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April 2014 Archives

SeaWorld loses appeal of OSHA citations

Pennsylvania residents who have been to the SeaWorld theme park may be interested to hear about the park's appeal of citations made by OSHA concerning the safety of trainers. The initial citations arose after the death of a SeaWorld trainer during one of the park's killer whale shows.

Implementing a safety plan to avoid electrical equipment injury

Pennsylvania employees who work with electrical equipment may be interested in an article discussing some ways to minimize the danger of this potential workplace hazard. Having a broad safety plan in place and staying vigilant for possible threats can go a long way toward avoiding serious injuries.

Tree trimmer injured with chainsaw while at work

Sources say that a Pennsylvania tree trimmer survived an accident in which his chainsaw reared back and got lodged in his neck. The incident occurred on March 31 in Ross Township. At the time the workplace injury occurred, the 21-year-old was in a harness working on a tree near Perry Highway.

Company says equipment involved in fatal accident safe

A recent incident in Pennsylvania claimed the life of the global director of research and development for the Mersen USA Group. The victim had been visiting a plant in the city of St. Marys when an oven exploded, killing him and injuring two others.