December

  • December 30 - Federal Register 80:81475 - 81477 - Occupational Exposure to Beryllium
  • December 30 - OSHA Regional News Brief - US Labor Department's OSHA urges recovery workers and public to safeguard themselves against hazards during flood and storm cleanup
  • December 30 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA urges recovery workers and public to safeguard themselves against hazards during flood and storm cleanup
  • December 29 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites roofing contractor for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • December 29 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Alliance Laundry worker's hand crushed, finger amputated after catching in folding machine, company has repeatedly failed to safeguard machines
  • December 28 - OSHA Regional News Brief - US Labor Department urges tornado recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • December 28 - OSHA Regional News Brief - US Labor Department urges tornado recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • December 28 - Federal Register 80:80812 - 80813 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; OSHA Strategic Partnership Program for Worker Safety and Health
  • December 28 - OSHA Regional News Brief - US Labor Department urges tornado recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • December 28 - OSHA News Release - OSHA cites business for exposing immigrant workers with limited English skills to many hazards; company faces more than $366K in proposed penalties
  • December 28 - OSHA Regional News Brief - 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 28 - OSHA Regional News Brief - US Labor Department urges tornado recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • December 23 - OSHA National News Release - Administrative court sets precedent, allowing request for enterprise-wide hazard abatement by employer to proceed to trial
  • December 23 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA, Independent Electrical Contractors renew alliance aimed at protecting construction workers from electrical hazards
  • December 23 - OSHA News Release - Administrative court sets precedent, allowing request for enterprise-wide hazard abatement by employer to proceed to trial
  • December 23 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Tarentum, Pennsylvania, manufacturer again cited for exposing employees to electrical, other safety hazards
  • December 23 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Defective crane at Vidor, Texas, work site resulted in worker death
  • December 23 - OSHA Regional News Brief - WKL Roofing exposes workers to falls, other serious safety hazards at job site in Port Orange, Florida
  • December 23 - OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Lockhart Concrete after employees are observed working in unprotected trench
  • December 23 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA, Federal Aviation Administration sign agreement on joint responsibilities for protecting airline workers from retaliation
  • December 22 - OSHA News Release - Havertown construction company with ‘severe violator’ owner fined $70K by OSHA for willfully exposing workers to falls up to 25 feet
  • December 22 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites roofing contractor for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • December 22 - OSHA News Release - Springfield, Missouri, warehouse fails to report hospitalization of 3 workers injured when pallets of glass bottles collapse at packaging facility
  • December 22 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Worker suffers fractured finger when hand becomes caught in unguarded machine at Berlin, Wisconsin, screen printing shop
  • December 22 - OSHA News Release - Area builder cited for dangerous fall hazards twice in a month
  • December 21 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Defective crane at Vidor, Texas, work site resulted in worker death
  • December 21 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Milton, Pennsylvania, manufacturer cited for workplace safety and health hazards after employee sustains 2nd- and 3rd-degree burns
  • December 18 - Federal Register 80:78977 - 78978 - Streamlining of Provisions on State Plans for Occupational Safety and Health
  • December 17 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA renews alliance to protect roadway construction workers
  • December 17 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Camden Park exposes employees to serious workplace safety hazards
  • December 17 - OSHA News Release - Forever 21 Retail Inc. agrees to correct hazards, pay $100K in penalties for safety violations at Westfarms Mall store in Farmington, Connecticut
  • December 17 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Framing contractor cited by OSHA for failing to report hospitalizations and exposing workers to various hazards at a Fort Worth construction site
  • December 17 - OSHA News Release - Habitual workplace safety violator Force Corp. again exposes roofing workers to potentially fatal fall hazards
  • December 17 - Federal Register 80:78773 - 78775 - The Standard on 4, 4'--Methylenedianiline (MDA) in Construction; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • December 17 - Federal Register 80:78775 - 78776 - Hexavalent Chromium Standards; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • December 16 - OSHA News Release - Plaster workers made to work above two stories at two Ohio construction sites without guard rails or fall protection
  • December 16 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Worker's hand mutilated because his employer, Southern Fiber Inc., knowingly disregarded identified OSHA safety hazards
  • December 16 - OSHA News Release - 3 workers suffer amputation injuries at envelope printing facility, company continues to ignore machine safety procedures
  • December 16 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Forklift operators exposed to 20-foot fall, trip hazards while working in low-light conditions at St. Louis warehouse
  • December 16 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Quality Ready Mix for repeatedly exposing workers to fall, machine hazards at Ohio cement plant
  • December 15 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Coca-Cola distribution warehouse in Monmouth Junction, New Jersey, cited for repeat and serious safety and health workplace violations
  • December 15 - OSHA News Release - Illinois metal plating company exposes workers to noise, toxic metal, other hazards at Cicero plant
  • December 15 - Federal Register 80:77991 - 77996 - Semiannual Regulatory Agenda
  • December 10 - Federal Register 80:76712 - 76713 - The Standard on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Shipyard Employment; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • December 10 - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department, Dollar Tree reach settlement agreement to implement enhanced safety measures nationwide
  • December 09 - OSHA News Release - Painters exposed to dust more than 6 times OSHA's permissible limits at Watseka, Illinois, metal fabricating shop
  • December 09 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Bickmore, West Virginia, logging company cited for exposing workers to safety hazards
  • December 09 - OSHA Statement - Statement from Assistant Secretary of Labor Dr. David Michaels on roofing company owner's guilty plea today to charges related to employee's fatal fall
  • December 09 - OSHA News Release - Electronics recycler over-exposes workers to lead, fined more than $56K
  • December 09 - OSHA News Release - Worker wrongfully terminated after workplace injury, company ordered to pay more than $332K in back wages and damages, as well as attorney's fees
  • December 09 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites AWS Roofing for exposing workers to fall hazard
  • December 09 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Vallencourt for exposing workers to cave-in hazards while installing water and sewer lines in Jacksonville
  • December 08 - OSHA News Release - Worker suffers severe injuries when he falls inside water tower
  • December 08 - OSHA News Release - Wyman Gordon employees exposed to mechanical and electrical hazards
  • December 08 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA reaches settlement with Blue Rhino in 2013 propane explosion that severely injured 6 workers at Taveras, Florida, tank facility
  • December 08 - OSHA News Release - Worker suffers severe injuries when he falls inside water tower
  • December 08 - OSHA News Release - OSHA cites San Antonio framing contractor after worker falls 35 feet to his death at Kyle, Texas, work site; employer continues to ignore hazards
  • December 08 - OSHA News Release - Workers exposed to high levels of methylene chloride, multiple hazards at Colona, Illinois, truck repair facility
  • December 08 - OSHA News Release - OSHA finds safety issues with ammonia refrigeration systems at Case Farms' Ohio plants, proposes additional $462K in penalties
  • December 07 - Federal Register 80:76049 - 76050 - Curtis-Strauss LLC: Grant of Expansion of Recognition
  • December 07 - Federal Register 80:76044 - 76045 - Canadian Standards Association: Grant of Expansion of Recognition
  • December 07 - Federal Register 80:76045 - 76047 - TUV SUD America Inc.: Application for Expansion of Recognition
  • December 07 - Federal Register 80:76047 - 76049 - Quality Auditing Institute, Ltd.: Application for Expansion of Recognition and Modification to the List of Appropriate NRTL Program Test Standards
  • December 04 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA renews alliance with Lamar Outdoor Advertising
  • December 04 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA renews alliance with Altec Industries Inc. to protect workers from hazards
  • December 03 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Portersville, Pennsylvania, manufacturer again cited by OSHA for exposing employees to safety and health hazards
  • December 03 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Somerset County flavoring and fragrance manufacturer exposed workers to respiratory and other workplace safety and health hazards
  • December 03 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Main Line utility construction company exposed employees to cave-in hazards in a nearly 8-foot deep trench
  • December 03 - Federal Register 80:75693 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response
  • December 03 - Federal Register 80:75694 - 75695 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; The 1,2-Dibromo-3-Chloropropane Standard
  • December 03 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Merit Construction Services after worker injured in fall at Milwaukee parking structure
  • December 02 - Federal Register 80:75472 - 75480 - Nucor Steel Connecticut Incorporated; Application for Permanent Variance and Interim Order; Grant of Interim Order; Request for Comments
  • December 02 - OSHA News Release - Batavia, Illinois, builder exposes workers to dangerous fall hazards
  • December 02 - OSHA News Release - Connecticut manufacturer unlawfully discharged employees for filing OSHA safety and health complaints, US Labor Department charges
  • December 02 - OSHA News Release - OSHA issues notices to West Haven, Connecticut VA Medical Center for exposing workers to new and recurring hazards
  • December 01 - OSHA News Release - 3 OSHA citations since April 2015 for nation's largest cookie, cracker manufacturer
  • December 01 - OSHA News Release - Bronx hair salon must pay $165K to fired employee who warned co-workers of formaldehyde hazards
  • December 01 - Federal Register 80:75134 - 75135 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Asbestos in Shipyards Standard
  • December 01 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Workers exposed to multiple safety hazards at Norwalk, Ohio, packaging plant
  • December 01 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Luzerne County box manufacturer failed to abate safety violations and continued exposing workers to hazards
  • December 01 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA issues tools to help prevent workplace violence in healthcare settings

