OSHA finds Ohio contractor exposing residential construction roofers to deadly fall hazards for 6th time in 3 years

July 29, 2021 JMH Roofing LLC, owner continues to ignore industry’s most dangerous hazard MEDINA, OH – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited a Millersburg contractor – with a history of not cooperating with federal safety inspectors – for exposing workers to deadly fall hazards for the sixth time in three years– […]

Follow-up safety inspection at site of 2019 workplace fatality finds Greenville recycling center continues to put workers at risk

July 29, 2021 TAV Holdings Inc. faces $112K in proposed penalties GREENVILLE, GA – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has again cited a Greenville recycling company, where a 44-year-old welder employed by a contractor in the facility suffered fatal injuries in 2019 amid safety violations. The welder was an employee of National Fabricating […]

US Department of Labor seeks information on updating OSHA’s mechanical power presses standard

July 28, 2021 WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has published a Request for Information seeking information and public input as the agency considers updates to its mechanical power presses standard. OSHA first issued the mechanical power presses standard in 1971, based on the American National Standards Institute industry consensus standard. ANSI has […]

US Department of Labor, Shipbuilders Council of America alliance seeks to promote safe, healthful workplaces in Mid-Atlantic shipyard industry

July 27, 2021 PHILADELPHIA – The U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Shipbuilders Council of America and its associate members have signed a two-year alliance to protect shipbuilding workers in the Mid-Atlantic region from workplace safety and health hazards. The alliance will: Provide information on occupational safety and health laws and standards, including […]