by , on May 27, 2013
East Hampton Town has withdrawn its request for a temporary restraining order against Cyril’s Fish House as of 1 p.m. this afternoon, according to Mr. Gunn. “The electrical hazards had been addressed Friday and the remaining issue of the propane tank has now also been resolved,” Mr. Gunn said in an email statement. “The 500-pound...
by , on May 20, 2013
OSHA fined Tenneco Automotive Operating Co. in Hartwell, Ga., $62,000 for an alleged 13 safety and health violations. Nine serious safety and health violations, with $37,800 in penalties, involving the manufacturer allegedly exposing workers to burn hazards due to the accumulation of combustible dust, and tripping hazards related to poor housekeeping in the wash area....
by , on May 20, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Jennifer Beidle 314-607-9459 jbeidlepr@yahoo.com Kaiser Electric President: If You Can’t Work Safe, You Can’t Work at Kaiser (Fenton, MO, May 13, 2013) – Steve Giacin, president of Kaiser Electric, has made safety the number one priority at his company,  telling  his workers that safety is not negotiable, and if they...
by , on May 20, 2013
May 13, 2013 – Melbourne, Austrailia A man is in a critical condition after suffering an electric shock in an industrial accident at a meat factory in Warrnambool, in south-western Victoria, yesterday. Another man was also flown to The Alfred hospital in Melbourne in a serious condition with facial burns. Ambulance Victoria says the two...
by , on May 20, 2013
The National Safety Council estimates that between 600 and 1,000 people die each year from electrocution. Prevent injury and death from electrical shocks, arc flash and arc blasts by using the NFPA 70E standard to develop an electrical safety program. Join us for the recording of Magid Glove & Safety’s complimentary 30-minute webinar with Hugh...
by , on May 14, 2013
Investigators are looking into the cause of a small explosion at a Newmarket auto parts factory that sent six workers to hospital Wednesday morning. The victims suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the explosion at a Dortec Industries plant. Dortec Industries, a division of Magna International, manufactures door latches for vehicles at its Newpark Boulevard plant. In...
by , on May 9, 2013
The British Standards Institution (BSI), the United Kingdom’s member body to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), has submitted a proposal for a new international standard that would specify requirements for an occupational health and safety (OH&S) management system. As the U.S. member body to ISO, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) invites all interested...
by , on May 9, 2013
In anticipation of May’s National Electrical Safety Month, the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) is spearheading its annual effort to raise awareness electrical hazards and the importance of
by , on May 9, 2013
Check out this great ad from Haws Integrated in the April Issue of ISHN Magazine showing the appropriate use of PPE.           See the full image on our Facebook Page For more information on the appropriate use of PPE around electricity, visit e-hazard.com  
by , on May 9, 2013
On May 2, 2013, OH&S Magazine hosted a webinar on OSHA Changes to Electrical Safety Regulations with guest presenter Hugh Hoagland, Managing partner of e-Hazard Management LLC and President of ArcWear.com in Louisville, Ky. In March 2013 OSHA made several changes to the regulations from 1910.269, 1926 and 1910.300 series affecting utilities, construction and general...
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