OSHA News Releases – Region 7

2021

  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor, the Builders’ Association renew 20-year partnership to train, protect Missouri, Kansas construction workers on job sites
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor, industry leaders, stakeholders call on employers, workers to combat surge in construction worker suicides
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites three employers for exposing workers, residents to asbestos at Missouri residential care facility
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites grain facility for workplace safety failures following dust explosion that severely injured worker
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA reminds storm recovery workers, volunteers to take safety precautions as rain, danger of flash floods continue in Southwestern Missouri
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers Nebraska lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety and health
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor files federal complaint seeking damages for whistleblower fired for reporting unsafe conditions at Missouri plant
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Missouri auto parts manufacturer for failing to implement, enforce coronavirus protections as exposure leads to press operator’s death
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA alleges Missouri plumbing contractor exposed worker to unprotected trench despite agreement to implement trench safety program

2020

  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor, Missouri Association of Manufacturers Establish Alliance to Address Machine and Other Manufacturing Hazards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Missouri Contractor After Employee Suffers Severe Injuries in Trench Collapse
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Skinner Tank Company After Employee’s Fatal Fall at St. Joseph, Missouri, Worksite
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Enters Partnership to Promote Safety During Demolition of Two Missouri Coal-Fired Power Plants
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites R&R Contracting Services For Multiple Hazards Following Workplace Fatality
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Interstate Commodities After Employee Fatality in Grain Bin Engulfment
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Charcoal Manufacturer For Multiple Hazards at Two Missouri Locations

2019

  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Missouri Roofing Contractor For Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards at Three Job Sites
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Proposes Penalties of $210,037 To Missouri Contractor for Exposing Workers to Trenching Hazards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Utility Pole Company in Heat-Related Fatality at Nebraska Worksite
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Missouri Contractor For Exposing Employees to Excavating and Trenching Hazards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Partners with Kansas Tomahawk Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant to Promote Safety During Facility Expansion Project
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Barrel Maker for $413,370 in Penalties After Finding Multiple Hazards at Missouri Cooperage
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Missouri Contractor For Exposing Employees to Trench Engulfment Hazards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Says Employer Vigilance Essential To Addressing Workplace Hazards That Peak in Summer
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Seeks to Increase Awareness Of Workplace Safety Hazards in the Electrical Industry
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Omaha Family Dollar Store For Blocked Exit Routes and Other Hazards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Urges Caution to Avoid Hazards During Tornado and Storm Cleanup
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor, State of Iowa, Electrical Workers Union Renew Alliance to Improve Workplace Safety for Electrical Industry
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Nebraska Excavating Company After Two Employees Injured in Trench Collapse
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Nebraska Steel Erection Company After Employee Dies from Fall Injury
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Iowa U.S. Postal Office For Blocked Exits and Failing to Train on Emergency Plan
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Kansas Aircraft Manufacturer For Exposing Employees to Known Carcinogen
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Commercial Building Contractor For Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards at Missouri Job Site
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Nebraska Asphalt Company Following Investigation of Employee Fatality
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Seeks to Prevent Amputation Injuries to Nebraska Employees and Remind Employers of Reporting Requirement
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Nebraska Beef Processing Plant After Employee Severely Burned by Ammonia
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Solar Contractor After Employee Fatality at Kansas Jobsite
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Urges Employers and Employees To Remain Vigilant About Possible Winter Hazards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Roofing Contractor After Employee’s Fatal Fall at Missouri Jobsite

2018

  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Kansas Drywall Contractor
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Nebraska Dairy Company
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Missouri Demolition Company
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Nebraska Staffing Agency Following Heat-Related Fatality
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Missouri Plumbing Contractor Admits to Violating Trench Safety Requirements
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Sawmill for Safety Violations
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Kansas Grain Bin Operator
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Alberici Healthcare Sign Safety Partnership During Construction of Saint Louis Hospital
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Seeks to Stop Increase in Worker Fatalities In Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Enters Partnership to Promote Safety During Omaha Construction Project
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Wichita Contractor for Exposing Roofers to Safety Hazards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor, Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors Sign Alliance to Protect Workers
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Enters Partnership to Promote Safety During Demolition of Federal Complex in Kansas City
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and PARIC Corp. Partner to Promote Workplace Safety and Health During Construction of St. Louis’ Ballpark Village Projects
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Nebraska Company For Exposing Employees to Trenching Hazards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Grain-Handling Industry and Safety Professionals Announce ‘Stand-Up for Grain Engulfment Prevention Week,’ April 9-13
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Omaha Company for Exposing Workers To Trenching Hazards, Proposes $38,061 in Penalties
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Nebraska Egg Processing Facility After Employee Fatally Injured
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Kansas Aircraft Manufacturer For Exposing Employees to a Known Carcinogen
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA and Ironworkers Partner to Provide Outreach and Protect Construction Employees on Jobsites

2017

2016

  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites numerous hazards at Missouri sheet metal manufacturer after court orders employer to let inspectors investigate safety complaints
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Roofing company cited after 47-year-old laborer dies after suffering heat stroke on third day on the job
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Prinz Grain and Feed in worker's death after wall of corn debris collapses in grain bin
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites animal feed company for exposing workers to grain handling, electrical hazards at Nebraska facility
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - As fall's harvest arrives, OSHA urges grain-handling industry to be vigilant to stem a tide of recent tragedies, and near disasters
  • - Region 7 OSHA Regional News Brief - Iowa postal facility exposes workers to mold, electrical hazards from unrepaired water leak
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites US Postal Service after two Des Moines workers suffer heat illness while delivering the mail
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Landscaping company cited after 23-year-old worker succumbs to fatal heat stroke in 110-degree weather
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Investigating grease fire at maintenance facility, OSHA finds US Postal facility failed to maintain working fire extinguishers
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Cooperative Producer's Hayland facility after investigation of elevator superintendent's death in soybean bin
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA's investigation of life-altering injury at General Aluminum Mfg. finds Ohio foundry continues to expose workers to machine hazards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites TimkenSteel's Canton, Ohio, plant after worker dies from nitrogen exposure
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA again finds Dollar General jeopardizing worker, customer safety
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Maintenance technician crushed fatally when 4,000 pound machine part unintentionally moves during repairs at Warrensburg foundry
  • - Region 7 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds Osceola US Postal facility exposed workers to electrical, chemical hazards; proposes $44K in fines
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Missouri machine shop after welder electrocuted, dies
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds hazards at two Kansas Dollar General stores; retailer cited for more than 100 safety violations at its stores nationwide
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Name change or not, Nebraska builder continues his callous disregard for protecting workers from falls, the leading cause of construction worker's deaths
  • - Region 7 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds Tyson employees exposed to occupational noise, other hazards at two Holcomb, Kansas, facilities
  • - Region 7 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites grain handling, processor for exposing workers to grain, noise, fall hazards at Nebraska site
  • - Region 7 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds multiple hazards at Missouri auto parts manufacturing facility
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds absence of proper safety guards led two workers to suffer amputation injuries at Piedmont food manufacturer
  • - Region 7 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds cold storage company lacked proper procedures for use of potentially dangerous ammonia