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June 2016
  • June 21 [Region 8 News Brief] -2016 - 06/21/2016 - OSHA fines grain elevator company for willfully, repeatedly exposing workers to potentially fatal grain engulfment hazards
  • June 21 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 06/21/2016 - OSHA finds absence of proper safety guards led two workers to suffer amputation injuries at Piedmont food manufacturer
  • June 16 [Region 9 News Release] - 2016 - 06/16/2016 - OSHA orders safety upgrades after 7-ton buoy hits, kills 2 workers and injures 2 others at Pearl Harbor naval facility
  • June 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 06/15/2016 - OSHA follow-up inspection finds Ohio sign manufacturer continues to expose workers to respiratory, chemical hazards
  • June 15 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 06/15/2016 - OSHA attributes worker fatality, injury at Kroger distribution center to a failure to inspect, recognize visible hazards
  • June 15 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 06/15/2016 - La OSHA atribuye la muerte de un trabajador y una lesión en el centro de distribución de Kroger a una omisión a la inspección y el reconocimiento de peligros visibles
  • June 14 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 06/14/2016 - Town City Construction again allows roofers to work without safety harnesses; ignores violations, fines; endangers employees six times in six years
  • June 14 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 06/14/2016 - Worker loses four-fingers after hand caught in unguarded machine at Baldwin, Illinois, power generation plant
  • June 14 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 06/14/2016 - Five companies face OSHA violations, $115K in fines after federal inspectors observe multiple safety hazards at Lincoln construction site
  • June 13 [Region 5 News Brief] - 2016 - 06/13/2016 - Ohio metal stamping facility faces more than $45K in federal fines for exposing workers to noise hazards
  • June 13 [Region 5 News Brief] - 2016 - 06/13/2016 - OSHA finds multiple hazards after worker suffers amputation injury at Cleveland manufacturer
  • June 13 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 06/13/2016 - OSHA finds flammable chemicals caused fire hazards, unguarded machine amputated worker's fingertip at PhytogenX
  • June 13 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 06/13/2016 - OSHA cites Nebraska construction companies after 61-year-old plumber dies, co-worker injured in Alliance trench collapse
  • June 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 06/13/2016 - Worker suffers serious injury after arm caught in machine at Bellefontaine, Ohio, rubber-hose manufacturing plant
  • June 09 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 06/09/2016 - Worker's fall reveals OSHA violations by roofing contractor
  • June 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 06/09/2016 - Federal safety inspectors investigating hospitalized worker's fall find co-worker atop building's roof in potentially fatal danger
  • June 08 [Region 2 News Brief] - 2016 - 06/08/2016 - Clifton scrap recycler faces $121K in fines after OSHA finds 16 safety, health violations in car-crushing operation
  • June 08 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 06/08/2016 - West Allis iron foundry exposes workers to silica, machine hazards
  • June 08 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 06/08/2016 - OSHA cites two excavation contractors for exposing workers to trench cave-in hazards at a Tallahassee job site
  • June 08 [National News Release] - 2016 - 06/08/2016 - US Labor Department, Ashley Furniture reach comprehensive settlement
  • June 07 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 06/07/2016 - OSHA cites Aqua Ohio in trench collapse that led to the death of a 28-year-old employee of the water and sewer utility
  • June 07 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 06/07/2016 - OSHA: Auto reconditioning company failed to protect workers from toxic compounds, other safety and health hazards at Manheim facility
  • June 07 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 06/07/2016 - Barney's Police Supply firing range workers exposed to lead respiratory hazards, OSHA investigators find
  • June 07 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 06/07/2016 - OSHA fines window restoration company $40K for lead, other hazards
