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2014
  • December 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/01/2014 - Nuvo Construction Co. cited after worker fatality at concrete plant; Sonag Ready Mix cited for exposing employee to same hazard the next day
  • November 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 11/13/2014 - Workers exposed to falls, amputation hazards at TimkenSteel's three Canton, Ohio, plants
  • November 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 11/12/2014 - Workers cleaning chemical spill at Portage, Wisconsin, plastics plant lacked training, personal protective equipment
  • November 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 11/10/2014 - Machine operator fatally crushed at Cleveland Track Material
  • November 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 11/06/2014 - Holder Construction Co. and OSHA partner to protect workers on DuPont CH2 Data Center project in Elk Grove Village, Illinois
  • November 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 11/06/2014 - Bremer Manufacturing Co. cited in death of worker at Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, aluminum foundry
  • November 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 11/04/2014 - Workers exposed to combustible dust and other serious hazards at Paris, Illinois, cornstarch processing facility
  • October 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/30/2014 - Employee fatally injured after being caught in machinery at Alpha Baking Co.
  • October 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/30/2014 - Bosco Custom Homes exposes workers to dangerous fall hazards
  • October 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/28/2014 - OSHA finds workers exposed to repeat, serious amputation hazards at Mansfield, Ohio, automotive parts coating plant
  • October 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/23/2014 - OSHA cites Central Transport again for forklift, fall hazards
  • October 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/21/2014 - OSHA cites Quest Specialty Coatings in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin,for willful, repeat safety violations following fires at facility
  • October 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/16/2014 - The Samuels Group, OSHA renew partnership to protect construction workers on Sacred Heart Hospital project in Eau Claire, Wisconsin
  • October 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/15/2014 - Workers exposed to combustible dust, amputation and other serious hazards at Cleveland auto coatings plant
  • October 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/09/2014 - OSHA cites Haverhill Chemicals after fatal injury of an employee clearing reactor drain
  • October 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/09/2014 - Industrial Power Systems cited for exposing workers to trench cave-ins
  • October 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/09/2014 - Worker injured after being caught in machinery at Kloeckner Metals Corp.
  • October 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/02/2014 - OSHA cites Certified Heat Treating Inc. after supervisor fatally injured at Miamisburg, Ohio, plant
  • October 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/01/2014 - Worker critically injured when pinned by machine at Columbus Castings
  • September 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/30/2014 - Workers exposed to asbestos while restoring landmark Chicago fire station
  • September 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/29/2014 - Mechanics repeatedly exposed to chemical hazards at Illinois garage
  • September 25 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/25/2014 - OSHA and agriculture community come together to promote safety education during National Farm Safety and Health Week Sept. 21-27
  • September 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/24/2014 - OSHA proposes $130,200 in fines for Canton, Ohio, aluminum plant for willfully exposing workers to serious hazards
  • September 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/24/2014 - US Labor Department files complaint against North Jackson Specialty Steel for dismissing employee who reported safety concerns
  • September 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/23/2014 - Roofers not provided fall protection at two work sites
  • September 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/18/2014 - Workers exposed to dangerous machine hazards at MCM Industries Co.
  • September 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/16/2014 - OSHA cites KVK Foundry for repeatedly violating safety standards
  • September 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/15/2014 - Workers exposed to combustible dust, amputation and other serious hazards at Ravenna, Ohio, rubber products plant
  • September 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/11/2014 - Unguarded machine leads to worker's thumb amputation at Hammond, Wisconsin, polycoated paper manufacturing facility
  • September 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/11/2014 - Chicago Central and Pacific Railroad ordered to pay $2K to Iowa conductor disciplined for taking doctor-ordered leave
  • September 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/11/2014 - OSHA cites Central Transport for forklift, fall hazards
  • September 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/10/2014 - Mt. Pleasant Blacktopping cited for failing to protect workers from trench cave-ins while installing water mains
  • September 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/10/2014 - Worker crushed by machinery at Youngstown, Ohio, steel mill
  • September 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/10/2014 - Workers exposed to amputation hazards at Peoria, Illinois, tower manufacturer
  • September 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/09/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA finds 6 safety, health violations at Saginaw, Michigan, medical center for veterans
  • September 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/04/2014 - Liquid chlorine handling procedures cited at Racine, Wisconsin, foundry
  • September 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/04/2014 - Worker fatally injured at Behr Iron & Steel recycling plant
  • September 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/03/2014 - B & T Underground fined $76,340 for exposing workers to trench cave-ins
  • August 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/27/2014 - Champion Roofing fined $48K for 2 willful safety violations after workers exposed to dangerous fall hazards in Bradley, Illinois
  • August 26 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/26/2014 - OSHA cites DiMeo Brothers for exposing workers to falls, trench cave-ins while installing storm sewers in Glenview, Illinois
  • August 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/21/2014 - 2 workers injured by machine hazards in separate incidents at Hicksville, Ohio, telecommunication tower manufacturing plant
  • August 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/19/2014 - OSHA cites Illinois vehicle manufacturer McLaughlin Body Co. for exposing workers to amputation hazards
  • August 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/18/2014 - Flammable chemical hazards found at Avon Lake, Ohio, fiberglass manufacturer
  • August 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/18/2014 - Asphalt Specialists ordered to pay nearly $1M in compensation and to reinstate drivers terminated for raising safety concerns
  • August 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/18/2014 - Roofing contractor cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for repeatedly exposing workers to dangerous fall hazards
  • August 14 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/14/2014 - 2 workers injured at Burrows Paper Corp.
  • August 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/12/2014 - OSHA inspection finds workers exposed to multiple safety and health hazards at Joliet, Illinois, chemical distribution company
  • 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Formed Fiber Technologies provides false abatement documentation, continues to expose workers to serious hazards resulting in $816,500 fine
  • 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 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 renews alliance to educate and protect Cleveland construction workers on job hazards, such as falls, silica exposure
  • 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 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: 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: Eau Claire construction workers to attend OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down events, June 4 and 5
  • 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: 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 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
  • 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
  • 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 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 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 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $51,800 in fines for Power Coatings for failing to protect workers from toxic chemical hazards
  • 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 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 - OSHA proposes $139,000 in penalties for repeatedly exposing workers to amputation, other serious hazards at Kobelco Stewart Bolling in Hudson, Ohio
  • 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 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 - Construction workers on Aurora Public Library project form strategic partnership with US Department of Labor's OSHA
  • 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 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

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