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Fall protection violations land roofing contractor heavy fines (2/14)

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OSHA inspection was initiated after an agency inspector observed company employees exposed to falls of up to 20 feet while working on rooftops.
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A first: Demolition company earns VPP "star" status (2/14)

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The “star” designation is the highest level of recognition that an employer can achieve in the VPP.
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Workers lack first-aid know-how, research shows (2/14)

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British Red Cross says less than 60 percent of UK workers know where the first-aid kit is kept.
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Decline seen in Pa. workers' compensation costs (2/13)

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Gov. Rendell said the reduction comes as a result of decreases in the frequency of compensation claims.
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New regulation aimed at railroad operations safety (2/13)

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U.S. DOT says rule will focus on reducing common mistakes that result in nearly half of all human factor-caused train accidents.
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Sugar refinery blast update: 6 dead, 2 missing, 44 injured (2/12)

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Massive explosion and fire at a Georgia sugar refinery Feb. 7 has renewed concerns about the adequacy of industry safety standards for combustible dust.
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New York initiates largest fire safety campaign in city's history (2/12)

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Fire department officials announced that the “Sound the Alarm” safety campaign will focus on the importance of smoke detectors.
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Aluminum company settles with OSHA on safety hazards (2/12)

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Manufacturing facility cited after OSHA inspectors found hazards involving the control of hazardous energy, as well as other safety and health violations.
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Poultry processing injury rate at lowest level ever (2/12)

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The chicken industry is playing a lead role in improving worker safety and reducing the incidence of injuries and health problems, says the NCC.
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Study: Workplace stress hindering Europeans (2/11)

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Stress is responsible for more than half of all missed work days, costing the European economy an estimated 20 billion euros ($29 billion) each year.
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