U.S. Department of Labor Orders California Company to Pay $110,000 To Manager Who Reported Concerns Regarding E-Cigarette Ingredients

April 20, 2018 SAN FRANCISCO, CA – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has ordered Mr. Good Vape LLC of Chino, California, to reinstate a former manager and pay him $110,000 in compensation after he was fired for claiming the company’s production of flavored liquids for e-cigarette vapor inhalers violated […]

U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Plastics Company, Proposes $261,454 in Penalties for Workplace Safety Hazards

April 20, 2018 BELLEVUE, OH ‒ The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited Bellevue-based plastics company Wilbert Inc. for multiple safety violations after an inspection found employees exposed to fall, machine, and electrical hazards. OSHA proposed penalties of $261,454. OSHA investigators determined that Wilbert Inc., which operates as Wilbert Plastic […]

OSHA Flier Offers Steps to Keep Tractor Trailer Drivers Safe at Destination

April 17, 2018 CHICAGO, IL – The dangers tractor trailer drivers face don’t end once they reach their destination. Whether at the warehouse, dock, or construction site, drivers are exposed to struck-by, crushed-between, and other safety hazards. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is teaming with the trucking industry to raise awareness of these […]

U.S. Department of Labor Cites Nebraska Company For Exposing Employees to Trenching Hazards

April 17, 2018 GRETNA, NE – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Nebraska contractor Premier Underground LLC for failing to protect its workers from excavation collapse hazards. The company faces proposed penalties of $46,930. OSHA inspectors observed employees installing water and sewer lines in two unprotected trenches on […]