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  • April 23 - Region 3 - Employer exposes 3 workers to asbestos dangers in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • April 23 - Region 1 - Ringling Bros. to enhance safety for all aerial acts after settlement agreement
  • April 23 - Region 6 - Trailer parts manufacturer exposed workers to multiple hazards
  • April 23 - Region 6 - Steel wire producer exposes workers to amputation and lead hazards
  • April 22 - Region 4 - Worker suffers broken wrist and lacerations while performing machine maintenance work at Atlanta's American Air Filter Co.
  • April 22 - Region 4 - Dupont Yard Inc. continues its history of exposing workers to hazardous workplace conditions at its Homerville, Georgia facility
  • April 22 - Region 5 - Tower workers' deaths could have been prevented with personal safety gear
  • April 21 - Region 5 - Metal siding manufacturer's workers still at risk of serious cuts, lacerations and amputations by machines at Elk Grove Village, Illinois, plant
  • April 21 - Region 6 - Dollar Tree Store endangers workers again in Texas
  • 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 - Region 4 - Ocean Springs, Mississippi, contractor willfully ignores fall protection standards that lead to worker's death
  • April 20 - Region 1 - Follow up OSHA inspections identify new and recurring hazards for employees at New Hampshire sign manufacturer
  • April 17 - Region 4 - Worker electrocuted because his employer, Duke Energy Florida Inc., did not ensure safety procedures were followed
  • April 16 - Region 4 - Johnson Controls Battery Group again fails to monitor workers for lead exposure, faces OSHA penalties of $61K
  • April 16 - Region 6 - Metal fabricator cited for exposing workers to amputation hazards
  • April 16 - Region 1 - Southbury, Connecticut residential home builder exposes workers to potentially fatal fall hazards
  • April 16 - Region 5 - Metal Shredders cited for willful, serious safety violations in electrocution death of welder in Miamisburg, Ohio
  • April 16 - Region 1 - Allied Painting Inc. exposes employees to lead and fall hazards at Braga Bridge worksite in Fall River, Massachusetts
  • April 15 - Region 5 - OSHA cites Julio Galindo for 6th time in 9 years for failing to provide fall protection to workers
  • April 15 - Region 10 - Two Idaho Falls, Idaho, area mechanics fatally crushed in separate incidents
  • April 15 - Federal Register 80: 20185-20189 - Communication Tower Safety
  • April 15 - Federal Register 80: 20268 - Susan Harwood Training Grant Program, FY 2015
  • April 14 - National Release - OSHA seeks comment on better protections for communication tower workers
  • April 14 - Region 5 - OSHA and Grede Wisconsin Subsidiaries reach comprehensive settlement agreement over violations at foundry
  • April 14 - Region 6 - OSHA cites Formosa Plastics Corp., 6 subcontractors for exposing workers to chemical hazards at Point Comfort, Texas, worksite
  • April 13 - Region 9 - Union Pacific Railroad retaliates against another injured worker
  • April 13 - Region 5 - Worker loses fingertip on machine that lacked adequate safety controls
  • April 13 - Region 2 - A. Hyatt Ball Co. Inc. exposes employees to fire, explosion, other hazards
  • April 13 - Region 5 - Chicago Dryer Co. fails to guard press brakes, operates damaged cranes carrying 3K-pound cylinders; OSHA proposes $171K in fines
  • April 13 - Trade Release - OSHA and the Society for Chemical Hazard Communication renew alliance to reduce, prevent worker exposure to chemical hazards
  • April 13 - Region 5 - Contractor exposes roofing workers to serious falls, respiratory hazards atop Housing Authority of Cook County building in Des Plaines, Illinois
  • April 9 - National Release - $3.5M in Susan Harwood safety and health training grants now available from US Labor Department
  • April 9 - Region 4 - Wood crate manufacturer fails to protect workers properly from excessive noise, hand injuries, dust hazards and other risks
  • April 9 - Region 1 - Beacon Industries Inc. exposes employees to mechanical, electrical and other hazards at Newington, Conn., manufacturing plant
  • April 8 - Trade Release - OSHA and Airline Ground Safety Panel renew alliance to protect airline ground personnel
  • April 8 - Region 8 - OSHA says proper tank cleaning could have prevented worker's death
  • April 8 - Region 1 - Court orders dentist to pay $85K to employee fired for safety complaint
  • April 7 - Region 6 - Foundry workers exposed to numerous safety and health hazards
  • April 7 - Region 4 - OSHA cites Global Construction and Engineering Inc. for exposing workers to safety hazards at Center Point, Alabama work site
