Category Archives: OSHA Inspections

Nationwide ice maker faces $274,700 in fines for repeat, serious hazards NEW YORK – Inadequate safeguards to protect workers against potential ammonia releases at its Brooklyn, N.Y., ice plant have resulted in $264,700 in fines for Arctic Glacier U.S.A., Inc., … Continue reading

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Company facing $341,550 in fines For exposing workers to cancer-causing health hazards by inhaling, absorbing and ingesting hexavalent chromium, Pride Plating Inc. is being cited by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The company, which employs … Continue reading

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more than $188K in proposed fines A Jacksonville, Florida, framing construction company, Justin Construction Co. LLC, has been cited with six safety violations after OSHA inspectors observed employees at three area work sites performing residential construction without using a fall … Continue reading

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OSHA proposes $110,700 in penalties Home Depot USA Inc. has been cited for six safety violations, including two repeat, one willful and three serious, at its home improvement store on North Kimball Avenue in Chicago. The repeat and willful violations … Continue reading

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Inspection finds repeat and serious violations; $92,400 fine proposed COLUMBUS, Ohio – Anheuser-Busch Cos. LLC, which makes Budweiser and Bud Light beers and other beverages, has been cited by OSHA for two repeat and eight serious safety violations following an … Continue reading

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Nearly $189,000 in penalties proposed Rust-Oleum Corporation, doing business as Synta Inc., was cited by OSHA for 33 serious safety and health violations for exposing full-time and temporary workers to crystalline silica dust, amputation and electrical hazards. OSHA initiated its … Continue reading

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Resulted in two fatalities, nine injuries The structural collapse of International Nutrition Inc.’s Omaha-facility, was caused by overloading nine storage bins on the building’s roof level, an investigation by OSHA has found. The collapse at the livestock feed supplement manufacturer … Continue reading

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$816,500 in Proposed Fines SIDNEY, Ohio — After providing false documentation and making false representations claiming that previously cited hazards related to hydraulic presses had been corrected, Formed Fiber Technologies LLC has been issued 14 safety citations, including willful and … Continue reading

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Management repeatedly warned of unsafe conditions GAINESVILLE, Fla. – An employee of R.E. Arnold Construction Inc. was trapped when the wall of an excavation he was working in collapsed around him. The incident occurred as the employee removed dirt from … Continue reading

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Fresh From Texas Inc. and iWorks Personnel Inc. fined a total of $135,200 Fresh From Texas Inc., a fresh fruit and vegetable processor for H-E-B Grocery stores and fast-food markets, and staffing agency iWorks Personnel Inc. have been cited for … Continue reading

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