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2012
  • April 05 [Region 7 News Release] - 2012 - 04/05/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA to host Workers Memorial Day event on April 27 in North Kansas City, Mo.
  • January 24 [Region 7 News Release] - 2012 - 01/24/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $148,000 in fines to Loveland Products in Fairbury, Neb., for process safety management deficiencies, other hazards
2011
  • December 01 [Region 7 News Release] - 2011 - 12/01/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites C.O. Grain in Nebraska for exposing workers to safety hazards during grain bin entry; proposed fines total $132,000
  • November 02 [Region 7 News Release] - 2011 - 11/02/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Cooperative Producers in Nebraska for exposing workers to fall and other safety hazards; fines total $126,500
  • October 26 [Region 7 News Release] - 2011 - 10/26/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Formation Plastics in Quinter, Kan., for willful and serious violations after workplace fatality
  • October 26 [Region 7 News Release] - 2011 - 10/26/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Central Transport International in Omaha, Neb., for repeat safety violations, including unsafe forklifts
  • October 11 [Region 7 News Release] - 2011 - 10/11/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA certifies Sherwin-Williams in Coffeyville, Kan., as a 'star' site for workplace safety and health
  • September 15 [Region 7 News Release] - 2011 - 09/15/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA establishes safety and health partnership with Associated Builders and Contractors - Heart of America Chapter
  • August 31 [Region 7 News Release] - 2011 - 08/31/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites DL Cattle Trading in Parks, Neb., after worker suffocates in grain
  • August 25 [Region 7 News Release] - 2011 - 08/25/2011 - US Labor Department finds Union Pacific Railroad in violation of FRSA for retaliating against Kansas City, Mo., and Tucson, Ariz., employees
  • August 09 [Region 7 News Release] - 2011 - 08/09/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites American Pulverizer Co. in St. Louis, Mo., for 33 safety violations; $121,100 proposed in fines
  • July 15 [Region 7 News Release] - 2011 - 07/15/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Bushnell Illinois Tank Co. in Nebraska for exposing workers to multiple safety and health hazards
  • July 12 [Region 7 News Release] - 2011 - 07/12/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Tyson Foods in Nebraska for process safety management deficiencies, other hazards
  • June 29 [Region 7 News Release] - 2011 - 06/29/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Juniata Roofing, Siding and Seamless Gutter for exposing workers to fall hazards at Hastings, Neb., job site
  • June 17 [Region 7 News Release] - 2011 - 06/17/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA to kick off National Young Worker Safety Day campaign in Kansas City, Mo., on June 21
  • June 09 [Region 7 News Release] - 2011 - 06/09/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Liquid Feed Commodities in Fremont, Neb., for serious health and safety violations
  • May 11 [Region 7 News Release] - 2011 - 05/11/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Cargill Meat Solutions in Dodge City, Kan., for workplace safety and health violations
  • May 05 [Region 7 News Release] - 2011 - 05/05/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Keystone Stucco construction contractor in Olathe, Kan.
  • April 18 [Region 7 News Release] - 2011 - 04/18/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Tyson Fresh Meats in Nebraska for process safety management deficiencies and other hazards
  • April 08 [Region 7 News Release] - 2011 - 04/08/2011 - US Labor Department orders Union Pacific Railroad to reinstate and compensate employee disciplined for reporting work-related injury
  • April 06 [Region 7 News Release] - 2011 - 04/06/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Fremont Beef in Nebraska with safety violations following amputation
  • April 05 [Region 7 News Release] - 2011 - 04/05/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites roofing contractor in Newton, Kan., for repeatedly exposing workers to fall hazards and other violations
  • April 05 [Region 7 News Release] - 2011 - 04/05/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Allied Roofing Systems for exposing workers to fall hazards at Omaha, Neb., job site
  • March 23 [Region 7 News Release] - 2011 - 03/23/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Metal Container Corp. in Arnold, Mo., following employee amputation accidents
  • March 23 [Region 7 News Release] - 2011 - 03/23/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Wichita, Kan., roofing contractor for exposing employees to fall hazards, fines total $116,000
  • March 03 [Region 7 News Release] - 2011 - 03/03/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites AGP Grain Marketing in Hastings, Neb., for exposing workers to machine guarding, fall, other hazards
  • March 02 [Region 7 News Release] - 2011 - 03/02/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA certifies Schneider Electric USA in Lincoln, Neb., as a VPP 'star' site for workplace safety and health
  • February 28 [Region 7 News Release] - 2011 - 02/28/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites St. Louis roofing contractor for repeatedly exposing workers to fall hazards and other safety violations
  • February 17 [Region 7 News Release] - 2011 - 02/17/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Bade Roofing Co. in St. Louis for repeatedly exposing workers to fall hazards, among other safety violations
  • February 15 [Region 7 News Release] - 2011 - 02/15/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Cimbar Performance Minerals in Cadet, Mo., for exposing workers to hazardous chemicals, excessive noise
  • January 26 [Region 7 News Release] - 2011 - 01/26/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA certifies Axcet HR Solutions Inc. in Lenexa, Kan., as VPP 'star' site for workplace safety and health
  • January 21 [Region 7 News Release] - 2011 - 01/21/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA recognizes Avery Dennison-Riverside Distribution Center in Missouri as 'star' site for workplace safety and health
2010
  • December 28 [Region 7 News Release] - 2010 - 12/28/2010 - St. Louis employers ordered incarcerated for failing to comply with US Department of Labor's OSHA citations and court sanctions
