OSHA News Releases – Enforcement

November 2012

  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Cargill Meat Solutions for exposing workers to hazardous energy at Illinois plant, proposes $114,000 in fines
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites TMT in Dallas, Texas, following robbery, death of worker at Garland Whip In store
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Williams & Davis Boilers in Hutchins, Texas, with repeat, willful and serious violations during follow-up inspection
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Vann Energy Services in Nixon, Texas, for violations after 2 workers injured in fire
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department recovers back wages for student workers, fines companies for labor violations at warehouse in Palmyra, Pa. Companies agree to pay more than $350,000 in back wages and penalties, abate hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Grede Wisconsin with 9 safety violations during follow-up inspection at Berlin, Wis., iron foundry
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Lapmaster Precision Finishing Services in Dayton, Ohio, with 13 violations following inspection prompted by complaint
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites American Masonry in Chicago for exposing workers to lead dust, proposes $196,000 in fines
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA and recidivist Massachusetts contractor reach settlement over cave-in hazards at Cambridge and Framingham sites
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Johnston, RI, lawn care service for 7 serious violations following electrocution of employee
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $61,000 in fines to Syracuse, NY, roofing contractor for fall hazards at Liverpool work site
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Missouri American Water for safety violations following worker's death on reconstruction site in Joplin
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Texas cabinet manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for combustible dust, other hazards; proposed penalties total more than $64,000
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites New York contractor for exposing workers to fall and other hazards at Jacksonville, Fla., work site
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites B.W. Supply in Lyons, Ohio, for 25 health and safety violations, proposes more than $205,000 in fines
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $75,000 in fines to Minnesota pipe manufacturer for machine guarding, other hazards at Chatsworth, Ill., facility
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department secures decision affirming fall hazard violation, fine against Campbell, Ohio-based bridge painting company
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites tank cleaning service for confined space hazards at Lansing, Ill., facility; proposed fines exceed $142,000
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $58,000 in fines to New Castle, Pa., recycling company for 27 workplace safety, health hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites History Construction Management for exposing workers to lead, other hazards at Odell, Ill., plant

October 2012

  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Newton, Mass., medical provider cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after workers exposed to biohazards; inspection finds willful, serious violations
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - GP Roofing and Construction of Palm Coast, Fla., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to fall, other hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Craft brewer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for safety hazards at New Hampshire brewery following fatality caused by April keg explosion
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Northeastern Wisconsin Wood Products more than $184,000 after follow-up inspection finds 16 violations
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA finds 14 safety and health violations during follow-up inspection of Miami Valley Polishing in Piqua, Ohio
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Texas-based Symmetry Turf Installations for worker's heat-related death at Fayetteville, Ark., work site
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites auto parts supplier TFO Tech for exposing workers to amputation hazards at Jeffersonville, Ohio, facility
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Marglen Industries in Rome, Ga., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for willful and serious violations following amputation of worker's fingers
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Houston-based Williams Brothers Construction for safety hazards at highway site
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Lunda Construction after worker killed in crane collapse on Highway 41 project near De Pere, Wis.
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites nursing home care facility in Mt. Gilead, Ohio, for failing to protect workers from exposure to biological hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Fontarome Chemical in St. Francis, Wis., for process safety management program deficiencies following fire
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Clarksburg, Md., milling and paving company following June heat fatality at District of Columbia construction site
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Nashua, NH, contractor for repeat, serious trenching violations at Middlesex County, Mass., work site
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Yonkers Contracting, subcontractor following worker's crushing death at subway extension site in Manhattan
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Bedford Park, Ill.-based Hoist Liftruck for 25 safety and health violations
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA conducts follow-up inspection of Stroh Precision Die Casting in Mauston, Wis.; finds 9 safety violations
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines ResCare Ohio for inadequate workplace violence safeguards at residential care facility in Fairfield, Ohio
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Cleveland Tank and Supply for 19 violations, including exposing workers to chromium, other hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Brocato Construction of Mississippi cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for willful, serious trenching violations; proposed fines exceed $117,000
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites ThyssenKrupp Airport Systems in Fort Worth, Texas, for exposing workers to multiple safety hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Hurtado Construction in Richmond, Texas, with repeat violations for exposing workers to cave-in hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites manager of Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Long Island for asbestos and other hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Houston-based oil and gas servicing company following fatality at Wichita County, Texas, work site

