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September 2016
  • September 28 [Region 5 News Release] -2016 - 09/28/2016 - Wisconsin military explosives manufacturer faces nearly $143K in OSHA penalties for exposing workers to lead and other hazards
  • September 28 [Region 8 News Brief] - 2016 - 09/28/2016 - OSHA fines roofer, home service contractor more than $61K for ignoring fall risk to workers at Colorado Springs work site
  • September 27 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 09/27/2016 - Landscaping company cited after 23-year-old worker succumbs to fatal heat stroke in 110-degree weather
  • September 27 [Region 1 News Brief] - 2016 - 09/27/2016 - OSHA: Methuen cave-in "could have been prevented"
  • September 27 [Region 5 News Brief] - 2016 - 09/27/2016 - Global meat-casing manufacturer continues to expose workers to unsafe conditions at Illinois plant, OSHA says
  • September 22 [Region 5 News Brief] - 2016 - 09/22/2016 - OSHA, Turner Construction forge partnership to train, protect construction workers on CH2 Data Center in Northlake, Illinois
  • September 20 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 09/20/2016 - OSHA cites Koch Foods of Mississippi after severe worker injuries
  • September 20 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 09/20/2016 - Investigating grease fire at maintenance facility, OSHA finds US Postal facility failed to maintain working fire extinguishers
  • September 20 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 09/20/2016 - OSHA again finds Dollar General jeopardizing worker, customer safety
  • September 19 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 09/19/2016 - Despite 40 prior violations at West Virginia sawmill, OSHA finds 27 more hazards in recent inspection; $214K in fines proposed
  • September 14 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 09/14/2016 - OSHA fines Pennsylvania chicken processing company $317K for exposing workers to health and safety hazards following employee amputation
  • September 14 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 09/14/2016 - OSHA finds cargo-handling company continues to expose O'Hare workers to forklift, electrical hazards
  • September 14 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 09/14/2016 - OSHA cites Reading home for youth in crisis for failing to protect workers from assaults
  • September 14 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 09/14/2016 - Roofing contractor willfully exposes workers to dangerous fall hazards at two Northern Florida work sites; OSHA proposes nearly $200K in fines
  • September 14 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 09/14/2016 - OSHA investigation reveals Paterson construction company exposed employees to electrical, fall, safety hazards during rehab work at Belleville site
  • September 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 09/12/2016 - A-Brite Plating allows workers to continue to climb atop acid tanks despite employee's third-degree burns after fall
  • September 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 09/12/2016 - Ohio contractor exposes roofing workers at residential job site in Strasburg to dangerous fall hazards, faces $94K in federal fines
  • September 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 09/12/2016 - Auto parts manufacturer, staffing agency continue to expose workers to fall, amputation, electrocution hazards at Georgia facility
  • September 12 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 09/12/2016 - OSHA cites Cooperative Producer's Hayland facility after investigation of elevator superintendent's death in soybean bin
  • September 08 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 09/08/2016 - OSHA cites TimkenSteel's Canton, Ohio, plant after worker dies from nitrogen exposure
  • September 08 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 09/08/2016 - OSHA's investigation of life-altering injury at General Aluminum Mfg. finds Ohio foundry continues to expose workers to machine hazards
  • September 07 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 09/07/2016 - OSHA again finds Dollar General jeopardizing worker, customer safety
  • September 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 09/06/2016 - OSHA cites Illinois contractor for again ignoring dangers of trench collapse
  • September 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 09/06/2016 - OSHA's investigation of lathe operator's fatal injuries finds machine guards were bypassed at Wisconsin machining facility
  • September 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 09/06/2016 - OSHA again finds Indiana framing contractor failing to protect workers from dangerous fall hazards; proposes $44K in penalties
  • September 06 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 09/06/2016 - More than $121K in OSHA fines proposed for construction companies that exposed workers to trench cave-in hazards at Austin project
  • September 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 09/06/2016 - OSHA cites food supplier after worker suffers amputation from unguarded machinery; proposes $76K in penalties
  • September 01 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 09/01/2016 - OSHA cites Connecticut diagnostic laboratory for inadequately protecting its employees against chemical hazards
  • September 01 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 09/01/2016 - North Florida roofing contractor continues to expose workers to dangerous fall hazards; faces $128K in penalties
  • September 01 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 09/01/2016 - OSHA cites Florida contractor again for allowing dangerous fall hazards
  • September 01 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 09/01/2016 - Syracuse auto parts manufacturer fails to correct electrical, crushing and respiratory hazards
August 2016
  • August 25 [Region 4 News Release] -2016 - 08/25/2016 - Homebuilder, Florida contractor expose workers to dangerous falls, other hazards at Ocala job site; OSHA proposes $107K in fines
  • August 24 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 08/24/2016 - OSHA urges Louisiana flood recovery workers, volunteers to be vigilant, aware of hazards during cleanup
  • August 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 08/18/2016 - Plastic manufacturer fails to report employee's hospitalization to OSHA
