OSHA News Releases – Region 1

2018

  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Lamar Outdoor Advertising Company Renew Alliance to Protect Workers
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Massachusetts Contractor For Exposing Workers to Fall Hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Orders Massachusetts Railway to Pay $85,000 to Employee Subjected to Retaliation after Reporting Injury
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Connecticut Employer For Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards at Construction Jobsite
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. 1st Circuit Court of Appeals Orders Maine Roofer to Correct Violations, Implement Safety Measures, and Address $389,685 in Fines
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites New Jersey Renewable Energy Company Following Fatality at New Hampshire Power Plant
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Lynnway Auto Auction to Correct Hazards, Implement Safety Measures, And Pay Penalties in U.S. Department of Labor Settlement
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Orders Reinstatement of Massachusetts Pilot Who Lost Job after Reporting a Safety Concern
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Massachusetts Contractor for Fall Hazards at New Hampshire Work Site
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Orders JetBlue to Reinstate and Pay Back Wages and Damages to Flight Attendant
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor, Massachusetts Division of Occupational Safety, and Associated Subcontractors of Massachusetts Partner to Promote Workplace Safety
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA Cites Schnabel Foundation Company, Proposes $212,396 in Penalties

2017

  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - New Haven Building Trades and Dimeo Construction Partner with U.S. Department of Labor to Promote Employee and Workplace Safety
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA Cites Connecticut Contractor for Mercury and Respirator Hazards at New Hampshire Demolition Site
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Lynnway Auto Auction For Exposing Employees to Numerous Hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Massachusetts Packaging Company and Staffing Agencies Reach Agreements to Enhance Workplace Safeguards
  • - 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 - Forever 21 Retail Inc. store in Connecticut among those endangering employees because of obstructed emergency exit route
  • - 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 - 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