OSHA has issued $963,000 in fines to a cleaning services company in connection with the deaths of two of its employees inside a railcar in April.
The federal government has released its revised regulatory agenda. It lists 10 new or revised OSHA rules for 2013, with more to come in future years.
An Ohio auto parts manufacturer is facing $3.43 million in fines after OSHA hit the company with a staggering 57 safety violations. OSHA chief David Michaels said the company has shown a “total disregard for its workers.”
The National Transportation Safety Board says a hot-air balloon pilot had multiple drugs in his system, including an opioid painkiller, when a crash killed 16 people.
Some business leaders claim the reason the U.S. economy has been floundering is because of the number of new regulations imposed by the Obama administration. Bloomberg News has conducted an analysis of new regulations enacted by the last several presidents. The results may surprise some people.
OSHA says a pinsetting machine’s operating parts were improperly exposed, and that caused the death of a bowling alley worker.
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Chevron faces $963,200 in fines from Cal/OSHA for 25 citations in connection with the Aug. 6, 2012, fire at the company’s refinery in Richmond, CA. This is the highest penalty in Cal/OSHA’s history.
Have you ever wondered if OSHA would fine your company over a Form 300 violation even if you got everything else right as far as safety is concerned? This court case shows it will.
Injuries from a wood chipper claimed the life of a 24-year-old employee who was the father of two children. Following an investigation, the employer now faces safety violations and fines.
Imagine this: A worker is seriously burned, but the company doesn’t call for emergency help and waits a half hour to take the injured person to a medical facility. The worker died of his injuries just weeks later.
A worker’s complaint brought OSHA to a Houston company. The complaint was substantiated, and OSHA found even more violations that added up to a hefty fine because the company had been cited for them before.
Conveyor belts and tracks too often prove to be the source of serious employee injuries. Those injuries attract OSHA’s attention and wind up as fines.
It should come as no surprise to a company that it will face a retaliation complaint if it fires a whistleblower who complained to OSHA about workplace safety.
OSHA fined an Ohio metal heat treatment company more than $1 million for a variety of willful and serious violations and placed it in the Severe Violator Enforcement Program.
A Tyler, TX, construction company has been fined for the February death of an employee who was electrocuted while working on underground electrical lines.
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