The steel bar manufacturer now faces $121K in fines.
At least 11 people aboard died in the April 29 crash of a helicopter coming from the Gullfaks B field in the Norwegian North Sea.
ACA has supported two bills: the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, S. 697, which passed the U.S. Senate on Dec. 17, 2015, and a House of Representatives bill, H.R. 2576, which passed June 23, 2015, on a 398-1 vote.
Waste Control Specialists LLC announced April 28 it has filed an application with the NRC to build and manage a Consolidated Interim Storage Facility.
Exide Technologies also received an alert letter for a lack of heat-stress program.
Nicholas DeJesse, director of the agency's Philadelphia Area Office, said "A developer and contractor that hire this company are truly rolling the dice on worker safety. Amid the hazards we have cited, two Berlin Builders' employees suffered falls in 2015. This employer must make immediate changes before something worse happens."
The Obama administration has also requested $2.3 billion in the FY2017 budget.
One willful citation was issued to Jay Management Inc.
The agency reports that recent data shows construction, agriculture, logging, and jobs that require driving are among the most hazardous jobs for Washington workers, and that falls continue to be a leading cause of workers' deaths. Six work-related deaths in 2015 were homicides.
Other high-risk work groups cited in the report are oil and gas extraction workers (144 deaths in 2014), health care workers who may face workplace violence hazards (765 occupational fatalities in 2014 were attributed to workplace violence), and Latino workers (804 deaths in 2014 and a fatality rate of 3.7 per 100,000 workers).
Lynar Corp. faces $54,000 in fines.
The public listening sessions will begin May 12 in Washington, D.C., before moving to Chicago and Los Angeles. Stakeholders also may submit written comments until June 8.
The agency has called for a renewed dedication to occupational safety.
An internal investigation discovered the tampering.
FMCSA must assess: the risks associated with improperly maintained or inspected CMVs designed or used to transport passengers; the effectiveness of existing federal inspection standards in mitigating the risks associated with improperly maintained vehicles and ensuring safe and proper operation; and the costs and benefits of a mandatory inspection program.
PHMSA will distribute more than 1.5 million free copies of the guidebook to firefighters, emergency medical technicians, and law enforcement officers nationwide -- the goal is to have one in every public service vehicle across the country.
"This rule makes clear that coal miners have a right to know a full picture of their health. No workers should lose their lives because of known dangers that were kept from them in the interest of their employers," said DOL Office of Workers' Compensation Programs Director Leonard Howie.
Austin's mayor announced April 25 that he opposes the ordinance from Uber and Lyft that would repeal the city's current requirement to have drivers fingerprinted as part of a national criminal background check.
Last year's national stand-down reached more than 2.5 million workers and federal OSHA's goal is to reach 5 million workers this year.
OSHA has cited GE's Circleville, Ohio, plant for two repeated and three serious safety violations.
The company was previously cited in 2012 for machine hazards, according to OSHA.
The guide is based on the work of the ICAO Fatigue Risk Management Systems Task Force and includes input from experts with experience in general aviation operations.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's staff has opened an investigation into the safety of some children's jewelry-making kits after New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman released the results of testing done by his office. Schneiderman said the testing showed parts of several kits contained lead up to 10 times higher than federal child safety limits.
"BARDA staff has worked closely with our partners at FDA and the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Health to ensure the continuity and safety of the U.S. blood supply," said Dr. Richard Hatchett, BARDA's acting director. "Today's award to Roche is an important step towards securing the safety of the blood supply in Puerto Rico and in the rest of the United States."
The campaign aims to draw attention to this harmful rite of passage.
The penalty is for alleged hazmat violations -- an undeclared shipment of two Protective Breathing Equipment Units flown from Seville to Miami in 2015.
Stephens Plumbing Inc. has been issued one willful and four serious safety violations.
FOE filed it Aug. 26, 2014, stating its concerns about the Diablo Canyon Power Plant's operational safety and its ability to safely shut down in the event of a nearby earthquake.
Phoenix and Glendale, Ariz., crossings are at the top of the list, which is part of a continued focus on reducing fatalities at railroad crossings.
It is a report evaluating software, network, and device technologies that could improve public safety response, communications, and operations during the next 20 years. The roadmap will guide planning for public safety communications research, including how to allocate the $300 million NIST is to receive from the 2015 AWS-3 spectrum auction.