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2011
  • January 03 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 01/03/2011 - Chinese - US Labor Department's OSHA reminds New York employers of hazards associated with snow cleanup, urges proper worker safeguards
  • January 03 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 01/03/2011 - Spanish - OSHA le recuerda a los empleadores de Nueva York sobre los riesgos asociados con la limpieza de la nieve, insta la seguridad de trabajadores
  • January 03 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 01/03/2011 - Brazilian Portuguese - US Labor Department's OSHA reminds New York employers of hazards associated with snow cleanup, urges proper worker safeguards
  • January 03 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 01/03/2011 - Korean - US Labor Department's OSHA reminds New York employers of hazards associated with snow cleanup, urges proper worker safeguards
2010
  • December 29 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 12/29/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA reminds New York employers of hazards associated with snow cleanup, urges proper worker safeguards
  • December 08 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 12/08/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $71,000 in fines against Rochester, NY, stainless steel fabricator for recurring and other hazards
  • December 02 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 12/02/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $51,000 in fines against David H. Koch Theater in New York for asbestos, fall and crushing hazards
  • November 30 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 11/30/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Brooklyn, NY, contractor for steel erection, fall and scaffold hazards after fatal worker fall at Brooklyn jobsite
  • November 18 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 11/18/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Wayne, NJ, stucco contractor with $61,600 in fines for repeated worker exposure to fall hazards at Staten Island, NY, worksite
  • November 12 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 11/12/2010 - OSHA and NIOSH to host Nov. 16 New York City Latino/immigrant worker safety and health summit
  • November 12 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 11/12/2010 - OSHA y NIOSH ofrecen el 16 de noviembre la Cumbre de Acción en la Ciudad de Nueva York para la Seguridad y Salud Laboral de los Trabajadores Latinos e Inmigrantes
  • November 02 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 11/02/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites New York and Pennsylvania contractors following scaffold collapse at Binghamton University that injured 6 workers
  • October 20 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 10/20/2010 - US Labor Department files suit against New York City social service agency on behalf of employee terminated for exercising workplace safety rights
  • October 14 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 10/14/2010 - John Galt Corp. ordered to compensate worker fired after raising health and safety issue at former Deutsche Bank Building in New York City
  • October 12 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 10/12/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Jersey City, NJ, metal recycler more than $188,000 for exposing workers to lead and other workplace hazards
  • October 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 10/07/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Niagara Falls, NY, paper mill after worker death
  • October 06 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 10/06/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA and the University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras Campus renew workplace safety and health alliance
  • October 06 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 10/06/2010 - El Departamento del Trabajo de Estados Unidos y la Universidad de Puerto Rico-Recinto de Río Piedras reanudan su alianza para seguridad y salud en el trabajo
  • October 05 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 10/05/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $83,000 in fines to Oneida County, NY, manufacturer for 34 alleged safety violations
  • September 27 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 09/27/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites New Jersey clothing manufacturer $43,150 for exposing workers to chemical and other workplace hazards
  • September 13 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 09/13/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $225,200 in fines against Long Island, NY, contractor for scaffold and fall hazards at 2 jobsites
  • September 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 09/07/2010 - US Labor Department fines Watchung, NJ, Dollar Tree Stores more than $50,000 for exposing workers to workplace safety hazards
  • September 02 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 09/02/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $111,600 in fines against US Salt for serious hazards at Watkins Glen, NY, plant
  • August 19 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 08/19/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes nearly $115,000 in fines against Rochester, NY, machine shop for uncorrected and recurring hazards
  • August 18 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 08/18/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $49,000 in fines against Albany, NY, contractor Peter Luizzi & Brothers for cave-in hazard at Cohoes, NY, worksite
  • August 04 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 08/04/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines New York concrete contractor $210,000 for failing to comply with settlement agreement designed to abate worker exposure to fall hazards
  • August 04 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 08/04/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $247,000 in fines against Sally Sherman Foods for uncorrected, recurring hazards at Mount Vernon, NY, plant
  • July 20 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 07/20/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $112,000 in fines against Home Depot USA for uncorrected and recurring hazards at West Nyack, NY, store
  • July 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 07/07/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $90,000 in fines for Brooklyn and Staten Island, NY, contractors after Brooklyn balcony collapse
  • July 06 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 07/06/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Horizon Lines of Puerto Rico Inc. for repeat and serious safety hazards at Puerto Nuevo Port Area
  • July 06 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 07/06/2010 - La Administración de Seguridad y Salud Ocupacional (OSHA) del Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. cita a Horizon Lines of Puerto Rico, Inc. por riesgos a la seguridad repetidos y serios en el área Portuaria de Puerto Nuevo
  • June 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 06/22/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Ford Motor Co. for not repairing damaged overhead cranes at Buffalo Stamping Plant in western New York
