OSHA News Releases - Region 6
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2014
  • April 10 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 04/10/2014 - OSHA regional offices in Dallas and Chicago form alliance with the Philippine consulate general in Chicago to promote worker safety and health
  • April 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 04/09/2014 - Tulsa developer exposes workers to fall hazards; US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $90,600 in fines
  • April 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 04/09/2014 - Recycling facility in Lubbock, Texas, cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for multiple, serious safety and health violations
  • March 19 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 03/19/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA follow-up inspection finds 11 workplace violations at previously cited US Minerals LLC in Harvey, La.
  • February 27 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 02/27/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Houston employer for 8 willful, egregious violations after worker injured on machine without safeguards
  • February 10 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 02/10/2014 - Flavoring manufacturer in Oakdale, La., cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after a fire severely burns a worker
  • February 04 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 02/04/2014 - Gem Drilling Co. Inc. cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 19 violations at its Sagerton, Texas, work site; fines total $46,900
  • February 03 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 02/03/2014 - Trailer manufacturing facility in Sumner, Texas, cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for failing to protect workers from repeat hazards
  • January 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 01/30/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with staffing agency in Houston to train construction industry temporary workers
  • January 17 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 01/17/2014 - Austin frozen food manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to hazardous chemicals
  • January 16 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 01/16/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Cypress, Texas, employer after trenching collapse resulted in 1 worker fatality and 1 injury
  • January 15 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 01/15/2014 - Lazarus Energy LLC cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to chemical hazards at its Nixon, Texas, refinery; fines total $43,400
  • January 08 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 01/08/2014 - DNT Construction fined $89,000 by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to trenching hazards in San Antonio
  • January 07 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 01/07/2014 - Houston, Texas, plastic bag manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to amputation, electrical and noise hazards
  • January 06 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 01/06/2014 - Bedding manufacturer in Corsicana, Texas, cited by US Labor Department for exposing workers to safety hazards
2013
  • December 19 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 12/19/2013 - Houston-based employers cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA following College Station equestrian building collapse that injured four workers
  • December 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 12/12/2013 - Houston-based Piping Technology and Products Inc. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA after a worker is struck by a machine part
  • December 11 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 12/11/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Williams Olefins in Geismar, La., for 6 safety violations after an explosion killed 2 workers and injured 80 people
  • November 27 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 11/27/2013 - Coastal Plating Co. in Corpus Christi cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA with 15 serious violations after a worker was struck and killed
  • November 19 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 11/19/2013 - Welspun Tubular LLC in Little Rock, Ark., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to possible amputation hazards
  • November 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 11/14/2013 - Tomball, Texas, manufacturer cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for 19 safety violations, workers exposed to various hazards
  • November 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 11/14/2013 - Raising health and safety awareness in the oil and gas industry is the mission of US Labor Department's OSHA stand down today in Humble, Texas
  • November 07 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 11/07/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 2 Dallas employers for exposing workers to hazards after 2 people were struck and killed by a forklift
  • October 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 10/30/2013 - Crossett, Ark., trucking company cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for asphyxiation hazards following worker fatality
  • October 29 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 10/29/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA forms workplace safety and health partnership with WS Bellows Construction Corp. for Phillips 66 project
  • September 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 09/30/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Fort Worth F and D Head Co. for 18 serious safety violations for exposing workers to amputations, struck-by hazards
  • September 27 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 09/27/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 4 Russellville, Ark., employers in crane collapse that fatally injured 1 worker and hurt 8 others
  • September 26 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 09/26/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA renews alliance with TandT Staff Management Inc. in El Paso, Texas, to promote worker safety and health
  • September 25 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 09/25/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA in Dallas signs alliance with the Association of Energy Service Companies to promote safety and health in the oil and gas well industry
  • September 25 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 09/25/2013 - Wylie, Texas, metal extruder cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to uncontrolled energy sources, other safety hazards
  • September 24 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 09/24/2013 - Pasadena, Texas, tank cleaner cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for failing to protect workers from chemical hazards
  • September 16 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 09/16/2013 - Houston, Texas, waste services employer and temporary labor provider cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for worker's death from excessive heat exposure
  • September 11 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 09/11/2013 - Residential decking subcontractor in Burleson, Texas, cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to repeat fall hazards