  • April 7 - 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 7 - 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 6 - Region 7 - Metso Minerals exposes workers to serious hazards found in machine operations and welding steel
  • April 6 - Region 5 - Workers risk 7-story fall while roofing Des Plaines, Illinois, condo building
  • April 6 - Region 6 - Workers at a Springtown, Texas-based natural gas processing facility exposed to safety hazards
  • April 6 - Region 1 - Three Massachusetts roofers hospitalized after substandard scaffold breaks
  • April 6 - Region 4 - Safety Stand-Down events seek to raise awareness, reduce injuries and fatalities suffered by landscaping workers in the Southeast
  • April 2 - National Release - OSHA updates guidance for protecting healthcare and social service workers from workplace violence
  • April 2 - Region 5 - Kroger allows forklift hazards at Columbus supermarket
  • April 2 - Region 7 - Aluminum foundry exposes workers to chlorine gas and other hazards
  • April 2 - Region 7 - USPS mail processing center again cited by OSHA for fire extinguisher, electrical violations at St. Louis facility
  • April 2 - Region 5 - Workers exposed to asbestos hazards at A.M. Castle & Co. in Franklin Park
  • April 2 - Region 4 - OSHA cites South Carolina contractor for exposing workers to cave-in and struck-by hazards at work site in Pooler, Georgia
  • April 2 - Region 2 - Lack of cave-in protections led to trench collapse, Bednar Landscape workers' deaths in Boonton
  • April 1 - Region 5 - USPS cited for electrical hazards at Chicago's Clark Street distribution center
  • April 1 - Federal Register 80: 17507-17508 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Vinyl Chloride Standard
  • March 31 - Region 2 - OSHA fines Dayton, New Jersey, companies $64,200 after investigation finds blocked exit routes and chemical, noise and energy control hazards
  • 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 30 - Region 9 - Food warehouse avoids potential for catastrophic incident
  • March 30 - Region 5 - Wood pellet manufacturer ignores serious safety hazards and fines, places workers at repeated risk of amputation and fire
  • March 30 - Region 5 - Koser Iron Works faces penalties of more than $102K for exposing workers to machine, fire and explosion hazards, lack of training
  • March 30 - Federal Register 80: 16701-16702 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Slings Standard
  • March 30 - Federal Register 80: 16700-16701 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Onsite Consultation Agreements
  • 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 27 - Region 4 - 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 - Region 4 - Jacksonville, Florida, roofing contractor ignores fact that fall protection can be the difference between life and death
  • March 27 - Trade Release - OSHA will hold meeting of the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee
  • March 27 - Federal Register 80: 16440-16449 - Traylor/Skanska/Jay Dee Joint Venture: Grant of a Permanent Variance
  • March 27 - Federal Register 80: 16458-16460 - Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee (WPAC)
  • 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: 16449-16450 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Inorganic Arsenic Standard
  • March 26 - National - Labor Secretary announces bulletin on preventing green tobacco sickness
  • March 26 - Region 3 - Roofing contractor ignores electrocution hazards that caused one death, puts second worker in same jeopardy just 72 hours later
  • March 26 - Region 1 - New Hampshire electrical contractor exposes employee to fall and electric shock hazards at Concord jobsite
  • 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 - Region 2 - New York City Transit Authority retaliates against employee for participating in safety inspection and filing complaint, OSHA finds
  • March 24 - Region 4 - US Steel Corp.'s safety shortcuts lead to fatal explosion
  • March 24 - Trade Release - OSHA seeks nominations for membership to the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
  • March 23 - Region 5 - Edsal Manufacturing repeatedly allows safety hazards, faces more than $294K in fines
  • March 23 - Region 4 - Dollar General store allows blocked and locked exits, fire and other hazards, faces more than $83K in fines for repeated safety violations
  • March 23 - Federal Register 80: 15253-15255 - Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH)

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