November

  • November 30 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Essex County gutter and roof cleaning company again fails to provide workers with fall protection at Bergen County worksites
  • November 30 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA to hold facilitated discussion on updated Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines
  • November 30 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds Seaford, Delaware, ice plant failed again to guard machinery, resulting in employee suffering amputation of both legs
  • November 27 - Federal Register 80:74144 - 74146 - QPS Evaluation Services, Inc.: Request for Renewal of Recognition and Applications for Expansion of Recognition
  • November 24 - Federal Register 80:73229 - Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH)
  • November 24 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Gravedigger engulfed in cave-in of unguarded grave at Long Island cemetery
  • November 24 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Two employers cited for exposing workers to cave-in hazards at an unprotected trench in Conroe, Texas; fines total $65,900
  • November 23 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Speedway lacking adequate workplace violence safeguards, OSHA finds
  • November 23 - OSHA News Release - Bloomer, Wisconsin, roofing contractor endangers workers, ignores safety regulations
  • November 23 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Power press operator loses 3 fingers at Akron metal stamping plant
  • November 23 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Two employers cited for exposing workers to fall hazards after a worker falls to his death at a Conroe, Texas, construction site
  • November 23 - OSHA Regional News Brief - JA Siding Construction Services in Georgia exposed workers to dangerous falls and other safety hazards
  • November 23 - OSHA Regional News Brief - United Hospital Supply Corp. exposes employees to repeat safety and health hazards at manufacturing facility in Burlington, New Jersey
  • November 23 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health schedules meeting of the Emergency Response and Preparedness Subcommittee
  • November 19 - OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Baton Rouge, Louisiana, business in trench collapse that killed worker
  • November 19 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Three commercial real estate renovators willfully expose workers to asbestos in San Antonio; fines total $112,000
  • November 18 - OSHA News Release - Worker 'would not have died' in Longmeadow, Massachusetts, trench if employer had followed proper procedures, says OSHA
  • November 17 - Federal Register 80:71843 - 71844 - TUV Rheinland of North America, Inc.: Grant of Expansion of Recognition
  • November 17 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA issues notices to Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center for exposing workers to an unsafe workplace
  • November 16 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA investigation finds 37 safety and health violations at Ridgway, Pennsylvania, metal company after worker suffers leg amputation
  • November 16 - OSHA National News Release - OSHA seeks public comment as it updates Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines
  • November 16 - OSHA News Release - Furniture manufacturer, staffing agency expose workers to hazards twice in 14 months
  • November 13 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Employee struck by forklift at Schenectady recycling facility
  • November 12 - Federal Register 80:69984 - 69985 - Agency Information Collection Activities: Announcement of the Office of Management and Budget Control Numbers Under the Paperwork Reduction Act
  • November 10 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Philadelphia stucco company continues to expose workers to fall hazards on construction site
  • November 10 - OSHA News Release - Unguarded balcony, lack of fall protection cause death of Dallas construction worker, OSHA finds
  • November 09 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA and the American Red Cross renew alliance focused on protecting the safety and health of volunteers, employees
  • November 09 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA publishes final rule for handling retaliation complaints from workers in railroad and public transportation industries
  • November 09 - OSHA News Release - OSHA signing ceremony renews alliance with Georgia Youth
  • November 09 - OSHA News Release - Schaumburg, Illinois, sewer and water contractor again exposes workers to trench cave-in hazards
  • November 09 - Federal Register 80:69115 - 69138 - Procedures for the Handling of Retaliation Complaints Under the National Transit Systems Security Act and the Federal Railroad Safety Act
  • November 09 - OSHA Regional News Brief - After amputation at Austin manufacturing plant, OSHA cites employer and temp agency for safety violations
  • November 06 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA requests comments on guidance document that addresses whistleblower retaliation
  • November 05 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Lancaster County construction company again exposes workers to dangerous fall hazards at Temple, Pennsylvania, work site
  • November 05 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Acton based granite countertop manufacturer exposes employees to new and recurring safety hazards after failing to correct violation
  • November 03 - OSHA News Release - Worker injured when 1K-pound load falls from crane
  • November 03 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA renews alliance with the David L. Carrasco Job Corps Center to promote worker safety and health for young adults
  • November 02 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Roofers made to work above 3 stories without guard rails, fall protection
  • November 02 - Federal Register 80:67432 - 67433 - Preparations for the 30th Session of the UN Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (UNSCEGHS)
  • November 02 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Berks County excavation contractor exposed workers to trenching hazards; OSHA levies more than $57K in fines
  • November 02 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Workers at IPMF LLC exposed to dangerous machine parts

October

  • October 29 - Federal Register 80:66578 - 66579 - National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH)
  • October 29 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA renews alliance with Louisiana Associated General Contractors to promote worker safety and health
  • October 29 - OSHA Statement - Statement from Assistant Secretary of Labor Dr. David Michaels on BLS report on occupational injuries and illnesses in 2014
  • October 29 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Dollar General Corp. continues to expose employees to workplace safety and health hazards at store in Hamburg, Pennsylvania
  • October 29 - Federal Register 80:66579 - 66581 - Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health
  • October 28 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA schedules meeting of National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
  • October 28 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Landscape employee's death after being struck by rock 'easily preventable'
  • October 28 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health to meet Dec. 1-2; seeks nominations for six seats
  • October 27 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA's regional emphasis program focuses on reducing illness and injury at Southwestern chicken processing facilities
  • October 27 - OSHA News Release - Iowa postal facility exposes mail handler to excessive heat
  • October 26 - Federal Register 80:65246 - 65247 - The 1,3-Butadiene Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • October 26 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA will hold a meeting of the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee
  • October 26 - OSHA News Release - OSHA's regional emphasis program focuses on reducing illness and injury at Southeastern chicken processing facilities
  • October 26 - Federal Register 80:65247 - 65248 - Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee (WPAC)
  • October 22 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Roofing Contractor cited for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • October 20 - OSHA News Release - OSHA partnership will protect laborers on Oregon Clean Energy Center project in Ohio
  • October 20 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Chicago roofers exposed to dangerous asbestos hazards
  • October 20 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Food manufacturer exposes workers to amputation hazards
  • October 20 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA and the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries sign alliance to address machinery, chemical, other hazards in scrap recycling industry
  • October 20 - OSHA News Release - Georgia lumber mill repeatedly exposes workers to falls, electrocution and other workplace safety hazards
  • October 19 - OSHA News Release - OSHA cites US Fish and Wildlife Service for serious, repeated violations at Pendills Creek National Fish Hatchery
  • October 19 - OSHA News Release - Ashley Furniture cited again for on-the-job machine hazards
  • October 16 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Trenching cave-in injures drainpipe installer employee
  • October 15 - OSHA News Release - OSHA finds improper load rigging caused fatal worker injury in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • October 15 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Agricultural manufacturer exposes workers to amputation, other safety hazards
  • October 15 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Aspen Foods after machine takes part of worker's finger
  • October 14 - OSHA News Release - Railcar was unsafe for entry before deadly blast killed two workers, injured a third at Omaha cleaning facility
  • October 14 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Worker suffers 3rd-degree burns in glass factory fire
  • October 14 - OSHA News Release - Alabama lumber mill continues to expose workers to amputations, falls and other deadly workplace safety hazards
  • October 13 - Federal Register 80:61472 - 61474 - SGS North America, Inc.: Application for Expansion of Recognition
  • October 08 - OSHA News Release - OSHA: Meatpacking District fatality 'completely avoidable'
  • October 08 - OSHA News Release - OSHA: Meatpacking District fatality 'completely avoidable'
  • October 08 - OSHA News Release - OSHA: Meatpacking District fatality 'completely avoidable'
  • October 08 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Bag manufacturer exposes workers to amputation hazards
  • October 08 - OSHA News Release - OSHA: Meatpacking District fatality 'completely avoidable' Harco Construction and Sky Materials Corp. cited for willful safety violations
  • October 08 - OSHA News Release - OSHA cites the US Forest Service for serious, repeated violations at two Malheur National Forest ranger districts
  • October 08 - OSHA News Release - OSHA: Meatpacking District fatality 'completely avoidable'
  • October 08 - OSHA News Release - OSHA: Fatalidad en el distrito de Meatpacking 'completamente evitable'
  • October 07 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds excavating company exposed employees to trenching hazards at Evans City, Pennsylvania, worksite
  • October 07 - OSHA News Release - Safety mechanisms would have prevented worker's death
  • October 07 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Construction contractors from Lebanon and Lancaster counties cited by OSHA for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • October 07 - - Testimony of Assistant Secretary Dr. David Michaels before the House Committee on Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Workforce
  • October 06 - Federal Register 80:60408 - 60410 - Canadian Standards Association: Application for Expansion of Recognition
  • October 06 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Falling boxes of patio furniture at Massachusetts Big Lots store strike employee, causing hospitalization
  • October 06 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department urges storm recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • October 06 - OSHA Regional News Brief - US Labor Department urges storm recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • October 05 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds fragrance manufacturer exposes employees to safety and health hazards in Piscataway, New Jersey
  • October 05 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Charleston roofing contractor cited after worker hospitalized for heat-related illness while working at State Capitol Complex
  • October 05 - OSHA News Release - OSHA finds improperly equipped furnace led to deadly explosion at TIMET's Morgantown, Pennsylvania, manufacturing plant
  • October 05 - Federal Register 80:60033 - 60040 - Electrical Safety-Related Work Practices; Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution; Electrical Protective Equipment; Corrections
  • October 05 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Federal judge orders Idaho, employer to pay $100 for retaliating against employee who told OSHA of safety concerns
  • October 05 - OSHA News Release - Worker's hand injected with fluid during machine maintenance at Calhoun, Georgia, rubber mat manufacturer
  • October 05 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Judge affirms OSHA citations against Alabama auto parts supplier following the amputation of a temporary worker's hand and fingers
  • October 05 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Brooklyn contractor for fatal worker fall
  • October 01 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Wilmington company cited after worker hospitalized for heat-related illness during the construction of new residences
  • October 01 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Maintenance employee suffers multiple fractures in fall

