OSHA News Releases - February 2012
February 3, 2012 to February 29, 2012

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  • February 29 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 02/29/2012 - Georgia's AGrowStar cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for combustible dust and other hazards; more than $74,000 in fines proposed
  • February 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 02/29/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA orders Georgia-based Interline Logistics Group to reinstate, pay more than $190,000 to terminated whistleblower in Illinois
  • February 28 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 02/28/2012 - Florida aluminum fabricator cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for combustible dust and other hazards; proposed penalties total nearly $140,000
  • February 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 02/28/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Yaskawa America in Oak Creek, Wis., after worker suffers burns from electrical shock at manufacturing plant
  • February 28 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 02/28/2012 - US Labor Department announces legal action by US attorney's office against San Antonio Lath & Plaster for failing to pay workplace safety fines
  • February 27 [Region 10 News Release] - 2012 - 02/27/2012 - US Department of Labor sues US Postal Service for violating whistleblower protections
  • February 27 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 02/27/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $139,000 in fines to New Jersey-based Kuehne Chemical for workplace hazards at Delaware City, Del., facility
  • February 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 02/23/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Landmark Services Cooperative in Evansville, Wis., for failing to protect workers loading rail cars from falls
  • February 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 02/22/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Houston-based Amy Food for exposing workers to possible amputation hazards
  • February 22 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 02/22/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Milk Specialties Co. in Fond du Lac, Wis., with willful, other safety violations after fire at processing facility
  • February 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 02/22/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Price Industries for safety and health violations at Georgia manufacturing plant
  • February 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 02/22/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Woodbury, Ga.-based Jones General Contracting with trenching violations; fines exceed $40,000
  • February 22 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 02/22/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Basic Grain Products in Coldwater, Ohio, for safety violations after worker injured by conveyor belt
  • February 22 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 02/22/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Miniature Precision Components in Richland Center, Wis., for failing to protect workers from burns
  • February 21 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 02/21/2012 - 2 Florida companies cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA after worker injured by explosion at gas station
  • February 21 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 02/21/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Precision Drilling for exposing workers to safety hazards at drilling site near Pecos, Texas
  • February 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 02/21/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Summit Equipment & Supply in Akron, Ohio, with 24 safety violations, including failing to train workers
  • February 21 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 02/21/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites 2 companies, proposes $288,000 in fines for workplace safety and health violations involving foreign students
  • February 21 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 02/21/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Trinidad Drilling for exposing workers to fall and electrical hazards at well near Barstow, Texas
  • February 16 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 02/16/2012 - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los Estados Unidos cita a la compaa productora con sede en San Antonio por exponer a los trabajadores a peligros elctricos
  • February 16 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 02/16/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites J.P. Spivey Supply after 2 workers suffer finger amputations in Mount Enterprise, Texas
  • February 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 02/16/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Jeffboat for 9 safety violations after worker fatality at Jeffersonville, Ind., barge manufacturing facility
  • February 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 02/16/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites List Industries Inc.'s Deerfield Beach, Fla., plant with repeat and serious safety violations; fines total $56,000
  • February 16 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 02/16/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites San Antonio-based produce company for exposing workers to electrical hazards
  • February 15 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 02/15/2012 - Mississippi lumber company cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for combustible dust and other hazards; more than $103,000 proposed in fines
  • February 15 [Trade News Release] - 2012 - 02/15/2012 - OSHA extends temporary enforcement measures in residential construction
  • February 15 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 02/15/2012 - Publix Supermarkets cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for willful and repeat violations following amputation of employee's hand
  • February 15 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 02/15/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites California-based Bridgford Foods for repeat and serious safety hazards at Dallas Chancellor Row facility
  • February 15 [Region 8 News Release] - 2012 - 02/15/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Pipeline Industries for exposing workers to trenching hazards in Wheat Ridge and Colorado Springs, Colo.
  • February 15 [Region 1 News Release] - 2012 - 02/15/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Candia, NH, contractor for willful and serious safety violations at Manchester, NH, work site
  • February 14 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 02/14/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA to co-sponsor free safety and health training March 22 at construction conference in Montgomery, Ala.
  • February 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 02/13/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Beasley Forest Products in Georgia for combustible dust and other hazards; $78,000 proposed in penalties
  • February 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 02/13/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Sanimax for violating process safety management procedures at De Forest, Wis., biodiesel plant
  • February 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 02/09/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Nixon, Texas-based Vann Energy Services for exposing workers to confined space hazards
  • February 09 [Region 9 News Release] - 2012 - 02/09/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Pacific Stevedoring Services in American Samoa for safety violations following worker fatality
  • February 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 02/09/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites brass foundry in Fall River, Wis., for failing to protect workers from dust exposure, other violations
  • February 08 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 02/08/2012 - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de EE. UU. cita a un contratista del sur de la Florida infracciones de seguridad por graves e intencionales, despus de que un empleado resultara herido de gravedad por una gra
  • February 08 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 02/08/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites South Florida contractor for willful and serious safety violations after employee seriously injured by crane
  • February 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 02/07/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $365,500 in fines to Wal-Mart for repeat and serious safety and health hazards at Rochester, NY, store
  • February 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 02/06/2012 - US Department of Labor orders North Carolina printing company to reinstate whistleblower, pay more than $83,000 in back wages
  • February 06 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 02/06/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Clara Construction in Jersey City, NJ, for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • February 06 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 02/06/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Manhattan contractor for safety hazards after worker falls 80 feet at Brooklyn work site
  • February 03 [Trade News Release] - 2012 - 02/03/2012 - OSHA will hold meeting of the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health
  • February 03 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 02/03/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites grain company after 2 teenage workers suffer leg amputations at Kremlin, Okla., facility