  • June 06 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 06/06/2016 - Roofing contractor again fails federal safety inspection, putting workers at risk of dangerous, deadly falls at Florida work site; faces $108,500 in penalties
  • June 02 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 06/02/2016 - Pennsylvania stucco contractor cited by OSHA for again exposing employees to scaffolding dangers at Bear, Delaware, work site
  • June 02 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 06/02/2016 - OSHA cites boat manufacturer for fire, explosion and electric shock hazards
  • June 02 [Region 7 News Brief] - 2016 - 06/02/2016 - OSHA finds Des Moines postal sorting facility failed to train workers in emergency plans, blocked exits and routes, had inoperable fire doors
  • June 01 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 06/01/2016 - Prompted by severe workplace injury, OSHA investigation at Georgia nursery reveals deadly workplace hazards; nearly $47K in fines proposed
  • June 01 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 06/01/2016 - OSHA fines leading rail equipment manufacturer $105K for exposing workers to several cancer-causing chemicals, other hazards
May 2016
  • May 31 [Region 10 News Release] -2016 - 05/31/2016 - OSHA cites Idaho potato processor for major safety and health violations
  • May 31 [Region 2 News Brief] - 2016 - 05/31/2016 - Paterson commercial launderer cited for exposing workers to carbon monoxide danger, other safety and health hazards
  • May 31 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 05/31/2016 - Tower painting contractor sees fines more than double after contesting OSHA violations in 2012 worker fatality
  • May 31 [Region 6 News Brief] - 2016 - 05/31/2016 - Despite fatal fall in 2011, San Antonio steel erection company continues to expose workers to potentially deadly fall hazards
  • May 31 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 05/31/2016 - Workers exposed to chemical hazards, other safety and health dangers at Bethlehem global flavor, fragrance manufacturer
  • May 26 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 05/26/2016 - Repeat safety and health violator US Chutes Inc. fails to correct hazards, 'needlessly places its workers at risk' of illness, injury
  • May 25 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 05/25/2016 - Obstructed emergency exits at two New Rochelle CVS stores: OSHA
  • May 25 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 05/25/2016 - OSHA: Ohio gun shop's lead, respiratory hazards endanger workers
  • May 25 [Region 5 News Brief] - 2016 - 05/25/2016 - Worker loses part of finger in unguarded machine at bearing manufacturer
  • May 24 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 05/24/2016 - Cambridge candy manufacturer, Boston staffing agency, cited by OSHA after temporary employee loses part of finger while operating machine
  • May 24 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 05/24/2016 - South Florida roofing contractor continues to expose workers to dangerous falls and other safety hazards; OSHA proposes nearly $54K in fines
  • May 23 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 05/23/2016 - OSHA finds lack of proper 'work zone' in plumber's death as he repaired leak under Philadelphia's 63rd Street
  • May 23 [Region 7 News Brief] - 2016 - 05/23/2016 - OSHA cites Midwest Grain and Barge Co. for exposing workers to grain-handling hazards at Missouri site
  • May 19 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 05/19/2016 - OSHA fines 2 Pennsylvania contractors more than $236K for again exposing employees to serious workplace dangers
  • May 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 05/19/2016 - Pier 1 Imports endangers workers again with blocked exits, stacked boxes
  • May 19 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 05/19/2016 - Jefferson County metal manufacturer cited for 27 serious violations in federal workplace safety inspection, faces $47K in fines
  • May 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 05/18/2016 - OSHA finds safety failures allowed machine to sever 30-year-old worker's three fingertips at Nature's Path subsidiary in Wisconsin
  • May 17 [Region 5 News Brief] - 2016 - 05/17/2016 - OSHA orders Polar Service Centers to pay $190K in back wages, damages to safety manager demoted for reporting potential DOT violation
  • May 16 [Region 2 News Brief] - 2016 - 05/16/2016 - Passaic distribution warehouse fined $112K for two dozen safety violations
