e-Hazard Blog

by , on February 24, 2012
The Pentagon wants to equip soldiers with bomb-proof underwear to diminish damage from IED’s buried in the ground, the cause of most genital injuries.  They are intended to keep bomb fragments, dirt, and debris from tearing into flesh and causing infections, while being tough and breathable. Click here to read the article from Bloomberg Businessweek 1/12/12.
by , on February 24, 2012
DuraLabel is expanding its online library of articles addressing arc flash, PPE, and other safety and indistrial efficiency related topics. Duralabel has been a leader in providing information on arc flash labels for equipment since the NEC change requiring them on servicable equipment in 2005. Click here to read the press release dated 2/1/12. Click...
by , on February 24, 2012
Jones General Contracting of Woodbury, GA, was fined $40k by OSHA for 10 serious citations found at a water line installation.  Among other violations, the employer also allowed employees to operate an excavator within 5′ of an overhead power line. Click here to read the OSHA News Release from 2/22/12.
by , on February 24, 2012
OSHA proposed penalties of $77k to Houston-based Army Food Inc. for 1 willful, 4 serious, and 3 other-than-serious citations for exposing workers to possible amputtion hazards.  The company failed to have an energy control program in place;  machines were not being unplugged from the electrical power source prior to maintenance and servicing. Click here to read the...
by , on February 24, 2012
OSHA proposed $72k fine to Milk Specialties Co. of Fond du Lac, WI, for failing to take appropriate precautions to protect workers from combustible dust explosions and fires. Click here to read the OSHA News Release dated 2/22/12.
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