OSHA News Releases - October 2013
October 21, 2013 to October 31, 2013

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  • October 31 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 10/31/2013 - Northstar Metal Products cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for multiple violations following April explosion and fire at Glendale Heights, Ill., plant
  • October 31 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 10/31/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Alabama pallet manufacturer for repeat, serious safety violations; proposes more than $76,000 in fines
  • October 31 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 10/31/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites B R Flowers and Co. Inc. and Tidewater Staffing Inc. after July heat fatality in Norfolk, Va.
  • October 31 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 10/31/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Quaker City Castings for 9 safety violations at Salem, Ohio, foundry; proposes fines of $45,000
  • October 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 10/30/2013 - Crossett, Ark., trucking company cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for asphyxiation hazards following worker fatality
  • October 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 10/29/2013 - Frost Tile and Marble Co. faces $136,400 OSHA penalty for failing to abate previous safety violations at Norton, Ohio, tile manufacturing plant
  • October 29 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 10/29/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA forms workplace safety and health partnership with WS Bellows Construction Corp. for Phillips 66 project
  • October 29 [Region 10 News Release] - 2013 - 10/29/2013 - US Labor Department seeks more than $300,000 for Idaho whistleblower
  • October 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 10/28/2013 - Napoleon Spring Works faces $147,600 in proposed OSHA penalties for exposing workers to amputation hazards at Archbold, Ohio, plant
  • October 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 10/28/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA finds 36 safety violations at Indiana's Crane Army Ammunition Activity following March explosion
  • October 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 10/28/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Formed Fiber Technologies $115,000 for repeat safety and health violations at fabric manufacturing plant
  • October 25 [National News Release] - 2013 - 10/25/2013 - OSHA extends comment period on proposed silica rule to provide additional time for public input
  • October 24 [National News Release] - 2013 - 10/24/2013 - OSHA releases new resources to better protect workers from hazardous chemicals
  • October 24 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 10/24/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Rebecca Minkoff LLC with $77,000 in fines for exit access hazards at company's Manhattan office and showroom
  • October 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 10/24/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites United Ethanol for 15 violations after worker fatally engulfed in corn bin at Milton, Wis., ethanol facility
  • October 23 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 10/23/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA orders Connecticut trucking company and owner to withdraw retaliatory lawsuit, pay $60,000 to former workers
  • October 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 10/22/2013 - Jackson, NJ, steel company fined $115,400 by US Labor Department's OSHA for failing to abate workplace hazards
  • October 22 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 10/22/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Cicero, NY, metal hatch manufacturer for 13 serious safety hazards
  • October 21 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 10/21/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites East Orange, NJ, concrete company for willful, serious hazards; proposes $153,900 fine
  • October 21 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 10/21/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $280,000 in fines against contractors constructing power plant in Berlin, NH
  • October 21 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 10/21/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA wins jury trial regarding whistleblower violations by Manatee School for the Arts in Palmetto, Fla.