OSHA News Releases – Region 1

2016

  • - 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

2013

  • - 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

2011

  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department sues Beverly, Mass., dentist for allegedly firing employee who raised concerns about contaminated needle disposal
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $175,500 in fines to North Billerica, Mass., employer for 38 alleged safety violations following worker injury
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites 50 safety violations, proposes $917,000 in fines against Bostik Inc. following Middleton, Mass., explosion
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $176,000 in fines against Stowe Woodward LLC for hazards at Concord, NH, plant
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department reaches settlement with Nations Roof, 14 affiliated companies to enhance safety and health for employees nationwide

2010

  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites North Reading, Mass., roofing contractor for fall and scaffolding hazards at Melrose, Mass., worksite

2009

  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Weymouth, Mass., contractor faces $35,000 in fines from U.S. Labor Department's OSHA for unguarded excavation at Ayer, Mass., worksite