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2013
  • May 08 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 05/08/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA establishes partnership to protect construction workers at University of Chicago research center project
  • April 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 04/23/2013 - US Labor Department orders Metra to pay back wages to employee whose position was terminated after he filed safety complaint
  • April 22 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 04/22/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Berger Excavating Contractors for failing to protect workers in trench at job site in Franklin Park, Ill.
  • April 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 04/18/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites roofing contractor KG Framing and Construction for lack of fall protection at St. Louis job site
  • April 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 04/15/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Ball Aerosol and Specialty Container Inc. $589,000 for exposing workers to amputation hazards from unguarded machinery
  • April 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 04/12/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces safety stand-down at Georgia construction sites April 15-19 to focus on struck-by hazards
  • April 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 04/12/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Extrudex Aluminum after worker killed in North Jackson, Ohio, plant
  • April 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 04/11/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites roofing contractor Woodridge Enterprises Inc. for lack of fall protection at Illinois job site
  • April 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 04/11/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Joy-Mark Inc. for repeatedly exposing workers to respiratory hazards at Cudahy ceramics mold plant
  • April 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 04/09/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Universal Industries in Tomahawk, Wis., for 8 safety violations; proposes $61,600 in fines
  • April 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 04/04/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Mike Neri Sewer and Water Contractor in Elk Grove Village, Ill., for failing to protect workers in trench
  • April 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 04/02/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Phoenix Electrical Manufacturing Co. for repeat safety violations at Chicago facility; proposes $51,590 in fines
  • April 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 04/02/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Scenic Wood Products for 20 safety violations at Sugarcreek, Ohio, pallet manufacturing plant
  • March 26 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 03/26/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Kyklos Bearings International for failing to comply with asbestos removal standards at Sandusky, Ohio, plant
  • March 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 03/12/2013 - US Labor Department orders Union Pacific Railroad Co. to reinstate employee for reporting a work-related injury; more than $350,000 in damages owed
  • March 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 03/12/2013 - US Labor Department orders Union Pacific Railroad Co. to reinstate employee for reporting a work-related injury; more than $350,000 in damages owed
  • March 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 03/11/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Smithville Manufacturing for 21 violations at Wooster, Ohio, facility after worker's finger is amputated
  • March 11 [OSHA Media Advisory] - 2013 - 03/11/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA, Builders Association will sign partnership to protect Missouri, Kansas and Nebraska workers
  • March 07 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 03/07/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Komatsu America Corp. with 4 safety violations after worker is killed at Peoria, Ill., manufacturing plant
  • March 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 03/06/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Agri-Fab for 3 repeat safety violations at Sullivan, Ill., manufacturing plant after worker suffers amputation injury
  • March 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 03/05/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Mahle Engine Components USA $369,000 for 26 violations, including lead exposure, at McConnelsville, Ohio, plant
  • March 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 03/04/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Mane Inc. for repeat safety and health violations after follow-up inspection at Milford, Ohio, food flavoring company
  • February 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 02/28/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites two Missouri companies following worker's death at Boschertown sanitary sewer lift station in St. Charles, Mo.
  • February 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 02/28/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Richelieu Foods for 27 violations at Beaver Dam, Wis., food processing plant; proposes $228,900 in fines
  • February 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 02/28/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Wright Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Fairborn, Ohio, with 17 health and safety violations after complaint
  • February 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 02/27/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Highway Technologies for 10 safety violations after worker killed on I-94 guard rail project near Menomonie, Wis.
  • February 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 02/21/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Global Experience Specialists $91,000 after forklift injured worker at Chicago's McCormick Place
  • February 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 02/06/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Shindler Tire Recycling LLC after Milwaukee employer fails to abate safety violations
  • February 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 02/05/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Grede Wisconsin $274,500 for exposing workers to dangerous respirable dust and other hazards at iron foundry
  • February 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 02/04/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA co-sponsors worker safety and health conference with Sauk Valley Community College March 12 in Dixon, Ill.
