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OSHA Cites Railcar Company for Arkansas Worker’s Death

American Railcar Industries Inc., headquartered in Saint Charles, Mo., was cited for 10 serious safety violations after an employee was electrocuted while performing repair work on a tanker-style railcar July 25 at the company’s work site near Marmaduke, the Occupational …

Louisiana State Police Continuing Left-Lane Enforcement Efforts

Louisiana State Police are continuing their crackdown on drivers on the state highways who refuse to move from the left lane and allow other traffic to pass. In a recent left-lane enforcement detail on Interstate 10 between Sulphur and the …

Alaska Cops Nab 148 Drivers Exceeding 100 MPH

Anchorage police enforcing traffic laws in the past year issued nearly 150 citations to drivers exceeding 100 mph. KTVA-TV reports officers issued 148 citation for drivers who cracked the 100 mph limit. The high mark was a motorcyclist drive 150 …

BP Faces More Citations, Halliburton Responds

BP was hit with five more safety citations from the U.S. government on Wednesday, while it also received the latest legal salvo from a major contractor, as it continues to deal with fallout from last year’s massive oil blowout in …

BP, Others Face More Citations in Gulf Spill

The Obama administration says BP and two other companies are likely to face new citations for alleged safety and environmental violations stemming from last year’s Gulf oil spill. Michael Bromwich, head of the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, says …

Report: California Hospital Cited for Safety Violations

Federal inspection reports show a major Los Angeles, Calif., hospital had unclean and unsafe operating rooms and failed to protect its patients from possible infection. The documents, obtained by the Los Angeles Times, say operating rooms at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center …

OSHA Cites Mississippi’s Grenada Stamping for Safety Violations

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited a Grenada, Miss., company for 26 safety violations and has proposed penalties of $113,400. OSHA officials say in a news release that the penalties against Grenada Stamping and Assembly Inc., doing business …

State Cites Virginia City for Sanitation Worker’s Death

The state has cited Norfolk, Va., for 19 serious safety violations stemming from the death of a city worker who was crushed inside a recycling truck. A report from the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry says the violations include …

Thousands of Maryland Drivers Ticketed for Phone Use

Maryland police agencies have issued thousands of tickets to drivers for using hand-held cellphones behind the wheel in the year since a ban took effect. Records from more than 70 police agencies in the state that participate in the Electronic …

Texting and Driving Enforcement Challenges N.D. Highway Patrol

While the number of citations given by state troopers for texting and driving has steadily increased in Minnesota, the North Dakota Highway Patrol says enforcing its own recently enacted texting law has been a challenge. The North Dakota Highway Patrol …