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March 2016
  • March 15 [Region 5 News Release] -2016 - 03/15/2016 - OSHA cites Lunda Construction again after death of 18-year-old apprentice at the Bong Bridge resurfacing project, 3rd fatality on Lunda site since 2012
  • March 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 03/15/2016 - Ohio contractor continues to risk safety of siding installers
  • March 14 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 03/14/2016 - OSHA orders JP Morgan Chase Bank to reinstate fired operations manager who raised concerns about financial transactions' validity
  • March 14 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 03/14/2016 - Recycling company faces $84K in fines after failing to correct previously cited workplace safety hazards
  • March 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 03/10/2016 - Berlin Builders continues to expose workers to life-threatening falls, other safety hazards at Southern New Jersey worksites
  • March 10 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 03/10/2016 - Alabama worker's injury at a Pilgrim's Pride Corp. processing plant brings OSHA citations, penalties for the poultry producer
  • March 10 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 03/10/2016 - Dollar General store in Georgia continues to ignore entrapment and fire hazards despite recent OSHA citations, penalties
  • March 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 03/10/2016 - OSHA cites marine construction company for exposing workers to three-story high fall hazards, other safety violations
  • March 09 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 03/09/2016 - Lynn roofing contractor again exposes employees to fall, electrical hazards
  • March 09 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 03/09/2016 - OSHA: Bergen County contractor willfully exposed workers to potential trench cave-in at Parsippany worksite
  • March 09 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 03/09/2016 - OSHA inspectors find prison workers at two West Virginia federal facilities still lack safety gloves to prevent sharps-related hazards
  • March 09 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 03/09/2016 - Popular DC hotel exposes employees to more than two dozen workplace safety, health hazards; faces $76K in fines
  • March 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 03/09/2016 - OSHA cites marine construction company for exposing workers to three-story high fall hazards, other safety violations
  • March 09 [Trade News Release] - 2016 - 03/09/2016 - OSHA is extending the public comment period on guidance for determining potential health hazards of chemicals
  • March 08 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 03/08/2016 - US Labor Department sues after Pennsylvania duct manufacturer fires two employees for identifying, documenting machine hazards
  • March 08 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 03/08/2016 - OSHA finds wood floor designs used for concrete led to collapse, contractor's death at restaurant reconstruction project
  • March 08 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 03/08/2016 - Worker suffers severe injury when hand is caught in machine at Ohio corrugated packaging company
  • March 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 03/07/2016 - Mega Construction continues to expose workers to dangerous fall hazards at Daphne, Alabama, subdivisions; OSHA proposes more than $92K in fines
  • March 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 03/07/2016 - US Department of Labor sues Lear Corp., three managers who retaliated after employees raised safety concerns at Selma foam manufacturer
  • March 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 03/04/2016 - OSHA, Waubonsee Community College sponsor worker safety, health conference on March 16, in Sugar Grove, Illinois
  • March 03 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 03/03/2016 - OSHA finds Jake Rieger Farms wrongfully terminated driver who refused to operate truck that violated Iowa law; owes $55K in wages, damages
  • March 02 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 03/02/2016 - OSHA investigation finds St. Marys' manufacturer willfully exposed employees to dangerous machine hazards
  • March 01 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 03/01/2016 - Morris County contractor created worker safety hazards that led to hangar collapse at Newark Liberty International Airport
February 2016
  • February 29 [Region 4 News Release] -2016 - 02/29/2016 - Worker's severe saw injury prompts OSHA investigation that uncovers more than a dozen safety hazards at Augusta meat processing plant
  • February 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 02/29/2016 - OSHA cites auto parts maker for forklift, machine hazards at Oregon, Ohio, plants after complaints of unsafe working conditions
  • February 29 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 02/29/2016 - OSHA cites Sharpe Holdings in death of worker at Missouri dairy farm
  • February 29 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 02/29/2016 - OSHA continues focus on protecting workers from struck-by vehicle hazards at job sites in Kansas, Nebraska, and Missouri
  • February 26 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 02/26/2016 - Employees at Connecticut steel foundry exposed to electrical, chemical, mechanical and fire hazards and lack of protective equipment
  • February 25 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 02/25/2016 - OSHA finds Middlesex contractor exposed workers to fall hazards after investigation of roofer's death at Parsippany jobsite
  • February 25 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 02/25/2016 - OSHA cites employer for exposing Houston workers to amputation and fire hazards
  • February 24 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 02/24/2016 - OSHA: Saratoga County campground exposed employees to electrical hazards
