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July 2016
  • July 29 [Region 1 News Release] -2016 - 07/29/2016 - OSHA finds Connecticut gauge manufacturer exposing workers to amputation, crushing and electrical hazards
  • July 28 [Region 10 News Release] - 2016 - 07/28/2016 - OSHA, US Forest Service sign alliance to promote workplace
    safety and health in Pacific Northwest
  • July 28 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 07/28/2016 - Two Queens contractors expose employees to fall, fire and electrical hazards at Chinatown construction site, OSHA finds
  • July 28 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 07/28/2016 - OSHA cites Great Southern Peanut for combustible dust, improper machine guarding and other safety, health hazards; proposes more than $110K in fines
  • July 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 07/28/2016 - OSHA finds Chicago-area electroplating company continues to expose workers to dangerous machine hazards, allow other safety hazards
  • July 28 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 07/28/2016 - Houston contractor found violating serious trench hazards for sixth time in 10 years; faces $124K in OSHA penalties
  • July 28 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 07/28/2016 - OSHA identifies 21 serious violations after inspection of San Antonio specialty foods producer; proposes $104K in fines
  • July 27 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 07/27/2016 - OSHA finds Windsor adhesive tape manufacturer exposed workers to widespread electrical, fire, chemical hazards
  • July 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 07/27/2016 - OSHA cites Pilgrim's Pride for medical mismanagement, fall, machine guarding and other safety, health hazards; proposes $78K in fines
  • July 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 07/27/2016 - Inspection finds Ohio stone fabricator again exposes workers to harmful noise, respiratory dangers at stone-cutting yard
  • July 26 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 07/26/2016 - OSHA cites grain handling, processor for exposing workers to grain, noise, fall hazards at Nebraska site
  • July 25 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 07/25/2016 - US Labor Department's OSHA, Wage and Hour Division enter alliance with NYS Workers' Compensation Board to better protect workers
  • July 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 07/22/2016 - OSHA: Auto parts manufacturer continues to expose workers to amputation, crushing and other serious machine hazards
  • July 22 [OSHA Statement] - 2016 - 07/22/2016 - Statement from OSHA Regional Administrator Richard Mendelson on U.S. Steel settlement
  • July 21 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 07/21/2016 - Workplace safety inspection finds Georgia's Chaparral Boats exposing employees to serious hazards; OSHA proposes $47K in fines
  • July 21 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 07/21/2016 - OSHA cites Corpus Christi Steam methane reformer plant for willful, serious violations for safety failures that exposed workers to health dangers
  • July 15 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 07/15/2016 - OSHA cites East Hartford mattress recycler for uncorrected, new and recurring hazards for workers
  • July 15 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 07/15/2016 - OSHA cites Macy's, The Finish Line for blocked exits, electrical shock hazards and other safety violations; retailers face more than $103K in fines
  • July 15 [Region 8 News Release] - 2016 - 07/15/2016 - OSHA issues 1 repeat, 10 serious citations to Colorado steel mill after inspection in agency's effort to prevent amputations
  • July 14 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 07/14/2016 - Andover contractor exposes employees to cave-in hazards in Stoneham
  • July 14 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 07/14/2016 - Newark metal treatment company faces $87K penalty for exposing workers to fall, chemical, electrical, and compressed gas hazards
  • July 14 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 07/14/2016 - OSHA finds lack of machine safety guarding after worker suffers fracture of three fingers at Ohio metal alloy manufacturer
  • July 13 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 07/13/2016 - Despite fire in 2015, Warren County manufacturer fails to correct combustible dust hazard, allows recurring fire, explosion and fall hazards
  • July 13 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 07/13/2016 - OSHA calls on greater Philadelphia construction companies to act now to prevent worker falls after five tragic incidents in one month
  • July 13 [Trade News Release] - 2016 - 07/13/2016 - OSHA delays effective date for enforcing employees' rights to report workplace injuries, illnesses
  • July 11 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 07/11/2016 - Nation's leading pallet company agrees to pay fired worker $105K, resolving US Labor Department lawsuit
  • July 11 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 07/11/2016 - Oil and gas equipment manufacturer, local staffing company face $120K in fines after OSHA finds a combined 34 safety violations
  • July 11 [Region 8 News Release] - 2016 - 07/11/2016 - Denver stone distributor cited by OSHA for willful, repeat, serious violations after more than 3 tons of granite fall on, kill warehouse worker
  • July 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 07/07/2016 - OSHA cites Tonawanda Coke for repeat, serious safety violations after employee dies while servicing operating coal elevator
  • July 07 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 07/07/2016 - OSHA cites Amerway for again overexposing employees to lead hazards at Altoona manufacturing facility; failing to provide respiratory protection
  • July 07 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 07/07/2016 - Emergency medical service provider fails to protect employees from risks of bloodborne pathogens
  • July 06 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 07/06/2016 - Judge upholds OSHA citations and $249k in penalties against New York contractor for scaffold hazards at Manhattan hotel construction site
