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December 2014
  • December 17 [Region 3 News Release] -2014 - 12/17/2014 - OSHA cites Dollar Tree Stores for exposing workers to serious hazards for second time in Delaware
  • December 17 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/17/2014 - Formed Fiber Technologies ignores violations and exposes workers to dangerous machinery and risk of serious injury
  • December 17 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 12/17/2014 - Worker fatally struck by car at meat processing plant in San Antonio
  • December 16 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 12/16/2014 - Metro-North Commuter Railroad Co. violates rights of Connecticut worker who reported injury and filed OSHA complaint
  • December 16 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 12/16/2014 - OSHA cites Budweiser distribution center for serious safety violations
  • December 16 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 12/16/2014 - Eaton Corp. cited for employee's heat-related kidney failure at Kearney, Nebraska, automotive manufacturing plant
  • December 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/15/2014 - Extreme temperatures and other safety hazards found at Birds Eye Foods plant in Darien, Wisconsin
  • December 12 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 12/12/2014 - Fiabila USA and 2 staffing agencies expose workers to explosion and chemical hazards at nail polish manufacturer
  • December 11 [Region 10 News Release] - 2014 - 12/11/2014 - Hanford nuclear facility contractor ordered to pay 2 laid-off workers $186K in wages, damages for retaliation
  • December 11 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 12/11/2014 - Vallencourt Construction of Middleburg, Florida, cited for willful, serious safety hazards; $169K in fines proposed
  • December 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/11/2014 - OSHA cites Ventra Belvidere for exposing employees to dangerous machines after 21-year-old worker fatally crushed at auto parts supply plant
  • December 11 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 12/11/2014 - Baytown, Texas, steel manufacturer failed to train workers properly and implement audit procedures for metal cutting machine
  • December 11 [Region 8 News Release] - 2014 - 12/11/2014 - Worker fatally injured in Greeley, Colorado, after being caught in unguarded conveyor system
  • December 10 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 12/10/2014 - Ric-Man International cited for willful violation in worker fatality at City of Weston, Florida, construction site
  • December 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/10/2014 - All-Set Roofing and Construction exposes workers to fall hazards
  • December 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/10/2014 - Employee suffers injury after being caught in machinery at Parker Hannifin plant in Lewisburg, Ohio
  • December 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/09/2014 - A. Lamp Concrete Contractors exposes workers to dangerous cave-in hazards while installing water main in Morton Grove, Illinois
  • December 09 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 12/09/2014 - Latino worker dies following exposure to nitrogen in tanker truck at Michael Foods' Big Red Farms facility in Wakefield, Nebraska
  • December 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/04/2014 - OSHA cites Environmental Remediation and Recovery Inc. after worker dies while cleaning oil residue inside rail car at Mounds, Illinois, facility
  • December 04 [OSHA Statement] - 2014 - 12/04/2014 - Statement from Assistant Secretary of Labor Dr. David Michaels on 2013 Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses
  • December 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/03/2014 - International Union of Operating Engineers renews alliance with OSHA to protect Illinois apprentices on construction, earthmoving and trenching sites
  • December 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/03/2014 - OSHA investigation finds workers exposed to lead-based paint while restoring Evanston, Illinois, home
  • December 03 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 12/03/2014 - Workers exposed to amputation and electrical hazards at El Paso, Texas, stamping plant, inspection finds
  • December 02 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 12/02/2014 - Guyoung Tech USA cited for serious safety and health violations
  • December 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/02/2014 - OSHA cites Arvato Digital Services and Parallel Employment Group after temporary worker suffers severe electrical shock injuries
  • December 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/02/2014 - Worker suffers serious injury on 25th birthday at new job with Wagner's LLC
  • December 02 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 12/02/2014 - OSHA signs alliance with National STEPS Network and NIOSH to protect workers in oil and gas industry
  • December 01 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 12/01/2014 - DuPont's chemical safety systems inadequate at Deepwater, New Jersey, plant
  • December 01 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 12/01/2014 - Doyle and Roth Manufacturing Co. Inc. faces $68,600 in OSHA fines for continued safety hazards at its Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, facility
  • December 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/01/2014 - Mail handler fired following work-related injury at Sharonville, Ohio, US Postal Service facility
  • December 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/01/2014 - Nuvo Construction Co. cited after worker fatality at concrete plant; Sonag Ready Mix cited for exposing employee to same hazard the next day
  • December 01 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 12/01/2014 - Workers exposed to unguarded machinery, struck-by hazards and electrical shock at valve manufacturing facility
