Safety and OSHA News

Fell, injured after clocking out: Did she get workers’ comp?

This employee had clocked out after her shift and was leaving her workplace when she slipped, fell and was injured. She applied for workers’ comp benefits. Did a court grant them?  [Read more…]

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Conveyor belt breaks bones in worker’s hand and arm: $140K OSHA fine

A Rochester, NY, commercial bakery was investigated after an employee broke bones in her hand and arm while cleaning a conveyor belt. It’s the third time in the past five years the bakery has been fined for lockout/tagout (LOTO) violations.  [Read more…]

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Hand injuries costs company $188K in OSHA fines

OSHA has fined Wegmans Food Markets Inc. $188,200 for five violations, following two employee injuries. The fines reached into six digits because three of them were categorized as repeat.  [Read more…]

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