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OSHA Finds Amputation Hazards at Welspun, Proposes $77,000 Fine

Welspun Tubular LLC in Little Rock has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor for exposing workers to possible amputation hazards, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has proposed fines totaling $77,000. read more >

Sherman Brothers Trucking Faces $100k in OSHA Penalties

A Crossett trucking company faces more than $100,000 in penalties after the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety & Health Administration cited it for 11 safety and health violations Monday. read more >
Energy / Government & Politics

OSHA Levies $175K in Fines in Fatal Crane Accident

A federal safety agency has levied $175,000 in fines against a crane company, Entergy and other firms over a fatal crane accident at Arkansas Nuclear One in Russellville. read more >
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Government & Politics / Public Companies / Retail

Wal-Mart Agrees to Safety Fixes at 2,857 Stores

Wal-Mart agrees to improve safety conditions for employees who use trash compactors and cleaning chemicals at more than 2,800 stores as part of a settlement with the Labor Department. read more >

OSHA Proposes $126K Fine for Martin Operating Partnership Refinery in Smackover

Officials from the U.S. Labor Department have cited a Smackover refinery, alleging five safety violations involving the production of napthenic crude oil. read more >