OSHA News Releases – Enforcement

October 2018

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S Department of Labor Cites Roofing Contractor After Accident at Florida Worksite
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA Launches Program to Target High Injury and Illness Rates
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Pennsylvania Contractor After Employee’s Electrocution
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites New Jersey Pet Food Manufacturer for Failure to Correct Prior Workplace Safety, Health Hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites U.S. Postal Service For Repeat Safety Violations at Austin Facility
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites New Jersey Lumber Company For Exposing Employees to Health Hazards
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Updates National Emphasis Program on Trenching and Excavation Safety
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Wisconsin Refinery for Failing to Control Hazardous Chemicals
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Art Supply Manufacturer For Exposing Employees to Amputation Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Manufacturer For Safety Violations After Employee Injury
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Plastics Manufacturer For Exposing Workers to Machine Hazards

September 2018

  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Green Bay Meat Packer After Employee Injury
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Railcar Maintenance Company for Repeatedly Exposing Employees to Fire and Explosion Hazards
  • - OSHA News Release – Joint Regional - U.S. Department of Labor Launches Regional Emphasis Program Focused on Reducing Employee Exposure to Ammonium
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Metal Forging Company, Proposes $225,046 in Penalties
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Country Club for Safety Hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Connecticut Employer For Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards at Construction Jobsite
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Peanut Processing Facility, Places Company in OSHA’s Severe Violator Enforcement Program
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Five Contractors for Safety Violations Following Florida Pedestrian Bridge Collapse
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Two Companies After Fatal Fall At Communication Tower Worksite in Mississippi
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Wood Pallet Manufacturer After Employee Amputation
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Sawmill for Safety Violations
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Alabama Woodworking Company For Exposing Employees to Fire and Explosion Hazards

August 2018

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Thorpe Plant Services and Steel Dust Recycling After Employee Hospitalized For Fall
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Two Colorado Construction Companies For Safety and Health Hazards after Worker’s Fatal Fall
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Tool Manufacturer After Employee Suffers Amputation
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Construction Company After Employee Suffers Serious Laceration
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Alabama Auto Dealership Settle Safety Citations and Penalties Following Fatal Fire
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Tennessee Contractor After Two Employees Burned at Nuclear Power Plant
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Construction Company After Fatal Trenching Incident
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites El Paso Construction Company For Trenching and Excavation Safety Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Illinois Manufacturer For Health and Safety Violations
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Texas Dollar Tree Store For Exposing Employees to Safety Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Recycling Company for Safety Violations
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Manufacturer For Exposing Employees to Excessive Noise and Other Hazards
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Idaho Lumber Company For Exposing Employees to Safety Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Paving Company After Employee Sustains Fatal Injuries

July 2018

  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Oregon Shipbuilder For Serious and Willful Safety Violations
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Three Companies in Oklahoma After Five Employees Fatally Injured by Explosion and Fire
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Kansas Grain Bin Operator
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Corrected: U.S. Department of Labor Cites East Texas Countertop Company for Safety and Health Violations
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Court Orders Contractor to Pay $250,000 for Safety Violations Following Fatal Fall at Dallas Apartment Complex
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Alabama Manufacturer For Exposing Employees to Workplace Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Finds Safety Violations Following Fatal Kentucky Shipyard Towboat Explosion
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Alabama Auto Parts Manufacturer For Exposing Employees to Safety Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Wisconsin Contractor For Repeatedly Exposing Workers to Falls
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Missouri Excavating Company After Observing Employees Working in Unprotected Trench
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites New York Flooring Manufacturer for Exposing Employees to Mechanical, Chemical, and Other Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Southeast Georgia Manufacturer After Employee Amputation
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites North Carolina Shipyard After Towboat Worker Drowned in Storm
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites North Florida Shipyard for Safety Violations Following Employee Drowning
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Illinois Pallet Manufacturer After Employees Are Sickened from Unsafe Carbon Monoxide Levels
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Extends Enforcement Date of Certain Provisions of the Beryllium Standard to August 9
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Miami Commercial Bakery For Exposing Employees to Electrical and Fall Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Bluewater Construction Solutions For Exposing Employees to Falls at Two Florida Worksites
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites South Florida Manufacturer for Exposing Employees to Safety Hazards
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Confirms Effective Date of the Direct Final Rule Revising Beryllium Standard for General Industry
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Finds West Virginia Roofing Contractor Exposed Employees to Fall, Electrocution, and Other Workplace Hazards

