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August 2014
  • 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
  • July 14 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 07/14/2014 - False charges, reprisals against post office worker prompts anti-retaliation lawsuit by US Department of Labor
  • July 14 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 07/14/2014 - OSHA to hold meeting of National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health Temporary Workers Workgroup
  • July 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 07/10/2014 - Workers exposed to grain bin entrapment at Sabina Farmers Exchange
  • July 10 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 07/10/2014 - Recent fatalities serve as a reminder to protect workers from demolition hazards
  • July 09 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 07/09/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites R.E. Arnold Construction and Suntree Technologies for willful, serious safety violations following worker injury
  • July 09 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 07/09/2014 - US Department of Labors OSHA cites Sterilite Corp. and staffing agency for exposing full-time and temporary workers to unsafe conditions
  • July 08 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 07/08/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites R.R. Dawson Bridge Co. for willful and serious safety violations following worker fatalities
  • July 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 07/07/2014 - Employees at Brooklyn demolition site faced potentially fatal falls
  • July 07 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 07/07/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA settles retaliation case with McKees Rocks Industrial Enterprises
  • July 03 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 07/03/2014 - Burgos Construction Corp. cited for serious safety violations following US Department of Labor OSHA inspection; more than $200,000 in proposed fines
  • July 02 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 07/02/2014 - Massachusetts employer sued by US Department of Labor agrees to pay worker who was discharged after filing OSHA complaint
  • July 02 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 07/02/2014 - OSHA fines Dollar Tree Stores $177,800 for exposing employees to serious safety hazards at Massachusetts store
  • July 02 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 07/02/2014 - TLD Ace Corp. cited for exposing workers to fall, fire and electrical hazards
  • July 02 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 07/02/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites JA Siding Construction Services for repeat and serious safety violations for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • July 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 07/01/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA and Project BEST establish alliance to educate and protect Ohio construction workers
June 2014
  • June 30 [Region 6 News Release] -2014 - 06/30/2014 - San Antonio fruit processor and staffing agency cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing temporary workers to serious hazards
  • June 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 06/30/2014 - Two Colorado Pep Boys auto centers cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for serious and repeat safety violations
  • June 30 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 06/30/2014 - OSHA issues interim enforcement policy on electric power generation rule
  • June 26 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 06/26/2014 - OSHA schedules informal meeting to discuss efforts to improve agency's Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory Program
  • June 26 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 06/26/2014 - OSHA urges increased safety awareness in fireworks industry in advance of July 4 celebrations
  • June 25 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 06/25/2014 - OSHA training event focused on enhancing federal worker safety and health
  • June 24 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 06/24/2014 - Alabama insulation manufacturer cited for repeat and serious violations after US Department of Labor OSHA inspection
  • June 23 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 06/23/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA follow-up inspection finds Birdsboro Kosher Farms Corp. still violating safety standards
  • June 23 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 06/23/2014 - Construction Trailer Specialists cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to amputation, other serious hazards
  • June 23 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 06/23/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA and Habitat for Humanity-Omaha establish partnership to protect volunteer workers from construction hazards
  • June 23 [Region 8 News Release] - 2014 - 06/23/2014 - Denver-area residential roofing contractors are failing to provide necessary fall safety protection to workers
  • June 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 06/19/2014 - Florida's GLF Construction Corp. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for 14 serious safety violations following worker death
  • June 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 06/19/2014 - Sonic Creations Inc. cited for repeat and serious safety violations following US Department of Labor OSHA inspection
  • June 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 06/19/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites cereal manufacturer for exposing permanent and temporary workers to serious safety hazards
  • June 18 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 06/18/2014 - 2 companies cited for willful and other violations after temporary worker injured at Maplewood, NJ, bottling plant in December 2013
  • June 18 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 06/18/2014 - New US Department of Labor OSHA initiative aims to protect tree trimming and clearing operation workers in Delaware
  • June 18 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 06/18/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces summer 'Construction Incident Prevention Initiative' in Delaware
  • June 18 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 06/18/2014 - Westwind Contracting Inc. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for serious safety violations at Florida work site
  • June 18 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 06/18/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Louisiana food processor for overexposing workers to dangerous levels of carbon dioxide, other hazards
  • June 18 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 06/18/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Texas sawmill for failure-to-abate previous safety violations; workers still exposed to serious hazards
  • June 18 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 06/18/2014 - OSHA provides on-site assistance for cleanup and recovery workers and the public following tornadoes in Nebraska, storms in Iowa
  • June 17 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 06/17/2014 - Worker exposure to amputation hazards and excessive noise leads to serious and willful violations cited following US Department of Labor OSHA investigation
  • June 16 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 06/16/2014 - OSHA issues hazard bulletin to safeguard tree care workers
  • June 12 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 06/12/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 5 companies following December 2013 fatality of temporary worker at Amazon fulfillment center in Avenel, NJ
  • June 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 06/12/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces expansion of its Lubbock, Texas, office
  • June 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 06/12/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites seat belt and air bag manufacturer for exposing workers to serious noise and machine hazards
  • June 11 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 06/11/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA finds 30 serious safety and health hazards at furniture manufacturer
  • June 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 06/11/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $449,680 fine for Fontarome Chemical after inspection finds 23 serious safety and health violations
  • June 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 06/11/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA renews alliance to educate and protect Cleveland construction workers on job hazards, such as falls, silica exposure
  • June 11 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 06/11/2014 - Bioiberica Nebraska cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to amputation, other serious hazards at food supplement plant
  • June 11 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 06/11/2014 - New OSHA resource aims to help reduce injuries among workers in the nursing home and residential care industries
  • June 10 [National News Release] - 2014 - 06/10/2014 - Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. lanza campana anual de verano para prevenir enfermedades relacionadas con el calor

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