OSHA Roundup for Feb. 23, 2015
OSHA has scheduled a safety stand-down for May 4-15 to help prevent construction industry falls.
Is OSHA’s Severe Violator Enforcement Program working? Find out.
Notable proposed fines
$242,940 to a Michigan shipyard for allegedly failing to require employees to wear air-line respirators, as well as exposing workers to struck-by, machine and fall hazards
$139,800 to a tubing manufacturing facility in Ohio for lockout/tagout and guarding violations stemming from amputation hazards
Happening this week
Feb. 25: 11th Annual Agriculture Safety Day in Wenatchee, WA, presented by the Washington state Governor’s Industrial Safety and Health Advisory Board
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