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OSHA Administrator to Address Cincinnati Conference on Feb. 26 02/11/2008
State: OH | Segment: Safety | 80 | 0
Occupational Safety and Health Administration head Edwin Foulke will be the keynote speaker at the ninth annual “ACI/OSHA Construction Safety Day” in Cincinnati on Feb. 26.Foulke is scheduled to speak at 9 a.m. at the Oasis Conference Center at 902 Loveland-Miamiville Road in...Read More
 
 
OSHA, Electrical Workers Apprenticeship Program Sign Alliance 02/08/2008
State: IL | Segment: Safety | 81 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Calumet City area office and the Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Trust in Alsip, Ill., have signed an alliance to enhance safety training provided to apprentice and journeymen electricians.The trust is sponsored by the ...Read More
 
 
OSHA Holds Free Excavation Training in Godfrey March 5 02/08/2008
State: IL | Segment: Safety | 84 | 0
Compliance officers from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration will present a free trench and excavation-safety seminar from 2:30 to 4 p.m. March 5 at the Safety Partners LTD Training Center at 620 Armsway Blvd. in Godfrey.The seminar is one of six scheduled by OSHA’s o...Read More
 
 
Oriska Sister Company Struggling in Florida 02/07/2008
State: FL | Segment: Top | 187 | 0
Records obtained following James M. Kernan's Jan. 30 indictment and subsequent exit from leadership roles in three workers' compensation carriers and a holding company show that one of those insurers has floundered financially since 2003.Tom Zutell, deputy communications director...Read More
 
 
Ohio Industrial Commission Fails to Recant Accidental Dismissal 02/06/2008
State: OH | Segment: Courts | 214 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Ohio Industrial Commission was unable to reinstate a violation of a specific safety requirement (VSSR) claim after it accidentally dismissed it, following a 3rd Appellate District Court ruling.The state commission dismissed a specific safety requirement claim via a written order, the...Read More
 
 
OSHA Fines Masonry Firm $210,000 for Alleged Violations 02/06/2008
State: TX | Segment: Safety | 237 | 0
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued four serious and seven repeat citations with fines totaling $210,000 to Metroplex Masonry of Kaufman, Texas, for alleged safety violations. The citations followed an inspection that began Aug. 8 at the company's workssite in North Richland...Read More
 
 
OSHA Sets Trench, Excavation Safety Seminar for Carterville on Feb. 21 02/06/2008
State: IL | Segment: Safety | 103 | 0
Compliance officers from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration will present a free trench and excavation safety seminar from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Feb. 21 at the John A. Logan College at 700 Logan College Rd. in Carterville.The seminar is one of six scheduled by OSHA’s offices...Read More
 
 
OSHA Issues Compliance Directive on Hexavalent Chromium 02/05/2008
State: NA | Segment: Safety | 284 | 0
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration reported Monday it has issued a new compliance directive for occupational exposure to hexavalent chromium (Cr(VI)).The directive, OSHA Instruction CPL 02-02-074, “Inspection Procedures for the Chromium (VI) Standards,” was eff...Read More
 
 
OSHA Fines Tank Washing Firm $46,800 Following Suffocation Death 02/05/2008
State: GA | Segment: Safety | 106 | 0
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued 20 serious citations with fines totaling $46,800 to Quala Systems following an accident in August in which an employee of the company's QualaWash tank washing subsidiary died shortly after entering an oxygen-deficient chemical container at...Read More
 
 
Oriska and PEO Execs Indicted for Conspiracy 02/04/2008
State: NY | Segment: Top | 324 | 0 | Popular with Vendor
The national investigation that sparked headlines with a 2006 raid by FBI agents driving U-Haul trucks triggered indictments last week against Oriska Insurance Co. President James Kernan and Robert J. "Skip" Anderson, who's already served time in a California prison for professional employer org...Read More
 
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