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MSHA: Vaccine-or-test rule for employers does not apply to mines

Elko Daily Free Press 16 Oct 2021
The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 “gives the Secretary of Labor authority over all working conditions of employees engaged in business affecting commerce except those conditions with respect to which other Federal agencies exercise statutory authority to prescribe or ...
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Six seeking three Defiance at-large council seats

The Crescent News 16 Oct 2021
Occupation ... Occupation ... Occupation ... Occupation ... By pinpointing areas that pose an immediate threat to public safety by working with the city administration on connectivity ... Occupation ... Occupation. safety director, Hornish Brothers, Inc.
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Madhya Pradesh: Bodies of 2 workers killed in LPG accident pulled out after 11 hours

The Times of India 16 Oct 2021
Collector Singh has ordered a magisterial probe into the incident, and to see if safety precautions were followed at the plant ... An IOCL statement said the company’s emergency procedures were immediately activated and industrial safety and occupational health personnel went to the scene to carry out the rescue work.
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SOWELA now enrolling for Pipeline Technician Training, class begins Nov 1

Leesville Daily Leader 16 Oct 2021
The class is scheduled to begin on Monday, November 1 ... “After hearing about the Pipeline Technician program, I decided that was something I would enjoy ... Training covers codes and standards, fire safety, and pipeline operations. Safety and efficient work practices are emphasized, along with basic occupational and employability skills ... .
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Apple fires another employee who urged workers to speak out

Live Mint 16 Oct 2021
Apple Inc., facing mounting unrest from within its ranks, has fired an employee who helped lead a movement encouraging workers to share their concerns about the tech giant.  ... Premium Premium Apple Watch Series 8 may feature three screen sizes, bi ... H ... TRENDING STORIESSee All ... ... Occupational Safety and Health Administration and U.S ... .
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60 fully vaccinated cancer patients receive third dose of COVID jab

Malaysian National News Agency 16 Oct 2021
COVID-19. 60 fully vaccinated cancer patients receive third dose of COVID jab. " data-media="">. 15/10/2021 11.46 PM ... Meanwhile, IKN Occupational Safety and Health Unit head Dr Melvyn Chin Yin Chung said the third dose was voluntary and the recipients must sign a new consent form before they are inoculated ... ....
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Some workers at several Las Vegas casinos faced vaccination deadline Friday

Las Vegas Review-Journal 16 Oct 2021
(Ellen Schmidt/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @ellenschmidttt ... (Ellen Schmidt/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @ellenschmidttt ... 30 ... The Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Tuesday sent a finalized draft of the emergency order to the White House Office of Management and Budget for review, according to the Department of Labor ... .
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White House meets U.S. Chamber of Commerce, other industry groups on vaccine rule

Metro USA 16 Oct 2021
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Several influential industry groups including the U.S ... Marc Freedman, vice president of workplace policy for the U.S Chamber, said the group raised concerns about labor shortages and how regulation of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration could intensify existing supply chain problems facing U.S ... workforce ... .
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Why record numbers of workers are quitting and striking

Alternet 16 Oct 2021
The United Food and Commercial Workers Local 770 negotiated a nearly 10 percent pay raise for workers as well as improved benefits and safety standards ... Also included in the Build Back Better Act is an increase in fines against employers that violate Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards ... .
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Watch now: Illinois police react to Chicago police vaccine disclosure

Dispatch Argus 16 Oct 2021
But Bloomington and Normal officials said they are waiting for more direction from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration regarding a federal mandate requiring vaccinations or weekly virus testing for employers with 100 or more workers ... However, he added if officers choose not to be vaccinated, there would be an impact on public safety.
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Contractor faces 2 serious citations after US Department of Labor finds safety failures led to welder’s death at Bonner Bridge demolition project (OSHA - Occupational Safety & Health Administration)

Public Technologies 15 Oct 2021
Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited PCL Civil Constructors with two serious violations for failure to use engineering surveys or calculations to control the structure's stability and avoid unplanned collapses ... Under the Occupational Safety and ...
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Investigation into worker’s severe arm injury finds Cusseta auto parts manufacturer, supplier willfully ignored safety precautions (OSHA - Occupational Safety & Health Administration)

Public Technologies 15 Oct 2021
Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration determined the assembler, working at Leehan America Inc., sustained the severe injury when struck by a forklift on April 14, 2021 ... Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, employers are responsible for providing safe and healthful workplaces for their employees.
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Safety walks and audits develop occupational safety (Fingrid Oyj)

Public Technologies 15 Oct 2021
In practice, auditing means that Fingrid's ­occupational ­safety and environmental experts spend an entire day ­familiarising themselves with the activities on a worksite ... The Crystal-Clear Line project, which began on Fingrid's worksites in 2019, clarified the occupational safety responsi­bilities of the client and suppliers.
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US Department of Labor investigation of crane collapse, double fatality on Interstate 10 finds Lufkin company failed to assemble crane properly (OSHA - Occupational Safety & Health Administration)

Public Technologies 15 Oct 2021
Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration determined Hemphill WBE Pile Driving Co ... The company has 15 business days from receipt of and penalties to comply, request an informal conference with OSHA's area director, or contest the findings before the independent Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission.
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BuildingReports Passes Threshold of 8 Million Inspection Reports

Eagle-Tribune 15 Oct 2021
"We are very pleased to see the continued growth and adoption of verifiable inspection compliance and reporting technology in the industry as one of the most effective tools in protecting building occupants from life-threatening fire and life safety events," said Jason Kronz, BuildingReports president and chief technology officer.
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