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2015
  • July 02 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 07/02/2015 - Burlington County general contractor repeatedly exposed construction workers to fall hazards
  • 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 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 exposed to fall hazards at Bloomfield, New Jersey, construction site
  • August 28 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 08/28/2014 - Workers willfully exposed to amputation hazards at Paterson, New Jersey, manufacturing facility
  • 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
  • January 30 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 01/30/2014 - Brooklyn, NY, recycler cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for heat-related death
  • January 30 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 01/30/2014 - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los EE. UU. citó a recicladora de Brooklyn, NY, por una muerte provocada por el calor
  • January 14 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 01/14/2014 - Best Buy cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for blocking emergency exit at Brooklyn, NY, store
  • January 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 01/07/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes fines of $236,500 for Forever 21 for repeat workplace safety violations at Paramus, NJ, and Manhattan, NY, stores
  • January 06 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 01/06/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA orders Missouri trucking company to pay more than $100,000 to blacklisted driver from New Jersey
2013
  • 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 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 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 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 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
  • November 27 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 11/27/2013 - Lakewood, NJ, merchandise printer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to excessive heat, other workplace hazards
  • November 26 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 11/26/2013 - Carneys Point, NJ, nursing home cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to excessive heat, health workplace hazards
  • November 21 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 11/21/2013 - Rockaway, NJ, plastic pipe producer cited for 18 health and safety workplace violations; US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $51,800 in penalties
  • November 21 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 11/21/2013 - Bronx, NY, employer fails to correct previously cited safety and health hazards, faces additional $108,080 in US Labor Department OSHA fines
  • November 19 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 11/19/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Tyson Foods, proposes $121,720 in fines for workplace safety hazards at Buffalo, NY, production plant
  • November 18 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 11/18/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Big Lots Stores Inc., proposes $169,000 in fines for exit access, crushing, struck-by hazards at West Babylon, NY, store
  • November 12 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 11/12/2013 - US Labor Department reaches settlement agreement with Verizon New York Inc. to increase training, safeguards for field technicians
  • October 24 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 10/24/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Rebecca Minkoff LLC with $77,000 in fines for exit access hazards at company's Manhattan office and showroom
  • October 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 10/22/2013 - Jackson, NJ, steel company fined $115,400 by US Labor Department's OSHA for failing to abate workplace hazards
  • October 21 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 10/21/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites East Orange, NJ, concrete company for willful, serious hazards; proposes $153,900 fine
  • September 30 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 09/30/2013 - Vestal, NY, pipe manufacturer cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for 16 serious health and safety violations after worker fatally struck by forklift
  • September 30 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 09/30/2013 - Champlain, NY, rail car interior manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 24 safety and health violations
  • September 26 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 09/26/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites 7 Trade Fair Supermarkets in Queens, NY, for laceration, eye, exit hazards; proposes $128,000 in fines
  • September 25 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 09/25/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Long Island, NY, nursing care facility for 11 health and safety hazards; proposes $41,000 in fines
  • September 25 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 09/25/2013 - Perth Amboy, NJ, shirtmaker cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing employees to workplace hazards
  • September 24 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 09/24/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Holtsville, NY, contractor for serious safety violations following decking collapse that injured worker
  • September 24 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 09/24/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $272,000 in fines, cites four contractors for safety hazards at midtown Manhattan site
  • September 23 [Region 2 News Release] - 2013 - 09/23/2013 - UPS Inc. cited for repeat, serious safety hazards at Secaucus, NJ, processing and distribution center; fined $45,500 by US Labor Department's OSHA

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