OSHA Headlines – October 9, 2012

 

 

 

 

Bill Shippey says “OSHA Having Field Day Out Here”
Pacific News Center
Guam – Omega safety compliance president and chief safety manager Bill Shippey says that Guam is a hotbed for OSHA and other violations because too many companies on island are reactive rather than proactive. Shippey spoke to the Rotary Club of
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Wyoming OSHA Fines Sinclair Oil for Safety Violations
K2 Radio
The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Salt Lake City-based Sinclair Oil for 11 violations at its Sinclair Refinery in Sinclair, Wyoming. An OSHA inspection following the May 8, 2012 flash
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Wyo. OSHA seeks additional fines against Sinclair
KULR-TV
Department of Workforce Services Director Joan Evans says a state OSHA investigation found hazards that likely factored into the fire. Wyoming OSHA has issued 11 citations against Salt Lake City-based Sinclair, including three for alleged repeat
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Wyoming OSHA seeks additional fines against Sinclair
Billings Gazette
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Wyoming’s state workplace safety agency is seeking another $155,000 in fines against Sinclair Oil, this time for a refinery fire that injured four workers in early May. The May 8 fire at the Sinclair Refinery in south-central Wyoming
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Parkview continues as OSHA ‘Star’ participant
Buffalo Reflex
Parkview Healthcare Facility, Bolivar, was recently approved for continued participation in the Star Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) as a “Star” participant for exemplary achievement in employee safety and health. This status is part of the
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Victim’s brother: Taunton hummus plant addresses safety violations too late
Fall River Herald News
About six months after Daniel Collazo’s death, Tribe was fined $702,300 by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), for 18 separate safety violations — including three repeat violations that they were initially cited for in
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OSHA fines electronics recycler for violations
Waste & Recycling News
OSHA said the company was cited for failing to train workers in lead hazards, failing to implement engineering and work practice controls to reduce exposure to chemicals, failing to provide clean, protective clothing and failing to keep lunchroom
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Kilgore College to Offer OSHA Workshop
Longview News-Journal
The Kilgore College Small Business Development Center and Kilgore Economic Development Corporation will offer a one-day workshop for companies to learn about OSHA’s new recordkeeping inspections. “OSHA now has a national emphasis program on
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Mohawk will improve fire safety at several U.S. sites
Safety.BLR.com
Under an agreement reached with OSHA, Mohawk Industries, Inc. will increase fire protection at its four carpet-pad facilities. The settlement resolves citations issued by OSHA in 2011 for violations at a manufacturing site in Johnstown, Ohio. Other
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