Employee found dead at Wisconsin factory

A 26-year-old man was found unresponsive at a factory in Stratford, Wisconsin near the end of the plant’s second shift early Wednesday morning. the company, A&B Process Systems, provides stainless steel fabrication and industrial engineering services. WSAU (Wausau, Wisc.)

Virtua Memorial hit with $12.5K Fed-OSHA fine

Virtua Health, South Jersey’s largest health system, agreed to pay $12,471 fine to Fed-OSHA for alleged violations of safe patient handling regulations at Virtua Memorial Hospital in Mount Holly, the Health Professionals and Allied Employees union said Tuesday. Philadelphia Inquirer

Fed-OSHA investigating after one killed at Nebraska company

Fed-OSHA is investigating a Beatrice company after one person died and two others were hospitalized Monday. Fed-OSHA said Tuesday it is looking into improper mixing of cleaning chemicals at NEAPCO, which designs, manufactures and distributes driveline products for automotive, light truck, heavy truck, off-road, agriculture, and industrial/construction applications. NTV

Kansas explosion under Fed-OSHA investigation

Fed-OSHA is investigating an explosion Monday morning at a Murfin Drilling rig southwest of Sharon Springs, Kansas. The explosion occurred in a warming hut on the unit. Salina Journal

Arm inflation accident results in citation

Fed-OSHA has issued penalties of nearly $300,000 to a Massachusetts company where an untrained worker accidentally inflated his arm with a gas head in May. The worker, a temporary employee of the firm, was on a production line when the gas head, intended to inject chemicals into aerosol cans, pierced his finger and inflated his […]