OSHA News Releases – July 2016

July 2016

  • - Region 1 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds Connecticut gauge manufacturer exposing workers to amputation, crushing and electrical hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Two Queens contractors expose employees to fall, fire and electrical hazards at Chinatown construction site, OSHA finds
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Great Southern Peanut for combustible dust, improper machine guarding and other safety, health hazards; proposes more than $110K in fines
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds Chicago-area electroplating company continues to expose workers to dangerous machine hazards, allow other safety hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - Houston contractor found violating serious trench hazards for sixth time in 10 years; faces $124K in OSHA penalties
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA identifies 21 serious violations after inspection of San Antonio specialty foods producer; proposes $104K in fines
  • - Region 10 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA, US Forest Service sign alliance to promote workplace safety and health in Pacific Northwest
  • - Region 1 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds Windsor adhesive tape manufacturer exposed workers to widespread electrical, fire, chemical hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Pilgrim's Pride for medical mismanagement, fall, machine guarding and other safety, health hazards; proposes $78K in fines
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Inspection finds Ohio stone fabricator again exposes workers to harmful noise, respiratory dangers at stone-cutting yard
  • - Region 7 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites grain handling, processor for exposing workers to grain, noise, fall hazards at Nebraska site
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA, Wage and Hour Division enter alliance with NYS Workers' Compensation Board to better protect workers
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA: Auto parts manufacturer continues to expose workers to amputation, crushing and other serious machine hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Workplace safety inspection finds Georgia's Chaparral Boats exposing employees to serious hazards; OSHA proposes $47K in fines
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Corpus Christi Steam methane reformer plant for willful, serious violations for safety failures that exposed workers to health dangers
  • - Region 1 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites East Hartford mattress recycler for uncorrected, new and recurring hazards for workers
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Macy's, The Finish Line for blocked exits, electrical shock hazards and other safety violations; retailers face more than $103K in fines
  • - Region 8 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA issues 1 repeat, 10 serious citations to Colorado steel mill after inspection in agency's effort to prevent amputations
  • - Region 1 OSHA Regional News Brief - Andover contractor exposes employees to cave-in hazards in Stoneham
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Newark metal treatment company faces $87K penalty for exposing workers to fall, chemical, electrical, and compressed gas hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds lack of machine safety guarding after worker suffers fracture of three fingers at Ohio metal alloy manufacturer
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA delays effective date for enforcing employees' rights to report workplace injuries, illnesses
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Despite fire in 2015, Warren County manufacturer fails to correct combustible dust hazard, allows recurring fire, explosion and fall hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - OSHA calls on greater Philadelphia construction companies to act now to prevent worker falls after five tragic incidents in one month
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Nation's leading pallet company agrees to pay fired worker $105K, resolving US Labor Department lawsuit
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - Oil and gas equipment manufacturer, local staffing company face $120K in fines after OSHA finds a combined 34 safety violations
  • - Region 8 OSHA Regional News Brief - Denver stone distributor cited by OSHA for willful, repeat, serious violations after more than 3 tons of granite fall on, kill warehouse worker
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Tonawanda Coke for repeat, serious safety violations after employee dies while servicing operating coal elevator
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Amerway for again overexposing employees to lead hazards at Altoona manufacturing facility; failing to provide respiratory protection
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Emergency medical service provider fails to protect employees from risks of bloodborne pathogens
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - Judge upholds OSHA citations and $249k in penalties against New York contractor for scaffold hazards at Manhattan hotel construction site
  • - Region 7 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds multiple hazards at Missouri auto parts manufacturing facility
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Federal inspectors cite national pediatric health care provider for failing to protect home care workers from physical, sexual assault
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA investigation finds two Lakemoor Dental locations failed to protect employees from risks of bloodborne pathogens
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA fines landscaping products manufacturer $66K for repeat, serious violations after complaints of unsafe working conditions
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA, Chippewa Valley Technical College renew alliance to train and protect workers from job hazards