OSHA News Releases - October 2011
October 3, 2011 to October 31, 2011

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  • October 31 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 10/31/2011 - Fort Lauderdale, Fla., manufacturer cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for 24 safety and health violations; more than $68,000 proposed in fines
  • October 31 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 10/31/2011 - Re-inspection of Moultrie, Ga., chrome products preparer by US Department of Labor's OSHA leads to more than $110,000 in proposed penalties
  • October 31 [Region 5 News Release] - 2011 - 10/31/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Bosserman Aviation Equipment in Carey, Ohio, for exposing workers to confined space and other hazards
  • October 31 [Region 5 News Release] - 2011 - 10/31/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites USUI International Corp. in Monroe, Ohio, for repeatedly failing to train workers in lockout/tagout procedures
  • October 28 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 10/28/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Dallas facility of California-based Bridgford Foods for exposing workers to noise, energized machine hazards
  • October 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2011 - 10/27/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Canton Drop Forge in Ohio for safety violations after worker dies in machinery accident
  • October 26 [Region 1 News Release] - 2011 - 10/26/2011 - Cave-in hazard at Hanover, Mass., job site leads to $161,000 in proposed fines for Boston contractor Walsh Corp. from US Labor Department OSHA
  • October 26 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 10/26/2011 - North Georgia sewing contractor cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for serious safety violations; nearly $47,000 proposed in penalties
  • October 26 [Region 7 News Release] - 2011 - 10/26/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Central Transport International in Omaha, Neb., for repeat safety violations, including unsafe forklifts
  • October 26 [Region 7 News Release] - 2011 - 10/26/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Formation Plastics in Quinter, Kan., for willful and serious violations after workplace fatality
  • October 26 [Region 1 News Release] - 2011 - 10/26/2011 - US Labor Department secures decision affirming OSHA citations and fines against Danbury, Conn., contractor for cave-in hazards
  • October 25 [Trade News Release] - 2011 - 10/25/2011 - OSHA appoints new chairman of its Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health
  • October 25 [Region 5 News Release] - 2011 - 10/25/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Campbell Road Sawmill after worker killed while felling trees at Archbold, Ohio, job site
  • October 25 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 10/25/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Wegmans Food Market for repeat and serious hazards at corporate bakery and distribution center in Rochester, NY
  • October 24 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 10/24/2011 - Trenching hazards result in citations, more than $69,000 in proposed fines for South Florida contractor from US Department of Labor's OSHA
  • October 24 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 10/24/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Grenada, Miss., plant for amputation hazards and other safety violations, proposes more than $113,000 in fines
  • October 24 [Region 8 News Release] - 2011 - 10/24/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Western Municipal Construction in Billings, Mont., for trench cave-in hazards, proposes $73,920 in fines
  • October 20 [OSHA Statement] - 2011 - 10/20/2011 - Statement from Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis on reported decline in workplace injuries and illnesses
  • October 20 [Region 5 News Release] - 2011 - 10/20/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Texas-based operator of Jiffy Lube in Arlington Heights, Ill., for repeated slip and fall hazards, other violations
  • October 20 [Region 10 News Release] - 2011 - 10/20/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Bristol Design Build Services at Joint Base Lewis-McChord as workplace safety and health 'star'
  • October 20 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 10/20/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Corpus Christi, Texas-based grain elevator operator following bin entrapment
  • October 20 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 10/20/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Saginaw, Texas, grain handling facility of Minnesota company for 17 serious safety violations; fines total $57,000
  • October 19 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 10/19/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites M-Power Chemicals in Brookshire, Texas, for respiratory, combustible dust and other hazards
  • October 19 [Region 1 News Release] - 2011 - 10/19/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Rhode Island contractor for serious safety violations after fatal worker fall at Woonsocket job site
  • October 18 [Region 1 News Release] - 2011 - 10/18/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $589,000 in fines to Tewksbury, Mass.-based DeMoulas Super Markets for hazards at New Hampshire stores
  • October 17 [Trade News Release] - 2011 - 10/17/2011 - OSHA publishes new and revised materials on worker safety and health
