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2011-07-21 08:00:00

TEWKSBURY, Mass., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Four Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) Integrated Defense Systems' (IDS) facilities have recently earned Star distinction from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for superior workplace safety and health management programs. Star is the highest level of the Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) certification possible.

2011-06-30 20:00:00

In the news release, Cal/OSHA Continues Enforcement of Heat Illness Prevention Requirements, issued 30-Jun-2011 by California Department of Industrial Relations, Cal/OSHA over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the first sentence of the release should read "...triple digits" rather than "...double digits" as originally issued inadvertently.

2011-06-30 08:30:00

NEWARK, N.J., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is getting tough on hazards in the so-called primary metals industries, and this means just about any plant that extracts or refines metals like iron, lead, nickel or tin will face multiple OSHA inspections, writes LeClairRyan attorney Joseph P.

2011-06-29 14:30:00

Locked out Metropolis uranium plant cited by OSHA, NRC, and EPA METROPOLIS, Ill., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Honeywell uranium conversion facility where USW workers remain locked out for more than one year has once again been cited for violations by a federal agency.

2011-06-21 17:35:00

OAKLAND, Calif., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As temperatures rise across California on this first day of summer, the Department of Industrial Relations' Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal-OSHA) is stepping up enforcement of heat illness prevention requirements at outdoor worksites across the state. "While we have seen growing compliance with the heat illness prevention regulations, all employers must continue to be vigilant and take necessary precautions to prevent...

2011-06-06 09:54:00

Partnership includes UAW, ACH and MIOSHA WASHINGTON, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Assistant Secretary of Labor for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration Dr.

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.


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