Occupational Safety And Health Administration
DYER | Federal labor officials are fining a Dyer-based company $195,570 for six safety violations inspectors found at an Illinois plant last year, but the business is appealing.
So far this year, the state has fined eight Northwest Indiana businesses for safety violations, a fourfold increase over 2012.
VALPARAISO | It's back to square one for the city's fire department in its effort to create a fire territory.
WHITING | Officials at the BP Whiting Refinery are leading an investigation to figure out the root cause of a "brief flash fire" that sent three contract workers to the hospital Tuesday night.
VALPARAISO | About 60 members of the city's Fire Department will begin confined space and hazardous material training the week after the annual Popcorn Festival.
RIVERDALE | Businesses that emphasize safety in their operations also find benefits in production efficiency, product quality and operations costs, a group of workplace safety advocates said Friday at a training seminar.
The U.S. Department of Labor said Tuesday a revised workplace safety standard for hazard communication will help save workers' lives and result in productivity gains for domestic businesses.
The Indiana Department of Transportation and two Northwest Indiana businesses are among those that have settled workplace safety violations in the last three months.
VALPARAISO | Work on the combined sewer overflow treatment facility at the city's sewage treatment plant has stopped following the death of a 38-year-old worker.
A Chicago Heights chemical production company is facing $63,000 in fines stemming from violations resulting from a Nov. 18 accident in which a worker was injured.
EAST CHICAGO | It was difficult to equip 3-year-old Adela DeHoyos with all the safety gear required for steelworkers.
Dyer-based U.S. Minerals LLC is being hit with another round of citations and fines from federal labor officials for conditions at one of its Illinois facilities.
Federal labor officials issued a Dyer-based company 35 health and safety citations and proposed penalties of more than $466,000 after inspections of its Baldwin, Ill., facility.
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