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July
  • July 28 - [Region 4 News Release] -2015 - 07/28/2015 - For the third time in a year, Jasper Contractors in Jacksonville, Florida, is cited for exposing workers to dangerous falls and other safety hazards
  • July 28 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 07/28/2015 - 30-year-old temporary worker needs surgery after her hand catches in packaging machine at Oak Creek, Wisconsin, food manufacturer
  • July 28 - [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 07/28/2015 - OSHA issues proposed rulemaking clarifying the ongoing obligation to make and maintain accurate records of work-related injuries and illnesses
  • July 27 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 07/27/2015 - OSHA finds Shoreline Foundation Inc. exposes workers to drowning, fall and impalement hazards
  • July 27 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 07/27/2015 - Zareena Investments Inc. doing business as Super Cleaners in San Antonio cited by OSHA...again
  • July 24 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 07/24/2015 - Employee's death at International Paper's Ticonderoga plant preventable
  • July 22 - [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 07/22/2015 - OSHA reminds greater Baltimore-area employers to protect workers from heat illness
  • July 22 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 07/22/2015 - LaGrange, Georgia agricultural equipment manufacturer exposes workers to deadly safety hazards
  • July 22 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 07/22/2015 - Texas worker injured after being denied safety equipment; employers cited
  • July 22 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 07/22/2015 - Trench collapse seriously injures worker, leads to $424K fine for employer
  • July 21 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 07/21/2015 - Ashley Furniture cited again, faces new proposed penalties for failing to protect workers from moving machine parts
  • July 20 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 07/20/2015 - Employees of New Britain, Conn., heat treatment plant face chemical, fire, explosion and mechanical hazards
  • July 20 - [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 07/20/2015 - OSHA provides guidance to OSHA compliance officers for enforcing the revised Hazard Communication standard
  • July 16 - [Region 10 News Release] - 2015 - 07/16/2015 - Pacific Northwest trucking company retaliates against sick, tired drivers again
  • July 16 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 07/16/2015 - Transformers Construction and Buildtronix in Jacksonville, Florida, continues to put employees at risk of dangerous falls and eye protection hazards
  • July 16 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 07/16/2015 - Manufacturer cited by OSHA after press crushes worker's finger
  • July 16 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 07/16/2015 - Middlefield, Ohio, pallet maker allowed 14-year-old to operate machine illegally, resulting in loss of hand
  • July 16 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 07/16/2015 - OSHA renews alliance with South Louisiana Service, Transmission, Exploration and Production Safety Network
  • July 16 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 07/16/2015 - Steel fabricator continues to endanger workers, OSHA finds
  • July 16 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 07/16/2015 - Workers risked dangerous falls at Shenandoah, Texas, worksite
  • July 16 - [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 07/16/2015 - Welders and grinders face toxic metal, noise hazards at Springfield, Missouri, plant
  • July 15 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 07/15/2015 - Worker endures 3 surgeries after press crushes hand at seal manufacturer
  • July 14 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 07/14/2015 - OSHA cites Hugo's Roofing Contractors for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • July 13 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 07/13/2015 - Employees injured by violent clients at Birmingham, Alabama, social services center
  • July 13 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 07/13/2015 - Refrigeration company puts temporary and permanent workers at risk of ammonia exposure due to poor maintenance of coolant systems
  • July 13 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 07/13/2015 - With long history of violations, El Paso, Texas, company faces more than $321K in federal fines
  • July 13 - [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 07/13/2015 - OSHA directive updates inspection procedures for protecting workers from tuberculosis in healthcare settings
