U.S. Department of Labor Cites Southern Tire Mart After Fatality at Texas Retreading Facility

June 14, 2019 CORRECTED FORT WORTH, TX – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Southern Tire Mart LLC – based in Columbia, Mississippi – for failing to protect employees from serious safety hazards after a worker suffered fatal injuries while attempting to mount a monster truck tire rim […]

U.S. Department of Labor Cites and Fines Maine Roofing Contractor After Employee’s Fatal Fall

June 12, 2019 AUGUSTA, ME – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Shawn D. Purvis, owner of Purvis Home Improvement Co. Inc. for egregious willful, repeat, and serious workplace safety violations. Purvis – a Saco, Maine, roofing contractor – faces a total of $1,792,726 in penalties. The enforcement action […]

U.S. Department of Labor Fines Chemical Manufacturer For Exposing Workers to Toxic Gas

June 11, 2019 NEW CASTLE, DE – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited Croda Inc. after a chemical release at the New Castle, Delaware, manufacturing plant exposed workers to ethylene oxide. The company faces $262,548 in penalties. OSHA initiated an inspection after the exposure hospitalized one employee and left five […]