U.S. Department of Labor Cites New York Frozen Foods Packager For Exposing Employees to Multiple Hazards

August 15, 2019 BUFFALO, NY – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Arbre Group Holding – doing business as Holli-Pac Inc. – for willful and serious violations of workplace safety and health standards at its Holley, New York, facility. The company, which packages frozen fruits and vegetables for retailers, […]

U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA Requests Information on Table 1 of the Silica Standard for Construction

August 14, 2019 CORRECTED WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is requesting information and comment on Table 1 of the agency’s Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard for Construction. OSHA seeks information on additional engineering and work practice control methods to effectively limit exposure to silica for the equipment and tasks […]

U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Armor Fabrication Company For Exposing Employees to Amputation and Other Safety Hazards

August 14, 2019 MIAMI LAKES, FL – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Point Blank Enterprises Inc. – operating as The Protective Group in Miami Lakes, Florida – for exposing employees to amputation and other safety hazards. The company faces $92,820 in penalties. OSHA inspectors determined that the armor […]

U.S. Department of Labor Cites California Production Company After Two Employees Suffer Injuries While Filming in Georgia

August 12, 2019 NORCROSS, GA – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Garden Films Productions LLC – based in Culver City, California – for failing to protect employees from hazards while filming a movie. Proposed penalties total $9,472. One employee suffered injuries that required hospitalization and another suffered minor […]