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2015
  • November 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 11/03/2015 - Worker injured when 1K-pound load falls from crane
  • November 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 11/02/2015 - Workers at IPMF LLC exposed to dangerous machine parts
  • October 20 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 10/20/2015 - Food manufacturer exposes workers to amputation hazards
  • October 20 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 10/20/2015 - Chicago roofers exposed to dangerous asbestos hazards
  • October 20 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 10/20/2015 - OSHA partnership will protect laborers on Oregon Clean Energy Center project in Ohio
  • October 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 10/19/2015 - OSHA cites US Fish and Wildlife Service for serious, repeated violations at Pendills Creek National Fish Hatchery
  • October 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 10/19/2015 - Ashley Furniture cited again for on-the-job machine hazards
  • October 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 10/15/2015 - Agricultural manufacturer exposes workers to amputation, other safety hazards
  • October 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 10/15/2015 - OSHA cites Aspen Foods after machine takes part of worker's finger
  • October 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 10/01/2015 - Maintenance employee suffers multiple fractures in fall
  • September 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 09/30/2015 - Electronics recycling workers exposed to high levels of lead, cadmium at Plainfield, Illinois, facility
  • September 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 09/30/2015 - Ammonia hazard training absent for temporary workers at Illinois meat processing plant
  • September 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 09/29/2015 - Teen contractor loses leg, co-worker loses fingers at Case Farms
  • September 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 09/28/2015 - Safety hazards persist at Indiana shipyard
  • September 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 09/28/2015 - OSHA cites gun range for workplace lead, arsenic exposure
  • September 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 09/28/2015 - Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, excavation company exposes workers to trench cave-in hazards
  • September 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 09/28/2015 - Aerial lift collapses, worker plummets at railcar facility
  • September 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 09/21/2015 - OSHA cites nation's largest cookie and cracker manufacturer after machine takes part of worker's finger
  • September 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 09/21/2015 - US Army Corps of Engineers workers face unsafe conditions at Soo Locks
  • September 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 09/16/2015 - OSHA cites dry wall manufacturer for exposing workers to respiratory, chemical and fall hazards
  • September 14 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 09/14/2015 - OSHA cites Country Vision Cooperative for exposing workers to grain bin hazards
  • September 08 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 09/08/2015 - 45-year-old worker loses parts of 3 fingers on table saw
  • September 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 09/01/2015 - Metal salvage recycler's safety failures cited in death of maintenance manager
  • August 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 08/27/2015 - Battery recycling facility continues to expose workers to dangerous levels of lead, cadmium at Lancaster, Ohio, facility
  • August 26 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 08/26/2015 - Workers exposed to multiple hazards at farm machinery manufacturer
  • August 20 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 08/20/2015 - 23-year-old worker loses part of finger in machine
  • August 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 08/18/2015 - OSHA cites A & W Roofing for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • August 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 08/18/2015 - Cleveland manufacturer exposes workers to amputation, other hazards
  • August 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 08/13/2015 - 21-year-old employee loses 4 fingers on his first day
  • August 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 08/13/2015 - Chicken processor faces $861K in fines after OSHA finds workers continue to be exposed to serious amputation, electrocution and fall hazards
  • August 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 08/11/2015 - Illinois construction companies, manager face nearly $2M in fines for exposing workers to known asbestos hazards
  • August 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 08/11/2015 - Emergency medical transport company ignores health precautions, ambulance workers unprotected from risks of infection and disease
  • August 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 08/10/2015 - Fire truck manufacturer exposes workers to amputation and fall hazards
  • August 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 08/10/2015 - Elk Grove Village, Illinois, shop exposes workers to respiratory, other hazards
  • August 07 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 08/07/2015 - Republic Steel exposes workers repeatedly to fall, chemical and other hazards at Lorain, Ohio, steel mill
  • August 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 08/06/2015 - OSHA finds Wisconsin packaging plant disabled machine safety devices
  • August 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 08/06/2015 - Worker's hand is amputated by power press at Akron, Ohio, manufacturer
  • August 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 08/04/2015 - Nursing facility to implement procedures to reduce musculoskeletal injuries suffered by workers providing resident care
  • August 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 08/04/2015 - OSHA again cites Kapco Inc. after portion of employee's finger amputated; co-worker has similar injury in 2014 on same machine
  • August 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 08/03/2015 - Worker suffers severe burns at Bellevue, Ohio, plastic company
  • August 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 08/03/2015 - OSHA cites Chaney Roofing Maintenance for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • July 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 07/30/2015 - Steel roller fatally crushed maintenance worker, safety guards ignored
  • July 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 07/28/2015 - 30-year-old temporary worker needs surgery after her hand catches in packaging machine at Oak Creek, Wisconsin, food manufacturer
  • July 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 07/21/2015 - Ashley Furniture cited again, faces new proposed penalties for failing to protect workers from moving machine parts
  • July 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 07/16/2015 - Middlefield, Ohio, pallet maker allowed 14-year-old to operate machine illegally, resulting in loss of hand
  • July 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 07/16/2015 - Manufacturer cited by OSHA after press crushes worker's finger
  • July 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 07/15/2015 - Worker endures 3 surgeries after press crushes hand at seal manufacturer
  • July 14 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 07/14/2015 - OSHA cites Hugo's Roofing Contractors for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • July 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 07/09/2015 - Auto parts manufacturer ignores safety hazards, worker loses fingertip
  • July 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 07/09/2015 - US Labor Department files suit to reinstate John Deere employee dismissed for reporting unsafe working conditions
  • July 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 07/01/2015 - Machinist needs several surgeries after catching hand in machine; Kemper Valve & Fittings ignores safety rules
