OSHA News Releases – Enforcement

February 2012

  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Milk Specialties Co. in Fond du Lac, Wis., with willful, other safety violations after fire at processing facility
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Miniature Precision Components in Richland Center, Wis., for failing to protect workers from burns
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Houston-based Amy Food for exposing workers to possible amputation hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites 2 companies, proposes $288,000 in fines for workplace safety and health violations involving foreign students
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - 2 Florida companies cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA after worker injured by explosion at gas station
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Summit Equipment & Supply in Akron, Ohio, with 24 safety violations, including failing to train workers
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Trinidad Drilling for exposing workers to fall and electrical hazards at well near Barstow, Texas
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Precision Drilling for exposing workers to safety hazards at drilling site near Pecos, Texas
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites List Industries Inc.'s Deerfield Beach, Fla., plant with repeat and serious safety violations; fines total $56,000
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Jeffboat for 9 safety violations after worker fatality at Jeffersonville, Ind., barge manufacturing facility
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los Estados Unidos cita a la compañía productora con sede en San Antonio por exponer a los trabajadores a peligros eléctricos
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites San Antonio-based produce company for exposing workers to electrical hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites J.P. Spivey Supply after 2 workers suffer finger amputations in Mount Enterprise, Texas
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA extends temporary enforcement measures in residential construction
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Candia, NH, contractor for willful and serious safety violations at Manchester, NH, work site
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Publix Supermarkets cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for willful and repeat violations following amputation of employee's hand
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Mississippi lumber company cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for combustible dust and other hazards; more than $103,000 proposed in fines
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites California-based Bridgford Foods for repeat and serious safety hazards at Dallas Chancellor Row facility
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Pipeline Industries for exposing workers to trenching hazards in Wheat Ridge and Colorado Springs, Colo.
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Beasley Forest Products in Georgia for combustible dust and other hazards; $78,000 proposed in penalties
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Sanimax for violating process safety management procedures at De Forest, Wis., biodiesel plant
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites brass foundry in Fall River, Wis., for failing to protect workers from dust exposure, other violations
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Nixon, Texas-based Vann Energy Services for exposing workers to confined space hazards
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Pacific Stevedoring Services in American Samoa for safety violations following worker fatality
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de EE. UU. cita a un contratista del sur de la Florida infracciones de seguridad por graves e intencionales, después de que un empleado resultara herido de gravedad por una grúa
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites South Florida contractor for willful and serious safety violations after employee seriously injured by crane
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $365,500 in fines to Wal-Mart for repeat and serious safety and health hazards at Rochester, NY, store
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Manhattan contractor for safety hazards after worker falls 80 feet at Brooklyn work site
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Clara Construction in Jersey City, NJ, for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites grain company after 2 teenage workers suffer leg amputations at Kremlin, Okla., facility

January 2012

  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Reading, Mass., roofer for exposing workers to fall hazards at Topsfield, Mass., work site, proposes $42,000 in fines
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites manufacturer for exposing workers to multiple safety hazards at Euless, Texas, facility
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Scranton, Pa., tire company for repeatedly exposing employees to workplace safety hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Polymerics in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, after worker's hand amputated by shear machine
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Syracuse, NY, metal finishing plant for repeat and serious safety violations after employee burned
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Ashland, NH, contractor for cave-in hazards at Wolfeboro worksite
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Administrative law judge orders Newport, Del.-based Daisy Construction to pay $59,000 for willful trenching violations
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Memphis, Tenn., contractor cited for trenching hazards at store construction site in Verona, Miss.
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $169,000 in fines to Hartford, Conn., contractor for repeatedly exposing workers to cave-in hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Pennsylvania manufacturer cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for safety and health violations at Rydal, Ga., plant; $93,000 proposed in fines
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms partnership with Torcon to protect workers on Penn State University construction project
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Illinois-based Growmark with 5 safety violations for failing to protect grain bin workers at Ixonia, Wis., facility
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Michigan-based International Automotive Components in Huron, Ohio, after worker injured during crane operations
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $148,000 in fines to Loveland Products in Fairbury, Neb., for process safety management deficiencies, other hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Jennie-O Turkey Store for 11 safety violations after amputation of worker's arm at Barron, Wis., processing facility
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Georgia contractor cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for knowingly exposing workers to cave-in hazard; nearly $54,000 proposed in fines
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department files complaint to require DeMoulas Super Markets to address hazards at Market Basket stores in Massachusetts and New Hampshire
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Curt Manufacturing in Eau Claire, Wis., after worker's thumb crushed by unguarded machine
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites steel and concrete erector in Toledo, Ohio, with repeat violations for failing to provide fall protection to workers
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA issues notices to veterans health care system of 19 safety and health violations found at St. Cloud, Minn., facility
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites American Railcar Industries for safety violations following electrocution of worker near Marmaduke, Ark.
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites American Marazzi Tile for exposing workers to excessive noise levels, lack of machine guarding and other hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Newnan, Ga., manufacturer for 20 safety and health violations, proposes more than $55,000 in penalties
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Braselton, Ga., poultry processor with 8 safety violations, proposes more than $142,000 in penalties
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes nearly $148,000 in fines to Basic Marine Inc. in Escanaba, Mich., for 32 safety and health violations
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $70,000 in fines against Everett, Mass., recycling company after workers injured by rotating equipment
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Georgia plastics manufacturer cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to falls, shocks, combustible dust and other hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Newton, NJ, manufacturer for workplace safety and health violations, proposes nearly $49,000 in fines
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $125,000 in fines to Palmyra, NJ, linen rental company for workplace safety and health hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites New Windsor, NY, felt manufacturer for repeat and serious safety hazards; more than $146,000 proposed in penalties
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites South Carolina lead removal company for failing to protect employees from lead exposure
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Louisiana pipeline construction company cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for trenching violations in Georgia; proposed fines total $140,000
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes nearly $105,000 in fines against Interstate Brands for safety hazards at Hostess plant in Biddeford, Maine
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites San Antonio-based Cardell Cabinetry for exposing workers to combustible dust and other hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $90,000 in fines against Avon, NY, manufacturer for repeat and serious safety hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites McHugh Excavating and Plumbing for failing to protect workers from trench collapse at Madison, Wis., job site
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA directive continues targeted inspection program for protecting federal workers
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Conway Stores Inc. for locked emergency exits and other hazards at its East Fordham Rd. store in the Bronx
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Atglen, Pa., company for exposing employees to workplace safety hazards; proposed fines total $54,000

