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2015
  • July 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 07/01/2015 - Machinist needs several surgeries after catching hand in machine; Kemper Valve & Fittings ignores safety rules
  • June 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 06/29/2015 - Complaint inspection finds workers exposed to amputation hazards at Cleveland Die & Manufacturing Company
  • June 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 06/29/2015 - Chicago metal shop exposes workers to machine hazards
  • June 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 06/18/2015 - Melrose Park, Illinois, metal shop exposes workers to machine hazards
  • June 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 06/16/2015 - Workers found to be repeatedly exposed to amputation hazards at Canton Drop Forge in Ohio
  • June 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 06/12/2015 - OSHA cites Republic Steel for fall hazards at Lorain, Ohio, mill
  • June 08 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 06/08/2015 - OSHA cites Tip Top Roofing for 2nd time this year after workers observed roofing townhomes without the use of fall protection
  • June 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 06/03/2015 - Suburban General Construction Inc. exposes worker to trench cave-in hazards while repairing water lines in River Forest, Illinois
  • June 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 06/02/2015 - Chicken processing facility repeatedly exposes workers to dangerous machinery hazards
  • May 26 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 05/26/2015 - Worker's finger amputated after being caught in machine at Superior Roll Forming Company in Valley City, Ohio
  • May 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 05/21/2015 - Sifco fails to protect workers from molten metal, dangerous machinery
  • May 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 05/21/2015 - Sifco fails to protect workers from molten metal, dangerous machinery
  • May 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 05/21/2015 - 18 workers endangered by deadly levels of carbon monoxide gas
  • May 20 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 05/20/2015 - Illinois Dollar Tree stores endanger workers with blocked exits, stacked boxes
  • May 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 05/18/2015 - Storage tank manufacturer exposes welders to toxic metal hazards
  • May 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 05/13/2015 - Workers face risk of injury from machinery, chemical and fire hazards at Vandalia, Illinois, metal tube manufacturing plant
  • May 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 05/12/2015 - U.S. Aqua Vac cited in death of diver in New Albany, Ohio, pond
  • May 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 05/12/2015 - Americold warehouse in Green Bay cited for refrigeration system violations
  • May 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 05/12/2015 - Auto parts manufacturer ignores safety rules for machines, puts workers at risk of amputation and being hit by equipment
  • May 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 05/11/2015 - Hanby Farms' workers face grain bin dangers, other hazards
  • May 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 05/11/2015 - Workers risk serious injuries and amputations at Bellefontaine, Ohio, rubber-hose manufacturing plant
  • May 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 05/11/2015 - OSHA cites Burnett Dairy Cooperative for failing to ensure employee's safety after man dies in a grain bin
  • April 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/30/2015 - Workers exposed to amputation hazards at Clearwater Paper Neenah
  • April 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/30/2015 - Workers exposed to amputation hazards at Vista Window Company
  • April 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/30/2015 - Lack of proper safety controls leads to loss of worker's 3 fingers in metal press at stamping company, inspectors find
  • April 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/30/2015 - OSHA again cites Tip Top Roofing for failing to provide workers fall protection
  • April 22 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/22/2015 - Tower workers' deaths could have been prevented with personal safety gear
  • April 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/21/2015 - Metal siding manufacturer's workers still at risk of serious cuts, lacerations and amputations by machines at Elk Grove Village, Illinois, plant
  • April 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/16/2015 - Metal Shredders cited for willful, serious safety violations in electrocution death of welder in Miamisburg, Ohio
  • April 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/15/2015 - OSHA cites Julio Galindo for 6th time in 9 years for failing to provide fall protection to workers
  • April 14 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/14/2015 - OSHA and Grede Wisconsin Subsidiaries reach comprehensive settlement agreement over violations at foundry
  • April 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/13/2015 - Contractor exposes roofing workers to serious falls, respiratory hazards atop Housing Authority of Cook County building in Des Plaines, Illinois
  • April 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/13/2015 - Worker loses fingertip on machine that lacked adequate safety controls
  • April 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/13/2015 - Chicago Dryer Co. fails to guard press brakes, operates damaged cranes carrying 3K-pound cylinders; OSHA proposes $171K in fines
