OSHA News Releases – Enforcement

August 2013

  • - 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 Mexican Consulate in San Antonio to train construction industry workers
  • - 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
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Mexican Consulate in San Antonio to train construction industry workers
  • - 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
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Mexican Consulate in San Antonio to train construction industry workers
  • - 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
  • - 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
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Mexican Consulate in San Antonio to train construction industry workers
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo forja alianza con Consulados de México y El Salvador en Dallas para promover seguridad y salud en la construcción
  • - 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
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Mexican Consulate in San Antonio to train construction industry workers
  • - 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
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Mexican Consulate in San Antonio to train construction industry workers
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Mexican Consulate in San Antonio to train construction industry workers
  • - 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
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Mexican Consulate in San Antonio to train construction industry workers
  • - 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
  • - 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
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Mexican Consulate in San Antonio to train construction industry workers
  • - 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
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Mexican Consulate in San Antonio to train construction industry workers
  • - 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
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Mexican Consulate in San Antonio to train construction industry workers
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Mexican Consulate in San Antonio to train construction industry workers
  • - 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
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Mexican Consulate in San Antonio to train construction industry workers
  • - 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
  • - 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
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Mexican Consulate in San Antonio to train construction industry workers
  • - 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
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Mexican Consulate in San Antonio to train construction industry workers
  • - 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
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Mexican Consulate in San Antonio to train construction industry workers
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Penn Hills, Pa., lead abatement company fined by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to lead hazards at Pittsburgh work site
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Georgia's Dayton Superior Corp. for repeat, serious safety and health violations; more than $80,000 in fines
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Biolab Inc. of Conyers, Ga., cited by the US Department of Labor's OSHA for repeat and serious safety violations with more than $46,000 in proposed fines
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Hagel Metal Fabrication for willful violations after worker fatally crushed by unguarded machine at Illinois plant
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Transportation Security Administration for worker hazards at Boston's Logan International Airport
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Ripley, W.Va., logging company cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for tree felling hazards following February fatality
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines New Castle, Pa., pipefitting manufacturer $48,000 for safety and health hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Keadle Lumber Enterprises in Thomaston, Ga., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for combustible dust and other hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Texas candy manufacturer cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for failing to protect workers from possible ammonia exposure
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Edinburg, Texas, corn mill cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA after a worker was engulfed and fatally asphyxiated in a grain bin silo
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Texas salt manufacturing plant cited for violations by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to chemical hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $69,244 in fines against Plattsburgh, NY, manufacturer for repeat and serious safety and health violations
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Newark, NJ, vinyl window manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to safety and health hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department orders 2 subsidiaries of Canadian National Railway to pay 2 workers more than $260,000 in back pay and damages
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Okamoto Sandusky Manufacturing for 15 safety violations at Sandusky, Ohio, vinyl automotive products plant
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Dallas area senior living center cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to multiple safety violations
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Pretty Girl Inc. for exit access, electrical and sanitary/housekeeping violations at Brooklyn store
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Long Island, NY, concrete block manufacturer for 13 serious safety violations after worker loses arm
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Texas cabinet manufacturer cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for failing to remove hazardous levels of combustible dust
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Heartland Midwest, JJ's Restaurant after restaurant worker dies in February gas pipe explosion
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Georgia's Greg Sikes Farm cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for grain bin safety hazards; more than $127,000 in fines proposed
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Massachusetts mental health provider signs companywide settlement agreement to protect its workers better against workplace violence
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Pittsburgh chocolate manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for hazardous energy control, safety violations following employee accident
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Republic Steel faces fines of $1.1 million for 24 safety violations; company previously agreed to address hazards in 2012 OSHA settlement
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites McKinney, Texas, wood manufacturer for failing to guard machines, exposing workers to amputations
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Weimar, Texas, oil and gas industry manufacturer cited with 38 violations by US Labor Department's OSHA for various workplace hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Badger Metal Finishing cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 14 violations, including failing to evacuate workers during a natural gas leak
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - Hawaii refrigerated food warehouse cited with 63 health and safety violations US Department of Labor, Hawaii state OSHA programs propose $251,330 in fines
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Montana oil refinery for willful, serious safety violations; proposes $77,000 in penalties
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Hanna Steel Corp. in Northport, Ala., cited for repeat, serious safety violations by US Department of Labor's OSHA; $117,500 in proposed fines
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Spectrum Machine $188,300 for exposing workers to lead hazards at Ravenna, Ohio, manufacturing plant
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - BCW Food Products in Dallas cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for failing to protect workers from amputation hazards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Farmers Cooperative cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to grain explosion hazard at Wilber, Neb., grain elevator
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites West Hartford, Conn., health care facility for chemical, electrical, machine guarding hazards; proposes $58,800 in fines
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Hoist Liftruck Mfg. with $235,800 for repeat safety violations at Bedford Park, Ill., truck manufacturing center
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA announces changes to recordkeeping rule for federal agencies to improve tracking of federal workplace injuries, illnesses
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA notifies US Army's Aberdeen Test Center about unsafe workplace conditions after January worker fatality
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - Guam Shipyard cited with 61 repeat, serious safety and health violations US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $293,450 in fines

July 2013

  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - High noise levels in New England manufacturing industries target of OSHA's new regional emphasis program
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Richmond, Texas, construction company cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after a worker was killed while cutting a barrel that exploded
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Owen-Brockway Glass Container $61,000 after citing 6 violations at Zanesville, Ohio, glass manufacturing plant
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - The Western Sugar Cooperative in Montana cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 17 safety violations; $193,300 in proposed fines
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Jersey City, NJ, theatrical equipment company cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to workplace safety and health hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA fines Echo Lake Foods $150,000 after 27 safety violations found at Burlington and Franksville, Wis., frozen food production plants
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Arkansas refinery cited for willful and repeat violations after follow-up OSHA inspection found workers exposed to hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Arkansas poultry processor cited for violations by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to chemical hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Rochester, NY, hospital and contractor for a combined 14 serious violations, chiefly concerning asbestos
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - IVEX Protective Packaging issued 21 safety citations following OSHA investigation into January explosion at Sidney, Ohio, manufacturing plant
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Houston manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to amputation, electrical, noise and other workplace hazards DeWalch Technologies Inc. fined $85,400
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Quality Industries in Hartwell, Ga., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for repeat and serious safety and health violations
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Anchor Hocking Co. $74,600 after worker suffers burns at Lancaster, Ohio, glass manufacturing plant
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Farmers Cooperative Co. cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after worker dies when struck by truck at Talmage, Neb., grain handling facility
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Ford Motor Co. for 8 serious safety and health violations at Buffalo, NY, plant
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Specialty Metals Processing in Stow, Ohio, for failing to correct violations; proposes $131,320 in fines
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Baytown, Texas, manufacturing plant cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to MDA without appropriate protections
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Duane Reade Inc., proposes $71,500 in fines for exit access and fire safety hazards at 598 Broadway store in lower Manhattan
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites home goods company for 22 serious safety violations at Manhattan and Brooklyn locations
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Shippensburg, Pa., foundry faces more than $96,000 in US Labor Department OSHA fines for safety and health hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces outreach campaign to protect health care workers from hazards causing musculoskeletal disorders
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - District of Columbia dental company cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to bloodborne pathogen hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Oilfield Solutions Inc. cited for 33 safety violations by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to hazards
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Halliburton cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after worker dies when struck by pressure line during well servicing operations in Watford City, ND