OSHA Roundup for May 27, 2014
Kansas will examine the possibility of operating its own OSHA program.
The Susan Harwood Training Grant Program is offering $7 million in funding.
OSHA launches its fourth annual heat illness prevention campaign.
Notable proposed fines
$181,000 to a Texas fertilizer plant for allegedly failing to implement energy control procedures in connection with the workplace amputation of an employee’s leg
$168,700 to a Detroit terminal for forklift violations following the struck-by death of a worker
$64,400 to a Massachusetts-based 3-D printing company in connection with a worker’s third-degree burns suffered in a dust explosion and fire
Happening this week
May 25-31 – National Hurricane Preparedness Week
May 27 – National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health member nominations due
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