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2012
  • 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 Department of Labor's OSHA cites Williams & Davis Boilers in Hutchins, Texas, with repeat, willful and serious violations during follow-up inspection
  • 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 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 Department of Labor's OSHA cites Hurtado Construction in Richmond, Texas, with repeat violations for exposing workers to cave-in hazards
  • 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 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
  • May 08 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 05/08/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Utah-based auto body parts supplier for safety violations following worker fatality at San Antonio facility
  • May 07 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 05/07/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites AWC Frac Valves for exposing workers to multiple safety hazards at Conroe, Texas, facility
  • May 03 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 05/03/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Murphy Wall Products International for exposing workers to multiple safety violations at Houston facility
  • May 03 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 05/03/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Houston-based Nabors Drilling USA for exposing workers to safety and health hazards at 2 oil rig drilling sites in Texas
  • April 25 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 04/25/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites San Antonio-based AA Foundries for willful, multiple serious safety and health violations
  • April 24 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 04/24/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Pearsall, Texas, oil and gas services company for serious violations following explosion that injured 3 workers
  • April 23 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 04/23/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Fort Worth, Texas, transmission service company for 17 serious safety violations
  • April 23 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 04/23/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA settles whistleblower case against New Orleans-based riverboat company
  • April 17 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 04/17/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Dis-Tran Steel and Dis-Tran Wood Products of Pineville, La., for exposing workers to safety and health hazards
  • April 04 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 04/04/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA provides on-site compliance assistance to protect recovery workers, public during tornado recovery efforts in Texas
  • March 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 03/30/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Magnablend for serious violations following chemical fire at Waxahachie, Texas, facility
  • March 21 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 03/21/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Mercer Well Service for repeat safety violations at work site northwest of Pyote, Texas; proposed fines exceed $71,000
  • March 19 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 03/19/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Bradken Inc. for exposing workers to numerous safety and health hazards at Amite, La., foundry
  • March 19 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 03/19/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Hobbs Bonded Fibers for safety violations following amputation incident at Waco, Texas, facility
  • March 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 03/14/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites IFCO Systems North America for safety, health violations at San Antonio facility; proposes nearly $164,000 in fines
  • March 13 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 03/13/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Piping Technology and Products in Houston for exposing workers to excessive noise levels, other safety hazards
  • March 07 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 03/07/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Baytown, Texas-based JSW Steel for safety and health hazards; proposed penalties total more than $469,000
  • March 06 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 03/06/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Georgia-based Maga Construction for exposing workers to fall hazards at San Antonio work site
  • March 01 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 03/01/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites San Antonio-based Berridge Manufacturing for safety violations; nearly $132,000 proposed in fines
  • February 28 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 02/28/2012 - US Labor Department announces legal action by US attorney's office against San Antonio Lath & Plaster for failing to pay workplace safety fines
  • February 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 02/22/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Houston-based Amy Food for exposing workers to possible amputation hazards
  • February 21 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 02/21/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Trinidad Drilling for exposing workers to fall and electrical hazards at well near Barstow, Texas
  • February 21 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 02/21/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Precision Drilling for exposing workers to safety hazards at drilling site near Pecos, Texas
  • February 16 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 02/16/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites J.P. Spivey Supply after 2 workers suffer finger amputations in Mount Enterprise, Texas
  • February 16 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 02/16/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites San Antonio-based produce company for exposing workers to electrical hazards
  • February 16 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 02/16/2012 - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los Estados Unidos cita a la compañía productora con sede en San Antonio por exponer a los trabajadores a peligros eléctricos
  • February 15 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 02/15/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites California-based Bridgford Foods for repeat and serious safety hazards at Dallas Chancellor Row facility
  • February 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 02/09/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Nixon, Texas-based Vann Energy Services for exposing workers to confined space hazards
  • February 03 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 02/03/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites grain company after 2 teenage workers suffer leg amputations at Kremlin, Okla., facility
  • January 31 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 01/31/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites manufacturer for exposing workers to multiple safety hazards at Euless, Texas, facility
  • January 18 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 01/18/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites American Railcar Industries for safety violations following electrocution of worker near Marmaduke, Ark.
