OSHA has issued Diaz Roofing Inc. of Madison four citations for failing to provide roofers working on commercial and residential projects with fall protection. The company faces penalties totaling $55,800.
OSHA has cited Parkdale America LLC in Lavonia, Georgia with 16 safety and health violations following the death of a worker in September 2010, who fell from a rolling ladder while replacing the drive housing unit on a spinning machine.
OSHA has cited Evraz Rocky Mountain Steel in Pueblo alleging one repeat, five serious and two other-than-serious violations following a safety inspection of the company's seamless tube mill. Proposed fines total $49,900.
OSHA has published a final rule that makes the procedures for handling whistleblower retaliation complaints under the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974 and six environmental statutes consistent with retaliation complaint procedures under other OSHA whistleblower provisions.
Watching a brief, hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) video made people more likely to attempt CPR – and to do it better – in an emergency, according to a study recently reported in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.
Some Oregon forklift drivers negotiated an obstacle course, performed slalom runs and did precision pallet loading Tuesday to help kick off the Governor’s Occupational Safety and Health (GOSH) Conference in Portland.
Small businesses with questions about OSHA’s cranes and derricks rule can get answers in the form of a new brochure, Small Entity Compliance Guide for Cranes and Derricks in Construction, issued yesterday by the agency.
Comfort, performance, fit testing and training are some of the topics covered in this month's special issue of Noise and Health magazine, which covers the latest research findings on hearing protection devices.
Current and former nuclear weapons industry workers in Lockport, N.Y., Lynchburg, Va., and Texas City, Texas were added to the Special Exposure Cohort of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA) this week, according to the Department of Labor (DOL), which says the action is part of an ongoing effort to reach workers at smaller covered sites who may not realize they are eligible.
The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) yesterday announced the Opening General Session speaker for AIHce 2011: NASA Flight Control Director and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Gene Kranz.