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C & G Refrigeration Inc. Named a Severe Violator Again

The Hanover, Pennsylvania, contractor exposed workers to potentially deadly trenching hazards.

Construction Groups Call for OSHA to Correct and Reissue Crane Operator Certification Requirements

Leading construction groups have formed a coalition calling for these long-awaited requirements.

Canada's Transport Minister Pledges World-Class Tanker System

Lisa Raitt also said Transport Canada has responded to all of the Transportation Safety Board of Canada's recommendations in its final report on the Lac-Mégantic crude oil train derailment.

Stephen Dean, who works on the Mojave Solar Project in Barstow, Calif., has been selected as the winner of Cintas Corporation

Mojave Solar Project Worker Wins 'Hottest Job' Contest

Cintas Corporation and The Sqwincher Corporation are giving Stephen Dean two tickets to an NFL game this season, Cintas moisture-wicking performance polos, cooling collars, and a variety of Sqwincher products.

OSHA Finds Workers Exposed to Repeat and Serious Amputation Hazards at Kronis Coatings

The Mansfield, Ohio company faces $62,400 in penalties.

Continental Fabricators Inc. Cited for Exposing Workers to Amputation and Other Serious Hazards

The St. Louis-based steel fabricator faces penalties of $52,500.

The safety board determined that the engineer of this Metro-North Railroad train fell asleep and exceeded the posted speed limit in this curve. (NTSB image)

NTSB Cites Ineffective Safety Management in Five Metro-North RR Accidents

One day after New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced it is hiring David L. Mayer, a former NTSB managing director, as its new chief safety officer, the federal agency announced it will hold a Nov. 19 meeting to discuss the safety issues identified in its five investigations.



OSHA Prepping for GHS Meeting

OSHA will host a public meeting Nov. 12 to discuss proposals in preparation for the December meeting in Geneva, Switzerland.

18 Miners Trapped as Coal Mine Collapses in Turkey

The miners are trapped underground as water surges towards them.

ShayCore Enterprises Cited by OSHA Following Worker's Injury

A worker for the Jacksonville, Fla.-based company suffered second- and third-degree burns.

Judge Upholds Citations for Bloodborne Pathogen and Lead Exposure Hazards

UniFirst Corp. has been cited for the violations.

The informational webinar will delve into recent trends in counterfeiting as well as the legal responses aimed at addressing the issue.

ESFI Hosting Counterfeiting Webinar Series

The first installment on Oct. 29 kicks off the foundation's "Zero Tolerance for Counterfeits" series about fake electrical products.

UK Firm Fined After Employee's Burns

The worker suffered serious burns to his face, hand, and arm when he was hit by a jet of hot molten plastic.

The free, web-based program will train health care providers on proper donning of PPE, safe removal of gear, and active monitoring skills.

Johns Hopkins Medicine Leading Development of Ebola Training Program

The free, web-based program will train health care providers on proper donning of PPE, safe removal of gear, and active monitoring skills.

Lloyd's Course to Feature Costa Concordia Salvage Case Study

TITAN Salvage/Marine Response Alliance's Lindsay Malen, director of business development, will discuss challenges and lessons learned during the salvage and wreck removal.

40,000 All-Terrain Vehicles Recalled

This recall involves model year 2008 and 2009 Arctic Cat single-rider and 2 UP style ATVs. Components in the front gear case can fail, posing a risk of loss of control and crash hazard.

Societies Issue Recommendations on Processing Biohazardous Medical Waste

Five societies joined in issuing guidance to personnel and health care organizations for how to handle these wastes, including waste contaminated with the Ebola virus.

AIHA Cautions Against Indoor Use of Electronic Cigarettes

A new study examined the potential risks from using e-cigarettes indoors.

OSHA Provides Direction for Inspecting Cranes and Derricks on Construction Worksites

The directive provides direction on performing inspections.

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