The proposed OSHA budget would boost the agency’s funding a bit, but not as much as the administration would like.
A new game-based web tool from OSHA aims to improve hazard identification and mitigation in manufacturing and construction.
Notable proposed fines
$110,400 to a Missouri construction company for struck-by and trench violations in connection with serious struck-by and fall injuries suffered by a worker
$101,200 to a food supplement manufacturing facility in Nebraska for allegedly exposing workers to amputation and fall hazards
$89,500 to an Ohio-based manufacturer for machine guarding and lockout/tagout violations following an incident in which a press crushed a worker’s hand
$44,410 to a fish processing plant in Massachusetts and a temporary employment agency in connection with the shucking machine death of a sanitation supervisor
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