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Alleged Dust, Other Hazards Prompt $51,480 in Fines to Rubber Plant 11/10/2011
State: WI | Segment: CENTRAL | 159 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued 12 citations, with fines totaling $51,480, to American Phoenix, Inc., for alleged safety and health violations at the company's rubber producing facility in Eau Claire, Wis.American Phoenix is based in Golden Valley, Minn....Read More
 
 
Alleged Asbestos Risks Prompt $280,200 in Fines to Contractors 11/08/2011
State: IL | Segment: CENTRAL | 298 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued two Chicago contractors a total 41 citations, with combined fines totaling $280,200, for allegedly failing to protect workers from asbestos hazards at a job site in May.T2 G.C., LLC, which operates as T2 Construction, received ...Read More
 
 
Auditor's Claim for Ground Zero Aggravation Was Untimely 11/08/2011
State: NY | Segment: EAST | 203 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A city auditor's claim for a condition that was allegedly linked to the 2001 terrorist attacks was untimely because she filed it more than two years after the date of injury, and she did not qualify as a first responder, a New York appellate court ruled. Case: Williams v. City of New...Read More
 
 
Argo Losses Reach $84M for First Nine Months of 2011 11/04/2011
By: Jim Sams (Senior Editor)
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 226 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Argo Group posted a net loss of $12.1 million for the third quarter, as its total revenue declined 9% to $303.5 million.The report put the Bermuda-based carrier's total losses at $83.8 million for the first nine months of 2011. Despite those results, Argo increased gross written prem...Read More
 
 
Alleged Machinery, Other Hazards Bring Plant $90,600 in Fines 11/04/2011
State: OH | Segment: CENTRAL | 259 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued 13 citations, with fines totaling $90,600, to USUI International Corp. in Monroe, Ohio, for alleged safety and health violations.OSHA issued the company two repeat citations for allegedly failing to train a production employee ...Read More
 
 
Advisory Committee to Review Technology Comments 11/03/2011
By: Greg Jones (Deputy Editor)
State: OR | Segment: WEST | 121 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Oregon Workers' Compensation Board's advisory committee is meeting on Nov. 14 to review stakeholder recommendations to make rule changes to allow serving documents via email.Stakeholders provided comments as part of the ongoing review of rules that the board administers. The ...Read More
 
 
Alleged Fuel Tank Hazards Prompt 16 Citations, $53,900 in Fines 11/03/2011
State: OH | Segment: CENTRAL | 238 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued 16 citations, with fines totaling $53,900, to Bosserman Aviation Equipment in Carey, Ohio, for alleged safety and health violations, including allowing workers to clean fuel tanks without implementing permit-required confined-space precaut...Read More
 
 
Appeals Court: Overtime Counts as Wage-Earning Capacity 11/02/2011
By: Jim Sams (Senior Editor)
State: MD | Segment: EAST | 290 | 0 | Popular with Legal
An injured fire captain's earnings while working overtime before he suffered two workplace injuries should be counted as part of his prior wage-earning capacity when calculating the amount of temporary partial disability payments, the Maryland Court of Appeals ruled.Case: Montgomery ...Read More
 
 
Alleged Forklift, Other Hazards Prompt 24 Citations, $68,600 in Fines 11/02/2011
State: FL | Segment: EAST | 310 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued 24 citations, with fines totaling $68,600, to Sen-Dure Products of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., for alleged safety and health violations.OSHA conducted an inspection of the business as part of the agency's site-specific targeting...Read More
 
 
Arbitrator Jeffery Tobin Selected as Associate Circuit Judge 11/02/2011
State: IL | Segment: CENTRAL | 341 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission Arbitrator Jeffery Tobin has been selected as an associate judge for the 7th Judicial District, the Jacksonville Journal-Courier reported on Tuesday.Tobin, 50, of Jacksonville, will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Associate Judg...Read More
 
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