  • July 13 - [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 07/13/2015 - OSHA schedules meeting of the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
  • July 13 - [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 07/13/2015 - OSHA schedules meeting of the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health in Florida
  • July 09 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 07/09/2015 - Auto parts manufacturer ignores safety hazards, worker loses fingertip
  • July 09 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 07/09/2015 - US Labor Department files suit to reinstate John Deere employee dismissed for reporting unsafe working conditions
  • July 09 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 07/09/2015 - Deaths of four workers prompts deeper look at DuPont Safety Practices
  • July 09 - [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 07/09/2015 - OSHA issues temporary enforcement policy for confined spaces in construction
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • May 04 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 05/04/2015 - Lack of protective equipment for Republic Steel plant electrician results in 1st and 3rd degree burns after arc flash
  • May 04 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 05/04/2015 - Mississippi's Suburban Plastics fails to correct workplace hazards following OSHA inspection
  • May 04 - [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 05/04/2015 - OSHA and the National Center for Transgender Equality form alliance to protect safety, health of transgender workers
  • May 01 - [National News Release] - 2015 - 05/01/2015 - Confined spaces rule could protect nearly 800 construction workers a year from serious injuries and reduce life-threatening hazards
April
  • April 30 - [Region 5 News Release] -2015 - 04/30/2015 - Lack of proper safety controls leads to loss of worker's 3 fingers in metal press at stamping company, inspectors find
  • April 30 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/30/2015 - OSHA again cites Tip Top Roofing for failing to provide workers fall protection
  • April 30 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/30/2015 - Workers exposed to amputation hazards at Clearwater Paper Neenah
  • April 30 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/30/2015 - Workers exposed to amputation hazards at Vista Window Company
  • April 30 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 04/30/2015 - J and M Energy Services fined $60K for exposing workers to hazardous gas
  • April 29 - [Region 8 News Release] - 2015 - 04/29/2015 - Colorado utility installers expose workers to possible trench collapse
  • April 29 - [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 04/29/2015 - OSHA unveils new 'It's The Law' poster
  • April 28 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 04/28/2015 - Hotel soap and shampoo manufacturer faces fines of nearly $104K for exposing employees to dangerous chemical and fire hazards
  • April 28 - [OSHA Statement] - 2015 - 04/28/2015 - Statement of US Labor Secretary Perez about Workers' Memorial Day
  • April 27 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 04/27/2015 - Oklahoma community honors Workers' Memorial Day at candlelight vigil April 28
  • April 27 - [Region 8 News Release] - 2015 - 04/27/2015 - OSHA pays tribute to workers killed on the job at Denver Workers' Memorial Day event, April 28
  • April 27 - [Region 8 News Release] - 2015 - 04/27/2015 - Workers at residential roofing site exposed to fall hazards
  • April 23 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 04/23/2015 - Ringling Bros. to enhance safety for all aerial acts after settlement agreement
  • April 23 - [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 04/23/2015 - Employer exposes 3 workers to asbestos dangers in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • April 23 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 04/23/2015 - Steel wire producer exposes workers to amputation and lead hazards
  • April 23 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 04/23/2015 - Trailer parts manufacturer exposed workers to multiple hazards
  • April 22 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 04/22/2015 - Dupont Yard Inc. continues its history of exposing workers to hazardous workplace conditions at its Homerville, Georgia facility
  • April 22 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 04/22/2015 - Worker suffers broken wrist and lacerations while performing machine maintenance work at Atlanta's American Air Filter Co.
