Workplace Violence

HOW TO EVALUATE THE RISK AND REDUCE THE POTENTIAL HAZARD. By Nickole C. Winnett Each year, workplace violence results in nearly two million non-fatal acts and approximately 600 employee deaths. It has remained among the top four causes of death at work for the last 15 years. The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) defines workplace violence as any…

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MSHA Issues POV Notice Despite Ongoing Court Challenge

By Ross Watzman The Rule, Which Took Effect in March, Allows MSHA to Issue a Notice Without First Issuing a Potential POV Notice.

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EPA Fines Fisher Sand and Gravel for Dust Violations

The U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have issued a civil penalty against Fisher Sand and Gravel of $150,000 for failing to comply with dust mitigation regulations at three of its Maricopa County, Ariz., facilities.

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