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April 2014
  • April 24 [Region 4 News Release] -2014 - 04/24/2014 - Florida manufacturer cited for exposing permanent and temporary workers to toxic chemical hexavalent chromium after US Labor Department inspection
  • April 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 04/24/2014 - Rogers Roofing faces proposed penalties of $44,660 by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • April 24 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 04/24/2014 - Houston metal fabricator fined $124,000 for failing to abate violations and exposing workers to serious safety hazards
  • April 24 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 04/24/2014 - Absolute Waste Removal ordered to reinstate driver who raised safety concerns and pay $123,203 in compensation following OSHA whistleblower investigation
  • April 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 04/23/2014 - Workers exposed to amputation and other serious hazards at Metal and Wire Products Co. in Salem, Ohio
  • April 23 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 04/23/2014 - Cenex Harvest States Inc. cited for repeat, serious safety and health violations
  • April 23 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 04/23/2014 - Union Pacific Railroad ordered to reinstate injured employee, pay more than $85,000 in damages after OSHA found illegal retaliation
  • April 22 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 04/22/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA to co-host Workers' Memorial Day Events April 25 in Springfield, Mo., and April 28 in North Kansas City, Mo.
  • April 22 [Region 8 News Release] - 2014 - 04/22/2014 - OSHA cites Kuechle Underground after worker's leg is broken when trench wall collapses at Mapleton, ND, residential construction site
  • April 21 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 04/21/2014 - OSHA follow-up inspection finds 14 violations at previously cited Universal Concrete Products Corp. in Pottstown, Pa.
  • April 21 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 04/21/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA finds serious violations at paving contractor following worker fatality at Blairsville, Pa., facility
  • April 21 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 04/21/2014 - Houston contractor fined $70,000 for willfully exposing workers to fall hazards
  • April 15 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 04/15/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA forms alliance with Georgia organizations to reduce worker exposure to silica in the construction industry
  • April 15 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 04/15/2014 - OSHA schedules informal hearing on proposed extension of crane operator certification deadline
  • April 14 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 04/14/2014 - L and L Lumber Co. cited for serious safety and health violations following inspection by US Department of Labors OSHA
  • April 14 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 04/14/2014 - Pinpoint Towers cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA after worker fatality on a telecommunication tower in Wichita
  • April 14 [Region 9 News Release] - 2014 - 04/14/2014 - US Department of Labor OSHA program aims to reduce retail injuries and fatalities in the Pacific
  • April 11 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 04/11/2014 - OSHA announces that the final rule revising standards for electric power generation, transmission and distribution has been published in the Federal Register
  • April 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 04/10/2014 - Wisconsin Central Limited ordered to pay more than $352,000 in back wages, damages to injured conductor after OSHA whistleblower investigation
  • April 10 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 04/10/2014 - OSHA regional offices in Dallas and Chicago form alliance with the Philippine consulate general in Chicago to promote worker safety and health
  • April 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 04/09/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Interlake Mecalux $71,700 for exposing workers to amputation, serious hazards at Illinois storage system manufacturer
  • April 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 04/09/2014 - Fort Worth tank parts manufacturer cited by the US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to struck-by and amputation hazards
  • April 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 04/09/2014 - Recycling facility in Lubbock, Texas, cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for multiple, serious safety and health violations
  • April 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 04/09/2014 - Tulsa developer exposes workers to fall hazards; US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $90,600 in fines
  • April 08 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 04/08/2014 - Little Falls, NY, paper manufacturer exposes workers to serious safety violations at multiple work sites
  • April 08 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 04/08/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Precision Custom Coatings LLC $185,400 for willful and repeat violations
  • April 08 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 04/08/2014 - OSHA schedules meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health
  • April 03 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 04/03/2014 - OSHA issues interim final rule protecting whistleblowers under Consumer Financial Protection Act
  • April 02 [National News Release] - 2014 - 04/02/2014 - Olivet Management faces $2.3M in OSHA fines for knowingly exposing workers to asbestos and lead at NY work site
  • April 02 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 04/02/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites cabinetry, countertop manufacturer for combustible dust, chemical hazards
  • April 02 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 04/02/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces safety stand-down at Georgia highway work zone sites April 7-11, 2014
  • April 01 [National News Release] - 2014 - 04/01/2014 - OSHA announces final rule revising standards for electric power generation, transmission and distribution
March 2014
  • March 31 [Region 2 News Release] -2014 - 03/31/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Garfield, NJ, masonry contractor for repeat fall and scaffolding hazards
