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Iowa Safety Regulators Fine Iowa Company over Workplace Safety Violations

An Iowa maker of wind turbine blades has been fined nearly $155,000 for multiple workplace safety violations. The Des Moines Register reports that Iowa’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration levied the fines against TPI Composites for violations at its Newton …

Ohio Plastics Company Fined $261K for Workplace Safety Hazards

Federal safety regulators have cited a Bellevue, Ohio-based plastics company for multiple safety violations after an inspection found employees exposed to fall, machine, and electrical hazards. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) proposed penalties of …

North Dakota Contractor Cited for Safety Hazards, Fined Nearly $455K

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited North Dakota excavation contractor Kamphuis Pipeline Company for exposing employees to trench cave-ins and other serious hazards while installing water metering pits and lines. The company, which …

Northeastern Nebraska Plant Cited in Worker’s Death, Fined $188K

A federal workplace safety agency has cited a northeastern Nebraska egg processing plant where a worker was killed last year. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration said in a news release that the Michael Foods plant in Wakefield violated several …

OSHA Says Kansas’ Spirit Aerosystems Exposed Employees to Known Carcinogen

Federal safety regulators have proposed penalties totaling $194,006 against a Wichita, Kansas-based airline manufacturer for allegedly exposing its employees to a known carcinogen The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited aircraft manufacturer Spirit Aerosystems Inc. …

NFL Football-Maker Wilson Fined $65K for Safety Violations at Ohio Factory

An Ohio factory that makes footballs for the National Football League has been fined by federal regulators over workplace safety violations. Wilson Sporting Goods is facing more than $65,000 in fines after two inspections at its factory in Ada, which …

South Dakota Company Fined $95K After Worker Buried in Trench Collapse

Federal safety officials have cited a South Dakota company for failing to protect its workers from trench collapse hazards. Fort Pierre-based First Dakota Enterprises Inc. faces proposed penalties of $95,064 imposed by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and …

Alleged Safety Violations Bring Proposed $610K in Fines for Ohio Company

A federal safety agency has proposed a $610,000 penalty against a central Ohio company for exposing workers to machine hazards and harmful levels of silica. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration said in a statement that violations were found during …

Oklahoma Company Fined More than $535K for Safety, Health Violations

An Oklahoma truck bed manufacturer was cited by federal safety officials for putting workers at risk and fined more than $500,000 after investigators identified multiple safety and health violations at the company’s workplace. A complaint of unsafe working conditions led …

Wisconsin Shipyard to Pay $500K in Settlement Over Worker Safety

Fraser Shipyards in Superior, Wis., says it’s reached an agreement with the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration to improve worker safety and reduce a proposed fine. Last summer, OSHA proposed a fine of nearly $1.4 million because Fraser employees …