OSHA News Releases – January 2015

January 2015

  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - New York Presbyterian-Columbia University Medical Center exposes employees to contaminated laundry, tuberculosis risks
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - For the third time, OSHA finds roofing contractor allows fatal fall hazards at school job site
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Indianhead Biomass Services explosion severely injures 2 workers
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - Plastics manufacturer exposed workers to amputation hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Warehouse workers face 'electrical nightmare' and other workplace dangers, OSHA inspection in Jersey City, New Jersey, reveals
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA investigation finds management ignores hazards after worker falls into acid-filled tank at Pell City, Alabama, auto parts manufacturer
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - P and W Painting again exposes workers to workplace dangers
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Idaho steel manufacturer following last year's death of welder who fell from misused forklift
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds welders unaware of toxic, explosive fumes when blast kills temporary worker, critically injures another
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Florida-based bridge coating company exposes workers to unsafe levels of lead; OSHA cites company for serious safety and health hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Georgia-Pacific Chemicals cited for 11 serious chemical safety violations; OSHA proposes $60,500 in penalties
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA forms alliance with the Associated General Contractors of America to keep San Antonio construction workers safe
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds Zimmer TMT workers lacked training and plan to respond when chlorine gas leaked at Parsippany, NJ plant
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Teenager's on-the-job training results in severe injury after fall at local construction site
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Corn flour mill cited for exposing workers to explosion and electric shock hazards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Blast turns fatal at fireworks storage in Pittsburg, Kansas
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Miami freezer manufacturer exposes employees to serious electrical, machine and chemical hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Worker caught in a grain bin at Grainco FS suffers injuries
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Fastrack Erectors for lack of fall protection in worker fatality
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Litchfield County, Connecticut, manufacturer exposes employees to dangerous respiratory, chemical and other safety hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - MCM Precision Castings exposes workers to dangerous noise levels, silica dust at foundry
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Northern Excavating Co. exposes workers to trench cave-ins for 8th time
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - 4 contractors expose workers to potentially fatal falls at Easthampton, Massachusetts, renovation project
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Metal fuel-tank fabricator exposes workers to falls, unguarded machinery and other hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Employees at Wolcott, New York, Dollar General store face locked exit
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Worker's death at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, leads to willful and serious violations for Tekton Construction Co.
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Florida State University construction fatality results in citations and fines for 4 Tallahassee, Florida, construction companies
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Agridyne after 2 workers succumb to dangerous fumes while cleaning rail cars at Pekin, Illinois, facility
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites MFG Chemical Inc. for repeated safety hazards after 2 workers injured, 1 fatally
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Temporary worker suffers permanent disability after packaging machine crushes him
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Chemical cleanup workers still exposed to dangerous hazards
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA, Laser Institute of America renew alliance to protect workers from laser hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - 'Severe violator' Domestic Casting endangers workers by ignoring prior OSHA violations at iron foundry
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites auto parts supplier for exposing workers to amputation, electrical and struck-by hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Hagerty Brothers Co. exposes workers to dangerous lead and copper dust in Peoria, Illinois
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Piasa, Illinois, roofing company for worker fatality
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Edgerton, Wisconsin, roofing company cited by OSHA for exposing workers to falls-the leading cause of workplace fatalities
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - CS Metals exposes scrapyard workers to dangerous levels of lead, copper and arsenic fumes at St. Marys, Ohio, facility