Compliance and Safety

Melrose Park, Illinois, metal shop exposes workers to machine hazards June 30, 2015 No Comments

June 29, 2015
Melrose Park, Illinois, metal shop exposes workers to machine hazards
OSHA proposes penalties of more than $54K for 3 safety violations
Employer name: Midwest Manufacturing and Distributing Inc., doing business as Midwest Metal Forming
Investigation site: 6025 N. Keystone Chicago, Illinois
Date investigation initiated and what prompted inspection: The U.S. Department of Labor’s [...]

Complaint inspection finds workers exposed to amputation hazards No Comments

June 29, 2015
Complaint inspection finds workers exposed to amputation hazards
at Cleveland Die & Manufacturing Company
Employer name: Cleveland Die & Manufacturing Company
Investigation site: 20303 1st Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio
Date citations issued and what prompted inspection: The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Cleveland office issued 11 serious safety and health citations [...]

Controversial EPA Standard Blocked by the Supreme Court No Comments

Just a little over a year since EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy announced the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan proposal, which was aimed at cutting carbon pollution from existing power plants, the Supreme Court blocked the initiative by a vote of 5-to-4 in Michigan vs. Environmental Protection Agency. The court did not strike down the rule, [...]

4 Ways to Avoid the Most Common Warehouse Incidents No Comments

Employees working in a warehouse are exposed to a number of strenuous activities that can threaten their well-being. According to OHSA, the number of forklift-related accidents reaches close to 100,000 per year (100 fatal accidents, 34,900 serious injury accidents, and 61,800 non-serious accidents). As a result, those who handle heavy material handling equipment such as [...]

Business Owners Arrested, Jailed for Unpaid OSHA Fines No Comments

Two owners of a roofing business were held in custody for a week because they failed to comply with a court order to pay $195,170 in OSHA fines.
Guillermo Perez and Elma Maldonado, president and vice president of GP Roofing & Construction LLC in Palm Coast, FL, were taken into custody on June 16, 2015, [...]

(VIDEO) Restaurant Kettle Explodes – Here’s how it Happened No Comments

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Kitchen Safety Training Video
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Safety Orientation for Food Service Training Video Kit
Discuss various topics that are or could become safety [...]

Workers found to be repeatedly exposed to amputation hazards at Canton Drop Forge in Ohio June 23, 2015 No Comments

June 12, 2015
Workers found to be repeatedly exposed to amputation hazards
at Canton Drop Forge in Ohio
Fourth time company has been cited for lack of safety mechanisms
Employer Name: Canton Drop Forge
Investigation Site: 4575 Southway SW, Canton, Ohio
Date investigation initiated and what prompted inspection: On April 23, the U.S. Department [...]

Newark construction company exposed workers to falls, safety hazards at Pennsylvania worksite No Comments

June 17, 2015
Newark construction company exposed workers to falls, safety hazards at Pennsylvania worksite
Express Construction 3 Corp. fined more than $112K, named ‘severe violator’
Employer Name and Location: Frame carpentry contractor Express Construction 3 Corp. is located at 64 Wright Street, 2nd Floor, in Newark, New Jersey. The investigation was conducted [...]

Open-flame heater likely cause of Coalgate oil rig fire No Comments

June 17, 2015
Open-flame heater likely cause of Coalgate oil rig fire;
3 deaths and serious injuries to 2 others, OSHA finds
Dan D Drilling cited for worker safety violations
OKLAHOMA CITY – An open-flame heater on the floor of a rig likely sparked the fire that killed three natural gas drillers [...]

How to Choose the Right Forklift for your Operation June 22, 2015 No Comments

Powered industrial trucks, more commonly known as forklifts, are the worker bees in many manufacturing and warehousing operations. Although primarily used to move materials, they also can be used to raise, lower or remove large objects or a number of smaller objects on pallets or in boxes, crates or other containers. In other words, they [...]

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