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Paperboard mill faces charges for 61 safety and health hazards

Paperboard mill faces charges for 61 safety and health hazards

A paperboard mill in New York has been cited for exposing workers to 61 safety and health hazards. OSHA in Syracuse conducted an inspection on the site in December 2016…

Health facility cited for exposing workers to serious workplace hazards

Health facility cited for exposing workers to serious workplace hazards

A behavioral health facility in Massachusetts is facing $207,690 in proposed penalties from OSHA for several violations uncovered during an inspection. The company was issued a notification for failure to…

New regulations improving safety in oil refineries receive final approval

New regulations improving safety in oil refineries receive final approval

New regulations have received final approval strengthening workplace and environmental safety at oil refineries across California. Developed by the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR), the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services…

OSHA’s whistleblower complaint form revised

OSHA’s whistleblower complaint form revised

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has recently revised its online whistleblower complaint form to assist users in filing a complaint with the appropriate agency.   The newly updated form…

Manufacturing company cited for 51 occupational health and safety violations

Manufacturing company cited for 51 occupational health and safety violations

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited an aluminum manufacturing company in Camden County that has a long history of noncompliance with OSHA standards. The company was cited for…

Washington workers’ compensation benefits set to increase

Washington workers’ compensation benefits set to increase

Most workers in Washington injured on or before July 1, 2016 will have their time-loss and pension benefit payments increased by 4.8 percent as from as from July 1, 2017….

Two companies cited for several workplace safety and health violations

Two companies cited for several workplace safety and health violations

Cal/OSHA cited two companies $352,570 for a number of workplace safety and health violations , including ten serious and three willful category violations following an incident in which a man…

Federal court upholds OSHA finding on company who violated worker’s whistleblower rights

Federal court upholds OSHA finding on company who violated worker’s whistleblower rights

A federal court affirmed OSHA’s finding that a railroad company violated Maine worker’s whistleblower rights. Pan Am Railways was ordered to pay $260,000 in punitive and compensatory damages to –…

Insulation manufacturer faces penalties for violation of machine safety procedure

Insulation manufacturer faces penalties for violation of machine safety procedure

An auto insulation manufacturer in Ohio is facing $659,463 in proposed penalties following an OSHA investigation into an incident in which a 46-year-old worker’s right hand, wrist and part of…

OSHA delays silica safety standard for construction industry

OSHA delays silica safety standard for construction industry

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has announced a three-month delay in enforcement of the crystalline silica standard for the construction industry. The agency said the…


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