OSHA News Releases – June 2010

June 2010

  • - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department provides $27 million to help workers displaced by oil spill in Gulf of Mexico
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $430,000 in fines against US Postal Service for electrical hazards at Scarborough, Maine, mail processing facility
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites manufacturing company for 9 serious safety violations following fatality at El Paso, Texas, worksite
  • - OSHA Trade Release - Shipyard, longshoring worker hazards among topics to be discussed during maritime advisory committee meeting
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA and Association of Energy Service Cos. renew alliance to promote safety and health in the oil and gas well industry
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA to hold additional stakeholder meetings on worker injury and illness prevention rule
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Ford Motor Co. for not repairing damaged overhead cranes at Buffalo Stamping Plant in western New York
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Sneed Shipbuilding in Channelview, Texas, for alleged safety and health hazards
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $77,500 in fines against US Postal Service for electrical hazards at Portland, Ore., mail processing facility
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA's severe violator enforcement directive effective June 18
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $357,000 in fines against UCB Manufacturing for health hazards at Rochester, NY, pharmaceutical plant
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Creekstone Farms Premium Beef of Arkansas City, Kan., for violations of OSH Act
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Loup Valley Alfalfa of Burwell, Neb., for violations of OSH Act
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Iowa-based railroad ordered by US Department of Labor to make amends to employee censured for reporting work-related injury
  • - OSHA Trade Release - New OSHA training emphasizes workers' rights
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA, federal on scene coordinator sign memorandum to protect worker health, safety during oil spill cleanup
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - St. Petersburg, Fla., Scuba Clean Inc. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for willful and serious violations carrying nearly $201,000 in penalties
  • - OSHA Media Advisory - Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis to visit oil spill site in Louisiana for 2-day up close look at US Department of Labor activities at work
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines US Postal Service nearly $300,000 for exposing workers to electrical hazards at Pittsburgh, Pa., facility
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines US Postal Service nearly $500,000 for exposing workers to electrical hazards at 2 Philadelphia facilities
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Lancaster Safety Consulting Inc. for workplace safety and health success
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA virtual stakeholder meeting seeks input on combustible dust worker hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department files suit against First Student Inc. on behalf of Syracuse, NY, school bus driver allegedly fired for raising safety issues
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $346,000 in fines against Bronx, NY, elevator cab manufacturer for uncorrected and recurring hazards
  • - OSHA Trade Release - Enhancing federal worker safety and health is focus of OSHA training event
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $214,500 in fines against Portsmouth, NH, fish and seafood plant for process safety hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Linden, NJ, manufacturer for exposing employees to chemical hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $125,000 in fines against Brooklyn, NY, contractor after partial building collapse
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - US Bank in Seattle ordered to pay back wages, reinstate former manager terminated in violation of Sarbanes-Oxley Act whistleblower provisions