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Steven Cohn

Ohio Industrial Parts Manufacturer Cited for Safety Violations

Ohio railroad parts manufacturer SanCasT Inc. was recently cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for safety violations related to employee safety. The company was found to be exposing workers to machine and fall hazards at its Coshocton […]

Steven Cohn

Ohio Steel Contractor Fails to Protect Workers from Fall Hazards

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently cited general contractor Seneca Steel for failing to protect their employees from fall hazards.   According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), falls, slips, and trips increased 10 percent to 793 […]

Mark Bello

Bride-to-Be Crushed to Death by Car-Factory Robot

Safe and efficient robot-human interaction has the power to transform assembly lines. Robots are great at moving heavy machinery at high speeds and can conduct monotonous jobs with ease, but they move blindly with no intelligence. If they make contact […]

Melanie J. VanOverloop

Lack of Fall Protection and Proper Scaffolding Leads to Construction Site Injuries and Deaths

As of January of 2016, about 6.5 million people were employed in the construction industry. Despite its popularity, the construction industry has proven to be one of the most hazardous occupations in the U.S. In 2014, 899 construction workers were […]

Kendra Goldhirsch

Study of Pennsylvania Residents Shows Link Between Fracking and Migraines

A new study published in the scientific journal Environmental Health Perspectives links fracking to health problems, including migraine headaches and fatigue. The study has important implications for residents living close to natural gas wells that use fracking, as the study […]

Mark Bello

New Jersey Aluminum Manufacturer Continues to Expose Workers to Machine Hazards – Resulting in Amputations

Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, employers are responsible for providing safe and healthy workplaces for their employees. Unfortunately, many shortcut the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards exposing employees to significant increased risk of harm and […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Machine Operator Falls in Acid Tank; OH Company Fails to Take Action

When an employee gets seriously injured on the job, one would expect that his or her employer would take action to prevent any other employee from suffering the same injury. Unfortunately, that didn’t happen at A-Brite Planing, a company founded […]

Roopal Luhana

New Jersey Manufacturing Company Exposes Workers to Chemical Hazards

A manufacturing company in New Jersey has been cited for serious safety violations. National Manufacturing Company, Inc., which produces precision deep drawn enclosures (metal cans, cups, canisters, containers, etc.) and shallow drawn metal components, was cited for failing to protect […]

Steven Cohn

OSHA Cites Louisville Company with Repeated Fall Protection Violations

Companies are responsible for making sure their employees have safe working environments. Once a company has been cited for failing to provide the proper safeguards, it’s expected that the company will make appropriate changes to ensure future safety. Unfortunately, that […]

Mark Bello

Road Construction Worker’s Death Raises Safety Concerns

Roads are considerably more dangerous while under construction, especially to workers who are virtually helpless against a speeding, out-of-control vehicle. Indiana police said that the female driver had changed lanes several times before hitting a construction workers. Reports stated that […]