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2016
  • April 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 04/14/2016 - OSHA levies $80K in fines for Quick Roofing for repeatedly exposing Conroe, Texas, workers to falls, ladder hazards, eye injuries
  • April 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 04/12/2016 - OSHA fines humanitarian relief company in Lubbock after amputation
  • April 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 04/12/2016 - Struck-by, amputation hazards to Houston workers lead OSHA to levy $172K in fines against Alfa Laval, global manufacturer
  • April 08 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 04/08/2016 - OSHA fines Louisiana food manufacturer $124K for chemical, electrical and other hazards after evacuation sends workers to hospital
  • April 06 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 04/06/2016 - OSHA fines Little Rock contractor $41K for endangering brick workers on scaffolds at Hot Springs worksite
  • April 06 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 04/06/2016 - OSHA fines New Orleans tank cleaner $226K for willful, repeat violations after worker death, injuries while they cleaned rail tanker
  • March 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 03/30/2016 - OSHA fines nation's largest chicken producer $122K for failures in dangerous ammonia release at Waco plant
  • March 29 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 03/29/2016 - OSHA levies $117K in fines for Houston nursery after worker injury
  • March 23 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 03/23/2016 - OSHA cites McAllen company for safety failures that exposed workers, community to serious dangers of anhydrous ammonia
  • March 23 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 03/23/2016 - OSHA issues 15 notices of violations to the Department of Veterans Affairs Central Arkansas Veterans Health System in Little Rock
  • March 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 03/22/2016 - OSHA fines five companies more than $185K for not warning workers about asbestos, not providing protection and allowing other hazards
  • March 18 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 03/18/2016 - OSHA, oil and gas industry leaders work together to raise, promote worker safety awareness to save lives in North Texas
  • February 25 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 02/25/2016 - OSHA cites employer for exposing Houston workers to amputation and fire hazards
  • February 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 02/22/2016 - OSHA renews alliance with the West Texas Safety Training Center to promote worker safety and health for oil & gas workers in Odessa, Texas
  • February 18 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 02/18/2016 - OSHA allies with Amarillo chapter of Associated General Contractors Panhandle of Texas for construction worker safety
  • February 18 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 02/18/2016 - OSHA finds Arkansas door manufacturer exposed workers to dangers from moving machine parts, risk of electrocution
  • February 05 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 02/05/2016 - OSHA renews partnership with Arkansas Chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America Inc.
  • February 02 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 02/02/2016 - OSHA cites performing arts employer after 21-year-old worker was fatally injured from a pyrotechnics explosion at a musical venue in Canyon, Texas
  • January 28 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 01/28/2016 - OSHA cites employer for exposing Katy, Texas workers to trenching hazards
  • January 25 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 01/25/2016 - Workplace hazards at Brownsville frozen seafood distributor leads to $155K in OSHA fines; company named 'severe violator'
  • January 21 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 01/21/2016 - OSHA cites SB Framing Services after worker dies after falling from roof
  • January 07 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 01/07/2016 - OSHA cites SB Framing Services after worker dies after falling from roof
  • January 04 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 01/04/2016 - Dollar General Corp. exposes employees to workplace safety and health hazards at store in Sherman, Texas
2015
  • December 28 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 12/28/2015 - US Labor Department urges tornado recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup OSHA has several teams at affected areas providing compliance assistance
  • December 23 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 12/23/2015 - Defective crane at Vidor, Texas, work site resulted in worker death
  • December 21 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 12/21/2015 - Defective crane at Vidor, Texas, work site resulted in worker death
  • December 17 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 12/17/2015 - Framing contractor cited by OSHA for failing to report hospitalizations and exposing workers to various hazards at a Fort Worth construction site
  • December 08 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 12/08/2015 - OSHA cites San Antonio framing contractor after worker falls 35 feet to his death at Kyle, Texas, work site; employer continues to ignore hazards
  • November 24 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 11/24/2015 - Two employers cited for exposing workers to cave-in hazards at an unprotected trench in Conroe, Texas; fines total $65,900
  • November 23 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 11/23/2015 - Two employers cited for exposing workers to fall hazards after a worker falls to his death at a Conroe, Texas, construction site
  • November 19 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 11/19/2015 - Three commercial real estate renovators willfully expose workers to asbestos in San Antonio; fines total $112,000
  • November 19 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 11/19/2015 - OSHA cites Baton Rouge, Louisiana, business in trench collapse that killed worker
  • November 16 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 11/16/2015 - Furniture manufacturer, staffing agency expose workers to hazards twice in 14 months
  • November 10 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 11/10/2015 - Unguarded balcony, lack of fall protection cause death of Dallas construction worker, OSHA finds
  • November 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 11/09/2015 - After amputation at Austin manufacturing plant, OSHA cites employer and temp agency for safety violations
  • November 03 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 11/03/2015 - OSHA renews alliance with the David L. Carrasco Job Corps Center to promote worker safety and health for young adults
  • October 29 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 10/29/2015 - OSHA renews alliance with Louisiana Associated General Contractors to promote worker safety and health
  • October 27 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 10/27/2015 - OSHA’s regional emphasis program focuses on reducing illness and injury at Southwestern chicken processing facilities
