OSHA Roundup for Aug. 11, 2014
Beginning in 2016, companies bidding on federal contracts must disclose labor law violations.
A recent Chinese factory blast highlights the need for an OSHA combustible dust standard, according to the head of the Chemical Safety Board.
Utah OSHA launches a construction industry emphasis program.
OSHA offers new resources on earthquake safety.
Notable proposed fines
$188,500 to a Georgia paint and coating manufacturing facility for allegedly exposing workers to silica dust, amputation and electrical hazards
$184,800 to an Oklahoma oil refinery for hot surface, fall and electrical violations
$174,240 to a Texas plastic products manufacturer for lockout/tagout violations
Happening this week
Aug. 16 – Construction safety and health fair in Chamblee, GA, sponsored by OSHA and the Georgia Hispanic Construction Association
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