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December 2014
  • December 16 [Region 7 News Release] -2014 - 12/16/2014 - Eaton Corp. cited for employee's heat-related kidney failure at Kearney, Nebraska, automotive manufacturing plant
  • December 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/15/2014 - Extreme temperatures and other safety hazards found at Birds Eye Foods plant in Darien, Wisconsin
  • December 12 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 12/12/2014 - Fiabila USA and 2 staffing agencies expose workers to explosion and chemical hazards at nail polish manufacturer
  • December 11 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 12/11/2014 - Baytown, Texas, steel manufacturer failed to train workers properly and implement audit procedures for metal cutting machine
  • December 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/11/2014 - OSHA cites Ventra Belvidere for exposing employees to dangerous machines after 21-year-old worker fatally crushed at auto parts supply plant
  • December 11 [Region 8 News Release] - 2014 - 12/11/2014 - Worker fatally injured in Greeley, Colorado, after being caught in unguarded conveyor system
  • December 11 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 12/11/2014 - Vallencourt Construction of Middleburg, Florida, cited for willful, serious safety hazards; $169K in fines proposed
  • December 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/10/2014 - All-Set Roofing and Construction exposes workers to fall hazards
  • December 10 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 12/10/2014 - Ric-Man International cited for willful violation in worker fatality at City of Weston, Florida, construction site
  • December 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/10/2014 - Employee suffers injury after being caught in machinery at Parker Hannifin plant in Lewisburg, Ohio
  • December 09 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 12/09/2014 - Latino worker dies following exposure to nitrogen in tanker truck at Michael Foods' Big Red Farms facility in Wakefield, Nebraska
  • December 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/09/2014 - A. Lamp Concrete Contractors exposes workers to dangerous cave-in hazards while installing water main in Morton Grove, Illinois
  • December 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/04/2014 - OSHA cites Environmental Remediation and Recovery Inc. after worker dies while cleaning oil residue inside rail car at Mounds, Illinois, facility
  • December 03 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 12/03/2014 - Workers exposed to amputation and electrical hazards at El Paso, Texas, stamping plant, inspection finds
  • December 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/03/2014 - OSHA investigation finds workers exposed to lead-based paint while restoring Evanston, Illinois, home
  • December 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/02/2014 - Worker suffers serious injury on 25th birthday at new job with Wagner's LLC
  • December 02 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 12/02/2014 - Guyoung Tech USA cited for serious safety and health violations
  • December 01 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 12/01/2014 - Doyle and Roth Manufacturing Co. Inc. faces $68,600 in OSHA fines for continued safety hazards at its Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, facility
  • December 01 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 12/01/2014 - Workers exposed to unguarded machinery, struck-by hazards and electrical shock at valve manufacturing facility
  • December 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/01/2014 - Nuvo Construction Co. cited after worker fatality at concrete plant; Sonag Ready Mix cited for exposing employee to same hazard the next day
  • December 01 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 12/01/2014 - Affordable Exteriors faces $140,000 in OSHA penalties for exposing workers to dangerous fall hazards in Omaha, Nebraska, area
  • December 01 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 12/01/2014 - DuPont's chemical safety systems inadequate at Deepwater, New Jersey, plant
November 2014
  • November 26 [Region 6 News Release] -2014 - 11/26/2014 - Metal fabricator continues to expose workers to amputation and other hazards
  • November 26 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 11/26/2014 - Stone fabricator cited for exposing workers to crushing hazards
  • November 20 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 11/20/2014 - Workers at Billerica, Massachusetts, freight shipping terminal exposed to electrocution, fall, crushing and other hazards
  • November 19 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 11/19/2014 - OSHA cites Double Dutch Dairy after worker fatally injured by front-end loader in Shelby, Nebraska
  • November 19 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 11/19/2014 - Fire at Vernon, Connecticut, precision machining and fabricating facility sparks OSHA investigation
  • November 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 11/19/2014 - Mobile, Alabama-based shipbuilder cited for serious safety and health violations
  • November 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 11/19/2014 - Nissin Brake Georgia Inc. cited for serious safety violations
  • November 19 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 11/19/2014 - OSHA finds shipyard workers repeatedly exposed to life-threatening safety and health hazards at Norfolk, Virginia, facility
  • November 18 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 11/18/2014 - Dollar General in Brooklyn, Mississippi, cited for repeat safety hazards; more than $51K in fines proposed
  • November 17 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 11/17/2014 - Hartwell, Georgia-based Tenneco Automotive Operating Co. placed in OSHA's Severe Violator Enforcement Program for repeat violations
  • November 17 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 11/17/2014 - Accurate Box Co. Inc. cited again by OSHA for machine hazards
  • November 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 11/13/2014 - Workers exposed to falls, amputation hazards at TimkenSteel's three Canton, Ohio, plants
