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Arkansas Explosives Manufacturing Plant Cited

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited the Austin Powder Co. for safety and health violations at its plant in East Camden. OSHA said in a news release Thursday that 22 serious and one repeat safety and health …

Nebraska Cooperative Cited After Worker’s Death

Federal labor officials have cited a Nebraska cooperative on several safety violations following the March death of an employee exposed to anhydrous ammonia. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health said in a news release Wednesday that Midwest …

OSHA Proposes Penalties in Alabama Worker Deaths

Federal labor officials have issued safety violations to a construction company after two men working on a Montgomery freeway overpass fell to their deaths. Officials from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration said Tuesday that R.R. Dawson Bridge Co. in …

OSHA Fines Missouri Construction Company for Safety Violations

A St. Louis County construction company faces more than $100,000 in fines after a federal agency investigating a serious workplace injury found multiple safety violations. The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration says it found 11 workplace violations at Gershenson …

101 Commercial Trucks Parked for Safety Violations in New York

New York state troopers say 101 trucks were taken off the road during a recent road check of commercial vehicles along the Southern Tier Expressway. Troopers say they found such serious safety violations as unsecured loads, inoperable signals and problems …

Nebraska Stone Cutting Business Fined $41K

A stone-cutting business in west Omaha, Neb ., has been ordered to pay nearly $41,000 in fines because regulators found 15 safety violations. The Labor Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration says it found the problems at Baltazar’s Stone Inc. …

Ohio Steel Company to Pay $2.4M for Work Safety Violations

The federal government says Republic Steel has agreed to pay $2.4 million in a settlement and address alleged health and safety violations at three Ohio facilities and one in Blasdell, N.Y. A statement from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration …

More Safety Violations Found at Previously Cited Louisiana Facility

The U. S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administrationhas cited U.S. Minerals LLC with 11 safety and health violations from a follow-up inspection that began in September 2013 at the Harvey, La., facility. The manufacturer of abrasive blasting …

New York Audit Faults Commercial Vehicle Oversight

New York auditors say the Department of Transportation failed to adequately monitor whether commercial vehicles taken off the road for safety violations actually got needed repairs. Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says lax oversight could put New York motorists in jeopardy. Along …

Illinois Roofing Company Fined $158K for Safety Hazards

Affordable Roofing and Exteriors Inc. in Trenton, Ill., has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration for five safety violations, carrying proposed penalties of $158,015. The citations follow inspections at three job sites where …