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May 2016
  • May 03 [Region 5 News Release] -2016 - 05/03/2016 - Essroc Cement Corp. faces $92K in federal fines for exposing workers to machine, noise and respiratory hazards at its Ohio facility
  • May 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 05/03/2016 - Mansfield employer exposes workers to machine, electrical hazards
  • May 02 [National News Release] - 2016 - 05/02/2016 - Construction industry employers, workers to emphasize safety in 2016 National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls, May 2-6
  • May 02 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 05/02/2016 - OSHA cites Georgia Power, wiring subcontractor after arc flash severely burns worker at the Plant Bowen facility; proposes $122K in fines
  • May 02 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 05/02/2016 - OSHA cites residential facility for exposing employees to workplace violence
April 2016
  • April 28 [Region 3 News Release] -2016 - 04/28/2016 - Contractor's serial disregard of fall dangers underscores the necessity for National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction, May 2-6
  • April 28 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 04/28/2016 - Worker loses part of finger in unguarded machine at Kansas battery manufacturer; OSHA finds multiple machine, electrical hazards
  • April 28 [Trade News Release] - 2016 - 04/28/2016 - OSHA National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health schedules fourth meeting of the Emergency Response and Preparedness Subcommittee
  • April 27 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 04/27/2016 - OSHA cites Irvington convenience store, where employee was killed in October 2015 robbery, for lack of employee safety protections
  • April 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 04/27/2016 - OSHA finds Republic Steel exposing workers to fall, machine hazards at Ohio steel mill despite 2014 federal safety agreement
  • April 25 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 04/25/2016 - Allentown manufacturer willfully exposed workers to amputation hazards
  • April 25 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 04/25/2016 - OSHA cites Wisconsin paper mill after worker injured fatally while servicing operating conveyor belt
  • April 25 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 04/25/2016 - OSHA finds chemical manufacturer lacked proper procedures
  • April 21 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 04/21/2016 - North Florida contractor continues to expose roofing workers to dangerous falls, other safety hazards; OSHA proposes nearly $77K in penalties
  • April 21 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 04/21/2016 - Workplace amputation prompts OSHA investigation that uncovers 16 safety hazards at Jacksonville wire manufacturer
  • April 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 04/21/2016 - Findlay auto parts manufacturer again exposes workers to machine hazards
  • April 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 04/21/2016 - OSHA cites machine hazards at GE Circleville Lamp Plant
  • April 20 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 04/20/2016 - OSHA finds tank manufacturing facility failed to fix discrepancies, continues to expose workers to respiratory cancer risk, other hazards
  • April 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 04/19/2016 - OSHA cites general and subcontractor in Florida for exposing workers to dangers of trench cave-ins; proposes more than $114K in fines
  • April 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 04/19/2016 - Premier Roofing, sub-contractor defied OSHA fall hazard warnings twice in three days; exposed roofers to three-story falls
  • April 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 04/19/2016 - OSHA cites 4 companies after worker suffers fatal injuries while testing pipe joints at Springfield waste-water treatment facility
  • April 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 04/19/2016 - OSHA cites world's largest sauerkraut cannery after worker falls into vat
  • April 19 [Region 8 News Release] - 2016 - 04/19/2016 - Premier Roofing, sub-contractor defied OSHA fall hazard warnings twice in three days; exposed roofers to three-story falls
  • April 19 [Region 8 News Release] - 2016 - 04/19/2016 - Two Bismarck companies cited after 22-year-old seriously injured in fall
  • April 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 04/18/2016 - Elgin roofing contractor continues to risk workers' safety
  • April 18 [Trade News Release] - 2016 - 04/18/2016 - OSHA issues final rule establishing procedures for handling retaliation complaints under the Food Safety Modernization Act
  • April 14 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 04/14/2016 - OSHA finds Cooper Hospital exposed employees to needle-stick injuries, bloodborne pathogen hazards
  • April 14 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 04/14/2016 - OSHA inspection finds Mississippi Dollar General store continues to expose workers to safety hazards despite recent citations, penalties
