OSHA News Releases – August 2016

August 2016

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA schedules meeting of the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Homebuilder, Florida contractor expose workers to dangerous falls, other hazards at Ocala job site; OSHA proposes $107K in fines
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - OSHA urges Louisiana flood recovery workers, volunteers to be vigilant, aware of hazards during cleanup
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health schedules final meeting of the Emergency Response and Preparedness Subcommittee
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA seeks nominations for membership to the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Plastic manufacturer fails to report employee's hospitalization to OSHA
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - National Manufacturing Co. exposes workers to chemical hazards, workplace safety dangers at North Jersey facility
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - USPS faces $111K in fines after OSHA inspection again finds workplace safety hazards at Silver Spring facility
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Illinois contractor continues callous disregard for employees, exposes roofers to fall hazards for 19th time since 2006
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Orange County fire extinguisher service company after two workers suffer severe injuries in tank explosion
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Amputation at Tyson Foods exposes chemical, fall, fire hazards at Texas plant
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - OSHA pilots new, expedited whistleblower review process
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds Clifton company again exposes employees to life-threatening falls at a Bergen County work site, proposes $79K in fines
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds Illinois trailer manufacturer continues to expose workers to risk of injuries from machine, welding hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA Regional News Brief - Warnings ignored, Dorchester roofing contractor repeatedly exposed employees to life-threatening fall hazards at Haverhill church
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds Pennsylvania feed mill ignored previously identified severe combustible dust, grain-handling hazards, while dangers remain
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds Scranton contractor continues to expose employees to serious, potentially fatal fall hazards at Yardley worksite
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds New Jersey rifle manufacturer deemed a 'severe violator' in 2012 continues to expose workers to noise hazards at Bayonne facility
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds US Steel again exposed workers to asbestos hazards at Pittsburgh coke production facility, fines company $170K
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds US Postal facility exposed workers to asbestos hazards; agency proposes more than $49K in fines
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Colorado residents should avoid unsafe, uninsured 'storm chasers' or risk further damage, injury liability, fatality lawsuits
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA fines South Jersey chemical facility $115K for exposing workers to flammable gas, other hazards; finds 3 repeat, 8 serious violations
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Tubing manufacturer's fall, electric shock, unguarded equipment and other safety hazards yield nearly $197K in proposed fines
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds Wisconsin foundry employees at risk for permanent hearing loss, respiratory illness, other dangers from exposure to noise, silica
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Maintenance technician crushed fatally when 4,000 pound machine part unintentionally moves during repairs at Warrensburg foundry
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Employees of Schenectady remediation contractor 'needlessly sickened' when their employer exposes them to mercury poisoning
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds Ohio metal coating plant continues to expose workers to risk of injuries, illnesses from acid, chemical, machine hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds Ohio metal coating plant continues to expose workers to risk of injuries, illnesses from acid, chemical, machine hazards
  • - Region 7 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds Osceola US Postal facility exposed workers to electrical, chemical hazards; proposes $44K in fines
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA kicks off 'Hear and Now - Noise Safety Challenge'
  • - Region 1 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Rohm-Haas Electronics Material for exposing employees to fire, explosion hazards; finds 11 workplace safety violations
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Two OSHA inspectors find North Jersey company exposes workers to more than two dozen serious crane, chemical hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds lack of adequate machine guarding after worker has three fingers crushed at Chicago steel drum manufacturer
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - Worker's death leads OSHA to fine Nucor-Yamato Steel for poor loading operations at Arkansas steel mill
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA fines mobile home trailer axle manufacturer, recycler for exposing workers to amputations
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA fines utility contractor $46K in fatal March 2016 crane failure at highway construction project in Arkansas' Hope County
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds workers exposed to falls, electric shock, other hazards at pre-cast concrete structure manufacturer following complaint, injury
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Missouri machine shop after welder electrocuted, dies
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds hazards at two Kansas Dollar General stores; retailer cited for more than 100 safety violations at its stores nationwide
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Name change or not, Nebraska builder continues his callous disregard for protecting workers from falls, the leading cause of construction worker's deaths
  • - Region 7 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds Tyson employees exposed to occupational noise, other hazards at two Holcomb, Kansas, facilities
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - OSHA fines Lamoure grain company $104K for violations after worker caught in sweep auger, injured
  • - Region 8 OSHA Regional News Brief - Roofing company did not provide adequate fall protection to worker who died after 33-foot fall at Watertown Community Center project
  • - OSHA National News Release - Wisconsin shipyard faces nearly $1.4M in OSHA penalties for exposing workers to lead, and other hazards while retrofitting vessel
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites prop, furniture manufacturer for exposing workers to chemical; other safety, health hazards at Rahway warehouse
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Bradley, West Virginia, logging company for exposing workers to multiple hazards while felling trees at Raleigh County work site
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites feed mill, contractors after dust explosion kills 1, injures 5
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Mississippi contractor exposes workers at Mobile apartment complex to dangerous falls; OSHA proposes $42K in penalties
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Georgia Swifty Car Wash after worker suffers amputation
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Worker falls 22 feet to death, 4 months after OSHA cites employer for failing to protect workers on the same job site
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - Houston tortilla factory faces $106K in federal penalties for exposing employees to amputation, machine, fall and extreme heat hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA fines KWS Manufacturing Co. for repeat, serious violations