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by , on June 21, 2012
MB Consultants Ltd, dba as Murray’s Chickens, was cited for workplace safety & health violations including deficiencies in the facility’s hazardous energy control, or “lockout/tagout” program, and lack of proper recording of all injuries and illnesses. Click here to read the OSHA News Release dated 5/30/12.
by , on June 21, 2012
OSHA has recently awarded several companies “STAR” recognition for their excellence in safety and health programs.  This recognition is OSHA’s highest honor in their Voluntary Protection Program. Nextera Energy Horse Hollow III of Sweetwater, TX,  a wind power generation facility: Click here to read the OSHA News Release dated 5/31/12. J R Simplot Co’s Conda...
by , on June 21, 2012
CorDex Instruments has introduced IW3000 and IW4000 Infrared Windows to help companies comply with NFPA 70E electrical safety standards;   these windows are fully certified and tested to  UL50, UL50V and UL1558.  IR windows allow engineers to inspect hundreds of electrical connections and components through a data collection point, while never opening the energised electrical equipment....
by , on June 21, 2012
Trans Tech Logistics Inc. of Perrysburg, OH, was cited for safety violations including failure to establish “lockout/tagout” procedures to prevent machinery from accidentally starting up, and label electrical disconnects. Click here to read the OSHA News Release dated 6/13/12.  
by , on June 21, 2012
A 33-year-old electrical worker temporarily employed by Electrical Contractors, Inc, was electrocuted at a school job site in Augusta, GA, and died later at the hospital. Click here to read the WRDW-TV news article dated 6/14/12.
by , on June 21, 2012
Alabama Motor Express Inc. of Mobile, AL, faces fines of $56.7k from OSHA, including serious violations of failing to perform a personal protective equipment hazard assessment and provide a hazard communication program. Additional violations include the improper use of electrical equipment, a missing inner electrical panel and failing to provide weatherproof enclosures for outlets in damp and...
by , on June 15, 2012
In a loss for Federal OSHA and worker safety in oil and gas drilling operations, a judge has ruled that the OSHA interpretation letter on requirements to use FR clothing on all drilling sites was not an interpretation but improper “rulemaking” without due process. The ruling agreed with PetroHunt’s attorney’s which argued that the letter...
by , on May 26, 2012
In This Issue Updated 2012 Classes April Survey Results May Survey Question OSHA Fines this Month Q&A: Q&A: DANGER: over 40 cal/cm2 Exposure OREX FR Coveralls Arc Test Dates Complimentary 2011 NEC Code Book Electrical Safety News > 5000 Trained by E-Hazard Alcoa Contract 2012 Low Voltage DVD Course Zipper Fact Tanzania Training Clip-Style ArcSuspenders...
by , on May 21, 2012
Good article written by Garrett Potvin in this month’s OH&S Magazine regarding the need for selecting electrical enclosures that can protect both workers and equipment simulatenously against arc flash. Click here to read the OH&S article dated 5/1/12.
by , on May 21, 2012
Western Power of Australia was fined by Perth Magistrates Court for performing faulty work that left household appliances and taps energized. Click here to read the ABC News article from 5/4/12.
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