OSHA News Releases – Region 2

 

2017

  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA proposes nearly $89K penalty after finding concrete manufacturer again exposed workers to airborne silica
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites New York contractor for exposing workers to excavation hazards at high school construction site
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA investigation of Jersey City Medical Center worker's fatal fall finds facility exposed employees to dangerous electrical hazards

2016

  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites roofing contractor for exposing workers to falls, other hazards at North Jersey work sites in East Rutherford, Wallington
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites New Jersey commercial laundry for workplace safety hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - OSHA: Training could have prevented tree service worker's death
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds New Jersey cleaning products manufacturer exposed workers to chemical, other safety and health hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - Philadelphia contractor exposes workers to fall hazards again, this time at a South Jersey construction worksite
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Syracuse roofing contractor again exposes workers to fall hazards: OSHA
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - New Jersey steel can manufacturer exposes workers to noise hazards, potentially permanent hearing loss at Parsippany facility
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - New Jersey aluminum company continues to expose employees to machine hazards - resulting in worker injuries, amputations
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - Bergen County framing contractor faces $222K in fines after failing to provide proper protection, exposing employees to 20-foot falls at work site
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds workers exposed to hazardous chemicals, compressed gas and falls at discount tire retailer
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - OSHA investigation reveals Paterson construction company exposed employees to electrical, fall, safety hazards during rehab work at Belleville site
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Syracuse auto parts manufacturer fails to correct electrical, crushing and respiratory hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - National Manufacturing Co. exposes workers to chemical hazards, workplace safety dangers at North Jersey facility
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Orange County fire extinguisher service company after two workers suffer severe injuries in tank explosion
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds Clifton company again exposes employees to life-threatening falls at a Bergen County work site, proposes $79K in fines
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds New Jersey rifle manufacturer deemed a 'severe violator' in 2012 continues to expose workers to noise hazards at Bayonne facility
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA fines South Jersey chemical facility $115K for exposing workers to flammable gas, other hazards; finds 3 repeat, 8 serious violations
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Employees of Schenectady remediation contractor 'needlessly sickened' when their employer exposes them to mercury poisoning
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Two OSHA inspectors find North Jersey company exposes workers to more than two dozen serious crane, chemical hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites prop, furniture manufacturer for exposing workers to chemical; other safety, health hazards at Rahway warehouse
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Two Queens contractors expose employees to fall, fire and electrical hazards at Chinatown construction site, OSHA finds
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA, Wage and Hour Division enter alliance with NYS Workers' Compensation Board to better protect workers
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Newark metal treatment company faces $87K penalty for exposing workers to fall, chemical, electrical, and compressed gas hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Despite fire in 2015, Warren County manufacturer fails to correct combustible dust hazard, allows recurring fire, explosion and fall hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Tonawanda Coke for repeat, serious safety violations after employee dies while servicing operating coal elevator
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - Judge upholds OSHA citations and $249k in penalties against New York contractor for scaffold hazards at Manhattan hotel construction site
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites food manufacturer after worker dies after 24-foot fall at the company's Jersey City warehouse
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Union City contractor allowed dangerous hazards that led to worker's fatal fall while removing siding at Bayonne home
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Employees exposed to widespread, potentially fatal electrical, fall hazards at Williamsburg building site
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Chautauqua County manufacturer fails to correct fall hazard, allows recurring electrical hazard; faces OSHA fines of $87K
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Wegmans Food Market's Rochester bakery for repeat safety violations after operating conveyor injures employee's arm
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - Clifton scrap recycler faces $121K in fines after OSHA finds 16 safety, health violations in car-crushing operation
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Tower painting contractor sees fines more than double after contesting OSHA violations in 2012 worker fatality
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - Paterson commercial launderer cited for exposing workers to carbon monoxide danger, other safety and health hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Obstructed emergency exits at two New Rochelle CVS stores: OSHA
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - Passaic distribution warehouse fined $112K for two dozen safety violations
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Brooklyn manufacturer faces $105k in fines after OSHA finds dangerous lead, noise and chemical hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - CSX Transportation Inc. retaliated against employee at Selkirk, New York facility who reported safety concerns, OSHA investigation finds
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - Elizabeth contractor again exposes workers to dangerous risk of falls, OSHA finds at downtown Jersey City build site
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Irvington convenience store, where employee was killed in October 2015 robbery, for lack of employee safety protections
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds Cooper Hospital exposed employees to needle-stick injuries, bloodborne pathogen hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Trench collapse, injuries to Schenectady contractor's employee at Albany County job site 'needless and avoidable': OSHA
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department settlement: Anheuser-Busch of New Jersey agrees to enhance safety for workers at its Jersey City, Bronx distributorships
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - OSHA says food Rob Salamida Co. employee's serious injuries due to fumes in 3,000-gallon vinegar tank should never have happened
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Settlement with US Labor Department commits developer to enhance safeguards for employees renovating Harlem Valley Psychiatric Center
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Arctic Glacier USA exposed employees to serious chemical, electrical and exit hazards at Hicksville, Long Island ice plant
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - OSHA orders JP Morgan Chase Bank to reinstate fired operations manager who raised concerns about financial transactions' validity
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Berlin Builders continues to expose workers to life-threatening falls, other safety hazards at Southern New Jersey worksites
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA: Bergen County contractor willfully exposed workers to potential trench cave-in at Parsippany worksite
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Morris County contractor created worker safety hazards that led to hangar collapse at Newark Liberty International Airport
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds Middlesex contractor exposed workers to fall hazards after investigation of roofer's death at Parsippany jobsite
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA: Saratoga County campground exposed employees to electrical hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Employees at Tecnofil Chenango SAC again exposed to hazards from unguarded machines at Sherburne plant
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department sues Niagara Falls employer for firing employee who raised safety concerns at Buffalo demolition site
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds Newark manufacturer put employees at-risk in its handling of dangerous chemicals
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Morris County contractor ignored municipal safety concern,willfully exposed workers to dangers of possible trench cave-in
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - New York trucking company fired driver for reporting truck safety concerns
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - Three Long Island, NY, workers inside recycling machinery seriously injured when power is unexpectedly turned on

2015