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2013
  • August 27 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 08/27/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites ProBuild Co. LLC in Buda, Texas, for exposing workers to various safety and health hazards
  • August 27 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 08/27/2013 - South Padre Island water park cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for failing to protect workers from hazardous energy sources
  • August 26 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 08/26/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Mexican Consulate in San Antonio to train construction industry workers
  • August 26 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 08/26/2013 - OSHA y el Departamento de Trabajo de Arkansas forman alianza con el Consulado de Mexico en Little Rock para proporcionar capacitacion en seguridad para los trabajadores en Arkansas y Oklahoma
  • August 26 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 08/26/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Mexican Consulate in Austin to promote worker safety and health
  • August 26 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 08/26/2013 - OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los EE.UU. forma alianza con el Consulado de Mexico en San Antonio para entrenar a trabajadores en la industria de la construccion
  • August 26 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 08/26/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with El Salvador and Mexican Consulates in Dallas to promote safety and health in the construction industry
  • August 26 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 08/26/2013 - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo forja alianza con Consulados de México y El Salvador en Dallas para promover seguridad y salud en la construcción
  • August 21 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 08/21/2013 - Texas salt manufacturing plant cited for violations by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to chemical hazards
  • August 21 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 08/21/2013 - Edinburg, Texas, corn mill cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA after a worker was engulfed and fatally asphyxiated in a grain bin silo
  • August 21 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 08/21/2013 - Texas candy manufacturer cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for failing to protect workers from possible ammonia exposure
  • August 19 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 08/19/2013 - Dallas area senior living center cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to multiple safety violations
  • August 15 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 08/15/2013 - Texas cabinet manufacturer cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for failing to remove hazardous levels of combustible dust
  • August 13 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 08/13/2013 - US Department of Labor cites McKinney, Texas, wood manufacturer for failing to guard machines, exposing workers to amputations
  • August 13 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 08/13/2013 - Weimar, Texas, oil and gas industry manufacturer cited with 38 violations by US Labor Department's OSHA for various workplace hazards
  • August 07 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 08/07/2013 - BCW Food Products in Dallas cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for failing to protect workers from amputation hazards
  • August 07 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 08/07/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with temporary employment agency in San Antonio to train construction industry temporary workers
  • July 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 07/30/2013 - Richmond, Texas, construction company cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after a worker was killed while cutting a barrel that exploded
  • July 25 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 07/25/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Louisiana Associated General Contractors to protect construction workers
  • July 25 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 07/25/2013 - Arkansas refinery cited for willful and repeat violations after follow-up OSHA inspection found workers exposed to hazards
  • July 25 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 07/25/2013 - Arkansas poultry processor cited for violations by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to chemical hazards
  • July 24 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 07/24/2013 - Houston manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to amputation, electrical, noise and other workplace hazards DeWalch Technologies Inc. fined $85,400
  • July 17 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 07/17/2013 - Baytown, Texas, manufacturing plant cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to MDA without appropriate protections
  • July 16 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 07/16/2013 - Oilfield Solutions Inc. cited for 33 safety violations by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to hazards
  • July 03 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 07/03/2013 - Hereford, Texas, meatpacking plant cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for failing to protect workers from various workplace hazards
  • June 26 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 06/26/2013 - Brownsville, Texas, employer cited by US Department of Labor for failing to monitor asbestos exposure and correct previously cited hazard
  • June 24 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 06/24/2013 - Houston-based Piping Technology and Products Inc. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to amputation hazards
  • June 13 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 06/13/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites oil and gas industry pressure pumping services company for safety and health hazards at Valley View, Texas, work site
  • June 06 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 06/06/2013 - La OSHA y la Division de Horas y Salarios del Departamento de Trabajo de E.E.U.U. protegen a los trabajadores y los salarios durante las tareas de recuperacion del tornado en Oklahoma
  • June 06 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 06/06/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA and Wage and Hour Division protecting workers and wages during Oklahoma tornado recovery efforts
  • June 05 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 06/05/2013 - Timpson, Texas, sawmill cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for violations after a worker was killed, other workers exposed to many hazards
  • May 16 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 05/16/2013 - US Labor Department’s OSHA provides on-site compliance assistance to protect recovery workers, public during tornado recovery efforts in Texas
  • May 07 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 05/07/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites AmeriGas Propane L.P. in Conroe, Texas, for exposing workers to safety hazards; proposed fines total $105,00
  • April 29 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 04/29/2013 - Anheuser-Busch Cos. LLC in Houston cited by US Labor Department’s OSHA for failing to protect workers from carbon dioxide exposure; fines total $88,000
  • April 24 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 04/24/2013 - Houston manufacturing plant cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for failing to protect workers from falls and other hazards; fines total $48,300
  • March 28 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 03/28/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Tricon Precast in Houston with serious violations for exposing workers to multiple safety and health hazards
  • March 27 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 03/27/2013 - US Department of Labor’s OSHA cites Wynnewood Refining Co. in Oklahoma following the death of 2 workers
  • March 20 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 03/20/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Builders Stone and Supply for exposing workers to multiple serious violations at Fayetteville, Ark., work site
  • March 20 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 03/20/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Ecorec Rio Grande Valley in Edinburg, Texas, for exposing workers to amputation hazards, other safety violations
  • March 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 03/14/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA partners with VCC to promote construction safety during Bass Pro Shop project in Little Rock, Ark.
