OSHA News Releases – Enforcement

May 2013

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA announces intent to extend compliance date for crane operator certification requirements
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Lack of personal protective equipment among 33 violations cited by US Labor Department's OSHA at A & B Foundry &; Machining in Franklin, Ohio
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Monro Muffler Brake Inc. cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for alleged willful, repeat and serious workplace safety violations in Portsmouth, NH
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA orders Enercon Services to pay $261,152.69 in damages after firing engineer who reported unsafe work practices
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Newark, NJ, stucco contractor for scaffolding hazards at Maplewood, NJ, work site
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites A.W.T. World Trade for 28 violations, including unsafe spray finishing operations at Chicago factory
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA provides on-site compliance assistance to protect recovery workers, public during tornado recovery efforts in Texas
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Ridgefield Park, NJ, contractor for repeat fall hazards at Paramus, NJ, work site
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines 2 government contractors more than $60,000 after workers injured in November 2012 flash fire
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines West Decatur, Pa., excavating company nearly $179,000 for exposing workers to trenching hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Phoenix Industrial Cleaning after worker dies while cleaning storage tank at Wheeling, Ill., chemical manufacturer
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Hartwell, Ga., manufacturer cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for repeat, serious safety and health violations; $62,000 in proposed fines
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Joel Kennedy Constructing Corp. for failing to protect workers in trench at job site in Chicago
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Dalton, Ga., carpet manufacturer for serious safety violations; proposes $73,000 in penalties
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites AmeriGas Propane L.P. in Conroe, Texas, for exposing workers to safety hazards; proposed fines total $105,00
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Maine sawmill for repeat and serious violations of workplace safety standards
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Sinton Dairy Foods Co. Inc. in Colorado Springs, Colo., for 14 violations of workplace standards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Collis Roofing Inc. cited by the US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to fall and other hazards; more than $200,000 in proposed penalties

April 2013

  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Montana wildlife casting agency cited in employee's mauling death
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - Waikiki hotel cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA with 14 serious safety and health violations
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Maine pipe supplier for repeat and serious violations of excavation safety standards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Philadelphia plumbing and heating company more than $40,000 for workplace safety hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Dolco Packaging Corp. for serious safety violations; proposes more than $64,000 in penalties
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Globe Metallurgical in Selma, Ala., for serious and repeat safety violations following worker fatality
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Anheuser-Busch Cos. LLC in Houston cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for failing to protect workers from carbon dioxide exposure; fines total $88,000
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Nomac Drilling for failing to provide fall protection to workers on well derricks in Trenton, ND
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor fines Burlington Coat Factory more than $45,000 for safety violations at Lancaster, Pa., store
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Houston manufacturing plant cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for failing to protect workers from falls and other hazards; fines total $48,300
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA to host Workers' Memorial Day event April 25 in Springfield, Mo.
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA to host Workers' Memorial Day event April 26 in North Kansas City, Mo.
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites First Choice Energy after oil field worker killed at Stanley, ND, job site
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA issues final rule to protect workers using cranes and derricks in demolition and underground construction
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - New England candy manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 19 serious health and safety violations after ammonia release
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Berger Excavating Contractors for failing to protect workers in trench at job site in Franklin Park, Ill.
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - Heavy equipment rental company cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after truck crane crushes worker
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Keystone Pain Institute in Altoona, Pa., for bloodborne pathogen hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites roofing contractor KG Framing and Construction for lack of fall protection at St. Louis job site
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines North Bergen, NJ laundry company $219,000 for safety hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Pilgrim's Pride Corp. in Canton, Ga., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for repeat and serious violations following worker fatality
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Ball Aerosol and Specialty Container Inc. $589,000 for exposing workers to amputation hazards from unguarded machinery
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Extrudex Aluminum after worker killed in North Jackson, Ohio, plant
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites roofing contractor Woodridge Enterprises Inc. for lack of fall protection at Illinois job site
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Joy-Mark Inc. for repeatedly exposing workers to respiratory hazards at Cudahy ceramics mold plant
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Nuway Tobacco Co. for combustible dust, electrical, mechanical and fall hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Voorhees, NJ, masonry group more than $50,000 for scaffold, safety hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Alabama manufacturer with willful, serious safety and health violations following two injuries
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Universal Industries in Tomahawk, Wis., for 8 safety violations; proposes $61,600 in fines
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Newark, NJ, company for exposing workers to safety and health hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites CVS Pharmacy, proposes $40,000 fine for lack of emergency action plan at Dutchess County, NY, location
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Salina, Kan.-based Ryan Roofing Inc. after worker paralyzed in fall from roof
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Aerospace Defense Coatings of Georgia cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to hexavalent chromium
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Mike Neri Sewer and Water Contractor in Elk Grove Village, Ill., for failing to protect workers in trench
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Ellicott Development Co. faces $44,000 in US Labor Department OSHA fines for lead exposure and fall hazards at Buffalo, NY, work site
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Scenic Wood Products for 20 safety violations at Sugarcreek, Ohio, pallet manufacturing plant
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Phoenix Electrical Manufacturing Co. for repeat safety violations at Chicago facility; proposes $51,590 in fines
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Saugerties, NY, metal fabricator for failing to correct previously cited hazard

