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Workplace Safety Tips: Learn From Violation of Health and Safety Regulation

A few days ago, OSHA released a citation report for Trachte Southeast LLC. The report mentioned 21 violations of OSHA’s health and safety regulation. All the 21 health and safety violations caused penalties totally US$85,140.

Trachte Southeast LLC is prefabricated and pre-assembled steel buildings manufacturer, which its factory located in Eastanollee, Georgia, US.

This case is a good example for learning safety and improving health and safety condition in workplaces. And today we will learn from that citation report and take chance for improvement. (more…)

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Learn from Veolia Explosion Investigation Report

On last 21 July 2010, The US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released explosion investigation results at Veolia ES Technical Solution Plant. The gas explosions caused two people injured and the plant was temporarily shut down. It also damaged twenty houses and five businesses near the plant.

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The gas explosion which happened on May 4, 2009, was triggered by flammable vapor that was released from a waste recycling plant. Flammable vapor was then ignited and exploded. (more…)

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Learn From OSHA Plant Inspection Results

A few days ago, another company has been cited for safety and health violations after being inspected by OSHA that started in August 2009. The company is C&W Industries in Union Springs, Alabama, which provides material handling systems.

According to ohsonline.com, there were some safety and health violations that were found during OSHA inspection. These violations caused the company to be cited for $59,250 of penalties. (more…)

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Manufacturing Plant Safety Continuous Improvements

manufacturing-safety-improvementEvery chemical manufacturing plant needs to improve its safety continuously; otherwise potential hazards will present real danger. But most people don’t know where to start. There is no idea come into their mind.

The list below may give you an idea when it is the time to start plant safety continuous improvement project. Think simple and start with a small improvement project is better. If you have some improvement ideas, arrange them based on their priorities. (more…)

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