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September 2015
  • September 02 [Region 6 News Release] -2015 - 09/02/2015 - Bowling center mechanic's strangulation death a 'preventable workplace tragedy'
  • September 02 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 09/02/2015 - Deficient medical management leads to musculoskeletal injuries at Delaware poultry processing plant
  • September 02 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 09/02/2015 - Home builder fails to protect workers from unsafe machinery, falls and other safety hazards
  • September 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 09/01/2015 - Nebraska flooring manufacturer tries to conceal hazards as OSHA investigates temporary worker's amputated fingers
  • September 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 09/01/2015 - Metal salvage recycler's safety failures cited in death of maintenance manager
  • September 01 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 09/01/2015 - Mississippi sawmill exposes workers to unprotected machinery, combustible dust and other hazards
  • September 01 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 09/01/2015 - Chemical processing manufacturer cited for failing to protect workers from catastrophic chemical exposures in Palestine, Texas
August 2015
  • August 31 [Region 4 News Release] -2015 - 08/31/2015 - 2 workers suffer amputations in separate incidents, less than 2 weeks apart, due to Oakwood, Georgia, plastic manufacturer's safety failures
  • August 31 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 08/31/2015 - Idea Nuova again exposes employees to blocked exit and fire hazards
  • August 27 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 08/27/2015 - US Court of Appeals holds serial OSHA violator in contempt
  • August 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 08/27/2015 - South Florida's Latite Roofing continues to expose workers to dangerous falls
  • August 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 08/27/2015 - Battery recycling facility continues to expose workers to dangerous levels of lead, cadmium at Lancaster, Ohio, facility
  • August 27 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 08/27/2015 - 54-year-old employee loses 4 fingers at Wahlco recycling plant
  • August 26 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 08/26/2015 - Workers exposed to multiple hazards at farm machinery manufacturer
  • August 26 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 08/26/2015 - Moving company cited in heat-related death of worker
  • August 25 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 08/25/2015 - Atlanta's American Air Filter Co. continues to expose workers to serious safety hazards
  • August 24 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 08/24/2015 - Alabama roofing contractor sentenced for making false statements to OSHA inspectors following an incident that seriously injured 3 workers
  • August 20 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 08/20/2015 - 23-year-old worker loses part of finger in machine
  • August 19 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 08/19/2015 - Hannaford Supermarkets acts to prevent musculoskeletal injuries for warehouse employees in Maine and New York
  • August 19 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 08/19/2015 - Hannaford Supermarkets acts to prevent musculoskeletal injuries for warehouse employees in Maine and New York
  • August 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 08/18/2015 - Cleveland manufacturer exposes workers to amputation, other hazards
  • August 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 08/18/2015 - OSHA cites A & W Roofing for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • August 18 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 08/18/2015 - Pallet rental company fined nearly $59K by OSHA for failing to protect employees from noise hazards at Hazelton depot
  • August 17 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 08/17/2015 - Pipe insulator and staffing agency cited for exposing workers to amputation hazards in Houston
  • August 14 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 08/14/2015 - OSHA: Bridgeport Family Dollar store employees face exit access hazards
  • August 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 08/13/2015 - 21-year-old employee loses 4 fingers on his first day
  • August 13 [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 08/13/2015 - OSHA updates National Emphasis Program on amputations
  • August 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 08/13/2015 - Chicken processor faces $861K in fines after OSHA finds workers continue to be exposed to serious amputation, electrocution and fall hazards
  • August 12 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 08/12/2015 - Construction company cited in death of worker at wind energy site
  • August 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 08/12/2015 - OSHA report: Inzi Controls Inc., continues to expose workers to amputation hazards
  • August 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 08/11/2015 - Illinois construction companies, manager face nearly $2M in fines for exposing workers to known asbestos hazards
  • August 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 08/11/2015 - Emergency medical transport company ignores health precautions, ambulance workers unprotected from risks of infection and disease
  • August 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 08/10/2015 - Fire truck manufacturer exposes workers to amputation and fall hazards
