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2011
  • May 19 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 05/19/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Shawnee, Okla., milling company $146,000 for 25 serious workplace violations
  • May 18 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 05/18/2011 - Administrative law judge upholds citations issued by US Labor Department's OSHA to Delek Refining for serious safety violations at Tyler, Texas, refinery
  • May 16 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 05/16/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Houston-based O'Brien Wire Products of Texas for safety and health violations
  • May 11 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 05/11/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Austin, Texas, plastering and stucco company for exposing workers to scaffolding and fall hazards
  • May 10 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 05/10/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Patterson-UTI Drilling for safety violations following fatality at work site near Cotulla, Texas
  • May 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 05/09/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Reyes Automotive Group in San Antonio for 13 workplace violations, proposes $55,800 in fines
  • May 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 05/09/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites grain elevator operator with safety violations following worker death in Taft, Texas
  • May 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 05/09/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Focus Direct in San Antonio for exposing workers to amputation hazards
  • April 20 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 04/20/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites China Grove, Texas, bakery for 49 violations following finger amputation
  • April 15 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 04/15/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Naval Health Clinic in Kingsville, Texas, for excellence in safety and health
  • April 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 04/14/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Pocahontas Aluminum in Arkansas for safety and health violations, proposes more than $154,000 in penalties
  • April 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 04/12/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Lion Copolymer in Baton Rouge, La., $182,000 for exposing workers to potential fires and explosions, other hazards
  • April 08 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 04/08/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 5 companies for exposing workers to hydrogen sulfide at Eustace, Texas, work site
  • March 28 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 03/28/2011 - US Department of Labor settles whistleblower case against convenience store chain in Shawnee, Okla.
  • March 24 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 03/24/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes NuStar Energy facility in Amarillo, Texas, for excellence in safety and health
  • March 24 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 03/24/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA and South Louisiana STEPS form new alliance to promote safety and health for workers in oil and gas industry
  • March 23 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 03/23/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Waco, Texas-based Trautschold Millwork more than $75,000 for exposing workers to possible amputations
  • March 23 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 03/23/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites steel pipe manufacturing company for multiple safety and health hazards in Houston, proposes nearly $125,000 in fines
  • March 21 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 03/21/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA notifies FAA's Lakefront Air Traffic Control Tower in New Orleans of workplace safety violations
  • March 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 03/14/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Cotton Valley, La., oil refinery $207,500 for exposing workers to potential fires and explosions
  • March 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 03/14/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Holly Refining and Marketing in Tulsa, Okla., for alleged violations of process safety management procedures
  • March 10 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 03/10/2011 - US Department of Labor files whistleblower lawsuit against air conditioning company in Houston
  • March 03 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 03/03/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Seaboard International of Houston with safety violations following worker fatality
  • February 24 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 02/24/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Venetian Marble & Granite in Helotes, Texas, for exposing workers to excessive levels of respirable silica
  • February 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 02/22/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines San Antonio manufacturing company for serious workplace safety and health hazards
  • February 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 02/22/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Premont, Texas, drilling waste disposal company for multiple safety and health hazards
  • February 18 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 02/18/2011 - OSHA y consulado Mexicano forman alianza para promover seguridad y salud de trabajadores Méxicanos en Arkansas y Oklahoma
  • February 18 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 02/18/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA and Mexican Consulate form alliance to promote safety and health of Mexican workers in Arkansas and Oklahoma
  • February 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 02/09/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites oil and gas field service company and its subsidiaries in Louisiana with injury and illness recordkeeping violations
