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Rise in Gas Prices - Not Just Greed
Business  (tags: gas prices, oil, refineries, OSHA, safety, fire )

RC
- 2595 days ago - nytimes.com
There hasn't been a new oil refinery built in America in decades. Equipment in use is deteriorating rapidly.OSHA hasn't been conducting adequate refinery health & safety inspections. What next - outsourcing all our refining capabilities?
Inside Amazon's Warehouse
Business  (tags: Amazon dot com, . warehouse, heat exhaustion, unsafe working conditions, OSHA, Doctor, heat )

Dandelion
- 1064 days ago - mcall.com
Workers said they were forced to endure brutal heat that at times exceeded 110 degrees inside the sprawling warehouse and were pushed to work at a pace many could not sustain. Emergency room Doctor finally reported unsafe working conditions to OSHA.
Texas Fertilizer Plant Fined $118,300 for Safety Violations
Business  (tags: Fertilizer Plant Explosion, Texas Fertilizer Plant, OSHA, U.S. Chemical Safety Board, Government shutdown, Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., Sustainability News, News )

Judy
- 322 days ago - salon.com
The rest of the investigation into the April explosion that left 15 dead is on hold due to the shutdown.
BP Fined $50 Million For 2005 Texas Refinery Explosion
Business  (tags: business, americans, oil, BP, oil spill, safety_violations, worker_safety, OSHA )

Beth
- 1475 days ago - care2.com
On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced that BP Products North America Inc. will pay $50.6 million for safety violations resulting in the 2005 explosion at its Texas City refinery.
Citgo Refinery: Four Workers Burned
Business  (tags: CHRISTUS SPOHN HOSPITAL MEMORIAL, Citgo, Corpus Christi, critical condition, Illionois, LAKE CHARLES, Lemont, national emphasis program, OSHA, process hazard analysis, Repcon Inc., Texas )

John
- 2377 days ago - nowpublic.com
Citgo Petroleum, subsidiary of Petróleos de Venezuela, a Venezuelan owned company in the U.S. has been mired with an onslaught of problems over the past two years regarding OSHA health and safety violations
Protection Lags for Workers Who Report Hazards on the Job
Business  (tags: FairWarning Investigates, Whistleblowers, Workplace Safety, OSHA, Occupational Safety and Health Act of 19 )

Judy
- 1528 days ago - fairwarning.org
Neal Jorgensen's mistake was taking the government at its word. After he reported hazards at his job with a plastics recycling firm in Preston, Idaho, two things happened right away. OSHA cited the plant for multiple violations, and Jorgensen was fired.
   

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