Occupational Safety And Health

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AGENCY ALLEGES UNTRAINED TRUCK OPERATORS & BLOCKED EXIT ROUTES

Anheuser-Busch contests new OSHA safety citation proposing $160,000 fine

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Anheuser-Busch says it disagrees with an OSHA citation suggesting fines totaling $162,500 for serious safety failings at a New Jersey site, as the agency confirms the brewer is contesting the ruling.

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Tragic Jacksonville death drives Bacardi Rum safety shakeup

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Bacardi claims it has improved health and safety programs at its Jacksonville rum facility after it was fined $110,000 for a worker’s death but its group-wide manufacturing accident rate actually rose 10% in 2013.

Bad press affecting energy drink category: Mintel

Bad press affecting energy drink category: Mintel

By Maggie Hennessy

On the heels of several lawsuits as well as proposed legislation on the marketing of energy drinks and shots, the category has faced an onslaught of negative media attention over the past several months, leading many consumers to question the health and...

OSHA fines O-I $61,000 after six worker violations

O-I addresses violations after OSHA citations

By Joseph James Whitworth

O-I has said five of six worker safety violations have been addressed and they are working to correct the final issue after they were hit with a $61,000 fine.

HSE: elbow length chain mail gloves would have made the accident 'entirely preventable'

Worker slices arm after safety glove failure

By Rod Addy

A large UK butchery firm in Lewisham, London, has been fined for safety failings after an employee sliced his forearm because his safety gloves offered insufficient protection.

Budweiser is one of the beers brewed by Anheuser-Busch in Houston, Texas (Picture Copyright: Roger Wollstadt/Flickr)

HOUSTON BREWERY GENERAL MANAGER INVESTIGATING CLAIMS WITH OSHA

OSHA cites AB InBev alleging ‘serious’ US safety violations

By Ben BOUCKLEY

An influential US Department of Labor safety body has cited Anheuser-Busch, alleging that the firm failed to protect Houston brewery workers from exposure to carbon dioxide and other workplace hazards.

OSHA fines A-Treat Bottling Co., for repeat violations

OSHA cites soda producer for repeat violations

By Joe Whitworth

A-Treat Bottling Co. has been cited with 14 repeat violations and fined almost $130,000 after an inspection by the US Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

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