September

  • September 30 - OSHA Regional News Brief - San Marcos, Texas, auto parts maker and staffing employer fined $43K by OSHA for heat, noise and other workplace hazards
  • September 30 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Ammonia hazard training absent for temporary workers at Illinois meat processing plant
  • September 30 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Judge upholds OSHA citations and $181K penalties for contractors whose employees worked near energized power lines on Long Island
  • September 30 - OSHA Regional News Brief - 36-foot fall kills construction worker in New Braunfels, Texas; OSHA cites contractors
  • September 30 - OSHA News Release - AmeriGas Propane LP flouts safety standards designed to prevent catastrophe
  • September 30 - OSHA News Release - Electronics recycling workers exposed to high levels of lead, cadmium at Plainfield, Illinois, facility
  • September 30 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Weapons manufacturer fined $197K for endangering workers
  • September 30 - OSHA News Release - Laundry company continues to jeopardize employee safety after worker death at New York facility in 2011
  • September 29 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA asks Connecticut employers to safeguard workers after heat leads to employee's kidney failure
  • September 29 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Construction contractor exposes workers to fall hazards at Morgantown, West Virginia, worksite
  • September 29 - OSHA News Release - Teen contractor loses leg, co-worker loses fingers at Case Farms
  • September 28 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Elkview roofing contractor willfully fails to provide fall protection to workers, exposing them to falls of up to nearly 20 feet
  • September 28 - OSHA News Release - Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, excavation company exposes workers to trench cave-in hazards
  • September 28 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites gun range for workplace lead, arsenic exposure
  • September 28 - OSHA News Release - Aerial lift collapses, worker plummets at railcar facility
  • September 28 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Safety hazards persist at Indiana shipyard
  • September 28 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Dollar General Corp. exposes employees to workplace safety and health hazards at stores in Boone and Harrison counties
  • September 28 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Woman has 2 fingers amputated while operating mechanical power press for first time at Homerville, Georgia, manufacturing facility
  • September 25 - Federal Register 80:57878 - 57879 - The Lead in General Industry Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • September 25 - Federal Register 80:57765 - 57766 - Clarification of Employer's Continuing Obligation To Make and Maintain an Accurate Record of Each Recordable Injury and Illness; Extension of Comment Period
  • September 24 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Machine operators exposed to excessive heat at Sterling Technologies Inc. in Erie County
  • September 23 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Employees exposed to dangerous workplace hazards at Pennsauken aluminum services plant; company fined $308K
  • September 23 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Cave-in protection failures cited after excavation collapse in Missoula
  • September 22 - Federal Register 80:57231 - 57232 - The Lead in Construction Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • September 22 - Federal Register 80:57232 - 57234 - Curtis-Straus LLC: Application for Expansion of Recognition
  • September 22 - Federal Register 80:57222 - 57231 - Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratories; Proposed Revised Fee Schedule and Proposed Adoption of New Application Acceptance and Review Procedures
  • September 22 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Queens manufacturer exposes employees to new and recurring hazards
  • September 22 - OSHA News Release - Amputation, other injuries at Pilgrim's Pride chicken facilities 'preventable'
  • September 22 - OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Martin Foundry Co. for workplace lead exposure
  • September 21 - OSHA News Release - US Army Corps of Engineers workers face unsafe conditions at Soo Locks
  • September 21 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites nation's largest cookie and cracker manufacturer after machine takes part of worker's finger
  • September 21 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA extends comment period for proposed rule clarifying employers' continuing obligation to make and maintain accurate records of injuries, illnesses
  • September 21 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Pier 1 Imports in Fort Worth cited by OSHA for safety hazards at two sites; fines total $86,100
  • September 17 - OSHA Statement - Statement from Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez on fatal occupational injuries in 2014
  • September 17 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Heat-related exposure claims life of a contract worker at a petroleum refinery
  • September 17 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites US Postal Service in Greenville, SC for falls and other hazards
  • September 17 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA revises publication to protect the safety of firefighters
  • September 16 - OSHA News Release - OSHA safety citations upheld for 'Midnight Rider' production company
  • September 16 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites dry wall manufacturer for exposing workers to respiratory, chemical and fall hazards
  • September 15 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Lancaster structural steel erection company cited after worker hospitalized for heat-related illness during bridge reconstruction project
  • September 15 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Judge upholds OSHA citations and penalties in Rochester amputation case
  • September 14 - OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Country Vision Cooperative for exposing workers to grain bin hazards
  • September 14 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Atlanta window and door manufacturer, staffing agencies cited for exposing nearly 90 workers to fire, amputations and other serious safety hazards
  • September 14 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Extreme heat claims day laborer's life at metal recycler
  • September 14 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Logging company willfully exposes workers to amputation hazards at Elkview, West Virginia, worksite
  • September 10 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites food processing plant after worker exposed to refrigerant ammonia
  • September 10 - OSHA News Release - OSHA renews alliance with T&T Staff Management Inc. to promote worker safety and health
  • September 10 - OSHA News Release - OSHA says worker safety pays, amputations cost
  • September 10 - OSHA News Release - Recurring hazards at Wegmans Food Markets Inc. bakery in Rochester, New York, injure 2 workers
  • September 10 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Employees of Plainville, Connecticut, electroplating company exposed to chemical, mechanical hazards
  • September 08 - OSHA News Release - 45-year-old worker loses parts of 3 fingers on table saw
  • September 08 - OSHA News Release - 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 - Federal Register 80:53330 - 53331 - The Lead in Construction Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • September 03 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Construction contractors cited for exposing workers on a multi-employer worksite to excavation hazards
  • September 03 - OSHA News Release - Legal Life Plans Inc. ordered to pay $119K in wages, damages to whistle-blowing worker fired after reporting securities fraud
  • September 03 - OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Bergen Regional Medical Center after 8 employees assaulted or threatened by patients since February
  • September 02 - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department awards $10.5M in workplace safety and health training grants to 80 nonprofit organizations to help high-risk workers, employers
  • September 02 - OSHA News Release - Bowling center mechanic's strangulation death a 'preventable workplace tragedy'
  • September 02 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Deficient medical management leads to musculoskeletal injuries at Delaware poultry processing plant
  • September 02 - OSHA News Release - Home builder fails to protect workers from unsafe machinery, falls and other safety hazards
  • September 01 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Chemical processing manufacturer cited for failing to protect workers from catastrophic chemical exposures in Palestine, Texas
  • September 01 - OSHA News Release - Metal salvage recycler's safety failures cited in death of maintenance manager
  • September 01 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Mississippi sawmill exposes workers to unprotected machinery, combustible dust and other hazards
  • September 01 - OSHA News Release - Nebraska flooring manufacturer tries to conceal hazards as OSHA investigates temporary worker's amputated fingers

August

  • August 31 - OSHA News Release - OSHA renews alliance with Mexican Consulate in Austin to promote worker safety and health
  • August 31 - OSHA News Release - OSHA renews alliance with Mexican Consulate in El Paso to promote worker safety and health
  • August 31 - OSHA News Release - 2 workers suffer amputations in separate incidents, less than 2 weeks apart, due to Oakwood, Georgia, plastic manufacturer's safety failures
  • August 31 - OSHA News Release - Idea Nuova again exposes employees to blocked exit and fire hazards
  • August 27 - OSHA Regional News Brief - US Court of Appeals holds serial OSHA violator in contempt
  • August 27 - OSHA News Release - 54-year-old employee loses 4 fingers at Wahlco recycling plant
  • August 27 - OSHA News Release - Battery recycling facility continues to expose workers to dangerous levels of lead, cadmium at Lancaster, Ohio, facility
  • August 27 - OSHA Regional News Brief - South Florida's Latite Roofing continues to expose workers to dangerous falls
  • August 26 - Federal Register 80:51844 - 51845 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Blasting and the Use of Explosives
  • August 26 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Moving company cited in heat-related death of worker
  • August 26 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Workers exposed to multiple hazards at farm machinery manufacturer
  • August 25 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Atlanta's American Air Filter Co. continues to expose workers to serious safety hazards
  • August 25 - Federal Register 80:51607 - 51608 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Marine Terminal Operations and Longshoring Standards
  • August 24 - - Voluntary Protection Programs Participants' Association
  • August 24 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Alabama roofing contractor sentenced for making false statements to OSHA inspectors following an incident that seriously injured 3 workers
  • August 24 - OSHA Trade Release - Initial meeting set for Emergency Response and Preparedness Subcommittee of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
  • August 20 - OSHA News Release - 23-year-old worker loses part of finger in machine
  • August 20 - Federal Register 80:50652 - 50662 - Impregilo Healy Parsons Joint Venture; Grant of a PermanentVariance
  • August 19 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA directive explains new process to assist early resolution of whistleblower complaints
  • August 19 - OSHA News Release - Hannaford Supermarkets acts to prevent musculoskeletal injuries for warehouse employees in Maine and New York
  • August 19 - OSHA News Release - Hannaford Supermarkets acts to prevent musculoskeletal injuries for warehouse employees in Maine and New York
  • August 19 - Federal Register 80:50325 - 50326 - Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • August 18 - Federal Register 80:50046 - 50047 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Cadmium in General Industry Standard
  • August 18 - Federal Register 80:49897 - 49909 - Streamlining of Provisions on State Plans for Occupational Safetyand Health
  • August 18 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Pallet rental company fined nearly $59K by OSHA for failing to protect employees from noise hazards at Hazelton depot
  • August 18 - OSHA News Release - Cleveland manufacturer exposes workers to amputation, other hazards
  • August 18 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites A & W Roofing for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • August 18 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA to hold monthly meetings of National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health Temporary Workers Work Group
  • August 18 - Federal Register 80:49956 - 49968 - Streamlining of Provisions on State Plans for Occupational Safetyand Health
  • August 17 - Federal Register 80:49278 - 49279 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMBReview; Comment Request; Cadmium in Construction Standard
  • August 17 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Pipe insulator and staffing agency cited for exposing workers to amputation hazards in Houston
  • August 14 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA: Bridgeport Family Dollar store employees face exit access hazards
  • August 13 - Federal Register 80:48571 - 48572 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMBReview; Comment Request; Reports of Injuries to Employees OperatingMechanical Power Presses
  • August 13 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA updates National Emphasis Program on amputations
  • August 13 - OSHA Regional News Brief - 21-year-old employee loses 4 fingers on his first day
  • August 13 - OSHA News Release - Chicken processor faces $861K in fines after OSHA finds workers continue to be exposed to serious amputation, electrocution and fall hazards
  • August 12 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA report: Inzi Controls Inc., continues to expose workers to amputation hazards
  • August 12 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Construction company cited in death of worker at wind energy site
  • August 11 - OSHA News Release - Illinois construction companies, manager face nearly $2M in fines for exposing workers to known asbestos hazards
  • August 11 - OSHA News Release - Emergency medical transport company ignores health precautions, ambulance workers unprotected from risks of infection and disease
  • August 11 - Federal Register 80:48120 - 48121 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMBReview; Comment Request; Temporary Labor Camps Standard
  • August 10 - OSHA News Release - Elk Grove Village, Illinois, shop exposes workers to respiratory, other hazards
  • August 10 - Federal Register 80:47955 - 47956 - Curtis-Straus LLC: Grant of Expansion of Recognition
  • August 10 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Fire truck manufacturer exposes workers to amputation and fall hazards
  • August 10 - Federal Register 80:47953 - 47955 - TUV Rheinland of North America, Inc.: Application for Expansion of Recognition
  • August 07 - Federal Register 80:47565 - 47828 - Occupational Exposure to Beryllium and Beryllium Compounds; Proposed Rule
  • August 07 - OSHA News Release - Republic Steel exposes workers repeatedly to fall, chemical and other hazards at Lorain, Ohio, steel mill
  • August 07 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Trucking company fined $156K for exposing workers to a variety of safety and health hazards
  • August 06 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Worker's hand is amputated by power press at Akron, Ohio, manufacturer
  • August 06 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Newark recycling plant exposed workers to safety and health hazards
  • August 06 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds Wisconsin packaging plant disabled machine safety devices
  • August 06 - OSHA National News Release - OSHA proposal would lower beryllium levels, increase workplace protections
  • August 06 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Specialty fabric manufacturer, Twitchell Products LLC, cited a second time for exposing employees to amputations, burns and falls
  • August 06 - - Press Teleconference on Proposed Beryllium Rulemaking
  • August 05 - OSHA Regional News Brief - The Atlanta Journal Constitution cited for repeatedly exposing workers to amputation, electrocution and other workplace hazards
  • August 05 - Federal Register 80:46487 - 46492 - Maine State Plan for State and Local Government Employers
  • August 05 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Workers exposed to multiple safety and health hazards at boiler manufacturer
  • August 04 - OSHA News Release - Nursing facility to implement procedures to reduce musculoskeletal injuries suffered by workers providing resident care
  • August 04 - OSHA News Release - OSHA again cites Kapco Inc. after portion of employee's finger amputated; co-worker has similar injury in 2014 on same machine
  • August 04 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA approves Maine as newest State Plan protecting state and local government workers
  • August 04 - OSHA Regional News Brief - U.S. Labor Department sues Continental Alloys and Services Inc. in Houston for wrongfully firing an employee
  • August 04 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Florida pallet recycling company exposes temporary and full-time workers to deadly safety hazards following OSHA inspection
  • August 03 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Worker suffers severe burns at Bellevue, Ohio, plastic company
  • August 03 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Chaney Roofing Maintenance for exposing workers to fall hazards