  • December 21 [Region 7 News Release] - 2010 - 12/21/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Weskan, Kan., grain facility following fatality
  • December 16 [Region 7 News Release] - 2010 - 12/16/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA recognizes Raytheon Co. in Omaha, Neb., for effective injury and illness prevention program
  • December 15 [Region 7 News Release] - 2010 - 12/15/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA orders Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway to compensate employee disciplined for reporting work-related injury
  • December 01 [Region 7 News Release] - 2010 - 12/01/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Next Step Burwell LLC in Burwell, Neb., for exposing workers to serious electrical hazards
  • November 29 [Region 7 News Release] - 2010 - 11/29/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA levies $46,200 in proposed penalties against US Postal Service in Des Moines, Iowa
  • November 09 [Region 7 News Release] - 2010 - 11/09/2010 - udge upholds citations issued to Missouri company by US Labor Department's OSHA following investigation of fatal falls
  • November 08 [Region 7 News Release] - 2010 - 11/08/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA launches emphasis program to focus on grain handling industry in Kansas
  • November 05 [Region 7 News Release] - 2010 - 11/05/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Harbison-Walker Refractories Co. of Vandalia, Mo., for serious workplace hazards
  • October 19 [Region 7 News Release] - 2010 - 10/19/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites 2 Kansas City area employers after worker falls to his death through roof opening
  • October 15 [Region 7 News Release] - 2010 - 10/15/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA issues notices of unsafe and unhealthful working conditions to US Army Garrison at Fort Riley, Kan.
  • October 13 [Region 7 News Release] - 2010 - 10/13/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Swain Construction in Omaha, Neb., more than $118,000 for failing to train workers on heavy equipment, other hazards
  • September 30 [Region 7 News Release] - 2010 - 09/30/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Consolidated Blenders Inc. in Odessa, Neb., with $120,600 in penalties for safety hazards
  • September 30 [Region 7 News Release] - 2010 - 09/30/2010 - Pfizer Global Manufacturing earns praise from US Labor Department's OSHA for workplace safety and health achievements
  • September 16 [Region 7 News Release] - 2010 - 09/16/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Porta-King Building Systems $124,000 for serious and willful safety and health violations
  • September 14 [Region 7 News Release] - 2010 - 09/14/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Porta-King Building Systems $124,000 for serious and willful safety and health violations
  • August 25 [Region 7 News Release] - 2010 - 08/25/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites US Postal Service in Kansas City, Kan., with $191,000 in penalties for serious and repeat safety violations
  • August 11 [Region 7 News Release] - 2010 - 08/11/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA assesses $48,500 in penalties after finding 24 serious violations at Hi Plains Feed, of Garden City, Kan.
  • July 21 [Region 7 News Release] - 2010 - 07/21/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Matthews Manufacturing of St. Louis with nearly 100 workplace safety violations
  • July 14 [Region 7 News Release] - 2010 - 07/14/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Sturgis Tuckpointing in St. Louis, Mo., for violations of OSH Act
  • June 17 [Region 7 News Release] - 2010 - 06/17/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Creekstone Farms Premium Beef of Arkansas City, Kan., for violations of OSH Act
  • June 16 [Region 7 News Release] - 2010 - 06/16/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Loup Valley Alfalfa of Burwell, Neb., for violations of OSH Act
  • June 15 [Region 7 News Release] - 2010 - 06/15/2010 - Iowa-based railroad ordered by US Department of Labor to make amends to employee censured for reporting work-related injury
  • May 26 [Region 7 News Release] - 2010 - 05/26/2010 - US Department of Labor orders United Parcel Service to compensate driver terminated for refusing to drive due to safety concerns
  • May 11 [Region 7 News Release] - 2010 - 05/11/2010 - Westar Energy-Murray Gill Energy Center earns US Labor Department praise for workplace safety and health achievements
  • May 10 [Region 7 News Release] - 2010 - 05/10/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Graham Tire Co. of Grand Island, Neb., for violations of OSH Act
  • April 15 [Region 7 News Release] - 2010 - 04/15/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Buckhorn Inc. of Springfield, Mo., for violations of OSH Act
  • March 25 [Region 7 News Release] - 2010 - 03/25/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Werner Construction Inc. in Norfolk, Neb., for violations of OSH Act
  • February 18 [Region 7 News Release] - 2010 - 02/18/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Endres Processing LLC of Kansas City, Kan., for violations of Occupational Safety and Health Act
  • February 18 [Region 7 News Release] - 2010 - 02/18/2010 - Fred Weber Inc. earns US Labor Department praise for workplace safety and health achievements at 2 St. Louis-area asphalt plants
  • February 11 [Region 7 News Release] - 2010 - 02/11/2010 - Illinois-based railroads ordered by US Department of Labor to compensate employee fired for reporting work-related injury
  • February 11 [Region 7 News Release] - 2010 - 02/11/2010 - Contempt orders issued against St. Louis employer for ignoring OSHA citations
2009
  • December 15 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 12/15/2009 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Farmers Union Coop Supply Co. of Stanton, Neb., following worker's death
  • December 08 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 12/08/2009 - OSHA recognizes Sherwin-Williams Co. in Coffeyville, Kan., for workplace safety and health excellence
  • November 23 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 11/23/2009 - OSHA's Omaha Area Office focuses local emphasis program on general industry establishments with noise, respiratory hazards
  • November 10 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 11/10/2009 - Greif Packaging LLC in Omaha, Neb., earns US Labor Department praise for workplace safety and health achievements
  • November 10 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 11/10/2009 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Loren Cook Co. of Springfield, Mo., for $511,000 following worker's death
