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OSHA News Releases - November 2016


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  • November 30 [Trade News Release] - 2016 - 11/30/2016 - OSHA renews alliance with National STEPS Network and NIOSH to protect workers in oil and gas extraction industry
  • November 30 [Trade News Release] - 2016 - 11/30/2016 - OSHA schedules meeting of National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
  • November 30 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 11/30/2016 - Occupational Safety and Review Commission approves settlement between US Labor Department, event company after circus tent collapse
  • November 30 [Trade News Release] - 2016 - 11/30/2016 - Secretary of Labor renews charter of Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health
  • November 29 [Region 10 News Release] - 2016 - 11/29/2016 - OSHA cites Washington marine cargo handling company for willful safety violations after worker's fatal fall
  • November 23 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 11/23/2016 - J.C. Stucco and Stone ordered to pay nearly $345K in fines after OSHA finds company continued to expose workers to scaffolding hazards
  • November 23 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 11/23/2016 - OSHA fines Philadelphia contractor $72K for fall, trenching safety violations
  • November 23 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 11/23/2016 - OSHA launches emphasis program to protect Wilkes Barre area retail store workers as holiday season beckons
  • November 22 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 11/22/2016 - OSHA fines window manufacturer nearly $75K for exposing workers to safety hazards
  • November 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 11/22/2016 - OSHA issues more than $150K in fines to Louisiana contractor for confined space violations after fumes sicken two workers
  • November 22 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 11/22/2016 - OSHA, Safety Council of Northwest Ohio renew alliance to provide education, resources to area employers
  • November 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 11/21/2016 - OSHA investigates trench collapse after 28-year-old worker becomes 13th worker injured while working underground in 2016
  • November 17 [National News Release] - 2016 - 11/17/2016 - OSHA issues final rule updating walking-working surfaces standards and establishing personal fall protection systems requirements
  • November 17 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 11/17/2016 - Ohio worker's death highlights grim 2016 national stat: trench collapse fatalities have more than doubled
  • November 16 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 11/16/2016 - Contractor exposes workers repeatedly to potential deadly or disabling fall hazards at Middletown roofing job
  • November 16 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 11/16/2016 - OSHA cites South Florida painting company after worker injured
  • November 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 11/15/2016 - OSHA again finds Dollar General jeopardizing worker safety
  • November 15 [Region 8 News Release] - 2016 - 11/15/2016 - OSHA finds Boulder sporting goods manufacturer retaliated against worker who reported concerns about free-fall equipment safety
  • November 14 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 11/14/2016 - OSHA finds Ohio-based roofing company exposed employees to falls again, this time at a Pittsburgh work site
  • November 14 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 11/14/2016 - OSHA: Training could have prevented tree service worker's death
  • November 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 11/10/2016 - Fuyao America Glass racks up $227K in OSHA penalties following six complaint inspections at Ohio auto glass plant in 2016
  • November 10 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 11/10/2016 - OSHA cites Prinz Grain and Feed in worker's death after wall of corn debris collapses in grain bin
  • November 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 11/10/2016 - OSHA cites wholesale baking company after worker suffers amputation
  • November 10 [Region 5 News Brief] - 2016 - 11/10/2016 - OSHA finds multiple workers suffer ergonomic injuries at Excelsior Springs Seating System
  • November 10 [Trade News Release] - 2016 - 11/10/2016 - OSHA to hold a meeting of National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health OSH Professionals Pipeline Work Group
  • November 10 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 11/10/2016 - Roofing company cited after 47-year-old laborer dies after suffering heat stroke on third day on the job
  • November 09 [Region 2 News Brief] - 2016 - 11/09/2016 - OSHA finds New Jersey cleaning products manufacturer exposed workers to chemical, other safety and health hazards
  • November 03 [Trade News Release] - 2016 - 11/03/2016 - Inventors selected in first-ever noise safety challenge
  • November 03 [Region 8 News Release] - 2016 - 11/03/2016 - OSHA cites both South Dakota refinery, construction companies after worker suffers fatal burns when ethanol ignites during expansion project
  • November 03 [Region 6 News Brief] - 2016 - 11/03/2016 - OSHA finds Arkansas steel wire company failed repeatedly to protect workers from amputation hazards
  • November 01 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 11/01/2016 - Eight times since 2011, federal safety inspectors find Central Florida contractor exposing workers to dangerous, potentially deadly falls
  • November 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 11/01/2016 - OSHA finds Ohio rail track repair kit manufacturer exposes workers to machine, silica, falls, noise and other hazards; proposes $159K in fines
  • November 01 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 11/01/2016 - OSHA focuses on reducing amputations suffered by Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas workers

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