OSHA News Releases – Region 10

2017

  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - OSHA reminds workers, employers that fall protection can prevent tragedy when removing snow on rooftops, elevated surfaces

2016

2015

  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites the US Forest Service for serious, repeated violations at two Malheur National Forest ranger districts
  • - Region 10 OSHA Regional News Brief - Federal judge orders Idaho, employer to pay $100 for retaliating against employee who told OSHA of safety concerns
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - Pacific Northwest trucking company retaliates against sick, tired drivers again
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway must reinstate injured conductor and pay $536K in damages for retaliation
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - Boise contractor again puts workers at serious risk of injury, death in unprotected underground trench
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - Two Idaho Falls, Idaho, area mechanics fatally crushed in separate incidents
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department sues Idaho Falls school district after employee is fired for raising concerns about asbestos removal
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - Federal judge orders US Postal Service to pay employee $229K in damages for whistleblower retaliation
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Idaho steel manufacturer following last year's death of welder who fell from misused forklift

2014

  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - Hanford nuclear facility contractor ordered to pay 2 laid-off workers $186K in wages, damages for retaliation
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department seeks damages for wrongly terminated Sandpoint, Idaho, employee
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - OSHA orders Hanford nuclear facility contractor to reinstate worker fired for raising environmental safety concerns
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA orders Gresham, Oregon, trucking company to reinstate driver after unlawful termination, pay back wages
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Anderson Farms after worker fatally injured at cattle feed mixing facility
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Idaho homebuilder for willfully exposing workers to fall hazards
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - 17 safety and health violations identified at Veterans Affairs medical facility in Southern Oregon by US Labor Department's OSHA
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - OSHA orders trucking company to stop retaliating against drivers

2013

  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department seeks more than $300,000 for Idaho whistleblower
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. forma alianza con consulado de Mexico en Boise, Idaho, para promover derechos laborales
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. forma alianza en Seattle con Consulado General de Mexico para promover derechos del trabajador
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. forja alianza en Seattle con Consulado General de El Salvador para promover derechos laborales
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA forms alliance in Seattle with consulate general of El Salvador to promote workers' rights
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - Crane safety is focus of OSHA emphasis program in the Northwest
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - Safe operation of powered industrial trucks is focus of OSHA's new local emphasis program in Idaho
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - Union Pacific Railroad ordered by US Labor Department to pay more than $309,000 for violating the Federal Railroad Safety Act

2012

  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Idaho group home and adult day care operator for inadequate workplace violence safeguards at Pocatello facility
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA orders reinstatement of whistleblower
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - J.R. Simplot Co. site in Soda Springs, Idaho, earns renewal 'star' for safety and health from US Department of Labor's OSHA
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor finds Union Pacific Railroad in violation of Federal Railroad Safety Act for retaliating against whistleblower in Idaho
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor sues US Postal Service for violating whistleblower protections

2011

  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites The Davey Tree Surgery Co. for safety violations after worker fatality at Idaho City, Idaho, job site
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA orders Neb.-based Union Pacific Railroad Co. to reinstate, pay more than $300,000 to terminated whistleblower employee in Idaho
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Bristol Design Build Services at Joint Base Lewis-McChord as workplace safety and health 'star'
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Bechtel National Inc. at Ft. Greely, Alaska, as workplace safety and health 'star'
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA orders Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway in Seattle to pay more than $300,000 to suspended whistleblower employee
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA certifies Naval Facilities Engineering Command Northwest as VPP 'star' for workplace safety and health
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Davisco Foods International for safety violations at Jerome Cheese Co. in Jerome, Idaho
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites CTI-SSI Food Services of Wilder, Idaho, for safety violations; fines total $132,000

2010

  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - Bristol Design Build LLC in Fort Lewis, Wash., receives US Department of Labor's OSHA safety recognition award
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - Union Pacific Railroad Co. in Eugene, Ore., ordered to pay back wages and damages to foreman terminated in violation of whistleblower law
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites AmeriCold Logistics with $189,000 in fines for serious safety violations at Burley, Idaho, facility
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Cannon Builders with nearly $128,000 in proposed penalties for endangering workers at Hansen, Idaho, worksite
  • - 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
  • - 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
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites AmeriCold Logistics LLC for alleged safety violations at Nampa, Idaho, facility
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Mechanical Contractors Association and United pipefitters association
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Bowman's Inc. following trenching fatality at Pocatello, Idaho, worksite
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - Rathdrum Power LLC in Rathdrum, Idaho, receives OSHA's highest safety recognition award

2009

  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $87,000 in fines for violations at Seward Ship's Drydock, Inc., in Seward, Alaska
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility in Bremerton, Wash., receives OSHA's highest safety recognition
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - U.S. Postal Service's Evergreen Detached Carrier Unit in Hillsboro, Ore., receives OSHA's highest safety recognition award
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - CORRECTED - U.S. Department of Labor files lawsuit against U.S. Postal Service to obtain reinstatement, back pay and damages for fired whistleblower
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA renews safety and health star for U.S. Postal Service's Boise Processing & Distribution Center
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA renews safety and health star for Tessenderlo Kerley Inc. in Burley, Idaho
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA awards safety and health star to MillerCoors LLC, Burley Elevator, in Burley, Idaho
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA awards safety and health star to U.S. Postal Service's Juneau Mendenhall post office
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA renews safety and health star for Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc. in Nampa, Idaho