  • July 06 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 07/06/2016 - OSHA finds multiple hazards at Missouri auto parts manufacturing facility
  • July 05 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 07/05/2016 - Federal inspectors cite national pediatric health care provider for failing to protect home care workers from physical, sexual assault
  • July 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 07/05/2016 - OSHA investigation finds two Lakemoor Dental locations failed to protect employees from risks of bloodborne pathogens
  • July 05 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 07/05/2016 - OSHA fines landscaping products manufacturer $66K for repeat, serious violations after complaints of unsafe working conditions
  • July 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 07/01/2016 - OSHA, Chippewa Valley Technical College renew alliance to train and protect workers from job hazards
June 2016
  • June 30 [National News Release] -2016 - 06/30/2016 - US Department of Labor announces new rules to adjust civil penalty amounts
  • June 30 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 06/30/2016 - OSHA cites food manufacturer after worker dies after 24-foot fall at the company's Jersey City warehouse
  • June 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 06/30/2016 - OSHA orders Dearborn Heights School District to pay $193K to employee punished for warning of asbestos exposures at city school
  • June 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 06/30/2016 - OSHA fines Johns Manville after employee suffers hand amputation
  • June 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 06/30/2016 - OSHA fines underground utility contractor $52K for exposing workers to repeat, serious excavation hazards
  • June 30 [Trade News Release] - 2016 - 06/30/2016 - OSHA National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health schedules fifth meeting of the Emergency Response and Preparedness Subcommittee
  • June 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 06/29/2016 - OSHA finds Waupaca company lacked proper precautions for using sulfur dioxide at its foundry core manufacturing, metal coating facility
  • June 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 06/29/2016 - Ohio auto parts manufacturer faces $3.42M in fines after OSHA finds company willfully exposed temporary workers to machine hazards
  • June 29 [Trade News Release] - 2016 - 06/29/2016 - OSHA reminds employers to protect workers from dangers of handling fireworks
  • June 28 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 06/28/2016 - OSHA finds workers exposed to amputation dangers at San Angelo woodworking manufacturer; company, staffing agency fined $63K
  • June 28 [Region 8 News Release] - 2016 - 06/28/2016 - OSHA orders tour bus operator's former owner to pay $11K for retaliating after employee refused to drive unsafe bus
  • June 27 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 06/27/2016 - OSHA deploying assets to flood impacted West Virginia counties to ensure safety and health of workers, general public involved in cleanup efforts
  • June 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 06/27/2016 - OSHA cita a contratista de albañilería en Georgia por exponer a sus trabajadores a riesgos de caídas peligrosas de andamios en 7 de 7 inspecciones
  • June 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 06/27/2016 - OSHA cites Georgia masonry contractor for exposing workers on scaffolding to dangerous fall risks in 7 out of 7 inspections
  • June 23 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 06/23/2016 - Despite extensive violation history, OSHA finds Dollar General continues to expose workers to safety hazards at Shamokin, Pennsylvania, store
  • June 23 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 06/23/2016 - OSHA announces Safety Stand-Down at worksites throughout Southeast to emphasize response to, prevention of heat-related illnesses, injuries
  • June 22 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 06/22/2016 - Inspection finds Ohio foundry continues to expose workers to hazards
  • June 22 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 06/22/2016 - Towing parts manufacturer continues to expose workers to machine, electrical hazards at Mentor manufacturing facility
  • June 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 06/22/2016 - More than $50K in OSHA fines for Fort Worth steel fabricator
  • June 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 06/22/2016 - OSHA issues willful, serious citations for MillerCoors Fort Worth brewery
  • June 21 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 06/21/2016 - Employees exposed to widespread, potentially fatal electrical, fall hazards at Williamsburg building site
  • June 21 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 06/21/2016 - Union City contractor allowed dangerous hazards that led to worker's fatal fall while removing siding at Bayonne home
  • June 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 06/21/2016 - Non-GMO food additive manufacturer faces $180K in fines after explosion, fire injures 4 workers at Ohio facility
  • June 21 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 06/21/2016 - OSHA finds absence of proper safety guards led two workers to suffer amputation injuries at Piedmont food manufacturer
  • June 21 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 06/21/2016 - OSHA finds cold storage company lacked proper procedures for use of potentially dangerous ammonia
  • June 21 [Region 8 News Release] - 2016 - 06/21/2016 - OSHA fines grain elevator company for willfully, repeatedly exposing workers to potentially fatal grain engulfment hazards
  • June 20 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 06/20/2016 - Chautauqua County manufacturer fails to correct fall hazard, allows recurring electrical hazard; faces OSHA fines of $87K
  • June 20 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 06/20/2016 - OSHA cites Wegmans Food Market's Rochester bakery for repeat safety violations after operating conveyor injures employee's arm
  • June 20 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 06/20/2016 - Follow-up OSHA inspection finds workplace safety problems persist at Georgia pipe fabricator; nearly $76K in fines proposed
