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OMB holds first silica rule stakeholder meeting in 19th months

Foundry industry says lower PEL unnecessary, too costly

The proposed rule to lower the permissible exposure limit for crystalline silica got dusted off earlier this month after a long period of inactivity at the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB).


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Wisconsin foundries address high ergo injury rates

Foundries in northeast Wisconsin have renewed a strategic partnership with OSHA aimed at improving ergonomic programs and reducing the rate of musculoskeletal injuries. The foundry industry has a high rate of musculoskeletal and other ergonomic-related injuries due to tasks such as moving heavy equipment, material handling and the use of pneumatic equipment such as grinders and sanders.


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NH foundry wracks up 62 violations for lead exposure since 1998

OSHA has cited Franklin Non-Ferrous Foundry Inc. with four alleged willful and serious violations of workplace health and safety standards, chiefly involving a failure to protect workers from exposure to lead.


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No guarding on abrasive grinder wheel at Illinois company

One of 20 violations

OSHA has cited aluminum castings producer Trio Foundry Inc., which operates as Sandwich Castings and Machine, with 20 health and safety violations, including one willful and one repeat violation.


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OSHA, EPA team up against foundry owner who illegally stored hazardous waste

A New Hampshire foundry owner faces two years in prison for illegally storing hazardous waste, after OSHA and the EPA combined efforts to bring him to justice.


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Eye Injuries: You rarely see them coming. Practical Solutions for reducing injuries to the eye.

The 3M Eye Injury Reduction webinar will provide an examination of how to help solve eye injuries in the workplace. This issue continues to challenge virtually every industry, and the solution is often times multifaceted. 3M will share some new tools and approaches to help you in solving this issue.

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