OSHA News Releases – October 2016

October 2016

  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA inspection finds Dollar General in Jonestown blocked emergency exit again, proposes $215K penalty
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Ohio trailer lining manufacturer faces nearly $215K in fines after OSHA finds company disabled safety devices, exposed workers to hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - OSHA investigation of two serious employee injuries finds global filtration manufacturer failed to protect workers from safety and health hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Illinois manufacturer after electrician's first day ends tragically when mobile trailer falls, fatally crushes him
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Coilplus Illinois following fatality investigation at Plainfield facility
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA's investigation of machine operator's injuries finds safety guards bypassed at Wisconsin retail bag manufacturer
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites animal feed company for exposing workers to grain handling, electrical hazards at Nebraska facility
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA and the American Staffing Association renew alliance to protect temporary workers
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds J.M. Smucker's facility lacks energy control procedures in federal investigation of employee's amputation injury
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites national logistics company's Wisconsin facility for exposing workers to powered industrial vehicle, electrical hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA investigation results in more than a dozen serious violations for Houston commercial furniture manufacturer after machine crushes worker
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA schedules meeting of Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health; requests nominations for membership
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Ohio vehicle parts manufacturer for failing to protect its workers from machine hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds Mississippi sawmill's safety failures led to worker's death
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites paper product manufacturer for lacking safety procedures after worker suffers amputation; proposes $68K in penalties
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA delays enforcement of anti-retaliation provisions of injury and illness tracking rule until December 1
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA inspectors responding to report of workers sickened by carbon monoxide, finds dangerous asbestos exposure, other hazards at nursing home renovation
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Temporary workers rigging steel at Columbus building site at risk of 6-story falls as employers failed to provide fall protection, training
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA releases updated recommended practices to encourage workplace safety and health programs
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites South Florida tree trimming service in worker's fatal electrocution
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Framing contractor continues to expose workers to fall and other safety hazards; OSHA proposes nearly $360K in penalties
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - Philadelphia contractor exposes workers to fall hazards again, this time at a South Jersey construction worksite
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Pennsylvania masonry company agrees to pay $135K in back wages, damages to terminated plant manager following OSHA whistleblower investigation
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA fines Louisiana chemical manufacturer more than $92K after inspection finds 9 serious violations at Westlake facility
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA issues final rule establishing procedures for handling retaliation complaints under the Affordable Care Act
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA investigation at Bucks County housing development marks 6th time Georgia-based roofing contractor cited for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Omega Demolition Corp. after worker fatally crushed by 40-ton beam on I-90 bridge construction project in Des Plaines
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - As fall's harvest arrives, OSHA urges grain-handling industry to be vigilant to stem a tide of recent tragedies, and near disasters
  • - OSHA Trade Release - Secretary of Labor renews charter of National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA urges storm recovery workers, public to be vigilant, aware of hazards in aftermath of Hurricane Matthew
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA's whistleblower complaint against automotive supplier resolved
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Illinois plumbing contractor ignores OSHA, returns to job site next day and continues exposing workers to dangers of trench collapse
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA proposes to amend respiratory protection standard to add two additional fit-testing protocols
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Syracuse roofing contractor again exposes workers to fall hazards: OSHA
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - New Jersey steel can manufacturer exposes workers to noise hazards, potentially permanent hearing loss at Parsippany facility
  • - Region 7 OSHA Regional News Brief - Iowa postal facility exposes workers to mold, electrical hazards from unrepaired water leak
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - New Jersey aluminum company continues to expose employees to machine hazards - resulting in worker injuries, amputations
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Greater employer, worker vigilance needed as OSHA opens 36 fatality investigations statewide since Jan. 1, 2016
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites US Postal Service after two Des Moines workers suffer heat illness while delivering the mail
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA proposes rule to improve provisions in its standards
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - Bergen County framing contractor faces $222K in fines after failing to provide proper protection, exposing employees to 20-foot falls at work site
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds workers exposed to hazardous chemicals, compressed gas and falls at discount tire retailer
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Georgia textile, plastic recycler continues to expose workers to serious OSHA workplace hazards; faces nearly $318K in fines for repeated, serious violations
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Wisconsin contractor for ignoring dangers of trench collapse
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - Excavation contractor's failure to protect workers led to trench collapse that killed two workers, badly hurt a third in Boise
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA investigations find New Jersey contractor failing to provide fall protection for employees at 4 Lehigh Valley worksites