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May 2016
  • 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 Release] - 2016 - 05/25/2016 - Worker loses part of finger in unguarded machine at bearing manufacturer
  • May 25 [Trade News Release] - 2016 - 05/25/2016 - OSHA schedules meeting of National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
  • 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 Release] - 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 Release] - 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 Release] - 2016 - 05/19/2016 - Jefferson County metal manufacturer cited for 27 serious violations in federal workplace safety inspection, faces $47K in fines
  • May 19 [Region 3 News Release] - 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 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 Release] - 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 Release] - 2016 - 05/16/2016 - Passaic distribution warehouse fined $112K for two dozen safety violations
  • May 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 05/16/2016 - OSHA cites Alabama pallet manufacturer putting workers at risk of machinery, electrical and other hazards
  • May 12 [Region 3 News Release] - 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 4 News Release] - 2016 - 05/12/2016 - Workplace amputation at a Georgia furniture manufacturer prompts OSHA investigation that uncovers amputation, other safety hazards
  • May 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 05/12/2016 - Excavation company ignores serious dangers again, leaves workers unprotected in underground trench to remove Naperville sewer line
  • May 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 05/12/2016 - OSHA finds refrigeration warehouse lacked proper procedures for handling ammonia
  • May 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 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 6 News Release] - 2016 - 05/12/2016 - OSHA cites McAllen telecommunications company for safety failures that exposed workers to various dangers
  • May 11 [National News Release] - 2016 - 05/11/2016 - OSHA's final rule to 'nudge' employers to prevent workplace injuries, illnesses
  • May 10 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 05/10/2016 - Lehigh County indoor shooting range faces $135K in fines for exposing workers to willful lead, noise hazards
  • May 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 05/10/2016 - Lima wood pallet recycling facility exposes workers to hearing loss, electrical and amputation hazards
  • May 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 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 6 News Release] - 2016 - 05/10/2016 - Complaint leads OSHA to cite Fort Worth steel fabricator with 11 violations
  • May 10 [Region 6 News Release] - 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 09 [National News Release] - 2016 - 05/09/2016 - US Labor Department announces availability of $4.6M in Susan Harwood safety and health training grants
  • 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 Release] - 2016 - 05/09/2016 - Plastics manufacturer exposes employees to amputation, other hazards; OSHA proposes $54K in fines after federal safety and health inspection
  • May 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 05/09/2016 - OSHA, Fehr's Metal Building Construction sign alliance to promote worker safety and health for construction workers in Lubbock
  • 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 2 News Release] - 2016 - 05/05/2016 - CSX Transportation Inc. retaliated against employee at Selkirk, New York facility who reported safety concerns, OSHA investigation finds
  • May 05 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 05/05/2016 - Elizabeth contractor again exposes workers to dangerous risk of falls, OSHA finds at downtown Jersey City build site
  • May 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 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 Release] - 2016 - 05/05/2016 - OSHA cites The Scoular Company for exposing workers to grain dust, fall hazards at Kansas site
  • May 04 [Region 3 News Release] - 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 3 News Release] - 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 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 1 News Release] - 2016 - 05/03/2016 - Worker⿿s fall from Newton rooftop could have been prevented: OSHA
  • May 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 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 5 News Release] - 2016 - 05/03/2016 - Mansfield employer exposes workers to machine, electrical hazards
  • May 02 [National News Release] - 2016 - 05/02/2016 - Construction industry employers, workers to emphasize safety in 2016 National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls, May 2-6
  • May 02 [Region 4 News Release] - 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 Release] - 2016 - 05/02/2016 - OSHA cites residential facility for exposing employees to workplace violence
April 2016
  • 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 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 [Trade News Release] - 2016 - 04/28/2016 - OSHA National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health schedules fourth meeting of the Emergency Response and Preparedness Subcommittee
  • 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 Release] - 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 3 News Release] - 2016 - 04/25/2016 - Allentown manufacturer willfully exposed workers to amputation hazards
  • 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 7 News Release] - 2016 - 04/25/2016 - OSHA finds chemical manufacturer lacked proper procedures
  • April 21 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 04/21/2016 - North Florida contractor continues to expose roofing workers to dangerous falls, other safety hazards; OSHA proposes nearly $77K in penalties
  • April 21 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 04/21/2016 - Workplace amputation prompts OSHA investigation that uncovers 16 safety hazards at Jacksonville wire manufacturer
  • April 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 04/21/2016 - Findlay auto parts manufacturer again exposes workers to machine hazards
  • April 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 04/21/2016 - OSHA cites machine hazards at GE Circleville Lamp Plant
