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by , on March 17, 2015
A & D Wood Products has been cited for health and safety violations: four willful, four repeated, and nineteen serious. In 2011, they were cited for violations similar to some cited recently. The company now faces over $133,000 in fines and has been placed on OSHA’s Severe Violator Enforcement Program. Of the four willful violations,...
by , on March 16, 2015
ASTM has approved a revised standard of ASTM F1930. The standard, now F1930-15, examines the thermal protection of single layer flame-resistant clothing and clothing ensembles when exposed to a fire simulation (up to 20 seconds long) to predict skin injuries incurred from that exposure.  This is the key full scale standard test method in NFPA...
by , on March 10, 2015
 Thousands of inadequate firefighter PPE were given to Korean firefighters two years ago. Until recently, the PPE were still being used in the front lines. Approximately 5,300 suits did not pass the quality inspection test.  Yet the Korea Fire Institute had put their stamp of approval on them as having passed. How these suits passed...
by , on March 8, 2015
OSHA released its “Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards” last October. Sometimes it is good to revisit a topic to determine if improvements have been made, or if more work needs to be done.  Looking at the safety violations that were cited most often can reveal an industry’s strengths and weaknesses. While the Top 10...
by , on March 6, 2015
A Dayton warehouse faces $63,000 in fines after an electrocution incident that occurred last September. As reported on MyCentralJersey.com, a worker of the warehouse at 15 Thatcher Road had to be resuscitated after getting electrocuted by the conveyer system.   Although he was hospitalized, he was later released to recover from home. Several violations were found...
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