OSHA News Releases – February 2016

February 2016

  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Worker's severe saw injury prompts OSHA investigation that uncovers more than a dozen safety hazards at Augusta meat processing plant
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites auto parts maker for forklift, machine hazards at Oregon, Ohio, plants after complaints of unsafe working conditions
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Sharpe Holdings in death of worker at Missouri dairy farm
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA continues focus on protecting workers from struck-by vehicle hazards at job sites in Kansas, Nebraska, and Missouri
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Employees at Connecticut steel foundry exposed to electrical, chemical, mechanical and fire hazards and lack of protective equipment
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds Middlesex contractor exposed workers to fall hazards after investigation of roofer's death at Parsippany jobsite
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites employer for exposing Houston workers to amputation and fire hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA: Saratoga County campground exposed employees to electrical hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - Service technician hospitalized after toxic chemical exposure at Ohio hazardous waste incineration facility
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - Lack of fall protection led to roofer's death in fall at Cincinnati work site
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Sheboygan, Wisconsin, plastic manufacturer for not evaluating its hazardous chemical procedures
  • - Region 10 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA orders reinstatement, back wages and damages for Alaska pilot fired for raising safety concerns
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA: Fatal Taunton aerial lift tip over was 'preventable'
  • - Region 1 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA administrative law judge rules that Connecticut contractor misclassified employees as independent contractors
  • - Region 1 OSHA Regional News Brief - Connecticut aircraft engine repair station employees exposed to hexavalent chromium, fire hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Employees at Tecnofil Chenango SAC again exposed to hazards from unguarded machines at Sherburne plant
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department sues Niagara Falls employer for firing employee who raised safety concerns at Buffalo demolition site
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - US Labor Department sues US Steel Corp., for retaliating against workers reporting workplace injuries
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Workers of four Florida contractors face dangerous fall hazards at Jacksonville job site, OSHA proposes nearly $145K in fines
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA renews alliance with the West Texas Safety Training Center to promote worker safety and health for oil & gas workers in Odessa, Texas
  • - Region 8 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Colorado homebuilder, roofing company for not providing workers with proper fall protection equipment
  • - OSHA Trade Release - National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health to hold a special meeting
  • - OSHA Trade Release - Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez appoints 15 members to Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA: Circus tent in fatal New Hampshire collapse not erected correctly
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - Ephrata, Pennsylvania construction company exposed workers to falls from nearly two stories up, other hazards at Leola worksite
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds Arkansas door manufacturer exposed workers to dangers from moving machine parts, risk of electrocution
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA allies with Amarillo chapter of Associated General Contractors Panhandle of Texas for construction worker safety
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA: Bryant University structural steel collapse 'needless and preventable'
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Oak Creek industrial laundry facility in worker's death
  • - Region 7 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Martell, Nebraska, feed mill for grain handling hazards
  • - OSHA National News Release - National Safety Stand-Down highlights importance of preventing falls, leading cause of worker death, serious injury in the construction industry
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA announces national safety "step-up" to protect workers at oil and gas exploration sites
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department urges storm recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Lack of training by company led to logging worker's tragic death
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Republic Wire after worker loses finger in unguarded machine
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA to seek public comment on guidance for determining potential health hazards of chemicals
  • - OSHA Trade Release - New hazard alert from OSHA and NIOSH highlights dangers of tank gauging
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Case Farms for failing to report employee illness
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Three workers suffer amputation, serious injuries at Schwan food processing facility
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds Newark manufacturer put employees at-risk in its handling of dangerous chemicals
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Warren Railcar Services Inc. for exposing employees to more than two dozen safety and health hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Morris County contractor ignored municipal safety concern,willfully exposed workers to dangers of possible trench cave-in
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA renews partnership with Arkansas Chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America Inc.
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health schedules third meeting of the Emergency Response and Preparedness Subcommittee
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA schedules meeting of the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health in February
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA seeks nominations for membership to the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA and Crane, Hoist and Monorail Partners renew alliance to prevent worker exposures to electrical, falls, struck-by hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - Delaware county roofing contractor continues to expose workers to fall hazards, most recently at Conshohocken site
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - Lancaster lawn care company cited for exposing workers to lawn mower safety hazards after employee has two toes amputated
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA: Washington County contractor, Pittsburgh staffing agency failed to protect temporary workers from potential trench collapse
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA certifies New Jersey occupational safety and health plan for state and local government workers
  • - Region 1 OSHA Regional News Brief - Stratford contractor again exposes employees to fall, scaffold hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Area builder exposes workers to dangerous fall hazards at two Chicago area job sites within a month
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - Worker loses part of finger while clearing machine jam at Goodman, Wisconsin, wood veneer manufacturer
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites performing arts employer after 21-year-old worker was fatally injured from a pyrotechnics explosion at a musical venue in Canyon, Texas
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA, Industrial Truck Association renew alliance to reduce hazards associated with powered industrial trucks
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA seeks nominations for membership on the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA to hold public stakeholder meeting on its draft updated Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA extends public comment period for updated Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Worker severely injured in 40-foot fall from crane at TimkenSteel
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Dollar General store endangers workers by blocking exit routes with trash
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA's regional emphasis focuses on reducing illness, injury at high-hazard manufacturing facilities in Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri