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

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  • November 30 [National News Release] - 2012 - 11/30/2012 - FAA proposes policy to improve flight attendant workplace safety
  • November 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 11/30/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA renews alliance with Chippewa Valley Technical College in Wisconsin
  • November 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 11/30/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA renews alliance with Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College
  • November 29 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 11/29/2012 - Norfolk Southern Railway Co. ordered by US Labor Department to pay more than $288,000 for violating Federal Railroad Safety Act
  • November 29 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 11/29/2012 - OSHA issues new fact sheet on importance and necessity of providing, using proper personal protective equipment during Sandy cleanup
  • November 29 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 11/29/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites BCW Food Products in Dallas with serious violations for exposing workers to amputations, other hazards
  • November 28 [Region 1 News Release] - 2012 - 11/28/2012 - New England Wood Pellet agrees to correct explosion and fire hazards at New Hampshire facility following US Labor Department actions
  • November 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 11/28/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Dover Chemical Co. for 47 violations following chemical release at Ohio plant, proposes $545,000 in fines
  • November 27 [Region 8 News Release] - 2012 - 11/27/2012 - Scrap metal recycler cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing Butte, Mont., workers to multiple safety hazards, including amputations
  • November 27 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 11/27/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Jersey City, NJ, warehouse company for fall and other safety hazards
  • November 26 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 11/26/2012 - Dalton, Ga., chemical manufacturer cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for 20 safety violations following explosion; proposed penalties total $77,000
  • November 26 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 11/26/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Mississippi Phosphates for 40 safety and health violations following 2 worker fatalities
  • November 26 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 11/26/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA exposes safety and health hazards at construction sites through no-notice incident prevention campaign
  • November 20 [Region 1 News Release] - 2012 - 11/20/2012 - New Haven, Conn., manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for safety violations after 4 workers hospitalized following fire
  • November 20 [Trade News Release] - 2012 - 11/20/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces new Whistleblower Protection Program director
  • November 20 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 11/20/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Harrison Hoist following tower crane collapse at UT Dallas that killed 2 workers
  • November 20 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 11/20/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites ProMaxima Manufacturing in Houston for exposing workers to amputations, other hazards
  • November 19 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 11/19/2012 - OSHA and EPA urge employers, workers, homeowners and others to protect themselves during flood cleanup
  • November 19 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 11/19/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites TMT in Dallas, Texas, following robbery, death of worker at Garland Whip In store
  • November 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 11/19/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Cargill Meat Solutions for exposing workers to hazardous energy at Illinois plant, proposes $114,000 in fines
  • November 15 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 11/15/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Williams & Davis Boilers in Hutchins, Texas, with repeat, willful and serious violations during follow-up inspection
  • November 15 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 11/15/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Vann Energy Services in Nixon, Texas, for violations after 2 workers injured in fire
  • November 15 [National News Release] - 2012 - 11/15/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA encourages retailers to provide crowd management measures to protect workers during major sales events
  • November 14 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 11/14/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Grede Wisconsin with 9 safety violations during follow-up inspection at Berlin, Wis., iron foundry
  • November 14 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 11/14/2012 - US Labor Department recovers back wages for student workers, fines companies for labor violations at warehouse in Palmyra, Pa. Companies agree to pay more than $350,000 in back wages and penalties, abate hazards
  • November 14 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 11/14/2012 - US Labor Department seeks court enforcement of order requiring Star Air to reinstate 2 wrongfully terminated Ohio truck drivers
  • November 14 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 11/14/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Lapmaster Precision Finishing Services
    in Dayton, Ohio, with 13 violations following inspection prompted by complaint
  • November 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 11/13/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites American Masonry in Chicago for exposing workers to lead dust, proposes $196,000 in fines
  • November 09 [Trade News Release] - 2012 - 11/09/2012 - OSHA seeks nominations for members to serve on the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health
  • November 08 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 11/08/2012 - Texas cabinet manufacturer cited by US Labor Departments OSHA for combustible dust, other hazards; proposed penalties total more than $64,000
  • November 08 [Region 1 News Release] - 2012 - 11/08/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA and recidivist Massachusetts contractor reach settlement over cave-in hazards at Cambridge and Framingham sites
  • November 08 [Region 1 News Release] - 2012 - 11/08/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Johnston, RI, lawn care service for 7 serious violations following electrocution of employee
  • November 08 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 11/08/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Missouri American Water for safety violations following worker's death on reconstruction site in Joplin
  • November 08 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 11/08/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $61,000 in fines to Syracuse, NY, roofing contractor for fall hazards at Liverpool work site
  • November 07 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 11/07/2012 - Northern Illinois Flight Center ordered by US Labor Department's OSHA to reinstate, pay more than $500,000 to illegally terminated pilot
  • November 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 11/07/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites New York contractor for exposing workers to fall and other hazards at Jacksonville, Fla., work site
  • November 07 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 11/07/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites B.W. Supply in Lyons, Ohio, for 25 health and safety violations, proposes more than $205,000 in fines
  • November 07 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 11/07/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA establishes partnership with Black and Veatch Construction for work on Columbia Energy Center in Pardeeville, Wis.
  • November 07 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 11/07/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $75,000 in fines to Minnesota pipe manufacturer for machine guarding, other hazards at Chatsworth, Ill., facility
  • November 06 [Trade News Release] - 2012 - 11/06/2012 - OSHA schedules meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health
  • November 05 [Region 1 News Release] - 2012 - 11/05/2012 - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de EE. UU. anima a que los trabajadores en tareas de recuperacin del huracn se protejan contra peligros
  • November 05 [Region 1 News Release] - 2012 - 11/05/2012 - US Labor Department secures decision affirming fall hazard violation, fine against Campbell, Ohio-based bridge painting company
  • November 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 11/05/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites tank cleaning service for confined space hazards at Lansing, Ill., facility; proposed fines exceed $142,000
  • November 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 11/05/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA establishes safety partnership to protect workers building Cleveland Medical Mart and Convention Center
  • November 05 [Region 1 News Release] - 2012 - 11/05/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA urges hurricane recovery workers to protect themselves against hazards
  • November 01 [Trade News Release] - 2012 - 11/01/2012 - OSHA and the International Window Cleaning Association renew Alliance to protect workers from industry hazards
  • November 01 [Trade News Release] - 2012 - 11/01/2012 - OSHA will hold meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
  • November 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 11/01/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites History Construction Management for exposing workers to lead, other hazards at Odell, Ill., plant
  • November 01 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 11/01/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $58,000 in fines to New Castle, Pa., recycling company for 27 workplace safety, health hazards