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November 2013
  • November 25 [Region 1 News Release] -2013 - 11/25/2013 - Crane collapse in Stamford, Conn., results in proposed US Labor Department OSHA fines of $165,200 for Port Chester, NY, marine construction contractor
  • November 25 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 11/25/2013 - Offering safety and health assistance to tornado damaged communities
  • November 21 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 11/21/2013 - Bronx, NY, employer fails to correct previously cited safety and health hazards, faces additional $108,080 in US Labor Department OSHA fines
  • November 21 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 11/21/2013 - Rockaway, NJ, plastic pipe producer cited for 18 health and safety workplace violations; US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $51,800 in penalties
  • November 21 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 11/21/2013 - Missoula, Mont., auto body shop faces US Labor Department OSHA penalties following workplace fire
  • November 20 [National News Release] - 2013 - 11/20/2013 - US Department of Labor announces rules to update regulations and decrease burden on businesses
  • November 20 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 11/20/2013 - Affordable Roofing and Exteriors cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing roofing workers to fall hazards on central Illinois job sites
  • November 19 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 11/19/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Tyson Foods, proposes $121,720 in fines for workplace safety hazards at Buffalo, NY, production plant
  • November 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 11/19/2013 - Judge orders North Canton-based Star Air, Akron Reserve Ammunition, owner to pay more than $300,000 to 2 terminated Ohio truck drivers
  • November 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 11/19/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $70,070 fine for PTS Contractors Inc. for cave-in hazards during trenching operations
  • November 19 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 11/19/2013 - Welspun Tubular LLC in Little Rock, Ark., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to possible amputation hazards
  • November 18 [National News Release] - 2013 - 11/18/2013 - Crowd management measures are critical during major sales events; US Labor Department's OSHA sends reminder to retail associations
  • November 18 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 11/18/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Big Lots Stores Inc., proposes $169,000 in fines for exit access, crushing, struck-by hazards at West Babylon, NY, store
  • November 18 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 11/18/2013 - Luthersburg, Pa., contractor cited for willful fall hazards at Williamsport, Pa., site; US Labor Department's OSHA proposes nearly $37,000 in fines
  • November 18 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 11/18/2013 - Upper Darby, Pa., severe violator again cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for recurring hazards at Philadelphia work site
  • November 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 11/18/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA provides on-site compliance assistance to protect recovery workers, public during tornado recovery efforts in Illinois
  • November 15 [Trade News Release] - 2013 - 11/15/2013 - OSHA schedules meeting of the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
  • November 14 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 11/14/2013 - Philadelphia demolition contractors cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for willful and serious safety violations following fatal June building collapse
  • November 14 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 11/14/2013 - Trinity Yachts cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for repeat and serious violations; more than $177,000 in fines proposed
  • November 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 11/14/2013 - Raising health and safety awareness in the oil and gas industry is the mission of US Labor Department's OSHA stand down today in Humble, Texas
  • November 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 11/14/2013 - Tomball, Texas, manufacturer cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for 19 safety violations, workers exposed to various hazards
  • November 14 [Region 9 News Release] - 2013 - 11/14/2013 - US Department of Labor joins Philippine consulates to promote workplace protections, rights for Filipino workers<
  • November 14 [Trade News Release] - 2013 - 11/14/2013 - OSHA schedules public meeting on proposed rule to improve tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses
  • November 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 11/13/2013 - US Department of Labor orders Gaines Motor Lines Inc. and two officials to reinstate whistleblowers and pay more than $1 million in damages
  • November 12 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 11/12/2013 - US Labor Department reaches settlement agreement with Verizon New York Inc. to increase training, safeguards for field technicians
  • November 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 11/12/2013 - Pompano Beach, Fla.-based Coastal Masonry cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for willful and serious violations following worker fatality
  • November 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 11/12/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Tennessee contractor following crane collapse on Highway 109 in Gallatin, Tenn.
