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Fatal crane accident in Texas nets company citations

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A crane collapse in Dallas that killed two workers has resulted in citations for a half dozen safety violations against Harrison Hoist, Inc.


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Coal miner trapped underground for four hours rescued

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A coal miner trapped underground for nearly four hours earlier this month got out alive, thanks to the efforts of company personnel and Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) officials – who happened to be at the mine to conduct an inspection.


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Trench collapse death brings visit from OSHA inspectors

19-year-old died in cave-in
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A Wisconsin company has been placed in OSHA's Severe Violator Enforcement Program (SVEP), after the death of a teenaged worker in a trench collapse revealed numerous safety hazards.


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Connecticut company ignores trench cave-in hazards

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Even after being informed of cave-in hazards, a Connecticut company continued to send workers into a ten-foot-deep trench in Hartford that lacked protection to prevent the walls from collapsing -- an action which earned Penney Construction Co. LLC seven OSHA citations and $169,000 in proposed fines.


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A gallery of photos from the sprawling Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, where ASSE’s annual professional development conference was held June 8-11. All photos courtesy of the American Society of Safety Engineers.

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