  • 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 4 News Release] - 2016 - 04/19/2016 - OSHA cites general and subcontractor in Florida for exposing workers to dangers of trench cave-ins; proposes more than $114K in fines
  • April 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 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 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 - Premier Roofing, sub-contractor defied OSHA fall hazard warnings twice in three days; exposed roofers to three-story falls
  • April 19 [Region 8 News Release] - 2016 - 04/19/2016 - Two Bismarck companies cited after 22-year-old seriously injured in fall
  • April 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 04/18/2016 - Elgin roofing contractor continues to risk workers' safety
  • April 18 [Trade News Release] - 2016 - 04/18/2016 - OSHA issues final rule establishing procedures for handling retaliation complaints under the Food Safety Modernization Act
  • 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 Release] - 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 Release] - 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 4 News Release] - 2016 - 04/12/2016 - Five times in one year, Jasper Contractors expose workers to dangerous falls, other workplace violations
  • April 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 04/12/2016 - OSHA fines humanitarian relief company in Lubbock after amputation
  • April 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 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 7 News Release] - 2016 - 04/12/2016 - OSHA finds dozen violations at Becton, Dickinson and Co. in Holdrege after two workers suffer finger amputations
  • April 11 [Region 10 News Release] - 2016 - 04/11/2016 - OSHA clarifies maritime offshore reporting requirements
  • April 11 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 04/11/2016 - Dauphin County plumbing, heating worker hospitalized after trench cave-in
  • April 11 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 04/11/2016 - Painting contractor willfully exposed workers to lead on Danville worksite
  • April 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 04/11/2016 - Iowa postal distribution center exposes workers to forklift injuries
  • April 08 [Region 1 News Release] - 2016 - 04/08/2016 - Blocked emergency exit, improperly stored stock pose hazards for Guess? store employees at Foxwoods Casino
  • April 08 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 04/08/2016 - OSHA fines Louisiana food manufacturer $124K for chemical, electrical and other hazards after evacuation sends workers to hospital
  • April 07 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 04/07/2016 - Berlin Builders faces $385K in OSHA fines for continually ignoring life-threatening dangers at Pennsylvania and Delaware sites
  • April 07 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 04/07/2016 - Contractor continues to expose workers to serious fall hazards
  • April 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 04/07/2016 - Safety Stand-Down puts the brakes on injuries at Georgia road sites
  • April 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 04/06/2016 - OSHA cites Georgia automotive parts manufacturer after flash fire severely burns maintenance technician
  • April 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 04/06/2016 - OSHA cites residential contractor for exposing workers to dangerous falls, other hazards; proposes $140K in fines
  • April 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 04/06/2016 - 31-year-old worker died from exposure to manure gas, OSHA finds
  • April 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 04/06/2016 - OSHA places D&D Manufacturing in Severe Violator Enforcement Program after numerous machine hazards found at Illinois metal stamping facility
  • April 06 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 04/06/2016 - OSHA fines Little Rock contractor $41K for endangering brick workers on scaffolds at Hot Springs worksite
  • April 06 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 04/06/2016 - OSHA fines New Orleans tank cleaner $226K for willful, repeat violations after worker death, injuries while they cleaned rail tanker
  • April 05 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 04/05/2016 - Trench collapse, injuries to Schenectady contractor's employee at Albany County job site 'needless and avoidable': OSHA
  • April 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 04/05/2016 - OSHA finds workers at Ohio lawn and garden machine manufacturer exposed to excessive noise, lacked hearing protection; other hazards
  • April 04 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 04/04/2016 - OSHA cites Athens contractor after fall through skylight kills worker
  • April 01 [Trade News Release] - 2016 - 04/01/2016 - OSHA seeks nominations for membership to the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee
March 2016
  • March 31 [Region 5 News Release] -2016 - 03/31/2016 - Purina feed mill workers exposed to falls, grain dust and machine hazards
  • March 31 [Region 7 News Release] - 2016 - 03/31/2016 - OSHA cites Russell Stover Candies after ammonia release shuts plant
  • March 31 [Trade News Release] - 2016 - 03/31/2016 - OSHA, Shipbuilding Group form alliance to protect workers in shipyard employment
  • March 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2016 - 03/30/2016 - OSHA renews partnership with National Electrical Contractors Association Central Ohio Chapter and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
  • March 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2016 - 03/30/2016 - OSHA fines nation's largest chicken producer $122K for failures in dangerous ammonia release at Waco plant
  • March 29 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 03/29/2016 - OSHA says food Rob Salamida Co. employee⿿s serious injuries due to fumes in 3,000-gallon vinegar tank should never have happened
  • March 29 [Region 2 News Release] - 2016 - 03/29/2016 - US Labor Department settlement: Anheuser-Busch of New Jersey agrees to enhance safety for workers at its Jersey City, Bronx distributorships
  • March 29 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 03/29/2016 - Pennsylvania contractor cited by OSHA for ignoring trench dangers as excavation collapse kills 21-year-old worker in Butler County

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