  • October 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 10/22/2015 - Roofing Contractor cited for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • October 16 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 10/16/2015 - Trenching cave-in injures drainpipe installer employee
  • October 08 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 10/08/2015 - Bag manufacturer exposes workers to amputation hazards
  • September 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 09/30/2015 - San Marcos, Texas, auto parts maker and staffing employer fined $43K by OSHA for heat, noise and other workplace hazards
  • September 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 09/30/2015 - Weapons manufacturer fined $197K for endangering workers
  • September 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 09/30/2015 - 36-foot fall kills construction worker in New Braunfels, Texas; OSHA cites contractors
  • September 21 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 09/21/2015 - Pier 1 Imports in Fort Worth cited by OSHA for safety hazards at two sites; fines total $86,100
  • September 17 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 09/17/2015 - Heat-related exposure claims life of a contract worker at a petroleum refinery
  • September 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 09/14/2015 - OSHA cites El Paso stamping plant for amputations and other serious safety hazards
  • September 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 09/14/2015 - Extreme heat claims day laborer's life at metal recycler
  • September 10 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 09/10/2015 - OSHA says worker safety pays, amputations cost
  • September 10 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 09/10/2015 - OSHA renews alliance with T&T Staff Management Inc. to promote worker safety and health
  • September 08 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 09/08/2015 - 3 oil well service workers killed in west Texas rig fire due to ignition hazard and lack of flame-retardant clothing, OSHA finds
  • September 03 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 09/03/2015 - Construction contractors cited for exposing workers on a multi-employer worksite to excavation hazards
  • September 02 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 09/02/2015 - Bowling center mechanic's strangulation death a 'preventable workplace tragedy'
  • September 02 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 09/02/2015 - Home builder fails to protect workers from unsafe machinery, falls and other safety hazards
  • September 01 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 09/01/2015 - Chemical processing manufacturer cited for failing to protect workers from catastrophic chemical exposures in Palestine, Texas
  • August 31 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 08/31/2015 - OSHA renews alliance with Mexican Consulate in Austin to promote worker safety and health
  • August 31 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 08/31/2015 - OSHA renews alliance with Mexican Consulate in El Paso to promote worker safety and health
  • August 17 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 08/17/2015 - Pipe insulator and staffing agency cited for exposing workers to amputation hazards in Houston
  • August 07 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 08/07/2015 - Trucking company fined $156K for exposing workers to a variety of safety and health hazards
  • August 04 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 08/04/2015 - U.S. Labor Department sues Continental Alloys and Services Inc. in Houston for wrongfully firing an employee
  • July 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 07/30/2015 - Plastics company exposes workers to combustible dust, corrosive chemicals and other safety hazards
  • July 29 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 07/29/2015 - Releasing highly hazardous chemicals lands Gregory, Texas, energy facility in hot water with OSHA
  • 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 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 07/22/2015 - Texas worker injured after being denied safety equipment; employers cited
  • July 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 07/22/2015 - Trench collapse seriously injures worker, leads to $424K fine for employer
  • July 16 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 07/16/2015 - Workers risked dangerous falls at Shenandoah, Texas, worksite
  • July 16 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 07/16/2015 - OSHA renews alliance with South Louisiana Service, Transmission, Exploration and Production Safety Network
  • July 16 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 07/16/2015 - Steel fabricator continues to endanger workers, OSHA finds
  • 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 15 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 06/15/2015 - Masonry workers repeatedly exposed to head injuries, falls, electrocution by employer Gaspar Fuentes
  • June 10 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 06/10/2015 - Workers exposed to physical injury, amputation risks at chemical manufacturing facility
  • June 03 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 06/03/2015 - OSHA forms alliance with Lee Lewis Construction Co. in Lubbock, Texas, to prevent construction injuries and illnesses
  • 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 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 05/14/2015 - Proper protections could have saved four DuPont workers killed by gas
  • 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 - Trailer parts manufacturer exposed workers to multiple hazards
  • April 23 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 04/23/2015 - Steel wire producer exposes workers to amputation and lead hazards
  • April 21 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 04/21/2015 - Dollar Tree Store endangers workers again in Texas
  • 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 07 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 04/07/2015 - Foundry workers exposed to numerous safety and health hazards
  • 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
  • March 05 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 03/05/2015 - Worker's death in scrap metal baler could have been prevented
  • February 19 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 02/19/2015 - Workers exposed to cave-in hazards at excavation site
  • February 18 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 02/18/2015 - Milling facility exposed workers to explosion and electrical hazards
  • February 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 02/12/2015 - Workers at a Fort Worth, Texas-based plumbing and heating equipment producer exposed to safety 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
  • February 02 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 02/02/2015 - Aircraft maintenance workers exposed to hazardous chemicals
  • February 02 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 02/02/2015 - OSHA forms alliance with the Louisiana Forestry Association and the Louisiana Logging Council in Baton Rouge

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