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July 2013
  • July 17 [Region 5 News Release] -2013 - 07/17/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Specialty Metals Processing in Stow, Ohio, for failing to correct violations; proposes $131,320 in fines
  • July 16 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 07/16/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites home goods company for 22 serious safety violations at Manhattan and Brooklyn locations
  • July 16 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 07/16/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces outreach campaign to protect health care workers from hazards causing musculoskeletal disorders
  • July 16 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 07/16/2013 - Shippensburg, Pa., foundry faces more than $96,000 in US Labor Department OSHA fines for safety and health hazards
  • July 16 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 07/16/2013 - Oilfield Solutions Inc. cited for 33 safety violations by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to hazards
  • July 16 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 07/16/2013 - Halliburton cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after worker dies when struck by pressure line during well servicing operations in Watford City, ND
  • July 16 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 07/16/2013 - District of Columbia dental company cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to bloodborne pathogen hazards
  • July 16 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 07/16/2013 - OSHA cites Duane Reade Inc., proposes $71,500 in fines for exit access and fire safety hazards at 598 Broadway store in lower Manhattan
  • July 15 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 07/15/2013 - Kittanning, Pa., hospital fined by the US Labor Department's OSHA for failing to protect workers from patient assaults
  • July 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 07/10/2013 - Site Maintenance Inc. facing 8 OSHA safety citations, $73,920 in penalties for failing to provide fall protection for roofers at two Schaumburg, Ill., job sites
  • July 09 [Region 9 News Release] - 2013 - 07/09/2013 - Hawaii concrete manufacturer Tileco Inc. cited for safety and health violations US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $50,400 in fines
  • July 08 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 07/08/2013 - Supermarket Equipment Sales in Rutledge, Ga., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for 17 safety and health violations; fines exceed $62,000
  • July 08 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 07/08/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Ardagh Glass in Warner Robins, Ga., for willful and serious violations following amputation of worker's finger
  • July 03 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 07/03/2013 - Hereford, Texas, meatpacking plant cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for failing to protect workers from various workplace hazards
  • July 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 07/03/2013 - OSHA fines Midland Davis Corp. $64,680 for repeat safety violations at Moline, Ill., scrap metal recycling center
  • July 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 07/01/2013 - OSHA cites Great Western Products Co. for repeat violations after investigations at Assumption, Ill., plant
  • July 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 07/01/2013 - Regency Technologies fined $66,000 by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to cadmium at Upper Sandusky electronics recycling facility
June 2013
  • June 27 [Region 5 News Release] -2013 - 06/27/2013 - Grand Trunk Western Railway Co. ordered to pay back wages to suspended, injured employee following investigation by US Labor Department's OSHA
  • June 26 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 06/26/2013 - Brownsville, Texas, employer cited by US Department of Labor for failing to monitor asbestos exposure and correct previously cited hazard
  • June 26 [Region 9 News Release] - 2013 - 06/26/2013 - New OSHA program targets fatalities, injuries associated with automotive lifts
  • June 25 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 06/25/2013 - Paterson, NJ, contractor faces $49,600 in fines from US Labor Department's OSHA for repeat fall, serious safety hazards
  • June 25 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 06/25/2013 - Witt Plumbing Inc. cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after worker dies when trench collapses at residential job site in Hastings, Neb.
