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2016
  • September 22 [Region 5 News Brief] - 2016 - 09/22/2016 - OSHA, Turner Construction forge partnership to train, protect construction workers on CH2 Data Center in Northlake, Illinois
  • September 20 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 09/20/2016 - OSHA again finds Dollar General jeopardizing worker, customer safety
  • September 14 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 09/14/2016 - OSHA finds cargo-handling company continues to expose O'Hare workers to forklift, electrical hazards
  • September 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 09/12/2016 - Ohio contractor exposes roofing workers at residential job site in Strasburg to dangerous fall hazards, faces $94K in federal fines
  • September 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 09/12/2016 - A-Brite Plating allows workers to continue to climb atop acid tanks despite employee's third-degree burns after fall
  • September 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 09/06/2016 - OSHA's investigation of lathe operator's fatal injuries finds machine guards were bypassed at Wisconsin machining facility
  • September 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 09/06/2016 - OSHA again finds Indiana framing contractor failing to protect workers from dangerous fall hazards; proposes $44K in penalties
  • September 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 09/06/2016 - OSHA cites Illinois contractor for again ignoring dangers of trench collapse
  • August 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 08/18/2016 - Plastic manufacturer fails to report employee's hospitalization to OSHA
  • August 17 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 08/17/2016 - Illinois contractor continues callous disregard for employees, exposes roofers to fall hazards for 19th time since 2006
  • August 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 08/11/2016 - OSHA finds Illinois trailer manufacturer continues to expose workers to risk of injuries from machine, welding hazards
  • August 08 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 08/08/2016 - OSHA finds US Postal facility exposed workers to asbestos hazards; agency proposes more than $49K in fines
  • August 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 08/04/2016 - OSHA finds Wisconsin foundry employees at risk for permanent hearing loss, respiratory illness, other dangers from exposure to noise, silica
  • August 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 08/03/2016 - OSHA finds Ohio metal coating plant continues to expose workers to risk of injuries, illnesses from acid, chemical, machine hazards
  • August 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 08/03/2016 - OSHA finds Ohio metal coating plant continues to expose workers to risk of injuries, illnesses from acid, chemical, machine hazards
  • August 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 08/02/2016 - OSHA finds lack of adequate machine guarding after worker has three fingers crushed at Chicago steel drum manufacturer
  • August 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 08/01/2016 - Worker falls 22 feet to death, 4 months after OSHA cites employer for failing to protect workers on the same job site
  • July 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 07/28/2016 - OSHA finds Chicago-area electroplating company continues to expose workers to dangerous machine hazards, allow other safety hazards
  • July 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 07/27/2016 - Inspection finds Ohio stone fabricator again exposes workers to harmful noise, respiratory dangers at stone-cutting yard
  • July 14 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 07/14/2016 - OSHA finds lack of machine safety guarding after worker suffers fracture of three fingers at Ohio metal alloy manufacturer
  • July 07 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 07/07/2016 - Emergency medical service provider fails to protect employees from risks of bloodborne pathogens
  • July 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 07/05/2016 - OSHA investigation finds two Lakemoor Dental locations failed to protect employees from risks of bloodborne pathogens
  • July 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 07/01/2016 - OSHA, Chippewa Valley Technical College renew alliance to train and protect workers from job hazards
  • June 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 06/30/2016 - OSHA orders Dearborn Heights School District to pay $193K to employee punished for warning of asbestos exposures at city school
  • June 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 06/29/2016 - OSHA finds Waupaca company lacked proper precautions for using sulfur dioxide at its foundry core manufacturing, metal coating facility
  • June 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 06/29/2016 - Ohio auto parts manufacturer faces $3.42M in fines after OSHA finds company willfully exposed temporary workers to machine hazards
  • June 22 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 06/22/2016 - Towing parts manufacturer continues to expose workers to machine, electrical hazards at Mentor manufacturing facility
  • June 22 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 06/22/2016 - Inspection finds Ohio foundry continues to expose workers to hazards
  • June 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 06/21/2016 - Non-GMO food additive manufacturer faces $180K in fines after explosion, fire injures 4 workers at Ohio facility
  • June 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 06/15/2016 - OSHA follow-up inspection finds Ohio sign manufacturer continues to expose workers to respiratory, chemical hazards
  • June 14 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 06/14/2016 - Five companies face OSHA violations, $115K in fines after federal inspectors observe multiple safety hazards at Lincoln construction site
