OSHA News, injury Statistics and Federal Register Notices for OSHA and Health & Safety Issues

 

You can find all OSHA news stories, press releases, enforcement actions and other safety news below, in chronological order. Stories of broad or exceptional interest are highlight with a direct link and title.

OSHA News

2015

2014

  • December 2014
    • December 31 [Region 1 News Release] -2014 - 12/31/2014 - New Hampshire company faces $230,400 in OSHA fines for exposing employees to fall, crushing, noise and other hazards
    • December 31 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 12/31/2014 - Boomerang Tube continues to expose workers to life-threatening hazards
    • December 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/30/2014 - OSHA cites 6 Chicago-area companies for worker exposure to asbestos during repairs at Evanston, Illinois, school
    • December 29 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 12/29/2014 - Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom fail to protect young workers from heat hazards and illness, OSHA finds
    • December 29 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 12/29/2014 - Exposing workers to electrical shock and other hazards yields fines of $66,400 for Troy, Texas, manufacturer
    • December 23 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 12/23/2014 - OSHA cites The Davey Tree Expert Co. for again ignoring vehicle rollover hazard leading to fatal injury of tree trimmer
    • December 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/23/2014 - Proframing Contractors repeatedlyexposes roofers to potentially fatal fall hazards
    • December 23 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 12/23/2014 - West Monroe, Louisiana, packaging plant worker suffers serious hand injury as dangerous hazards are ignored
    • December 22 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 12/22/2014 - Scranton, Pennsylvania, chimney supply company again exposes employees to serious hazards and injuries, says OSHA
    • December 22 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 12/22/2014 - OSHA cites Robertson Incorporated Bridge and Grading Division after 16-year-old laborer dies at Delta, Missouri, construction site
    • December 18 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 12/18/2014 - M. Durrance Construction of Jacksonville, Florida, cited for willfully exposing workers to dangerous falls
    • December 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/18/2014 - OSHA cites Basic Grain Products after 2 workers injured at Coldwater, Ohio, rice-cake plant
    • December 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/18/2014 - OSHA investigation finds workers exposed to lead, copper fumes at Republic Metals in Cleveland
    • December 17 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 12/17/2014 - Death of Brooklyn, New York, supermarket worker preventable, OSHA finds
    • December 17 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 12/17/2014 - OSHA cites Dollar Tree Stores for exposing workers to serious hazards for second time in Delaware
    • December 17 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/17/2014 - Formed Fiber Technologies ignores violations and exposes workers to dangerous machinery and risk of serious injury
    • December 17 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 12/17/2014 - Worker fatally struck by car at meat processing plant in San Antonio
    • December 16 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 12/16/2014 - Metro-North Commuter Railroad Co. violates rights of Connecticut worker who reported injury and filed OSHA complaint
    • December 16 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 12/16/2014 - OSHA cites Budweiser distribution center for serious safety violations
    • December 16 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 12/16/2014 - Eaton Corp. cited for employee's heat-related kidney failure at Kearney, Nebraska, automotive manufacturing plant
    • December 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/15/2014 - Extreme temperatures and other safety hazards found at Birds Eye Foods plant in Darien, Wisconsin
    • December 12 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 12/12/2014 - Fiabila USA and 2 staffing agencies expose workers to explosion and chemical hazards at nail polish manufacturer
    • December 11 [Region 10 News Release] - 2014 - 12/11/2014 - Hanford nuclear facility contractor ordered to pay 2 laid-off workers $186K in wages, damages for retaliation
    • December 11 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 12/11/2014 - Vallencourt Construction of Middleburg, Florida, cited for willful, serious safety hazards; $169K in fines proposed
    • December 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/11/2014 - OSHA cites Ventra Belvidere for exposing employees to dangerous machines after 21-year-old worker fatally crushed at auto parts supply plant
    • December 11 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 12/11/2014 - Baytown, Texas, steel manufacturer failed to train workers properly and implement audit procedures for metal cutting machine
    • December 11 [Region 8 News Release] - 2014 - 12/11/2014 - Worker fatally injured in Greeley, Colorado, after being caught in unguarded conveyor system
    • December 10 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 12/10/2014 - Ric-Man International cited for willful violation in worker fatality at City of Weston, Florida, construction site
    • December 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/10/2014 - All-Set Roofing and Construction exposes workers to fall hazards
    • December 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/10/2014 - Employee suffers injury after being caught in machinery at Parker Hannifin plant in Lewisburg, Ohio
    • December 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/09/2014 - A. Lamp Concrete Contractors exposes workers to dangerous cave-in hazards while installing water main in Morton Grove, Illinois
    • December 09 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 12/09/2014 - Latino worker dies following exposure to nitrogen in tanker truck at Michael Foods' Big Red Farms facility in Wakefield, Nebraska
    • December 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/04/2014 - OSHA cites Environmental Remediation and Recovery Inc. after worker dies while cleaning oil residue inside rail car at Mounds, Illinois, facility
    • December 04 [OSHA Statement] - 2014 - 12/04/2014 - Statement from Assistant Secretary of Labor Dr. David Michaels on 2013 Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses
    • December 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/03/2014 - International Union of Operating Engineers renews alliance with OSHA to protect Illinois apprentices on construction, earthmoving and trenching sites
    • December 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/03/2014 - OSHA investigation finds workers exposed to lead-based paint while restoring Evanston, Illinois, home
    • December 03 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 12/03/2014 - Workers exposed to amputation and electrical hazards at El Paso, Texas, stamping plant, inspection finds
    • December 02 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 12/02/2014 - Guyoung Tech USA cited for serious safety and health violations
    • December 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/02/2014 - OSHA cites Arvato Digital Services and Parallel Employment Group after temporary worker suffers severe electrical shock injuries
    • December 02 [Region 5 News Release] -2014 - 12/02/2014 - Worker suffers serious injury on 25th birthday at new job with Wagner's LLC
    • December 02 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 12/02/2014 - OSHA signs alliance with National STEPS Network and NIOSH to protect workers in oil and gas industry
    • December 01 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 12/01/2014 - DuPont's chemical safety systems inadequate at Deepwater, New Jersey, plant
    • December 01 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 12/01/2014 - Doyle and Roth Manufacturing Co. Inc. faces $68,600 in OSHA fines for continued safety hazards at its Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, facility
    • December 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/01/2014 - Mail handler fired following work-related injury at Sharonville, Ohio, US Postal Service facility
    • December 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/01/2014 - Nuvo Construction Co. cited after worker fatality at concrete plant; Sonag Ready Mix cited for exposing employee to same hazard the next day
    • December 01 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 12/01/2014 - Workers exposed to unguarded machinery, struck-by hazards and electrical shock at valve manufacturing facility
    • December 01 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 12/01/2014 - Affordable Exteriors faces $140,000 in OSHA penalties for exposing workers to dangerous fall hazards in Omaha, Nebraska, area
    November 2014
    • November 26 [Region 6 News Release] -2014 - 11/26/2014 - Metal fabricator continues to expose workers to amputation and other hazards
    • November 26 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 11/26/2014 - Stone fabricator cited for exposing workers to crushing hazards
    • November 20 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 11/20/2014 - Workers at Billerica, Massachusetts, freight shipping terminal exposed to electrocution, fall, crushing and other hazards
    • November 19 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 11/19/2014 - Fire at Vernon, Connecticut, precision machining and fabricating facility sparks OSHA investigation
    • November 19 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 11/19/2014 - OSHA finds shipyard workers repeatedly exposed to life-threatening safety and health hazards at Norfolk, Virginia, facility
    • November 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 11/19/2014 - Mobile, Alabama-based shipbuilder cited for serious safety and health violations
    • November 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 11/19/2014 - Nissin Brake Georgia Inc. cited for serious safety violations
    • November 19 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 11/19/2014 - OSHA cites Double Dutch Dairy after worker fatally injured by front-end loader in Shelby, Nebraska
    • November 18 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 11/18/2014 - Dollar General in Brooklyn, Mississippi, cited for repeat safety hazards; more than $51K in fines proposed
    • November 17 [National News Release] - 2014 - 11/17/2014 - OSHA urges retailers to keep workers safe during major sales events
    • November 17 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 11/17/2014 - Accurate Box Co. Inc. cited again by OSHA for machine hazards
    • November 17 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 11/17/2014 - Hartwell, Georgia-based Tenneco Automotive Operating Co. placed in OSHA's Severe Violator Enforcement Program for repeat violations
    • November 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 11/13/2014 - Workers exposed to falls, amputation hazards at TimkenSteel's three Canton, Ohio, plants
    • November 13 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 11/13/2014 - Florida-based company exposed workers to repeat hazards at Waxahachie, Texas, facility
    • November 13 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 11/13/2014 - New OSHA program will focus on Nebraska companies using highly hazardous chemicals
    • November 13 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 11/13/2014 - OSHA schedules meeting of National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health; announces member appointments
    • November 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 11/12/2014 - Workers cleaning chemical spill at Portage, Wisconsin, plastics plant lacked training, personal protective equipment
    • November 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 11/10/2014 - Machine operator fatally crushed at Cleveland Track Material
    • November 10 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 11/10/2014 - Aluminum facility exposed workers to struck-by and electrical hazards
    • November 10 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 11/10/2014 - Texas drilling company, Spradling LP, cited for safety and health violations
    • November 06 [National News Release] - 2014 - 11/06/2014 - El Secretario de Trabajo de EE.UU. renov acuerdos de derechos laborales con los embajadores de Mxico, Repblica Dominicana,El Salvador, Nicaragua y Costa Rica
    • November 06 [National News Release] - 2014 - 11/06/2014 - US Labor Department renews workplace rights agreements with several Latin American countries US Labor Secretary joined by ambassadors of Mexico, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Costa Rica for signing ceremony
    • November 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 11/06/2014 - Bremer Manufacturing Co. cited in death of worker at Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, aluminum foundry
    • November 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 11/06/2014 - Holder Construction Co. and OSHA partner to protect workers on DuPont CH2 Data Center project in Elk Grove Village, Illinois
    • November 04 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 11/04/2014 - OSHA finds that overloading led to Providence, Rhode Island, circus fall
    • November 04 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 11/04/2014 - Southern Wood Works of Freeport, Florida, cited for exposing workers to safety hazards; more than $70K in penalties proposed
    • November 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 11/04/2014 - Workers exposed to combustible dust and other serious hazards at Paris, Illinois, cornstarch processing facility
    • November 04 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 11/04/2014 - AGE Industries Ltd. in Conway, Arkansas, cited for exposing workers to struck-by, amputation and electric shock hazards
    • November 04 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 11/04/2014 - Frozen bread-maker exposed workers to amputation, electric shock hazards
    • November 03 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 11/03/2014 - Bricklayers exposed to fall hazards as high as 30 feet at residential construction sites in Philadelphia
    • November 03 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 11/03/2014 - OSHA schedules meeting of Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health and requests nominations for membership
    October 2014
    • October 30 [Region 5 News Release] -2014 - 10/30/2014 - Bosco Custom Homes exposes workers to dangerous fall hazards
    • October 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/30/2014 - Employee fatally injured after being caught in machinery at Alpha Baking Co.
