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2015
  • April 29 [Region 8 News Release] - 2015 - 04/29/2015 - Colorado utility installers expose workers to possible trench collapse
  • April 27 [Region 8 News Release] - 2015 - 04/27/2015 - OSHA pays tribute to workers killed on the job at Denver Workers' Memorial Day event, April 28
  • April 27 [Region 8 News Release] - 2015 - 04/27/2015 - Workers at residential roofing site exposed to fall hazards
  • April 08 [Region 8 News Release] - 2015 - 04/08/2015 - OSHA says proper tank cleaning could have prevented worker's death
  • February 03 [Region 8 News Release] - 2015 - 02/03/2015 - H and W Contracting exposes workers to dangerous trench cave-in hazards
  • January 15 [Region 8 News Release] - 2015 - 01/15/2015 - Northern Excavating Co. exposes workers to trench cave-ins for 8th time
2014
  • December 11 [Region 8 News Release] - 2014 - 12/11/2014 - Worker fatally injured in Greeley, Colorado, after being caught in unguarded conveyor system
  • September 25 [Region 8 News Release] - 2014 - 09/25/2014 - OSHA and agriculture community come together to promote safety education during National Farm Safety and Health Week Sept. 21-27
  • September 16 [Region 8 News Release] - 2014 - 09/16/2014 - 51-year-old worker fatally engulfed in Lake Preston, South Dakota, grain elevator
  • August 28 [Region 8 News Release] - 2014 - 08/28/2014 - OSHA cites Douglass Colony Group Inc. for 11 violations; exposes workers to asbestos and fines total $81,000
  • July 22 [Region 8 News Release] - 2014 - 07/22/2014 - OSHA extends enforcement effort in Billings, Montana, following hailstorm, asks employers to protect roofing and construction workers against falls
  • July 15 [Region 8 News Release] - 2014 - 07/15/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA launches focused enforcement program to prevent injuries and fatalities in North Dakota's high-hazard industries
  • June 23 [Region 8 News Release] - 2014 - 06/23/2014 - Denver-area residential roofing contractors are failing to provide necessary fall safety protection to workers
  • June 05 [Region 8 News Release] - 2014 - 06/05/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Dollar Tree $217,000 for willfully putting Missoula workers at risk
  • May 19 [Region 8 News Release] - 2014 - 05/19/2014 - Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway ordered by US Department of Labor's OSHA to pay more than $526,000 to terminated workers
  • April 23 [Region 8 News Release] - 2014 - 04/23/2014 - Cenex Harvest States Inc. cited for repeat, serious safety and health violations
  • April 22 [Region 8 News Release] - 2014 - 04/22/2014 - OSHA cites Kuechle Underground after worker's leg is broken when trench wall collapses at Mapleton, ND, residential construction site
  • March 12 [Region 8 News Release] - 2014 - 03/12/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites two Colorado contractors for exposing workers to trench cave-ins; $81,400 in combined penalties proposed
  • January 09 [Region 8 News Release] - 2014 - 01/09/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Black Hills Corp., doing business as Black Hills Energy, in Pueblo, Colo., for exposing workers to electrical hazards
2013
  • November 21 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 11/21/2013 - Missoula, Mont., auto body shop faces US Labor Department OSHA penalties following workplace fire
  • September 25 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 09/25/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA providing informational resources to assist Colorado workers, residents and businesses in cleanup efforts
  • September 13 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 09/13/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA urges workers and public in flood impacted areas to exercise diligence against hazards
  • September 05 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 09/05/2013 - Adams Thermal Systems to pay $1.33 million to resolve OSHA citations, criminal penalties in 2011 death of worker at South Dakota plant
  • August 08 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 08/08/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Montana oil refinery for willful, serious safety violations; proposes $77,000 in penalties
  • July 29 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 07/29/2013 - The Western Sugar Cooperative in Montana cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 17 safety violations; $193,300 in proposed fines
  • July 16 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 07/16/2013 - Halliburton cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after worker dies when struck by pressure line during well servicing operations in Watford City, ND
  • July 08 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 07/08/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Lakewood, Colo., metal fabricator for exposing workers to crushing hazards, proposes $82,600 in fines
