OSHA News Releases – June 2016

June 2016

  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor announces new rules to adjust civil penalty amounts
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health schedules fifth meeting of the Emergency Response and Preparedness Subcommittee
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites food manufacturer after worker dies after 24-foot fall at the company's Jersey City warehouse
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA orders Dearborn Heights School District to pay $193K to employee punished for warning of asbestos exposures at city school
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA fines Johns Manville after employee suffers hand amputation
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA fines underground utility contractor $52K for exposing workers to repeat, serious excavation hazards
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA reminds employers to protect workers from dangers of handling fireworks
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds Waupaca company lacked proper precautions for using sulfur dioxide at its foundry core manufacturing, metal coating facility
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - Ohio auto parts manufacturer faces $3.42M in fines after OSHA finds company willfully exposed temporary workers to machine hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds workers exposed to amputation dangers at San Angelo woodworking manufacturer; company, staffing agency fined $63K
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - OSHA orders tour bus operator's former owner to pay $11K for retaliating after employee refused to drive unsafe bus
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - OSHA deploying assets to flood impacted West Virginia counties to ensure safety and health of workers, general public involved in cleanup efforts
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cita a contratista de albañilería en Georgia por exponer a sus trabajadores a riesgos de caídas peligrosas de andamios en 7 de 7 inspecciones
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Georgia masonry contractor for exposing workers on scaffolding to dangerous fall risks in 7 out of 7 inspections
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - Despite extensive violation history, OSHA finds Dollar General continues to expose workers to safety hazards at Shamokin, Pennsylvania, store
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA announces Safety Stand-Down at worksites throughout Southeast to emphasize response to, prevention of heat-related illnesses, injuries
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Inspection finds Ohio foundry continues to expose workers to hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - Towing parts manufacturer continues to expose workers to machine, electrical hazards at Mentor manufacturing facility
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA issues willful, serious citations for MillerCoors Fort Worth brewery
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - More than $50K in OSHA fines for Fort Worth steel fabricator
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Employees exposed to widespread, potentially fatal electrical, fall hazards at Williamsburg building site
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Union City contractor allowed dangerous hazards that led to worker's fatal fall while removing siding at Bayonne home
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Non-GMO food additive manufacturer faces $180K in fines after explosion, fire injures 4 workers at Ohio facility
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds absence of proper safety guards led two workers to suffer amputation injuries at Piedmont food manufacturer
  • - Region 7 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds cold storage company lacked proper procedures for use of potentially dangerous ammonia
  • - Region 8 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA fines grain elevator company for willfully, repeatedly exposing workers to potentially fatal grain engulfment hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Wegmans Food Market's Rochester bakery for repeat safety violations after operating conveyor injures employee's arm
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Chautauqua County manufacturer fails to correct fall hazard, allows recurring electrical hazard; faces OSHA fines of $87K
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Follow-up OSHA inspection finds workplace safety problems persist at Georgia pipe fabricator; nearly $76K in fines proposed
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA holds training event to help improve federal worker safety and health
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA schedules meeting to discuss protecting workers performing tree care operations
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - OSHA orders safety upgrades after 7-ton buoy hits, kills 2 workers and injures 2 others at Pearl Harbor naval facility
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA attributes worker fatality, injury at Kroger distribution center to a failure to inspect, recognize visible hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA attributes worker fatality, injury at Kroger distribution center to a failure to inspect, recognize visible hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - La OSHA atribuye la muerte de un trabajador y una lesión en el centro de distribución de Kroger a una omisión a la inspección y el reconocimiento de peligros visibles
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA attributes worker fatality, injury at Kroger distribution center to a failure to inspect, recognize visible hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA attributes worker fatality, injury at Kroger distribution center to a failure to inspect, recognize visible hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA attributes worker fatality, injury at Kroger distribution center to a failure to inspect, recognize visible hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA attributes worker fatality, injury at Kroger distribution center to a failure to inspect, recognize visible hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA attributes worker fatality, injury at Kroger distribution center to a failure to inspect, recognize visible hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA attributes worker fatality, injury at Kroger distribution center to a failure to inspect, recognize visible hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA follow-up inspection finds Ohio sign manufacturer continues to expose workers to respiratory, chemical hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - OSHA reminds Texas employers to protect workers from heat illness
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Town City Construction again allows roofers to work without safety harnesses; ignores violations, fines; endangers employees six times in six years
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Worker loses four-fingers after hand caught in unguarded machine at Baldwin, Illinois, power generation plant
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Five companies face OSHA violations, $115K in fines after federal inspectors observe multiple safety hazards at Lincoln construction site
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds flammable chemicals caused fire hazards, unguarded machine amputated worker's fingertip at PhytogenX
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Worker suffers serious injury after arm caught in machine at Bellefontaine, Ohio, rubber-hose manufacturing plant
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds multiple hazards after worker suffers amputation injury at Cleveland manufacturer
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - Ohio metal stamping facility faces more than $45K in federal fines for exposing workers to noise hazards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Nebraska construction companies after 61-year-old plumber dies, co-worker injured in Alliance trench collapse
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Worker's fall reveals OSHA violations by roofing contractor
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Federal safety inspectors investigating hospitalized worker's fall find co-worker atop building's roof in potentially fatal danger
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor sues two Houston companies that illegally fired employees who told OSHA of workplace safety concerns
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department, Ashley Furniture reach comprehensive settlement
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Trucking company fired driver for refusing to violate safety regulations
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - Clifton scrap recycler faces $121K in fines after OSHA finds 16 safety, health violations in car-crushing operation
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites two excavation contractors for exposing workers to trench cave-in hazards at a Tallahassee job site
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - West Allis iron foundry exposes workers to silica, machine hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA fines window restoration company $40K for lead, other hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - OSHA: Auto reconditioning company failed to protect workers from toxic compounds, other safety and health hazards at Manheim facility
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department urges storm recovery workers and public to be vigilant, aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Aqua Ohio in trench collapse that led to the death of a 28-year-old employee of the water and sewer utility
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Barney's Police Supply firing range workers exposed to lead respiratory hazards, OSHA investigators find
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Roofing contractor again fails federal safety inspection, putting workers at risk of dangerous, deadly falls at Florida work site; faces $108,500 in penalties
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Pennsylvania stucco contractor cited by OSHA for again exposing employees to scaffolding dangers at Bear, Delaware, work site
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites boat manufacturer for fire, explosion and electric shock hazards
  • - Region 7 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds Des Moines postal sorting facility failed to train workers in emergency plans, blocked exits and routes, had inoperable fire doors
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA fines leading rail equipment manufacturer $105K for exposing workers to several cancer-causing chemicals, other hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Prompted by severe workplace injury, OSHA investigation at Georgia nursery reveals deadly workplace hazards; nearly $47K in fines proposed