    • October 29 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 10/29/2014 - Hanover, Pennsylvania, contractor named a severe violator for again exposing workers to potentially deadly trenching hazards
    • October 29 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 10/29/2014 - Alabama's Wayne Farms poultry plant cited for exposing workers to musculoskeletal, other repeat, serious safety and health hazards
    • October 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/28/2014 - OSHA finds workers exposed to repeat, serious amputation hazards at Mansfield, Ohio, automotive parts coating plant
    • October 28 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 10/28/2014 - BNSF Railway ordered to pay $12K to worker disciplined for taking doctor-ordered leave
    • October 28 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 10/28/2014 - Continental Fabricators Inc. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to amputation, other serious hazards
    • October 28 [Region 9 News Release] - 2014 - 10/28/2014 - OSHA cites Maui zip-line owner, operator for employee death
    • October 23 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 10/23/2014 - Judge upholds citations issued for bloodborne pathogen and lead exposure hazards at West Caldwell, New Jersey, company
    • October 23 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 10/23/2014 - Jacksonville, Florida-based ShayCore Enterprises cited by OSHA following worker being injured
    • October 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/23/2014 - OSHA cites Central Transport again for forklift, fall hazards
    • October 23 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 10/23/2014 - Ensign United States Drilling continues to expose workers to potential injury or death during oil well explosions
    • October 23 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 10/23/2014 - OSHA provides direction for inspecting cranes and derricks on construction worksites
    • October 23 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 10/23/2014 - Secretary of Labor renews charter of National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
    • October 21 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 10/21/2014 - Mableton, Georgia, trucking company cited for repeat and serious safety and health violations
    • October 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/21/2014 - OSHA cites Quest Specialty Coatings in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin,for willful, repeat safety violations following fires at facility
    • October 20 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 10/20/2014 - Secretary of Labor announces new members of Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee
    • October 16 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 10/16/2014 - Employees exposed to potentially fatal fall hazards at Bridgeport, Connecticut, work site
    • October 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 10/16/2014 - Advanced Tree Service in Newberry, Florida, cited for willful and serious safety violations following worker fatality
    • October 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 10/16/2014 - Chris Sawdo Construction cited by OSHA for failing to protect workers from fall hazards while performing residential construction
    • October 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/16/2014 - The Samuels Group, OSHA renew partnership to protect construction workers on Sacred Heart Hospital project in Eau Claire, Wisconsin
    • October 16 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 10/16/2014 - OSHA cites Texas Dollar Tree Stores for putting employees at risk
    • October 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/15/2014 - Workers exposed to combustible dust, amputation and other serious hazards at Cleveland auto coatings plant
    • October 15 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 10/15/2014 - OSHA partners with general contractor to protect workers during Little Rock, Arkansas, outlet mall construction project
    • October 15 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 10/15/2014 - Burlington Northern Santa Fe LLC ordered to pay more than $225K to worker terminated after reporting injury at Kansas City, Kansas, rail yard
    • October 14 [National News Release] - 2014 - 10/14/2014 - US Labor Department and Federal Communications Commission announce working group to prevent fatalities in telecommunications industry
    • October 14 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 10/14/2014 - Fulton, Mississippi, lumber mill cited for willful and serious safety violations following worker fatality
    • October 09 [National News Release] - 2014 - 10/09/2014 - OSHA launches national dialogue on hazardous chemical exposures and permissible exposure limits in the workplace
    • October 09 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 10/09/2014 - FedEx Ground Packaging System Inc. cited for machine guarding hazard at Wilmington, Massachusetts, distribution center
    • October 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/09/2014 - Industrial Power Systems cited for exposing workers to trench cave-ins
    • October 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/09/2014 - OSHA cites Haverhill Chemicals after fatal injury of an employee clearing reactor drain
    • October 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/09/2014 - Worker injured after being caught in machinery at Kloeckner Metals Corp.
    • October 08 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 10/08/2014 - Manchester, Connecticut, contractor cited for 25 serious violations at Hockanum Mill renovation site in Rockville
    • October 08 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 10/08/2014 - OSHA seeks proposals for online OSHA Outreach Training Program
    • October 07 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 10/07/2014 - Newington, Connecticut, stair and cabinet manufacturer cited by OSHA for mechanical, chemical and fire hazards after employee amputation
    • October 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 10/07/2014 - Judge affirms citations issued for chemical and mechanical hazards at South Fallsburg, New York, chicken processing plant
    • October 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 10/07/2014 - Florida-based GP Roofing and Construction and Archer Exteriors cited for exposing workers to falls and other hazards
    • October 02 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 10/02/2014 - Wolcott, Connecticut, roofing contractor cited for fall hazards after fatal worker fall in Watertown, Connecticut
    • October 02 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 10/02/2014 - Somerville, New Jersey, company fined $136,290 for willfully exposing workers to safety and health hazards
    • October 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/02/2014 - OSHA cites Certified Heat Treating Inc. after supervisor fatally injured at Miamisburg, Ohio, plant
    • October 02 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 10/02/2014 - Struck-by vehicle incidents cause 15 percent of workplace fatalities in Kansas, Missouri, Iowa and Nebraska
    • October 01 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 10/01/2014 - New Hampshire contractor with history of safety violations exposed employees to 25-foot falls
    • October 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/01/2014 - Worker critically injured when pinned by machine at Columbus Castings
    • October 01 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 10/01/2014 - Burlington Northern Santa Fe LLC ordered to pay $30,000 for retaliating against worker
    September 2014
    • September 30 [Region 4 News Release] -2014 - 09/30/2014 - Jasper Contractors in Jacksonville, Florida, cited for exposing workers to falls and other hazards; $162K in penalties proposed
    • September 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/30/2014 - Workers exposed to asbestos while restoring landmark Chicago fire station
    • September 29 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 09/29/2014 - OSHA finds workers repeatedly exposed to fall hazards at residential construction site in Robbinsville, New Jersey
    • September 29 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 09/29/2014 - Plaid Enterprises in Decatur, Georgia, cited for exposing permanent and temporary workers to amputation, electrical and other safety hazards
    • September 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/29/2014 - Mechanics repeatedly exposed to chemical hazards at Illinois garage
    • September 26 [Region 9 News Release] - 2014 - 09/26/2014 - Railroad machinist awarded $51,000 in damages and back pay following suspension for videotaping machinery testing
    • September 25 [National News Release] - 2014 - 09/25/2014 - Wireless Horizon tower collapse results in deaths of 2 cell tower workers
    • September 25 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/25/2014 - OSHA and agriculture community come together to promote safety education during National Farm Safety and Health Week Sept. 21-27
    • September 25 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 09/25/2014 - OSHA and agriculture community come together to promote safety education during National Farm Safety and Health Week Sept. 21-27
    • September 25 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 09/25/2014 - Stericycle Inc. ordered to reinstate Wichita, Kansas, supervisor terminated for reporting safety concerns
    • September 25 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 09/25/2014 - Worker loses life after being struck-by an excavator bucket at construction site
    • September 25 [Region 8 News Release] - 2014 - 09/25/2014 - OSHA and agriculture community come together to promote safety education during National Farm Safety and Health Week Sept. 21-27
    • September 25 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 09/25/2014 - OSHA extends compliance date for crane operator certification requirements
    • September 25 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 09/25/2014 - OSHA schedules meeting of the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
    • September 24 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 09/24/2014 - Massachusetts Bay Electrical Corp. cited for safety violations in connection with 2 worker fatalities on Cape Cod, Massachusetts
    • September 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/24/2014 - OSHA proposes $130,200 in fines for Canton, Ohio, aluminum plant for willfully exposing workers to serious hazards
    • September 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/24/2014 - US Labor Department files complaint against North Jackson Specialty Steel for dismissing employee who reported safety concerns
    • September 23 [Region 4 News Release] -2014 - 09/23/2014 - Midville, Georgia, steel distributor cited for exposing workers to repeat and serious workplace safety hazards
    • September 23 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 09/23/2014 - Prattville, Alabama, Fras-le North America cited for repeat and serious safety and health violations following OSHA inspection
    • September 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/23/2014 - Roofers not provided fall protection at two work sites
    • September 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 09/22/2014 - Electrical and machine hazards among 10 serious safety violations found at General Glass International in Secaucus, New Jersey
    • September 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 09/22/2014 - Employee injured while working at Oconee Fall Line Technical College; Georgia electrical contractor cited for safety violations
    • September 22 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 09/22/2014 - Worker reports respiratory inflammation after welding in rail car
    • September 19 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 09/19/2014 - D and J Ironworks cited for inadequate workplace safeguards following fatal fire in Boston's Back Bay
    • September 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/18/2014 - Workers exposed to dangerous machine hazards at MCM Industries Co.
