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OSHA Cites Kloeckner Metals for 1 Repeat, 3 Serious Violations

17 Oct 2014 - An employee was severely injured when he became caught in unguarded arbor rollers at Kloeckner Metals Corp. on 22 April 2014. The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited the Cincinnati manufacturing plant with one repeat and three serious safety violations, carrying proposed penalties of US$56,000.

worldsteel Recognizes Six Companies for Safety and Health Excellence

09 Oct 2014 - The World Steel Association (worldsteel) has recognized six excellent safety and health programs from ArcelorMittal, Celsa, Essar Steel, Gerdau, Tata Steel and Ternium.

Tube City IMS Receives 48 Safety Awards from National Slag Association

06 Oct 2014 - Tube City IMS Corp., a provider of outsourced industrial services to steel mills globally, announced that a number of the company's sites received a total of 48 Safety Awards from the National Slag Association (NSA) for 2013, the most of any steel mill services company.

U.S. Labor Department Files Whistleblower Lawsuit vs. Specialty Steelmaker

03 Oct 2014 - A lawsuit alleging that North Jackson Specialty Steel terminated a furnace operator for reporting unsafe working conditions at its North Jackson steel mill has been filed by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Tenaris Facility in Canada Reaches Four-Year Safety Milestone

01 Oct 2014 - In August 2014, employees at Tenaris’s threading facility in Nisku marked an important achievement by reaching four years without a lost-time accident.

Demag Service Training Center Helps Create Safety

30 Sep 2014 - The extensively refurbished Demag training center in Wetter/Ruhr, Germany, was officially opened as part of an exclusive customer event.

OSHA Fines Vallourec Star for 22 Serious Safety Violations

11 Sep 2014 - After receiving information that a worker had suffered severe injuries after being crushed between two machines, the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Vallourec Star for 22 serious safety violations.

Jindal Stainless Bags the 13th Annual Greentech Safety Award 2014

29 Aug 2014 - Jindal Stainless Limited (JSL), the largest integrated manufacturer of stainless steel in India, has been facilitated with the prestigious 13th Annual Greentech Safety Award 2014 in Gold Category in Metal & Mining Sector.

Wells Lamont Industrial Introduces Cut Resistant Tube Sleeve

27 Aug 2014 - Wells Lamont Industrial, a U.S. manufacturer of hand and arm protection, has introduced its Cut Resistant Tube Sleeve (KRG).


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