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3 years 2 months ago

OSHA cites Vestas for safety violations

Government safety regulators have found several rule violations at the Pueblo Vestas wind tower plant related to an accident that killed an employee last October. John Keel, 21, was pinned between a forklift and a train while helping load wind towers on a rail car. OSHA investigated and...

3 years 3 months ago

OSHA proposes fine for MillerCoors

DENVER (AP) - Federal regulators have proposed fining MillerCoors $63,500 over the release of more than 2,000 pounds of ammonia at a Colorado brewery. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration said Thursday it cited MillerCoors with 10 alleged serious violations over the accident in Golden in July. OSHA says two...

3 years 9 months ago

US Labor Secretary to visit Pueblo today

Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis will visit Pueblo Community College Thursday. She'll meet with faculty and students involved in worker safety programs. PCC has an active alliance with the department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration and has sponsored outreach sessions presented by OSHA and the Pueblo Safety and Health...

3 years 11 months ago

BP refineries account for most violations

A Washington-based research group says two BP refineries in the U.S. account for 97 percent of "egregious willful" violations given by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The study by the Center for Public Integrity says the violations were found in the last three years in BP's Texas City...

3 years 11 months ago

OSHA proposes $217K in Colorado fines for Postal Service

Federal workplace safety regulators have proposed fining the U.S. Postal Service $217,000 for allegedly exposing workers at the Denver Network Distribution Center in Denver to electrical hazards. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration said Monday it issued three willful citations after it found workers tested live electrical equipment without...

4 years 7 months ago

OSHA proposes $40,000 fine against Pueblo company

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has proposed $40,000 in penalties against Spaccamonti Excavating Inc. of Pueblo for alleged trenching violations. OSHA accuses Spaccamonti Excavating of one willful and three serious violations following an inspection at a worksite in Pueblo West. "Trench operations are inherently dangerous," said...

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