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July 2015
  • 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
  • May 20 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 05/20/2015 - Miami, Florida, metal recycler exposes workers to electrocution, amputations and lead hazards; nearly $60K in penalties proposed
  • May 20 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 05/20/2015 - Illinois Dollar Tree stores endanger workers with blocked exits, stacked boxes
  • May 20 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 05/20/2015 - Suburban Propane Partners in Fort Worth, Texas, exposes workers to electrical and other hazards
  • May 20 [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 05/20/2015 - OSHA proposes approval of State Plan to protect the safety and health of state and local government workers in Maine
  • May 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 05/19/2015 - Unadilla, Georgia, recycling center exposes workers to falls, fire and amputation hazards
  • May 18 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 05/18/2015 - Dollar General ignores dangers of blocked emergency exits and other serious hazards at Bear, Delaware, store; faces nearly $125K in fines
  • May 18 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 05/18/2015 - Safety inspection finds 9 contractors at Doral, Florida, luxury construction site ignore dangerous falls and other hazards, put workers at risk
  • May 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 05/18/2015 - Storage tank manufacturer exposes welders to toxic metal hazards
  • May 18 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 05/18/2015 - Lack of safety equipment and training cost electrical technician his life
  • May 15 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 05/15/2015 - Record snowfall highlights why fall safety is a year-round concern
  • May 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 05/14/2015 - Proper protections could have saved four DuPont workers killed by gas
  • May 14 [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 05/14/2015 - OSHA and the Coordinating Committee for Automotive Repair renew alliance to protect workers in the car repair industry
  • May 14 [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 05/14/2015 - OSHA, NIOSH release new toolkit to better protect hospital workers from transmissible diseases
  • May 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 05/13/2015 - OSHA finds that Fort Jackson contractor allowed employees to work in an unprotected trench
  • May 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 05/13/2015 - Workers face risk of injury from machinery, chemical and fire hazards at Vandalia, Illinois, metal tube manufacturing plant
  • May 12 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 05/12/2015 - Forever 21 Retail Inc. store in Connecticut among those endangering employees because of obstructed emergency exit route
  • May 12 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 05/12/2015 - Roofing workers spotted in 'clear-and-present danger' by OSHA inspectors as they drive by North Smithfield, Rhode Island, job site
  • May 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 05/12/2015 - Americold warehouse in Green Bay cited for refrigeration system violations
  • May 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 05/12/2015 - Auto parts manufacturer ignores safety rules for machines, puts workers at risk of amputation and being hit by equipment
  • May 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 05/12/2015 - U.S. Aqua Vac cited in death of diver in New Albany, Ohio, pond
  • May 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 05/12/2015 - OSHA launches new alliance in Houston to protect workers from falls
  • May 11 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 05/11/2015 - Americold Logistics facing $47,300 penalty after OSHA finds safety hazards at company's warehouse in Manchester, Pennsylvania
  • May 11 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 05/11/2015 - Pennsylvania duct manufacturer faces more than $1M in fines as workers suffer dozens of injuries, including crushed and amputated fingers
  • May 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 05/11/2015 - Hanby Farms' workers face grain bin dangers, other hazards
  • May 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 05/11/2015 - OSHA cites Burnett Dairy Cooperative for failing to ensure employee's safety after man dies in a grain bin
  • May 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 05/11/2015 - Workers risk serious injuries and amputations at Bellefontaine, Ohio, rubber-hose manufacturing plant
  • May 08 [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 05/08/2015 - OSHA to hold meeting of National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health Temporary Workers Work Group
  • May 07 [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 05/07/2015 - Secretary of Labor appoints members to the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
  • May 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 05/06/2015 - DHC Contracting knowingly put workers at risk of trench collapse hazards at Guyton, Georgia work site
  • May 05 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 05/05/2015 - Employees of Utica, New York, steel and pipe manufacturer face laceration, crushing, exit access and fall hazards
  • May 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 05/05/2015 - Sabel Steel Service Inc. exposes workers to unsafe levels of lead, fall and electrical shock hazards
  • May 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 05/05/2015 - Workers found on unsafe scaffolding at fast food restaurant in Lilburn, Georgia
  • May 04 [National News Release] - 2015 - 05/04/2015 - Record numbers of construction workers expected to get prevention message in 2015 National Fall Safety Stand-Down

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