Coastal Building Systems of Amelia Inc., a roofing and siding contractor based in Fernandina Beach, Florida, is the latest employer to be cited for harboring fall hazards.
A combustible wood dust-caused explosion and fire swept through — and partly destroyed — a Rhode Island building, injuring one worker.
Fall hazards are one of the leading causes of occupational injury and death in the United States, particularly in the construction and telecommunications industries.
A company that manufacturers food and drink flavorings was fined $91,000 by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) after several safety violations were found at its Oakdale, Louisiana, facility.
An environmental safety firm was fined for failing to adequately protect its employees from lead exposure.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Torrance Castings, Inc. of La Crosse, Wisconsin for 10 safety violations stemming from an incident in July 2013 in which a worker was killed.
It used to be the case that the regulations of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) applied only to private employers, but that’s no longer true.
Workers in the chemical manufacturing industry face some of the most severe physical hazards that any American employee must deal with.
Black Hills Corp. has been fined by OSHA for several safety violations.
An office furniture reseller in New Brunswick, New Jersey, was fined over $70,000 for failing to provide safe working conditions and equipment to its employees, as well as not fixing previously-cited violations.
A supermarket in Mullens, West Virginia, learned the hard way what happens when OSHA finds out that an employer is not maintaining their OSHA 300 paperwork.
The official report revealed that members of the team violated eight of the 10 Standing Firefighting orders.
Although 36 represents a figure that is down from the 66 unreported incidents from 2009, the press statement said that actions must be taken to ensure that all workers come make it home at the end of their shift.