  • October 17 [Region 8 News Release] - 2011 - 10/17/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Polar Service Center in Billings, Mont., for exposing workers to variety of hazards; fines total $151,000
  • October 17 [Region 5 News Release] - 2011 - 10/17/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Steel Structures of Ohio for endangering employees' safety and health; fines total nearly $148,000
  • October 17 [Region 3 News Release] - 2011 - 10/17/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Stollings, W.Va., company for exposing workers to safety and health hazards; $59,400 proposed in fines
  • October 13 [Trade News Release] - 2011 - 10/13/2011 - OSHA publishes new educational materials on protecting workers from hazards found in laboratories
  • October 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 10/13/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Tenneco Automotive for exposing workers to hexavalent chromium and other hazards, proposes $90,000 in fines
  • October 13 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 10/13/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Edison, NJ, lab equipment company for workplace safety and health hazards; fines total $122,000
  • October 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 10/12/2011 - Inspection of Tifton, Ga., construction site by US Department of Labor's OSHA results in more than $55,000 in penalties for Alpharetta, Ga., company
  • October 12 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 10/12/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Fort Worth, Texas, contractor for serious and repeat safety hazards following worker fatality in Webster, NY, tunnel
  • October 12 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 10/12/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Shamong, NJ, tree service company for safety and health violations following worker fatality
  • October 11 [Region 7 News Release] - 2011 - 10/11/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA certifies Sherwin-Williams in Coffeyville, Kan., as a 'star' site for workplace safety and health
  • October 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2011 - 10/11/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Sifco Forge Group in Cleveland for 13 safety violations, proposes more than $84,000 in fines
  • October 11 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 10/11/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Bayonne, NJ, company $125,300 for exposing workers to fall, struck-by and other safety hazards
  • October 10 [Region 3 News Release] - 2011 - 10/10/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $96,000 in fines for continued workplace safety and health violations at 3 Lowe's stores in Pennsylvania
  • October 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 10/06/2011 - Concrete producer in Gainesville, Ga., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for safety and health violations; more than $120,000 in fines proposed
  • October 06 [Trade News Release] - 2011 - 10/06/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA to host conversation with stakeholders
  • October 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 10/06/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $164,000 in penalties to Georgia masonry contractor for violations at Sugar Hill and Conyers work sites
  • October 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 10/05/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Alabama tree trimming company for safety and health violations following fatality
  • October 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2011 - 10/05/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Karyall Teleday in Brooklyn, Ohio, for respirable dust hazards and other violations; fines total $58,800
  • October 04 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 10/04/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Big Spring, Texas, drilling company for multiple safety and health hazards at Lenorah, Texas, work site
  • October 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2011 - 10/04/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites G.A. Rich and Sons in Lexington, Ill., for failing to protect trench workers; proposed penalties exceed $59,000
  • October 04 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 10/04/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Odessa, Texas, gas and oil drilling company for exposing workers to unguarded machinery and other hazards
  • October 04 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 10/04/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites US Pipe and Foundry Co. for 27 safety violations at Bessemer, Ala., plant; $85,000 proposed in penalties
  • October 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2011 - 10/04/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Future Environmental in Mokena, Ill., for exposing workers to respiratory, other hazards; fines total more than $122,760
  • October 03 [Trade News Release] - 2011 - 10/03/2011 - OSHA publishes new educational materials on working safely during trenching operations
  • October 03 [Trade News Release] - 2011 - 10/03/2011 - OSHA seeks comments on its Training Institute Education Centers Program
  • October 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2011 - 10/03/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA certifies Tyler Pipe in Marshfield, Mo., as 'star' site for workplace safety and health
  • October 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2011 - 10/03/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA reaches settlement with Wisconsin-based Cooperative Plus to improve grain bin safety training, abate hazards