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A Chicago meat processing company should be very familiar with some of the safety citations it recently received from OSHA; they've been penalized for committing the same violations in the past.
OSHA inspectors who witnessed workers exposed to fall hazards at several commercial roofing projects began an investigation that resulted in a half dozen safety violations and $121,660 in fines against the contractor.
OSHA has cited Jay-Em Aerospace Inc. with 18 safety and health violations, including one willful safety violation for failing to provide adequate machine guarding on equipment at the aircraft landing gear manufacturer's Cuyahoga Falls facility.
The EPA has proposed the first Clean Air Act standard for carbon pollution from new power plants.
OSHA has cited janitorial services company ServiceMaster Clean with one willful and four serious safety violations for failing to protect workers from lead exposure and other hazards while they were contracted to clean an indoor firing range in Lancaster.
OSHA’s enforcement chief told TRSA members (TRSA represents the $16-billion textile services industry that employs nearly 200,000 people at more than 2,000 facilities nationwide) that the agency is “struggling” with incentive programs that recognize employers for exemplary efforts in preventing workplace injuries and illnesses.
The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) says that federal inspectors issued 253 citations and orders during special impact inspections conducted at 15 coal mines and two metal/nonmetal mines last month.
A tunnel accident that resulted in injuries to two workers has earned a NY contractor citations for 11 serious violations of workplace safety standards.
Under the revised Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) announced by OSHA this week, employers are required to train workers on the new label elements and SDS format by December 1, 2013.
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