New OSHA campaign will target MSDs in the health care industry.
Notable proposed fines
$170,000 to an Arkansas poultry plant for allegedly exposing workers to hazardous chemicals
$150,000 to a Wisconsin frozen food production plant for alleged ammonia hazards
$128,700 to an Ohio manufacturing plant for process safety management violations related to an explosion that injured three workers
$126,900 to an Arkansas refinery for process safety management violations
$74,600 to an Ohio glassware supplier for personal protective equipment violations, among others, stemming from an inspection prompted by a worker’s burn injury
$22,800 to a Nebraska farming co-op in connection with the death of a worker killed when a truck backed into him
Happening this week
July 30 – Aug. 1 – Federal Agency Training Week, in which the Illinois-based OSHA Training Institute conducts a series of half-day seminars for government agency personnel
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