OSHA News Releases – Region 1

 

2017

  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA Investigation Finds Psychiatric Hospital Workers Remain Exposed to Serious Workplace Hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Consent judgment compensates three Hartford health center employees fired after concerns were raised about tuberculosis exposure
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Court upholds OSHA finding that railroad company violated Maine employee's whistleblower rights
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA Recognizes Workers' Memorial Day in New York
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA administrative law judge rules that Massachusetts companies operated as single employer at worksite where 3 workers fell
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Employer in fatal Boston trench collapse did not provide safety training and basic safeguards for employees, OSHA finds
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Partnership to focus on safety at Amherst College construction project
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA orders Amtrak to reinstate, pay $892K to employee discharged in violation of Federal Railroad Safety Act
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA: Employee's death at Bellingham auto parts business 'preventable'

2016

  • - 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 1 OSHA News Release - Central Transport agrees to enhanced safety measures at over 100 freight terminals in US Labor Department settlement
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Occupational Safety and Review Commission approves settlement between US Labor Department, event company after circus tent collapse
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Contractor exposes workers repeatedly to potential deadly or disabling fall hazards at Middletown roofing job
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Stavis Seafoods Inc. for 20 serious violations following March ammonia leak in which employee died
  • - Region 1 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA: Tire explosion which severely injured employee at Woburn truck sales and repair facility 'preventable'
  • - Region 1 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA: Methuen cave-in "could have been prevented"
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Connecticut diagnostic laboratory for inadequately protecting its employees against chemical hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA Regional News Brief - Warnings ignored, Dorchester roofing contractor repeatedly exposed employees to life-threatening fall hazards at Haverhill church
  • - Region 1 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Rohm-Haas Electronics Material for exposing employees to fire, explosion hazards; finds 11 workplace safety violations
  • - Region 1 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds Connecticut gauge manufacturer exposing workers to amputation, crushing and electrical hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds Windsor adhesive tape manufacturer exposed workers to widespread electrical, fire, chemical hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites East Hartford mattress recycler for uncorrected, new and recurring hazards for workers
  • - Region 1 OSHA Regional News Brief - Andover contractor exposes employees to cave-in hazards in Stoneham
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Worker's fall reveals OSHA violations by roofing contractor
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Trucking company fired driver for refusing to violate safety regulations
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA fines window restoration company $40K for lead, other hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA fines leading rail equipment manufacturer $105K for exposing workers to several cancer-causing chemicals, other hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Repeat safety and health violator US Chutes Inc. fails to correct hazards, 'needlessly places its workers at risk' of illness, injury
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Cambridge candy manufacturer, Boston staffing agency, cited by OSHA after temporary employee loses part of finger while operating machine
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Ammonia leak, alarm failure at Taunton food products distribution center highlights potentially deadly chemical hazard
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Worker's fall from Newton rooftop could have been prevented: OSHA
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Blocked emergency exit, improperly stored stock pose hazards for Guess? store employees at Foxwoods Casino
  • - Region 1 OSHA Regional News Brief - Lynn roofing contractor again exposes employees to fall, electrical hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Employees at Connecticut steel foundry exposed to electrical, chemical, mechanical and fire hazards and lack of protective equipment
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA: Fatal Taunton aerial lift tip over was 'preventable'
  • - Region 1 OSHA Regional News Brief - Connecticut aircraft engine repair station employees exposed to hexavalent chromium, fire hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA administrative law judge rules that Connecticut contractor misclassified employees as independent contractors
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA: Circus tent in fatal New Hampshire collapse not erected correctly
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA: Bryant University structural steel collapse 'needless and preventable'
  • - Region 1 OSHA Regional News Brief - Stratford contractor again exposes employees to fall, scaffold hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA: Employees of Terryville, Connecticut, manufacturer exposed to chemical, fire, other hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Massachusetts roofing contractor again exposes workers to fall hazards A S General Construction Inc. faces $188K in OSHA fines for 16 violations
  • - Region 1 OSHA Regional News Brief - Lake Compounce Theme Park employees exposed to chemical, fire, other hazards: OSHA
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Settlement with Massachusetts contractor seeks to prevent future deaths and honor memory of two workers killed in 2014 crane accident
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Serial violator exposes employees to potentially fatal fall and other hazards at New Hampshire worksite

