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What price beauty?

Cosmetics manufacturer faces $53K in OSHA fines
February 21, 2013

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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Dozens of hazards found at Pa. recycling company

November 2, 2012

OSHA has cited Donald R. Klein, doing business as Vortex Recycling Inc., for 27 violations of safety and health standards, including 25 serious ones. Proposed penalties total $58,000.


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Experts on confined space safety: get trained, be ready

August 29, 2012

Training both workers and supervisors to recognize and anticipate hazards and perform rescues is vital, according to a panel of confined space experts speaking at the International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) roundtable earlier this month.


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Confined space hazards persist at Ill. tank manufacturer

July 27, 2012

OSHA has cited Bushnell Illinois Tank Co., which operates as Schuld/Bushnell in Valley, with eight safety and health violations based on a follow-up inspection for hazards associated with workers who enter and work in permit-required confined spaces. Proposed penalties total $116,270.


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ISEA prepares for Washington roundtable on Confined Space Safety

Panel includes experts from OSHA, IBEW, Newport News Shipbuilding
July 10, 2012

Representatives from OSHA, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) and Newport News Shipbuilding are among seven experts who will share their perspectives during an International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) Washington Roundtable on Confined Space Safety, August 21 in Arlington, Va.


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ISEA Washington roundtable will examine challenges of ‘confined space’ worker safety

June 25, 2012

Seven experts on confined space worker safety will share their perspectives on this important topic during an International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) Washington Roundtable August 21 in Arlington, Va.


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Phylmar Regulatory Roundtable - OSH Forum: Advancing Safety Excellence

Good practices for confined space and lockout/tagout
May 18, 2012

To ensure that California employers do everything they can to prevent serious injury or death as a result of working in a confined space, The Phylmar Regulatory Roundtable (PRR) -- a group of companies committed to improving workplace safety and health -- compiled information from members companies existing safety and health programs and created materials that provide the public with a set of successful or good practices for confined space and lockout/tagout procedures for those who do not have these resources available to them.


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California's confined space safety program gathers steam

April 3, 2012

The Los Angeles Fire Department has become the latest organization to sign on to Cal/OSHA’s confined space awareness campaign -- an effort to educate employers and employees about the dangers of working in confined spaces.


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Ag co-op pleads guilty in worker's asphyxiation death

Company had safety program but didn't test atmosphere
April 3, 2012

An agricultural cooperative was sentenced last month in federal court in Lincoln, Nebraska after admitting to safety violations that led to the death of an employee.


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Arm amputation leads to OSHA citations for Jennie-O Turkey Store

January 24, 2012

After suffering a traumatic arm amputation in a confined space, a Jennie-O Turkey employee had to walk down a flight of stairs and 200 feet across a production floor to get the attention of a co-worker for assistance.


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