OSHA News Releases – Enforcement

 

November 2017

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Tampa Electric Co. And Critical Intervention Services Following Hazardous Chemical Release
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Proposes Over $1.8 Million in Fines Against a Wisconsin Corn Milling Facility After Fatal Grain Dust Explosion
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Lynnway Auto Auction For Exposing Employees to Numerous Hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Again Cites Three Queens Supermarkets For Safety Violations
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Farmers Cooperative After Worker Entrapped in Grain Bin
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Missouri Podiatry Clinic Cited for Improper Handling of Medical Waste
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Bimbo Bakeries USA For Multiple Workplace Hazards
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Contractors in Montana Following Severe Burns
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Parts Manufacturer After Injuries Reveal Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Resumes Regular Enforcement in Florida and Georgia
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Mississippi Company for Exposing Workers To Hazardous Energy, Equipment, and Other Hazards
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Boise Construction Company For Trenching Violations

October 2017

September 2017

August 2017

July 2017

  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Aluminum manufacturing company’s history of safety violations continues, putting employees at Camden County facility at risk of serious injuries
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA investigation finds safety failures led to the death of 3 workers who entered a manhole containing lethal gases
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA launches application to electronically submit injury and illness data on August 1
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA announces policy change on monorail hoists in construction

June 2017

May 2017

April 2017

  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA administrative law judge rules that Massachusetts companies operated as single employer at worksite where 3 workers fell
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Employer in fatal Boston trench collapse did not provide safety training and basic safeguards for employees, OSHA finds

January 2017

  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Green Bay manufacturer faces more than $219K in proposed penalties after two workers suffer severe injuries within 10 days
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Ohio railroad parts manufacturer after follow-up inspection finds workers remain exposed to machine, fall hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA: Employee's death at Bellingham auto parts business 'preventable'
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA proposes nearly $89K penalty after finding concrete manufacturer again exposed workers to airborne silica
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA fines Pennsylvania hospital $32K for exposing employees to workplace violence, other hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Oklahoma truck bed manufacturer fined $535K for putting workers at risk, as OSHA inspectors identify 30 safety, health violations
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Masonry contractor continues to expose workers to fall hazards
  • - Region 8 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Sioux Falls company after 40-year-old equipment operator suffers serious injuries in trench cave-in at Brandon work site
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites New York contractor for exposing workers to excavation hazards at high school construction site
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds workers exposed to multiple fall hazards while roofing Winnetka home
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Atlanta-based paper, plastic recycler exposes workers to fire, explosion, machine guarding hazards; OSHA proposes $133K in penalties
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds Illinois contractor, Robert Barringer III exposes roofers to potentially deadly fall hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA investigation of Jersey City Medical Center worker's fatal fall finds facility exposed employees to dangerous electrical hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Chicago metal container manufacturer faces more than $81K in OSHA penalties after 3rd worker suffers amputation injury
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds Wisconsin medical clinic exposed workers to asbestos hazards

December 2016

  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites lumber company for inadequate machine guards after worker suffers injury while setting up molding machine
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites plastics manufacturer after second worker suffers severe injury in less than 18 months at Ohio plant
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds global railroad company retaliated against worker who reported safety concerns about track defects
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Wisconsin metal fabrication company for safety failures after investigation of teenaged worker's fatal injuries, two weeks after starting job
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites roofing contractor for exposing workers to falls, other hazards at North Jersey work sites in East Rutherford, Wallington
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - Plymouth Meeting contractor exposed workers to scaffolding, fall hazards at a Philadelphia work site
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites 4 Florida contractors as worker dies after falling through unprotected floor opening; proposes $91K in penalties
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites well operator, two servicing companies after one worker dies, 3 others severely injured while servicing North Dakota well
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA fines Texas feed manufacturer nearly $92K in fines for serious and repeat health and safety violations
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA issues final rule clarifying the ongoing obligation to make and maintain accurate records of work-related injuries and illnesses
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites numerous hazards at Missouri sheet metal manufacturer after court orders employer to let inspectors investigate safety complaints
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites New Jersey commercial laundry for workplace safety hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA fines USPS $178K after inspectors find workers exposed to safety hazards at Merrifield distribution center
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites contractor after another Idaho worker falls to his death
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Massachusetts packaging company for serious safety, health hazards following injury to temporary worker
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Ned Stevens Gutter Cleaning cited for fall protection violation as worker falls in Lexington from roof as unprotected foreman stands on another
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Alabama auto parts supplier to Kia and Hyundai, staffing agencies face $2.5M in fines after robot fatally crushes young bride-to-be
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA inspects Selbyville poultry processor after worker suffers finger amputation
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites, fines Crystal Finishing Systems following fatality investigation
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites global food company after 2 workers suffer severe injuries at Melrose Park, Illinois, processing facility
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites global commercial laundry equipment manufacturer after second worker suffers amputation injury in less than two months
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA emphasis program finds 22 violations at Texas feed manufacturer
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Central Transport agrees to enhanced safety measures at over 100 freight terminals in US Labor Department settlement
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds workers exposed to machine, electrical hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - Stucco contractor fails to properly protect employees from fall, silica hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Roofing company did not provide adequate fall protection for roofers working at commercial site in O'Fallon, Illinois
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds flooring subcontractor workers exposed to dangerous falls at construction site; Dallas-area employer faces $87K in fines
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - Pennsylvania hospital workers exposed to violence, bloodborne hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA fines USPS $342K after inspectors find workers exposed to bloodborne pathogen hazards at Brooklyn, Maryland, annex
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds Texas reel manufacturer exposed workers to amputation, chemical hazards; company faces $107K in fines

November 2016

  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Occupational Safety and Review Commission approves settlement between US Labor Department, event company after circus tent collapse
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Washington marine cargo handling company for willful safety violations after worker's fatal fall
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - OSHA launches emphasis program to protect Wilkes Barre area retail store workers as holiday season beckons
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - J.C. Stucco and Stone ordered to pay nearly $345K in fines after OSHA finds company continued to expose workers to scaffolding hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA fines Philadelphia contractor $72K for fall, trenching safety violations
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA fines window manufacturer nearly $75K for exposing workers to safety hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - OSHA issues more than $150K in fines to Louisiana contractor for confined space violations after fumes sicken two workers
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA investigates trench collapse after 28-year-old worker becomes 13th worker injured while working underground in 2016
  • - OSHA National News Release - OSHA issues final rule updating walking-working surfaces standards and establishing personal fall protection systems requirements
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Ohio worker's death highlights grim 2016 national stat: trench collapse fatalities have more than doubled
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Contractor exposes workers repeatedly to potential deadly or disabling fall hazards at Middletown roofing job
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites South Florida painting company after worker injured
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA again finds Dollar General jeopardizing worker safety
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - OSHA: Training could have prevented tree service worker's death
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds Ohio-based roofing company exposed employees to falls again, this time at a Pittsburgh work site
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites wholesale baking company after worker suffers amputation