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March 2016
  • March 10 [Region 5 News Release] -2016 - 03/10/2016 - OSHA cites marine construction company for exposing workers to three-story high fall hazards, other safety violations
  • March 09 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 03/09/2016 - Lynn roofing contractor again exposes employees to fall, electrical hazards
  • March 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 03/09/2016 - OSHA cites marine construction company for exposing workers to three-story high fall hazards, other safety violations
  • March 09 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 03/09/2016 - OSHA: Bergen County contractor willfully exposed workers to potential trench cave-in at Parsippany worksite
  • March 09 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 03/09/2016 - Popular DC hotel exposes employees to more than two dozen workplace safety, health hazards; faces $76K in fines
  • March 09 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 03/09/2016 - OSHA inspectors find prison workers at two West Virginia federal facilities still lack safety gloves to prevent sharps-related hazards
  • March 08 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 03/08/2016 - US Labor Department sues after Pennsylvania duct manufacturer fires two employees for identifying, documenting machine hazards
  • March 08 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 03/08/2016 - OSHA finds wood floor designs used for concrete led to collapse, contractor's death at restaurant reconstruction project
  • March 08 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 03/08/2016 - Worker suffers severe injury when hand is caught in machine at Ohio corrugated packaging company
  • March 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 03/07/2016 - Mega Construction continues to expose workers to dangerous fall hazards at Daphne, Alabama, subdivisions; OSHA proposes more than $92K in fines
  • March 02 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 03/02/2016 - OSHA investigation finds St. Marys' manufacturer willfully exposed employees to dangerous machine hazards
  • March 01 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 03/01/2016 - Morris County contractor created worker safety hazards that led to hangar collapse at Newark Liberty International Airport
February 2016
  • February 29 [Region 4 News Release] -2016 - 02/29/2016 - Worker's severe saw injury prompts OSHA investigation that uncovers more than a dozen safety hazards at Augusta meat processing plant
  • February 29 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 02/29/2016 - OSHA cites Sharpe Holdings in death of worker at Missouri dairy farm
  • February 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 02/29/2016 - OSHA cites auto parts maker for forklift, machine hazards at Oregon, Ohio, plants after complaints of unsafe working conditions
  • February 29 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 02/29/2016 - OSHA continues focus on protecting workers from struck-by vehicle hazards at job sites in Kansas, Nebraska, and Missouri
  • February 26 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 02/26/2016 - Employees at Connecticut steel foundry exposed to electrical, chemical, mechanical and fire hazards and lack of protective equipment
  • February 25 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 02/25/2016 - OSHA cites employer for exposing Houston workers to amputation and fire hazards
  • February 25 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 02/25/2016 - OSHA finds Middlesex contractor exposed workers to fall hazards after investigation of roofer's death at Parsippany jobsite
  • February 24 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 02/24/2016 - OSHA: Saratoga County campground exposed employees to electrical hazards
  • February 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 02/24/2016 - Service technician hospitalized after toxic chemical exposure at Ohio hazardous waste incineration facility
  • February 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 02/24/2016 - Lack of fall protection led to roofer's death in fall at Cincinnati work site
  • February 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 02/23/2016 - OSHA cites Sheboygan, Wisconsin, plastic manufacturer for not evaluating its hazardous chemical procedures
  • February 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 02/22/2016 - Employees at Tecnofil Chenango SAC again exposed to hazards from unguarded machines at Sherburne plant
  • February 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 02/22/2016 - Workers of four Florida contractors face dangerous fall hazards at Jacksonville job site, OSHA proposes nearly $145K in fines
  • February 22 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 02/22/2016 - OSHA administrative law judge rules that Connecticut contractor misclassified employees as independent contractors
  • February 22 [Region 8 News Release] - 2016 - 02/22/2016 - OSHA cites Colorado homebuilder, roofing company for not providing workers with proper fall protection equipment
  • February 22 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 02/22/2016 - US Labor Department sues US Steel Corp., for retaliating against workers reporting workplace injuries
  • February 22 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 02/22/2016 - OSHA: Fatal Taunton aerial lift tip over was 'preventable'
  • February 22 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 02/22/2016 - Connecticut aircraft engine repair station employees exposed to hexavalent chromium, fire hazards
  • February 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 02/22/2016 - OSHA renews alliance with the West Texas Safety Training Center to promote worker safety and health for oil & gas workers in Odessa, Texas
  • February 18 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 02/18/2016 - OSHA finds Arkansas door manufacturer exposed workers to dangers from moving machine parts, risk of electrocution
