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Supreme Court ruling affects OSHA’s statute of limitations

Citations must be for recent violations
March 6, 2013

A recent ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court means that employers “should not accept an OSHA citation alleging violations more than six months old,” according to two lawyers who specialize in occupational safety and health law.


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Workers in TX exposed to cave-in hazards

SER Construction Partners LLC cited
February 25, 2013

OSHA has cited SER Construction Partners LLC with one willful violation for exposing workers repairing a water line to excavation hazards at its Conroe work site on State Highway 242. OSHA's Houston North Area Office began its December 2012 inspection as part of a national emphasis program on trenching and excavation.


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Foundry fined proposed $56,880 for noise hazards

January 31, 2013

OSHA has cited COL-Pump Co. Inc., with 10 health and safety violations, including two willful, for failing to monitor workers’ exposure to noise hazards above 85 decibels at the Columbiana foundry in Columbiana, Ohio, a city of about 6,300 residents. Proposed fines total $56,880, according to the Norwalk Reflector.


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USPS cited in heat-related death of letter carrier

December 19, 2012

OSHA has cited the U.S. Postal Service Truman Station in Independence, Mo., with a willful violation for failing to protect employees working in excessive heat. OSHA initiated an inspection in July after a mail carrier developed heat-related illness symptoms, collapsed while working his route and was taken to the hospital where he died as a result of his exposure to excessive heat.


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Meat workers exposed to unexpected machine start-up

November 29, 2012

OSHA has cited Cargill Meat Solutions Corp. with three safety violations for failing to protect workers from unexpected start-up of machines at its Beardstown, Illinois pork processing facility. Proposed penalties total $114,000. OSHA initiated an inspection upon receiving a complaint alleging hazards.


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Cancer treatment center’s refusal to use safer needles exposes staff to bloodborne pathogens

November 13, 2012

Although staff at New England Hematology/Oncology Associates PC raised the alarm about the hazardous needle system in use at the facility, the Newton, Mass. medical service provider continued to use a system that was not engineered to reduce the risk of injury, thereby exposing its employees to a variety of biohazards, according to OSHA.


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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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Ohio nursing home workers exposed to biohazards

October 17, 2012

OSHA has cited Columbus-headquartered Atrium Centers LLC, which operates the Woodside Village Care Center in Mt. Gilead, with four health violations for exposing workers to biological hazards at the nursing care facility.


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Ga. Worker loses four fingers at recycling company

Co. had LO/TO program but it was not implemented
October 17, 2012

Marglen Industries Inc. in Rome, Ga. has been cited by OSHA for one willful and one serious safety violation after a worker had four fingers amputated while servicing a dust collector's airlock system at the company's facility in Rome.


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Lead in the lunchroom for Ohio glass co. workers

September 27, 2012

OSHA has cited Dlubak Glass Co. for 15 alleged health – including willful and repeat – violations, many of them related to the presence of lead, following a March inspection at one of its two Upper Sandusky plants. Proposed fines total $126,700.OSHA has cited Dlubak Glass Co. for 15 alleged health – including willful and repeat – violations, many of them related to the presence of lead, following a March inspection at one of its two Upper Sandusky plants. Proposed fines total $126,700.


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