OSHA News Releases – April 2014

April 2014

  • - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department urges storm recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department urges storm recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Cooper Power Systems $166,000 after multiple workers injured by acid mixture at South Milwaukee plant
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Construction workers on Aurora Public Library project form strategic partnership with US Department of Labor's OSHA
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department and Republic Steel reach comprehensive settlement agreement over safety and health violations at 4 plants
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA commemorates Workers' Memorial Day by signing two alliances to promote worker safety and health in North Texas
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Florida manufacturer cited for exposing permanent and temporary workers to toxic chemical hexavalent chromium after US Labor Department inspection
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Rogers Roofing faces proposed penalties of $44,660 by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Houston metal fabricator fined $124,000 for failing to abate violations and exposing workers to serious safety hazards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Absolute Waste Removal ordered to reinstate driver who raised safety concerns and pay $123,203 in compensation following OSHA whistleblower investigation
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Workers exposed to amputation and other serious hazards at Metal and Wire Products Co. in Salem, Ohio
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Union Pacific Railroad ordered to reinstate injured employee, pay more than $85,000 in damages after OSHA found illegal retaliation
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Cenex Harvest States Inc. cited for repeat, serious safety and health violations
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA to co-host Workers' Memorial Day Events April 25 in Springfield, Mo., and April 28 in North Kansas City, Mo.
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Kuechle Underground after worker's leg is broken when trench wall collapses at Mapleton, ND, residential construction site
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - OSHA follow-up inspection finds 14 violations at previously cited Universal Concrete Products Corp. in Pottstown, Pa.
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA finds serious violations at paving contractor following worker fatality at Blairsville, Pa., facility
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Houston contractor fined $70,000 for willfully exposing workers to fall hazards
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA schedules informal hearing on proposed extension of crane operator certification deadline
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA forms alliance with Georgia organizations to reduce worker exposure to silica in the construction industry
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - L and L Lumber Co. cited for serious safety and health violations following inspection by US Department of Labor's OSHA
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Pinpoint Towers cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA after worker fatality on a telecommunication tower in Wichita
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor OSHA program aims to reduce retail injuries and fatalities in the Pacific
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA announces that the final rule revising standards for electric power generation, transmission and distribution has been published in the Federal Register
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Wisconsin Central Limited ordered to pay more than $352,000 in back wages, damages to injured conductor after OSHA whistleblower investigation
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - OSHA regional offices in Dallas and Chicago form alliance with the Philippine consulate general in Chicago to promote worker safety and health
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Interlake Mecalux $71,700 for exposing workers to amputation, serious hazards at Illinois storage system manufacturer
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Recycling facility in Lubbock, Texas, cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for multiple, serious safety and health violations
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Fort Worth tank parts manufacturer cited by the US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to struck-by and amputation hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Tulsa developer exposes workers to fall hazards; US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $90,600 in fines
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA schedules meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Precision Custom Coatings LLC $185,400 for willful and repeat violations
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Little Falls, NY, paper manufacturer exposes workers to serious safety violations at multiple work sites
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA issues interim final rule protecting whistleblowers under Consumer Financial Protection Act
  • - OSHA National News Release - Olivet Management faces $2.3M in OSHA fines for knowingly exposing workers to asbestos and lead at NY work site
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites cabinetry, countertop manufacturer for combustible dust, chemical hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces safety stand-down at Georgia highway work zone sites April 7-11, 2014
  • - OSHA National News Release - OSHA announces final rule revising standards for electric power generation, transmission and distribution