  • March 31 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 03/31/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Fischer Excavating $58,100 for trenching hazards at Rockford work site
  • March 31 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 03/31/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA issues $50,600 in proposed fines to Grede Wisconsin for repeatedly exposing workers to respirable silica dust
  • March 31 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 03/31/2014 - OSHA schedules meeting of the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health
  • March 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 03/27/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA forms alliance with Concerned Beauty Professionals to reduce chemical hazards in the beauty industry
  • March 26 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 03/26/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Diversified CPC International Inc. for chemical hazards
  • March 26 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 03/26/2014 - OSHA seeks nominations for members to serve on the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
  • March 25 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 03/25/2014 - Atlantic Coast Asphalt in Jacksonville, Fla., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA following worker being trapped in hot liquid asphalt
  • March 24 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 03/24/2014 - Danville manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for continued employee exposure to highly toxic hexavalent chromium
  • March 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 03/24/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites two Ohio companies for exposing workers to dangerous levels of lead, serious fall hazards
  • March 20 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 03/20/2014 - OSHA renews alliance with Sealant Waterproofing and Restoration Institute to address falls, other worker safety issues within industry
  • March 19 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 03/19/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA follow-up inspection finds 11 workplace violations at previously cited US Minerals LLC in Harvey, La.
  • March 19 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 03/19/2014 - La OSHA lanza un nuevo boletín educativo sobre los requisitos del registro de lesiones para proteger a los trabajadores temporales
  • March 19 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 03/19/2014 - OSHA announces national stand-down for fall prevention in construction
  • March 18 [National News Release] - 2014 - 03/18/2014 - OSHA continues extensive public engagement on silica proposal
  • March 18 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 03/18/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA orders DISH Network to pay more than $257,000 in wages and damages to blacklisted former employee
  • March 17 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 03/17/2014 - Following worker fatality, Georgia-based Smiley Plaster Co. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • March 17 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 03/17/2014 - ConAgra Foods faces $117,000 in US Department of Labor OSHA penalties for failing to protect workers from dangerous machinery, other hazards
  • March 13 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 03/13/2014 - OSHA releases new educational bulletin on injury recording requirements to help protect temporary workers
  • March 13 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 03/13/2014 - OSHA seeks nominations for members to serve on the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee
  • March 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 03/12/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Schwan's, staffing agency and service company for serious health and safety violations; $264,360 in fines
  • March 12 [Region 8 News Release] - 2014 - 03/12/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites two Colorado contractors for exposing workers to trench cave-ins; $81,400 in combined penalties proposed
  • March 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 03/11/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $112,000 in penalties for workers exposed to amputation hazards at Gaspar Inc.
  • March 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 03/11/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes fines of $46,900 after Celtic Environmental workers exposed to lead hazards
  • March 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 03/10/2014 - Paterson, NJ, severe violator again cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for recurring hazards
  • March 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 03/10/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines New Wave Plastics $51,800 for multiple serious hazards at Cleveland facility
  • March 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 03/06/2014 - Grand Trunk Western Railway Co., Union Pacific ordered to pay back wages to 5 suspended, injured employees after OSHA whistleblower investigation
  • March 06 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 03/06/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Werner Construction after worker fatally struck by front-end loader at Albion, Neb., asphalt facility
  • March 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 03/05/2014 - Coastal Building Systems of Amelia Inc. cited for repeat fall hazards by US Department of Labor's OSHA
  • March 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 03/05/2014 - Pressed Paperboard Technologies will pay $81,450 in penalties after US Department of Labor OSHA cites safety violations at Findlay facility
  • March 05 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 03/05/2014 - OSHA extends comment period on agency standards to improve chemical safety to March 31
  • March 03 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 03/03/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites East Providence, RI, company for combustible wood dust and other hazards after August 2013 fire and explosion
February 2014
  • February 28 [OSHA Statement] -2014 - 02/28/2014 - Statement by Assistant Secretary of Labor Dr. David Michaels on death of former assistant secretary
  • February 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 02/27/2014 - Nichiha USA Inc. of Georgia cited for safety violations and nearly $140,000 in proposed penalties by the US Labor Department's OSHA
