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February 2016
  • February 03 [Region 3 News Release] -2016 - 02/03/2016 - OSHA: Washington County contractor, Pittsburgh staffing agency failed to protect temporary workers from potential trench collapse
  • February 03 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 02/03/2016 - Lancaster lawn care company cited for exposing workers to lawn mower safety hazards after employee has two toes amputated
  • February 03 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 02/03/2016 - Delaware county roofing contractor continues to expose workers to fall hazards, most recently at Conshohocken site
  • February 02 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 02/02/2016 - OSHA cites performing arts employer after 21-year-old worker was fatally injured from a pyrotechnics explosion at a musical venue in Canyon, Texas
  • February 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 02/02/2016 - Area builder exposes workers to dangerous fall hazards at two Chicago area job sites within a month
  • February 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 02/02/2016 - Worker loses part of finger while clearing machine jam at Goodman, Wisconsin, wood veneer manufacturer
  • February 02 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 02/02/2016 - Stratford contractor again exposes employees to fall, scaffold hazards
  • February 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 02/01/2016 - Worker severely injured in 40-foot fall from crane at TimkenSteel
  • February 01 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 02/01/2016 - Dollar General store endangers workers by blocking exit routes with trash
  • February 01 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 02/01/2016 - OSHA's regional emphasis focuses on reducing illness, injury at high-hazard manufacturing facilities in Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri
January 2016
  • January 28 [Region 6 News Release] -2016 - 01/28/2016 - OSHA cites employer for exposing Katy, Texas workers to trenching hazards
  • January 28 [Region 8 News Release] - 2016 - 01/28/2016 - OSHA cites Colorado mattress spring manufacturer with willful, serious citations following worker injury at its Colorado Springs plant
  • January 28 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 01/28/2016 - OSHA cites auto parts manufacturer for willfully exposing workers to amputations, other hazards at Alabama facility
  • January 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 01/28/2016 - OSHA cites Green Bay packaging company for multiple safety hazards
  • January 28 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 01/28/2016 - Seitz Tech LLC exposes employees to electrical, fire hazards again
  • January 27 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 01/27/2016 - OSHA finds Allenwood federal prison workers lack safety gloves to avoid punctures, infections from sharps
  • January 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 01/27/2016 - Worker deglazing bathtub in public housing complex died of acute exposure to methylene chloride, a toxic chemical found in paint stripper
  • January 27 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 01/27/2016 - OSHA: Employees of Terryville, Connecticut, manufacturer exposed to chemical, fire, other hazards
  • January 26 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 01/26/2016 - Massachusetts roofing contractor again exposes workers to fall hazards A S General Construction Inc. faces $188K in OSHA fines for 16 violations
  • January 26 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 01/26/2016 - Lake Compounce Theme Park employees exposed to chemical, fire, other hazards: OSHA
  • January 25 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 01/25/2016 - Ohio manufacturer of fasteners exposes workers to amputation hazards
  • January 25 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 01/25/2016 - Workplace hazards at Brownsville frozen seafood distributor leads to $155K in OSHA fines; company named 'severe violator'
  • January 22 [Region 10 News Release] - 2016 - 01/22/2016 - OSHA cites Idaho plumbing company $24K for trenching violations in Twin Falls
  • January 21 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 01/21/2016 - OSHA cites SB Framing Services after worker dies after falling from roof
  • January 20 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 01/20/2016 - Atlanta manufacturer of popular frozen foods takes quick action in response to OSHA discovery of continued safety violations
  • January 20 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 01/20/2016 - OSHA cites Kansas grain cooperative for exposing workers to fall, grain dust hazards at Quinter location
  • January 19 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 01/19/2016 - South Jersey carpentry contractor continues exposing workers to safety hazards, most recently at Norristown work site
  • January 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 01/19/2016 - US Labor Department urges storm recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • January 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 01/19/2016 - OSHA cites Mississippi plastic manufacturer after severe worker injuries
  • January 14 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 01/14/2016 - Genpak facility in Hope Hull cited for exposing Alabama workers to dangerous hazards causing two serious injuries in two-month span
  • January 14 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 01/14/2016 - Excavation company again exposes workers to the dangers of trench cave-ins at Middleton, Wisconsin sewer-line site
  • January 14 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 01/14/2016 - Fall protection could have prevented 39-year-old worker's death
  • January 14 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 01/14/2016 - Emphasis on logging safety finds more than a dozen willful, serious violations of worker safety standards at Clay, West Virginia, company
  • January 12 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 01/12/2016 - Amazon fulfillment center receives $7K fine, hazard alert letters after OSHA investigates workplace safety complaint