  • February 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 02/24/2016 - Lack of fall protection led to roofer's death in fall at Cincinnati work site
  • February 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 02/24/2016 - Service technician hospitalized after toxic chemical exposure at Ohio hazardous waste incineration facility
  • February 23 [Region 10 News Release] - 2016 - 02/23/2016 - OSHA orders reinstatement, back wages and damages for Alaska pilot fired for raising safety concerns
  • February 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 02/23/2016 - OSHA cites Sheboygan, Wisconsin, plastic manufacturer for not evaluating its hazardous chemical procedures
  • February 22 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 02/22/2016 - Connecticut aircraft engine repair station employees exposed to hexavalent chromium, fire hazards
  • February 22 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 02/22/2016 - OSHA administrative law judge rules that Connecticut contractor misclassified employees as independent contractors
  • February 22 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 02/22/2016 - OSHA: Fatal Taunton aerial lift tip over was 'preventable'
  • February 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 02/22/2016 - Employees at Tecnofil Chenango SAC again exposed to hazards from unguarded machines at Sherburne plant
  • February 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 02/22/2016 - US Labor Department sues Niagara Falls employer for firing employee who raised safety concerns at Buffalo demolition site
  • February 22 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 02/22/2016 - US Labor Department sues US Steel Corp., for retaliating against workers reporting workplace injuries
  • February 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 02/22/2016 - Workers of four Florida contractors face dangerous fall hazards at Jacksonville job site, OSHA proposes nearly $145K in fines
  • February 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 02/22/2016 - OSHA renews alliance with the West Texas Safety Training Center to promote worker safety and health for oil & gas workers in Odessa, Texas
  • February 22 [Region 8 News Release] - 2016 - 02/22/2016 - OSHA cites Colorado homebuilder, roofing company for not providing workers with proper fall protection equipment
  • February 18 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 02/18/2016 - OSHA: Circus tent in fatal New Hampshire collapse not erected correctly
  • February 18 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 02/18/2016 - Ephrata, Pennsylvania construction company exposed workers to falls from nearly two stories up, other hazards at Leola worksite
  • February 18 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 02/18/2016 - OSHA allies with Amarillo chapter of Associated General Contractors Panhandle of Texas for construction worker safety
  • February 18 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 02/18/2016 - OSHA finds Arkansas door manufacturer exposed workers to dangers from moving machine parts, risk of electrocution
  • February 18 [Trade News Release] - 2016 - 02/18/2016 - National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health to hold a special meeting
  • February 18 [Trade News Release] - 2016 - 02/18/2016 - Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez appoints 15 members to Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health
  • February 17 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 02/17/2016 - OSHA: Bryant University structural steel collapse 'needless and preventable'
  • February 17 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 02/17/2016 - OSHA cites Oak Creek industrial laundry facility in worker's death
  • February 17 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 02/17/2016 - OSHA cites Martell, Nebraska, feed mill for grain handling hazards
  • February 16 [National News Release] - 2016 - 02/16/2016 - National Safety Stand-Down highlights importance of preventing falls, leading cause of worker death, serious injury in the construction industry
  • February 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 02/16/2016 - US Labor Department urges storm recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • February 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 02/16/2016 - Lack of training by company led to logging worker's tragic death
  • February 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 02/16/2016 - OSHA cites Republic Wire after worker loses finger in unguarded machine
  • February 16 [Trade News Release] - 2016 - 02/16/2016 - OSHA announces national safety "step-up" to protect workers at oil and gas exploration sites
  • February 12 [Trade News Release] - 2016 - 02/12/2016 - New hazard alert from OSHA and NIOSH highlights dangers of tank gauging
  • February 12 [Trade News Release] - 2016 - 02/12/2016 - OSHA to seek public comment on guidance for determining potential health hazards of chemicals
  • February 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 02/11/2016 - OSHA cites Case Farms for failing to report employee illness
  • February 11 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 02/11/2016 - Three workers suffer amputation, serious injuries at Schwan food processing facility
  • February 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 02/10/2016 - OSHA finds Newark manufacturer put employees at-risk in its handling of dangerous chemicals
  • February 10 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 02/10/2016 - OSHA cites Warren Railcar Services Inc. for exposing employees to more than two dozen safety and health hazards
  • February 09 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 02/09/2016 - Morris County contractor ignored municipal safety concern,willfully exposed workers to dangers of possible trench cave-in
  • February 05 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 02/05/2016 - OSHA renews partnership with Arkansas Chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America Inc.
