As of January 1, 2015: All employers* must report: All work-related fatalities within 8 hours Within 24 hours, all work-related: Inpatient hospitalizations Amputations Losses of an eye How to Report Incident Call 1-800-321-OSHA (6742) Call your nearest OSHA area office, during normal business hours ( Beginning Jan. 1, 2015, there is a change to what […]

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has proposed to fine Eaton Corp. $7,000 for allowing an employee to be overcome by excessive heat at the company’s plant in Kearney. Eaton spokesman Jim Michels says the company has cooperated with the agency’s investigation, but the facts don’t fit the citation and Eaton is working with […]

A Little Falls company has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and could face almost $300,000 in fines. Burrows Paper Corporation, based in Little Falls, has been cited for repeat and serious safety violations, the Department of Labor said. The company faces $298,100 in proposed fines. The inspections were […]

OSHA has cited a Homerville, Ga., company with 22 safety and health violations and proposed nearly $280,000 in penalties. In a recent inspection, OSHA found three safety violations at Dupont Yard Inc. that it termed willful, including a failure to implement safety procedures that would prevent machinery from starting up or moving during maintenance, which […]

Workplace safety regulators have proposed more than $109,000 in fines for a Bristol wire manufacturer for electrical and chemical safety violations, some of which were not corrected from 2009, the U.S. Department of Labor announced. According to the DOL’s OSHA division, Radcliffe Wire Inc. had improperly wired equipment and also failed to prohibit an electrician […]

The death of a construction worker who fell 45 feet while performing repairs on a Philadelphia church roof in June has led to 10 safety violation citations, including three willful citations, against James J. McCullagh Roofing Co. in Jenkintown. The U.S. Labor Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited the company with failure to provide […]

After a federal investigation on a trucker’s claim, Springfield-based trucking company New Prime Inc. has been fined more than $100,000. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration found that New Prime Inc. retaliated against a New Jersey truck driver by blacklisting him in the commercial transport industry after he sought medical attention […]

A Syracuse, N.Y.-based potato chip maker is facing more than $115,000 in fines for alleged violations of federal safety regulations, according to the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. A June 2013 inspection of the Terrell’s Potato Chip Co. Inc. factory in Syracuse uncovered 23 new and recurring alleged violations of job-site safety standards, resulting […]

Citations show the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fined Allen Development Group of Columbus $18,900 for safety violations discovered during an investigation of the Aug. 26 trench collapse that killed two workers at Summit Pointe Apartments and Villas, 3071 Williams Road. The collapse reported at 10:54 a.m. that Monday buried James Jackson, 50, […]

Two construction companies deemed responsible for the June collapse at the Texas A&M Equine Complex, which left four workers injured, have been cited for serious violations by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. All four of the injured men work for Ramco Erectors, a Houston-based company that was fined $40,500 for seven violations cited […]