OSHA News Releases – March 2014

March 2014

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA schedules meeting of the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Garfield, NJ, masonry contractor for repeat fall and scaffolding hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Fischer Excavating $58,100 for trenching hazards at Rockford work site
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA issues $50,600 in proposed fines to Grede Wisconsin for repeatedly exposing workers to respirable silica dust
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA forms alliance with Concerned Beauty Professionals to reduce chemical hazards in the beauty industry
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA seeks nominations for members to serve on the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Diversified CPC International Inc. for chemical hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Atlantic Coast Asphalt in Jacksonville, Fla., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA following worker being trapped in hot liquid asphalt
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Danville manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for continued employee exposure to highly toxic hexavalent chromium
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites two Ohio companies for exposing workers to dangerous levels of lead, serious fall hazards
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA renews alliance with Sealant Waterproofing and Restoration Institute to address falls, other worker safety issues within industry
  • - OSHA Trade Release - La OSHA lanza un nuevo boletín educativo sobre los requisitos del registro de lesiones para proteger a los trabajadores temporales
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA announces national stand-down for fall prevention in construction
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA follow-up inspection finds 11 workplace violations at previously cited US Minerals LLC in Harvey, La.
  • - OSHA National News Release - OSHA continues extensive public engagement on silica proposal
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA orders DISH Network to pay more than $257,000 in wages and damages to blacklisted former employee
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Following worker fatality, Georgia-based Smiley Plaster Co. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - ConAgra Foods faces $117,000 in US Department of Labor OSHA penalties for failing to protect workers from dangerous machinery, other hazards
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA releases new educational bulletin on injury recording requirements to help protect temporary workers
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA seeks nominations for members to serve on the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Schwan's, staffing agency and service company for serious health and safety violations; $264,360 in fines
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites two Colorado contractors for exposing workers to trench cave-ins; $81,400 in combined penalties proposed
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $112,000 in penalties for workers exposed to amputation hazards at Gaspar Inc.
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes fines of $46,900 after Celtic Environmental workers exposed to lead hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Paterson, NJ, severe violator again cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for recurring hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines New Wave Plastics $51,800 for multiple serious hazards at Cleveland facility
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Grand Trunk Western Railway Co., Union Pacific ordered to pay back wages to 5 suspended, injured employees after OSHA whistleblower investigation
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Werner Construction after worker fatally struck by front-end loader at Albion, Neb., asphalt facility
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA extends comment period on agency standards to improve chemical safety to March 31
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Coastal Building Systems of Amelia Inc. cited for repeat fall hazards by US Department of Labor's OSHA
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Pressed Paperboard Technologies will pay $81,450 in penalties after US Department of Labor OSHA cites safety violations at Findlay facility
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites East Providence, RI, company for combustible wood dust and other hazards after August 2013 fire and explosion