The latest issue of our weekly Workplace Safety and Health newsletter is available for viewing and contains the following articles:
Hydraulic Oil Poses Greater Fire Risk than Motor Oil, Judge Says. A judge has upheld four MSHA citations against an operator involving hydraulic oil leaks on mobile equipment, but dismissed four identical violations involving accumulations of combustible motor oil materials because, under the circumstances, their locations did not present a fire hazard.
OSHA Issues Alert on Non-Silica Fracking Hazards. OSHA has issued an advisory on non-silica health and safety hazards in the hydraulic fracking industry.
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