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Maine Auto Body Manufacturing Plant Faces Nearly $400K in Fines for Safety Violations

A Waterville, Maine, auto body manufacturing plant is facing nearly $400,000 in proposed fines for unaddressed fall and noise hazards that placed its employees at risk. The Shyft Group Duramag LLC – formerly F3 MFG Inc. – faces $393,992 in …

New Jersey Contractor Fined $200K for Safety Hazards After Worker Injury

A Trenton, New Jersey-based contractor is being fined $201,000 after one of its employees suffered serious injuries when the roof beneath him collapsed. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited Osman “Alex” Inestrosa – who …

New Jersey Ice Cream Manufacturer Cited for Safety Hazards Leading to Amputations

Despite two severe amputation injuries in 2018 and 2020 on the same machine at a Lakewood, New Jersey, ice cream manufacturing plant, a recent federal safety and health inspection found the company continued to ignore protocols designed to prevent other …

Target to Enhance Safety at 200 Northeast U.S. Stores in Department of Labor Settlement

The U.S. Department of Labor has executed a region wide corporate settlement agreement with Target Corp. to correct exit access and storage hazards and enhance worker safety at about 200 of the retailer’s stores in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey and …

New York Company to Pay $200K in Penalties for Safety Violations

A home and personal care fabric products manufacturer will correct hazards at its five manufacturing facilities in New York and pay $200,000 in penalties to resolve safety violations after an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and …

New Jersey Manufacturer Fined for Failing to Correct Machine Hazards

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Bravo Pak Inc. for failing to abate hazards at its Pennsauken, N.J., facility. The company owes $259,760 in penalties. In June 2019, OSHA cited the shipping supplies …

New Jersey Framing Contractor Facing $1.9M in Proposed Fines for Safety Hazards

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is proposing penalties against BB Frame LLC, operating as Frame Q and as Owner and Principal Juan Quevedo, for exposing workers to multiple safety hazards at four Bergen County, …

N.J. Construction Companies Cited for Safety Hazards Facing $148K in Penalties

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited AA&B Builders Inc. and Ebenezer General Construction Excavating for exposing employees to safety hazards on a worksite in Ewing, N.J. The companies face a combined total of …

OSHA Cites Two Construction Companies After Employee’s Fatal Fall in Pennsylvania

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited CLF Construction Inc. and Toll Brothers Inc. for exposing employees to fall hazards after a CLF employee suffered fatal injuries in a fall at a worksite in …

N.H. Stone Products Manufacturer Cited for Hazards Following Employee Fatality

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Quartz and Stone Creations of New Hampshire LLC for crushing and other hazards following an employee fatality on July 19, 2019. OSHA cited the Northwood, N.H., stone …