Fines added up quickly for this real estate development and management company when OSHA decided to use per-instance citations for each employee exposed to asbestos and lead. Total fine: $2,359,000.
3E Company Introduces Global Chemical Incident Response Hotline Service Service offers single point-of-contact for reliable 24-7-365 international hotline infrastructure to aid chemical product stewardship Monday, March 23, 2009 – 3E Company®, the leading provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, today announced the availability of its new Global Chemical Incident […]
While the transition to OSHA’s new Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) happens in 2015, businesses face a deadline this year that involves employee training.
Is your company in compliance with OSHA’s new Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) that requires certain employee training to be completed this year?
Many items on our “watch list” for OSHA in 2014 had some significant developments this year:
* Press Information <http://www.aamanet.org/news.asp?sect=1&id=38&newsid=217&showarchive=> * AAMA’s Skylight Council publishes Fall Protection paper SCHAUMBURG, Ill. — Responding to heightened industry and public concerns about fall prevention, the American Architectural Manufacturers Association’s (AAMA’s) Skylight Council has published a position paper entitled Fall Protection, which provides practical suggestions for minimizing and preventing falls through roof openings. Highlighted within […]
March 24, 2009 BRADY launches LOCKOUT PROTM 3 Graphical Procedure Writing Software, the industry’s first lockout tagout procedure writing service available as a web based application. Lower initial costs and internet accessibility make it easy to create and implement an OSHA compliant hazardous energy control lockout program. Milwaukee, WI- BRADY launches LOCKOUT PROTM 3 Graphical […]
A UPS driver received workers’ comp benefits for an injury he suffered from lifting a heavy box that he says wasn’t marked with the correct weight. Can he sue the customer who sent the box, too?
The final deadline in OSHA’s four-stage conversion to the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) occurs in 2016. Companies will now have to be in full compliance with the revised hazard communication standard (HCS).
A worker for a Georgia nursery crushed his pelvis in a forklift accident. OSHA investigated and discovered 17 unrelated serious safety violations at the facility.
OSHA has issued $477,900 in fines to Alfa Laval Inc. for 50 violations at its Broken Arrow, OK, plant. OSHA says the company has failed “to make needed changes to its safety program.”
A worker used an acetylene torch to cut off the top of a barrel which exploded, injuring him. When receiving medical treatment, the worker tested positive for pot. Now he wants workers’ comp. Will he get it?
An employer offered light duty to an injured worker who had work restrictions. The employee refused to take the job, claiming it wasn’t within her doctor’s work restrictions, and she applied for workers’ comp benefits. Did a court say she should receive benefits?
Brady Worldwide Inc. introduces first effective Lockout/Tagout device for plug valves User-friendly, cost-effective device helps process industries comply with OSHA 29 CFR §1910.147 Milwaukee, WI- Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC) maintains its position as the world leader in lockout solutions with the launch of its latest product, the Plug Valve Lockout. As the first lockout device […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Adelyn Zamora Marcomm Manager Brady Worldwide Phone: (414) 438-7034 E-Mail: Adelyn_zamora@bradycorp.com Friday, March 13, 2009 BRADY ANNOUNCES RELEASE OF S-27 SAFETY, FACILITY AND EQUIPMENT IDENTIFICATION CATALOG New lean product catalog provides superior time saving solution focused on essential MRO products that companies require. MILWAUKEE – (March 13, 2009) – Brady Corporation […]
No More Back Breaking Work Preventing back injury, the nation’s top workplace safety problem, pays off in added safety and productivity, rising up to 40% at a 3M plant “According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than one million workers suffer back injuries each year, and back injuries account for one of every five […]
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