    • September 16 [Region 10 News Release] - 2014 - 09/16/2014 - US Labor Department seeks damages for wrongly terminated Sandpoint, Idaho, employee
    • September 16 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 09/16/2014 - JC Stucco and Stone Inc. willfully exposed workers to fall hazards
    • September 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/16/2014 - OSHA cites KVK Foundry for repeatedly violating safety standards
    • September 16 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 09/16/2014 - Holder Construction Group and OSHA partner to protect construction workers on Oasis Data Center Project in Omaha, Nebraska
    • September 16 [Region 8 News Release] - 2014 - 09/16/2014 - 51-year-old worker fatally engulfed in Lake Preston, South Dakota, grain elevator
    • September 16 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 09/16/2014 - OSHA, National Safety Council renew alliance to address worker exposures to falls, emergency response, other safety issues
    • September 15 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 09/15/2014 - Over 40 safety and health violations found at Wayne Lumber and Mulch Inc.
    • September 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/15/2014 - Workers exposed to combustible dust, amputation and other serious hazards at Ravenna, Ohio, rubber products plant
    • September 15 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 09/15/2014 - Cut stone manufacturer exposes workers to amputation hazards, hearing loss
    • September 11 [National News Release] - 2014 - 09/11/2014 - OSHA announces new requirements for reporting severe injuries and updates list of industries exempt from record-keeping requirements
    • September 11 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 09/11/2014 - Brundidge, Alabama, condiment producer fails to correct previously identified workplace hazards; nearly $235K in penalties proposed
    • September 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/11/2014 - Chicago Central and Pacific Railroad ordered to pay $2K to Iowa conductor disciplined for taking doctor-ordered leave
    • September 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/11/2014 - OSHA cites Central Transport for forklift, fall hazards
    • September 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/11/2014 - Unguarded machine leads to worker's thumb amputation at Hammond, Wisconsin, polycoated paper manufacturing facility
    • September 11 [OSHA Statement] - 2014 - 09/11/2014 - Statement on Updates to OSHA's Recordkeeping Rule by Assistant Secretary for Occupational Safety and Health Dr. David Michaels
    • September 10 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 09/10/2014 - Enfield, Connecticut, roofing contractor exposed workers to falls at 2 New Britain sites, faces nearly $300,000 in OSHA fines
    • September 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 09/10/2014 - Arctic Glacier USA Inc. cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing employees to ammonia hazards at Brooklyn, New York, ice plant
    • September 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/10/2014 - Mt. Pleasant Blacktopping cited for failing to protect workers from trench cave-ins while installing water mains
    • September 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/10/2014 - Worker crushed by machinery at Youngstown, Ohio, steel mill
    • September 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/10/2014 - Workers exposed to amputation hazards at Peoria, Illinois, tower manufacturer
    • September 09 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 09/09/2014 - Alabama metal manufacturer cited by OSHA for exposing workers to amputations, falls and other workplace safety hazards
    • September 09 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 09/09/2014 - Alabama metal manufacturer cited by OSHA for exposing workers to amputations, falls and other workplace safety hazards
    • September 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/09/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA finds 6 safety, health violations at Saginaw, Michigan, medical center for veterans
    • September 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 09/09/2014 - Promoting worker safety in oil and gas sector prompts OSHA area offices in El Paso and Lubbock, Texas, to renew Permian Basin STEPS Network alliance
    • September 09 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 09/09/2014 - OSHA seeks nominations for five members to serve on Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
    • September 08 [National News Release] - 2014 - 09/08/2014 - $10.6M in safety and health grants awarded to 78 organizations across the nation by US Labor Department's OSHA
    • September 08 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 09/08/2014 - Plastering subcontractor repeatedly exposed workers to fall hazards
    • September 08 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 09/08/2014 - OSHA names new director of its Standards and Guidance Directorate
    • September 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/04/2014 - Liquid chlorine handling procedures cited at Racine, Wisconsin, foundry
    • September 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/04/2014 - Worker fatally injured at Behr Iron & Steel recycling plant
    • September 04 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 09/04/2014 - OSHA cites Pride Plating Inc. with 38 violations for exposing workers to a cancer-causing health hazard; fines total $341,550
    • September 03 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 09/03/2014 - Georgia parts manufacturer fails to correct previously identified workplace hazards; more than $92K in penalties proposed
    • September 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/03/2014 - B & T Underground fined $76,340 for exposing workers to trench cave-ins
    • September 03 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 09/03/2014 - Heartland Workers Center establishes alliance with OSHA to educate immigrant workers on workplace safety and health
    • September 02 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 09/02/2014 - BNSF Railway ordered to pay $12K to worker disciplined for taking doctor-ordered leave
    • September 02 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 09/02/2014 - Worker fatally injured after fall at Farmers Cooperative
    August 2014
    • August 28 [Region 1 News Release] -2014 - 08/28/2014 - Connecticut plastics manufacturer exposed employees to falls, mechanical, electrical and chemical hazards
    • August 28 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 08/28/2014 - Workers exposed to fall hazards at Bloomfield, New Jersey, construction site
    • August 28 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 08/28/2014 - Workers willfully exposed to amputation hazards at Paterson, New Jersey, manufacturing facility
    • August 28 [Region 8 News Release] - 2014 - 08/28/2014 - OSHA cites Douglass Colony Group Inc. for 11 violations; exposes workers to asbestos and fines total $81,000
    • August 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/27/2014 - Champion Roofing fined $48K for 2 willful safety violations after workers exposed to dangerous fall hazards in Bradley, Illinois
    • August 26 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/26/2014 - OSHA cites DiMeo Brothers for exposing workers to falls, trench cave-ins while installing storm sewers in Glenview, Illinois
    • August 25 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 08/25/2014 - Pritchard, Alabama, lumber producer cited for exposing workers to fall and amputation hazards
    • August 25 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 08/25/2014 - OSHA, NIOSH announce recommended practices to protect temporary workers' safety and health
    • August 21 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 08/21/2014 - Employees of The Preservation Society of Newport County exposed to lead and fall hazards at Bellevue Avenue mansion in Newport, Rhode Island
    • August 21 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 08/21/2014 - 2 workers injured following explosion at Indianhead Biomass Services; willful and serious safety violations cited
    • August 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/21/2014 - 2 workers injured by machine hazards in separate incidents at Hicksville, Ohio, telecommunication tower manufacturing plant
    • August 20 [Region 10 News Release] - 2014 - 08/20/2014 - OSHA orders Hanford nuclear facility contractor to reinstate worker fired for raising environmental safety concerns
    • August 20 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 08/20/2014 - OSHA cites Gonzalez Stucco and Stone for serious safety hazards; more than $54,000 in fines proposed
    • August 19 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 08/19/2014 - Hamburg, New York, home improvement company fined for exposing workers to potentially fatal fall hazards at Lackawanna, New York, work site
    • August 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 08/19/2014 - OSHA settles whistleblower complaint against Gaines Motor Lines Inc.
