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2015
  • January 30 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 01/30/2015 - New York Presbyterian-Columbia University Medical Center exposes employees to contaminated laundry, tuberculosis risks
  • January 27 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 01/27/2015 - Warehouse workers face 'electrical nightmare' and other workplace dangers, OSHA inspection in Jersey City, New Jersey, reveals
  • January 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 01/22/2015 - OSHA finds Zimmer TMT workers lacked training and plan to respond when chlorine gas leaked at Parsippany, NJ plant
  • January 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 01/07/2015 - Employees at Wolcott, New York, Dollar General store face locked exit
2014
  • December 17 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 12/17/2014 - Death of Brooklyn, New York, supermarket worker preventable, OSHA finds
  • December 16 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 12/16/2014 - OSHA cites Budweiser distribution center for serious safety violations
  • 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 01 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 12/01/2014 - DuPont's chemical safety systems inadequate at Deepwater, New Jersey, plant
  • November 17 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 11/17/2014 - Accurate Box Co. Inc. cited again by OSHA for machine 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 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 2 News Release] - 2014 - 10/02/2014 - Somerville, New Jersey, company fined $136,290 for willfully exposing workers to safety and health hazards
  • 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 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 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 09/10/2014 - Arctic Glacier USA Inc. cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing employees to ammonia hazards at Brooklyn, New York, ice plant
  • August 28 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 08/28/2014 - Workers willfully exposed to amputation hazards at Paterson, New Jersey, manufacturing facility
  • August 28 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 08/28/2014 - Workers exposed to fall hazards at Bloomfield, New Jersey, construction site
  • August 19 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 08/19/2014 - Hamburg, New York, home improvement company fined for exposing workers to potentially fatal fall hazards at Lackawanna, New York, work site
  • August 11 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 08/11/2014 - Brooklyn medical facility cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for inadequate workplace violence safeguards
  • August 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 08/07/2014 - Corizon Health Inc. cited for inadequate workplace violence safeguards at Rikers Island correctional facility in New York
  • July 31 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 07/31/2014 - Explosion at Tonawanda Coke Corp. results in serious safety violations and $161,100 in US Department of Labor OSHA fines
  • July 28 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 07/28/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Keymark Corp. for failing to protect workers against chemical, noise and fall hazards at Fonda, New York, plant
  • July 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 07/22/2014 - United Airlines cited at Newark, N.J., airport for repeat and serious safety hazards
  • July 21 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 07/21/2014 - Popular retail store Forever 21 fined $158,000 by US Department of Labor's OSHA for repeat workplace safety violations at New Jersey location
  • July 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 07/07/2014 - Employees at Brooklyn demolition site faced potentially fatal falls
  • June 18 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 06/18/2014 - 2 companies cited for willful and other violations after temporary worker injured at Maplewood, NJ, bottling plant in December 2013
  • June 12 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 06/12/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 5 companies following December 2013 fatality of temporary worker at Amazon fulfillment center in Avenel, NJ
  • June 11 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 06/11/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA finds 30 serious safety and health hazards at furniture manufacturer
  • June 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 06/10/2014 - US Department of Labor OSHA investigation finds that New York company violated Sarbanes-Oxley Act by firing worker who reported investor fraud
  • June 04 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 06/04/2014 - Bronx contractor fined $66,600 by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to serious fall hazards
  • May 30 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 05/30/2014 - Tire retreader faces $160,280 in US Department of Labor OSHA fines for failing to correct cited hazards
  • May 21 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 05/21/2014 - Manhattan jewelry and accessories chain cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for fire and other safety hazards
  • May 13 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 05/13/2014 - Star Snacks Co. LLC fined $180,000 by US Department of Labor's OSHA for willfully exposing employees to carbon monoxide and dangerous noise levels
  • May 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 05/07/2014 - Watertown, NY, general construction company cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 'entirely preventable' fatal fall at Pulaski work site
  • May 05 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 05/05/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA follow-up inspection finds company failed to correct violations at previously cited Rasi Laboratories Inc. in Somerset, NJ
  • April 08 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 04/08/2014 - Little Falls, NY, paper manufacturer exposes workers to serious safety violations at multiple work sites
  • April 08 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 04/08/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Precision Custom Coatings LLC $185,400 for willful and repeat violations
  • April 02 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 04/02/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites cabinetry, countertop manufacturer for combustible dust, chemical hazards
  • March 31 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 03/31/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Garfield, NJ, masonry contractor for repeat fall and scaffolding hazards
  • March 26 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 03/26/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Diversified CPC International Inc. for chemical hazards
  • March 18 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 03/18/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA orders DISH Network to pay more than $257,000 in wages and damages to blacklisted former employee
  • March 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 03/10/2014 - Paterson, NJ, severe violator again cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for recurring hazards
  • February 24 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 02/24/2014 - Spa and fitness center agrees to correct hazardous conditions after worker fatality at Palisades Park, NJ, spa
  • February 12 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 02/12/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites New York contractors for safety violations at Canastota Wastewater Treatment Plant
  • January 30 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 01/30/2014 - Brooklyn, NY, recycler cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for heat-related death
  • January 30 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 01/30/2014 - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los EE. UU. cit a recicladora de Brooklyn, NY, por una muerte provocada por el calor
  • January 14 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 01/14/2014 - Best Buy cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for blocking emergency exit at Brooklyn, NY, store
  • January 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 01/07/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes fines of $236,500 for Forever 21 for repeat workplace safety violations at Paramus, NJ, and Manhattan, NY, stores
  • January 06 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 01/06/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA orders Missouri trucking company to pay more than $100,000 to blacklisted driver from New Jersey
2013
  • 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 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 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 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
  • 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 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 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 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 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 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 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
  • 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 proposes more than $272,000 in fines, cites four contractors for safety hazards at midtown Manhattan site
  • 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
  • September 23 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 09/23/2013 - UPS Inc. cited for repeat, serious safety hazards at Secaucus, NJ, processing and distribution center; fined $45,500 by US Labor Department's OSHA
  • September 13 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 09/13/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes nearly $200,000 in fines against CVS for exit access, struck-by and other hazards at Brooklyn, NY, store
  • September 11 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 09/11/2013 - Hamilton, NJ, roofing company cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for fall, other safety hazards following April accident
  • September 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 09/10/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Keyport, NJ, company $53,900 after construction worker falls approximately 45 feet at Jersey City site in June
  • August 28 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 08/28/2013 - Multiple safety and health violations found at Supreme Oil Co. Inc. in Englewood, NJ, with company fined $259,000 by OSHA
  • 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 Long Island, NY, concrete block manufacturer for 13 serious safety violations after worker loses arm
  • 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
  • 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 - 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 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 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 - 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 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 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 - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. forma alianza con el Consulado General de la Repblica Dominicana en Nueva York para informar y asistir a los trabajadores de 4 estados.

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