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Local business settles OSHA case

FORT EDWARD — A. Hyatt Ball Co. has reached a settlement with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration over 48 serious violations of federal workplace safety laws. The citations were issued in April, after an employee’s complaint resulted in an OSHA inspection of the company’s 1 School St. manufacturing facility. At last report, Hyatt Ball employed about seven people. The ...

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Fire erupts at Mexico’s biggest oil refinery, some hurt

MEXICO CITY – A fire broke out at Mexico’s biggest oil refinery on Tuesday and some staff were evacuated, a spokesman for state-run oil company Pemex said, the latest in a string of incidents to hit the company’s refineries. The Red Cross said nine people were injured, while Pemex said eight people suffered minor injuries and were being treated. A ...

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Destination zero — Are we there yet?

Are we there yet? Are we there yet? was the repeated chorus from my two kids in the back seat of my car. And just like my parents replied to me when I was a kid, so I replied to mine: “We’re there when we’re there.” Every once in a while I would change it up and say “Our destination ...

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Report: 34 killed on job in Wyoming in 2014

CHEYENNE, Wyo.— A higher-than-average number of workers died on the job in Wyoming last year. The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services said Tuesday 34 people died at work in Wyoming last year. That’s up from 26 in 2013 and close to the recent high of 35 fatalities in 2012. Wyoming has been averaging 30 deaths on the job since 2008. ...

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Silence is a silent killer

Parents know the value of silence—a blessing when faced with sibling disputes and chaos around the house.  But when it comes to your company’s safety program, silence proves to be a persistent obstacle that puts employees at risk and prevents safety programs from achieving greatness. As an employer you know you’re on the right path to developing a world class ...

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