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April 2014
  • April 14 [Region 4 News Release] -2014 - 04/14/2014 - L and L Lumber Co. cited for serious safety and health violations following inspection by US Department of Labors OSHA
  • April 14 [Region 9 News Release] - 2014 - 04/14/2014 - US Department of Labor OSHA program aims to reduce retail injuries and fatalities in the Pacific
  • April 14 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 04/14/2014 - Pinpoint Towers cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA after worker fatality on a telecommunication tower in Wichita
  • April 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 04/09/2014 - Recycling facility in Lubbock, Texas, cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for multiple, serious safety and health violations
  • April 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 04/09/2014 - Tulsa developer exposes workers to fall hazards; US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $90,600 in fines
  • April 08 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 04/08/2014 - Little Falls, NY, paper manufacturer exposes workers to serious safety violations at multiple work sites
  • April 08 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 04/08/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Precision Custom Coatings LLC $185,400 for willful and repeat violations
  • April 02 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 04/02/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites cabinetry, countertop manufacturer for combustible dust, chemical hazards
  • April 02 [National News Release] - 2014 - 04/02/2014 - Olivet Management faces $2.3M in OSHA fines for knowingly exposing workers to asbestos and lead at NY work site
March 2014
  • March 31 [Region 2 News Release] -2014 - 03/31/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Garfield, NJ, masonry contractor for repeat fall and scaffolding hazards
  • March 31 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 03/31/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA issues $50,600 in proposed fines to Grede Wisconsin for repeatedly exposing workers to respirable silica dust
  • March 31 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 03/31/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Fischer Excavating $58,100 for trenching hazards at Rockford work site
  • March 26 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 03/26/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Diversified CPC International Inc. for chemical hazards
  • March 25 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 03/25/2014 - Atlantic Coast Asphalt in Jacksonville, Fla., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA following worker being trapped in hot liquid asphalt
  • March 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 03/24/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites two Ohio companies for exposing workers to dangerous levels of lead, serious fall hazards
  • March 24 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 03/24/2014 - Danville manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for continued employee exposure to highly toxic hexavalent chromium
  • March 19 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 03/19/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA follow-up inspection finds 11 workplace violations at previously cited US Minerals LLC in Harvey, La.
  • March 17 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 03/17/2014 - Following worker fatality, Georgia-based Smiley Plaster Co. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • March 17 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 03/17/2014 - ConAgra Foods faces $117,000 in US Department of Labor OSHA penalties for failing to protect workers from dangerous machinery, other hazards
  • March 12 [Region 8 News Release] - 2014 - 03/12/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites two Colorado contractors for exposing workers to trench cave-ins; $81,400 in combined penalties proposed
  • March 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 03/12/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Schwan's, staffing agency and service company for serious health and safety violations; $264,360 in fines
  • March 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 03/11/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $112,000 in penalties for workers exposed to amputation hazards at Gaspar Inc.
  • March 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 03/11/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes fines of $46,900 after Celtic Environmental workers exposed to lead hazards
  • March 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 03/10/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines New Wave Plastics $51,800 for multiple serious hazards at Cleveland facility
  • March 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 03/10/2014 - Paterson, NJ, severe violator again cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for recurring hazards
  • March 06 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 03/06/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Werner Construction after worker fatally struck by front-end loader at Albion, Neb., asphalt facility
  • March 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 03/05/2014 - Pressed Paperboard Technologies will pay $81,450 in penalties after US Department of Labor OSHA cites safety violations at Findlay facility
  • March 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 03/05/2014 - Coastal Building Systems of Amelia Inc. cited for repeat fall hazards by US Department of Labor's OSHA
  • March 05 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 03/05/2014 - OSHA extends comment period on agency standards to improve chemical safety to March 31
  • March 03 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 03/03/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites East Providence, RI, company for combustible wood dust and other hazards after August 2013 fire and explosion
February 2014
  • February 27 [Region 4 News Release] -2014 - 02/27/2014 - The GEO Group must address workplace violence hazards as a result of corporate-wide settlement with US Department of Labor
  • February 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 02/27/2014 - Nichiha USA Inc. of Georgia cited for safety violations and nearly $140,000 in proposed penalties by the US Labor Department's OSHA
  • February 27 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 02/27/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Houston employer for 8 willful, egregious violations after worker injured on machine without safeguards