  • January 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 01/28/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites A.H. Sturgill Roofing Inc. after worker dies from heat stroke suffered on Miamisburg, Ohio, work site
  • January 22 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 01/22/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Rana Meal Solutions LLC with 12 safety violations at Bartlett, Ill., pasta manufacturing plant
  • January 17 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 01/17/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA finds 7 safety violations at Battle Creek, Mich., medical center for veterans
  • January 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 01/16/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA establishes alliance with Builders Association to improve health and safety on Illinois construction sites
  • January 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 01/16/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Guardian West for failing to protect workers from exposure to hazardous materials at Illinois plant
  • January 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 01/10/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Plastic Systems in Kenton, Ohio, with 5 safety violations after worker injured when struck by forklift
  • January 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 01/10/2013 - US Labor Department sues S.E.M. Villa II seeking reinstatement, back wages for whistleblower who reported bedbugs at retirement home
  • January 07 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 01/07/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites foundry COL-Pump Co. in Columbiana, Ohio, for exposing workers to noise hazards
  • January 07 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 01/07/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Zamastil Exteriors in Wonder Lake, Ill.; $87,010 in proposed fines for lack of worker fall protection
  • January 07 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 01/07/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Cleveland Granite and Marble for exposing workers to safety and health hazards; proposes $98,000 in fines
  • January 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 01/03/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites two Wisconsin companies following worker's death on US Route 41 bridge construction site near Oshkosh
2012
  • December 31 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 12/31/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Xsport Fitness in Libertyville, Ill., for failing to provide workers with personal protective equipment
  • December 17 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 12/17/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites US Postal Service for worker's heat-related death in Independence, Mo.
  • December 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 12/13/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Timken Co. $170,500 after complaint inspection finds 12 safety violations at Canton, Ohio, steel mill
  • December 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 12/12/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Bontrager Excavating Ltd. in Uniontown, Ohio, for failing to protect workers in trench
  • December 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 12/12/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA renews strategic partnership to decrease musculoskeletal injuries in northeast Wisconsin foundries
  • December 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 12/03/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA establishes alliance with Wisconsin Agri-Business Association to address grain industry hazards
  • December 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 12/03/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites ATW Automation with 9 safety violations following worker's death at Dayton, Ohio, manufacturing facility
  • December 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 12/03/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA renews partnership with electrical contractor groups to prevent workplace injuries and fatalities
  • November 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 11/30/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA renews alliance with Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College
  • November 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 11/30/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA renews alliance with Chippewa Valley Technical College in Wisconsin
  • November 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 11/28/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Dover Chemical Co. for 47 violations following chemical release at Ohio plant, proposes $545,000 in fines
  • November 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 11/19/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Cargill Meat Solutions for exposing workers to hazardous energy at Illinois plant, proposes $114,000 in fines
  • November 14 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 11/14/2012 - US Labor Department seeks court enforcement of order requiring Star Air to reinstate 2 wrongfully terminated Ohio truck drivers
  • November 14 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 11/14/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Lapmaster Precision Finishing Services
    in Dayton, Ohio, with 13 violations following inspection prompted by complaint
  • November 14 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 11/14/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Grede Wisconsin with 9 safety violations during follow-up inspection at Berlin, Wis., iron foundry
  • November 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 11/13/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites American Masonry in Chicago for exposing workers to lead dust, proposes $196,000 in fines
  • November 08 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 11/08/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Missouri American Water for safety violations following worker's death on reconstruction site in Joplin
  • November 07 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 11/07/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA establishes partnership with Black and Veatch Construction for work on Columbia Energy Center in Pardeeville, Wis.
  • November 07 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 11/07/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $75,000 in fines to Minnesota pipe manufacturer for machine guarding, other hazards at Chatsworth, Ill., facility
  • November 07 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 11/07/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites B.W. Supply in Lyons, Ohio, for 25 health and safety violations, proposes more than $205,000 in fines
  • November 07 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 11/07/2012 - Northern Illinois Flight Center ordered by US Labor Department's OSHA to reinstate, pay more than $500,000 to illegally terminated pilot
  • November 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 11/05/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites tank cleaning service for confined space hazards at Lansing, Ill., facility; proposed fines exceed $142,000
  • November 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 11/05/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA establishes safety partnership to protect workers building Cleveland Medical Mart and Convention Center
  • November 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 11/01/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites History Construction Management for exposing workers to lead, other hazards at Odell, Ill., plant
  • October 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 10/24/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Northeastern Wisconsin Wood Products more than $184,000 after follow-up inspection finds 16 violations
  • October 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 10/23/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA finds 14 safety and health violations during follow-up inspection of Miami Valley Polishing in Piqua, Ohio
  • October 17 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 10/17/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites auto parts supplier TFO Tech for exposing workers to amputation hazards at Jeffersonville, Ohio, facility
  • October 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 10/11/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Lunda Construction after worker killed in crane collapse on Highway 41 project near De Pere, Wis.
