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March 2016
  • March 29 [Region 2 News Release] -2016 - 03/29/2016 - OSHA says food Rob Salamida Co. employee⿿s serious injuries due to fumes in 3,000-gallon vinegar tank should never have happened
  • March 29 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 03/29/2016 - US Labor Department settlement: Anheuser-Busch of New Jersey agrees to enhance safety for workers at its Jersey City, Bronx distributorships
  • March 29 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 03/29/2016 - Pennsylvania contractor cited by OSHA for ignoring trench dangers as excavation collapse kills 21-year-old worker in Butler County
  • March 29 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 03/29/2016 - Workplace amputation prompts OSHA investigation that uncovers 16 safety hazards at Jacksonville wire manufacturer
  • March 29 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 03/29/2016 - OSHA levies $117K in fines for Houston nursery after worker injury
  • March 28 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 03/28/2016 - Settlement with US Labor Department commits developer to enhance safeguards for employees renovating Harlem Valley Psychiatric Center
  • March 28 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 03/28/2016 - OSHA finds contractor exposed workers to danger of trench cave-in for four days at Meadville, Pennsylvania construction site
  • March 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 03/28/2016 - Machine safety guards might have prevented severing of worker's arm
  • March 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 03/28/2016 - OSHA, The Builders' Association renew 'Build Safe Partnership Program' to train, protect construction contractors from common workplace hazards
  • March 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 03/28/2016 - Wisconsin wood pellet manufacturer continues to ignore federal workplace safety warnings about amputation, fire dangers
  • March 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 03/28/2016 - Wood decor, floral supplier failed to prevent workers from exposure to hazardous chemicals at Glidden, Wisconsin company
  • March 28 [Trade News Release] - 2016 - 03/28/2016 - OSHA schedules special meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health
  • March 28 [Trade News Release] - 2016 - 03/28/2016 - OSHA updates eye and face protection standards in final rule
  • March 28 [Trade News Release] - 2016 - 03/28/2016 - OSHA will hold meeting of the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee
  • March 24 [National News Release] - 2016 - 03/24/2016 - El Departamento de Trabajo de EE. UU. anuncia una regla definitiva para mejorar la proteccion de los trabajadores ante los peligros del polvo de silice cristalina respirable
  • March 24 [National News Release] - 2016 - 03/24/2016 - US Labor Department announces final rule to improve U.S. workers' protection from the dangers of 'respirable' silica dust
  • March 24 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 03/24/2016 - OSHA finds roofing contractor's safety failures led to one worker's death, another's severe injuries at Florida job site
  • March 24 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 03/24/2016 - OSHA urges greater employers, worker vigilance toward safety after 4 Nebraska workers die of job-related injuries in March
  • March 23 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 03/23/2016 - OSHA finds water, sewer line contractor again willfully exposed workers to trench hazards at an excavation worksite
  • March 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 03/23/2016 - Kroger butcher loses fingertip in unguarded band saw
  • March 23 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 03/23/2016 - OSHA cites McAllen company for safety failures that exposed workers, community to serious dangers of anhydrous ammonia
  • March 23 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 03/23/2016 - OSHA issues 15 notices of violations to the Department of Veterans Affairs Central Arkansas Veterans Health System in Little Rock
  • March 22 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 03/22/2016 - OSHA cites lack of training after logging worker’s tragic death
  • March 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 03/22/2016 - OSHA fines five companies more than $185K for not warning workers about asbestos, not providing protection and allowing other hazards
  • March 21 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 03/21/2016 - OSHA finds Lancaster foundry exposed workers to excessively high levels of lead, cadmium and associated health risks
  • March 21 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 03/21/2016 - OSHA finds workers exposed to more than two dozen serious violations at West Virginia saw mill, including amputation, electrical hazards
  • March 21 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 03/21/2016 - OSHA cites Alabama special effects pyrotechnics company after two explosions, 15 violations bring nearly $73K in penalties
  • March 21 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 03/21/2016 - OSHA cites contractor twice in three months for exposing workers to dangers of trench cave-ins; proposes more than $64K in fines
  • March 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 03/21/2016 - Worker's arm fractured when caught in machine at window manufacturer
  • March 18 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 03/18/2016 - OSHA, oil and gas industry leaders work together to raise, promote worker safety awareness to save lives in North Texas
  • March 18 [Region 8 News Release] - 2016 - 03/18/2016 - OSHA cites Montana company for exposing workers to respiratory hazards
  • March 17 [National News Release] - 2016 - 03/17/2016 - Over 10K severe worker injuries reported in first year of OSHA requirement
  • March 17 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 03/17/2016 - Georgia truck repair company exposes employees to falls, blocked exits and other workplace hazards; OSHA proposes $70K in penalties