June 2018

  • - OSHA Trade Release - Specific Employers Required to Submit 2017 Injury and Illness Data by July 1
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Roofing Company Faces Penalties After Exposing Employees to Numerous Fall and Other Safety Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Excavating Company Following Fatal Trench Collapse
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites South Florida Utility Contractor for Exposing Employees to Trenching Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Finds Wisconsin Contractor Continues To Expose Roofers to Falls and Other Safety Hazards
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Issues Memorandum Outlining Enforcement of Silica Standard for General Industry and Maritime
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites a Colorado Chemical Manufacturer
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. 1st Circuit Court of Appeals Orders Maine Roofer to Correct Violations, Implement Safety Measures, and Address $389,685 in Fines
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites New Jersey Renewable Energy Company Following Fatality at New Hampshire Power Plant

May 2018

  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Wichita Contractor for Exposing Roofers to Safety Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Utility Construction Company For Exposing Employees to Cave-in Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites South Florida Utility After Employee Sustains Fatal Injuries
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Wisconsin Battery Company For Exposing Employees to Lead, Other Hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites New York Cosmetics Manufacturer For Safety and Health Hazards Following November 2017 Fire
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Contractor and Staffing Agency Following Fatal Trench Collapse at Alabama Work Site
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA Announces Delayed Enforcement of Certain Provisions of the Beryllium Standard
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Inspection Cites Pennsylvania Box Manufacturer For Failure to Correct Prior Safety Hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Philadelphia Contractor For Multiple Safety Violations; Proposes $222,152 in Penalties
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Two Colorado Companies For Workplace Safety Failures in Fatal Pipeline Fire
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Manufacturer For 36 Safety And Health Violations
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Framing Contractor For Exposing Employees to Dangerous Falls
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Health Facility for Exposing Employees to Workplace Violence

April 2018

  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Fixes Error Dating to 2016 Implementation of “Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses” Regulation
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Proposes Penalties for Farm Supply Company For Operating Damaged Forklift at its Ohio Facility
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Plastics Company, Proposes $261,454 in Penalties for Workplace Safety Hazards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Nebraska Company For Exposing Employees to Trenching Hazards
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Contractor for Exposing Workers to Trenching, Other Safety Hazards on North Dakota Municipal Project
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Finds Ohio Contractor Continues To Expose Roofers to Falls and Other Safety Hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Lynnway Auto Auction to Correct Hazards, Implement Safety Measures, And Pay Penalties in U.S. Department of Labor Settlement
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Omaha Company for Exposing Workers To Trenching Hazards, Proposes $38,061 in Penalties

March 2018

  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Massachusetts Contractor for Fall Hazards at New Hampshire Work Site
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Communication Tower Contractor Following Three Fatalities at Miami Work Site
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Roofing Contractor For Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards, Proposes Penalties
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Proposes Penalties for Waterloo, New York, Dairy Producer for Failing to Correct Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Roofing Company After Employee Suffers Fatal Heat-Related Injury
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Ohio Auto Parts Manufacturer Reach Settlement Agreement, Including $1 Million Penalty
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Kraft Heinz Food After Employee Injured by Machine, Proposes Penalties
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Nebraska Egg Processing Facility After Employee Fatally Injured
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Proposes Penalties for Colorado Concrete Company After Employee Injured in Trench Collapse
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Manufacturer For Lacking Safety Procedures After Employee Suffers Amputation
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Pennsylvania Machine Manufacturer For Exposing Employees to Chemical Hazards
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Billings Company For Failing to Provide Safe Workplace for Employees