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2012
  • 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 proposes $71,000 in fines to Atlanta-based BWAY Corp. for safety, health hazards at Dayton, NJ, plastics facility
  • 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
  • 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
  • January 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 01/10/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites New Windsor, NY, felt manufacturer for repeat and serious safety hazards; more than $146,000 proposed in penalties
  • January 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 01/10/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $125,000 in fines to Palmyra, NJ, linen rental company for workplace safety and health hazards
  • January 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 01/10/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Newton, NJ, manufacturer for workplace safety and health violations, proposes nearly $49,000 in fines
  • January 06 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 01/06/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $90,000 in fines against Avon, NY, manufacturer for repeat and serious safety hazards
  • January 04 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 01/04/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Conway Stores Inc. for locked emergency exits and other hazards at its East Fordham Rd. store in the Bronx
2011
  • December 27 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 12/27/2011 - US Labor Departments OSHA cites Creamer Sanzari Joint Venture for safety hazards at Passaic River bridge project in Clifton, NJ
  • December 19 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 12/19/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with ILA UTM Local 1740 to enhance safety for maritime and longshore workers in Puerto Rico
  • December 19 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 12/19/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $127,000 in fines against 5 contractors for hazards at casino construction site in Queens, NY
  • December 19 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 12/19/2011 - La Administración de Seguridad y Salud Ocupacional (OSHA) del Departamento de Trabajo de los EE. UU. se une a la ILA UTM Local 1740 para mejorar la seguridad de los trabajadores de terminales marítimos y carga y descarga de barcos en Puerto Rico
  • December 15 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 12/15/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites New Jersey contractor for fall hazards, other violations at West Eighth Street work site in Manhattan
  • December 13 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 12/13/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites 3 New York City contractors for fall, scaffolding and other hazards at work site in the Bronx
  • December 12 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 12/12/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Little River, SC, painting contractor for willful and serious fall hazards at Elmsford, NY, work site
  • November 30 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 11/30/2011 - US Department of Labor reaches settlement with The Renaissance Project regarding OSHA workplace violence citation
  • November 29 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 11/29/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $125,000 in fines to Munnsville, NY, plant of Wisconsin-based Briggs & Stratton for repeat, serious safety hazards
  • November 21 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 11/21/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Paterson, NJ, company $126,000 for failing to guard machines and exposing workers to fall and electrical hazards
  • November 21 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 11/21/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Remington Arms Co. for 35 serious safety and health violations at Ilion, NY, plant
  • November 15 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 11/15/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Utica, NY, animal feed processor following worker's fatal engulfment in storage silo
  • November 04 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 11/04/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Metalico Rochester Inc. following worker's death at Rochester, NY, recycling facility
  • October 25 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 10/25/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Wegmans Food Market for repeat and serious hazards at corporate bakery and distribution center in Rochester, NY
  • October 13 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 10/13/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Edison, NJ, lab equipment company for workplace safety and health hazards; fines total $122,000
  • October 12 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 10/12/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Shamong, NJ, tree service company for safety and health violations following worker fatality
  • October 12 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 10/12/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Fort Worth, Texas, contractor for serious and repeat safety hazards following worker fatality in Webster, NY, tunnel
  • October 11 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 10/11/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Bayonne, NJ, company $125,300 for exposing workers to fall, struck-by and other safety hazards
  • September 27 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 09/27/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Long Island, NY, swimming pool manufacturer after worker injury; proposed fines exceed $106,000
  • September 26 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 09/26/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Paterson, NJ, construction company for exposing workers to 12 safety hazards at Fort Lee, NJ, work site
  • September 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 09/22/2011 - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. cita a un supermercado de Brooklyn, NY por encerrar a sus empleados del turno noche, otras infracciones; propone ms de $62,000 en multas
  • September 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 09/22/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Brooklyn, NY, supermarket for locking in night shift employees, other violations; proposes more than $62,000 in fines
  • September 21 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 09/21/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Akron, NY, ice cream manufacturer for process safety management and energy control hazards
