Day: October 18, 2019

OSHA cites Mississippi Contractor for Employee Exposure to Cave-in Hazards

Last week, OSHA cited Mississippi-based company for failing to protect workers from a number of excavation hazards. Graham Construction Co. Inc. faces $161,771 in fines. The company reportedly failed to protect workers from cave-ins while inside a 7-foot-deep excavation, provide a safe means to enter and exit the trench, and inspect the trench using a competent person. …

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Pipeline burst near Subhash Chowk disrupts traffic movement on Sohna Road

Gurugram: The bursting of a Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) pipeline, next to JMD Megapolis Mall, resulted in heavy congestion on one carriageway of Sohna Road for nearly two hours on Friday morning. The discharge was such that the accumulation of recycled water stretched from the mall till a petrol pump located just before Subhash …

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Dakota Access Pipeline Donates $20000 Each To County EMA Organizations

Northwest Iowa — County Emergency Management Agencies from O’Brien, Sioux and Lyon Counties were among were six county EMA organizations that were each presented with a check for $20,000 in a ceremony held Thursday in Storm Lake. The checks were from the Dakota Access Pipeline, which is making the donation to each county through which …

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City reaches $78000 settlement with Florida Gas Transmission over pipeline damage

The city of Ocala reached a $78,000 settlement with Florida Gas Transmission in a general liability case that saw damage to a pipeline that services a major portion of south Florida. The claim dates back to an incident on April 16, 2018 in which a high pressure natural gas pipeline was damaged by Ocala Electric …

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Natural Gas Leak Causes Brief Evacuation Near N. Sycamore St. in Hinckley Friday Morning

Authorities say a natural gas leak occurred on Friday morning in Hinckley and that the incident has since been resolved. Hinckley Police Chief Ken Gettemy says that around 8:07 a.m. police, the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department, the Hinckley Fire Protection District, and NICOR responded to an alley in the 100 blk of North Sycamore Street …

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