September 2012

  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites COM2 Computers and Technologies in Carol Stream, Ill., for exposing workers to lead, other hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites The Home Depot for exposing workers to electrical hazards at Chicago store; more than $69,000 proposed in penalties
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA reaches settlement with Calhoun, Ga.-based Mohawk Industries to improve fire safety protection at facilities nationwide
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Commerce, Calif.-based 99 Cent Only Stores Texas with multiple serious violations at Houston facility
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Tucson, Ariz., postal facility for exposing workers to potential injuries from a powered industrial truck
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Miller Compressing in Milwaukee for failing to isolate power during maintenance
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Podnar Plastics for 7 violations after investigating complaints of hazards at Kent, Ohio, manufacturing facility
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Carter Construction in Loveland, Ohio, for exposing workers to trenching hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Dlubak Glass for exposing workers to lead, other hazards at Upper Sandusky, Ohio, plant
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Westlake Vinyls in Geismar, La., for multiple process safety management violations
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Jersey City, NJ, company for workplace safety and health hazards at Kearny warehouse
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Atlanta utility contractor for willful and serious safety violations, proposes more than $43,000 in penalties
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites OPC Polymers in Columbus, Ohio, for process safety management program deficiencies; fines exceed $138,000
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Staten Island, NY, contractor more than $136,000 for fall hazards at Jersey City, NJ, site
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Delaware City, Del., manufacturer for continued workplace safety, health hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Everett, Mass., contractor faces more than $40,000 in fines from US Labor Department's OSHA for excavation hazard at Chelsea job site
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Mt. Lookout, W.Va., contractor for fall and other hazards at Tridelphia, W.Va., work site
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Omega Protein for 25 safety and health violations following worker fatality at Moss Point, Miss., plant
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los EE.UU. cita a 7 empresas de Miami y San Antonio con 46 infracciones por exponer a trabajadores al amianto
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites SeaCast for violations at Butte, Mont., foundry; proposes $104,000 in fines
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Citgo Refining and Chemicals for exposing workers to hazardous materials in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA notifies Navy's Fleet Readiness Center Southwest about employees' exposure to toxic materials at Coronado, Calif., facility
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Global Pyrotechnic Solutions in Dittmer, Mo., for 31 violations after 3 workers injured in fireworks plant explosion
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Logan Machine Co. for 16 violations after investigating complaint of hazards at Akron, Ohio, machine shop

August 2012

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA extends temporary enforcement measures in residential construction through December 15
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Wenco Energy with repeat and serious violations based on follow-up inspection at Tulsa, Okla., plant
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Plains Gas Solutions following explosion at Eunice, La., facility that severely injured worker
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Brick, NJ-based contractor for continuing to expose workers to falls and other hazards at Secaucus work site
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Koswire in Flowery Branch, Ga., for willful and serious violations following worker fatality
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites H. Nagel and Son Co. flour mill in Brookville, Ohio, with 23 violations for exposing workers to hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Precision Steel Services with 11 safety violations at Toledo, Ohio, facility
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Tyson Foods in Dakota City, Neb., for willful and serious violations after worker fatality
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites St. Regis, Mont., sawmill for safety violations; more than $128,000 proposed in fines
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Monro Muffler Brake reaches agreement with US Labor Department to protect workers against hydraulic lift hazards at multiple company locations
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA publishes removal criteria for employers from the Severe Violator Enforcement Program
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Phoenixville, Pa., die manufacturer for serious workplace hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Gainesville, Ga., recycler for exposing workers to safety and health hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Waste Management and Labor Ready Northeast after June heat fatality in New Jersey
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA issues Direct Final Rule to apply worker safety and health requirements for cranes and derricks to demolition and underground construction
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $82,500 in fines to chemical manufacturer for workplace hazards at Newark, NJ, facility
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Massachusetts heavy equipment operator cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after crane comes in contact with power line and injures worker
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Sodexho for serious safety and health violations at Philippi, W.Va., college
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA announces increased enforcement efforts in Southeast to protect construction workers from fall hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Johnson Controls with 5 health violations involving asbestos work at Kankakee, Ill., job site
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites JC Silva Remodeling Services for fall hazards at 3 Conn. work sites, including 1 where a worker died from a fall
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites national janitorial services company with multiple safety violations for exposing Montana workers to hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Birdsboro, Pa., company for exposing workers to safety and health hazards; proposed fines total $140,000
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA releases updated ''Tool Shed'' directive on procedures for eliminating workplace hazards in the marine cargo handling industry
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites New Hampshire foundry with long violation history for willfully exposing workers to lead hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Alabama furniture manufacturer cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to combustible dust, other hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Hebco Products in Bucyrus, Ohio, for 14 violations, including exposing workers to amputation hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $67,000 in fines to Philadelphia dishwasher manufacturer for workplace hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Charter Oak Health Center in Hartford for failing to effectively safeguard employees against tuberculosis
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Pottstown, Pa., concrete products company for exposing workers to safety and health hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites US Cotton in Cleveland for exposing workers to amputation hazards by failing to guard machines
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Heritage-WTI for deficiencies in process safety management program, other violations; fines total $126,000