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On March 26, OSHA published in the Federal Register a final regulation that modifies OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) to conform to the
UN’s Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS).
An OSHA investigation begun after a worker plunged 35 feet to his death at a Stamford, Connecticut worksite has ended with two citations against his employer.
The U.S. Department of Labor has entered into a settlement agreement with St. James Stevedoring Partners LLC New Orleans to resolve findings by OSHA that the company illegally terminated an employee for safety complaints, in violation of the Seaman's Protection Act.
An employee who was terminated after raising health concerns about a rodent infestation in the workplace will be reinstated, if the U.S. Department of Labor prevails in its lawsuit against Aquatech Technologies.
The Government Accounting Office (GAO) reviewed the OSHA new rule on hazard communication.
A truck driver who was fired after raising concerns about defects in the vehicle he was required to drive must be reinstated, according to OSHA.
An OSHA investigation begun after a worker was crushed to death in a coating machine while attempting to clear a jam has resulted in numerous citations against a New Jersey company.
The name of a Senate committee hearing going on right now says it all, say safety advocates: “Time Takes Its Toll: Delays in OSHA Standard Setting and Its Impact on Worker Safety.”
A grain elevator explosion that killed six workers and left two others hospitalized has earned an Atchinson, Kansas company $406,000 in proposed fines.
A feed processing company that prevented OSHA from inspecting its facility has been found in civil contempt of court and ordered to pay nearly $42,000 in fines.
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