OSHA News Releases – May 2015

May 2015

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA partners with Health Canada to coordinate labelling and classification requirements for hazardous workplace chemicals
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Fatal Staten Island mezzanine collapse should never have happened
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Fatal Staten Island mezzanine collapse should never have happened
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Fatal Staten Island mezzanine collapse should never have happened
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Fatal Staten Island mezzanine collapse should never have happened
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Fatal Staten Island mezzanine collapse should never have happened
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Derrumbe fatal de entrepiso en Staten Island nunca debio haber ocurrido
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Fatal Staten Island mezzanine collapse should never have happened
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Fatal Staten Island mezzanine collapse should never have happened
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Fatal Staten Island mezzanine collapse should never have happened
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Fatal Staten Island mezzanine collapse should never have happened
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds workers again exposed to safety and health hazards at Camden, New Jersey, warehouse
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Machine guards may have prevented arm amputation suffered by worker at Cordele, Georgia, sawmill
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Conway Stores again locks emergency exits at Bronx stores
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - Newark gas manufacturer repeatedly exposed employees to workplace hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Atlanta-area commercial lamination company for 18 serious safety and health violations; nearly $80K in penalties proposed
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - Worker's finger amputated after being caught in machine at Superior Roll Forming Company in Valley City, Ohio
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Alfa Laval faces nearly $500K in fines for Oklahoma safety violations
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Federal court finds Martin Foundry, owners and consultants in contempt for not allowing OSHA inspection
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Roofing contractor's willful disregard of fall prevention standards leads to death of worker who fell through skylight
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Sifco fails to protect workers from molten metal, dangerous machinery
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - 18 workers endangered by deadly levels of carbon monoxide gas
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - Workers continue to be exposed to amputation, other hazards at Lebanon Seaboard Corporation in Danville, Illinois
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA proposes approval of State Plan to protect the safety and health of state and local government workers in Maine
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Miami, Florida, metal recycler exposes workers to electrocution, amputations and lead hazards; nearly $60K in penalties proposed
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Illinois Dollar Tree stores endanger workers with blocked exits, stacked boxes
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - Suburban Propane Partners in Fort Worth, Texas, exposes workers to electrical and other hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Unadilla, Georgia, recycling center exposes workers to falls, fire and amputation hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Dollar General ignores dangers of blocked emergency exits and other serious hazards at Bear, Delaware, store; faces nearly $125K in fines
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Safety inspection finds 9 contractors at Doral, Florida, luxury construction site ignore dangerous falls and other hazards, put workers at risk
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Storage tank manufacturer exposes welders to toxic metal hazards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Lack of safety equipment and training cost electrical technician his life
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Record snowfall highlights why fall safety is a year-round concern
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA, NIOSH release new toolkit to better protect hospital workers from transmissible diseases
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA and the Coordinating Committee for Automotive Repair renew alliance to protect workers in the car repair industry
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Proper protections could have saved four DuPont workers killed by gas
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds that Fort Jackson contractor allowed employees to work in an unprotected trench
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Workers face risk of injury from machinery, chemical and fire hazards at Vandalia, Illinois, metal tube manufacturing plant
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Roofing workers spotted in 'clear-and-present danger' by OSHA inspectors as they drive by North Smithfield, Rhode Island, job site
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Forever 21 Retail Inc. store in Connecticut among those endangering employees because of obstructed emergency exit route
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Auto parts manufacturer ignores safety rules for machines, puts workers at risk of amputation and being hit by equipment
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - Americold warehouse in Green Bay cited for refrigeration system violations
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - U.S. Aqua Vac cited in death of diver in New Albany, Ohio, pond
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA launches new alliance in Houston to protect workers from falls
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Pennsylvania duct manufacturer faces more than $1M in fines as workers suffer dozens of injuries, including crushed and amputated fingers
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - Americold Logistics facing $47,300 penalty after OSHA finds safety hazards at company's warehouse in Manchester, Pennsylvania
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Workers risk serious injuries and amputations at Bellefontaine, Ohio, rubber-hose manufacturing plant
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Hanby Farms' workers face grain bin dangers, other hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Burnett Dairy Cooperative for failing to ensure employee's safety after man dies in a grain bin
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA to hold meeting of National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health Temporary Workers Work Group
  • - OSHA Trade Release - Secretary of Labor appoints members to the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - DHC Contracting knowingly put workers at risk of trench collapse hazards at Guyton, Georgia work site
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - Employees of Utica, New York, steel and pipe manufacturer face laceration, crushing, exit access and fall hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Workers found on unsafe scaffolding at fast food restaurant in Lilburn, Georgia
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Sabel Steel Service Inc. exposes workers to unsafe levels of lead, fall and electrical shock hazards
  • - OSHA National News Release - Record numbers of construction workers expected to get prevention message in 2015 National Fall Safety Stand-Down
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA and the National Center for Transgender Equality form alliance to protect safety, health of transgender workers
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Lack of protective equipment for Republic Steel plant electrician results in 1st and 3rd degree burns after arc flash
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Mississippi's Suburban Plastics fails to correct workplace hazards following OSHA inspection
  • - OSHA National News Release - Confined spaces rule could protect nearly 800 construction workers a year from serious injuries and reduce life-threatening hazards