About two weeks after a train carrying toxic and combustible materials derailed just outside a small town near the Ohio-Pennsylvania border and filled the skies with black smoke, questions abound over the health and environmental impacts of the disaster. The February 3 derailment of the train, operated by Norfolk Southern, near East Palestine, Ohio, sparked … Continue reading Chemical Health Risks from the Ohio Train Accident–What We Know So Far – Scientific American
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OSHA QuickTakes – March 1, 2013
In this issue Hazard Communication resources available to help employers comply with new training and labeling requirements Study finds a higher rate of roof fatalities among roofers in residential construction: younger, Hispanic, racial minorities and immigrant workers also had higher rates OSHA cites Highway Technologies for 10 safety violations after worker killed on guard … Continue reading OSHA QuickTakes – March 1, 2013
OSHA Headlines – August 10, 2012
OSHA levies $126K fine on Heritage-WTI Youngstown Vindicator OSHA initially came to the facility in December 2011 after a worker was killed by “metal dust deflagration” [combustion] that occurred when he was manually separating the contents of 55-gallon drums containing metal wastes and residue. There was a second ... See all stories on this … Continue reading OSHA Headlines – August 10, 2012
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