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Osha Cites Companies After Plumbers Poisoned By Carbon Monoxide

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CAL/OSHA issue fines in industrial cannabis production related explosion

  Business Insider   CAL/OSHA has issued a fine in excess of $50,000 to a cannabis firm in California after an accident resulted in one employee being injured. On June 19, an employee of Santa Cruz, California-based Future2 Labs Health Services Inc. was working alone inside a 128-square-foot portable storage container in Watsonville, using propane to extract oil from cannabis ...

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Confined Space Fatality: OSHA cites Saipan company in deaths of 3 workers

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VIPER Hazmat Team responds to butanol leak, one injured

HMN- Delaware County, Indiana the Muncie Star Press reported a contractor working at a clean up site was exposed to a unknown chemical as they were digging 55 gallon barrels out of the ground. A heavy equipment operator had crushed a unmarked barrel which sprayed the cab of the equipment with the substance. The operator was overcame by fumes and ...

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Help local nonprofits with 6 OSHA/HAZMAT Guidelines

HMN- Do you have nonprofit organizations that deal in hazardous materials in your response area? 6 OSHA/HAZMAT Communication Guidelines that will prepare them and help you preplan for an incident. According to The Nonprofit Times  a publication described as “The Leading Business Publication For Nonprofit Management” here are the six things they need to know. Many nonprofit managers might find their work ...

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County hazmat teams respond to chemical spill

HMN- The MESSENGER POST MEDIA is reporting a reported a leak of hydrofluoric acid at a facility and clean up is expected to go on for more than 24 hours CANANDAIGUA — Hazardous materials units from four counties responded Wednesday morning for a chemical spill that resulted in an evacuation of the Smart System Technology and Commercialization Center off Route 332. No ...

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The FREE Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards

HMN- We all know how to use the ERG, step up your knowledge and dive into chemical properties with the NIOSH. Its not just for technicians or specialist. Did you know that you can get them free from the CDC? Did you also know that you can plan your PPE by researching the chemical properties ? The Pocket Guide presents key information ...

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OSHA cites second Geismar company in September explosion, fire that injured four

According to David Mitchell of The Advocate: GONZALES — Federal workplace regulators said Tuesday a second company was cited and fined in a Sept. 3 hydrogen gas explosion and fire at the Renewable Energy Group biodiesel plant in Ascension Parish that injured four. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration fined Excel Contractors Inc. $7,000 and found the contractor committed ...

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VICTIMS’ LEGS SEVERED AFTER EXPLOSION AT FIRE EXTINGUISHER PLANT IN ORANGE COUNTY

Updated 1 hr 39 mins ago WALLKILL, New York (WABC) — Two people were seriously injured in an explosion at a manufacturing facility in Orange County, New York, Friday morning. Police say they were called Oprandy’s Fire Equipment on Brookline Avenue in Wallkill around 9:30 a.m. following a report of an explosion. When they arrived, they found two workers — ...

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Construction worker dies after chimney fall at Yale

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Source: AP and FOX61 NEW HAVEN — A worker who fell 60 feet into a confined space on Saturday died from his injuries. Yale University Police initially responded to calls of a crisis situation at the Central Power Plant on 120 Tower Parkway, shortly before 10:30 a.m . According to fire officials, a 53-year-old workman fell into a smokestack while ...

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