  • March 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 03/12/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites San Antonio construction company for exposing workers to cave-in and struck-by hazards
  • February 27 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 02/27/2013 - Wolff Construction cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to falls and other hazards at San Marcos, Texas, work site
  • February 27 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 02/27/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Wynnewood Refining Co. in Oklahoma following the death of 2 workers
  • February 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 02/22/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites C & H Die Casting Inc. in Troy, Texas, for exposing workers to electrical, machine guarding and fall hazards
  • February 21 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 02/21/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites SER Construction Partners for exposing workers to excavation hazards at Conroe, Texas, work site
  • February 20 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 02/20/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites 3 companies following the deaths of 2 workers at a Hockley, Texas, work site
  • February 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 02/14/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Landes Foods in Dallas $129,500 after a follow-up inspection reveals workers continue to be exposed to hazards
  • January 31 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 01/31/2013 - US Department of Labor files whistle-blower lawsuit against Helena, Mont.-based Kbec Inc.
  • January 24 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 01/24/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces safety stand-down at oil and gas exploration sites today through Feb. 28
  • January 17 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 01/17/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Riddell All-American Sports Co. with 8 serious safety and health violations in San Antonio
  • January 10 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 01/10/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Waco, Texas, battery manufacturer with 8 serious health violations
  • January 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 01/09/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Tejas Underground Utilities for exposing workers to excavation hazards at Houston work site
  • January 03 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 01/03/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites BMC Building Materials and Construction Services in New Braunfels, Texas, for exposing workers to electrical, machine guarding hazards
2012
  • December 20 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 12/20/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Worldwide Oilfield Machine in Houston for exposing workers to amputation and electrical hazards
  • December 19 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 12/19/2012 - US Labor Department’s OSHA cites Lowe's Home Centers Inc. in Killeen, Texas, for exposing workers to electrical, other safety hazards
  • December 13 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 12/13/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Lawrenceville, Ga.-based roofing company with a willful violation for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • December 13 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 12/13/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Lawrenceville, Ga.-based roofing company with a willful violation for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • December 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 12/12/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Certifit Inc. with safety violations for exposing workers to electrical and fall hazards in San Antonio
  • December 11 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 12/11/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Pilgrim's Pride Corp. with repeat and serious violations for exposing workers to hazardous chemicals at Lufkin, Texas, facility
  • December 10 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 12/10/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Honeywell Electronic Chemicals for multiple process safety management violations in Mansfield, Texas
  • December 10 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 12/10/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Amerimex Motors & Controls in Houston for exposing workers to hazardous chemicals, other safety hazards
  • November 29 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 11/29/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites BCW Food Products in Dallas with serious violations for exposing workers to amputations, other hazards
  • November 20 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 11/20/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Harrison Hoist following tower crane collapse at UT Dallas that killed 2 workers
  • November 20 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 11/20/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites ProMaxima Manufacturing in Houston for exposing workers to amputations, other hazards
  • November 19 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 11/19/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites TMT in Dallas, Texas, following robbery, death of worker at Garland Whip In store
  • November 15 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 11/15/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Vann Energy Services in Nixon, Texas, for violations after 2 workers injured in fire
  • November 15 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 11/15/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Williams & Davis Boilers in Hutchins, Texas, with repeat, willful and serious violations during follow-up inspection
  • November 08 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 11/08/2012 - Texas cabinet manufacturer cited by US Labor Department’s OSHA for combustible dust, other hazards; proposed penalties total more than $64,000
  • October 18 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 10/18/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Texas-based Symmetry Turf Installations for worker's heat-related death at Fayetteville, Ark., work site
  • October 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 10/12/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Houston-based Williams Brothers Construction for safety hazards at highway site