  • December 01 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 12/01/2014 - Affordable Exteriors faces $140,000 in OSHA penalties for exposing workers to dangerous fall hazards in Omaha, Nebraska, area
November 2014
  • November 26 [Region 6 News Release] -2014 - 11/26/2014 - Metal fabricator continues to expose workers to amputation and other hazards
  • November 26 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 11/26/2014 - Stone fabricator cited for exposing workers to crushing hazards
  • November 20 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 11/20/2014 - Workers at Billerica, Massachusetts, freight shipping terminal exposed to electrocution, fall, crushing and other hazards
  • November 19 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 11/19/2014 - Fire at Vernon, Connecticut, precision machining and fabricating facility sparks OSHA investigation
  • November 19 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 11/19/2014 - OSHA finds shipyard workers repeatedly exposed to life-threatening safety and health hazards at Norfolk, Virginia, facility
  • November 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 11/19/2014 - Mobile, Alabama-based shipbuilder cited for serious safety and health violations
  • November 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 11/19/2014 - Nissin Brake Georgia Inc. cited for serious safety violations
  • November 19 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 11/19/2014 - OSHA cites Double Dutch Dairy after worker fatally injured by front-end loader in Shelby, Nebraska
  • November 18 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 11/18/2014 - Dollar General in Brooklyn, Mississippi, cited for repeat safety hazards; more than $51K in fines proposed
  • November 17 [National News Release] - 2014 - 11/17/2014 - OSHA urges retailers to keep workers safe during major sales events
  • November 17 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 11/17/2014 - Accurate Box Co. Inc. cited again by OSHA for machine hazards
  • November 17 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 11/17/2014 - Hartwell, Georgia-based Tenneco Automotive Operating Co. placed in OSHA's Severe Violator Enforcement Program for repeat violations
  • November 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 11/13/2014 - Workers exposed to falls, amputation hazards at TimkenSteel's three Canton, Ohio, plants
  • November 13 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 11/13/2014 - Florida-based company exposed workers to repeat hazards at Waxahachie, Texas, facility
  • November 13 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 11/13/2014 - New OSHA program will focus on Nebraska companies using highly hazardous chemicals
  • November 13 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 11/13/2014 - OSHA schedules meeting of National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health; announces member appointments
  • November 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 11/12/2014 - Workers cleaning chemical spill at Portage, Wisconsin, plastics plant lacked training, personal protective equipment
  • November 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 11/10/2014 - Machine operator fatally crushed at Cleveland Track Material
  • November 10 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 11/10/2014 - Aluminum facility exposed workers to struck-by and electrical hazards
  • November 10 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 11/10/2014 - Texas drilling company, Spradling LP, cited for safety and health violations
  • November 06 [National News Release] - 2014 - 11/06/2014 - El Secretario de Trabajo de EE.UU. renovó acuerdos de derechos laborales con los embajadores de México, República Dominicana,El Salvador, Nicaragua y Costa Rica
  • November 06 [National News Release] - 2014 - 11/06/2014 - US Labor Department renews workplace rights agreements with several Latin American countries US Labor Secretary joined by ambassadors of Mexico, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Costa Rica for signing ceremony
  • November 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 11/06/2014 - Bremer Manufacturing Co. cited in death of worker at Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, aluminum foundry
  • November 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 11/06/2014 - Holder Construction Co. and OSHA partner to protect workers on DuPont CH2 Data Center project in Elk Grove Village, Illinois
  • November 04 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 11/04/2014 - OSHA finds that overloading led to Providence, Rhode Island, circus fall
  • November 04 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 11/04/2014 - Southern Wood Works of Freeport, Florida, cited for exposing workers to safety hazards; more than $70K in penalties proposed
  • November 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 11/04/2014 - Workers exposed to combustible dust and other serious hazards at Paris, Illinois, cornstarch processing facility
  • November 04 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 11/04/2014 - AGE Industries Ltd. in Conway, Arkansas, cited for exposing workers to struck-by, amputation and electric shock hazards
  • November 04 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 11/04/2014 - Frozen bread-maker exposed workers to amputation, electric shock hazards
  • November 03 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 11/03/2014 - Bricklayers exposed to fall hazards as high as 30 feet at residential construction sites in Philadelphia
  • November 03 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 11/03/2014 - OSHA schedules meeting of Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health and requests nominations for membership
October 2014
  • October 30 [Region 5 News Release] -2014 - 10/30/2014 - Bosco Custom Homes exposes workers to dangerous fall hazards
  • October 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/30/2014 - Employee fatally injured after being caught in machinery at Alpha Baking Co.
