A February explosion in Middletown, CT, that killed six workers, injured 50 others and ravaged an under-construction energy plant has prompted OSHA to issue its third-largest fine ever.
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A cautionary note to pass along to employees who weld outdoors: Hot weather can add to the risk of an explosion.
Two companies face more than a quarter-of-a-million dollars in fines in connection with an explosion that resulted from the combination of flammable vapors and welding.
The top 10 most cited violations by federal OSHA in the first 10.5 months of fiscal year 2019 accounted for 26,915 violations.
In the wake of an explosion that killed three contractors and injured seven more, a U.S. government investigatory agency is calling on OSHA to expand its Process Safety Management regulations – a recommendation that was made after another fatal explosion back in 2001.
Employees usually don’t receive workers’ comp benefits for injuries suffered while traveling. But what if the nature of the job itself requires travel from one place to another?
OSHA has cited a pasta manufacturing plant with three willful and three serious violations in connection with a dust explosion that sent two maintenance employees to the hospital with serious burns to their upper bodies.
NEW PRODUCT IDEA AVAILABLE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “COMFORT ZONE” Welder Invents More Comfortable Helmet PITTSBURGH…Welding is tough business, and after many hours spent on a particular workpiece, the welders are tired and drained. Not only do they have to contend with the physical rigors of wielding their torches, but they have to endure the burden […]
A foundry worker had a stroke at work. He filed for workers’ comp, arguing that working in a 100° room contributed to the stroke. Will the employee get comp benefits?
An injured employee whose co-workers failed to get him proper medical care can move forward with a negligence suit against his employer, according to an Alabama Supreme Court decision.
A 28-year-old worker was killed while welding barrels outside of a car repair shop.
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