OSHA News Releases - April 2013
April 1, 2013 to April 30, 2013

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  • April 30 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 04/30/2013 - Montana wildlife casting agency cited in employee's mauling death
  • April 30 [Region 9 News Release] - 2013 - 04/30/2013 - Waikiki hotel cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA with 14 serious safety and health violations
  • April 29 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 04/29/2013 - Anheuser-Busch Cos. LLC in Houston cited by US Labor Departments OSHA for failing to protect workers from carbon dioxide exposure; fines total $88,000
  • April 29 [National News Release] - 2013 - 04/29/2013 - OSHA launches initiative to protect temporary workers
  • April 29 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 04/29/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Globe Metallurgical in Selma, Ala., for serious and repeat safety violations following worker fatality
  • April 29 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 04/29/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Philadelphia plumbing and heating company more than $40,000 for workplace safety hazards
  • April 29 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 04/29/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Dolco Packaging Corp. for serious safety violations; proposes more than $64,000 in penalties
  • April 29 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 04/29/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Maine pipe supplier for repeat and serious violations of excavation safety standards
  • April 26 [OSHA Media Advisory] - 2013 - 04/26/2013 - US Department of Labor to hold Workers Memorial Day program
  • April 25 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 04/25/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Nomac Drilling for failing to provide fall protection to workers on well derricks in Trenton, ND
  • April 24 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 04/24/2013 - Houston manufacturing plant cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for failing to protect workers from falls and other hazards; fines total $48,300
  • April 24 [Trade News Release] - 2013 - 04/24/2013 - OSHA schedules meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health
  • April 24 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 04/24/2013 - US Department of Labor fines Burlington Coat Factory more than $45,000 for safety violations at Lancaster, Pa., store
  • April 24 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 04/24/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites First Choice Energy after oil field worker killed at Stanley, ND, job site
  • April 24 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 04/24/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA to host Workers' Memorial Day event April 25 in Springfield, Mo.
  • April 24 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 04/24/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA to host Workers' Memorial Day event April 26 in North Kansas City, Mo.
  • April 23 [Trade News Release] - 2013 - 04/23/2013 - OSHA issues final rule to protect workers using cranes and derricks in demolition and underground construction
  • April 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 04/23/2013 - US Labor Department orders Metra to pay back wages to employee whose position was terminated after he filed safety complaint
  • April 23 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 04/23/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA will participate in Workers' Memorial Day April 28, Safety Expo April 29 in Lincoln, Neb.
  • April 22 [Region 9 News Release] - 2013 - 04/22/2013 - Heavy equipment rental company cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after truck crane crushes worker
  • April 22 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 04/22/2013 - New England candy manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 19 serious health and safety violations after ammonia release
  • April 22 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 04/22/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Berger Excavating Contractors for failing to protect workers in trench at job site in Franklin Park, Ill.
  • April 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 04/18/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites roofing contractor KG Framing and Construction for lack of fall protection at St. Louis job site
  • April 18 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 04/18/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Keystone Pain Institute in Altoona, Pa., for bloodborne pathogen hazards
  • April 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 04/16/2013 - Pilgrim's Pride Corp. in Canton, Ga., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for repeat and serious violations following worker fatality
  • April 16 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 04/16/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines North Bergen, NJ laundry company $219,000 for safety hazards
  • April 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 04/15/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Ball Aerosol and Specialty Container Inc. $589,000 for exposing workers to amputation hazards from unguarded machinery
  • April 15 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 04/15/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Philippine consulate general in New York to inform, assist workers in 10 states
  • April 12 [Trade News Release] - 2013 - 04/12/2013 - US Department of Labor re-establishes the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health
  • April 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 04/12/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces safety stand-down at Georgia construction sites April 15-19 to focus on struck-by hazards
  • April 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 04/12/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Extrudex Aluminum after worker killed in North Jackson, Ohio, plant
  • April 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 04/11/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites roofing contractor Woodridge Enterprises Inc. for lack of fall protection at Illinois job site
  • April 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 04/11/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Joy-Mark Inc. for repeatedly exposing workers to respiratory hazards at Cudahy ceramics mold plant
  • April 10 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 04/10/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Alabama manufacturer with willful, serious safety and health violations following two injuries
  • April 10 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 04/10/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Nuway Tobacco Co. for combustible dust, electrical, mechanical and fall hazards
  • April 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 04/10/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Voorhees, NJ, masonry group more than $50,000 for scaffold, safety hazards
  • April 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 04/09/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Universal Industries in Tomahawk, Wis., for 8 safety violations; proposes $61,600 in fines
  • April 08 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 04/08/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites CVS Pharmacy, proposes $40,000 fine for lack of emergency action plan at Dutchess County, NY, location
  • April 08 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 04/08/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Newark, NJ, company for exposing workers to safety and health hazards
  • April 05 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 04/05/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Salina, Kan.-based Ryan Roofing Inc. after worker paralyzed in fall from roof
  • April 04 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 04/04/2013 - Aerospace Defense Coatings of Georgia cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to hexavalent chromium
  • April 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 04/04/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Mike Neri Sewer and Water Contractor in Elk Grove Village, Ill., for failing to protect workers in trench
  • April 03 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 04/03/2013 - Ellicott Development Co. faces $44,000 in US Labor Department OSHA fines for lead exposure and fall hazards at Buffalo, NY, work site
  • April 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 04/02/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Phoenix Electrical Manufacturing Co. for repeat safety violations at Chicago facility; proposes $51,590 in fines
  • April 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 04/02/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Scenic Wood Products for 20 safety violations at Sugarcreek, Ohio, pallet manufacturing plant
  • April 01 [Trade News Release] - 2013 - 04/01/2013 - OSHA issues new resource to protect emergency workers at combustible dust fires
  • April 01 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 04/01/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Saugerties, NY, metal fabricator for failing to correct previously cited hazard