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Workers exposed to lead at Pa. facility

June 12, 2012

OSHA has cited Heraeus Materials Technology LLC for exposing workers to dangerously high levels of lead and silver metal, among other violations, at the company's West Conshohocken facility.


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Mine safety violator pays up

June 11, 2012

A drawn-out debt collection battle between the U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health and Resurrection Coal Co. of West Virginia is finally over, although it took a complaint filed by a U.S. attorney to resolve it.


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Arc flash blast burns workers; company cited

June 11, 2012

A November 2011 incident in which two Massachusetts workers were seriously burned by an arc flash lead to an OSHA investigation, resulting in citations and $11,000 in fines against the employer.


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NY Wal-Mart Super Center earns OSHA citations, fines

June 8, 2012

OSHA has cited Wal-Mart Stores Inc. for alleged repeat and serious violations of workplace safety standards at the company’s Super Center store in Cobleskill, NY.


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Worker dies from chemical burns; company didn’t call 911

June 6, 2012

The call from in from the Cook County (Illinois) medical examiner: a Raani Corp. worker had died from burn injuries caused by high-temperature water and a solution that erupted while the worker was beneath an open tank hatch.


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Ground employees in safety

With updated 2012 NFPA 70E training requirements
June 6, 2012
While many updates were made to the National Fire Protection Association 70E standard, one important section that deserves focus is employee training.


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Want respiratory protection compliance?

Consider these 7 critical factors
June 6, 2012
The proper choice of respiratory protection is an important process that involves many factors.


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Shifty & Dangerous

Toxic confined space hazards are not always recognized
June 6, 2012
A confined space is defined as an area large enough for an employee to enter and perform work.


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Every 2 minutes a fire strikes

Dust off your emergency action plan
June 6, 2012
Workplace emergencies and disasters can strike anyone, anytime and anywhere.


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Detection Decisions

Pick the right gas instruments & accessories
June 6, 2012
As a new health and safety specialist* at a new, large refinery, I had to do some homework before purchasing new gas monitors for my crew.


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