OSHA News Releases - May 2013
May 2, 2013 to May 30, 2013

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  • May 30 [Region 9 News Release] - 2013 - 05/30/2013 - Hawaii resort cited with 14 safety and health violations
  • May 30 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 05/30/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces June 4 safety stand-down at work sites throughout Southeast to focus on heat-related illnesses and injuries
  • May 30 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 05/30/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces safety stand-down at Florida work sites on June 4 to focus on heat-related illnesses and injuries
  • May 30 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 05/30/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Wal-Mart store in Great Falls, Mont., for repeat and serious safety and health hazards; proposes $50,000 in fines
  • May 28 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 05/28/2013 - Massachusetts contractor faces $290,700 in US Labor Department OSHA fines for willful, repeat fall hazards at Durham, NH, work site
  • May 28 [Trade News Release] - 2013 - 05/28/2013 - OSHA issues final rule to broaden exemption for digger derricks in its Cranes and Derricks standard
  • May 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 05/28/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Quality Trailers Enterprise for 15 violations following complaint inspection at Salem, Ohio, manufacturing facility
  • May 28 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 05/28/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Schenectady, NY, medical lab for inadequate worker safeguards against bloodborne pathogen hazards
  • May 23 [Trade News Release] - 2013 - 05/23/2013 - OSHA to hold meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
  • May 23 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 05/23/2013 - Queensbury, NY, wood shavings manufacturer faces $233,870 in fines for combustible dust, confined space, chemical, mechanical, electrical hazards
  • May 23 [Trade News Release] - 2013 - 05/23/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA to hold meeting of the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
  • May 23 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 05/23/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Accadia Site Contracting Inc., proposes $84,000 in fines for cave-in hazard at Lewiston Road work site in Niagara Falls
  • May 22 [Trade News Release] - 2013 - 05/22/2013 - OSHA announces intent to extend compliance date for crane operator certification requirements
  • May 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 05/21/2013 - Lack of personal protective equipment among 33 violations cited by US Labor Department's OSHA at A & B Foundry &; Machining in Franklin, Ohio
  • May 21 [Trade News Release] - 2013 - 05/21/2013 - OSHA offers training to federal agencies on worker safety and health
  • May 20 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 05/20/2013 - Monro Muffler Brake Inc. cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for alleged willful, repeat and serious workplace safety violations in Portsmouth, NH
  • May 20 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 05/20/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA orders Enercon Services to pay $261,152.69 in damages after firing engineer who reported unsafe work practices
  • May 16 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 05/16/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Newark, NJ, stucco contractor for scaffolding hazards at Maplewood, NJ, work site
  • May 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 05/16/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites A.W.T. World Trade for 28 violations, including unsafe spray finishing operations at Chicago factory
  • May 16 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 05/16/2013 - US Labor Departments OSHA provides on-site compliance assistance to protect recovery workers, public during tornado recovery efforts in Texas
  • May 15 [Trade News Release] - 2013 - 05/15/2013 - Acting Secretary of Labor Seth D. Harris appoints 8 members to Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health
  • May 15 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 05/15/2013 - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. forma alianza con el Consulado General de la Repblica Dominicana en Nueva York para informar y asistir a los trabajadores de 4 estados.
  • May 15 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 05/15/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Ridgefield Park, NJ, contractor for repeat fall hazards at Paramus, NJ, work site
  • May 15 [National News Release] - 2013 - 05/15/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA seeks applications for $1.5 million in Susan Harwood safety and health training grants
  • May 15 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 05/15/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines 2 government contractors more than $60,000 after workers injured in November 2012 flash fire
  • May 15 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 05/15/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines West Decatur, Pa., excavating company nearly $179,000 for exposing workers to trenching hazards
  • May 15 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 05/15/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Consulate General of Dominican Republic in New York to inform, assist workers in 4 states
  • May 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 05/13/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Phoenix Industrial Cleaning after worker dies while cleaning storage tank at Wheeling, Ill., chemical manufacturer
  • May 09 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 05/09/2013 - Hartwell, Ga., manufacturer cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for repeat, serious safety and health violations; $62,000 in proposed fines
  • May 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 05/09/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Joel Kennedy Constructing Corp. for failing to protect workers in trench at job site in Chicago
  • May 08 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 05/08/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA establishes partnership to protect construction workers at University of Chicago research center project
  • May 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 05/07/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Dalton, Ga., carpet manufacturer for serious safety violations; proposes $73,000 in penalties
  • May 07 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 05/07/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites AmeriGas Propane L.P. in Conroe, Texas, for exposing workers to safety hazards; proposed fines total $105,00
  • May 06 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 05/06/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Sinton Dairy Foods Co. Inc. in Colorado Springs, Colo., for 14 violations of workplace standards
  • May 06 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 05/06/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Maine sawmill for repeat and serious violations of workplace safety standards
  • May 02 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 05/02/2013 - Collis Roofing Inc. cited by the US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to fall and other hazards; more than $200,000 in proposed penalties