OSHA News Releases – Region 8

 

2017

2016

  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds global railroad company retaliated against worker who reported safety concerns about track defects
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites well operator, two servicing companies after one worker dies, 3 others severely injured while servicing North Dakota well
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - OSHA renews initiative to improve worker safety culture in Colorado by renewing Colorado Safety Association alliance
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds Boulder sporting goods manufacturer retaliated against worker who reported concerns about free-fall equipment safety
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites both South Dakota refinery, construction companies after worker suffers fatal burns when ethanol ignites during expansion project
  • - Region 8 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA fines roofer, home service contractor more than $61K for ignoring fall risk to workers at Colorado Springs work site
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Colorado residents should avoid unsafe, uninsured 'storm chasers' or risk further damage, injury liability, fatality lawsuits
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - OSHA fines Lamoure grain company $104K for violations after worker caught in sweep auger, injured
  • - Region 8 OSHA Regional News Brief - Roofing company did not provide adequate fall protection to worker who died after 33-foot fall at Watertown Community Center project
  • - Region 8 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA issues 1 repeat, 10 serious citations to Colorado steel mill after inspection in agency's effort to prevent amputations
  • - Region 8 OSHA Regional News Brief - Denver stone distributor cited by OSHA for willful, repeat, serious violations after more than 3 tons of granite fall on, kill warehouse worker
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - OSHA orders tour bus operator's former owner to pay $11K for retaliating after employee refused to drive unsafe bus
  • - Region 8 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA fines grain elevator company for willfully, repeatedly exposing workers to potentially fatal grain engulfment hazards
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Two Bismarck companies cited after 22-year-old seriously injured in fall
  • - Region 8 OSHA Regional News Brief - Premier Roofing, sub-contractor defied OSHA fall hazard warnings twice in three days; exposed roofers to three-story falls
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Montana company for exposing workers to respiratory hazards
  • - Region 8 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Colorado homebuilder, roofing company for not providing workers with proper fall protection equipment
  • - Region 8 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Colorado mattress spring manufacturer with willful, serious citations following worker injury at its Colorado Springs plant

2015

2014

  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Worker fatally injured in Greeley, Colorado, after being caught in unguarded conveyor system
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - OSHA and agriculture community come together to promote safety education during National Farm Safety and Health Week Sept. 21-27
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - 51-year-old worker fatally engulfed in Lake Preston, South Dakota, grain elevator
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Douglass Colony Group Inc. for 11 violations; exposes workers to asbestos and fines total $81,000
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - OSHA extends enforcement effort in Billings, Montana, following hailstorm, asks employers to protect roofing and construction workers against falls
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA launches focused enforcement program to prevent injuries and fatalities in North Dakota's high-hazard industries
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Denver-area residential roofing contractors are failing to provide necessary fall safety protection to workers
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Dollar Tree $217,000 for willfully putting Missoula workers at risk
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway ordered by US Department of Labor's OSHA to pay more than $526,000 to terminated workers
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Cenex Harvest States Inc. cited for repeat, serious safety and health violations
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Kuechle Underground after worker's leg is broken when trench wall collapses at Mapleton, ND, residential construction site
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites two Colorado contractors for exposing workers to trench cave-ins; $81,400 in combined penalties proposed
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Black Hills Corp., doing business as Black Hills Energy, in Pueblo, Colo., for exposing workers to electrical hazards

