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July 2015
  • July 28 [Region 4 News Release] -2015 - 07/28/2015 - For the third time in a year, Jasper Contractors in Jacksonville, Florida, is cited for exposing workers to dangerous falls and other safety hazards
  • July 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 07/28/2015 - 30-year-old temporary worker needs surgery after her hand catches in packaging machine at Oak Creek, Wisconsin, food manufacturer
  • July 28 [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 07/28/2015 - OSHA issues proposed rulemaking clarifying the ongoing obligation to make and maintain accurate records of work-related injuries and illnesses
  • July 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 07/27/2015 - OSHA finds Shoreline Foundation Inc. exposes workers to drowning, fall and impalement hazards
  • July 27 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 07/27/2015 - Zareena Investments Inc. doing business as Super Cleaners in San Antonio cited by OSHA...again
  • July 24 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 07/24/2015 - Employee's death at International Paper's Ticonderoga plant preventable
  • July 22 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 07/22/2015 - OSHA reminds greater Baltimore-area employers to protect workers from heat illness
  • July 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 07/22/2015 - LaGrange, Georgia agricultural equipment manufacturer exposes workers to deadly safety hazards
  • July 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 07/22/2015 - Texas worker injured after being denied safety equipment; employers cited
  • July 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 07/22/2015 - Trench collapse seriously injures worker, leads to $424K fine for employer
  • July 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 07/21/2015 - Ashley Furniture cited again, faces new proposed penalties for failing to protect workers from moving machine parts
  • July 20 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 07/20/2015 - Employees of New Britain, Conn., heat treatment plant face chemical, fire, explosion and mechanical hazards
  • July 20 [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 07/20/2015 - OSHA provides guidance to OSHA compliance officers for enforcing the revised Hazard Communication standard
  • July 16 [Region 10 News Release] - 2015 - 07/16/2015 - Pacific Northwest trucking company retaliates against sick, tired drivers again
  • July 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 07/16/2015 - Transformers Construction and Buildtronix in Jacksonville, Florida, continues to put employees at risk of dangerous falls and eye protection hazards
  • July 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 07/16/2015 - Manufacturer cited by OSHA after press crushes worker's finger
  • July 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 07/16/2015 - Middlefield, Ohio, pallet maker allowed 14-year-old to operate machine illegally, resulting in loss of hand
  • July 16 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 07/16/2015 - OSHA renews alliance with South Louisiana Service, Transmission, Exploration and Production Safety Network
  • July 16 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 07/16/2015 - Steel fabricator continues to endanger workers, OSHA finds
  • July 16 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 07/16/2015 - Workers risked dangerous falls at Shenandoah, Texas, worksite
  • July 16 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 07/16/2015 - Welders and grinders face toxic metal, noise hazards at Springfield, Missouri, plant
  • July 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 07/15/2015 - Worker endures 3 surgeries after press crushes hand at seal manufacturer
  • July 14 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 07/14/2015 - OSHA cites Hugo's Roofing Contractors for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • July 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 07/13/2015 - Employees injured by violent clients at Birmingham, Alabama, social services center
  • July 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 07/13/2015 - Refrigeration company puts temporary and permanent workers at risk of ammonia exposure due to poor maintenance of coolant systems
  • July 13 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 07/13/2015 - With long history of violations, El Paso, Texas, company faces more than $321K in federal fines
  • July 13 [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 07/13/2015 - OSHA directive updates inspection procedures for protecting workers from tuberculosis in healthcare settings
  • July 13 [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 07/13/2015 - OSHA schedules meeting of the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
  • July 13 [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 07/13/2015 - OSHA schedules meeting of the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health in Florida
  • July 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 07/09/2015 - Auto parts manufacturer ignores safety hazards, worker loses fingertip
  • July 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 07/09/2015 - US Labor Department files suit to reinstate John Deere employee dismissed for reporting unsafe working conditions
  • July 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 07/09/2015 - Deaths of four workers prompts deeper look at DuPont Safety Practices
  • July 09 [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 07/09/2015 - OSHA issues temporary enforcement policy for confined spaces in construction