  • November 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 11/12/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Selfridge Air National Guard Base for 8 violations including exposing workers to amputation hazards
  • November 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 11/12/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites White Cedar Shingles for 9 violations after worker fatally injured at Superior, Wis., manufacturer
  • 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 07 [National News Release] - 2013 - 11/07/2013 - OSHA announces proposed new rule to improve tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses
  • November 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 11/07/2013 - Garda Cash Logistics in Georgia cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for failure-to-abate and serious violations; more than $55,000 in fines proposed
  • November 07 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 11/07/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 2 Dallas employers for exposing workers to hazards after 2 people were struck and killed by a forklift
  • November 07 [Trade News Release] - 2013 - 11/07/2013 - OSHA announces meeting of Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health and requests nominations for membership
  • November 06 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 11/06/2013 - OSHA cites Hampton, NH, manufacturer for 21 serious safety violations
  • November 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 11/05/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes fines for Strategic Materials because it lacks a respiratory protection program at its East Troy, Wis., recycling plant
  • 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.
  • November 01 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 11/01/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites West Hartford, Conn., metal finishing plant for 15 repeat and serious hazards
October 2013
  • October 31 [Region 3 News Release] -2013 - 10/31/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites B R Flowers and Co. Inc. and Tidewater Staffing Inc. after July heat fatality in Norfolk, Va.
  • October 31 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 10/31/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Alabama pallet manufacturer for repeat, serious safety violations; proposes more than $76,000 in fines
  • October 31 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 10/31/2013 - Northstar Metal Products cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for multiple violations following April explosion and fire at Glendale Heights, Ill., plant
  • October 31 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 10/31/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Quaker City Castings for 9 safety violations at Salem, Ohio, foundry; proposes fines of $45,000
  • October 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 10/30/2013 - Crossett, Ark., trucking company cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for asphyxiation hazards following worker fatality
  • October 29 [Region 10 News Release] - 2013 - 10/29/2013 - US Labor Department seeks more than $300,000 for Idaho whistleblower
  • October 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 10/29/2013 - Frost Tile and Marble Co. faces $136,400 OSHA penalty for failing to abate previous safety violations at Norton, Ohio, tile manufacturing plant
  • October 29 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 10/29/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA forms workplace safety and health partnership with WS Bellows Construction Corp. for Phillips 66 project
  • October 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 10/28/2013 - Napoleon Spring Works faces $147,600 in proposed OSHA penalties for exposing workers to amputation hazards at Archbold, Ohio, plant
  • October 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 10/28/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA finds 36 safety violations at Indiana's Crane Army Ammunition Activity following March explosion
  • October 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 10/28/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Formed Fiber Technologies $115,000 for repeat safety and health violations at fabric manufacturing plant
  • October 25 [National News Release] - 2013 - 10/25/2013 - OSHA extends comment period on proposed silica rule to provide additional time for public input
  • October 24 [National News Release] - 2013 - 10/24/2013 - OSHA releases new resources to better protect workers from hazardous chemicals
  • October 24 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 10/24/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Rebecca Minkoff LLC with $77,000 in fines for exit access hazards at company's Manhattan office and showroom
  • October 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 10/24/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites United Ethanol for 15 violations after worker fatally engulfed in corn bin at Milton, Wis., ethanol facility
  • October 23 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 10/23/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA orders Connecticut trucking company and owner to withdraw retaliatory lawsuit, pay $60,000 to former workers
  • October 22 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 10/22/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Cicero, NY, metal hatch manufacturer for 13 serious safety hazards
  • October 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 10/22/2013 - Jackson, NJ, steel company fined $115,400 by US Labor Department's OSHA for failing to abate workplace hazards
  • October 21 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 10/21/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $280,000 in fines against contractors constructing power plant in Berlin, NH
  • October 21 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 10/21/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites East Orange, NJ, concrete company for willful, serious hazards; proposes $153,900 fine
  • October 21 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 10/21/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA wins jury trial regarding whistleblower violations by Manatee School for the Arts in Palmetto, Fla.
