Wegmans facing possible $188K fine

Fed-OSHA is proposing that Wegmans be fined $188,000 because of what it calls recurring hazards at its central bakeshop manufacturing facility in Gates, New York. Fed-OSHA officials say that injuries to two workers in the facility’s bakery suggest a need for the supermarket chain to address workplace safety for its employees. WXXI (Rochester, N.Y.)

Is that parking garage safe? Inspections not required in New York

Following the collapse of a two-level concrete parking structure in Johnson City, New York, an investigation by the Press and Sun-Bulletin has uncovered several potential gaps in the regulation of parking structures in New York State. Press and Sun Bulletin (Binghamton, N.Y.)

Policy change affects anhydrous ammonia facilities

Fed-OSHA has implemented a safety policy change that will affect retail facilities that store and distribute anhydrous ammonia, a form of nitrogen fertilizer. The new policy will put 283 facilities under these new regulations in North Dakota. The state agriculture commissioner says the change is an abrupt overreach by federal authorities and is considering legal […]