  • May 16 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 05/16/2016 - OSHA cites Alabama pallet manufacturer putting workers at risk of machinery, electrical and other hazards
  • May 12 [Region 5 News Brief] - 2016 - 05/12/2016 - OSHA finds refrigeration warehouse lacked proper procedures for handling ammonia
  • May 12 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 05/12/2016 - Workplace amputation at a Georgia furniture manufacturer prompts OSHA investigation that uncovers amputation, other safety hazards
  • May 12 [Region 6 News Brief] - 2016 - 05/12/2016 - OSHA cites McAllen telecommunications company for safety failures that exposed workers to various dangers
  • May 12 [Region 6 News Brief] - 2016 - 05/12/2016 - Lack of emergency training at Houston coffee roaster cited by OSHA in deadly gas release that asphyxiated shift supervisor
  • May 12 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 05/12/2016 - Marion County contractor ignores fall, electrocution hazards, putting workers in serious, potentially fatal danger at Fairmount work site
  • May 12 [Region 5 News Brief] - 2016 - 05/12/2016 - Excavation company ignores serious dangers again, leaves workers unprotected in underground trench to remove Naperville sewer line
  • May 11 [National News Release] - 2016 - 05/11/2016 - OSHA's final rule to 'nudge' employers to prevent workplace injuries, illnesses
  • May 10 [Region 5 News Brief] - 2016 - 05/10/2016 - Lima wood pallet recycling facility exposes workers to hearing loss, electrical and amputation hazards
  • May 10 [Region 6 News Brief] - 2016 - 05/10/2016 - Utility, paving contractor again willfully exposes workers to dangers of unprotected work in underground trenches at Harris County project site
  • May 10 [Region 6 News Brief] - 2016 - 05/10/2016 - Complaint leads OSHA to cite Fort Worth steel fabricator with 11 violations
  • May 10 [Region 5 News Brief] - 2016 - 05/10/2016 - Ohio ethanol production facility faces $149K in fines after inspectors find 30 safety, health violations at Coshocton facility
  • May 10 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 05/10/2016 - Lehigh County indoor shooting range faces $135K in fines for exposing workers to willful lead, noise hazards
  • May 09 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 05/09/2016 - Ammonia leak, alarm failure at Taunton food products distribution center highlights potentially deadly chemical hazard
  • May 09 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 05/09/2016 - Plastics manufacturer exposes employees to amputation, other hazards; OSHA proposes $54K in fines after federal safety and health inspection
  • May 05 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 05/05/2016 - Brooklyn manufacturer faces $105k in fines after OSHA finds dangerous lead, noise and chemical hazards
  • May 05 [Region 5 News Brief] - 2016 - 05/05/2016 - Excavation company again exposes workers to the dangers of trench cave-ins while installing water line at Chicago home
  • May 05 [Region 7 News Brief] - 2016 - 05/05/2016 - OSHA cites The Scoular Company for exposing workers to grain dust, fall hazards at Kansas site
  • May 05 [Region 2 News Brief] - 2016 - 05/05/2016 - Elizabeth contractor again exposes workers to dangerous risk of falls, OSHA finds at downtown Jersey City build site
  • May 04 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 05/04/2016 - US Postal Service continues to expose workers at Virginia center to powered industrial equipment hazards; faces $120K in fines
  • May 04 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 05/04/2016 - Insulation manufacturer exposed workers to combustible dust, other safety hazards at Wilkes-Barre plant; OSHA proposes $66K penalty
  • May 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 05/04/2016 - OSHA finds absence of proper safety guards led to amputation of 21-year-old worker's six fingers at South Elgin metal manufacturer
  • May 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 05/04/2016 - OSHA finds lack of machine safety procedures led to amputation of 23-year-old worker's three finger tips at Wisconsin cardboard manufacturer
  • May 03 [Region 5 News Brief] - 2016 - 05/03/2016 - Mansfield employer exposes workers to machine, electrical hazards
  • May 03 [Region 5 News Brief] - 2016 - 05/03/2016 - Essroc Cement Corp. faces $92K in federal fines for exposing workers to machine, noise and respiratory hazards at its Ohio facility
