OSHA News Releases – March 2012

March 2012

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA reaccredited as an authorized continuing education provider
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Magnablend for serious violations following chemical fire at Waxahachie, Texas, facility
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $118,000 in fines to Bridgford Foods for violations at Chicago meat processing plant
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Findlay, Ohio-based Sanoh America with 13 safety violations for exposing workers to fire, other hazards
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA seeks comments on how to prevent worker injuries and deaths from reinforcing concrete activities and vehicle backovers
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites poultry processor KD Acquisition for 11 safety violations at Gainesville, Ga., plant; proposes more than $187,000 in fines
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - La Administración de Seguridad y Salud Ocupacional (OSHA) del Departamento de Trabajo de los EE. UU. cita al procesador avícola KD Acquisition por 11 infracciones a la seguridad en la planta de Gainesville, Ga.; propone multas de más de $187,000
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $88,000 in fines to Heritage Industrial Finishing for health and safety violations at Akron, Ohio, facilities
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Ohio-based Jay-Em Aerospace for failing to protect workers from safety and health hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites GTO Contractors in Neenah, Wis., for failing to protect workers from falls; proposed penalties exceed $121,000
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department commemorates anniversary of Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites East Side Access Tunnel Project contractor after runaway rail car injures 2 workers
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites ServiceMaster Clean for exposing employees to lead, other hazards while cleaning Lancaster, Ohio, gun range
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Mercer Well Service for repeat safety violations at work site northwest of Pyote, Texas; proposed fines exceed $71,000
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA revises Hazard Communication Standard
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Massachusetts stone fabricator for repeat and serious violations at Ansonia, Conn., facility; proposes $47,600 in fines
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Kishwaukee Forge Co. after worker suffers amputation at Cortland, Ill., manufacturing site
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites New Hampshire contractor following fatal fall at Keene Middle School work site
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Verizon NY Inc. for repeat and serious safety violations following utility worker's death in Brooklyn
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Willkomm Excavating and Grading of Union Grove, Wis., for failing to protect workers from trench collapse
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $103,500 in fines to Polychem in Leetonia, Ohio, for 30 safety and health violations
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Bradken Inc. for exposing workers to numerous safety and health hazards at Amite, La., foundry
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Hobbs Bonded Fibers for safety violations following amputation incident at Waco, Texas, facility
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA, American Society of Safety Engineers renew Alliance to promote best practices to prevent worker exposures to health, physical hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $121,000 in fines to Dollar Tree Stores for repeat workplace safety hazards at Newark, NJ, store
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor finds Union Pacific Railroad in violation of Federal Railroad Safety Act for retaliating against whistleblower in Idaho
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Agro Farma for 34 violations of workplace safety and health standards; proposes $178,000 in fines
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Olde Atlanta Recycling with 23 safety and health violations, proposes more than $69,000 in fines
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites IFCO Systems North America for safety, health violations at San Antonio facility; proposes nearly $164,000 in fines
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA finds Metro-North Commuter Railroad retaliated against injured employee, interfered with medical treatment
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites G & J Enterprises after worker injured during trench collapse in Loveland, Ohio
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Piping Technology and Products in Houston for exposing workers to excessive noise levels, other safety hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms partnership to protect construction workers on PPL Corp.'s data and operations center in Upper Macungie Township, Pa.
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. demanda a Escuela de Artes de Manatí por violación de las disposiciones del Programa de la OSHA de Protección para Denunciantes
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA sues Manatee School for the Arts for violating OSH Act whistleblower protection provisions
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA sues Manatee School for the Arts for violating OSH Act whistleblower protection provisions
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA sues Manatee School for the Arts for violating OSH Act whistleblower protection provisions
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 2 Davie, Fla., companies for safety violations; proposes more than $59,000 in penalties
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA sues Manatee School for the Arts for violating OSH Act whistleblower protection provisions
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA sues Manatee School for the Arts for violating OSH Act whistleblower protection provisions
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Stella-Jones Corp. for 16 violations following fatality at Alabama railroad tie manufacturing plant
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA sues Manatee School for the Arts for violating OSH Act whistleblower protection provisions
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA sues Manatee School for the Arts for violating OSH Act whistleblower protection provisions
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA sues Manatee School for the Arts for violating OSH Act whistleblower protection provisions
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA sues Manatee School for the Arts for violating OSH Act whistleblower protection provisions
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Baytown, Texas-based JSW Steel for safety and health hazards; proposed penalties total more than $469,000
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA urges recovery workers, public to guard against hazards during tornado recovery efforts
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA establishes local emphasis program to protect workers on Wisconsin dairy farms from common hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Falls Stamping and Welding in Cleveland for workplace violations; proposed penalties exceed $124,000
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Georgia-based Maga Construction for exposing workers to fall hazards at San Antonio work site
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA renews alliance with Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry to protect workers
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Troy, Ohio-based Hobart Brothers with 55 safety and health violations, proposes $174,600 in fines
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Westinghouse plant in Newington, NH, for inadequate safeguards against hexavalent chromium
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA Whistleblower Protection Program moved to Office of the Assistant Secretary
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA and the Society for Chemical Hazard Communication renew Alliance to promote best practices to reduce worker exposures to chemical hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA establishes strategic partnership with Packers and Miron Construction for Lambeau Field Stadium Improvement Project
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites San Antonio-based Berridge Manufacturing for safety violations; nearly $132,000 proposed in fines