OSHA News Releases – September 2016

September 2016

  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Stavis Seafoods Inc. for 20 serious violations following March ammonia leak in which employee died
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA fines Houston machinery rebuilder more than $155K for continuing to expose workers to amputation, other hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA: Tire explosion which severely injured employee at Woburn truck sales and repair facility 'preventable'
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Worker's first day on the job leads to severe injury, prompts OSHA investigation at construction site in Bay Harbor Island, Florida
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Florida roofing contractor exposes workers to dangerous fall, other hazards at Jacksonville work site; OSHA proposes more than $212K in penalties
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Wisconsin military explosives manufacturer faces nearly $143K in OSHA penalties for exposing workers to lead and other hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA, Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Trust renew alliance to train Chicago area electricians, protect them from job hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA, Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association alliance aims to reduce employee exposure to hazards associated with animal handling
  • - Region 8 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA fines roofer, home service contractor more than $61K for ignoring fall risk to workers at Colorado Springs work site
  • - Region 1 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA: Methuen cave-in "could have been prevented"
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - Global meat-casing manufacturer continues to expose workers to unsafe conditions at Illinois plant, OSHA says
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Landscaping company cited after 23-year-old worker succumbs to fatal heat stroke in 110-degree weather
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA, Turner Construction forge partnership to train, protect construction workers on CH2 Data Center in Northlake, Illinois
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Koch Foods of Mississippi after severe worker injuries
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA again finds Dollar General jeopardizing worker, customer safety
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Investigating grease fire at maintenance facility, OSHA finds US Postal facility failed to maintain working fire extinguishers
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Despite 40 prior violations at West Virginia sawmill, OSHA finds 27 more hazards in recent inspection; $214K in fines proposed
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA issues final rule establishing procedures for handling retaliation complaints under the Seaman's Protection Act
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA to hold two meetings of National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health OSH Professionals Pipeline Work Group
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA issues new guidance on settlement approval in whistleblower cases
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA, Permian Basin STEPS Network renew alliance to support improved safety culture for Texas' oil and gas workers
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - OSHA investigation reveals Paterson construction company exposed employees to electrical, fall, safety hazards during rehab work at Belleville site
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - OSHA fines Pennsylvania chicken processing company $317K for exposing workers to health and safety hazards following employee amputation
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Reading home for youth in crisis for failing to protect workers from assaults
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Roofing contractor willfully exposes workers to dangerous fall hazards at two Northern Florida work sites; OSHA proposes nearly $200K in fines
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds cargo-handling company continues to expose O'Hare workers to forklift, electrical hazards
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department awards $10.5M in workplace safety and health training grants to 77 organizations to help high-risk workers, employers
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Auto parts manufacturer, staffing agency continue to expose workers to fall, amputation, electrocution hazards at Georgia facility
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Ohio contractor exposes roofing workers at residential job site in Strasburg to dangerous fall hazards, faces $94K in federal fines
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - A-Brite Plating allows workers to continue to climb atop acid tanks despite employee's third-degree burns after fall
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Cooperative Producer's Hayland facility after investigation of elevator superintendent's death in soybean bin
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA requests information on its safety standards addressing falls in shipyards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA's investigation of life-altering injury at General Aluminum Mfg. finds Ohio foundry continues to expose workers to machine hazards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites TimkenSteel's Canton, Ohio, plant after worker dies from nitrogen exposure
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA again finds Dollar General jeopardizing worker, customer safety
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites food supplier after worker suffers amputation from unguarded machinery; proposes $76K in penalties
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Illinois contractor for again ignoring dangers of trench collapse
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA's investigation of lathe operator's fatal injuries finds machine guards were bypassed at Wisconsin machining facility
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA again finds Indiana framing contractor failing to protect workers from dangerous fall hazards; proposes $44K in penalties
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - More than $121K in OSHA fines proposed for construction companies that exposed workers to trench cave-in hazards at Austin project
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department urges storm recovery workers and public to be vigilant, aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA appoints new director for its construction directorate
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA, Health Canada update plan to align labelling and classification requirements for hazardous workplace chemicals
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Connecticut diagnostic laboratory for inadequately protecting its employees against chemical hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Syracuse auto parts manufacturer fails to correct electrical, crushing and respiratory hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Florida contractor again for allowing dangerous fall hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - North Florida roofing contractor continues to expose workers to dangerous fall hazards; faces $128K in penalties
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - OSHA, Workers Defense Project renew alliance to promote worker safety and health for construction workers in Austin
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - OSHA renews alliances with Mexican Consulates aimed at safety for construction workers in South Texas