OSHA has fined 2 companies—a structural framing company in Alabama and a South Jersey construction company—for alleged violations of fall prevention, scaffolding, and other work safety regulations.
The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) recently shared a preliminary list of the top 10 most often cited OSHA work safety standards in 2017.
Three workers died tragically in January in a workplace accident involving a confined space and toxic gas. Now, the utility company and the contractor that employed the workers face $119,500 in penalties for ten serious OSHA safety violations.
A trailer and truck bed manufacturing facility in Oklahoma will pay more than half a million dollars ($535,411) for two dozen workplace safety violations, according to an OSHA citation issued earlier this year.
OSHA has released its annual Top 10 list of the most commonly cited 29 CFR safety Standards at construction and general industry workplaces for 2016.
The maximum penalty for most OSHA violations is now $12,471 per day, per violation. The immediate effect of these higher OSHA penalties in your state will depend on what kind of “State plan” is in place.
In a recent press release, OSHA announced a $56,300 fine for a New Jersey manufacturing facility that allegedly exposed workers to hazardous chemicals and other workplace hazards.
An auto parts manufacturer and its staffing agency will pay $106,000 in OSHA fines to settle allegations they failed to meet their responsibilities for providing a safe workplace.
For the first time since 1990, penalties for violations of the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) work safety rules have gone up.
An OSHA workplace safety inspection uncovered multiple repeat violations of work safety requirements that will cost a Franklin, OH foundry $143,000 in penalties. According to OSHA, the company exposed employees to amputation, hearing loss, and respiratory hazards and failed to train employees on the hazardous chemicals used in the workplace as required under OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1910.1200).
When US EPA introduced the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), the hazardous waste management standards included
reduced requirements for some large-volume wastes. After studying the hazards of wastes in oil and gas exploration and production
(E&P) operations, as directed by the US Congress, EPA determined regulation of these wastes under RCRA was not warranted. Therefore,
many oil and gas E&P wastes are excluded from the RCRA Subtitle C hazardous waste management standards.