurance / Posted 21 days ago
intoxicated workers, even if post-accident testing reveals the employee was drunk at the time of the incident. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently issued an interpretation letter in response to a December 2015... Read more
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Business Insurance
Worker intoxication doesn't exempt employers from reporting injuriesintoxicated workers, even if post-accident testing reveals the employee was dru
Worker intoxication doesn't exempt employers from reporting injuries
Business Insurance / Posted 21 days ago
intoxicated workers, even if post-accident testing reveals the employee was drunk at the time of the incident. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently issued an interpretation letter in response to a December 2015... Read more
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Business Insurance
Electric utility cited after electrician's arc flash injuriesfines from federal workplace safety regulators after an arc flash severely burn
Electric utility cited after electrician's arc flash injuries
Business Insurance / Posted 22 days ago
fines from federal workplace safety regulators after an arc flash severely burned an electrician at one of its plants. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Georgia Power Co., a unit of Atlanta-based Southern Co., after a... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Nissin Brake in Rock Spring, Ga., seeks 10 machine operatorsrecruitment will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at the company's manufacturing pla
Nissin Brake in Rock Spring, Ga., seeks 10 machine operators
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 23 days ago
recruitment will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at the company's manufacturing plant located at 216 Thacker Drive. Due to U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations, all applicants must be at least 18 years old. Also, they must... Read more
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Philly.com
Some ponder Bryn Mawr Trust's futurehas asked for an investigation by the Pennsylvania Department of Banking and fi
Some ponder Bryn Mawr Trust's future
Philly.com / Posted 24 days ago
has asked for an investigation by the Pennsylvania Department of Banking and filed a complaint of retaliation with the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, according to her attorney, Mark Schwartz. A Department of Banking... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Illinois man crushed by garbage dies in landfill accidentAuthorities said the garbage truck contained 80,000 pounds of concrete, steel,
Illinois man crushed by garbage dies in landfill accident
Northwest Herald / Posted 24 days ago
Authorities said the garbage truck contained 80,000 pounds of concrete, steel, wood and other building debris. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the accident. The Winnebago County coroner said Trevino... Read more
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Daily Herald
Illinois man crushed by garbage dies in landfill accidentAuthorities say the garbage truck contained 80,000 pounds of concrete, steel, w
Illinois man crushed by garbage dies in landfill accident
Daily Herald / Posted 25 days ago
Authorities say the garbage truck contained 80,000 pounds of concrete, steel, wood and other building debris. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the accident. The Winnebago County coroner says Trevino... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Findlay firm fined for repeat safety violationsago for federal safety violations and fined $83,000, has been cited again for s
Findlay firm fined for repeat safety violations
The Toledo Blade / Posted 28 days ago
ago for federal safety violations and fined $83,000, has been cited again for similar violations and fined $82,500 by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Sanoh America Inc., which produces tubular products for automotive... Read more
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Business Insurance
Employer fined after worker killed by conveyor beltA Wisconsin paper mill faces proposed penalties of $119,000 from federal regula
Employer fined after worker killed by conveyor belt
Business Insurance / Posted 30 days ago
A Wisconsin paper mill faces proposed penalties of $119,000 from federal regulators after a fatal workplace accident. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Cellu Tissue-City Forest L.L.C. after a machine operator died as he... Read more
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Business Insurance
Mesothelioma victim's family wins asbestos award20% and 5%, respectively, while other defendants were assessed a 1% or 0% respo
Mesothelioma victim's family wins asbestos award
Business Insurance / Posted a month ago
20% and 5%, respectively, while other defendants were assessed a 1% or 0% responsibility rating. Asbestos is addressed in U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards for the construction industry, general industry and shipyard... Read more
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Business Insurance
Don't skimp on vigilance despite low odds of workplace violenceappropriate program in place, you’ll know what to do with that information.” T
Don't skimp on vigilance despite low odds of workplace violence
Business Insurance / Posted 1 months ago
appropriate program in place, you’ll know what to do with that information.” The Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration offer free and valuable information to help small and mid-size companies... Read more

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