    • August 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/19/2014 - OSHA cites Illinois vehicle manufacturer McLaughlin Body Co. for exposing workers to amputation hazards
    • August 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/18/2014 - Asphalt Specialists ordered to pay nearly $1M in compensation and to reinstate drivers terminated for raising safety concerns
    • August 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/18/2014 - Flammable chemical hazards found at Avon Lake, Ohio, fiberglass manufacturer
    • August 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/18/2014 - Roofing contractor cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for repeatedly exposing workers to dangerous fall hazards
    • August 18 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 08/18/2014 - OSHA renews alliance with Global Cold Chain Alliance to help prevent worker exposure to hazardous chemical releases
    • August 14 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 08/14/2014 - Production company for "Midnight Rider" film cited for willful and serious safety violations following worker fatality and injuries
    • August 14 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/14/2014 - 2 workers injured at Burrows Paper Corp.
    • August 13 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 08/13/2014 - OSHA extends comment period on proposed rule to improve tracking of workplace injury and illnesses
    • August 12 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 08/12/2014 - OSHA issues notice to McDowell federal prison after workers exposed to bloodborne pathogens
    • August 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/12/2014 - OSHA inspection finds workers exposed to multiple safety and health hazards at Joliet, Illinois, chemical distribution company
    • August 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 08/12/2014 - OSHA renews alliance with Associated Builders and Contractors, Pelican Chapter, to promote worker safety in Louisiana
    • August 12 [Region 9 News Release] - 2014 - 08/12/2014 - OSHA establece alianza con Consulado General de Honduras para promover conocimiento de derechos de trabajadores en oeste de EE.UU. Idaho y Alaska
    • August 12 [Region 9 News Release] - 2014 - 08/12/2014 - OSHA establishes alliance with Consulate General of Honduras to raise awareness of worker rights in the western US, Idaho and Alaska
    • August 11 [Region 10 News Release] - 2014 - 08/11/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA orders Gresham, Oregon, trucking company to reinstate driver after unlawful termination, pay back wages
    • August 11 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 08/11/2014 - Brooklyn medical facility cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for inadequate workplace violence safeguards
    • August 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 08/07/2014 - Corizon Health Inc. cited for inadequate workplace violence safeguards at Rikers Island correctional facility in New York
    • August 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 08/07/2014 - Rust-Oleum Corp. cited for exposing permanent and temporary workers to silica dust, amputation and electrical hazards following OSHA inspection
    • August 07 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/07/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Exel Inc. for unsafe forklift operation at Toledo, Ohio, auto parts warehouse
    • August 07 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 08/07/2014 - OSHA cites Texas plastics manufacturer for 21 violations, including 6 repeat, for exposing workers to injuries from unexpected machine startups
    • August 07 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 08/07/2014 - CDC report on OSHA's review of heat-related enforcement cases highlights need for acclimatization to prevent worker deaths
    • August 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 08/06/2014 - Miami-based contractor cited for exposing workers to serious safety hazards at a worksite in Hallandale Beach, Fla., by US Department of Labor's OSHA
    • August 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/06/2014 - OSHA fines AFAM Concept $59,700 for repeat and serious violations at Chicago hair products manufacturing facility
    • August 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 08/05/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA and the Georgia Hispanic Construction Association to host safety and health fair Aug. 16, 2014, in Chamblee, Georgia
    • August 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/05/2014 - Anheuser-Busch brewery in Columbus, Ohio, cited for refrigeration system violations
    • August 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 08/05/2014 - Miller Building Systems cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for willfully exposing workers to dangerous fall hazards
    • August 05 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 08/05/2014 - OSHA follow-up inspection of Oklahoma oil refinery reveals continuing worker safety violations
    • August 04 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 08/04/2014 - Rochelle, Georgia, peanut processing plant cited for serious safety violations following US Department of Labor OSHA investigation
    • August 04 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 08/04/2014 - Houston machine shop cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for 13 safety violations for exposing workers to amputation hazards
    July 2014
    • July 31 [Region 2 News Release] -2014 - 07/31/2014 - Explosion at Tonawanda Coke Corp. results in serious safety violations and $161,100 in US Department of Labor OSHA fines
    • July 31 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 07/31/2014 - Cell tower company cited by OSHA for safety hazards following fatality in Clarksburg, West Virginia, tower collapse in February 2014
    • July 31 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 07/31/2014 - Fiberdome Inc. agrees to limit employee exposure to styrene, accept general duty clause citation issued by OSHA at Lake Mills, Wis., fiberglass plant.
    • July 31 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 07/31/2014 - Major Metals Co. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to amputation and other serious hazards
    • July 31 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 07/31/2014 - Workers repeatedly exposed to amputation hazards at Packaging Corporation of America
    • July 31 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 07/31/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Arkansas industrial explosives manufacturer for exposing workers to chemical hazards
    • July 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 07/30/2014 - Home Depot USA's Chicago store cited by OSHA for serious hazards
    • July 29 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 07/29/2014 - Georgia roofing contractor cited for repeat and serious violations following US Department of Labor OSHA inspections
    • July 28 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 07/28/2014 - Employees of P. Gioioso and Sons Inc. faced electrocution hazards from power lines at Massachusetts work site
    • July 28 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 07/28/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Keymark Corp. for failing to protect workers against chemical, noise and fall hazards at Fonda, New York, plant
    • July 28 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 07/28/2014 - OSHA schedules meeting of the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee
    • July 24 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 07/24/2014 - OSHA issues new directive to keep communication tower workers safe
    • July 24 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 07/24/2014 - OSHA, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, sign agreement strengthening protections for workers from coercion, retaliation

    • July 22 [Region 2 News Release] -2014 - 07/22/2014 - United Airlines cited at Newark, N.J., airport for repeat and serious safety hazards
    • July 22 [Region 8 News Release] - 2014 - 07/22/2014 - OSHA extends enforcement effort in Billings, Montana, following hailstorm, asks employers to protect roofing and construction workers against falls
    • July 22 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 07/22/2014 - OSHA schedules meeting of the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health
    • July 21 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 07/21/2014 - Popular retail store Forever 21 fined $158,000 by US Department of Labor's OSHA for repeat workplace safety violations at New Jersey location
    • July 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 07/21/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Ohio Lowe's for repeat electrical hazards
    • July 21 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 07/21/2014 - January structural collapse leading to 2 worker fatalities, 9 injuries at International Nutrition in Omaha caused by overloaded storage bins
    • July 17 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 07/17/2014 - Connecticut contractor cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 17 serious workplace health violations at Easthampton, Massachusetts, renovation site
    • July 17 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 07/17/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Piqua Champion Foundry for repeat, serious violations
    • July 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 07/16/2014 - Formed Fiber Technologies provides false abatement documentation, continues to expose workers to serious hazards resulting in $816,500 fine
    • July 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 07/16/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites repeat violations at Miami Valley Polishing for exposing workers to excessive noise, respiratory hazards
    • July 16 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 07/16/2014 - Midwest Farmers Cooperative cited by OSHA for serious violations after truck driver dies from exposure to ammonia vapor cloud
    • July 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 07/15/2014 - US Department of Labor OSHA violations issued for repeatedly exposing workers to amputation hazards at Illinois storage system manufacturer
    • July 15 [Region 8 News Release] - 2014 - 07/15/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA launches focused enforcement program to prevent injuries and fatalities in North Dakota's high-hazard industries
    • July 14 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 07/14/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites willful safety violation after workers expected to 'free climb' 195-foot tower without adequate fall protection
    • July 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 07/14/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 8 employers for safety violations following death of worker who fell 29 feet at Texas construction site
    • July 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 07/14/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Texas barge builder for 16 serious, repeat, failure-to-abate safety violations for exposing workers to hazards
    • July 14 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 07/14/2014 - False charges, reprisals against post office worker prompts anti-retaliation lawsuit by US Department of Labor
    • July 14 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 07/14/2014 - OSHA to hold meeting of National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health Temporary Workers Workgroup
    • July 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 07/10/2014 - Workers exposed to grain bin entrapment at Sabina Farmers Exchange
    • July 10 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 07/10/2014 - Recent fatalities serve as a reminder to protect workers from demolition hazards
    • July 09 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 07/09/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites R.E. Arnold Construction and Suntree Technologies for willful, serious safety violations following worker injury
    • July 09 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 07/09/2014 - US Department of Labors OSHA cites Sterilite Corp. and staffing agency for exposing full-time and temporary workers to unsafe conditions
    • July 08 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 07/08/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites R.R. Dawson Bridge Co. for willful and serious safety violations following worker fatalities
    • July 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 07/07/2014 - Employees at Brooklyn demolition site faced potentially fatal falls
    • July 07 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 07/07/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA settles retaliation case with McKees Rocks Industrial Enterprises
    • July 03 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 07/03/2014 - Burgos Construction Corp. cited for serious safety violations following US Department of Labor OSHA inspection; more than $200,000 in proposed fines
    • July 02 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 07/02/2014 - Massachusetts employer sued by US Department of Labor agrees to pay worker who was discharged after filing OSHA complaint
    • July 02 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 07/02/2014 - OSHA fines Dollar Tree Stores $177,800 for exposing employees to serious safety hazards at Massachusetts store
    • July 02 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 07/02/2014 - TLD Ace Corp. cited for exposing workers to fall, fire and electrical hazards
    • July 02 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 07/02/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites JA Siding Construction Services for repeat and serious safety violations for exposing workers to fall hazards
    • July 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 07/01/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA and Project BEST establish alliance to educate and protect Ohio construction workers
    June 2014