July

  • July 30 - OSHA News Release - Cabinet manufacturer Oak Creations exposed Columbus, Montana, workers to fire, explosion, amputation and respiratory hazards
  • July 30 - OSHA News Release - Steel roller fatally crushed maintenance worker, safety guards ignored
  • July 30 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Plastics company exposes workers to combustible dust, corrosive chemicals and other safety hazards
  • July 29 - Federal Register 80:45116 - 45131 - Clarification of Employer's Continuing Obligation To Make and Maintain an Accurate Record of Each Recordable Injury and Illness
  • July 29 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Releasing highly hazardous chemicals lands Gregory, Texas, energy facility in hot water with OSHA
  • July 29 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Missouri manufacturer exposes workers to amputation hazards
  • July 29 - Federal Register 80:45238 - 45248 - Newport News Shipbuilding; Notice of Application for a Permanent Variance and Request for Comments
  • July 28 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Workers exposed to fire and explosion hazards at perfume factory in Cedar Grove, New Jersey
  • July 28 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA issues proposed rulemaking clarifying the ongoing obligation to make and maintain accurate records of work-related injuries and illnesses
  • July 28 - OSHA News Release - 30-year-old temporary worker needs surgery after her hand catches in packaging machine at Oak Creek, Wisconsin, food manufacturer
  • July 28 - OSHA Regional News Brief - For the third time in a year, Jasper Contractors in Jacksonville, Florida, is cited for exposing workers to dangerous falls and other safety hazards
  • July 28 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Georgia metal fabrication installer fails to protect workers from dangerous falls
  • July 27 - Federal Register 80:44386 - 44398 - Traylor Bros., Inc., Application for Permanent Variance andInterim Order; Grant of Interim Order; Request for Comments
  • July 27 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds Shoreline Foundation Inc. exposes workers to drowning, fall and impalement hazards
  • July 27 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Zareena Investments Inc. doing business as Super Cleaners in San Antonio cited by OSHA...again
  • July 27 - Federal Register 80:44384 - 44386 - TÜV SÜD America, Inc.: Grant of Expansion of Recognition
  • July 24 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Employee's death at International Paper's Ticonderoga plant preventable
  • July 22 - OSHA News Release - Trench collapse seriously injures worker, leads to $424K fine for employer
  • July 22 - OSHA Regional News Brief - LaGrange, Georgia agricultural equipment manufacturer exposes workers to deadly safety hazards
  • July 22 - - Press Teleconference on Texas egregious cases
  • July 22 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA reminds greater Baltimore-area employers to protect workers from heat illness
  • July 22 - OSHA News Release - Texas worker injured after being denied safety equipment; employers cited
  • July 21 - OSHA News Release - Ashley Furniture cited again, faces new proposed penalties for failing to protect workers from moving machine parts
  • July 20 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA provides guidance to OSHA compliance officers for enforcing the revised Hazard Communication standard
  • July 20 - OSHA News Release - Employees of New Britain, Conn., heat treatment plant face chemical, fire, explosion and mechanical hazards
  • July 16 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Workers risked dangerous falls at Shenandoah, Texas, worksite
  • July 16 - OSHA News Release - Pacific Northwest trucking company retaliates against sick, tired drivers again
  • July 16 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Transformers Construction and Buildtronix in Jacksonville, Florida, continues to put employees at risk of dangerous falls and eye protection hazards
  • July 16 - OSHA News Release - Manufacturer cited by OSHA after press crushes worker's finger
  • July 16 - OSHA News Release - Welders and grinders face toxic metal, noise hazards at Springfield, Missouri, plant
  • July 16 - OSHA News Release - Middlefield, Ohio, pallet maker allowed 14-year-old to operate machine illegally, resulting in loss of hand
  • July 16 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Workers risked dangerous falls at Shenandoah, Texas, worksite
  • July 16 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA renews alliance with South Louisiana Service, Transmission, Exploration and Production Safety Network
  • July 15 - OSHA News Release - Worker endures 3 surgeries after press crushes hand at seal manufacturer
  • July 14 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Hugo's Roofing Contractors for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • July 13 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA directive updates inspection procedures for protecting workers from tuberculosis in healthcare settings
  • July 13 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA schedules meeting of the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
  • July 13 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA schedules meeting of the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health in Florida
  • July 13 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Refrigeration company puts temporary and permanent workers at risk of ammonia exposure due to poor maintenance of coolant systems
  • July 13 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Employees injured by violent clients at Birmingham, Alabama, social services center
  • July 13 - OSHA News Release - With long history of violations, El Paso, Texas, company faces more than $321K in federal fines
  • July 09 - OSHA News Release - Auto parts manufacturer ignores safety hazards, worker loses fingertip
  • July 09 - OSHA News Release - Deaths of four workers prompts deeper look at DuPont Safety Practices
  • July 09 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA issues temporary enforcement policy for confined spaces in construction
  • July 09 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department files suit to reinstate John Deere employee dismissed for reporting unsafe working conditions
  • July 06 - OSHA News Release - More employee protections against workplace violence, thanks to changes at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center
  • July 06 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds Alabama plastic manufacturer exposes workers to amputation, fall and electrical hazards
  • July 02 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Furniture plant workers repeatedly exposed to safety and health hazards in Northern New Jersey
  • July 02 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Burlington County general contractor repeatedly exposed construction workers to fall hazards
  • July 02 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Cold storage warehouse fails to protect workers from hazardous gas exposure
  • July 01 - OSHA News Release - Machinist needs several surgeries after catching hand in machine; Kemper Valve & Fittings ignores safety rules
  • July 01 - OSHA News Release - Corizon Health Inc. implementing changes to reduce workplace violence hazards for employees at its locations
  • July 01 - OSHA News Release - Judge affirms OSHA findings in 2012 death of health care coordinator killed by mentally ill client with violent criminal history

