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December 2015
  • 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 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 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 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 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 12/23/2015 - Defective crane at Vidor, Texas, work site resulted in worker death
  • 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 [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 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 - Worker suffers fractured finger when hand becomes caught in unguarded machine at Berlin, Wisconsin, screen printing shop
  • 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 - Area builder cited for dangerous fall hazards twice in a month
  • December 21 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 12/21/2015 - Defective crane at Vidor, Texas, work site resulted in worker death
  • 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 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 3 News Release] - 2015 - 12/17/2015 - Camden Park exposes employees to serious workplace safety hazards
  • 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 1 News Release] - 2015 - 12/17/2015 - Habitual workplace safety violator Force Corp. again exposes roofing workers to potentially fatal fall 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 [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 - Electronics recycler over-exposes workers to lead, fined more than $56K
  • 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 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 4 News Release] - 2015 - 12/09/2015 - OSHA cites AWS Roofing for exposing workers to fall hazard
  • 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 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 - 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 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 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 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/08/2015 - Workers exposed to high levels of methylene chloride, multiple hazards at Colona, Illinois, truck repair facility
  • 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 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 - Portersville, Pennsylvania, manufacturer again cited by OSHA for exposing employees to safety and health hazards
  • 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 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/02/2015 - Batavia, Illinois, builder exposes workers to dangerous fall hazards
  • 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 01 [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 12/01/2015 - OSHA issues tools to help prevent workplace violence in healthcare settings
  • December 01 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 12/01/2015 - Luzerne County box manufacturer failed to abate safety violations and continued exposing workers to hazards
  • December 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/01/2015 - 3 OSHA citations since April 2015 for nation's largest cookie, cracker manufacturer
  • December 01 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 12/01/2015 - Bronx hair salon must pay $165K to fired employee who warned co-workers of formaldehyde hazards
  • December 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/01/2015 - Workers exposed to multiple safety hazards at Norwalk, Ohio, packaging plant
November 2015
  • November 30 [Region 2 News Release] -2015 - 11/30/2015 - Essex County gutter and roof cleaning company again fails to provide workers with fall protection at Bergen County worksites
  • November 30 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 11/30/2015 - OSHA finds Seaford, Delaware, ice plant failed again to guard machinery, resulting in employee suffering amputation of both legs
  • November 24 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 11/24/2015 - Gravedigger engulfed in cave-in of unguarded grave at Long Island cemetery
  • November 24 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 11/24/2015 - Two employers cited for exposing workers to cave-in hazards at an unprotected trench in Conroe, Texas; fines total $65,900
  • November 23 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 11/23/2015 - Speedway lacking adequate workplace violence safeguards, OSHA finds
  • November 23 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 11/23/2015 - United Hospital Supply Corp. exposes employees to repeat safety and health hazards at manufacturing facility in Burlington, New Jersey
  • November 23 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 11/23/2015 - Two employers cited for exposing workers to fall hazards after a worker falls to his death at a Conroe, Texas, construction site
  • November 23 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 11/23/2015 - JA Siding Construction Services in Georgia exposed workers to dangerous falls and other safety hazards
  • November 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 11/23/2015 - Bloomer, Wisconsin, roofing contractor endangers workers, ignores safety regulations
  • November 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 11/23/2015 - Power press operator loses 3 fingers at Akron metal stamping plant
  • November 19 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 11/19/2015 - Three commercial real estate renovators willfully expose workers to asbestos in San Antonio; fines total $112,000
  • November 19 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 11/19/2015 - OSHA cites Baton Rouge, Louisiana, business in trench collapse that killed worker
  • November 18 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 11/18/2015 - Worker 'would not have died' in Longmeadow, Massachusetts, trench if employer had followed proper procedures, says OSHA
  • November 17 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 11/17/2015 - OSHA issues notices to Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center for exposing workers to an unsafe workplace
  • November 16 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 11/16/2015 - Furniture manufacturer, staffing agency expose workers to hazards twice in 14 months
  • November 16 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 11/16/2015 - OSHA investigation finds 37 safety and health violations at Ridgway, Pennsylvania, metal company after worker suffers leg amputation
  • November 13 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 11/13/2015 - Employee struck by forklift at Schenectady recycling facility
  • November 10 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 11/10/2015 - Unguarded balcony, lack of fall protection cause death of Dallas construction worker, OSHA finds
  • November 10 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 11/10/2015 - Philadelphia stucco company continues to expose workers to fall hazards on construction site
  • November 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 11/09/2015 - Schaumburg, Illinois, sewer and water contractor again exposes workers to trench cave-in hazards
  • November 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 11/09/2015 - After amputation at Austin manufacturing plant, OSHA cites employer and temp agency for safety violations
  • November 05 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 11/05/2015 - Acton based granite countertop manufacturer exposes employees to new and recurring safety hazards after failing to correct violation
  • November 05 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 11/05/2015 - Lancaster County construction company again exposes workers to dangerous fall hazards at Temple, Pennsylvania, work site
  • November 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 11/03/2015 - Worker injured when 1K-pound load falls from crane
  • November 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 11/02/2015 - Workers at IPMF LLC exposed to dangerous machine parts
  • November 02 [Region 8 News Release] - 2015 - 11/02/2015 - Roofers made to work above 3 stories without guard rails, fall protection
  • November 02 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 11/02/2015 - Berks County excavation contractor exposed workers to trenching hazards; OSHA levies more than $57K in fines
October 2015
  • October 29 [OSHA Statement] -2015 - 10/29/2015 - Statement from Assistant Secretary of Labor Dr. David Michaels on BLS report on occupational injuries and illnesses in 2014
  • October 29 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 10/29/2015 - Dollar General Corp. continues to expose employees to workplace safety and health hazards at store in Hamburg, Pennsylvania
  • October 28 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 10/28/2015 - Landscape employee's death after being struck by rock 'easily preventable'
  • October 27 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 10/27/2015 - Iowa postal facility exposes mail handler to excessive heat
  • October 27 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 10/27/2015 - OSHA⿿s regional emphasis program focuses on reducing illness and injury at Southwestern chicken processing facilities
  • October 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 10/22/2015 - Roofing Contractor cited for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • October 20 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 10/20/2015 - Chicago roofers exposed to dangerous asbestos hazards
  • October 20 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 10/20/2015 - Georgia lumber mill repeatedly exposes workers to falls, electrocution and other workplace safety hazards
  • October 20 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 10/20/2015 - Food manufacturer exposes workers to amputation hazards
  • October 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 10/19/2015 - Ashley Furniture cited again for on-the-job machine hazards
  • October 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 10/19/2015 - OSHA cites US Fish and Wildlife Service for serious, repeated violations at Pendills Creek National Fish Hatchery
  • October 16 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 10/16/2015 - OSHA cites Harden Furniture Inc. for 25 serious safety violations at McConnellsville, New York, manufacturing plant
  • October 16 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 10/16/2015 - Trenching cave-in injures drainpipe installer employee
  • October 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 10/15/2015 - Agricultural manufacturer exposes workers to amputation, other safety hazards
  • October 15 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 10/15/2015 - OSHA finds improper load rigging caused fatal worker injury in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • October 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 10/15/2015 - OSHA cites Aspen Foods after machine takes part of worker's finger
  • October 14 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 10/14/2015 - Worker suffers 3rd-degree burns in glass factory fire
  • October 14 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 10/14/2015 - Railcar was unsafe for entry before deadly blast killed two workers, injured a third at Omaha cleaning facility
  • October 08 [Region 10 News Release] - 2015 - 10/08/2015 - OSHA cites the US Forest Service for serious, repeated violations at two Malheur National Forest ranger districts

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