Simply Lifting Equipment Rental

While the repeal is being widely viewed as a loss for workers, not everyone agrees that the Obama-era regulation was necessary. "This rule change isn't going to make safety worse and it isn't going to make it better, it's just making sure that OSHA isn't punishing companies for things they did years ago," said Jim Stanley, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor at OSHA. "It's a much better policy for OSHA to go in and suggest a correction and everybody can move forward. And that can still happen with the five years of data to look back on." After OSHA, Stanley worked as Vice President

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Osha Regulations Insights

The blast at Stanlow Manufacturing Complex in Ellesmere Port on 14 November 2013 caused more than 20m of damage. No-one was injured. Operators Essar Oil UK Ltd pleaded guilty at Liverpool Crown Court to an offence under the Health and Safety at Work Act. As well as the fine the firm was also ordered to pay almost 58,000 legal costs. 'Three key failings' The Health and Safety Executive, which brought the prosecution, said problems started during the start-up of its main distillation unit when extremely flammable hydrocarbons were allowed to enter an unignited furnace. The heat from another

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Ever Thought Of Construction Site Safety?

Hutin added that the jib and lower partsthe cranes weighed 65t in totalwere lighter and posed less problems from a OSHA lifting equipment safety rigging perspective. Roundslings were used for these lifting operations. Derryl Godwin, site engineer at RSS, led LOLER examination and testing once the refurbished cranes were reinstalled in Swansea. He spent a day inspecting working parts, welds, wire rope and the hook, among other structural elements of the cranes. Godwin was among a five-strong team from the South Wales lifting equipment company that were involved in the project over a six-month

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