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05/31/2022

Beef Company Agrees to Develop Infectious Disease Preparedness Plan

A food company has agreed to develop an infectious disease preparedness plan for seven of its meat-processing facilities. Following inspections in April and May 2020, OSHA cited the company for failing to protect workers from infectious disease hazards and issued a $14,502 penalty.

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05/13/2022

Oil Field Explosion Injures Three Workers, $467K in Penalties Issued

OSHA issued citations to two energy companies following an explosion on November 4, 2021, at an oil drilling site near Grassy Butte, ND that left one worker permanently disabled and two severely injured. Workers were assembling a blasting cap on a perforating gun when the perforating gun detonated, releasing shrapnel and other debris.

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05/06/2022

OSHA Reflects on 2022 Workers Memorial Day

In remembrance of those who suffered injury or illness on the job this year, OSHA and the Executive Office of the President issued statements to honor Workers Memorial Day, April 28, 2022.

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05/02/2022

OSHA Recommends Safety Improvements After Warehouse Collapse

On April 26, OSHA issued a letter to an online retailer asking the company to improve its emergency severe weather procedures following a warehouse collapse in Edwardsville, IL. After a Category 3 tornado struck the company warehouse on December 10, 2021, six contractors suffered fatal injuries and another was critically wounded.

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04/11/2022

Packaging Manufacturer Cited for $370K in LOTO Violations

Last month, OSHA issued citations against a Massachusetts manufacturer for alleged lockout/tagout violations related to an incident that left one employee with severe burns.

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04/07/2022

OSHA To Cite Employers for Injury Reporting Failures

When OSHA begins a new inspection this year, the agency will check whether the employer “may have failed” to submit required injury and illness data. If yes, OSHA will cite the employer for failure to report.  

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04/01/2022

OSHA Proposes Injury & Illness Reporting Update

OSHA proposed a rule on March 30 to revise the injury and illness reporting requirements for employers.  

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03/28/2022

e-Commerce Shipper Faces Serious OSHA Violation

For allegedly failing to address injury risks, an e-commerce business was cited for a willful, serious violation of workplace safety standards and faces a $60,000 penalty.  

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03/24/2022

Virginia Considers COVID-19 Safety Standard Repeal

Virginia's Safety and Health Codes Board voted unanimously to revoke the state's workplace COVID-19 health and safety standard on March 21. The revocation notice appeared in the Richmond Times-Dispatch this week. 

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02/27/2022

Coronavirus News Hub For EHS Pros

We've compiled a list of news updates related to the coronavirus pandemic that supply chain managers, environmental compliance officers, OSHA safety personnel, hazmat logistics employees and other EH&S workers need to know.

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