  • January 12 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 01/12/2016 - Investigation finds negligent worker safety practices led to 40-foot fall that paralyzed Pennsylvania construction worker
  • January 11 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 01/11/2016 - Three Long Island, NY, workers inside recycling machinery seriously injured when power is unexpectedly turned on
  • January 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 01/11/2016 - Worker severely injured when hand becomes caught in unguarded machine at plastic manufacturer
  • January 11 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 01/11/2016 - Settlement with Massachusetts contractor seeks to prevent future deaths and honor memory of two workers killed in 2014 crane accident
  • January 11 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 01/11/2016 - Amtech Southeast in Elmore, Alabama, continues to expose workers to fire and explosion hazards
  • January 07 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 01/07/2016 - OSHA cites SB Framing Services after worker dies after falling from roof
  • January 05 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 01/05/2016 - Serial violator exposes employees to potentially fatal fall and other hazards at New Hampshire worksite
  • January 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 01/05/2016 - OSHA cites Latite Roofing for repeatedly exposing workers to fall hazards
  • January 04 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 01/04/2016 - Dollar General Corp. exposes employees to workplace safety and health hazards at store in Sherman, Texas
  • January 04 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 01/04/2016 - Williamsport, Pennsylvania, bridge repair company named a 'severe violator' after fatal trench collapse at Eyers Grove work site
December 2015
  • December 30 [Region 7 News Release] -2015 - 12/30/2015 - US Labor Department's OSHA urges recovery workers and public to safeguard themselves against hazards during flood and storm cleanup
  • December 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/30/2015 - US Labor Department's OSHA urges recovery workers and public to safeguard themselves against hazards during flood and storm cleanup
  • December 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/29/2015 - OSHA cites roofing contractor for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • December 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/29/2015 - Alliance Laundry worker's hand crushed, finger amputated after catching in folding machine, company has repeatedly failed to safeguard machines
  • December 28 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 12/28/2015 - US Labor Department urges tornado recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • December 28 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 12/28/2015 - US Labor Department urges tornado recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup OSHA has several teams at affected areas providing compliance assistance
  • December 28 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 12/28/2015 - OSHA cites business for exposing immigrant workers with limited English skills to many hazards; company faces more than $366K in proposed penalties
  • December 28 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 12/28/2015 - US Labor Department urges tornado recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • December 28 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 12/28/2015 - US Labor Department urges tornado recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • December 28 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 12/28/2015 - US Labor Department urges tornado recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • December 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/23/2015 - OSHA cites Lockhart Concrete after employees are observed working in unprotected trench
  • December 23 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 12/23/2015 - Administrative court sets precedent, allowing request for enterprise-wide hazard abatement by employer to proceed to trial
  • December 23 [National News Release] - 2015 - 12/23/2015 - Administrative court sets precedent, allowing request for enterprise-wide hazard abatement by employer to proceed to trial
  • December 23 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 12/23/2015 - Tarentum, Pennsylvania, manufacturer again cited for exposing employees to electrical, other safety hazards
  • December 23 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 12/23/2015 - WKL Roofing exposes workers to falls, other serious safety hazards at job site in Port Orange, Florida
  • December 23 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 12/23/2015 - Defective crane at Vidor, Texas, work site resulted in worker death
  • December 22 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 12/22/2015 - Havertown construction company with ‘severe violator’ owner fined $70K by OSHA for willfully exposing workers to falls up to 25 feet
  • December 22 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 12/22/2015 - Springfield, Missouri, warehouse fails to report hospitalization of 3 workers injured when pallets of glass bottles collapse at packaging facility
  • December 22 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/22/2015 - OSHA cites roofing contractor for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • December 22 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/22/2015 - Area builder cited for dangerous fall hazards twice in a month
  • December 22 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/22/2015 - Worker suffers fractured finger when hand becomes caught in unguarded machine at Berlin, Wisconsin, screen printing shop
  • December 21 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 12/21/2015 - Milton, Pennsylvania, manufacturer cited for workplace safety and health hazards after employee sustains 2nd- and 3rd-degree burns
  • December 21 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 12/21/2015 - Defective crane at Vidor, Texas, work site resulted in worker death
