OSHA News Releases - March 2012
March 1, 2012 to March 30, 2012

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  • March 30 [Trade News Release] - 2012 - 03/30/2012 - OSHA reaccredited as an authorized continuing education provider
  • March 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 03/30/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Magnablend for serious violations following chemical fire at Waxahachie, Texas, facility
  • March 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 03/29/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Findlay, Ohio-based Sanoh America with 13 safety violations for exposing workers to fire, other hazards
  • March 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 03/29/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $118,000 in fines to Bridgford Foods for violations at Chicago meat processing plant
  • March 28 [Trade News Release] - 2012 - 03/28/2012 - OSHA seeks comments on how to prevent worker injuries and deaths from reinforcing concrete activities and vehicle backovers
  • March 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 03/27/2012 - La Administracin de Seguridad y Salud Ocupacional (OSHA) del Departamento de Trabajo de los EE. UU. cita al procesador avcola KD Acquisition por 11 infracciones a la seguridad en la planta de Gainesville, Ga.; propone multas de ms de $187,000
  • March 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 03/27/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites poultry processor KD Acquisition for 11 safety violations at Gainesville, Ga., plant; proposes more than $187,000 in fines
  • March 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 03/27/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $88,000 in fines to Heritage Industrial Finishing for health and safety violations at Akron, Ohio, facilities
  • March 26 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 03/26/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites GTO Contractors in Neenah, Wis., for failing to protect workers from falls; proposed penalties exceed $121,000
  • March 26 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 03/26/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Ohio-based Jay-Em Aerospace for failing to protect workers from safety and health hazards
  • March 23 [National News Release] - 2012 - 03/23/2012 - US Labor Department commemorates anniversary of Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire
  • March 23 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 03/23/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites East Side Access Tunnel Project contractor after runaway rail car injures 2 workers
  • March 21 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 03/21/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Mercer Well Service for repeat safety violations at work site northwest of Pyote, Texas; proposed fines exceed $71,000
  • March 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 03/21/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites ServiceMaster Clean for exposing employees to lead, other hazards while cleaning Lancaster, Ohio, gun range
  • March 20 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 03/20/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Kishwaukee Forge Co. after worker suffers amputation at Cortland, Ill., manufacturing site
  • March 20 [National News Release] - 2012 - 03/20/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA revises Hazard Communication Standard
  • March 20 [Region 1 News Release] - 2012 - 03/20/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Massachusetts stone fabricator for repeat and serious violations at Ansonia, Conn., facility; proposes $47,600 in fines
  • March 19 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 03/19/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Hobbs Bonded Fibers for safety violations following amputation incident at Waco, Texas, facility
  • March 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 03/19/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Willkomm Excavating and Grading of Union Grove, Wis., for failing to protect workers from trench collapse
  • March 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 03/19/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $103,500 in fines to Polychem in Leetonia, Ohio, for 30 safety and health violations
  • March 19 [Region 1 News Release] - 2012 - 03/19/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites New Hampshire contractor following fatal fall at Keene Middle School work site
  • March 19 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 03/19/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Verizon NY Inc. for repeat and serious safety violations following utility worker's death in Brooklyn
  • March 19 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 03/19/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Bradken Inc. for exposing workers to numerous safety and health hazards at Amite, La., foundry
  • March 16 [Trade News Release] - 2012 - 03/16/2012 - OSHA, American Society of Safety Engineers renew Alliance to promote best practices to prevent worker exposures to health, physical hazards
  • March 15 [Region 10 News Release] - 2012 - 03/15/2012 - US Department of Labor finds Union Pacific Railroad in violation of Federal Railroad Safety Act for retaliating against whistleblower in Idaho
  • March 15 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 03/15/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $121,000 in fines to Dollar Tree Stores for repeat workplace safety hazards at Newark, NJ, store
  • March 14 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 03/14/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Olde Atlanta Recycling with 23 safety and health violations, proposes more than $69,000 in fines
  • March 14 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 03/14/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Agro Farma for 34 violations of workplace safety and health standards; proposes $178,000 in fines
  • March 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 03/14/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites IFCO Systems North America for safety, health violations at San Antonio facility; proposes nearly $164,000 in fines
  • March 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 03/13/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites G & J Enterprises after worker injured during trench collapse in Loveland, Ohio
  • March 13 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 03/13/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Piping Technology and Products in Houston for exposing workers to excessive noise levels, other safety hazards
  • March 13 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 03/13/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA finds Metro-North Commuter Railroad retaliated against injured employee, interfered with medical treatment
  • March 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 03/12/2012 - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. demanda a Escuela de Artes de Manat por violacin de las disposiciones del Programa de la OSHA de Proteccin para Denunciantes
  • March 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 03/12/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 2 Davie, Fla., companies for safety violations; proposes more than $59,000 in penalties
  • March 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 03/12/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Stella-Jones Corp. for 16 violations following fatality at Alabama railroad tie manufacturing plant
  • March 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 03/12/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA sues Manatee School for the Arts for violating OSH Act whistleblower protection provisions
  • March 12 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 03/12/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA forms partnership to protect construction workers on PPL Corp.'s data and operations center in Upper Macungie Township, Pa.
  • March 07 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 03/07/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Baytown, Texas-based JSW Steel for safety and health hazards; proposed penalties total more than $469,000
  • March 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 03/06/2012 - OSHA establishes local emphasis program to protect workers on Wisconsin dairy farms from common hazards
  • March 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 03/06/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Falls Stamping and Welding in Cleveland for workplace violations; proposed penalties exceed $124,000
  • March 06 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 03/06/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Georgia-based Maga Construction for exposing workers to fall hazards at San Antonio work site
  • March 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 03/06/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA urges recovery workers, public to guard against hazards during tornado recovery efforts
  • March 05 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 03/05/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA renews alliance with Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry to protect workers
  • March 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 03/05/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Troy, Ohio-based Hobart Brothers with 55 safety and health violations, proposes $174,600 in fines
  • March 02 [Region 1 News Release] - 2012 - 03/02/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Westinghouse plant in Newington, NH, for inadequate safeguards against hexavalent chromium
  • March 01 [Trade News Release] - 2012 - 03/01/2012 - OSHA and the Society for Chemical Hazard Communication renew Alliance to promote best practices to reduce worker exposures to chemical hazards
  • March 01 [National News Release] - 2012 - 03/01/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA Whistleblower Protection Program moved to Office of the Assistant Secretary
  • March 01 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 03/01/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites San Antonio-based Berridge Manufacturing for safety violations; nearly $132,000 proposed in fines
  • March 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 03/01/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA establishes strategic partnership with Packers and Miron Construction for Lambeau Field Stadium Improvement Project