OSHA News Releases - October 2012
October 1, 2012 to October 31, 2012

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  • October 31 [Region 1 News Release] - 2012 - 10/31/2012 - Newton, Mass., medical provider cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after workers exposed to biohazards; inspection finds willful, serious violations
  • October 30 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 10/30/2012 - GP Roofing and Construction of Palm Coast, Fla., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to fall, other hazards
  • October 30 [Region 1 News Release] - 2012 - 10/30/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA urges recovery workers and public to guard against hazards during Hurricane Sandy
  • October 30 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 10/30/2012 - US Labor Departments OSHA urges recovery workers and public to guard against hazards during Hurricane Sandy
  • October 24 [Region 1 News Release] - 2012 - 10/24/2012 - Craft brewer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for safety hazards at New Hampshire brewery following fatality caused by April keg explosion
  • October 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 10/24/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Northeastern Wisconsin Wood Products more than $184,000 after follow-up inspection finds 16 violations
  • October 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 10/23/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA finds 14 safety and health violations during follow-up inspection of Miami Valley Polishing in Piqua, Ohio
  • October 22 [Region 8 News Release] - 2012 - 10/22/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA renews alliance with Lake Region State College in Devils Lake, ND
  • October 18 [Region 1 News Release] - 2012 - 10/18/2012 - In 2 lawsuits, US Labor Department obtains back wages and corrective action for Connecticut workers fired for filing OSHA complaints
  • October 18 [National News Release] - 2012 - 10/18/2012 - US Department of Labor's Worker Safety and Health Challenge:develop a tool to inform young workers about hazards
  • October 18 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 10/18/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Texas-based Symmetry Turf Installations for worker's heat-related death at Fayetteville, Ark., work site
  • October 17 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 10/17/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites auto parts supplier TFO Tech for exposing workers to amputation hazards at Jeffersonville, Ohio, facility
  • October 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 10/16/2012 - US Labor Department settles whistleblower case with Tennessee trucking company
  • October 15 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 10/15/2012 - Marglen Industries in Rome, Ga., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for willful and serious violations following amputation of worker's fingers
  • October 12 [Trade News Release] - 2012 - 10/12/2012 - OSHA and Lamar Outdoor Advertising renew Alliance to promote worker safety and health
  • October 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 10/12/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Houston-based Williams Brothers Construction for safety hazards at highway site
  • October 11 [Trade News Release] - 2012 - 10/11/2012 - OSHA and the Airline Ground Safety Panel renew Alliance to protect airline ground support workers from injuries
  • October 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 10/11/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Lunda Construction after worker killed in crane collapse on Highway 41 project near De Pere, Wis.
  • October 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 10/11/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites nursing home care facility in Mt. Gilead, Ohio, for failing to protect workers from exposure to biological hazards
  • October 10 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 10/10/2012 - US Department of Labor wins lawsuit against Aquatech Technologies owners for firing whistleblower who complained about rodents at Stuart, Fla., plant
  • October 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 10/10/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Fontarome Chemical in St. Francis, Wis., for process safety management program deficiencies following fire
  • October 09 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 10/09/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Clarksburg, Md., milling and paving company following June heat fatality at District of Columbia construction site
  • October 05 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 10/05/2012 - OSHA cites Yonkers Contracting, subcontractor following worker's crushing death at subway extension site in Manhattan
  • October 05 [Region 1 News Release] - 2012 - 10/05/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Nashua, NH, contractor for repeat, serious trenching violations at Middlesex County, Mass., work site
  • October 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 10/04/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Bedford Park, Ill.-based Hoist Liftruck for 25 safety and health violations
  • October 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 10/04/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA conducts follow-up inspection of Stroh Precision Die Casting in Mauston, Wis.; finds 9 safety violations
  • October 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 10/03/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Cleveland Tank and Supply for 19 violations, including exposing workers to chromium, other hazards
  • October 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 10/03/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines ResCare Ohio for inadequate workplace violence safeguards at residential care facility in Fairfield, Ohio
  • October 02 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 10/02/2012 - Brocato Construction of Mississippi cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for willful, serious trenching violations; proposed fines exceed $117,000
  • October 02 [National News Release] - 2012 - 10/02/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces alternative dispute resolution pilot program for whistleblower complaints
  • October 02 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 10/02/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Hurtado Construction in Richmond, Texas, with repeat violations for exposing workers to cave-in hazards
  • October 02 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 10/02/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites ThyssenKrupp Airport Systems in Fort Worth, Texas, for exposing workers to multiple safety hazards
  • October 01 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 10/01/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Houston-based oil and gas servicing company following fatality at Wichita County, Texas, work site
  • October 01 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 10/01/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites manager of Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Long Island for asbestos and other hazards