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September 2015
  • September 30 [Region 2 News Release] -2015 - 09/30/2015 - Judge upholds OSHA citations and $181K penalties for contractors whose employees worked near energized power lines on Long Island
  • September 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 09/30/2015 - Electronics recycling workers exposed to high levels of lead, cadmium at Plainfield, Illinois, facility
  • September 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 09/29/2015 - Teen contractor loses leg, co-worker loses fingers at Case Farms
  • September 29 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 09/29/2015 - OSHA asks Connecticut employers to safeguard workers after heat leads to employee's kidney failure
  • September 29 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 09/29/2015 - Construction contractor exposes workers to fall hazards at Morgantown, West Virginia, worksite
  • September 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 09/28/2015 - Aerial lift collapses, worker plummets at railcar facility
  • September 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 09/28/2015 - Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, excavation company exposes workers to trench cave-in hazards
  • September 28 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 09/28/2015 - Woman has 2 fingers amputated while operating mechanical power press for first time at Homerville, Georgia, manufacturing facility
  • September 28 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 09/28/2015 - Dollar General Corp. exposes employees to workplace safety and health hazards at stores in Boone and Harrison counties
  • September 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 09/28/2015 - Safety hazards persist at Indiana shipyard
  • September 28 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 09/28/2015 - Elkview roofing contractor willfully fails to provide fall protection to workers, exposing them to falls of up to nearly 20 feet
  • September 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 09/28/2015 - OSHA cites gun range for workplace lead, arsenic exposure
  • September 24 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 09/24/2015 - Machine operators exposed to excessive heat at Sterling Technologies Inc. in Erie County
  • September 23 [Region 8 News Release] - 2015 - 09/23/2015 - Cave-in protection failures cited after excavation collapse in Missoula
  • September 23 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 09/23/2015 - Employees exposed to dangerous workplace hazards at Pennsauken aluminum services plant; company fined $308K
  • September 22 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 09/22/2015 - OSHA cites Martin Foundry Co. for workplace lead exposure
  • September 22 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 09/22/2015 - Amputation, other injuries at Pilgrim's Pride chicken facilities 'preventable'
  • September 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 09/22/2015 - Queens manufacturer exposes employees to new and recurring hazards
  • September 21 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 09/21/2015 - Pier 1 Imports in Fort Worth cited by OSHA for safety hazards at two sites; fines total $86,100
  • September 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 09/21/2015 - US Army Corps of Engineers workers face unsafe conditions at Soo Locks
  • September 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 09/21/2015 - OSHA cites nation's largest cookie and cracker manufacturer after machine takes part of worker's finger
  • September 21 [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 09/21/2015 - OSHA extends comment period for proposed rule clarifying employers' continuing obligation to make and maintain accurate records of injuries, illnesses
  • September 17 [OSHA Statement] - 2015 - 09/17/2015 - Statement from Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez on fatal occupational injuries in 2014
  • September 17 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 09/17/2015 - OSHA cites US Postal Service in Greenville, SC for falls and other hazards
  • September 17 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 09/17/2015 - Heat-related exposure claims life of a contract worker at a petroleum refinery
  • September 17 [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 09/17/2015 - OSHA revises publication to protect the safety of firefighters
  • September 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 09/16/2015 - OSHA cites dry wall manufacturer for exposing workers to respiratory, chemical and fall hazards
  • September 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 09/16/2015 - OSHA safety citations upheld for 'Midnight Rider' production company
  • September 15 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 09/15/2015 - Lancaster structural steel erection company cited after worker hospitalized for heat-related illness during bridge reconstruction project
  • September 15 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 09/15/2015 - Judge upholds OSHA citations and penalties in Rochester amputation case
  • September 14 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 09/14/2015 - Atlanta window and door manufacturer, staffing agencies cited for exposing nearly 90 workers to fire, amputations and other serious safety hazards
  • September 14 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 09/14/2015 - OSHA cites Country Vision Cooperative for exposing workers to grain bin hazards
  • September 14 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 09/14/2015 - Logging company willfully exposes workers to amputation hazards at Elkview, West Virginia, worksite
  • September 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 09/14/2015 - OSHA cites El Paso stamping plant for amputations and other serious safety hazards
  • September 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 09/14/2015 - Extreme heat claims day laborer's life at metal recycler
  • September 10 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 09/10/2015 - OSHA cites food processing plant after worker exposed to refrigerant ammonia
  • September 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 09/10/2015 - Recurring hazards at Wegmans Food Markets Inc. bakery in Rochester, New York, injure 2 workers
  • September 10 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 09/10/2015 - Employees of Plainville, Connecticut, electroplating company exposed to chemical, mechanical hazards
  • September 08 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 09/08/2015 - 3 oil well service workers killed in west Texas rig fire due to ignition hazard and lack of flame-retardant clothing, OSHA finds
  • September 08 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 09/08/2015 - 45-year-old worker loses parts of 3 fingers on table saw
  • September 03 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 09/03/2015 - Construction contractors cited for exposing workers on a multi-employer worksite to excavation hazards
  • September 03 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 09/03/2015 - OSHA cites Bergen Regional Medical Center after 8 employees assaulted or threatened by patients since February
  • September 02 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 09/02/2015 - Bowling center mechanic's strangulation death a 'preventable workplace tragedy'
  • 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 02 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 09/02/2015 - Deficient medical management leads to musculoskeletal injuries at Delaware poultry processing plant
  • 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 7 News Release] - 2015 - 09/01/2015 - Nebraska flooring manufacturer tries to conceal hazards as OSHA investigates temporary worker's amputated fingers
  • 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
  • September 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 09/01/2015 - Metal salvage recycler's safety failures cited in death of maintenance manager
August 2015
  • August 31 [Region 2 News Release] -2015 - 08/31/2015 - Idea Nuova again exposes employees to blocked exit and fire hazards
  • 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 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 7 News Release] - 2015 - 08/26/2015 - Moving company cited in heat-related death of worker
  • August 26 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 08/26/2015 - Workers exposed to multiple hazards at farm machinery manufacturer
  • 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 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 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 08/18/2015 - OSHA cites A & W Roofing for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • August 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 08/18/2015 - Cleveland manufacturer exposes workers to amputation, other hazards
  • 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 [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 4 News Release] - 2015 - 08/12/2015 - OSHA report: Inzi Controls Inc., continues to expose workers to amputation hazards
  • August 12 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 08/12/2015 - Construction company cited in death of worker at wind energy site
  • 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 6 News Release] - 2015 - 08/07/2015 - Trucking company fined $156K for exposing workers to a variety of safety and health 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 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 08/06/2015 - Worker's hand is amputated by power press at Akron, Ohio, manufacturer
  • August 06 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 08/06/2015 - Newark recycling plant exposed workers to safety and health hazards
  • 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 5 News Release] - 2015 - 08/06/2015 - OSHA finds Wisconsin packaging plant disabled machine safety devices
  • August 05 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 08/05/2015 - Workers exposed to multiple safety and health hazards at boiler manufacturer
  • 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 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 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 - OSHA again cites Kapco Inc. after portion of employee's finger amputated; co-worker has similar injury in 2014 on same machine
  • 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 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 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 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 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 28 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 07/28/2015 - Georgia metal fabrication installer fails to protect workers from dangerous falls
  • 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

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