OSHA recently announced enforcement actions against two meat packing facilities related to COVID-19 workplace safety. Cal/OSHA also announced citations against a frozen food manufacturer in the Golden State for COVID-19 workplace safety violations.
An auto-parts manufacturer has agreed to a $1.5 million settlement to resolve allegations that the company allowed workers to ignore OSHA safety standards, resulting in the death of one of its employees.
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.
Approximately 200 gallons of titanium tetrachloride were accidentally released at a plastics refining facility in Edison, NJ. Town officials issued an emergency shelter-in-place order and two individuals at a nearby business reported respiratory complications.
The US Department of Labor’s Office of Inspector General has concluded that OSHA must improve its Whisteblower Protection Program after an audit report revealed the agency failed to respond to complaints in a timely manner.
To help employers meet state COVID-19 training requirements and protect employees amid the ongoing public health emergency, Lion Technology announced three training opportunities for safety professionals and employees this week.
In the absence of a single Federal standard for COVID-19 training, state safety agencies, legislatures, and governors’ offices have released regulations, policies, and guidance that require employers to provide employee training on the signs and symptoms of COVID-19 and how to prevent workplace exposure.
To help employers meet state training mandates and ensure employees have reliable, clear information to protect themselves from exposure to COVID-19, Lion launched the COVID-19 Employee Safety Awareness online course this week.
Last week, the Chairman of the US Chemical Safety and Hazardous Investigation Board (CSB) released a statement reflecting that the massive chemical explosion in Beirut, Lebanon on August 4 may have similar characteristics to the West Fertilizer Plant Explosion of 2013.
Multiple facilities on Long Island, NY that manufacture wipes used to make home and personal care products has been cited by OSHA after an employee allegedly suffered a hand amputation in a fabric-softener sheet-cutting machine.
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