OSHA QuickTakes for 04/02/2015:

  • April is National Workplace Violence Prevention Month: OSHA updates guidance for healthcare and social services
  • 2015 National Safety Stand-Down in construction launches soon!
  • OSHA finds violations in investigation of explosion at Alabama-based US Steel Corp. that killed two workers, severely burned another
  • Illinois recycling facility fined more than $366K for repeatedly exposing workers to machine, fall and confined space hazards
  • Chicago plant risks safety of permanent and temporary workers by repeatedly ignoring amputation hazards
  • New York dinnerware maker faces $108,000 in fines for exposing workers to fall, fire and other hazards
  • Union Pacific Railroad ordered to pay locomotive engineer $350K in damages after disciplining worker who reported injury
  • OSHA and NIOSH release bulletin on preventing green tobacco sickness
  • Ebola and Infectious Disease Symposium held in Dallas/Fort-Worth Area
  • OSHA works with the Office of Rural and Farmworker Housing to reach Native Americans in Northwest
  • MIOSHA signs partnership to protect workers during State Emergency Operations Center Project
  • Indiana project manager urges companies to think beyond compliance
  • OSHA seeks membership nominations for Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee
  • New bilingual resources available
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