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2013
  • August 27 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 08/27/2013 - US Labor Department reaches settlement with Waste Management of New
    Jersey Inc. following June 2012 heat fatality
  • August 26 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 08/26/2013 - Nationwide ice maker cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 9 serious and 3 repeat workplace safety violations at Fairport, NY, plant
  • August 20 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 08/20/2013 - Newark, NJ, vinyl window manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to safety and health hazards
  • August 20 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 08/20/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $69,244 in fines against Plattsburgh, NY, manufacturer for repeat and serious safety and health violations
  • August 15 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 08/15/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Pretty Girl Inc. for exit access, electrical and sanitary/housekeeping violations at Brooklyn store
  • August 15 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 08/15/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Long Island, NY, concrete block manufacturer for 13 serious safety violations after worker loses arm
  • July 24 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 07/24/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Rochester, NY, hospital and contractor for a combined 14 serious violations, chiefly concerning asbestos
  • July 17 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 07/17/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Ford Motor Co. for 8 serious safety and health violations at Buffalo, NY, plant
  • July 16 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 07/16/2013 - OSHA cites Duane Reade Inc., proposes $71,500 in fines for exit access and fire safety hazards at 598 Broadway store in lower Manhattan
  • July 16 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 07/16/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites home goods company for 22 serious safety violations at Manhattan and Brooklyn locations
  • June 27 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 06/27/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA announces safety stand-down in New York and New Jersey to prevent falls at construction work sites
  • June 25 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 06/25/2013 - Paterson, NJ, contractor faces $49,600 in fines from US Labor Department's OSHA for repeat fall, serious safety hazards
  • June 25 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 06/25/2013 - New alliance between Erie Institute of Technology and US Labor
  • June 18 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 06/18/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Burlington, NJ, construction company for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • June 11 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 06/11/2013 - Orange County, NY, manufacturer faces almost $118,000 in additional US Labor Department fines for uncorrected and recurring hazards
  • June 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 06/10/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines two companies $130,500 for trenching hazards at Kearny, NJ, site
  • June 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 06/10/2013 - Three New York contractors face over $465,000 in US Labor Department OSHA fines for electrocution and other hazards at Long Island work site
  • June 04 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 06/04/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Rochester, NY, packaging manufacturer for willful and serious hazards following amputation
  • June 03 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 06/03/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines South River, NJ, masonry contractor nearly $91,000 for fall, scaffold hazards at Maywood, NJ, site
  • May 28 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 05/28/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Schenectady, NY, medical lab for inadequate worker safeguards against bloodborne pathogen hazards
  • May 23 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 05/23/2013 - Queensbury, NY, wood shavings manufacturer faces $233,870 in fines for combustible dust, confined space, chemical, mechanical, electrical hazards
  • May 23 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 05/23/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Accadia Site Contracting Inc., proposes $84,000 in fines for cave-in hazard at Lewiston Road work site in Niagara Falls
  • May 16 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 05/16/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Newark, NJ, stucco contractor for scaffolding hazards at Maplewood, NJ, work site
  • May 15 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 05/15/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Ridgefield Park, NJ, contractor for repeat fall hazards at Paramus, NJ, work site
  • May 15 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 05/15/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Consulate General of Dominican Republic in New York to inform, assist workers in 4 states
  • May 15 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 05/15/2013 - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. forma alianza con el Consulado General de la Repķblica Dominicana en Nueva York para informar y asistir a los trabajadores de 4 estados.
