Safety and OSHA News

Worker dies in vat of food waste at recycling/energy facility

What started as a slip-and-fall incident turned deadly at a plant near Walt Disney World that recycles food waste from the entertainment park.  [Read more…]

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Company fined $166K for two worker deaths in confined space

Cal/OSHA has issued 16 citations totaling $166,890 to a recycling company in connection with the deaths of two brothers in a storm drain system. [Read more…]

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Worker fatally injured clearing machine jam; $196K in OSHA fines

OSHA has fined a suburban St. Louis recycling company $195,930 in connection with the death of a worker who had been trying to clear a jam in a baler machine. [Read more…]

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Worker crushed to death in compactor; $73K OSHA fine

OSHA has fined a Rochester, NY, recycling company in connection with the June death of an employee inside a compactor.  [Read more…]

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