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OSHA safety blitz to look at ND construction

July 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

Engulfed by soil while working on a water line.
Fell 20 feet from a roof to a concrete floor.
Pulled into a sand-mixing machine.
The causes of workplace fatalities in North Dakota are gruesome, but they aren’t all related to the oilfield industr…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Bilingual Bakken: Safety instructors at NIT begin offering courses in Spanish

May 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

Diego Sanchez came to the U.S. from Colombia 22 years ago, knowing no English.
He got by with jobs in construction, landscaping and painting.
Back then, “if you had a hammer and tools, you could get a job,” he said. “Now, everything’s chang…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

OSHA: Man dies after being struck by pipe on rig near Williston

January 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

A man died on a rig site north of Williston on Tuesday after being struck in the head by a section of drilling pipe.
The incident occurred around 1:45 p.m. at the site off 60th Street Northwest, about 10 miles north of Williston and a mile west of H…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

OSHA: Man dies after being struck by pipe on rig near Williston

January 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

A man died on a rig site north of Williston on Tuesday after being struck in the head by a section of drilling pipe.
The incident occurred around 1:45 p.m. at the site off 60th Street Northwest, about 10 miles north of Williston and a mile west of H…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Lake County settles with Labor Dept. in OSHA case

November 15, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

On Tuesday, Lake County signed a settlement agreement with the U.S. Department of Labor and Industry after an investigation into the death of heavy-equipment operator Lee Roy Jacobson. Jacobson died in April after the excavator he was operating fell into a river near where he had been clearing ice. Continue Reading

OSHA investigating death of Fargo electrician struck by falling object near Harvey

October 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Federal workplace safety officials are investigating an Oct. 7 accident that killed a Fargo electrician at a grain elevator near Harvey in central North Dakota. Continue Reading

American Crystal faces fines over alleged safety violations

September 5, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. Workplace safety officials have been investigating what they say were several safety violations at American Crystal Sugar’s East Grand Forks factory this year. Continue Reading

OSHA investigates 3 workplace deaths in northwest North Dakota

July 9, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK — The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating three workplace deaths that resulted from two unrelated incidents in northwest North Dakota. Continue Reading

OSHA cites company after oilfield death

June 25, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Plains Trucking for nine safety violations after a worker was fatally injured March 27 at the company’s facility in Ross. Continue Reading

Nabors cleared in rig collapse

May 28, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Nabors Drilling was not issued any safety violations following an Occupational Safety and Health Administration report, according to the Houston-based company. Continue Reading