  • June 24 [Trade News Release] - 2013 - 06/24/2013 - OSHA reaches settlement agreement with Nebraska-based ConAgra Foods to protect workers from anhydrous ammonia
  • June 24 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 06/24/2013 - Houston-based Piping Technology and Products Inc. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to amputation hazards
  • June 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 06/24/2013 - General Awning Co. issued 8 safety citations after follow-up inspection by US Labor Department's OSHA finds company failed to correct previous violations
  • June 20 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 06/20/2013 - Heller Casing in Williston, ND, cited after worker fatally crushed on oil rig; US Labor Department's OSHA finds 2 violations during investigation
  • June 20 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 06/20/2013 - Environmental Enterprises cited for 22 violations after worker dies from burns suffered at Cincinnati hazardous waste treatment facility
  • June 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 06/19/2013 - Penn Aluminum International fined $45,000 by US Labor Department's OSHA for 9 safety violations at Murphysboro, Ill., manufacturing facility
  • June 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 06/19/2013 - US Labor Department cites Advanced Strobe Products with proposed fines of more than $50,000 for worker exposure to acid, lead without proper protection
  • June 18 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 06/18/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Burlington, NJ, construction company for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • June 18 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 06/18/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Florida underground utility company for willful, serious trenching violations; proposes more than $106,000 in penalties
  • June 18 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 06/18/2013 - Perkasie, Pa., helicopter contractor cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to chemical hazards; fined $40,500
  • June 13 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 06/13/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites oil and gas industry pressure pumping services company for safety and health hazards at Valley View, Texas, work site
  • June 11 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 06/11/2013 - Orange County, NY, manufacturer faces almost $118,000 in additional US Labor Department fines for uncorrected and recurring hazards
  • June 10 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 06/10/2013 - Maryland's Integra Health Management cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for workplace violence hazards following employee fatality
  • June 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 06/10/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines two companies $130,500 for trenching hazards at Kearny, NJ, site
  • June 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 06/10/2013 - Three New York contractors face over $465,000 in US Labor Department OSHA fines for electrocution and other hazards at Long Island work site
  • June 10 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 06/10/2013 - Davis Tool & Die cited after worker electrocuted at Fenton, Mo., facility; US Labor Department's OSHA finds 17 violations during fatality investigation
  • June 10 [Region 10 News Release] - 2013 - 06/10/2013 - Crane safety is focus of OSHA emphasis program in the Northwest
  • June 06 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 06/06/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA and Wage and Hour Division protecting workers and wages during Oklahoma tornado recovery efforts
  • June 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 06/06/2013 - American Family Care in Montgomery, Ala., cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for repeat and serious safety violations
  • June 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 06/06/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Austin Powder Co. $258,000 for multiple safety and health violations at McArthur, Ohio, explosives factory
  • June 06 [Region 10 News Release] - 2013 - 06/06/2013 - Safe operation of powered industrial trucks is focus of OSHA's new local emphasis program in Idaho
  • June 06 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 06/06/2013 - True North Hotel Group Inc. to provide whistle-blower training nationally following US Labor Department investigation Company will also pay back wages and damages, take corrective action on behalf of discharged employee who raised safety concerns at Massachusetts location
  • June 06 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 06/06/2013 - La OSHA y la Division de Horas y Salarios del Departamento de Trabajo de E.E.U.U. protegen a los trabajadores y los salarios durante las tareas de recuperacion del tornado en Oklahoma
  • June 05 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 06/05/2013 - Timpson, Texas, sawmill cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for violations after a worker was killed, other workers exposed to many hazards
  • June 05 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 06/05/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Community Power Corp. in Morrison, Colo., for exposing workers to amputation hazards; fines total $66,990
  • June 04 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 06/04/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Rochester, NY, packaging manufacturer for willful and serious hazards following amputation
  • June 04 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 06/04/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites JBS USA, LLC in Greeley, Colo., for 20 violations of workplace standards
  • June 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 06/04/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Wisconsin's Castalloy Inc. for exposing its foundry workers to coal tar pitch and formaldehyde
  • June 03 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 06/03/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines South River, NJ, masonry contractor nearly $91,000 for fall, scaffold hazards at Maywood, NJ, site
May 2013
  • May 30 [Region 4 News Release] -2013 - 05/30/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces safety stand-down at Florida work sites on June 4 to focus on heat-related illnesses and injuries
  • May 30 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 05/30/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Wal-Mart store in Great Falls, Mont., for repeat and serious safety and health hazards; proposes $50,000 in fines
  • May 30 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 05/30/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces June 4 safety stand-down at work sites throughout Southeast to focus on heat-related illnesses and injuries
  • May 30 [Region 9 News Release] - 2013 - 05/30/2013 - Hawaii resort cited with 14 safety and health violations
  • May 28 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 05/28/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Schenectady, NY, medical lab for inadequate worker safeguards against bloodborne pathogen hazards
  • May 28 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 05/28/2013 - Massachusetts contractor faces $290,700 in US Labor Department OSHA fines for willful, repeat fall hazards at Durham, NH, work site
  • May 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 05/28/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Quality Trailers Enterprise for 15 violations following complaint inspection at Salem, Ohio, manufacturing facility
  • May 23 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 05/23/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Accadia Site Contracting Inc., proposes $84,000 in fines for cave-in hazard at Lewiston Road work site in Niagara Falls
  • May 23 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 05/23/2013 - Queensbury, NY, wood shavings manufacturer faces $233,870 in fines for combustible dust, confined space, chemical, mechanical, electrical hazards
  • May 22 [Trade News Release] - 2013 - 05/22/2013 - OSHA announces intent to extend compliance date for crane operator certification requirements
