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The Cal/OSHA warning urges employers not to use non-conforming steam boilers.

Cal/OSHA Issues Warning on Non-Conforming Steam Boilers

"Employers are required to prevent potential hazards to workers, and using equipment that meets required safety standards is essential," said Christine Baker, director of the Department of Industrial Relations.

Google, Johson & Johnson Collaborating on Surgical Robots

"This collaboration with Google is another important step in our commitment to advancing surgical care and, together, we aim to put the best science, technology, and surgical know-how in the hands of medical teams around the world," said Gary Pruden, worldwide chairman of the Global Surgery Group at Johnson & Johnson.

Roofing Contractor Puts Worker in Danger 72 Hours after Previous Death: OSHA

OSHA says Kolek Woodshop Inc. shows "blatant disregard" for workers' safety.

New Jersey Gas Station Attendants Receive $5.5 Million in Back Wages

Wage and hour violations were found at Shell, Exxon, BP, and others, according to DOL.

Nanorama Laboratory Tool Now Available in English

This free online tool was developed by the Innovation Society in collaboration with the German Social Accident Insurance Institution for the raw materials and chemical industry. It offers information on safe handling of nanomaterials.

ALPA: Too Early to Speculate on Cause of Germanwings Crash

"Many factors may have contributed to the Flight 4U 9525 tragedy. We urge the public to refrain from speculating about what may have transpired and allow a thorough investigation to be undertaken," its statement says.

OSHA Issues Alert Letter to Hope Elephants Following Worker's Death

The elephant refuge has been instructed to follow industry safety standards.

FDA Urges Manufacturers to Drop 'Latex Free' Claim

Labeling statements such as "latex free" or "does not contain latex" are not sufficiently specific, not necessarily scientifically accurate, and may be misunderstood or applied too widely, according to the agency.



Lumber Liquidators Facing CPSC Investigation

Federal safety investigators are looking to see whether some of its flooring contains dangerous levels of cancer-causing chemicals.

Maryland

Maryland's Toward Zero Deaths Campaign Paying Off

Traffic fatalities in the state during 2014 fell to 442, the lowest number since 1948, officials announced March 24.

Germanwings Cancels Flight on Crashed Aircraft's Route

"Some crews are not ready to work today due to sorrow and emotional distress. The company is sympathetic to this as in some cases the employees have lost good friends among the crew involved in the accident. Although they would not actually have been on duty, other crew members have reported voluntarily for work in order to support us," the company's March 25 announcement states.

Child's Injury Prompts Residential Elevators Recall

Coastal Carolina Elevators LLC is recalling the Elmira Hydraulic elevators after receiving three reports of incidents, the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced.

OSHA Accepting Nominations for Five FACOSH Members

The openings are for three management and two labor representatives to serve three-year terms, effective Jan. 1, 2016. May 15 is the deadline for nominations.

FHWA Kicks Off National Work Zone Awareness Week

FHWA Kicks Off National Work Zone Awareness Week

DOT is reminding drivers to stay alert while driving near highway work zones.

OSHA: Serial Violator Charged with Contempt

Stephen Lessard ignored safety hazards and failed to pay $404,000 in assessed fines, the agency charges.

AIHce Ignite Session Pitches Due March 30

These popular five-minute presentations will take place at 2:30-4 p.m. June 2 at this year's conference in Salt Lake City.

DOL Reaches $84 Million Settlement with BNY Mellon

The banked is guilty of deceiving retirement plans about foreign currency exchange rates.

Amazon Gets Experimental Airworthiness Certificate

The company will use it for research and development, as well as crew training.

Airbus Confirms Germanwings Crash

The aircraft that crashed in the French Alps was delivered to Lufthansa, the Germanwings parent company, in 1991.

FAA plans to hire and train 6,000 new air traffic controllers during the next five years.

FAA Taking Applications for Air Traffic Controllers

Administrator Michael Huerta said the agency plans to hire and train more than 6,000 new air traffic control specialists during the next five years.

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