  • September 06 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 09/06/2013 - OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los EE.UU. forma alianza con el Consulado de México en Louisiana para promover la seguridad y la salud en el sector de la construcción
  • September 06 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 09/06/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Mexican Consulate in Louisiana to promote safety and health in the construction industry
  • September 05 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 09/05/2013 - Heartland Drilling Inc. in Abilene, Texas, cited by US Department of Labor for exposing workers to heat stress
  • August 28 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 08/28/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA takes its Fall Prevention Campaign to the road with Dallas Area Rapid Transit busses to provide life-saving information
  • August 27 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 08/27/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites ProBuild Co. LLC in Buda, Texas, for exposing workers to various safety and health hazards
  • August 27 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 08/27/2013 - South Padre Island water park cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for failing to protect workers from hazardous energy sources
  • August 26 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 08/26/2013 - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo forja alianza con Consulados de México y El Salvador en Dallas para promover seguridad y salud en la construcción
  • August 26 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 08/26/2013 - OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los EE.UU. forma alianza con el Consulado de Mexico en San Antonio para entrenar a trabajadores en la industria de la construccion
  • August 26 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 08/26/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with El Salvador and Mexican Consulates in Dallas to promote safety and health in the construction industry
  • August 26 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 08/26/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Mexican Consulate in Austin to promote worker safety and health
  • August 26 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 08/26/2013 - OSHA y el Departamento de Trabajo de Arkansas forman alianza con el Consulado de Mexico en Little Rock para proporcionar capacitacion en seguridad para los trabajadores en Arkansas y Oklahoma
  • August 26 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 08/26/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Mexican Consulate in San Antonio to train construction industry workers
  • August 21 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 08/21/2013 - Texas salt manufacturing plant cited for violations by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to chemical hazards
  • August 21 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 08/21/2013 - Texas candy manufacturer cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for failing to protect workers from possible ammonia exposure
  • August 21 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 08/21/2013 - Edinburg, Texas, corn mill cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA after a worker was engulfed and fatally asphyxiated in a grain bin silo
  • August 19 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 08/19/2013 - Dallas area senior living center cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to multiple safety violations
  • August 15 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 08/15/2013 - Texas cabinet manufacturer cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for failing to remove hazardous levels of combustible dust
  • August 13 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 08/13/2013 - Weimar, Texas, oil and gas industry manufacturer cited with 38 violations by US Labor Department's OSHA for various workplace hazards
  • August 13 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 08/13/2013 - US Department of Labor cites McKinney, Texas, wood manufacturer for failing to guard machines, exposing workers to amputations
  • August 07 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 08/07/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with temporary employment agency in San Antonio to train construction industry temporary workers
  • August 07 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 08/07/2013 - BCW Food Products in Dallas cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for failing to protect workers from amputation hazards
  • July 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 07/30/2013 - Richmond, Texas, construction company cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after a worker was killed while cutting a barrel that exploded
  • July 25 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 07/25/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Louisiana Associated General Contractors to protect construction workers
  • July 25 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 07/25/2013 - Arkansas refinery cited for willful and repeat violations after follow-up OSHA inspection found workers exposed to hazards
  • July 25 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 07/25/2013 - Arkansas poultry processor cited for violations by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to chemical hazards
  • July 24 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 07/24/2013 - Houston manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to amputation, electrical, noise and other workplace hazards DeWalch Technologies Inc. fined $85,400
  • July 17 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 07/17/2013 - Baytown, Texas, manufacturing plant cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to MDA without appropriate protections
  • July 16 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 07/16/2013 - Oilfield Solutions Inc. cited for 33 safety violations by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to hazards
  • July 03 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 07/03/2013 - Hereford, Texas, meatpacking plant cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for failing to protect workers from various workplace hazards
  • June 26 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 06/26/2013 - Brownsville, Texas, employer cited by US Department of Labor for failing to monitor asbestos exposure and correct previously cited hazard
  • June 24 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 06/24/2013 - Houston-based Piping Technology and Products Inc. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to amputation hazards
  • June 13 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 06/13/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites oil and gas industry pressure pumping services company for safety and health hazards at Valley View, Texas, work site
  • June 06 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 06/06/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA and Wage and Hour Division protecting workers and wages during Oklahoma tornado recovery efforts
  • June 06 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 06/06/2013 - La OSHA y la Division de Horas y Salarios del Departamento de Trabajo de E.E.U.U. protegen a los trabajadores y los salarios durante las tareas de recuperacion del tornado en Oklahoma