  • February 18 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 02/18/2016 - Ephrata, Pennsylvania construction company exposed workers to falls from nearly two stories up, other hazards at Leola worksite
  • February 18 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 02/18/2016 - OSHA: Circus tent in fatal New Hampshire collapse not erected correctly
  • February 17 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 02/17/2016 - OSHA cites Martell, Nebraska, feed mill for grain handling hazards
  • February 17 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 02/17/2016 - OSHA cites Oak Creek industrial laundry facility in worker's death
  • February 17 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 02/17/2016 - OSHA: Bryant University structural steel collapse 'needless and preventable'
  • February 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 02/16/2016 - OSHA cites Republic Wire after worker loses finger in unguarded machine
  • February 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 02/16/2016 - Lack of training by company led to logging worker's tragic death
  • February 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 02/11/2016 - OSHA cites Case Farms for failing to report employee illness
  • February 11 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 02/11/2016 - Three workers suffer amputation, serious injuries at Schwan food processing facility
  • February 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 02/10/2016 - OSHA finds Newark manufacturer put employees at-risk in its handling of dangerous chemicals
  • February 10 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 02/10/2016 - OSHA cites Warren Railcar Services Inc. for exposing employees to more than two dozen safety and health hazards
  • February 03 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 02/03/2016 - Lancaster lawn care company cited for exposing workers to lawn mower safety hazards after employee has two toes amputated
  • February 03 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 02/03/2016 - Delaware county roofing contractor continues to expose workers to fall hazards, most recently at Conshohocken site
  • February 03 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 02/03/2016 - OSHA: Washington County contractor, Pittsburgh staffing agency failed to protect temporary workers from potential trench collapse
  • February 02 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 02/02/2016 - Stratford contractor again exposes employees to fall, scaffold hazards
  • February 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 02/02/2016 - Area builder exposes workers to dangerous fall hazards at two Chicago area job sites within a month
  • February 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 02/02/2016 - Worker loses part of finger while clearing machine jam at Goodman, Wisconsin, wood veneer manufacturer
  • February 02 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 02/02/2016 - OSHA cites performing arts employer after 21-year-old worker was fatally injured from a pyrotechnics explosion at a musical venue in Canyon, Texas
  • February 01 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 02/01/2016 - OSHA's regional emphasis focuses on reducing illness, injury at high-hazard manufacturing facilities in Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri
  • February 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 02/01/2016 - Worker severely injured in 40-foot fall from crane at TimkenSteel
  • February 01 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 02/01/2016 - Dollar General store endangers workers by blocking exit routes with trash
January 2016
  • January 28 [Region 4 News Release] -2016 - 01/28/2016 - OSHA cites auto parts manufacturer for willfully exposing workers to amputations, other hazards at Alabama facility
  • January 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 01/28/2016 - OSHA cites Green Bay packaging company for multiple safety hazards
  • January 28 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 01/28/2016 - OSHA cites employer for exposing Katy, Texas workers to trenching hazards
  • January 28 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 01/28/2016 - Seitz Tech LLC exposes employees to electrical, fire hazards again
  • January 28 [Region 8 News Release] - 2016 - 01/28/2016 - OSHA cites Colorado mattress spring manufacturer with willful, serious citations following worker injury at its Colorado Springs plant
  • January 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 01/27/2016 - Worker deglazing bathtub in public housing complex died of acute exposure to methylene chloride, a toxic chemical found in paint stripper
  • January 27 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 01/27/2016 - OSHA: Employees of Terryville, Connecticut, manufacturer exposed to chemical, fire, other hazards
  • January 27 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 01/27/2016 - OSHA finds Allenwood federal prison workers lack safety gloves to avoid punctures, infections from sharps
  • January 26 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 01/26/2016 - Massachusetts roofing contractor again exposes workers to fall hazards A S General Construction Inc. faces $188K in OSHA fines for 16 violations
  • January 26 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 01/26/2016 - Lake Compounce Theme Park employees exposed to chemical, fire, other hazards: OSHA
  • January 25 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 01/25/2016 - Workplace hazards at Brownsville frozen seafood distributor leads to $155K in OSHA fines; company named 'severe violator'
  • January 25 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 01/25/2016 - Ohio manufacturer of fasteners exposes workers to amputation hazards
  • January 22 [Region 10 News Release] - 2016 - 01/22/2016 - OSHA cites Idaho plumbing company $24K for trenching violations in Twin Falls
  • January 21 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 01/21/2016 - OSHA cites SB Framing Services after worker dies after falling from roof
  • January 20 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 01/20/2016 - Atlanta manufacturer of popular frozen foods takes quick action in response to OSHA discovery of continued safety violations
