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2015
  • July 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 07/30/2015 - Plastics company exposes workers to combustible dust, corrosive chemicals and other safety hazards
  • July 27 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 07/27/2015 - Zareena Investments Inc. doing business as Super Cleaners in San Antonio cited by OSHA...again
  • July 16 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 07/16/2015 - Steel fabricator continues to endanger workers, OSHA finds
  • July 16 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 07/16/2015 - OSHA renews alliance with South Louisiana Service, Transmission, Exploration and Production Safety Network
  • July 13 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 07/13/2015 - With long history of violations, El Paso, Texas, company faces more than $321K in federal fines
  • July 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 07/09/2015 - Deaths of four workers prompts deeper look at DuPont Safety Practices
  • July 02 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 07/02/2015 - Cold storage warehouse fails to protect workers from hazardous gas exposure
  • June 17 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 06/17/2015 - Open-flame heater likely cause of Coalgate oil rig fire; 3 deaths and serious injuries to 2 others, OSHA finds
  • June 03 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 06/03/2015 - OSHA urges employers, workers, homeowners and others to protect themselves during flood cleanup
  • May 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 05/22/2015 - Alfa Laval faces nearly $500K in fines for Oklahoma safety violations
  • May 20 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 05/20/2015 - Suburban Propane Partners in Fort Worth, Texas, exposes workers to electrical and other hazards
  • May 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 05/12/2015 - OSHA launches new alliance in Houston to protect workers from falls
  • April 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 04/30/2015 - J and M Energy Services fined $60K for exposing workers to hazardous gas
  • April 27 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 04/27/2015 - Oklahoma community honors Workers' Memorial Day at candlelight vigil April 28
  • April 23 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 04/23/2015 - Steel wire producer exposes workers to amputation and lead hazards
  • April 23 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 04/23/2015 - Trailer parts manufacturer exposed workers to multiple hazards
  • April 16 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 04/16/2015 - Metal fabricator cited for exposing workers to amputation hazards
  • April 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 04/14/2015 - OSHA cites Formosa Plastics Corp., 6 subcontractors for exposing workers to chemical hazards at Point Comfort, Texas, worksite
  • April 06 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 04/06/2015 - Workers at a Springtown, Texas-based natural gas processing facility exposed to safety hazards
  • March 19 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 03/19/2015 - Workers at a Houston construction site exposed to excavation hazards
  • February 18 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 02/18/2015 - Milling facility exposed workers to explosion and electrical hazards
  • February 11 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 02/11/2015 - Pork-processing facility cited for exposing workers to corrosive chemical
  • February 05 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 02/05/2015 - Explosion at Madden Bolt steel manufacturer kills worker
  • February 05 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 02/05/2015 - Animal feed producer exposes workers to potential dust explosion and other hazards
  • February 03 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 02/03/2015 - Plating shop exposes workers to serious cancer risk; other health hazards
  • January 29 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 01/29/2015 - Indianhead Biomass Services explosion severely injures 2 workers
  • January 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 01/22/2015 - Corn flour mill cited for exposing workers to explosion and electric shock hazards
2014
  • December 29 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 12/29/2014 - Exposing workers to electrical shock and other hazards yields fines of $66,400 for Troy, Texas, manufacturer
  • December 23 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 12/23/2014 - West Monroe, Louisiana, packaging plant worker suffers serious hand injury as dangerous hazards are ignored
  • November 13 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 11/13/2014 - Florida-based company exposed workers to repeat hazards at Waxahachie, Texas, facility
  • November 10 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 11/10/2014 - Texas drilling company, Spradling LP, cited for safety and health violations
  • November 10 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 11/10/2014 - Aluminum facility exposed workers to struck-by and electrical hazards
  • November 04 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 11/04/2014 - Frozen bread-maker exposed workers to amputation, electric shock hazards
  • August 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 08/12/2014 - OSHA renews alliance with Associated Builders and Contractors, Pelican Chapter, to promote worker safety in Louisiana
  • August 07 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 08/07/2014 - OSHA cites Texas plastics manufacturer for 21 violations, including 6 repeat, for exposing workers to injuries from unexpected machine startups
  • August 05 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 08/05/2014 - OSHA follow-up inspection of Oklahoma oil refinery reveals continuing worker safety violations
  • July 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 07/14/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 8 employers for safety violations following death of worker who fell 29 feet at Texas construction site
  • July 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 07/14/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Texas barge builder for 16 serious, repeat, failure-to-abate safety violations for exposing workers to hazards
  • June 18 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 06/18/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Texas sawmill for failure-to-abate previous safety violations; workers still exposed to serious hazards
  • June 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 06/12/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces expansion of its Lubbock, Texas, office
  • May 20 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 05/20/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Tortillas Ricas LP for serious health and safety violations with $48,300 in fines
  • 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 - Fort Worth tank parts manufacturer cited by the US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to struck-by and amputation hazards
  • 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 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
2013
  • 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
  • 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 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 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 - 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
  • 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 27 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 03/27/2013 - US Department of Laborís OSHA cites Wynnewood Refining Co. in Oklahoma following the death of 2 workers
  • 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 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 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 - Wolff Construction cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to falls and other hazards at San Marcos, Texas, work site