  • April 22 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/22/2015 - Tower workers' deaths could have been prevented with personal safety gear
  • April 21 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/21/2015 - Metal siding manufacturer's workers still at risk of serious cuts, lacerations and amputations by machines at Elk Grove Village, Illinois, plant
  • April 21 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 04/21/2015 - Dollar Tree Store endangers workers again in Texas
  • April 20 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 04/20/2015 - Follow up OSHA inspections identify new and recurring hazards for employees at New Hampshire sign manufacturer
  • April 20 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 04/20/2015 - Ocean Springs, Mississippi, contractor willfully ignores fall protection standards that lead to worker's death
  • April 17 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 04/17/2015 - Worker electrocuted because his employer, Duke Energy Florida Inc., did not ensure safety procedures were followed
  • April 16 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 04/16/2015 - Allied Painting Inc. exposes employees to lead and fall hazards at Braga Bridge worksite in Fall River, Massachusetts
  • April 16 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 04/16/2015 - Johnson Controls Battery Group again fails to monitor workers for lead exposure, faces OSHA penalties of $61K
  • April 16 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/16/2015 - Metal Shredders cited for willful, serious safety violations in electrocution death of welder in Miamisburg, Ohio
  • April 16 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 04/16/2015 - Metal fabricator cited for exposing workers to amputation hazards
  • April 15 - [Region 10 News Release] - 2015 - 04/15/2015 - Two Idaho Falls, Idaho, area mechanics fatally crushed in separate incidents
  • April 15 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/15/2015 - OSHA cites Julio Galindo for 6th time in 9 years for failing to provide fall protection to workers
  • April 14 - [National News Release] - 2015 - 04/14/2015 - OSHA seeks comment on better protections for communication tower workers
  • April 14 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/14/2015 - OSHA and Grede Wisconsin Subsidiaries reach comprehensive settlement agreement over violations at foundry
  • April 14 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 04/14/2015 - OSHA cites Formosa Plastics Corp., 6 subcontractors for exposing workers to chemical hazards at Point Comfort, Texas, worksite
  • April 13 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 04/13/2015 - A. Hyatt Ball Co. Inc. exposes employees to fire, explosion, other hazards
  • April 13 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/13/2015 - Chicago Dryer Co. fails to guard press brakes, operates damaged cranes carrying 3K-pound cylinders; OSHA proposes $171K in fines
  • April 13 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/13/2015 - Contractor exposes roofing workers to serious falls, respiratory hazards atop Housing Authority of Cook County building in Des Plaines, Illinois
  • April 13 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/13/2015 - Worker loses fingertip on machine that lacked adequate safety controls
  • April 13 - [Region 9 News Release] - 2015 - 04/13/2015 - Union Pacific Railroad retaliates against another injured worker
  • April 13 - [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 04/13/2015 - OSHA and the Society for Chemical Hazard Communication renew alliance to reduce, prevent worker exposure to chemical hazards
  • April 10 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 04/10/2015 - Southbury, Connecticut residential home builder exposes workers to potentially fatal fall hazards
  • April 09 - [National News Release] - 2015 - 04/09/2015 - $3.5M in Susan Harwood safety and health training grants now available from US Labor Department
  • April 09 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 04/09/2015 - Beacon Industries Inc. exposes employees to mechanical, electrical and other hazards at Newington, Conn., manufacturing plant
  • April 09 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 04/09/2015 - Wood crate manufacturer fails to protect workers properly from excessive noise, hand injuries, dust hazards and other risks
  • April 08 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 04/08/2015 - Court orders dentist to pay $85K to employee fired for safety complaint
  • April 08 - [Region 8 News Release] - 2015 - 04/08/2015 - OSHA says proper tank cleaning could have prevented worker's death
  • April 08 - [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 04/08/2015 - OSHA and Airline Ground Safety Panel renew alliance to protect airline ground personnel
  • April 07 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 04/07/2015 - OSHA cites Global Construction and Engineering Inc. for exposing workers to safety hazards at Center Point, Alabama work site
  • April 07 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 04/07/2015 - Foundry workers exposed to numerous safety and health hazards
  • April 06 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 04/06/2015 - Three Massachusetts roofers hospitalized after substandard scaffold breaks
  • April 06 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 04/06/2015 - Safety Stand-Down events seek to raise awareness, reduce injuries and fatalities suffered by landscaping workers in the Southeast
  • April 06 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/06/2015 - Workers risk 7-story fall while roofing Des Plaines, Illinois, condo building
