OSHA News Releases – September 2014

September 2014

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Jasper Contractors in Jacksonville, Florida, cited for exposing workers to falls and other hazards; $162K in penalties proposed
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Workers exposed to asbestos while restoring landmark Chicago fire station
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds workers repeatedly exposed to fall hazards at residential construction site in Robbinsville, New Jersey
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Plaid Enterprises in Decatur, Georgia, cited for exposing permanent and temporary workers to amputation, electrical and other safety hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Mechanics repeatedly exposed to chemical hazards at Illinois garage
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - Railroad machinist awarded $51,000 in damages and back pay following suspension for videotaping machinery testing
  • - OSHA National News Release - Wireless Horizon tower collapse results in deaths of 2 cell tower workers
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA extends compliance date for crane operator certification requirements
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA schedules meeting of the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA and agriculture community come together to promote safety education during National Farm Safety and Health Week Sept. 21-27
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Stericycle Inc. ordered to reinstate Wichita, Kansas, supervisor terminated for reporting safety concerns
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA and agriculture community come together to promote safety education during National Farm Safety and Health Week Sept. 21-27
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Worker loses life after being struck-by an excavator bucket at construction site
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - OSHA and agriculture community come together to promote safety education during National Farm Safety and Health Week Sept. 21-27
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Massachusetts Bay Electrical Corp. cited for safety violations in connection with 2 worker fatalities on Cape Cod, Massachusetts
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA proposes $130,200 in fines for Canton, Ohio, aluminum plant for willfully exposing workers to serious hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department files complaint against North Jackson Specialty Steel for dismissing employee who reported safety concerns
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Midville, Georgia, steel distributor cited for exposing workers to repeat and serious workplace safety hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Prattville, Alabama, Fras-le North America cited for repeat and serious safety and health violations following OSHA inspection
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Roofers not provided fall protection at two work sites
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Electrical and machine hazards among 10 serious safety violations found at General Glass International in Secaucus, New Jersey
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Employee injured while working at Oconee Fall Line Technical College; Georgia electrical contractor cited for safety violations
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Worker reports respiratory inflammation after welding in rail car
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - D and J Ironworks cited for inadequate workplace safeguards following fatal fire in Boston's Back Bay
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Workers exposed to dangerous machine hazards at MCM Industries Co.
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA, National Safety Council renew alliance to address worker exposures to falls, emergency response, other safety issues
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - JC Stucco and Stone Inc. willfully exposed workers to fall hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites KVK Foundry for repeatedly violating safety standards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Holder Construction Group and OSHA partner to protect construction workers on Oasis Data Center Project in Omaha, Nebraska
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - 51-year-old worker fatally engulfed in Lake Preston, South Dakota, grain elevator
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department seeks damages for wrongly terminated Sandpoint, Idaho, employee
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Over 40 safety and health violations found at Wayne Lumber and Mulch Inc.
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Workers exposed to combustible dust, amputation and other serious hazards at Ravenna, Ohio, rubber products plant
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Cut stone manufacturer exposes workers to amputation hazards, hearing loss
  • - OSHA National News Release - OSHA announces new requirements for reporting severe injuries and updates list of industries exempt from record-keeping requirements
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Brundidge, Alabama, condiment producer fails to correct previously identified workplace hazards; nearly $235K in penalties proposed
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Unguarded machine leads to worker's thumb amputation at Hammond, Wisconsin, polycoated paper manufacturing facility
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Chicago Central and Pacific Railroad ordered to pay $2K to Iowa conductor disciplined for taking doctor-ordered leave
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Central Transport for forklift, fall hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Enfield, Connecticut, roofing contractor exposed workers to falls at 2 New Britain sites, faces nearly $300,000 in OSHA fines
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Arctic Glacier USA Inc. cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing employees to ammonia hazards at Brooklyn, New York, ice plant
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Worker crushed by machinery at Youngstown, Ohio, steel mill
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Mt. Pleasant Blacktopping cited for failing to protect workers from trench cave-ins while installing water mains
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Workers exposed to amputation hazards at Peoria, Illinois, tower manufacturer
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA seeks nominations for five members to serve on Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Alabama metal manufacturer cited by OSHA for exposing workers to amputations, falls and other workplace safety hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Alabama metal manufacturer cited by OSHA for exposing workers to amputations, falls and other workplace safety hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA finds 6 safety, health violations at Saginaw, Michigan, medical center for veterans
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Promoting worker safety in oil and gas sector prompts OSHA area offices in El Paso and Lubbock, Texas, to renew Permian Basin STEPS Network alliance
  • - OSHA National News Release - $10.6M in safety and health grants awarded to 78 organizations across the nation by US Labor Department's OSHA
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA names new director of its Standards and Guidance Directorate
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Plastering subcontractor repeatedly exposed workers to fall hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Worker fatally injured at Behr Iron & Steel recycling plant
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Liquid chlorine handling procedures cited at Racine, Wisconsin, foundry
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Pride Plating Inc. with 38 violations for exposing workers to a cancer-causing health hazard; fines total $341,550
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Georgia parts manufacturer fails to correct previously identified workplace hazards; more than $92K in penalties proposed
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - B & T Underground fined $76,340 for exposing workers to trench cave-ins
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Heartland Workers Center establishes alliance with OSHA to educate immigrant workers on workplace safety and health
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - BNSF Railway ordered to pay $12K to worker disciplined for taking doctor-ordered leave
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Worker fatally injured after fall at Farmers Cooperative