OSHA News Releases - June 2013
June 3, 2013 to June 27, 2013

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  • June 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 06/27/2013 - Grand Trunk Western Railway Co. ordered to pay back wages to suspended, injured employee following investigation by US Labor Department's OSHA
  • June 27 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 06/27/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA announces safety stand-down in New York and New Jersey to prevent falls at construction work sites
  • June 26 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 06/26/2013 - Brownsville, Texas, employer cited by US Department of Labor for failing to monitor asbestos exposure and correct previously cited hazard
  • June 26 [Region 9 News Release] - 2013 - 06/26/2013 - New OSHA program targets fatalities, injuries associated with automotive lifts
  • June 25 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 06/25/2013 - Learn and live: Grain industry hazards lead to deaths, injuries each year
  • June 25 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 06/25/2013 - New alliance between Erie Institute of Technology and US Labor
  • June 25 [Trade News Release] - 2013 - 06/25/2013 - OSHA announces new National Emphasis Program for occupational exposure to isocyanates
  • June 25 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 06/25/2013 - Paterson, NJ, contractor faces $49,600 in fines from US Labor Department's OSHA for repeat fall, serious safety hazards
  • June 25 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 06/25/2013 - Witt Plumbing Inc. cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after worker dies when trench collapses at residential job site in Hastings, Neb.
  • June 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 06/24/2013 - General Awning Co. issued 8 safety citations after follow-up inspection by US Labor Department's OSHA finds company failed to correct previous violations
  • June 24 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 06/24/2013 - Houston-based Piping Technology and Products Inc. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to amputation hazards
  • June 24 [Trade News Release] - 2013 - 06/24/2013 - OSHA reaches settlement agreement with Nebraska-based ConAgra Foods to protect workers from anhydrous ammonia
  • June 24 [National News Release] - 2013 - 06/24/2013 - OSHA urges increased safety awareness in fireworks industry in advance of July 4 celebrations
  • June 24 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 06/24/2013 - Plains Grain and Agronomy cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after worker fatally injured in fall at Sheldon, ND, grain elevator
  • June 24 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 06/24/2013 - Plains Trucking in Ross, ND, cited after worker dies while cleaning tanker; US Labor Department's OSHA finds 9 violations during investigation
  • June 20 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 06/20/2013 - Environmental Enterprises cited for 22 violations after worker dies from burns suffered at Cincinnati hazardous waste treatment facility
  • June 20 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 06/20/2013 - Heller Casing in Williston, ND, cited after worker fatally crushed on oil rig; US Labor Department's OSHA finds 2 violations during investigation
  • June 20 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 06/20/2013 - Learn and Live: Grain industry hazards lead to deaths, injuries each year
  • June 20 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 06/20/2013 - Learn and Live: Grain industry hazards lead to deaths, injuries each year
  • June 20 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 06/20/2013 - Learn and Live: Grain industry hazards lead to deaths, injuries each year
  • June 20 [Region 9 News Release] - 2013 - 06/20/2013 - OSHA forja alianza con Consulado General de Republica Dominicana en California y Region Oeste de Estados Unidos sobre derechos laborales
  • June 20 [Region 9 News Release] - 2013 - 06/20/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA forms alliance with consulate general of Dominican Republic in California and US Western Region on workers' rights
  • June 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 06/19/2013 - Learn and Live: Grain industry hazards lead to deaths, injuries each year
  • June 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 06/19/2013 - Learn and Live: Grain industry hazards lead to deaths, injuries each year
  • June 19 [Trade News Release] - 2013 - 06/19/2013 - OSHA and Canadian health department sign Memorandum of Understanding to align hazard communication standards
  • June 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 06/19/2013 - Penn Aluminum International fined $45,000 by US Labor Department's OSHA for 9 safety violations at Murphysboro, Ill., manufacturing facility
  • June 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 06/19/2013 - US Labor Department cites Advanced Strobe Products with proposed fines of more than $50,000 for worker exposure to acid, lead without proper protection
  • June 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 06/18/2013 - Learn & Live: Grain industry hazards lead to deaths, injuries each year
  • June 18 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 06/18/2013 - Perkasie, Pa., helicopter contractor cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to chemical hazards; fined $40,500
