OSHA News Releases - January 2013
January 2, 2013 to January 31, 2013

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  • January 31 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 01/31/2013 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA certifies Monsanto Co. Marshall Corn Research Station as 'star' site for workplace safety and health
  • January 31 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 01/31/2013 - US Department of Labor files whistle-blower lawsuit against Helena, Mont.-based Kbec Inc.
  • January 31 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 01/31/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA signs alliance with Montana Grain Elevators Association to address industry hazards
  • January 31 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 01/31/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Milford, Conn., roofing contractor, proposes nearly $45,000 in fines for fall hazards at local work site
  • January 30 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 01/30/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes nearly $460,000 in fines to Panthera Painting Inc. for exposing workers to lead, other safety and health hazards
  • January 28 [Trade News Release] - 2013 - 01/28/2013 - OSHA reminds employers to protect workers from dangers of carbon monoxide exposure
  • January 28 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 01/28/2013 - Pyongsan America Inc. in Auburn, Ala., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA following amputation of worker's finger
  • January 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 01/28/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites A.H. Sturgill Roofing Inc. after worker dies from heat stroke suffered on Miamisburg, Ohio, work site
  • January 24 [Trade News Release] - 2013 - 01/24/2013 - OSHA issues 2012 inspection plan to reduce injuries and illnesses at high-hazard workplaces
  • January 24 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 01/24/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces safety stand-down at oil and gas exploration sites today through Feb. 28
  • January 24 [OSHA Media Advisory] - 2013 - 01/24/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA, Brasfield and Gorrie and Georgia Tech Research Institute partner on Wellstar Paulding Hospital construction project
  • January 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 01/22/2013 - Albany, NY, asbestos removal company cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 1 willful and 8 serious violations of safety standards
  • January 22 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 01/22/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Rana Meal Solutions LLC with 12 safety violations at Bartlett, Ill., pasta manufacturing plant
  • January 17 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 01/17/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Riddell All-American Sports Co. with 8 serious safety and health violations in San Antonio
  • January 17 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 01/17/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA finds 7 safety violations at Battle Creek, Mich., medical center for veterans
  • January 16 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 01/16/2013 - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los EE.UU. cita a fabricante / distribuidor de alimentos al por mayor por control de energa, amonaco y otros peligros
  • January 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 01/16/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Guardian West for failing to protect workers from exposure to hazardous materials at Illinois plant
  • January 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 01/16/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA establishes alliance with Builders Association to improve health and safety on Illinois construction sites
  • January 16 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 01/16/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Massachusetts wholesale food manufacturer/distributor for energy control, ammonia and other hazards
  • January 15 [National News Release] - 2013 - 01/15/2013 - BNSF Railway Co. signs accord with US Labor Department's OSHA regarding employee practices under Federal Railroad Safety Act
  • January 14 [Region 9 News Release] - 2013 - 01/14/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA finds 58 safety and health violations at Hoover Dam Hydroelectric Power Plant in Boulder City, Nev.
  • January 14 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 01/14/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Rochester, NY, roofing contractor for fall hazards at Fairport work site
  • January 10 [National News Release] - 2013 - 01/10/2013 - US Department of Labor announces winners of Worker Safety and Health App Challenge
  • January 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 01/10/2013 - US Labor Department sues S.E.M. Villa II seeking reinstatement, back wages for whistleblower who reported bedbugs at retirement home
  • January 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 01/10/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Plastic Systems in Kenton, Ohio, with 5 safety violations after worker injured when struck by forklift
  • January 10 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 01/10/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Waco, Texas, battery manufacturer with 8 serious health violations
  • January 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 01/09/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Tejas Underground Utilities for exposing workers to excavation hazards at Houston work site
  • January 09 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 01/09/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA posts results of sampling for contaminants at Sandy cleanup areas in New York and New Jersey
  • January 08 [Trade News Release] - 2013 - 01/08/2013 - OSHA issues 2012 inspection plan to reduce injuries and illnesses at high-hazard workplaces
  • January 08 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 01/08/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Dracut, Mass., contractor, proposes $55,660 in fines for excavation, other safety hazards at Nashua, NH, work site
  • January 07 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 01/07/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites foundry COL-Pump Co. in Columbiana, Ohio, for exposing workers to noise hazards
  • January 07 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 01/07/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Zamastil Exteriors in Wonder Lake, Ill.; $87,010 in proposed fines for lack of worker fall protection
  • January 07 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 01/07/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Cleveland Granite and Marble for exposing workers to safety and health hazards; proposes $98,000 in fines
  • January 03 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 01/03/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites BMC Building Materials and Construction Services in New Braunfels, Texas, for exposing workers to electrical, machine guarding hazards
  • January 03 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 01/03/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Rochelle Park, NJ, stucco contractor for repeat fall hazards at Westwood, NJ, site
  • January 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 01/03/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites two Wisconsin companies following worker's death on US Route 41 bridge construction site near Oshkosh
  • January 02 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 01/02/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Rosina Food Products Inc., proposes $54,750 in fines for serious hazards at West Seneca, NY, plant