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2015
  • 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 - Trench collapse seriously injures worker, leads to $424K fine for employer
  • July 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 07/22/2015 - Texas worker injured after being denied safety equipment; employers cited
  • 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 16 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 07/16/2015 - Workers risked dangerous falls at Shenandoah, Texas, worksite
  • 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 urges employers, workers, homeowners and others to protect themselves during flood cleanup
  • 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
  • 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
  • January 29 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 01/29/2015 - Indianhead Biomass Services explosion severely injures 2 workers
  • January 28 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 01/28/2015 - Plastics manufacturer exposed workers to amputation hazards
  • January 26 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 01/26/2015 - OSHA forms alliance with the Associated General Contractors of America to keep San Antonio construction workers safe
  • January 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 01/22/2015 - Corn flour mill cited for exposing workers to explosion and electric shock hazards
  • January 08 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 01/08/2015 - Metal fuel-tank fabricator exposes workers to falls, unguarded machinery and other hazards
2014
  • December 31 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 12/31/2014 - Boomerang Tube continues to expose workers to life-threatening hazards
  • 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
  • December 17 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 12/17/2014 - Worker fatally struck by car at meat processing plant in San Antonio
  • December 11 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 12/11/2014 - Baytown, Texas, steel manufacturer failed to train workers properly and implement audit procedures for metal cutting machine
  • December 03 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 12/03/2014 - Workers exposed to amputation and electrical hazards at El Paso, Texas, stamping plant, inspection finds
  • December 01 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 12/01/2014 - Workers exposed to unguarded machinery, struck-by hazards and electrical shock at valve manufacturing facility
  • November 26 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 11/26/2014 - Stone fabricator cited for exposing workers to crushing hazards
  • November 26 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 11/26/2014 - Metal fabricator continues to expose workers to amputation and other hazards
  • 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 - Aluminum facility exposed workers to struck-by and electrical hazards
  • November 10 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 11/10/2014 - Texas drilling company, Spradling LP, cited for safety and health violations
  • November 04 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 11/04/2014 - Frozen bread-maker exposed workers to amputation, electric shock hazards
  • November 04 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 11/04/2014 - AGE Industries Ltd. in Conway, Arkansas, cited for exposing workers to struck-by, amputation and electric shock hazards
  • October 23 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 10/23/2014 - Ensign United States Drilling continues to expose workers to potential injury or death during oil well explosions
  • October 16 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 10/16/2014 - OSHA cites Texas Dollar Tree Stores for putting employees at risk
  • October 15 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 10/15/2014 - OSHA partners with general contractor to protect workers during Little Rock, Arkansas, outlet mall construction project
  • October 01 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 10/01/2014 - Burlington Northern Santa Fe LLC ordered to pay $30,000 for retaliating against worker
  • September 15 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 09/15/2014 - Cut stone manufacturer exposes workers to amputation hazards, hearing loss
  • September 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 09/09/2014 - Promoting worker safety in oil and gas sector prompts OSHA area offices in El Paso and Lubbock, Texas, to renew Permian Basin STEPS Network alliance
  • September 08 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 09/08/2014 - Plastering subcontractor repeatedly exposed workers to fall hazards
  • September 04 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 09/04/2014 - OSHA cites Pride Plating Inc. with 38 violations for exposing workers to a cancer-causing health hazard; fines total $341,550
  • 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
  • August 04 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 08/04/2014 - Houston machine shop cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for 13 safety violations for exposing workers to amputation hazards
  • July 31 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 07/31/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Arkansas industrial explosives manufacturer for exposing workers to chemical hazards
  • 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 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 06/30/2014 - San Antonio fruit processor and staffing agency cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing temporary workers to serious hazards
  • June 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 06/30/2014 - Two Colorado Pep Boys auto centers cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for serious and repeat safety violations
  • June 18 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 06/18/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Louisiana food processor for overexposing workers to dangerous levels of carbon dioxide, other 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
  • June 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 06/12/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites seat belt and air bag manufacturer for exposing workers to serious noise and machine hazards
  • June 03 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 06/03/2014 - Texas conveyor manufacturer cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA following worker fatality
  • June 03 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 06/03/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Texas-based cement mixer manufacturer for 35 workplace safety and health violations
  • June 02 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 06/02/2014 - Tanner Timber Services cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for serious and willful violations of safety law following worker fatality
  • May 29 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 05/29/2014 - Texas A and M University football stadium contractors cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA following the death of a skid-steer loader operator
  • May 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 05/22/2014 - Allied Powder Coating cited for 15 safety and health violations by US Department of Labor's OSHA; proposed fines total $55,440
  • May 20 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 05/20/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA partners with general contractor VCC to help protect workers during Arkansas State University construction project
  • 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
  • May 05 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 05/05/2014 - Texas fertilizer operator cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for safety and health hazards following serious injury
  • May 02 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 05/02/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA renews partnership with El Paso Chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America
  • April 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 04/30/2014 - US Labor Department urges storm recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • April 28 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 04/28/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA commemorates Workers' Memorial Day by signing two alliances to promote worker safety and health in North Texas
  • April 24 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 04/24/2014 - Houston metal fabricator fined $124,000 for failing to abate violations and exposing workers to serious safety hazards
  • April 21 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 04/21/2014 - Houston contractor fined $70,000 for willfully exposing workers to fall hazards
  • 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 - Recycling facility in Lubbock, Texas, cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for multiple, serious safety and health violations
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

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