OSHA News Releases – Region 2

2014

  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Manhattan jewelry and accessories chain cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for fire and other safety hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Star Snacks Co. LLC fined $180,000 by US Department of Labor's OSHA for willfully exposing employees to carbon monoxide and dangerous noise levels
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Watertown, NY, general construction company cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 'entirely preventable' fatal fall at Pulaski work site
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA follow-up inspection finds company failed to correct violations at previously cited Rasi Laboratories Inc. in Somerset, NJ
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Little Falls, NY, paper manufacturer exposes workers to serious safety violations at multiple work sites
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Precision Custom Coatings LLC $185,400 for willful and repeat violations
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites cabinetry, countertop manufacturer for combustible dust, chemical hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Garfield, NJ, masonry contractor for repeat fall and scaffolding hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Diversified CPC International Inc. for chemical hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA orders DISH Network to pay more than $257,000 in wages and damages to blacklisted former employee
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Paterson, NJ, severe violator again cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for recurring hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Spa and fitness center agrees to correct hazardous conditions after worker fatality at Palisades Park, NJ, spa
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites New York contractors for safety violations at Canastota Wastewater Treatment Plant
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Brooklyn, NY, recycler cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for heat-related death
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Brooklyn, NY, recycler cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for heat-related death
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Brooklyn, NY, recycler cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for heat-related death
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Brooklyn, NY, recycler cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for heat-related death
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los EE. UU. citó a recicladora de Brooklyn, NY, por una muerte provocada por el calor
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Brooklyn, NY, recycler cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for heat-related death
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Brooklyn, NY, recycler cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for heat-related death
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Brooklyn, NY, recycler cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for heat-related death
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Brooklyn, NY, recycler cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for heat-related death
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Best Buy cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for blocking emergency exit at Brooklyn, NY, store
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes fines of $236,500 for Forever 21 for repeat workplace safety violations at Paramus, NJ, and Manhattan, NY, stores
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA orders Missouri trucking company to pay more than $100,000 to blacklisted driver from New Jersey

