OSHA News Releases – Events

 

June 2017

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA to hold public meeting to solicit suggestions for strengthening the Voluntary Protection Programs
  • - OSHA National News Release - OSHA announces inaugural ‘Safe + Sound Week’ Agency, safety experts, industry leaders raise awareness of safety, health programs

May 2017

  • - OSHA National News Release - 4th annual National Fall Prevention Safety Stand-Down begins May 8 OSHA, partners announce week-long initiative

April 2017

March 2017

September 2016

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department urges storm recovery workers and public to be vigilant, aware of hazards during storm cleanup

June 2016

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA announces Safety Stand-Down at worksites throughout Southeast to emphasize response to, prevention of heat-related illnesses, injuries
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA holds training event to help improve federal worker safety and health
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA schedules meeting to discuss protecting workers performing tree care operations

May 2016

  • - OSHA National News Release - Construction industry employers, workers to emphasize safety in 2016 National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls, May 2-6

April 2016

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health schedules fourth meeting of the Emergency Response and Preparedness Subcommittee
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - North Florida contractor continues to expose roofing workers to dangerous falls, other safety hazards; OSHA proposes nearly $77K in penalties
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - North Florida contractor continues to expose roofing workers to dangerous falls, other safety hazards; OSHA proposes nearly $77K in penalties
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites general and subcontractor in Florida for exposing workers to dangers of trench cave-ins; proposes more than $114K in fines
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Safety Stand-Down puts the brakes on injuries at Georgia road sites

March 2016

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA schedules special meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA, Waubonsee Community College sponsor worker safety, health conference on March 16, in Sugar Grove, Illinois

February 2016

  • - OSHA National News Release - National Safety Stand-Down highlights importance of preventing falls, leading cause of worker death, serious injury in the construction industry
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA announces national safety "step-up" to protect workers at oil and gas exploration sites
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA extends public comment period for updated Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA to hold public stakeholder meeting on its draft updated Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines

January 2016

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA reschedules public hearing on proposed rule on occupational exposure to beryllium

November 2015

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA to hold facilitated discussion on updated Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines

September 2015

May 2015

  • - OSHA National News Release - Record numbers of construction workers expected to get prevention message in 2015 National Fall Safety Stand-Down

April 2015

March 2015

February 2015

June 2014

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA training event focused on enhancing federal worker safety and health
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA schedules stakeholder meeting to consider proposed standard to protect safety, health of emergency responders
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Lathrop Co./Turner Construction Co. host OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at Toledo Hospital site, June 6
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Key/Walbridge hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport Terminal Project
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Ringland-Johnson Construction hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at Woodward-Rock Cut Campus, June 4
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Eau Claire construction workers to attend OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down events, June 4 and 5
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Lakeshore Technical College hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at Cleveland, Wis., campus
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Linn-Mathes Inc. hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at 1K Fulton construction site in Chicago, June 4
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Barton Malow Co. hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down events for Lansing, Mich., area workers, June 4
  • - OSHA National News Release - Se espera que mas de 1 millon de trabajadores participe con actividades en todo el pais para impulsar la prevencion y seguridad contra caidas
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Elford Inc. hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at Lancaster construction company, June 2
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Madison area construction workers to attend OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down events, June 3, 4 and 5
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: CG Schmidt hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at UW-Milwaukee Kenwood Interdisciplinary Research Complex
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: R.C. Wegman Construction hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at New Main Aurora Public Library
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Great Lakes Construction Co. hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at Cleveland Inner Belt Bridge Project site, June 3
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Cincinnati area construction workers to attend OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down events, learn safe practices
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Turner Construction Co. hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event, June 3
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Miron Construction hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at Lambeau Field, June 2
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Kirkwood Community College to participate in OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down events this week
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Nucor Steel hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event, June 2
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Faith Technologies hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at Lenexa, Kan., communications tower training lab
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: McCarthy Buildings Co. hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event in Mercy Hospital in Joplin, Mo.

April 2014

  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA to co-host Workers' Memorial Day Events April 25 in Springfield, Mo., and April 28 in North Kansas City, Mo.
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces safety stand-down at Georgia highway work zone sites April 7-11, 2014

March 2014

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA announces national stand-down for fall prevention in construction

February 2014

  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA to co-sponsor Illinois workplace safety and health conference in Peoria on March 5, 2014

January 2014

November 2013

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA schedules public meeting on proposed rule to improve tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Raising health and safety awareness in the oil and gas industry is the mission of US Labor Department's OSHA stand down today in Humble, Texas

August 2013

  • - OSHA Media Advisory - Construction workers to pause for safety stand-down on fall hazards, Sept. 3
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces safety stand-down at Florida work sites on August 6 to focus on fall prevention
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces August 6 safety stand-down at work sites throughout the Southeast to focus on fall prevention

July 2013

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA schedules meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo y la Asociación Hispana de Construcción en Georgia serán anfitrión de una feria de seguridad y salud 28 de julio en Duluth, Ga.
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA and the Georgia Hispanic Construction Association to host a safety and health fair July 28 in Duluth, Ga.

June 2013

  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA announces safety stand-down in New York and New Jersey to prevent falls at construction work sites
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Plains Grain and Agronomy cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after worker fatally injured in fall at Sheldon, ND, grain elevator
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Construction workers to pause for safety stand down on fall hazards June 12

May 2013

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA offers training to federal agencies on worker safety and health

April 2013

  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA will participate in Workers' Memorial Day April 28, Safety Expo April 29 in Lincoln, Neb.
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces safety stand-down at Georgia construction sites April 15-19 to focus on struck-by hazards

March 2013

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA schedules third stakeholder meeting to discuss crane operator certification requirements
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA schedules stakeholder meetings to discuss crane operator certification requirements

February 2013

  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA, Montana-North Dakota STEPS plan worker safety stand-down for oil and gas industry in Bakken Basin Feb. 14
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA seeks public input on proposed policies to update its Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory Program
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA co-sponsors worker safety and health conference with Sauk Valley Community College March 12 in Dixon, Ill.

January 2013

  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces safety stand-down at oil and gas exploration sites today through Feb. 28

December 2012

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA schedules stakeholder meetings to discuss preventing injuries and fatalities from vehicle backovers

August 2012

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA along with other Federal agencies schedule meeting to discuss performance-based approaches to protect oil and gas industry workers

July 2012

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA schedules training event to enhance federal worker safety and health

June 2012

  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces safety stand-down at Oklahoma oil and gas exploration sites June 22-July 20