OSHA Roundup for Sept. 8, 2014
The White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs has interfered with the development of new rules, according to a review from two prominent public health bloggers.
New Mexico’s State Plan program partners with the Mexican Consulate to train the state’s Spanish-speaking employees on workplace safety.
Cal/OSHA takes part in a construction industry inspection blitz that netted dozens of citations and more than $135,000 in penalties.
Notable proposed fines
$497,000 to an Illinois recycling facility for confined space and guarding violations in connection with the death of a 37-year-old worker, whose arm was caught in a conveyor belt
$186,340 to a Florida construction company for various fall protection violations
$84,000 to a Nebraska co-op for guard rail and fall protection violations in connection with the fatal fall of a 73-year-old employee
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