OSHA News Releases – Region 5

2021

  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds Ohio contractor continues to defy federal safety requirements to ensure workers use fall protection, placing himself, employees at risk
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Ohio stone manufacturer for repeatedly exposing workers to machine hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor finds Ohio automotive steel manufacturer continues to expose workers to amputations, other hazards at Canton mill
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Central Illinois grain cooperative for safety failures following worker engulfment in soybean silo
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor initiative seeks to protect Midwest workers in tank cleaning industry from atmospheric, confined space hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds Ohio contractor exposing residential construction roofers to deadly fall hazards for 6th time in 3 years
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor, Chippewa Valley Technical College reaffirm commitment to train Chippewa Valley workers on job hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Federal court orders Chicago-area company to pay whistleblower $95K in back wages after US Department of Labor investigation
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Milwaukee metal fabricating facility cited for failing to implement hearing conservation, machine safety programs
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA signs alliance with Ohio Agribusiness Association to train, protect workers from grain handling hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor orders Lansing chemical manufacturer to reinstate whistleblower who questioned accounting practices
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA initiative seeks to protect manufacturing workers in Midwest facilities from hazardous noise levels
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites two Michigan companies after demolition collapse at Killen Power Plant in Manchester, Ohio, kills two workers
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Milwaukee area water technology facility after worker injured falling into water test pit
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Midwest Warehouse and Distribution System Inc. after one employee dies, 22 sickened by coronavirus
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety and health
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety and health
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety and health
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites North American Lighting after maintenance technician suffers facial burns in explosion at Paris, Illinois, facility
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA, Austin Power Partners Construction, labor unions sign partnership to promote construction safety on O’Hare Airport Terminal 5 expansion project
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Ohio production facility for exposing employees to dangerous confined space, machine, other hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Seneca Foods after worker suffers serious injuries after being struck by forklift at Wisconsin facility
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Chicago container shipping company after employee suffers leg amputation, crushed pelvis when run over by powered industrial vehicle
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites BEF Foods Inc.’s Lima facility after production worker suffers partial arm amputation from cleaning auger
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites West Farmington contractor after 14-year-old installing roofing materials suffers critical injuries in fall
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds workers on unprotected 3-story roof, cites Ohio contractor for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA, Consulate General of Ecuador establish alliance to train Chicago-area Ecuadorian workers, protect them from job hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA recognizes Buckeye oil, gas industry organization as Alliance Program Ambassador for its commitment to workplace safety, health

2020

  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor, Mexican Consulate in Chicago Establish Alliance to Protect and Educate Mexican Workers in Illinois on Safety
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Ohio Craft Brewers Renew Alliance to Promote Workplace Safety in Ohio Breweries
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor, Mexican Consulate in Detroit Establish Alliance to Protect and Educate Mexican Workers in Michigan and Ohio on Safety
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Nursing Facilities for Failing to Fully Implement Respiratory Programs to Protect Employees from Coronavirus
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Contractor Three Times For Exposing Roofing Workers to Falls
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor, Grain and Feed Association of Illinois Establish Alliance to Address Grain Handling Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Three Employers After Worker Injured at Northwestern University
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Wisconsin Dollar Tree Store For Exposing Employees to Exit, Storage and Fire Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Illinois Manufacturer For Exposing Employees to Machine Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Orders Michigan School District to Reinstate, Pay $102,905 to Second Employee Terminated for Warning of Unsafe Conditions
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Valve Manufacturer for Exposing Employees to Lead, Copper and Other Hazards at Wisconsin Facility

2019

  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Roofing Contractor For Continually Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards at Multiple Jobsites
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Enters Partnership to Promote Safety During Construction Project at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Issues $1,591,176 in Penalties To AB Specialty Silicones After 4 Fatalities in Illinois Plant Explosion
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Managers Sentenced to Probation and Ordered to Pay Fines for Conspiracy To Obstruct Justice in U.S. Department of Labor Fatality Investigation
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Roofing Contractor For Repeatedly Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Concrete Facility for Exposing Employees to Multiple Health and Safety Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Foundry for Exposing Employees To Crystalline Silica, Falls and Amputation Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Missouri Food Flavoring Manufacturer For Workplace Safety Violations After Fatality
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor, Contractors Association and Electrical Workers’ Union Establish Partnership to Promote Workplace Safety in Central Ohio
  • - 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 Manufacturer For Safety Violations After Employee Injury
  • - 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 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