  • August 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 08/10/2015 - Elk Grove Village, Illinois, shop exposes workers to respiratory, other hazards
  • August 07 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 08/07/2015 - Republic Steel exposes workers repeatedly to fall, chemical and other hazards at Lorain, Ohio, steel mill
  • August 07 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 08/07/2015 - Trucking company fined $156K for exposing workers to a variety of safety and health hazards
  • August 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 08/06/2015 - OSHA finds Wisconsin packaging plant disabled machine safety devices
  • August 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 08/06/2015 - Worker's hand is amputated by power press at Akron, Ohio, manufacturer
  • August 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 08/06/2015 - Specialty fabric manufacturer, Twitchell Products LLC, cited a second time for exposing employees to amputations, burns and falls
  • August 06 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 08/06/2015 - Newark recycling plant exposed workers to safety and health hazards
  • August 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 08/05/2015 - The Atlanta Journal Constitution cited for repeatedly exposing workers to amputation, electrocution and other workplace hazards
  • August 05 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 08/05/2015 - Workers exposed to multiple safety and health hazards at boiler manufacturer
  • August 04 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 08/04/2015 - Florida pallet recycling company exposes temporary and full-time workers to deadly safety hazards following OSHA inspection
  • August 04 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 08/04/2015 - U.S. Labor Department sues Continental Alloys and Services Inc. in Houston for wrongfully firing an employee
  • August 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 08/04/2015 - Nursing facility to implement procedures to reduce musculoskeletal injuries suffered by workers providing resident care
  • August 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 08/04/2015 - OSHA again cites Kapco Inc. after portion of employee's finger amputated; co-worker has similar injury in 2014 on same machine
  • August 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 08/03/2015 - OSHA cites Chaney Roofing Maintenance for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • August 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 08/03/2015 - Worker suffers severe burns at Bellevue, Ohio, plastic company
July 2015
  • July 30 [Region 5 News Release] -2015 - 07/30/2015 - Steel roller fatally crushed maintenance worker, safety guards ignored
  • July 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 07/30/2015 - Plastics company exposes workers to combustible dust, corrosive chemicals and other safety hazards
  • July 30 [Region 8 News Release] - 2015 - 07/30/2015 - Cabinet manufacturer Oak Creations exposed Columbus, Montana, workers to fire, explosion, amputation and respiratory hazards
  • July 29 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 07/29/2015 - Missouri manufacturer exposes workers to amputation hazards
  • July 29 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 07/29/2015 - Releasing highly hazardous chemicals lands Gregory, Texas, energy facility in hot water with OSHA
  • July 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 07/28/2015 - 30-year-old temporary worker needs surgery after her hand catches in packaging machine at Oak Creek, Wisconsin, food manufacturer
  • July 28 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 07/28/2015 - Workers exposed to fire and explosion hazards at perfume factory in Cedar Grove, New Jersey
  • July 28 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 07/28/2015 - Georgia metal fabrication installer fails to protect workers from dangerous falls
  • July 28 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 07/28/2015 - For the third time in a year, Jasper Contractors in Jacksonville, Florida, is cited for exposing workers to dangerous falls and other safety hazards
  • July 27 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 07/27/2015 - Zareena Investments Inc. doing business as Super Cleaners in San Antonio cited by OSHA...again
  • July 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 07/27/2015 - OSHA finds Shoreline Foundation Inc. exposes workers to drowning, fall and impalement hazards
  • July 24 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 07/24/2015 - Employee's death at International Paper's Ticonderoga plant preventable
  • July 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 07/22/2015 - Trench collapse seriously injures worker, leads to $424K fine for employer
  • July 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 07/22/2015 - LaGrange, Georgia agricultural equipment manufacturer exposes workers to deadly safety hazards
  • July 22 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 07/22/2015 - OSHA reminds greater Baltimore-area employers to protect workers from heat illness
  • July 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 07/22/2015 - Texas worker injured after being denied safety equipment; employers cited
  • July 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 07/21/2015 - Ashley Furniture cited again, faces new proposed penalties for failing to protect workers from moving machine parts
  • July 20 [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 07/20/2015 - OSHA provides guidance to OSHA compliance officers for enforcing the revised Hazard Communication standard
  • July 20 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 07/20/2015 - Employees of New Britain, Conn., heat treatment plant face chemical, fire, explosion and mechanical hazards