  • October 27 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 10/27/2009 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Crane and Grain Service LLC of York, Neb., for violations of the Occupational Safety and Health Act
  • October 21 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 10/21/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Kiewit Building Group-Bellevue Medical Center in Bellevue, Neb., for safety and health excellence
  • September 28 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 09/28/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes GE Water and Process Technologies in St. Peters, Mo., for safety and health excellence
  • September 28 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 09/28/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Hiland Dairy Foods Co. of Wichita, Kan., for alleged safety violations
  • September 22 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 09/22/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Monarch Oil Inc. of Omaha, Neb., for safety violations following accident investigation
  • September 11 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 09/11/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Americold Logistics LLC in Carthage, Mo., for alleged safety violations
  • September 11 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 09/11/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Clean Harbors Environmental Services Inc. for safety and health excellence
  • September 10 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 09/10/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes MediFit Corporate Services in St. Louis for excellence in workplace safety and health
  • September 09 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 09/09/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Knobel's Refrigeration Inc. of North Platte, Neb., for worksite safety violations
  • August 20 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 08/20/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA forms alliance with American Society of Safety Engineers - St. Louis Chapter
  • August 12 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 08/12/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Wynne Transport Service Inc. of Omaha, Neb., following fatality at worksite near Endicott, Neb.
  • August 04 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 08/04/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Progressive Protein LLC of Omaha, Neb., for safety and health violations following worker fatality
  • July 30 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 07/30/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Summerfield, Kan.-based Diamond Sawing and Coring LLC following fatality at Lincoln, Neb., worksite
  • July 22 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 07/22/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA partners with Nebraska Public Power Generation Agency and Black & Veatch Corp.
  • July 09 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 07/09/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA focuses special emphasis program on Recovery Act-funded bridge construction projects in Nebraska
  • June 30 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 06/30/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA partners with Kansas Contractors Association and the Associated General Contractors of Kansas
  • June 16 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 06/16/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA launches regional program to reduce lead exposure in the workplace
  • June 11 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 06/11/2009 - OSHA recognizes Sherwin-Williams Co. in Andover, Kan., for workplace safety and health excellence
  • June 06 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 06/06/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites East Central Machine & Tool Co. of St. Clair, Mo., for safety violations
  • May 27 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 05/27/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA focuses special emphasis program on stimulus-funded construction projects in eastern Missouri
  • May 27 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 05/27/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA focuses special emphasis program on stimulus-funded construction projects in Kansas
  • May 26 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 05/26/2009 - The U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes WB Construction LLC in Wichita, Kan., for workplace safety and health excellence
  • May 04 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 05/04/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA announces alliance with Iowa-Illinois Safety Council to provide safety, health outreach
  • April 21 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 04/21/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Omaha, Neb.-based Miranda Roofing for violations of Occupational Safety and Health Act
  • April 14 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 04/14/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA announces alliance with St. Patrick Center's BEGIN Center in St. Louis
  • March 24 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 03/24/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA partners with contractors building the Hills Dry Pet Food facility in Emporia, Kan.
  • March 11 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 03/11/2009 - U. S. Labor Department's OSHA recognizes Cargill Animal Protein, California, Mo., for excellence in occupational safety and health
  • March 10 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 03/10/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites John Prouty Construction Inc. of O'Neill, Neb., for violations of OSH Act
  • March 05 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 03/05/2009 - G.E. Energy-Slater Membrane, Slater, Mo., earns U.S. Labor Department OSHA's highest recognition for achievements in workplace safety, health
  • February 18 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 02/18/2009 - U.S. Labor Department orders Union Pacific Railroad Co. to reassign worker to former position following whistleblower investigation
  • February 09 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 02/09/2009 - Monsanto Aviation of Chesterfield, Mo., earns OSHA's highest recognition for outstanding achievement in workplace safety and health

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