Category Archives: Slips/Trips/Falls

Burrows Paper faces $298,100 in proposed fines from OSHA SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Burrows Paper Corp., based in Little Falls, for repeat and serious safety violations at two of … Continue reading

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National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries for 2012 – Preliminary Results The Bureau of Labor Statistics has released the preliminary total of 4,383 fatal work injuries recorded in the United States for 2012. This number is down from a revised … Continue reading

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Employees repeatedly exposed to unchecked fall hazards Twin Pines Construction Inc. of Everett, Massachusetts, has once again been cited by OSHA for willful, repeat and serious violations of workplace safety standards at work sites in Plymouth and Reading, Massachusetts. The … Continue reading

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OSHA has issued 14 notices of unsafe or unhealthful working conditions to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration, following an inspection at Boston’s Logan International Airport. The inspection was conducted as part of OSHA’s Federal Agency Targeting … Continue reading

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Willful violations include locked and sealed exit doors HONOLULU — Federal and state investigators have identified a total of 63 health and safety violations, including willful violations of three standards, at a refrigerated food warehouse in Honolulu occupied by Unicold … Continue reading

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15 willful, 1 repeat, 8 serious Republic Steel has been cited by OSHA for 24 safety violations carrying fines of $1,138,500. Fifteen willful violations of OSHA’s fall protection standards were found at the company’s steel manufacturing plant in Canton, Ohio. … Continue reading

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Lack of personal protective equipment among 33 violations found OSHA has cited A & B Foundry & Machining LLC, of Franklin, Ohio, with 33 health and safety violations, including four repeat violations after an inspection was initiated under the national … Continue reading

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Willful and Serious Violations Found OSHA has cited Longwood-based Collis Roofing, Inc. with three willful and one serious safety violation for exposing workers to fall and other hazards while they were performing roofing work at three residential sites in Jacksonville, … Continue reading

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Exit route allegedly blocked during emergency Brite Services Inc., doing business as Star Laundry, has been cited by OSHA for 39 serious safety and health violations found at its commercial laundry facility in Paterson, New Jersey. Inspectors were prompted by … Continue reading

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No Severe Injuries – $112,500 in Proposed Penalties OSHA has cited C & H Die Casting Inc. with 24 alleged serious violations at its aluminum die cast manufacturing facility in Troy, Texas. The safety and health inspections were conducted under … Continue reading

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