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October 2015
  • 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 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 28 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 10/28/2015 - Landscape employee's death after being struck by rock 'easily preventable'
  • 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 27 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 10/27/2015 - Iowa postal facility exposes mail handler to excessive heat
  • October 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 10/22/2015 - Roofing Contractor cited for exposing workers to fall 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 - Chicago roofers exposed to dangerous asbestos 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 - OSHA cites US Fish and Wildlife Service for serious, repeated violations at Pendills Creek National Fish Hatchery
  • October 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 10/19/2015 - Ashley Furniture cited again for on-the-job machine hazards
  • 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 - OSHA cites Aspen Foods after machine takes part of worker's finger
  • 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 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 14 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 10/14/2015 - Worker suffers 3rd-degree burns in glass factory fire
  • 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
  • October 08 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 10/08/2015 - Bag manufacturer exposes workers to amputation hazards
  • October 08 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 10/08/2015 - OSHA: Meatpacking District fatality 'completely avoidable'
  • October 08 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 10/08/2015 - OSHA: Fatalidad en el distrito de Meatpacking 'completamente evitable'
  • October 07 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 10/07/2015 - OSHA finds excavating company exposed employees to trenching hazards at Evans City, Pennsylvania, worksite
  • October 07 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 10/07/2015 - Safety mechanisms would have prevented worker's death
  • October 07 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 10/07/2015 - Construction contractors from Lebanon and Lancaster counties cited by OSHA for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • October 06 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 10/06/2015 - Falling boxes of patio furniture at Massachusetts Big Lots store strike employee, causing hospitalization
  • October 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 10/06/2015 - US Labor Department urges storm recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • October 05 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 10/05/2015 - OSHA cites Brooklyn contractor for fatal worker fall
  • October 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 10/05/2015 - Worker's hand injected with fluid during machine maintenance at Calhoun, Georgia, rubber mat manufacturer
  • October 05 [Region 10 News Release] - 2015 - 10/05/2015 - Federal judge orders Idaho, employer to pay $100 for retaliating against employee who told OSHA of safety concerns
  • October 05 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 10/05/2015 - Charleston roofing contractor cited after worker hospitalized for heat-related illness while working at State Capitol Complex
  • October 05 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 10/05/2015 - OSHA finds fragrance manufacturer exposes employees to safety and health hazards in Piscataway, New Jersey
  • October 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 10/05/2015 - Judge affirms OSHA citations against Alabama auto parts supplier following the amputation of a temporary worker's hand and fingers
  • October 05 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 10/05/2015 - OSHA finds improperly equipped furnace led to deadly explosion at TIMET's Morgantown, Pennsylvania, manufacturing plant
  • October 01 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 10/01/2015 - Wilmington company cited after worker hospitalized for heat-related illness during the construction of new residences
  • October 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 10/01/2015 - Maintenance employee suffers multiple fractures in fall
September 2015
  • September 30 [Region 6 News Release] -2015 - 09/30/2015 - San Marcos, Texas, auto parts maker and staffing employer fined $43K by OSHA for heat, noise and other workplace hazards
  • 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 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 09/30/2015 - 36-foot fall kills construction worker in New Braunfels, Texas; OSHA cites contractors
  • September 30 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 09/30/2015 - Laundry company continues to jeopardize employee safety after worker death at New York facility in 2011
  • September 30 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 09/30/2015 - AmeriGas Propane LP flouts safety standards designed to prevent catastrophe
  • 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 - Ammonia hazard training absent for temporary workers at Illinois meat processing plant
  • September 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 09/30/2015 - Weapons manufacturer fined $197K for endangering workers
  • September 29 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 09/29/2015 - Construction contractor exposes workers to fall hazards at Morgantown, West Virginia, worksite
  • 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 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 09/28/2015 - OSHA cites gun range for workplace lead, arsenic exposure
  • September 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 09/28/2015 - Safety hazards persist at Indiana shipyard
  • 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 - 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 - 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 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 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 2 News Release] - 2015 - 09/22/2015 - Queens manufacturer exposes employees to new and recurring hazards
  • September 22 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 09/22/2015 - Amputation, other injuries at Pilgrim's Pride chicken facilities 'preventable'
  • 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 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 [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 17 [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 09/17/2015 - OSHA revises publication to protect the safety of firefighters
  • 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 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 09/17/2015 - OSHA cites US Postal Service in Greenville, SC for falls and other hazards
  • September 17 [OSHA Statement] - 2015 - 09/17/2015 - Statement from Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez on fatal occupational injuries in 2014
  • 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 6 News Release] - 2015 - 09/14/2015 - OSHA cites El Paso stamping plant for amputations and other serious safety hazards
  • 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 6 News Release] - 2015 - 09/14/2015 - Extreme heat claims day laborer's life at metal recycler
  • September 14 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 09/14/2015 - Logging company willfully exposes workers to amputation hazards at Elkview, West Virginia, worksite
  • September 10 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 09/10/2015 - Employees of Plainville, Connecticut, electroplating company exposed to chemical, mechanical hazards
  • 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 08 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 09/08/2015 - 45-year-old worker loses parts of 3 fingers on table saw
  • 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 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 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 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 4 News Release] - 2015 - 09/01/2015 - Mississippi sawmill exposes workers to unprotected machinery, combustible dust and other hazards
  • 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 7 News Release] - 2015 - 09/01/2015 - Nebraska flooring manufacturer tries to conceal hazards as OSHA investigates temporary worker's amputated fingers
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 7 News Release] - 2015 - 08/27/2015 - 54-year-old employee loses 4 fingers at Wahlco recycling plant
  • August 27 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 08/27/2015 - US Court of Appeals holds serial OSHA violator in contempt
  • 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 4 News Release] - 2015 - 08/27/2015 - South Florida's Latite Roofing continues to expose workers to dangerous falls
  • 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

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