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Blog Posts in April, 2012

  • Houston Company Fined for OSHA Safety Violations

    Posted By Industrial Injury Lawyer || 30-Apr-2012

    Houston based IFCO Systems North America, a pallet management and food transport company, has been fine $164,000 by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for safety violations at their San Antonio facility. IFCO was in violation of 10 different serious safety and health codes; three of the violations were repeat offenses. An OSHA violation is considered to be serious if there is ...
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  • OSHA Launches Accident Awareness Campaign

    Posted By Industrial Injury Lawyer || 26-Apr-2012

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has recently launched a campaign to raise awareness about "Struck-By" accidents. These types of injuries typically occur in industrial environments when workers are struck by forklifts, cranes and yard trucks, among other types of moving industrial equipment. During the past four years, 14 percent of all workplace fatalities were caused ...
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  • Chemical Security Laws Not Strong Enough, Former EPA Chief Worries

    Posted By Industrial Injury Attorney || 18-Apr-2012

    In an April 3 letter addressed to current Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator Lisa Jackson, former EPA chief Christine Todd Whitman urged the organization to close loopholes in the current chemical security laws that could allow for the accidental or terror-related release of toxic chemicals. If they don't act soon, Whitman warned, they could face "a tragedy of historic ...
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  • The Worst Industrial Accident the U.S. Has Ever Seen

    Posted By Industrial Injury Attorney || 17-Apr-2012

    65 years ago today, America witnessed the worst industrial accent of its history. This accident is the Texas City Disaster. Early morning on the day of the accident, a French ship was docked at the Port of Texas City when something triggered the 2,300 tons of ammonium nitrate it was carrying to detonate and cause fire. The incident did not stay isolated, and proceeded to cause a chain reaction of ...
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  • Important Tips for Managing Chemical Reactivity Hazards

    Posted By Industrial Injury Attorney || 12-Apr-2012

    Any industrial operation working with chemicals needs to be aware of their potential reactivity—which cannot be mixed, which cannot be heated, which cannot be cooled—in order to maintain a safe working environment. Because mismanaging reactive chemicals can lead to the release of toxic chemicals, fires or explosions, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has joined forces with the ...
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  • Accident at Construction Site Leaves One Dead and Four Injured

    Posted By Industrial Accident Attorney || 10-Apr-2012

    During a recent subway line extension project, a crane collapsed on top of construction laborers working below. One of the workers was killed and four others were injured in the accident. Allegedly, the arm of the crane snapped, causing it to crash to the ground. A complicated rescue operation was staged by the fire department around the unstable construction scene. Other workers at the site ...
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  • Boeing Industrial Accident Injures Worker

    Posted By Industrial Injury Lawyer || 3-Apr-2012

    At the Boeing facility in Everett, Washington, an industrial accident caused a worker serious injury. Reports indicate that the worker somehow got stuck between the spoiler and the wing assembly while working on a 747 aircraft. The emergency medical team employed by the company was on the scene right away to transport the worker to a nearby hospital. Boeing itself is currently investigating this ...
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