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April 2015
  • April 02 [Region 4 News Release] -2015 - 04/02/2015 - OSHA cites South Carolina contractor for exposing workers to cave-in and struck-by hazards at work site in Pooler, Georgia
  • April 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/02/2015 - Kroger allows forklift hazards at Columbus supermarket
  • April 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/02/2015 - Workers exposed to asbestos hazards at A.M. Castle and Co. in Franklin Park
  • April 02 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 04/02/2015 - Aluminum foundry exposes workers to chlorine gas and other hazards
  • April 02 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 04/02/2015 - USPS mail processing center again cited by OSHA for fire extinguisher, electrical violations at St. Louis facility
  • April 01 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 04/01/2015 - Lack of cave-in protections led to trench collapse, Bednar Landscape workers' deaths in Boonton
  • April 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/01/2015 - USPS cited for electrical hazards at Chicago’s Clark Street distribution center
March 2015
  • March 31 [Region 2 News Release] -2015 - 03/31/2015 - OSHA fines Dayton, New Jersey, companies $64,200 after investigation finds blocked exit routes and chemical, noise and energy control hazards
  • March 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/30/2015 - Koser Iron Works faces penalties of more than $102K for exposing workers to machine, fire and explosion hazards, lack of training
  • March 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/30/2015 - Wood pellet manufacturer ignores serious safety hazards and fines, places workers at repeated risk of amputation and fire
  • March 30 [Region 9 News Release] - 2015 - 03/30/2015 - Food warehouse avoids potential for catastrophic incident
  • March 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 03/27/2015 - Florida-based contractor exposes its workers to 200-foot falls and silica dust at two work sites; OSHA cites company for serious safety and health hazards
  • March 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 03/27/2015 - Jacksonville, Florida, roofing contractor ignores fact that fall protection can be the difference between life and death
  • March 27 [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 03/27/2015 - OSHA will hold meeting of the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee
  • March 26 [National News Release] - 2015 - 03/26/2015 - Labor Secretary announces bulletin on preventing green tobacco sickness
  • March 26 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 03/26/2015 - New Hampshire electrical contractor exposes employee to fall and electric shock hazards at Concord jobsite
  • March 26 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 03/26/2015 - Roofing contractor ignores electrocution hazards that caused one death, puts second worker in same jeopardy just 72 hours later
  • March 24 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 03/24/2015 - New York City Transit Authority retaliates against employee for participating in safety inspection and filing complaint, OSHA finds
  • March 24 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 03/24/2015 - US Steel Corp.'s safety shortcuts lead to fatal explosion
  • March 24 [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 03/24/2015 - OSHA seeks nominations for membership to the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
  • March 23 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 03/23/2015 - Dollar General store allows blocked and locked exits, fire and other hazards, faces more than $83K in fines for repeated safety violations
  • March 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/23/2015 - Edsal Manufacturing repeatedly allows safety hazards, faces more than $294K in fines
  • March 19 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 03/19/2015 - Queensbury, New York, packaging materials manufacturer exposes employees to fire, explosion and electrical hazards
  • March 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/19/2015 - Fired for reporting hazards, whistleblower wins $33K settlement
  • March 19 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 03/19/2015 - Workers at a Houston construction site exposed to excavation hazards
  • March 18 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 03/18/2015 - OSHA cites Georgia wood products manufacturer for exposing workers to fire, amputation and unprotected equipment hazards
  • March 18 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 03/18/2015 - Safety Stand-Down puts the brakes on injuries at Georgia road sites
  • March 17 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/17/2015 - Mt. Vernon Barge Services exposes workers to electrical, respiratory hazards
  • March 17 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 03/17/2015 - Culture of retaliation: Union Pacific Railroad disciplines locomotive engineer for reporting workplace injury, owes worker $350K in damages
  • March 17 [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 03/17/2015 - OSHA extends comment period for managing hazardous chemical exposures in workplace
  • March 17 [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 03/17/2015 - OSHA seeks nominations for membership to the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee
  • March 16 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 03/16/2015 - World Kitchen exposes Corning, New York, employees to fire, fall, electrical, mechanical and other hazards, OSHA finds
  • March 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 03/16/2015 - OSHA cites Bruegger's Bagels after three workers hospitalized for overexposure to carbon monoxide
  • March 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 03/16/2015 - OSHA cites Nova Southeastern University for exposing faculty to high levels of formaldehyde
  • March 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/16/2015 - Behr Iron and Steel recycling plants face penalties of $366K for continued exposure of workers to machine, fall and confined space hazards
  • March 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/16/2015 - Bowling center worker dies after his hooded sweatshirt catches in pinsetter
  • March 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/16/2015 - Health Care Products Inc. exposes production workers to amputation hazards
  • March 16 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 03/16/2015 - USPS cited for using defective forklift at main post office in Des Moines
  • March 16 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 03/16/2015 - Worker dies after fall at La Belle, Missouri, dairy farm
  • March 16 [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 03/16/2015 - OSHA publishes Notice of Proposed Rulemaking updating a National Consensus Standard in its Eye and Face Protection Standards
  • March 13 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 03/13/2015 - OSHA issues hazard alert letter to Hope Elephants following death
  • March 12 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 03/12/2015 - Manufacturer exposes welders inside tanks to respiratory, confined space hazards
  • March 11 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 03/11/2015 - Serial violator Stephen Lessard faces contempt charges for ignoring OSHA safety hazards, failing to pay $400K in fines
  • March 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 03/10/2015 - Yonkers roofing contractor cited for seven repeat and four serious violations after exposing employees to potentially fatal falls
  • March 10 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 03/10/2015 - OSHA fines Martinsburg, W. Va., contractor more than $109,000 for fall hazards at Morgantown, W. Va., work site
  • March 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/10/2015 - OSHA fines Bluewater Thermal Solutions $42,000 for 8 safety violations
  • March 10 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 03/10/2015 - 58-year-old worker dies because Bridgeton, Missouri, manufacturer ignores safety hazards
  • March 10 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 03/10/2015 - Advance Auto Parts exposes workers to asbestos, mold hazards
  • March 06 [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 03/06/2015 - OSHA announces final rule on procedures for handling retaliation complaints under Sarbanes-Oxley Act
  • March 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 03/05/2015 - Jasper Contractors continues to put roofing workers' lives in jeopardy
  • March 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 03/05/2015 - Trench collapse buries and kills local day laborer
  • March 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/05/2015 - Blast badly injures 2 at Chicago Heights, Illinois, manufacturing plant
  • March 05 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 03/05/2015 - Worker's death in scrap metal baler could have been prevented
  • March 05 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 03/05/2015 - Worker fatally pinned by forklift at Menards warehouse
  • March 04 [Region 10 News Release] - 2015 - 03/04/2015 - US Labor Department sues Idaho Falls school district after employee is fired for raising concerns about asbestos removal
  • March 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/04/2015 - OSHA co-sponsors worker safety and health conference with Sauk Valley Community College, March 10, in Dixon, Illinois
  • March 04 [Region 9 News Release] - 2015 - 03/04/2015 - Core-Mark International must reinstate, pay more than $230K to employee fired for voicing driver safety concerns
  • March 03 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 03/03/2015 - Blocked exits, electrical hazards found after worker electrocuted at distribution warehouse in Dayton, N.J.
  • March 03 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 03/03/2015 - Bronx hair salon fired employee who warned co-workers of formaldehyde hazards, suit alleges
  • March 03 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 03/03/2015 - Salon Bronxhair sa thai nhan vien da canh cao dong nghiep vi cac nhung moi nguy hiem formaldehyde, vu kien cao buoc
  • March 03 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 03/03/2015 - Salon de belleza del Bronx despide a empleada que advirtio a sus companeros sobre los peligros del formaldehido, afirma la demanda
  • March 03 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 03/03/2015 - JC Stucco and Stone Inc. again puts workers' lives at risk, exposing them to dangerous falls, unsafe scaffolding
  • March 03 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 03/03/2015 - Auburn, Alabama contractor exposes workers to cave-in hazards; fails to use safety measures to prevent excavation collapse
  • March 03 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 03/03/2015 - Untrained worker suffers fatal electrocution at H.M. Richards Inc.
