OSHA News Releases - December 2012
December 3, 2012 to December 31, 2012

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  • December 31 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 12/31/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Xsport Fitness in Libertyville, Ill., for failing to provide workers with personal protective equipment
  • December 27 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 12/27/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Union, NJ, contractor $41,580 for repeat electrical hazards at Fort Lee, NJ, work site
  • December 26 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 12/26/2012 - El Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. demanda al National Council of La Raza Action Fund Inc. (NCLR), ordenando la reincorporación del denunciante despedido ante una demanda por exposición al moho
  • December 26 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 12/26/2012 - US Department of Labor sues National Council of La Raza Action Fund Inc., ordering reinstatement of whistle-blower fired for mold exposure complaint
  • December 26 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 12/26/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites chemical manufacturer AC and S Inc. in Nitro, W. Va., following July worker fatality
  • December 20 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 12/20/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Worldwide Oilfield Machine in Houston for exposing workers to amputation and electrical hazards
  • December 19 [Region 7 News Release] - 2012 - 12/19/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Fiberglass Structures Inc. with 12 safety violations for exposing Laurel, Mont., workers to hazards
  • December 19 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 12/19/2012 - US Labor Departments OSHA cites Lowe's Home Centers Inc. in Killeen, Texas, for exposing workers to electrical, other safety hazards
  • December 18 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 12/18/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA files petition against SeaWorld of Florida to comply with subpoenas during follow-up inspection.
  • December 17 [Region 1 News Release] - 2012 - 12/17/2012 - Keene, NH, contractor cited in fatal fall at school construction site agrees to correct hazards, expand worker training after US Labor Department actions
  • December 17 [Trade News Release] - 2012 - 12/17/2012 - OSHA schedules stakeholder meetings to discuss preventing injuries and fatalities from vehicle backovers
  • December 17 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 12/17/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites US Postal Service for worker's heat-related death in Independence, Mo.
  • December 13 [National News Release] - 2012 - 12/13/2012 - Secretary of Labor announces new members of Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee
  • December 13 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 12/13/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Lawrenceville, Ga.-based roofing company with a willful violation for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • December 13 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 12/13/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Lawrenceville, Ga.-based roofing company with a willful violation for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • December 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 12/13/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Timken Co. $170,500 after complaint inspection finds 12 safety violations at Canton, Ohio, steel mill
  • December 13 [OSHA Media Advisory] - 2012 - 12/13/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA, McCarthy Building Cos. Inc. and Georgia Tech Research Institute form construction safety partnership
  • December 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 12/12/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Bontrager Excavating Ltd. in Uniontown, Ohio, for failing to protect workers in trench
  • December 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 12/12/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Certifit Inc. with safety violations for exposing workers to electrical and fall hazards in San Antonio
  • December 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 12/12/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA renews strategic partnership to decrease musculoskeletal injuries in northeast Wisconsin foundries
  • December 11 [Trade News Release] - 2012 - 12/11/2012 - OSHA extends temporary enforcement measures in residential construction through March 15
  • December 11 [Trade News Release] - 2012 - 12/11/2012 - OSHA releases online tool to help protect workers exposed to cadmium
  • December 11 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 12/11/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Pilgrim's Pride Corp. with repeat and serious violations for exposing workers to hazardous chemicals at Lufkin, Texas, facility
  • December 10 [OSHA Statement] - 2012 - 12/10/2012 - Statement by Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis on death of James Hodgson
  • December 10 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 12/10/2012 - US Department of Labor sues DKS Structural Services in Huntsville, Ala., for firing employee who refused to enter unprotected 15-foot-deep trench
  • December 10 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 12/10/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Amerimex Motors & Controls in Houston for exposing workers to hazardous chemicals, other safety hazards
  • December 10 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 12/10/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Honeywell Electronic Chemicals for multiple process safety management violations in Mansfield, Texas
  • December 06 [Trade News Release] - 2012 - 12/06/2012 - OSHA requests recommendations to update its construction industry standards
  • December 06 [OSHA Media Advisory] - 2012 - 12/06/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA, McCarthy Building Cos. and Georgia Tech Research Institute partner on expansion project at Emory University Hospital
  • December 05 [Region 7 News Release] - 2012 - 12/05/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites CPI-Lansing LLC for exposing workers to grain bin hazards at Red Cloud, Neb., facility; proposes fines of $144,400
  • December 05 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 12/05/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA issues new fact sheet on mold hazards and safeguards for workers during Sandy cleanup
  • December 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 12/03/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA establishes alliance with Wisconsin Agri-Business Association to address grain industry hazards
  • December 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 12/03/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites ATW Automation with 9 safety violations following worker's death at Dayton, Ohio, manufacturing facility
  • December 03 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 12/03/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Pandrol USA in Bridgeport, NJ, for willful and serious violations, proposes $283,500 in penalties
  • December 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 12/03/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA renews partnership with electrical contractor groups to prevent workplace injuries and fatalities