e-Hazard Blog

by , on December 19, 2012
ATW Automation Inc. of Dayton, OH, was cited $63k by OSHA for safety violations following the death of a worker who was caught and pinned by a conveyor that had lowered during a ‘power down’ process.  One repeat violation involve failing to conduct and document periodic inspections of specific energy control procedures in the fabrication and...
by , on December 19, 2012
Wisconsin Agri-Business Association of Madison, WI, has formed an alliance with OSHA to provide information and guidance to employees and employers, and develop training programs to reduce injuries and improve overall safety and health. Emphasis will be placed on using effective machine guarding as well as implementing programs for locking out the energy sources of...
by , on December 19, 2012
Pandrol USA LP of Bridgeport, CT, was cited $283.5k by OSHA for safety and health violations including failure to use energy control, or “lockout/tagout” procedures, for mechanical and hydraulic presses; provide machine guarding; and ensure that employees performing maintenance and repairs on machinery are properly trained on energy control procedures.  Additional violations inlcuded noise exposure,...
by , on December 19, 2012
Five Star Custom Foods Ltd and subcontractor, Packers Sanitations Services, Inc, of Fort Worth, TX, have been cited $134k collectively by OSHA for safety & health violations including failing to ensure that equipment related to the process complied with recognized and generally accepted good engineering practices, recommendations in the process hazard analysis were processed, standard...
by , on December 19, 2012
Timken Co. of Canton, OH, was cited $170.5k by OSHA for alleged safety violations, including failing to machine guard ingoing nip points, points of operation and rotating parts; lack of guardrails on elevated platforms; failure to ensure electrical boxes with unused openings were closed; failing to reduce compressed air for cleaning to 30 pounds per square...
... 919293949596979899 ... 108 ... 117 ... 126 ... 135 ... 144 ... 153 ... 162 ... 171 ... 180 ... 189 ... 198 ... 207 ... 216 ... 225 ... 234 ... 243 ...