Fed-OSHA fines crane company for fatal accident in Pennsylvania

Fed-OSHA has fined Manitowoc Cranes nearly $15,000 in connection with the collapse of a 300-ton capacity crane in February that killed three people at a facility in Shady Grove, Pennsylvania. The citations relate to struck-by hazards and failure to provide records to Fed-OSHA within four hours of the incident. Record Herald (Waynesboro, Pa.)

Fed-OSHA fines contractor following arc flash incident at nuclear plant

Following an arc flash accident that burned two workers and sent them to a local hospital in March, a TVA contractor has been fined nearly $71,600 for exposing its employees to electric shock hazards at a nuclear power plant near Soddy-Daisy, Tennessee. Times Free Press (Chattanooga, Tenn.)

Illinois adhesives company fined nearly $590K

A Frankfort, Illinois-based adhesives manufacturer faces more than $580,000 in Fed-OSHA penalties for cited violations including failure to provide employees with respirator fit tests and respirators appropriate for hazardous atmospheres and failure to conduct a personal protective equipment assessment. Frankfort Patch