Following an investigation of a metal coatings and manufacturing facility, OSHA issued citations for twenty-one health and safety violations and proposed more than half a million dollars in civil penalties.
The US Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) has issued a report following its investigation of a flash fire and explosion incident at a crude oil terminal in Texas in 2016.
OSHA recently announced a preliminary list of the ten most cited workplace health and safety violations for FY 2022.
OSHA is expanding the criteria for employers to be placed into its Severe Violator Enforcement Program (SVEP). The program is no longer limited to violations that led directly to a fatality, multiple hospitalizations, or other egregious violations.
OSHA is considering a rulemaking to revise its standards for workplace exposure to lead, based on medical findings made since the Standard for lead was established in 1978.
In this week's Roundup, a concrete manufacturer faces $400K in machine guarding and silica safety violations. Plus, OSHA finds that inadequate training contributed to the drowning of a new employee.
Now that summer is underway and the heat index is nearing 100 degrees in many places, it is more important than ever for employers to protect workers from the dangers of excess heat.
The semi-annual Agenda details new regulations that Federal agencies like US EPA, US DOT, and OSHA have planned for the near future.
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.
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.
What to do before, during, and after a RCRA hazardous waste inspection to defend your site from rising State and Federal penalties.