  • May 03 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 05/03/2016 - Worker⿿s fall from Newton rooftop could have been prevented: OSHA
  • May 02 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 05/02/2016 - OSHA cites Georgia Power, wiring subcontractor after arc flash severely burns worker at the Plant Bowen facility; proposes $122K in fines
  • May 02 [Region 7 News Brief] - 2016 - 05/02/2016 - OSHA cites residential facility for exposing employees to workplace violence
April 2016
  • April 28 [Region 7 News Release] -2016 - 04/28/2016 - Worker loses part of finger in unguarded machine at Kansas battery manufacturer; OSHA finds multiple machine, electrical hazards
  • April 28 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 04/28/2016 - Contractor's serial disregard of fall dangers underscores the necessity for National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction, May 2-6
  • April 27 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 04/27/2016 - OSHA cites Irvington convenience store, where employee was killed in October 2015 robbery, for lack of employee safety protections
  • April 27 [Region 5 News Brief] - 2016 - 04/27/2016 - OSHA finds Republic Steel exposing workers to fall, machine hazards at Ohio steel mill despite 2014 federal safety agreement
  • April 25 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 04/25/2016 - OSHA cites Wisconsin paper mill after worker injured fatally while servicing operating conveyor belt
  • April 25 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 04/25/2016 - Allentown manufacturer willfully exposed workers to amputation hazards
  • April 25 [Region 7 News Brief] - 2016 - 04/25/2016 - OSHA finds chemical manufacturer lacked proper procedures
  • April 21 [Region 5 News Brief] - 2016 - 04/21/2016 - OSHA cites machine hazards at GE Circleville Lamp Plant
  • April 21 [Region 5 News Brief] - 2016 - 04/21/2016 - Findlay auto parts manufacturer again exposes workers to machine hazards
  • April 20 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 04/20/2016 - OSHA finds tank manufacturing facility failed to fix discrepancies, continues to expose workers to respiratory cancer risk, other hazards
  • April 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 04/19/2016 - OSHA cites world's largest sauerkraut cannery after worker falls into vat
  • April 19 [Region 8 News Release] - 2016 - 04/19/2016 - Two Bismarck companies cited after 22-year-old seriously injured in fall
  • April 19 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 04/19/2016 - Premier Roofing, sub-contractor defied OSHA fall hazard warnings twice in three days; exposed roofers to three-story falls
  • April 19 [Region 8 News Brief] - 2016 - 04/19/2016 - Premier Roofing, sub-contractor defied OSHA fall hazard warnings twice in three days; exposed roofers to three-story falls
  • April 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 04/19/2016 - OSHA cites 4 companies after worker suffers fatal injuries while testing pipe joints at Springfield waste-water treatment facility
  • April 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 04/18/2016 - Elgin roofing contractor continues to risk workers' safety
  • April 14 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 04/14/2016 - OSHA finds Cooper Hospital exposed employees to needle-stick injuries, bloodborne pathogen hazards
  • April 14 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 04/14/2016 - OSHA inspection finds Mississippi Dollar General store continues to expose workers to safety hazards despite recent citations, penalties
  • April 14 [Region 6 News Brief] - 2016 - 04/14/2016 - OSHA levies $80K in fines for Quick Roofing for repeatedly exposing Conroe, Texas, workers to falls, ladder hazards, eye injuries
  • April 12 [Region 6 News Brief] - 2016 - 04/12/2016 - OSHA fines humanitarian relief company in Lubbock after amputation
  • April 12 [Region 7 News Brief] - 2016 - 04/12/2016 - OSHA finds dozen violations at Becton, Dickinson and Co. in Holdrege after two workers suffer finger amputations
  • April 12 [Region 6 News Brief] - 2016 - 04/12/2016 - Struck-by, amputation hazards to Houston workers lead OSHA to levy $172K in fines against Alfa Laval, global manufacturer
  • April 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 04/12/2016 - Five times in one year, Jasper Contractors expose workers to dangerous falls, other workplace violations

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