OSHA News Releases – December 2016

December 2016

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA names new administrator for Dallas region
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites plastics manufacturer after second worker suffers severe injury in less than 18 months at Ohio plant
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites lumber company for inadequate machine guards after worker suffers injury while setting up molding machine
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds global railroad company retaliated against worker who reported safety concerns about track defects
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Wisconsin metal fabrication company for safety failures after investigation of teenaged worker's fatal injuries, two weeks after starting job
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites roofing contractor for exposing workers to falls, other hazards at North Jersey work sites in East Rutherford, Wallington
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - John Deere agrees to settle whistleblower allegations, will pay former employee $275K in back wages, damages
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - Plymouth Meeting contractor exposed workers to scaffolding, fall hazards at a Philadelphia work site
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites 4 Florida contractors as worker dies after falling through unprotected floor opening; proposes $91K in penalties
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites well operator, two servicing companies after one worker dies, 3 others severely injured while servicing North Dakota well
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA: Worker health and safety should be an integral part of sustainability efforts
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA fines Texas feed manufacturer nearly $92K in fines for serious and repeat health and safety violations
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA issues final rule clarifying the ongoing obligation to make and maintain accurate records of work-related injuries and illnesses
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites numerous hazards at Missouri sheet metal manufacturer after court orders employer to let inspectors investigate safety complaints
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites New Jersey commercial laundry for workplace safety hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA fines USPS $178K after inspectors find workers exposed to safety hazards at Merrifield distribution center
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - OSHA renews initiative to improve worker safety culture in Colorado by renewing Colorado Safety Association alliance
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites contractor after another Idaho worker falls to his death
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA issues final rule establishing procedures for handling retaliation complaints from workers in the automotive industry
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Ned Stevens Gutter Cleaning cited for fall protection violation as worker falls in Lexington from roof as unprotected foreman stands on another
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Massachusetts packaging company for serious safety, health hazards following injury to temporary worker
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Alabama auto parts supplier to Kia and Hyundai, staffing agencies face $2.5M in fines after robot fatally crushes young bride-to-be
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA cancels meeting of National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health OSH Professionals Pipeline Work Group
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA inspects Selbyville poultry processor after worker suffers finger amputation
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites, fines Crystal Finishing Systems following fatality investigation
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites global food company after 2 workers suffer severe injuries at Melrose Park, Illinois, processing facility
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites global commercial laundry equipment manufacturer after second worker suffers amputation injury in less than two months
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA emphasis program finds 22 violations at Texas feed manufacturer
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Central Transport agrees to enhanced safety measures at over 100 freight terminals in US Labor Department settlement
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA requests comments, schedules meeting on standard to prevent workplace violence in healthcare, social assistance
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds workers exposed to machine, electrical hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - Stucco contractor fails to properly protect employees from fall, silica hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Roofing company did not provide adequate fall protection for roofers working at commercial site in O'Fallon, Illinois
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds flooring subcontractor workers exposed to dangerous falls at construction site; Dallas-area employer faces $87K in fines
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA extends deadline for comments on proposed rule to improve provisions in its standards
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA issues recommended practices to promote workplace safety and health programs in construction
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - Pennsylvania hospital workers exposed to violence, bloodborne hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA fines USPS $342K after inspectors find workers exposed to bloodborne pathogen hazards at Brooklyn, Maryland, annex
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds Texas reel manufacturer exposed workers to amputation, chemical hazards; company faces $107K in fines