OSHA News Releases – Enforcement

November 2013

  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Crane collapse in Stamford, Conn., results in proposed US Labor Department OSHA fines of $165,200 for Port Chester, NY, marine construction contractor
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Bronx, NY, employer fails to correct previously cited safety and health hazards, faces additional $108,080 in US Labor Department OSHA fines
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Rockaway, NJ, plastic pipe producer cited for 18 health and safety workplace violations; US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $51,800 in penalties
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Missoula, Mont., auto body shop faces US Labor Department OSHA penalties following workplace fire
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Affordable Roofing and Exteriors cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing roofing workers to fall hazards on central Illinois job sites
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Tyson Foods, proposes $121,720 in fines for workplace safety hazards at Buffalo, NY, production plant
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $70,070 fine for PTS Contractors Inc. for cave-in hazards during trenching operations
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Welspun Tubular LLC in Little Rock, Ark., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to possible amputation hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Big Lots Stores Inc., proposes $169,000 in fines for exit access, crushing, struck-by hazards at West Babylon, NY, store
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Upper Darby, Pa., severe violator again cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for recurring hazards at Philadelphia work site
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Luthersburg, Pa., contractor cited for willful fall hazards at Williamsport, Pa., site; US Labor Department's OSHA proposes nearly $37,000 in fines
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA provides on-site compliance assistance to protect recovery workers, public during tornado recovery efforts in Illinois
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Philadelphia demolition contractors cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for willful and serious safety violations following fatal June building collapse
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Trinity Yachts cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for repeat and serious violations; more than $177,000 in fines proposed
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Tomball, Texas, manufacturer cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for 19 safety violations, workers exposed to various hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department reaches settlement agreement with Verizon New York Inc. to increase training, safeguards for field technicians
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Tennessee contractor following crane collapse on Highway 109 in Gallatin, Tenn.
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Pompano Beach, Fla.-based Coastal Masonry cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for willful and serious violations following worker fatality
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites White Cedar Shingles for 9 violations after worker fatally injured at Superior, Wis., manufacturer
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Selfridge Air National Guard Base for 8 violations including exposing workers to amputation hazards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces new local emphasis program for programmed inspections of industries that use hazardous chemicals
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Garda Cash Logistics in Georgia cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for failure-to-abate and serious violations; more than $55,000 in fines proposed
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 2 Dallas employers for exposing workers to hazards after 2 people were struck and killed by a forklift
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Hampton, NH, manufacturer for 21 serious safety violations
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes fines for Strategic Materials because it lacks a respiratory protection program at its East Troy, Wis., recycling plant
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites West Hartford, Conn., metal finishing plant for 15 repeat and serious hazards

October 2013

  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites B R Flowers and Co. Inc. and Tidewater Staffing Inc. after July heat fatality in Norfolk, Va.
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Alabama pallet manufacturer for repeat, serious safety violations; proposes more than $76,000 in fines
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Quaker City Castings for 9 safety violations at Salem, Ohio, foundry; proposes fines of $45,000
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Northstar Metal Products cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for multiple violations following April explosion and fire at Glendale Heights, Ill., plant
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Frost Tile and Marble Co. faces $136,400 OSHA penalty for failing to abate previous safety violations at Norton, Ohio, tile manufacturing plant
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA finds 36 safety violations at Indiana's Crane Army Ammunition Activity following March explosion
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Formed Fiber Technologies $115,000 for repeat safety and health violations at fabric manufacturing plant
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Napoleon Spring Works faces $147,600 in proposed OSHA penalties for exposing workers to amputation hazards at Archbold, Ohio, plant
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Rebecca Minkoff LLC with $77,000 in fines for exit access hazards at company's Manhattan office and showroom
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites United Ethanol for 15 violations after worker fatally engulfed in corn bin at Milton, Wis., ethanol facility
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Cicero, NY, metal hatch manufacturer for 13 serious safety hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Jackson, NJ, steel company fined $115,400 by US Labor Department's OSHA for failing to abate workplace hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $280,000 in fines against contractors constructing power plant in Berlin, NH
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites East Orange, NJ, concrete company for willful, serious hazards; proposes $153,900 fine