  • July 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 07/16/2015 - Manufacturer cited by OSHA after press crushes worker's finger
  • July 16 [Region 10 News Release] - 2015 - 07/16/2015 - Pacific Northwest trucking company retaliates against sick, tired drivers again
  • July 16 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 07/16/2015 - Welders and grinders face toxic metal, noise hazards at Springfield, Missouri, plant
  • July 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 07/16/2015 - Middlefield, Ohio, pallet maker allowed 14-year-old to operate machine illegally, resulting in loss of hand
  • July 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 07/16/2015 - Transformers Construction and Buildtronix in Jacksonville, Florida, continues to put employees at risk of dangerous falls and eye protection hazards
  • July 16 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 07/16/2015 - Workers risked dangerous falls at Shenandoah, Texas, worksite
  • July 16 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 07/16/2015 - Steel fabricator continues to endanger workers, OSHA finds
  • July 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 07/15/2015 - Worker endures 3 surgeries after press crushes hand at seal manufacturer
  • July 14 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 07/14/2015 - OSHA cites Hugo's Roofing Contractors for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • July 13 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 07/13/2015 - With long history of violations, El Paso, Texas, company faces more than $321K in federal fines
  • July 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 07/13/2015 - Refrigeration company puts temporary and permanent workers at risk of ammonia exposure due to poor maintenance of coolant systems
  • July 13 [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 07/13/2015 - OSHA directive updates inspection procedures for protecting workers from tuberculosis in healthcare settings
  • July 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 07/13/2015 - Employees injured by violent clients at Birmingham, Alabama, social services center
  • July 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 07/09/2015 - Deaths of four workers prompts deeper look at DuPont Safety Practices
  • July 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 07/09/2015 - Auto parts manufacturer ignores safety hazards, worker loses fingertip
  • July 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 07/06/2015 - OSHA finds Alabama plastic manufacturer exposes workers to amputation, fall and electrical hazards
  • July 06 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 07/06/2015 - More employee protections against workplace violence, thanks to changes at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center
  • July 02 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 07/02/2015 - Furniture plant workers repeatedly exposed to safety and health hazards in Northern New Jersey
  • July 02 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 07/02/2015 - Burlington County general contractor repeatedly exposed construction workers to fall hazards
  • July 02 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 07/02/2015 - Cold storage warehouse fails to protect workers from hazardous gas exposure
  • July 01 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 07/01/2015 - Corizon Health Inc. implementing changes to reduce workplace violence hazards for employees at its locations
  • July 01 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 07/01/2015 - Judge affirms OSHA findings in 2012 death of health care coordinator killed by mentally ill client with violent criminal history
  • July 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 07/01/2015 - Machinist needs several surgeries after catching hand in machine; Kemper Valve & Fittings ignores safety rules
June 2015
  • June 30 [Region 4 News Release] -2015 - 06/30/2015 - Storage system manufacturer's safety failures cause 2 workers to suffer amputations in 2 incidents in three months
  • June 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 06/29/2015 - Complaint inspection finds workers exposed to amputation hazards at Cleveland Die & Manufacturing Company
  • June 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 06/29/2015 - Chicago metal shop exposes workers to machine hazards
  • June 25 [National News Release] - 2015 - 06/25/2015 - OSHA adds key hazards for investigators' focus in healthcare inspections
  • June 24 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 06/24/2015 - GP Roofing & Construction LLC, management held in contempt of court for failing to comply with OSHA safety standards
  • June 22 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 06/22/2015 - Delaware poultry-processing plant exposed workers to serious hazards including musculoskeletal injuries
  • June 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 06/18/2015 - Melrose Park, Illinois, metal shop exposes workers to machine hazards
  • June 18 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 06/18/2015 - OSHA cites construction company in death of heavy equipment operator
  • June 17 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 06/17/2015 - Newark construction company exposed workers to falls, safety hazards at Pennsylvania worksite
  • June 17 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 06/17/2015 - Open-flame heater likely cause of Coalgate oil rig fire; 3 deaths and serious injuries to 2 others, OSHA finds

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