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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 50 minutes 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 3 hours 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 yesterday
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 2 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 3 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 3 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 4 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 7 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 9 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 9 days 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 14 days 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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The Florida Times-Union
Man jumps into river to avoid accidentwhat were described as life-threatening injuries, but no more information was a
Man jumps into river to avoid accident
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 15 days ago
what were described as life-threatening injuries, but no more information was available on the cause of the accident. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has been notified and will conduct a separate investigation, the Sheriff’s... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Woman seriously injured when pallet falls on her at JaxPort's Blount Island terminalwhat were described as life-threatening injuries, but no more information is av
Woman seriously injured when pallet falls on her at JaxPort's Blount Island terminal
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 16 days ago
what were described as life-threatening injuries, but no more information is available on the cause of the accident. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has been notified and will conduct a separate investigation, the Sheriff’s... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
The importance of hearing protection on job sitesextremely loud can cause permanent hearing damage, according to the University
The importance of hearing protection on job sites
Daily Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
extremely loud can cause permanent hearing damage, according to the University of Rochester Medical Center.� That’s why the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) mandates that employers must offer hearing protection when sound... Read more
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Business Insurance
Dollar General stores facing multiple OSHA violationsfrom federal workplace safety regulators for repeatedly exposing employees to f
Dollar General stores facing multiple OSHA violations
Business Insurance / Posted 17 days ago
from federal workplace safety regulators for repeatedly exposing employees to fire hazards at a Mississippi store. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited the Goodlettsville, Tennessee-based discount retailer for four... Read more
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Business Insurance
Dollar General stores facing multiple OSHA violationsfrom federal workplace safety regulators for repeatedly exposing employees to f
Dollar General stores facing multiple OSHA violations
Business Insurance / Posted 17 days ago
from federal workplace safety regulators for repeatedly exposing employees to fire hazards at a Mississippi store. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited the Goodlettsville, Tennessee-based discount retailer for four... Read more
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Business Insurance
Amputations spur OSHA safety citations$112,700 in proposed penalties from federal workplace safety regulators after t
Amputations spur OSHA safety citations
Business Insurance / Posted 19 days ago
$112,700 in proposed penalties from federal workplace safety regulators after two workers suffered finger amputations. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Franklin Lakes, New Jersey-based Becton, Dickinson & Co. for one... Read more
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Business Insurance
Industrial manufacturer cited for safety violationsin proposed fines from federal safety and health regulators for exposing its wo
Industrial manufacturer cited for safety violations
Business Insurance / Posted 20 days ago
in proposed fines from federal safety and health regulators for exposing its workers to amputation and other hazards. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Richmond, Virginia-based Alfa Laval Inc. for eight serious, three... Read more
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Business Insurance
Roofing firm cited for fall hazards twice in same monthin proposed penalties from federal workplace safety regulators for exposing wor
Roofing firm cited for fall hazards twice in same month
Business Insurance / Posted 20 days ago
in proposed penalties from federal workplace safety regulators for exposing workers to fall and other hazards. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Atlanta-based Jasper Contractors Inc. for four willful safety... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Health workers call for more safety from violenceknew nothing of the assault. The security guard on the unit was not able to pre
Health workers call for more safety from violence
Connecticut Post / Posted 20 days ago
knew nothing of the assault. The security guard on the unit was not able to prevent the attack. After being cited by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration in 2010, Danbury Hospital took steps to prevent a repeat, and Connecticut... Read more
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The News-Times
Health workers call for more safety from violenceknew nothing of the assault. The security guard on the unit was not able to pre
Health workers call for more safety from violence
The News-Times / Posted 20 days ago
knew nothing of the assault. The security guard on the unit was not able to prevent the attack. After being cited by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration in 2010, Danbury Hospital took steps to prevent a repeat. And Connecticut... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Health workers call for more safety from violenceknew nothing of the assault. The security guard on the unit was not able to pre
Health workers call for more safety from violence
Stamford Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
knew nothing of the assault. The security guard on the unit was not able to prevent the attack. After being cited by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration in 2010, Danbury Hospital took steps to prevent a repeat. And Connecticut... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Health workers call for more safety from violenceknew nothing of the assault. The security guard on the unit was not able to pre
Health workers call for more safety from violence
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 20 days ago
knew nothing of the assault. The security guard on the unit was not able to prevent the attack. After being cited by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration in 2010, Danbury Hospital took steps to prevent a repeat. And Connecticut... Read more