June

  • June 30 - Federal Register 80:37310 - 37311 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Permit-Required Confined Spaces in General Industry Standard
  • June 30 - OSHA News Release - Storage system manufacturer's safety failures cause 2 workers to suffer amputations in 2 incidents in three months
  • June 29 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA reminds employers to protect workers from dangers of handling fireworks
  • June 29 - Federal Register 80:37025 - 37026 - Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH)
  • June 29 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Chicago metal shop exposes workers to machine hazards
  • June 29 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Complaint inspection finds workers exposed to amputation hazards at Cleveland Die & Manufacturing Company
  • June 26 - Federal Register 80:36857 - 36858 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Commercial Diving Operations Standard
  • June 26 - Federal Register 80:36858 - 36859 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; The 13 Carcinogens Standard
  • June 26 - Federal Register 80:36856 - 36857 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Hazard Communication Standard
  • June 25 - OSHA National News Release - OSHA adds key hazards for investigators' focus in healthcare inspections
  • June 24 - OSHA Regional News Brief - GP Roofing & Construction LLC, management held in contempt of court for failing to comply with OSHA safety standards
  • June 23 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA reminds DC metro employers to protect workers from heat illness
  • June 23 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA reminds Philadelphia-area employers to protect workers from heat illness
  • June 23 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA reminds greater Baltimore-area employers to protect workers from heat illness
  • June 23 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA reminds northern Delaware employers to protect workers from heat illness
  • June 22 - OSHA News Release - Delaware poultry-processing plant exposed workers to serious hazards including musculoskeletal injuries
  • June 19 - Federal Register 80:35402 - 35403 - OSHA Strategic Partnership Program (OSPP) for Worker Safety and Health
  • June 18 - Federal Register 80:34935 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Asbestos in Construction Standard
  • June 18 - - National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health Meeting
  • June 18 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Melrose Park, Illinois, metal shop exposes workers to machine hazards
  • June 18 - Federal Register 80:34936 - Executive Order 13650 Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security Webinar: Implementation Updates
  • June 18 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites construction company in death of heavy equipment operator
  • June 17 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA requests nominations for membership to the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health
  • June 17 - OSHA News Release - Open-flame heater likely cause of Coalgate oil rig fire; 3 deaths and serious injuries to 2 others, OSHA finds
  • June 17 - OSHA News Release - Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway must reinstate injured conductor and pay $536K in damages for retaliation
  • June 17 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Newark construction company exposed workers to falls, safety hazards at Pennsylvania worksite
  • June 16 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Workers found to be repeatedly exposed to amputation hazards at Canton Drop Forge in Ohio
  • June 16 - OSHA News Release - Temporary staffing company agrees to implement changes to protect employees at all its work sites
  • June 15 - OSHA News Release - East Greenwich, Rhode Island, health clinic provider lacks effective blood hazard safeguards
  • June 15 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Masonry workers repeatedly exposed to head injuries, falls, electrocution by employer Gaspar Fuentes
  • June 15 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds plastic recycler, Cycle Tex Inc., continues to expose workers to fall and amputation hazards
  • June 15 - OSHA News Release - 62-year-old worker dies after manufacturer ignores safety hazards
  • June 12 - OSHA News Release - 7,600-pound conveyor crushes worker after weld failure - a preventable death, says OSHA
  • June 12 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Republic Steel for fall hazards at Lorain, Ohio, mill
  • June 11 - Federal Register 80:33293 - 33294 - The Cadmium in General Industry Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget Approval of Collection of Information (Paperwork) Requirements
  • June 11 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA and the American Society of Safety Engineers renew alliance to protect worker safety and health
  • June 11 - Federal Register 80:33294 - 33296 - Blasting and the Use of Explosives; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • June 11 - OSHA Statement - Statement by OSHA on indictment of roofing company owner charged today in employee's fatal fall
  • June 11 - OSHA News Release - Statement by OSHA on indictment of roofing company owner charged today in employee's fatal fall
  • June 11 - Federal Register 80:33294 - 33296 - Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions
  • June 10 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Workers exposed to physical injury, amputation risks at chemical manufacturing facility
  • June 10 - - Press Teleconference with Meteorologists and Weather Forecasters about OSHA's Heat Illness Prevention Campaign featuring Assistant Secretary Dr. David Michaels and National Weather Service Deputy Director Laura Furgione
  • June 10 - - Speech to Meteorologists on Preventing Heat-Related Illness and Fatalities Among Outdoor Workers
  • June 10 - OSHA News Release - OSHA orders safety upgrades after 7-ton buoy hits, kills 2 workers and injures 2 others at Pearl Harbor naval facility
  • June 10 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Contender Boats continues to expose workers to fall, amputations and electrical hazards
  • June 09 - Federal Register 80:32612 - 32613 - Announcement of FACOSH meeting and member appointments.
  • June 08 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Tip Top Roofing for 2nd time this year after workers observed roofing townhomes without the use of fall protection
  • June 04 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Shoreline Foundation exposes workers to drowning and other hazards
  • June 04 - OSHA News Release - GBW Railcar Services faces OSHA violations and fines after blast injures 7 workers, 2 severely in Cummings, Kansas
  • June 03 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Suburban General Construction Inc. exposes worker to trench cave-in hazards while repairing water lines in River Forest, Illinois
  • June 03 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Detyens Shipyards Inc. cited by OSHA for exposing employees to workplace safety hazards; more than $100K in penalties proposed
  • June 03 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA forms alliance with Lee Lewis Construction Co. in Lubbock, Texas, to prevent construction injuries and illnesses
  • June 03 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA schedules meeting of National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
  • June 03 - OSHA News Release - OSHA urges employers, workers, homeowners and others to protect themselves during flood cleanup
  • June 03 - OSHA News Release - Construction company willfully exposes workers to scaffolding, electrocution hazards at Philadelphia work sites
  • June 03 - Federal Register 80:31622 - 31623 - National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH)
  • June 03 - Federal Register 80:31620 - 31622 - Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH)
  • June 02 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Temporary workers exposed to noise, safety hazards in Morris County
  • June 02 - OSHA News Release - Chicken processing facility repeatedly exposes workers to dangerous machinery hazards
  • June 01 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA publishes guide to restroom access for transgender workers
  • June 01 - OSHA News Release - Boise contractor again puts workers at serious risk of injury, death in unprotected underground trench

May

  • May 28 - Federal Register 80:30573 - 30604 - Guidance for Executive Order 13673, "Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces"
  • May 28 - OSHA News Release - Fatal Staten Island mezzanine collapse should never have happened
  • May 28 - OSHA News Release - Fatal Staten Island mezzanine collapse should never have happened
  • May 28 - OSHA News Release - Derrumbe fatal de entrepiso en Staten Island nunca debio haber ocurrido
  • May 28 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA partners with Health Canada to coordinate labelling and classification requirements for hazardous workplace chemicals
  • May 28 - OSHA News Release - Fatal Staten Island mezzanine collapse should never have happened
  • May 28 - OSHA News Release - Fatal Staten Island mezzanine collapse should never have happened
  • May 28 - OSHA News Release - Fatal Staten Island mezzanine collapse should never have happened
  • May 27 - OSHA News Release - Machine guards may have prevented arm amputation suffered by worker at Cordele, Georgia, sawmill
  • May 27 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds workers again exposed to safety and health hazards at Camden, New Jersey, warehouse
  • May 26 - OSHA News Release - Conway Stores again locks emergency exits at Bronx stores
  • May 26 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Newark gas manufacturer repeatedly exposed employees to workplace hazards
  • May 26 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Atlanta-area commercial lamination company for 18 serious safety and health violations; nearly $80K in penalties proposed
  • May 26 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Worker's finger amputated after being caught in machine at Superior Roll Forming Company in Valley City, Ohio
  • May 22 - OSHA News Release - Alfa Laval faces nearly $500K in fines for Oklahoma safety violations
  • May 22 - OSHA News Release - Federal court finds Martin Foundry, owners and consultants in contempt for not allowing OSHA inspection
  • May 21 - Federal Register 80:29346 - 29348 - The Cadmium in Construction Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Collection of Information (Paperwork) Requirements
  • May 21 - Federal Register 80:29342 - 29344 - Curtis-Straus LLC: Application for Expansion of Recognition
  • May 21 - OSHA News Release - Sifco fails to protect workers from molten metal, dangerous machinery
  • May 21 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Workers continue to be exposed to amputation, other hazards at Lebanon Seaboard Corporation in Danville, Illinois
  • May 21 - Federal Register 80:29344 - 29345 - The Asbestos in Shipyards Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • May 21 - OSHA News Release - 18 workers endangered by deadly levels of carbon monoxide gas
  • May 21 - Federal Register 80:29341 - 29342 - Marine Terminals and Longshoring Standards; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • May 21 - OSHA News Release - Roofing contractor's willful disregard of fall prevention standards leads to death of worker who fell through skylight
  • May 21 - Federal Register 80:29345 - 29346 - Preparations for the 29th Session of the UN Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (UNSCEGHS)
  • May 20 - Federal Register 80:28890 - 28893 - Maine State Plan for State and Local Government Employers; Notice of Submission; Proposal To Grant Initial State Plan Approval; Request for Public Comment and Opportunity To Request Public Hearing
  • May 20 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Suburban Propane Partners in Fort Worth, Texas, exposes workers to electrical and other hazards
  • May 20 - OSHA News Release - Illinois Dollar Tree stores endanger workers with blocked exits, stacked boxes
  • May 20 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Miami, Florida, metal recycler exposes workers to electrocution, amputations and lead hazards; nearly $60K in penalties proposed
  • May 20 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA proposes approval of State Plan to protect the safety and health of state and local government workers in Maine
  • May 20 - Federal Register 80:29099 - 29100 - OSHA Training Institute (OTI) Education Center Prerequisite Verification Form; Request Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • May 19 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Unadilla, Georgia, recycling center exposes workers to falls, fire and amputation hazards
  • May 18 - OSHA News Release - Storage tank manufacturer exposes welders to toxic metal hazards
  • May 18 - OSHA News Release - Dollar General ignores dangers of blocked emergency exits and other serious hazards at Bear, Delaware, store; faces nearly $125K in fines
  • May 18 - OSHA News Release - Lack of safety equipment and training cost electrical technician his life
  • May 18 - Federal Register 80:28300 - 28302 - 1,2-Dibromo-3-Chloropropane (DBCP) Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • May 18 - OSHA News Release - Safety inspection finds 9 contractors at Doral, Florida, luxury construction site ignore dangerous falls and other hazards, put workers at risk
  • May 15 - OSHA News Release - Record snowfall highlights why fall safety is a year-round concern
  • May 14 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA, NIOSH release new toolkit to better protect hospital workers from transmissible diseases
  • May 14 - OSHA News Release - Proper protections could have saved four DuPont workers killed by gas
  • May 14 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA and the Coordinating Committee for Automotive Repair renew alliance to protect workers in the car repair industry
  • May 13 - OSHA News Release - Workers face risk of injury from machinery, chemical and fire hazards at Vandalia, Illinois, metal tube manufacturing plant
  • May 13 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds that Fort Jackson contractor allowed employees to work in an unprotected trench
  • May 12 - OSHA News Release - Forever 21 Retail Inc. store in Connecticut among those endangering employees because of obstructed emergency exit route
  • May 12 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA launches new alliance in Houston to protect workers from falls
  • May 12 - OSHA News Release - Roofing workers spotted in 'clear-and-present danger' by OSHA inspectors as they drive by North Smithfield, Rhode Island, job site
  • May 12 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Americold warehouse in Green Bay cited for refrigeration system violations
  • May 12 - OSHA Regional News Brief - U.S. Aqua Vac cited in death of diver in New Albany, Ohio, pond
  • May 12 - OSHA News Release - Auto parts manufacturer ignores safety rules for machines, puts workers at risk of amputation and being hit by equipment
  • May 11 - OSHA News Release - Hanby Farms' workers face grain bin dangers, other hazards
  • May 11 - OSHA News Release - Workers risk serious injuries and amputations at Bellefontaine, Ohio, rubber-hose manufacturing plant
  • May 11 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Americold Logistics facing $47,300 penalty after OSHA finds safety hazards at company's warehouse in Manchester, Pennsylvania
  • May 11 - OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Burnett Dairy Cooperative for failing to ensure employee's safety after man dies in a grain bin
  • May 11 - OSHA News Release - Pennsylvania duct manufacturer faces more than $1M in fines as workers suffer dozens of injuries, including crushed and amputated fingers
  • May 08 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA to hold meeting of National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health Temporary Workers Work Group
  • May 07 - OSHA Trade Release - Secretary of Labor appoints members to the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
  • May 06 - Federal Register 80:26095 - 26096 - TUV Rheinland of North America, Inc.: Grant of Expansion of Recognition
  • May 06 - OSHA Regional News Brief - DHC Contracting knowingly put workers at risk of trench collapse hazards at Guyton, Georgia work site
  • May 06 - Federal Register 80:26096 - 26097 - TUV SUD America, Inc.: Application for Expansion of Recognition
  • May 06 - Federal Register 80:26097 - 26098 - Nemko-CCL: Grant of Expansion of Recognition
  • May 05 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Sabel Steel Service Inc. exposes workers to unsafe levels of lead, fall and electrical shock hazards
  • May 05 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Employees of Utica, New York, steel and pipe manufacturer face laceration, crushing, exit access and fall hazards
  • May 05 - OSHA News Release - Workers found on unsafe scaffolding at fast food restaurant in Lilburn, Georgia
  • May 04 - OSHA National News Release - Record numbers of construction workers expected to get prevention message in 2015 National Fall Safety Stand-Down
  • May 04 - OSHA News Release - Lack of protective equipment for Republic Steel plant electrician results in 1st and 3rd degree burns after arc flash
  • May 04 - Federal Register 80:25365 - 25526 - Confined Spaces in Construction; Final Rule
  • May 04 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Mississippi's Suburban Plastics fails to correct workplace hazards following OSHA inspection
  • May 04 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA and the National Center for Transgender Equality form alliance to protect safety, health of transgender workers
  • May 01 - - Confined Spaces Press Teleconference
  • May 01 - - Confined Spaces Press Teleconference
  • May 01 - OSHA National News Release - Confined spaces rule could protect nearly 800 construction workers a year from serious injuries and reduce life-threatening hazards
  • May 01 - - Press Teleconference on Confined Spaces in Construction
  • May 01 - - Confined Spaces Press Teleconference

