Regulatory Rulings & Enforcement Activity

Under OSHA standards and regulations, employers are responsible for providing a safe workplace. This page contains information about OSHA’s enforcement activities.

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Legend Tube and Metal Sales Inc. in Cleveland for 21 safety (including three willful) and health violations for operating unsafe cranes that struck and injured two workers at the steel …

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Escape Stucco and Stone of Powder Springs for nine safety violations following an inspection that found workers were exposed to fall hazards while replacing a chimney at 3860 S. Cobb …

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Browning Metal Finishing of Maysville for 16 safety and health violations following an inspection that was initiated after OSHA received a complaint about the company. Proposed penalties total $77,220.

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Fry’s Roofing and Construction LLC for four willful safety citations for failing to provide fall protection and ensure workers operating nail guns wore safety glasses at two separate job …

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics today released detailed data on nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses requiring days away from work in 2010. The incidence rate for health care support workers increased 6 percent to 283 cases per 10,000 …

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Manitowoc utility contractor Vinton Construction Co. for one willful and four serious safety violations for failing to protect workers from cave-ins while performing trenching operations to install water main …

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration is encouraging major retail employers to take precautions to prevent worker injuries during Black Friday and other major sales events during the holiday season.
In 2008, a worker was trampled to death while a mob of …

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Robinson Drilling of Texas Ltd. for eight serious, four repeat and 11 other-than-serious safety and health violations following the death of two workers at the company’s work site near …

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Akzo Nobel Surface Chemistry LLC in Morris, a manufacturer of chemical surfactants, for nine serious violations of OSHA’s process safety management standards. OSHA initiated the inspection in May after …

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Sneed Shipbuilding Inc. for 14 serious, seven repeat and four other-than-serious violations for exposing workers to multiple safety hazards at the company’s facility in Channelview. Proposed penalties total $150,700.
OSHA’s …

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