March 2013

  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Tricon Precast in Houston with serious violations for exposing workers to multiple safety and health hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Queens, NY, metal products manufacturer faces $108,900 in fines from US Labor Department's OSHA for recurring and new health hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Lakewood, NJ, manufacturer nearly $185,000 for exposing workers to chemical, other hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Wynnewood Refining Co. in Oklahoma following the death of 2 workers
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Las Vegas-based NV Energy following death of transmission line trainee
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Cape May, NJ, new home builder nearly $49,000 for fall hazards at Sea Isle City, NJ, site
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Bayonne, NJ, small arms manufacturer for lead, safety and health hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Newburgh, NY, medical practice for inadequate worker safeguards against bloodborne pathogen hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Kyklos Bearings International for failing to comply with asbestos removal standards at Sandusky, Ohio, plant
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Reading, Pa., chemical distributor more than $64,000 for safety, chemical hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Lack of fall protection, other safety hazards results in citations issued to Philadelphia construction company after inspection at Medford, NJ, work site
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites gas pipeline contractor Henkels and McCoy Inc. for repeat trenching hazards at Bayonne, NJ, site
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department fines Paterson, NJ, laundry facility nearly $165,000 for safety and health violations
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Morton, Pa., rail transit manufacturer nearly $61,000 for health and safety hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Builders Stone and Supply for exposing workers to multiple serious violations at Fayetteville, Ark., work site
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Ecorec Rio Grande Valley in Edinburg, Texas, for exposing workers to amputation hazards, other safety violations
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites CNH America for 10 safety violations at Grand Island, Neb., facility; proposes $51,000 in fines
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Ridgefield, NJ, roofing contractor more than $57,000 after worker injured by fall
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - East Hartford, Conn., auto body shop cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after inspection finds repeat and workplace hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Eagle Recycling in North Bergen, NJ, for safety violations following worker amputation
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites New England Wood Pellet LLC for fire and combustible dust hazards at 2 New York manufacturing plants
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Niagara Falls, NY, manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after inspection finds 9 serious workplace safety and health violations
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Montana asphalt company for failing to provide fall protection following a worker's death
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department orders Union Pacific Railroad Co. to reinstate employee for reporting a work-related injury; more than $350,000 in damages owed
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites San Antonio construction company for exposing workers to cave-in and struck-by hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Paterson, NJ, stucco contractor more than $70,000 for scaffolding hazards and exposing workers to falls
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Lansdowne, Pa., masonry company more than $73,000 for fall and other safety hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Smithville Manufacturing for 21 violations at Wooster, Ohio, facility after worker's finger is amputated
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Southern Hens Inc. in Mississippi cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for 43 safety and health violations following worker fatality
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Komatsu America Corp. with 4 safety violations after worker is killed at Peoria, Ill., manufacturing plant
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Nebraska Beef Ltd. for 8 safety violations at Omaha beef processing facility proposes $61,084 in fines
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Agri-Fab for 3 repeat safety violations at Sullivan, Ill., manufacturing plant after worker suffers amputation injury
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Pier 1 Imports $45,100 for repeat safety violations at Staten Island, NY, store
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Englewood, NJ, surgical center $68,000 for failing to protect workers exposed to bloodborne pathogen hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites J.R. Resources in Ringgold, Pa., following worker fatality in August 2012
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Mahle Engine Components USA $369,000 for 26 violations, including lead exposure, at McConnelsville, Ohio, plant
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines DarPro $91,300 for 6 safety violations at Lexington, Neb., food byproducts processing facility
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Mane Inc. for repeat safety and health violations after follow-up inspection at Milford, Ohio, food flavoring company
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Henningsen Foods Inc. for 7 violations at Norfolk, Neb., food processing plant after 2 workers suffer burns

February 2013

  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites two Missouri companies following worker's death at Boschertown sanitary sewer lift station in St. Charles, Mo.
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Richelieu Foods for 27 violations at Beaver Dam, Wis., food processing plant; proposes $228,900 in fines
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Wright Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Fairborn, Ohio, with 17 health and safety violations after complaint
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Export Fuel Co. in Export, Pa., following worker fatality in August 2012
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Highway Technologies for 10 safety violations after worker killed on I-94 guard rail project near Menomonie, Wis.