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2015
  • May 15 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 05/15/2015 - Record snowfall highlights why fall safety is a year-round concern
  • 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
  • April 20 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 04/20/2015 - Follow up OSHA inspections identify new and recurring hazards for employees at New Hampshire sign manufacturer
  • April 16 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 04/16/2015 - Allied Painting Inc. exposes employees to lead and fall hazards at Braga Bridge worksite in Fall River, Massachusetts
  • April 10 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 04/10/2015 - Southbury, Connecticut residential home builder exposes workers to potentially fatal fall hazards
  • April 09 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 04/09/2015 - Beacon Industries Inc. exposes employees to mechanical, electrical and other hazards at Newington, Conn., manufacturing plant
  • April 08 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 04/08/2015 - Court orders dentist to pay $85K to employee fired for safety complaint
  • April 06 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 04/06/2015 - Three Massachusetts roofers hospitalized after substandard scaffold breaks
  • March 26 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 03/26/2015 - New Hampshire electrical contractor exposes employee to fall and electric shock hazards at Concord jobsite
  • March 13 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 03/13/2015 - OSHA issues hazard alert letter to Hope Elephants following death
  • March 11 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 03/11/2015 - Serial violator Stephen Lessard faces contempt charges for ignoring OSHA safety hazards, failing to pay $400K in fines
  • March 02 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 03/02/2015 - Employees avert explosion, fire and other dangers after solvent spill at freight terminal exposes employer's lack of readiness
  • February 25 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 02/25/2015 - For the fourth time in 4 years, Massachusetts roofing contractor cited for exposing employees to potentially fatal falls
  • February 17 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 02/17/2015 - Employees at Bristol, Connecticut, trash-to-energy plant exposed to combustible dust, fire, electrical, confined space, other hazards
  • February 12 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 02/12/2015 - Central Transport LLC shipping exposes terminal employees in multiple states to injuries and death from defective forklifts
  • February 10 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 02/10/2015 - Formed Fiber Technologies in Auburn, Maine, exposes employees to lacerations, amputation and other hazards
  • January 15 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 01/15/2015 - Litchfield County, Connecticut, manufacturer exposes employees to dangerous respiratory, chemical and other safety hazards
  • January 12 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 01/12/2015 - 4 contractors expose workers to potentially fatal falls at Easthampton, Massachusetts, renovation project
2014
  • December 31 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 12/31/2014 - New Hampshire company faces $230,400 in OSHA fines for exposing employees to fall, crushing, noise and other hazards
  • 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
  • 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 1 News Release] - 2014 - 11/19/2014 - Fire at Vernon, Connecticut, precision machining and fabricating facility sparks OSHA investigation
  • November 04 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 11/04/2014 - OSHA finds that overloading led to Providence, Rhode Island, circus fall
  • October 16 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 10/16/2014 - Employees exposed to potentially fatal fall hazards at Bridgeport, Connecticut, work site
  • 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 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 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
  • 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 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 10 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 09/10/2014 - Enfield, Connecticut, roofing contractor exposed workers to falls at 2 New Britain sites, faces nearly $300,000 in OSHA fines
  • August 28 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 08/28/2014 - Connecticut plastics manufacturer exposed employees to falls, mechanical, electrical and chemical hazards
  • August 21 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 08/21/2014 - Employees of The Preservation Society of Newport County exposed to lead and fall hazards at Bellevue Avenue mansion in Newport, Rhode Island
  • July 28 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 07/28/2014 - Employees of P. Gioioso and Sons Inc. faced electrocution hazards from power lines at Massachusetts work site
  • July 17 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 07/17/2014 - Connecticut contractor cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 17 serious workplace health violations at Easthampton, Massachusetts, renovation site
  • 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
  • July 02 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 07/02/2014 - TLD Ace Corp. cited for exposing workers to fall, fire and electrical hazards
  • July 02 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 07/02/2014 - OSHA fines Dollar Tree Stores $177,800 for exposing employees to serious safety hazards at Massachusetts store
  • 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
  • June 02 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 06/02/2014 - Boston Bridge and Steel Inc. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for safety and health hazards following employee death
  • May 20 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 05/20/2014 - After explosion, US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 3-D printing firm for exposing workers to combustible metal powder, electrical hazards
  • May 13 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 05/13/2014 - US Department of Labor sues West Springfield, Mass., employer for allegedly firing an employee who filed an OSHA complaint
  • May 12 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 05/12/2014 - Safety hazards at Salisbury, Mass., manufacturer lead to $93,200 in US Department of Labor OSHA fines
  • May 12 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 05/12/2014 - Lee, Mass., contractor cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 'needless and avoidable' fatal fall at Stockbridge work site
