"Can you hear me now?" The answer was a resounding "Yes" as mine rescue personnel deep underground were able to communicate with the surface command center as new technology was put to the test April 8 during a mine rescue simulation in West Finley, Pennsylvania at the Harvey Mine, owned by Consol Energy Inc.
For the fifth time in the past three years, OSHA inspectors found workers at Wood Fibers Inc. at risk of amputation, fire and other life-threatening hazards in October 2014. Despite the agency’s intervention, the company has failed to provide proof that hazards had been fixed or that penalties from previous inspections have been paid.
OSHA says Unicold Corp. put workers at risk in 'death trap'
April 2, 2015
After two years of litigation to correct dozens of hazards that might have had catastrophic effects on its workers and the surrounding community, Unicold Corp. has agreed to make health and safety improvements at its refrigerated food warehouse in Honolulu.
The American Petroleum Institute (API) has issued an updated pressure relieving design and installation standard intended to enhance refinery safety as part of its core commitments to improving workplace safety and protecting the environment.
In an effort to establish minimum performance and use requirements for emergency eyewash and shower equipment, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) created industry standard ANSI Z358.1 in 1981.
The US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has released a safety video detailing key lessons from the release of 32,000 pounds of anhydrous ammonia that occurred at Millard Refrigerated Services Inc. on August 23, 2010. The accident resulted in over 150 exposures to offsite workers, thirty of which were hospitalized – four in an intensive care unit.