Wayne Lumber and Mulch Inc. put its employees at risk for hearing loss “over and over again,” according to OSHA’s Prentice Cline, commenting on one of the hazards found at the company's sawmill in Wayne, Virginia – violations which earned the company $85,080 in proposed penalties.
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has joined the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors, and Common Voices in commending burn survivor Pamela Elliott, R.N., B.S.N. for her pointed op-ed on the necessity of home fire sprinklers.
A worker at Watco Investments LLC reported suffering from respiratory inflammation after performing welding work inside a rail car in Omaha. OSHA has cited the company, operating as Watco Companies Inc., for three repeat and three serious safety violations, many involving OSHA's confined space safety regulations.
A 51-year-old worker was fatally injured when he became engulfed in flowing grain in a railcar load-out elevator at Prairie Ag Partners. The incident occurred March 15, 2014, when the worker attempted to remove a jam from a chute while the auger operated.
San Diego CA -- More than 50 percent of employees say their company is not adequately prepared to respond to an emergency, according to a survey conducted this year by Staples, the office supply retailer, and a vendor of emergency response products exhibiting at the National Safety Congress and Expo here in San Diego.
ACGIH® and its renowned Industrial Ventilation Committee present a popular continuing education course in November. Fundamentals in Industrial Ventilation & Practical Applications of Useful Equations will be held November 3-7, 2014 at the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Cincinnati-Blue Ash in Cincinnati, Ohio. Earlybirds who register for the course on or before October 6, 2014 will save $100.00.