Facility Safety

OSHA updates "Tool Shed" directive for marine cargo handling industry

August 14, 2012

OSHA has issued a revised directive providing enforcement guidance for inspections of longshoring operations and at marine terminals, also known as the marine cargo handling industry.

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NH foundry wracks up 62 violations for lead exposure since 1998

August 13, 2012

OSHA has cited Franklin Non-Ferrous Foundry Inc. with four alleged willful and serious violations of workplace health and safety standards, chiefly involving a failure to protect workers from exposure to lead.

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CSB to investigate Chevron refinery fire

August 13, 2012

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has decided to pursue a full investigation to determine the causes of last week’s fire at the Chevron oil refinery in Richmond, California, northeast of San Francisco.

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Same recurring violations prompted new mining rule

August 10, 2012

A couple of points stand out in in a blog post this week written by Joseph Main, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health.

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Brady expands SPC product line to include Neutralizers and Kits

August 9, 2012

Brady has expanded its SPC absorbent product line to include new Neutralizers and Neutralizer Kits. Brady’s new Neutralizer product offering is designed to counteract a wide range of acid and base spills and provide quick spill response solutions.

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CSB team headed to damaged Ca. Chevron Refinery

August 8, 2012

A seven-member investigative team from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) is en route to the scene of an explosion and fire that occurred Monday at the Chevron Refinery in Richmond, CA. 

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Workers at Conn. health care facility exposed to TB

August 8, 2012

A Conn. health care facility needlessly exposed its employees to tuberculosis by failing to take appropriate protective action after a patient was identified with the illness, OSHA has found.

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Fix your floor care problems

And reduce cleaning & maintenance costs
August 1, 2012
Floor care can be time-consuming, disruptive and costly. In addition to labor and equipment costs, it can take time out of production, compounding costs.

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Keep your facility clean

Control & contain industrial fluids & chemicals
August 1, 2012
When it comes to keeping your facility clean, there’s more at stake than general tidiness.

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Oil and gas industry safety indicator papers now online

July 27, 2012

If you weren’t able to make it to the Chemical Safety Board’s (CSB) public hearing this week in Houston, Texas, you can now access that papers that were presented at it online.

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