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Seeing Blood…Recordable or not Recordable?

OSHA decided to issue a “Letter of Interpretation” regarding an ongoing and interesting issue. If you faint or lose consciousness due to the sight of your blood, caused by a work-related  event, is this a recordable issue? Click here to read the full details!

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Ashley Furniture Fined by OSHA for Third Time in 2015

In October, OSHA cited Ashley Furniture for the third time this year with $481,000 in fines. This brings the total to over $2,200,000 in just 2015. Ashley Furniture made a statement saying they will “vigorously challenge” all allegations due to OSHA inspectors “based their allegations on assumptions”. Click here for the OSHA release. As we know, fines do happen more often than we would like. For comparison, here is a list of the top OSHA penalties from 2010 through August 2015.   BP: $63,860,860 Louis Dreyfus (parent of Imperial Sugar): $6,063,600 Republic Steel: $2,635,000 Tesoro: $2,532,355 Olivet Management: $2,359,000 Dollar Tree: $2,153,585 Ashley Furniture: $1,869,745 Kehrer Brothers  Construction: $1,822,800 Renco: $1,535,475 Black Mag LLC: $1,218,500   Source for OSHA penalties: Violation Tracker

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Lindenschmidt Drives Support for “Prevention Through Design”

VIEW_MAY 2014_John Lindenschmidt Article_Building Excellence_ Lindenschmidt is featured in the May 2014 BUILDING EXCELLENCE Magazine. “John Lindenschmidt, President of RMS-Safety, and Treasurer of the Metro Indianapolis Coalition for Construction Safety (MICCS) is doing all that he can to educate area industry leaders about PtD in the hope of fostering local support for the promising movement.”

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