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OSHA Finally Annouces Publication of Electric Power Generation, Transmission & Distribution Regulation

April 4th, 2014

OSHA 1910.269 Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution (operation & maintenance) OSHA 1926.960 Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution (construction) 1910.269 cover’s the general Occupational Safety and Health requirements for, the operation and maintenance of Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution. 1926.960 cover’s the Occupational Safety and Health requirements for Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and […]

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FR Does It’s Job In North Dakota

March 31st, 2014

There was a drilling rig explosion last Tuesday at a rig near Watford City, ND. An ambulance took an experienced driller to the city hospital due to burn injuries. It’s been reported that his hands and his face are burned badly. However, he was wearing his flame-resistant “suit” that protected his body. This confirms the […]

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Flame-Resistant Clothing and Welding – Is It Suitable?

March 20th, 2014

A recent question came up regarding the suitability of flame-resistant clothing as protection for welding applications. Although clothing ignition and burn injury is of concern for welders, there are certain aspects of FR fabrics that need to be understood for this specific application. Are FR garments/fabrics suitable for welding? – FR fabrics in general, are […]

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OSHA Fines Rhode Island Company $43,400 for Combustible Dust Accident

March 19th, 2014

OSHA just levied a $43,400 fine for a recent combustible dust accident. With or without a combustible dust standard, if an accident occurs, OSHA will investigate and fine for not addressing combustible dust hazards. In this case it took an accident to spur OSHA into action, but at some point, they will have a combustible […]

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OSHA Fines Two Companies for Potential Combustible Dust Hazards

March 13th, 2014

Here are two recent fines levied by OSHA that are related to potential combustible dust issues. OSHA has not yet published a combustible dust rule but they are still on the lookout for this hazard and are obviously fining companies that are not addressing the problem. If you have any questions, please feel free to […]

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