Gregg Allman biopic production company fights Fed-OSHA ruling a second time

Film Allman LLC, the production company for Gregg Allman biopic “Midnight Rider,” is fighting for the second time the Fed-OSHA ruling that it committed a safety violation, according to deadline. A camera assistant was killed on the movie set in February 2014 after being struck by a train. Production on the film has since been […]

Attorneys tour scene of Houston scaffolding collapse

There’s an update on the downtown Houston scaffolding collapse near Minute Maid Park that sent six people to the hospital last week. Three of the injured contract workers now have lawyers. Their attorneys along with those representing the Finger Company, which oversees the apartment construction site, toured the scene on Thursday morning. KHOU (Houston)

10 hospitalized after ammonia leak closes ice rink at Prospect Park

An ammonia leak at the LeFrak Center at Lakeside in Prospect Park, Brooklyn Wednesday night spread noxious fumes throughout the surrounding area, according to fire officials. Parts of the park were closed to visitors after the strong ammonia odor filled the air near the skating rink Wednesday evening. Park Slope Stoop

Fed-OSHA extends PSM compliance deadline

Fed-OSHA has announced that it is extending its discretionary enforcement policy for Process Safety Management until July 22, 2016. The move gives retailers an additional six months to comply with PSM; however it falls well short of an optimal resolution. AgProfessional

$357K fine for Michigan electrical firm, township inspector after workplace death

A MIOSHA investigation has determined that the employer of an electrician who died on the job and an electrical inspector working for Fillmore Township intentionally violated safety laws, or were indifferent to them. Together, they are being assessed a total of $357,000 by Michigan OSHA for the deadly June 16 industrial accident. MLive

OSHNC investigating 3 companies in Charlotte construction site death

The state is investigating three companies involved in a construction project in Charlotte’s South End neighborhood where a worker fell to his death Sunday. The 54-year-old of Tampa man was on a ladder on a fifth-floor balcony when he fell, according to a preliminary report from OSHNC. Charlotte Observer

Indiana man starts website to teach safety

An online agricultural safety course makes it easier for farmers to train employees and family members on safe practices. Don Tyler, an Indiana native and president of Good Days Work LLC, created the company in response to a need for a structured safety program. AgriNews