OSHA News Releases – July 2014

July 2014

  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Explosion at Tonawanda Coke Corp. results in serious safety violations and $161,100 in US Department of Labor OSHA fines
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Cell tower company cited by OSHA for safety hazards following fatality in Clarksburg, West Virginia, tower collapse in February 2014
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Workers repeatedly exposed to amputation hazards at Packaging Corporation of America
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Fiberdome Inc. agrees to limit employee exposure to styrene, accept general duty clause citation issued by OSHA at Lake Mills, Wis., fiberglass plant.
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Major Metals Co. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to amputation and other serious hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Arkansas industrial explosives manufacturer for exposing workers to chemical hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Home Depot USA's Chicago store cited by OSHA for serious hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Georgia roofing contractor cited for repeat and serious violations following US Department of Labor OSHA inspections
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA schedules meeting of the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Employees of P. Gioioso and Sons Inc. faced electrocution hazards from power lines at Massachusetts work site
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Keymark Corp. for failing to protect workers against chemical, noise and fall hazards at Fonda, New York, plant
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, sign agreement strengthening protections for workers from coercion, retaliation
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA issues new directive to keep communication tower workers safe
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA schedules meeting of the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - United Airlines cited at Newark, N.J., airport for repeat and serious safety hazards
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - OSHA extends enforcement effort in Billings, Montana, following hailstorm, asks employers to protect roofing and construction workers against falls
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Popular retail store Forever 21 fined $158,000 by US Department of Labor's OSHA for repeat workplace safety violations at New Jersey location
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Ohio Lowe's for repeat electrical hazards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - January structural collapse leading to 2 worker fatalities, 9 injuries at International Nutrition in Omaha caused by overloaded storage bins
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Connecticut contractor cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 17 serious workplace health violations at Easthampton, Massachusetts, renovation site
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Piqua Champion Foundry for repeat, serious violations
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites repeat violations at Miami Valley Polishing for exposing workers to excessive noise, respiratory hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Formed Fiber Technologies provides false abatement documentation, continues to expose workers to serious hazards resulting in $816,500 fine
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Midwest Farmers Cooperative cited by OSHA for serious violations after truck driver dies from exposure to ammonia vapor cloud
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor OSHA violations issued for repeatedly exposing workers to amputation hazards at Illinois storage system manufacturer
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA launches focused enforcement program to prevent injuries and fatalities in North Dakota's high-hazard industries
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA to hold meeting of National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health Temporary Workers Workgroup
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites willful safety violation after workers expected to 'free climb' 195-foot tower without adequate fall protection
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 8 employers for safety violations following death of worker who fell 29 feet at Texas construction site
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Texas barge builder for 16 serious, repeat, failure-to-abate safety violations for exposing workers to hazards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - False charges, reprisals against post office worker prompts anti-retaliation lawsuit by US Department of Labor
  • - OSHA Trade Release - Recent fatalities serve as a reminder to protect workers from demolition hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Workers exposed to grain bin entrapment at Sabina Farmers Exchange
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites R.E. Arnold Construction and Suntree Technologies for willful, serious safety violations following worker injury
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labors OSHA cites Sterilite Corp. and staffing agency for exposing full-time and temporary workers to unsafe conditions
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites R.R. Dawson Bridge Co. for willful and serious safety violations following worker fatalities
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Employees at Brooklyn demolition site faced potentially fatal falls
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA settles retaliation case with McKees Rocks Industrial Enterprises
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Burgos Construction Corp. cited for serious safety violations following US Department of Labor OSHA inspection; more than $200,000 in proposed fines
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Massachusetts employer sued by US Department of Labor agrees to pay worker who was discharged after filing OSHA complaint
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - TLD Ace Corp. cited for exposing workers to fall, fire and electrical hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA fines Dollar Tree Stores $177,800 for exposing employees to serious safety hazards at Massachusetts store
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites JA Siding Construction Services for repeat and serious safety violations for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA and Project BEST establish alliance to educate and protect Ohio construction workers