  • April 06 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 04/06/2015 - Workers at a Springtown, Texas-based natural gas processing facility exposed to safety hazards
  • April 06 - [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 04/06/2015 - Metso Minerals exposes workers to serious hazards found in machine operations and welding steel
  • April 02 - [National News Release] - 2015 - 04/02/2015 - OSHA updates guidance for protecting healthcare and social service workers from workplace violence
  • April 02 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 04/02/2015 - OSHA cites South Carolina contractor for exposing workers to cave-in and struck-by hazards at work site in Pooler, Georgia
  • April 02 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/02/2015 - Kroger allows forklift hazards at Columbus supermarket
  • April 02 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/02/2015 - Workers exposed to asbestos hazards at A.M. Castle and Co. in Franklin Park
  • April 02 - [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 04/02/2015 - Aluminum foundry exposes workers to chlorine gas and other hazards
  • April 02 - [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 04/02/2015 - USPS mail processing center again cited by OSHA for fire extinguisher, electrical violations at St. Louis facility
  • April 01 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 04/01/2015 - Lack of cave-in protections led to trench collapse, Bednar Landscape workers' deaths in Boonton
  • April 01 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/01/2015 - USPS cited for electrical hazards at Chicago’s Clark Street distribution center
March
  • March 31 - [Region 2 News Release] -2015 - 03/31/2015 - OSHA fines Dayton, New Jersey, companies $64,200 after investigation finds blocked exit routes and chemical, noise and energy control hazards
  • March 30 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/30/2015 - Koser Iron Works faces penalties of more than $102K for exposing workers to machine, fire and explosion hazards, lack of training
  • March 30 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/30/2015 - Wood pellet manufacturer ignores serious safety hazards and fines, places workers at repeated risk of amputation and fire
  • March 30 - [Region 9 News Release] - 2015 - 03/30/2015 - Food warehouse avoids potential for catastrophic incident
  • March 27 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 03/27/2015 - Florida-based contractor exposes its workers to 200-foot falls and silica dust at two work sites; OSHA cites company for serious safety and health hazards
  • March 27 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 03/27/2015 - Jacksonville, Florida, roofing contractor ignores fact that fall protection can be the difference between life and death
  • March 27 - [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 03/27/2015 - OSHA will hold meeting of the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee
  • March 26 - [National News Release] - 2015 - 03/26/2015 - Labor Secretary announces bulletin on preventing green tobacco sickness
  • March 26 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 03/26/2015 - New Hampshire electrical contractor exposes employee to fall and electric shock hazards at Concord jobsite
  • March 26 - [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 03/26/2015 - Roofing contractor ignores electrocution hazards that caused one death, puts second worker in same jeopardy just 72 hours later
  • March 24 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 03/24/2015 - New York City Transit Authority retaliates against employee for participating in safety inspection and filing complaint, OSHA finds
  • March 24 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 03/24/2015 - US Steel Corp.'s safety shortcuts lead to fatal explosion
  • March 24 - [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 03/24/2015 - OSHA seeks nominations for membership to the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
  • March 23 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 03/23/2015 - Dollar General store allows blocked and locked exits, fire and other hazards, faces more than $83K in fines for repeated safety violations
  • March 23 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/23/2015 - Edsal Manufacturing repeatedly allows safety hazards, faces more than $294K in fines
  • March 19 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 03/19/2015 - Queensbury, New York, packaging materials manufacturer exposes employees to fire, explosion and electrical hazards
  • March 19 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/19/2015 - Fired for reporting hazards, whistleblower wins $33K settlement
  • March 19 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 03/19/2015 - Workers at a Houston construction site exposed to excavation hazards
  • March 18 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 03/18/2015 - OSHA cites Georgia wood products manufacturer for exposing workers to fire, amputation and unprotected equipment hazards
  • March 18 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 03/18/2015 - Safety Stand-Down puts the brakes on injuries at Georgia road sites
  • March 17 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/17/2015 - Mt. Vernon Barge Services exposes workers to electrical, respiratory hazards
  • March 17 - [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 03/17/2015 - Culture of retaliation: Union Pacific Railroad disciplines locomotive engineer for reporting workplace injury, owes worker $350K in damages
  • March 17 - [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 03/17/2015 - OSHA extends comment period for managing hazardous chemical exposures in workplace
