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December 2013
  • December 30 [Region 3 News Release] -2013 - 12/30/2013 - US Labor Departments OSHA cites The Furniture Exchange for repeat, serious violations at New Brunswick, NJ, warehouse
  • December 30 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 12/30/2013 - Terrell's Potato Chip Co. Inc. faces $115,500 in US Labor Department OSHA fines for new, recurring safety hazards at Syracuse, NY, manufacturing plant
  • December 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 12/30/2013 - Tip Top Roofing and Construction cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing roofing workers to fall hazards at DeKalb, Ill., home site
  • December 30 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 12/30/2013 - Wayne's Supermarket Inc. cited for workplace safety hazards at Mullens, W. Va., store; OSHA proposes $32,200 fine
  • December 26 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 12/26/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Reliable Castings Corp. $293,700 for multiple violations at Sidney, Ohio, plant
  • December 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 12/23/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Pure Power Technologies after worker burned by electrical arc flash at Waukesha, Wis., foundry
  • December 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 12/19/2013 - Barrette Outdoor Living cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for serious safety and health violations; more than $66,000 in fines proposed
  • December 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 12/19/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Jones Utility and Contracting Co. for exposing workers to trenching hazards; proposes more than $68,000 in fines
  • December 19 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 12/19/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Grandstand Sportswear and Glassware for hazards associated with lead, cadmium and inorganic arsenic
  • December 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 12/19/2013 - Thompson Building Wrecking Co. in Augusta, Ga., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to asbestos, hazards
  • December 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 12/19/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Integrated Airline Services in Franklin Park, Ill., for repeat safety violations; proposes $55,000 in fines
  • December 19 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 12/19/2013 - Rite Aid cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for safety hazards at Kings Highway store in Brooklyn, NY; proposed fines total more than $83,000
  • December 17 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 12/17/2013 - Boothwyn, Pa., roofing company cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to excessive heat hazards
  • December 17 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 12/17/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Grand Rock Co. after worker has fingers amputated by unguarded machine
  • December 17 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 12/17/2013 - Joe Newman Drywall in Phenix City, Ala., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for repeat, serious violations; more than $66,000 in proposed fines
  • December 17 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 12/17/2013 - Tyson Foods cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 4 workplace safety violations after worker's hand severed by unguarded machine
  • December 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 12/16/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA finds Illinois Central Railroad Co. in violation of federal railroad whistleblower law
  • December 16 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 12/16/2013 - Hartford, Conn., welding company fails to correct previously cited safety hazards, faces extra $167,750 in proposed US Labor Department OSHA fines
  • December 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 12/16/2013 - Ole Mexican Foods cited for more than $150,000 by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to amputation and other hazards
  • December 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 12/16/2013 - Pinnacle Metal Products cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA after worker suffered serious head injury that resulted in blindness
  • December 16 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 12/16/2013 - US Postal Service cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after heat-related death of Medford, Mass., mail carrier in July heat wave
  • December 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 12/16/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Tim Graboski Roofing of Delray Beach, Fla., for willful and serious violations following worker fatality
  • December 12 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 12/12/2013 - The Gilman Brothers Co. faces more than $105,000 in US Labor Department OSHA fines for safety hazards at Connecticut manufacturing plant
  • December 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 12/12/2013 - Houston-based Piping Technology and Products Inc. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA after a worker is struck by a machine part
  • December 11 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 12/11/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Williams Olefins in Geismar, La., for 6 safety violations after an explosion killed 2 workers and injured 80 people
  • December 11 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 12/11/2013 - Plantsville, Conn., automotive metal forging company cited by the US Labor Department's OSHA for repeat and serious safety and health violations
  • December 10 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 12/10/2013 - North Florida Roofing and Repair in Jacksonville, Fla., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for safety violations; more than $48,000 proposed in fines
  • December 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 12/10/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites industrial gas manufacturer Welco Acetylene Corp. for 19 serious safety violations at Newark facility
  • December 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 12/09/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Arlington Metals Corp. for 38 violations
  • December 09 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 12/09/2013 - Rail Car Services faces US Labor Department OSHA penalties of $133,000 for repeat safety, health violations at Kansas City, Kan., train car facility
  • December 09 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 12/09/2013 - Emerald Coast RV Center in Alabama cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for serious safety violations
