OSHA News Releases – April 2016

April 2016

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health schedules fourth meeting of the Emergency Response and Preparedness Subcommittee
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Contractor's serial disregard of fall dangers underscores the necessity for National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction, May 2-6
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Worker loses part of finger in unguarded machine at Kansas battery manufacturer; OSHA finds multiple machine, electrical hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Irvington convenience store, where employee was killed in October 2015 robbery, for lack of employee safety protections
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds Republic Steel exposing workers to fall, machine hazards at Ohio steel mill despite 2014 federal safety agreement
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - Allentown manufacturer willfully exposed workers to amputation hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Wisconsin paper mill after worker injured fatally while servicing operating conveyor belt
  • - Region 7 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds chemical manufacturer lacked proper procedures
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - North Florida contractor continues to expose roofing workers to dangerous falls, other safety hazards; OSHA proposes nearly $77K in penalties
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - North Florida contractor continues to expose roofing workers to dangerous falls, other safety hazards; OSHA proposes nearly $77K in penalties
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites machine hazards at GE Circleville Lamp Plant
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - Findlay auto parts manufacturer again exposes workers to machine hazards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds tank manufacturing facility failed to fix discrepancies, continues to expose workers to respiratory cancer risk, other hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Premier Roofing, sub-contractor defied OSHA fall hazard warnings twice in three days; exposed roofers to three-story falls
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites general and subcontractor in Florida for exposing workers to dangers of trench cave-ins; proposes more than $114K in fines
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites 4 companies after worker suffers fatal injuries while testing pipe joints at Springfield waste-water treatment facility
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites world's largest sauerkraut cannery after worker falls into vat
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Two Bismarck companies cited after 22-year-old seriously injured in fall
  • - Region 8 OSHA Regional News Brief - Premier Roofing, sub-contractor defied OSHA fall hazard warnings twice in three days; exposed roofers to three-story falls
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA issues final rule establishing procedures for handling retaliation complaints under the Food Safety Modernization Act
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Elgin roofing contractor continues to risk workers' safety
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds Cooper Hospital exposed employees to needle-stick injuries, bloodborne pathogen hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA inspection finds Mississippi Dollar General store continues to expose workers to safety hazards despite recent citations, penalties
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA levies $80K in fines for Quick Roofing for repeatedly exposing Conroe, Texas, workers to falls, ladder hazards, eye injuries
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Five times in one year, Jasper Contractors expose workers to dangerous falls, other workplace violations
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - Struck-by, amputation hazards to Houston workers lead OSHA to levy $172K in fines against Alfa Laval, global manufacturer
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA fines humanitarian relief company in Lubbock after amputation
  • - Region 7 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds dozen violations at Becton, Dickinson and Co. in Holdrege after two workers suffer finger amputations
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - Dauphin County plumbing, heating worker hospitalized after trench cave-in
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - Painting contractor willfully exposed workers to lead on Danville worksite
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Iowa postal distribution center exposes workers to forklift injuries
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - OSHA clarifies maritime offshore reporting requirements
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Blocked emergency exit, improperly stored stock pose hazards for Guess? store employees at Foxwoods Casino
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - OSHA fines Louisiana food manufacturer $124K for chemical, electrical and other hazards after evacuation sends workers to hospital
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Berlin Builders faces $385K in OSHA fines for continually ignoring life-threatening dangers at Pennsylvania and Delaware sites
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Contractor continues to expose workers to serious fall hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Safety Stand-Down puts the brakes on injuries at Georgia road sites
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Georgia automotive parts manufacturer after flash fire severely burns maintenance technician
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites residential contractor for exposing workers to dangerous falls, other hazards; proposes $140K in fines
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - 31-year-old worker died from exposure to manure gas, OSHA finds
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA places D&D Manufacturing in Severe Violator Enforcement Program after numerous machine hazards found at Illinois metal stamping facility
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - OSHA fines New Orleans tank cleaner $226K for willful, repeat violations after worker death, injuries while they cleaned rail tanker
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - OSHA fines Little Rock contractor $41K for endangering brick workers on scaffolds at Hot Springs worksite
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Trench collapse, injuries to Schenectady contractor's employee at Albany County job site 'needless and avoidable': OSHA
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds workers at Ohio lawn and garden machine manufacturer exposed to excessive noise, lacked hearing protection; other hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Athens contractor after fall through skylight kills worker
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA seeks nominations for membership to the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee