Virginia-based discount retailer cited for similar dangers at other stores nationwide
July 7, 2014
Repeated visits by OSHA inspectors to a Massachusetts Dollar Tree store found blocked exits and other hazardous conditions in the store’s stockroom – and OSHA says similar hazards have been found at other Dollar Tree stores in the U.S.
Industrial Insulation Group facing $41,000+ in penalties
July 4, 2014
A Phenix City, Alabama insulation manufacturer initially corrected hazards that included failing to protect its workers from caustic chemicals, but did not maintain those corrections, according to OSHA inspectors, who visited the workplace after receiving a complaint about hazardous conditions.
Repeat violations for Construction Trailer Specialists were for LOTO failures
July 2, 2014
A Sikeston, Mo. manufacturing company has been cited by OSHA for 21 safety and health violations - four of them repeat- for failing to protect workers from amputation*, electrical and other hazards. Proposed penalties total $82,390.
OSHA has just announced a delay in the enforcement of compliance regarding the recently released changes to the standards for electric power generation, transmission and distribution installations (1910.269 & Subpart V).
Sonic Creations Inc. cited for repeat and serious safety violations following OSHA inspection
June 26, 2014
The whimsically-named Water Color subdivision in Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. turns out to be a dangerous place for the workers who are building it. According to OSHA investigators, workers were framing houses without required fall protection and lacked necessary PPE.
Gershenson Construction Co. Inc. has been cited by OSHA after a worker suffered a broken vertebra when he was struck by a partially suspended load of sewer pipe and knocked to the bottom of an unprotected 13-foot-deep trench.