OSHA News Releases – Enforcement

July 2013

  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Regency Technologies fined $66,000 by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to cadmium at Upper Sandusky electronics recycling facility
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Great Western Products Co. for repeat violations after investigations at Assumption, Ill., plant

June 2013

  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Grand Trunk Western Railway Co. ordered to pay back wages to suspended, injured employee following investigation by US Labor Department's OSHA
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Brownsville, Texas, employer cited by US Department of Labor for failing to monitor asbestos exposure and correct previously cited hazard
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - New OSHA program targets fatalities, injuries associated with automotive lifts
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA announces new National Emphasis Program for occupational exposure to isocyanates
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Paterson, NJ, contractor faces $49,600 in fines from US Labor Department's OSHA for repeat fall, serious safety hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Learn and live: Grain industry hazards lead to deaths, injuries each year
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Witt Plumbing Inc. cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after worker dies when trench collapses at residential job site in Hastings, Neb.
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA reaches settlement agreement with Nebraska-based ConAgra Foods to protect workers from anhydrous ammonia
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - General Awning Co. issued 8 safety citations after follow-up inspection by US Labor Department's OSHA finds company failed to correct previous violations
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Houston-based Piping Technology and Products Inc. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to amputation hazards
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Plains Trucking in Ross, ND, cited after worker dies while cleaning tanker; US Labor Department's OSHA finds 9 violations during investigation
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Environmental Enterprises cited for 22 violations after worker dies from burns suffered at Cincinnati hazardous waste treatment facility
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Heller Casing in Williston, ND, cited after worker fatally crushed on oil rig; US Labor Department's OSHA finds 2 violations during investigation
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Penn Aluminum International fined $45,000 by US Labor Department's OSHA for 9 safety violations at Murphysboro, Ill., manufacturing facility
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department cites Advanced Strobe Products with proposed fines of more than $50,000 for worker exposure to acid, lead without proper protection
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Burlington, NJ, construction company for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Perkasie, Pa., helicopter contractor cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to chemical hazards; fined $40,500
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Florida underground utility company for willful, serious trenching violations; proposes more than $106,000 in penalties
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Wisconsin's Gilman Cheese Corp. $126,700 after worker suffers amputation by unguarded machine
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA renews alliance to protect Ohio workers in manufacturing, service, construction industries
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites oil and gas industry pressure pumping services company for safety and health hazards at Valley View, Texas, work site
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Orange County, NY, manufacturer faces almost $118,000 in additional US Labor Department fines for uncorrected and recurring hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Three New York contractors face over $465,000 in US Labor Department OSHA fines for electrocution and other hazards at Long Island work site
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines two companies $130,500 for trenching hazards at Kearny, NJ, site
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Maryland's Integra Health Management cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for workplace violence hazards following employee fatality
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Davis Tool & Die cited after worker electrocuted at Fenton, Mo., facility; US Labor Department's OSHA finds 17 violations during fatality investigation
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - Crane safety is focus of OSHA emphasis program in the Northwest
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - True North Hotel Group Inc. to provide whistle-blower training nationally following US Labor Department investigation Company will also pay back wages and damages, take corrective action on behalf of discharged employee who raised safety concerns
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - American Family Care in Montgomery, Ala., cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for repeat and serious safety violations
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Austin Powder Co. $258,000 for multiple safety and health violations at McArthur, Ohio, explosives factory
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA and Wage and Hour Division protecting workers and wages during Oklahoma tornado recovery efforts
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA and Wage and Hour Division protecting workers and wages during Oklahoma tornado recovery efforts
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA and Wage and Hour Division protecting workers and wages during Oklahoma tornado recovery efforts
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA and Wage and Hour Division protecting workers and wages during Oklahoma tornado recovery efforts
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA and Wage and Hour Division protecting workers and wages during Oklahoma tornado recovery efforts
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA and Wage and Hour Division protecting workers and wages during Oklahoma tornado recovery efforts
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA and Wage and Hour Division protecting workers and wages during Oklahoma tornado recovery efforts
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA and Wage and Hour Division protecting workers and wages during Oklahoma tornado recovery efforts
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA and Wage and Hour Division protecting workers and wages during Oklahoma tornado recovery efforts
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA and Wage and Hour Division protecting workers and wages during Oklahoma tornado recovery efforts
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA and Wage and Hour Division protecting workers and wages during Oklahoma tornado recovery efforts
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA and Wage and Hour Division protecting workers and wages during Oklahoma tornado recovery efforts
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA and Wage and Hour Division protecting workers and wages during Oklahoma tornado recovery efforts
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA and Wage and Hour Division protecting workers and wages during Oklahoma tornado recovery efforts
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA and Wage and Hour Division protecting workers and wages during Oklahoma tornado recovery efforts
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA and Wage and Hour Division protecting workers and wages during Oklahoma tornado recovery efforts
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - Safe operation of powered industrial trucks is focus of OSHA's new local emphasis program in Idaho
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Timpson, Texas, sawmill cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for violations after a worker was killed, other workers exposed to many hazards
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Community Power Corp. in Morrison, Colo., for exposing workers to amputation hazards; fines total $66,990
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Rochester, NY, packaging manufacturer for willful and serious hazards following amputation
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Wisconsin's Castalloy Inc. for exposing its foundry workers to coal tar pitch and formaldehyde
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites JBS USA, LLC in Greeley, Colo., for 20 violations of workplace standards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines South River, NJ, masonry contractor nearly $91,000 for fall, scaffold hazards at Maywood, NJ, site

May 2013

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces June 4 safety stand-down at work sites throughout Southeast to focus on heat-related illnesses and injuries
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces safety stand-down at Florida work sites on June 4 to focus on heat-related illnesses and injuries
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Wal-Mart store in Great Falls, Mont., for repeat and serious safety and health hazards; proposes $50,000 in fines
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - Hawaii resort cited with 14 safety and health violations
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Massachusetts contractor faces $290,700 in US Labor Department OSHA fines for willful, repeat fall hazards at Durham, NH, work site
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Schenectady, NY, medical lab for inadequate worker safeguards against bloodborne pathogen hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Quality Trailers Enterprise for 15 violations following complaint inspection at Salem, Ohio, manufacturing facility
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Queensbury, NY, wood shavings manufacturer faces $233,870 in fines for combustible dust, confined space, chemical, mechanical, electrical hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Accadia Site Contracting Inc., proposes $84,000 in fines for cave-in hazard at Lewiston Road work site in Niagara Falls
  • - 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