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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 )

- 2052 days ago -
The rest of the investigation into the April explosion that left 15 dead is on hold due to the shutdown.
Inside Amazon's Warehouse
Business  (tags: Amazon dot com, . warehouse, heat exhaustion, unsafe working conditions, OSHA, Doctor, heat )

- 2794 days ago -
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.
BP Fined $50 Million For 2005 Texas Refinery Explosion
Business  (tags: business, americans, oil, BP, oil spill, safety_violations, worker_safety, OSHA )

- 3204 days ago -
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.
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 )

- 3258 days ago -
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.
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 )

- 4106 days ago -
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
Rise in Gas Prices - Not Just Greed
Business  (tags: gas prices, oil, refineries, OSHA, safety, fire )

- 4325 days ago -
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?

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