OSHA News Releases – May 2014

May 2014

  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Tire retreader faces $160,280 in US Department of Labor OSHA fines for failing to correct cited hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Texas A and M University football stadium contractors cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA following the death of a skid-steer loader operator
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Flambeau River Papers for failing to protect workers from toxic sulfur dioxide vapors at Park Falls, Wis., paper mill
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Chicago engineering company again for failing to protect construction workers from serious dangers in 2014
  • - OSHA National News Release - Annual summer campaign to prevent heat-related illnesses launched by US Labor Department
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor notifies former Joslyn Manufacturing and Supply Co. employees of inclusion in EEOICPA Special Exposure Cohort
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Allied Powder Coating cited for 15 safety and health violations by US Department of Labor's OSHA; proposed fines total $55,440
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA and the American Staffing Association form alliance to protect temporary workers
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Manhattan jewelry and accessories chain cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for fire and other safety hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - After explosion, US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 3-D printing firm for exposing workers to combustible metal powder, electrical hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $51,800 in fines for Power Coatings for failing to protect workers from toxic chemical hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Nicholson Terminal and Dock Co. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA after worker fatally struck by forklift at Detroit marine terminal
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Tortillas Ricas LP for serious health and safety violations with $48,300 in fines
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA partners with general contractor VCC to help protect workers during Arkansas State University construction project
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA renews alliance to educate and protect Illinois electrical workers on arc blast and arc flash hazards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Workers exposed to dangerous silica dust at Omaha stone-cutting facility
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway ordered by US Department of Labor's OSHA to pay more than $526,000 to terminated workers
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA proposes $139,000 in penalties for repeatedly exposing workers to amputation, other serious hazards at Kobelco Stewart Bolling in Hudson, Ohio
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $159,390 fine for Fortune Painting Co. for repeatedly exposing workers to dangerous lead levels, serious fall hazards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Discipline of Southwestern Bell workers prompts lawsuit by US Department of Labor for illegal retaliation against workers
  • - OSHA National News Release - $7M for Susan Harwood safety and health training grants now available from US Labor Department's OSHA
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines All-Feed Processing and Packaging $254,000 for exposing workers to combustible dust, respiratory hazards
  • - OSHA Trade Release - US Department of Labor re-establishes Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor sues West Springfield, Mass., employer for allegedly firing an employee who filed an OSHA complaint
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Star Snacks Co. LLC fined $180,000 by US Department of Labor's OSHA for willfully exposing employees to carbon monoxide and dangerous noise levels
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Safety hazards at Salisbury, Mass., manufacturer lead to $93,200 in US Department of Labor OSHA fines
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Lee, Mass., contractor cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 'needless and avoidable' fatal fall at Stockbridge work site
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Truck parts manufacturer cited for serious safety violations following inspection by US Department of Labor's OSHA; $64,400 in fines proposed
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Grand Trunk Western Railroad Co. ordered by US Department of Labor's OSHA to reinstate employee, pay more than $244,000 in back wages, damages
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $63,000 in penalties for exposing worker to struck-by hazards, other violations at Big 3 Precision Products
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Bennett Building Systems cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for not protecting workers from dangerous falls
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Watertown, NY, general construction company cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 'entirely preventable' fatal fall at Pulaski work site
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Idaho homebuilder for willfully exposing workers to fall hazards
  • - OSHA National News Release - Conn. contractor cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for wall collapse, fall hazards at construction work site
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA to hold meeting of National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health temporary worker workgroup
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Stamford, Conn., contractor cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for wall collapse, fall hazards at construction work site
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Dollar Tree fined $143,000 by US Department of Labor's OSHA for willfully exposing workers to serious safety hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - San Cast fined $155,900 by US Department of Labor's OSHA for repeatedly exposing workers to falls, amputation hazards at Coshocton, Ohio, plant
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA follow-up inspection finds company failed to correct violations at previously cited Rasi Laboratories Inc. in Somerset, NJ
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Workers exposed to fall hazards at residential construction site in Hegins, Pa.
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Texas fertilizer operator cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for safety and health hazards following serious injury
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA renews partnership with El Paso Chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Five Star Commercial Roofing $49,000 for exposing workers to dangerous fall hazards in Bartonville, Ill.