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Jun 07 2016
Safety and Health  

OSHA Safety Violations Result in Work-Related Amputations, Injuries, and $172K in Fines

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently issued three citations to an employer for multiple safety violations, leading to penalties totaling $172,000, following two separate work-related amputations and one severe employee injury. Schwan’s Global Supply Chain Inc., a subsidiary of The Schwan Food Company, was cited for failing to guard…

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Jan 02 2014
Safety and Health  

OSHA proposes public reporting of employer injury and illness data

Numerous employers would have to report their workplace injury and illness data, which would then be publicly posted on a government website, under a proposal from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

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