  • January 20 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 01/20/2016 - OSHA cites Kansas grain cooperative for exposing workers to fall, grain dust hazards at Quinter location
  • January 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 01/19/2016 - US Labor Department urges storm recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • January 19 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 01/19/2016 - South Jersey carpentry contractor continues exposing workers to safety hazards, most recently at Norristown work site
  • January 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 01/19/2016 - OSHA cites Mississippi plastic manufacturer after severe worker injuries
  • January 14 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 01/14/2016 - Genpak facility in Hope Hull cited for exposing Alabama workers to dangerous hazards causing two serious injuries in two-month span
  • January 14 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 01/14/2016 - Excavation company again exposes workers to the dangers of trench cave-ins at Middleton, Wisconsin sewer-line site
  • January 14 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 01/14/2016 - Fall protection could have prevented 39-year-old worker's death
  • January 14 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 01/14/2016 - Emphasis on logging safety finds more than a dozen willful, serious violations of worker safety standards at Clay, West Virginia, company
  • January 12 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 01/12/2016 - Investigation finds negligent worker safety practices led to 40-foot fall that paralyzed Pennsylvania construction worker
  • January 12 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 01/12/2016 - Amazon fulfillment center receives $7K fine, hazard alert letters after OSHA investigates workplace safety complaint
  • January 11 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 01/11/2016 - Three Long Island, NY, workers inside recycling machinery seriously injured when power is unexpectedly turned on
  • January 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 01/11/2016 - Worker severely injured when hand becomes caught in unguarded machine at plastic manufacturer
  • January 11 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 01/11/2016 - Settlement with Massachusetts contractor seeks to prevent future deaths and honor memory of two workers killed in 2014 crane accident
  • January 11 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 01/11/2016 - Amtech Southeast in Elmore, Alabama, continues to expose workers to fire and explosion hazards
  • January 07 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 01/07/2016 - OSHA cites SB Framing Services after worker dies after falling from roof
  • January 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 01/05/2016 - OSHA cites Latite Roofing for repeatedly exposing workers to fall hazards
  • January 05 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 01/05/2016 - Serial violator exposes employees to potentially fatal fall and other hazards at New Hampshire worksite
  • January 04 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 01/04/2016 - Dollar General Corp. exposes employees to workplace safety and health hazards at store in Sherman, Texas
  • January 04 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 01/04/2016 - Williamsport, Pennsylvania, bridge repair company named a 'severe violator' after fatal trench collapse at Eyers Grove work site
December 2015
  • December 30 [Region 5 News Release] -2015 - 12/30/2015 - US Labor Department's OSHA urges recovery workers and public to safeguard themselves against hazards during flood and storm cleanup
  • December 30 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 12/30/2015 - US Labor Department's OSHA urges recovery workers and public to safeguard themselves against hazards during flood and storm cleanup
  • December 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/29/2015 - Alliance Laundry worker's hand crushed, finger amputated after catching in folding machine, company has repeatedly failed to safeguard machines
  • December 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/29/2015 - OSHA cites roofing contractor for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • December 28 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 12/28/2015 - US Labor Department urges tornado recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • December 28 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 12/28/2015 - US Labor Department urges tornado recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • December 28 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 12/28/2015 - US Labor Department urges tornado recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • December 28 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 12/28/2015 - US Labor Department urges tornado recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • December 28 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 12/28/2015 - US Labor Department urges tornado recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup OSHA has several teams at affected areas providing compliance assistance
  • December 28 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 12/28/2015 - OSHA cites business for exposing immigrant workers with limited English skills to many hazards; company faces more than $366K in proposed penalties
  • December 23 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 12/23/2015 - WKL Roofing exposes workers to falls, other serious safety hazards at job site in Port Orange, Florida
  • December 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 12/23/2015 - OSHA cites Lockhart Concrete after employees are observed working in unprotected trench
  • December 23 [Region 1 News Release] - 2015 - 12/23/2015 - Administrative court sets precedent, allowing request for enterprise-wide hazard abatement by employer to proceed to trial

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