Fed-OSHA: Lousiana firing range didn’t protect employees

Fed-OSHA has cited Barney’s firing range in Lafayette, Louisiana after an employee complained about lead exposure. After an inspection that began in January, the agency has cited the company, located on Four Park Road in Lafayette, for 16 serious violations, according to a press release. Fed-OSHA has proposed the company pay penalties of $78,400. KATC […]

Brooklyn: Construction company owner indicted for manslaughter

Brooklyn, New York District Attorney Ken Thompson and New York City Department of Investigation Commissioner Mark G. Peters announced on Monday that the owner of a Bensonhurst construction company and his businesses have been indicted on manslaughter and other charges stemming from an incident at a Coney Island construction site in April 2015 that left […]

In Ohio, TimkenSteel, Fed-OSHA address work injuries

In Canton, Ohio, TimkenSteel is close to resolving several violations that Fed-OSHA has filed against the company for safety incidents that have occurred since May 2015. Company officials said a settlement in principal was reached following a mediation session last month. TimkenSteel agreed to pay a $350,000 fine as part of the proposal. The company […]

Des Moines post office facility cited for safety violations

Fed-OSHA has cited and fined a Des Moines, Iowa postal service facility nearly $120,000 for repeated safety violations. The Des Moines Register reports that a December 2015 investigation found that the U.S. Postal Service on Forest Avenue exposed workers to risks of slips, falls and trip hazards in the carriers’ walking path. The report says […]

New York: Hornell Alstom commits to fixes

Alstom is working to improve worker safety in the wake of a federal inspection of the Hornell, New York facility that uncovered 17 serious violations and led to a $105,000 fine. Fed-OSHA’s Syracuse area office announced the violations in a press release with many of the faults based upon Alstom’s Hornell employees allegedly being exposed […]