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MIOSHA fines AJM Packaging Corporation $263,000 by for Amputation Hazards

MIOSHA fines AJM Packaging Corporation $263,000 by for Amputation Hazards The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) has issued citations with penalties totaling $263,000 to AJM Packaging for amputation hazards at its Taylor, MI, plant. The citations are the outcome of MIOSHA inspections of two reports of finger amputations on machines and an employee [...]

June 23rd, 2017|Appeal, citation, defense, fines, inspection, investigation, OSHA, violation|Comments Off on MIOSHA fines AJM Packaging Corporation $263,000 by for Amputation Hazards

Cal/OSHA Cites Explosives Manufacturer for Workplace Explosion that Caused Serious Injuries

Cal/OSHA Cites Explosives Manufacturer for Workplace Explosion that Caused Serious Injuries Hollister—Cal/OSHA has cited explosives manufacturer Pacific Scientific Energetic Materials Company $293,235 for multiple serious and willful accident-related workplace safety violations following an investigation of an explosion in Hollister that seriously injured a worker. On December 1, 2016, a technician was preparing explosives in metal [...]

June 19th, 2017|Appeal, citation, defense, fines, inspection, investigation, OSHA|Comments Off on Cal/OSHA Cites Explosives Manufacturer for Workplace Explosion that Caused Serious Injuries

OSHA Fines Company for Heat Stress

OSHA Fines Company for Heat Stress The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has proposed to fine Eaton Corp. $7,000 for allowing an employee to be overcome by excessive heat at the company's plant in Kearney. Eaton spokesman Jim Michels says the company has cooperated with the agency's investigation, but the facts don't fit the [...]

December 17th, 2014|citation, fines, inspection, investigation, OSHA, violation|Comments Off on OSHA Fines Company for Heat Stress

Glass plant to pay record safety penalty

A central Indiana automotive glass factory will pay a record $495,500 to settle workplace safety violations that were uncorrected following a worker's 2010 death, the Indiana Department of Labor said Wednesday. An agreement filed with the Indiana Board of Safety Review settles violations at a Pilkington North America plant in Shelbyville, the department said. The [...]

April 14th, 2014|investigation, OSHA|Comments Off on Glass plant to pay record safety penalty

New Hampshire Explosion

A factory explosion that blew out windows and injured 15 people likely originated in a room where acid is used to treat the surface of ball bearings, but it could be weeks before the exact cause is known, investigators said Tuesday. The Monday afternoon blast at New Hampshire Ball Bearings Inc. shattered glass, dislodged ceiling [...]

February 12th, 2014|inspection, investigation, OSHA|Comments Off on New Hampshire Explosion

OSHA investigating accident that killed man

Andrew Leone, an employee for Romeo Dimon Marine Service, was killed about 1:20 p.m. when the bucket of a skid-steer loader fell off and struck his head at a work site on Sound Avenue near Lipco Road, authorities said. Mr. Leone suffered “severe head trauma” in the accident and the Mattituck Fire Department rescue squad [...]

January 27th, 2014|investigation, OSHA|Comments Off on OSHA investigating accident that killed man

OSHA probing death at Billerica company

BILLERICA -- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating Nuvera Fuel Cells, on Concord Road, after an employee was found dead in an electrical closet last week, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. OSHA opened its inspection on Dec. 23, the same day the male employee was found dead in the closet, said [...]

January 3rd, 2014|investigation, OSHA|Comments Off on OSHA probing death at Billerica company