  • May 06 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 05/06/2014 - Stamford, Conn., contractor cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for wall collapse, fall hazards at construction work site
  • March 03 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 03/03/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites East Providence, RI, company for combustible wood dust and other hazards after August 2013 fire and explosion
  • February 18 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 02/18/2014 - Recurring hazards by Cheshire, Conn., manufacturer of print reproductions results in US Labor Department OSHA citations
  • 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
  • February 03 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 02/03/2014 - Bristol, Conn., wire manufacturer faces more than $109,000 in US Labor Department OSHA fines for new and recurring hazards
  • January 22 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 01/22/2014 - Packaging Corporation of America cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for repeat safety hazards after Massachusetts plant inspection
  • 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 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 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 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 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 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
  • 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 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 06 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 11/06/2013 - OSHA cites Hampton, NH, manufacturer for 21 serious safety violations
  • 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 23 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 10/23/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA orders Connecticut trucking company and owner to withdraw retaliatory lawsuit, pay $60,000 to former workers
  • 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 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
  • 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 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 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
  • September 11 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 09/11/2013 - Warwick, RI-based construction company cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for willful violation after employees found working in an unstable trench
  • September 03 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 09/03/2013 - Pan Am Railways Inc. found to have violated Maine employee's whistle-blower rights after he filed complaint with the US Department of Labor
  • August 21 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 08/21/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Transportation Security Administration for worker hazards at Boston's Logan International Airport
  • August 13 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 08/13/2013 - Massachusetts mental health provider signs companywide settlement agreement to protect its workers better against workplace violence
  • August 05 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 08/05/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites West Hartford, Conn., health care facility for chemical, electrical, machine guarding hazards; proposes $58,800 in fines
  • July 31 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 07/31/2013 - High noise levels in New England manufacturing industries target of OSHA's new regional emphasis program
  • 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
  • June 10 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 06/10/2013 - US Labor Department orders Metro North Commuter Railroad Co. to pay damages to New Haven, Conn., employee who reported on-the-job injury
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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 15 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 04/15/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Philippine consulate general in New York to inform, assist workers in 10 states
  • 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
  • February 13 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 02/13/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Dayville, Conn., cosmetics manufacturing plant for electrical, confined space, mechanical and chemical hazards
  • February 12 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 02/12/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Forever 21 for repeat safety hazards following inspection of Burlington, Mass., store
  • February 07 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 02/07/2013 - US Labor Department obtains judgment ordering Maine dentist to pay $72,000 to two former employees who raised workplace health concerns
  • January 31 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 01/31/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Milford, Conn., roofing contractor, proposes nearly $45,000 in fines for fall hazards at local work site
  • January 16 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 01/16/2013 - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los EE.UU. cita a fabricante / distribuidor de alimentos al por mayor por control de energía, amoníaco y otros peligros
  • January 16 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 01/16/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Massachusetts wholesale food manufacturer/distributor for energy control, ammonia and other hazards
  • January 08 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 01/08/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Dracut, Mass., contractor, proposes $55,660 in fines for excavation, other safety hazards at Nashua, NH, work site
2012
  • December 17 [Region 1 News Release] - 2012 - 12/17/2012 - Keene, NH, contractor cited in fatal fall at school construction site agrees to correct hazards, expand worker training after US Labor Department actions
  • 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
  • November 20 [Region 1 News Release] - 2012 - 11/20/2012 - New Haven, Conn., manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for safety violations after 4 workers hospitalized following fire
  • November 08 [Region 1 News Release] - 2012 - 11/08/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA and recidivist Massachusetts contractor reach settlement over cave-in hazards at Cambridge and Framingham sites
  • November 08 [Region 1 News Release] - 2012 - 11/08/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Johnston, RI, lawn care service for 7 serious violations following electrocution of employee

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