December 2011

  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines LaBolt, SD, Farmers grain company more than $95,000 for exposing workers to unsafe working conditions
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $288,000 in fines to Case Farms Chicken for 61 violations at Winesburg, Ohio, processing facility
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Texas roofing contractor Martha M. Alvarez for lack of fall protection at 3 Wisconsin work sites
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA finds 50 violations at Huntington Ingalls shipyard in Mississippi, proposes more than $176,000 in penalties
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $1 million in fines to Houston, Texas, employer for willful and serious violations
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Creamer Sanzari Joint Venture for safety hazards at Passaic River bridge project in Clifton, NJ
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Florida manufacturer for willful and serious safety violations, proposes nearly $110,000 in fines
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites The Davey Tree Surgery Co. for safety violations after worker fatality at Idaho City, Idaho, job site
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Tennessee manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for safety and health violations following worker fatality
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department reaches settlement with Wilmington, Mass., masonry contractor to enhance fall protection for workers
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Houston, Texas, recycling plant for exposing workers to multiple safety and health hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites excavation and utilities company following fatality at Gordon, Texas, facility
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites rubber parts fabricator Acme Machell Co. in Waukesha, Wis., for 22 safety and health violations
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Colfor Manufacturing for exposing workers to hazardous energy sources during machine servicing
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Warren Fabricating and Machining in Hubbard, Ohio, for 10 safety violations including lack of machine guarding
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites remodeling contractors following worker injuries from balcony collapse at Austin, Texas, job site
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with ILA UTM Local 1740 to enhance safety for maritime and longshore workers in Puerto Rico
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with ILA UTM Local 1740 to enhance safety for maritime and longshore workers in Puerto Rico
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with ILA UTM Local 1740 to enhance safety for maritime and longshore workers in Puerto Rico
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with ILA UTM Local 1740 to enhance safety for maritime and longshore workers in Puerto Rico
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with ILA UTM Local 1740 to enhance safety for maritime and longshore workers in Puerto Rico
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with ILA UTM Local 1740 to enhance safety for maritime and longshore workers in Puerto Rico
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with ILA UTM Local 1740 to enhance safety for maritime and longshore workers in Puerto Rico
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with ILA UTM Local 1740 to enhance safety for maritime and longshore workers in Puerto Rico
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with ILA UTM Local 1740 to enhance safety for maritime and longshore workers in Puerto Rico
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with ILA UTM Local 1740 to enhance safety for maritime and longshore workers in Puerto Rico
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with ILA UTM Local 1740 to enhance safety for maritime and longshore workers in Puerto Rico
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with ILA UTM Local 1740 to enhance safety for maritime and longshore workers in Puerto Rico
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with ILA UTM Local 1740 to enhance safety for maritime and longshore workers in Puerto Rico
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with ILA UTM Local 1740 to enhance safety for maritime and longshore workers in Puerto Rico
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with ILA UTM Local 1740 to enhance safety for maritime and longshore workers in Puerto Rico