  • December 05 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 12/05/2013 - Uncorrected and recurring hazards at Victor, NY, manufacturing plant lead to $131,600 in additional US Labor Department OSHA fines
  • December 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 12/05/2013 - Louisiana cellular tower company cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA following worker fatality
  • December 04 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 12/04/2013 - New Jersey pyrotechnics company cited for 12 safety violations by US Labor Department's OSHA; agency proposes $48,300 penalty
  • December 03 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 12/03/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $460,000 in fines against Long Island, NY, contractor for repeat fall and scaffolding hazards
  • December 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 12/03/2013 - Illinois Central Railroad faces fines of $110,500 after US Department of Labor's OSHA inspection finds worker exposure to lead
  • December 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 12/02/2013 - Aldridge Electric fue citada por OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los EE.UU. luego que trabajador muriera en Chicago en relación con el calor
  • December 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 12/02/2013 - Aldridge Electric cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after heat-related death of worker in Chicago
November 2013
  • November 27 [Region 2 News Release] -2013 - 11/27/2013 - Lakewood, NJ, merchandise printer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to excessive heat, other workplace hazards
  • November 27 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 11/27/2013 - Coastal Plating Co. in Corpus Christi cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA with 15 serious violations after a worker was struck and killed
  • November 26 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 11/26/2013 - Cheney Pulp and Paper Co. cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after worker fatally injured at Franklin, Ohio, paper mill
  • November 26 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 11/26/2013 - Carneys Point, NJ, nursing home cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to excessive heat, health workplace hazards
  • November 26 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 11/26/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Central Ready Mix for 10 violations after worker fatally engulfed in fly-ash silo at Middletown, Ohio, concrete company
  • November 26 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 11/26/2013 - UUS Labor Department's OSHA cites fencing manufacturer for repeat and serious workplace safety and health hazards at Marlborough, Mass., plant
  • November 26 [Region 9 News Release] - 2013 - 11/26/2013 - American Samoa employer faces nearly $108,000 in proposed US Labor Department OSHA fines following workplace fatality
  • November 25 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 11/25/2013 - Crane collapse in Stamford, Conn., results in proposed US Labor Department OSHA fines of $165,200 for Port Chester, NY, marine construction contractor
  • November 21 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 11/21/2013 - Rockaway, NJ, plastic pipe producer cited for 18 health and safety workplace violations; US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $51,800 in penalties
  • November 21 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 11/21/2013 - Missoula, Mont., auto body shop faces US Labor Department OSHA penalties following workplace fire
  • November 21 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 11/21/2013 - Bronx, NY, employer fails to correct previously cited safety and health hazards, faces additional $108,080 in US Labor Department OSHA fines
  • November 20 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 11/20/2013 - Affordable Roofing and Exteriors cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing roofing workers to fall hazards on central Illinois job sites
  • November 19 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 11/19/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Tyson Foods, proposes $121,720 in fines for workplace safety hazards at Buffalo, NY, production plant
  • November 19 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 11/19/2013 - Welspun Tubular LLC in Little Rock, Ark., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to possible amputation hazards
  • November 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 11/19/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $70,070 fine for PTS Contractors Inc. for cave-in hazards during trenching operations
  • November 18 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 11/18/2013 - Upper Darby, Pa., severe violator again cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for recurring hazards at Philadelphia work site
  • November 18 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 11/18/2013 - Luthersburg, Pa., contractor cited for willful fall hazards at Williamsport, Pa., site; US Labor Department's OSHA proposes nearly $37,000 in fines
  • November 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 11/18/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA provides on-site compliance assistance to protect recovery workers, public during tornado recovery efforts in Illinois
  • November 18 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 11/18/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Big Lots Stores Inc., proposes $169,000 in fines for exit access, crushing, struck-by hazards at West Babylon, NY, store
  • November 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 11/14/2013 - Tomball, Texas, manufacturer cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for 19 safety violations, workers exposed to various hazards
  • November 14 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 11/14/2013 - Trinity Yachts cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for repeat and serious violations; more than $177,000 in fines proposed
  • November 14 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 11/14/2013 - Philadelphia demolition contractors cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for willful and serious safety violations following fatal June building collapse
  • November 12 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 11/12/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces new local emphasis program for programmed inspections of industries that use hazardous chemicals
  • November 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 11/12/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Tennessee contractor following crane collapse on Highway 109 in Gallatin, Tenn.
