Lincoln Paper & Tissue LLC of Lincoln, Maine has been fined @212,000 for repeat and serious safety violations at its Lincoln, Maine paper mill, following a September 2010 incident in which a mill employee was burned when hot steam and condensate burst out of the end of a high-pressure steam line.
As Congress looks for ways to cut government spending and reduce the federal deficit, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) has registered its opposition to a proposed 17.7 percent decrease in funding for OSHA.
At least 20 workers involved in the desperate attempt to head off a nuclear disaster at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant have now been exposed to radiation, according to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
Gavilon Grain LLC in Morral, Ohio received citations for 46 safety and health violations following the September 2010 death of a 20-year-old worker who was caught in a discharge auger while cleaning out a grain bin.
The American Industrial Hygiene Association® has reached out to Japanese counterpart organizations of International Occupational Hygiene Association (IOHA), Japan Occupational Hygiene Association (JOHA) and Japan Association for Working Environment Measurement (JAWE), as well as individual AIHA Japanese members, in an offer of support and outreach in light of the recent devastation that has struck Japan.
General Electric, which manufactured the nuclear reactors at Japan’s devastated Fukushima nuclear power plant is monitoring events at the plant with its Japanese-based partner, Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy. During the magnitude
While the world anxiously follows developments at Japan’s earthquake-stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant, a team of Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) inspectors has been sent to investigate a recent nuclear “event” in the U.S.
The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) warned Congress that slashing the budget of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) will have a significant negative impact on workers and their families and cause a sharp drop in the number of trained safety and health professionals.