2013

  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Missoula, Mont., auto body shop faces US Labor Department OSHA penalties following workplace fire
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA providing informational resources to assist Colorado workers, residents and businesses in cleanup efforts
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA urges workers and public in flood impacted areas to exercise diligence against hazards
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Adams Thermal Systems to pay $1.33 million to resolve OSHA citations, criminal penalties in 2011 death of worker at South Dakota plant
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Montana oil refinery for willful, serious safety violations; proposes $77,000 in penalties
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - The Western Sugar Cooperative in Montana cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 17 safety violations; $193,300 in proposed fines
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Halliburton cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after worker dies when struck by pressure line during well servicing operations in Watford City, ND
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Lakewood, Colo., metal fabricator for exposing workers to crushing hazards, proposes $82,600 in fines
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Plains Grain and Agronomy cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after worker fatally injured in fall at Sheldon, ND, grain elevator
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Plains Trucking in Ross, ND, cited after worker dies while cleaning tanker; US Labor Department's OSHA finds 9 violations during investigation
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Heller Casing in Williston, ND, cited after worker fatally crushed on oil rig; US Labor Department's OSHA finds 2 violations during investigation
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Community Power Corp. in Morrison, Colo., for exposing workers to amputation hazards; fines total $66,990
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites JBS USA, LLC in Greeley, Colo., for 20 violations of workplace standards
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Wal-Mart store in Great Falls, Mont., for repeat and serious safety and health hazards; proposes $50,000 in fines
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Sinton Dairy Foods Co. Inc. in Colorado Springs, Colo., for 14 violations of workplace standards
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Montana wildlife casting agency cited in employee's mauling death
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Nomac Drilling for failing to provide fall protection to workers on well derricks in Trenton, ND
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites First Choice Energy after oil field worker killed at Stanley, ND, job site
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Montana asphalt company for failing to provide fall protection following a worker's death
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA, Montana-North Dakota STEPS plan worker safety stand-down for oil and gas industry in Bakken Basin Feb. 14
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA signs alliance with Montana Grain Elevators Association to address industry hazards

2012

  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Scrap metal recycler cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing Butte, Mont., workers to multiple safety hazards, including amputations
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA renews alliance with Lake Region State College in Devils Lake, ND
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites SeaCast for violations at Butte, Mont., foundry; proposes $104,000 in fines
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites St. Regis, Mont., sawmill for safety violations; more than $128,000 proposed in fines
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites national janitorial services company with multiple safety violations for exposing Montana workers to hazards
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Adams Thermal Systems in Canton, S.D., with 51 violations for exposing workers to variety of safety and health hazards
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites American Pulses for multiple safety violations after follow-up inspection at Hingham, Mont., facility
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Adams Thermal Systems for safety violations after worker fatally crushed at Canton, SD, manufacturing plant
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Cyclone Drilling for safety violations in North Dakota oil field; proposed fines total $65,600
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Pipeline Industries for exposing workers to trenching hazards in Wheat Ridge and Colorado Springs, Colo.

2011

  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines LaBolt, SD, Farmers grain company more than $95,000 for exposing workers to unsafe working conditions
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Colorado Blue Ribbon Foods in Rocky Ford, Colo., for 28 violations; penalties total more than $116,000
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Texas-based drilling company for safety violations after worker electrocuted at Williston, ND, job site
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA files whistleblower lawsuit against Lakewood, Colo., animal shelter for improperly firing employee
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA files whistleblower lawsuit against Brighton, Colo., medical clinic for firing employee who reported hazards
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Western Municipal Construction in Billings, Mont., for trench cave-in hazards, proposes $73,920 in fines
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Polar Service Center in Billings, Mont., for exposing workers to variety of hazards; fines total $151,000
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Wagner's of Flagler, Colo., for unsafe working conditions at grain handling facility
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Cenex Harvest States in Columbus, Mont., for violations found in grain elevator areas
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites contractor at Hill Air Force Base in Utah for exposing workers to hazardous air contaminants
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA notifies Hill Air Force Base in Ogden, Utah, of unsafe and unhealthful working conditions
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Englewood, Colo.-based Meadow Gold Dairies and subcontractor for 47 violations; penalties total $326,300
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Delta Oilfield Tank Co.
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Springs Transmission and Automotive for exposing workers to variety of workplace hazards
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines 2 Denver area companies more than $42,000 for exposing workers to trench cave-in
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Lakeland Feed and Supply in Hamilton, Mont., for exposing workers to grain bin hazards
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Vestas Towers America for safety and health violations at Pueblo, Colo., plant following worker injury
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Columbia Grain in Choteau, Mont., for workplace safety and health violations
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines LM Wind Power Blades of Grand Forks, ND, $136,500 following investigation
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Lowe's Home Centers for 13 violations following inspection at Castle Rock, Colo., store
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites RY Timber Inc. in Livingston, Mont., for exposing workers to combustible dust hazards
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Missouri Slope Lutheran Care Center in Bismarck, ND, recognized by US Labor Department's OSHA for excellence in safety and health