The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) this week announced that federal inspectors issued 20 withdrawal orders and five citations to Randolph Mine in Boone County, W.Va., during an impact inspection conducted in April.
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Orval Kent Foods Co. Inc. in Delphos for 11 safety violations after a worker suffered a puncture wound from a drill press in December 2010.
The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) this week provided comments to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) on its proposed rule regarding miners’ exposure to respirable coal mine dust (published in the Federal Register on October 19, 2010).
The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) announced that it will hold four public hearings on two proposed rules: "Examinations of Work Areas in Underground Coal Mines" and "Pattern of Violations."
He looks good for his age. Sparky the Fire Dog®, the iconic spokesdog for the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) turned 60 this year, and will be honored with a Sparky Museum at the 2011 NFPA Conference & Expo being held June 12 – 15 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center.
OSHA has cited J.P. Phillips Inc. of Franklin Park for five safety violations after workers were observed working at heights greater than 6 feet without fall protection during a February job site inspection in Crete. The company faces penalties totaling $75,900.
In a letter sent yesterday to Senators Michael Enzi and Mary Landrieu, the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) expressed support for the “Voluntary Protection Program Act,” because it provides workers a healthy and safe workplace.
In a brief letter sent last week to Dr. David Michaels, Assistant Secretary of OSHA, the St. Louis Chapter of ASSE retracted its opposition to an Injury/Illness Prevention Program (I2P2) OSHA Standard.