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Top 10 safety stories of 2017

See which ones of our stories safety pros were most interested in reading this year.  [Read more…]

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61 OSHA violations at one facility: $357K in fines

A serious OSHA violation can earn a fine of up to $12,675. When the number of citations OSHA issues to a single company reaches well into double digits, the employer can expect a huge fine.  [Read more…]

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It’s official: Feds to ‘increase frequency of criminal prosecution’ for OSHA violations

The federal government says it will step up use of a variety of laws to bring more criminal charges for OSHA violations, particularly those with fatalities and where there was a willful violation.  [Read more…]

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New efforts to send managers to jail for workplace fatalities, OSHA violations

“The Administration and many of its allies really do want to put employers in jail.” That’s according to a prominent attorney specializing in workplace safety compliance.  [Read more…]

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Company calls $193K OSHA fine for fatality outrageous, says it’ll appeal

OSHA fined this company $193,200 after investigating the death of a worker.  [Read more…]

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A look back at Top 10 OSHA trends to watch in 2014

Many items on our “watch list” for OSHA in 2014 had some significant developments this year:  [Read more…]

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Top 10 safety stories of 2014

As the late Casey Kasem used to say, “As the numbers get smaller, the hits get bigger.” Here are, according to your clicks, the most popular posts on Safety News Alert in 2014:

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Companies get stimulus contracts, despite OSHA violations

At least 10 companies with prior records of workplace safety violations have received millions in federal stimulus contracts in one state. [Read more…]

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