An Illinois roofing contractor has been cited by OSHA 19 times for fall hazards since 2006. An OSHA official said the contractor has shown “utter indifference” to the law.
The owner of a facility OSHA called “a potential death trap,” has agreed to pay fines and upgrade its facility, two years after the agency found nearly every emergency exit door in the warehouse wasn’t usable.
A building contractor is out $385,000 for serious fall hazards at worksites in Pennsylvania and Delaware. An OSHA official called the company a “serial violator.”
Washington state’s Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) has fined Zodiac Cabin & Structures Support LLC $1,316,000 for safety and health violations in connection with an explosion at its plant that injured 17 workers.
Calling the fatalities “unconscionable,” Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis has announced more than $1.3 million in fines against two companies for three employee deaths in grain elevators.
A California agency has issued its biggest safety fine ever in connection with an explosion that killed eight people and leveled a neighborhood.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has agreed to pay $1.75 million in connection with four separate incidents at its Danville, VA, plant that claimed the lives of four workers.
A jury has awarded $16 million to the families of two teens who died after being engulfed in a corn bin.
A fatal boiler explosion caused by a series of maintenance errors led to a $47 million settlement involving six different companies.
Do you work at a company that has more than one facility? It might pay to keep track of OSHA inspections at your company’s other facilities. Those other inspections can have an impact on you.
The Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration (IOSHA) has fined three organizations in connection with the deadly stage collapse at the Indiana State Fair that killed seven people and injured more than 40 others.
Imagine this: Nine workers at one company suffer various types of amputations, ranging from part of a finger to most of an arm, yet the company has avoided paying large fines in many of the cases.
One worker was killed, another remains hospitalized in critical condition after the collapse of a zip line tower on Hawaii’s Big Island.
It doesn’t take huge quantities of chemicals in a facility to create a potentially hazardous situation, as a small business in Theresa, WI, found out.
One year ago today, 29 miners died in an explosion at the Upper Big Branch (UBB) mine in West Virginia, owned by Massey Energy. In the last 12 months, what’s been done to make sure a disaster like UBB never happens again?
What is the effect on companies of OSHA enforcement as far as future safety performance? One state has looked at ten years’ worth of records to find out.
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