OSHA News Releases – June 2023

June 2023

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor finds shipping company endangered warehouse employees working under suspended cars, motorcycles
  • - OSHA News Brief - US Department of Labor, Centro Comunitario de Trabajadores of New Bedford sign alliance to foster safety, health practices
  • - OSHA National News Release - Fireworks, pyrotechnics industry employers strongly urged to make worker safety a priority on July 4
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Judge finds Shawn D. Purvis, Purvis Home Improvement Co. Inc. individually liable for nearly $1.6M penalties in Maine roofer’s fatality case
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor settles whistleblower case against Delaware salvage yard that wrongly terminated employee for reporting safety concerns
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Okeechobee labor contractor after heat illness claims the life of 28-year-old farmworker in Parkland
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Utah solar power company after inspectors find workers atop snow-covered Johnstown roof without fall protection
  • - OSHA News Brief - US Department of Labor, Georgia road contractors to promote workplace safety during I-285, I-20 East interchange project
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor, trade groups, unions partnering to protect workers from hazards in trenching, excavation
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor invites small business owners, local governments to share input on potential heat standard to protect indoor, outdoor workers
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA announces upcoming fee changes for student course completion cards for Outreach Training Program
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor again cites Dollar Tree Inc. for failing to safeguard Rhode Island workers, this time at Coventry store
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Federal investigators find Piedmont Airlines failed to follow required safety procedures to protect ground crew member from suffering fatal injuries
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Ohio manufacturer faces $171K in penalties after worker suffers amputation while operating machine that lacked adequate safety protections
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Federal investigators find JBS Foods failed to protect Green Bay plant worker from amputations by ignoring required safety standards
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Unsafe bargain: Dallas-area Family Dollar store endangered employees by allowing blocked storeroom exits, walkways, unsafely stacked boxes
  • - OSHA News Brief - US Department of Labor, Mexican Consulate in Dallas sign alliance to protect safety, health of Spanish-speaking workers
  • - OSHA News Brief - US Department of Labor, North Florida non-profit initiative align to safeguard agriculture, construction industries’ workers
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Federal investigators find Alabama tire shop did not follow procedures to protect workers from rim, tire failures after fatal explosion
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Hostess Brands faces $298K in penalties after federal investigators find company’s safety, training failures led to worker’s amputation injury
  • - OSHA National News Release - Illinois pizza manufacturer faces $2.8M in penalties after investigation into 29-year-old sanitation worker’s death finds safety failures, lack of training
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Federal investigation finds Jacksonville treatment facility failed to improve worker safety procedures despite nearly 200 violent incidents in 2022
  • - OSHA News Brief - US Department of Labor renews ‘Star Level’ designation of Raytheon Co. site in Tewksbury for workplace safety, health achievements
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor urges landscaping industry employers to stay focused on protecting employees from hazards as demands increase
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Department of Labor cites entertainment company in Orlando fireworks warehouse blaze, explosion in which 4 workers perished
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Wisconsin food manufacturer’s history of violations continues, federal investigators find safety failures led to two workers amputation injuries
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - 16 Colorado employers recognized for recording zero worker injury and illnesses on the job in 2022
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Utah employers recognized for recording zero worker injury and illnesses on the job in 2022
  • - OSHA National News Release - UPDATED: US Department of Labor urges employers to have a plan to protect outdoor workers from hazards associated with poor air quality
  • - OSHA National News Release - ACTUALIZADO: El Departamento de Trabajo de los Estados Unidos insta a los empleadores a tener un plan para proteger a los trabajadores al aire libre de los peligros asociados con la mala calidad del aire
  • - OSHA News Brief - OSHA reconoce el lugar de trabajo de Phillips 66 en Casper, Wyoming, por 10 años de participación continua en los Programas de Protección Voluntaria de la agencia
  • - OSHA News Brief - US Department of Labor, Mexican Consulate in Albuquerque alliance seeks to protect safety, health of West Texas’ workers
  • - OSHA News Brief - OSHA recognizes Black Hills Energy technician in Cheyenne, Wyoming, as Voluntary Protection Programs leader of the year
  • - OSHA News Brief - OSHA reconoce técnico de Black Hills Energy en Cheyenne, Wyoming, como líder de los Programas de Protección Voluntaria del año
  • - OSHA News Brief - OSHA recognizes Phillips 66’s Casper, Wyoming worksite for 10 years of continuous participation in agency’s Voluntary Protection Programs
