OSHA News Releases – October 2010

October 2010

  • - OSHA National News Release - Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis renews charter of national safety and health advisory committee
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA aims to improve worker training program
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Lowe's Rockford Distribution Center $182,000 for willful and repeat recordkeeping violations
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Lake Villa employer $140,700 for failing to lock out machine energy sources and endangering workers
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Power Resources Ltd. in Big Spring, Texas, for excellence in safety and health
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines New Hampshire gun powder manufacturer $1.2 million, issues 54 citations after deadly explosion
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Aliquippa, Pa., landscaping company for safety violations following worker electrocution
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA targets high-hazard worksites for inspection
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites AP Specialty Metals in Alpharetta, Ga., for multiple safety violations following employee death
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Houston manufacturing company for alleged safety violations
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department files suit against New York City social service agency on behalf of employee terminated for exercising workplace safety rights
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines B.O.S.S. Construction $57,600 for failing to provide adequate fall protection for workers
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines construction contractor for failing to protect workers from falls and other hazards at Rockwall, Texas, worksite
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA seeks comments on its official interpretation of workplace noise exposure controls
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Columbus, Ohio, US Postal Service processing center $210,000 for willful safety violations
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites 2 Kansas City area employers after worker falls to his death through roof opening
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA issues notices of unsafe and unhealthful working conditions to US Army Garrison at Fort Riley, Kan.
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Tactical Cleaning Co. following worker death at tank cleaning facility in Commerce City, Colo.
  • - OSHA National News Release - Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis to establish charter on construction safety and health advisory committee
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - John Galt Corp. ordered to compensate worker fired after raising health and safety issue at former Deutsche Bank Building in New York City
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Dal-Tile Corp. in Gettysburg, Pa., earns prestigious US Department of Labor's OSHA 'star' for workplace safety and health success
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites two Superior, Mont., wood product companies for exposing workers to combustible dust and safety hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Barringer Brothers Roofing $106,400 for failing to provide fall protection, proper training
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Swain Construction in Omaha, Neb., more than $118,000 for failing to train workers on heavy equipment, other hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Jersey City, NJ, metal recycler more than $188,000 for exposing workers to lead and other workplace hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes US Gypsum Co. in Weirton, W.Va., for workplace safety and health excellence
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $137,000 in fines against Versailles, Conn., packaging manufacturer for fire, electrical and mechanical hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Briggs & Stratton Corp. in McDonough, Ga., fined $78,000 by US Department of Labor's OSHA for violations following worker injury
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $90,000 fine against wood furniture manufacturer in Buena Vista, Ga., for failing to correct previous hazard
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Niagara Falls, NY, paper mill after worker death
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - El Departamento del Trabajo de Estados Unidos y la Universidad de Puerto Rico-Recinto de Río Piedras reanudan su alianza para seguridad y salud en el trabajo
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA and the University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras Campus renew workplace safety and health alliance
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $83,000 in fines to Oneida County, NY, manufacturer for 34 alleged safety violations
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Springdale, Pa., company for workplace safety violations following worker electrocution
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department orders Fort Myers, Fla., trucking company to reinstate whistleblower and pay back wages, plus punitive damages of $125,000
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines AK Steel Corp. in Middletown, Ohio, $53,000 for failing to record worker injuries, hearing loss
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Equistar Chemicals in Tuscola, Ill., $81,900 for safety violations following fire
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA reaches out to prevent distracted driving
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Ohio-based trenching company A. Bagnoli and Sons Inc. for safety violations after worker fatality
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Gleason Construction of Holland, Ohio, $135,800 for exposing workers to cave-in hazards