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2016
  • July 28 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 07/28/2016 - Two Queens contractors expose employees to fall, fire and electrical hazards at Chinatown construction site, OSHA finds
  • July 25 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 07/25/2016 - US Labor Department's OSHA, Wage and Hour Division enter alliance with NYS Workers' Compensation Board to better protect workers
  • July 14 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 07/14/2016 - Newark metal treatment company faces $87K penalty for exposing workers to fall, chemical, electrical, and compressed gas hazards
  • July 13 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 07/13/2016 - Despite fire in 2015, Warren County manufacturer fails to correct combustible dust hazard, allows recurring fire, explosion and fall hazards
  • July 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 07/07/2016 - OSHA cites Tonawanda Coke for repeat, serious safety violations after employee dies while servicing operating coal elevator
  • July 06 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 07/06/2016 - Judge upholds OSHA citations and $249k in penalties against New York contractor for scaffold hazards at Manhattan hotel construction site
  • June 30 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 06/30/2016 - OSHA cites food manufacturer after worker dies after 24-foot fall at the company's Jersey City warehouse
  • June 21 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 06/21/2016 - Employees exposed to widespread, potentially fatal electrical, fall hazards at Williamsburg building site
  • June 21 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 06/21/2016 - Union City contractor allowed dangerous hazards that led to worker's fatal fall while removing siding at Bayonne home
  • June 20 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 06/20/2016 - Chautauqua County manufacturer fails to correct fall hazard, allows recurring electrical hazard; faces OSHA fines of $87K
  • June 20 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 06/20/2016 - OSHA cites Wegmans Food Market's Rochester bakery for repeat safety violations after operating conveyor injures employee's arm
  • June 08 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 06/08/2016 - Clifton scrap recycler faces $121K in fines after OSHA finds 16 safety, health violations in car-crushing operation
  • May 31 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 05/31/2016 - Tower painting contractor sees fines more than double after contesting OSHA violations in 2012 worker fatality
  • May 31 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 05/31/2016 - Paterson commercial launderer cited for exposing workers to carbon monoxide danger, other safety and health hazards
  • May 25 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 05/25/2016 - Obstructed emergency exits at two New Rochelle CVS stores: OSHA
  • May 16 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 05/16/2016 - Passaic distribution warehouse fined $112K for two dozen safety violations
  • May 05 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 05/05/2016 - CSX Transportation Inc. retaliated against employee at Selkirk, New York facility who reported safety concerns, OSHA investigation finds
  • May 05 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 05/05/2016 - Elizabeth contractor again exposes workers to dangerous risk of falls, OSHA finds at downtown Jersey City build site
  • May 05 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 05/05/2016 - Brooklyn manufacturer faces $105k in fines after OSHA finds dangerous lead, noise and chemical hazards
  • April 27 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 04/27/2016 - OSHA cites Irvington convenience store, where employee was killed in October 2015 robbery, for lack of employee safety protections
  • April 14 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 04/14/2016 - OSHA finds Cooper Hospital exposed employees to needle-stick injuries, bloodborne pathogen hazards
  • April 05 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 04/05/2016 - Trench collapse, injuries to Schenectady contractor's employee at Albany County job site 'needless and avoidable': OSHA
  • March 29 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 03/29/2016 - OSHA says food Rob Salamida Co. employee⿿s serious injuries due to fumes in 3,000-gallon vinegar tank should never have happened
  • March 29 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 03/29/2016 - US Labor Department settlement: Anheuser-Busch of New Jersey agrees to enhance safety for workers at its Jersey City, Bronx distributorships
  • March 28 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 03/28/2016 - Settlement with US Labor Department commits developer to enhance safeguards for employees renovating Harlem Valley Psychiatric Center
  • March 15 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 03/15/2016 - Arctic Glacier USA exposed employees to serious chemical, electrical and exit hazards at Hicksville, Long Island ice plant
  • March 14 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 03/14/2016 - OSHA orders JP Morgan Chase Bank to reinstate fired operations manager who raised concerns about financial transactions' validity
  • March 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 03/10/2016 - Berlin Builders continues to expose workers to life-threatening falls, other safety hazards at Southern New Jersey worksites
  • March 09 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 03/09/2016 - OSHA: Bergen County contractor willfully exposed workers to potential trench cave-in at Parsippany worksite
  • March 01 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 03/01/2016 - Morris County contractor created worker safety hazards that led to hangar collapse at Newark Liberty International Airport
  • February 25 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 02/25/2016 - OSHA finds Middlesex contractor exposed workers to fall hazards after investigation of roofer's death at Parsippany jobsite