  • February 04 [Trade News Release] - 2016 - 02/04/2016 - OSHA National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health schedules third meeting of the Emergency Response and Preparedness Subcommittee
  • February 04 [Trade News Release] - 2016 - 02/04/2016 - OSHA schedules meeting of the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health in February
  • February 04 [Trade News Release] - 2016 - 02/04/2016 - OSHA seeks nominations for membership to the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
  • February 03 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 02/03/2016 - Delaware county roofing contractor continues to expose workers to fall hazards, most recently at Conshohocken site
  • February 03 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 02/03/2016 - Lancaster lawn care company cited for exposing workers to lawn mower safety hazards after employee has two toes amputated
  • February 03 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 02/03/2016 - OSHA: Washington County contractor, Pittsburgh staffing agency failed to protect temporary workers from potential trench collapse
  • February 03 [Trade News Release] - 2016 - 02/03/2016 - OSHA and Crane, Hoist and Monorail Partners renew alliance to prevent worker exposures to electrical, falls, struck-by hazards
  • February 02 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 02/02/2016 - Stratford contractor again exposes employees to fall, scaffold hazards
  • February 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 02/02/2016 - Area builder exposes workers to dangerous fall hazards at two Chicago area job sites within a month
  • February 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 02/02/2016 - Worker loses part of finger while clearing machine jam at Goodman, Wisconsin, wood veneer manufacturer
  • February 02 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 02/02/2016 - OSHA cites performing arts employer after 21-year-old worker was fatally injured from a pyrotechnics explosion at a musical venue in Canyon, Texas
  • February 02 [Trade News Release] - 2016 - 02/02/2016 - OSHA certifies New Jersey occupational safety and health plan for state and local government workers
  • February 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 02/01/2016 - Worker severely injured in 40-foot fall from crane at TimkenSteel
  • February 01 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 02/01/2016 - Dollar General store endangers workers by blocking exit routes with trash
  • February 01 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 02/01/2016 - OSHA's regional emphasis focuses on reducing illness, injury at high-hazard manufacturing facilities in Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri
  • February 01 [Trade News Release] - 2016 - 02/01/2016 - OSHA extends public comment period for updated Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines
  • February 01 [Trade News Release] - 2016 - 02/01/2016 - OSHA seeks nominations for membership on the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
  • February 01 [Trade News Release] - 2016 - 02/01/2016 - OSHA to hold public stakeholder meeting on its draft updated Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines
  • February 01 [Trade News Release] - 2016 - 02/01/2016 - OSHA, Industrial Truck Association renew alliance to reduce hazards associated with powered industrial trucks
January 2016
  • January 28 [Region 3 News Release] -2016 - 01/28/2016 - Seitz Tech LLC exposes employees to electrical, fire hazards again
  • January 28 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 01/28/2016 - OSHA cites auto parts manufacturer for willfully exposing workers to amputations, other hazards at Alabama facility
  • January 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 01/28/2016 - OSHA cites Green Bay packaging company for multiple safety hazards
  • January 28 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 01/28/2016 - OSHA cites employer for exposing Katy, Texas workers to trenching hazards
  • January 28 [Region 8 News Release] - 2016 - 01/28/2016 - OSHA cites Colorado mattress spring manufacturer with willful, serious citations following worker injury at its Colorado Springs plant
  • January 27 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 01/27/2016 - OSHA: Employees of Terryville, Connecticut, manufacturer exposed to chemical, fire, other hazards
  • January 27 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 01/27/2016 - OSHA finds Allenwood federal prison workers lack safety gloves to avoid punctures, infections from sharps
  • January 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 01/27/2016 - Worker deglazing bathtub in public housing complex died of acute exposure to methylene chloride, a toxic chemical found in paint stripper
  • January 26 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 01/26/2016 - Lake Compounce Theme Park employees exposed to chemical, fire, other hazards: OSHA
  • January 26 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 01/26/2016 - Massachusetts roofing contractor again exposes workers to fall hazards A S General Construction Inc. faces $188K in OSHA fines for 16 violations
  • January 25 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 01/25/2016 - Ohio manufacturer of fasteners exposes workers to amputation hazards
  • January 25 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 01/25/2016 - Workplace hazards at Brownsville frozen seafood distributor leads to $155K in OSHA fines; company named 'severe violator'
  • January 22 [Region 10 News Release] - 2016 - 01/22/2016 - OSHA cites Idaho plumbing company $24K for trenching violations in Twin Falls
  • January 21 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 01/21/2016 - New York trucking company fired driver for reporting truck safety concerns
  • January 21 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 01/21/2016 - OSHA cites SB Framing Services after worker dies after falling from roof

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