  • March 17 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 03/17/2016 - Residential framing company exposes workers to dangerous falls at Watersound residential community in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
  • March 17 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 03/17/2016 - OSHA emphasizes need to reduce illness, injury among Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri poultry processors
  • March 17 [Trade News Release] - 2016 - 03/17/2016 - OSHA issues final rule on procedures for handling retaliation complaints under the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010
  • March 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 03/16/2016 - Safety, health hazards at Florida Walmart Supercenter violate corporate-wide safety agreement
  • March 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 03/16/2016 - OSHA cites Ohio excavating company in Hillsboro trench collapse that caused 26-year-old worker's death
  • March 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 03/16/2016 - Wisconsin grain handling facility exposes workers to engulfment dangers
  • March 16 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 03/16/2016 - OSHA cites cabinet maker for exposing workers to amputation, respiratory, chemical, electrical and other safety hazards
  • March 16 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 03/16/2016 - With nearly 8 percent of Nebraska workers hurt on the job, OSHA focuses education, enforcement effort on meat processing industry
  • March 16 [Trade News Release] - 2016 - 03/16/2016 - OSHA publishes interim final rule for handling retaliation complaints from workers in the automotive industry
  • March 15 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 03/15/2016 - Arctic Glacier USA exposed employees to serious chemical, electrical and exit hazards at Hicksville, Long Island ice plant
  • March 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 03/15/2016 - A serial OSHA offender, Wisconsin contractor continues to risk workers' safety
  • March 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 03/15/2016 - OSHA cites Lunda Construction again after death of 18-year-old apprentice at the Bong Bridge resurfacing project, 3rd fatality on Lunda site since 2012
  • March 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 03/15/2016 - Ohio contractor continues to risk safety of siding installers
  • March 14 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 03/14/2016 - OSHA orders JP Morgan Chase Bank to reinstate fired operations manager who raised concerns about financial transactions' validity
  • March 14 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 03/14/2016 - Recycling company faces $84K in fines after failing to correct previously cited workplace safety hazards
  • March 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 03/10/2016 - Berlin Builders continues to expose workers to life-threatening falls, other safety hazards at Southern New Jersey worksites
  • March 10 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 03/10/2016 - Alabama worker's injury at a Pilgrim's Pride Corp. processing plant brings OSHA citations, penalties for the poultry producer
  • March 10 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 03/10/2016 - Dollar General store in Georgia continues to ignore entrapment and fire hazards despite recent OSHA citations, penalties
  • March 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 03/10/2016 - OSHA cites marine construction company for exposing workers to three-story high fall hazards, other safety violations
  • March 09 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 03/09/2016 - Lynn roofing contractor again exposes employees to fall, electrical hazards
  • March 09 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 03/09/2016 - OSHA: Bergen County contractor willfully exposed workers to potential trench cave-in at Parsippany worksite
  • March 09 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 03/09/2016 - OSHA inspectors find prison workers at two West Virginia federal facilities still lack safety gloves to prevent sharps-related hazards
  • March 09 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 03/09/2016 - Popular DC hotel exposes employees to more than two dozen workplace safety, health hazards; faces $76K in fines
  • March 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 03/09/2016 - OSHA cites marine construction company for exposing workers to three-story high fall hazards, other safety violations
  • March 09 [Trade News Release] - 2016 - 03/09/2016 - OSHA is extending the public comment period on guidance for determining potential health hazards of chemicals
  • March 08 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 03/08/2016 - US Labor Department sues after Pennsylvania duct manufacturer fires two employees for identifying, documenting machine hazards
  • March 08 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 03/08/2016 - OSHA finds wood floor designs used for concrete led to collapse, contractor's death at restaurant reconstruction project
  • March 08 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 03/08/2016 - Worker suffers severe injury when hand is caught in machine at Ohio corrugated packaging company
  • March 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 03/07/2016 - Mega Construction continues to expose workers to dangerous fall hazards at Daphne, Alabama, subdivisions; OSHA proposes more than $92K in fines
  • March 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 03/07/2016 - US Department of Labor sues Lear Corp., three managers who retaliated after employees raised safety concerns at Selma foam manufacturer
  • March 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 03/04/2016 - OSHA, Waubonsee Community College sponsor worker safety, health conference on March 16, in Sugar Grove, Illinois
  • March 03 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 03/03/2016 - OSHA finds Jake Rieger Farms wrongfully terminated driver who refused to operate truck that violated Iowa law; owes $55K in wages, damages
  • March 02 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 03/02/2016 - OSHA investigation finds St. Marys' manufacturer willfully exposed employees to dangerous machine hazards