2013

  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Rite Aid cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for safety hazards at Kings Highway store in Brooklyn, NY; proposed fines total more than $83,000
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites industrial gas manufacturer Welco Acetylene Corp. for 19 serious safety violations at Newark facility
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Uncorrected and recurring hazards at Victor, NY, manufacturing plant lead to $131,600 in additional US Labor Department OSHA fines
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - New Jersey pyrotechnics company cited for 12 safety violations by US Labor Department's OSHA; agency proposes $48,300 penalty
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $460,000 in fines against Long Island, NY, contractor for repeat fall and scaffolding hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Lakewood, NJ, merchandise printer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to excessive heat, other workplace hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Carneys Point, NJ, nursing home cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to excessive heat, health workplace hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Bronx, NY, employer fails to correct previously cited safety and health hazards, faces additional $108,080 in US Labor Department OSHA fines
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Rockaway, NJ, plastic pipe producer cited for 18 health and safety workplace violations; US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $51,800 in penalties
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Tyson Foods, proposes $121,720 in fines for workplace safety hazards at Buffalo, NY, production plant
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Big Lots Stores Inc., proposes $169,000 in fines for exit access, crushing, struck-by hazards at West Babylon, NY, store
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department reaches settlement agreement with Verizon New York Inc. to increase training, safeguards for field technicians
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Rebecca Minkoff LLC with $77,000 in fines for exit access hazards at company's Manhattan office and showroom
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Jackson, NJ, steel company fined $115,400 by US Labor Department's OSHA for failing to abate workplace hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites East Orange, NJ, concrete company for willful, serious hazards; proposes $153,900 fine
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Champlain, NY, rail car interior manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 24 safety and health violations
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Vestal, NY, pipe manufacturer cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for 16 serious health and safety violations after worker fatally struck by forklift
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites 7 Trade Fair Supermarkets in Queens, NY, for laceration, eye, exit hazards; proposes $128,000 in fines
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Perth Amboy, NJ, shirtmaker cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing employees to workplace hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Long Island, NY, nursing care facility for 11 health and safety hazards; proposes $41,000 in fines
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $272,000 in fines, cites four contractors for safety hazards at midtown Manhattan site
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Holtsville, NY, contractor for serious safety violations following decking collapse that injured worker
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - UPS Inc. cited for repeat, serious safety hazards at Secaucus, NJ, processing and distribution center; fined $45,500 by US Labor Department's OSHA
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes nearly $200,000 in fines against CVS for exit access, struck-by and other hazards at Brooklyn, NY, store
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Hamilton, NJ, roofing company cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for fall, other safety hazards following April accident
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Keyport, NJ, company $53,900 after construction worker falls approximately 45 feet at Jersey City site in June
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Multiple safety and health violations found at Supreme Oil Co. Inc. in Englewood, NJ, with company fined $259,000 by OSHA
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department reaches settlement with Waste Management of New Jersey Inc. following June 2012 heat fatality
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Nationwide ice maker cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 9 serious and 3 repeat workplace safety violations at Fairport, NY, plant
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Newark, NJ, vinyl window manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to safety and health hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $69,244 in fines against Plattsburgh, NY, manufacturer for repeat and serious safety and health violations
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Pretty Girl Inc. for exit access, electrical and sanitary/housekeeping violations at Brooklyn store
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Long Island, NY, concrete block manufacturer for 13 serious safety violations after worker loses arm
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Rochester, NY, hospital and contractor for a combined 14 serious violations, chiefly concerning asbestos
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Ford Motor Co. for 8 serious safety and health violations at Buffalo, NY, plant
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites home goods company for 22 serious safety violations at Manhattan and Brooklyn locations
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Duane Reade Inc., proposes $71,500 in fines for exit access and fire safety hazards at 598 Broadway store in lower Manhattan
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA announces safety stand-down in New York and New Jersey to prevent falls at construction work sites
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - New alliance between Erie Institute of Technology and US Labor
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Paterson, NJ, contractor faces $49,600 in fines from US Labor Department's OSHA for repeat fall, serious safety hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Burlington, NJ, construction company for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Orange County, NY, manufacturer faces almost $118,000 in additional US Labor Department fines for uncorrected and recurring hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Three New York contractors face over $465,000 in US Labor Department OSHA fines for electrocution and other hazards at Long Island work site
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines two companies $130,500 for trenching hazards at Kearny, NJ, site
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Rochester, NY, packaging manufacturer for willful and serious hazards following amputation
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines South River, NJ, masonry contractor nearly $91,000 for fall, scaffold hazards at Maywood, NJ, site
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Schenectady, NY, medical lab for inadequate worker safeguards against bloodborne pathogen hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Queensbury, NY, wood shavings manufacturer faces $233,870 in fines for combustible dust, confined space, chemical, mechanical, electrical hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Accadia Site Contracting Inc., proposes $84,000 in fines for cave-in hazard at Lewiston Road work site in Niagara Falls
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Newark, NJ, stucco contractor for scaffolding hazards at Maplewood, NJ, work site
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Consulate General of Dominican Republic in New York to inform, assist workers in 4 states
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Consulate General of Dominican Republic in New York to inform, assist workers in 4 states
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Ridgefield Park, NJ, contractor for repeat fall hazards at Paramus, NJ, work site
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Consulate General of Dominican Republic in New York to inform, assist workers in 4 states
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Consulate General of Dominican Republic in New York to inform, assist workers in 4 states
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Consulate General of Dominican Republic in New York to inform, assist workers in 4 states
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Consulate General of Dominican Republic in New York to inform, assist workers in 4 states
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Consulate General of Dominican Republic in New York to inform, assist workers in 4 states
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Consulate General of Dominican Republic in New York to inform, assist workers in 4 states
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Consulate General of Dominican Republic in New York to inform, assist workers in 4 states
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. forma alianza con el Consulado General de la República Dominicana en Nueva York para informar y asistir a los trabajadores de 4 estados.
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines North Bergen, NJ laundry company $219,000 for safety hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Voorhees, NJ, masonry group more than $50,000 for scaffold, safety hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites CVS Pharmacy, proposes $40,000 fine for lack of emergency action plan at Dutchess County, NY, location
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Newark, NJ, company for exposing workers to safety and health hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Ellicott Development Co. faces $44,000 in US Labor Department OSHA fines for lead exposure and fall hazards at Buffalo, NY, work site
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Saugerties, NY, metal fabricator for failing to correct previously cited hazard
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Queens, NY, metal products manufacturer faces $108,900 in fines from US Labor Department's OSHA for recurring and new health hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Lakewood, NJ, manufacturer nearly $185,000 for exposing workers to chemical, other hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Newburgh, NY, medical practice for inadequate worker safeguards against bloodborne pathogen hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Cape May, NJ, new home builder nearly $49,000 for fall hazards at Sea Isle City, NJ, site
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Bayonne, NJ, small arms manufacturer for lead, safety and health hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites gas pipeline contractor Henkels and McCoy Inc. for repeat trenching hazards at Bayonne, NJ, site
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department fines Paterson, NJ, laundry facility nearly $165,000 for safety and health violations
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Ridgefield, NJ, roofing contractor more than $57,000 after worker injured by fall