OSHA News Releases – September 2012

September 2012

  • - OSHA Trade Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces selection of OSHA Training Institute Education Centers
  • - OSHA National News Release - Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis appoints 6 members to Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA provides expanded information on variance procedures
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites COM2 Computers and Technologies in Carol Stream, Ill., for exposing workers to lead, other hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites The Home Depot for exposing workers to electrical hazards at Chicago store; more than $69,000 proposed in penalties
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA reaches settlement with Calhoun, Ga.-based Mohawk Industries to improve fire safety protection at facilities nationwide
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Commerce, Calif.-based 99 Cent Only Stores Texas with multiple serious violations at Houston facility
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Tucson, Ariz., postal facility for exposing workers to potential injuries from a powered industrial truck
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Dlubak Glass for exposing workers to lead, other hazards at Upper Sandusky, Ohio, plant
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Miller Compressing in Milwaukee for failing to isolate power during maintenance
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Podnar Plastics for 7 violations after investigating complaints of hazards at Kent, Ohio, manufacturing facility
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Carter Construction in Loveland, Ohio, for exposing workers to trenching hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Westlake Vinyls in Geismar, La., for multiple process safety management violations
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Jersey City, NJ, company for workplace safety and health hazards at Kearny warehouse
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Atlanta utility contractor for willful and serious safety violations, proposes more than $43,000 in penalties
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites OPC Polymers in Columbus, Ohio, for process safety management program deficiencies; fines exceed $138,000
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA schedules meeting of the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Staten Island, NY, contractor more than $136,000 for fall hazards at Jersey City, NJ, site
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Delaware City, Del., manufacturer for continued workplace safety, health hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Everett, Mass., contractor faces more than $40,000 in fines from US Labor Department's OSHA for excavation hazard at Chelsea job site
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Mt. Lookout, W.Va., contractor for fall and other hazards at Tridelphia, W.Va., work site
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Omega Protein for 25 safety and health violations following worker fatality at Moss Point, Miss., plant
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA awards $10.7 million in safety and health training grants to 72 organizations
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA awards $10.7 million in safety and health training grants to 72 organizations - Three North Carolina organizations receive grants totaling more than $800,000
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA awards $10.7 million in safety and health training grants to 72 organizations - Four Florida organizations receive grants totaling more than $564,000
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA awards $10.7 million in safety and health training grants to 72 organizations - Georgia Tech receives more than $181,000 in funding
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA awards $10.7 million in safety and health training grants to 72 organizations - University of Alabama receives grant totaling $110,000
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor orders Dana Holding Corp. to pay whistleblower nearly $275,000 in back wages, damages
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los EE.UU. cita a 7 empresas de Miami y San Antonio con 46 infracciones por exponer a trabajadores al amianto
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites SeaCast for violations at Butte, Mont., foundry; proposes $104,000 in fines
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department sues Albany, NY, contractor for allegedly firing and harassing employee who reported asbestos hazards at Gloversville school
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Citgo Refining and Chemicals for exposing workers to hazardous materials in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA notifies Navy's Fleet Readiness Center Southwest about employees' exposure to toxic materials at Coronado, Calif., facility
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Global Pyrotechnic Solutions in Dittmer, Mo., for 31 violations after 3 workers injured in fireworks plant explosion
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Logan Machine Co. for 16 violations after investigating complaint of hazards at Akron, Ohio, machine shop