Occupational Safety and Health Administration News

Texas Air Liquide Plant Cited for Workplace Safety Violations

Federal safety officials have cited Air Liquide Large Industries US LP for workplace health and safety violations at the company’s plant in Corpus Christi, Texas. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration assessed penalties totaling $77,000. The agency cited …

Illinois Emergency Medical Service Provider Fined $290K for Workplace Hazards

Federal safety and health investigators have cited Altamont Ambulance Service Inc. in Fairview Heights, Ill., for workplace safety and health violations and find the company $290,100. The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration said Altamont failed to follow specific guidelines …

Texas Companies Fined $120K for Safety Violations, Workplace Hazards

Unsafe working conditions have landed combined fines of more than $120,000 for two companies operating in the Texas oil and gas sector. Exterran Energy Solutions LP and South Texas Specialty Welders LLC were cited by federal safety regulators for violations at …

Construction Worker Electrocuted on University Campus in West Virginia

Officials say a construction worker has died after being electrocuted while working at a site on the campus of Shepherd University. Shepherd University officials said in a news release that the man was killed on campus on July 5. Harkins …

2 North Texas-Area Facilities Fined by Federal Safety Regulators

Federal safety regulators have fined two different companies over safety violation in facilities located in North Texas. The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration fined steel fabricator, K-T Galvanizing Company Inc., $53,200 for 13 serious violations found in its facility …

OSHA: Crane Accident Kills North Dakota Oil Worker

A worker was killed in a crane accident at an oil well site in western North Dakota, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration said. The incident, which happened late on June 20 near Ross in Mountrail County, was the second …

New Jersey Furniture Maker to Pay OSHA $123K in Settlement

A New Jersey furniture manufacturer has reached a settlement with a federal safety agency to pay $123,000 and fix a slew of health and safety violations, including exposing workers to a cancer-causing chemical. North Arlington, New Jersey-based Sterling Seating Inc. …

Idaho Potato Processor Fined $273K for Workplace Hazards after Gas Release

Federal authorities have fined an Idaho food processing company $273,000 following the release of a dangerous gas. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration assessed the fine against Dickinson Frozen Foods. Federal officials say the large release of anhydrous ammonia in …

Workers at Ohio Auto Glass Plant Warn of Unsafe Conditions

Workers alleging unsafe working conditions at an automotive glass manufacturing plant in southwestern Ohio have filed a complaint with the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The complaint filed this week by 11 workers at the Fuyao Glass America Inc. plant …

OSHA: No Reinforced Walls in Deadly Ohio Trench Collapse

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration says inspectors probing a construction site where a worker was killed this week found no evidence the wall of the trench was reinforced. Cleveland.com reports OSHA officials say inspectors didn’t find a trench box …