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February 2015
  • February 12 [Region 7 News Release] -2015 - 02/12/2015 - OSHA finds roofer's death and second man's serious injuries could have been prevented with fall protection
  • February 11 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 02/11/2015 - Pork-processing facility cited for exposing workers to corrosive chemical
  • February 11 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 02/11/2015 - Gateway Extrusions again exposes workers to amputation, other hazards
  • February 10 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 02/10/2015 - Formed Fiber Technologies in Auburn, Maine, exposes employees to lacerations, amputation and other hazards
  • February 10 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 02/10/2015 - OSHA cites Saia Motor Freight Line after explosion injures 4 in St. Louis
  • February 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 02/09/2015 - Reynolds Nationwide exposes workers to dangerous fumes in food transport tankers at London, Ohio, facility
  • February 05 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 02/05/2015 - Animal feed producer exposes workers to potential dust explosion and other hazards
  • February 05 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 02/05/2015 - Explosion at Madden Bolt steel manufacturer kills worker
  • February 05 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 02/05/2015 - MP Global Products LLC exposes workers to fire, amputation hazards
  • February 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 02/04/2015 - For the 4th time in a year, OSHA cites Burrows Paper
  • February 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 02/04/2015 - Lead paint exposure endangers workers on Blue Island bridge project
  • February 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 02/04/2015 - OSHA cites BRT Extrusion after worker was crushed to death
  • February 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 02/04/2015 - OSHA cites International Paper Co. after worker suffers severe electrical shock
  • February 04 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 02/04/2015 - Garda Armored Car fails to train drivers on fire extinguisher use
  • February 03 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 02/03/2015 - Auto parts manufacturer and temp agency expose workers to electrocution, serious falls and other hazards
  • February 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 02/03/2015 - Flink Co. exposes workers to hexavalent chromium while cutting stainless steel
  • February 03 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 02/03/2015 - Plating shop exposes workers to serious cancer risk; other health hazards
  • February 03 [Region 8 News Release] - 2015 - 02/03/2015 - H and W Contracting exposes workers to dangerous trench cave-in hazards
  • February 02 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 02/02/2015 - Georgia automotive parts producer fails to protect employees from workplace safety hazards
  • February 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 02/02/2015 - Ashley Furniture faces $1.76M in fines after OSHA finds more than 1,000 worker injuries at Wisconsin site in past 36 months
  • February 02 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 02/02/2015 - Aircraft maintenance workers exposed to hazardous chemicals
  • February 02 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 02/02/2015 - OSHA forms alliance with the Louisiana Forestry Association and the Louisiana Logging Council in Baton Rouge
  • February 02 [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 02/02/2015 - OSHA, EPA, and Fertilizer Safety and Health Partners sign alliance to protect workers and first responders from hazardous chemicals
January 2015
  • January 30 [Region 2 News Release] -2015 - 01/30/2015 - For the third time, OSHA finds roofing contractor allows fatal fall hazards at school job site
  • January 30 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 01/30/2015 - New York Presbyterian-Columbia University Medical Center exposes employees to contaminated laundry, tuberculosis risks
  • January 29 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 01/29/2015 - Indianhead Biomass Services explosion severely injures 2 workers
  • January 28 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 01/28/2015 - Plastics manufacturer exposed workers to amputation hazards
  • January 27 [Region 10 News Release] - 2015 - 01/27/2015 - OSHA cites Idaho steel manufacturer following last year's death of welder who fell from misused forklift
  • January 27 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 01/27/2015 - Warehouse workers face 'electrical nightmare' and other workplace dangers, OSHA inspection in Jersey City, New Jersey, reveals
  • January 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 01/27/2015 - OSHA investigation finds management ignores hazards after worker falls into acid-filled tank at Pell City, Alabama, auto parts manufacturer
  • January 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 01/27/2015 - P and W Painting again exposes workers to workplace dangers
  • January 26 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 01/26/2015 - Florida-based bridge coating company exposes workers to unsafe levels of lead; OSHA cites company for serious safety and health hazards
  • January 26 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 01/26/2015 - OSHA finds welders unaware of toxic, explosive fumes when blast kills temporary worker, critically injures another
  • January 26 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 01/26/2015 - Georgia-Pacific Chemicals cited for 11 serious chemical safety violations; OSHA proposes $60,500 in penalties
  • January 26 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 01/26/2015 - OSHA forms alliance with the Associated General Contractors of America to keep San Antonio construction workers safe
  • January 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 01/22/2015 - OSHA finds Zimmer TMT workers lacked training and plan to respond when chlorine gas leaked at Parsippany, NJ plant
  • January 22 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 01/22/2015 - Teenager's on-the-job training results in severe injury after fall at local construction site
  • January 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 01/22/2015 - Corn flour mill cited for exposing workers to explosion and electric shock hazards
  • January 22 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 01/22/2015 - Blast turns fatal at fireworks storage in Pittsburg, Kansas
  • January 21 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 01/21/2015 - Miami freezer manufacturer exposes employees to serious electrical, machine and chemical hazards
  • January 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 01/21/2015 - Worker caught in a grain bin at Grainco FS suffers injuries
  • January 21 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 01/21/2015 - OSHA cites Fastrack Erectors for lack of fall protection in worker fatality
  • January 15 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 01/15/2015 - Litchfield County, Connecticut, manufacturer exposes employees to dangerous respiratory, chemical and other safety hazards
  • January 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 01/15/2015 - MCM Precision Castings exposes workers to dangerous noise levels, silica dust at foundry
  • January 15 [Region 8 News Release] - 2015 - 01/15/2015 - Northern Excavating Co. exposes workers to trench cave-ins for 8th time
  • January 12 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 01/12/2015 - 4 contractors expose workers to potentially fatal falls at Easthampton, Massachusetts, renovation project
  • January 08 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 01/08/2015 - Metal fuel-tank fabricator exposes workers to falls, unguarded machinery and other hazards
  • January 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 01/07/2015 - Employees at Wolcott, New York, Dollar General store face locked exit
  • January 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 01/07/2015 - Florida State University construction fatality results in citations and fines for 4 Tallahassee, Florida, construction companies
  • January 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 01/07/2015 - Worker’s death at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, leads to willful and serious violations for Tekton Construction Co.