  • October 02 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 10/02/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites ThyssenKrupp Airport Systems in Fort Worth, Texas, for exposing workers to multiple safety hazards
  • October 02 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 10/02/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Hurtado Construction in Richmond, Texas, with repeat violations for exposing workers to cave-in hazards
  • October 01 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 10/01/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Houston-based oil and gas servicing company following fatality at Wichita County, Texas, work site
  • September 26 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 09/26/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Commerce, Calif.-based 99 Cent Only Stores Texas with multiple serious violations at Houston facility
  • September 21 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 09/21/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Westlake Vinyls in Geismar, La., for multiple process safety management violations
  • September 10 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 09/10/2012 - OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los EE.UU. cita a 7 empresas de Miami y San Antonio con 46 infracciones por exponer a trabajadores al amianto
  • September 10 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 09/10/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 7 companies from Miami, and San Antonio with 46 violations for exposing workers to asbestos
  • September 06 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 09/06/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Citgo Refining and Chemicals for exposing workers to hazardous materials in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • August 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 08/30/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA urges recovery workers and public to guard against hazards during Hurricane Isaac cleanup
  • August 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 08/30/2012 - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. insta al público y a los trabajadores de recuperación a protegerse contra los riesgos durante la limpieza del huracán Isaac
  • August 29 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 08/29/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Wenco Energy with repeat and serious violations based on follow-up inspection at Tulsa, Okla., plant
  • August 29 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 08/29/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Plains Gas Solutions following explosion at Eunice, La., facility that severely injured worker
  • August 23 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 08/23/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA and Workers Defense Project in Austin renew alliance to promote workplace safety
  • August 23 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 08/23/2012 - La Administración de Seguridad y Salud Ocupacional (OSHA) del Departamento de Trabajo de Estados Unidos y el Proyecto Defensa Laboral en Austin renovaron su alianza para promover la seguridad en los lugares de trabajo
  • August 06 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 08/06/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites S.J. Louis Construction of Texas with safety violations for exposing workers to excavation, trenching hazards in Hurst
  • July 25 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 07/25/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Purcell, Okla.-based Horizontal Well Drillers for safety hazards at Jacksboro, Texas, site
  • July 24 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 07/24/2012 - C.J.'s Seafood of Breaux Bridge, La., instructed to pay fines and back wages after US Department of Labor investigations
  • July 11 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 07/11/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Pennsylvania-based Arkema for safety violations at Houston facility
  • July 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 07/09/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Austin, Texas-based recycling company following combustible dust explosion, 2 workers injured
  • June 29 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 06/29/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA settles whistleblower case against Pilgrim’s Pride in Mount Pleasant, Texas
  • June 28 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 06/28/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $45,000 in fines to Southwest Feed Mills for safety hazards at Dallas grain handling facility
  • June 21 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 06/21/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces safety stand-down at Oklahoma oil and gas exploration sites June 22-July 20
  • June 13 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 06/13/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Progressive Inc., an Arlington, Texas, manufacturing facility, for safety hazards; proposed fines total $58,000
  • June 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 06/12/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $48,000 in fines to Jr Stucco for fall and other hazards at Dripping Springs, Texas, work site
  • June 08 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 06/08/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Indiana-based Great Lakes Chemical in El Dorado, Ark., for exposing workers to bromine hazards
  • June 05 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 06/05/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites New Jersey-based Pinnacle Foods Group for 27 serious safety and health violations in Fayetteville, Ark.
  • May 31 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 05/31/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Nextera Energy Horse Hollow in Sweetwater, Texas, for excellence in workplace safety and health
  • May 23 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 05/23/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Pallet Repair Services for exposing employees to amputation hazards, other safety violations in Converse, Texas
  • May 17 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 05/17/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Western Extrusions Corp. for exposing workers to multiple safety and health hazards at Carrollton, Texas, facility
  • May 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 05/09/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites cabinetry company for multiple safety and health violations at St. Hedwig, Texas, facility

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