Arizona OSHA responds to the threat of the federal government taking away its construction safety oversight.
About $7 million in Susan Harwood grant funding is available for training organizations.
Notable proposed fines
$254,000 to an Illinois pet food manufacturer for alleged combustible dust and respiratory dust hazards
$180,000 to New Jersey roasted nut manufacturer for carbon monoxide and noise hazard violations
$139,000 to an Ohio industrial machinery manufacturer for machine guarding violations stemming from a worker complaint
$119,350 to a Massachusetts contractor for fall protection violations in connection with a roofer’s death
Happening this week
May 19 – Hearing on crane operator certification deadline extension
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