OSHA News Releases – November 2014

November 2014

  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Metal fabricator continues to expose workers to amputation and other hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Stone fabricator cited for exposing workers to crushing hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Workers at Billerica, Massachusetts, freight shipping terminal exposed to electrocution, fall, crushing and other hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Fire at Vernon, Connecticut, precision machining and fabricating facility sparks OSHA investigation
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds shipyard workers repeatedly exposed to life-threatening safety and health hazards at Norfolk, Virginia, facility
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Mobile, Alabama-based shipbuilder cited for serious safety and health violations
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Nissin Brake Georgia Inc. cited for serious safety violations
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Double Dutch Dairy after worker fatally injured by front-end loader in Shelby, Nebraska
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Dollar General in Brooklyn, Mississippi, cited for repeat safety hazards; more than $51K in fines proposed
  • - OSHA National News Release - OSHA urges retailers to keep workers safe during major sales events
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Accurate Box Co. Inc. cited again by OSHA for machine hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Hartwell, Georgia-based Tenneco Automotive Operating Co. placed in OSHA's Severe Violator Enforcement Program for repeat violations
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA schedules meeting of National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health; announces member appointments
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Workers exposed to falls, amputation hazards at TimkenSteel's three Canton, Ohio, plants
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Florida-based company exposed workers to repeat hazards at Waxahachie, Texas, facility
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - New OSHA program will focus on Nebraska companies using highly hazardous chemicals
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Workers cleaning chemical spill at Portage, Wisconsin, plastics plant lacked training, personal protective equipment
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Machine operator fatally crushed at Cleveland Track Material
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Texas drilling company, Spradling LP, cited for safety and health violations
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Aluminum facility exposed workers to struck-by and electrical hazards
  • - OSHA National News Release - El Secretario de Trabajo de EE.UU. renovó acuerdos de derechos laborales con los embajadores de México, República Dominicana,El Salvador, Nicaragua y Costa Rica
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department renews workplace rights agreements with several Latin American countries US Labor Secretary joined by ambassadors of Mexico, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Costa Rica for signing ceremony
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Holder Construction Co. and OSHA partner to protect workers on DuPont CH2 Data Center project in Elk Grove Village, Illinois
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Bremer Manufacturing Co. cited in death of worker at Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, aluminum foundry
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds that overloading led to Providence, Rhode Island, circus fall
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Southern Wood Works of Freeport, Florida, cited for exposing workers to safety hazards; more than $70K in penalties proposed
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Workers exposed to combustible dust and other serious hazards at Paris, Illinois, cornstarch processing facility
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - AGE Industries Ltd. in Conway, Arkansas, cited for exposing workers to struck-by, amputation and electric shock hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Frozen bread-maker exposed workers to amputation, electric shock hazards
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA schedules meeting of Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health and requests nominations for membership
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Bricklayers exposed to fall hazards as high as 30 feet at residential construction sites in Philadelphia