  • June 05 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 06/05/2013 - Timpson, Texas, sawmill cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for violations after a worker was killed, other workers exposed to many hazards
  • May 16 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 05/16/2013 - US Labor Department’s OSHA provides on-site compliance assistance to protect recovery workers, public during tornado recovery efforts in Texas
  • May 07 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 05/07/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites AmeriGas Propane L.P. in Conroe, Texas, for exposing workers to safety hazards; proposed fines total $105,00
  • April 29 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 04/29/2013 - Anheuser-Busch Cos. LLC in Houston cited by US Labor Department’s OSHA for failing to protect workers from carbon dioxide exposure; fines total $88,000
  • April 24 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 04/24/2013 - Houston manufacturing plant cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for failing to protect workers from falls and other hazards; fines total $48,300
  • March 28 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 03/28/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Tricon Precast in Houston with serious violations for exposing workers to multiple safety and health hazards
  • March 27 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 03/27/2013 - US Department of Labor’s OSHA cites Wynnewood Refining Co. in Oklahoma following the death of 2 workers
  • March 20 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 03/20/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Builders Stone and Supply for exposing workers to multiple serious violations at Fayetteville, Ark., work site
  • March 20 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 03/20/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Ecorec Rio Grande Valley in Edinburg, Texas, for exposing workers to amputation hazards, other safety violations
  • March 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 03/14/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA partners with VCC to promote construction safety during Bass Pro Shop project in Little Rock, Ark.
  • March 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 03/12/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites San Antonio construction company for exposing workers to cave-in and struck-by hazards
  • February 27 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 02/27/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Wynnewood Refining Co. in Oklahoma following the death of 2 workers
  • February 27 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 02/27/2013 - Wolff Construction cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to falls and other hazards at San Marcos, Texas, work site
  • February 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 02/22/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites C & H Die Casting Inc. in Troy, Texas, for exposing workers to electrical, machine guarding and fall hazards
  • February 21 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 02/21/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites SER Construction Partners for exposing workers to excavation hazards at Conroe, Texas, work site
  • February 20 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 02/20/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites 3 companies following the deaths of 2 workers at a Hockley, Texas, work site
  • February 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 02/14/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Landes Foods in Dallas $129,500 after a follow-up inspection reveals workers continue to be exposed to hazards
  • January 31 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 01/31/2013 - US Department of Labor files whistle-blower lawsuit against Helena, Mont.-based Kbec Inc.
  • January 24 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 01/24/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces safety stand-down at oil and gas exploration sites today through Feb. 28
  • January 17 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 01/17/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Riddell All-American Sports Co. with 8 serious safety and health violations in San Antonio
  • January 10 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 01/10/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Waco, Texas, battery manufacturer with 8 serious health violations
  • January 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 01/09/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Tejas Underground Utilities for exposing workers to excavation hazards at Houston work site
  • January 03 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 01/03/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites BMC Building Materials and Construction Services in New Braunfels, Texas, for exposing workers to electrical, machine guarding hazards
2012
  • December 20 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 12/20/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Worldwide Oilfield Machine in Houston for exposing workers to amputation and electrical hazards
  • December 19 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 12/19/2012 - US Labor Department’s OSHA cites Lowe's Home Centers Inc. in Killeen, Texas, for exposing workers to electrical, other safety hazards
  • December 13 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 12/13/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Lawrenceville, Ga.-based roofing company with a willful violation for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • December 13 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 12/13/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Lawrenceville, Ga.-based roofing company with a willful violation for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • December 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 12/12/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Certifit Inc. with safety violations for exposing workers to electrical and fall hazards in San Antonio
  • December 11 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 12/11/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Pilgrim's Pride Corp. with repeat and serious violations for exposing workers to hazardous chemicals at Lufkin, Texas, facility
  • December 10 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 12/10/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Honeywell Electronic Chemicals for multiple process safety management violations in Mansfield, Texas
  • December 10 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 12/10/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Amerimex Motors & Controls in Houston for exposing workers to hazardous chemicals, other safety hazards
  • November 29 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 11/29/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites BCW Food Products in Dallas with serious violations for exposing workers to amputations, other hazards
  • November 20 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 11/20/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Harrison Hoist following tower crane collapse at UT Dallas that killed 2 workers

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