  • March 17 - [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 03/17/2015 - OSHA seeks nominations for membership to the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee
  • March 16 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 03/16/2015 - World Kitchen exposes Corning, New York, employees to fire, fall, electrical, mechanical and other hazards, OSHA finds
  • March 16 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 03/16/2015 - OSHA cites Bruegger's Bagels after three workers hospitalized for overexposure to carbon monoxide
  • March 16 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 03/16/2015 - OSHA cites Bruegger's Bagels after three workers hospitalized for overexposure to carbon monoxide
  • March 16 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/16/2015 - Behr Iron and Steel recycling plants face penalties of $366K for continued exposure of workers to machine, fall and confined space hazards
  • March 16 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/16/2015 - Bowling center worker dies after his hooded sweatshirt catches in pinsetter
  • March 16 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/16/2015 - Health Care Products Inc. exposes production workers to amputation hazards
  • March 16 - [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 03/16/2015 - USPS cited for using defective forklift at main post office in Des Moines
  • March 16 - [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 03/16/2015 - Worker dies after fall at La Belle, Missouri, dairy farm
  • March 16 - [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 03/16/2015 - OSHA publishes Notice of Proposed Rulemaking updating a National Consensus Standard in its Eye and Face Protection Standards
  • March 13 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 03/13/2015 - OSHA issues hazard alert letter to Hope Elephants following death
  • March 12 - [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 03/12/2015 - Manufacturer exposes welders inside tanks to respiratory, confined space hazards
  • March 11 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 03/11/2015 - Serial violator Stephen Lessard faces contempt charges for ignoring OSHA safety hazards, failing to pay $400K in fines
  • March 10 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 03/10/2015 - Yonkers roofing contractor cited for seven repeat and four serious violations after exposing employees to potentially fatal falls
  • March 10 - [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 03/10/2015 - OSHA fines Martinsburg, W. Va., contractor more than $109,000 for fall hazards at Morgantown, W. Va., work site
  • March 10 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/10/2015 - OSHA fines Bluewater Thermal Solutions $42,000 for 8 safety violations
  • March 10 - [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 03/10/2015 - 58-year-old worker dies because Bridgeton, Missouri, manufacturer ignores safety hazards
  • March 10 - [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 03/10/2015 - Advance Auto Parts exposes workers to asbestos, mold hazards
  • March 06 - [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 03/06/2015 - OSHA announces final rule on procedures for handling retaliation complaints under Sarbanes-Oxley Act
  • March 05 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 03/05/2015 - Jasper Contractors continues to put roofing workers' lives in jeopardy
  • March 05 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 03/05/2015 - Trench collapse buries and kills local day laborer
  • March 05 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/05/2015 - Blast badly injures 2 at Chicago Heights, Illinois, manufacturing plant
  • March 05 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 03/05/2015 - Worker's death in scrap metal baler could have been prevented
  • March 05 - [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 03/05/2015 - Worker fatally pinned by forklift at Menards warehouse
  • March 04 - [Region 10 News Release] - 2015 - 03/04/2015 - US Labor Department sues Idaho Falls school district after employee is fired for raising concerns about asbestos removal
  • March 04 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/04/2015 - OSHA co-sponsors worker safety and health conference with Sauk Valley Community College, March 10, in Dixon, Illinois
  • March 04 - [Region 9 News Release] - 2015 - 03/04/2015 - Core-Mark International must reinstate, pay more than $230K to employee fired for voicing driver safety concerns
  • March 03 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 03/03/2015 - Blocked exits, electrical hazards found after worker electrocuted at distribution warehouse in Dayton, N.J.
  • March 03 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 03/03/2015 - Bronx hair salon fired employee who warned co-workers of formaldehyde hazards, suit alleges
  • March 03 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 03/03/2015 - Salon Bronxhair sa thai nhan vien da canh cao dong nghiep vi cac nhung moi nguy hiem formaldehyde, vu kien cao buoc
  • March 03 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 03/03/2015 - Salon de belleza del Bronx despide a empleada que advirtio a sus companeros sobre los peligros del formaldehido, afirma la demanda
  • March 03 - [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 03/03/2015 - JC Stucco and Stone Inc. again puts workers' lives at risk, exposing them to dangerous falls, unsafe scaffolding
  • March 03 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 03/03/2015 - Auburn, Alabama contractor exposes workers to cave-in hazards; fails to use safety measures to prevent excavation collapse
  • March 03 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 03/03/2015 - Untrained worker suffers fatal electrocution at H.M. Richards Inc.
