National Fire Academy Adds Two New Applied Research Courses to NFA Online

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The U.S. Fire Administration’s National Fire Academy (NFA) announces the availability of two new NFA Online courses: Data Gathering Instruments to Support Applied Research Projects (Q170) and Designing an Applied Research Project Proposal (Q171). Both courses are available to the … Continue reading

One patient killed and three injured in a fire at Durham Regional Hospital in central North Carolina

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DURHAM, N.C. — One patient was killed and three others suffered slight injuries in a fire at Durham Regional Hospital in central North Carolina early Tuesday. Firefighters were called to a report of an explosion on the sixth floor of … Continue reading

OSHA proposes $75,000 in fines to Minnesota pipe manufacturer for machine guarding, other hazards at Chatsworth, Ill., facility

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CHATSWORTH, Ill. – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Prinsco Inc. for 14 alleged serious safety violations, including a lack of machine guarding, at its Chatsworth pipe manufacturing facility. An inspection was initiated under OSHA’s … Continue reading

OSHA cites B.W. Supply in Lyons, Ohio, for 25 health and safety violations, proposes more than $205,000 in fines

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LYONS, Ohio – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited B.W. Grinding Co., doing business as B.W. Supply, for 25 safety and health – including three willful – violations at the company’s Lyons iron foundry. OSHA … Continue reading

OSHA establishes partnership with Black and Veatch Construction for work on Columbia Energy Center in Pardeeville, Wis.

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PARDEEVILLE, Wis. – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has established a strategic partnership with Black & Veatch Construction Inc. to reduce workers’ exposure to hazards and the likelihood of serious injuries at the Columbia Energy Center … Continue reading

OSHA cites New York contractor for exposing workers to fall and other hazards at Jacksonville, Fla., work site

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – RCP Services Inc. of Saratoga Springs, N.Y., has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration for nine safety violations while performing concrete work at a residential apartment complex on Big Island Drive … Continue reading

Northern Illinois Flight Center ordered by US Labor Department’s OSHA to reinstate, pay more than $500,000 to illegally terminated pilot

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CHICAGO – An investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration found that Northern Illinois Flight Center violated the whistleblower protection provisions of the Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment and Reform Act for the 21st Century, known … Continue reading