    • June 30 [Region 6 News Release] -2014 - 06/30/2014 - San Antonio fruit processor and staffing agency cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing temporary workers to serious hazards
    • June 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 06/30/2014 - Two Colorado Pep Boys auto centers cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for serious and repeat safety violations
    • June 30 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 06/30/2014 - OSHA issues interim enforcement policy on electric power generation rule
    • June 26 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 06/26/2014 - OSHA schedules informal meeting to discuss efforts to improve agency's Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory Program
    • June 26 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 06/26/2014 - OSHA urges increased safety awareness in fireworks industry in advance of July 4 celebrations
    • June 25 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 06/25/2014 - OSHA training event focused on enhancing federal worker safety and health
    • June 24 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 06/24/2014 - Alabama insulation manufacturer cited for repeat and serious violations after US Department of Labor OSHA inspection
    • June 23 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 06/23/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA follow-up inspection finds Birdsboro Kosher Farms Corp. still violating safety standards
    • June 23 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 06/23/2014 - Construction Trailer Specialists cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to amputation, other serious hazards
    • June 23 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 06/23/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA and Habitat for Humanity-Omaha establish partnership to protect volunteer workers from construction hazards
    • June 23 [Region 8 News Release] - 2014 - 06/23/2014 - Denver-area residential roofing contractors are failing to provide necessary fall safety protection to workers
    • June 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 06/19/2014 - Florida's GLF Construction Corp. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for 14 serious safety violations following worker death
    • June 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 06/19/2014 - Sonic Creations Inc. cited for repeat and serious safety violations following US Department of Labor OSHA inspection
    • June 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 06/19/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites cereal manufacturer for exposing permanent and temporary workers to serious safety hazards
    • June 18 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 06/18/2014 - 2 companies cited for willful and other violations after temporary worker injured at Maplewood, NJ, bottling plant in December 2013
    • June 18 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 06/18/2014 - New US Department of Labor OSHA initiative aims to protect tree trimming and clearing operation workers in Delaware
    • June 18 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 06/18/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces summer 'Construction Incident Prevention Initiative' in Delaware
    • June 18 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 06/18/2014 - Westwind Contracting Inc. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for serious safety violations at Florida work site
    • June 18 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 06/18/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Louisiana food processor for overexposing workers to dangerous levels of carbon dioxide, other hazards
    • June 18 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 06/18/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Texas sawmill for failure-to-abate previous safety violations; workers still exposed to serious hazards
    • June 18 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 06/18/2014 - OSHA provides on-site assistance for cleanup and recovery workers and the public following tornadoes in Nebraska, storms in Iowa
    • June 17 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 06/17/2014 - Worker exposure to amputation hazards and excessive noise leads to serious and willful violations cited following US Department of Labor OSHA investigation
    • June 16 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 06/16/2014 - OSHA issues hazard bulletin to safeguard tree care workers
    • June 12 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 06/12/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 5 companies following December 2013 fatality of temporary worker at Amazon fulfillment center in Avenel, NJ
    • June 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 06/12/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces expansion of its Lubbock, Texas, office
    • June 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 06/12/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites seat belt and air bag manufacturer for exposing workers to serious noise and machine hazards
    • June 11 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 06/11/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA finds 30 serious safety and health hazards at furniture manufacturer
    • June 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 06/11/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $449,680 fine for Fontarome Chemical after inspection finds 23 serious safety and health violations
    • June 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 06/11/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA renews alliance to educate and protect Cleveland construction workers on job hazards, such as falls, silica exposure
    • June 11 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 06/11/2014 - Bioiberica Nebraska cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to amputation, other serious hazards at food supplement plant
    • June 11 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 06/11/2014 - New OSHA resource aims to help reduce injuries among workers in the nursing home and residential care industries
    • June 10 [National News Release] - 2014 - 06/10/2014 - Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. lanza campana anual de verano para prevenir enfermedades relacionadas con el calor
    • June 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 06/10/2014 - US Department of Labor OSHA investigation finds that New York company violated Sarbanes-Oxley Act by firing worker who reported investor fraud
    • June 10 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 06/10/2014 - Liberty Tire Recycling cited for serious violations for exposing workers to falls, explosion, dangerous equipment hazards following OSHA inspection
    • June 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 06/10/2014 - Ohio worker's hand crushed while operating mechanical power press; US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $89,500 in penalties
    • June 10 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 06/10/2014 - Construction worker suffers severe injuries after fall into trench
    • June 10 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 06/10/2014 - OSHA announces new interactive training webtool on identifying workplace hazards
    • June 09 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 06/09/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Massachusetts seafood processor for serious safety violations following worker's death
    • June 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 06/09/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Duce Construction for failing to protect employees from trench dangers
    • June 05 [Region 8 News Release] - 2014 - 06/05/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Dollar Tree $217,000 for willfully putting Missoula workers at risk
    • June 04 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 06/04/2014 - Bronx contractor fined $66,600 by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to serious fall hazards
    • June 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 06/04/2014 - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Lathrop Co./Turner Construction Co. host OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at Toledo Hospital site, June 6
    • June 04 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 06/04/2014 - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Key/Walbridge hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport Terminal Project
    • June 04 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 06/04/2014 - OSHA schedules stakeholder meeting to consider proposed standard to protect safety, health of emergency responders
    • June 03 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 06/03/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA finds that Metro-North Commuter Railroad Co. violated Federal Railroad Safety Act anti-discrimination provisions
    • June 03 [Region 10 News Release] - 2014 - 06/03/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Anderson Farms after worker fatally injured at cattle feed mixing facility
    • June 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 06/03/2014 - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Barton Malow Co. hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down events for Lansing, Mich., area workers, June 4
    • June 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 06/03/2014 - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Eau Claire construction workers to attend OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down events, June 4 and 5
    • June 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 06/03/2014 - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Lakeshore Technical College hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at Cleveland, Wis., campus
    • June 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 06/03/2014 - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Linn-Mathes Inc. hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at 1K Fulton construction site in Chicago, June 4
    • June 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 06/03/2014 - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Ringland-Johnson Construction hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at Woodward-Rock Cut Campus, June 4
    • June 03 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 06/03/2014 - Texas conveyor manufacturer cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA following worker fatality
    • June 03 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 06/03/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Texas-based cement mixer manufacturer for 35 workplace safety and health violations
    • June 02 [National News Release] - 2014 - 06/02/2014 - More than 1M workers expected to participate in National Fall Safety Stand-Down
    • June 02 [National News Release] - 2014 - 06/02/2014 - Se espera que mas de 1 millon de trabajadores participe con actividades en todo el pais para impulsar la prevencion y seguridad contra caidas
    • June 02 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 06/02/2014 - Boston Bridge and Steel Inc. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for safety and health hazards following employee death
    • June 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 06/02/2014 - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: CG Schmidt hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at UW-Milwaukee Kenwood Interdisciplinary Research Complex
    • June 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 06/02/2014 - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Cincinnati area construction workers to attend OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down events, learn safe practices
    • June 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 06/02/2014 - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Elford Inc. hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at Lancaster construction company, June 2
    • June 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 06/02/2014 - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Great Lakes Construction Co. hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at Cleveland Inner Belt Bridge Project site, June 3
    • June 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 06/02/2014 - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Madison area construction workers to attend OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down events, June 3, 4 and 5
    • June 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 06/02/2014 - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Miron Construction hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at Lambeau Field, June 2
    • June 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 06/02/2014 - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: R.C. Wegman Construction hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at New Main Aurora Public Library
    • June 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 06/02/2014 - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Turner Construction Co. hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event, June 3
    • June 02 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 06/02/2014 - Tanner Timber Services cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for serious and willful violations of safety law following worker fatality
    • June 02 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 06/02/2014 - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Faith Technologies hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at Lenexa, Kan., communications tower training lab
    • June 02 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 06/02/2014 - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Kirkwood Community College to participate in OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down events this week
    • June 02 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 06/02/2014 - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: McCarthy Buildings Co. hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event in Mercy Hospital in Joplin, Mo.