  • June 24 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 06/24/2013 - Plains Grain and Agronomy cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after worker fatally injured in fall at Sheldon, ND, grain elevator
  • June 24 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 06/24/2013 - Plains Trucking in Ross, ND, cited after worker dies while cleaning tanker; US Labor Department's OSHA finds 9 violations during investigation
  • June 20 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 06/20/2013 - Heller Casing in Williston, ND, cited after worker fatally crushed on oil rig; US Labor Department's OSHA finds 2 violations during investigation
  • June 05 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 06/05/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Community Power Corp. in Morrison, Colo., for exposing workers to amputation hazards; fines total $66,990
  • June 04 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 06/04/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites JBS USA, LLC in Greeley, Colo., for 20 violations of workplace standards
  • May 30 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 05/30/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Wal-Mart store in Great Falls, Mont., for repeat and serious safety and health hazards; proposes $50,000 in fines
  • May 06 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 05/06/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Sinton Dairy Foods Co. Inc. in Colorado Springs, Colo., for 14 violations of workplace standards
  • April 30 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 04/30/2013 - Montana wildlife casting agency cited in employee's mauling death
  • April 25 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 04/25/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Nomac Drilling for failing to provide fall protection to workers on well derricks in Trenton, ND
  • April 24 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 04/24/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites First Choice Energy after oil field worker killed at Stanley, ND, job site
  • March 13 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 03/13/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Montana asphalt company for failing to provide fall protection following a worker's death
  • February 08 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 02/08/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA, Montana-North Dakota STEPS plan worker safety stand-down for oil and gas industry in Bakken Basin Feb. 14
  • January 31 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 01/31/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA signs alliance with Montana Grain Elevators Association to address industry hazards
2012
  • November 27 [Region 8 News Release] - 2012 - 11/27/2012 - Scrap metal recycler cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing Butte, Mont., workers to multiple safety hazards, including amputations
  • October 22 [Region 8 News Release] - 2012 - 10/22/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA renews alliance with Lake Region State College in Devils Lake, ND
  • September 10 [Region 8 News Release] - 2012 - 09/10/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites SeaCast for violations at Butte, Mont., foundry; proposes $104,000 in fines
  • August 27 [Region 8 News Release] - 2012 - 08/27/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites St. Regis, Mont., sawmill for safety violations; more than $128,000 proposed in fines
  • August 15 [Region 8 News Release] - 2012 - 08/15/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites national janitorial services company with multiple safety violations for exposing Montana workers to hazards
  • August 07 [Region 8 News Release] - 2012 - 08/07/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Adams Thermal Systems in Canton, S.D., with 51 violations for exposing workers to variety of safety and health hazards
  • August 07 [Region 8 News Release] - 2012 - 08/07/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites American Pulses for multiple safety violations after follow-up inspection at Hingham, Mont., facility
  • May 01 [Region 8 News Release] - 2012 - 05/01/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Adams Thermal Systems for safety violations after worker fatally crushed at Canton, SD, manufacturing plant
  • April 10 [Region 8 News Release] - 2012 - 04/10/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Cyclone Drilling for safety violations in North Dakota oil field; proposed fines total $65,600
  • February 15 [Region 8 News Release] - 2012 - 02/15/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Pipeline Industries for exposing workers to trenching hazards in Wheat Ridge and Colorado Springs, Colo.
