President Obama’s administration would like to see an increase in the number of workers being tested for illicit drugs, according to a new report issued by the Office of National Drug Control Policy.
Health and Safety Compliance
Illinois Senior District Judge Joe Billy McDade found All-Feed Processing and Packaging, a pet food ingredient manufacturer, in contempt after discovering the company ignored Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations.
OSHA officials cited Cyclone Drilling Inc., a Wyoming-based contractor, because the business’ safety in workplace supplies proved inadequate at a North Dakota oil field.
OSHA cited Glister-Mary Lee Corp. for six safety violations after a combustible dust explosion took place at its manufacturing plant on October 6, 2011. Two maintenance workers suffered serious upper body burns from the blast.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) outlines guidelines employers must follow to maintain workplace health and safety. The agency has created criteria to help businesses understand what constitutes a work-related injury.
OSHA officials fined Georgia’s Eagle United Truck Wash LLC over $57,000 due to occupational health and safety hazards created by improper chemical storage.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued penalties against Pennsylvania-based cylinder products manufacturer American Cap Co. LLC for 18 safety in workplace violations.
OSHA completed an inspection at a Dayton, New Jersey, plastics manufacturing facility for Georgia-based BWAY Corporation as part of its National Emphasis Program on Amputations.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) identifies workplace issues that may affect employees’ workplace safety. These officials often go above and beyond to eliminate workers’ health risks, and will penalize companies for problems such as fall hazards.
An OSHA official may have saved a construction employee’s life at an Ohio work site on March 8, 2011.