The employer of a worker who was struck and killed by a moving spindle failed to identify and correct machinery hazards in its facility, according to California OSHA, which has issued five citations against Aero Pacific Corp.
Free "Laser Curtains vs. Laser AODP" webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, October 17, 2017 10-11 am CT
September 5, 2017
Rockford Systems, LLC., a premier provider of machine safeguarding products and services, today announced details for the next webinar in its online educational series: "Safeguarding Press Brakes: Light Curtains vs. Laser AODP."
One worker at a Wisconsin manufacturing company suffered severe injuries after being struck by a moving piece of machinery and another was exposed to excessive levels of hexavalent chromium, OSHA investigators found, after responding to a complaint about unsafe conditions at the facility.
A New York paperboard mill faces $357,445 in proposed penalties for exposing workers to 61 safety and health hazards.
OSHA in Syracuse opened an inspection of Carthage Specialty Paperboard Inc., on Dec. 27, 2016, in response to a complaint alleging unsafe working conditions.
OSHA has again cited a Camden County, NJ, aluminum manufacturing company with a long history of noncompliance with OSHA standards – this time for 51 safety and health violations and proposed penalties of $1,922,895.
California OSHA issued six citations and $142,715 in penalties to Crenshaw Manufacturing Inc. in Huntington Beach, after a worker had three fingers amputated while manually loading products into an operating punch press.
Rockford Systems, LLC. is adding value to its customer relationships by launching a Quick Reference Sheet (QRS) library page on its website that highlights safeguarding requirements for specific machines. Available as downloadable PDF sheets, each QRS is a reliable source for OSHA 1910 and ANSI B-11 standards as they relate to individual machines, including grinders, lathes, press brakes and power presses.
A Camden County, New Jersey aluminum manufacturing company with a long history of noncompliance with OSHA standards has once again been cited by the agency – this time for 51 safety and health violations, with proposed penalties of $1,922,895.
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