  • November 13 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 11/13/2014 - New OSHA program will focus on Nebraska companies using highly hazardous chemicals
  • November 13 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 11/13/2014 - Florida-based company exposed workers to repeat hazards at Waxahachie, Texas, facility
  • November 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 11/12/2014 - Workers cleaning chemical spill at Portage, Wisconsin, plastics plant lacked training, personal protective equipment
  • November 10 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 11/10/2014 - Aluminum facility exposed workers to struck-by and electrical hazards
  • November 10 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 11/10/2014 - Texas drilling company, Spradling LP, cited for safety and health violations
  • November 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 11/10/2014 - Machine operator fatally crushed at Cleveland Track Material
  • November 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 11/06/2014 - Holder Construction Co. and OSHA partner to protect workers on DuPont CH2 Data Center project in Elk Grove Village, Illinois
  • November 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 11/06/2014 - Bremer Manufacturing Co. cited in death of worker at Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, aluminum foundry
  • November 04 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 11/04/2014 - Frozen bread-maker exposed workers to amputation, electric shock hazards
  • November 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 11/04/2014 - Workers exposed to combustible dust and other serious hazards at Paris, Illinois, cornstarch processing facility
  • November 04 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 11/04/2014 - AGE Industries Ltd. in Conway, Arkansas, cited for exposing workers to struck-by, amputation and electric shock hazards
  • November 04 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 11/04/2014 - Southern Wood Works of Freeport, Florida, cited for exposing workers to safety hazards; more than $70K in penalties proposed
  • November 04 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 11/04/2014 - OSHA finds that overloading led to Providence, Rhode Island, circus fall
  • November 03 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 11/03/2014 - Bricklayers exposed to fall hazards as high as 30 feet at residential construction sites in Philadelphia
October 2014
  • October 30 [Region 5 News Release] -2014 - 10/30/2014 - Employee fatally injured after being caught in machinery at Alpha Baking Co.
  • October 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/30/2014 - Bosco Custom Homes exposes workers to dangerous fall hazards
  • October 29 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 10/29/2014 - Hanover, Pennsylvania, contractor named a severe violator for again exposing workers to potentially deadly trenching hazards
  • October 29 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 10/29/2014 - Alabama's Wayne Farms poultry plant cited for exposing workers to musculoskeletal, other repeat, serious safety and health hazards
  • October 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/28/2014 - OSHA finds workers exposed to repeat, serious amputation hazards at Mansfield, Ohio, automotive parts coating plant
  • October 28 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 10/28/2014 - Continental Fabricators Inc. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to amputation, other serious hazards
  • October 28 [Region 9 News Release] - 2014 - 10/28/2014 - OSHA cites Maui zip-line owner, operator for employee death
  • October 23 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 10/23/2014 - Ensign United States Drilling continues to expose workers to potential injury or death during oil well explosions
  • October 23 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 10/23/2014 - OSHA provides direction for inspecting cranes and derricks on construction worksites
  • October 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/23/2014 - OSHA cites Central Transport again for forklift, fall hazards
  • October 23 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 10/23/2014 - Judge upholds citations issued for bloodborne pathogen and lead exposure hazards at West Caldwell, New Jersey, company
  • October 23 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 10/23/2014 - Jacksonville, Florida-based ShayCore Enterprises cited by OSHA following worker being injured
  • October 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/21/2014 - OSHA cites Quest Specialty Coatings in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin,for willful, repeat safety violations following fires at facility
  • October 21 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 10/21/2014 - Mableton, Georgia, trucking company cited for repeat and serious safety and health violations
  • October 16 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 10/16/2014 - OSHA cites Texas Dollar Tree Stores for putting employees at risk
  • October 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 10/16/2014 - Chris Sawdo Construction cited by OSHA for failing to protect workers from fall hazards while performing residential construction
  • October 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 10/16/2014 - Advanced Tree Service in Newberry, Florida, cited for willful and serious safety violations following worker fatality
  • October 16 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 10/16/2014 - Employees exposed to potentially fatal fall hazards at Bridgeport, Connecticut, work site
  • October 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/15/2014 - Workers exposed to combustible dust, amputation and other serious hazards at Cleveland auto coatings plant
  • October 14 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 10/14/2014 - Fulton, Mississippi, lumber mill cited for willful and serious safety violations following worker fatality
  • October 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/09/2014 - Worker injured after being caught in machinery at Kloeckner Metals Corp.