  • June 18 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 06/18/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Burlington, NJ, construction company for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • June 18 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 06/18/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Florida underground utility company for willful, serious trenching violations; proposes more than $106,000 in penalties
  • June 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 06/13/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA renews alliance to protect Ohio workers in manufacturing, service, construction industries
  • June 13 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 06/13/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Nucap US Inc. for 17 serious safety violations at Watertown, Conn., manufacturing plant
  • June 13 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 06/13/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites oil and gas industry pressure pumping services company for safety and health hazards at Valley View, Texas, work site
  • June 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 06/13/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Wisconsin's Gilman Cheese Corp. $126,700 after worker suffers amputation by unguarded machine
  • June 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 06/11/2013 - Construction workers to pause for safety stand down on fall hazards June 12
  • June 11 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 06/11/2013 - Orange County, NY, manufacturer faces almost $118,000 in additional US Labor Department fines for uncorrected and recurring hazards
  • June 10 [Region 10 News Release] - 2013 - 06/10/2013 - Crane safety is focus of OSHA emphasis program in the Northwest
  • June 10 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 06/10/2013 - Davis Tool & Die cited after worker electrocuted at Fenton, Mo., facility; US Labor Department's OSHA finds 17 violations during fatality investigation
  • June 10 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 06/10/2013 - Maryland's Integra Health Management cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for workplace violence hazards following employee fatality
  • June 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 06/10/2013 - Three New York contractors face over $465,000 in US Labor Department OSHA fines for electrocution and other hazards at Long Island work site
  • June 10 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 06/10/2013 - US Labor Department orders Metro North Commuter Railroad Co. to pay damages to New Haven, Conn., employee who reported on-the-job injury
  • June 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 06/10/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines two companies $130,500 for trenching hazards at Kearny, NJ, site
  • June 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 06/06/2013 - American Family Care in Montgomery, Ala., cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for repeat and serious safety violations
  • June 06 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 06/06/2013 - La OSHA y la Division de Horas y Salarios del Departamento de Trabajo de E.E.U.U. protegen a los trabajadores y los salarios durante las tareas de recuperacion del tornado en Oklahoma
  • June 06 [Region 10 News Release] - 2013 - 06/06/2013 - Safe operation of powered industrial trucks is focus of OSHA's new local emphasis program in Idaho
  • June 06 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 06/06/2013 - True North Hotel Group Inc. to provide whistle-blower training nationally following US Labor Department investigation Company will also pay back wages and damages, take corrective action on behalf of discharged employee who raised safety concerns at Massachusetts location
  • June 06 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 06/06/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA and Wage and Hour Division protecting workers and wages during Oklahoma tornado recovery efforts
  • June 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 06/06/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Austin Powder Co. $258,000 for multiple safety and health violations at McArthur, Ohio, explosives factory
  • June 05 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 06/05/2013 - Timpson, Texas, sawmill cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for violations after a worker was killed, other workers exposed to many hazards
  • June 05 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 06/05/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Community Power Corp. in Morrison, Colo., for exposing workers to amputation hazards; fines total $66,990
  • June 04 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 06/04/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites JBS USA, LLC in Greeley, Colo., for 20 violations of workplace standards
  • June 04 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 06/04/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Rochester, NY, packaging manufacturer for willful and serious hazards following amputation
  • June 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 06/04/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Wisconsin's Castalloy Inc. for exposing its foundry workers to coal tar pitch and formaldehyde
  • June 03 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 06/03/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines South River, NJ, masonry contractor nearly $91,000 for fall, scaffold hazards at Maywood, NJ, site