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TribLIVE
New Alexandria man dies in freak accident in GreensburgCoroner John A. Ackerman said an autopsy is pending today to determine the caus
New Alexandria man dies in freak accident in Greensburg
TribLIVE / Posted 21 days ago
Coroner John A. Ackerman said an autopsy is pending today to determine the cause and manner of death. Ackerman said the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the utility are also investigating the incident. Newhouse Funeral... Read more
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Business Insurance
Firms should lead in creating inclusive workplaces for transgender workersscenarios, such as allowing employees to use bathrooms that match their gender
Firms should lead in creating inclusive workplaces for transgender workers
Business Insurance / Posted 24 days ago
scenarios, such as allowing employees to use bathrooms that match their gender identity. Posting guidelines from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration near bathrooms can help workers understand that federal law protects... Read more
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FOX News
2 window washers rescued from scaffolding at Denver buildingrescued! No Injuries. pic.twitter.com/xZv4Xn5H9x The workers were wearing safe
2 window washers rescued from scaffolding at Denver building
FOX News / Posted 25 days ago
rescued! No Injuries. pic.twitter.com/xZv4Xn5H9x The workers were wearing safety harnesses. “It went pretty smoothing,” Pylar told the Post. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration was investigating the incident, KMGH... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Broken scaffolding leaves workers hanging from Denver buildinglift on one of the fire engines. 10065 E Harvard- High Angle Rescue- 2 workers
Broken scaffolding leaves workers hanging from Denver building
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 26 days ago
lift on one of the fire engines. 10065 E Harvard- High Angle Rescue- 2 workers rescued! No Injuries. pic.twitter.com/xZv4Xn5H9x The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration was investigating the incident, according to fire o... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Close Call: Workers rescued after scaffolding collapses in Denverarrived. This happened at a building on 10065 E. Harvard Avenue, around 8:30 a
Close Call: Workers rescued after scaffolding collapses in Denver
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 26 days ago
arrived. This happened at a building on 10065 E. Harvard Avenue, around 8:30 am. Firefighters had to use a bucket lift to rescue the workers, they were not hurt. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is inve... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Broken scaffolding leaves workers hanging from Denver buildinglift on one of the fire engines. 10065 E Harvard- High Angle Rescue- 2 workers
Broken scaffolding leaves workers hanging from Denver building
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 26 days ago
lift on one of the fire engines. 10065 E Harvard- High Angle Rescue- 2 workers rescued! No Injuries. pic.twitter.com/xZv4Xn5H9x The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration was investigating the incident, according to fire o... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Inquiry set after hospital construction collapse injures 9is suspended on the $30 million expansion to add an additional intensive care u
Inquiry set after hospital construction collapse injures 9
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 26 days ago
is suspended on the $30 million expansion to add an additional intensive care unit, surgery units and hospital beds. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration will investigate. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights... Read more
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Business Insurance
Chronic fall hazards land contractor in troublefines from federal workplace safety regulators for exposing workers to fall and
Chronic fall hazards land contractor in trouble
Business Insurance / Posted 27 days ago
fines from federal workplace safety regulators for exposing workers to fall and other hazards at multiple worksites. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Cinnaminson, New Jersey-based residential construction... Read more
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Business Insurance
Wal-Mart safety citation vacated on appealSearcy distribution center is one of about 120 centers operated by the retailer
Wal-Mart safety citation vacated on appeal
Business Insurance / Posted 27 days ago
Searcy distribution center is one of about 120 centers operated by the retailer in the United States. In January 2008, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration audited the Searcy facility as part of the retailer’s application to enter... Read more
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Business Insurance
Building firm faces fines for safety hazardsfacing $121,800 in proposed penalties from federal safety and health regulators
Building firm faces fines for safety hazards
Business Insurance / Posted 27 days ago
facing $121,800 in proposed penalties from federal safety and health regulators for exposing workers to fall hazards. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Millersburg, Ohio-based Winesburg Builders Ltd. for two willful... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
West Virginia project contractor cited for violations— An Ohio contractor on a West Virginia project has been cited for alleged work
West Virginia project contractor cited for violations
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 27 days ago
— An Ohio contractor on a West Virginia project has been cited for alleged workplace safety and health violations. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration says in a news release that it issued two willful, two repeat and three... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
West Virginia project contractor cited for violations— An Ohio contractor on a West Virginia project has been cited for alleged work
West Virginia project contractor cited for violations
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 27 days ago
— An Ohio contractor on a West Virginia project has been cited for alleged workplace safety and health violations. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration says in a news release that it issued two willful, two repeat and three... Read more
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The Marietta Times
West Virginia project contractor cited for violations— An Ohio contractor on a West Virginia project has been cited for alleged work
West Virginia project contractor cited for violations
The Marietta Times / Posted 27 days ago
— An Ohio contractor on a West Virginia project has been cited for alleged workplace safety and health violations. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration says in a news release that it issued two willful, two repeat and three... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
