OSHA News Releases – March 2013

March 2013

  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Tricon Precast in Houston with serious violations for exposing workers to multiple safety and health hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Lakewood, NJ, manufacturer nearly $185,000 for exposing workers to chemical, other hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Queens, NY, metal products manufacturer faces $108,900 in fines from US Labor Department's OSHA for recurring and new health hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Wynnewood Refining Co. in Oklahoma following the death of 2 workers
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Las Vegas-based NV Energy following death of transmission line trainee
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Newburgh, NY, medical practice for inadequate worker safeguards against bloodborne pathogen hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Cape May, NJ, new home builder nearly $49,000 for fall hazards at Sea Isle City, NJ, site
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Bayonne, NJ, small arms manufacturer for lead, safety and health hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Kyklos Bearings International for failing to comply with asbestos removal standards at Sandusky, Ohio, plant
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Reading, Pa., chemical distributor more than $64,000 for safety, chemical hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Lack of fall protection, other safety hazards results in citations issued to Philadelphia construction company after inspection at Medford, NJ, work site
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA schedules third stakeholder meeting to discuss crane operator certification requirements
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites gas pipeline contractor Henkels and McCoy Inc. for repeat trenching hazards at Bayonne, NJ, site
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department fines Paterson, NJ, laundry facility nearly $165,000 for safety and health violations
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Morton, Pa., rail transit manufacturer nearly $61,000 for health and safety hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Builders Stone and Supply for exposing workers to multiple serious violations at Fayetteville, Ark., work site
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Ecorec Rio Grande Valley in Edinburg, Texas, for exposing workers to amputation hazards, other safety violations
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites CNH America for 10 safety violations at Grand Island, Neb., facility; proposes $51,000 in fines
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Ridgefield, NJ, roofing contractor more than $57,000 after worker injured by fall
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA renews alliance with Steel Erectors Association and Iron Workers Union to protect steel erection industry workers
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - East Hartford, Conn., auto body shop cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after inspection finds repeat and workplace hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Eagle Recycling in North Bergen, NJ, for safety violations following worker amputation
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA partners with VCC to promote construction safety during Bass Pro Shop project in Little Rock, Ark.
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites New England Wood Pellet LLC for fire and combustible dust hazards at 2 New York manufacturing plants
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Niagara Falls, NY, manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after inspection finds 9 serious workplace safety and health violations
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Montana asphalt company for failing to provide fall protection following a worker's death
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department orders Union Pacific Railroad Co. to reinstate employee for reporting a work-related injury; more than $350,000 in damages owed
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department orders Union Pacific Railroad Co. to reinstate employee for reporting a work-related injury; more than $350,000 in damages owed
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites San Antonio construction company for exposing workers to cave-in and struck-by hazards
  • - OSHA Media Advisory - US Department of Labor's OSHA, Builders Association will sign partnership to protect Missouri, Kansas and Nebraska workers
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA teams up with Montgomery County, Md. to prevent fatal falls in construction
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Paterson, NJ, stucco contractor more than $70,000 for scaffolding hazards and exposing workers to falls
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Lansdowne, Pa., masonry company more than $73,000 for fall and other safety hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Smithville Manufacturing for 21 violations at Wooster, Ohio, facility after worker's finger is amputated
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Southern Hens Inc. in Mississippi cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for 43 safety and health violations following worker fatality
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Komatsu America Corp. with 4 safety violations after worker is killed at Peoria, Ill., manufacturing plant
  • - 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
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA schedules stakeholder meetings to discuss crane operator certification requirements
  • - 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 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 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