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  1. Safety is always firstRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Newberry Observer

    ... and safety harnesses when in bucket trucks, Merchant said. "We go above and beyond the minimum enforced by OSHA and the other safety governing bodies," Merchant said. "We always meet and exceed those standards to keep our people safe." Merchant said ...

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  2. Sierra College CACT Partnership Wins Economic Development AwardRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... math, tool management, concrete and carpentry, change orders and punch lists. In addition, CCC members earned OSHA 10 certification and First Aid/CPR Certification. Receiving a MC3 certificate will give participants preference in indenturing ...

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  3. Quirky Question #257, Food for thought - whistleblowing claims against agricultural companiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | JD Supra

    ... requirements. Employees who believe they have been retaliated against in violation of FSMA may file a complaint with OSHA. If the former employee files a complaint, OSHA will investigate the issue only if it finds that the employee, through the ...

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  4. OSHA proposes $40,000 fine against Gilford electrical contractorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Concord Monitor

    The U.S. Labor Department's OSHA division is proposing a $40,000 fine against a New Hampshire electrical contractor, saying an employee was exposed to a 12-foot fall without protection while replacing a light fixture on a restaurant roof in Concord. An Occupational Safety and Health Administration inspector driving by the Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant in December said he saw an employee for Daniels Electric Corp. on the roof without proper protection.

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  5. Effective Training Program Essential Before Using Aerial LiftsRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2013 | Building Operating Management

    ... quantity discounts. The courses explain applicable regulations from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) , covers hazards identification and avoidance, and contain practical and safe work habits. Topics covered include: hazards, ...

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  6. Oregon workplace safety coalition names 11 finalists in high school video contestRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Courier Mailer

    ... $300 to $500 and will earn a matching amount for their school. O[yes] hosts the contest, which is sponsored by Oregon OSHA, SAIF Corporation, local Oregon chapters of the American Society of Safety Engineers, the Oregon Institute of Occupational ...

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  7. OSHA Underestimated Cost of Silica Rule by $4.5B a YearRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Construction Equipment

    The Construction Industry Safety Coalition found that OSHA's proposed silica standards for the U.S. construction industry will cost $5 billion per year-roughly $4.5 billion per year more than OSHA's estimates The Construction Industry Safety Coalition found that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's proposed silica standards for the U.S. construction industry will cost $5 billion per year-roughly $4.5 billion per year more than OSHA's estimates. The coalition cautioned that the flawed cost estimates reflect deeper flaws in the rule and urged the federal agency to reconsider its approach.

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  8. Modular home addition takes tumble before sticking the landing in Long BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Newsday

    A section of modular housing lies on the ground on Pennsylvania Ave. in Long Beach, after it fell while being lifted into place by a crane on Friday, March 15, 2015. Photo Credit: Jim Staubitser A section of modular housing lies on the ground on Pennsylvania Ave. in Long Beach, after it fell while being lifted into place by a crane on Friday, March 15, 2015.

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  9. OSHA cites construction company for safety violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    A Jacksonville roofing company faces $184,000 in penalties from the Occupancy Safety and Health Administration due to safety violations. Great White Construction Inc. received six citations after two employees were spotted working on roofs without fall protection in September and October, according to a news release from OSHA.

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  10. Woman Killed When Gravel Truck Tips Over, Crushing CarRead the original story

    Yesterday | Construction Equipment

    An OSHA investigation continues to determine what caused a big-rig trailer carrying gravel to tip over, crushing a car and killing a 32-year-old pregnant woman who was inside the vehicle An OSHA investigation continues to determine what caused a construction trailer carrying gravel to tip over, crushing a car and killing a 32-year-old pregnant woman who was inside the vehicle in Martinez, Calif. Construction work at the scene of the accident was shut down the following day.

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  11. Man, 50, hospitalized after fall at Palm Coast construction siteRead the original story

    Yesterday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A 50-year-old Ormond Beach man suffered a broken leg in an 8-foot fall at a construction site in Palm Coast, according to the Flagler County Sheriff's Office. Shortly before 10 a.m. Thursday, Paul John MacLennan of Budd Severino Advanced Home Exteriors, was installing soffit to the front exterior of a home on Arena Lake Drive when the extension plank he was standing on broke and caused him to fall to the dirt below, deputies said.

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  12. NSU to offer set of OSHA Training CoursesRead the original story

    Yesterday | KLAX

    Northwestern State University's Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will offer a set of OSHA Safety Training Courses in April. The classes will be held on South Hall on NSU's Natchitoches campus.

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  13. Preventing green tobacco sicknessRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... these states to protect the health and safety of young agricultural workers generally, including on tobacco farms. Both OSHA and the Wage and Hour Division have conducted outreach and education in tobacco-producing states to highlight agricultural ...

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  14. OSHA probes death at Valero refinery in Louisiana -media reportRead the original story

    Yesterday | Reuters

    The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the death of a contract worker who collapsed on March 17 at Valero Energy Corp's St. Charles Refinery in Norco, Louisiana, according to a report by the New Orleans Times-Picayune. The man was found unresponsive at work on March 17, and was taken to a hospital, where he died the following day, the newspaper said.

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  15. OSHA will hold meeting of the Whistleblower Protection Advisory CommitteeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Occupational Safety and Health Administration

    ... for occupational safety and health on ways to improve the fairness, efficiency, effectiveness and transparency of OSHA's whistleblower protection activities. OSHA enforces the whistleblower provisions of Section 11(c) of the OSH Act, and 21 other ...

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  16. Aramark fires whistleblowing KC stadium food managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business Journal

    The food safety manager whose pictures of bugs, mouse feces and moldy food at Kauffman and Arrowhead stadiums came out right after the World Series games has been fired, ESPN reports . Jon Costa sent an email to media and public health officials in November with allegations of unsanitary and unsafe conditions at Aramark's facilities in the stadiums.

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  17. OSHA fines roofing contractor after electrocution death of an employeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business Journal

    ... to the same hazardous conditions when he was sent by Kolek to complete the job, according to the Department of Labor. OSHA said it identified one willful violation because Kolek exposed the second employee to the same hazards after the fatality. The ...

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  18. La Mesa Renovation Company Execs Sentenced in Death of WorkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    ... John Murphy, were charged last year with tax and insurance fraud counts. Wolfe was also charged with a violation of OSHA safety standards in connection with the Nov. 12, 2013, tree-trimming accident that killed Joshua Pudsey, 42. He was trimming ...

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  19. $2.5M EPA Reporting Fine VacatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PaintSquare

    ... during manufacturing. The industry had ordered the study because the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) was considering reducing exposure limits on chromium in the workplace. Indeed, EPA was conducting a similar study on chromium ...

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  20. New Study Finds That OSHA Officials Underestimated Cost of Silica Rule for Construction IndustryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Construction Equipment Guide

    ... by the Construction Industry Safety Coalition (CISC) found that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) proposed silica standards for U.S. construction industry will cost the industry $5 billion per year. Image courtesy of ...

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