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White Cedar Shingles Inc. has been cited for nine safety violations by OSHA after a worker was fatally injured May 21 while servicing machinery that had not been locked out to prevent unexpected startup.
An estimated 120 lives are saved and 50,000 injuries prevented each year by complying with OSHA lockout/tagout standards, according to the OSHA Fact Sheet on Lockout/Tagout, from the U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 2002.
ESC Services, Inc. (ESC), an industry leader in lockout-tagout compliance, recently launched an innovative new website to better serve its customer base and stay ahead of the technology curve. The new escservices.com is the first in its industry built to be dynamically responsive on all devices from smart phones to large-monitor computers, providing an optimal viewing experience with easy-to-read pages, convenient and accessible navigation, and minimal or no resizing or scrolling needed.
OSHA has cited St. Louis Cold Drawn for 26 safety violations after a worker was electrocuted May 15 when he reached into an energized electrical panel box to retrieve work gloves stored in the box at the company's St. Louis steel bar manufacturing facility.