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Amputation, electrical and combustible waste hazards at Mo. company

Repeat violations for Construction Trailer Specialists were for LOTO failures
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A Sikeston, Mo. manufacturing company has been cited by OSHA for 21 safety and health violations - four of them repeat- for failing to protect workers from amputation*, electrical and other hazards. Proposed penalties total $82,390.


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No cushy job: Confined space attendants play a crucial role

By Pat Furr
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Have you ever wondered who that person is who hovers around the portal of a permit space while workers are in the space?


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OSHA delays enforcement of electronic power standard changes

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OSHA has just announced a delay in the enforcement of compliance regarding the recently released changes to the standards for electric power generation, transmission and distribution installations (1910.269 & Subpart V).


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Fla. workers framing houses with no fall protection

Sonic Creations Inc. cited for repeat and serious safety violations following OSHA inspection
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The whimsically-named Water Color subdivision in Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. turns out to be a dangerous place for the workers who are building it. According to OSHA investigators, workers were framing houses without required fall protection and lacked necessary PPE.


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Worker fatality at Mass. seafood company uncovers multiple hazards

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 An OSHA investigation following the death of a worker at a New Bedford fish processing plant has resulted in serious safety violations against his employer, Sea Watch International Ltd. 


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Ohio worker's hand crushed while operating mechanical power press

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 Following the crushing of a worker's hand in a 150-ton mechanical power press on Nov. 14, 2013, Superior Roll Forming Co. has been cited by OSHA for four serious safety violations.  


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Five companies cited in death of temp worker at Amazon facility in NJ

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 An OSHA investigation into a fatality at an Amazon fulfillment center in Avenel, NJ, has resulted in five companies being cited for serious violations – none of them Amazon. 


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Mo. worker seriously injured in fall into 13’ deep trench

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 Gershenson Construction Co. Inc. has been cited by OSHA after a worker suffered a broken vertebra when he was struck by a partially suspended load of sewer pipe and knocked to the bottom of an unprotected 13-foot-deep trench. 


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Death at a Texas sawmill

Company penalized $70,000 following worker fatality
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After an employee was struck and killed by an 800+  pound piece of lumber that kicked out of a machine at Tanner Timber Services, the company received five citations from OSHA, including a willful one for failing to protect workers from hazardous, unguarded machines.


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A busy April for MSHA inspectors

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Among the 16 special impact inspections conducted by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) in April was one at the Alcoa World Alumina LLC's Bayer Alumina Plant in Calhoun County, Texas, which resulted in 27 citations and seven orders.


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