  • August 17 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 08/17/2016 - National Manufacturing Co. exposes workers to chemical hazards, workplace safety dangers at North Jersey facility
  • August 17 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 08/17/2016 - Illinois contractor continues callous disregard for employees, exposes roofers to fall hazards for 19th time since 2006
  • August 17 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 08/17/2016 - USPS faces $111K in fines after OSHA inspection again finds workplace safety hazards at Silver Spring facility
  • August 16 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 08/16/2016 - OSHA cites Orange County fire extinguisher service company after two workers suffer severe injuries in tank explosion
  • August 16 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 08/16/2016 - Amputation at Tyson Foods exposes chemical, fall, fire hazards at Texas plant
  • August 15 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 08/15/2016 - OSHA finds Clifton company again exposes employees to life-threatening falls at a Bergen County work site, proposes $79K in fines
  • August 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 08/11/2016 - OSHA finds Illinois trailer manufacturer continues to expose workers to risk of injuries from machine, welding hazards
  • August 09 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 08/09/2016 - OSHA finds Pennsylvania feed mill ignored previously identified severe combustible dust, grain-handling hazards, while dangers remain
  • August 09 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 08/09/2016 - Warnings ignored, Dorchester roofing contractor repeatedly exposed employees to life-threatening fall hazards at Haverhill church
  • August 09 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 08/09/2016 - OSHA finds Scranton contractor continues to expose employees to serious, potentially fatal fall hazards at Yardley worksite
  • August 08 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 08/08/2016 - OSHA finds New Jersey rifle manufacturer deemed a 'severe violator' in 2012 continues to expose workers to noise hazards at Bayonne facility
  • August 08 [Region 8 News Release] - 2016 - 08/08/2016 - Colorado residents should avoid unsafe, uninsured 'storm chasers' or risk further damage, injury liability, fatality lawsuits
  • August 08 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 08/08/2016 - OSHA finds US Postal facility exposed workers to asbestos hazards; agency proposes more than $49K in fines
  • August 08 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 08/08/2016 - OSHA finds US Steel again exposed workers to asbestos hazards at Pittsburgh coke production facility, fines company $170K
  • August 04 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 08/04/2016 - Maintenance technician crushed fatally when 4,000 pound machine part unintentionally moves during repairs at Warrensburg foundry
  • August 04 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 08/04/2016 - OSHA fines South Jersey chemical facility $115K for exposing workers to flammable gas, other hazards; finds 3 repeat, 8 serious violations
  • August 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 08/04/2016 - OSHA finds Wisconsin foundry employees at risk for permanent hearing loss, respiratory illness, other dangers from exposure to noise, silica
  • August 04 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 08/04/2016 - Tubing manufacturer's fall, electric shock, unguarded equipment and other safety hazards yield nearly $197K in proposed fines
  • August 03 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 08/03/2016 - OSHA finds Osceola US Postal facility exposed workers to electrical, chemical hazards; proposes $44K in fines
  • August 03 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 08/03/2016 - Employees of Schenectady remediation contractor 'needlessly sickened' when their employer exposes them to mercury poisoning
  • August 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 08/03/2016 - OSHA finds Ohio metal coating plant continues to expose workers to risk of injuries, illnesses from acid, chemical, machine hazards
  • August 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 08/03/2016 - OSHA finds Ohio metal coating plant continues to expose workers to risk of injuries, illnesses from acid, chemical, machine hazards
  • August 02 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 08/02/2016 - OSHA fines utility contractor $46K in fatal March 2016 crane failure at highway construction project in Arkansas' Hope County
  • August 02 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 08/02/2016 - Worker's death leads OSHA to fine Nucor-Yamato Steel for poor loading operations at Arkansas steel mill
  • August 02 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 08/02/2016 - OSHA finds Tyson employees exposed to occupational noise, other hazards at two Holcomb, Kansas, facilities
  • August 02 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 08/02/2016 - OSHA cites Rohm-Haas Electronics Material for exposing employees to fire, explosion hazards; finds 11 workplace safety violations
  • August 02 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 08/02/2016 - OSHA fines mobile home trailer axle manufacturer, recycler for exposing workers to amputations
  • August 02 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 08/02/2016 - OSHA finds hazards at two Kansas Dollar General stores; retailer cited for more than 100 safety violations at its stores nationwide
  • August 02 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 08/02/2016 - Two OSHA inspectors find North Jersey company exposes workers to more than two dozen serious crane, chemical hazards
  • August 02 [Region 8 News Release] - 2016 - 08/02/2016 - OSHA fines Lamoure grain company $104K for violations after worker caught in sweep auger, injured
  • August 02 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 08/02/2016 - Name change or not, Nebraska builder continues his callous disregard for protecting workers from falls, the leading cause of construction worker's deaths
  • August 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 08/02/2016 - OSHA finds lack of adequate machine guarding after worker has three fingers crushed at Chicago steel drum manufacturer
  • August 02 [Trade News Release] - 2016 - 08/02/2016 - OSHA kicks off 'Hear and Now - Noise Safety Challenge'
  • August 02 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 08/02/2016 - OSHA finds workers exposed to falls, electric shock, other hazards at pre-cast concrete structure manufacturer following complaint, injury
  • August 02 [Region 8 News Release] - 2016 - 08/02/2016 - Roofing company did not provide adequate fall protection to worker who died after 33-foot fall at Watertown Community Center project
  • August 02 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 08/02/2016 - OSHA cites Missouri machine shop after welder electrocuted, dies
  • August 01 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 08/01/2016 - OSHA fines KWS Manufacturing Co. for repeat, serious violations
  • August 01 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 08/01/2016 - OSHA cites Bradley, West Virginia, logging company for exposing workers to multiple hazards while felling trees at Raleigh County work site
  • August 01 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 08/01/2016 - OSHA cites Georgia Swifty Car Wash after worker suffers amputation
  • August 01 [National News Release] - 2016 - 08/01/2016 - Wisconsin shipyard faces nearly $1.4M in OSHA penalties for exposing workers to lead, and other hazards while retrofitting vessel
  • August 01 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 08/01/2016 - OSHA cites feed mill, contractors after dust explosion kills 1, injures 5
  • August 01 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 08/01/2016 - OSHA cites prop, furniture manufacturer for exposing workers to chemical; other safety, health hazards at Rahway warehouse
  • August 01 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 08/01/2016 - Mississippi contractor exposes workers at Mobile apartment complex to dangerous falls; OSHA proposes $42K in penalties
  • August 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 08/01/2016 - Worker falls 22 feet to death, 4 months after OSHA cites employer for failing to protect workers on the same job site
  • August 01 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 08/01/2016 - Houston tortilla factory faces $106K in federal penalties for exposing employees to amputation, machine, fall and extreme heat hazards
July 2016
  • July 29 [Region 1 News Release] -2016 - 07/29/2016 - OSHA finds Connecticut gauge manufacturer exposing workers to amputation, crushing and electrical hazards
  • July 28 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 07/28/2016 - OSHA identifies 21 serious violations after inspection of San Antonio specialty foods producer; proposes $104K in fines
  • July 28 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 07/28/2016 - Houston contractor found violating serious trench hazards for sixth time in 10 years; faces $124K in OSHA penalties
  • July 28 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 07/28/2016 - OSHA cites Great Southern Peanut for combustible dust, improper machine guarding and other safety, health hazards; proposes more than $110K in fines
  • July 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 07/28/2016 - OSHA finds Chicago-area electroplating company continues to expose workers to dangerous machine hazards, allow other safety hazards
  • July 28 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 07/28/2016 - Two Queens contractors expose employees to fall, fire and electrical hazards at Chinatown construction site, OSHA finds
  • July 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 07/27/2016 - OSHA cites Pilgrim's Pride for medical mismanagement, fall, machine guarding and other safety, health hazards; proposes $78K in fines
  • July 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 07/27/2016 - Inspection finds Ohio stone fabricator again exposes workers to harmful noise, respiratory dangers at stone-cutting yard
  • July 27 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 07/27/2016 - OSHA finds Windsor adhesive tape manufacturer exposed workers to widespread electrical, fire, chemical hazards
  • July 26 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 07/26/2016 - OSHA cites grain handling, processor for exposing workers to grain, noise, fall hazards at Nebraska site
  • July 22 [OSHA Statement] - 2016 - 07/22/2016 - Statement from OSHA Regional Administrator Richard Mendelson on U.S. Steel settlement
  • July 21 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 07/21/2016 - OSHA cites Corpus Christi Steam methane reformer plant for willful, serious violations for safety failures that exposed workers to health dangers
  • July 21 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 07/21/2016 - Workplace safety inspection finds Georgia's Chaparral Boats exposing employees to serious hazards; OSHA proposes $47K in fines
  • July 15 [Region 8 News Release] - 2016 - 07/15/2016 - OSHA issues 1 repeat, 10 serious citations to Colorado steel mill after inspection in agency's effort to prevent amputations
  • July 15 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 07/15/2016 - OSHA cites East Hartford mattress recycler for uncorrected, new and recurring hazards for workers
  • July 15 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 07/15/2016 - OSHA cites Macy's, The Finish Line for blocked exits, electrical shock hazards and other safety violations; retailers face more than $103K in fines
  • July 14 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 07/14/2016 - Newark metal treatment company faces $87K penalty for exposing workers to fall, chemical, electrical, and compressed gas hazards
  • July 14 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 07/14/2016 - Andover contractor exposes employees to cave-in hazards in Stoneham
  • July 14 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 07/14/2016 - OSHA finds lack of machine safety guarding after worker suffers fracture of three fingers at Ohio metal alloy manufacturer
  • July 13 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 07/13/2016 - Despite fire in 2015, Warren County manufacturer fails to correct combustible dust hazard, allows recurring fire, explosion and fall hazards
  • July 13 [Trade News Release] - 2016 - 07/13/2016 - OSHA delays effective date for enforcing employees' rights to report workplace injuries, illnesses

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