  • March 03 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/03/2015 - OSHA cites Toledo Refining Company following September fire
  • March 02 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 03/02/2015 - Employees avert explosion, fire and other dangers after solvent spill at freight terminal exposes employer's lack of readiness
  • March 02 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/02/2015 - Court bans Mike Neri Sewer and Water Contractor from excavating work
  • March 02 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/02/2015 - OSHA fines US Minerals more than $113K for repeatedly exposing workers to dangerous machinery, falls and chemical hazards
  • March 02 - [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 03/02/2015 - OSHA cites Affordable Exteriors for 7th time in 10 years for failing to provide fall protection to roofers
  • March 02 - [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 03/02/2015 - OSHA schedules meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health
February
  • February 26 - [Region 10 News Release] -2015 - 02/26/2015 - Federal judge orders US Postal Service to pay employee $229K in damages for whistleblower retaliation
  • February 26 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 02/26/2015 - Duane Reade Manhattan 6th Avenue store exposes employees to fire and crushing hazards from blocked exits and carelessly piled stock
  • February 26 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 02/26/2015 - A and D Wood Products workers face amputation and explosion risks at Elida, Ohio, wood pallet manufacturing facility
  • February 25 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 02/25/2015 - For the fourth time in 4 years, Massachusetts roofing contractor cited for exposing employees to potentially fatal falls
  • February 25 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 02/25/2015 - Lack of protective equipment leaves employees of Madison, New Jersey, manufacturer exposed to amputation hazards, finds OSHA
  • February 24 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 02/24/2015 - Bentley Laboratories exposed temporary workers to chemical, noise and machine hazards
  • February 24 - [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 02/24/2015 - Worker loses toes in Waterville, Kansas, grain bin; incident due to safety violations
  • February 19 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 02/19/2015 - Alabama aluminum foil manufacturer endangers workers; OSHA cites company for 25 serious safety and health hazards
  • February 19 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 02/19/2015 - Jacksonville, Florida-based roofing company continues to expose workers to dangerous falls; OSHA proposes nearly $80K in penalties
  • February 19 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 02/19/2015 - Inspection finds Basic Marine again exposes workers to dangerous hazards
  • February 19 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 02/19/2015 - Workers exposed to cave-in hazards at excavation site
  • February 18 - [National News Release] - 2015 - 02/18/2015 - Stand Tall, Stand Proud and Stand-Down for Fall Safety!
  • February 18 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 02/18/2015 - Milling facility exposed workers to explosion and electrical hazards
  • February 18 - [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 02/18/2015 - OSHA and NIOSH issue hazard alert on protecting workers from silica exposure during countertop manufacture and installation
  • February 18 - [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 02/18/2015 - OSHA will hold meeting of the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health
  • February 17 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 02/17/2015 - Employees at Bristol, Connecticut, trash-to-energy plant exposed to combustible dust, fire, electrical, confined space, other hazards
  • February 17 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 02/17/2015 - OSHA fines moving and storage company nearly $90K for exposing workers to asbestos hazards at Newark, New Jersey, warehouse
  • February 17 - [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 02/17/2015 - OSHA fines Seitz Technical Products more than $42K for exposing workers to chemical hazards at Oxford, Pa., facility
  • February 17 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 02/17/2015 - Alliance Tubular Products again ignores violations and exposes workers to dangerous machinery and risk of serious injury
  • February 12 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 02/12/2015 - Central Transport LLC shipping exposes terminal employees in multiple states to injuries and death from defective forklifts
  • February 12 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 02/12/2015 - OSHA finds Northstar Contracting Group exposed workers to falls while trimming trees at Morris Plains, N.J., psych hospital
  • February 12 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 02/12/2015 - Frick Service Inc. exposes workers to electrical, respiratory hazards
  • February 12 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 02/12/2015 - Mercury Products Corp. fails to train, protect temp workers from mechanical and electrical hazards
  • February 12 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 02/12/2015 - Painter dies in cell tower fall due to inadequate protective equipment
