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2016
  • July 15 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 07/15/2016 - OSHA cites East Hartford mattress recycler for uncorrected, new and recurring hazards for workers
  • June 01 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 06/01/2016 - OSHA fines leading rail equipment manufacturer $105K for exposing workers to several cancer-causing chemicals, other hazards
  • May 03 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 05/03/2016 - Worker⿿s fall from Newton rooftop could have been prevented: OSHA
  • April 08 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 04/08/2016 - Blocked emergency exit, improperly stored stock pose hazards for Guess? store employees at Foxwoods Casino
  • February 22 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 02/22/2016 - OSHA: Fatal Taunton aerial lift tip over was 'preventable'
  • February 22 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 02/22/2016 - OSHA administrative law judge rules that Connecticut contractor misclassified employees as independent contractors
  • February 22 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 02/22/2016 - Connecticut aircraft engine repair station employees exposed to hexavalent chromium, fire hazards
  • February 17 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 02/17/2016 - OSHA: Bryant University structural steel collapse 'needless and preventable'
  • January 11 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 01/11/2016 - Settlement with Massachusetts contractor seeks to prevent future deaths and honor memory of two workers killed in 2014 crane accident
2015
  • 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 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
  • September 30 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 09/30/2015 - AmeriGas Propane LP flouts safety standards designed to prevent catastrophe
  • 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
  • August 27 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 08/27/2015 - US Court of Appeals holds serial OSHA violator in contempt
  • August 14 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 08/14/2015 - OSHA: Bridgeport Family Dollar store employees face exit access hazards
  • May 12 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 05/12/2015 - Forever 21 Retail Inc. store in Connecticut among those endangering employees because of obstructed emergency exit route
  • May 12 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 05/12/2015 - Roofing workers spotted in 'clear-and-present danger' by OSHA inspectors as they drive by North Smithfield, Rhode Island, job site
  • April 23 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 04/23/2015 - Ringling Bros. to enhance safety for all aerial acts after settlement agreement
2014
  • December 16 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 12/16/2014 - Metro-North Commuter Railroad Co. violates rights of Connecticut worker who reported injury and filed OSHA complaint
  • July 02 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 07/02/2014 - Massachusetts employer sued by US Department of Labor agrees to pay worker who was discharged after filing OSHA complaint
  • June 09 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 06/09/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Massachusetts seafood processor for serious safety violations following worker's death
  • June 03 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 06/03/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA finds that Metro-North Commuter Railroad Co. violated Federal Railroad Safety Act anti-discrimination provisions
  • February 10 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 02/10/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Wakefield, Mass., contractor for exposing workers to cave-in hazards at Milton work site
  • January 13 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 01/13/2014 - Connecticut manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for chemical hazards; StanChem Inc., faces $55,300 in fines
2013
  • 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
  • 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
  • September 30 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 09/30/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA orders Clean Diesel Technologies Inc. to pay over $1.9 million to former CFO fired for reporting conflict of interest
  • September 16 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 09/16/2013 - Massachusetts contractor faces more than $336,000 in US Labor Department OSHA fines for willful, repeat and serious safety violations
  • July 18 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 07/18/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA orders Marlborough, Mass., trucking company and owner to reinstate, pay more than $131,000 to driver
  • June 13 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 06/13/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Nucap US Inc. for 17 serious safety violations at Watertown, Conn., manufacturing plant
  • 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 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
  • April 10 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 04/10/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Nuway Tobacco Co. for combustible dust, electrical, mechanical and fall hazards
  • March 18 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 03/18/2013 - East Hartford, Conn., auto body shop cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after inspection finds repeat and workplace hazards
2012
  • November 28 [Region 1 News Release] - 2012 - 11/28/2012 - New England Wood Pellet agrees to correct explosion and fire hazards at New Hampshire facility following US Labor Department actions
  • October 30 [Region 1 News Release] - 2012 - 10/30/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA urges recovery workers and public to guard against hazards during Hurricane Sandy
  • October 24 [Region 1 News Release] - 2012 - 10/24/2012 - Craft brewer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for safety hazards at New Hampshire brewery following fatality caused by April keg explosion
  • August 06 [Region 1 News Release] - 2012 - 08/06/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites 10 contractors from 6 states for fall, electrical, other safety hazards during construction of New Hampshire mall
  • June 19 [Region 1 News Release] - 2012 - 06/19/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Pawtucket River Bridge reconstruction contractor, proposes $60,900 in fines for inadequate rescue and fall safeguards
  • June 06 [Region 1 News Release] - 2012 - 06/06/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites North Billerica, Mass., contractor for violations following arc blast at Andover worksite that injured worker
  • May 17 [Region 1 News Release] - 2012 - 05/17/2012 - Middleton, Mass., manufacturer pays $600,000 in fines, takes corrective steps following legal action by US Labor Department after 2011 explosion
  • April 20 [Region 1 News Release] - 2012 - 04/20/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Connecticut contractor for willful and serious safety violations in connection with fatal fall at Stamford work site