2011
  • December 30 [Region 8 News Release] - 2011 - 12/30/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines LaBolt, SD, Farmers grain company more than $95,000 for exposing workers to unsafe working conditions
  • December 09 [Region 8 News Release] - 2011 - 12/09/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Colorado Blue Ribbon Foods in Rocky Ford, Colo., for 28 violations; penalties total more than $116,000
  • November 28 [Region 8 News Release] - 2011 - 11/28/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Texas-based drilling company for safety violations after worker electrocuted at Williston, ND, job site
  • November 28 [Region 8 News Release] - 2011 - 11/28/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA files whistleblower lawsuit against Lakewood, Colo., animal shelter for improperly firing employee
  • November 17 [Region 8 News Release] - 2011 - 11/17/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA files whistleblower lawsuit against Brighton, Colo., medical clinic for firing employee who reported hazards
  • October 24 [Region 8 News Release] - 2011 - 10/24/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Western Municipal Construction in Billings, Mont., for trench cave-in hazards, proposes $73,920 in fines
  • October 17 [Region 8 News Release] - 2011 - 10/17/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Polar Service Center in Billings, Mont., for exposing workers to variety of hazards; fines total $151,000
  • September 12 [Region 8 News Release] - 2011 - 09/12/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Wagner's of Flagler, Colo., for unsafe working conditions at grain handling facility
  • September 06 [Region 8 News Release] - 2011 - 09/06/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Cenex Harvest States in Columbus, Mont., for violations found in grain elevator areas
  • August 15 [Region 8 News Release] - 2011 - 08/15/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites contractor at Hill Air Force Base in Utah for exposing workers to hazardous air contaminants
  • August 15 [Region 8 News Release] - 2011 - 08/15/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA notifies Hill Air Force Base in Ogden, Utah, of unsafe and unhealthful working conditions
  • August 08 [Region 8 News Release] - 2011 - 08/08/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Englewood, Colo.-based Meadow Gold Dairies and subcontractor for 47 violations; penalties total $326,300
  • July 11 [Region 8 News Release] - 2011 - 07/11/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Delta Oilfield Tank Co.
  • June 30 [Region 8 News Release] - 2011 - 06/30/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Springs Transmission and Automotive for exposing workers to variety of workplace hazards
  • June 09 [Region 8 News Release] - 2011 - 06/09/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines 2 Denver area companies more than $42,000 for exposing workers to trench cave-in
  • June 01 [Region 8 News Release] - 2011 - 06/01/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Lakeland Feed and Supply in Hamilton, Mont., for exposing workers to grain bin hazards
  • May 16 [Region 8 News Release] - 2011 - 05/16/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Vestas Towers America for safety and health violations at Pueblo, Colo., plant following worker injury
  • May 03 [Region 8 News Release] - 2011 - 05/03/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Columbia Grain in Choteau, Mont., for workplace safety and health violations
  • April 25 [Region 8 News Release] - 2011 - 04/25/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines LM Wind Power Blades of Grand Forks, ND, $136,500 following investigation
  • April 15 [Region 8 News Release] - 2011 - 04/15/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Lowe's Home Centers for 13 violations following inspection at Castle Rock, Colo., store
  • April 13 [Region 8 News Release] - 2011 - 04/13/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites RY Timber Inc. in Livingston, Mont., for exposing workers to combustible dust hazards
  • April 06 [Region 8 News Release] - 2011 - 04/06/2011 - Missouri Slope Lutheran Care Center in Bismarck, ND, recognized by US Labor Department's OSHA for excellence in safety and health
  • April 04 [Region 8 News Release] - 2011 - 04/04/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines North Central Farmers Elevator in Ipswich, SD, $378,000 for exposing workers to grain engulfment
  • April 04 [Region 8 News Release] - 2011 - 04/04/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites homebuilder DR Horton and 4 subcontractors for fall hazards at Parker, Colo., construction site
  • March 23 [Region 8 News Release] - 2011 - 03/23/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Dakota Prairie Organic Flour in Harvey, ND, for exposing workers to variety of workplace hazards