  • January 31 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 01/31/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines pipe manufacturer in Little Rock, Ark., $88,000 for exposing workers to safety and health hazards
  • January 27 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 01/27/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Abilene, Texas, manufacturing facility for multiple safety and health hazards
  • January 27 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 01/27/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA settles whistleblower case against Baton Rouge, La.- and Greenville, S.C.-based construction contractors
  • January 25 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 01/25/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites roofing company following fatality at El Paso, Texas, worksite
  • January 19 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 01/19/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines recycler Greenstar for potentially exposing workers to bloodborne pathogens
  • January 13 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 01/13/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites El Paso, Texas, plastering company for exposing workers to fall hazard
  • January 11 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 01/11/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites chemical plant in Plaquemine, La., with 14 workplace safety and health violations
2010
  • December 29 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 12/29/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Pasadena Refining Services in Texas $115,650 for multiple safety hazards
  • December 27 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 12/27/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites construction company more than $81,000 for excavation hazards at Galena Park, Texas, worksite
  • December 21 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 12/21/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Corpus Christi, Texas-based construction company $87,000 for exposing workers to potential cave-ins
  • December 17 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 12/17/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites masonry company in Hurst, Texas, for serious and repeat fall hazards
  • December 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 12/09/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Texas Linen in Austin, Texas, more than $126,000 for fall hazards and repeat violations
  • December 02 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 12/02/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines US Minerals in Galveston, Texas, $273,000 for alleged workplace safety violations
  • December 01 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 12/01/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Home Depot in San Antonio for lack of worker protective equipment, improper recordkeeping
  • December 01 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 12/01/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Huntsman Petrochemical of Houston, Texas, for endangering workers
  • December 01 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 12/01/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Hondo, Texas, beverage distributor more than $52,000 for failing to provide forklift training to workers
  • November 23 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 11/23/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Weatherford International in Longview, Texas, for allegedly exposing workers to hexavalent chromium and other hazards
  • November 10 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 11/10/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Fortune Plastic and Metal Texas in Dallas for allegedly exposing workers to lead poisoning
  • November 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 11/09/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites US Minerals facility in Harvey, La., with 30 safety violations, more than $110,000 in penalties
  • November 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 11/09/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites San Antonio printing company more than $53,000 for leaving workers vulnerable to amputations, other hazards
  • October 26 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 10/26/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Power Resources Ltd. in Big Spring, Texas, for excellence in safety and health
  • October 21 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 10/21/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Houston manufacturing company for alleged safety violations
  • October 20 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 10/20/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines construction contractor for failing to protect workers from falls and other hazards at Rockwall, Texas, worksite
  • September 21 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 09/21/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Smackover, Ark., refinery with $165,600 in penalties for alleged safety and health violations
  • September 17 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 09/17/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Austin, Texas-based Kinney's Commercial for excavation hazards
  • September 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 09/14/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Austin, Texas, construction company $51,000 for exposing workers to excavation and fall hazards
  • September 01 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 09/01/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites S & S Plumbing for exposing workers to potential trenching hazards at Hot Springs, Ark., worksite
  • August 31 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 08/31/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Houston-based Conrad Construction for potential trenching hazards
  • August 19 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 08/19/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Shreveport, La., refinery with $173,000 in penalties for alleged safety and health violations
  • August 17 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 08/17/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA files whistleblower lawsuit against retail gas and convenience store chain in Shawnee, Okla.