  • April 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/06/2015 - Workers risk 7-story fall while roofing Des Plaines, Illinois, condo building
  • April 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/02/2015 - Workers exposed to asbestos hazards at A.M. Castle and Co. in Franklin Park
  • April 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/02/2015 - Kroger allows forklift hazards at Columbus supermarket
  • April 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/01/2015 - USPS cited for electrical hazards at Chicago’s Clark Street distribution center
  • March 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/30/2015 - Koser Iron Works faces penalties of more than $102K for exposing workers to machine, fire and explosion hazards, lack of training
  • March 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/30/2015 - Wood pellet manufacturer ignores serious safety hazards and fines, places workers at repeated risk of amputation and fire
  • March 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/23/2015 - Edsal Manufacturing repeatedly allows safety hazards, faces more than $294K in fines
  • March 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/19/2015 - Fired for reporting hazards, whistleblower wins $33K settlement
  • March 17 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/17/2015 - Mt. Vernon Barge Services exposes workers to electrical, respiratory hazards
  • March 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/16/2015 - Bowling center worker dies after his hooded sweatshirt catches in pinsetter
  • March 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/16/2015 - Health Care Products Inc. exposes production workers to amputation hazards
  • March 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/16/2015 - Behr Iron and Steel recycling plants face penalties of $366K for continued exposure of workers to machine, fall and confined space hazards
  • March 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/10/2015 - OSHA fines Bluewater Thermal Solutions $42,000 for 8 safety violations
  • March 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/05/2015 - Blast badly injures 2 at Chicago Heights, Illinois, manufacturing plant
  • March 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/04/2015 - OSHA co-sponsors worker safety and health conference with Sauk Valley Community College, March 10, in Dixon, Illinois
  • March 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/03/2015 - OSHA cites Toledo Refining Company following September fire
  • March 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/02/2015 - Court bans Mike Neri Sewer and Water Contractor from excavating work
  • March 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/02/2015 - OSHA fines US Minerals more than $113K for repeatedly exposing workers to dangerous machinery, falls and chemical hazards
  • February 26 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 02/26/2015 - A and D Wood Products workers face amputation and explosion risks at Elida, Ohio, wood pallet manufacturing facility
  • February 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 02/19/2015 - Inspection finds Basic Marine again exposes workers to dangerous hazards
  • February 17 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 02/17/2015 - Alliance Tubular Products again ignores violations and exposes workers to dangerous machinery and risk of serious injury
  • February 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 02/12/2015 - Mercury Products Corp. fails to train, protect temp workers from mechanical and electrical hazards
  • February 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 02/12/2015 - Painter dies in cell tower fall due to inadequate protective equipment
  • February 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 02/12/2015 - Frick Service Inc. exposes workers to electrical, respiratory hazards
  • February 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 02/09/2015 - Reynolds Nationwide exposes workers to dangerous fumes in food transport tankers at London, Ohio, facility
  • February 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 02/04/2015 - OSHA cites International Paper Co. after worker suffers severe electrical shock
  • February 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 02/04/2015 - OSHA cites BRT Extrusion after worker was crushed to death
  • February 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 02/04/2015 - Lead paint exposure endangers workers on Blue Island bridge project
  • February 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 02/04/2015 - For the 4th time in a year, OSHA cites Burrows Paper
  • February 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 02/03/2015 - Flink Co. exposes workers to hexavalent chromium while cutting stainless steel
  • February 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 02/02/2015 - Ashley Furniture faces $1.76M in fines after OSHA finds more than 1,000 worker injuries at Wisconsin site in past 36 months
  • January 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 01/27/2015 - P and W Painting again exposes workers to workplace dangers
  • January 26 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 01/26/2015 - Georgia-Pacific Chemicals cited for 11 serious chemical safety violations; OSHA proposes $60,500 in penalties
  • January 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 01/21/2015 - Worker caught in a grain bin at Grainco FS suffers injuries
  • January 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 01/15/2015 - MCM Precision Castings exposes workers to dangerous noise levels, silica dust at foundry
