OSHA http://ripr.org en OSHA Cites East Providence Wood Pellet Company For Explosion http://ripr.org/post/osha-cites-east-providence-wood-pellet-company-explosion <p><span style="font-size: 16pt; font-family: TimesNewRomanPSMT, serif; color: rgb(30, 30, 30); ">The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited an East Providence company for serious workplace safety violations. It's the result of an investigation into an explosion that happened last August.</span></p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 21:58:05 +0000 Catherine Welch 29912 at http://ripr.org Worker Dies After Mt Hope Bridge Fall, OSHA Investigating http://ripr.org/post/worker-dies-after-mt-hope-bridge-fall-osha-investigating <p>A worker who fell from the Mt Hope Bridge Tuesday has died, according to the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the accident.</p><p>OSHA/Rhode Island director Patrick Griffin said a worker fell 30 feet while scaffolding was being removed after a painting job.&nbsp; The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority said it was 70 feet. He landed on the deck of the bridge.</p><p>The accident happened at around 8:30am Tuesday and was reported to OSHA at 9:00 am.</p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 17:53:04 +0000 Flo Jonic 18884 at http://ripr.org Worker Dies After Mt Hope Bridge Fall, OSHA Investigating