OSHA News Releases – June 2014

June 2014

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA issues interim enforcement policy on electric power generation rule
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - San Antonio fruit processor and staffing agency cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing temporary workers to serious hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Two Colorado Pep Boys auto centers cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for serious and repeat safety violations
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA schedules informal meeting to discuss efforts to improve agency's Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory Program
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA urges increased safety awareness in fireworks industry in advance of July 4 celebrations
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA training event focused on enhancing federal worker safety and health
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Alabama insulation manufacturer cited for repeat and serious violations after US Department of Labor OSHA inspection
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA follow-up inspection finds Birdsboro Kosher Farms Corp. still violating safety standards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA and Habitat for Humanity-Omaha establish partnership to protect volunteer workers from construction hazards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Construction Trailer Specialists cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to amputation, other serious hazards
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Denver-area residential roofing contractors are failing to provide necessary fall safety protection to workers
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites cereal manufacturer for exposing permanent and temporary workers to serious safety hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Florida's GLF Construction Corp. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for 14 serious safety violations following worker death
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Sonic Creations Inc. cited for repeat and serious safety violations following US Department of Labor OSHA inspection
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - 2 companies cited for willful and other violations after temporary worker injured at Maplewood, NJ, bottling plant in December 2013
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces summer 'Construction Incident Prevention Initiative' in Delaware
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - New US Department of Labor OSHA initiative aims to protect tree trimming and clearing operation workers in Delaware
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Westwind Contracting Inc. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for serious safety violations at Florida work site
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Louisiana food processor for overexposing workers to dangerous levels of carbon dioxide, other hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Texas sawmill for failure-to-abate previous safety violations; workers still exposed to serious hazards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA provides on-site assistance for cleanup and recovery workers and the public following tornadoes in Nebraska, storms in Iowa
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Worker exposure to amputation hazards and excessive noise leads to serious and willful violations cited following US Department of Labor OSHA investigation
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA issues hazard bulletin to safeguard tree care workers
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 5 companies following December 2013 fatality of temporary worker at Amazon fulfillment center in Avenel, NJ
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces expansion of its Lubbock, Texas, office
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites seat belt and air bag manufacturer for exposing workers to serious noise and machine hazards
  • - OSHA Trade Release - New OSHA resource aims to help reduce injuries among workers in the nursing home and residential care industries
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA finds 30 serious safety and health hazards at furniture manufacturer
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA renews alliance to educate and protect Cleveland construction workers on job hazards, such as falls, silica exposure
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $449,680 fine for Fontarome Chemical after inspection finds 23 serious safety and health violations
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Bioiberica Nebraska cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to amputation, other serious hazards at food supplement plant
  • - OSHA National News Release - Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. lanza campana anual de verano para prevenir enfermedades relacionadas con el calor
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA announces new interactive training webtool on identifying workplace hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor OSHA investigation finds that New York company violated Sarbanes-Oxley Act by firing worker who reported investor fraud
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Liberty Tire Recycling cited for serious violations for exposing workers to falls, explosion, dangerous equipment hazards following OSHA inspection
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Ohio worker's hand crushed while operating mechanical power press; US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $89,500 in penalties
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Construction worker suffers severe injuries after fall into trench
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Massachusetts seafood processor for serious safety violations following worker's death
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Duce Construction for failing to protect employees from trench dangers
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Dollar Tree $217,000 for willfully putting Missoula workers at risk
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA schedules stakeholder meeting to consider proposed standard to protect safety, health of emergency responders
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Bronx contractor fined $66,600 by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to serious fall hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Lathrop Co./Turner Construction Co. host OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at Toledo Hospital site, June 6
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Key/Walbridge hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport Terminal Project
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA finds that Metro-North Commuter Railroad Co. violated Federal Railroad Safety Act anti-discrimination provisions
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Linn-Mathes Inc. hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at 1K Fulton construction site in Chicago, June 4
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Barton Malow Co. hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down events for Lansing, Mich., area workers, June 4
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Lakeshore Technical College hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at Cleveland, Wis., campus
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Eau Claire construction workers to attend OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down events, June 4 and 5
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Ringland-Johnson Construction hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at Woodward-Rock Cut Campus, June 4
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Texas-based cement mixer manufacturer for 35 workplace safety and health violations
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Texas conveyor manufacturer cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA following worker fatality
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Anderson Farms after worker fatally injured at cattle feed mixing facility
  • - OSHA National News Release - More than 1M workers expected to participate in National Fall Safety Stand-Down
  • - OSHA National News Release - More than 1M workers expected to participate in National Fall Safety Stand-Down
  • - OSHA National News Release - Se espera que mas de 1 millon de trabajadores participe con actividades en todo el pais para impulsar la prevencion y seguridad contra caidas
  • - OSHA National News Release - More than 1M workers expected to participate in National Fall Safety Stand-Down
  • - OSHA National News Release - More than 1M workers expected to participate in National Fall Safety Stand-Down
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Boston Bridge and Steel Inc. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for safety and health hazards following employee death
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Madison area construction workers to attend OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down events, June 3, 4 and 5
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: R.C. Wegman Construction hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at New Main Aurora Public Library
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Miron Construction hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at Lambeau Field, June 2
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: CG Schmidt hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at UW-Milwaukee Kenwood Interdisciplinary Research Complex
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Turner Construction Co. hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event, June 3
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Great Lakes Construction Co. hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at Cleveland Inner Belt Bridge Project site, June 3
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Cincinnati area construction workers to attend OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down events, learn safe practices
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Elford Inc. hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at Lancaster construction company, June 2
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Tanner Timber Services cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for serious and willful violations of safety law following worker fatality
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Faith Technologies hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at Lenexa, Kan., communications tower training lab
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Kirkwood Community College to participate in OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down events this week
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: McCarthy Buildings Co. hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event in Mercy Hospital in Joplin, Mo.
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Nucor Steel hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event, June 2