  • October 29 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 10/29/2014 - Hanover, Pennsylvania, contractor named a severe violator for again exposing workers to potentially deadly trenching hazards
  • October 29 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 10/29/2014 - Alabama's Wayne Farms poultry plant cited for exposing workers to musculoskeletal, other repeat, serious safety and health hazards
  • October 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/28/2014 - OSHA finds workers exposed to repeat, serious amputation hazards at Mansfield, Ohio, automotive parts coating plant
  • October 28 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 10/28/2014 - BNSF Railway ordered to pay $12K to worker disciplined for taking doctor-ordered leave
  • October 28 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 10/28/2014 - Continental Fabricators Inc. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to amputation, other serious hazards
  • October 28 [Region 9 News Release] - 2014 - 10/28/2014 - OSHA cites Maui zip-line owner, operator for employee death
  • October 23 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 10/23/2014 - Judge upholds citations issued for bloodborne pathogen and lead exposure hazards at West Caldwell, New Jersey, company
  • October 23 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 10/23/2014 - Jacksonville, Florida-based ShayCore Enterprises cited by OSHA following worker being injured
  • October 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/23/2014 - OSHA cites Central Transport again for forklift, fall hazards
  • October 23 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 10/23/2014 - Ensign United States Drilling continues to expose workers to potential injury or death during oil well explosions
  • October 23 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 10/23/2014 - OSHA provides direction for inspecting cranes and derricks on construction worksites
  • October 23 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 10/23/2014 - Secretary of Labor renews charter of National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
  • October 21 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 10/21/2014 - Mableton, Georgia, trucking company cited for repeat and serious safety and health violations
  • October 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/21/2014 - OSHA cites Quest Specialty Coatings in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin,for willful, repeat safety violations following fires at facility
  • October 20 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 10/20/2014 - Secretary of Labor announces new members of Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee
  • October 16 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 10/16/2014 - Employees exposed to potentially fatal fall hazards at Bridgeport, Connecticut, work site
  • October 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 10/16/2014 - Advanced Tree Service in Newberry, Florida, cited for willful and serious safety violations following worker fatality
  • October 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 10/16/2014 - Chris Sawdo Construction cited by OSHA for failing to protect workers from fall hazards while performing residential construction
  • October 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/16/2014 - The Samuels Group, OSHA renew partnership to protect construction workers on Sacred Heart Hospital project in Eau Claire, Wisconsin
  • October 16 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 10/16/2014 - OSHA cites Texas Dollar Tree Stores for putting employees at risk
  • October 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/15/2014 - Workers exposed to combustible dust, amputation and other serious hazards at Cleveland auto coatings plant
  • October 15 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 10/15/2014 - OSHA partners with general contractor to protect workers during Little Rock, Arkansas, outlet mall construction project
  • October 15 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 10/15/2014 - Burlington Northern Santa Fe LLC ordered to pay more than $225K to worker terminated after reporting injury at Kansas City, Kansas, rail yard
  • October 14 [National News Release] - 2014 - 10/14/2014 - US Labor Department and Federal Communications Commission announce working group to prevent fatalities in telecommunications industry
  • October 14 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 10/14/2014 - Fulton, Mississippi, lumber mill cited for willful and serious safety violations following worker fatality
  • October 09 [National News Release] - 2014 - 10/09/2014 - OSHA launches national dialogue on hazardous chemical exposures and permissible exposure limits in the workplace
  • October 09 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 10/09/2014 - FedEx Ground Packaging System Inc. cited for machine guarding hazard at Wilmington, Massachusetts, distribution center
  • October 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/09/2014 - Industrial Power Systems cited for exposing workers to trench cave-ins
  • October 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/09/2014 - OSHA cites Haverhill Chemicals after fatal injury of an employee clearing reactor drain
  • October 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/09/2014 - Worker injured after being caught in machinery at Kloeckner Metals Corp.
  • October 08 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 10/08/2014 - Manchester, Connecticut, contractor cited for 25 serious violations at Hockanum Mill renovation site in Rockville
  • October 08 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 10/08/2014 - OSHA seeks proposals for online OSHA Outreach Training Program
  • October 07 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 10/07/2014 - Newington, Connecticut, stair and cabinet manufacturer cited by OSHA for mechanical, chemical and fire hazards after employee amputation
  • October 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 10/07/2014 - Judge affirms citations issued for chemical and mechanical hazards at South Fallsburg, New York, chicken processing plant

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