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Government seeks new limits on silica dust

WASHINGTON — Federal regulators announced plans Friday to dramatically limit workplace exposure to silica dust, an agent known to cause crippling lung disease and cancer in thousands of workers each year. The proposal from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration ...

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OSHA finds safety violations at Army pond where 3 have died

WASHINGTON — Nearly a dozen safety standards were violated at an Army weapons-testing pond near Baltimore where three people have died this year, the Labor Department said Thursday. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration found seven serious violations at the ...

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Sodexho fined $81K for violations at W.Va. college

PHILIPPI, W.Va. — Federal officials said Thursday they intend to fine Sodexho Inc. $81,000 for health and safety violations that occurred when workers were removing asbestos earlier this year at Alderson-Broaddus College in Philippi. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration ...

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