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Worker Crushed to Death by 3,000-Pound Concrete form: $135K OSHA Fine

A Wisconsin company faces a $135,804 OSHA fine in connection with a worker’s death in August. A 3,000-pound concrete form fell on the worker and crushed him to death.
OSHA issued two citations to Huffcutt Concrete of Chippewa Falls:
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 A General Duty Clause willful citation: One of the two hooks on a hoist wasn’t fully fastened in place and was missing a safety latch, causing it to fall on worker Otto Kolpien, crushing and instantly killing him ($126,749), anda serious violation for not conducting a periodic inspection of energy control procedures ($9,055).

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India and the Ground Reality of Occupational Health and Safety Awareness- Fact Sheet

Smeared in the thick layer of dust and dirt, laborers in India hardly acknowledge the fact that ‘safety is important for living’ and even there are laws to practically avail the measures of occupational health and safety.

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7 Workplace Safety Tips that Every Employee Must Know

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If employers are to believe, then nothing in a workplace is more embarrassing and unfortunate than employees getting injured on the job. And not only is this scenario tough for the employers, but it is also disturbing for the entire team of employees and the management.

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IAC Developmental Insight: Trump Presidency Might Bring These Top 5 Changes in the Workplace Law

Donald Trump’s presidency came as BIG news for the wider world out there. Since his recent victory is the most influential talk of the town, we have spend our best time in gathering, analyzing, and forecasting the next administrative set up of the US for the workplace law and order. Have a quick look at the various aspects! Continue reading “IAC Developmental Insight: Trump Presidency Might Bring These Top 5 Changes in the Workplace Law”

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Colonial Pipeline in Rural Alabama Explodes, 1 Worker Dead, 5 Injured

While working to restore system integrity and tackle gasoline leak that held on last September, a massive explosive occurs along the Colonial Pipeline in Shelby County, Ala., killing one worker and injuring five others. The explosion also caused the evacuation of homes and businesses within a three-mile radius. Continue reading “Colonial Pipeline in Rural Alabama Explodes, 1 Worker Dead, 5 Injured”