OSHA News Releases - June 2011
June 1, 2011 to June 30, 2011

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  • June 30 [Trade News Release] - 2011 - 06/30/2011 - OSHA cautions on the dangers of using fireworks
  • June 30 [Region 8 News Release] - 2011 - 06/30/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Springs Transmission and Automotive for exposing workers to variety of workplace hazards
  • June 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2011 - 06/30/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites All Feed Processing and Packing in Galva, Ill., for failing to provide respirator protection; fines exceed $167,000
  • June 29 [Trade News Release] - 2011 - 06/29/2011 - OSHA renews Alliance with Scaffold Industry Association
  • June 29 [Region 7 News Release] - 2011 - 06/29/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Juniata Roofing, Siding and Seamless Gutter for exposing workers to fall hazards at Hastings, Neb., job site
  • June 29 [Region 1 News Release] - 2011 - 06/29/2011 - US Labor Department resolves OSHA citations against Black Mag LLC for Colebrook, NH explosion that killed 2 workers
  • June 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2011 - 06/29/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Quality Stamping Products for 27 safety and health violations, including failing to report amputations
  • June 29 [Region 1 News Release] - 2011 - 06/29/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA recognizes Raytheon's Cross Business Integration Center in Billerica, Mass., for workplace safety and health
  • June 28 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 06/28/2011 - Lumber company cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for safety and health violations following fatal electrocution at Mississippi sawmill
  • June 28 [Trade News Release] - 2011 - 06/28/2011 - OSHA launches interactive Web site to help employers better comply with its recordkeeping rule
  • June 28 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 06/28/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Alabama lumber mill with willful and serious safety and health violations following worker fatality
  • June 28 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 06/28/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY, for safety and health hazards; $48,000 in fines proposed
  • June 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2011 - 06/28/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites R and B Grinding Co. in Racine, Wis., for safety and health violations; nearly $106,000 proposed in fines
  • June 28 [Region 1 News Release] - 2011 - 06/28/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Somerville, Mass., commercial laundry for safety hazards following worker injury
  • June 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2011 - 06/27/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Caterpillar Inc. in East Peoria, Ill., with safety violations for failing to lock out equipment; fines total $66,000
  • June 27 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 06/27/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Delta Granite and Marble in San Antonio for exposing workers to excessive levels of respirable silica, other hazards
  • June 24 [Trade News Release] - 2011 - 06/24/2011 - OSHA renews Alliance with Sealant, Waterproofing and Restoration Institute
  • June 24 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 06/24/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Waco, Texas, manufacturing company with 29 serious workplace violations
  • June 22 [Trade News Release] - 2011 - 06/22/2011 - OSHA seeks comments on proposed updates, revisions to the occupational injury and illness tracking and reporting requirements
  • June 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 06/22/2011 - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los Estados Unidos patrocina conjuntamente la Feria de Salud y Seguridad para Familias Hispanas en Bfalo el 25 de junio
  • June 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 06/22/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites El Paso, Texas, manufacturing facility for exposing workers to safety and health hazards
  • June 22 [Region 5 News Release] - 2011 - 06/22/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $119,000 in fines to Honeywell International in Metropolis, Ill., for safety violations following vapor release
  • June 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 06/22/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA to co-sponsor Hispanic Family Health and Safety Fair in Buffalo on June 25
  • June 21 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 06/21/2011 - Mississippi recycling company cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for willful and serious violations following worker's double amputation
  • June 21 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 06/21/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Fort Lauderdale, Fla., manufacturer with willful, serious safety violations following workplace amputation incident
  • June 21 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 06/21/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites MedPlast for workplace safety and health hazards at West Berlin, NJ, facility
  • June 21 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 06/21/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Newark construction company for fall, other workplace safety hazards found at 2 New Jersey work sites
  • June 20 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 06/20/2011 - Atlanta manufacturer of products for hospitality and travel industries cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for safety and health violations
  • June 20 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 06/20/2011 - Georgia roofing company cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to fall, struck-by hazards at work sites in Georgia and Florida
  • June 20 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 06/20/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Englander mattress manufacturer in Rome, Ga., with serious safety violations; proposes nearly $46,000 in penalties
  • June 20 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 06/20/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Houston-based Schumacher Co. for exposing workers to hazardous chemicals; fines total $166,500
  • June 20 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 06/20/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites San Antonio tortilla company for exposing employees to multiple safety and health hazards
  • June 20 [Region 5 News Release] - 2011 - 06/20/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Bontrager Excavating in Uniontown, Ohio, after one worker killed, another injured in trench cave-in
  • June 17 [Region 7 News Release] - 2011 - 06/17/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA to kick off National Young Worker Safety Day campaign in Kansas City, Mo., on June 21
  • June 16 [National News Release] - 2011 - 06/16/2011 - Secretaria de Trabajo Hilda L. Solís y embajadores de Guatemala y Nicaragua firman declaraciones para proteger los derechos de los trabajadores migrantes
  • June 16 [National News Release] - 2011 - 06/16/2011 - Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis and ambassadors of Guatemala and Nicaragua sign declarations protecting migrant workers' rights
  • June 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 06/16/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA conducting inspections focused on powered industrial truck hazards in Alabama
  • June 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 06/16/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA conducting inspections focused on powered industrial truck hazards in Florida
