OSHA News Releases – January 2017

January 2017

  • - OSHA Trade Release - US Department of Labor renews the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA orders Amtrak to reinstate, pay $892K to employee discharged in violation of Federal Railroad Safety Act
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Green Bay manufacturer faces more than $219K in proposed penalties after two workers suffer severe injuries within 10 days
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Ohio railroad parts manufacturer after follow-up inspection finds workers remain exposed to machine, fall hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA: Employee's death at Bellingham auto parts business 'preventable'
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA proposes nearly $89K penalty after finding concrete manufacturer again exposed workers to airborne silica
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA fines Pennsylvania hospital $32K for exposing employees to workplace violence, other hazards
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA issues recommended practices to promote workplace anti-retaliation programs
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Oklahoma truck bed manufacturer fined $535K for putting workers at risk, as OSHA inspectors identify 30 safety, health violations
  • - Region 8 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA, Rocky Mountain Education Center renew alliance to support worker safety education throughout Colorado
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - OSHA reminds workers, employers that fall protection can prevent tragedy when removing snow on rooftops, elevated surfaces
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Masonry contractor continues to expose workers to fall hazards
  • - Region 8 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Sioux Falls company after 40-year-old equipment operator suffers serious injuries in trench cave-in at Brandon work site
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor sues Jasper Roofing Contractors, CEO for retaliation after employee cooperates with OSHA investigation
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites New York contractor for exposing workers to excavation hazards at high school construction site
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds workers exposed to multiple fall hazards while roofing Winnetka home
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor issues final rule to lower beryllium levels, increase workplace protections to reduce health risks
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department sues food manufacturer, owner that terminated employee who tried to call 911 after co-worker suffered amputation
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Atlanta-based paper, plastic recycler exposes workers to fire, explosion, machine guarding hazards; OSHA proposes $133K in penalties
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds Illinois contractor, Robert Barringer III exposes roofers to potentially deadly fall hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA investigation of Jersey City Medical Center worker's fatal fall finds facility exposed employees to dangerous electrical hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Chicago metal container manufacturer faces more than $81K in OSHA penalties after 3rd worker suffers amputation injury
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds Wisconsin medical clinic exposed workers to asbestos hazards