  • September 13 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 09/13/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Roselle, NJ, contractor more than $158,000 for trenching and other hazards
  • September 06 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 09/06/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $121,000 in fines to Rite Aid of New York for hazards at Brooklyn store
  • September 01 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 09/01/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Trenton, NJ, construction company for safety hazards at Princeton bridge work site
  • August 31 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 08/31/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA secures federal court order and injunction to protect workers on West Windsor, NJ, construction site
  • August 29 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 08/29/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA urges recovery workers and public to guard against hazards during Tropical Storm Irene cleanup
  • August 24 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 08/24/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA and Puerto Rico OSHA agencies urge recovery workers and public to guard against hazards during Hurricane Irene cleanup
  • August 24 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 08/24/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Altamont, NY, manufacturer for repeat, serious and other hazards; proposes more than $49,000 in fines
  • August 24 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 08/24/2011 - Agencias OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los EE.UU. y de Puerto Rico urgen a trabajadores de recuperación y al público protegerse de riesgos durante la recuperación y limpieza después del huracán Irene
  • August 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 08/22/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Plainfield, NJ, aluminum railing company for exposing employees to safety and health hazards
  • August 18 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 08/18/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Georgia company for exposing employees at Dayton, NJ, facility to amputation hazards
  • August 18 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 08/18/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Newark, NJ, construction company for exposing workers to fall, other hazards
  • August 17 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 08/17/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Swedesboro, NJ, food processing company for exposing employees to safety hazards
  • August 08 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 08/08/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Maspeth, NY, sign company for safety violations after workers exposed to fall hazards in Manhattan
  • August 08 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 08/08/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Dick's Sporting Goods for safety hazards at Queensbury, NY, location
  • August 03 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 08/03/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Clifton, NJ, company for exposing workers to safety and health hazards
  • August 01 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 08/01/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Fairfield, NJ, manufacturer for exposing workers to chemicals, other hazards
  • July 29 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 07/29/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites 3 Brooklyn, NY, tortilla manufacturers for safety and health hazards following worker fatality
  • July 26 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 07/26/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Jamesville, NY, lumber mill for 35 serious safety violations following worker's death
  • July 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 07/22/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Jordan, NY, contractor for cave-in hazard at SUNY Brockport work site, proposes $147,000 in fines
  • July 18 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 07/18/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Sayreville, NJ, manufacturer for repeat workplace safety violations following amputation
  • July 18 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 07/18/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Voorhees, NJ, printing company for exposing workers to inadequate machine guarding and other hazards
  • July 08 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 07/08/2011 - A OSHA do Departamento de Trabalho dos Estados Unidos faz convnio com o Consulado Geral do Brasil em Nova York para fornecer educao e treinamento
  • July 08 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 07/08/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA establishes alliance with Consulate General of Brazil in New York to provide education and training
  • July 06 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 07/06/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Troy Chemical Corp. for process safety management hazards at Newark, NJ, facility
  • July 06 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 07/06/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Heng Wei Construction for repeat and serious safety hazards following inspection at Manhattan work site
  • July 06 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 07/06/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Heng Wei Construction for repeat and serious safety hazards following inspection at Manhattan work site
  • June 28 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 06/28/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY, for safety and health hazards; $48,000 in fines proposed
  • June 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 06/22/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA to co-sponsor Hispanic Family Health and Safety Fair in Buffalo on June 25
  • June 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 06/22/2011 - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los Estados Unidos patrocina conjuntamente la Feria de Salud y Seguridad para Familias Hispanas en Bfalo el 25 de junio
  • June 21 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 06/21/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites MedPlast for workplace safety and health hazards at West Berlin, NJ, facility
  • June 21 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 06/21/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Newark construction company for fall, other workplace safety hazards found at 2 New Jersey work sites

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