OSHA News Releases – Enforcement

June 2014

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Sonic Creations Inc. cited for repeat and serious safety violations following US Department of Labor OSHA inspection
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - New US Department of Labor OSHA initiative aims to protect tree trimming and clearing operation workers in Delaware
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces summer 'Construction Incident Prevention Initiative' in Delaware
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Westwind Contracting Inc. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for serious safety violations at Florida work site
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Louisiana food processor for overexposing workers to dangerous levels of carbon dioxide, other hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Texas sawmill for failure-to-abate previous safety violations; workers still exposed to serious hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Worker exposure to amputation hazards and excessive noise leads to serious and willful violations cited following US Department of Labor OSHA investigation
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 5 companies following December 2013 fatality of temporary worker at Amazon fulfillment center in Avenel, NJ
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites seat belt and air bag manufacturer for exposing workers to serious noise and machine hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA finds 30 serious safety and health hazards at furniture manufacturer
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $449,680 fine for Fontarome Chemical after inspection finds 23 serious safety and health violations
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Bioiberica Nebraska cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to amputation, other serious hazards at food supplement plant
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Liberty Tire Recycling cited for serious violations for exposing workers to falls, explosion, dangerous equipment hazards following OSHA inspection
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Ohio worker's hand crushed while operating mechanical power press; US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $89,500 in penalties
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Construction worker suffers severe injuries after fall into trench
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Massachusetts seafood processor for serious safety violations following worker's death
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Duce Construction for failing to protect employees from trench dangers
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Dollar Tree $217,000 for willfully putting Missoula workers at risk
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Bronx contractor fined $66,600 by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to serious fall hazards
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Anderson Farms after worker fatally injured at cattle feed mixing facility
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Boston Bridge and Steel Inc. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for safety and health hazards following employee death
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Tanner Timber Services cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for serious and willful violations of safety law following worker fatality

May 2014

  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Tire retreader faces $160,280 in US Department of Labor OSHA fines for failing to correct cited hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Texas A and M University football stadium contractors cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA following the death of a skid-steer loader operator
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Chicago engineering company again for failing to protect construction workers from serious dangers in 2014
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Flambeau River Papers for failing to protect workers from toxic sulfur dioxide vapors at Park Falls, Wis., paper mill
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Allied Powder Coating cited for 15 safety and health violations by US Department of Labor's OSHA; proposed fines total $55,440
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Manhattan jewelry and accessories chain cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for fire and other safety hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - After explosion, US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 3-D printing firm for exposing workers to combustible metal powder, electrical hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $51,800 in fines for Power Coatings for failing to protect workers from toxic chemical hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Nicholson Terminal and Dock Co. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA after worker fatally struck by forklift at Detroit marine terminal
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Tortillas Ricas LP for serious health and safety violations with $48,300 in fines
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Workers exposed to dangerous silica dust at Omaha stone-cutting facility
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA proposes $139,000 in penalties for repeatedly exposing workers to amputation, other serious hazards at Kobelco Stewart Bolling in Hudson, Ohio
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $159,390 fine for Fortune Painting Co. for repeatedly exposing workers to dangerous lead levels, serious fall hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines All-Feed Processing and Packaging $254,000 for exposing workers to combustible dust, respiratory hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor sues West Springfield, Mass., employer for allegedly firing an employee who filed an OSHA complaint
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Star Snacks Co. LLC fined $180,000 by US Department of Labor's OSHA for willfully exposing employees to carbon monoxide and dangerous noise levels
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Safety hazards at Salisbury, Mass., manufacturer lead to $93,200 in US Department of Labor OSHA fines
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Lee, Mass., contractor cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 'needless and avoidable' fatal fall at Stockbridge work site
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Truck parts manufacturer cited for serious safety violations following inspection by US Department of Labor's OSHA; $64,400 in fines proposed
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $63,000 in penalties for exposing worker to struck-by hazards, other violations at Big 3 Precision Products
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Bennett Building Systems cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for not protecting workers from dangerous falls
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Watertown, NY, general construction company cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 'entirely preventable' fatal fall at Pulaski work site
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Idaho homebuilder for willfully exposing workers to fall hazards
  • - OSHA National News Release - Conn. contractor cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for wall collapse, fall hazards at construction work site
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Stamford, Conn., contractor cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for wall collapse, fall hazards at construction work site
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Dollar Tree fined $143,000 by US Department of Labor's OSHA for willfully exposing workers to serious safety hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - San Cast fined $155,900 by US Department of Labor's OSHA for repeatedly exposing workers to falls, amputation hazards at Coshocton, Ohio, plant
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA follow-up inspection finds company failed to correct violations at previously cited Rasi Laboratories Inc. in Somerset, NJ
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Workers exposed to fall hazards at residential construction site in Hegins, Pa.
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Five Star Commercial Roofing $49,000 for exposing workers to dangerous fall hazards in Bartonville, Ill.