  • June 18 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 06/18/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $357,000 in fines against UCB Manufacturing for health hazards at Rochester, NY, pharmaceutical plant
  • June 03 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 06/03/2010 - US Labor Department files suit against First Student Inc. on behalf of Syracuse, NY, school bus driver allegedly fired for raising safety issues
  • June 02 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 06/02/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $346,000 in fines against Bronx, NY, elevator cab manufacturer for uncorrected and recurring hazards
  • June 01 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 06/01/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Linden, NJ, manufacturer for exposing employees to chemical hazards
  • June 01 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 06/01/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $125,000 in fines against Brooklyn, NY, contractor after partial building collapse
  • May 20 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 05/20/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites former North Brunswick, NJ, manufacturer for exposing workers to risks involving hazardous chemicals
  • May 20 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 05/20/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA finds CSX Transportation Inc. retaliated against veteran New York dispatcher who reported safety concerns
  • May 18 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 05/18/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA forms 4 alliances to enhance safety and health for variety of workers in western New York
  • May 17 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 05/17/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Jersey City, NJ, manufacturer for exposing employees to workplace safety and health hazards
  • May 13 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 05/13/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Parsippany, NJ, clothing companies for workplace safety and health violations
  • May 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 05/10/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA finds Port Authority Trans-Hudson Corp. railroad violated whistleblower law
  • May 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 05/07/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $48,500 against Tonawanda Coke Corp. for 14 serious violations
  • May 06 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 05/06/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Fairfield, NJ, contractor for continued employee exposure to fall hazards
  • May 05 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 05/05/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA orders New Jersey air carrier to reinstate pilot and pay more than $45,000 in damages and fees
  • April 28 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 04/28/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes nearly $107,000 in fines against Buffalo, NY, sheet metal fabricator for uncorrected and recurring hazards
  • April 26 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 04/26/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Long Island, NY, contractor for cave-in hazards after employee is caught in 16-foot deep hole at East Hills worksite
  • April 19 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 04/19/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $130,800 in fines for Yonkers, NY, woodwork manufacturer for fire, chemical and amputation hazards
  • April 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 04/07/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA orders New Jersey Transit to pay more than $500,000 to worker for violation of railroad whistleblower law
  • March 25 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 03/25/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites South Amboy, NJ, stucco contractor for fall hazards
  • March 09 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 03/09/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA finds Port Authority Trans-Hudson Corp. railroad violated federal whistleblower law
  • February 25 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 02/25/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA reminds employers of hazards associated with snow cleanup and urges proper worker safeguards
  • February 24 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 02/24/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $62,000 in fines for Worldcolor Buffalo for hazards at Depew, NY, printing plant
  • February 24 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 02/24/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA urges recovery workers and public to safeguard themselves against hazards during flood and storm cleanup
  • February 18 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 02/18/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Cranesville Block Co. for safety and health hazards at Kingston, NY, plant
  • January 26 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 01/26/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $71,000 in fines against Schweizer Aircraft Corp. for hazards at Horseheads, NY, plant
  • January 14 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 01/14/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $233,500 in fines against Home Goods for exit access hazards at Long Island, NY, store
  • January 12 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 01/12/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites two employers following confined-space deaths at Queens, NY, recycling facility
  • January 11 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 01/11/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Camden chocolate processing plant following worker fatality
2009
  • December 29 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 12/29/2009 - Freehold, NJ, company fails to comply with federal court order in US Labor Department's OSHA whistleblower case; US marshals seize vehicle
  • December 08 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 12/08/2009 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Newark, NJ, company more than $212,000 for workplace safety and health hazards
  • December 01 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 12/01/2009 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $222,500 in fines against Hovensa LLC for safety and health hazards at St. Croix, US Virgin Islands, oil refinery
  • November 30 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 11/30/2009 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $484,000 in penalties against Cambria Contracting Inc. for asbestos hazards at Buffalo, NY, jobsite
  • November 19 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 11/19/2009 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Peekskill, NY, contractor for fall hazard at Peekskill Middle School construction site
  • November 16 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 11/16/2009 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $88,200 in fines against Victor, NY, contractor after worker burned in SUNY Buffalo arc flash
  • November 12 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 11/12/2009 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $509,000 in fines against Cranesville Aggregate for significant hazards at Scotia, NY, bagging plant