  • March 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/03/2015 - OSHA cites Toledo Refining Company following September fire
  • March 02 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 03/02/2015 - Employees avert explosion, fire and other dangers after solvent spill at freight terminal exposes employer's lack of readiness
  • March 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/02/2015 - Court bans Mike Neri Sewer and Water Contractor from excavating work
  • March 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/02/2015 - OSHA fines US Minerals more than $113K for repeatedly exposing workers to dangerous machinery, falls and chemical hazards
  • March 02 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 03/02/2015 - OSHA cites Affordable Exteriors for 7th time in 10 years for failing to provide fall protection to roofers
  • March 02 [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 03/02/2015 - OSHA schedules meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health
February 2015
  • February 26 [Region 10 News Release] -2015 - 02/26/2015 - Federal judge orders US Postal Service to pay employee $229K in damages for whistleblower retaliation
  • February 26 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 02/26/2015 - Duane Reade Manhattan 6th Avenue store exposes employees to fire and crushing hazards from blocked exits and carelessly piled stock
  • February 26 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 02/26/2015 - A and D Wood Products workers face amputation and explosion risks at Elida, Ohio, wood pallet manufacturing facility
  • February 25 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 02/25/2015 - For the fourth time in 4 years, Massachusetts roofing contractor cited for exposing employees to potentially fatal falls
  • February 25 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 02/25/2015 - Lack of protective equipment leaves employees of Madison, New Jersey, manufacturer exposed to amputation hazards, finds OSHA
  • February 24 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 02/24/2015 - Bentley Laboratories exposed temporary workers to chemical, noise and machine hazards
  • February 24 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 02/24/2015 - Worker loses toes in Waterville, Kansas, grain bin; incident due to safety violations
  • February 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 02/19/2015 - Alabama aluminum foil manufacturer endangers workers; OSHA cites company for 25 serious safety and health hazards
  • February 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 02/19/2015 - Jacksonville, Florida-based roofing company continues to expose workers to dangerous falls; OSHA proposes nearly $80K in penalties
  • February 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 02/19/2015 - Inspection finds Basic Marine again exposes workers to dangerous hazards
  • February 19 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 02/19/2015 - Workers exposed to cave-in hazards at excavation site
  • February 18 [National News Release] - 2015 - 02/18/2015 - Stand Tall, Stand Proud and Stand-Down for Fall Safety!
  • February 18 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 02/18/2015 - Milling facility exposed workers to explosion and electrical hazards
  • February 18 [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 02/18/2015 - OSHA and NIOSH issue hazard alert on protecting workers from silica exposure during countertop manufacture and installation
  • February 18 [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 02/18/2015 - OSHA will hold meeting of the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health
  • February 17 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 02/17/2015 - Employees at Bristol, Connecticut, trash-to-energy plant exposed to combustible dust, fire, electrical, confined space, other hazards
  • February 17 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 02/17/2015 - OSHA fines moving and storage company nearly $90K for exposing workers to asbestos hazards at Newark, New Jersey, warehouse
  • February 17 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 02/17/2015 - OSHA fines Seitz Technical Products more than $42K for exposing workers to chemical hazards at Oxford, Pa., facility
  • February 17 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 02/17/2015 - Alliance Tubular Products again ignores violations and exposes workers to dangerous machinery and risk of serious injury
  • February 12 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 02/12/2015 - Central Transport LLC shipping exposes terminal employees in multiple states to injuries and death from defective forklifts
  • February 12 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 02/12/2015 - OSHA finds Northstar Contracting Group exposed workers to falls while trimming trees at Morris Plains, N.J., psych hospital
  • February 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 02/12/2015 - Frick Service Inc. exposes workers to electrical, respiratory hazards
  • February 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 02/12/2015 - Mercury Products Corp. fails to train, protect temp workers from mechanical and electrical hazards
  • February 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 02/12/2015 - Painter dies in cell tower fall due to inadequate protective equipment
  • February 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 02/12/2015 - Workers at a Fort Worth, Texas-based plumbing and heating equipment producer exposed to safety hazards
  • 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

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