September 2013
  • September 30 [Region 1 News Release] -2013 - 09/30/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA orders Clean Diesel Technologies Inc. to pay over $1.9 million to former CFO fired for reporting conflict of interest
  • September 30 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 09/30/2013 - Champlain, NY, rail car interior manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 24 safety and health violations
  • September 30 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 09/30/2013 - Vestal, NY, pipe manufacturer cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for 16 serious health and safety violations after worker fatally struck by forklift
  • September 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 09/30/2013 - Fiberdome Inc. cited by the US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to airborne hazards at Lake Mills, Wis., manufacturing plant
  • September 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 09/30/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Fort Worth F and D Head Co. for 18 serious safety violations for exposing workers to amputations, struck-by hazards
  • 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 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 09/27/2013 - Georgia Power Co. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for 17 serious violations following explosion; penalties of $119,000 proposed
  • September 27 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 09/27/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 4 Russellville, Ark., employers in crane collapse that fatally injured 1 worker and hurt 8 others
  • September 26 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 09/26/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites 7 Trade Fair Supermarkets in Queens, NY, for laceration, eye, exit hazards; proposes $128,000 in fines
  • September 26 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 09/26/2013 - Hazzard Marine in Georgetown, SC, cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for 32 safety and health violations; more than $59,000 proposed in fines
  • September 26 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 09/26/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA renews alliance with TandT Staff Management Inc. in El Paso, Texas, to promote worker safety and health
  • September 26 [Trade News Release] - 2013 - 09/26/2013 - OSHA launches new safety and health certificate program for public sector employees
  • September 25 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 09/25/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Medford, Mass., contractor for cave-in hazards at Chelsea sewer installation site
  • September 25 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 09/25/2013 - Perth Amboy, NJ, shirtmaker cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing employees to workplace hazards
  • September 25 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 09/25/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Long Island, NY, nursing care facility for 11 health and safety hazards; proposes $41,000 in fines
  • September 25 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 09/25/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Texas-based IFCO Systems North America for repeat violations at its Jacksonville, Fla., facility
  • September 25 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 09/25/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA in Dallas signs alliance with the Association of Energy Service Companies to promote safety and health in the oil and gas well industry
  • September 25 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 09/25/2013 - Wylie, Texas, metal extruder cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to uncontrolled energy sources, other safety hazards
  • September 25 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 09/25/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA providing informational resources to assist Colorado workers, residents and businesses in cleanup efforts
  • September 24 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 09/24/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Holtsville, NY, contractor for serious safety violations following decking collapse that injured worker
  • September 24 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 09/24/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $272,000 in fines, cites four contractors for safety hazards at midtown Manhattan site
  • September 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 09/24/2013 - Judge orders S.E.M. Villa II to pay back wages to whistleblower who reported bedbugs at Milford, Ohio, retirement home
  • September 24 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 09/24/2013 - Pasadena, Texas, tank cleaner cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for failing to protect workers from chemical hazards
  • 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 2 News Release] - 2013 - 09/23/2013 - UPS Inc. cited for repeat, serious safety hazards at Secaucus, NJ, processing and distribution center; fined $45,500 by US Labor Department's OSHA
  • September 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 09/23/2013 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA, Buckeye STEPS Network establish alliance to address hazards associated with oil and gas operations
  • 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 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 09/19/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Alabama's Marcus Borden for fall hazards and other violations after injuries to 3 workers at Cordova, Ala., site
  • September 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 09/19/2013 - Optimum Plastics Inc. faces $81,000 in proposed US Department of Labor OSHA penalties after 4 workers suffer fractures at Delaware, Ohio, plant
  • September 17 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 09/17/2013 - Cross Construction cited by OSHA for recurring trenching violations at job site in Danville, Ill.
  • September 17 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 09/17/2013 - Piramal Glass USA Inc. cited by US Labor Department for 21 OSHA violations after worker has finger amputated during work at Park Hills, Mo., plant
  • September 17 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 09/17/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Feutz Contractors Inc. for exposing workers to trench hazards at job site in Mahomet, Ill.
  • September 16 [National News Release] - 2013 - 09/16/2013 - $10.1 million in Susan Harwood safety and health training grants awarded to 70 organizations by US Department of Labor's OSHA
  • September 16 [National News Release] - 2013 - 09/16/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA working with agriculture community to promote safety education during Farm Safety Week, Sept. 15-22
  • September 16 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 09/16/2013 - Massachusetts contractor faces more than $336,000 in US Labor Department OSHA fines for willful, repeat and serious safety violations
  • September 16 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 09/16/2013 - Houston, Texas, waste services employer and temporary labor provider cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for worker's death from excessive heat exposure
  • September 13 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 09/13/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes nearly $200,000 in fines against CVS for exit access, struck-by and other hazards at Brooklyn, NY, store
  • September 13 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 09/13/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA urges workers and public in flood impacted areas to exercise diligence against hazards
  • September 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 09/12/2013 - Edsal Manufacturing faces $75,000 penalty from US Labor Department's OSHA for blocking exit routes, other safety violations at Chicago 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
  • September 12 [Trade News Release] - 2013 - 09/12/2013 - OSHA announces that the notice of proposed rulemaking for respirable silica has been published in the Federal Register

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