A 21-year-old metal worker suffered a partial hand amputation during his third week at a metal manufacturing facility after protective guards were removed from a sheet metal cutting machine, according to OSHA.
In this week's Roundup, a beauty products maker in Illinois faces a civil penalty of $175K for alleged RCRA violations. Plus, a Nebraska construction company agrees to modify its pollution management processes to comply with its Clean Water Act permit.
In this week's Roundup, a produce distributor agrees to pay almost $240K to resolve alleged EPCRA violations. Plus, a 2019 EPA inspection reveals alleged Clean Water Act violations.
California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) has filed citations against a Fontana-based scrap yard for alleged mismanagement of hazardous waste and failure to train employees.
OSHA issued two citations to a New Jersey-based healthcare provider for allegedly failing to protect employees from coronavirus-related hazards, resulting in the deaths of two workers.
In this week's Roundup, a solvent recycler agrees to pay $350,000 after RCRA violations allegedly related to the facility's thin-film evaporators were discovered. Plus, EPA finds alleged violations of EPCRA staff training requirements at a power plant among other violations.
In this week's Roundup, a New England city agrees to over $100 million in repairs to its sewage system to reduce accidental discharges. Plus, a power company is ordered to pay at least $30K to install electric vehicle charging stations to resolve alleged Clean Air Act violations.
In this week's Roundup, 42,000 gallons of jet fuel was accidentally released from a bulk fuel storage facility. Plus, a maritime logistics company modifies its loading practices and pays $27K to prevent scrap metal discharges to resolve alleged Clean Water violations.
In this week's Roundup, a West Virginia metal manufacturing facility agreed to pay $82K after alleged violations related to fugitive particulate matter emissions standards. Plus, TCEQ finds an oil and gas equipment fabricator improperly managed industrial waste at their Texas facility.
In this week's Roundup, three afiliated companies agree to invest $850K in wetland restoration projects. Plus, a petroleum refinery is set to pay a six-figure settlement after alleged Clean Air Act violations resulted in a fire.
Lion's guide for US employers to protect employees from exposure to COVID-19 at work. The information and resources in this guide are intended to help employers and EH&S professionals meet their OSH Act responsibilities to provide a safe, healthy workplace during the coronavirus public health crisis.