  • March 15 [Region 8 News Release] - 2011 - 03/15/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites W Construction in Belgrade, Mont., for exposing employees to trench cave-in hazards
  • March 13 [Region 8 News Release] - 2011 - 03/13/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Carlson Well Service in Powers Lake, ND, for exposing workers to unsafe conditions at oil service rig
  • March 09 [Region 8 News Release] - 2011 - 03/09/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Evraz Rocky Mountain Steel in Pueblo, Colo., for safety violations following inspection of seamless tube mill
  • March 08 [Region 8 News Release] - 2011 - 03/08/2011 - Trelleborg Sealing Solutions in Broomfield, Colo., recognized by OSHA for excellence in workplace safety and health
  • March 03 [Region 8 News Release] - 2011 - 03/03/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Ifco Systems pallet recycling facility
  • February 08 [Region 8 News Release] - 2011 - 02/08/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites North Western Energy in Billings, Mont., for electrical hazards after employee injured by high-voltage equipment
  • January 21 [Region 8 News Release] - 2011 - 01/21/2011 - Tesoro Petroleum refinery in Mandan, ND, recognized by US Department of Labor's OSHA for excellence in job safety and health
  • January 06 [Region 8 News Release] - 2011 - 01/06/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites MillerCoors LLC following investigation of ammonia release, proposes $63,500 in fines
  • January 04 [Region 8 News Release] - 2011 - 01/04/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Speedy Rooter Inc. of South Sioux City, Neb., following double fatality in sewer manhole
2010
  • December 28 [Region 8 News Release] - 2010 - 12/28/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines LM Wind Power Blades in Grand Forks, ND, following worker fatality investigation
  • December 23 [Region 8 News Release] - 2010 - 12/23/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA forms alliance with Lake Region State College in Devils Lake, ND
  • December 15 [Region 8 News Release] - 2010 - 12/15/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Lucas Oil Production Studios following cameraman's death at Lakewood, Colo., race course
  • November 24 [Region 8 News Release] - 2010 - 11/24/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites foam manufacturer Styro-Tech LLC
  • October 15 [Region 8 News Release] - 2010 - 10/15/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Tactical Cleaning Co. following worker death at tank cleaning facility in Commerce City, Colo.
  • October 14 [Region 8 News Release] - 2010 - 10/14/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites two Superior, Mont., wood product companies for exposing workers to combustible dust and safety hazards
  • September 30 [Region 8 News Release] - 2010 - 09/30/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines J.R. Simplot Co. of Boise, Idaho, $59,000 for safety and health violations at Grand Forks, ND, site
  • August 26 [Region 8 News Release] - 2010 - 08/26/2010 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA orders Utah Transit Authority to pay more than $130,000 to former worker in whistleblower case
  • May 10 [Region 8 News Release] - 2010 - 05/10/2010 - US Labor Departmentís OSHA proposes $217,000 in fines against US Postal Service for electrical hazards at Denver mail processing facility
  • February 25 [Region 8 News Release] - 2010 - 02/25/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 2 contractors for violations of Occupational Safety and Health Act
  • January 15 [Region 8 News Release] - 2010 - 01/15/2010 - MillerCoors Grain Elevator in Golden, Colo., recognized by US Labor Department's OSHA for excellence in occupational safety and health
  • January 15 [Region 8 News Release] - 2010 - 01/15/2010 - Delta Air Lines, DAL Global Services in Colorado Springs, Colo., again recognized by US Labor Department's OSHA for safety and health excellence
2009
  • November 23 [Region 8 News Release] - 2009 - 11/23/2009 - US Department of Labor fines Tempel Grain Elevators LLP of Wiley, Colo., more than $1.6 million following teenage worker's death
  • September 22 [Region 8 News Release] - 2009 - 09/22/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites 2 Texas-based companies for fall hazards at Colorado worksite
  • September 11 [Region 8 News Release] - 2009 - 09/11/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Nelson Pipeline Constructors Inc. in Fort Lupton, Colo., for alleged safety violations
  • September 11 [Region 8 News Release] - 2009 - 09/11/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Spaccamonti Excavating Inc. in Pueblo, Colo., for alleged safety violations

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