  • April 16 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 04/16/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines North Bergen, NJ laundry company $219,000 for safety hazards
  • April 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 04/10/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Voorhees, NJ, masonry group more than $50,000 for scaffold, safety hazards
  • April 08 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 04/08/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites CVS Pharmacy, proposes $40,000 fine for lack of emergency action plan at Dutchess County, NY, location
  • April 08 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 04/08/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Newark, NJ, company for exposing workers to safety and health hazards
  • April 03 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 04/03/2013 - Ellicott Development Co. faces $44,000 in US Labor Department OSHA fines for lead exposure and fall hazards at Buffalo, NY, work site
  • April 01 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 04/01/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Saugerties, NY, metal fabricator for failing to correct previously cited hazard
  • March 27 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 03/27/2013 - Queens, NY, metal products manufacturer faces $108,900 in fines from US Labor Department's OSHA for recurring and new health hazards
  • March 27 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 03/27/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Lakewood, NJ, manufacturer nearly $185,000 for exposing workers to chemical, other hazards
  • March 26 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 03/26/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Bayonne, NJ, small arms manufacturer for lead, safety and health hazards
  • March 26 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 03/26/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Cape May, NJ, new home builder nearly $49,000 for fall hazards at Sea Isle City, NJ, site
  • March 26 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 03/26/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Newburgh, NY, medical practice for inadequate worker safeguards against bloodborne pathogen hazards
  • March 21 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 03/21/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites gas pipeline contractor Henkels and McCoy Inc. for repeat trenching hazards at Bayonne, NJ, site
  • March 20 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 03/20/2013 - US Labor Department fines Paterson, NJ, laundry facility nearly $165,000 for safety and health violations
  • March 19 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 03/19/2013 - US Department of Laborís OSHA fines Ridgefield, NJ, roofing contractor more than $57,000 after worker injured by fall
  • March 18 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 03/18/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Eagle Recycling in North Bergen, NJ, for safety violations following worker amputation
  • March 13 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 03/13/2013 - Niagara Falls, NY, manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after inspection finds 9 serious workplace safety and health violations
  • March 13 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 03/13/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites New England Wood Pellet LLC for fire and combustible dust hazards at 2 New York manufacturing plants
  • March 11 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 03/11/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Paterson, NJ, stucco contractor more than $70,000 for scaffolding hazards and exposing workers to falls
  • March 05 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 03/05/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Englewood, NJ, surgical center $68,000 for failing to protect workers exposed to bloodborne pathogen hazards
  • March 05 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 03/05/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Pier 1 Imports $45,100 for repeat safety violations at Staten Island, NY, store
  • February 08 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 02/08/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Kingston, NY, manufacturer for 23 serious safety violations, proposes $123,000 in fines for Hunter Panels LLC
  • January 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 01/22/2013 - Albany, NY, asbestos removal company cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 1 willful and 8 serious violations of safety standards
  • January 14 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 01/14/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Rochester, NY, roofing contractor for fall hazards at Fairport work site
  • January 09 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 01/09/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA posts results of sampling for contaminants at Sandy cleanup areas in New York and New Jersey
  • January 03 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 01/03/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Rochelle Park, NJ, stucco contractor for repeat fall hazards at Westwood, NJ, site
  • January 02 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 01/02/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Rosina Food Products Inc., proposes $54,750 in fines for serious hazards at West Seneca, NY, plant
2012
  • December 05 [Region 7 News Release] - 2012 - 12/05/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites CPI-Lansing LLC for exposing workers to grain bin hazards at Red Cloud, Neb., facility; proposes fines of $144,400
  • December 05 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 12/05/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA issues new fact sheet on mold hazards and safeguards for workers during Sandy cleanup
  • December 03 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 12/03/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Pandrol USA in Bridgeport, NJ, for willful and serious violations, proposes $283,500 in penalties
  • November 29 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 11/29/2012 - OSHA issues new fact sheet on importance and necessity of providing, using proper personal protective equipment during Sandy cleanup
  • November 19 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 11/19/2012 - OSHA and EPA urge employers, workers, homeowners and others to protect themselves during flood cleanup
  • November 08 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 11/08/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $61,000 in fines to Syracuse, NY, roofing contractor for fall hazards at Liverpool work site
  • October 30 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 10/30/2012 - US Labor Departmentís OSHA urges recovery workers and public to guard against hazards during Hurricane Sandy
  • October 05 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 10/05/2012 - OSHA cites Yonkers Contracting, subcontractor following worker's crushing death at subway extension site in Manhattan
  • October 01 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 10/01/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites manager of Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Long Island for asbestos and other hazards
  • September 20 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 09/20/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Jersey City, NJ, company for workplace safety and health hazards at Kearny warehouse
  • September 19 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 09/19/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Staten Island, NY, contractor more than $136,000 for fall hazards at Jersey City, NJ, site
  • September 06 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 09/06/2012 - US Labor Department sues Albany, NY, contractor for allegedly firing and harassing employee who reported asbestos hazards at Gloversville school
