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2012
  • 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 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 Department of Labor's OSHA cites Houston, Texas, recycling plant for exposing workers to multiple safety and health hazards
  • 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 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 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 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 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 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 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
  • August 17 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 08/17/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Buffalo Framing and Truss with serious and repeat violations for construction hazards at 2 Dripping Springs, Texas, sites
  • August 04 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 08/04/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Midland, Texas, drilling company following worker's death at Garden City, Texas-area work site
  • August 04 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 08/04/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Enterprise Products Transportation in Freeport, Texas, following worker fatality
  • August 04 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 08/04/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Georgia-based Exide Technologies for exposing workers to dangerous levels of lead at Frisco, Texas, facility
  • July 26 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 07/26/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites AMF Bowling in Addison, Texas, following worker fatality
  • July 26 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 07/26/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Pearce Foundry in Prairieville, La., for exposing workers to excessive levels of respirable silica, other hazards
  • July 06 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 07/06/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites China Grove, Texas, bakery for 2nd time in 4 months for exposing workers to safety and health hazards
  • June 27 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 06/27/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Delta Granite and Marble in San Antonio for exposing workers to excessive levels of respirable silica, other hazards
  • June 24 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 06/24/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Waco, Texas, manufacturing company with 29 serious workplace violations
  • June 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 06/22/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites El Paso, Texas, manufacturing facility for exposing workers to safety and health hazards
  • June 20 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 06/20/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites San Antonio tortilla company for exposing employees to multiple safety and health hazards
  • June 20 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 06/20/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Houston-based Schumacher Co. for exposing workers to hazardous chemicals; fines total $166,500
  • June 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 06/14/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Austin, Texas-based Arreola Masonry with serious and repeat violations for exposing workers to scaffolding hazards
  • June 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 06/14/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites San Antonio bakery company for exposing workers to amputation hazards
  • June 02 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 06/02/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites San Antonio-based Apex Enterprises with 11 serious violations for exposing workers to multiple hazards
  • May 26 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 05/26/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Corpus Christi, Texas-based meat processing facility for serious, repeat violations
  • May 24 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 05/24/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Little Rock, Ark.-based pipe manufacturer following death of worker
  • 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 settles whistleblower case against Baton Rouge, La.- and Greenville, S.C.-based construction contractors
  • 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 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

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