  • June 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 06/29/2015 - Complaint inspection finds workers exposed to amputation hazards at Cleveland Die & Manufacturing Company
  • June 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 06/29/2015 - Chicago metal shop exposes workers to machine hazards
  • June 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 06/18/2015 - Melrose Park, Illinois, metal shop exposes workers to machine hazards
  • June 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 06/16/2015 - Workers found to be repeatedly exposed to amputation hazards at Canton Drop Forge in Ohio
  • June 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 06/12/2015 - OSHA cites Republic Steel for fall hazards at Lorain, Ohio, mill
  • June 08 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 06/08/2015 - OSHA cites Tip Top Roofing for 2nd time this year after workers observed roofing townhomes without the use of fall protection
  • June 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 06/03/2015 - Suburban General Construction Inc. exposes worker to trench cave-in hazards while repairing water lines in River Forest, Illinois
  • June 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 06/02/2015 - Chicken processing facility repeatedly exposes workers to dangerous machinery hazards
  • May 26 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 05/26/2015 - Worker's finger amputated after being caught in machine at Superior Roll Forming Company in Valley City, Ohio
  • May 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 05/21/2015 - Workers continue to be exposed to amputation, other hazards at Lebanon Seaboard Corporation in Danville, Illinois
  • May 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 05/21/2015 - Sifco fails to protect workers from molten metal, dangerous machinery
  • May 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 05/21/2015 - 18 workers endangered by deadly levels of carbon monoxide gas
  • May 20 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 05/20/2015 - Illinois Dollar Tree stores endanger workers with blocked exits, stacked boxes
  • May 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 05/18/2015 - Storage tank manufacturer exposes welders to toxic metal hazards
  • May 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 05/13/2015 - Workers face risk of injury from machinery, chemical and fire hazards at Vandalia, Illinois, metal tube manufacturing plant
  • May 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 05/12/2015 - U.S. Aqua Vac cited in death of diver in New Albany, Ohio, pond
  • May 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 05/12/2015 - Americold warehouse in Green Bay cited for refrigeration system violations
  • May 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 05/12/2015 - Auto parts manufacturer ignores safety rules for machines, puts workers at risk of amputation and being hit by equipment
  • May 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 05/11/2015 - Workers risk serious injuries and amputations at Bellefontaine, Ohio, rubber-hose manufacturing plant
  • May 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 05/11/2015 - OSHA cites Burnett Dairy Cooperative for failing to ensure employee's safety after man dies in a grain bin
  • May 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 05/11/2015 - Hanby Farms' workers face grain bin dangers, other hazards
  • April 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/30/2015 - Workers exposed to amputation hazards at Clearwater Paper Neenah
  • April 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/30/2015 - Lack of proper safety controls leads to loss of worker's 3 fingers in metal press at stamping company, inspectors find
  • April 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/30/2015 - Workers exposed to amputation hazards at Vista Window Company
  • April 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/30/2015 - OSHA again cites Tip Top Roofing for failing to provide workers fall protection
  • April 22 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/22/2015 - Tower workers' deaths could have been prevented with personal safety gear
  • April 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/21/2015 - Metal siding manufacturer's workers still at risk of serious cuts, lacerations and amputations by machines at Elk Grove Village, Illinois, plant
  • April 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/16/2015 - Metal Shredders cited for willful, serious safety violations in electrocution death of welder in Miamisburg, Ohio
  • April 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/15/2015 - OSHA cites Julio Galindo for 6th time in 9 years for failing to provide fall protection to workers
  • April 14 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/14/2015 - OSHA and Grede Wisconsin Subsidiaries reach comprehensive settlement agreement over violations at foundry
  • April 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/13/2015 - Contractor exposes roofing workers to serious falls, respiratory hazards atop Housing Authority of Cook County building in Des Plaines, Illinois
  • April 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/13/2015 - Chicago Dryer Co. fails to guard press brakes, operates damaged cranes carrying 3K-pound cylinders; OSHA proposes $171K in fines
  • April 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/13/2015 - Worker loses fingertip on machine that lacked adequate safety controls
  • April 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/06/2015 - Workers risk 7-story fall while roofing Des Plaines, Illinois, condo building
  • April 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/02/2015 - Kroger allows forklift hazards at Columbus supermarket
  • April 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/02/2015 - Workers exposed to asbestos hazards at A.M. Castle and Co. in Franklin Park
  • April 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/01/2015 - USPS cited for electrical hazards at Chicagos Clark Street distribution center
  • March 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/30/2015 - Wood pellet manufacturer ignores serious safety hazards and fines, places workers at repeated risk of amputation and fire
  • March 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/30/2015 - Koser Iron Works faces penalties of more than $102K for exposing workers to machine, fire and explosion hazards, lack of training
  • March 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/23/2015 - Edsal Manufacturing repeatedly allows safety hazards, faces more than $294K in fines
  • March 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/19/2015 - Fired for reporting hazards, whistleblower wins $33K settlement
  • March 17 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/17/2015 - Mt. Vernon Barge Services exposes workers to electrical, respiratory hazards
  • March 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/16/2015 - Bowling center worker dies after his hooded sweatshirt catches in pinsetter
  • March 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/16/2015 - Health Care Products Inc. exposes production workers to amputation hazards
  • March 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/16/2015 - Behr Iron and Steel recycling plants face penalties of $366K for continued exposure of workers to machine, fall and confined space hazards
  • March 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/10/2015 - OSHA fines Bluewater Thermal Solutions $42,000 for 8 safety violations
  • March 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/05/2015 - Blast badly injures 2 at Chicago Heights, Illinois, manufacturing plant
  • March 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/04/2015 - OSHA co-sponsors worker safety and health conference with Sauk Valley Community College, March 10, in Dixon, Illinois
  • March 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/03/2015 - OSHA cites Toledo Refining Company following September fire

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