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September 2014
  • 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
  • August 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 08/07/2014 - Rust-Oleum Corp. cited for exposing permanent and temporary workers to silica dust, amputation and electrical hazards following OSHA inspection
  • August 07 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/07/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Exel Inc. for unsafe forklift operation at Toledo, Ohio, auto parts warehouse
  • August 07 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 08/07/2014 - OSHA cites Texas plastics manufacturer for 21 violations, including 6 repeat, for exposing workers to injuries from unexpected machine startups
  • August 07 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 08/07/2014 - CDC report on OSHA's review of heat-related enforcement cases highlights need for acclimatization to prevent worker deaths
  • August 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 08/06/2014 - Miami-based contractor cited for exposing workers to serious safety hazards at a worksite in Hallandale Beach, Fla., by US Department of Labor's OSHA
  • August 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/06/2014 - OSHA fines AFAM Concept $59,700 for repeat and serious violations at Chicago hair products manufacturing facility
  • August 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 08/05/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA and the Georgia Hispanic Construction Association to host safety and health fair Aug. 16, 2014, in Chamblee, Georgia
  • August 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/05/2014 - Anheuser-Busch brewery in Columbus, Ohio, cited for refrigeration system violations
  • August 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/05/2014 - Miller Building Systems cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for willfully exposing workers to dangerous fall hazards
  • August 05 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 08/05/2014 - OSHA follow-up inspection of Oklahoma oil refinery reveals continuing worker safety violations
  • August 04 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 08/04/2014 - Rochelle, Georgia, peanut processing plant cited for serious safety violations following US Department of Labor OSHA investigation
  • August 04 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 08/04/2014 - Houston machine shop cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for 13 safety violations for exposing workers to amputation hazards
July 2014
  • July 31 [Region 2 News Release] -2014 - 07/31/2014 - Explosion at Tonawanda Coke Corp. results in serious safety violations and $161,100 in US Department of Labor OSHA fines
  • July 31 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 07/31/2014 - Cell tower company cited by OSHA for safety hazards following fatality in Clarksburg, West Virginia, tower collapse in February 2014
  • July 31 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 07/31/2014 - Fiberdome Inc. agrees to limit employee exposure to styrene, accept general duty clause citation issued by OSHA at Lake Mills, Wis., fiberglass plant.
  • July 31 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 07/31/2014 - Major Metals Co. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to amputation and other serious hazards
  • July 31 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 07/31/2014 - Workers repeatedly exposed to amputation hazards at Packaging Corporation of America
  • July 31 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 07/31/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Arkansas industrial explosives manufacturer for exposing workers to chemical hazards
  • July 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 07/30/2014 - Home Depot USA's Chicago store cited by OSHA for serious hazards
  • July 29 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 07/29/2014 - Georgia roofing contractor cited for repeat and serious violations following US Department of Labor OSHA inspections
  • July 28 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 07/28/2014 - Employees of P. Gioioso and Sons Inc. faced electrocution hazards from power lines at Massachusetts work site
  • July 28 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 07/28/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Keymark Corp. for failing to protect workers against chemical, noise and fall hazards at Fonda, New York, plant
  • July 28 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 07/28/2014 - OSHA schedules meeting of the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee
  • July 24 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 07/24/2014 - OSHA issues new directive to keep communication tower workers safe
  • July 24 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 07/24/2014 - OSHA, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, sign agreement strengthening protections for workers from coercion, retaliation
  • July 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 07/22/2014 - United Airlines cited at Newark, N.J., airport for repeat and serious safety hazards
  • July 22 [Region 8 News Release] - 2014 - 07/22/2014 - OSHA extends enforcement effort in Billings, Montana, following hailstorm, asks employers to protect roofing and construction workers against falls
  • July 22 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 07/22/2014 - OSHA schedules meeting of the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health
  • July 21 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 07/21/2014 - Popular retail store Forever 21 fined $158,000 by US Department of Labor's OSHA for repeat workplace safety violations at New Jersey location
  • July 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 07/21/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Ohio Lowe's for repeat electrical hazards
  • July 21 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 07/21/2014 - January structural collapse leading to 2 worker fatalities, 9 injuries at International Nutrition in Omaha caused by overloaded storage bins
  • July 17 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 07/17/2014 - Connecticut contractor cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 17 serious workplace health violations at Easthampton, Massachusetts, renovation site
  • July 17 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 07/17/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Piqua Champion Foundry for repeat, serious violations
  • July 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 07/16/2014 - Formed Fiber Technologies provides false abatement documentation, continues to expose workers to serious hazards resulting in $816,500 fine
  • July 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 07/16/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites repeat violations at Miami Valley Polishing for exposing workers to excessive noise, respiratory hazards
  • July 16 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 07/16/2014 - Midwest Farmers Cooperative cited by OSHA for serious violations after truck driver dies from exposure to ammonia vapor cloud
  • July 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 07/15/2014 - US Department of Labor OSHA violations issued for repeatedly exposing workers to amputation hazards at Illinois storage system manufacturer
  • July 15 [Region 8 News Release] - 2014 - 07/15/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA launches focused enforcement program to prevent injuries and fatalities in North Dakota's high-hazard industries
  • July 14 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 07/14/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites willful safety violation after workers expected to 'free climb' 195-foot tower without adequate fall protection
  • July 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 07/14/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 8 employers for safety violations following death of worker who fell 29 feet at Texas construction site
  • July 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 07/14/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Texas barge builder for 16 serious, repeat, failure-to-abate safety violations for exposing workers to hazards

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