  • July 06 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 07/06/2015 - More employee protections against workplace violence, thanks to changes at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center
  • July 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 07/06/2015 - OSHA finds Alabama plastic manufacturer exposes workers to amputation, fall and electrical hazards
  • July 02 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 07/02/2015 - Burlington County general contractor repeatedly exposed construction workers to fall hazards
  • July 02 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 07/02/2015 - Furniture plant workers repeatedly exposed to safety and health hazards in Northern New Jersey
  • July 02 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 07/02/2015 - Cold storage warehouse fails to protect workers from hazardous gas exposure
  • July 01 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 07/01/2015 - Corizon Health Inc. implementing changes to reduce workplace violence hazards for employees at its locations
  • July 01 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 07/01/2015 - Judge affirms OSHA findings in 2012 death of health care coordinator killed by mentally ill client with violent criminal history
  • July 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 07/01/2015 - Machinist needs several surgeries after catching hand in machine; Kemper Valve & Fittings ignores safety rules
June 2015
  • June 30 [Region 4 News Release] -2015 - 06/30/2015 - Storage system manufacturer's safety failures cause 2 workers to suffer amputations in 2 incidents in three months
  • June 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 06/29/2015 - Chicago metal shop exposes workers to machine hazards
  • June 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 06/29/2015 - Complaint inspection finds workers exposed to amputation hazards at Cleveland Die & Manufacturing Company
  • June 29 [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 06/29/2015 - OSHA reminds employers to protect workers from dangers of handling fireworks
  • June 25 [National News Release] - 2015 - 06/25/2015 - OSHA adds key hazards for investigators' focus in healthcare inspections
  • June 24 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 06/24/2015 - GP Roofing & Construction LLC, management held in contempt of court for failing to comply with OSHA safety standards
  • June 23 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 06/23/2015 - OSHA reminds DC metro employers to protect workers from heat illness
  • June 23 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 06/23/2015 - OSHA reminds Philadelphia-area employers to protect workers from heat illness
  • June 23 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 06/23/2015 - OSHA reminds greater Baltimore-area employers to protect workers from heat illness
  • June 23 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 06/23/2015 - OSHA reminds northern Delaware employers to protect workers from heat illness
  • June 22 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 06/22/2015 - Delaware poultry-processing plant exposed workers to serious hazards including musculoskeletal injuries
  • June 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 06/18/2015 - Melrose Park, Illinois, metal shop exposes workers to machine hazards
  • June 18 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 06/18/2015 - OSHA cites construction company in death of heavy equipment operator
  • June 17 [Region 10 News Release] - 2015 - 06/17/2015 - Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway must reinstate injured conductor and pay $536K in damages for retaliation
  • June 17 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 06/17/2015 - Newark construction company exposed workers to falls, safety hazards at Pennsylvania worksite
  • June 17 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 06/17/2015 - Open-flame heater likely cause of Coalgate oil rig fire; 3 deaths and serious injuries to 2 others, OSHA finds
  • June 17 [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 06/17/2015 - OSHA requests nominations for membership to the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health
  • June 16 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 06/16/2015 - Temporary staffing company agrees to implement changes to protect employees at all its work sites
  • June 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 06/16/2015 - Workers found to be repeatedly exposed to amputation hazards at Canton Drop Forge in Ohio
  • June 15 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 06/15/2015 - East Greenwich, Rhode Island, health clinic provider lacks effective blood hazard safeguards
  • June 15 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 06/15/2015 - OSHA finds plastic recycler, Cycle Tex Inc., continues to expose workers to fall and amputation hazards
  • June 15 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 06/15/2015 - Masonry workers repeatedly exposed to head injuries, falls, electrocution by employer Gaspar Fuentes
  • June 15 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 06/15/2015 - 62-year-old worker dies after manufacturer ignores safety hazards
  • June 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 06/12/2015 - OSHA cites Republic Steel for fall hazards at Lorain, Ohio, mill
  • June 12 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 06/12/2015 - 7,600-pound conveyor crushes worker after weld failure - a preventable death, says OSHA
  • June 11 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 06/11/2015 - Statement by OSHA on indictment of roofing company owner charged today in employee's fatal fall