    • June 02 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 06/02/2014 - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Nucor Steel hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event, June 2

    • June 02 [OSHA Statement] -2014 - 06/02/2014 - Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez Press Statement National Safety Stand-Down Press Call June 2, 2014
    • June 02 [OSHA Statement] - 2014 - 06/02/2014 - Statement by Dr. David Michaels Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health
    May 2014
    • May 30 [Region 2 News Release] -2014 - 05/30/2014 - Tire retreader faces $160,280 in US Department of Labor OSHA fines for failing to correct cited hazards
    • May 29 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 05/29/2014 - Texas A and M University football stadium contractors cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA following the death of a skid-steer loader operator
    • May 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 05/28/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Chicago engineering company again for failing to protect construction workers from serious dangers in 2014
    • May 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 05/28/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Flambeau River Papers for failing to protect workers from toxic sulfur dioxide vapors at Park Falls, Wis., paper mill
    • May 22 [National News Release] - 2014 - 05/22/2014 - Annual summer campaign to prevent heat-related illnesses launched by US Labor Department
    • May 22 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 05/22/2014 - US Department of Labor notifies former Joslyn Manufacturing and Supply Co. employees of inclusion in EEOICPA Special Exposure Cohort
    • May 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 05/22/2014 - Allied Powder Coating cited for 15 safety and health violations by US Department of Labor's OSHA; proposed fines total $55,440
    • May 21 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 05/21/2014 - Manhattan jewelry and accessories chain cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for fire and other safety hazards
    • May 21 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 05/21/2014 - OSHA and the American Staffing Association form alliance to protect temporary workers
    • May 20 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 05/20/2014 - After explosion, US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 3-D printing firm for exposing workers to combustible metal powder, electrical hazards
    • May 20 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 05/20/2014 - Nicholson Terminal and Dock Co. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA after worker fatally struck by forklift at Detroit marine terminal
    • May 20 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 05/20/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $51,800 in fines for Power Coatings for failing to protect workers from toxic chemical hazards
    • May 20 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 05/20/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Tortillas Ricas LP for serious health and safety violations with $48,300 in fines
    • May 20 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 05/20/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA partners with general contractor VCC to help protect workers during Arkansas State University construction project
    • May 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 05/19/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA renews alliance to educate and protect Illinois electrical workers on arc blast and arc flash hazards
    • May 19 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 05/19/2014 - Workers exposed to dangerous silica dust at Omaha stone-cutting facility
    • May 19 [Region 8 News Release] - 2014 - 05/19/2014 - Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway ordered by US Department of Labor's OSHA to pay more than $526,000 to terminated workers
    • May 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 05/15/2014 - OSHA proposes $139,000 in penalties for repeatedly exposing workers to amputation, other serious hazards at Kobelco Stewart Bolling in Hudson, Ohio
    • May 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 05/15/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $159,390 fine for Fortune Painting Co. for repeatedly exposing workers to dangerous lead levels, serious fall hazards
    • May 15 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 05/15/2014 - Discipline of Southwestern Bell workers prompts lawsuit by US Department of Labor for illegal retaliation against workers
    • May 14 [National News Release] - 2014 - 05/14/2014 - $7M for Susan Harwood safety and health training grants now available from US Labor Department's OSHA
    • May 14 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 05/14/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines All-Feed Processing and Packaging $254,000 for exposing workers to combustible dust, respiratory hazards
    • May 13 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 05/13/2014 - US Department of Labor sues West Springfield, Mass., employer for allegedly firing an employee who filed an OSHA complaint
    • May 13 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 05/13/2014 - Star Snacks Co. LLC fined $180,000 by US Department of Labor's OSHA for willfully exposing employees to carbon monoxide and dangerous noise levels
    • May 13 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 05/13/2014 - US Department of Labor re-establishes Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee
    • May 12 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 05/12/2014 - Lee, Mass., contractor cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 'needless and avoidable' fatal fall at Stockbridge work site
    • May 12 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 05/12/2014 - Safety hazards at Salisbury, Mass., manufacturer lead to $93,200 in US Department of Labor OSHA fines
    • May 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 05/12/2014 - Truck parts manufacturer cited for serious safety violations following inspection by US Department of Labor's OSHA; $64,400 in fines proposed
    • May 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 05/12/2014 - Grand Trunk Western Railroad Co. ordered by US Department of Labor's OSHA to reinstate employee, pay more than $244,000 in back wages, damages
    • May 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 05/12/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $63,000 in penalties for exposing worker to struck-by hazards, other violations at Big 3 Precision Products
    • May 08 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 05/08/2014 - Bennett Building Systems cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for not protecting workers from dangerous falls
    • May 07 [Region 10 News Release] - 2014 - 05/07/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Idaho homebuilder for willfully exposing workers to fall hazards
    • May 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 05/07/2014 - Watertown, NY, general construction company cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 'entirely preventable' fatal fall at Pulaski work site
    • May 06 [National News Release] - 2014 - 05/06/2014 - Conn. contractor cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for wall collapse, fall hazards at construction work site
    • May 06 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 05/06/2014 - Stamford, Conn., contractor cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for wall collapse, fall hazards at construction work site
    • May 06 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 05/06/2014 - Dollar Tree fined $143,000 by US Department of Labor's OSHA for willfully exposing workers to serious safety hazards
    • May 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 05/06/2014 - San Cast fined $155,900 by US Department of Labor's OSHA for repeatedly exposing workers to falls, amputation hazards at Coshocton, Ohio, plant
    • May 06 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 05/06/2014 - OSHA to hold meeting of National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health temporary worker workgroup
    • May 05 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 05/05/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA follow-up inspection finds company failed to correct violations at previously cited Rasi Laboratories Inc. in Somerset, NJ
    • May 05 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 05/05/2014 - Workers exposed to fall hazards at residential construction site in Hegins, Pa.
    • May 05 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 05/05/2014 - Texas fertilizer operator cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for safety and health hazards following serious injury
    • May 02 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 05/02/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA renews partnership with El Paso Chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America
    • May 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 05/01/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Five Star Commercial Roofing $49,000 for exposing workers to dangerous fall hazards in Bartonville, Ill.
    April 2014
    • April 30 [National News Release] -2014 - 04/30/2014 - US Labor Department urges storm recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
    • April 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 04/30/2014 - US Labor Department urges storm recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
    • April 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 04/29/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Cooper Power Systems $166,000 after multiple workers injured by acid mixture at South Milwaukee plant
    • April 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 04/28/2014 - Construction workers on Aurora Public Library project form strategic partnership with US Department of Labor's OSHA
    • April 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 04/28/2014 - US Labor Department and Republic Steel reach comprehensive settlement agreement over safety and health violations at 4 plants
    • April 28 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 04/28/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA commemorates Workers' Memorial Day by signing two alliances to promote worker safety and health in North Texas
    • April 24 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 04/24/2014 - Florida manufacturer cited for exposing permanent and temporary workers to toxic chemical hexavalent chromium after US Labor Department inspection
    • April 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 04/24/2014 - Rogers Roofing faces proposed penalties of $44,660 by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to fall hazards
    • April 24 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 04/24/2014 - Houston metal fabricator fined $124,000 for failing to abate violations and exposing workers to serious safety hazards
    • April 24 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 04/24/2014 - Absolute Waste Removal ordered to reinstate driver who raised safety concerns and pay $123,203 in compensation following OSHA whistleblower investigation
    • April 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 04/23/2014 - Workers exposed to amputation and other serious hazards at Metal and Wire Products Co. in Salem, Ohio
    • April 23 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 04/23/2014 - Union Pacific Railroad ordered to reinstate injured employee, pay more than $85,000 in damages after OSHA found illegal retaliation
    • April 23 [Region 8 News Release] - 2014 - 04/23/2014 - Cenex Harvest States Inc. cited for repeat, serious safety and health violations
    • April 22 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 04/22/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA to co-host Workers' Memorial Day Events April 25 in Springfield, Mo., and April 28 in North Kansas City, Mo.
    • April 22 [Region 8 News Release] - 2014 - 04/22/2014 - OSHA cites Kuechle Underground after worker's leg is broken when trench wall collapses at Mapleton, ND, residential construction site
    • April 21 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 04/21/2014 - OSHA follow-up inspection finds 14 violations at previously cited Universal Concrete Products Corp. in Pottstown, Pa.
