Steel Manufacturer ArcelorMittal Cited By OSHA After Complaints About Safety Hazards

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OSHA conducted an inspection of ArcelorMittal’s steel plate plant in Conshohocken, PA, as part of its national emphasis program for hexavelent chromium and primary metals and specifically after receiving a complaint from workers at the facility. It found repeat violations involving open-sided floors and platforms, a lack of guarding for power transmission devices, deficiencies in [...]

Five DC Firefighters Burned By Bureaucracy

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At American Work Safety, we want workers of all stripes to have the safety equipment they need to do their jobs. That’s why when we heard about this, we were frankly a little appalled at this story by the Washington Examiner: Apparently, an order placed in October 2010 to be filled by January 2011 resulted [...]