Stylists didn't know about formaldehyde gas, didn't take precautions
February 5, 2012
California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris reached a settlement with the manufacturer of Brazilian Blowout hair straightening products that will require the company to warn California consumers and hair stylists that two of its most popular hair smoothing products emit formaldehyde gas.
American Heart Association (AHA) CEO Nancy Brown issued a statement in support of the final nutrition standards for school meals announced last week by First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack:
A consumer advocacy organization and a Republican representative are at odds over proposed child labor rules discussed at a hearing yesterday in the House Subcommittee on Agriculture, Energy and Trade.
A complaint from a warehouse workers union brought Cal/OSHA's attention to two warehouse companies in Chino -- and resulted in a quarter of a million dollars worth of citations against those companies.
A grand jury convened in Coos County, N.H., has indicted Craig Sanborn, owner of gunpowder manufacturer Black Mag LLC, for manslaughter and negligent homicide as a result of a deadly 2010 explosion that took the lives of two workers at the company's Colebrook, N.H., worksite.
Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health Joseph Main gave the mining industry credit for its role in the overall improvement in the compliance level at mines across the country, but said bringing all mines into compliance should be the goal of the entire industry.
OSHA's proposed rule on occupational exposure to crystalline silica is among the items being followed closely by the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA), according to AIHA Government Affairs Director Aaron K. Trippler.
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