"It is a serious issue. It's the number of serious violations that were found. It means that many employees were at risk of serious injury," Norman R. Deitch said.
More than 2,500 attendees participated in the association's 2015 conference. Next year, the event takes place in Kissimmee, Fla.
The NFL team and the companies involved expressed regret for the casualties.
But ANA said exemptions for medical or religious reasons should be allowed.
The union, which represents 750,000 active and retired members, reported Director of Safety and Health David Mullen "has been flying blind" until recently.
CPSC's announcement said consumers "should immediately stop using these recalled lawn mowers and contact Scag Power Equipment or an authorized dealer for a free repair."
"Management continues to allow workers to clean equipment without following safety procedures and without guards being properly installed. This company needs to address all workplace hazards, not just the ones for which penalties have been proposed," said Bill Fulcher, director of OSHA's Atlanta-East Area Office.
The Outreach Award went to Tropicana Products Inc. and the Innovation Award to both Washington River Protection Solutions and Raytheon-Intelligence, Information and Services Indianapolis Site.
Jim Davidson compared his challenges in two high-altitude emergencies with his #VPPPA31 audience's day-to-day work challenges.
The director is responsible for providing executive level management and direction for highway transportation accident investigations and highway research programs.
The exemption takes effect Oct. 1 for those who are self-employed doing work that poses no potential risk to the health and safety of other workers or members of the public.
Rift Valley Railways (Kenya) Ltd used a 5S approach to cut injuries to workers in its Nairobi production workshops by around 90 percent.
Tuesday's agenda includes a Casino Night, several exhibitor product demos in the Exhibitor Product Theater, board of directors voting, morning and afternoon workshops, VPPPA regional networking meetings, and sessions on topics ranging from OSHA's National Emphasis Program on amputations and machine guarding to confined space rescue.
JLG demonstrated its personal lift pods on the first big day of VPPPA31.
Nearly half of the state departments of transportation surveyed by DOT reported that truckers are forced to park on freeway interchange ramps and shoulders of highways, which creates a safety issue.
Mark Costello was involved in an argument with his son at an Oklahoma City restaurant Sunday evening, the Oklahoman reports.
Colored powder events where cornstarch is the main ingredient aren't benign, a public affairs intern's post reminds us.
Gov. Tom Wolf said a newly released report containing 27 recommendations "is important in helping my administration take the necessary steps."
The new process is an early resolution process.
The new rule allows NIOSH to extend the date until one year after the agency first approves a CCER model.