  • October 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/09/2014 - Industrial Power Systems cited for exposing workers to trench cave-ins
  • October 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/09/2014 - OSHA cites Haverhill Chemicals after fatal injury of an employee clearing reactor drain
  • October 09 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 10/09/2014 - FedEx Ground Packaging System Inc. cited for machine guarding hazard at Wilmington, Massachusetts, distribution center
  • October 08 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 10/08/2014 - Manchester, Connecticut, contractor cited for 25 serious violations at Hockanum Mill renovation site in Rockville
  • October 08 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 10/08/2014 - OSHA seeks proposals for online OSHA Outreach Training Program
  • October 07 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 10/07/2014 - Newington, Connecticut, stair and cabinet manufacturer cited by OSHA for mechanical, chemical and fire hazards after employee amputation
  • October 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 10/07/2014 - Florida-based GP Roofing and Construction and Archer Exteriors cited for exposing workers to falls and other hazards
  • October 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 10/07/2014 - Judge affirms citations issued for chemical and mechanical hazards at South Fallsburg, New York, chicken processing plant
  • October 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/02/2014 - OSHA cites Certified Heat Treating Inc. after supervisor fatally injured at Miamisburg, Ohio, plant
  • October 02 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 10/02/2014 - Struck-by vehicle incidents cause 15 percent of workplace fatalities in Kansas, Missouri, Iowa and Nebraska
  • October 02 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 10/02/2014 - Somerville, New Jersey, company fined $136,290 for willfully exposing workers to safety and health hazards
  • October 02 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 10/02/2014 - Wolcott, Connecticut, roofing contractor cited for fall hazards after fatal worker fall in Watertown, Connecticut
  • October 01 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 10/01/2014 - New Hampshire contractor with history of safety violations exposed employees to 25-foot falls
  • October 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/01/2014 - Worker critically injured when pinned by machine at Columbus Castings
September 2014
  • September 30 [Region 5 News Release] -2014 - 09/30/2014 - Workers exposed to asbestos while restoring landmark Chicago fire station
  • September 30 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 09/30/2014 - Jasper Contractors in Jacksonville, Florida, cited for exposing workers to falls and other hazards; $162K in penalties proposed
  • September 29 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 09/29/2014 - OSHA finds workers repeatedly exposed to fall hazards at residential construction site in Robbinsville, New Jersey
  • September 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/29/2014 - Mechanics repeatedly exposed to chemical hazards at Illinois garage
  • September 25 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 09/25/2014 - OSHA extends compliance date for crane operator certification requirements
  • September 25 [National News Release] - 2014 - 09/25/2014 - Wireless Horizon tower collapse results in deaths of 2 cell tower workers
  • September 25 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 09/25/2014 - Worker loses life after being struck-by an excavator bucket at construction site
  • September 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/24/2014 - OSHA proposes $130,200 in fines for Canton, Ohio, aluminum plant for willfully exposing workers to serious hazards
  • September 24 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 09/24/2014 - Massachusetts Bay Electrical Corp. cited for safety violations in connection with 2 worker fatalities on Cape Cod, Massachusetts
  • September 23 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 09/23/2014 - Prattville, Alabama, Fras-le North America cited for repeat and serious safety and health violations following OSHA inspection
  • September 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/23/2014 - Roofers not provided fall protection at two work sites
  • September 23 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 09/23/2014 - Midville, Georgia, steel distributor cited for exposing workers to repeat and serious workplace safety hazards
  • September 22 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 09/22/2014 - Worker reports respiratory inflammation after welding in rail car
  • September 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 09/22/2014 - Employee injured while working at Oconee Fall Line Technical College; Georgia electrical contractor cited for safety violations
  • September 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 09/22/2014 - Electrical and machine hazards among 10 serious safety violations found at General Glass International in Secaucus, New Jersey
  • September 19 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 09/19/2014 - D and J Ironworks cited for inadequate workplace safeguards following fatal fire in Boston's Back Bay
  • September 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/18/2014 - Workers exposed to dangerous machine hazards at MCM Industries Co.

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