“CPSC “Fireworks Safety”

If your state allows use of fireworks, please be safe and read what's at risk if you aren't careful. Be Safe and have a great Independance Day!

“OSHA Enforcement Update – July 23, 2014”

HOT TOPICS Recent Industry Alerts/Letters: Ammonium Nitrate Storage Bathtub Refinishing-Methylene Cl [PDF*] Bromopropane Crowds at Stores on Black Friday Diesel Exhaust from Vehicles [PDF*] Silica in "Fracking" [PDF*] All Alerts/Letters to Employers Enforcement Initiatives: Green Jobs - Dr. Michaels' Remarks Temporary Workers Targeted Enforcement: Recent National Emphasis Programs (NEPs): Chemical Facilities NEP* Federal Agency Targeting* … Continue reading “OSHA Enforcement Update – July 23, 2014”

CSB Investigation Warns of Dust Explosion Risk at Recycling Facilities

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has released its final report, safety recommendations and accompanying safety video into a fatal combustible dust explosion at the AL Solutions metal recycling facility in New Cumberland, West Virginia. As presented to the Board for a vote at a public meeting in Charleston, the report reiterates a recommendation that … Continue reading CSB Investigation Warns of Dust Explosion Risk at Recycling Facilities

CPSC “Fireworks Safety 2014”

We have an updated version of our Fireworks Injuries infographic. The risks are the same. The only change is in the numbers.        

Death of Child Prompts Recall of 450,000 Window Blinds by Blind Xpress

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 6, 2012 Release #12-273 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 506-4636 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Death of Child Prompts Recall of Window Blinds by Blind Xpress Two-year-old strangles in cord WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Blind Xpress of … Continue reading Death of Child Prompts Recall of 450,000 Window Blinds by Blind Xpress

Energizer Recalls 260,000 Night Lights Due to Burn Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Target

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 22, 2012 Release #12-253 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 383-7323 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Energizer Recalls Night Lights Due to Burn Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Target WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a … Continue reading Energizer Recalls 260,000 Night Lights Due to Burn Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Target

GE Recalls 1.3 Million Dishwashers Due to Fire Hazard

NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Communications Washington, D.C.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 9, 2012 Release #12-244 Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 918-8760 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Firm’s Media Contact: (888) 240-2749 GE Recalls Dishwashers Due to Fire Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer … Continue reading GE Recalls 1.3 Million Dishwashers Due to Fire Hazard

Sears Recalls 795,000 Kenmore Dehumidifiers Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 2, 2012 Release #12-240 Firm's Recall Hotline: (855) 400-4641 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Sears Recalls Kenmore® Dehumidifiers Due to Fire and Burn Hazards WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firms named below, today announced a voluntary recall … Continue reading Sears Recalls 795,000 Kenmore Dehumidifiers Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

CSB Releases New Safety Video on Inherently Safety Design and Technology: “Inherently Safer: The Future of Risk Reduction” Examines how Industry Can Eliminate or Reduce Hazards

  Washington DC July 11, 2012 – The US Chemical Safety Board today released a new safety video that examines the concept of inherent safety and its application across industry; “Inherently Safer: The Future of Risk Reduction” stems from the August 28, 2008, explosion that killed two workers and injured eight others at the Bayer CropScience chemical plant … Continue reading CSB Releases New Safety Video on Inherently Safety Design and Technology: “Inherently Safer: The Future of Risk Reduction” Examines how Industry Can Eliminate or Reduce Hazards

Job Opening! – Fire Protection Engineer – Washington, DC, Detroit & Chicago

Please note: I am posting this job as a favor to the recruiter! Please contact them directly!  My name is Rich Cusati and I am a Recruiter in the Engineering and Architectural field. I have a client company who is an Architectural and Engineering firm located in the Washington DC area who has hired me … Continue reading Job Opening! – Fire Protection Engineer – Washington, DC, Detroit & Chicago