  • February 24 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 02/24/2016 - OSHA: Saratoga County campground exposed employees to electrical hazards
  • February 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 02/22/2016 - US Labor Department sues Niagara Falls employer for firing employee who raised safety concerns at Buffalo demolition site
  • February 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 02/22/2016 - Employees at Tecnofil Chenango SAC again exposed to hazards from unguarded machines at Sherburne plant
  • February 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 02/10/2016 - OSHA finds Newark manufacturer put employees at-risk in its handling of dangerous chemicals
  • February 09 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 02/09/2016 - Morris County contractor ignored municipal safety concern,willfully exposed workers to dangers of possible trench cave-in
  • January 21 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 01/21/2016 - New York trucking company fired driver for reporting truck safety concerns
  • January 11 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 01/11/2016 - Three Long Island, NY, workers inside recycling machinery seriously injured when power is unexpectedly turned on
2015
  • December 03 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 12/03/2015 - Somerset County flavoring and fragrance manufacturer exposed workers to respiratory and other workplace safety and health hazards
  • December 01 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 12/01/2015 - Bronx hair salon must pay $165K to fired employee who warned co-workers of formaldehyde hazards
  • November 30 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 11/30/2015 - Essex County gutter and roof cleaning company again fails to provide workers with fall protection at Bergen County worksites
  • November 24 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 11/24/2015 - Gravedigger engulfed in cave-in of unguarded grave at Long Island cemetery
  • November 23 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 11/23/2015 - United Hospital Supply Corp. exposes employees to repeat safety and health hazards at manufacturing facility in Burlington, New Jersey
  • November 23 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 11/23/2015 - Speedway lacking adequate workplace violence safeguards, OSHA finds
  • November 13 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 11/13/2015 - Employee struck by forklift at Schenectady recycling facility
  • October 28 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 10/28/2015 - Landscape employee's death after being struck by rock 'easily preventable'
  • October 16 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 10/16/2015 - OSHA cites Harden Furniture Inc. for 25 serious safety violations at McConnellsville, New York, manufacturing plant
  • October 08 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 10/08/2015 - OSHA: Fatalidad en el distrito de Meatpacking 'completamente evitable'
  • October 08 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 10/08/2015 - OSHA: Meatpacking District fatality 'completely avoidable'
  • October 05 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 10/05/2015 - OSHA finds fragrance manufacturer exposes employees to safety and health hazards in Piscataway, New Jersey
  • October 05 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 10/05/2015 - OSHA cites Brooklyn contractor for fatal worker fall
  • September 30 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 09/30/2015 - Laundry company continues to jeopardize employee safety after worker death at New York facility in 2011
  • September 30 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 09/30/2015 - Judge upholds OSHA citations and $181K penalties for contractors whose employees worked near energized power lines on Long Island
  • September 23 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 09/23/2015 - Employees exposed to dangerous workplace hazards at Pennsauken aluminum services plant; company fined $308K
  • September 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 09/22/2015 - Queens manufacturer exposes employees to new and recurring hazards
  • September 15 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 09/15/2015 - Judge upholds OSHA citations and penalties in Rochester amputation case
  • September 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 09/10/2015 - Recurring hazards at Wegmans Food Markets Inc. bakery in Rochester, New York, injure 2 workers
  • September 03 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 09/03/2015 - OSHA cites Bergen Regional Medical Center after 8 employees assaulted or threatened by patients since February
  • August 31 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 08/31/2015 - Idea Nuova again exposes employees to blocked exit and fire hazards
  • August 19 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 08/19/2015 - Hannaford Supermarkets acts to prevent musculoskeletal injuries for warehouse employees in Maine and New York
  • August 06 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 08/06/2015 - Newark recycling plant exposed workers to safety and health hazards
  • July 28 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 07/28/2015 - Workers exposed to fire and explosion hazards at perfume factory in Cedar Grove, New Jersey
  • July 24 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 07/24/2015 - Employee's death at International Paper's Ticonderoga plant preventable
  • July 06 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 07/06/2015 - More employee protections against workplace violence, thanks to changes at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center
  • July 02 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 07/02/2015 - Furniture plant workers repeatedly exposed to safety and health hazards in Northern New Jersey
  • July 02 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 07/02/2015 - Burlington County general contractor repeatedly exposed construction workers to fall hazards
  • July 01 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 07/01/2015 - Corizon Health Inc. implementing changes to reduce workplace violence hazards for employees at its locations