  • March 19 [Region 1 News Release] - 2012 - 03/19/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites New Hampshire contractor following fatal fall at Keene Middle School work site
  • March 02 [Region 1 News Release] - 2012 - 03/02/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Westinghouse plant in Newington, NH, for inadequate safeguards against hexavalent chromium
  • January 26 [Region 1 News Release] - 2012 - 01/26/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Ashland, NH, contractor for cave-in hazards at Wolfeboro worksite
  • January 18 [Region 1 News Release] - 2012 - 01/18/2012 - US Labor Department files complaint to require DeMoulas Super Markets to address hazards at Market Basket stores in Massachusetts and New Hampshire
  • January 11 [Region 1 News Release] - 2012 - 01/11/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $70,000 in fines against Everett, Mass., recycling company after workers injured by rotating equipment
  • January 09 [Region 1 News Release] - 2012 - 01/09/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes nearly $105,000 in fines against Interstate Brands for safety hazards at Hostess plant in Biddeford, Maine
2011
  • December 21 [Region 1 News Release] - 2011 - 12/21/2011 - US Labor Department reaches settlement with Wilmington, Mass., masonry contractor to enhance fall protection for workers
  • December 13 [Region 1 News Release] - 2011 - 12/13/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $110,000 in fines against New London, Conn., contractor for fall and other hazards at Old Lyme work site
  • October 26 [Region 1 News Release] - 2011 - 10/26/2011 - US Labor Department secures decision affirming OSHA citations and fines against Danbury, Conn., contractor for cave-in hazards
  • October 18 [Region 1 News Release] - 2011 - 10/18/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $589,000 in fines to Tewksbury, Mass.-based DeMoulas Super Markets for hazards at New Hampshire stores
  • September 01 [Region 1 News Release] - 2011 - 09/01/2011 - US Labor Department reaches settlement with Nations Roof, 14 affiliated companies to enhance safety and health for employees nationwide
  • August 01 [Region 1 News Release] - 2011 - 08/01/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites North Kingstown, RI, rigging manufacturer for 18 serious safety violations following worker's death
  • July 05 [Region 1 News Release] - 2011 - 07/05/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Bethel, Conn., machine shop for repeat and serious hazards, proposes more than $55,000 in fines
  • May 10 [Region 1 News Release] - 2011 - 05/10/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Shelton, Conn., contractor for repeat and serious violations; proposes more than $139,000 in penalties
  • April 21 [Region 1 News Release] - 2011 - 04/21/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Bristol, Conn., contractor for willful, repeat and serious violations; proposes $143,000 in penalties
  • March 29 [Region 1 News Release] - 2011 - 03/29/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Volvo Aero Connecticut with 17 serious safety violations at Newington plant
  • February 07 [Region 1 News Release] - 2011 - 02/07/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites North Branford, Conn., contractor for failing to provide cave-in protection at Stratford, Conn., jobsite
  • February 04 [Region 1 News Release] - 2011 - 02/04/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $235,500 in fines to Wilmington, Mass., contractor for fall and scaffold hazards at Boston's Rowes Wharf
  • January 25 [Region 1 News Release] - 2011 - 01/25/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites APC Paper Co. Inc. for willful,repeat and serious hazards following worker's death in Claremont, NH
2010
  • December 29 [Region 1 News Release] - 2010 - 12/29/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA reminds New England employers of hazards associated with snow cleanup, urges proper worker safeguards
  • December 09 [Region 1 News Release] - 2010 - 12/09/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites 3 Massachusetts contractors for cave-in hazards at Salem, NH, jobsite
  • November 08 [Region 1 News Release] - 2010 - 11/08/2010 - Woburn, Mass., contractor faces nearly $87,000 in fines from US Labor Department's OSHA for fall hazards at Burlington, Mass., jobsite
  • October 08 [Region 1 News Release] - 2010 - 10/08/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $137,000 in fines against Versailles, Conn., packaging manufacturer for fire, electrical and mechanical hazards
  • September 07 [Region 1 News Release] - 2010 - 09/07/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $89,000 in fines to CVS Pharmacy for exit, storage and other hazards at Orange, Conn., store
  • September 02 [Region 1 News Release] - 2010 - 09/02/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA forms safety and health partnership with Suffolk Construction and RI Building and Construction Trades Council
  • September 01 [Region 1 News Release] - 2010 - 09/01/2010 - Cave-in hazard at Newport, RI, jobsite leads to nearly $70,000 in US Labor Department OSHA fines for Middletown, RI, contractor
  • July 29 [Region 1 News Release] - 2010 - 07/29/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $420,000 in fines against US Postal Service for electrical hazards at Vermont mail processing facility
  • July 21 [Region 1 News Release] - 2010 - 07/21/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $130,050 in fines to Farmington, Conn., aircraft parts manufacturer for fire, electrical and mechanical hazards
  • June 28 [Region 1 News Release] - 2010 - 06/28/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $430,000 in fines against US Postal Service for electrical hazards at Scarborough, Maine, mail processing facility
  • May 17 [Region 1 News Release] - 2010 - 05/17/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $77,500 in fines against West Hartford, Conn., metal finishing plant for 45 safety and health hazards
  • April 30 [Region 1 News Release] - 2010 - 04/30/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $558,000 in fines to US Postal Service for electrical hazards at Providence, RI, mail processing facility
  • April 13 [Region 1 News Release] - 2010 - 04/13/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA providing guidance to employers and contractors during Rhode Island flood cleanup
  • April 01 [Region 1 News Release] - 2010 - 04/01/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA urges New England recovery workers and public to guard themselves against hazards during flood and storm cleanup
  • March 09 [Region 1 News Release] - 2010 - 03/09/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Franklin County, Maine, pellet mill for combustible dust and other hazards after explosion
  • March 02 [Region 1 News Release] - 2010 - 03/02/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes nearly $59,000 in fines against Cheshire, Conn., food distribution warehouse
  • January 29 [Region 1 News Release] - 2010 - 01/29/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes nearly $55,000 in fines against Legacy Builders in Quincy, Mass., after Boston scaffold collapse injures workers

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