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2016
  • 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 - Speedway lacking adequate workplace violence safeguards, OSHA finds
  • 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 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 cites Brooklyn contractor for fatal worker fall
  • 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
  • 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 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 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
  • November 17 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 11/17/2014 - Accurate Box Co. Inc. cited again by OSHA for machine hazards
  • October 23 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 10/23/2014 - Judge upholds citations issued for bloodborne pathogen and lead exposure hazards at West Caldwell, New Jersey, company
  • October 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 10/07/2014 - Judge affirms citations issued for chemical and mechanical hazards at South Fallsburg, New York, chicken processing plant
  • October 02 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 10/02/2014 - Somerville, New Jersey, company fined $136,290 for willfully exposing workers to safety and health hazards
  • September 29 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 09/29/2014 - OSHA finds workers repeatedly exposed to fall hazards at residential construction site in Robbinsville, New Jersey
  • September 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 09/22/2014 - Electrical and machine hazards among 10 serious safety violations found at General Glass International in Secaucus, New Jersey
  • September 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 09/10/2014 - Arctic Glacier USA Inc. cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing employees to ammonia hazards at Brooklyn, New York, ice plant
  • August 28 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 08/28/2014 - Workers willfully exposed to amputation hazards at Paterson, New Jersey, manufacturing facility
  • August 28 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 08/28/2014 - Workers exposed to fall hazards at Bloomfield, New Jersey, construction site
  • August 19 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 08/19/2014 - Hamburg, New York, home improvement company fined for exposing workers to potentially fatal fall hazards at Lackawanna, New York, work site
  • August 11 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 08/11/2014 - Brooklyn medical facility cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for inadequate workplace violence safeguards
  • August 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 08/07/2014 - Corizon Health Inc. cited for inadequate workplace violence safeguards at Rikers Island correctional facility in New York
  • July 31 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 07/31/2014 - Explosion at Tonawanda Coke Corp. results in serious safety violations and $161,100 in US Department of Labor OSHA fines
  • July 28 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 07/28/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Keymark Corp. for failing to protect workers against chemical, noise and fall hazards at Fonda, New York, plant
  • July 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 07/22/2014 - United Airlines cited at Newark, N.J., airport for repeat and serious safety hazards
  • July 21 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 07/21/2014 - Popular retail store Forever 21 fined $158,000 by US Department of Labor's OSHA for repeat workplace safety violations at New Jersey location
  • July 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 07/07/2014 - Employees at Brooklyn demolition site faced potentially fatal falls
  • June 18 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 06/18/2014 - 2 companies cited for willful and other violations after temporary worker injured at Maplewood, NJ, bottling plant in December 2013
  • June 12 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 06/12/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 5 companies following December 2013 fatality of temporary worker at Amazon fulfillment center in Avenel, NJ
  • June 11 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 06/11/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA finds 30 serious safety and health hazards at furniture manufacturer
  • June 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 06/10/2014 - US Department of Labor OSHA investigation finds that New York company violated Sarbanes-Oxley Act by firing worker who reported investor fraud
  • June 04 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 06/04/2014 - Bronx contractor fined $66,600 by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to serious fall hazards
  • May 30 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 05/30/2014 - Tire retreader faces $160,280 in US Department of Labor OSHA fines for failing to correct cited hazards
  • May 21 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 05/21/2014 - Manhattan jewelry and accessories chain cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for fire and other safety hazards
  • May 13 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 05/13/2014 - Star Snacks Co. LLC fined $180,000 by US Department of Labor's OSHA for willfully exposing employees to carbon monoxide and dangerous noise levels
  • May 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 05/07/2014 - Watertown, NY, general construction company cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 'entirely preventable' fatal fall at Pulaski work site
  • May 05 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 05/05/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA follow-up inspection finds company failed to correct violations at previously cited Rasi Laboratories Inc. in Somerset, NJ
  • April 08 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 04/08/2014 - Little Falls, NY, paper manufacturer exposes workers to serious safety violations at multiple work sites
  • April 08 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 04/08/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Precision Custom Coatings LLC $185,400 for willful and repeat violations
  • April 02 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 04/02/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites cabinetry, countertop manufacturer for combustible dust, chemical hazards
  • March 31 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 03/31/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Garfield, NJ, masonry contractor for repeat fall and scaffolding hazards
  • March 26 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 03/26/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Diversified CPC International Inc. for chemical hazards
  • March 18 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 03/18/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA orders DISH Network to pay more than $257,000 in wages and damages to blacklisted former employee
  • March 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 03/10/2014 - Paterson, NJ, severe violator again cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for recurring hazards
  • 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 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

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