  • June 02 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 06/02/2015 - Temporary workers exposed to noise, safety hazards in Morris County
  • May 28 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 05/28/2015 - Fatal Staten Island mezzanine collapse should never have happened
  • May 28 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 05/28/2015 - Derrumbe fatal de entrepiso en Staten Island nunca debio haber ocurrido
  • May 27 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 05/27/2015 - OSHA finds workers again exposed to safety and health hazards at Camden, New Jersey, warehouse
  • May 26 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 05/26/2015 - Conway Stores again locks emergency exits at Bronx stores
  • May 05 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 05/05/2015 - Employees of Utica, New York, steel and pipe manufacturer face laceration, crushing, exit access and fall hazards
  • May 04 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 05/04/2015 - Lack of protective equipment for Republic Steel plant electrician results in 1st and 3rd degree burns after arc flash
  • April 28 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 04/28/2015 - Hotel soap and shampoo manufacturer faces fines of nearly $104K for exposing employees to dangerous chemical and fire hazards
  • April 13 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 04/13/2015 - A. Hyatt Ball Co. Inc. exposes employees to fire, explosion, other hazards
  • April 01 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 04/01/2015 - Lack of cave-in protections led to trench collapse, Bednar Landscape workers' deaths in Boonton
  • March 31 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 03/31/2015 - OSHA fines Dayton, New Jersey, companies $64,200 after investigation finds blocked exit routes and chemical, noise and energy control hazards
  • March 24 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 03/24/2015 - New York City Transit Authority retaliates against employee for participating in safety inspection and filing complaint, OSHA finds
  • March 19 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 03/19/2015 - Queensbury, New York, packaging materials manufacturer exposes employees to fire, explosion and electrical hazards
  • March 16 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 03/16/2015 - World Kitchen exposes Corning, New York, employees to fire, fall, electrical, mechanical and other hazards, OSHA finds
  • March 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 03/10/2015 - Yonkers roofing contractor cited for seven repeat and four serious violations after exposing employees to potentially fatal falls
  • March 03 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 03/03/2015 - Salon Bronxhair sa thai nhan vien da canh cao dong nghiep vi cac nhung moi nguy hiem formaldehyde, vu kien cao buoc
  • March 03 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 03/03/2015 - Salon de belleza del Bronx despide a empleada que advirtio a sus companeros sobre los peligros del formaldehido, afirma la demanda
  • March 03 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 03/03/2015 - Blocked exits, electrical hazards found after worker electrocuted at distribution warehouse in Dayton, N.J.
  • March 03 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 03/03/2015 - Bronx hair salon fired employee who warned co-workers of formaldehyde hazards, suit alleges
  • February 26 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 02/26/2015 - Duane Reade Manhattan 6th Avenue store exposes employees to fire and crushing hazards from blocked exits and carelessly piled stock
  • February 25 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 02/25/2015 - Lack of protective equipment leaves employees of Madison, New Jersey, manufacturer exposed to amputation hazards, finds OSHA
  • February 24 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 02/24/2015 - Bentley Laboratories exposed temporary workers to chemical, noise and machine hazards
  • February 17 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 02/17/2015 - OSHA fines moving and storage company nearly $90K for exposing workers to asbestos hazards at Newark, New Jersey, warehouse
  • February 12 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 02/12/2015 - OSHA finds Northstar Contracting Group exposed workers to falls while trimming trees at Morris Plains, N.J., psych hospital
  • January 30 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 01/30/2015 - For the third time, OSHA finds roofing contractor allows fatal fall hazards at school job site
  • January 30 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 01/30/2015 - New York Presbyterian-Columbia University Medical Center exposes employees to contaminated laundry, tuberculosis risks
  • January 27 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 01/27/2015 - Warehouse workers face 'electrical nightmare' and other workplace dangers, OSHA inspection in Jersey City, New Jersey, reveals
  • January 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 01/22/2015 - OSHA finds Zimmer TMT workers lacked training and plan to respond when chlorine gas leaked at Parsippany, NJ plant
  • January 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 01/07/2015 - Employees at Wolcott, New York, Dollar General store face locked exit
2014
  • December 17 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 12/17/2014 - Death of Brooklyn, New York, supermarket worker preventable, OSHA finds
  • December 16 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 12/16/2014 - OSHA cites Budweiser distribution center for serious safety violations
  • December 12 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 12/12/2014 - Fiabila USA and 2 staffing agencies expose workers to explosion and chemical hazards at nail polish manufacturer
  • December 01 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 12/01/2014 - DuPont's chemical safety systems inadequate at Deepwater, New Jersey, plant

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