  • June 14 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 06/14/2016 - Worker loses four-fingers after hand caught in unguarded machine at Baldwin, Illinois, power generation plant
  • June 14 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 06/14/2016 - Town City Construction again allows roofers to work without safety harnesses; ignores violations, fines; endangers employees six times in six years
  • June 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 06/13/2016 - OSHA finds multiple hazards after worker suffers amputation injury at Cleveland manufacturer
  • June 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 06/13/2016 - Ohio metal stamping facility faces more than $45K in federal fines for exposing workers to noise hazards
  • June 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 06/13/2016 - Worker suffers serious injury after arm caught in machine at Bellefontaine, Ohio, rubber-hose manufacturing plant
  • June 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 06/09/2016 - Federal safety inspectors investigating hospitalized worker's fall find co-worker atop building's roof in potentially fatal danger
  • June 08 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 06/08/2016 - West Allis iron foundry exposes workers to silica, machine hazards
  • June 07 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 06/07/2016 - OSHA cites Aqua Ohio in trench collapse that led to the death of a 28-year-old employee of the water and sewer utility
  • May 25 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 05/25/2016 - OSHA: Ohio gun shop's lead, respiratory hazards endanger workers
  • May 25 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 05/25/2016 - Worker loses part of finger in unguarded machine at bearing manufacturer
  • May 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 05/19/2016 - Pier 1 Imports endangers workers again with blocked exits, stacked boxes
  • May 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 05/18/2016 - OSHA finds safety failures allowed machine to sever 30-year-old worker's three fingertips at Nature's Path subsidiary in Wisconsin
  • May 17 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 05/17/2016 - OSHA orders Polar Service Centers to pay $190K in back wages, damages to safety manager demoted for reporting potential DOT violation
  • May 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 05/12/2016 - Excavation company ignores serious dangers again, leaves workers unprotected in underground trench to remove Naperville sewer line
  • May 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 05/12/2016 - OSHA finds refrigeration warehouse lacked proper procedures for handling ammonia
  • May 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 05/10/2016 - Ohio ethanol production facility faces $149K in fines after inspectors find 30 safety, health violations at Coshocton facility
  • May 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 05/10/2016 - Lima wood pallet recycling facility exposes workers to hearing loss, electrical and amputation hazards
  • May 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 05/05/2016 - Excavation company again exposes workers to the dangers of trench cave-ins while installing water line at Chicago home
  • May 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 05/04/2016 - OSHA finds lack of machine safety procedures led to amputation of 23-year-old worker's three finger tips at Wisconsin cardboard manufacturer
  • May 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 05/04/2016 - OSHA finds absence of proper safety guards led to amputation of 21-year-old worker's six fingers at South Elgin metal manufacturer
  • May 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 05/03/2016 - Essroc Cement Corp. faces $92K in federal fines for exposing workers to machine, noise and respiratory hazards at its Ohio facility
  • May 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 05/03/2016 - Mansfield employer exposes workers to machine, electrical hazards
  • April 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 04/27/2016 - OSHA finds Republic Steel exposing workers to fall, machine hazards at Ohio steel mill despite 2014 federal safety agreement
  • April 25 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 04/25/2016 - OSHA cites Wisconsin paper mill after worker injured fatally while servicing operating conveyor belt
  • April 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 04/21/2016 - OSHA cites machine hazards at GE Circleville Lamp Plant
  • April 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 04/21/2016 - Findlay auto parts manufacturer again exposes workers to machine hazards
  • April 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 04/19/2016 - OSHA cites 4 companies after worker suffers fatal injuries while testing pipe joints at Springfield waste-water treatment facility
  • April 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 04/19/2016 - OSHA cites world's largest sauerkraut cannery after worker falls into vat
  • April 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 04/18/2016 - Elgin roofing contractor continues to risk workers' safety
  • April 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 04/11/2016 - Iowa postal distribution center exposes workers to forklift injuries
  • April 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 04/06/2016 - OSHA places D&D Manufacturing in Severe Violator Enforcement Program after numerous machine hazards found at Illinois metal stamping facility
  • April 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 04/06/2016 - 31-year-old worker died from exposure to manure gas, OSHA finds
  • April 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 04/05/2016 - OSHA finds workers at Ohio lawn and garden machine manufacturer exposed to excessive noise, lacked hearing protection; other hazards
  • March 31 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 03/31/2016 - Purina feed mill workers exposed to falls, grain dust and machine hazards