  • February 12 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 02/12/2015 - Workers at a Fort Worth, Texas-based plumbing and heating equipment producer exposed to safety hazards
  • February 12 - [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 02/12/2015 - OSHA finds roofer's death and second man's serious injuries could have been prevented with fall protection
  • February 11 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 02/11/2015 - Pork-processing facility cited for exposing workers to corrosive chemical
  • February 11 - [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 02/11/2015 - Gateway Extrusions again exposes workers to amputation, other hazards
  • February 10 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 02/10/2015 - Formed Fiber Technologies in Auburn, Maine, exposes employees to lacerations, amputation and other hazards
  • February 10 - [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 02/10/2015 - OSHA cites Saia Motor Freight Line after explosion injures 4 in St. Louis
  • February 09 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 02/09/2015 - Reynolds Nationwide exposes workers to dangerous fumes in food transport tankers at London, Ohio, facility
  • February 05 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 02/05/2015 - Animal feed producer exposes workers to potential dust explosion and other hazards
  • February 05 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 02/05/2015 - Explosion at Madden Bolt steel manufacturer kills worker
  • February 05 - [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 02/05/2015 - MP Global Products LLC exposes workers to fire, amputation hazards
  • February 04 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 02/04/2015 - For the 4th time in a year, OSHA cites Burrows Paper
  • February 04 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 02/04/2015 - Lead paint exposure endangers workers on Blue Island bridge project
  • February 04 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 02/04/2015 - OSHA cites BRT Extrusion after worker was crushed to death
  • February 04 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 02/04/2015 - OSHA cites International Paper Co. after worker suffers severe electrical shock
  • February 04 - [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 02/04/2015 - Garda Armored Car fails to train drivers on fire extinguisher use
  • February 03 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 02/03/2015 - Auto parts manufacturer and temp agency expose workers to electrocution, serious falls and other hazards
  • February 03 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 02/03/2015 - Flink Co. exposes workers to hexavalent chromium while cutting stainless steel
  • February 03 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 02/03/2015 - Plating shop exposes workers to serious cancer risk; other health hazards
  • February 03 - [Region 8 News Release] - 2015 - 02/03/2015 - H and W Contracting exposes workers to dangerous trench cave-in hazards
  • February 02 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 02/02/2015 - Georgia automotive parts producer fails to protect employees from workplace safety hazards
  • February 02 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 02/02/2015 - Ashley Furniture faces $1.76M in fines after OSHA finds more than 1,000 worker injuries at Wisconsin site in past 36 months
  • February 02 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 02/02/2015 - Aircraft maintenance workers exposed to hazardous chemicals
  • February 02 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 02/02/2015 - OSHA forms alliance with the Louisiana Forestry Association and the Louisiana Logging Council in Baton Rouge
  • February 02 - [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 02/02/2015 - OSHA, EPA, and Fertilizer Safety and Health Partners sign alliance to protect workers and first responders from hazardous chemicals
January
  • January 30 - [Region 2 News Release] -2015 - 01/30/2015 - For the third time, OSHA finds roofing contractor allows fatal fall hazards at school job site
  • January 30 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 01/30/2015 - New York Presbyterian-Columbia University Medical Center exposes employees to contaminated laundry, tuberculosis risks
  • January 29 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 01/29/2015 - Indianhead Biomass Services explosion severely injures 2 workers
  • January 28 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 01/28/2015 - Plastics manufacturer exposed workers to amputation hazards
  • January 27 - [Region 10 News Release] - 2015 - 01/27/2015 - OSHA cites Idaho steel manufacturer following last year's death of welder who fell from misused forklift
  • January 27 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 01/27/2015 - Warehouse workers face 'electrical nightmare' and other workplace dangers, OSHA inspection in Jersey City, New Jersey, reveals
  • January 27 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 01/27/2015 - OSHA investigation finds management ignores hazards after worker falls into acid-filled tank at Pell City, Alabama, auto parts manufacturer
  • January 27 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 01/27/2015 - P and W Painting again exposes workers to workplace dangers
