OSHA News Releases - June 2012
June 4, 2012 to June 29, 2012

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  • June 29 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 06/29/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA settles whistleblower case against Pilgrims Pride in Mount Pleasant, Texas
  • June 28 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 06/28/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Spruill Products in Atlanta for repeat, serious safety and health violations; proposes more than $86,000 in fines
  • June 28 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 06/28/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $45,000 in fines to Southwest Feed Mills for safety hazards at Dallas grain handling facility
  • June 27 [Trade News Release] - 2012 - 06/27/2012 - OSHA cautions on the dangers of using fireworks
  • June 26 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 06/26/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA establishes alliance with Cleveland Safety Forum to protect construction workers on the job
  • June 26 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 06/26/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA announces summer 'Construction Incident Prevention Initiative' in Central PA
  • June 26 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 06/26/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA announces summer 'Construction Incident Prevention Initiative' in Greater Philadelphia Area
  • June 26 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 06/26/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA announces summer 'Construction Incident Prevention Initiative' in Northeast Pennsylvania
  • June 26 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 06/26/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA announces summer 'Construction Incident Prevention Initiative' in Northwestern PA
  • June 26 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 06/26/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA announces summer 'Construction Incident Prevention Initiative' in the District of Columbia
  • June 25 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 06/25/2012 - Shippensburg, Pa., iron foundry faces $49,000 in proposed fines from US Labor Department's OSHA for workplace safety hazards
  • June 25 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 06/25/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA announces summer 'Construction Incident Prevention Initiative' in Delaware
  • June 25 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 06/25/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA announces summer 'Construction Incident Prevention Initiative' in West Virginia
  • June 25 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 06/25/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines 4 contractors more than $460,000 for exposing workers to falls, other safety hazards at Jersey City, NJ, construction site
  • June 21 [National News Release] - 2012 - 06/21/2012 - OSHA and NIOSH issue hazard alert on ensuring workers in hydraulic fracturing operations have appropriate protections from silica exposure
  • June 21 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 06/21/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces safety stand-down at Oklahoma oil and gas exploration sites June 22-July 20
  • June 21 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 06/21/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Flushing, NY, contractor for fall and electrical hazards at Manhattan work site, proposes more than $94,000 in fines
  • June 21 [Region 7 News Release] - 2012 - 06/21/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites National Vinyl Products, for 30 safety and health violations at St. Genevieve, Mo., plants
  • June 20 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 06/20/2012 - Alabama trucking company cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for serious safety violations and other hazards; $56,700 proposed in penalties
  • June 20 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 06/20/2012 - Cummings Marine Service in Tennessee cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for putting workers at risk by failing to address workplace hazards
  • June 20 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 06/20/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Stahl after 2 workers suffer finger amputations by unguarded machines at Wooster plant
  • June 19 [Region 1 News Release] - 2012 - 06/19/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Pawtucket River Bridge reconstruction contractor, proposes $60,900 in fines for inadequate rescue and fall safeguards
  • June 18 [National News Release] - 2012 - 06/18/2012 - Norfolk Southern Railway Co. ordered by US Labor Department's OSHA to pay more than $800,000 after terminating injured workers
  • June 18 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 06/18/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA to focus on crane hazards with safety stand-down at Florida construction sites June 19
  • June 18 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 06/18/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA wins jurisdictional dispute against Manatee School for the Arts in Palmetto regarding whistleblower case
  • June 18 [Region 1 News Release] - 2012 - 06/18/2012 - US Labor Departments OSHA cites Tribe Mediterranean Foods for safety violations following death of a worker in Taunton, Mass.
  • June 15 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 06/15/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $49,000 in fines to Augusta, W.Va., lumber manufacturer for noise and safety hazards
  • June 14 [Trade News Release] - 2012 - 06/14/2012 - OSHA and Altec Industries Inc. renew Alliance to help protect workers from fall, electrocution, tip-over and other hazards
  • June 14 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 06/14/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Guardian West for failing to monitor workers' exposure to chromium, conduct medical evaluations at Illinois plant
  • June 14 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 06/14/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Fairless Hills, Pa., metal recycling company nearly $50,000 for worker overexposure to lead and arsenic
  • June 13 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 06/13/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Progressive Inc., an Arlington, Texas, manufacturing facility, for safety hazards; proposed fines total $58,000
  • June 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 06/13/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $69,000 in fines to Ohio-based Trans Tech Logistics for serious safety hazards at 2 West Virginia facilities
  • June 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 06/12/2012 - Mississippi correctional facility cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for workplace violence and other hazards; more than $104,000 in fines proposed
  • June 12 [Trade News Release] - 2012 - 06/12/2012 - OSHA seeks nominations for membership on its Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee
  • June 12 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 06/12/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Zoto's International for chemical, electrical and mechanical hazards at Geneva, NY, plant
  • June 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 06/12/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites VPP Group LLC after maintenance worker electrocuted at Norwalk, Wis., meat processing facility
  • June 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 06/12/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $48,000 in fines to Jr Stucco for fall and other hazards at Dripping Springs, Texas, work site
  • June 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 06/11/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Illinois Gun Works for exposing workers to lead, other hazards at Elmwood Park, Ill., plant
  • June 11 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 06/11/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Woodland Interiors Inc. in Georgia for lack of fall protection, proposes $43,400 in penalties
  • June 08 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 06/08/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Indiana-based Great Lakes Chemical in El Dorado, Ark., for exposing workers to bromine hazards
  • June 07 [Region 7 News Release] - 2012 - 06/07/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Missouri-based PAR Electrical Contractors for safety violations following worker fatality in Montana
  • June 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 06/07/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Cobleskill, NY, Wal-Mart Super Center for repeat and serious safety hazards; proposes $52,600 in fines
  • June 07 [Region 10 News Release] - 2012 - 06/07/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA orders reinstatement of whistleblower
  • June 06 [Trade News Release] - 2012 - 06/06/2012 - OSHA will hold meeting of the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health
  • June 06 [Region 1 News Release] - 2012 - 06/06/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites North Billerica, Mass., contractor for violations following arc blast at Andover worksite that injured worker
  • June 06 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 06/06/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Heraeus Materials Technology for overexposing workers to lead, metal at West Conshohocken, Pa., facility
  • June 06 [Region 1 News Release] - 2012 - 06/06/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $193,000 in fines for stability, steel erection, cave-in, fall hazards at Kimball Union Academy site
  • June 05 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 06/05/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites New Jersey-based Pinnacle Foods Group for 27 serious safety and health violations in Fayetteville, Ark.
  • June 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 06/05/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites roofing contractor Woodridge Enterprises for lack of fall protection at 2 Illinois job sites
  • June 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 06/05/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Brown-Campbell Co. for 19 safety and health violations at Ohio plant
  • June 04 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 06/04/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites AZZ Galvanizing Services in Mississippi for 22 safety and health violations; proposes $78,500 in fines
  • June 04 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 06/04/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Clifton, NJ, stucco contractor more than $108,000 for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • June 04 [OSHA Media Advisory] - 2012 - 06/04/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA to host Hispanic Safety Summit in Seaford, Del., June 10