OSHA News Releases - July 2011
July 1, 2011 to July 29, 2011

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  • July 29 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 07/29/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites 3 Brooklyn, NY, tortilla manufacturers for safety and health hazards following worker fatality
  • July 28 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 07/28/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Decatur, Ga., bakery for unguarded machinery, other violations after worker suffers finger laceration
  • July 28 [Region 1 News Release] - 2011 - 07/28/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites North Suffolk Mental Health Association in Massachusetts for inadequate workplace violence safeguards
  • July 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 07/27/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 2 companies at Hamilton, Ala., plant; proposes more than $112,000 in fines
  • July 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2011 - 07/27/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Northeastern Wisconsin Wood Products for 18 safety and health violations; fines total nearly $379,000
  • July 26 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 07/26/2011 - Alabama recycler cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for failure-to-abate, repeat and serious safety violations; more than $60,000 in fines proposed
  • July 26 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 07/26/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites AMF Bowling in Addison, Texas, following worker fatality
  • July 26 [Region 5 News Release] - 2011 - 07/26/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Advantage Powder Coating in Defiance, Ohio, for lack of machine guarding following worker death
  • July 26 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 07/26/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Jamesville, NY, lumber mill for 35 serious safety violations following worker's death
  • July 26 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 07/26/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Pearce Foundry in Prairieville, La., for exposing workers to excessive levels of respirable silica, other hazards
  • July 25 [Region 5 News Release] - 2011 - 07/25/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Brenner Tank Services of Wisconsin for lack of machine guards and protection from respirable dust, other hazards
  • July 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 07/22/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Jordan, NY, contractor for cave-in hazard at SUNY Brockport work site, proposes $147,000 in fines
  • July 20 [OSHA Statement] - 2011 - 07/20/2011 - Statement by Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis on continued heat waves sweeping the country
  • July 20 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 07/20/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Winter Garden, Fla., utility contractor with second repeat violation, proposes $70,000 penalty
  • July 20 [Region 3 News Release] - 2011 - 07/20/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Philadelphia-based FixtureOne for 44 workplace safety and health violations
  • July 19 [Region 3 News Release] - 2011 - 07/19/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Eddystone, Pa., company as workplace safety and health 'star'
  • July 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2011 - 07/19/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Don Wartko Construction more than $171,000, cites company for lack of trench protection at 3 Cleveland sites
  • July 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2011 - 07/18/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Ohio-based West Troy Tool and Machine for 11 safety violations after worker injured by power press
  • July 18 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 07/18/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Sayreville, NJ, manufacturer for repeat workplace safety violations following amputation
  • July 18 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 07/18/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Voorhees, NJ, printing company for exposing workers to inadequate machine guarding and other hazards
  • July 15 [Region 7 News Release] - 2011 - 07/15/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Bushnell Illinois Tank Co. in Nebraska for exposing workers to multiple safety and health hazards
  • July 14 [Trade News Release] - 2011 - 07/14/2011 - OSHA revises directive for reducing, eliminating hazards in commercial diving operations
  • July 14 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 07/14/2011 - Pilgrim's Pride in Enterprise, Ala., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for combustible dust and other hazards; nearly $86,000 in fines proposed
  • July 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 07/13/2011 - Longwood, Fla., tree removal company cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for willful and serious safety violations following crane incident
  • July 13 [Trade News Release] - 2011 - 07/13/2011 - OSHA will hold meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health
  • July 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 07/13/2011 - Walgreens store in Georgia cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for repeat and serious safety violations; $104,500 in fines proposed
  • July 12 [Region 7 News Release] - 2011 - 07/12/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Tyson Foods in Nebraska for process safety management deficiencies, other hazards
  • July 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2011 - 07/12/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Jewel Food Stores for safety violations at Franklin Park, Ill., food warehouse, proposes $75,000 in fines
  • July 11 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 07/11/2011 - Georgia school bus manufacturer agrees to pay employee more than $176,000 to settle whistleblower case brought by US Department of Labor
  • July 11 [National News Release] - 2011 - 07/11/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $354,000 in fines against recidivist Massachusetts contractor for cave-in hazards in Cambridge and Framingham
  • July 11 [Region 8 News Release] - 2011 - 07/11/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Delta Oilfield Tank Co.
  • July 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2011 - 07/11/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites T & D Metal Products in Watseka, Ill., with 4 safety violations after 2 workers suffer amputations
  • July 08 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 07/08/2011 - A OSHA do Departamento de Trabalho dos Estados Unidos faz convnio com o Consulado Geral do Brasil em Nova York para fornecer educao e treinamento
  • July 08 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 07/08/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA establishes alliance with Consulate General of Brazil in New York to provide education and training
  • July 07 [OSHA Media Advisory] - 2011 - 07/07/2011 - US Department of Labor agencies to host live Web chats on agencies' regulatory agendas between July 11 and 15
  • July 07 [National News Release] - 2011 - 07/07/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA seeks membership nominations to Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
  • July 06 [Trade News Release] - 2011 - 07/06/2011 - OSHA issues hazard alert on the dangers of using scissor lifts to film events
  • July 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2011 - 07/06/2011 - US Department of Labor files complaint against Niles Family Dentistry, owner in Niles, Ohio, for violating whistleblower provision of the OSH Act
  • July 06 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 07/06/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Troy Chemical Corp. for process safety management hazards at Newark, NJ, facility
  • July 06 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 07/06/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites China Grove, Texas, bakery for 2nd time in 4 months for exposing workers to safety and health hazards
  • July 06 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 07/06/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Heng Wei Construction for repeat and serious safety hazards following inspection at Manhattan work site
  • July 06 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 07/06/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Heng Wei Construction for repeat and serious safety hazards following inspection at Manhattan work site
  • July 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2011 - 07/06/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites The Home Depot store in Chicago for failing to remove damaged equipment from use, other violations; fines total $55,000
  • July 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 07/05/2011 - Mississippi's Howard Industries cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for safety violations following fatal worker electrocution
  • July 05 [Trade News Release] - 2011 - 07/05/2011 - OSHA schedules stakeholder meetings to discuss occupational exposure to infectious diseases
  • July 05 [Region 1 News Release] - 2011 - 07/05/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Bethel, Conn., machine shop for repeat and serious hazards, proposes more than $55,000 in fines
  • July 01 [Trade News Release] - 2011 - 07/01/2011 - OSHA will hold a meeting of the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health