West Virginia project contractor cited for violations— An Ohio contractor on a West Virginia project has been cited for alleged work
West Virginia project contractor cited for violations
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 27 days ago
— An Ohio contractor on a West Virginia project has been cited for alleged workplace safety and health violations. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration says in a news release that it issued two willful, two repeat and three... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
West Virginia project contractor cited for violations- An Ohio contractor on a West Virginia project has been cited for alleged work
West Virginia project contractor cited for violations
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 28 days ago
- An Ohio contractor on a West Virginia project has been cited for alleged workplace safety and health violations. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration says in a news release that it issued two willful, two repeat and three... Read more
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Business Insurance
Flash fire leads to safety citations for auto parts makerin proposed penalties from workplace safety regulators after a flash fire sever
Flash fire leads to safety citations for auto parts maker
Business Insurance / Posted 28 days ago
in proposed penalties from workplace safety regulators after a flash fire severely burned a maintenance technician. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Nakanishi Manufacturing Corp. in Winterville, Georgia, after a... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
West Virginia project contractor cited for violations- An Ohio contractor on a West Virginia project has been cited for alleged work
West Virginia project contractor cited for violations
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 28 days ago
- An Ohio contractor on a West Virginia project has been cited for alleged workplace safety and health violations. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration says in a news release that it issued two willful, two repeat and three... Read more
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Daily Herald
Des Plaines releases 911 recordings from fatal tollway construction accidentSantoyo of Berwyn, a 47-year-old father of four, died in the accident that occu
Des Plaines releases 911 recordings from fatal tollway construction accident
Daily Herald / Posted 28 days ago
Santoyo of Berwyn, a 47-year-old father of four, died in the accident that occurred shortly before 3 a.m. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration is reviewing the accident and has opened an investigation into Omega... Read more
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WALB Albany
GDOL to host recruitment for Borbet Alabama in Columbussupervisors. Salaries will depend on the position and educational background a
GDOL to host recruitment for Borbet Alabama in Columbus
WALB Albany / Posted 28 days ago
supervisors. Salaries will depend on the position and educational background and experience of the applicants. Due to U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations, all applicants must be at least 18 years old. A high... Read more
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Daily Herald
Tollway: Bridge disaster won't hinder I-90 completion this yearbridge beams when one beam rolled off the concrete pier supporting it and struc
Tollway: Bridge disaster won't hinder I-90 completion this year
Daily Herald / Posted 28 days ago
bridge beams when one beam rolled off the concrete pier supporting it and struck Santoyo, who lived in Berwyn. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration is reviewing what happened and has opened an investigation into Omega... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Federal inspectors investigating Anchor Hocking deathkilled an eastern Ohio contract worker rebuilding a tank at Anchor Hocking on M
Federal inspectors investigating Anchor Hocking death
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 29 days ago
killed an eastern Ohio contract worker rebuilding a tank at Anchor Hocking on Monday. Two compliance officers from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration visited the plant Tuesday. They will examine what occurred and how, and... Read more
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Daily Herald
Could beam disaster occur again on toll roads?spokesman Dan Rozek said. Safety is "our first priority -- there's no reason to
Could beam disaster occur again on toll roads?
Daily Herald / Posted 29 days ago
spokesman Dan Rozek said. Safety is "our first priority -- there's no reason to be concerned about using our system." The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the case, although it could take up to six months for a... Read more
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Business Insurance
Contractor cited after worker dies in fall through skylightcontractor has been cited and is facing $54,000 in proposed fines after a worke
Contractor cited after worker dies in fall through skylight
Business Insurance / Posted 30 days ago
contractor has been cited and is facing $54,000 in proposed fines after a worker fell to his death through a skylight. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Athens, Georgia-based Martin Mechanical Contractors Inc. for the... Read more
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Business Insurance
Russell Stover candy firm cited after factory ammonia leakin proposed fines from federal regulators after an ammonia release shut down on
Russell Stover candy firm cited after factory ammonia leak
Business Insurance / Posted 30 days ago
in proposed fines from federal regulators after an ammonia release shut down one of its manufacturing facilities. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Kansas City, Missouri-based Russell Stover Candies Inc., a unit of... Read more
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Business Insurance
Russell Stover candy firm cited after factory ammonia leakin proposed fines from federal regulators after an ammonia release shut down on
Russell Stover candy firm cited after factory ammonia leak
Business Insurance / Posted a month ago
in proposed fines from federal regulators after an ammonia release shut down one of its manufacturing facilities. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Kansas City, Missouri-based Russell Stover Candies Inc., a unit of... Read more
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Business Insurance
Chicken processor cited for dangerous ammonia gas releasessafety regulators for exposing its workers to anhydrous ammonia hazards and is
Chicken processor cited for dangerous ammonia gas releases
Business Insurance / Posted 1 months ago
safety regulators for exposing its workers to anhydrous ammonia hazards and is facing proposed fines of $122,500. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration found that Greeley, Colorado-based Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. failed to use... Read more
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