  • May 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 05/21/2013 - Lack of personal protective equipment among 33 violations cited by US Labor Department's OSHA at A & B Foundry &; Machining in Franklin, Ohio
  • May 20 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 05/20/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA orders Enercon Services to pay $261,152.69 in damages after firing engineer who reported unsafe work practices
  • May 20 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 05/20/2013 - Monro Muffler Brake Inc. cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for alleged willful, repeat and serious workplace safety violations in Portsmouth, NH
  • May 16 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 05/16/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Newark, NJ, stucco contractor for scaffolding hazards at Maplewood, NJ, work site
  • May 16 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 05/16/2013 - US Labor Departments OSHA provides on-site compliance assistance to protect recovery workers, public during tornado recovery efforts in Texas
  • May 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 05/16/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites A.W.T. World Trade for 28 violations, including unsafe spray finishing operations at Chicago factory
  • May 15 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 05/15/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Ridgefield Park, NJ, contractor for repeat fall hazards at Paramus, NJ, work site
  • May 15 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 05/15/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines 2 government contractors more than $60,000 after workers injured in November 2012 flash fire
  • May 15 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 05/15/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines West Decatur, Pa., excavating company nearly $179,000 for exposing workers to trenching hazards
  • May 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 05/13/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Phoenix Industrial Cleaning after worker dies while cleaning storage tank at Wheeling, Ill., chemical manufacturer
  • May 09 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 05/09/2013 - Hartwell, Ga., manufacturer cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for repeat, serious safety and health violations; $62,000 in proposed fines
  • May 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 05/09/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Joel Kennedy Constructing Corp. for failing to protect workers in trench at job site in Chicago
  • May 07 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 05/07/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites AmeriGas Propane L.P. in Conroe, Texas, for exposing workers to safety hazards; proposed fines total $105,00
  • May 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 05/07/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Dalton, Ga., carpet manufacturer for serious safety violations; proposes $73,000 in penalties
  • May 06 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 05/06/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Sinton Dairy Foods Co. Inc. in Colorado Springs, Colo., for 14 violations of workplace standards
  • May 06 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 05/06/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Maine sawmill for repeat and serious violations of workplace safety standards
  • May 02 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 05/02/2013 - Collis Roofing Inc. cited by the US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to fall and other hazards; more than $200,000 in proposed penalties
April 2013
  • April 30 [Region 9 News Release] -2013 - 04/30/2013 - Waikiki hotel cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA with 14 serious safety and health violations
  • April 30 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 04/30/2013 - Montana wildlife casting agency cited in employee's mauling death
  • April 29 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 04/29/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Dolco Packaging Corp. for serious safety violations; proposes more than $64,000 in penalties
  • April 29 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 04/29/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Maine pipe supplier for repeat and serious violations of excavation safety standards
  • April 29 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 04/29/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Philadelphia plumbing and heating company more than $40,000 for workplace safety hazards
  • April 29 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 04/29/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Globe Metallurgical in Selma, Ala., for serious and repeat safety violations following worker fatality
  • April 29 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 04/29/2013 - Anheuser-Busch Cos. LLC in Houston cited by US Labor Departments OSHA for failing to protect workers from carbon dioxide exposure; fines total $88,000
  • April 25 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 04/25/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Nomac Drilling for failing to provide fall protection to workers on well derricks in Trenton, ND
  • April 24 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 04/24/2013 - US Department of Labor fines Burlington Coat Factory more than $45,000 for safety violations at Lancaster, Pa., store
  • April 24 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 04/24/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA to host Workers' Memorial Day event April 26 in North Kansas City, Mo.
  • April 24 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 04/24/2013 - Houston manufacturing plant cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for failing to protect workers from falls and other hazards; fines total $48,300
  • April 24 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 04/24/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites First Choice Energy after oil field worker killed at Stanley, ND, job site
  • April 24 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 04/24/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA to host Workers' Memorial Day event April 25 in Springfield, Mo.
  • April 23 [Trade News Release] - 2013 - 04/23/2013 - OSHA issues final rule to protect workers using cranes and derricks in demolition and underground construction
  • April 22 [Region 9 News Release] - 2013 - 04/22/2013 - Heavy equipment rental company cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after truck crane crushes worker
  • April 22 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 04/22/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Berger Excavating Contractors for failing to protect workers in trench at job site in Franklin Park, Ill.
  • April 22 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 04/22/2013 - New England candy manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 19 serious health and safety violations after ammonia release
  • April 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 04/18/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites roofing contractor KG Framing and Construction for lack of fall protection at St. Louis job site
  • April 18 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 04/18/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Keystone Pain Institute in Altoona, Pa., for bloodborne pathogen hazards
  • April 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 04/16/2013 - Pilgrim's Pride Corp. in Canton, Ga., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for repeat and serious violations following worker fatality
  • April 16 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 04/16/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines North Bergen, NJ laundry company $219,000 for safety hazards
  • April 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 04/15/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Ball Aerosol and Specialty Container Inc. $589,000 for exposing workers to amputation hazards from unguarded machinery

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