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Two Texas grain handling facilities were cited this week by OSHA for exposing employees to dangerous conditions. At one of them, a worker was engulfed while emptying grain from a storage bin.
While many workers have to take steps to avoid frostbite and hypothermia during the winter, miners face an even greater danger: explosions. Statistics show that coal-mine explosions occur most often during the colder months, October through March.
A investigaton by the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has found that systemic deficiencies led to a chemistry laboratory explosion at Texas Tech University in January of 2010 that seriously injured a graduate student.
When an employee of a Market Basket store in Rindge, MA fell 11 feet to a concrete floor and sustained broken bones and head trauma, store management didn't call 9-1-1.
Former workers of nuclear weapons facilities in Wisconsin and Ohio may be eligible for compensation and medical benefits under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act administered by the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Division of Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation.
OSHA has released new educational materials on laboratory safety aimed at helping laboratory managers protected their workers from exposure to chemical, biological and physical hazards.
A farmer-owned Wisconsin cooperative has agreed to pay $550,000 in penalties, step up grain bin training for employees and abate all safety issues at its four grain handling facilities, according to OSHA.
Chronic pain. Chronic fatigue. Regular ER visits. Memory loss and confusion. Seizures. In the mid-1990s the rash of symptoms were the calling card for a group of Southwest Airlines employees working at the airline’s San Antonio reservations center.
Anyone interested in learning the details of a college laboratory accident involving a high-energy metal compound can sign up for a free webinar being conducted by the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) on Wednesday, Oct. 19.
The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has placed Dennis Creg Yonts' Mine No. 2 in Letcher County, Ky., operated by Vision Coal, on potential pattern of violations status based on data gathered during agency audits.
This standard establishes the elements and activities for pre-project and pre-task safety and health planning in construction.
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