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Occupational Safety News Bulletin – 12/30

OSHA LogoOccupational Safety news headline for early January, 2012:

  • OSHA Proposes More than $1 Million in Fines to Houston, TX Employer for Willful and Serious Violations

    The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Piping Technology and Products Inc. for 13 willful and 17 serious violations for exposing workers to the risk of amputations and other serious injuries from dangerous machinery, as well as other hazards, at the company’s Houston facility. Proposed penalties total $1,013,000. Read more details about these violations by visiting OSHA’s website.

  • OSHA Aims to Protect Workers during Winter Storms

    The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has created a web page to help protect workers from hazards they may face during winter storm response and recovery operations. Learn more about OSHA’s efforts to protect workers during the winter by visiting their website.

  • OSHA Orders Neb.-Based Union Pacific Railroad to Reinstate, Pay More than $300,000 to Terminated Whistleblower Employee in Idaho

    The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has ordered Omaha, Neb.-based Union Pacific Railroad Co. to immediately reinstate an employee in Idaho who was terminated after reporting a work-related injury. OSHA also has ordered the company to pay the employee more than $300,000 in back wages, compensatory damages, attorney’s fees and punitive damages. Read more about this case by visiting OSHA’s website.

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