  • February 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 02/27/2014 - The GEO Group must address workplace violence hazards as a result of corporate-wide settlement with US Department of Labor
  • February 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/27/2014 - County Materials Corp. cited for serious violations by US Labor Department's OSHA after worker's foot severed at an Elderon, Wis., job site
  • February 27 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 02/27/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Houston employer for 8 willful, egregious violations after worker injured on machine without safeguards
  • February 26 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/26/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $77,472 in fines for Beck Aluminum Alloys after worker exposed to chlorine gas at smelting plant
  • February 26 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/26/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA to co-sponsor Illinois workplace safety and health conference in Peoria on March 5, 2014
  • February 26 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 02/26/2014 - OSHA issues 2014 inspection plan to reduce injuries and illnesses at high-hazard workplaces
  • February 25 [National News Release] - 2014 - 02/25/2014 - Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health Dr. David Michaels urges action to protect communication tower workers
  • February 25 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 02/25/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Shippensburg foundry for repeat safety violations; OSHA fines total $163,240
  • February 25 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/25/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines E.R. Wagner Manufacturing $106,000 for serious safety violations at Milwaukee metal stamping plant
  • February 24 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 02/24/2014 - Spa and fitness center agrees to correct hazardous conditions after worker fatality at Palisades Park, NJ, spa
  • February 24 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 02/24/2014 - OSHA schedules meeting of the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee
  • February 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 02/19/2014 - Combustible dust, amputation and other hazards at lumber manufacturer in Homerville, Ga., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA
  • February 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/19/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $91,800 in fines for Ohio printing company
  • February 19 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 02/19/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Andres Roofing Co. $52,800 for workplace safety violations
  • February 19 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 02/19/2014 - OSHA announces interim final rule, invites comments on procedures for handling retaliation complaints under Food Safety Modernization Act
  • February 18 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 02/18/2014 - Recurring hazards by Cheshire, Conn., manufacturer of print reproductions results in US Labor Department OSHA citations
  • February 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 02/13/2014 - Amtech Southeast Inc. in Elmore, Ala., cited for 15 safety and health violations following inspection by US Department of Labor's OSHA
  • February 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 02/13/2014 - Florida manufacturer cited for willful violations following fatality
  • February 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 02/13/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Dudley Lumber Co. for serious safety violations; nearly $107,000 in proposed penalties
  • February 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/13/2014 - G and J Pepsi-Cola Bottlers faces $86,900 in US Labor Department OSHA penalties for exposing workers to repeat safety violations
  • February 12 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 02/12/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites New York contractors for safety violations at Canastota Wastewater Treatment Plant
  • February 12 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 02/12/2014 - OSHA announces comment period on proposed rule to improve tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses to close on March 10
  • February 11 [National News Release] - 2014 - 02/11/2014 - No more falling workers
  • February 10 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 02/10/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Wakefield, Mass., contractor for exposing workers to cave-in hazards at Milton work site
  • February 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/10/2014 - Suspension of 13 AT and T workers prompts lawsuit by US Labor Department
  • February 10 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 02/10/2014 - Flavoring manufacturer in Oakdale, La., cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after a fire severely burns a worker
  • February 10 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 02/10/2014 - OSHA partners with fertilizer industry to get message out on chemical safety
  • February 07 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 02/07/2014 - OSHA issues proposed rule to extend compliance date for crane operator certification requirements
  • February 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/06/2014 - Arlington Plating Co. faces $155,430 in penalties for exposing workers to guarding, electrical and other hazards
  • February 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/06/2014 - Solvay Specialty Polymers cited by US Labor Department's OSHA; fines of $77,000 proposed
  • February 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 02/05/2014 - Lucas Marine Acquisition Co. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA following worker fatality at City of Fort Pierce Marina
  • February 04 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 02/04/2014 - Philadelphia Macaroni cited by US Labor Department's OSHA; fines total more than $75,000
  • February 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/04/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Cleveland metal company for repeat violations, including lead exposure; $61,600 in proposed fines
  • February 04 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 02/04/2014 - Gem Drilling Co. Inc. cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 19 violations at its Sagerton, Texas, work site; fines total $46,900

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