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October 2014
  • October 07 [Region 4 News Release] -2014 - 10/07/2014 - Florida-based GP Roofing and Construction and Archer Exteriors cited for exposing workers to falls and other hazards
  • October 02 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 10/02/2014 - Wolcott, Connecticut, roofing contractor cited for fall hazards after fatal worker fall in Watertown, Connecticut
  • October 02 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 10/02/2014 - Somerville, New Jersey, company fined $136,290 for willfully exposing workers to safety and health hazards
  • October 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/02/2014 - OSHA cites Certified Heat Treating Inc. after supervisor fatally injured at Miamisburg, Ohio, plant
  • October 02 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 10/02/2014 - Struck-by vehicle incidents cause 15 percent of workplace fatalities in Kansas, Missouri, Iowa and Nebraska
  • October 01 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 10/01/2014 - New Hampshire contractor with history of safety violations exposed employees to 25-foot falls
  • October 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/01/2014 - Worker critically injured when pinned by machine at Columbus Castings
  • October 01 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 10/01/2014 - Burlington Northern Santa Fe LLC ordered to pay $30,000 for retaliating against worker
September 2014
  • September 30 [Region 4 News Release] -2014 - 09/30/2014 - Jasper Contractors in Jacksonville, Florida, cited for exposing workers to falls and other hazards; $162K in penalties proposed
  • September 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/30/2014 - Workers exposed to asbestos while restoring landmark Chicago fire station
  • September 29 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 09/29/2014 - OSHA finds workers repeatedly exposed to fall hazards at residential construction site in Robbinsville, New Jersey
  • September 29 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 09/29/2014 - Plaid Enterprises in Decatur, Georgia, cited for exposing permanent and temporary workers to amputation, electrical and other safety hazards
  • September 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/29/2014 - Mechanics repeatedly exposed to chemical hazards at Illinois garage
  • September 26 [Region 9 News Release] - 2014 - 09/26/2014 - Railroad machinist awarded $51,000 in damages and back pay following suspension for videotaping machinery testing
  • September 25 [National News Release] - 2014 - 09/25/2014 - Wireless Horizon tower collapse results in deaths of 2 cell tower workers
  • September 25 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/25/2014 - OSHA and agriculture community come together to promote safety education during National Farm Safety and Health Week Sept. 21-27
  • September 25 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 09/25/2014 - OSHA and agriculture community come together to promote safety education during National Farm Safety and Health Week Sept. 21-27
  • September 25 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 09/25/2014 - Stericycle Inc. ordered to reinstate Wichita, Kansas, supervisor terminated for reporting safety concerns
  • September 25 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 09/25/2014 - Worker loses life after being struck-by an excavator bucket at construction site
  • September 25 [Region 8 News Release] - 2014 - 09/25/2014 - OSHA and agriculture community come together to promote safety education during National Farm Safety and Health Week Sept. 21-27
  • September 25 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 09/25/2014 - OSHA extends compliance date for crane operator certification requirements
  • September 25 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 09/25/2014 - OSHA schedules meeting of the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
  • September 24 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 09/24/2014 - Massachusetts Bay Electrical Corp. cited for safety violations in connection with 2 worker fatalities on Cape Cod, Massachusetts
  • September 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/24/2014 - OSHA proposes $130,200 in fines for Canton, Ohio, aluminum plant for willfully exposing workers to serious hazards
  • September 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/24/2014 - US Labor Department files complaint against North Jackson Specialty Steel for dismissing employee who reported safety concerns
  • September 23 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 09/23/2014 - Midville, Georgia, steel distributor cited for exposing workers to repeat and serious workplace safety hazards
  • September 23 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 09/23/2014 - Prattville, Alabama, Fras-le North America cited for repeat and serious safety and health violations following OSHA inspection
  • September 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/23/2014 - Roofers not provided fall protection at two work sites
  • September 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 09/22/2014 - Electrical and machine hazards among 10 serious safety violations found at General Glass International in Secaucus, New Jersey
  • September 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 09/22/2014 - Employee injured while working at Oconee Fall Line Technical College; Georgia electrical contractor cited for safety violations
  • September 22 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 09/22/2014 - Worker reports respiratory inflammation after welding in rail car
  • September 19 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 09/19/2014 - D and J Ironworks cited for inadequate workplace safeguards following fatal fire in Boston's Back Bay
  • September 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/18/2014 - Workers exposed to dangerous machine hazards at MCM Industries Co.