  • April 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 04/14/2016 - OSHA levies $80K in fines for Quick Roofing for repeatedly exposing Conroe, Texas, workers to falls, ladder hazards, eye injuries
  • April 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 04/12/2016 - Five times in one year, Jasper Contractors expose workers to dangerous falls, other workplace violations
  • April 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 04/12/2016 - OSHA fines humanitarian relief company in Lubbock after amputation
  • April 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 04/12/2016 - Struck-by, amputation hazards to Houston workers lead OSHA to levy $172K in fines against Alfa Laval, global manufacturer
  • April 12 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 04/12/2016 - OSHA finds dozen violations at Becton, Dickinson and Co. in Holdrege after two workers suffer finger amputations
  • April 11 [Region 10 News Release] - 2016 - 04/11/2016 - OSHA clarifies maritime offshore reporting requirements
  • April 11 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 04/11/2016 - Dauphin County plumbing, heating worker hospitalized after trench cave-in
  • April 11 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 04/11/2016 - Painting contractor willfully exposed workers to lead on Danville worksite
  • April 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 04/11/2016 - Iowa postal distribution center exposes workers to forklift injuries
  • April 08 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 04/08/2016 - Blocked emergency exit, improperly stored stock pose hazards for Guess? store employees at Foxwoods Casino
  • April 08 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 04/08/2016 - OSHA fines Louisiana food manufacturer $124K for chemical, electrical and other hazards after evacuation sends workers to hospital
  • April 07 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 04/07/2016 - Berlin Builders faces $385K in OSHA fines for continually ignoring life-threatening dangers at Pennsylvania and Delaware sites
  • April 07 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 04/07/2016 - Contractor continues to expose workers to serious fall hazards
  • April 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 04/07/2016 - Safety Stand-Down puts the brakes on injuries at Georgia road sites
  • April 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 04/06/2016 - OSHA cites Georgia automotive parts manufacturer after flash fire severely burns maintenance technician
  • April 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 04/06/2016 - OSHA cites residential contractor for exposing workers to dangerous falls, other hazards; proposes $140K in fines
  • April 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 04/06/2016 - 31-year-old worker died from exposure to manure gas, OSHA finds
  • April 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 04/06/2016 - OSHA places D&D Manufacturing in Severe Violator Enforcement Program after numerous machine hazards found at Illinois metal stamping facility
  • April 06 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 04/06/2016 - OSHA fines Little Rock contractor $41K for endangering brick workers on scaffolds at Hot Springs worksite
  • April 06 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 04/06/2016 - OSHA fines New Orleans tank cleaner $226K for willful, repeat violations after worker death, injuries while they cleaned rail tanker
  • April 05 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 04/05/2016 - Trench collapse, injuries to Schenectady contractor's employee at Albany County job site 'needless and avoidable': OSHA
  • April 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 04/05/2016 - OSHA finds workers at Ohio lawn and garden machine manufacturer exposed to excessive noise, lacked hearing protection; other hazards
  • April 04 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 04/04/2016 - OSHA cites Athens contractor after fall through skylight kills worker
  • April 01 [Trade News Release] - 2016 - 04/01/2016 - OSHA seeks nominations for membership to the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee
March 2016
  • March 31 [Region 5 News Release] -2016 - 03/31/2016 - Purina feed mill workers exposed to falls, grain dust and machine hazards
  • March 31 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 03/31/2016 - OSHA cites Russell Stover Candies after ammonia release shuts plant
  • March 31 [Trade News Release] - 2016 - 03/31/2016 - OSHA, Shipbuilding Group form alliance to protect workers in shipyard employment
  • March 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 03/30/2016 - OSHA renews partnership with National Electrical Contractors Association Central Ohio Chapter and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
  • March 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 03/30/2016 - OSHA fines nation's largest chicken producer $122K for failures in dangerous ammonia release at Waco plant
  • 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 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

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