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Your spring cleaning should include a home hazard check

Kitchen holds most dangers
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Many people welcome warmer weather by thoroughly cleaning and organizing their homes. The Electrical Safety Foundation (ESFI) says that provides a handy opportunity for finding and fixing electrical hazards that could threaten the safety of your family.


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Ohio workers exposed to lead, other hazards

Repeat violations get Mahle Engine Components SVEP status
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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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What price beauty?

Cosmetics manufacturer faces $53K in OSHA fines
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A company that manufactures products for the cosmetics industry has been cited for 20 serious violations for conditions at its manufacturing plant in Dayville, CT.


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How to make 2013 an electrically safe year

ESFI has your checklist
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The list of New Year’s Resolutions you made (and may still be keeping) probably did not include what the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) says should be a high priority item: being electrically safe in 2013.


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NFPA, USFA team up to “Put a Freeze on Winter Fires”

More fires occur in December, January and February
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While a warm home and a hot meal on a cold winter’s day may conjure up thoughts of safety and security, the unfortunate reality is that winter is the leading time of year for home fires in the United States (U.S.). That’s why the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) have teamed up to help prevent home fires in the winter months.


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Fire in an oil tank burns two workers

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An employer notified of fire hazards in August of 2011 failed to take corrective action, says OSHA – resulting in injuries to two workers. The agency has cited Vann Energy Services LLC in Nixon, Texas with 13 safety and health violations – including two willful and three repeat – for exposing workers to flash fires and other hazards.


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Brady launches new Electrical Product Solutions brochure

Guide covers ways to keep workers safe from electrical hazards
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Brady has released its new Electrical Product Solutions brochure. The four-page guide identifies trends impacting the industry as well as products and services that help individuals execute successful electrical identification projects.


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Fire safety experts: Make safety a holiday tradition at your house

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With the holiday season rapidly approaching, the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) is launching its annual holiday safety campaign to encourage families and communities across the country to Make Safety a Tradition.


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Follow up inspection at Wisconsin foundry doesn’t go well

Nine violations despite nine months to fix hazards
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After a follow up inspection to determine if Grede Wisconsin Subsidiaries LLC abated the hazards found during the first go-round, OSHA has cited the company for nine – including two repeat – safety violations at its Berlin iron foundry. These carry $56,320 in proposed penalties.


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At the NSC Congress: Top 10 OSHA violations unveiled

ISHN Editor Dave Johnson reporting from NSC Congress & Expo
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The Top 10 for FY 2012 are, in order from one to ten: Fall protection – general requirements; Hazard communication; Scaffolding


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