OSHA News Releases – January 2009

January 2009

  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites eastern Connecticut paper mill for widespread safety hazards, including deteriorating mill building hazards
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA publishes new Deck Barge Safety Guidance Document and Spud Barge Fact Sheet
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA announces informal public hearing on proposed cranes and derricks standards in construction
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Fall hazards at New Haven, Conn., worksite lead to nearly $62,000 in U.S. Labor Department OSHA fines for Stratford, Conn., roofing contractor
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Alsip, Ill.-based company for workplace safety violations
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA fines El Paso, Texas, construction contractor $106,200 for alleged workplace safety violations
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA, Gulf Coast Latin Chamber of Commerce and University of South Florida's SafetyFlorida forming alliance
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA and National Safety Council in Metairie, La., sign safety and health alliance agreement
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA and International Association of Foundation Drilling form alliance to promote safety and health in construction industry
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Rockingham County, N.H., employer faces $44,500 in fines from U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA recognizes Falewitch Construction Services Inc. of La Vista, Neb., for achievements in workplace safety and health
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Anderson Construction of Papillion, Neb., for violations of Occupational Safety and Health Act
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA issues 9 serious citations to University of Rochester laser lab following August 2008 accident that seriously injured worker
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes $119,000 in penalties against Tampa, Fla., area construction company for endangering employees
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA to publish proposed rule on occupational exposure to diacetyl and food flavorings containing diacetyl
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA publishes proposed rulemaking to establish revised procedures for fit testing respirators