  • February 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/27/2014 - County Materials Corp. cited for serious violations by US Labor Department's OSHA after worker's foot severed at an Elderon, Wis., job site
  • February 26 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 02/26/2014 - OSHA issues 2014 inspection plan to reduce injuries and illnesses at high-hazard workplaces
  • February 26 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/26/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $77,472 in fines for Beck Aluminum Alloys after worker exposed to chlorine gas at smelting plant
  • February 25 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/25/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines E.R. Wagner Manufacturing $106,000 for serious safety violations at Milwaukee metal stamping plant
  • February 25 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 02/25/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Shippensburg foundry for repeat safety violations; OSHA fines total $163,240
  • February 24 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 02/24/2014 - Spa and fitness center agrees to correct hazardous conditions after worker fatality at Palisades Park, NJ, spa
  • February 19 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 02/19/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Andres Roofing Co. $52,800 for workplace safety violations
  • February 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 02/19/2014 - Combustible dust, amputation and other hazards at lumber manufacturer in Homerville, Ga., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA
  • February 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/19/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $91,800 in fines for Ohio printing company
  • February 18 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 02/18/2014 - Recurring hazards by Cheshire, Conn., manufacturer of print reproductions results in US Labor Department OSHA citations
  • February 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/13/2014 - G and J Pepsi-Cola Bottlers faces $86,900 in US Labor Department OSHA penalties for exposing workers to repeat safety violations
  • February 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 02/13/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Dudley Lumber Co. for serious safety violations; nearly $107,000 in proposed penalties
  • February 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 02/13/2014 - Florida manufacturer cited for willful violations following fatality
  • February 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 02/13/2014 - Amtech Southeast Inc. in Elmore, Ala., cited for 15 safety and health violations following inspection by US Department of Labor's OSHA
  • February 12 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 02/12/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites New York contractors for safety violations at Canastota Wastewater Treatment Plant
  • February 11 [National News Release] - 2014 - 02/11/2014 - No more falling workers
  • February 10 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 02/10/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Wakefield, Mass., contractor for exposing workers to cave-in hazards at Milton work site
  • February 10 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 02/10/2014 - Flavoring manufacturer in Oakdale, La., cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after a fire severely burns a worker
  • February 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/06/2014 - Solvay Specialty Polymers cited by US Labor Department's OSHA; fines of $77,000 proposed
  • February 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/06/2014 - Arlington Plating Co. faces $155,430 in penalties for exposing workers to guarding, electrical and other hazards
  • February 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 02/05/2014 - Lucas Marine Acquisition Co. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA following worker fatality at City of Fort Pierce Marina
  • February 04 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 02/04/2014 - Gem Drilling Co. Inc. cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 19 violations at its Sagerton, Texas, work site; fines total $46,900
  • February 04 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 02/04/2014 - Innovia Films cited by US Labor Department's OSHA; fines of $112,500 proposed
  • February 04 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 02/04/2014 - Philadelphia Macaroni cited by US Labor Department's OSHA; fines total more than $75,000
  • February 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/04/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Cleveland metal company for repeat violations, including lead exposure; $61,600 in proposed fines
  • February 03 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 02/03/2014 - Trailer manufacturing facility in Sumner, Texas, cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for failing to protect workers from repeat hazards
  • February 03 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 02/03/2014 - Automotive manufacturer in Thomson, Ga., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for amputation and laceration hazards
  • February 03 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 02/03/2014 - Bristol, Conn., wire manufacturer faces more than $109,000 in US Labor Department OSHA fines for new and recurring hazards
January 2014
  • January 30 [Region 5 News Release] -2014 - 01/30/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Fry's Roofing and Construction for safety violations
  • January 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 01/30/2014 - Lapmaster Precision Finishing Services cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for repeat safety violations at Ohio plant
  • January 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 01/30/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Gateway Cold Storage for 5 safety violations
  • January 30 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 01/30/2014 - Brooklyn, NY, recycler cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for heat-related death
  • January 30 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 01/30/2014 - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los EE. UU. cit a recicladora de Brooklyn, NY, por una muerte provocada por el calor
  • January 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 01/30/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA Cites Torrance Castings Inc. for 10 safety violations after furnace operator fatally injured