  • October 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 10/11/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites nursing home care facility in Mt. Gilead, Ohio, for failing to protect workers from exposure to biological hazards
  • October 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 10/10/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Fontarome Chemical in St. Francis, Wis., for process safety management program deficiencies following fire
  • October 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 10/04/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA conducts follow-up inspection of Stroh Precision Die Casting in Mauston, Wis.; finds 9 safety violations
  • October 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 10/04/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Bedford Park, Ill.-based Hoist Liftruck for 25 safety and health violations
  • October 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 10/03/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Cleveland Tank and Supply for 19 violations, including exposing workers to chromium, other hazards
  • October 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 10/03/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines ResCare Ohio for inadequate workplace violence safeguards at residential care facility in Fairfield, Ohio
  • September 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 09/27/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites COM2 Computers and Technologies in Carol Stream, Ill., for exposing workers to lead, other hazards
  • September 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 09/27/2012 - US Labor Departmentís OSHA reaches settlement with Calhoun, Ga.-based Mohawk Industries to improve fire safety protection at facilities nationwide
  • September 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 09/27/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites The Home Depot for exposing workers to electrical hazards at Chicago store; more than $69,000 proposed in penalties
  • September 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 09/24/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Carter Construction in Loveland, Ohio, for exposing workers to trenching hazards
  • September 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 09/24/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Podnar Plastics for 7 violations after investigating complaints of hazards at Kent, Ohio, manufacturing facility
  • September 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 09/24/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Dlubak Glass for exposing workers to lead, other hazards at Upper Sandusky, Ohio, plant
  • September 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 09/24/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Miller Compressing in Milwaukee for failing to isolate power during maintenance
  • September 20 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 09/20/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites OPC Polymers in Columbus, Ohio, for process safety management program deficiencies; fines exceed $138,000
  • September 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 09/10/2012 - US Department of Labor orders Dana Holding Corp. to pay whistleblower nearly $275,000 in back wages, damages
  • September 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 09/04/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Logan Machine Co. for 16 violations after investigating complaint of hazards at Akron, Ohio, machine shop
  • August 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 08/28/2012 - Norfolk Southern Railway Co. ordered by US Labor Department's OSHA to pay more than $932,000 after illegally terminating 2 injured workers
  • August 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 08/27/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites H. Nagel and Son Co. flour mill in Brookville, Ohio, with 23 violations for exposing workers to hazards
  • August 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 08/27/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Precision Steel Services with 11 safety violations at Toledo, Ohio, facility
  • August 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 08/16/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Johnson Controls with 5 health violations involving asbestos work at Kankakee, Ill., job site
  • August 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 08/09/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Hebco Products in Bucyrus, Ohio, for 14 violations, including exposing workers to amputation hazards
  • August 07 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 08/07/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites US Cotton in Cleveland for exposing workers to amputation hazards by failing to guard machines
  • August 07 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 08/07/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Heritage-WTI for deficiencies in process safety management program, other violations; fines total $126,000
  • August 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 08/03/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Willowbrook, Ill.-based Allied Waterproofing for exposing workers to respiratory, hearing hazards
  • August 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 08/02/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites A. Finkl and Sons in Chicago for 26 safety violations, including failing to maintain cranes
  • July 31 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 07/31/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Parker Hannifin for exposing workers to amputation, electrical hazards at Wisconsin plant
  • July 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 07/30/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Dukane Precast for failing to call emergency services after worker seriously injured when engulfed in sand
  • July 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 07/24/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Bridgford Food Processing after 2 workers injured, including an amputation incident, at Chicago meat processing facility
  • July 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 07/24/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Continental Carbonic Products for 17 health and safety violations at Greenville, Ohio, dry ice plant
  • July 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 07/19/2012 - US Department of Labor finds 2 companies in violation of Federal Railroad Safety Act for retaliating against 3 Midwest whistleblowers
  • July 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 07/16/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Raani Corp. for 14 safety and health violations at Bedford Park, Ill., plant

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