OSHA News Releases – Enforcement

March 2013

  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Nebraska Beef Ltd. for 8 safety violations at Omaha beef processing facility proposes $61,084 in fines
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Agri-Fab for 3 repeat safety violations at Sullivan, Ill., manufacturing plant after worker suffers amputation injury
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Pier 1 Imports $45,100 for repeat safety violations at Staten Island, NY, store
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Englewood, NJ, surgical center $68,000 for failing to protect workers exposed to bloodborne pathogen hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites J.R. Resources in Ringgold, Pa., following worker fatality in August 2012
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Mahle Engine Components USA $369,000 for 26 violations, including lead exposure, at McConnelsville, Ohio, plant
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines DarPro $91,300 for 6 safety violations at Lexington, Neb., food byproducts processing facility
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Mane Inc. for repeat safety and health violations after follow-up inspection at Milford, Ohio, food flavoring company
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Henningsen Foods Inc. for 7 violations at Norfolk, Neb., food processing plant after 2 workers suffer burns

February 2013

  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Wright Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Fairborn, Ohio, with 17 health and safety violations after complaint
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites two Missouri companies following worker's death at Boschertown sanitary sewer lift station in St. Charles, Mo.
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Richelieu Foods for 27 violations at Beaver Dam, Wis., food processing plant; proposes $228,900 in fines
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Export Fuel Co. in Export, Pa., following worker fatality in August 2012
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Highway Technologies for 10 safety violations after worker killed on I-94 guard rail project near Menomonie, Wis.
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Wolff Construction cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to falls and other hazards at San Marcos, Texas, work site
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Wynnewood Refining Co. in Oklahoma following the death of 2 workers
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Ellenboro, W. Va., drilling company following worker injuries in August 2012 gas well fire
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites C & H Die Casting Inc. in Troy, Texas, for exposing workers to electrical, machine guarding and fall hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Global Experience Specialists $91,000 after forklift injured worker at Chicago's McCormick Place
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites SER Construction Partners for exposing workers to excavation hazards at Conroe, Texas, work site
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites 3 companies following the deaths of 2 workers at a Hockley, Texas, work site
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA concludes fatality investigation at San Francisco VA Medical Center research laboratory, issues violation notices
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Landes Foods in Dallas $129,500 after a follow-up inspection reveals workers continue to be exposed to hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Dayville, Conn., cosmetics manufacturing plant for electrical, confined space, mechanical and chemical hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Forever 21 for repeat safety hazards following inspection of Burlington, Mass., store
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Tenax Manufacturing Alabama LLC for serious safety violations; proposes more than $56,000 in penalties
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Jacksonville, Fla.-based Bacardi Bottling following death of temporary worker on 1st day
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Kingston, NY, manufacturer for 23 serious safety violations, proposes $123,000 in fines for Hunter Panels LLC
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Shindler Tire Recycling LLC after Milwaukee employer fails to abate safety violations
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Allentown, Pa., soft drink company nearly $130,000 for repeat workplace safety and health hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Grede Wisconsin $274,500 for exposing workers to dangerous respirable dust and other hazards at iron foundry
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Casa Grande, Ariz.-based Ellison-Mills Contracting for failing to protect workers during excavation work

