Massachusetts town requests funds for new fire station

Mattapoisett, Massachusetts officials have agreed to request $260,000 to design a new fire station after reviewing the fire chief’s concerns about his headquarters’ current OSHA-cited conditions. Violations reportedly include unsafe electrical wiring, stairways and railings, and improper truck exhaust ventilation. Wicked Local Rochester

New inspection shows mold at South Carolina courthouse

Spartanburg County, South Carolina officials heard Tuesday that an inspection has confirmed that there is still mold at the Spartanburg, South Carolina courthouse, only a day after they were told that there were no issues that violated occupational health standards. WSPA (Spartanburg, S.C.) [with video]

Strains, falls and cuts most common injuries for Dallas workers

According to Texas Mutual Insurance Company, the most common workplace injuries in Dallas were caused by lifting, with nearly 40 percent of these types of injuries occurring in the services industry. Falls, slips or trips are the second most common type of injuries. Dallas Business Journal

Fed-OSHA, National Grain and Feed Association hold grain engulfment prevention campaign

Fed-OSHA and the National Grain and Feed Association, in cooperation with the Grain Elevator and Processing Society, and the American Feed Industry Association, are holding the second annual “Stand-Up for Grain Engulfment Prevention Week,” April 9-13, 2018. A free webinar on April 10 will emphasize ways to reduce injuries and prevent fatalities from engulfment, and […]