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FEDERAL COURT FINDS MARTIN FOUNDRY, OWNERS AND CONSULTANTS IN CONTEMPT FOR NOT ALLOWING OSHA INSPECTION
May 22, 2015 Federal court finds Martin Foundry, owners and consultants in contempt for not allowing OSHA inspection Foundry worker has elevated blood lead levels KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A foundry, Read More...

ALFA LAVAL FACES NEARLY $500K IN FINES FOR OKLAHOMA SAFETY VIOLATIONS
May 22, 2015 Alfa Laval faces nearly $500K in fines for Oklahoma safety violations OSHA finds 50 violations at Broken Arrow facility BROKEN ARROW, Okla. – Alfa Laval Inc. faces $477,900 in propRead More...

ROOFING CONTRACTOR'S WILLFUL DISREGARD OF FALL PREVENTION STANDARDS LEADS TO DEATH OF WORKER WHO FELL THROUGH SKYLIGHT
May 21, 2015 Roofing contractor's willful disregard of fall prevention standards leads to death of worker who fell through skylight OSHA says proper protection could have avoided 'preventable' fataliRead More...

18 WORKERS ENDANGERED BY DEADLY LEVELS OF CARBON MONOXIDE GAS
May 21, 2015 18 workers endangered by deadly levels of carbon monoxide gas OSHA cites JRI Holdings Inc. for 4 violations, proposes fines of more than $70K SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A total of 18 workeRead More...

WORKERS CONTINUE TO BE EXPOSED TO AMPUTATION, OTHER HAZARDS AT LEBANON SEABOARD CORPORATION IN DANVILLE, ILLINOIS
May 21, 2015 Workers continue to be exposed to amputation, other hazards at Lebanon Seaboard Corporation in Danville, Illinois Employer name: Lebanon Seaboard Corporation Investigation site: 508 W. RRead More...

NFPA JOURNAL HIGHLIGHTS UPCOMING CONFERENCE AND EXPO AND UPDATES ON IMPORTANT NFPA CODES
With the 2015 NFPA Conference and Expo around the corner, June 22-25 in Chicago, the May/June issue of NFPA Journal previews the Conference including overviews of important NFPA code updates and a sneak peak of compelling education sessions. Read More...

SUMMER SEASON: PEAK TIME FOR GRILLING FIRES
As Memorial Day weekend approaches, backyard chefs everywhere are dusting off their grills, eager to spring into the long-awaited barbeque season. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) recommends that grillers pay particular attention to safety in the spring and summer months when home fires involving grilling incidents occur most often. Read More...

NFPA REINFORCES IMPORTANCE OF ELECTRICAL FIRE SAFETY DURING NATIONAL ELECTRICAL SAFETY MONTH
While electricity plays a major role in all our daily lives, we often take its power and the conveniences it provides - along with its potential for fire-related hazards - for granted. That’s why the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is actively supporting National Electrical Safety Month, an annual campaign officially sponsored by the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI), which works to raise awareness of potential home electrical hazards and the importance of electrical safety Read More...

METRO CHIEFS MEET IN CLARK COUNTY LAS VEGAS NEVADA
The Metropolitan “Metro” Fire Chiefs Association, a section of the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) held its 2015 annual conference in Clark County/Las Vegas, Nevada, from April 28-May 2, hosted by Chief Gregory Cassell and the Clark County Fire Department. Approximately 120 Metro chiefs from Australia, Canada, China, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States attended the conference and elected the section’s 2015-2016 officers and board members. Read More...

PRESIDENTIAL MESSAGE HONORS NATIONAL WILDFIRE COMMUNITY PREPAREDNESS DAY
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) today announced a Presidential Message was signed by President Obama in honor of national National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day on May 2, 2015. The message signals national support of wildfire safety awareness and preparedness for communities living in high-risk areas. Read More...

NFPA LAUNCHES “NFPA STANDARDS IN ACTION: YOUR VOICE MATTERS,” A NEW CAMPAIGN AIMED AT INCREASING FIREFIGHTER PARTICIPATION IN NFPA’S STANDARDS-MAKING PROCESS
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) today announced the launch of a new campaign, “NFPA Standards In Action: Your Voice Matters,” which actively works to increase fire service participation in its standards-making process. While the initiative emphasizes the importance of firefighters’ input on the 100-plus codes and standards that directly affect them, NFPA has created an online platform that makes involvement in its standards-making process quicker and easier than ever; participation is completely free. Read More...

CASEY GRANT APPOINTED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF NFPA'S FIRE PROTECTION RESEARCH FOUNDATION
Casey Grant has been named executive director of the Fire Protection Research Foundation. The Foundation, an affiliate of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), manages research on a broad range of fire safety issues in support of the NFPA mission. Read More...

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