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April 2015
  • April 14 [Region 5 News Release] -2015 - 04/14/2015 - OSHA and Grede Wisconsin Subsidiaries reach comprehensive settlement agreement over violations at foundry
  • April 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/13/2015 - Worker loses fingertip on machine that lacked adequate safety controls
  • April 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/13/2015 - Contractor exposes roofing workers to serious falls, respiratory hazards atop Housing Authority of Cook County building in Des Plaines, Illinois
  • April 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 04/13/2015 - Chicago Dryer Co. fails to guard press brakes, operates damaged cranes carrying 3K-pound cylinders; OSHA proposes $171K in fines
  • April 02 [National News Release] - 2015 - 04/02/2015 - OSHA updates guidance for protecting healthcare and social service workers from workplace violence
March 2015
  • March 31 [Region 2 News Release] -2015 - 03/31/2015 - OSHA fines Dayton, New Jersey, companies $64,200 after investigation finds blocked exit routes and chemical, noise and energy control hazards
  • March 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/30/2015 - Koser Iron Works faces penalties of more than $102K for exposing workers to machine, fire and explosion hazards, lack of training
  • March 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/30/2015 - Wood pellet manufacturer ignores serious safety hazards and fines, places workers at repeated risk of amputation and fire
  • March 12 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 03/12/2015 - Manufacturer exposes welders inside tanks to respiratory, confined space hazards
  • March 05 [Region 7 News Release] - 2015 - 03/05/2015 - Worker fatally pinned by forklift at Menards warehouse
  • March 03 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 03/03/2015 - Blocked exits, electrical hazards found after worker electrocuted at distribution warehouse in Dayton, N.J.
  • March 03 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 03/03/2015 - Auburn, Alabama contractor exposes workers to cave-in hazards; fails to use safety measures to prevent excavation collapse
  • March 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/02/2015 - OSHA fines US Minerals more than $113K for repeatedly exposing workers to dangerous machinery, falls and chemical hazards
  • March 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 03/02/2015 - Court bans Mike Neri Sewer and Water Contractor from excavating work
February 2015
  • February 24 [Region 7 News Release] -2015 - 02/24/2015 - Worker loses toes in Waterville, Kansas, grain bin; incident due to safety violations
  • February 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 02/19/2015 - Alabama aluminum foil manufacturer endangers workers; OSHA cites company for 25 serious safety and health hazards
  • February 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 02/19/2015 - Jacksonville, Florida-based roofing company continues to expose workers to dangerous falls; OSHA proposes nearly $80K in penalties
  • February 19 [Region 6 News Release] - 2015 - 02/19/2015 - Workers exposed to cave-in hazards at excavation site
  • February 12 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 02/12/2015 - OSHA finds Northstar Contracting Group exposed workers to falls while trimming trees at Morris Plains, N.J., psych hospital
  • February 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 02/12/2015 - Mercury Products Corp. fails to train, protect temp workers from mechanical and electrical hazards
  • February 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 02/04/2015 - Lead paint exposure endangers workers on Blue Island bridge project
  • February 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 02/04/2015 - For the 4th time in a year, OSHA cites Burrows Paper
  • February 03 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 02/03/2015 - Auto parts manufacturer and temp agency expose workers to electrocution, serious falls and other hazards
January 2015
  • January 30 [Region 2 News Release] -2015 - 01/30/2015 - For the third time, OSHA finds roofing contractor allows fatal fall hazards at school job site
  • January 27 [Region 10 News Release] - 2015 - 01/27/2015 - OSHA cites Idaho steel manufacturer following last year's death of welder who fell from misused forklift
  • January 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 01/27/2015 - P and W Painting again exposes workers to workplace dangers
  • January 26 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 01/26/2015 - OSHA finds welders unaware of toxic, explosive fumes when blast kills temporary worker, critically injures another
  • January 26 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 01/26/2015 - Georgia-Pacific Chemicals cited for 11 serious chemical safety violations; OSHA proposes $60,500 in penalties
  • January 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 01/22/2015 - OSHA finds Zimmer TMT workers lacked training and plan to respond when chlorine gas leaked at Parsippany, NJ plant
  • January 07 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 01/07/2015 - OSHA cites Agridyne after 2 workers succumb to dangerous fumes while cleaning rail cars at Pekin, Illinois, facility
  • January 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2015 - 01/07/2015 - Employees at Wolcott, New York, Dollar General store face locked exit
  • January 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 01/05/2015 - Hagerty Brothers Co. exposes workers to dangerous lead and copper dust in Peoria, Illinois
  • January 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 01/05/2015 - OSHA cites Piasa, Illinois, roofing company for worker fatality
  • January 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 01/05/2015 - OSHA cites auto parts supplier for exposing workers to amputation, electrical and struck-by hazards
  • January 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2015 - 01/05/2015 - CS Metals exposes scrapyard workers to dangerous levels of lead, copper and arsenic fumes at St. Marys, Ohio, facility
December 2014
  • December 31 [Region 6 News Release] -2014 - 12/31/2014 - Boomerang Tube continues to expose workers to life-threatening hazards
  • 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 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 12/18/2014 - OSHA investigation finds workers exposed to lead, copper fumes at Republic Metals in Cleveland
  • 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 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 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 - Employee suffers injury after being caught in machinery at Parker Hannifin plant in Lewisburg, Ohio
  • 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 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 - Worker suffers serious injury on 25th birthday at new job with Wagner's LLC
  • 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 - Stone fabricator cited for exposing workers to crushing hazards
  • 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 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 11/19/2014 - Nissin Brake Georgia Inc. cited for serious safety violations
  • 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 13 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 11/13/2014 - New OSHA program will focus on Nebraska companies using highly hazardous chemicals
  • 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 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 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
October 2014
  • 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 9 News Release] - 2014 - 10/28/2014 - OSHA cites Maui zip-line owner, operator for employee death
  • 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 23 [Trade News Release] - 2014 - 10/23/2014 - OSHA provides direction for inspecting cranes and derricks on construction worksites
  • October 23 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 10/23/2014 - Jacksonville, Florida-based ShayCore Enterprises cited by OSHA following worker being injured
  • October 16 [Region 6 News Release] - 2014 - 10/16/2014 - OSHA cites Texas Dollar Tree Stores for putting employees at risk
  • 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 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 5 News Release] - 2014 - 10/01/2014 - Worker critically injured when pinned by machine at Columbus Castings
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 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/29/2014 - Mechanics repeatedly exposed to chemical hazards at Illinois garage
  • 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 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 15 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 09/15/2014 - Over 40 safety and health violations found at Wayne Lumber and Mulch Inc.
  • 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 - 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 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 09/04/2014 - Liquid chlorine handling procedures cited at Racine, Wisconsin, foundry
  • 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 02 [Region 7 News Release] - 2014 - 09/02/2014 - Worker fatally injured after fall at Farmers Cooperative
August 2014
  • August 28 [Region 2 News Release] -2014 - 08/28/2014 - Workers exposed to fall hazards at Bloomfield, New Jersey, construction site
  • 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 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 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 08/19/2014 - OSHA settles whistleblower complaint against Gaines Motor Lines Inc.
  • 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 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 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 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 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 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 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2014 - 07/30/2014 - Home Depot USA's Chicago store cited by OSHA for serious hazards
  • 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 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 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

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