OSHA News Releases - March 2013
March 4, 2013 to March 28, 2013

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  • March 28 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 03/28/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Tricon Precast in Houston with serious violations for exposing workers to multiple safety and health hazards
  • March 27 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 03/27/2013 - Queens, NY, metal products manufacturer faces $108,900 in fines from US Labor Department's OSHA for recurring and new health hazards
  • March 27 [Region 9 News Release] - 2013 - 03/27/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Las Vegas-based NV Energy following death of transmission line trainee
  • March 27 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 03/27/2013 - US Department of Labors OSHA cites Wynnewood Refining Co. in Oklahoma following the death of 2 workers
  • March 27 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 03/27/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Lakewood, NJ, manufacturer nearly $185,000 for exposing workers to chemical, other hazards
  • March 26 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 03/26/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Bayonne, NJ, small arms manufacturer for lead, safety and health hazards
  • March 26 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 03/26/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Kyklos Bearings International for failing to comply with asbestos removal standards at Sandusky, Ohio, plant
  • March 26 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 03/26/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Newburgh, NY, medical practice for inadequate worker safeguards against bloodborne pathogen hazards
  • March 26 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 03/26/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Cape May, NJ, new home builder nearly $49,000 for fall hazards at Sea Isle City, NJ, site
  • March 25 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 03/25/2013 - US Department of Labors OSHA fines Reading, Pa., chemical distributor more than $64,000 for safety, chemical hazards
  • March 24 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 03/24/2013 - Lack of fall protection, other safety hazards results in citations issued to Philadelphia construction company after inspection at Medford, NJ, work site
  • March 21 [Trade News Release] - 2013 - 03/21/2013 - OSHA schedules third stakeholder meeting to discuss crane operator certification requirements
  • March 21 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 03/21/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites gas pipeline contractor Henkels and McCoy Inc. for repeat trenching hazards at Bayonne, NJ, site
  • March 20 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 03/20/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Ecorec Rio Grande Valley in Edinburg, Texas, for exposing workers to amputation hazards, other safety violations
  • March 20 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 03/20/2013 - US Labor Department fines Paterson, NJ, laundry facility nearly $165,000 for safety and health violations
  • March 20 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 03/20/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Builders Stone and Supply for exposing workers to multiple serious violations at Fayetteville, Ark., work site
  • March 20 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 03/20/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites CNH America for 10 safety violations at Grand Island, Neb., facility; proposes $51,000 in fines
  • March 20 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 03/20/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Morton, Pa., rail transit manufacturer nearly $61,000 for health and safety hazards
  • March 19 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 03/19/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA renews alliance with Steel Erectors Association and Iron Workers Union to protect steel erection industry workers
  • March 19 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 03/19/2013 - US Department of Labors OSHA fines Ridgefield, NJ, roofing contractor more than $57,000 after worker injured by fall
  • March 18 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 03/18/2013 - East Hartford, Conn., auto body shop cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after inspection finds repeat and workplace hazards
  • March 18 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 03/18/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Eagle Recycling in North Bergen, NJ, for safety violations following worker amputation
  • March 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 03/14/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA partners with VCC to promote construction safety during Bass Pro Shop project in Little Rock, Ark.
  • March 13 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 03/13/2013 - Niagara Falls, NY, manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after inspection finds 9 serious workplace safety and health violations
  • March 13 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 03/13/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Montana asphalt company for failing to provide fall protection following a worker's death
  • March 13 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 03/13/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites New England Wood Pellet LLC for fire and combustible dust hazards at 2 New York manufacturing plants
  • March 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 03/12/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites San Antonio construction company for exposing workers to cave-in and struck-by hazards
  • March 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 03/12/2013 - US Labor Department orders Union Pacific Railroad Co. to reinstate employee for reporting a work-related injury; more than $350,000 in damages owed
  • March 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 03/12/2013 - US Labor Department orders Union Pacific Railroad Co. to reinstate employee for reporting a work-related injury; more than $350,000 in damages owed
  • March 11 [Trade News Release] - 2013 - 03/11/2013 - OSHA teams up with Montgomery County, Md. to prevent fatal falls in construction
  • March 11 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 03/11/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Lansdowne, Pa., masonry company more than $73,000 for fall and other safety hazards
  • March 11 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 03/11/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Paterson, NJ, stucco contractor more than $70,000 for scaffolding hazards and exposing workers to falls
  • March 11 [OSHA Media Advisory] - 2013 - 03/11/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA, Builders Association will sign partnership to protect Missouri, Kansas and Nebraska workers
  • March 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 03/11/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Smithville Manufacturing for 21 violations at Wooster, Ohio, facility after worker's finger is amputated
  • March 08 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 03/08/2013 - Southern Hens Inc. in Mississippi cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for 43 safety and health violations following worker fatality
  • March 07 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 03/07/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Nebraska Beef Ltd. for 8 safety violations at Omaha beef processing facility proposes $61,084 in fines
  • March 07 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 03/07/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Komatsu America Corp. with 4 safety violations after worker is killed at Peoria, Ill., manufacturing plant
  • March 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 03/06/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Agri-Fab for 3 repeat safety violations at Sullivan, Ill., manufacturing plant after worker suffers amputation injury
  • March 05 [Trade News Release] - 2013 - 03/05/2013 - OSHA schedules stakeholder meetings to discuss crane operator certification requirements
  • March 05 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 03/05/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Englewood, NJ, surgical center $68,000 for failing to protect workers exposed to bloodborne pathogen hazards
  • March 05 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 03/05/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Pier 1 Imports $45,100 for repeat safety violations at Staten Island, NY, store
  • March 05 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 03/05/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites J.R. Resources in Ringgold, Pa., following worker fatality in August 2012
  • March 05 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 03/05/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines DarPro $91,300 for 6 safety violations at Lexington, Neb., food byproducts processing facility
  • March 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 03/05/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Mahle Engine Components USA $369,000 for 26 violations, including lead exposure, at McConnelsville, Ohio, plant
  • March 04 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 03/04/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Henningsen Foods Inc. for 7 violations at Norfolk, Neb., food processing plant after 2 workers suffer burns
  • March 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 03/04/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Mane Inc. for repeat safety and health violations after follow-up inspection at Milford, Ohio, food flavoring company