  • 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 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
  • 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
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 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 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 08 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 11/08/2012 - Texas cabinet manufacturer cited by US Labor Departmentís OSHA for combustible dust, other hazards; proposed penalties total more than $64,000
  • August 29 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 08/29/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Plains Gas Solutions following explosion at Eunice, La., facility that severely injured worker
  • August 23 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 08/23/2012 - La Administración de Seguridad y Salud Ocupacional (OSHA) del Departamento de Trabajo de Estados Unidos y el Proyecto Defensa Laboral en Austin renovaron su alianza para promover la seguridad en los lugares de trabajo
  • July 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 07/09/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Austin, Texas-based recycling company following combustible dust explosion, 2 workers injured
  • June 29 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 06/29/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA settles whistleblower case against Pilgrimís Pride in Mount Pleasant, Texas
  • June 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 06/12/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $48,000 in fines to Jr Stucco for fall and other hazards at Dripping Springs, Texas, work site
  • June 08 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 06/08/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Indiana-based Great Lakes Chemical in El Dorado, Ark., for exposing workers to bromine hazards
  • May 03 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 05/03/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Houston-based Nabors Drilling USA for exposing workers to safety and health hazards at 2 oil rig drilling sites in Texas
  • April 23 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 04/23/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Fort Worth, Texas, transmission service company for 17 serious safety violations
  • March 21 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 03/21/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Mercer Well Service for repeat safety violations at work site northwest of Pyote, Texas; proposed fines exceed $71,000
  • March 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 03/14/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites IFCO Systems North America for safety, health violations at San Antonio facility; proposes nearly $164,000 in fines
  • February 21 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 02/21/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Precision Drilling for exposing workers to safety hazards at drilling site near Pecos, Texas
  • February 16 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 02/16/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites J.P. Spivey Supply after 2 workers suffer finger amputations in Mount Enterprise, Texas
  • February 03 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 02/03/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites grain company after 2 teenage workers suffer leg amputations at Kremlin, Okla., facility
  • January 18 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 01/18/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites American Railcar Industries for safety violations following electrocution of worker near Marmaduke, Ark.
  • January 13 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 01/13/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites American Marazzi Tile for exposing workers to excessive noise levels, lack of machine guarding and other hazards
  • January 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 01/09/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites San Antonio-based Cardell Cabinetry for exposing workers to combustible dust and other hazards
2011
  • December 28 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 12/28/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $1 million in fines to Houston, Texas, employer for willful and serious violations
  • December 21 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 12/21/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites excavation and utilities company following fatality at Gordon, Texas, facility
  • December 20 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 12/20/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites remodeling contractors following worker injuries from balcony collapse at Austin, Texas, job site
  • October 19 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 10/19/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites M-Power Chemicals in Brookshire, Texas, for respiratory, combustible dust and other hazards
  • October 04 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 10/04/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Big Spring, Texas, drilling company for multiple safety and health hazards at Lenorah, Texas, work site
  • October 04 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 10/04/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Odessa, Texas, gas and oil drilling company for exposing workers to unguarded machinery and other hazards
  • September 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 09/30/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Houston, Texas–based construction company for electrical, fall and other hazards at Little Rock, Ark., work site
  • September 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 09/30/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA settles whistleblower case against Houston air-conditioning company
  • September 29 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 09/29/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Wheels America in Schertz, Texas, for exposing workers to multiple safety hazards
  • September 29 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 09/29/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Koppers Inc. for safety hazards at Somerville, Texas, work site; proposed fines total $78,100
  • September 13 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 09/13/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites ExxonMobil refinery in Baton Rouge, La., for exposing workers to possible fires and explosions, other violations
  • September 08 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 09/08/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes ConocoPhillips in Westlake, La., for excellence in workplace safety and health
  • August 23 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 08/23/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Estis Well Service for safety violations following worker's death near Bayou Sorrel
  • August 17 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 08/17/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Buffalo Framing and Truss with serious and repeat violations for construction hazards at 2 Dripping Springs, Texas, sites
  • August 04 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 08/04/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Midland, Texas, drilling company following worker's death at Garden City, Texas-area work site
  • May 11 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 05/11/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Austin, Texas, plastering and stucco company for exposing workers to scaffolding and fall hazards
  • March 23 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 03/23/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites steel pipe manufacturing company for multiple safety and health hazards in Houston, proposes nearly $125,000 in fines

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