  • September 16 [Region 10 News Release] - 2014 - 09/16/2014 - US Labor Department seeks damages for wrongly terminated Sandpoint, Idaho, employee
  • September 16 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 09/16/2014 - JC Stucco and Stone Inc. willfully exposed workers to fall hazards
  • September 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/16/2014 - OSHA cites KVK Foundry for repeatedly violating safety standards
  • September 16 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 09/16/2014 - Holder Construction Group and OSHA partner to protect construction workers on Oasis Data Center Project in Omaha, Nebraska
  • September 16 [Region 8 News Release] - 2014 - 09/16/2014 - 51-year-old worker fatally engulfed in Lake Preston, South Dakota, grain elevator
  • September 16 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 09/16/2014 - OSHA, National Safety Council renew alliance to address worker exposures to falls, emergency response, other safety issues
  • September 15 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 09/15/2014 - Over 40 safety and health violations found at Wayne Lumber and Mulch Inc.
  • September 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/15/2014 - Workers exposed to combustible dust, amputation and other serious hazards at Ravenna, Ohio, rubber products plant
  • September 15 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 09/15/2014 - Cut stone manufacturer exposes workers to amputation hazards, hearing loss
  • September 11 [National News Release] - 2014 - 09/11/2014 - OSHA announces new requirements for reporting severe injuries and updates list of industries exempt from record-keeping requirements
  • September 11 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 09/11/2014 - Brundidge, Alabama, condiment producer fails to correct previously identified workplace hazards; nearly $235K in penalties proposed
  • September 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/11/2014 - Chicago Central and Pacific Railroad ordered to pay $2K to Iowa conductor disciplined for taking doctor-ordered leave
  • September 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/11/2014 - OSHA cites Central Transport for forklift, fall hazards
  • September 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/11/2014 - Unguarded machine leads to worker's thumb amputation at Hammond, Wisconsin, polycoated paper manufacturing facility
  • September 11 [OSHA Statement] - 2014 - 09/11/2014 - Statement on Updates to OSHA's Recordkeeping Rule by Assistant Secretary for Occupational Safety and Health Dr. David Michaels
  • September 10 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 09/10/2014 - Enfield, Connecticut, roofing contractor exposed workers to falls at 2 New Britain sites, faces nearly $300,000 in OSHA fines
  • September 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 09/10/2014 - Arctic Glacier USA Inc. cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing employees to ammonia hazards at Brooklyn, New York, ice plant
  • September 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/10/2014 - Mt. Pleasant Blacktopping cited for failing to protect workers from trench cave-ins while installing water mains
  • September 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/10/2014 - Worker crushed by machinery at Youngstown, Ohio, steel mill
  • September 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/10/2014 - Workers exposed to amputation hazards at Peoria, Illinois, tower manufacturer
  • September 09 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 09/09/2014 - Alabama metal manufacturer cited by OSHA for exposing workers to amputations, falls and other workplace safety hazards
  • September 09 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 09/09/2014 - Alabama metal manufacturer cited by OSHA for exposing workers to amputations, falls and other workplace safety hazards
  • September 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/09/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA finds 6 safety, health violations at Saginaw, Michigan, medical center for veterans
  • September 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 09/09/2014 - Promoting worker safety in oil and gas sector prompts OSHA area offices in El Paso and Lubbock, Texas, to renew Permian Basin STEPS Network alliance
  • September 09 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 09/09/2014 - OSHA seeks nominations for five members to serve on Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
  • September 08 [National News Release] - 2014 - 09/08/2014 - $10.6M in safety and health grants awarded to 78 organizations across the nation by US Labor Department's OSHA
  • September 08 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 09/08/2014 - Plastering subcontractor repeatedly exposed workers to fall hazards
  • September 08 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 09/08/2014 - OSHA names new director of its Standards and Guidance Directorate
  • September 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/04/2014 - Liquid chlorine handling procedures cited at Racine, Wisconsin, foundry
  • September 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/04/2014 - Worker fatally injured at Behr Iron & Steel recycling plant
  • September 04 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 09/04/2014 - OSHA cites Pride Plating Inc. with 38 violations for exposing workers to a cancer-causing health hazard; fines total $341,550
  • September 03 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 09/03/2014 - Georgia parts manufacturer fails to correct previously identified workplace hazards; more than $92K in penalties proposed
  • September 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/03/2014 - B & T Underground fined $76,340 for exposing workers to trench cave-ins
  • September 03 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 09/03/2014 - Heartland Workers Center establishes alliance with OSHA to educate immigrant workers on workplace safety and health