  • June 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 06/16/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA conducting inspections focused on powered industrial truck hazards in Georgia
  • June 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 06/16/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA conducting inspections focused on powered industrial truck hazards in Mississippi
  • June 15 [National News Release] - 2011 - 06/15/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA seeks applications for $4.7 million in Susan Harwood safety and health training grants
  • June 15 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 06/15/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA sues South Carolina real estate management company to obtain reinstatement and compensation for whistleblower
  • June 15 [Region 3 News Release] - 2011 - 06/15/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Etters, Pa., construction company for exposing workers to trenching hazards following fatality
  • June 14 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 06/14/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Cooper Tire and Rubber, 2 contractors in Tupelo, Miss., for combustible dust and other hazards
  • June 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 06/14/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites San Antonio bakery company for exposing workers to amputation hazards
  • June 14 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 06/14/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites 3 Queens, NY, contractors for safety hazards following construction site fatality in Elmhurst, NY
  • June 14 [Region 3 News Release] - 2011 - 06/14/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites AL Solutions Inc. in West Virginia after deaths of 3 workers in explosion and fire
  • June 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 06/14/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Austin, Texas-based Arreola Masonry with serious and repeat violations for exposing workers to scaffolding hazards
  • June 14 [National News Release] - 2011 - 06/14/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $1.9 million in fines against Alabama lumber mill for egregious and other safety violations
  • June 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 06/13/2011 - Mississippi poultry company cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for safety and health violations following worker fatality
  • June 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2011 - 06/13/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Jones Dairy Farms in Ft. Atkinson, Wis., for 15 safety and health violations; fines total $70,000
  • June 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2011 - 06/13/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Dell Services Federal Government for exposing workers to unsafe conditions at Rock Island Arsenal
  • June 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2011 - 06/13/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Lewis Construction and Cedar Falls Building Systems following death of worker on job site
  • June 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 06/10/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites DC Fabricators for exposing workers to fall and other safety hazards at Florence, NJ, facility
  • June 10 [Region 1 News Release] - 2011 - 06/10/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $243,000 in fines against Lewiston, Maine, contractor for egregious fall hazards, other violations
  • June 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 06/10/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Amityville, NY, metal fabrication shop for unguarded machinery and other hazards after employee injury
  • June 09 [Trade News Release] - 2011 - 06/09/2011 - OSHA announces three month phase-in for residential construction fall protection
  • June 09 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 06/09/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Cinnaminson, NJ, manufacturer for worker exposure to chemical, other hazards
  • June 09 [Region 7 News Release] - 2011 - 06/09/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Liquid Feed Commodities in Fremont, Neb., for serious health and safety violations
  • June 09 [Region 8 News Release] - 2011 - 06/09/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines 2 Denver area companies more than $42,000 for exposing workers to trench cave-in
  • June 08 [National News Release] - 2011 - 06/08/2011 - US Labor Department obtains orders requiring New Jersey farm, owners, crew leader to pay more than $28,000 in fines for child labor, migrant worker violations
  • June 07 [National News Release] - 2011 - 06/07/2011 - Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis announces appointment of 8 new members to Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health
  • June 07 [Region 3 News Release] - 2011 - 06/07/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Summit Point, W.Va., wood pallet manufacturer for workplace safety hazards
  • June 06 [Trade News Release] - 2011 - 06/06/2011 - OSHA will hold meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
  • June 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 06/06/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Alabama auto parts manufacturer for willful, repeat violations; proposes more than $179,000 in fines
  • June 06 [Region 3 News Release] - 2011 - 06/06/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Kutztown, Pa., company for workplace safety and health
  • June 06 [National News Release] - 2011 - 06/06/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA renews strategic partnership to reduce injuries and lost work time at Ford Motor Co. auto plants
  • June 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 06/06/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Alabama lumber company with 24 safety and record keeping violations; proposes nearly $160,000 in penalties
  • June 06 [Region 3 News Release] - 2011 - 06/06/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines AK Steel Corp. $206,000 for willful and other record-keeping violations at Butler, Pa., facility
  • June 02 [Trade News Release] - 2011 - 06/02/2011 - New OSHA National Emphasis Program will help protect workers from chemical and physical hazards in the primary metals industries
  • June 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2011 - 06/02/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites T & F Systems in Cleveland for exposing workers to fall hazards; fines exceed $66,000
  • June 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2011 - 06/02/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA establishes safety partnership for St. Alexius Medical Center construction project in Hoffman Estates, Ill.
  • June 02 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 06/02/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites San Antonio-based Apex Enterprises with 11 serious violations for exposing workers to multiple hazards
  • June 01 [Region 8 News Release] - 2011 - 06/01/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Lakeland Feed and Supply in Hamilton, Mont., for exposing workers to grain bin hazards
  • June 01 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 06/01/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Sayreville, NJ, contractor for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • June 01 [Region 1 News Release] - 2011 - 06/01/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites 2 employers for electrical hazards at The Hartford Financial Services Group in Connecticut