Category Archives: OSHA Inspections

BOISE, Idaho – After becoming entangled in mixing equipment used for cattle feed, an Anderson Farms employee died from mass trauma in Heyburn in February. OSHA investigated the facility after the incident and found five safety violations, including three serious. … Continue reading

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Employees face fire, mechanical and electrical hazards SYRACUSE, N.Y. – American Made Tires, an Elmira Heights, tire retreader, failed to correct twelve (12) hazards cited during a 2013 OSHA inspection. Because of that inaction, and the discovery of new and … Continue reading

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Proposed penalties total $130,700 AUSTIN, Texas – Lindamood Demolition Inc. and Texas Cutting & Coring were both cited by OSHA for a total of five violations, including two willful, following the death of a skid-steer loader operator during the redevelopment … Continue reading

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OSHA proposes $147,000 in penalties for Pan-Oceanic Engineering Co. CHICAGO – For the second time this year, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Pan-Oceanic Engineering Co. Inc. for failing to protect workers from trenching … Continue reading

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Proposed penalties of $168,700 Following the death of a worker who was struck by a forklift, OSHA cited with nine safety violations, including two willful and seven serious. The incident occurred at the Detroit marine terminal when the worker was … Continue reading

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Baltazar’s Stone Inc. cited for 15 violations and fined over $40,000 by OSHA over silica dust exposure OMAHA, Neb. – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration fined Baltazar’s Stone Inc. $40,921 for exposing workers to dangerous … Continue reading

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Lee, Massachusetts contractor cited and fined over $119,000 by OSHA for “needless and avoidable” fatal fall at Stockbridge work site SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – A 51-year-old roofer fell 17 feet to his death on Nov. 14, 2013, while performing roofing work … Continue reading

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Bennett Building Systems cited by US Department of Labor’s OSHA for not protecting workers from dangerous falls AUGUSTA, Ga. – Bennett Building Systems LLC, which builds metal and wooden structures, such as barns, carports and garages, has been cited by … Continue reading

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OSHA cites Metal & Wire Products Co. for serious violations Metal & Wire Products Co. Inc., which manufactures metal parts for recreational vehicles at its Salem (Ohio) facility, has been cited by OSHA for 25 safety and health violations.  OSHA’s … Continue reading

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$211,000 in proposed penalties OSHA has cited Cenex Harvest States Inc. for 19 violations of workplace safety and health standards, including 14 serious, three repeat and two other-than-serious violations, at grain-handling facilities in Montana. The company faces $211,000 in proposed … Continue reading

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