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Worker fatality at Mass. seafood company uncovers multiple hazards

 An OSHA investigation following the death of a worker at a New Bedford fish processing plant has resulted in serious safety violations against his employer, Sea Watch International Ltd. 


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ASSE Safety 2014 Speaker Q&A with Skipper Kendrick:

“Could your leaders name the last three things they’ve done to improve the safety of the business?”

ISHN conducted an exclusive interview with Skipper Kendrick of Kendrick Global Enterprises, who presented a talk at ASSE Safety 2014 on “12 Key Words for the Safety Professional.”


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Sustaining culture change by building a safety infrastructure

Over the past couple of weeks I have criticized the mad rush of snake oil sales men from BBS to the new –found goldmine of one form or another of “culture-based” safety.  I like to alternate my posts from the critical, to the (hopefully) helpful.  Much ado is made about the holy grail of injury prevention, but scant little has been offered around sustaining change.


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OSHA citations like déjà vu for NY metal fabricator

Rothe Welding faces $50,000+ in new penalties for old violations

OSHA has cited Rothe Welding Inc. of Saugerties for alleged failure to abate and repeat and serious workplace health violations, some of which refer to a previous 2012 OSHA inspection.


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Roofing worker breaks neck in fall

Conte Roofing Co. cited

A call from the Moonachie, NJ Police Department last October alerted OSHA to a serious accident at a worksite – caused by a hazard that the agency has focused considerable resources on reducing.


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Highway worker electrocuted in Wisconsin

Employer Highway Technologies cited

OSHA has cited Highway Technologies Inc. in Minneapolis for 10 safety – including six willful – violations after a worker died from injuries sustained while working with equipment that came into contact with overhead power lines on I-94 near Menomonie, Wis., on Sept. 17, 2012.


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Ohio workers exposed to lead, other hazards

Repeat violations get Mahle Engine Components SVEP status

Workers at an Ohio manufacturing company were exposed to lead, according to OSHA – along with electrical and machine guarding hazards. The OSHA inspection that uncovered those conditions lead to 26 health and safety violations against Mahle Engine Components USA Inc.


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On site fall hazard assessment from 3M

Failure to protect workers from fall hazards has been OSHA's top cited workplace safety violation for the past 2 years! Let 3M, the name you trust in safety, help you take the necessary steps to achieve fall protection compliance.


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Worker crushed to death by pavement roller

Citations include failure to train employees

A worker who was crushed to death by a pavement roller brought on an OSHA investigation that resulted in 18 serious safety violations against Export Fuel Co. in Export, PA.


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Beyond compliance

Michaels talks to OSHA employees

Last month, Assistant Secretary of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration Dr. David Michaels held an OSHA Employees All-Hands Meeting. OSHA employees who were not able to attend the meeting in person were able to participate through the web.


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Eye Injuries: You rarely see them coming. Practical Solutions for reducing injuries to the eye.

The 3M Eye Injury Reduction webinar will provide an examination of how to help solve eye injuries in the workplace. This issue continues to challenge virtually every industry, and the solution is often times multifaceted. 3M will share some new tools and approaches to help you in solving this issue.

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