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October 5, 2011

According to an article in the Oregonian, the Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Administration fined Stimson Lumber $5,000 for infractions related to a fatal accident in May.

Oregon's OSHA said the Portland-based forest products company didn't adequately train an employee who died from a hydraulic-equipment explosion.

July 20, 2011

Lowe’s has agreed to pay the federal government $90,000 as part of a settlement with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in the Cincinnati region, according to an article in the Dayton Daily News

May 23, 2011

Federal authorities are looking into a fatal accident that occurred at a Lowe’s store in Enterprise, Ala., the company has confirmed. The victim, who has not been identified, was pinned between a delivery truck and a trailer and was airlifted to a local hospital, where he later died from his injuries. 

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is investigating the incident. Karen Cobb, a spokeswoman for Lowe’s, said the cause has not yet been determined.

February 1, 2011

With the elections over and the Republicans having gained the majority in the House and having made significant gains in the Senate, many in Washington have witnessed a change in the tone of legislative activity. 


September 6, 2010

Phenix Lumber is facing fines of $436,400 for repeated health and safety violations that led...

September 23, 2007

Back injuries, shoulder sprains and other musculoskeletal injuries in lumberyards commanded the attention of Congress...