January 2013

  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Milford, Conn., roofing contractor, proposes nearly $45,000 in fines for fall hazards at local work site
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes nearly $460,000 in fines to Panthera Painting Inc. for exposing workers to lead, other safety and health hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Pyongsan America Inc. in Auburn, Ala., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA following amputation of worker's finger
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites A.H. Sturgill Roofing Inc. after worker dies from heat stroke suffered on Miamisburg, Ohio, work site
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA issues 2012 inspection plan to reduce injuries and illnesses at high-hazard workplaces
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Albany, NY, asbestos removal company cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 1 willful and 8 serious violations of safety standards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Rana Meal Solutions LLC with 12 safety violations at Bartlett, Ill., pasta manufacturing plant
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA finds 7 safety violations at Battle Creek, Mich., medical center for veterans
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Riddell All-American Sports Co. with 8 serious safety and health violations in San Antonio
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Massachusetts wholesale food manufacturer/distributor for energy control, ammonia and other hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Massachusetts wholesale food manufacturer/distributor for energy control, ammonia and other hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Massachusetts wholesale food manufacturer/distributor for energy control, ammonia and other hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Massachusetts wholesale food manufacturer/distributor for energy control, ammonia and other hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Massachusetts wholesale food manufacturer/distributor for energy control, ammonia and other hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Massachusetts wholesale food manufacturer/distributor for energy control, ammonia and other hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Massachusetts wholesale food manufacturer/distributor for energy control, ammonia and other hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Massachusetts wholesale food manufacturer/distributor for energy control, ammonia and other hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Massachusetts wholesale food manufacturer/distributor for energy control, ammonia and other hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Massachusetts wholesale food manufacturer/distributor for energy control, ammonia and other hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Massachusetts wholesale food manufacturer/distributor for energy control, ammonia and other hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Massachusetts wholesale food manufacturer/distributor for energy control, ammonia and other hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Massachusetts wholesale food manufacturer/distributor for energy control, ammonia and other hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Massachusetts wholesale food manufacturer/distributor for energy control, ammonia and other hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los EE.UU. cita a fabricante / distribuidor de alimentos al por mayor por control de energía, amoníaco y otros peligros
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Massachusetts wholesale food manufacturer/distributor for energy control, ammonia and other hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Massachusetts wholesale food manufacturer/distributor for energy control, ammonia and other hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Guardian West for failing to protect workers from exposure to hazardous materials at Illinois plant
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Rochester, NY, roofing contractor for fall hazards at Fairport work site
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA finds 58 safety and health violations at Hoover Dam Hydroelectric Power Plant in Boulder City, Nev.
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Plastic Systems in Kenton, Ohio, with 5 safety violations after worker injured when struck by forklift
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Waco, Texas, battery manufacturer with 8 serious health violations
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Tejas Underground Utilities for exposing workers to excavation hazards at Houston work site
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA issues 2012 inspection plan to reduce injuries and illnesses at high-hazard workplaces
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Dracut, Mass., contractor, proposes $55,660 in fines for excavation, other safety hazards at Nashua, NH, work site
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Zamastil Exteriors in Wonder Lake, Ill.; $87,010 in proposed fines for lack of worker fall protection
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Cleveland Granite and Marble for exposing workers to safety and health hazards; proposes $98,000 in fines
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites foundry COL-Pump Co. in Columbiana, Ohio, for exposing workers to noise hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites two Wisconsin companies following worker's death on US Route 41 bridge construction site near Oshkosh
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites BMC Building Materials and Construction Services in New Braunfels, Texas, for exposing workers to electrical, machine guarding hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Rosina Food Products Inc., proposes $54,750 in fines for serious hazards at West Seneca, NY, plant

December 2012

  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Xsport Fitness in Libertyville, Ill., for failing to provide workers with personal protective equipment
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Union, NJ, contractor $41,580 for repeat electrical hazards at Fort Lee, NJ, work site
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites chemical manufacturer AC and S Inc. in Nitro, W. Va., following July worker fatality
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Worldwide Oilfield Machine in Houston for exposing workers to amputation and electrical hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Lowe's Home Centers Inc. in Killeen, Texas, for exposing workers to electrical, other safety hazards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Fiberglass Structures Inc. with 12 safety violations for exposing Laurel, Mont., workers to hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA files petition against SeaWorld of Florida to comply with subpoenas during follow-up inspection.
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Keene, NH, contractor cited in fatal fall at school construction site agrees to correct hazards, expand worker training after US Labor Department actions
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites US Postal Service for worker's heat-related death in Independence, Mo.
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Timken Co. $170,500 after complaint inspection finds 12 safety violations at Canton, Ohio, steel mill
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Lawrenceville, Ga.-based roofing company with a willful violation for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Lawrenceville, Ga.-based roofing company with a willful violation for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Bontrager Excavating Ltd. in Uniontown, Ohio, for failing to protect workers in trench
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Certifit Inc. with safety violations for exposing workers to electrical and fall hazards in San Antonio
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA extends temporary enforcement measures in residential construction through March 15
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Pilgrim's Pride Corp. with repeat and serious violations for exposing workers to hazardous chemicals at Lufkin, Texas, facility
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Honeywell Electronic Chemicals for multiple process safety management violations in Mansfield, Texas
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Amerimex Motors & Controls in Houston for exposing workers to hazardous chemicals, other safety hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Pandrol USA in Bridgeport, NJ, for willful and serious violations, proposes $283,500 in penalties
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites ATW Automation with 9 safety violations following worker's death at Dayton, Ohio, manufacturing facility

November 2012

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Norfolk Southern Railway Co. ordered by US Labor Department to pay more than $288,000 for violating Federal Railroad Safety Act
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites BCW Food Products in Dallas with serious violations for exposing workers to amputations, other hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - New England Wood Pellet agrees to correct explosion and fire hazards at New Hampshire facility following US Labor Department actions
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Dover Chemical Co. for 47 violations following chemical release at Ohio plant, proposes $545,000 in fines
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Jersey City, NJ, warehouse company for fall and other safety hazards
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Scrap metal recycler cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing Butte, Mont., workers to multiple safety hazards, including amputations
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA exposes safety and health hazards at construction sites through no-notice incident prevention campaign
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Mississippi Phosphates for 40 safety and health violations following 2 worker fatalities