Kingspan Joins Amazon, Dollar General and Starbucks on 2022 ‘Dirty Dozen’ List 

Designation comes shortly after Cal/OSHA issues citations for serious health & safety violations at Santa Ana Kingspan factory, with fines of $39K FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAPRIL 27, 2022 Today, the National Council for Occupational Safety and Health (National COSH) announced its 2022 “Dirty Dozen,” adding Kingspan Light & Air, located in Santa Ana, Calif., to a … Continue reading Kingspan Joins Amazon, Dollar General and Starbucks on 2022 ‘Dirty Dozen’ List 

Cal/OSHA Issues Citations for Serious Health & Safety Violations at Kingspan Factory, With Fines of $39k

After conducting a six-month inspection, Cal-OSHA has cited Kingspan Light & Air – a subsidiary of global building materials company Kingspan Group – for 24 alleged violations of California’s occupational health and safety code at its Santa Ana skylight factory, including five serious violations, and set fines against the company at $39,145.  Issued on April … Continue reading Cal/OSHA Issues Citations for Serious Health & Safety Violations at Kingspan Factory, With Fines of $39k

Local and National Environmental Groups Call on Green Building Community to Stop Partnering With Kingspan

Forty-five (45) local and national groups organizing against climate change and for environmental justice have signed a statement calling on the green building community to reconsider partnerships with Kingspan Group. Led by the Labor Network for Sustainability, local groups including Orange County Environmental Justice, Madison Park Neighborhood Association, The River Project and others were joined … Continue reading Local and National Environmental Groups Call on Green Building Community to Stop Partnering With Kingspan

Kingspan Calif. Employees Hold Vigil in Solidarity with Survivors of U.K. Grenfell Tower Fire 

One week after Mercedes-Benz ended its partnership with Kingspan  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDECEMBER 14, 2021 SANTA ANA, Calif. — Kingspan manufacturing workers in Santa Ana held a candlelight vigil today in solidarity with thousands marching in London on the 4 ½ year anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire that killed 72 people in the worst residential fire in … Continue reading Kingspan Calif. Employees Hold Vigil in Solidarity with Survivors of U.K. Grenfell Tower Fire 

Santa Ana Community Rally Puts a Spotlight on Labor and Environmental Shortcomings of “Green” Manufacturer Kingspan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENOVEMBER 11, 2021 SANTA ANA, Calif. —More than 100 people gathered in Delhi Park on Wednesday to hear city leaders, Kingspan factory workers, faith leaders and community and environmental activists address growing concerns about the labor and environmental track record of Kingspan, a global “green” building materials maker that manufactures skylights in the … Continue reading Santa Ana Community Rally Puts a Spotlight on Labor and Environmental Shortcomings of “Green” Manufacturer Kingspan

Kingspan Workers in Santa Ana File CalEPA and OSHA Whistleblower Complaints Alleging Violations of Clean Water and Worker Safety Laws at Global “Green” Building Manufacturer

Workers measured high air pollution levels inside the plant FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOCTOBER 21, 2021 SANTA ANA, Calif. —Workers at Kingspan, a global “green” building materials maker, filed complaints with Cal/OSHA on October 15, and with the State Water Resources Board/CalEPA on October 19, alleging violations of worker safety and clean water laws at the company’s … Continue reading Kingspan Workers in Santa Ana File CalEPA and OSHA Whistleblower Complaints Alleging Violations of Clean Water and Worker Safety Laws at Global “Green” Building Manufacturer

Kingspan Workers File Whistleblower Complaint With Calif. Water Resources Control Board

Today, Kingspan employees working at the company’s Santa Ana, Calif., manufacturing plant and the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers (SMART), jointly filed a whistleblower complaint against Kingspan Light + Air (“Kingspan”), alleging that the company has been violating the Clean Water Act by not adhering to best management practices. The … Continue reading Kingspan Workers File Whistleblower Complaint With Calif. Water Resources Control Board

Air Monitoring By Kingspan Santa Ana Employees Finds High Levels of Workplace Air Pollution

Following concerns raised by workers at the Kingspan facility in Santa Ana, Calif., workers and community leaders organized and engaged experts in the construction of an air monitoring assessment to measure the levels of air pollution to which Kingspan workers and residents are exposed during the workday. The assessment focused on measuring airborne particulate matter that … Continue reading Air Monitoring By Kingspan Santa Ana Employees Finds High Levels of Workplace Air Pollution


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