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OSHA Fines TimkenSteel for Serious Safety Violations

24 Nov 2014 - Employees at all three of TimkenSteel Corp.'s Canton plants were found by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration to be exposed to amputation and fall hazards.

Konecranes Safety Training Addresses Revised ASME Requirements for Overhead Cranes

14 Nov 2014 - Overhead crane manufacturer Konecranes upholds its position as a global leader by promoting occupational health and safety excellence, both in the advanced design of its equipment and by providing the crane safety training its customers need.

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.

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