May 8, 2017 in Inspector News

UK HSE fines Solarjen, £250,000 ($324,000) after worker falls more than 3.5 metres through a void in a roof

UK HSE fines Solarjen £250,000 ($324,000) after worker falls more than 3.5 metres through a void in a roof A Bristol based solar panel installation company has been fined after…

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May 8, 2017 in Inspector News

UK HSE fines Barroerock Construction, £750,000 ($972,000) after approximately 200 workers were found to be exposed to asbestos

Barroerock Construction fined $972,000 by UK HSE for exposing workers to Asbestos Barroerock Construction Limited has been fined after repeated asbestos failings. Canterbury Crown Court heard yesterday how the Health…

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April 18, 2017 in Inspector News

Nearly $1.5 Million in Proposed OSHA Fines for Workplace Safety Failures involving a Trench Collapse

Robert Higgins and Kelvin Mattocks went to work on a fall day in Boston, just like any other day. On that day – Oct. 21, 2016 – the approximately 12-foot…

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March 14, 2017 in Inspector News

Compelling Reasons Why Top Companies Use Mobile Workflows

  The ways of doing business have changed. Today’s business environment requires better customer service, quicker and smart decisions and increased efficiency, top performing organizations use process automation and workflow…

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February 22, 2017 in Inspector News

Top 5 Safety Hazards in Manufacturing Industries

Manufacturing industry is a term that describes companies in many different areas of business including plastics, adhesives, electronics, machine parts etc. In fact any company that makes a product for sale to a…

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February 2, 2017 in Inspector News

Maintaining Safety Excellence with OSHA’s Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program

The Original Mattress Factory in Raleigh, N.C., manufactures and distributes box springs and mattresses, and they sell directly to the public. The safety of its employees serves as the company’s…

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January 16, 2017 in Inspector News

Oklahoma truck bed manufacturer fined $535K for putting workers at risk

Oklahoma truck bed manufacturer fined $535K for putting workers at risk A complaint of unsafe working conditions led U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration inspectors to discover…

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January 5, 2017 in Inspector News

Barringer Brothers Roofing, still lacks accident prevention program and fall protection for its employees.

  Barringer Brothers Roofing, still lacks accident prevention program and fall protection for its employees. Participating in OSHA’s Severe Violator Enforcement Program hasn’t raised Robert Barringer’s awareness about fall protection…

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December 19, 2016 in Inspector News

Alabama auto parts supplier to Kia and Hyundai, staffing agencies face $2.5M in fines

  CUSSETA, Ala., December 14th, 2016 – When she wasn’t employed as a temporary worker at a Cusseta manufacturer that stamps metal parts for Hyundai and Kia vehicles, Regina Allen Elsea…

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December 12, 2016 in Inspector News

2016 OSHA’s Top 10 Most Cited Violations

2016 OSHA’s Top 10 Most Cited Violations Although the rankings for OSHA’s Top 10 most cited violations change little from year to year, the agency provides dozens of statistics. Glance…

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November 28, 2016 in Inspector News

OSHA issues final rule updating walking-working surfaces standards

OSHA issues final rule updating walking-working surfaces standards The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration today issued a final rule updating its general industry Walking-Working Surfaces standards…

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November 15, 2016 in Inspector News

Worker suffers amputation as a result of a failure to implement lockout/tagout

OSHA cites wholesale baking company after worker suffers amputation CINCINNATI, Ohio – Just five weeks after a 28-year-old maintenance worker lost part of his right arm in an improperly guarded bread…

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November 2, 2016 in Inspector News

OSHA cites Ohio vehicle parts manufacturer for Worker Safety Violations

OSHA cites Ohio vehicle parts manufacturer for Worker Safety Violations MANSFIELD, Ohio – The absence of adequate machine safe guards led to an amputation and other machine-related injuries at a…

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October 27, 2016 in Inspector News

OSHA Assistant Secretary encouraged by fall in workplace injuries.

OSHA Assistant Secretary encouraged by fall in workplace injuries WASHINGTON – Occupational injury and illness data released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed a significant drop in the…

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October 20, 2016 in Inspector News

The Importance of Human and Organizational Factors for Industrial Safety

The Importance of Human and Organizational Factors for Industrial Safety Management of the environment and the measures that ensure industrial safety is a key concern for managers, both for ethical…

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October 13, 2016 in Inspector News

A safer workplace is sound business

A safer workplace is sound business OSHA has recently updated the Guidelines for Safety and Health Programs it first released 30 years ago, to reflect changes in the economy, workplaces, and evolving safety and…

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September 20, 2016 in Inspector News

EHS Today Announces America’s Safest Companies 2015

EHS Today Announces America’s Safest Companies 2015 EHS Today recently announced its list of the 2015 America’s Safest Companies. The 16 companies on the list represent a broad array of…

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September 12, 2016 in Inspector News

Discount retailer Dollar General Ignores Safety Inspectors

Discount Retailer Dollar General Ignores Safety Inspectors Discount retailer Dollar General continues to ignore federal workplace safety inspectors who previously have warned the company to correct hazards that could potentially…

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September 2, 2016 in Inspector News

Study: Penalties Resulting from Health and Safety Inspections Reduce Workplace Injuries

Study: Penalties Resulting from Health and Safety Inspections Reduce Workplace Injuries. Labor Day offers an opportunity to highlight the effectiveness of regulatory enforcement in improving workplace health and safety and…

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August 30, 2016 in Inspector News

Truck of Takata Airbags Parts Explodes

Truck of Takata Airbags Parts Explodes, highlighting safety concerns. A woman was killed in her home and four other people were injured when a truck carrying a load of Takata…

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