    • April 21 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 04/21/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA finds serious violations at paving contractor following worker fatality at Blairsville, Pa., facility
    • April 21 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 04/21/2014 - Houston contractor fined $70,000 for willfully exposing workers to fall hazards
    • April 15 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 04/15/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA forms alliance with Georgia organizations to reduce worker exposure to silica in the construction industry
    • April 15 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 04/15/2014 - OSHA schedules informal hearing on proposed extension of crane operator certification deadline
    • April 14 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 04/14/2014 - L and L Lumber Co. cited for serious safety and health violations following inspection by US Department of Labor's OSHA
    • April 14 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 04/14/2014 - Pinpoint Towers cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA after worker fatality on a telecommunication tower in Wichita
    • April 14 [Region 9 News Release] - 2014 - 04/14/2014 - US Department of Labor OSHA program aims to reduce retail injuries and fatalities in the Pacific
    • April 11 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 04/11/2014 - OSHA announces that the final rule revising standards for electric power generation, transmission and distribution has been published in the Federal Register
    • April 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 04/10/2014 - Wisconsin Central Limited ordered to pay more than $352,000 in back wages, damages to injured conductor after OSHA whistleblower investigation
    • April 10 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 04/10/2014 - OSHA regional offices in Dallas and Chicago form alliance with the Philippine consulate general in Chicago to promote worker safety and health
    • April 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 04/09/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Interlake Mecalux $71,700 for exposing workers to amputation, serious hazards at Illinois storage system manufacturer
    • April 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 04/09/2014 - Fort Worth tank parts manufacturer cited by the US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to struck-by and amputation hazards
    • April 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 04/09/2014 - Recycling facility in Lubbock, Texas, cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for multiple, serious safety and health violations
    • April 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 04/09/2014 - Tulsa developer exposes workers to fall hazards; US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $90,600 in fines
    • April 08 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 04/08/2014 - Little Falls, NY, paper manufacturer exposes workers to serious safety violations at multiple work sites
    • April 08 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 04/08/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Precision Custom Coatings LLC $185,400 for willful and repeat violations
    • April 08 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 04/08/2014 - OSHA schedules meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health
    • April 03 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 04/03/2014 - OSHA issues interim final rule protecting whistleblowers under Consumer Financial Protection Act
    • April 02 [National News Release] - 2014 - 04/02/2014 - Olivet Management faces $2.3M in OSHA fines for knowingly exposing workers to asbestos and lead at NY work site
    • April 02 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 04/02/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites cabinetry, countertop manufacturer for combustible dust, chemical hazards
    • April 02 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 04/02/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces safety stand-down at Georgia highway work zone sites April 7-11, 2014
    • April 01 [National News Release] - 2014 - 04/01/2014 - OSHA announces final rule revising standards for electric power generation, transmission and distribution
    March 2014
    • March 31 [Region 2 News Release] -2014 - 03/31/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Garfield, NJ, masonry contractor for repeat fall and scaffolding hazards
    • March 31 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 03/31/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Fischer Excavating $58,100 for trenching hazards at Rockford work site
    • March 31 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 03/31/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA issues $50,600 in proposed fines to Grede Wisconsin for repeatedly exposing workers to respirable silica dust
    • March 31 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 03/31/2014 - OSHA schedules meeting of the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health
    • March 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 03/27/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA forms alliance with Concerned Beauty Professionals to reduce chemical hazards in the beauty industry
    • March 26 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 03/26/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Diversified CPC International Inc. for chemical hazards
    • March 26 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 03/26/2014 - OSHA seeks nominations for members to serve on the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
    • March 25 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 03/25/2014 - Atlantic Coast Asphalt in Jacksonville, Fla., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA following worker being trapped in hot liquid asphalt
    • March 24 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 03/24/2014 - Danville manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for continued employee exposure to highly toxic hexavalent chromium
    • March 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 03/24/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites two Ohio companies for exposing workers to dangerous levels of lead, serious fall hazards
    • March 20 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 03/20/2014 - OSHA renews alliance with Sealant Waterproofing and Restoration Institute to address falls, other worker safety issues within industry
    • March 19 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 03/19/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA follow-up inspection finds 11 workplace violations at previously cited US Minerals LLC in Harvey, La.
    • March 19 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 03/19/2014 - La OSHA lanza un nuevo boletn educativo sobre los requisitos del registro de lesiones para proteger a los trabajadores temporales
    • March 19 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 03/19/2014 - OSHA announces national stand-down for fall prevention in construction
    • March 18 [National News Release] - 2014 - 03/18/2014 - OSHA continues extensive public engagement on silica proposal
    • March 18 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 03/18/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA orders DISH Network to pay more than $257,000 in wages and damages to blacklisted former employee
    • March 17 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 03/17/2014 - Following worker fatality, Georgia-based Smiley Plaster Co. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to fall hazards

    • March 17 [Region 5 News Release] -2014 - 03/17/2014 - ConAgra Foods faces $117,000 in US Department of Labor OSHA penalties for failing to protect workers from dangerous machinery, other hazards
    • March 13 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 03/13/2014 - OSHA releases new educational bulletin on injury recording requirements to help protect temporary workers
    • March 13 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 03/13/2014 - OSHA seeks nominations for members to serve on the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee
    • March 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 03/12/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Schwan's, staffing agency and service company for serious health and safety violations; $264,360 in fines
    • March 12 [Region 8 News Release] - 2014 - 03/12/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites two Colorado contractors for exposing workers to trench cave-ins; $81,400 in combined penalties proposed
    • March 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 03/11/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $112,000 in penalties for workers exposed to amputation hazards at Gaspar Inc.
    • March 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 03/11/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes fines of $46,900 after Celtic Environmental workers exposed to lead hazards
    • March 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 03/10/2014 - Paterson, NJ, severe violator again cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for recurring hazards
    • March 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 03/10/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines New Wave Plastics $51,800 for multiple serious hazards at Cleveland facility
    • March 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 03/06/2014 - Grand Trunk Western Railway Co., Union Pacific ordered to pay back wages to 5 suspended, injured employees after OSHA whistleblower investigation
    • March 06 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 03/06/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Werner Construction after worker fatally struck by front-end loader at Albion, Neb., asphalt facility
    • March 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 03/05/2014 - Coastal Building Systems of Amelia Inc. cited for repeat fall hazards by US Department of Labor's OSHA
    • March 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 03/05/2014 - Pressed Paperboard Technologies will pay $81,450 in penalties after US Department of Labor OSHA cites safety violations at Findlay facility
    • March 05 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 03/05/2014 - OSHA extends comment period on agency standards to improve chemical safety to March 31
    • March 03 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 03/03/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites East Providence, RI, company for combustible wood dust and other hazards after August 2013 fire and explosion
    February 2014
    • February 28 [OSHA Statement] -2014 - 02/28/2014 - Statement by Assistant Secretary of Labor Dr. David Michaels on death of former assistant secretary
    • February 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 02/27/2014 - Nichiha USA Inc. of Georgia cited for safety violations and nearly $140,000 in proposed penalties by the US Labor Department's OSHA
    • February 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 02/27/2014 - The GEO Group must address workplace violence hazards as a result of corporate-wide settlement with US Department of Labor
    • February 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/27/2014 - County Materials Corp. cited for serious violations by US Labor Department's OSHA after worker's foot severed at an Elderon, Wis., job site
    • February 27 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 02/27/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Houston employer for 8 willful, egregious violations after worker injured on machine without safeguards
    • February 26 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/26/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $77,472 in fines for Beck Aluminum Alloys after worker exposed to chlorine gas at smelting plant
    • February 26 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/26/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA to co-sponsor Illinois workplace safety and health conference in Peoria on March 5, 2014
    • February 26 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 02/26/2014 - OSHA issues 2014 inspection plan to reduce injuries and illnesses at high-hazard workplaces
    • February 25 [National News Release] - 2014 - 02/25/2014 - Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health Dr. David Michaels urges action to protect communication tower workers
    • February 25 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 02/25/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Shippensburg foundry for repeat safety violations; OSHA fines total $163,240
    • February 25 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/25/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines E.R. Wagner Manufacturing $106,000 for serious safety violations at Milwaukee metal stamping plant
    • February 24 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 02/24/2014 - Spa and fitness center agrees to correct hazardous conditions after worker fatality at Palisades Park, NJ, spa
    • February 24 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 02/24/2014 - OSHA schedules meeting of the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee
    • February 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 02/19/2014 - Combustible dust, amputation and other hazards at lumber manufacturer in Homerville, Ga., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA
    • February 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/19/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $91,800 in fines for Ohio printing company
    • February 19 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 02/19/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Andres Roofing Co. $52,800 for workplace safety violations