  • September 02 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 09/02/2014 - BNSF Railway ordered to pay $12K to worker disciplined for taking doctor-ordered leave
  • September 02 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 09/02/2014 - Worker fatally injured after fall at Farmers Cooperative
August 2014
  • August 28 [Region 1 News Release] -2014 - 08/28/2014 - Connecticut plastics manufacturer exposed employees to falls, mechanical, electrical and chemical hazards
  • August 28 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 08/28/2014 - Workers exposed to fall hazards at Bloomfield, New Jersey, construction site
  • August 28 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 08/28/2014 - Workers willfully exposed to amputation hazards at Paterson, New Jersey, manufacturing facility
  • August 28 [Region 8 News Release] - 2014 - 08/28/2014 - OSHA cites Douglass Colony Group Inc. for 11 violations; exposes workers to asbestos and fines total $81,000
  • August 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/27/2014 - Champion Roofing fined $48K for 2 willful safety violations after workers exposed to dangerous fall hazards in Bradley, Illinois
  • August 26 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/26/2014 - OSHA cites DiMeo Brothers for exposing workers to falls, trench cave-ins while installing storm sewers in Glenview, Illinois
  • August 25 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 08/25/2014 - Pritchard, Alabama, lumber producer cited for exposing workers to fall and amputation hazards
  • August 25 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 08/25/2014 - OSHA, NIOSH announce recommended practices to protect temporary workers' safety and health
  • August 21 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 08/21/2014 - Employees of The Preservation Society of Newport County exposed to lead and fall hazards at Bellevue Avenue mansion in Newport, Rhode Island
  • August 21 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 08/21/2014 - 2 workers injured following explosion at Indianhead Biomass Services; willful and serious safety violations cited
  • August 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/21/2014 - 2 workers injured by machine hazards in separate incidents at Hicksville, Ohio, telecommunication tower manufacturing plant
  • August 20 [Region 10 News Release] - 2014 - 08/20/2014 - OSHA orders Hanford nuclear facility contractor to reinstate worker fired for raising environmental safety concerns
  • August 20 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 08/20/2014 - OSHA cites Gonzalez Stucco and Stone for serious safety hazards; more than $54,000 in fines proposed
  • August 19 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 08/19/2014 - Hamburg, New York, home improvement company fined for exposing workers to potentially fatal fall hazards at Lackawanna, New York, work site
  • August 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 08/19/2014 - OSHA settles whistleblower complaint against Gaines Motor Lines Inc.
  • August 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/19/2014 - OSHA cites Illinois vehicle manufacturer McLaughlin Body Co. for exposing workers to amputation hazards
  • August 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/18/2014 - Asphalt Specialists ordered to pay nearly $1M in compensation and to reinstate drivers terminated for raising safety concerns
  • August 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/18/2014 - Flammable chemical hazards found at Avon Lake, Ohio, fiberglass manufacturer
  • August 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/18/2014 - Roofing contractor cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for repeatedly exposing workers to dangerous fall hazards
  • August 18 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 08/18/2014 - OSHA renews alliance with Global Cold Chain Alliance to help prevent worker exposure to hazardous chemical releases
  • August 14 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 08/14/2014 - Production company for "Midnight Rider" film cited for willful and serious safety violations following worker fatality and injuries
  • August 14 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/14/2014 - 2 workers injured at Burrows Paper Corp.
  • August 13 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 08/13/2014 - OSHA extends comment period on proposed rule to improve tracking of workplace injury and illnesses
  • August 12 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 08/12/2014 - OSHA issues notice to McDowell federal prison after workers exposed to bloodborne pathogens
  • August 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/12/2014 - OSHA inspection finds workers exposed to multiple safety and health hazards at Joliet, Illinois, chemical distribution company
  • August 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 08/12/2014 - OSHA renews alliance with Associated Builders and Contractors, Pelican Chapter, to promote worker safety in Louisiana
  • August 12 [Region 9 News Release] - 2014 - 08/12/2014 - OSHA establece alianza con Consulado General de Honduras para promover conocimiento de derechos de trabajadores en oeste de EE.UU. Idaho y Alaska
  • August 12 [Region 9 News Release] - 2014 - 08/12/2014 - OSHA establishes alliance with Consulate General of Honduras to raise awareness of worker rights in the western US, Idaho and Alaska
  • August 11 [Region 10 News Release] - 2014 - 08/11/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA orders Gresham, Oregon, trucking company to reinstate driver after unlawful termination, pay back wages
  • August 11 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 08/11/2014 - Brooklyn medical facility cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for inadequate workplace violence safeguards
  • August 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 08/07/2014 - Corizon Health Inc. cited for inadequate workplace violence safeguards at Rikers Island correctional facility in New York

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