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December 08, 2017
OSHA has cited a Connecticut construction contractor for exposing workers to mercury and respirator hazards while they dismantled a mercury boiler at a New Hampshire worksite. The agency has proposed $329,548 in fines.

December 07, 2017
While there were fewer injuries and illnesses involving waste-collection employees in the United States, those who toil in landfills and recycling facilities are experiencing an uptick in incidents.

December 06, 2017
Two Minnesota-based companies are working to help safety professionals predict and prevent possible job hazards. Safety gear maker Ergodyne and platform developer Corvex Connected Safety are connecting smart personal protective equipment (PPE) to a platform that shares real-time data, insights, and safety risk concerns from and with workers connected to the gear.

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November 25, 2017 (Final Rule) - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has delayed until December 15, 2017, the initial submission deadline for calendar year 2016 data on Form 300A under the rule entitled Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses.

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