OSHA News Releases – January 2014

January 2014

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA appoints Dorothy Dougherty as the new deputy assistant secretary
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los EE. UU. citó a recicladora de Brooklyn, NY, por una muerte provocada por el calor
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Brooklyn, NY, recycler cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for heat-related death
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Brooklyn, NY, recycler cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for heat-related death
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Brooklyn, NY, recycler cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for heat-related death
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Brooklyn, NY, recycler cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for heat-related death
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Brooklyn, NY, recycler cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for heat-related death
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Brooklyn, NY, recycler cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for heat-related death
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Brooklyn, NY, recycler cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for heat-related death
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Brooklyn, NY, recycler cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for heat-related death
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA Cites Torrance Castings Inc. for 10 safety violations after furnace operator fatally injured
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Lapmaster Precision Finishing Services cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for repeat safety violations at Ohio plant
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Gateway Cold Storage for 5 safety violations
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Fry's Roofing and Construction for safety violations
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with staffing agency in Houston to train construction industry temporary workers
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Missouri plumbing company after worker fatally injured in trench collapse
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - The Roof Authority of Fort Pierce, Fla., cited for exposing workers to fall and struck-by hazards following inspection by US Department of Labor's OSHA
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA establishes alliance with Chicago Roofing Contractors Association to improve health and safety at construction sites
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - J.B. Stamping cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after inspection finds 21 violations at Cleveland metal stamping facility
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA extends comment period on proposed silica rule to February 11
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Air filter manufacturer cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for repeat, serious safety violations; more than $64,000 in fines proposed
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Teen Challenge of Florida cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 25 safety and health violations; more than $228,000 in fines proposed
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Mike Neri Sewer and Water Contractor in Illinois for repeatedly failing to protect workers in trench
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Packaging Corporation of America cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for repeat safety hazards after Massachusetts plant inspection
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - PPG Industries cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA after fatality at manufacturing plan
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Chicago engineering company fails to protect workers in trench
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Illinois concrete company cited after temporary worker fatality
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites American Samoa construction company following electrocution fatality
  • - OSHA National News Release - Statement by Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez on the catastrophe at International Nutrition in Omaha, Neb.
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Austin frozen food manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to hazardous chemicals
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Cypress, Texas, employer after trenching collapse resulted in 1 worker fatality and 1 injury
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA, local union, association to sign agreements, Jan. 17, to protect sheet metal and air conditioning workers in Missouri and Kansas
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - MFA Inc. cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after worker fatally injured at Missouri feed and farm supplier
  • - OSHA National News Release - OSHA releases new resources to protect hospital workers and enhance patient safety
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA extends deadline to submit nominations for membership to the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA to hold meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites US Minerals facility for repeatedly failing to lockout equipment, protect workers from falls; fines total $195,470
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Lazarus Energy LLC cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to chemical hazards at its Nixon, Texas, refinery; fines total $43,400
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - 17 safety and health violations identified at Veterans Affairs medical facility in Southern Oregon by US Labor Department's OSHA
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Best Buy cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for blocking emergency exit at Brooklyn, NY, store
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Connecticut manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for chemical hazards; StanChem Inc., faces $55,300 in fines
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Following complaint inspection, US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes fines of $144,000 for US Postal Service facility in Champaign, Ill.
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Black Hills Corp., doing business as Black Hills Energy, in Pueblo, Colo., for exposing workers to electrical hazards
  • - OSHA National News Release - OSHA will hold live Web chat on its proposed silica rule
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Jenkintown, Pa., roofing company cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to fall hazards following fatal June accident
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - DNT Construction fined $89,000 by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to trenching hazards in San Antonio
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes fines of $236,500 for Forever 21 for repeat workplace safety violations at Paramus, NJ, and Manhattan, NY, stores
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Houston, Texas, plastic bag manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to amputation, electrical and noise hazards
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA extends comment period on proposed rule to improve tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA orders Missouri trucking company to pay more than $100,000 to blacklisted driver from New Jersey
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Bedding manufacturer in Corsicana, Texas, cited by US Labor Department for exposing workers to safety hazards
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - OSHA orders trucking company to stop retaliating against drivers