April

  • April 30 - OSHA News Release - Lack of proper safety controls leads to loss of worker's 3 fingers in metal press at stamping company, inspectors find
  • April 30 - OSHA Regional News Brief - J and M Energy Services fined $60K for exposing workers to hazardous gas
  • April 30 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA again cites Tip Top Roofing for failing to provide workers fall protection
  • April 30 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Workers exposed to amputation hazards at Clearwater Paper Neenah
  • April 30 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Workers exposed to amputation hazards at Vista Window Company
  • April 29 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Colorado utility installers expose workers to possible trench collapse
  • April 29 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA unveils new 'It's The Law' poster
  • April 29 - Federal Register 80:23820 - Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH)
  • April 29 - Federal Register 80:23820 - 23822 - Reports of Injuries to Employees Operating Mechanical Power Presses; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of an Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirement
  • April 29 - Federal Register 80:23822 - 23823 - Temporary Labor Camps; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • April 28 - - Workers' Memorial Day - The City Club of Cleveland
  • April 28 - OSHA News Release - Hotel soap and shampoo manufacturer faces fines of nearly $104K for exposing employees to dangerous chemical and fire hazards
  • April 28 - OSHA Statement - Statement of US Labor Secretary Perez about Workers' Memorial Day
  • April 27 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Oklahoma community honors Workers' Memorial Day at candlelight vigil April 28
  • April 27 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Workers at residential roofing site exposed to fall hazards
  • April 27 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA pays tribute to workers killed on the job at Denver Workers' Memorial Day event, April 28
  • April 27 - Federal Register 80:23301 - 23303 - The 13 Carcinogens Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • April 27 - Federal Register 80:23300 - 23301 - Hazard Communication Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • April 27 - Federal Register 80:23297 - 23300 - Permit-Required Confined Spaces; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Collection of Information (Paperwork) Requirements
  • April 23 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Steel wire producer exposes workers to amputation and lead hazards
  • April 23 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Trailer parts manufacturer exposed workers to multiple hazards
  • April 23 - OSHA News Release - Ringling Bros. to enhance safety for all aerial acts after settlement agreement
  • April 23 - OSHA News Release - Employer exposes 3 workers to asbestos dangers in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • April 22 - OSHA News Release - Worker suffers broken wrist and lacerations while performing machine maintenance work at Atlanta's American Air Filter Co.
  • April 22 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Dupont Yard Inc. continues its history of exposing workers to hazardous workplace conditions at its Homerville, Georgia facility
  • April 22 - OSHA News Release - Tower workers' deaths could have been prevented with personal safety gear
  • April 21 - OSHA News Release - Dollar Tree Store endangers workers again in Texas
  • April 21 - OSHA News Release - Metal siding manufacturer's workers still at risk of serious cuts, lacerations and amputations by machines at Elk Grove Village, Illinois, plant
  • April 21 - Federal Register 80:22223 - 22224 - Occupational Safety and Health State Plans; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • April 20 - - Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee Meeting
  • April 20 - OSHA News Release - Ocean Springs, Mississippi, contractor willfully ignores fall protection standards that lead to worker's death
  • April 20 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Follow up OSHA inspections identify new and recurring hazards for employees at New Hampshire sign manufacturer
  • April 17 - OSHA News Release - Worker electrocuted because his employer, Duke Energy Florida Inc., did not ensure safety procedures were followed
  • April 17 - OSHA News Release - Worker electrocuted because his employer, Duke Energy Florida Inc., did not ensure safety procedures were followed
  • April 16 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Metal fabricator cited for exposing workers to amputation hazards
  • April 16 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Allied Painting Inc. exposes employees to lead and fall hazards at Braga Bridge worksite in Fall River, Massachusetts
  • April 16 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Johnson Controls Battery Group again fails to monitor workers for lead exposure, faces OSHA penalties of $61K
  • April 16 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Metal Shredders cited for willful, serious safety violations in electrocution death of welder in Miamisburg, Ohio
  • April 15 - Federal Register 80:20185 - 20189 - Communication Tower Safety
  • April 15 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Julio Galindo for 6th time in 9 years for failing to provide fall protection to workers
  • April 15 - Federal Register 80:20268 - Susan Harwood Training Grant Program, FY 2015
  • April 15 - OSHA News Release - Two Idaho Falls, Idaho, area mechanics fatally crushed in separate incidents
  • April 14 - OSHA National News Release - OSHA seeks comment on better protections for communication tower workers
  • April 14 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA and Grede Wisconsin Subsidiaries reach comprehensive settlement agreement over violations at foundry
  • April 14 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Formosa Plastics Corp., 6 subcontractors for exposing workers to chemical hazards at Point Comfort, Texas, worksite
  • April 13 - OSHA News Release - Contractor exposes roofing workers to serious falls, respiratory hazards atop Housing Authority of Cook County building in Des Plaines, Illinois
  • April 13 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA and the Society for Chemical Hazard Communication renew alliance to reduce, prevent worker exposure to chemical hazards
  • April 13 - OSHA News Release - Union Pacific Railroad retaliates against another injured worker
  • April 13 - OSHA News Release - A. Hyatt Ball Co. Inc. exposes employees to fire, explosion, other hazards
  • April 13 - OSHA News Release - Worker loses fingertip on machine that lacked adequate safety controls
  • April 13 - OSHA News Release - Chicago Dryer Co. fails to guard press brakes, operates damaged cranes carrying 3K-pound cylinders; OSHA proposes $171K in fines
  • April 10 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Southbury, Connecticut residential home builder exposes workers to potentially fatal fall hazards
  • April 09 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Beacon Industries Inc. exposes employees to mechanical, electrical and other hazards at Newington, Conn., manufacturing plant
  • April 09 - OSHA News Release - Wood crate manufacturer fails to protect workers properly from excessive noise, hand injuries, dust hazards and other risks
  • April 09 - OSHA National News Release - $3.5M in Susan Harwood safety and health training grants now available from US Labor Department
  • April 08 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA and Airline Ground Safety Panel renew alliance to protect airline ground personnel
  • April 08 - OSHA News Release - OSHA says proper tank cleaning could have prevented worker's death
  • April 08 - OSHA News Release - Court orders dentist to pay $85K to employee fired for safety complaint
  • April 07 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Foundry workers exposed to numerous safety and health hazards
  • April 07 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Global Construction and Engineering Inc. for exposing workers to safety hazards at Center Point, Alabama work site
  • April 07 - Federal Register 80:18649 - 18650 - Asbestos in Construction Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • April 07 - Federal Register 80:18647 - 18649 - Standard on Commercial Diving Operations; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • April 06 - OSHA News Release - Three Massachusetts roofers hospitalized after substandard scaffold breaks
  • April 06 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Workers at a Springtown, Texas-based natural gas processing facility exposed to safety hazards
  • April 06 - OSHA News Release - Workers risk 7-story fall while roofing Des Plaines, Illinois, condo building
  • April 06 - OSHA News Release - Metso Minerals exposes workers to serious hazards found in machine operations and welding steel
  • April 06 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Safety Stand-Down events seek to raise awareness, reduce injuries and fatalities suffered by landscaping workers in the Southeast
  • April 02 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites South Carolina contractor for exposing workers to cave-in and struck-by hazards at work site in Pooler, Georgia
  • April 02 - OSHA News Release - Kroger allows forklift hazards at Columbus supermarket
  • April 02 - OSHA National News Release - OSHA updates guidance for protecting healthcare and social service workers from workplace violence
  • April 02 - OSHA Regional News Brief - USPS mail processing center again cited by OSHA for fire extinguisher, electrical violations at St. Louis facility
  • April 02 - OSHA News Release - Aluminum foundry exposes workers to chlorine gas and other hazards
  • April 02 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Workers exposed to asbestos hazards at A.M. Castle and Co. in Franklin Park
  • April 01 - Federal Register 80:17507 - 17508 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Vinyl Chloride Standard
  • April 01 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Lack of cave-in protections led to trench collapse, Bednar Landscape workers' deaths in Boonton
  • April 01 - OSHA Regional News Brief - USPS cited for electrical hazards at Chicago's Clark Street distribution center

