Items Tagged with 'manufacturing'


Worker fatality results in $1.33 million in criminal, civil fines against S.D. company

Company agrees to expand safety & health department
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Adams Thermal Systems Inc. has entered into a deferred prosecution agreement with the U.S. Attorney's Office and OSHA to pay more than $1.33 million to resolve criminal penalties and OSHA fines levied as a result of the death of a worker on Nov. 7, 2011, in the company's Canton, S.D. plant.

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ProMaxima Mfg. in Houston cited for exposing workers to amputations, other hazards

Co. manufactures equipment for federal agencies
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OSHA has cited ProMaxima Manufacturing Ltd. in Houston with nine serious safety violations for inadequately guarded machinery among other hazards. Proposed penalties total $47,700.

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OSHA compliance: Been there, done that

By Dave Johnson
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Call it the OSHA relevancy scale. After the election, and staring at another four-year cycle at OSHA, we posed this question to several in-the-know sources: In terms of its various activities and their impact on safety pros, how influencial and relevant is OSHA after 40+ years of existence?

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Manufacturing on the mend

Herb Niles on sales and marketing management
By Herb Niles
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As this column goes to print, the dog days of summer are behind us and the pit bulls (sometimes referred to as politicians) are front and center, covering the airways with their attack ads.

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Sellstrom Manufacturing Company announces a new Director of International & Government Sales

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Sellstrom Manufacturing Company is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Christopher Sedgwick as the new Director of International & Government Sales.

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Camfil Farr APC to build new UK manufacturing facility

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Camfil Farr Air Pollution Control (APC), a leading global manufacturer of dust and fume collection equipment, has announced plans to open a 40,000 sq. ft. (3,716 sq. meter) facility in the United Kingdom to serve industrial customers throughout the UK and Europe.

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7/11/2012 - Pre-Shift Stretch

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If you’re in manufacturing, do you have workers do a pre-shift stretch?

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Silent running

Quiet engines of recovery lift safety markets
By Dave Johnson
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The Wimpy Recovery,” “The 97-lb. Recovery,” is what we’re dealing with, according to an early April Time magazine cover story.

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ERB Safety Awarded Full Line Distribution agreement with Ashtead Technology Instrument Division

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ERB Safety has entered into a full line distribution agreement with Ashtead Technology (Ashtead) is an instrumentation rental, sales and services company serving the environmental services, oil and gas, power generation, industrial production, manufacturing, infrastructure maintenance and repair, and transportation industries.

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MSA names Steve Blanco Vice President of Global Operational Excellence

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MSA, the leading global manufacturer of safety products and systems that protect people and facility infrastructures, has appointed Steve Blanco to the position of Vice President of Global Operational Excellence.

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