The efforts of U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) investigators to determine the cause of last week’s fatal workplace explosion in St. Louis, Missouri have been hampered by the facility’s lack of structural integrity, which have made it too dangerous to inspect in the days after the incident.
A three-person investigative team from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) is deploying to the scene of an incident that killed three people and injured four others on Monday, April 3 at the Loy-Lange Box Company in Saint Louis, Missouri. Two of the fatalities were members of the public.
A staffing firm ignored complaints from employees about health problems for months, leading to workers being sent to the hospital for carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning, according to Cal/OSHA, which has cited and fined the firm.
OSHA has released three guidance documents to help employers comply with the agency's Process Safety Management standard, (29 CFR 1910.119), which contains requirements for the management of hazards associated with processes using highly hazardous chemicals.
Honeywell Fluorine Products in Claymont, Del. recently received a visit from OSHA – but not for having an unsafe workplace.
The company’s management and employees received a Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) plaque and flag from Regional Administrator Richard Mendelson, in recognition of its safety achievements.
Effective asset management and operations are the life blood of any business. The old adage of “grow or die” applies universally, so all work must be executed to deliver business success, or the business will not be competitive and eventually will cease to exist.
Those who work with their hands usually have something in their hands. So they need a way to carry their stuff – tools, equipment, lunch and hydration – to and fro on their job site. While this isn’t typically a problem for travel on smooth surfaces, not all walking/work surfaces are smooth, level, uniform or horizontal.