Safety and OSHA News

Amazon fined $350K for shipping hazardous package

Amazon.com was recently fined by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for violating Hazardous Materials Regulations in a shipment. It wasn’t the first time the online retailer has run afoul of the regs.  [Read more…]

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Stucco contractor nailed again for scaffolding violations

OSHA recently fined a Pennsylvania stucco contractor for the second time in two months for scaffolding violations. For this recent inspection, the contractor is facing a $93,000 penalty.  [Read more…]

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Armed robbery, fatal shooting triggers $14K fine for convenience store

An attempted armed robbery at a New Jersey convenience store led to a fatal shooting – and a $14,000 fine for the convenience store under OSHA’s General Duty Clause.  [Read more…]

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Contractor blamed for airport hangar collapse, fined $49K

A New Jersey demolition contractor is facing $49,000 in fines for its alleged role in an airport hangar collapse last year that injured four people. [Read more…]

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Company faces large fine for failing to fix hazards

A company in Tonawanda, NY, faces OSHA fines for the second time this year. This time, the fines are for failing to correct hazards cited during a previous OSHA inspection. [Read more…]

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