  • November 12 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 11/12/2013 - US Labor Department reaches settlement agreement with Verizon New York Inc. to increase training, safeguards for field technicians
  • November 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 11/12/2013 - Pompano Beach, Fla.-based Coastal Masonry cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for willful and serious violations following worker fatality
  • November 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 11/12/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites White Cedar Shingles for 9 violations after worker fatally injured at Superior, Wis., manufacturer
  • November 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 11/12/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Selfridge Air National Guard Base for 8 violations including exposing workers to amputation hazards
  • November 07 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 11/07/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 2 Dallas employers for exposing workers to hazards after 2 people were struck and killed by a forklift
  • November 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 11/07/2013 - Garda Cash Logistics in Georgia cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for failure-to-abate and serious violations; more than $55,000 in fines proposed
  • November 06 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 11/06/2013 - OSHA cites Hampton, NH, manufacturer for 21 serious safety violations
  • November 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 11/05/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes fines for Strategic Materials because it lacks a respiratory protection program at its East Troy, Wis., recycling plant
  • November 01 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 11/01/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites West Hartford, Conn., metal finishing plant for 15 repeat and serious hazards
October 2013
  • October 31 [Region 5 News Release] -2013 - 10/31/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Quaker City Castings for 9 safety violations at Salem, Ohio, foundry; proposes fines of $45,000
  • October 31 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 10/31/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites B R Flowers and Co. Inc. and Tidewater Staffing Inc. after July heat fatality in Norfolk, Va.
  • October 31 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 10/31/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Alabama pallet manufacturer for repeat, serious safety violations; proposes more than $76,000 in fines
  • October 31 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 10/31/2013 - Northstar Metal Products cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for multiple violations following April explosion and fire at Glendale Heights, Ill., plant
  • October 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 10/30/2013 - Crossett, Ark., trucking company cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for asphyxiation hazards following worker fatality
  • October 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 10/29/2013 - Frost Tile and Marble Co. faces $136,400 OSHA penalty for failing to abate previous safety violations at Norton, Ohio, tile manufacturing plant
  • October 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 10/28/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA finds 36 safety violations at Indiana's Crane Army Ammunition Activity following March explosion
  • October 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 10/28/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Formed Fiber Technologies $115,000 for repeat safety and health violations at fabric manufacturing plant
  • October 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 10/28/2013 - Napoleon Spring Works faces $147,600 in proposed OSHA penalties for exposing workers to amputation hazards at Archbold, Ohio, plant
  • October 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 10/24/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites United Ethanol for 15 violations after worker fatally engulfed in corn bin at Milton, Wis., ethanol facility
  • October 24 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 10/24/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Rebecca Minkoff LLC with $77,000 in fines for exit access hazards at company's Manhattan office and showroom
  • October 22 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 10/22/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Cicero, NY, metal hatch manufacturer for 13 serious safety hazards
  • October 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 10/22/2013 - Jackson, NJ, steel company fined $115,400 by US Labor Department's OSHA for failing to abate workplace hazards
  • October 21 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 10/21/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $280,000 in fines against contractors constructing power plant in Berlin, NH
  • October 21 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 10/21/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites East Orange, NJ, concrete company for willful, serious hazards; proposes $153,900 fine
September 2013
  • September 30 [Region 2 News Release] -2013 - 09/30/2013 - Champlain, NY, rail car interior manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 24 safety and health violations
  • September 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 09/30/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Fort Worth F and D Head Co. for 18 serious safety violations for exposing workers to amputations, struck-by hazards
  • September 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 09/30/2013 - Fiberdome Inc. cited by the US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to airborne hazards at Lake Mills, Wis., manufacturing plant
  • September 30 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 09/30/2013 - Vestal, NY, pipe manufacturer cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for 16 serious health and safety violations after worker fatally struck by forklift
  • September 27 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 09/27/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 4 Russellville, Ark., employers in crane collapse that fatally injured 1 worker and hurt 8 others
  • September 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 09/27/2013 - Georgia Power Co. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for 17 serious violations following explosion; penalties of $119,000 proposed
  • September 26 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 09/26/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites 7 Trade Fair Supermarkets in Queens, NY, for laceration, eye, exit hazards; proposes $128,000 in fines
  • September 26 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 09/26/2013 - Hazzard Marine in Georgetown, SC, cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for 32 safety and health violations; more than $59,000 proposed in fines
  • September 25 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 09/25/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Texas-based IFCO Systems North America for repeat violations at its Jacksonville, Fla., facility
  • September 25 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 09/25/2013 - Wylie, Texas, metal extruder cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to uncontrolled energy sources, other safety hazards
  • September 25 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 09/25/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Medford, Mass., contractor for cave-in hazards at Chelsea sewer installation site
  • September 25 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 09/25/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Long Island, NY, nursing care facility for 11 health and safety hazards; proposes $41,000 in fines
  • September 25 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 09/25/2013 - Perth Amboy, NJ, shirtmaker cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing employees to workplace hazards
  • September 24 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 09/24/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Holtsville, NY, contractor for serious safety violations following decking collapse that injured worker

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