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Citing inadequate control over environmental hazards following 9/11, a NY congressman is urging the EPA and Federal Emergency Management Agency to take an active role in making sure people cleaning up after Hurricane Sandy stay safe.
In yet another repercussion of the Deepwater Horizon disaster, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has blocked BP from entering into any new contracts with the federal government.
A blaze that killed at least 112 workers in Bangladesh Saturday occurred in a garment factory that was known to be unsafe by at least one of the U.S. companies that sourced goods from it.
A fire alarm that didn’t work, improperly grounded machinery and a lack of PPE were some of the hazards found by OSHA at a Connecticut manufacturing facility, after an August fire that that left four workers hospitalized.
Safety videos produced in 2012 by the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) have been named the recipient of three Peer Awards from the Television, Internet and Video Association, a Washington, D.C. -- based organization of media production professionals.
OSHA has cited ProMaxima Manufacturing Ltd. in Houston with nine serious safety violations for inadequately guarded machinery among other hazards. Proposed penalties total $47,700.
For more than three decades, women working in the plastic automotive parts factories in Windsor, Ontario have complained of dreadful conditions in many of this city’s plants: Pungent fumes and dust that caused nosebleeds, headaches, nausea and dizziness.
With the holiday season rapidly approaching, the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) is launching its annual holiday safety campaign to encourage families and communities across the country to Make Safety a Tradition.
OSHA is encouraging retail employers to take precautions to prevent worker injuries during Black Friday and other major sales events during the holiday season.
In a settlement announced this afternoon by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, BP has agreed to pay approximately $4.5 billion and plead guilty to criminal charges in a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice over the deadly 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion led to the largest oil spill in U.S. history.
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