March

  • March 31 - Federal Register 80:17077 - 17078 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories Standard
  • March 31 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA fines Dayton, New Jersey, companies $64,200 after investigation finds blocked exit routes and chemical, noise and energy control hazards
  • March 30 - OSHA News Release - Food warehouse avoids potential for catastrophic incident
  • March 30 - OSHA News Release - Koser Iron Works faces penalties of more than $102K for exposing workers to machine, fire and explosion hazards, lack of training
  • March 30 - OSHA News Release - Wood pellet manufacturer ignores serious safety hazards and fines, places workers at repeated risk of amputation and fire
  • March 30 - Federal Register 80:16701 - 16702 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Slings Standard
  • March 30 - Federal Register 80:16699 - 16700 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Acrylonitrile Standard
  • March 30 - Federal Register 80:16697 - 16698 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Vehicle-Mounted Elevating and Rotating Work Platforms Standard
  • March 30 - Federal Register 80:16700 - 16701 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Onsite Consultation Agreements
  • March 27 - Federal Register 80:16449 - 16450 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Inorganic Arsenic Standard
  • March 27 - Federal Register 80:16440 - 16449 - Traylor/Skanska/Jay Dee Joint Venture: Grant of a Permanent Variance
  • March 27 - Federal Register 80:16460 - 16461 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Methylene Chloride Standard
  • March 27 - Federal Register 80:16458 - 16460 - Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee (WPAC)
  • March 27 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Florida-based contractor exposes its workers to 200-foot falls and silica dust at two work sites; OSHA cites company for serious safety and health hazards
  • March 27 - OSHA News Release - Jacksonville, Florida, roofing contractor ignores fact that fall protection can be the difference between life and death
  • March 27 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA will hold meeting of the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee
  • March 26 - OSHA Regional News Brief - New Hampshire electrical contractor exposes employee to fall and electric shock hazards at Concord jobsite
  • March 26 - OSHA News Release - Roofing contractor ignores electrocution hazards that caused one death, puts second worker in same jeopardy just 72 hours later
  • March 26 - OSHA National News Release - Labor Secretary announces bulletin on preventing green tobacco sickness
  • March 26 - Federal Register 80:15915 - Retrospective Review and Regulatory Flexibility
  • March 25 - Federal Register 80:15702 - Chemical Management and Permissible Exposure Limits (PELs)
  • March 24 - OSHA News Release - US Steel Corp.'s safety shortcuts lead to fatal explosion
  • March 24 - OSHA News Release - New York City Transit Authority retaliates against employee for participating in safety inspection and filing complaint, OSHA finds
  • March 24 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA seeks nominations for membership to the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
  • March 23 - OSHA News Release - Dollar General store allows blocked and locked exits, fire and other hazards, faces more than $83K in fines for repeated safety violations
  • March 23 - OSHA News Release - Edsal Manufacturing repeatedly allows safety hazards, faces more than $294K in fines
  • March 23 - Federal Register 80:15253 - 15255 - Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH)
  • March 19 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Workers at a Houston construction site exposed to excavation hazards
  • March 19 - OSHA News Release - Fired for reporting hazards, whistleblower wins $33K settlement
  • March 19 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Queensbury, New York, packaging materials manufacturer exposes employees to fire, explosion and electrical hazards
  • March 19 - Federal Register 80:14408 - 14409 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Electrical Standards for Construction and for General Industry
  • March 19 - Federal Register 80:14409 - 14410 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Shipyard Employment Standards
  • March 19 - Federal Register 80:14411 - 14412 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Cotton Dust Standard
  • March 19 - Federal Register 80:14410 - 14411 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Electrical Standards for Construction and for General Industry
  • March 18 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Georgia wood products manufacturer for exposing workers to fire, amputation and unprotected equipment hazards
  • March 18 - OSHA News Release - Safety Stand-Down puts the brakes on injuries at Georgia road sites
  • March 18 - Federal Register 80:14164 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Bloodborne Pathogens Standard
  • March 17 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA extends comment period for managing hazardous chemical exposures in workplace
  • March 17 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA seeks nominations for membership to the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee
  • March 17 - OSHA News Release - Culture of retaliation: Union Pacific Railroad disciplines locomotive engineer for reporting workplace injury, owes worker $350K in damages
  • March 17 - Federal Register 80:13896 - 13897 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Occupational Safety and Health Act Variance Regulations
  • March 17 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Mt. Vernon Barge Services exposes workers to electrical, respiratory hazards
  • March 17 - Federal Register 80:13894 - 13896 - Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee
  • March 17 - Federal Register 80:13893 - 13894 - Agency Information Collection Activities: Announcement of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Control Numbers Under the Paperwork Reduction Act
  • March 16 - OSHA News Release - Worker dies after fall at La Belle, Missouri, dairy farm
  • March 16 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Bruegger's Bagels after three workers hospitalized for overexposure to carbon monoxide
  • March 16 - OSHA News Release - World Kitchen exposes Corning, New York, employees to fire, fall, electrical, mechanical and other hazards, OSHA finds
  • March 16 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Nova Southeastern University for exposing faculty to high levels of formaldehyde
  • March 16 - Federal Register 80:13633 - 13634 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Servicing Multi-Piece and Single Piece Rim Wheels Standard
  • March 16 - OSHA News Release - Behr Iron and Steel recycling plants face penalties of $366K for continued exposure of workers to machine, fall and confined space hazards
  • March 16 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA publishes Notice of Proposed Rulemaking updating a National Consensus Standard in its Eye and Face Protection Standards
  • March 16 - OSHA News Release - Bowling center worker dies after his hooded sweatshirt catches in pinsetter
  • March 16 - OSHA Regional News Brief - USPS cited for using defective forklift at main post office in Des Moines
  • March 16 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Health Care Products Inc. exposes production workers to amputation hazards
  • March 16 - Federal Register 80:13632 - 13633 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Telecommunications Standard
  • March 13 - Federal Register 80:13295 - 13304 - Updating OSHA Standards Based on National Consensus Standards; Eye and Face Protection
  • March 13 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA issues hazard alert letter to Hope Elephants following death
  • March 12 - OSHA News Release - Manufacturer exposes welders inside tanks to respiratory, confined space hazards
  • March 11 - OSHA News Release - Serial violator Stephen Lessard faces contempt charges for ignoring OSHA safety hazards, failing to pay $400K in fines
  • March 10 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Yonkers roofing contractor cited for seven repeat and four serious violations after exposing employees to potentially fatal falls
  • March 10 - OSHA News Release - 58-year-old worker dies because Bridgeton, Missouri, manufacturer ignores safety hazards
  • March 10 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA fines Martinsburg, W. Va., contractor more than $109,000 for fall hazards at Morgantown, W. Va., work site
  • March 10 - OSHA News Release - Advance Auto Parts exposes workers to asbestos, mold hazards
  • March 10 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA fines Bluewater Thermal Solutions $42,000 for 8 safety violations
  • March 06 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA announces final rule on procedures for handling retaliation complaints under Sarbanes-Oxley Act
  • March 05 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Worker fatally pinned by forklift at Menards warehouse
  • March 05 - Federal Register 80:11865 - 11885 - Procedures for the Handling of Retaliation Complaints Under Section 806 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, as Amended
  • March 05 - OSHA News Release - Worker's death in scrap metal baler could have been prevented
  • March 05 - OSHA News Release - Blast badly injures 2 at Chicago Heights, Illinois, manufacturing plant
  • March 05 - OSHA News Release - Jasper Contractors continues to put roofing workers' lives in jeopardy
  • March 05 - OSHA News Release - Trench collapse buries and kills local day laborer
  • March 04 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA co-sponsors worker safety and health conference with Sauk Valley Community College, March 10, in Dixon, Illinois
  • March 04 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department sues Idaho Falls school district after employee is fired for raising concerns about asbestos removal
  • March 04 - OSHA News Release - Core-Mark International must reinstate, pay more than $230K to employee fired for voicing driver safety concerns
  • March 03 - OSHA News Release - Bronx hair salon fired employee who warned co-workers of formaldehyde hazards, suit alleges
  • March 03 - OSHA News Release - Salon de belleza del Bronx despide a empleada que advirtio a sus companeros sobre los peligros del formaldehido, afirma la demanda
  • March 03 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Auburn, Alabama contractor exposes workers to cave-in hazards; fails to use safety measures to prevent excavation collapse
  • March 03 - OSHA News Release - Bronx hair salon fired employee who warned co-workers of formaldehyde hazards, suit alleges
  • March 03 - OSHA News Release - Untrained worker suffers fatal electrocution at H.M. Richards Inc.
  • March 03 - Federal Register 80:11334 - Retrospective Review and Regulatory Flexibility
  • March 03 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Blocked exits, electrical hazards found after worker electrocuted at distribution warehouse in Dayton, N.J.
  • March 03 - OSHA News Release - JC Stucco and Stone Inc. again puts workers' lives at risk, exposing them to dangerous falls, unsafe scaffolding
  • March 03 - OSHA News Release - Bronx hair salon fired employee who warned co-workers of formaldehyde hazards, suit alleges
  • March 03 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Toledo Refining Company following September fire
  • March 03 - OSHA News Release - Bronx hair salon fired employee who warned co-workers of formaldehyde hazards, suit alleges
  • March 03 - OSHA News Release - Salon Bronxhair sa thai nhan vien da canh cao dong nghiep vi cac nhung moi nguy hiem formaldehyde, vu kien cao buoc
  • March 02 - OSHA News Release - Employees avert explosion, fire and other dangers after solvent spill at freight terminal exposes employer's lack of readiness
  • March 02 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Affordable Exteriors for 7th time in 10 years for failing to provide fall protection to roofers
  • March 02 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Affordable Exteriors for 7th time in 10 years for failing to provide fall protection to roofers
  • March 02 - OSHA News Release - OSHA fines US Minerals more than $113K for repeatedly exposing workers to dangerous machinery, falls and chemical hazards
  • March 02 - OSHA News Release - Court bans Mike Neri Sewer and Water Contractor from excavating work
  • March 02 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA schedules meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health