September 2013

  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Vestal, NY, pipe manufacturer cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for 16 serious health and safety violations after worker fatally struck by forklift
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Champlain, NY, rail car interior manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 24 safety and health violations
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Fiberdome Inc. cited by the US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to airborne hazards at Lake Mills, Wis., manufacturing plant
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Fort Worth F and D Head Co. for 18 serious safety violations for exposing workers to amputations, struck-by hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Georgia Power Co. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for 17 serious violations following explosion; penalties of $119,000 proposed
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 4 Russellville, Ark., employers in crane collapse that fatally injured 1 worker and hurt 8 others
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites 7 Trade Fair Supermarkets in Queens, NY, for laceration, eye, exit hazards; proposes $128,000 in fines
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Hazzard Marine in Georgetown, SC, cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for 32 safety and health violations; more than $59,000 proposed in fines
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Medford, Mass., contractor for cave-in hazards at Chelsea sewer installation site
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Long Island, NY, nursing care facility for 11 health and safety hazards; proposes $41,000 in fines
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Perth Amboy, NJ, shirtmaker cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing employees to workplace hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Texas-based IFCO Systems North America for repeat violations at its Jacksonville, Fla., facility
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Wylie, Texas, metal extruder cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to uncontrolled energy sources, other safety hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $272,000 in fines, cites four contractors for safety hazards at midtown Manhattan site
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Holtsville, NY, contractor for serious safety violations following decking collapse that injured worker
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Judge orders S.E.M. Villa II to pay back wages to whistleblower who reported bedbugs at Milford, Ohio, retirement home
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Pasadena, Texas, tank cleaner cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for failing to protect workers from chemical hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - UPS Inc. cited for repeat, serious safety hazards at Secaucus, NJ, processing and distribution center; fined $45,500 by US Labor Department's OSHA
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Nebraska Cold Storage for 14 safety violations including ammonia exposure at Hastings, Neb., food storage facility
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Alabama's Marcus Borden for fall hazards and other violations after injuries to 3 workers at Cordova, Ala., site
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Optimum Plastics Inc. faces $81,000 in proposed US Department of Labor OSHA penalties after 4 workers suffer fractures at Delaware, Ohio, plant
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Piramal Glass USA Inc. cited by US Labor Department for 21 OSHA violations after worker has finger amputated during work at Park Hills, Mo., plant
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Feutz Contractors Inc. for exposing workers to trench hazards at job site in Mahomet, Ill.
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Cross Construction cited by OSHA for recurring trenching violations at job site in Danville, Ill.
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Massachusetts contractor faces more than $336,000 in US Labor Department OSHA fines for willful, repeat and serious safety violations
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes nearly $200,000 in fines against CVS for exit access, struck-by and other hazards at Brooklyn, NY, store
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA urges workers and public in flood impacted areas to exercise diligence against hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Edsal Manufacturing faces $75,000 penalty from US Labor Department's OSHA for blocking exit routes, other safety violations at Chicago facility
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Taylor's Drain and Sewer Service cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after worker injured in trench collapse at Lincoln, Neb., job site
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Warwick, RI-based construction company cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for willful violation after employees found working in an unstable trench
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Hamilton, NJ, roofing company cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for fall, other safety hazards following April accident
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Masonry company based in Upper Darby, Pa., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to repeat fall hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Downey Metal Products for safety and health violations; proposes more than $55,000 in fines
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Residential decking subcontractor in Burleson, Texas, cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to repeat fall hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Keyport, NJ, company $53,900 after construction worker falls approximately 45 feet at Jersey City site in June
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Reliable Contracting and Equipment Co. cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for repeat safety violation, failing to protect workers in trench
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Medical training facility cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for failure-to-abate and serious safety violation, $62,000 in proposed fines
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Delta Oil Mill in Mississippi cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for 25 safety and health violations following worker injury
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Hinkle Manufacturing faces $61,600 in proposed penalties from US Department of Labor's OSHA after worker injured in Perrysburg, Ohio
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Henkels and McCoy Inc. cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to safety hazards at Neptune, NJ, highway work zone
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites E.L. Mustee and Sons in Cleveland for failing to correct violations; proposes $63,490 in fines
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Fox Valley Systems for 26 safety violations after 3 workers seriously injured in explosion and fire at Cary, Ill., paint plant
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Packaging Corporation of America fined $185,560 for 30 safety violations by US Labor Department's OSHA after worker burned in Tomahawk, Wis., fire
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Heartland Drilling Inc. in Abilene, Texas, cited by US Department of Labor for exposing workers to heat stress
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Adams Thermal Systems to pay $1.33 million to resolve OSHA citations, criminal penalties in 2011 death of worker at South Dakota plant
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Vienna Beef Ltd. $53,000 for 10 safety violations at Chicago meat processing facility
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Total Building Services Group in Marietta, Ga., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for serious safety and health violations
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - St. Louis Cold Drawn cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after worker electrocuted at St. Louis industrial steel manufacturer

August 2013

  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Ameriwood Industries in Tiffin, Ohio, faces $50,000 penalty from US Department of Labor's OSHA for lack of energy control procedures
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Multiple safety and health violations found at Supreme Oil Co. Inc. in Englewood, NJ, with company fined $259,000 by OSHA
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA fines American Excelsior Co. $65,000 after 2 workers injured by unguarded machines at Norwalk, Ohio, factory
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA takes its Fall Prevention Campaign to the road with Dallas Area Rapid Transit busses to provide life-saving information
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA forms alliance in Seattle with consulate general of El Salvador to promote workers' rights
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. forja alianza en Seattle con Consulado General de El Salvador para promover derechos laborales
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - South Padre Island water park cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for failing to protect workers from hazardous energy sources
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites ProBuild Co. LLC in Buda, Texas, for exposing workers to various safety and health hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Nationwide ice maker cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 9 serious and 3 repeat workplace safety violations at Fairport, NY, plant
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Flowery Branch, Ga., manufacturer for repeat and serious safety violations
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Home Depot Inc. fined $150,700 by US Department of Labor's OSHA for repeat safety hazards at Reynoldsburg, Ohio, store
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with El Salvador and Mexican Consulates in Dallas to promote safety and health in the construction industry