  • January 13 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 01/13/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites American Marazzi Tile for exposing workers to excessive noise levels, lack of machine guarding and other hazards
  • January 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 01/09/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites San Antonio-based Cardell Cabinetry for exposing workers to combustible dust and other hazards
2011
  • December 28 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 12/28/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $1 million in fines to Houston, Texas, employer for willful and serious violations
  • December 21 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 12/21/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites excavation and utilities company following fatality at Gordon, Texas, facility
  • December 21 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 12/21/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Houston, Texas, recycling plant for exposing workers to multiple safety and health hazards
  • December 20 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 12/20/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites remodeling contractors following worker injuries from balcony collapse at Austin, Texas, job site
  • December 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 12/14/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Boomerang Tube in Liberty, Texas, following severe injuries to three workers
  • November 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 11/30/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Seminole, Okla., meat processing plant for exposing workers to falls, other workplace hazards
  • November 23 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 11/23/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Euless, Texas, concrete recycling facility for exposing workers to multiple safety and health violations
  • November 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 11/22/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Ameri-Tech Industries for serious violations at work site in Troy, Texas
  • November 18 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 11/18/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Ringo Drilling for safety violations following electrocution of worker near Ozona, Texas
  • November 08 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 11/08/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Big Spring, Texas, drilling company following the death of 2 workers at work site near Lamesa, Texas
  • November 07 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 11/07/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Sneed Shipbuilding in Channelview, Texas, for exposing workers to safety hazards
  • October 28 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 10/28/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Dallas facility of California-based Bridgford Foods for exposing workers to noise, energized machine hazards
  • October 20 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 10/20/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Saginaw, Texas, grain handling facility of Minnesota company for 17 serious safety violations; fines total $57,000
  • October 20 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 10/20/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Corpus Christi, Texas-based grain elevator operator following bin entrapment
  • October 19 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 10/19/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites M-Power Chemicals in Brookshire, Texas, for respiratory, combustible dust and other hazards
  • October 04 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 10/04/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Big Spring, Texas, drilling company for multiple safety and health hazards at Lenorah, Texas, work site
  • October 04 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 10/04/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Odessa, Texas, gas and oil drilling company for exposing workers to unguarded machinery and other hazards
  • September 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 09/30/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Houston, Texas–based construction company for electrical, fall and other hazards at Little Rock, Ark., work site
  • September 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 09/30/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA settles whistleblower case against Houston air-conditioning company
  • September 29 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 09/29/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Koppers Inc. for safety hazards at Somerville, Texas, work site; proposed fines total $78,100
  • September 29 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 09/29/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Texas Barge and Boat in Freeport, Texas, following deaths of 2 workers
  • September 29 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 09/29/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Wheels America in Schertz, Texas, for exposing workers to multiple safety hazards
  • September 27 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 09/27/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Duna USA in Baytown, Texas, for multiple safety and health violations; fines exceed $136,000
  • September 27 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 09/27/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Sumner, Texas, trailer manufacturers for noise hazards, toxic fumes and other violations; fines total nearly $950,000
  • September 26 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 09/26/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Snyder, Texas, drilling company for serious and repeat violations of safety and health standards
  • September 13 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 09/13/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites ExxonMobil refinery in Baton Rouge, La., for exposing workers to possible fires and explosions, other violations
  • September 08 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 09/08/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes ConocoPhillips in Westlake, La., for excellence in workplace safety and health
  • August 23 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 08/23/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Estis Well Service for safety violations following worker's death near Bayou Sorrel
  • August 19 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 08/19/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Roma Construction of Atascosa, Texas, for exposing workers to scaffolding hazards at San Antonio work site

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