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2013-11-01 23:02:52

Cintas' Portland location received a Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) award from the Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Portland,

2011-04-13 18:51:00

OAKLAND, Calif., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Federal OSHA yesterday released a hazard alert to hair salon owners and workers nationwide about potential formaldehyde exposure when using hair smoothing products.

2010-09-30 20:14:16

Oregon Health & Science University's Center for Research on Occupational and Environmental Toxicology (CROET) is responding to concerns raised by Portland-area hair salons about a product used for hair straightening.

2010-08-12 13:35:00

Penalty stems from 2005 explosion at Texas City, Texas, refinery WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration today announced that BP Products North America Inc.

2009-10-29 12:48:00

Federal OSHA to review all state plan programs WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jordan Barab, acting assistant secretary for the U.S.

2009-04-15 14:00:00

Facility Earns OSHA VPP "STAR" Designation BROOKS, Ore., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Covanta Energy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Covanta Holding Corporation (NYSE: CVA) and a world leader in the development and operation of large scale Energy-from-Waste and other renewable energy projects, today announced its Covanta Marion facility has earned "STAR" status in the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, Occupational Safety and Health Division Voluntary Protection Program (Oregon...

2008-08-14 00:00:44

A conference focusing on the improvement of workplace safety is coming to Central Oregon next month. The Central Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Conference will be held September 17 and 18 at Eagle Crest Resort in Redmond.


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