OSHA News Releases – Region 1

2015

  • - 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
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Employees of P. Gioioso and Sons Inc. faced electrocution hazards from power lines at Massachusetts work site
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Connecticut contractor cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 17 serious workplace health violations at Easthampton, Massachusetts, renovation site
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - TLD Ace Corp. cited for exposing workers to fall, fire and electrical hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Massachusetts employer sued by US Department of Labor agrees to pay worker who was discharged after filing OSHA complaint
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA fines Dollar Tree Stores $177,800 for exposing employees to serious safety hazards at Massachusetts store
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Massachusetts seafood processor for serious safety violations following worker's death
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA finds that Metro-North Commuter Railroad Co. violated Federal Railroad Safety Act anti-discrimination provisions
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Boston Bridge and Steel Inc. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for safety and health hazards following employee death
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - After explosion, US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 3-D printing firm for exposing workers to combustible metal powder, electrical hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor sues West Springfield, Mass., employer for allegedly firing an employee who filed an OSHA complaint
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Lee, Mass., contractor cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 'needless and avoidable' fatal fall at Stockbridge work site
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Safety hazards at Salisbury, Mass., manufacturer lead to $93,200 in US Department of Labor OSHA fines
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Stamford, Conn., contractor cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for wall collapse, fall hazards at construction work site
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites East Providence, RI, company for combustible wood dust and other hazards after August 2013 fire and explosion
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Recurring hazards by Cheshire, Conn., manufacturer of print reproductions results in US Labor Department OSHA citations
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Wakefield, Mass., contractor for exposing workers to cave-in hazards at Milton work site
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Bristol, Conn., wire manufacturer faces more than $109,000 in US Labor Department OSHA fines for new and recurring hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Packaging Corporation of America cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for repeat safety hazards after Massachusetts plant inspection
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Connecticut manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for chemical hazards; StanChem Inc., faces $55,300 in fines

2013

  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Terrell's Potato Chip Co. Inc. faces $115,500 in US Labor Department OSHA fines for new, recurring safety hazards at Syracuse, NY, manufacturing plant
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Postal Service cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after heat-related death of Medford, Mass., mail carrier in July heat wave
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Hartford, Conn., welding company fails to correct previously cited safety hazards, faces extra $167,750 in proposed US Labor Department OSHA fines
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - The Gilman Brothers Co. faces more than $105,000 in US Labor Department OSHA fines for safety hazards at Connecticut manufacturing plant
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Plantsville, Conn., automotive metal forging company cited by the US Labor Department's OSHA for repeat and serious safety and health violations
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - UUS Labor Department's OSHA cites fencing manufacturer for repeat and serious workplace safety and health hazards at Marlborough, Mass., plant
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Crane collapse in Stamford, Conn., results in proposed US Labor Department OSHA fines of $165,200 for Port Chester, NY, marine construction contractor
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Hampton, NH, manufacturer for 21 serious safety violations
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites West Hartford, Conn., metal finishing plant for 15 repeat and serious hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA orders Connecticut trucking company and owner to withdraw retaliatory lawsuit, pay $60,000 to former workers
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Cicero, NY, metal hatch manufacturer for 13 serious safety hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $280,000 in fines against contractors constructing power plant in Berlin, NH
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA orders Clean Diesel Technologies Inc. to pay over $1.9 million to former CFO fired for reporting conflict of interest
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Medford, Mass., contractor for cave-in hazards at Chelsea sewer installation site
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Massachusetts contractor faces more than $336,000 in US Labor Department OSHA fines for willful, repeat and serious safety violations
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Warwick, RI-based construction company cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for willful violation after employees found working in an unstable trench
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Pan Am Railways Inc. found to have violated Maine employee's whistle-blower rights after he filed complaint with the US Department of Labor
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Transportation Security Administration for worker hazards at Boston's Logan International Airport
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Massachusetts mental health provider signs companywide settlement agreement to protect its workers better against workplace violence
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites West Hartford, Conn., health care facility for chemical, electrical, machine guarding hazards; proposes $58,800 in fines
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - High noise levels in New England manufacturing industries target of OSHA's new regional emphasis program
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA orders Marlborough, Mass., trucking company and owner to reinstate, pay more than $131,000 to driver
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Nucap US Inc. for 17 serious safety violations at Watertown, Conn., manufacturing plant
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department orders Metro North Commuter Railroad Co. to pay damages to New Haven, Conn., employee who reported on-the-job injury
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - True North Hotel Group Inc. to provide whistle-blower training nationally following US Labor Department investigation Company will also pay back wages and damages, take corrective action on behalf of discharged employee who raised safety concerns
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Massachusetts contractor faces $290,700 in US Labor Department OSHA fines for willful, repeat fall hazards at Durham, NH, work site
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Monro Muffler Brake Inc. cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for alleged willful, repeat and serious workplace safety violations in Portsmouth, NH
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Maine sawmill for repeat and serious violations of workplace safety standards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Maine pipe supplier for repeat and serious violations of excavation safety standards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - New England candy manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 19 serious health and safety violations after ammonia release
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Philippine consulate general in New York to inform, assist workers in 10 states
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Nuway Tobacco Co. for combustible dust, electrical, mechanical and fall hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - East Hartford, Conn., auto body shop cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after inspection finds repeat and workplace hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Dayville, Conn., cosmetics manufacturing plant for electrical, confined space, mechanical and chemical hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Forever 21 for repeat safety hazards following inspection of Burlington, Mass., store
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department obtains judgment ordering Maine dentist to pay $72,000 to two former employees who raised workplace health concerns
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Milford, Conn., roofing contractor, proposes nearly $45,000 in fines for fall hazards at local work site
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Massachusetts wholesale food manufacturer/distributor for energy control, ammonia and other hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Massachusetts wholesale food manufacturer/distributor for energy control, ammonia and other hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Massachusetts wholesale food manufacturer/distributor for energy control, ammonia and other hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Massachusetts wholesale food manufacturer/distributor for energy control, ammonia and other hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Massachusetts wholesale food manufacturer/distributor for energy control, ammonia and other hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Massachusetts wholesale food manufacturer/distributor for energy control, ammonia and other hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Massachusetts wholesale food manufacturer/distributor for energy control, ammonia and other hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Massachusetts wholesale food manufacturer/distributor for energy control, ammonia and other hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los EE.UU. cita a fabricante / distribuidor de alimentos al por mayor por control de energía, amoníaco y otros peligros
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Dracut, Mass., contractor, proposes $55,660 in fines for excavation, other safety hazards at Nashua, NH, work site

2012

  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Keene, NH, contractor cited in fatal fall at school construction site agrees to correct hazards, expand worker training after US Labor Department actions
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - New England Wood Pellet agrees to correct explosion and fire hazards at New Hampshire facility following US Labor Department actions
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - New Haven, Conn., manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for safety violations after 4 workers hospitalized following fire
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA and recidivist Massachusetts contractor reach settlement over cave-in hazards at Cambridge and Framingham sites
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Johnston, RI, lawn care service for 7 serious violations following electrocution of employee
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department secures decision affirming fall hazard violation, fine against Campbell, Ohio-based bridge painting company
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de EE. UU. anima a que los trabajadores en tareas de recuperación del huracán se protejan contra peligros
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Newton, Mass., medical provider cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after workers exposed to biohazards; inspection finds willful, serious violations