OSHA News Releases – December 2015

December 2015

  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - US Labor Department's OSHA urges recovery workers and public to safeguard themselves against hazards during flood and storm cleanup
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA urges recovery workers and public to safeguard themselves against hazards during flood and storm cleanup
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - Alliance Laundry worker's hand crushed, finger amputated after catching in folding machine, company has repeatedly failed to safeguard machines
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites roofing contractor for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - US Labor Department urges tornado recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - US Labor Department urges tornado recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - US Labor Department urges tornado recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - US Labor Department urges tornado recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - US Labor Department urges tornado recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup OSHA has several teams at affected areas providing compliance assistance
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites business for exposing immigrant workers with limited English skills to many hazards; company faces more than $366K in proposed penalties
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA, Federal Aviation Administration sign agreement on joint responsibilities for protecting airline workers from retaliation
  • - OSHA National News Release - Administrative court sets precedent, allowing request for enterprise-wide hazard abatement by employer to proceed to trial
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA, Independent Electrical Contractors renew alliance aimed at protecting construction workers from electrical hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Administrative court sets precedent, allowing request for enterprise-wide hazard abatement by employer to proceed to trial
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - Tarentum, Pennsylvania, manufacturer again cited for exposing employees to electrical, other safety hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - WKL Roofing exposes workers to falls, other serious safety hazards at job site in Port Orange, Florida
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Lockhart Concrete after employees are observed working in unprotected trench
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - Defective crane at Vidor, Texas, work site resulted in worker death
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Havertown construction company with ‘severe violator’ owner fined $70K by OSHA for willfully exposing workers to falls up to 25 feet
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Area builder cited for dangerous fall hazards twice in a month
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites roofing contractor for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - Worker suffers fractured finger when hand becomes caught in unguarded machine at Berlin, Wisconsin, screen printing shop
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Springfield, Missouri, warehouse fails to report hospitalization of 3 workers injured when pallets of glass bottles collapse at packaging facility
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - Milton, Pennsylvania, manufacturer cited for workplace safety and health hazards after employee sustains 2nd- and 3rd-degree burns
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - Defective crane at Vidor, Texas, work site resulted in worker death
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA renews alliance to protect roadway construction workers
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Habitual workplace safety violator Force Corp. again exposes roofing workers to potentially fatal fall hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Forever 21 Retail Inc. agrees to correct hazards, pay $100K in penalties for safety violations at Westfarms Mall store in Farmington, Connecticut
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - Camden Park exposes employees to serious workplace safety hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - Framing contractor cited by OSHA for failing to report hospitalizations and exposing workers to various hazards at a Fort Worth construction site
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Worker's hand mutilated because his employer, Southern Fiber Inc., knowingly disregarded identified OSHA safety hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Plaster workers made to work above two stories at two Ohio construction sites without guard rails or fall protection
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - 3 workers suffer amputation injuries at envelope printing facility, company continues to ignore machine safety procedures
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Quality Ready Mix for repeatedly exposing workers to fall, machine hazards at Ohio cement plant
  • - Region 7 OSHA Regional News Brief - Forklift operators exposed to 20-foot fall, trip hazards while working in low-light conditions at St. Louis warehouse
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - Coca-Cola distribution warehouse in Monmouth Junction, New Jersey, cited for repeat and serious safety and health workplace violations
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Illinois metal plating company exposes workers to noise, toxic metal, other hazards at Cicero plant
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department, Dollar Tree reach settlement agreement to implement enhanced safety measures nationwide
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - Bickmore, West Virginia, logging company cited for exposing workers to safety hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Vallencourt for exposing workers to cave-in hazards while installing water and sewer lines in Jacksonville
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites AWS Roofing for exposing workers to fall hazard
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Electronics recycler over-exposes workers to lead, fined more than $56K
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Painters exposed to dust more than 6 times OSHA's permissible limits at Watseka, Illinois, metal fabricating shop
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Worker wrongfully terminated after workplace injury, company ordered to pay more than $332K in back wages and damages, as well as attorney's fees
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Wyman Gordon employees exposed to mechanical and electrical hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA reaches settlement with Blue Rhino in 2013 propane explosion that severely injured 6 workers at Taveras, Florida, tank facility
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Worker suffers severe injuries when he falls inside water tower
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Workers exposed to high levels of methylene chloride, multiple hazards at Colona, Illinois, truck repair facility
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds safety issues with ammonia refrigeration systems at Case Farms' Ohio plants, proposes additional $462K in penalties
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Worker suffers severe injuries when he falls inside water tower
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites San Antonio framing contractor after worker falls 35 feet to his death at Kyle, Texas, work site; employer continues to ignore hazards
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA renews alliance with Lamar Outdoor Advertising
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA renews alliance with Altec Industries Inc. to protect workers from hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - Somerset County flavoring and fragrance manufacturer exposed workers to respiratory and other workplace safety and health hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - Main Line utility construction company exposed employees to cave-in hazards in a nearly 8-foot deep trench
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - Portersville, Pennsylvania, manufacturer again cited by OSHA for exposing employees to safety and health hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Merit Construction Services after worker injured in fall at Milwaukee parking structure
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Connecticut manufacturer unlawfully discharged employees for filing OSHA safety and health complaints, US Labor Department charges
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA issues notices to West Haven, Connecticut VA Medical Center for exposing workers to new and recurring hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Batavia, Illinois, builder exposes workers to dangerous fall hazards
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA issues tools to help prevent workplace violence in healthcare settings
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Bronx hair salon must pay $165K to fired employee who warned co-workers of formaldehyde hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - Luzerne County box manufacturer failed to abate safety violations and continued exposing workers to hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - 3 OSHA citations since April 2015 for nation's largest cookie, cracker manufacturer
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - Workers exposed to multiple safety hazards at Norwalk, Ohio, packaging plant