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OSHA orders whistleblower reinstated

Company accused employee of sabotaging water supply
June 13, 2012

OSHA has ordered Anchorage-based North Star Behavioral Health System to reinstate an employee who was fired after reporting safety concerns about compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act at the company's residential youth facility outside of Anchorage.
 


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OSHA: How to comply with HazCom standard during transition period

March 23, 2012

OSHA has released additional details about its revised Hazard Communication Standard -- announced this week -- which will bring the U.S. in alignment with the United Nations' Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals.


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D.C. Circuit upholds OSHA's multi-employer citation policy

December 15, 2011

The D.C. Circuit upheld OSHA's multi-employer citation policy, in a decision yesterday against Summit Contractors Inc.


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OSHA publishes new materials on safety during trenching operations

October 3, 2011

OSHA has released three new guidance products to educate workers and employers about the hazards workers face in trenching operations.


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Two workers die in flash fire; Texas boat company cited

October 3, 2011

The deaths of two workers in a flash fire at a Texas boat repair facility earlier this year led to an OSHA investigation that resulted in 40 violations against Texas Barge & Boat, Inc.


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Death by recycling

Lack of lockout/tagout training proves fatal at Ohio refuse facility

September 27, 2011

An OSHA inspection begun after a worker was found dead inside a rotating drum assembly at Refuse Recycling in Marietta, Ohio, has resulted in 21 safety citations against Marietta Industrial Enterprises, Inc., which operates the facility.


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