OSHA News Releases - Region 7
January 23, 2009 to April 14, 2014

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2014
  • April 14 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 04/14/2014 - Pinpoint Towers cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA after worker fatality on a telecommunication tower in Wichita
  • March 06 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 03/06/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Werner Construction after worker fatally struck by front-end loader at Albion, Neb., asphalt facility
  • February 19 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 02/19/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Andres Roofing Co. $52,800 for workplace safety violations
  • February 04 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 02/04/2014 - Innovia Films cited by US Labor Department's OSHA; fines of $112,500 proposed
  • January 30 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 01/30/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Missouri plumbing company after worker fatally injured in trench collapse
  • January 16 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 01/16/2014 - MFA Inc. cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after worker fatally injured at Missouri feed and farm supplier
  • January 16 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 01/16/2014 - OSHA, local union, association to sign agreements, Jan. 17, to protect sheet metal and air conditioning workers in Missouri and Kansas
2013
  • December 19 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 12/19/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Grandstand Sportswear and Glassware for hazards associated with lead, cadmium and inorganic arsenic
  • December 17 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 12/17/2013 - Tyson Foods cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 4 workplace safety violations after worker's hand severed by unguarded machine
  • December 09 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 12/09/2013 - Rail Car Services faces US Labor Department OSHA penalties of $133,000 for repeat safety, health violations at Kansas City, Kan., train car facility
  • November 12 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 11/12/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces new local emphasis program for programmed inspections of industries that use hazardous chemicals
  • November 04 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 11/04/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites JMA Roofing after worker falls from roof, resulting in a fatality in Omaha, Neb.
  • September 30 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 09/30/2013 - USA Brass Company Inc. of Bozeman, Mont., cited by the US Department of Labor's OSHA for overexposing workers to lead
  • September 24 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 09/24/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA continues outreach campaign in Midwest to protect workers from 'struck-by' vehicle incidents on job sites
  • September 23 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 09/23/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Nebraska Cold Storage for 14 safety violations including ammonia exposure at Hastings, Neb., food storage facility
  • September 12 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 09/12/2013 - Taylor's Drain and Sewer Service cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after worker injured in trench collapse at Lincoln, Neb., job site
  • August 15 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 08/15/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Heartland Midwest, JJ's Restaurant after restaurant worker dies in February gas pipe explosion
  • August 06 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 08/06/2013 - Farmers Cooperative cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to grain explosion hazard at Wilber, Neb., grain elevator
  • July 22 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 07/22/2013 - Farmers Cooperative Co. cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after worker dies when struck by truck at Talmage, Neb., grain handling facility
  • June 25 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 06/25/2013 - Witt Plumbing Inc. cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after worker dies when trench collapses at residential job site in Hastings, Neb.
  • June 20 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 06/20/2013 - Learn and Live: Grain industry hazards lead to deaths, injuries each year
  • June 20 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 06/20/2013 - Learn and Live: Grain industry hazards lead to deaths, injuries each year
  • June 20 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 06/20/2013 - Learn and Live: Grain industry hazards lead to deaths, injuries each year
  • June 10 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 06/10/2013 - Davis Tool & Die cited after worker electrocuted at Fenton, Mo., facility; US Labor Department's OSHA finds 17 violations during fatality investigation
  • May 20 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 05/20/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA orders Enercon Services to pay $261,152.69 in damages after firing engineer who reported unsafe work practices
  • April 24 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 04/24/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA to host Workers' Memorial Day event April 25 in Springfield, Mo.
  • April 24 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 04/24/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA to host Workers' Memorial Day event April 26 in North Kansas City, Mo.
  • April 23 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 04/23/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA will participate in Workers' Memorial Day April 28, Safety Expo April 29 in Lincoln, Neb.
  • April 05 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 04/05/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Salina, Kan.-based Ryan Roofing Inc. after worker paralyzed in fall from roof
  • March 20 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 03/20/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites CNH America for 10 safety violations at Grand Island, Neb., facility; proposes $51,000 in fines
  • March 07 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 03/07/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Nebraska Beef Ltd. for 8 safety violations at Omaha beef processing facility proposes $61,084 in fines
  • March 05 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 03/05/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines DarPro $91,300 for 6 safety violations at Lexington, Neb., food byproducts processing facility
  • March 04 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 03/04/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Henningsen Foods Inc. for 7 violations at Norfolk, Neb., food processing plant after 2 workers suffer burns
  • January 31 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 01/31/2013 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA certifies Monsanto Co. Marshall Corn Research Station as 'star' site for workplace safety and health
2012
  • December 19 [Region 7 News Release] - 2012 - 12/19/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Fiberglass Structures Inc. with 12 safety violations for exposing Laurel, Mont., workers to hazards
  • September 05 [Region 7 News Release] - 2012 - 09/05/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Global Pyrotechnic Solutions in Dittmer, Mo., for 31 violations after 3 workers injured in fireworks plant explosion
  • August 27 [Region 7 News Release] - 2012 - 08/27/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Tyson Foods in Dakota City, Neb., for willful and serious violations after worker fatality
  • August 13 [Region 7 News Release] - 2012 - 08/13/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA certifies Monsanto Gothenburg Water Utilization Learning Center and Breeding Facility as 'star' site
  • July 25 [Region 7 News Release] - 2012 - 07/25/2012 - US Labor Department orders Union Pacific Railroad to pay more than $38,000 to employee in Topeka, Kan., following whistleblower investigation
  • July 25 [Region 7 News Release] - 2012 - 07/25/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Schuld/Bushnell with repeat safety violations after follow-up inspection at Valley, Neb., tank manufacturing plant
  • July 16 [Region 7 News Release] - 2012 - 07/16/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Nebraska Prime Group in Hastings, Neb., for 11 violations after worker fatality at meat packing facility
  • June 21 [Region 7 News Release] - 2012 - 06/21/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites National Vinyl Products, for 30 safety and health violations at St. Genevieve, Mo., plants
  • June 07 [Region 7 News Release] - 2012 - 06/07/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Missouri-based PAR Electrical Contractors for safety violations following worker fatality in Montana
  • May 29 [Region 7 News Release] - 2012 - 05/29/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA certifies NuStar Energy in Wichita, Kan., as 'star' site for workplace safety and health
  • April 24 [Region 7 News Release] - 2012 - 04/24/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA launches outreach campaign in Midwest to protect employees from workplace 'struck by' vehicle accidents
  • April 12 [Region 7 News Release] - 2012 - 04/12/2012 - Bartlett Grain in Atchison, Kan., cited for willful and serious violations by US Labor Department after 6 die, 2 injured in grain elevator explosion
  • 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 - Pfizer Global Manufacturing earns praise from US Labor Department's OSHA for workplace safety and health achievements
  • 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 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

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