  • March 01 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 03/01/2016 - Morris County contractor created worker safety hazards that led to hangar collapse at Newark Liberty International Airport
February 2016
  • February 29 [Region 4 News Release] -2016 - 02/29/2016 - Worker's severe saw injury prompts OSHA investigation that uncovers more than a dozen safety hazards at Augusta meat processing plant
  • February 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 02/29/2016 - OSHA cites auto parts maker for forklift, machine hazards at Oregon, Ohio, plants after complaints of unsafe working conditions
  • February 29 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 02/29/2016 - OSHA cites Sharpe Holdings in death of worker at Missouri dairy farm
  • February 29 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 02/29/2016 - OSHA continues focus on protecting workers from struck-by vehicle hazards at job sites in Kansas, Nebraska, and Missouri
  • February 26 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 02/26/2016 - Employees at Connecticut steel foundry exposed to electrical, chemical, mechanical and fire hazards and lack of protective equipment
  • February 25 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 02/25/2016 - OSHA finds Middlesex contractor exposed workers to fall hazards after investigation of roofer's death at Parsippany jobsite
  • February 25 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 02/25/2016 - OSHA cites employer for exposing Houston workers to amputation and fire hazards
  • February 24 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 02/24/2016 - OSHA: Saratoga County campground exposed employees to electrical hazards
  • February 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 02/24/2016 - Lack of fall protection led to roofer's death in fall at Cincinnati work site
  • February 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 02/24/2016 - Service technician hospitalized after toxic chemical exposure at Ohio hazardous waste incineration facility
  • February 23 [Region 10 News Release] - 2016 - 02/23/2016 - OSHA orders reinstatement, back wages and damages for Alaska pilot fired for raising safety concerns
  • February 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 02/23/2016 - OSHA cites Sheboygan, Wisconsin, plastic manufacturer for not evaluating its hazardous chemical procedures
  • February 22 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 02/22/2016 - Connecticut aircraft engine repair station employees exposed to hexavalent chromium, fire hazards
  • February 22 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 02/22/2016 - OSHA administrative law judge rules that Connecticut contractor misclassified employees as independent contractors
  • February 22 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 02/22/2016 - OSHA: Fatal Taunton aerial lift tip over was 'preventable'
  • February 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 02/22/2016 - Employees at Tecnofil Chenango SAC again exposed to hazards from unguarded machines at Sherburne plant
  • February 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 02/22/2016 - US Labor Department sues Niagara Falls employer for firing employee who raised safety concerns at Buffalo demolition site
  • February 22 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 02/22/2016 - US Labor Department sues US Steel Corp., for retaliating against workers reporting workplace injuries
  • February 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 02/22/2016 - Workers of four Florida contractors face dangerous fall hazards at Jacksonville job site, OSHA proposes nearly $145K in fines
  • February 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 02/22/2016 - OSHA renews alliance with the West Texas Safety Training Center to promote worker safety and health for oil & gas workers in Odessa, Texas
  • February 22 [Region 8 News Release] - 2016 - 02/22/2016 - OSHA cites Colorado homebuilder, roofing company for not providing workers with proper fall protection equipment
  • February 18 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 02/18/2016 - OSHA: Circus tent in fatal New Hampshire collapse not erected correctly
  • February 18 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 02/18/2016 - Ephrata, Pennsylvania construction company exposed workers to falls from nearly two stories up, other hazards at Leola worksite
  • February 18 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 02/18/2016 - OSHA allies with Amarillo chapter of Associated General Contractors Panhandle of Texas for construction worker safety
  • February 18 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 02/18/2016 - OSHA finds Arkansas door manufacturer exposed workers to dangers from moving machine parts, risk of electrocution
  • February 18 [Trade News Release] - 2016 - 02/18/2016 - National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health to hold a special meeting
  • February 18 [Trade News Release] - 2016 - 02/18/2016 - Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez appoints 15 members to Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health
  • February 17 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 02/17/2016 - OSHA: Bryant University structural steel collapse 'needless and preventable'
  • February 17 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 02/17/2016 - OSHA cites Oak Creek industrial laundry facility in worker's death
  • February 17 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 02/17/2016 - OSHA cites Martell, Nebraska, feed mill for grain handling hazards
  • February 16 [National News Release] - 2016 - 02/16/2016 - National Safety Stand-Down highlights importance of preventing falls, leading cause of worker death, serious injury in the construction industry
  • February 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 02/16/2016 - US Labor Department urges storm recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • February 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 02/16/2016 - Lack of training by company led to logging worker's tragic death

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