  • March 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 03/30/2016 - OSHA renews partnership with National Electrical Contractors Association Central Ohio Chapter and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
  • March 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 03/28/2016 - Wood decor, floral supplier failed to prevent workers from exposure to hazardous chemicals at Glidden, Wisconsin company
  • March 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 03/28/2016 - Wisconsin wood pellet manufacturer continues to ignore federal workplace safety warnings about amputation, fire dangers
  • March 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 03/28/2016 - OSHA, The Builders' Association renew 'Build Safe Partnership Program' to train, protect construction contractors from common workplace hazards
  • March 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 03/28/2016 - Machine safety guards might have prevented severing of worker's arm
  • March 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 03/23/2016 - Kroger butcher loses fingertip in unguarded band saw
  • March 22 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 03/22/2016 - OSHA cites lack of training after logging worker’s tragic death
  • March 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 03/21/2016 - Worker's arm fractured when caught in machine at window manufacturer
  • March 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 03/16/2016 - Wisconsin grain handling facility exposes workers to engulfment dangers
  • March 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 03/16/2016 - OSHA cites Ohio excavating company in Hillsboro trench collapse that caused 26-year-old worker's death
  • March 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 03/15/2016 - A serial OSHA offender, Wisconsin contractor continues to risk workers' safety
  • March 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 03/15/2016 - Ohio contractor continues to risk safety of siding installers
  • March 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 03/15/2016 - OSHA cites Lunda Construction again after death of 18-year-old apprentice at the Bong Bridge resurfacing project, 3rd fatality on Lunda site since 2012
  • March 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 03/10/2016 - OSHA cites marine construction company for exposing workers to three-story high fall hazards, other safety violations
  • March 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 03/09/2016 - OSHA cites marine construction company for exposing workers to three-story high fall hazards, other safety violations
  • March 08 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 03/08/2016 - Worker suffers severe injury when hand is caught in machine at Ohio corrugated packaging company
  • March 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 03/04/2016 - OSHA, Waubonsee Community College sponsor worker safety, health conference on March 16, in Sugar Grove, Illinois
  • February 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 02/29/2016 - OSHA cites auto parts maker for forklift, machine hazards at Oregon, Ohio, plants after complaints of unsafe working conditions
  • February 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 02/24/2016 - Lack of fall protection led to roofer's death in fall at Cincinnati work site
  • February 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 02/24/2016 - Service technician hospitalized after toxic chemical exposure at Ohio hazardous waste incineration facility
  • February 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 02/23/2016 - OSHA cites Sheboygan, Wisconsin, plastic manufacturer for not evaluating its hazardous chemical procedures
  • February 17 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 02/17/2016 - OSHA cites Oak Creek industrial laundry facility in worker's death
  • February 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 02/16/2016 - OSHA cites Republic Wire after worker loses finger in unguarded machine
  • February 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 02/16/2016 - Lack of training by company led to logging worker's tragic death
  • February 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 02/11/2016 - OSHA cites Case Farms for failing to report employee illness
  • February 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 02/02/2016 - Worker loses part of finger while clearing machine jam at Goodman, Wisconsin, wood veneer manufacturer
  • February 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 02/02/2016 - Area builder exposes workers to dangerous fall hazards at two Chicago area job sites within a month
  • February 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 02/01/2016 - Worker severely injured in 40-foot fall from crane at TimkenSteel
  • January 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 01/28/2016 - OSHA cites Green Bay packaging company for multiple safety hazards
  • January 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 01/27/2016 - Worker deglazing bathtub in public housing complex died of acute exposure to methylene chloride, a toxic chemical found in paint stripper
  • January 25 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 01/25/2016 - Ohio manufacturer of fasteners exposes workers to amputation hazards
  • January 14 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 01/14/2016 - Excavation company again exposes workers to the dangers of trench cave-ins at Middleton, Wisconsin sewer-line site
  • January 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 01/11/2016 - Worker severely injured when hand becomes caught in unguarded machine at plastic manufacturer
  • January 08 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 01/08/2016 - OSHA renews alliance with Toledo Electrical Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee to train and protect workers on the job
2015
  • December 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/30/2015 - US Labor Department's OSHA urges recovery workers and public to safeguard themselves against hazards during flood and storm cleanup

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