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2014
  • August 07 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/07/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Exel Inc. for unsafe forklift operation at Toledo, Ohio, auto parts warehouse
  • August 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/06/2014 - OSHA fines AFAM Concept $59,700 for repeat and serious violations at Chicago hair products manufacturing facility
  • August 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/05/2014 - Miller Building Systems cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for willfully exposing workers to dangerous fall hazards
  • August 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/05/2014 - Anheuser-Busch brewery in Columbus, Ohio, cited for refrigeration system violations
  • July 31 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 07/31/2014 - Fiberdome Inc. agrees to limit employee exposure to styrene, accept general duty clause citation issued by OSHA at Lake Mills, Wis., fiberglass plant.
  • July 31 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 07/31/2014 - Major Metals Co. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to amputation and other serious hazards
  • July 31 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 07/31/2014 - Workers repeatedly exposed to amputation hazards at Packaging Corporation of America
  • July 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 07/30/2014 - Home Depot USA's Chicago store cited by OSHA for serious hazards
  • July 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 07/21/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Ohio Lowe's for repeat electrical hazards
  • July 17 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 07/17/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Piqua Champion Foundry for repeat, serious violations
  • July 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 07/16/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites repeat violations at Miami Valley Polishing for exposing workers to excessive noise, respiratory hazards
  • July 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 07/16/2014 - Formed Fiber Technologies provides false abatement documentation, continues to expose workers to serious hazards resulting in $816,500 fine
  • July 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 07/15/2014 - US Department of Labor OSHA violations issued for repeatedly exposing workers to amputation hazards at Illinois storage system manufacturer
  • July 14 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 07/14/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites willful safety violation after workers expected to 'free climb' 195-foot tower without adequate fall protection
  • July 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 07/10/2014 - Workers exposed to grain bin entrapment at Sabina Farmers Exchange
  • July 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 07/01/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA and Project BEST establish alliance to educate and protect Ohio construction workers
  • June 17 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 06/17/2014 - Worker exposure to amputation hazards and excessive noise leads to serious and willful violations cited following US Department of Labor OSHA investigation
  • June 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 06/11/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $449,680 fine for Fontarome Chemical after inspection finds 23 serious safety and health violations
  • June 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 06/11/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA renews alliance to educate and protect Cleveland construction workers on job hazards, such as falls, silica exposure
  • June 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 06/10/2014 - Ohio worker's hand crushed while operating mechanical power press; US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $89,500 in penalties
  • June 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 06/09/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Duce Construction for failing to protect employees from trench dangers
  • June 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 06/04/2014 - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Lathrop Co./Turner Construction Co. host OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at Toledo Hospital site, June 6
  • June 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 06/03/2014 - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Ringland-Johnson Construction hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at Woodward-Rock Cut Campus, June 4
  • June 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 06/03/2014 - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Barton Malow Co. hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down events for Lansing, Mich., area workers, June 4
  • June 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 06/03/2014 - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Lakeshore Technical College hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at Cleveland, Wis., campus
  • June 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 06/03/2014 - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Linn-Mathes Inc. hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at 1K Fulton construction site in Chicago, June 4
  • June 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 06/03/2014 - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Eau Claire construction workers to attend OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down events, June 4 and 5
  • June 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 06/02/2014 - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Cincinnati area construction workers to attend OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down events, learn safe practices
  • June 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 06/02/2014 - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: CG Schmidt hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at UW-Milwaukee Kenwood Interdisciplinary Research Complex
  • June 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 06/02/2014 - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: R.C. Wegman Construction hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at New Main Aurora Public Library
  • June 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 06/02/2014 - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Great Lakes Construction Co. hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at Cleveland Inner Belt Bridge Project site, June 3
