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  1. Vortex owners face more than $100K fines in incident that injured 5Read the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | WRAL.com

    ... not maintained properly and after safety systems were bypassed. Each violation comes with a $28,000 fine, for a total OSHA fine of $56,000 each. The Elevator & Amusement Device Bureau fined both Macaroni and Family Attractions for operating a device ...

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  2. Company hit with $72,800 in fines from OSHARead the original story

    10 min ago | Norwalk Reflector

    ... of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration at its Salem facility. Proposed penalties total $72,800. OSHA's complaint investigation found several violations of machine guarding and lockout/tag out procedures, which protect workers from ...

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  3. Feds seek $211K in fines from Minn. companyRead the original story

    30 min ago | KHGI

    Federal safety regulators are proposing $211,000 in fines for a Minnesota agriculture company that authorities say repeatedly failed to make sure workers weren't exposed grain dust hazards in Montana.

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  4. Sewer Contractor Fined for Trenching HazardsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Construction Equipment

    OSHA has cited Kuechle Underground Inc. of Kimball, Minn., for failing to protect workers from cave-in hazards after an employee's leg was broken when a trench wall collapsed during a residential sewer line installation.

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  5. 'Midnight Rider' Accident: IATSE Sets Safety Rights Seminar for May 4 in BurbankRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Hollywood Reporter

    ... 4. The workshop, which is open to all workers in the entertainment industry, will explore workers safety rights under OSHA and employer responsibilities. The seminar will examine Safety in the Workplace and give workers a better understanding of ...

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  6. Minnesota ag co-op CHS facing $211K in federal fines in MontanaRead the original story

    1 hr ago | TwinCities

    Federal safety regulators are proposing $211,000 in fines for a Minnesota agriculture company that authorities say repeatedly failed to make sure workers weren't exposed grain dust hazards in Montana.

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  7. Would You Like Salmonella With That? It's Time to Dump the 'Filthy Chicken Rule'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    Imagine you go into work tomorrow and learn you have to produce 25 percent more work in the same amount of time, without any additional resources.

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  8. Holland & Hart Welcomes New Labor & Employment Attorney in...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... and represents clients involved in enforcement proceedings before the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). Before coming to Holland & Hart, Linton served in Denver as Assistant ...

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  9. 'Midnight Rider' Accident Highlighted In 'Preventable Deaths' Workplace StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

    ... d in a statement. Jones' death is currently being investigated by local authorities in Wayne County, Georgia as well as OSHA and the National Transportation Safety Board and has served as a wake-up call for safety reform.

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  10. This Safety Blade will Wow Your SurgeonsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Outpatient Surgery Magazine

    ... ny blade the surgeon desires. When the safety shield is retracted, the surgeon's view is unobstructed. The device meets OSHA requirements for engineered devices.

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  11. $23K Fine Set in - Preventable Tragedy'Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | PaintSquare

    ... of Edward Ulicne, 45, of Latrobe, PA, was "a terrible, preventable tragedy," said Christopher Robinson, director of OSHA's Pittsburgh-area office. K. Dolan Construction Corp. was established in February 2013 when the owner bought four asphalt ...

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  12. Chemical Safety Board says West explosion was 'preventable'Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

    ... will change as a result of an executive order issued by President Obama last summer. The president is asking EPA and OSHA - among other government agencies - to help identify new ways to safely handle and store ammonium nitrate, hoping to prevent ...

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  13. Regulators propose $211,000 in fines for CHS over Montana grain dust hazards, other violationsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Federal safety regulators are proposing $211,000 in fines for a Minnesota agriculture company that authorities say repeatedly failed to make sure workers weren't exposed grain dust hazards in Montana.

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  14. ForkliftCertification.com Launches the Ultimate Guide to Forklift TrainingRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... for best practices. ForkliftCertification.com, a nationally recognized provider of forklift training and online OSHA-approved forklift certification, has released The Ultimate Guide to Forklift Training . This forklift training guide is available to ...

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  15. Recycling Facility in Texas Cited for Multiple, Serious Safety ViolationsRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Electrical Construction and Maintenance

    ... workers to unguarded machinery and electrical, noise, chemical and fall hazards at the company's Olive Avenue facility. OSHA's Lubbock District Office initiated the safety and health inspections in November 2013 under the agency's Site- Specific ...

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  16. Princeton Electric earns safety awardRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 10 | Bureau County Republican

    ... illnesses and the number of worker-hours during 2013, as defined by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). “We at the city of Princeton Electric Department are proud of the service we provide to our customers,” said ...

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  17. Safety board: West explosion was 'preventable'Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | KVUE.com

    ... will change as a result of an executive order issued by President Obama last summer. The president is asking EPA and OSHA - among other government agencies - to help identify new ways to safely handle and store ammonium nitrate , hoping to prevent ...

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  18. Deadly Fertilizer Explosion 'Should Never Have Occurred'...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    ... nitrate it had stored. But some clearly could have done better. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) hadn't inspected the plant since 1985 . The EPA issued a $2,300 fine in 2006 for failure to have a risk management plan that met ...

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  19. State can't lapse in protecting worker safetyRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Daily Record

    ... of roughly 13 workers die each and every day, according to data from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Yet, there are some in Washington who would put workplace safety programs on the chopping block. On April 28, of all ...

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  20. 2013 fertilizer plant blast 'preventable'Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WESH-TV

    The 2013 fertilizer plant blast that killed 15 people and wounded another 226 in West, Texas, "should never have occurred," the chairman of the U.S. Chemical Safety Board said Tuesday.

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