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OSHA Reveals Most Frequent Violations

Fall protection once again tops the list of safety violations in 2015, OSHA revealed at a National Safety Council conference last week. Hazard communication, scaffolding and respiratory prot...

Distributors Seek 11th-Hour Label Delay

ARLINGTON, VA—Days before a three-year-old federal chemical-labeling rule is set to take effect, the chemical industry is seeking a partial delay in enforcement.

2 Fined for 38 Confined-Space Hazards

A temp staffing agency and contractor near Puget Sound, WA, are facing stiff fines for allegedly sending temporary workers into fuel tanks with no controls in place.

OSHA Top 10 Sounds Grim Refrain

For the third straight year, fall protection, hazard communication, scaffolding and respiratory protection violations—in that order—lead the list of federal health and safety citations issue...

Industry Faces ‘Big Regulatory Year’

ORLANDO—Fasten your seatbelts: 2014 will break open a dam of pent-up regulatory action, expert Alison B. Kaelin is warning the paint, coatings and blasting industries.

Railcar Finishing Operation Fined $133K

Abrasive blasting without fall protection, lining work in unexamined confined spaces, silica hazards and other dangers have drawn federal citations against a railcar finishing contractor for...

Concrete Maker Hit with 18 Citations

Silica exposure, confined-space infractions, respiratory hazards, and other health and safety dangers have drawn $153,900 in fines and a lengthy list of federal violations for a New Jersey c...

Falls Again Top OSHA Violations

Employers may not be getting the message about fall protection, according to a new ranking that keeps those violations well atop a new Top 10 list of federal health and safety citations.

Tank Cleaner Hit with 33 Violations

Federal authorities have slapped a slew of citations and $83,300 in fines on a tank cleaning company in Texas for chemical, explosive and confined-space hazards.

Gas Leak Exposure Leads to Citations

A Wisconsin metal finishing facility that allegedly failed to evacuate workers during a natural gas leak has been cited with 17 health and safety violations, the Occupational Safety and Heal...

Machine Shop Cited for Lead Exposure

An industrial parts manufacturer is facing $188,300 in proposed penalties after workers were allegedly exposed to lead, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration said.

ACA Fights Customer Disclosure Plan

What's more important: the privacy of a customer list or the possible need to reach those customers about product dangers?

New Rules Could Shake Up Industry

SAN ANTONIO—Coating manufacturers are starting to see sweeping changes in hazard communications that could potentially impact every safety data sheet in the industry.


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Clemco Industries Corp.
Global engineering-trusted solutions

For more than 70 years, Clemco has provided the highest quality blast equipment with a total commitment to comfort and safety.

Hempel (USA) Inc.

Efficient systems and high quality products to reduce your maintenance costs. Visit Hempel Protective for more information.

CS Unitec
Peening Preparation Tools

CS Unitec’s hand-held scarifiers are an ideal alternative to small-area shot blasting for cleaning and preparing concrete & metal surfaces.

Monti Tools, Inc.

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CHLOR*RID International Inc.
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