  • June 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 06/02/2014 - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Turner Construction Co. hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event, June 3
  • June 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 06/02/2014 - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Elford Inc. hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at Lancaster construction company, June 2
  • June 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 06/02/2014 - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Miron Construction hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at Lambeau Field, June 2
  • June 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 06/02/2014 - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Madison area construction workers to attend OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down events, June 3, 4 and 5
  • May 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 05/28/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Flambeau River Papers for failing to protect workers from toxic sulfur dioxide vapors at Park Falls, Wis., paper mill
  • May 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 05/28/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Chicago engineering company again for failing to protect construction workers from serious dangers in 2014
  • May 22 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 05/22/2014 - US Department of Labor notifies former Joslyn Manufacturing and Supply Co. employees of inclusion in EEOICPA Special Exposure Cohort
  • May 20 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 05/20/2014 - Nicholson Terminal and Dock Co. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA after worker fatally struck by forklift at Detroit marine terminal
  • May 20 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 05/20/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $51,800 in fines for Power Coatings for failing to protect workers from toxic chemical hazards
  • May 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 05/19/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA renews alliance to educate and protect Illinois electrical workers on arc blast and arc flash hazards
  • May 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 05/15/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $159,390 fine for Fortune Painting Co. for repeatedly exposing workers to dangerous lead levels, serious fall hazards
  • May 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 05/15/2014 - OSHA proposes $139,000 in penalties for repeatedly exposing workers to amputation, other serious hazards at Kobelco Stewart Bolling in Hudson, Ohio
  • May 14 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 05/14/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines All-Feed Processing and Packaging $254,000 for exposing workers to combustible dust, respiratory hazards
  • May 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 05/12/2014 - Grand Trunk Western Railroad Co. ordered by US Department of Labor's OSHA to reinstate employee, pay more than $244,000 in back wages, damages
  • May 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 05/12/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $63,000 in penalties for exposing worker to struck-by hazards, other violations at Big 3 Precision Products
  • May 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 05/06/2014 - San Cast fined $155,900 by US Department of Labor's OSHA for repeatedly exposing workers to falls, amputation hazards at Coshocton, Ohio, plant
  • May 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 05/01/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Five Star Commercial Roofing $49,000 for exposing workers to dangerous fall hazards in Bartonville, Ill.
  • April 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 04/29/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Cooper Power Systems $166,000 after multiple workers injured by acid mixture at South Milwaukee plant
  • April 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 04/28/2014 - US Labor Department and Republic Steel reach comprehensive settlement agreement over safety and health violations at 4 plants
  • April 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 04/28/2014 - Construction workers on Aurora Public Library project form strategic partnership with US Department of Labor's OSHA
  • April 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 04/24/2014 - Rogers Roofing faces proposed penalties of $44,660 by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • April 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 04/23/2014 - Workers exposed to amputation and other serious hazards at Metal and Wire Products Co. in Salem, Ohio
  • April 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 04/10/2014 - Wisconsin Central Limited ordered to pay more than $352,000 in back wages, damages to injured conductor after OSHA whistleblower investigation
  • April 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 04/09/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Interlake Mecalux $71,700 for exposing workers to amputation, serious hazards at Illinois storage system manufacturer
  • March 31 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 03/31/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Fischer Excavating $58,100 for trenching hazards at Rockford work site
  • March 31 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 03/31/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA issues $50,600 in proposed fines to Grede Wisconsin for repeatedly exposing workers to respirable silica dust
  • March 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 03/24/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites two Ohio companies for exposing workers to dangerous levels of lead, serious fall hazards
  • March 17 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 03/17/2014 - ConAgra Foods faces $117,000 in US Department of Labor OSHA penalties for failing to protect workers from dangerous machinery, other hazards
  • March 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 03/11/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes fines of $46,900 after Celtic Environmental workers exposed to lead hazards
  • March 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 03/11/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $112,000 in penalties for workers exposed to amputation hazards at Gaspar Inc.
