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2015
  • 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.
  • October 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/28/2014 - OSHA finds workers exposed to repeat, serious amputation hazards at Mansfield, Ohio, automotive parts coating plant
  • October 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/23/2014 - OSHA cites Central Transport again for forklift, fall hazards
  • October 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/21/2014 - OSHA cites Quest Specialty Coatings in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin,for willful, repeat safety violations following fires at facility
  • October 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/16/2014 - The Samuels Group, OSHA renew partnership to protect construction workers on Sacred Heart Hospital project in Eau Claire, Wisconsin
  • October 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/15/2014 - Workers exposed to combustible dust, amputation and other serious hazards at Cleveland auto coatings plant
  • October 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/09/2014 - OSHA cites Haverhill Chemicals after fatal injury of an employee clearing reactor drain
  • October 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/09/2014 - Industrial Power Systems cited for exposing workers to trench cave-ins
  • October 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/09/2014 - Worker injured after being caught in machinery at Kloeckner Metals Corp.
  • October 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/02/2014 - OSHA cites Certified Heat Treating Inc. after supervisor fatally injured at Miamisburg, Ohio, plant
  • October 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/01/2014 - Worker critically injured when pinned by machine at Columbus Castings
  • September 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/30/2014 - Workers exposed to asbestos while restoring landmark Chicago fire station
  • September 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/29/2014 - Mechanics repeatedly exposed to chemical hazards at Illinois garage
  • September 25 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/25/2014 - OSHA and agriculture community come together to promote safety education during National Farm Safety and Health Week Sept. 21-27
  • September 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/24/2014 - OSHA proposes $130,200 in fines for Canton, Ohio, aluminum plant for willfully exposing workers to serious hazards
  • September 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/24/2014 - US Labor Department files complaint against North Jackson Specialty Steel for dismissing employee who reported safety concerns
  • September 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/23/2014 - Roofers not provided fall protection at two work sites
  • September 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/18/2014 - Workers exposed to dangerous machine hazards at MCM Industries Co.
  • September 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/16/2014 - OSHA cites KVK Foundry for repeatedly violating safety standards
  • September 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/15/2014 - Workers exposed to combustible dust, amputation and other serious hazards at Ravenna, Ohio, rubber products plant
  • September 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/11/2014 - Unguarded machine leads to worker's thumb amputation at Hammond, Wisconsin, polycoated paper manufacturing facility
  • September 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/11/2014 - Chicago Central and Pacific Railroad ordered to pay $2K to Iowa conductor disciplined for taking doctor-ordered leave
  • September 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/11/2014 - OSHA cites Central Transport for forklift, fall hazards
  • September 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/10/2014 - Worker crushed by machinery at Youngstown, Ohio, steel mill
  • September 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/10/2014 - Workers exposed to amputation hazards at Peoria, Illinois, tower manufacturer
  • September 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/10/2014 - Mt. Pleasant Blacktopping cited for failing to protect workers from trench cave-ins while installing water mains
  • September 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/09/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA finds 6 safety, health violations at Saginaw, Michigan, medical center for veterans
  • September 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/04/2014 - Liquid chlorine handling procedures cited at Racine, Wisconsin, foundry
  • September 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/04/2014 - Worker fatally injured at Behr Iron & Steel recycling plant
  • September 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/03/2014 - B & T Underground fined $76,340 for exposing workers to trench cave-ins
  • August 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/27/2014 - Champion Roofing fined $48K for 2 willful safety violations after workers exposed to dangerous fall hazards in Bradley, Illinois
  • August 26 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/26/2014 - OSHA cites DiMeo Brothers for exposing workers to falls, trench cave-ins while installing storm sewers in Glenview, Illinois
  • August 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/21/2014 - 2 workers injured by machine hazards in separate incidents at Hicksville, Ohio, telecommunication tower manufacturing plant
  • August 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/19/2014 - OSHA cites Illinois vehicle manufacturer McLaughlin Body Co. for exposing workers to amputation hazards
  • August 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/18/2014 - Roofing contractor cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for repeatedly exposing workers to dangerous fall hazards
  • August 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/18/2014 - Asphalt Specialists ordered to pay nearly $1M in compensation and to reinstate drivers terminated for raising safety concerns
  • August 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/18/2014 - Flammable chemical hazards found at Avon Lake, Ohio, fiberglass manufacturer
  • August 14 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/14/2014 - 2 workers injured at Burrows Paper Corp.
  • August 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/12/2014 - OSHA inspection finds workers exposed to multiple safety and health hazards at Joliet, Illinois, chemical distribution company
  • August 07 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/07/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Exel Inc. for unsafe forklift operation at Toledo, Ohio, auto parts warehouse
  • August 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/06/2014 - OSHA fines AFAM Concept $59,700 for repeat and serious violations at Chicago hair products manufacturing facility
  • August 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/05/2014 - Miller Building Systems cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for willfully exposing workers to dangerous fall hazards

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