OSHA News Releases – Region 5

2019

  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - County Court Sentences Ohio Roofing Contractor to 3 Years in Prison For Ignoring Safety Hazards Leading to Employee’s Fatal Fall
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Manufacturer For Exposing Employees to Multiple Safety and Health Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Wisconsin Company For Exposing Employees to Machine Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Fines Wisconsin Excavation Company For Exposing Employees to Trenching Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Illinois Masonry Contractor for Repeatedly Exposing Employees to Fall and Scaffolding Hazards at Chicago Job Site
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Roofing Contractor For Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Ohio Auto Parts Manufacturer Reach Settlement Agreement to Abate Hazards at Franklin, Ohio, Plant
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Commercial Roofing Contractor For Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards at Illinois Job Site
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Proposes Penalties to Wisconsin Company For Continually Exposing Employees to Machine Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Plumbing Contractor For Exposing Employees to Trenching Hazards Following Fatality
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Fuyao Glass America Inc. Faces $724,380 in Federal Penalties After U.S. Department of Labor Finds Multiple Hazards at Ohio Plant
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Wisconsin Lumber Mill for Exposing Employees to Machine and Other Hazards Following Fatality
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Illinois Metal Treating Facility
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Manufacturer for Exposing Employees to Respiratory, Chemical, and Other Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Enters Partnership to Promote Safety During Construction of Amazon Distribution Center in Wisconsin
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Aluminum Can Manufacturer After Employee Suffers Broken Arm When Caught in Machine
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Cites Illinois Contractor For Continuing to Expose Roofers to Falls Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Enters Partnership to Promote Safety During Construction of Commercial Building Project in Hudson, Wisconsin
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Missouri Contractors for Exposing Workers To Asbestos While Restoring Kansas State University’s Library
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Enters Partnership to Promote Safety During Bridge Construction Project in Ohio
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Illinois Funeral Directors Association Sign Alliance to Improve Workplace Safety
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Partners with Industry at Chicago Area Trench Safety Conferences to Raise Awareness of Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Partners with Safety Professionals and Industry To Raise Awareness of Hazards during Trench Safety Day Event in Ohio
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Again Cites Wisconsin Pallet Manufacturer After Three Employees Exposed to Wood Dust
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor, Industry Leaders and Safety Professionals Join for Kickoff of 2019 National Safety Stand-Up for Grain Safety Week on March 25
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Proposes $1,326,367 Penalty after Ohio Company Willfully Exposes Employees to Dangerous Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Wisconsin Aluminum Castings Manufacturer After Three Employees Develop Occupational Lung Disease
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Renews Alliance with Toledo Electrical Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee to Improve Workplace Safety
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Renews Alliance to Improve Workplace Safety For Southwest Illinois Industrial and Utility Employees
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Musical Instrument Manufacturer For Exposing Employees to Copper Dust and Machine Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Utility Contractors Following Fatal Explosion in Wisconsin
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio UPS Facility for Blocking Exits

2018

  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Managers at Ohio Manufacturing Company Indicted for Obstructing U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Following Workplace Death
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Wisconsin Manufacturer Settles Whistleblower Allegations
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Ohio Craft Brewers Establish Alliance to Promote Workplace Safety in Ohio Breweries
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Wisconsin Refinery for Failing to Control Hazardous Chemicals
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Art Supply Manufacturer For Exposing Employees to Amputation Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Plastics Manufacturer For Exposing Workers to Machine Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Manufacturer For Safety Violations After Employee Injury
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Green Bay Meat Packer After Employee Injury
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Country Club for Safety Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Enters Partnership to Promote Safety During Illinois Courthouse Construction Project
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Wood Pallet Manufacturer After Employee Amputation
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Tool Manufacturer After Employee Suffers Amputation
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Forms Safety Partnership with Builder and Unions on Potawatomi Hotel Expansion Project
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Illinois Manufacturer For Health and Safety Violations
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Manufacturer For Exposing Employees to Excessive Noise and Other Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Recycling Company for Safety Violations
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Wisconsin Contractor For Repeatedly Exposing Workers to Falls
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Missouri Excavating Company After Observing Employees Working in Unprotected Trench
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Illinois Pallet Manufacturer After Employees Are Sickened from Unsafe Carbon Monoxide Levels
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Joins Safety Partnership in Wisconsin
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Excavating Company Following Fatal Trench Collapse
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Finds Wisconsin Contractor Continues To Expose Roofers to Falls and Other Safety Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Wisconsin Battery Company For Exposing Employees to Lead, Other Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Proposes Penalties for Farm Supply Company For Operating Damaged Forklift at its Ohio Facility
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Plastics Company, Proposes $261,454 in Penalties for Workplace Safety Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Finds Ohio Contractor Continues To Expose Roofers to Falls and Other Safety Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Kraft Heinz Food After Employee Injured by Machine, Proposes Penalties
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Ohio Auto Parts Manufacturer Reach Settlement Agreement, Including $1 Million Penalty
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Manufacturer For Lacking Safety Procedures After Employee Suffers Amputation
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Illinois Roofing Contractor For Exposing Workers to Falls, Proposes $281,286 in Penalties
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Ohio Environmental Services Company Resolve Lawsuit on Whistleblower Allegations
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Buckeye STEPS Renew Alliance to Improve Workplace Safety in Ohio Oil and Gas Industry
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Southern Illinois Joint Apprenticeship Program Partner to Protect Construction Employees
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Pallet Manufacturer After Employee Injured by Machine
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Finds Ohio Contractor Continues To Expose Roofers to Falls and Other Safety Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA, Miron Construction, and 23 Contractors Partner for Safety on University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Dorm Renovation Project

2017

2016

  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites plastics manufacturer after second worker suffers severe injury in less than 18 months at Ohio plant
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites lumber company for inadequate machine guards after worker suffers injury while setting up molding machine
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Wisconsin metal fabrication company for safety failures after investigation of teenaged worker's fatal injuries, two weeks after starting job
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - John Deere agrees to settle whistleblower allegations, will pay former employee $275K in back wages, damages
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites, fines Crystal Finishing Systems following fatality investigation
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites global commercial laundry equipment manufacturer after second worker suffers amputation injury in less than two months
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites global food company after 2 workers suffer severe injuries at Melrose Park, Illinois, processing facility
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - Stucco contractor fails to properly protect employees from fall, silica hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds workers exposed to machine, electrical hazards