2015

  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Administrative court sets precedent, allowing request for enterprise-wide hazard abatement by employer to proceed to trial
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Forever 21 Retail Inc. agrees to correct hazards, pay $100K in penalties for safety violations at Westfarms Mall store in Farmington, Connecticut
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Habitual workplace safety violator Force Corp. again exposes roofing workers to potentially fatal fall hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Wyman Gordon employees exposed to mechanical and electrical hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Connecticut manufacturer unlawfully discharged employees for filing OSHA safety and health complaints, US Labor Department charges
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA issues notices to West Haven, Connecticut VA Medical Center for exposing workers to new and recurring hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Worker 'would not have died' in Longmeadow, Massachusetts, trench if employer had followed proper procedures, says OSHA
  • - Region 1 OSHA Regional News Brief - Acton based granite countertop manufacturer exposes employees to new and recurring safety hazards after failing to correct violation
  • - Region 1 OSHA Regional News Brief - Falling boxes of patio furniture at Massachusetts Big Lots store strike employee, causing hospitalization
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - AmeriGas Propane LP flouts safety standards designed to prevent catastrophe
  • - Region 1 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA asks Connecticut employers to safeguard workers after heat leads to employee's kidney failure
  • - Region 1 OSHA Regional News Brief - Employees of Plainville, Connecticut, electroplating company exposed to chemical, mechanical hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA Regional News Brief - US Court of Appeals holds serial OSHA violator in contempt
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Hannaford Supermarkets acts to prevent musculoskeletal injuries for warehouse employees in Maine and New York
  • - Region 1 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA: Bridgeport Family Dollar store employees face exit access hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Employees of New Britain, Conn., heat treatment plant face chemical, fire, explosion and mechanical hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Temporary staffing company agrees to implement changes to protect employees at all its work sites
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - East Greenwich, Rhode Island, health clinic provider lacks effective blood hazard safeguards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Record snowfall highlights why fall safety is a year-round concern
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Roofing workers spotted in 'clear-and-present danger' by OSHA inspectors as they drive by North Smithfield, Rhode Island, job site
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Forever 21 Retail Inc. store in Connecticut among those endangering employees because of obstructed emergency exit route
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Ringling Bros. to enhance safety for all aerial acts after settlement agreement
  • - Region 1 OSHA Regional News Brief - Follow up OSHA inspections identify new and recurring hazards for employees at New Hampshire sign manufacturer
  • - Region 1 OSHA Regional News Brief - Allied Painting Inc. exposes employees to lead and fall hazards at Braga Bridge worksite in Fall River, Massachusetts
  • - Region 1 OSHA Regional News Brief - Southbury, Connecticut residential home builder exposes workers to potentially fatal fall hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA Regional News Brief - Beacon Industries Inc. exposes employees to mechanical, electrical and other hazards at Newington, Conn., manufacturing plant
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Court orders dentist to pay $85K to employee fired for safety complaint
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Three Massachusetts roofers hospitalized after substandard scaffold breaks
  • - Region 1 OSHA Regional News Brief - New Hampshire electrical contractor exposes employee to fall and electric shock hazards at Concord jobsite
  • - Region 1 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA issues hazard alert letter to Hope Elephants following death
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Serial violator Stephen Lessard faces contempt charges for ignoring OSHA safety hazards, failing to pay $400K in fines
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Employees avert explosion, fire and other dangers after solvent spill at freight terminal exposes employer's lack of readiness
  • - Region 1 OSHA Regional News Brief - For the fourth time in 4 years, Massachusetts roofing contractor cited for exposing employees to potentially fatal falls
  • - Region 1 OSHA Regional News Brief - Employees at Bristol, Connecticut, trash-to-energy plant exposed to combustible dust, fire, electrical, confined space, other hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Central Transport LLC shipping exposes terminal employees in multiple states to injuries and death from defective forklifts
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Formed Fiber Technologies in Auburn, Maine, exposes employees to lacerations, amputation and other hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Litchfield County, Connecticut, manufacturer exposes employees to dangerous respiratory, chemical and other safety hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - 4 contractors expose workers to potentially fatal falls at Easthampton, Massachusetts, renovation project

2014

  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - New Hampshire company faces $230,400 in OSHA fines for exposing employees to fall, crushing, noise and other hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Metro-North Commuter Railroad Co. violates rights of Connecticut worker who reported injury and filed OSHA complaint
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Workers at Billerica, Massachusetts, freight shipping terminal exposed to electrocution, fall, crushing and other hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Fire at Vernon, Connecticut, precision machining and fabricating facility sparks OSHA investigation
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds that overloading led to Providence, Rhode Island, circus fall
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Employees exposed to potentially fatal fall hazards at Bridgeport, Connecticut, work site
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - FedEx Ground Packaging System Inc. cited for machine guarding hazard at Wilmington, Massachusetts, distribution center
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Manchester, Connecticut, contractor cited for 25 serious violations at Hockanum Mill renovation site in Rockville
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Newington, Connecticut, stair and cabinet manufacturer cited by OSHA for mechanical, chemical and fire hazards after employee amputation
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Wolcott, Connecticut, roofing contractor cited for fall hazards after fatal worker fall in Watertown, Connecticut
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - New Hampshire contractor with history of safety violations exposed employees to 25-foot falls
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Massachusetts Bay Electrical Corp. cited for safety violations in connection with 2 worker fatalities on Cape Cod, Massachusetts
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - D and J Ironworks cited for inadequate workplace safeguards following fatal fire in Boston's Back Bay
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Enfield, Connecticut, roofing contractor exposed workers to falls at 2 New Britain sites, faces nearly $300,000 in OSHA fines
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Connecticut plastics manufacturer exposed employees to falls, mechanical, electrical and chemical hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Employees of The Preservation Society of Newport County exposed to lead and fall hazards at Bellevue Avenue mansion in Newport, Rhode Island