  • March 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 03/10/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines New Wave Plastics $51,800 for multiple serious hazards at Cleveland facility
  • March 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 03/06/2014 - Grand Trunk Western Railway Co., Union Pacific ordered to pay back wages to 5 suspended, injured employees after OSHA whistleblower investigation
  • March 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 03/05/2014 - Pressed Paperboard Technologies will pay $81,450 in penalties after US Department of Labor OSHA cites safety violations at Findlay facility
  • February 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/27/2014 - County Materials Corp. cited for serious violations by US Labor Department's OSHA after worker's foot severed at an Elderon, Wis., job site
  • February 26 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/26/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $77,472 in fines for Beck Aluminum Alloys after worker exposed to chlorine gas at smelting plant
  • February 26 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/26/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA to co-sponsor Illinois workplace safety and health conference in Peoria on March 5, 2014
  • February 25 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/25/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines E.R. Wagner Manufacturing $106,000 for serious safety violations at Milwaukee metal stamping plant
  • February 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/19/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $91,800 in fines for Ohio printing company
  • February 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/13/2014 - G and J Pepsi-Cola Bottlers faces $86,900 in US Labor Department OSHA penalties for exposing workers to repeat safety violations
  • February 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/10/2014 - Suspension of 13 AT and T workers prompts lawsuit by US Labor Department
  • February 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/06/2014 - Arlington Plating Co. faces $155,430 in penalties for exposing workers to guarding, electrical and other hazards
  • February 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/06/2014 - Solvay Specialty Polymers cited by US Labor Department's OSHA; fines of $77,000 proposed
  • February 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/04/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Cleveland metal company for repeat violations, including lead exposure; $61,600 in proposed fines
  • January 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 01/30/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA Cites Torrance Castings Inc. for 10 safety violations after furnace operator fatally injured
  • January 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 01/30/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Fry's Roofing and Construction for safety violations
  • January 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 01/30/2014 - Lapmaster Precision Finishing Services cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for repeat safety violations at Ohio plant
  • January 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 01/30/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Gateway Cold Storage for 5 safety violations
  • January 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 01/27/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA establishes alliance with Chicago Roofing Contractors Association to improve health and safety at construction sites
  • January 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 01/27/2014 - J.B. Stamping cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after inspection finds 21 violations at Cleveland metal stamping facility
  • January 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 01/23/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Mike Neri Sewer and Water Contractor in Illinois for repeatedly failing to protect workers in trench
  • January 22 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 01/22/2014 - Chicago engineering company fails to protect workers in trench
  • January 22 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 01/22/2014 - PPG Industries cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA after fatality at manufacturing plan
  • January 22 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 01/22/2014 - Illinois concrete company cited after temporary worker fatality
  • January 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 01/15/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites US Minerals facility for repeatedly failing to lockout equipment, protect workers from falls; fines total $195,470
  • January 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 01/13/2014 - Following complaint inspection, US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes fines of $144,000 for US Postal Service facility in Champaign, Ill.
2013
  • December 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 12/30/2013 - Tip Top Roofing and Construction cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing roofing workers to fall hazards at DeKalb, Ill., home site
  • December 26 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 12/26/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Reliable Castings Corp. $293,700 for multiple violations at Sidney, Ohio, plant
  • December 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 12/23/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Pure Power Technologies after worker burned by electrical arc flash at Waukesha, Wis., foundry
  • December 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 12/19/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Integrated Airline Services in Franklin Park, Ill., for repeat safety violations; proposes $55,000 in fines
  • December 17 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 12/17/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Grand Rock Co. after worker has fingers amputated by unguarded machine
  • December 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 12/16/2013 - Pinnacle Metal Products cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA after worker suffered serious head injury that resulted in blindness
  • December 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 12/09/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Arlington Metals Corp. for 38 violations
  • December 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 12/03/2013 - Illinois Central Railroad faces fines of $110,500 after US Department of Labor's OSHA inspection finds worker exposure to lead
  • December 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 12/02/2013 - Aldridge Electric fue citada por OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los EE.UU. luego que trabajador muriera en Chicago en relación con el calor
  • December 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 12/02/2013 - Aldridge Electric cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after heat-related death of worker in Chicago
  • November 26 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 11/26/2013 - Cheney Pulp and Paper Co. cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after worker fatally injured at Franklin, Ohio, paper mill
  • November 26 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 11/26/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Central Ready Mix for 10 violations after worker fatally engulfed in fly-ash silo at Middletown, Ohio, concrete company
  • November 25 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 11/25/2013 - Offering safety and health assistance to tornado damaged communities
  • November 20 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 11/20/2013 - Affordable Roofing and Exteriors cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing roofing workers to fall hazards on central Illinois job sites

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