  • January 30 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 01/30/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Missouri plumbing company after worker fatally injured in trench collapse
  • January 28 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 01/28/2014 - The Roof Authority of Fort Pierce, Fla., cited for exposing workers to fall and struck-by hazards following inspection by US Department of Labor's OSHA
  • January 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 01/27/2014 - J.B. Stamping cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after inspection finds 21 violations at Cleveland metal stamping facility
  • January 24 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 01/24/2014 - OSHA extends comment period on proposed silica rule to February 11
  • January 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 01/23/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Mike Neri Sewer and Water Contractor in Illinois for repeatedly failing to protect workers in trench
  • January 23 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 01/23/2014 - Teen Challenge of Florida cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 25 safety and health violations; more than $228,000 in fines proposed
  • January 23 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 01/23/2014 - Air filter manufacturer cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for repeat, serious safety violations; more than $64,000 in fines proposed
  • January 22 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 01/22/2014 - Chicago engineering company fails to protect workers in trench
  • January 22 [Region 9 News Release] - 2014 - 01/22/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites American Samoa construction company following electrocution fatality
  • January 22 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 01/22/2014 - Packaging Corporation of America cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for repeat safety hazards after Massachusetts plant inspection
  • January 22 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 01/22/2014 - PPG Industries cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA after fatality at manufacturing plan
  • January 22 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 01/22/2014 - Illinois concrete company cited after temporary worker fatality
  • January 21 [OSHA Statement] - 2014 - 01/21/2014 - Statement by Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez on the catastrophe at International Nutrition in Omaha, Neb.
  • January 17 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 01/17/2014 - Austin frozen food manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to hazardous chemicals
  • January 16 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 01/16/2014 - MFA Inc. cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after worker fatally injured at Missouri feed and farm supplier
  • January 16 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 01/16/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Cypress, Texas, employer after trenching collapse resulted in 1 worker fatality and 1 injury
  • January 15 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 01/15/2014 - Lazarus Energy LLC cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to chemical hazards at its Nixon, Texas, refinery; fines total $43,400
  • January 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 01/15/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites US Minerals facility for repeatedly failing to lockout equipment, protect workers from falls; fines total $195,470
  • January 15 [Region 10 News Release] - 2014 - 01/15/2014 - 17 safety and health violations identified at Veterans Affairs medical facility in Southern Oregon by US Labor Department's OSHA
  • January 14 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 01/14/2014 - Best Buy cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for blocking emergency exit at Brooklyn, NY, store
  • January 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 01/13/2014 - Following complaint inspection, US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes fines of $144,000 for US Postal Service facility in Champaign, Ill.
  • January 13 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 01/13/2014 - Connecticut manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for chemical hazards; StanChem Inc., faces $55,300 in fines
  • January 09 [Region 8 News Release] - 2014 - 01/09/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Black Hills Corp., doing business as Black Hills Energy, in Pueblo, Colo., for exposing workers to electrical hazards
  • January 08 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 01/08/2014 - DNT Construction fined $89,000 by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to trenching hazards in San Antonio
  • January 08 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 01/08/2014 - Jenkintown, Pa., roofing company cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to fall hazards following fatal June accident
  • January 07 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 01/07/2014 - Houston, Texas, plastic bag manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to amputation, electrical and noise hazards
  • January 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 01/07/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes fines of $236,500 for Forever 21 for repeat workplace safety violations at Paramus, NJ, and Manhattan, NY, stores
  • January 06 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 01/06/2014 - Bedding manufacturer in Corsicana, Texas, cited by US Labor Department for exposing workers to safety hazards
December 2013
  • December 30 [Region 4 News Release] -2013 - 12/30/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites FCC Environmental LLC in Georgia for exposing workers to lead and other hazards
  • December 30 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 12/30/2013 - US Labor Departments OSHA cites The Furniture Exchange for repeat, serious violations at New Brunswick, NJ, warehouse
  • December 30 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 12/30/2013 - Terrell's Potato Chip Co. Inc. faces $115,500 in US Labor Department OSHA fines for new, recurring safety hazards at Syracuse, NY, manufacturing plant
  • December 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 12/30/2013 - Tip Top Roofing and Construction cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing roofing workers to fall hazards at DeKalb, Ill., home site
  • December 30 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 12/30/2013 - Wayne's Supermarket Inc. cited for workplace safety hazards at Mullens, W. Va., store; OSHA proposes $32,200 fine

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