  • August 28 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 08/28/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Brick, NJ-based contractor for continuing to expose workers to falls and other hazards at Secaucus work site
  • August 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 08/22/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Waste Management and Labor Ready Northeast after June heat fatality in New Jersey
  • August 17 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 08/17/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $82,500 in fines to chemical manufacturer for workplace hazards at Newark, NJ, facility
  • July 19 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 07/19/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Bloomfield, NJ, contractor for fall hazards at Rockland County, NY, work site; proposes nearly $90,000 in fines
  • July 17 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 07/17/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Newark, NJ, concrete recycling company for safety hazards after worker fatality
  • July 05 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 07/05/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $124,000 in fines to Earth Friendly Products in Norwood, NJ, for workplace safety and health hazards
  • July 05 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 07/05/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Long Island, NY, machine shop for failing to correct previously cited hazards
  • June 25 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 06/25/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines 4 contractors more than $460,000 for exposing workers to falls, other safety hazards at Jersey City, NJ, construction site
  • June 21 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 06/21/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Flushing, NY, contractor for fall and electrical hazards at Manhattan work site, proposes more than $94,000 in fines
  • June 12 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 06/12/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Zoto's International for chemical, electrical and mechanical hazards at Geneva, NY, plant
  • June 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 06/07/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Cobleskill, NY, Wal-Mart Super Center for repeat and serious safety hazards; proposes $52,600 in fines
  • June 04 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 06/04/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Clifton, NJ, stucco contractor more than $108,000 for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • May 30 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 05/30/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Sullivan County, NY, chicken processor for safety and health hazards, proposes more than $67,000 in fines
  • May 23 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 05/23/2012 - OSHA cites Orchard Park, NY, contractor, proposes $56,000 in fines for asbestos hazards at Buffalo, NY, worksite
  • May 21 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 05/21/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA issues 'call to action' to New Jersey construction companies to prevent worker falls
  • May 21 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 05/21/2012 - OSHA cites Brooklyn contractor for steel erection and fall hazards following fatal structural collapse at Brighton Beach work site
  • May 16 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 05/16/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Rite Aid for fall, crushing, exit and electrical hazards at 3rd Avenue store in Brooklyn, NY
  • May 16 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 05/16/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Home Depot for repeat and serious safety hazards at Saratoga Springs, NY, store; proposes more than $51,000 in fines
  • May 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 05/10/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Wisconsin-based food and beverage manufacturer for repeat safety hazards at Flemington, NJ, facility
  • May 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 05/10/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $186,000 in fines to Mass.-based uniform and laundry company for hazards at West Caldwell, NJ, facility
  • May 01 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 05/01/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Sorrento Lactalis, proposes $241,000 in fines for repeat and serious hazards at Buffalo, NY, plant
  • April 24 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 04/24/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Rochester, NY, milk products manufacturer, proposes more than $200,000 in fines, for repeat and serious hazards
  • April 24 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 04/24/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Forever 21 for workplace safety hazards at Bridgewater, NJ, store
  • April 17 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 04/17/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Massachusetts-based American Biltrite for safety, health hazards following worker fatality at Moorestown, NJ, facility
  • April 03 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 04/03/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA finds Metro-North Commuter Railroad retaliated against employee who reported workplace injury
  • April 02 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 04/02/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA orders Jersey Window Factory and Building Supply in Newark, NJ, to reinstate whistleblower following investigation
  • April 02 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 04/02/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $71,000 in fines to Atlanta-based BWAY Corp. for safety, health hazards at Dayton, NJ, plastics facility
  • March 23 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 03/23/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites East Side Access Tunnel Project contractor after runaway rail car injures 2 workers
  • March 19 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 03/19/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Verizon NY Inc. for repeat and serious safety violations following utility worker's death in Brooklyn
  • March 15 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 03/15/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $121,000 in fines to Dollar Tree Stores for repeat workplace safety hazards at Newark, NJ, store
  • March 14 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 03/14/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Agro Farma for 34 violations of workplace safety and health standards; proposes $178,000 in fines
  • March 13 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 03/13/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA finds Metro-North Commuter Railroad retaliated against injured employee, interfered with medical treatment
  • February 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 02/07/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $365,500 in fines to Wal-Mart for repeat and serious safety and health hazards at Rochester, NY, store
  • February 06 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 02/06/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Manhattan contractor for safety hazards after worker falls 80 feet at Brooklyn work site
  • February 06 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 02/06/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Clara Construction in Jersey City, NJ, for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • January 27 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 01/27/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Syracuse, NY, metal finishing plant for repeat and serious safety violations after employee burned

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