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Asbestos removal contractor cited for workers without proper respiratory protection and training

An asbestos removal contractor is facing $56K in fines after government safety inspectors found workers exposed to asbestos and fall hazards during asbestos remediation at a Buffalo, NY…

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OSHA cites Brooklyn contractor in fatal Brighton Beach building collapse

Federal safety regulators have found the collapse of a building under construction in Brighton Beach that killed one worker and injured four others was the result of poor construction by a…

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Construction worker dies first day on the job at Manhattan worksite

A construction worker on the job for only one day died Thursday after a fall from scaffolding at a worksite in SoHo.

According to the NYC Department of Buildings’ active complaint, a…

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Worker crushed to death by huge roll of newsprint paper at PA printing plant

Federal officials are investigating after a huge roll of paper destined for a printing plant rolled off the boxcar delivering it, crushing a rail worker.

The U.S. Department of Labor’s…

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OSHA fines NJ cup maker $156K after amputation of worker’s fingertips prompts inspection

Federal regulators have cited a New Jersey cup manufacturer for a slew of safety violations in an inspection following the amputation of a worker’s fingertips.

The Occupational Safety…

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OSHA sites Union Drilling for repeat violations at PA natural gas well

Texas based Union Drilling Inc. is facing workplace safety and health violations and proposed fines of $70,000 after an inspection of a Pennsylvania gas well by federal regulators.

The U.S….

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Delta Air Lines agrees to OSHA seat belt compliance measures after death of baggage handler

Delta, one of the largest domestic airlines in the United States, has reached a settlement with federal regulators that will bring the company into compliance with safety regulations following…

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OSHA begins National Emphasis Program on worker safety in nursing and residential care facilities

Government regulators are beginning a three-year program focusing on protecting workers at nursing and residential care facilities from serious safety and health hazards.

The U.S. Department…

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OSHA cites Manhattan contractor after worker fall at Brooklyn worksite

A Manhattan-based masonry contractor faces citations and fines totaling $74,500 after an investigation into a construction worker’s 80-foot fall from a scaffold.

Inspectors from the…

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NYC Woman Killed In Elevator Accident

A woman, 41, was tragically killed when the elevator she stepped onto malfunctioned and lurched forward pinning her between the outside of the car and the wall of the elevator…