April 2014

  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Cooper Power Systems $166,000 after multiple workers injured by acid mixture at South Milwaukee plant
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department and Republic Steel reach comprehensive settlement agreement over safety and health violations at 4 plants
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Rogers Roofing faces proposed penalties of $44,660 by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Houston metal fabricator fined $124,000 for failing to abate violations and exposing workers to serious safety hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Workers exposed to amputation and other serious hazards at Metal and Wire Products Co. in Salem, Ohio
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Cenex Harvest States Inc. cited for repeat, serious safety and health violations
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Kuechle Underground after worker's leg is broken when trench wall collapses at Mapleton, ND, residential construction site
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA finds serious violations at paving contractor following worker fatality at Blairsville, Pa., facility
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - OSHA follow-up inspection finds 14 violations at previously cited Universal Concrete Products Corp. in Pottstown, Pa.
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Houston contractor fined $70,000 for willfully exposing workers to fall hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - L and L Lumber Co. cited for serious safety and health violations following inspection by US Department of Labor's OSHA
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Pinpoint Towers cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA after worker fatality on a telecommunication tower in Wichita
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor OSHA program aims to reduce retail injuries and fatalities in the Pacific
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Interlake Mecalux $71,700 for exposing workers to amputation, serious hazards at Illinois storage system manufacturer
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Fort Worth tank parts manufacturer cited by the US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to struck-by and amputation hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Recycling facility in Lubbock, Texas, cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for multiple, serious safety and health violations
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Tulsa developer exposes workers to fall hazards; US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $90,600 in fines
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Little Falls, NY, paper manufacturer exposes workers to serious safety violations at multiple work sites
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Precision Custom Coatings LLC $185,400 for willful and repeat violations
  • - OSHA National News Release - Olivet Management faces $2.3M in OSHA fines for knowingly exposing workers to asbestos and lead at NY work site
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites cabinetry, countertop manufacturer for combustible dust, chemical hazards

March 2014

  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Garfield, NJ, masonry contractor for repeat fall and scaffolding hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Fischer Excavating $58,100 for trenching hazards at Rockford work site
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA issues $50,600 in proposed fines to Grede Wisconsin for repeatedly exposing workers to respirable silica dust
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Diversified CPC International Inc. for chemical hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Atlantic Coast Asphalt in Jacksonville, Fla., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA following worker being trapped in hot liquid asphalt
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Danville manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for continued employee exposure to highly toxic hexavalent chromium
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites two Ohio companies for exposing workers to dangerous levels of lead, serious fall hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA follow-up inspection finds 11 workplace violations at previously cited US Minerals LLC in Harvey, La.
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Following worker fatality, Georgia-based Smiley Plaster Co. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - ConAgra Foods faces $117,000 in US Department of Labor OSHA penalties for failing to protect workers from dangerous machinery, other hazards
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites two Colorado contractors for exposing workers to trench cave-ins; $81,400 in combined penalties proposed
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $112,000 in penalties for workers exposed to amputation hazards at Gaspar Inc.
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes fines of $46,900 after Celtic Environmental workers exposed to lead hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Paterson, NJ, severe violator again cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for recurring hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines New Wave Plastics $51,800 for multiple serious hazards at Cleveland facility
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Werner Construction after worker fatally struck by front-end loader at Albion, Neb., asphalt facility
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA extends comment period on agency standards to improve chemical safety to March 31
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Coastal Building Systems of Amelia Inc. cited for repeat fall hazards by US Department of Labor's OSHA
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Pressed Paperboard Technologies will pay $81,450 in penalties after US Department of Labor OSHA cites safety violations at Findlay facility
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites East Providence, RI, company for combustible wood dust and other hazards after August 2013 fire and explosion

February 2014

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - The GEO Group must address workplace violence hazards as a result of corporate-wide settlement with US Department of Labor
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Nichiha USA Inc. of Georgia cited for safety violations and nearly $140,000 in proposed penalties by the US Labor Department's OSHA
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - County Materials Corp. cited for serious violations by US Labor Department's OSHA after worker's foot severed at an Elderon, Wis., job site
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Houston employer for 8 willful, egregious violations after worker injured on machine without safeguards
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA issues 2014 inspection plan to reduce injuries and illnesses at high-hazard workplaces
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $77,472 in fines for Beck Aluminum Alloys after worker exposed to chlorine gas at smelting plant
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Shippensburg foundry for repeat safety violations; OSHA fines total $163,240