Category Archives: OSHA

OSHA Proposes $162,500 Penalty for Anheuser-Busch Sales of New Jersey JERSEY CITY, N.J. – A distribution warehouse for beverage manufacturer Anheuser-Busch InBev SA, makers of Budweiser, Bud Light and Corona beer, willfully put workers at risk of serious injury. Doing … Continue reading

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JSW Steel (USA) Inc. cited for 12 violations; $126,000 in fines proposed BAYTOWN, Texas – Employees who perform maintenance work on a metal cutting machine must be trained to safely de-energize the machinery and conduct periodic audits of those procedures, … Continue reading

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Proposed Penalties Exceed $100,000 An investigation by OSHA found that Birds Eye Foods Inc. expected employees to work in a 40-degrees-below-zero Fahrenheit freezer without properly insulated personal protective equipment. OSHA also discovered slip, trip and fall hazards on unclean freezer … Continue reading

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OSHA cites Environmental Remediation and Recovery Inc. after worker dies while cleaning oil residue inside rail car at Mounds, Illinois, facility MOUNDS, Ill. – A U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigation found that Environmental Remediation and … Continue reading

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In a statement by the Kentucky Labor Cabinet on November 21st, Kentucky will not begin enforcing the new Federal OSHA requirements for reporting workplace injuries and illnesses.  The statement indicates that the Department of Workplace Standards is reviewing OSHA’s Final … Continue reading

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Citation adds to penalties facing retail chain across nation WATAUGA, Texas – National discount chain Dollar Tree Stores Inc. has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration for willfully and repeatedly exposing workers to … Continue reading

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HANOVER, Pennsylvania – In April 2013, OSHA cited C & G, a Hanover plumbing, heating and air conditioning contractor, with four safety violations after a trench collapse at a work site in Hanover. Though there were no injuries in the … Continue reading

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OSHA proposes more than $102K in fines JACK, Alabama – Wayne Farms LLC, which makes products under brand names Dutch Quality House and Platinum Harvest, has been cited for exposing workers to dangerous machinery, fall and musculoskeletal disorder hazards. OSHA … Continue reading

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Truck Terminal Faces $145,420 in Penalties HILLSIDE, Illinois – Central Transport LLC has been cited for 16 violations, including five repeat, one willful and two serious, at its trucking terminal in Hillside, Illinois. An OSHA inspection found repeat and willful … Continue reading

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Seven Citations and $186,000 in Penalties NEW YORK – Drivers and loading-dock workers at UniFirst Corp. were exposed to hazards that involved bloodborne pathogens and lead at its facility in West Caldwell, New Jersey, according to an administrative law judge … Continue reading

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