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

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  • December 30 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 12/30/2013 - Terrell's Potato Chip Co. Inc. faces $115,500 in US Labor Department OSHA fines for new, recurring safety hazards at Syracuse, NY, manufacturing plant
  • December 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 12/30/2013 - Tip Top Roofing and Construction cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing roofing workers to fall hazards at DeKalb, Ill., home site
  • December 30 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 12/30/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites FCC Environmental LLC in Georgia for exposing workers to lead and other hazards
  • December 30 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 12/30/2013 - US Labor Departments OSHA cites The Furniture Exchange for repeat, serious violations at New Brunswick, NJ, warehouse
  • December 30 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 12/30/2013 - Wayne's Supermarket Inc. cited for workplace safety hazards at Mullens, W. Va., store; OSHA proposes $32,200 fine
  • December 26 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 12/26/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Reliable Castings Corp. $293,700 for multiple violations at Sidney, Ohio, plant
  • December 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 12/23/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Pure Power Technologies after worker burned by electrical arc flash at Waukesha, Wis., foundry
  • December 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 12/19/2013 - Barrette Outdoor Living cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for serious safety and health violations; more than $66,000 in fines proposed
  • December 19 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 12/19/2013 - Houston-based employers cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA following College Station equestrian building collapse that injured four workers
  • December 19 [Trade News Release] - 2013 - 12/19/2013 - OSHA renews strategic partnership with electrical transmission and distribution contractors, associations to reduce worker injuries, deaths
  • December 19 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 12/19/2013 - Rite Aid cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for safety hazards at Kings Highway store in Brooklyn, NY; proposed fines total more than $83,000
  • December 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 12/19/2013 - Thompson Building Wrecking Co. in Augusta, Ga., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to asbestos, hazards
  • December 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 12/19/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Integrated Airline Services in Franklin Park, Ill., for repeat safety violations; proposes $55,000 in fines
  • December 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 12/19/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Jones Utility and Contracting Co. for exposing workers to trenching hazards; proposes more than $68,000 in fines
  • December 19 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 12/19/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Grandstand Sportswear and Glassware for hazards associated with lead, cadmium and inorganic arsenic
  • December 18 [Trade News Release] - 2013 - 12/18/2013 - OSHA renews alliance with Scaffold and Access Industry Association to protect workers from scaffold hazards
  • December 17 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 12/17/2013 - Boothwyn, Pa., roofing company cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to excessive heat hazards
  • December 17 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 12/17/2013 - Joe Newman Drywall in Phenix City, Ala., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for repeat, serious violations; more than $66,000 in proposed fines
  • December 17 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 12/17/2013 - Tyson Foods cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 4 workplace safety violations after worker's hand severed by unguarded machine
  • December 17 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 12/17/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Grand Rock Co. after worker has fingers amputated by unguarded machine
  • December 16 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 12/16/2013 - Hartford, Conn., welding company fails to correct previously cited safety hazards, faces extra $167,750 in proposed US Labor Department OSHA fines
  • December 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 12/16/2013 - Ole Mexican Foods citada por la OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de EE. UU. con multas por mas de $150,000 por exponer a sus empleados a amputaciones y otros peligros
  • December 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 12/16/2013 - Ole Mexican Foods cited for more than $150,000 by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to amputation and other hazards
  • December 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 12/16/2013 - Pinnacle Metal Products cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA after worker suffered serious head injury that resulted in blindness
  • December 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 12/16/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Tim Graboski Roofing of Delray Beach, Fla., for willful and serious violations following worker fatality
  • December 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 12/16/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA finds Illinois Central Railroad Co. in violation of federal railroad whistleblower law
  • December 16 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 12/16/2013 - US Postal Service cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after heat-related death of Medford, Mass., mail carrier in July heat wave
  • December 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 12/12/2013 - Houston-based Piping Technology and Products Inc. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA after a worker is struck by a machine part
  • December 12 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 12/12/2013 - The Gilman Brothers Co. faces more than $105,000 in US Labor Department OSHA fines for safety hazards at Connecticut manufacturing plant
  • December 11 [Region 1 News Release] - 2013 - 12/11/2013 - Plantsville, Conn., automotive metal forging company cited by the US Labor Department's OSHA for repeat and serious safety and health violations
  • December 11 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 12/11/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Williams Olefins in Geismar, La., for 6 safety violations after an explosion killed 2 workers and injured 80 people
  • December 10 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 12/10/2013 - North Florida Roofing and Repair in Jacksonville, Fla., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for safety violations; more than $48,000 proposed in fines
  • December 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 12/10/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites industrial gas manufacturer Welco Acetylene Corp. for 19 serious safety violations at Newark facility
  • December 09 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 12/09/2013 - Emerald Coast RV Center in Alabama cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for serious safety violations
  • December 09 [Region 7 News Release] - 2013 - 12/09/2013 - Rail Car Services faces US Labor Department OSHA penalties of $133,000 for repeat safety, health violations at Kansas City, Kan., train car facility
  • December 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 12/09/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Arlington Metals Corp. for 38 violations
  • December 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 12/05/2013 - Louisiana cellular tower company cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA following worker fatality
  • December 05 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 12/05/2013 - Uncorrected and recurring hazards at Victor, NY, manufacturing plant lead to $131,600 in additional US Labor Department OSHA fines
  • December 05 [National News Release] - 2013 - 12/05/2013 - Whistleblowers can now file complaints online with OSHA
  • December 04 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 12/04/2013 - New Jersey pyrotechnics company cited for 12 safety violations by US Labor Department's OSHA; agency proposes $48,300 penalty
  • December 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 12/03/2013 - Illinois Central Railroad faces fines of $110,500 after US Department of Labor's OSHA inspection finds worker exposure to lead
  • December 03 [National News Release] - 2013 - 12/03/2013 - US Labor Department seeks public comment on agency standards to improve chemical safety
  • December 03 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 12/03/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $460,000 in fines against Long Island, NY, contractor for repeat fall and scaffolding hazards
  • December 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 12/02/2013 - Aldridge Electric cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after heat-related death of worker in Chicago
  • December 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 12/02/2013 - Aldridge Electric fue citada por OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los EE.UU. luego que trabajador muriera en Chicago en relación con el calor