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by , on September 4, 2013
A Wisconsin frozen food producer plans to contest all 27 safety violations leveraged against its two production plants. Among the violations, the company was cited for insufficient structural safety features, including missing cover plates for electrical switches. Read the full article
by , on August 30, 2013
September 2013 Fall is a great time to get things on the schedule that you didn’t get to over the summer. Maybe a refresher course or a new training video? Our 7 Electrical Safety Habits and NFPA 70E Training videos are now available for 2012 NFPA 70E. Check out our upcoming classes and sign up...
by , on August 26, 2013
Read Hugh Hoagland’s article  on the  New ASTM Glove Test Method from the August issue of  Occupational Health & Safety. Excerpt: For years, we have heard the question, “What about gloves in arc flash?” The reason this question wasn’t answered sooner is complicated, but the standard is now available. ASTM F2675-13, Test Method For Determining...
by , on August 26, 2013
Region 2 News Release: 13-1617-NEW/BOS 2013-130 Aug. 20, 2013 ALBANY, N.Y. – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Solve Composites LLC, a maker of Fiberglas-reinforced plastic panels, for recurring and new violations of workplace safety and health standards at its Plattsburgh manufacturing plant. Proposed penalties total $69,244 after OSHA’s...
by , on August 22, 2013
CANTON — Republic Steel  of Canton, OH has received 24 safety violations from OSHA, carrying fines of $1,138,500. OSHA conducted an inspection in October after receiving a formal complaint from the United Steelworkers and found various  hazards in the plant’s melt shop. Among the willful violations were: lack of fall protection missing and damaged guardrails...
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