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OSHA has recently cited Buford, Ga.-based Maga Construction Inc. with 12 serious violations for exposing workers to fall hazards and other safety violations at a San Antonio work site.
OSHA does not have any industry-specific standards for the entertainment industry.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed that companies be required to report to EPA all new uses, including in domestic or imported products, of five groups of potentially harmful chemicals.
OSHA announced an updated hazard communication standard today that it says will help workers be safer and manufacturers be more competitive by providing a better understanding of the dangers related to chemicals in their workplaces.
A recent OSHA memo is "a great step forward in trying to address the growing problem of policies and practices that discourage reporting of injuries," according to Peg Seminario, Safety and Health Director of the AFL-CIO.
A safety specialist who was penalized after helping a worker file a safety complaint with OSHA is the subject of legal action by one federal agency against another.
OSHA has cited Piping Technology and Products Inc. for one willful and 11 serious violations following a health inspection that found workers exposed to excessive noise levels and other hazards at the company's Houston facility.
OSHA is suing Renaissance Arts and Education Inc., doing business as Manatee School for the Arts in Palmetto, to reinstate a former employee with full back wages and benefits.
An Ohio company has learned the hard way that failing to provide cave-in protection for its workers can result in...cave-ins, and OSHA citations.
OSHA has cited Stella-Jones Corp., a manufacturer of railroad ties, with 16 safety violations, including one willful, following the crushing death of a worker who was caught in a machine at the company's facility in Warrior.
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