    • February 19 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 02/19/2014 - OSHA announces interim final rule, invites comments on procedures for handling retaliation complaints under Food Safety Modernization Act
    • February 18 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 02/18/2014 - Recurring hazards by Cheshire, Conn., manufacturer of print reproductions results in US Labor Department OSHA citations
    • February 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 02/13/2014 - Amtech Southeast Inc. in Elmore, Ala., cited for 15 safety and health violations following inspection by US Department of Labor's OSHA
    • February 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 02/13/2014 - Florida manufacturer cited for willful violations following fatality
    • February 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 02/13/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Dudley Lumber Co. for serious safety violations; nearly $107,000 in proposed penalties
    • February 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/13/2014 - G and J Pepsi-Cola Bottlers faces $86,900 in US Labor Department OSHA penalties for exposing workers to repeat safety violations
    • February 12 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 02/12/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites New York contractors for safety violations at Canastota Wastewater Treatment Plant
    • February 12 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 02/12/2014 - OSHA announces comment period on proposed rule to improve tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses to close on March 10
    • February 11 [National News Release] - 2014 - 02/11/2014 - No more falling workers
    • February 10 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 02/10/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Wakefield, Mass., contractor for exposing workers to cave-in hazards at Milton work site
    • February 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/10/2014 - Suspension of 13 AT and T workers prompts lawsuit by US Labor Department
    • February 10 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 02/10/2014 - Flavoring manufacturer in Oakdale, La., cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after a fire severely burns a worker
    • February 10 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 02/10/2014 - OSHA partners with fertilizer industry to get message out on chemical safety
    • February 07 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 02/07/2014 - OSHA issues proposed rule to extend compliance date for crane operator certification requirements
    • February 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/06/2014 - Arlington Plating Co. faces $155,430 in penalties for exposing workers to guarding, electrical and other hazards
    • February 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/06/2014 - Solvay Specialty Polymers cited by US Labor Department's OSHA; fines of $77,000 proposed
    • February 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 02/05/2014 - Lucas Marine Acquisition Co. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA following worker fatality at City of Fort Pierce Marina
    • February 04 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 02/04/2014 - Philadelphia Macaroni cited by US Labor Department's OSHA; fines total more than $75,000
    • February 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 02/04/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Cleveland metal company for repeat violations, including lead exposure; $61,600 in proposed fines
    • February 04 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 02/04/2014 - Gem Drilling Co. Inc. cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 19 violations at its Sagerton, Texas, work site; fines total $46,900
    • February 04 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 02/04/2014 - Innovia Films cited by US Labor Department's OSHA; fines of $112,500 proposed
    • February 04 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 02/04/2014 - Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez appoints 15 members to Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health
    • February 03 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 02/03/2014 - Bristol, Conn., wire manufacturer faces more than $109,000 in US Labor Department OSHA fines for new and recurring hazards
    • February 03 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 02/03/2014 - Automotive manufacturer in Thomson, Ga., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for amputation and laceration hazards
    • February 03 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 02/03/2014 - Trailer manufacturing facility in Sumner, Texas, cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for failing to protect workers from repeat hazards
    January 2014
    • January 30 [Region 2 News Release] -2014 - 01/30/2014 - Brooklyn, NY, recycler cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for heat-related death
    • January 30 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 01/30/2014 - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los EE. UU. cit a recicladora de Brooklyn, NY, por una muerte provocada por el calor
    • January 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 01/30/2014 - Lapmaster Precision Finishing Services cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for repeat safety violations at Ohio plant
    • January 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 01/30/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Fry's Roofing and Construction for safety violations
    • January 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 01/30/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA Cites Torrance Castings Inc. for 10 safety violations after furnace operator fatally injured
    • January 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 01/30/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Gateway Cold Storage for 5 safety violations
    • January 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 01/30/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with staffing agency in Houston to train construction industry temporary workers
    • January 30 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 01/30/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Missouri plumbing company after worker fatally injured in trench collapse
    • January 30 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 01/30/2014 - OSHA appoints Dorothy Dougherty as the new deputy assistant secretary
    • January 28 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 01/28/2014 - The Roof Authority of Fort Pierce, Fla., cited for exposing workers to fall and struck-by hazards following inspection by US Department of Labor's OSHA
    • January 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 01/27/2014 - J.B. Stamping cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after inspection finds 21 violations at Cleveland metal stamping facility
    • January 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 01/27/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA establishes alliance with Chicago Roofing Contractors Association to improve health and safety at construction sites
    • January 24 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 01/24/2014 - OSHA extends comment period on proposed silica rule to February 11
    • January 23 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 01/23/2014 - Air filter manufacturer cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for repeat, serious safety violations; more than $64,000 in fines proposed
    • January 23 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 01/23/2014 - Teen Challenge of Florida cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 25 safety and health violations; more than $228,000 in fines proposed
    • January 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 01/23/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Mike Neri Sewer and Water Contractor in Illinois for repeatedly failing to protect workers in trench
    • January 22 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 01/22/2014 - Packaging Corporation of America cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for repeat safety hazards after Massachusetts plant inspection
    • January 22 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 01/22/2014 - Chicago engineering company fails to protect workers in trench
    • January 22 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 01/22/2014 - Illinois concrete company cited after temporary worker fatality
    • January 22 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 01/22/2014 - PPG Industries cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA after fatality at manufacturing plan
    • January 22 [Region 9 News Release] - 2014 - 01/22/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites American Samoa construction company following electrocution fatality
    • January 21 [OSHA Statement] - 2014 - 01/21/2014 - Statement by Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez on the catastrophe at International Nutrition in Omaha, Neb.
    • January 17 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 01/17/2014 - Austin frozen food manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to hazardous chemicals
    • January 16 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 01/16/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Cypress, Texas, employer after trenching collapse resulted in 1 worker fatality and 1 injury
    • January 16 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 01/16/2014 - MFA Inc. cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after worker fatally injured at Missouri feed and farm supplier
    • January 16 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 01/16/2014 - OSHA, local union, association to sign agreements, Jan. 17, to protect sheet metal and air conditioning workers in Missouri and Kansas
    • January 15 [National News Release] - 2014 - 01/15/2014 - OSHA releases new resources to protect hospital workers and enhance patient safety
    • January 15 [Region 10 News Release] - 2014 - 01/15/2014 - 17 safety and health violations identified at Veterans Affairs medical facility in Southern Oregon by US Labor Department's OSHA
    • January 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 01/15/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites US Minerals facility for repeatedly failing to lockout equipment, protect workers from falls; fines total $195,470
    • January 15 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 01/15/2014 - Lazarus Energy LLC cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to chemical hazards at its Nixon, Texas, refinery; fines total $43,400
    • January 15 [OSHA Statement] - 2014 - 01/15/2014 - Assistant Secretary David Michaels' Press Statement New Hospital Worker Safety Resources
    • January 15 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 01/15/2014 - OSHA extends deadline to submit nominations for membership to the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
    • January 15 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 01/15/2014 - OSHA to hold meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
    • January 14 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 01/14/2014 - Best Buy cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for blocking emergency exit at Brooklyn, NY, store
    • January 13 [Region 1 News Release] - 2014 - 01/13/2014 - Connecticut manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for chemical hazards; StanChem Inc., faces $55,300 in fines
    • January 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 01/13/2014 - Following complaint inspection, US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes fines of $144,000 for US Postal Service facility in Champaign, Ill.
    • January 09 [Region 8 News Release] - 2014 - 01/09/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Black Hills Corp., doing business as Black Hills Energy, in Pueblo, Colo., for exposing workers to electrical hazards
    • January 08 [National News Release] - 2014 - 01/08/2014 - OSHA will hold live Web chat on its proposed silica rule
    • January 08 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 01/08/2014 - Jenkintown, Pa., roofing company cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to fall hazards following fatal June accident
    • January 08 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 01/08/2014 - DNT Construction fined $89,000 by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to trenching hazards in San Antonio
    • January 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 01/07/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes fines of $236,500 for Forever 21 for repeat workplace safety violations at Paramus, NJ, and Manhattan, NY, stores
    • January 07 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 01/07/2014 - Houston, Texas, plastic bag manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to amputation, electrical and noise hazards
    • January 06 [Region 2 News Release] - 2014 - 01/06/2014 - US Labor Department's OSHA orders Missouri trucking company to pay more than $100,000 to blacklisted driver from New Jersey
    • January 06 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 01/06/2014 - Bedding manufacturer in Corsicana, Texas, cited by US Labor Department for exposing workers to safety hazards
    • January 06 [Trade News Release] -2014 - 01/06/2014 - OSHA extends comment period on proposed rule to improve tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses
    • January 02 [Region 10 News Release] - 2014 - 01/02/2014 - OSHA orders trucking company to stop retaliating against drivers

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