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OSHA has ordered Omaha, Neb.-based Union Pacific Railroad Co. to immediately reinstate an employee in Idaho who was terminated after reporting a work-related injury.
The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has announced that Hepburnia Coal Co. Inc. has agreed to provide special training to its employees on the rights provided to miners under the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 as well as pay a civil penalty of $3,750 to settle charges of unlawful discrimination against one employee.
A New Hampshire foundry owner faces two years in prison for illegally storing hazardous waste, after OSHA and the EPA combined efforts to bring him to justice.
A well-known snack manufacturer which has been in the news lately for its bankruptcy declaration can add OSHA fines to its financial problems.
End-of-year statistics released by OSHA provide a look at the agency's outreach and compliance assistance activities in 2011.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that Essroc Cement Company has agreed to pay a $1.7 million penalty and invest approximately $33 million in pollution control technology to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Air Act (CAA) at six of its Portland Cement manufacturing plants.
OSHA recently updated its Federal Agency Targeting Inspection Program (FEDTARG) directive for fiscal year 2012. FEDTARG directs programmed inspections of federal agency establishments that experienced high numbers of lost time injuries during FY 2011.
Camfil Farr Air Pollution Control (APC), a leading worldwide producer of industrial dust and fume collectors, will host a free educational webinar titled: "The New EPA National Emission Standard for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP), Rule 6X: Are You Compliant?"
OSHA kicked off the new year by reaffirming its commitment to injury and illness prevention programs (I2P2), in the form of a White Paper that characterizes them as "effective, flexible, commonsense" tools that will help reduce occupational injuries and fatalities and increase productivity."
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