OSHA News Releases - February 2014
February 3, 2014 to February 28, 2014

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  • February 28 [OSHA Statement] - 2014 - 02/28/2014 - Statement by Assistant Secretary of Labor Dr. David Michaels on death of former assistant secretary
  • February 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/27/2014 - County Materials Corp. cited for serious violations by US Labor Department's OSHA after worker's foot severed at an Elderon, Wis., job site
  • February 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 02/27/2014 - Nichiha USA Inc. of Georgia cited for safety violations and nearly $140,000 in proposed penalties by the US Labor Department's OSHA
  • February 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 02/27/2014 - The GEO Group must address workplace violence hazards as a result of corporate-wide settlement with US Department of Labor
  • February 27 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 02/27/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Houston employer for 8 willful, egregious violations after worker injured on machine without safeguards
  • February 26 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 02/26/2014 - OSHA issues 2014 inspection plan to reduce injuries and illnesses at high-hazard workplaces
  • February 26 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/26/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $77,472 in fines for Beck Aluminum Alloys after worker exposed to chlorine gas at smelting plant
  • February 26 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/26/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA to co-sponsor Illinois workplace safety and health conference in Peoria on March 5, 2014
  • February 25 [National News Release] - 2014 - 02/25/2014 - Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health Dr. David Michaels urges action to protect communication tower workers
  • February 25 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 02/25/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Shippensburg foundry for repeat safety violations; OSHA fines total $163,240
  • February 25 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/25/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines E.R. Wagner Manufacturing $106,000 for serious safety violations at Milwaukee metal stamping plant
  • February 24 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 02/24/2014 - OSHA schedules meeting of the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee
  • February 24 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 02/24/2014 - Spa and fitness center agrees to correct hazardous conditions after worker fatality at Palisades Park, NJ, spa
  • February 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 02/19/2014 - Combustible dust, amputation and other hazards at lumber manufacturer in Homerville, Ga., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA
  • February 19 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 02/19/2014 - OSHA announces interim final rule, invites comments on procedures for handling retaliation complaints under Food Safety Modernization Act
  • February 19 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 02/19/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Andres Roofing Co. $52,800 for workplace safety violations
  • February 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/19/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $91,800 in fines for Ohio printing company
  • February 18 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 02/18/2014 - Recurring hazards by Cheshire, Conn., manufacturer of print reproductions results in US Labor Department OSHA citations
  • February 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 02/13/2014 - Amtech Southeast Inc. in Elmore, Ala., cited for 15 safety and health violations following inspection by US Department of Labor's OSHA
  • February 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 02/13/2014 - Florida manufacturer cited for willful violations following fatality
  • February 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/13/2014 - G and J Pepsi-Cola Bottlers faces $86,900 in US Labor Department OSHA penalties for exposing workers to repeat safety violations
  • February 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 02/13/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Dudley Lumber Co. for serious safety violations; nearly $107,000 in proposed penalties
  • February 12 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 02/12/2014 - OSHA announces comment period on proposed rule to improve tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses to close on March 10
  • February 12 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 02/12/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites New York contractors for safety violations at Canastota Wastewater Treatment Plant
  • February 11 [National News Release] - 2014 - 02/11/2014 - No more falling workers
  • February 10 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 02/10/2014 - Flavoring manufacturer in Oakdale, La., cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after a fire severely burns a worker
  • February 10 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 02/10/2014 - OSHA partners with fertilizer industry to get message out on chemical safety
  • February 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/10/2014 - Suspension of 13 AT and T workers prompts lawsuit by US Labor Department
  • February 10 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 02/10/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Wakefield, Mass., contractor for exposing workers to cave-in hazards at Milton work site
  • February 07 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 02/07/2014 - OSHA issues proposed rule to extend compliance date for crane operator certification requirements
  • February 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/06/2014 - Arlington Plating Co. faces $155,430 in penalties for exposing workers to guarding, electrical and other hazards
  • February 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/06/2014 - Solvay Specialty Polymers cited by US Labor Department's OSHA; fines of $77,000 proposed
  • February 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 02/05/2014 - Lucas Marine Acquisition Co. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA following worker fatality at City of Fort Pierce Marina
  • February 04 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 02/04/2014 - Gem Drilling Co. Inc. cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 19 violations at its Sagerton, Texas, work site; fines total $46,900
  • February 04 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 02/04/2014 - Innovia Films cited by US Labor Department's OSHA; fines of $112,500 proposed
  • February 04 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 02/04/2014 - Philadelphia Macaroni cited by US Labor Department's OSHA; fines total more than $75,000
  • February 04 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 02/04/2014 - Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez appoints 15 members to Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health
  • February 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/04/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Cleveland metal company for repeat violations, including lead exposure; $61,600 in proposed fines
  • February 03 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 02/03/2014 - Automotive manufacturer in Thomson, Ga., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for amputation and laceration hazards
  • February 03 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 02/03/2014 - Bristol, Conn., wire manufacturer faces more than $109,000 in US Labor Department OSHA fines for new and recurring hazards
  • February 03 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 02/03/2014 - Trailer manufacturing facility in Sumner, Texas, cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for failing to protect workers from repeat hazards