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2016
  • 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 - Findlay auto parts manufacturer again exposes workers to machine hazards
  • April 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 04/21/2016 - OSHA cites machine hazards at GE Circleville Lamp Plant
  • April 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 04/19/2016 - OSHA cites world's largest sauerkraut cannery after worker falls into vat
  • 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 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 - 31-year-old worker died from exposure to manure gas, OSHA finds
  • 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 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 - Machine safety guards might have prevented severing of worker's arm
  • 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 - 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 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 - OSHA cites Ohio excavating company in Hillsboro trench collapse that caused 26-year-old worker's death
  • March 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 03/16/2016 - Wisconsin grain handling facility exposes workers to engulfment dangers
  • 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 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 - A serial OSHA offender, Wisconsin contractor continues to risk workers' safety
  • 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 - Service technician hospitalized after toxic chemical exposure at Ohio hazardous waste incineration facility
  • 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 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 - Lack of training by company led to logging worker's tragic death
  • February 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 02/16/2016 - OSHA cites Republic Wire after worker loses finger in unguarded machine
  • 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 - Area builder exposes workers to dangerous fall hazards at two Chicago area job sites within a month
  • 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 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
  • December 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/29/2015 - Alliance Laundry worker's hand crushed, finger amputated after catching in folding machine, company has repeatedly failed to safeguard machines
  • December 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/29/2015 - OSHA cites roofing contractor for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • December 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/23/2015 - OSHA cites Lockhart Concrete after employees are observed working in unprotected trench
  • December 22 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/22/2015 - Area builder cited for dangerous fall hazards twice in a month
  • December 22 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/22/2015 - OSHA cites roofing contractor for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • December 22 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/22/2015 - Worker suffers fractured finger when hand becomes caught in unguarded machine at Berlin, Wisconsin, screen printing shop
  • December 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/16/2015 - 3 workers suffer amputation injuries at envelope printing facility, company continues to ignore machine safety procedures
  • December 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/16/2015 - Plaster workers made to work above two stories at two Ohio construction sites without guard rails or fall protection
  • December 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/16/2015 - OSHA cites Quality Ready Mix for repeatedly exposing workers to fall, machine hazards at Ohio cement plant
  • December 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/15/2015 - Illinois metal plating company exposes workers to noise, toxic metal, other hazards at Cicero plant
  • December 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/09/2015 - Painters exposed to dust more than 6 times OSHA's permissible limits at Watseka, Illinois, metal fabricating shop
  • December 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/09/2015 - Electronics recycler over-exposes workers to lead, fined more than $56K
  • December 08 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/08/2015 - Workers exposed to high levels of methylene chloride, multiple hazards at Colona, Illinois, truck repair facility
  • December 08 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/08/2015 - OSHA finds safety issues with ammonia refrigeration systems at Case Farms' Ohio plants, proposes additional $462K in penalties
  • December 08 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/08/2015 - Worker suffers severe injuries when he falls inside water tower
  • December 08 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/08/2015 - Worker suffers severe injuries when he falls inside water tower
  • December 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/03/2015 - OSHA cites Merit Construction Services after worker injured in fall at Milwaukee parking structure
  • December 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/02/2015 - Batavia, Illinois, builder exposes workers to dangerous fall hazards
  • December 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/01/2015 - 3 OSHA citations since April 2015 for nation's largest cookie, cracker manufacturer
  • December 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/01/2015 - Workers exposed to multiple safety hazards at Norwalk, Ohio, packaging plant
  • November 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 11/23/2015 - Bloomer, Wisconsin, roofing contractor endangers workers, ignores safety regulations
  • November 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 11/23/2015 - Power press operator loses 3 fingers at Akron metal stamping plant
  • November 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 11/09/2015 - Schaumburg, Illinois, sewer and water contractor again exposes workers to trench cave-in hazards
  • November 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 11/03/2015 - Worker injured when 1K-pound load falls from crane
  • November 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 11/02/2015 - Workers at IPMF LLC exposed to dangerous machine parts
  • October 20 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 10/20/2015 - OSHA partnership will protect laborers on Oregon Clean Energy Center project in Ohio
  • October 20 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 10/20/2015 - Chicago roofers exposed to dangerous asbestos hazards
  • October 20 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 10/20/2015 - Food manufacturer exposes workers to amputation hazards
  • October 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 10/19/2015 - OSHA cites US Fish and Wildlife Service for serious, repeated violations at Pendills Creek National Fish Hatchery
  • October 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 10/19/2015 - Ashley Furniture cited again for on-the-job machine hazards
  • October 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 10/15/2015 - Agricultural manufacturer exposes workers to amputation, other safety hazards
  • October 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 10/15/2015 - OSHA cites Aspen Foods after machine takes part of worker's finger
  • October 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 10/01/2015 - Maintenance employee suffers multiple fractures in fall
  • September 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 09/30/2015 - Electronics recycling workers exposed to high levels of lead, cadmium at Plainfield, Illinois, facility
  • September 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 09/30/2015 - Ammonia hazard training absent for temporary workers at Illinois meat processing plant
  • September 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 09/29/2015 - Teen contractor loses leg, co-worker loses fingers at Case Farms
  • September 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 09/28/2015 - Aerial lift collapses, worker plummets at railcar facility
  • September 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 09/28/2015 - OSHA cites gun range for workplace lead, arsenic exposure
  • September 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 09/28/2015 - Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, excavation company exposes workers to trench cave-in hazards
  • September 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 09/28/2015 - Safety hazards persist at Indiana shipyard
  • September 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 09/21/2015 - OSHA cites nation's largest cookie and cracker manufacturer after machine takes part of worker's finger

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