  • December 17 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 12/17/2015 - Forever 21 Retail Inc. agrees to correct hazards, pay $100K in penalties for safety violations at Westfarms Mall store in Farmington, Connecticut
  • December 17 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 12/17/2015 - Framing contractor cited by OSHA for failing to report hospitalizations and exposing workers to various hazards at a Fort Worth construction site
  • December 17 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 12/17/2015 - Habitual workplace safety violator Force Corp. again exposes roofing workers to potentially fatal fall hazards
  • December 17 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 12/17/2015 - Camden Park exposes employees to serious workplace safety hazards
  • December 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 12/16/2015 - Worker's hand mutilated because his employer, Southern Fiber Inc., knowingly disregarded identified OSHA safety hazards
  • December 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/16/2015 - 3 workers suffer amputation injuries at envelope printing facility, company continues to ignore machine safety procedures
  • December 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/16/2015 - Plaster workers made to work above two stories at two Ohio construction sites without guard rails or fall protection
  • December 16 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 12/16/2015 - Forklift operators exposed to 20-foot fall, trip hazards while working in low-light conditions at St. Louis warehouse
  • December 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/16/2015 - OSHA cites Quality Ready Mix for repeatedly exposing workers to fall, machine hazards at Ohio cement plant
  • December 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/15/2015 - Illinois metal plating company exposes workers to noise, toxic metal, other hazards at Cicero plant
  • December 15 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 12/15/2015 - Coca-Cola distribution warehouse in Monmouth Junction, New Jersey, cited for repeat and serious safety and health workplace violations
  • December 10 [National News Release] - 2015 - 12/10/2015 - US Labor Department, Dollar Tree reach settlement agreement to implement enhanced safety measures nationwide
  • December 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/09/2015 - Electronics recycler over-exposes workers to lead, fined more than $56K
  • December 09 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 12/09/2015 - OSHA cites AWS Roofing for exposing workers to fall hazard
  • December 09 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 12/09/2015 - OSHA cites Vallencourt for exposing workers to cave-in hazards while installing water and sewer lines in Jacksonville
  • December 09 [OSHA Statement] - 2015 - 12/09/2015 - Statement from Assistant Secretary of Labor Dr. David Michaels on roofing company owner's guilty plea today to charges related to employee's fatal fall
  • December 09 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 12/09/2015 - Bickmore, West Virginia, logging company cited for exposing workers to safety hazards
  • December 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/09/2015 - Painters exposed to dust more than 6 times OSHA's permissible limits at Watseka, Illinois, metal fabricating shop
  • December 08 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/08/2015 - Worker suffers severe injuries when he falls inside water tower
  • December 08 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/08/2015 - Worker suffers severe injuries when he falls inside water tower
  • December 08 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/08/2015 - Workers exposed to high levels of methylene chloride, multiple hazards at Colona, Illinois, truck repair facility
  • December 08 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 12/08/2015 - OSHA reaches settlement with Blue Rhino in 2013 propane explosion that severely injured 6 workers at Taveras, Florida, tank facility
  • December 08 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 12/08/2015 - Wyman Gordon employees exposed to mechanical and electrical hazards
  • December 08 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/08/2015 - OSHA finds safety issues with ammonia refrigeration systems at Case Farms' Ohio plants, proposes additional $462K in penalties
  • December 08 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 12/08/2015 - OSHA cites San Antonio framing contractor after worker falls 35 feet to his death at Kyle, Texas, work site; employer continues to ignore hazards
  • December 03 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 12/03/2015 - Portersville, Pennsylvania, manufacturer again cited by OSHA for exposing employees to safety and health hazards
  • December 03 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 12/03/2015 - Somerset County flavoring and fragrance manufacturer exposed workers to respiratory and other workplace safety and health hazards
  • December 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/03/2015 - OSHA cites Merit Construction Services after worker injured in fall at Milwaukee parking structure
  • December 03 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 12/03/2015 - Main Line utility construction company exposed employees to cave-in hazards in a nearly 8-foot deep trench
  • December 02 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 12/02/2015 - Connecticut manufacturer unlawfully discharged employees for filing OSHA safety and health complaints, US Labor Department charges
  • December 02 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 12/02/2015 - OSHA issues notices to West Haven, Connecticut VA Medical Center for exposing workers to new and recurring hazards
  • December 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/02/2015 - Batavia, Illinois, builder exposes workers to dangerous fall hazards
  • December 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/01/2015 - 3 OSHA citations since April 2015 for nation's largest cookie, cracker manufacturer

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