  • June 11 [OSHA Statement] - 2015 - 06/11/2015 - Statement by OSHA on indictment of roofing company owner charged today in employee's fatal fall
  • June 11 [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 06/11/2015 - OSHA and the American Society of Safety Engineers renew alliance to protect worker safety and health
  • June 10 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 06/10/2015 - Contender Boats continues to expose workers to fall, amputations and electrical hazards
  • June 10 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 06/10/2015 - Workers exposed to physical injury, amputation risks at chemical manufacturing facility
  • June 10 [Region 9 News Release] - 2015 - 06/10/2015 - OSHA orders safety upgrades after 7-ton buoy hits, kills 2 workers and injures 2 others at Pearl Harbor naval facility
  • June 08 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 06/08/2015 - OSHA cites Tip Top Roofing for 2nd time this year after workers observed roofing townhomes without the use of fall protection
  • June 04 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 06/04/2015 - Shoreline Foundation exposes workers to drowning and other hazards
  • June 04 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 06/04/2015 - GBW Railcar Services faces OSHA violations and fines after blast injures 7 workers, 2 severely in Cummings, Kansas
  • June 03 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 06/03/2015 - Construction company willfully exposes workers to scaffolding, electrocution hazards at Philadelphia work sites
  • June 03 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 06/03/2015 - Detyens Shipyards Inc. cited by OSHA for exposing employees to workplace safety hazards; more than $100K in penalties proposed
  • June 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 06/03/2015 - Suburban General Construction Inc. exposes worker to trench cave-in hazards while repairing water lines in River Forest, Illinois
  • June 03 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 06/03/2015 - OSHA forms alliance with Lee Lewis Construction Co. in Lubbock, Texas, to prevent construction injuries and illnesses
  • June 03 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 06/03/2015 - OSHA urges employers, workers, homeowners and others to protect themselves during flood cleanup
  • June 03 [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 06/03/2015 - OSHA schedules meeting of National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
  • June 02 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 06/02/2015 - Temporary workers exposed to noise, safety hazards in Morris County
  • June 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 06/02/2015 - Chicken processing facility repeatedly exposes workers to dangerous machinery hazards
  • June 01 [Region 10 News Release] - 2015 - 06/01/2015 - Boise contractor again puts workers at serious risk of injury, death in unprotected underground trench
  • June 01 [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 06/01/2015 - OSHA publishes guide to restroom access for transgender workers
May 2015
  • May 28 [Region 2 News Release] -2015 - 05/28/2015 - Derrumbe fatal de entrepiso en Staten Island nunca debio haber ocurrido
  • May 28 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 05/28/2015 - Fatal Staten Island mezzanine collapse should never have happened
  • May 28 [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 05/28/2015 - OSHA partners with Health Canada to coordinate labelling and classification requirements for hazardous workplace chemicals
  • May 27 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 05/27/2015 - OSHA finds workers again exposed to safety and health hazards at Camden, New Jersey, warehouse
  • May 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 05/27/2015 - Machine guards may have prevented arm amputation suffered by worker at Cordele, Georgia, sawmill
  • May 26 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 05/26/2015 - Conway Stores again locks emergency exits at Bronx stores
  • May 26 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 05/26/2015 - Newark gas manufacturer repeatedly exposed employees to workplace hazards
  • May 26 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 05/26/2015 - OSHA cites Atlanta-area commercial lamination company for 18 serious safety and health violations; nearly $80K in penalties proposed
  • May 26 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 05/26/2015 - Worker's finger amputated after being caught in machine at Superior Roll Forming Company in Valley City, Ohio
  • May 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 05/22/2015 - Alfa Laval faces nearly $500K in fines for Oklahoma safety violations
  • May 22 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 05/22/2015 - Federal court finds Martin Foundry, owners and consultants in contempt for not allowing OSHA inspection
  • May 21 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 05/21/2015 - Roofing contractor's willful disregard of fall prevention standards leads to death of worker who fell through skylight
  • May 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 05/21/2015 - 18 workers endangered by deadly levels of carbon monoxide gas
  • May 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 05/21/2015 - Sifco fails to protect workers from molten metal, dangerous machinery
  • May 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 05/21/2015 - Sifco fails to protect workers from molten metal, dangerous machinery

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