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OSHA Investigates Fatal Crane Accident In New Haven

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating a fatal weekend accident at the Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge construction site in New Haven.

05/05/2015

The Covanta plant in Bristol in 2011.  There were minor injuries in that year, when a high-pressure steam tube ruptured. The plant now faces $80,100 in unrelated federal safety fines. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Waste-to-energy Plant In Bristol Faces $80K OSHA Safety Fine

A Bristol plant that burns garbage to produce energy is facing more than $90,000 in proposed fines for violations of workplace health standards.

02/17/2015

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Rail Line Ordered To Pay Punitive Damages In Employee Case

Metro North has been ordered to pay what’s believed to be the largest punitive damages ever in a retaliation cased under the Federal Railroad Safety Act.

12/16/2014

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OSHA Fines Stamford Over Police Station Asbestos

Federal health and safety officials have fined Stamford about $2,700 for asbestos and water contamination at the city’s police headquarters.

11/17/2014

OSHA

Rockville Construction LLC Cited By OSHA

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – A Manchester-based company has been hit with over two dozen workplace violations and violations of health standards by OSHA. Rockville Construction LLC has also been fined over $107,000 for inadequate safeguards […]

10/08/2014

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Plastics Company In Putnam Cited By OSHA

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – A plastics company based in Putnam has been cited by OSHA for over two dozen health and safety violations. The inspection found that employees at Superior Plastics Extrusion, Co. Inc were […]

08/28/2014

OSHA

Worker Injured in Construction Accident

A  worker is hospitalized after a retaining wall gave way at a  construction site at 1 Research Parkway in Meriden Wednesday afternoon. Shortly after 3 pm the wall came down as  a crew was digging […]

07/17/2013

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Golf Course Settles OSHA Fine Over Lightning Strike

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribe has paid an $11,600 fine and made safety changes at its Lake of Isles golf course after a lightning strike in June injured 15 workers.

09/19/2012

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OSHA Finds Safety Deficiencies in Yale Accident

Federal safety regulators say an investigation into a Yale University machine-shop accident that killed a student found the equipment lacked required safeguards.

08/16/2011

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Metro North Ordered To Pay, Promote, Injured Worker

Federal workplace safety officials have ordered the Metro-North Commuter Railroad to pay $125,000 in punitive damages to a worker who was injured on the job in Connecticut.

08/09/2011

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