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Inspectores federales de seguridad encuentran que un contratista de Illinois con un largo historial de violaciones expone nuevamente a los empleados a peligros mortales en el lugar de trabajo
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Investigadores federales encuentran que la zanja carecía de la protección requerida para derrumbes que podría haber evitado las lesiones fatales del contratista de Burr Ridge
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - La queja de un trabajador lleva al Departamento de Trabajo a encontrar nuevamente a Dollar Tree exponiendo a los empleados a pasillos bloqueados, tropiezos, caídas, salidas seguras
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Federal investigators find trench lacked required cave-in protection that could have prevented Burr Ridge contractor’s fatal injuries
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Worker’s complaint leads Department of Labor to again find Dollar Tree exposing employees to blocked aisles, trips, falls, slowing safe exit
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Federal safety inspectors find Illinois contractor with long history of violations again exposing employees to dangerous workplace hazards
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - El Departamento de Trabajo de los Estados Unidos elogia a 9 empleadores de Montana por registrar cero lesiones y enfermedades de trabajadores en 2022
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - El Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. elogia a tres empleadores de Wyoming por registrar cero lesiones y enfermedades de trabajadores en 2022
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - El Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. elogia a dos empleadores de Dakota del Sur por registrar cero lesiones y enfermedades de trabajadores en 2022
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - El Departamento de Trabajo de los Estados Unidos ordena al servicio de ambulancia en helicóptero de Dakota del Sur que reincorpore al mecánico que informó preocupaciones de seguridad y presentó una queja ante la FAA
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor orders South Dakota helicopter ambulance service to reinstate mechanic who reported safety concerns, filed FAA complaint
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor lauds two South Dakota employers for recording zero worker injuries, illnesses in 2022
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor lauds three North Dakota employers for recording zero worker injuries, illnesses in 2022
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor lauds three Wyoming employers for recording zero worker injuries, illnesses in 2022
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor lauds 9 Montana employers for recording zero worker injuries, illnesses in 2022
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor invites businesses, workers to share best workplace safety, health practices
  • - OSHA National News Release - El Departamento de Trabajo de los Estados Unidos invita a empresas y trabajadores para compartir las mejores prácticas de seguridad y salud en el lugar de trabajo
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Inspectores federales de seguridad en el lugar de trabajo encuentran que un contratista de Illinois continúa exponiendo a los trabajadores de techos a peligros mortales de caídas, a pesar de las violaciones de 2019, 2022
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Federal workplace safety inspectors find Illinois contractor continues to expose roofing workers to deadly fall hazards, despite 2019, 2022 violations
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Contratista de Illinois ignoró las advertencias de seguridad de la ciudad sobre peligros mortales en zanjas, inspectores federales citan cinco violaciones graves y deliberadas, proponen $77,000 en multas
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Illinois contractor ignored city’s safety warnings about deadly trench hazards, federal inspectors cite five willful, serious violations, propose $77K in penalties
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - El Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. encuentra a Dollar General en el oeste de Texas Exponiendo a los empleados a riesgos de incendio, otros problemas
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor finds Dollar General in West Texas exposing employees to fire hazards, other concerns
  • - OSHA Trade Release - El Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. anuncia 15 miembros del Comité asesor sobre seguridad y salud en la construcción
  • - OSHA Trade Release - US Department of Labor announces 15 members of Advisory Committee on Construction Safety, Health
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - El Departamento de Trabajo determina que Dollar General continúa desconsiderando la seguridad luego de que las inspecciones en Alabama, Florida mostraran 8 violaciones repetidas y multas de hasta $ 1 millón
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Department of Labor finds Dollar General continues to discount safety after inspections in Alabama, Florida yield 8 repeat violations, $1M penalties
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - El Departamento de Trabajo de los Estados Unidos proporcionará expertos en seguridad y salud de los trabajadores en las áreas más afectadas en Guam por el tifón Mawar para proteger a los trabajadores de recuperación
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor will provide worker safety, health experts in areas hardest hit in Guam by Typhoon Mawar to protect recovery workers
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - El Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. encontro que Dollar General bloqueó las salidas de emergencia, permitió otros riesgos de seguridad en 4 tiendas del sur de Pensilvania
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor finds Dollar General blocked emergency exits, allowed other safety hazards at 4 southern Pennsylvania stores