February

  • February 27 - Federal Register 80:10633 - 10635 - Special Meeting: Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH)
  • February 26 - OSHA News Release - A and D Wood Products workers face amputation and explosion risks at Elida, Ohio, wood pallet manufacturing facility
  • February 26 - OSHA News Release - Duane Reade Manhattan 6th Avenue store exposes employees to fire and crushing hazards from blocked exits and carelessly piled stock
  • February 26 - Federal Register 80:10518 - 10519 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Vertical Tandem Lifts for Marine Terminals
  • February 26 - Federal Register 80:10516 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Coke Oven Emissions
  • February 26 - OSHA News Release - Federal judge orders US Postal Service to pay employee $229K in damages for whistleblower retaliation
  • February 25 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Lack of protective equipment leaves employees of Madison, New Jersey, manufacturer exposed to amputation hazards, finds OSHA
  • February 25 - OSHA Regional News Brief - For the fourth time in 4 years, Massachusetts roofing contractor cited for exposing employees to potentially fatal falls
  • February 24 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Bentley Laboratories exposed temporary workers to chemical, noise and machine hazards
  • February 23 - - OSHA Employees All-Hands Meeting
  • February 19 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Alabama aluminum foil manufacturer endangers workers; OSHA cites company for 25 serious safety and health hazards
  • February 19 - OSHA News Release - Inspection finds Basic Marine again exposes workers to dangerous hazards
  • February 19 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Jacksonville, Florida-based roofing company continues to expose workers to dangerous falls; OSHA proposes nearly $80K in penalties
  • February 19 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Workers exposed to cave-in hazards at excavation site
  • February 19 - Federal Register 80:8907 - 8908 - SGS North America, Inc.: Grant of Expansion of Recognition
  • February 18 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Milling facility exposed workers to explosion and electrical hazards
  • February 18 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA and NIOSH issue hazard alert on protecting workers from silica exposure during countertop manufacture and installation
  • February 18 - Federal Register 80:8698 - 8699 - TUV SUD America, Inc.: Grant of Expansion of Recognition
  • February 18 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA will hold meeting of the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health
  • February 18 - OSHA National News Release - Stand Tall, Stand Proud and Stand-Down for Fall Safety!
  • February 17 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA fines moving and storage company nearly $90K for exposing workers to asbestos hazards at Newark, New Jersey, warehouse
  • February 17 - OSHA News Release - Alliance Tubular Products again ignores violations and exposes workers to dangerous machinery and risk of serious injury
  • February 17 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Employees at Bristol, Connecticut, trash-to-energy plant exposed to combustible dust, fire, electrical, confined space, other hazards
  • February 17 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA fines Seitz Technical Products more than $42K for exposing workers to chemical hazards at Oxford, Pa., facility
  • February 12 - OSHA News Release - Painter dies in cell tower fall due to inadequate protective equipment
  • February 12 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Frick Service Inc. exposes workers to electrical, respiratory hazards
  • February 12 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Workers at a Fort Worth, Texas-based plumbing and heating equipment producer exposed to safety hazards
  • February 12 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Mercury Products Corp. fails to train, protect temp workers from mechanical and electrical hazards
  • February 12 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds Northstar Contracting Group exposed workers to falls while trimming trees at Morris Plains, N.J., psych hospital
  • February 12 - OSHA News Release - OSHA finds roofer's death and second man's serious injuries could have been prevented with fall protection
  • February 12 - OSHA News Release - Central Transport LLC shipping exposes terminal employees in multiple states to injuries and death from defective forklifts
  • February 11 - Federal Register 80:7636 - 7646 - Impregilo Healy Parsons Joint Venture; Application for Permanent Variance and Interim Order; Grant of Interim Order; Request for Comments
  • February 11 - OSHA News Release - Gateway Extrusions again exposes workers to amputation, other hazards
  • February 11 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Pork-processing facility cited for exposing workers to corrosive chemical
  • February 10 - OSHA News Release - Formed Fiber Technologies in Auburn, Maine, exposes employees to lacerations, amputation and other hazards
  • February 10 - OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Saia Motor Freight Line after explosion injures 4 in St. Louis
  • February 09 - OSHA News Release - Reynolds Nationwide exposes workers to dangerous fumes in food transport tankers at London, Ohio, facility
  • February 06 - Federal Register 80:6652 - 6656 - Arizona State Plan for Occupational Safety and Health
  • February 05 - OSHA News Release - Explosion at Madden Bolt steel manufacturer kills worker
  • February 05 - OSHA Regional News Brief - MP Global Products LLC exposes workers to fire, amputation hazards
  • February 05 - OSHA News Release - Animal feed producer exposes workers to potential dust explosion and other hazards
  • February 04 - OSHA News Release - OSHA cites International Paper Co. after worker suffers severe electrical shock
  • February 04 - OSHA News Release - For the 4th time in a year, OSHA cites Burrows Paper
  • February 04 - OSHA News Release - Garda Armored Car fails to train drivers on fire extinguisher use
  • February 04 - OSHA News Release - Lead paint exposure endangers workers on Blue Island bridge project
  • February 04 - OSHA News Release - OSHA cites BRT Extrusion after worker was crushed to death
  • February 03 - OSHA News Release - Plating shop exposes workers to serious cancer risk; other health hazards
  • February 03 - OSHA News Release - Auto parts manufacturer and temp agency expose workers to electrocution, serious falls and other hazards
  • February 03 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Flink Co. exposes workers to hexavalent chromium while cutting stainless steel
  • February 03 - OSHA Regional News Brief - H and W Contracting exposes workers to dangerous trench cave-in hazards
  • February 02 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA forms alliance with the Louisiana Forestry Association and the Louisiana Logging Council in Baton Rouge
  • February 02 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA, EPA, and Fertilizer Safety and Health Partners sign alliance to protect workers and first responders from hazardous chemicals
  • February 02 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Aircraft maintenance workers exposed to hazardous chemicals
  • February 02 - OSHA News Release - Ashley Furniture faces $1.76M in fines after OSHA finds more than 1,000 worker injuries at Wisconsin site in past 36 months
  • February 02 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Georgia automotive parts producer fails to protect employees from workplace safety hazards

January

  • January 30 - OSHA News Release - For the third time, OSHA finds roofing contractor allows fatal fall hazards at school job site
  • January 30 - Federal Register 80:5140 - 5142 - TUV Rheinland of North America, Inc.: Application for Expansion of Recognition
  • January 30 - OSHA News Release - New York Presbyterian-Columbia University Medical Center exposes employees to contaminated laundry, tuberculosis risks
  • January 30 - Federal Register 80:5142 - 5143 - Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH)
  • January 29 - OSHA News Release - Indianhead Biomass Services explosion severely injures 2 workers
  • January 28 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Plastics manufacturer exposed workers to amputation hazards
  • January 27 - OSHA News Release - OSHA investigation finds management ignores hazards after worker falls into acid-filled tank at Pell City, Alabama, auto parts manufacturer
  • January 27 - OSHA News Release - P and W Painting again exposes workers to workplace dangers
  • January 27 - OSHA News Release - Warehouse workers face 'electrical nightmare' and other workplace dangers, OSHA inspection in Jersey City, New Jersey, reveals
  • January 27 - OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Idaho steel manufacturer following last year's death of welder who fell from misused forklift
  • January 27 - Federal Register 80:4318 - 4319 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; General Provisions and Confined and Enclosed Spaces and Other Dangerous Atmospheres in Shipyard Employment Standards
  • January 26 - Federal Register 80:3991 - 3992 - On-site Consultation Programs; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • January 26 - OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA forms alliance with the Associated General Contractors of America to keep San Antonio construction workers safe
  • January 26 - OSHA Regional News Brief - Florida-based bridge coating company exposes workers to unsafe levels of lead; OSHA cites company for serious safety and health hazards
  • January 26 - OSHA News Release - Georgia-Pacific Chemicals cited for 11 serious chemical safety violations; OSHA proposes $60,500 in penalties
  • January 26 - OSHA News Release - OSHA finds welders unaware of toxic, explosive fumes when blast kills temporary worker, critically injures another
  • January 22 - OSHA News Release - Teenager's on-the-job training results in severe injury after fall at local construction site
  • January 22 - OSHA News Release - Blast turns fatal at fireworks storage in Pittsburg, Kansas
  • January 22 - OSHA News Release - Corn flour mill cited for exposing workers to explosion and electric shock hazards
  • January 22 - OSHA News Release - OSHA finds Zimmer TMT workers lacked training and plan to respond when chlorine gas leaked at Parsippany, NJ plant
  • January 21 - OSHA News Release - Miami freezer manufacturer exposes employees to serious electrical, machine and chemical hazards
  • January 21 - OSHA News Release - Worker caught in a grain bin at Grainco FS suffers injuries
  • January 21 - OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Fastrack Erectors for lack of fall protection in worker fatality
  • January 15 - OSHA News Release - Litchfield County, Connecticut, manufacturer exposes employees to dangerous respiratory, chemical and other safety hazards
  • January 15 - OSHA News Release - MCM Precision Castings exposes workers to dangerous noise levels, silica dust at foundry
  • January 15 - OSHA News Release - Northern Excavating Co. exposes workers to trench cave-ins for 8th time
  • January 14 - Federal Register 80:1970 - 1971 - Inorganic Arsenic Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • January 12 - OSHA News Release - 4 contractors expose workers to potentially fatal falls at Easthampton, Massachusetts, renovation project
  • January 08 - OSHA News Release - Metal fuel-tank fabricator exposes workers to falls, unguarded machinery and other hazards
  • January 07 - OSHA News Release - Florida State University construction fatality results in citations and fines for 4 Tallahassee, Florida, construction companies
  • January 07 - OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Agridyne after 2 workers succumb to dangerous fumes while cleaning rail cars at Pekin, Illinois, facility
  • January 07 - OSHA News Release - Worker's death at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, leads to willful and serious violations for Tekton Construction Co.
  • January 07 - OSHA News Release - Employees at Wolcott, New York, Dollar General store face locked exit
  • January 06 - OSHA News Release - Chemical cleanup workers still exposed to dangerous hazards
  • January 06 - OSHA News Release - OSHA cites MFG Chemical Inc. for repeated safety hazards after 2 workers injured, 1 fatally
  • January 06 - OSHA News Release - Temporary worker suffers permanent disability after packaging machine crushes him
  • January 05 - OSHA News Release - Edgerton, Wisconsin, roofing company cited by OSHA for exposing workers to falls-the leading cause of workplace fatalities
  • January 05 - OSHA News Release - Hagerty Brothers Co. exposes workers to dangerous lead and copper dust in Peoria, Illinois
  • January 05 - OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Piasa, Illinois, roofing company for worker fatality
  • January 05 - OSHA News Release - 'Severe violator' Domestic Casting endangers workers by ignoring prior OSHA violations at iron foundry
  • January 05 - OSHA News Release - OSHA cites auto parts supplier for exposing workers to amputation, electrical and struck-by hazards
  • January 05 - OSHA News Release - CS Metals exposes scrapyard workers to dangerous levels of lead, copper and arsenic fumes at St. Marys, Ohio, facility
  • January 05 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA, Laser Institute of America renew alliance to protect workers from laser hazards