  • January 07 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 01/07/2015 - OSHA cites Agridyne after 2 workers succumb to dangerous fumes while cleaning rail cars at Pekin, Illinois, facility
  • January 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 01/06/2015 - OSHA cites MFG Chemical Inc. for repeated safety hazards after 2 workers injured, 1 fatally
  • January 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 01/06/2015 - Temporary worker suffers permanent disability after packaging machine crushes him
  • January 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 01/06/2015 - Chemical cleanup workers still exposed to dangerous hazards
  • January 05 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 01/05/2015 - 'Severe violator' Domestic Casting endangers workers by ignoring prior OSHA violations at iron foundry
  • January 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 01/05/2015 - OSHA cites auto parts supplier for exposing workers to amputation, electrical and struck-by hazards
  • January 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 01/05/2015 - CS Metals exposes scrapyard workers to dangerous levels of lead, copper and arsenic fumes at St. Marys, Ohio, facility
  • January 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 01/05/2015 - Edgerton, Wisconsin, roofing company cited by OSHA for exposing workers to falls-the leading cause of workplace fatalities
  • January 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 01/05/2015 - Hagerty Brothers Co. exposes workers to dangerous lead and copper dust in Peoria, Illinois
  • January 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 01/05/2015 - OSHA cites Piasa, Illinois, roofing company for worker fatality
  • January 05 [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 01/05/2015 - OSHA, Laser Institute of America renew alliance to protect workers from laser hazards
December 2014
  • December 31 [Region 1 News Release] -2014 - 12/31/2014 - New Hampshire company faces $230,400 in OSHA fines for exposing employees to fall, crushing, noise and other hazards
  • December 31 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 12/31/2014 - Boomerang Tube continues to expose workers to life-threatening hazards
  • December 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/30/2014 - OSHA cites 6 Chicago-area companies for worker exposure to asbestos during repairs at Evanston, Illinois, school
  • December 29 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 12/29/2014 - Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom fail to protect young workers from heat hazards and illness, OSHA finds
  • December 29 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 12/29/2014 - Exposing workers to electrical shock and other hazards yields fines of $66,400 for Troy, Texas, manufacturer
  • December 23 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 12/23/2014 - OSHA cites The Davey Tree Expert Co. for again ignoring vehicle rollover hazard leading to fatal injury of tree trimmer
  • December 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/23/2014 - Proframing Contractors repeatedlyexposes roofers to potentially fatal fall hazards
  • December 23 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 12/23/2014 - West Monroe, Louisiana, packaging plant worker suffers serious hand injury as dangerous hazards are ignored
  • December 22 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 12/22/2014 - Scranton, Pennsylvania, chimney supply company again exposes employees to serious hazards and injuries, says OSHA
  • December 22 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 12/22/2014 - OSHA cites Robertson Incorporated Bridge and Grading Division after 16-year-old laborer dies at Delta, Missouri, construction site
  • December 18 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 12/18/2014 - M. Durrance Construction of Jacksonville, Florida, cited for willfully exposing workers to dangerous falls
  • December 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/18/2014 - OSHA cites Basic Grain Products after 2 workers injured at Coldwater, Ohio, rice-cake plant
  • December 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/18/2014 - OSHA investigation finds workers exposed to lead, copper fumes at Republic Metals in Cleveland
  • December 17 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 12/17/2014 - Death of Brooklyn, New York, supermarket worker preventable, OSHA finds
  • 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

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