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  1. BART fined over 2 track workers' deaths during strikeRead the original story

    17 min ago | San Francisco Chronicle

    ... during a union strike, alleging that the transit agency deliberately violated safety rules. The investigation by Cal/OSHA, the unit of the Division of Occupational Safety and Health that regulates workplace safety, found three "willful" violations. ...

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  2. California rail line fined for worker deathsRead the original story

    54 min ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... trainee's actions and observe the track" before the train hit Christopher Sheppard, 58, and Laurence Daniels, 66, Cal/OSHA said in citing the rail agency for "willful serious safety violations." "Safety standards are designed to save lives and they ...

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  3. BART Fined $210K for Safety Violations that Led to Worker Deaths Last YearRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ClayCord.com

    BART has been fined $210,000 by the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health for three safety violations that resulted in the deaths of two track workers during a strike last year, Cal/OSHA officials announced today.

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  4. Federal team investigating fatal Tenn. explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Washington Examiner

    A special investigative team of the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is looking into an explosion at a Tennessee ammunition plant that killed one person and injured three others.

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  5. BART Fined $210,000 by Cal/OSHA for Accident That Killed 2 WorkersRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KQED

    In response to the news of BART's citation and penalty by Cal-OSHA, Patricia Schuchardt, president of AFSCME Local 3993, said: "BART management and board members are finally being held accountable for the poor choices they make with regards to policies and procedures related to worker and rider safety.

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  6. BART fined for worker deaths during strikeRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... a union strike, accusing the transit agency of three "willful" violations of safety rules. The investigation by Cal/OSHA, which regulates workplace safety, said BART should not have allowed the workers, under a long-controversial policy called ...

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  7. Hickory Social Security office closed after foul odor in buildingRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WSOCTV

    ... look into the 1-800 number issue, but three days later the number is still directing people to the Hickory office. OSHA's response is below: "OSHA worked with the General Services Administration (GSA) to conduct air quality monitoring and find the ...

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  8. BART Fined $210,000 for Safety Violations That Resulted in 2 Employee Deaths in East BayRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Patch.com

    BART has been fined $210,000 by the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health for three safety violations that resulted in the deaths of two track workers during a strike last year, Cal/OSHA officials announced today.

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  9. BART fined $210,000 for accident killing two workersRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Bay Guardian

    ... measures at BART as the fault of their deaths. "Employers have a responsibility to ensure worker safety," acting Cal/OSHA Chief Juliann Sum said in a statement. "Safety standards are designed to save lives and they were not followed." Two transit ...

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  10. CA: BART Responds to Cal/OSHA Worker Safety CitationsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Mass Transit

    ), better known as Cal/OSHA, that they have issued three citations to BART relating to worker safety and the tragic accident which occurred on Oct. 19, in which two track workers were killed. "The BART family has spent the past six months mourning ...

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  11. Clinical counseling: Hearing loss and cognitive declineRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Ruidoso News

    ... resulting headaches. I have since learned that continual exposure to loud noises damages the cochlear hairs in the ear. OSHA recommends wearing safety earplugs when one is exposed to noise levels above 89 decibels. Have you ever noticed that actual ...

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  12. BART cited, fined $210,000 for worker deathsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    ... for the deaths of two workers hit by a train in October while working on a section of track in Walnut Creek. Cal-OSHA determined that workers Christopher Sheppard and Laurence Daniels did not meet qualifications to perform work near energized third ...

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  13. Workplace Explosion Sends Two To HospitalRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

    ... currently underway and WhiteWave Foods is cooperating fully with local Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) officials. Once the investigation is complete, we will determine what the next steps will be and we will provide updates as ...

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  14. Criminal Charges Filed in Tree Trimming DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NBC San Diego

    ... eucalyptus tree fell on him, crushing his head. Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH), better known as Cal/OSHA, prosecutors with the San Diego County District Attorney's Office announced criminal charges have been filed in the case. The ...

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  15. BART Fined By State Officials For Incident In Which Two Workers Were KilledRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CBS Local

    Bay Area Rapid Transit District has been cited by the Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) for "willful serious safety violations" that resulted in two workers being killed while working on the tracks near Walnut Creek in October ...

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  16. AFL-CIO: 'So little' done in year since Texas explosionRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... Critics complained that the facility had not been inspected by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) since 1985, which may have led to lax efforts to comply with workplace safety procedures. While the chemical explosion made ...

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  17. Cal/OSHA Fines BART $210,000 in 2013 Accident that Killed 2 Transit WorkersRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cal/OSHA cited Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) today for willful serious safety violations that resulted in two workers being killed by a fast-moving train in , did not meet the qualifications to perform work near ...

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  18. Cimation Receives GPSA Excellence in Safety AwardRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Market Wire

    ... industry. The GPSA (Gas Processors Suppliers Association) Safety Awards are based on the following criteria: 2013 OSHA records, company size and activities and a 3-year history of programs that promote safety and demonstrate improvement. Cimation is ...

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  19. Cal/OSHA to cite BART in deaths of two workers in Walnut CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KTVU Oakland

    KTVU has learned that BART will be cited by Cal/OSHA for three willful and serious violations in the deaths of two BART workers on tracks in Walnut Creek last October.

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  20. OSHA Update: Aggressive OSHA Enforcement and 'OSHA Jail'Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | JD Supra

    OSHA has proposed its budget for fiscal year 2015 and there are already many contentious positions being taken regarding what had been hailed as overly aggressive enforcement positions by OSHA.

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