  • June 16 [Region 9 News Release] - 2016 - 06/16/2016 - OSHA orders safety upgrades after 7-ton buoy hits, kills 2 workers and injures 2 others at Pearl Harbor naval facility
  • June 16 [Trade News Release] - 2016 - 06/16/2016 - OSHA holds training event to help improve federal worker safety and health
  • June 16 [Trade News Release] - 2016 - 06/16/2016 - OSHA schedules meeting to discuss protecting workers performing tree care operations
  • June 15 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 06/15/2016 - La OSHA atribuye la muerte de un trabajador y una lesión en el centro de distribución de Kroger a una omisión a la inspección y el reconocimiento de peligros visibles
  • June 15 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 06/15/2016 - OSHA attributes worker fatality, injury at Kroger distribution center to a failure to inspect, recognize visible hazards
  • June 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 06/15/2016 - OSHA follow-up inspection finds Ohio sign manufacturer continues to expose workers to respiratory, chemical hazards
  • June 15 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 06/15/2016 - OSHA reminds Texas employers to protect workers from heat illness
  • June 14 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 06/14/2016 - Five companies face OSHA violations, $115K in fines after federal inspectors observe multiple safety hazards at Lincoln construction site
  • June 14 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 06/14/2016 - Town City Construction again allows roofers to work without safety harnesses; ignores violations, fines; endangers employees six times in six years
  • June 14 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 06/14/2016 - Worker loses four-fingers after hand caught in unguarded machine at Baldwin, Illinois, power generation plant
  • June 13 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 06/13/2016 - OSHA finds flammable chemicals caused fire hazards, unguarded machine amputated worker's fingertip at PhytogenX
  • June 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 06/13/2016 - OSHA finds multiple hazards after worker suffers amputation injury at Cleveland manufacturer
  • June 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 06/13/2016 - Ohio metal stamping facility faces more than $45K in federal fines for exposing workers to noise hazards
  • June 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 06/13/2016 - Worker suffers serious injury after arm caught in machine at Bellefontaine, Ohio, rubber-hose manufacturing plant
  • June 13 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 06/13/2016 - OSHA cites Nebraska construction companies after 61-year-old plumber dies, co-worker injured in Alliance trench collapse
  • June 09 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 06/09/2016 - Worker's fall reveals OSHA violations by roofing contractor
  • June 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 06/09/2016 - Federal safety inspectors investigating hospitalized worker's fall find co-worker atop building's roof in potentially fatal danger
  • June 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 06/09/2016 - US Department of Labor sues two Houston companies that illegally fired employees who told OSHA of workplace safety concerns
  • June 08 [National News Release] - 2016 - 06/08/2016 - US Labor Department, Ashley Furniture reach comprehensive settlement
  • June 08 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 06/08/2016 - Trucking company fired driver for refusing to violate safety regulations
  • June 08 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 06/08/2016 - Clifton scrap recycler faces $121K in fines after OSHA finds 16 safety, health violations in car-crushing operation
  • June 08 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 06/08/2016 - OSHA cites two excavation contractors for exposing workers to trench cave-in hazards at a Tallahassee job site
  • June 08 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 06/08/2016 - West Allis iron foundry exposes workers to silica, machine hazards
  • June 07 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 06/07/2016 - OSHA fines window restoration company $40K for lead, other hazards
  • June 07 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 06/07/2016 - OSHA: Auto reconditioning company failed to protect workers from toxic compounds, other safety and health hazards at Manheim facility
  • June 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 06/07/2016 - US Labor Department urges storm recovery workers and public to be vigilant, aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • June 07 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 06/07/2016 - OSHA cites Aqua Ohio in trench collapse that led to the death of a 28-year-old employee of the water and sewer utility
  • June 07 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 06/07/2016 - Barney's Police Supply firing range workers exposed to lead respiratory hazards, OSHA investigators find
  • June 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 06/06/2016 - Roofing contractor again fails federal safety inspection, putting workers at risk of dangerous, deadly falls at Florida work site; faces $108,500 in penalties
  • June 02 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 06/02/2016 - Pennsylvania stucco contractor cited by OSHA for again exposing employees to scaffolding dangers at Bear, Delaware, work site
  • June 02 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 06/02/2016 - OSHA cites boat manufacturer for fire, explosion and electric shock hazards
  • June 02 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 06/02/2016 - OSHA finds Des Moines postal sorting facility failed to train workers in emergency plans, blocked exits and routes, had inoperable fire doors
  • June 01 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 06/01/2016 - OSHA fines leading rail equipment manufacturer $105K for exposing workers to several cancer-causing chemicals, other hazards
  • June 01 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 06/01/2016 - Prompted by severe workplace injury, OSHA investigation at Georgia nursery reveals deadly workplace hazards; nearly $47K in fines proposed

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