  • November 09 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 11/09/2009 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Brooklyn, NY, contractor for electrocution and fall hazards at Westchester County worksite
  • October 29 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 10/29/2009 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Little Falls, N.Y., paper mill for 33 safety and health violations after worker is caught in machine
  • October 15 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 10/15/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Paulsboro, N.J., company for workplace safety and health hazards
  • October 09 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 10/09/2009 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites ConocoPhillips for repeat workplace safety and health hazards
  • October 06 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 10/06/2009 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Steelplex Corp. for repeat workplace safety and health hazards following March fatality
  • October 05 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 10/05/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Cheektowaga, N.Y., employer for lack of asbestos safeguards at Amherst, N.Y., worksite
  • September 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 09/22/2009 - La Administración de Seguridad y Salud Ocupacional (OSHA) del Departamento del Trabajo de EE.UU., OSHA de Puerto Rico y la Universidad del Sagrado Corazón renuevan su alianza de seguridad y salud
  • September 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 09/22/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA, Puerto Rico OSHA and the University of the Sacred Heart renew safety and health alliance
  • September 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 09/22/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Toys R Us for exit access hazards at Bay Parkway store in Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • September 03 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 09/03/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA introduces New York area community and faith-based leaders to new construction safety resource
  • September 03 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 09/03/2009 - La Administración de Salud y Seguridad Ocupacional del Departamento de Trabajo de los Estados Unidos presenta a líderes religiosos y de la comunidad del área de Nueva York un nuevo recurso para la seguridad en la construcción
  • September 01 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 09/01/2009 - La Administración de Salud y Seguridad Ocupacional del Departamento de Trabajo de los Estados Unidos renueva alianza por la salud y la seguridad con El Centro de Hospitalidad para los trabajadores de habla hispana de Staten Island, Nueva York
  • September 01 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 09/01/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA renews safety and health alliance with El Centro de Hospitalidad for Spanish-speaking Staten Island, N.Y., workers
  • August 31 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 08/31/2009 - Rochester, N.Y., waste collection company's failure to correct safety hazards results in additional $304,200 in fines from U.S. Labor Department's OSHA
  • August 27 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 08/27/2009 - Long Island, N.Y., contractor faces $72,000 in U.S. Labor Department OSHA fines for fall hazards at New York City jobsite
  • July 23 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 07/23/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites PSEG Power LLC for workplace safety and health hazards
  • July 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 07/22/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $109,000 in fines against Plattsburgh, N.Y., manufacturer for recurring hazards
  • July 21 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 07/21/2009 - OSHA launches alliance with Morristown Neighborhood House to focus on workplace safety and health
  • July 20 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 07/20/2009 - Fall hazards at Forest Hills, N.Y., worksite lead to more than $120,000 in U.S. Labor Department OSHA fines for Long Island contractor
  • July 15 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 07/15/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Crucible Specialty Metals in Syracuse, N.Y., for 71 alleged violations following crushing death of worker
  • July 06 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 07/06/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Fort Edward, N.Y., paper recycler for failing to correct machine guarding hazards
  • June 18 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 06/18/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA finds Metro North Commuter Railroad Co. retaliated against 4 employees who reported work injuries
  • June 17 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 06/17/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes $47,600 in fines against Menands, N.Y., employer for 21 safety and health hazards
  • May 26 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 05/26/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Wal-Mart Stores Inc. following crushing death of worker at Long Island, N.Y., store
  • May 20 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 05/20/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA renews safety and health alliance with Mexican Consulate for workers in New York and New Jersey
  • May 20 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 05/20/2009 - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los Estados Unidos renueva la alianza de seguridad y salud con el Consulado de México para los trabajadores de Nueva York y Nueva Jersey
  • May 14 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 05/14/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA fines Hess Corp. more than $141,000 for workplace safety and health violations
  • April 24 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 04/24/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA to participate in New York City Construction Safety Week from April 27 to May 1
  • April 13 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 04/13/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes $61,000 in fines against Newburgh, N.Y., employer for 37 safety and health hazards
  • March 26 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 03/26/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA and Wayne Finger Lakes BOCES join to enhance workplace safety for students in 4 New York counties
  • March 17 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 03/17/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Lockport, N.Y., contractor for cave-in hazard at Main Street worksite in Niagara Falls, N.Y.
  • February 25 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 02/25/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes $273,000 in fines against Jamestown, N.Y., employer for lack of asbestos safeguards
  • February 24 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 02/24/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $41,000 in fines against Ontario County, N.Y., sauerkraut manufacturer

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