  • August 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 08/12/2010 - La OSHA del Departamento del Trabajo de EE.UU. y el Centro de Justicia para los Trabajadores del Noroeste de Arkansas en Springdale, Ark., firman acuerdo para alianza en seguridad y salubridad
  • August 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 08/12/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites M&G Equipment Group following worker's death in Alamo, Texas
  • August 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 08/12/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA and Northwest Arkansas Workers Justice Center in Springdale, Ark., sign safety and health alliance agreement
  • August 05 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 08/05/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Matula & Matula Construction following worker death in Lake Jackson, Texas
  • July 26 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 07/26/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Thermal Polymer Systems following workplace fatality in Angleton, Texas
  • July 19 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 07/19/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Jarden Home Brands in Greenville, Texas, for alleged safety violations
  • July 15 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 07/15/2010 - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los Estados Unidos, el Proyecto Defensa Laboral y Construction Safety and Health Inc. forman una alianza en Austin, Texas
  • July 15 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 07/15/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA, Workers Defense Project and Construction Safety and Health Inc. form alliance in Austin, Texas
  • July 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 07/12/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Krestmark Industries in Dallas for alleged safety and health violations
  • July 08 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 07/08/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Enbridge G&P in Douglasville, Texas, following worker fatality from release of hydrogen sulfide
  • June 24 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 06/24/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites manufacturing company for 9 serious safety violations following fatality at El Paso, Texas, worksite
  • June 23 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 06/23/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA and Association of Energy Service Cos. renew alliance to promote safety and health in the oil and gas well industry
  • June 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 06/22/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Sneed Shipbuilding in Channelview, Texas, for alleged safety and health hazards
  • May 25 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 05/25/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites College Station, Texas, construction company for alleged safety and health violations
  • May 25 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 05/25/2010 - Citación de la OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los EE. UU.a empresa constructora de College Station, Texas, por presuntas infracciones de seguridad y salubridad
  • May 25 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 05/25/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA and Lee Lewis Construction partner to promote construction safety in West Texas
  • May 20 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 05/20/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Mueller Copper Tube Products in Wynne, Ark., for exposing workers to variety of hazards
  • May 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 05/14/2010 - Citación de la OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los EE. UU. a fábrica de tortillas en Dallas por presuntas infracciones de salud y seguridad
  • May 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 05/14/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites tortilla factory in Dallas for alleged safety and health violations
  • May 13 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 05/13/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Grapevine, Texas-based machine company for failing to protect workers from lead exposure
  • May 13 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 05/13/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Corpus Christi, Texas-based mobile home park for exposing workers to trenching hazards
  • April 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 04/30/2010 - Safety hazards at Houston worksite bring citations and fines to plastics manufacturer following investigation by US Labor Department's OSHA
  • April 28 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 04/28/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites National Standard Co. in Stillwater, Okla., for safety and health violations
  • April 26 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 04/26/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Birdair Inc.for alleged safety hazards at Arlington,Texas,worksite
  • April 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 04/14/2010 - El Departamento del Trabajo de los EE. UU. OSHA y el Consulado Mexicano forman alianza en Houston
  • April 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 04/14/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA, Mexican consulate form alliance in Houston
  • April 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 04/12/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites oil refinery in Big Spring, Texas, for alleged safety and health hazards
  • March 26 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 03/26/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Fort Worth, Texas-based FWT Inc. for alleged workplace safety and health violations
  • March 25 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 03/25/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Gulf Chemical & Metallurgical Corp. in Freeport, Texas, for alleged workplace safety violations
  • March 17 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 03/17/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Pecos, Texas, manufacturing facility for alleged safety and health hazards
  • March 15 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 03/15/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA forms alliance with Texas State Technical College in Sweetwater, Texas
  • February 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 02/22/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA and Scaffold Industry Association form alliance to promote safety and health in construction industry
  • February 02 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 02/02/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites O.S. Interior Systems following fatality at Houston worksite
  • January 19 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 01/19/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA recognizes ConocoPhillips, Bossier Operations for excellence in safety and health
  • January 15 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 01/15/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites CITGO Refining and Chemicals in Corpus Christi, Texas, for alleged workplace safety violations
  • January 11 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 01/11/2010 - US Department of Labor secures back wages for fired whistleblower in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • January 04 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 01/04/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $1.4 million in penalties in connection with fatal explosion in Houston
2009
  • December 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2009 - 12/30/2009 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Broan Nu-Tone Storage Solutions in Cleburne, Texas, following amputation accident
  • December 29 [Region 6 News Release] - 2009 - 12/29/2009 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Murphy Oil U.S.A. Inc. in Meraux, La., for alleged safety and health violations
  • December 23 [Region 6 News Release] - 2009 - 12/23/2009 - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces expansion of its San Antonio office
  • December 07 [Region 6 News Release] - 2009 - 12/07/2009 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 4 contractors for alleged safety and health hazards following the deaths of 3 workers at Austin, Texas, worksite

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