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  • January 13 - Region 8 - OSHA, Rocky Mountain Education Center renew alliance to support worker safety education throughout Colorado
  • January 13 - Region 6 - Oklahoma truck bed manufacturer fined $535K for putting workers at risk, as OSHA inspectors identify 30 safety, health violations
  • January 13 - Trade Release - OSHA issues recommended practices to promote workplace anti-retaliation programs
  • January 13 - Region 10 - OSHA reminds workers, employers that fall protection can prevent tragedy when removing snow on rooftops, elevated surfaces
  • January 12 - Region 5 - Masonry contractor continues to expose workers to fall hazards
  • January 12 - Region 7 - OSHA cites Sioux Falls company after 40-year-old equipment operator suffers serious injuries in trench cave-in at Brandon work site
  • January 10 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor sues Jasper Roofing Contractors, CEO for retaliation after employee cooperates with OSHA investigation.
  • January 9 - Region 5 - OSHA finds workers exposed to multiple fall hazards while roofing Winnetka home
  • January 9 - Region 2 - OSHA cites New York contractor for exposing workers to excavation hazards at high school construction site
  • January 9 - Federal Register 82:2470-2757 - Occupational Exposure to Beryllium
  • January 6 - National - US Department of Labor issues final rule to lower beryllium levels, increase workplace protections to reduce health risks
  • January 5 - Region 4 - Atlanta-based paper, plastic recycler exposes workers to fire, explosion, machine guarding hazards; OSHA proposes $133K in penalties
  • January 5 - Region 3 - US Labor Department sues food manufacturer, owner that terminated employee who tried to call 911 after co-worker suffered amputation
  • January 4 - Region 5 - OSHA finds Illinois contractor, Robert Barringer III exposes roofers to potentially deadly fall hazards
  • January 3 - Region 2 - OSHA investigation of Jersey City Medical Center worker's fatal fall finds facility exposed employees to dangerous electrical hazards
  • January 3 - Region 5 - OSHA finds Wisconsin medical clinic exposed workers to asbestos hazards
  • January 3 - Region 5 - Chicago metal container manufacturer faces more than $81K in OSHA penalties after 3rd worker suffers amputation injury
  • December 28 - Region 5 - OSHA cites lumber company for inadequate machine guards after worker suffers injury while setting up molding machine
  • December 28 - Region 5 - OSHA cites plastics manufacturer after second worker suffers severe injury in less than 18 months at Ohio plant Lauren Manufacturing faces $274K in proposed penalties, labeled Severe Violator
  • December 28 - Trade Release - OSHA names new administrator for Dallas region
  • December 28 - Region 8 - OSHA finds global railroad company retaliated against worker who reported safety concerns about track defects
  • December 28 - Federal Register 81:95650-95652 - Nationally Recongized Testing Laboratory Program Regulation; Revision of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • December 27 - Region 5 - OSHA cites Wisconsin metal fabrication company for safety failures after investigation of teenaged worker's fatal injuries, two weeks after starting job
  • December 23 - Federal Register 81:94778-94782 - Semiannual Agenda of Regulations
  • December 22 - Region 2 - OSHA cites roofing contractor for exposing workers to falls, other hazards at North Jersey work sites in East Rutherford, Wallington
  • December 22 - Region 5 - John Deere agrees to settle whistleblower allegations, will pay former employee $275K in back wages, damages
  • December 22 - Region 6 - OSHA fines Texas feed manufacturer nearly $92K in fines for serious and repeat health and safety violations
  • December 22 - Federal Register 81:93963-93965 - Gear Certification Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • December 22 - Federal Register 81:93962-93963 - The Standard on Presence Sensing Device Initiation (PSDI) (Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Collections of Information (Paperwork) Requirements
  • December 21 - Region 4 - OSHA cites 4 Florida contractors as worker dies after falling through unprotected floor opening; proposes $91K in penalties
  • December 21 - Region 8 - OSHA cites well operator, two servicing companies after one worker dies, 3 others severely injured while servicing North Dakota well
  • December 21 - Region 3 - Plymouth Meeting contractor exposed workers to scaffolding, fall hazards at a Philadelphia work site
  • December 20 - Trade Release - OSHA: Worker health and safety should be an integral part of sustainability efforts
  • December 19 - Federal Register 81:91792-91810 - Clarification of Employer's Continuing Obligation To Make and Maintain an Accurate Record of Each Recordable Injury and Illness
  • December 19 - Federal Register 81:91953-91954 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Welding, Cutting, and Brazing Standard
  • December 16 - Statement - Statement of US Labor Secretary Perez on fatal occupational injuries in 2015
  • December 16 - Region 7 - OSHA cites numerous hazards at Missouri sheet metal manufacturer after court orders employer to let inspectors investigate safety complaints
  • December 16 - Trade Release - OSHA issues final rule clarifying the ongoing obligation to make and maintain accurate records of work-related injuries and illnesses
  • December 16 - Federal Register 81:91201-91204 - Bay Area Compliance Laboratories Corp.: Application for Recognition
  • December 16 - Federal Register 81:91204-91206 - Intertek Testing Services NA, Inc.: Grant of Expansion of Recognition and Modification to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards
  • December 15 - Region 8 - OSHA renews initiative to improve worker safety culture in Colorado by renewing Colorado Safety Association alliance
  • December 15 - Region 10 - OSHA cites contractor after another Idaho worker falls to his death
  • December 15 - Region 3 - OSHA fines USPS $178K after inspectors find workers exposed to safety hazards at Merrifield distribution center
  • December 15 - Region 2 - OSHA cites New Jersey commercial laundry for workplace safety hazards
  • December 14 - Trade Release - OSHA issues final rule establishing procedures for handling retaliation complaints from workers in the automotive industry
  • December 14 - Region 1 - Ned Stevens Gutter Cleaning cited for fall protection violation as worker falls in Lexington from roof as unprotected foreman stands on another
  • December 14 - Region 4 - Alabama auto parts supplier to Kia and Hyundai, staffing agencies face $2.5M in fines after robot fatally crushes young bride-to-be
  • December 14 - Region 1 - OSHA cites Massachusetts packaging company for serious safety, health hazards following injury to temporary worker
  • December 14 - Federal Register 81:90196-90198 - Procedures for Handling Retaliation Complaints Under Section 31307 of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21)

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