OSHA News Releases – Enforcement

 

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 plastics manufacturer after second worker suffers severe injury in less than 18 months at Ohio plant
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites lumber company for inadequate machine guards after worker suffers injury while setting up molding machine
  • - 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 - Ned Stevens Gutter Cleaning cited for fall protection violation as worker falls in Lexington from roof as unprotected foreman stands on another
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Massachusetts packaging company for serious safety, health hazards following injury to temporary worker
  • - 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 commercial laundry equipment manufacturer after second worker suffers amputation injury in less than two months
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites global food company after 2 workers suffer severe injuries at Melrose Park, Illinois, processing facility
  • - 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 - OSHA fines USPS $342K after inspectors find workers exposed to bloodborne pathogen hazards at Brooklyn, Maryland, annex
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - Pennsylvania hospital workers exposed to violence, bloodborne hazards
  • - 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 not correcting safety hazards following worker's finger amputation
  • - 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 - Fuyao America Glass racks up $227K in OSHA penalties following six complaint inspections at Ohio auto glass plant in 2016
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites wholesale baking company after worker suffers amputation
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds multiple workers suffer ergonomic injuries at Excelsior Springs Seating System
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds New Jersey cleaning products manufacturer exposed workers to chemical, other safety and health hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds Arkansas steel wire company failed repeatedly to protect workers from amputation hazards
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites both South Dakota refinery, construction companies after worker suffers fatal burns when ethanol ignites during expansion project
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Eight times since 2011, federal safety inspectors find Central Florida contractor exposing workers to dangerous, potentially deadly falls
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds Ohio rail track repair kit manufacturer exposes workers to machine, silica, falls, noise and other hazards; proposes $159K in fines
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - OSHA focuses on reducing amputations suffered by Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas workers

October 2016

  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA inspection finds Dollar General in Jonestown blocked emergency exit again, proposes $215K penalty
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Ohio trailer lining manufacturer faces nearly $215K in fines after OSHA finds company disabled safety devices, exposed workers to hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - OSHA investigation of two serious employee injuries finds global filtration manufacturer failed to protect workers from safety and health hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Coilplus Illinois following fatality investigation at Plainfield facility
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Illinois manufacturer after electrician's first day ends tragically when mobile trailer falls, fatally crushes him
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA's investigation of machine operator's injuries finds safety guards bypassed at Wisconsin retail bag manufacturer
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites national logistics company's Wisconsin facility for exposing workers to powered industrial vehicle, electrical hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds J.M. Smucker's facility lacks energy control procedures in federal investigation of employee's amputation injury
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA investigation results in more than a dozen serious violations for Houston commercial furniture manufacturer after machine crushes worker
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds Mississippi sawmill's safety failures led to worker's death
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites paper product manufacturer for lacking safety procedures after worker suffers amputation; proposes $68K in penalties
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA delays enforcement of anti-retaliation provisions of injury and illness tracking rule until December 1
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA inspectors responding to report of workers sickened by carbon monoxide, finds dangerous asbestos exposure, other hazards at nursing home renovation
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Temporary workers rigging steel at Columbus building site at risk of 6-story falls as employers failed to provide fall protection, training
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites South Florida tree trimming service in worker's fatal electrocution
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Framing contractor continues to expose workers to fall and other safety hazards; OSHA proposes nearly $360K in penalties
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - Philadelphia contractor exposes workers to fall hazards again, this time at a South Jersey construction worksite
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA fines Louisiana chemical manufacturer more than $92K after inspection finds 9 serious violations at Westlake facility
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA investigation at Bucks County housing development marks 6th time Georgia-based roofing contractor cited for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Omega Demolition Corp. after worker fatally crushed by 40-ton beam on I-90 bridge construction project in Des Plaines
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Illinois plumbing contractor ignores OSHA, returns to job site next day and continues exposing workers to dangers of trench collapse
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Syracuse roofing contractor again exposes workers to fall hazards: OSHA
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - New Jersey steel can manufacturer exposes workers to noise hazards, potentially permanent hearing loss at Parsippany facility