OSHA News Releases - November 2013
November 1, 2013 to November 27, 2013

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  • November 27 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 11/27/2013 - Coastal Plating Co. in Corpus Christi cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA with 15 serious violations after a worker was struck and killed
  • November 27 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 11/27/2013 - Lakewood, NJ, merchandise printer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to excessive heat, other workplace hazards
  • November 27 [OSHA Statement] - 2013 - 11/27/2013 - Statement by Assistant Secretary of Labor Dr. David Michaels on sentencing in fatal gunpowder plant explosion
  • November 26 [Region 9 News Release] - 2013 - 11/26/2013 - American Samoa employer faces nearly $108,000 in proposed US Labor Department OSHA fines following workplace fatality
  • November 26 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 11/26/2013 - Carneys Point, NJ, nursing home cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to excessive heat, health workplace hazards
  • November 26 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 11/26/2013 - Cheney Pulp and Paper Co. cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after worker fatally injured at Franklin, Ohio, paper mill
  • November 26 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 11/26/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Central Ready Mix for 10 violations after worker fatally engulfed in fly-ash silo at Middletown, Ohio, concrete company
  • November 26 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 11/26/2013 - UUS Labor Department's OSHA cites fencing manufacturer for repeat and serious workplace safety and health hazards at Marlborough, Mass., plant
  • November 25 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 11/25/2013 - Crane collapse in Stamford, Conn., results in proposed US Labor Department OSHA fines of $165,200 for Port Chester, NY, marine construction contractor
  • November 25 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 11/25/2013 - Offering safety and health assistance to tornado damaged communities
  • November 21 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 11/21/2013 - Bronx, NY, employer fails to correct previously cited safety and health hazards, faces additional $108,080 in US Labor Department OSHA fines
  • November 21 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 11/21/2013 - Missoula, Mont., auto body shop faces US Labor Department OSHA penalties following workplace fire
  • November 21 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 11/21/2013 - Rockaway, NJ, plastic pipe producer cited for 18 health and safety workplace violations; US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $51,800 in penalties
  • November 20 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 11/20/2013 - Affordable Roofing and Exteriors cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing roofing workers to fall hazards on central Illinois job sites
  • November 20 [National News Release] - 2013 - 11/20/2013 - US Department of Labor announces rules to update regulations and decrease burden on businesses
  • November 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 11/19/2013 - Judge orders North Canton-based Star Air, Akron Reserve Ammunition, owner to pay more than $300,000 to 2 terminated Ohio truck drivers
  • November 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 11/19/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $70,070 fine for PTS Contractors Inc. for cave-in hazards during trenching operations
  • November 19 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 11/19/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Tyson Foods, proposes $121,720 in fines for workplace safety hazards at Buffalo, NY, production plant
  • November 19 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 11/19/2013 - Welspun Tubular LLC in Little Rock, Ark., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to possible amputation hazards
  • November 18 [National News Release] - 2013 - 11/18/2013 - Crowd management measures are critical during major sales events; US Labor Department's OSHA sends reminder to retail associations
  • November 18 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 11/18/2013 - Luthersburg, Pa., contractor cited for willful fall hazards at Williamsport, Pa., site; US Labor Department's OSHA proposes nearly $37,000 in fines
  • November 18 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 11/18/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Big Lots Stores Inc., proposes $169,000 in fines for exit access, crushing, struck-by hazards at West Babylon, NY, store
  • November 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 11/18/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA provides on-site compliance assistance to protect recovery workers, public during tornado recovery efforts in Illinois
  • November 18 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 11/18/2013 - Upper Darby, Pa., severe violator again cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for recurring hazards at Philadelphia work site
  • November 15 [Trade News Release] - 2013 - 11/15/2013 - OSHA schedules meeting of the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
  • November 14 [Trade News Release] - 2013 - 11/14/2013 - OSHA schedules public meeting on proposed rule to improve tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses
  • November 14 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 11/14/2013 - Philadelphia demolition contractors cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for willful and serious safety violations following fatal June building collapse
  • November 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 11/14/2013 - Raising health and safety awareness in the oil and gas industry is the mission of US Labor Department's OSHA stand down today in Humble, Texas
  • November 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 11/14/2013 - Tomball, Texas, manufacturer cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for 19 safety violations, workers exposed to various hazards
  • November 14 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 11/14/2013 - Trinity Yachts cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for repeat and serious violations; more than $177,000 in fines proposed
  • November 14 [Region 9 News Release] - 2013 - 11/14/2013 - US Department of Labor joins Philippine consulates to promote workplace protections, rights for Filipino workers<
  • November 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 11/13/2013 - US Department of Labor orders Gaines Motor Lines Inc. and two officials to reinstate whistleblowers and pay more than $1 million in damages
  • November 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 11/12/2013 - Pompano Beach, Fla.-based Coastal Masonry cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for willful and serious violations following worker fatality
  • November 12 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 11/12/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces new local emphasis program for programmed inspections of industries that use hazardous chemicals
  • November 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 11/12/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Selfridge Air National Guard Base for 8 violations including exposing workers to amputation hazards
  • November 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 11/12/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Tennessee contractor following crane collapse on Highway 109 in Gallatin, Tenn.
  • November 12 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 11/12/2013 - US Labor Department reaches settlement agreement with Verizon New York Inc. to increase training, safeguards for field technicians
  • November 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 11/12/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites White Cedar Shingles for 9 violations after worker fatally injured at Superior, Wis., manufacturer
  • November 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 11/07/2013 - Garda Cash Logistics in Georgia cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for failure-to-abate and serious violations; more than $55,000 in fines proposed
  • November 07 [Trade News Release] - 2013 - 11/07/2013 - OSHA announces meeting of Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health and requests nominations for membership
  • November 07 [National News Release] - 2013 - 11/07/2013 - OSHA announces proposed new rule to improve tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses
  • November 07 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 11/07/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 2 Dallas employers for exposing workers to hazards after 2 people were struck and killed by a forklift
  • November 06 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 11/06/2013 - OSHA cites Hampton, NH, manufacturer for 21 serious safety violations
  • November 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 11/05/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes fines for Strategic Materials because it lacks a respiratory protection program at its East Troy, Wis., recycling plant
  • November 04 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 11/04/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites JMA Roofing after worker falls from roof, resulting in a fatality in Omaha, Neb.
  • November 01 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 11/01/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites West Hartford, Conn., metal finishing plant for 15 repeat and serious hazards