OSHA News Releases – March 2016

March 2016

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA, Shipbuilding Group form alliance to protect workers in shipyard employment
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Purina feed mill workers exposed to falls, grain dust and machine hazards
  • - Region 7 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Russell Stover Candies after ammonia release shuts plant
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA renews partnership with National Electrical Contractors Association Central Ohio Chapter and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - OSHA fines nation's largest chicken producer $122K for failures in dangerous ammonia release at Waco plant
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department settlement: Anheuser-Busch of New Jersey agrees to enhance safety for workers at its Jersey City, Bronx distributorships
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - OSHA says food Rob Salamida Co. employee's serious injuries due to fumes in 3,000-gallon vinegar tank should never have happened
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Pennsylvania contractor cited by OSHA for ignoring trench dangers as excavation collapse kills 21-year-old worker in Butler County
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA levies $117K in fines for Houston nursery after worker injury
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA updates eye and face protection standards in final rule
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA schedules special meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA will hold meeting of the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Settlement with US Labor Department commits developer to enhance safeguards for employees renovating Harlem Valley Psychiatric Center
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds contractor exposed workers to danger of trench cave-in for four days at Meadville, Pennsylvania construction site
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA, The Builders' Association renew 'Build Safe Partnership Program' to train, protect construction contractors from common workplace hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Wisconsin wood pellet manufacturer continues to ignore federal workplace safety warnings about amputation, fire dangers
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Wood decor, floral supplier failed to prevent workers from exposure to hazardous chemicals at Glidden, Wisconsin company
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - Machine safety guards might have prevented severing of worker's arm
  • - OSHA National News Release - El Departamento de Trabajo de EE. UU. anuncia una regla definitiva para mejorar la proteccion de los trabajadores ante los peligros del polvo de silice cristalina respirable
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department announces final rule to improve U.S. workers' protection from the dangers of 'respirable' silica dust
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department announces final rule to improve U.S. workers' protection from the dangers of 'respirable' silica dust
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department announces final rule to improve U.S. workers' protection from the dangers of 'respirable' silica dust
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department announces final rule to improve U.S. workers' protection from the dangers of 'respirable' silica dust
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds roofing contractor's safety failures led to one worker's death, another's severe injuries at Florida job site
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA urges greater employers, worker vigilance toward safety after 4 Nebraska workers die of job-related injuries in March
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds water, sewer line contractor again willfully exposed workers to trench hazards at an excavation worksite
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - Kroger butcher loses fingertip in unguarded band saw
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA issues 15 notices of violations to the Department of Veterans Affairs Central Arkansas Veterans Health System in Little Rock
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites McAllen company for safety failures that exposed workers, community to serious dangers of anhydrous ammonia
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites lack of training after logging worker’s tragic death
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA fines five companies more than $185K for not warning workers about asbestos, not providing protection and allowing other hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds Lancaster foundry exposed workers to excessively high levels of lead, cadmium and associated health risks
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds workers exposed to more than two dozen serious violations at West Virginia saw mill, including amputation, electrical hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites contractor twice in three months for exposing workers to dangers of trench cave-ins; proposes more than $64K in fines
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Alabama special effects pyrotechnics company after two explosions, 15 violations bring nearly $73K in penalties
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - Worker's arm fractured when caught in machine at window manufacturer
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - OSHA, oil and gas industry leaders work together to raise, promote worker safety awareness to save lives in North Texas
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Montana company for exposing workers to respiratory hazards
  • - OSHA National News Release - Over 10K severe worker injuries reported in first year of OSHA requirement
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA issues final rule on procedures for handling retaliation complaints under the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Georgia truck repair company exposes employees to falls, blocked exits and other workplace hazards; OSHA proposes $70K in penalties
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Residential framing company exposes workers to dangerous falls at Watersound residential community in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA emphasizes need to reduce illness, injury among Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri poultry processors
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA publishes interim final rule for handling retaliation complaints from workers in the automotive industry
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Safety, health hazards at Florida Walmart Supercenter violate corporate-wide safety agreement
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Wisconsin grain handling facility exposes workers to engulfment dangers
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Ohio excavating company in Hillsboro trench collapse that caused 26-year-old worker's death
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - With nearly 8 percent of Nebraska workers hurt on the job, OSHA focuses education, enforcement effort on meat processing industry
  • - Region 7 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites cabinet maker for exposing workers to amputation, respiratory, chemical, electrical and other safety hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Arctic Glacier USA exposed employees to serious chemical, electrical and exit hazards at Hicksville, Long Island ice plant
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Lunda Construction again after death of 18-year-old apprentice at the Bong Bridge resurfacing project, 3rd fatality on Lunda site since 2012
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - A serial OSHA offender, Wisconsin contractor continues to risk workers' safety
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - Ohio contractor continues to risk safety of siding installers
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - OSHA orders JP Morgan Chase Bank to reinstate fired operations manager who raised concerns about financial transactions' validity
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Recycling company faces $84K in fines after failing to correct previously cited workplace safety hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Berlin Builders continues to expose workers to life-threatening falls, other safety hazards at Southern New Jersey worksites
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Dollar General store in Georgia continues to ignore entrapment and fire hazards despite recent OSHA citations, penalties
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Alabama worker's injury at a Pilgrim's Pride Corp. processing plant brings OSHA citations, penalties for the poultry producer
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites marine construction company for exposing workers to three-story high fall hazards, other safety violations
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA is extending the public comment period on guidance for determining potential health hazards of chemicals
  • - Region 1 OSHA Regional News Brief - Lynn roofing contractor again exposes employees to fall, electrical hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA: Bergen County contractor willfully exposed workers to potential trench cave-in at Parsippany worksite
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA inspectors find prison workers at two West Virginia federal facilities still lack safety gloves to prevent sharps-related hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - Popular DC hotel exposes employees to more than two dozen workplace safety, health hazards; faces $76K in fines
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites marine construction company for exposing workers to three-story high fall hazards, other safety violations
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department sues after Pennsylvania duct manufacturer fires two employees for identifying, documenting machine hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds wood floor designs used for concrete led to collapse, contractor's death at restaurant reconstruction project
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - Worker suffers severe injury when hand is caught in machine at Ohio corrugated packaging company
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor sues Lear Corp., three managers who retaliated after employees raised safety concerns at Selma foam manufacturer
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Mega Construction continues to expose workers to dangerous fall hazards at Daphne, Alabama, subdivisions; OSHA proposes more than $92K in fines
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA, Waubonsee Community College sponsor worker safety, health conference on March 16, in Sugar Grove, Illinois
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds Jake Rieger Farms wrongfully terminated driver who refused to operate truck that violated Iowa law; owes $55K in wages, damages
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA investigation finds St. Marys' manufacturer willfully exposed employees to dangerous machine hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Morris County contractor created worker safety hazards that led to hangar collapse at Newark Liberty International Airport