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Occupational Safety And Health Administration

Higher penalties needed for unsafe workplaces, report says

Higher penalties needed for unsafe workplaces, report says

On the heels of revisions to Arizona’s occupational fall-protection standards, a national workplace safety report is calling for higher penalties for irresponsible employers and greater support for workers.

April 24, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

Governor signs 60 bills into law, including one designed to keep lowered construction site safety standards in place

PHOENIX — Gov Jan. Brewer signed legislation Tuesday designed to stop the federal government from taking over enforcement of construction safety standards in Arizona.

April 23, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Arizona bill meets some, but not all, OSHA requirements

PHOENIX — State lawmakers voted Thursday to buckle under to federal rules to protect workers from falls — but only if they’re forced to do so.

April 10, 2014 2:53 pmLoading…

OSHA tells Arizona to tighten rules on construction-site falls

PHOENIX — Federal officials say they could wind up assuming control of workplace safety in Arizona’s residential construction industry because a 2012 state law doesn’t do enough to protect workers.

March 22, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Canyon Building fined $10,500 for asbestos violations

Canyon Building fined $10,500 for asbestos violations

A Tucson construction company exposed workers to asbestos when it sent them to remove pipes from a job site because it didn’t want another contractor to get the valuable copper, a state investigation found.

December 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Cirque du Soleil resumes Vegas show after death

LAS VEGAS — The Cirque du Soleil show “Ka” has reopened on the Las Vegas Strip 17 days after an acrobat fell to her death in its closing scene.

July 17, 2013 4:03 pmLoading…

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