  • January 07 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 01/07/2015 - OSHA cites Agridyne after 2 workers succumb to dangerous fumes while cleaning rail cars at Pekin, Illinois, facility
  • January 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 01/06/2015 - Chemical cleanup workers still exposed to dangerous hazards
  • January 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 01/05/2015 - CS Metals exposes scrapyard workers to dangerous levels of lead, copper and arsenic fumes at St. Marys, Ohio, facility
  • January 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 01/05/2015 - Edgerton, Wisconsin, roofing company cited by OSHA for exposing workers to falls-the leading cause of workplace fatalities
  • January 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 01/05/2015 - Hagerty Brothers Co. exposes workers to dangerous lead and copper dust in Peoria, Illinois
  • January 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 01/05/2015 - OSHA cites Piasa, Illinois, roofing company for worker fatality
2014
  • December 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/30/2014 - OSHA cites 6 Chicago-area companies for worker exposure to asbestos during repairs at Evanston, Illinois, school
  • December 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/23/2014 - Proframing Contractors repeatedlyexposes roofers to potentially fatal fall hazards
  • December 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/18/2014 - OSHA investigation finds workers exposed to lead, copper fumes at Republic Metals in Cleveland
  • December 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/18/2014 - OSHA cites Basic Grain Products after 2 workers injured at Coldwater, Ohio, rice-cake plant
  • December 17 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/17/2014 - Formed Fiber Technologies ignores violations and exposes workers to dangerous machinery and risk of serious injury
  • December 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/15/2014 - Extreme temperatures and other safety hazards found at Birds Eye Foods plant in Darien, Wisconsin
  • December 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/11/2014 - OSHA cites Ventra Belvidere for exposing employees to dangerous machines after 21-year-old worker fatally crushed at auto parts supply plant
  • December 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/10/2014 - Employee suffers injury after being caught in machinery at Parker Hannifin plant in Lewisburg, Ohio
  • December 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/10/2014 - All-Set Roofing and Construction exposes workers to fall hazards
  • December 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/09/2014 - A. Lamp Concrete Contractors exposes workers to dangerous cave-in hazards while installing water main in Morton Grove, Illinois
  • December 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/04/2014 - OSHA cites Environmental Remediation and Recovery Inc. after worker dies while cleaning oil residue inside rail car at Mounds, Illinois, facility
  • December 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/03/2014 - OSHA investigation finds workers exposed to lead-based paint while restoring Evanston, Illinois, home
  • December 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/03/2014 - International Union of Operating Engineers renews alliance with OSHA to protect Illinois apprentices on construction, earthmoving and trenching sites
  • December 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/02/2014 - Worker suffers serious injury on 25th birthday at new job with Wagner's LLC
  • December 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/02/2014 - OSHA cites Arvato Digital Services and Parallel Employment Group after temporary worker suffers severe electrical shock injuries
  • December 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/01/2014 - Mail handler fired following work-related injury at Sharonville, Ohio, US Postal Service facility
  • December 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/01/2014 - Nuvo Construction Co. cited after worker fatality at concrete plant; Sonag Ready Mix cited for exposing employee to same hazard the next day
  • November 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 11/13/2014 - Workers exposed to falls, amputation hazards at TimkenSteel's three Canton, Ohio, plants
  • November 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 11/12/2014 - Workers cleaning chemical spill at Portage, Wisconsin, plastics plant lacked training, personal protective equipment
  • November 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 11/10/2014 - Machine operator fatally crushed at Cleveland Track Material
  • November 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 11/06/2014 - Holder Construction Co. and OSHA partner to protect workers on DuPont CH2 Data Center project in Elk Grove Village, Illinois
  • November 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 11/06/2014 - Bremer Manufacturing Co. cited in death of worker at Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, aluminum foundry
  • November 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 11/04/2014 - Workers exposed to combustible dust and other serious hazards at Paris, Illinois, cornstarch processing facility
  • October 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/30/2014 - Bosco Custom Homes exposes workers to dangerous fall hazards
  • October 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/30/2014 - Employee fatally injured after being caught in machinery at Alpha Baking Co.

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