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  1. Rule Keeps Harmful Chemicals Out of US MarketplaceRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | Environmental Leader

    Jim Jones, EPA assistant administrator for chemical safety and pollution prevention, says the move will "level the playing field" for US businesses. These chemicals, which can harm human health and the environment, are no longer used in the US but find their way into commerce, sometimes through imported products.

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  2. Circus disputes citation for hair-hanging accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus has contested a citation it received from federal regulators for an accident that sent eight hair-hanging acrobats plummeting to the ground during a performance, severely injuring most of them.

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  3. Tragic Death of Halliburton Employee Highlights Danger to Oil and Gas WorkersRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Law Firm Newswire

    ... at a hydraulic fracking site near Mead, CO. Investigators from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) have begun an investigation. An OSHA spokesperson noted that the oil and gas industry is notoriously dangerous for workers. ...

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  4. OSHA Fines 4 NY Housing ContractorsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Painting/Wallcovering Contractor

    ... or after a programmed inspection at a precast-concrete building site in Yonkers. Initial penalties totaled $115,230. An OSHA spokesman said the contractors had informally settled their cases, but details were not immediately available.

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  5. Circus disputes federal citation for accident that injured 8 hair-hanging acrobatsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Cape Breton Post

    ... hanging from their hair. I wouldn't say never, but there are no plans to have that type of performance right now." OSHA last month concluded circus staff had overloaded a carabiner clip before the May 4 performance at the Dunkin Donuts Center in ...

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  6. United Alliance Services Offers Free Risk Assessments in MA, CT, RIRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | PR.com

    ... the added benefit of providing an objective perspective and specialized expertise in occupational health and safety and OSHA compliance. "United Alliance Services is widely regarded as Central and Southern New England's preeminent source of ...

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  7. LifeSpan Receives Osha Sharp AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | PR.com

    Tampa, FL, December 18, 2014 -- -- LifeSpan, a leading provider of IT Asset Disposal services, announced that its Tampa plant has been recognized by OSHA with the SHARP award. The Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program award is given to small and medium-sized employers who operate an exemplary safety and health management system.

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  8. Anheuser-Busch fined $162K for safety violations at Jersey City warehouseRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    A Jersey City distribution warehouse for alcoholic beverage giant Anheuser-Busch has been fined more than $160,000 by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for safety violations. Doing business as Anheuser-Busch Sales of New Jersey, the company exposed permanent and temporary workers to hazards that involved powered industrial trucks and other dangers at its Jersey City facility, according to an OSHA investigation conducted in June.

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  9. USPOULTRY: OSHA's Latest Position On Industry's Worker Safety Record PerplexingRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

    USPOULTRY: OSHA'S LATEST POSITION ON INDUSTRY'S WORKER SAFETY RECORD PERPLEXING Dec. 18, 2014 Source: U.S. Poultry & Egg Association and National Chicken Council joint news release The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association and National Chicken Council take exception to the recent OSHA citation against Wayne Farms for alleged safety violations at its Jack, Ala., plant involving musculoskeletal disorders and other workplace hazards. OSHA's investigation into Wayne Farms was rooted in a complaint filed by the Southern Poverty Law Center, an activist group with a long history of animosity toward the poultry industry.

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  10. OSHA Cites Dollar Tree for Violations at Delaware StoreRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    ... boxes. The company also received a repeated citation for failure to keep the work area around electrical panels clear. OSHA says a repeated citation is issued when an employer has received a citation for a similar violation within the last five ...

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  11. The eight women fell 25 to 40 feet, landing on a dancer on the ground.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2014 | Turnto10.com

    ... hanging from their hair. I wouldn't say never, but there are no plans to have that type of performance right now." OSHA last month concluded circus staff had overloaded a carabiner clip before the May 4 performance at the Dunkin' Donuts Center in ...

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  12. Timeline of chemical spill at Freedom Industries in W.Va.Read the original story

    Jan 9, 2014 | The Inter-Mountain

    Jan. 9, 2014: A coal-cleaning agent leaks from a Freedom Industries tank into the Elk River, contaminating the water supply for Charleston.

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  13. 3 OSHA Trends to Watch for in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Law.com

    The year 2014 was eventful for the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. OSHA announced new standards for disclosing workplace health and safety incidents , and it made a pact with the National Labor Relations Board that may make it easier for workers to file retaliation claims tied to alleged health and safety violations.

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  14. Two talk about helping rescue man trapped in a trenchRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The investigation into what led to a trench collapse last week is still underway. It's expected to take up to six weeks to complete.

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  15. Metro-North Fined A Record $250K In 'Retaliation' CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Wilton Daily Voice

    Metro-North was slapped with a $250,000 fine as the result of intimidation and retaliation reported by an employee, according to newstimes.com.

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  16. Congested airport ramps risky before and after flightsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... planes. Airports and airlines control the areas immediately around the gates, where accidents are investigated by OSHA or the NTSB, while the FAA oversees taxiways and runways. Greg Raiff, CEO of consultant Private Jet Services, which lines up ...

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  17. Poultry Industry Questions OSHA Citation at Jack, AL PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WTVY Dothan

    The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association and National Chicken Council take exception to the recent OSHA citation against Wayne Farms for alleged safety violations at its Jack, Ala., plant involving musculoskeletal disorders and other workplace hazards. OSHA's investigation into Wayne Farms was rooted in a complaint filed by the Southern Poverty Law Center, an activist group with a long history of animosity toward the poultry industry.

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  18. Code Q&A: Poles Supporting LuminairesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2013 | Electrical Construction and Maintenance

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  19. Code Quiz: Motor and Controller Disconnecting MeansRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2013 | Electrical Construction and Maintenance

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  20. Moving Violations Video No. 86: Improperly Mounted NM CablesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2013 | Electrical Construction and Maintenance

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