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  1. La Mesa Executives Evaded Unemployment TaxRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | Patch.com

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


  2. Judge orders Postal Service to pay damages to whistleblowerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KOMO News

    ... room, demoted, publicly humiliated and refused a promotion, the agency said. He filed a whistleblower complaint with OSHA in Seattle, and an investigation confirmed his complaints. The man's name was not released because OSHA does not release the ...


  3. Fall Risks at Plant Draw $75K FineRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Painting/Wallcovering Contractor

    A mobile-home manufacturer in Oregon faces $75,800 in fines for exposing unprotected workers to 13-foot falls and other hazards. The Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division issued citations alleging five violations - one willful and four serious - against Fleetwood Homes Inc. OR-OSHA inspectors photographed employees at the Woodburn, OR, plant climbing up and over guardrails from scaffolding without tie-off points for harnesses.


  4. Plea in tree trimmer death will help victim's sonRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KFMB-TV San Diego

    ... determined Pudsey and his coworkers didn't have the experience or training to cut down a tree that size. However all OSHA-related charges have been dropped. "Jack's gonna change the world. Jack's gonna change the world. I look forward to Jack ...


  5. Police release name of worker killed at Alcoa plantRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Investigators have released the name of the worker killed at the Alcoa plant earlier this week. Alcoa Police said Daniel L. Word, 64, of Louisville, Police release name of worker killed at Alcoa plant Investigators have released the name of the worker killed at the Alcoa plant earlier this week.


  6. OSHA wraps up investigation into Arizona gun range shooting deathRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KTNV-TV Las Vegas

    ... Gun instructor Charles Vacca died in August when he was shot by a 9-year-old girl who was using a machine gun. OSHA says they did not find any serious violations at the gun range in White Hills. However, they are recommending that the range have a ...


  7. Highs and lows of Labor Department websitesRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | ScienceBlogs

    This week the differences between OSHA's and MSHA's websites were oh so obvious. The Mine Safety and Health Administration released a new on-line tool to allow users to compare a mining operation's violations of selected safety standards to the national average.


  8. Execs Plead Guilty in Death of Construction WorkerRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | NBC San Diego

    ... and crushed his head. Prosecutors said the Three Frogs executives David Wolf, John Murphy and Jonathan Cox violated OSHA safety regulations and workers insurance laws . Because the company failed to have workers compensation insurance, the man's ...


  9. Northstar Granite Tops: Attractive, dramatic, lifetime strongRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Maple Lake Messenger

    ... six employees, the crew's experience only continues to grow. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has visited the facility and recognized it as a clean, safe environment for employees and customers. Since 2009 the company has ...


  10. Oil workers dig in for historic fight against industry giants over crucial safety rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Institute for Southern Studies

    ... is underway at a Motiva plant in Norco, Louisiana, where the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has found violations including broken ladders and failures to prevent discharge of dangerous chemicals, according to the ...


  11. The Maine Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Standards is hosting...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Republican Journal

    ... - Protecting Workers from Silica: March 2, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Learn about the health hazards of silica, the OSHA regulations and how to protect workers from overexposure. Combustible Dust Safety Training: March 3, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This ...


  12. Conn. Firefighter Died from AsphyxiationRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | FireHouse.com

    ... or how much air is taken in with each breath. In the aftermath of his death the state fire marshal's office, Conn-OSHA and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health conducted investigations and the breathing apparatus he was wearing ...


  13. Appellate Court NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | JD Supra

    ... far and fell into the dumpster sustaining injuries. He promptly sued the town claiming it had failed to comply with an OSHA regulation to install railings and warnings. [Now how on earth would one deposit large bulky waste into a dumpster with a ...


  14. Inspection finds safety violations at Basic MarineRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    ... violations. An August 2014 follow-up inspection at Basic Marine by Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspectors led to the fines for five repeated, three willful and 10 serious safety violations. These violations included fall and ...


  15. House Committee Leaders Want OSHA to Change Crane RuleRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | ENR-Engineering News-Record

    Leaders of a House committee are urging the Occupational Safety & Health Administration to revise its 2010 construction cranes and derricks rule, saying the language that spells out how operators are to be certified is problematic. "We encourage you to work with the stakeholders to resolve the discrepancies," House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline and Rep. Tim Walberg , a subcommittee chair, told OSHA chief David Michaels in a Feb. 11 letter.


  16. Department of Labor Offering Workplace Safety Classes in MarchRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | State of Maine

    ... often fatal lung disease – and other serious illnesses. Exposure to silica dust is so common and dangerous that OSHA is considering strengthening its rules. Learn about the health hazards of silica, the OSHA regulations and how to protect ...


  17. Hartford firefighter's tank ran out of air, death called accidentalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Police said the new information ends their investigation into Bell's death. It also confirmed what several within the fire department had been saying for months.


  18. OSHA: No citations for Walsh Construction in downtown bridge boat accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... safety rules. No one was seriously injured after their boat capsized, but two workers were taken to a local hospital. OSHA's Nashville office, which oversees navigable waters in Kentucky and Tennessee, concluded that the employees broke Walsh's ...


  19. Feds fine northern Idaho business after teen's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KIVI

    Federal authorities have fined a northern Idaho business $14,000 following the death of a Washington state teenager killed while working at a Halloween attraction. The Spokesman-Review reported in a story on Wednesday that the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration fined the Incredible Corn Maze in Hauser.


  20. Industry Group Warns Of Vapors At Fracking SitesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Manufacturing.net

    ... fatality occurred at a North Dakota well site in January; a worker in Texas was also found dead earlier this month. OSHA officials in North Dakota also called current safety programs by oil industry employers "lacking," adding they essentially ...