osha http://wwno.org en OSHA Cites Geismar Plant For 6 Safety Violations http://wwno.org/post/osha-cites-geismar-plant-6-safety-violations <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has proposed fines of $99,000 against Williams Olefins for a June explosion that killed two workers and injured 80.</p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 03:34:22 +0000 The Associated Press 49950 at http://wwno.org Plant Explosion Preliminary Findings Released http://wwno.org/post/plant-explosion-preliminary-findings-released <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">An internal investigation finds the June 13 fire and explosion at the Williams Olefins&#39; Geismar plant was the result of a vapor cloud released after a reboiler ruptured.</p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 16:28:31 +0000 The Associated Press 45322 at http://wwno.org Vinyl chloride maker hit with OSHA fines http://wwno.org/post/vinyl-chloride-maker-hit-osha-fines <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">A chemical company that makes vinyl chloride has been slapped with fines for safety and health violations.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration said on Thursday that it cited the Westlake Vinyls Co. for 10 safety and health violations. The fines total $67,000. The company can contest.</p> Fri, 21 Sep 2012 13:51:52 +0000 The Associated Press 20457 at http://wwno.org OSHA cites Eunice plant after blast left one hurt http://wwno.org/post/osha-cites-eunice-plant-after-blast-left-one-hurt <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Plains Gas Solutions LLC in Eunice following a February explosion and fire that left a worker severely burned.</p> Thu, 30 Aug 2012 17:21:26 +0000 The Associated Press 18964 at http://wwno.org