  • January 26 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 01/26/2015 - Florida-based bridge coating company exposes workers to unsafe levels of lead; OSHA cites company for serious safety and health hazards
  • January 26 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 01/26/2015 - OSHA finds welders unaware of toxic, explosive fumes when blast kills temporary worker, critically injures another
  • January 26 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 01/26/2015 - Georgia-Pacific Chemicals cited for 11 serious chemical safety violations; OSHA proposes $60,500 in penalties
  • January 26 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 01/26/2015 - OSHA forms alliance with the Associated General Contractors of America to keep San Antonio construction workers safe
  • January 22 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 01/22/2015 - OSHA finds Zimmer TMT workers lacked training and plan to respond when chlorine gas leaked at Parsippany, NJ plant
  • January 22 - [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 01/22/2015 - Teenager's on-the-job training results in severe injury after fall at local construction site
  • January 22 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 01/22/2015 - Corn flour mill cited for exposing workers to explosion and electric shock hazards
  • January 22 - [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 01/22/2015 - Blast turns fatal at fireworks storage in Pittsburg, Kansas
  • January 21 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 01/21/2015 - Miami freezer manufacturer exposes employees to serious electrical, machine and chemical hazards
  • January 21 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 01/21/2015 - Worker caught in a grain bin at Grainco FS suffers injuries
  • January 21 - [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 01/21/2015 - OSHA cites Fastrack Erectors for lack of fall protection in worker fatality
  • January 15 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 01/15/2015 - Litchfield County, Connecticut, manufacturer exposes employees to dangerous respiratory, chemical and other safety hazards
  • January 15 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 01/15/2015 - MCM Precision Castings exposes workers to dangerous noise levels, silica dust at foundry
  • January 15 - [Region 8 News Release] - 2015 - 01/15/2015 - Northern Excavating Co. exposes workers to trench cave-ins for 8th time
  • January 12 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 01/12/2015 - 4 contractors expose workers to potentially fatal falls at Easthampton, Massachusetts, renovation project
  • January 08 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 01/08/2015 - Metal fuel-tank fabricator exposes workers to falls, unguarded machinery and other hazards
  • January 07 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 01/07/2015 - Employees at Wolcott, New York, Dollar General store face locked exit
  • January 07 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 01/07/2015 - Florida State University construction fatality results in citations and fines for 4 Tallahassee, Florida, construction companies
  • January 07 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 01/07/2015 - Worker’s death at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, leads to willful and serious violations for Tekton Construction Co.
  • January 07 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 01/07/2015 - OSHA cites Agridyne after 2 workers succumb to dangerous fumes while cleaning rail cars at Pekin, Illinois, facility
  • January 06 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 01/06/2015 - OSHA cites MFG Chemical Inc. for repeated safety hazards after 2 workers injured, 1 fatally
  • January 06 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 01/06/2015 - Temporary worker suffers permanent disability after packaging machine crushes him
  • January 06 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 01/06/2015 - Chemical cleanup workers still exposed to dangerous hazards
  • January 05 - [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 01/05/2015 - 'Severe violator' Domestic Casting endangers workers by ignoring prior OSHA violations at iron foundry
  • January 05 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 01/05/2015 - OSHA cites auto parts supplier for exposing workers to amputation, electrical and struck-by hazards
  • January 05 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 01/05/2015 - CS Metals exposes scrapyard workers to dangerous levels of lead, copper and arsenic fumes at St. Marys, Ohio, facility
  • January 05 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 01/05/2015 - Edgerton, Wisconsin, roofing company cited by OSHA for exposing workers to falls-the leading cause of workplace fatalities
  • January 05 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 01/05/2015 - Hagerty Brothers Co. exposes workers to dangerous lead and copper dust in Peoria, Illinois
  • January 05 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 01/05/2015 - OSHA cites Piasa, Illinois, roofing company for worker fatality
  • January 05 - [Trade News Release] - 2015 - 01/05/2015 - OSHA, Laser Institute of America renew alliance to protect workers from laser hazards

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