OSHA News Releases – Region 9

2017

  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - OSHA orders Wells Fargo to reinstate SoCal whistleblower; pay $577K in back wages, damages, attorneys’ fees
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - Saipan casino contractors face penalties following OSHA investigation

2016

  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - OSHA pilots new, expedited whistleblower review process
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - OSHA orders safety upgrades after 7-ton buoy hits, kills 2 workers and injures 2 others at Pearl Harbor naval facility

2015

  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - OSHA orders safety upgrades after 7-ton buoy hits, kills 2 workers and injures 2 others at Pearl Harbor naval facility
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - Union Pacific Railroad retaliates against another injured worker
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - Food warehouse avoids potential for catastrophic incident
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - Core-Mark International must reinstate, pay more than $230K to employee fired for voicing driver safety concerns

2014

  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Maui zip-line owner, operator for employee death
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - Railroad machinist awarded $51,000 in damages and back pay following suspension for videotaping machinery testing
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - OSHA establece alianza con Consulado General de Honduras para promover conocimiento de derechos de trabajadores en oeste de EE.UU. Idaho y Alaska
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor OSHA program aims to reduce retail injuries and fatalities in the Pacific
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites American Samoa construction company following electrocution fatality

2013

  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - American Samoa employer faces nearly $108,000 in proposed US Labor Department OSHA fines following workplace fatality
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor joins Philippine consulates to promote workplace protections, rights for Filipino workers<
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - OSHA orders MGM Resorts to reinstate whistleblower immediately and pay more than $325,000 in damages
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo forja alianza con el Consulado de Mexico en Las Vegas para promover la seguridad y salud de los trabajadores
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - Hawaii refrigerated food warehouse cited with 63 health and safety violations US Department of Labor, Hawaii state OSHA programs propose $251,330 in fines
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - Guam Shipyard cited with 61 repeat, serious safety and health violations US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $293,450 in fines
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - Hawaii concrete manufacturer Tileco Inc. cited for safety and health violations US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $50,400 in fines
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA signs alliance with the Shipyard Workers Union to inform, protect San Diego shipbuilding and industry workers
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - New OSHA program targets fatalities, injuries associated with automotive lifts
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - OSHA forja alianza con Consulado General de Republica Dominicana en California y Region Oeste de Estados Unidos sobre derechos laborales
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - Hawaii resort cited with 14 safety and health violations
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - Waikiki hotel cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA with 14 serious safety and health violations
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - Heavy equipment rental company cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after truck crane crushes worker
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Las Vegas-based NV Energy following death of transmission line trainee
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA concludes fatality investigation at San Francisco VA Medical Center research laboratory, issues violation notices
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Casa Grande, Ariz.-based Ellison-Mills Contracting for failing to protect workers during excavation work
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA finds 58 safety and health violations at Hoover Dam Hydroelectric Power Plant in Boulder City, Nev.

2012

  • - 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 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 9 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA orders Arizona trucking company to reinstate whistleblower, pay $315,000 in back wages and damages
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor orders T-Mobile and Deutsche Telekom to pay whistleblower nearly $346,000 in back wages, damages
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites SSA Marine after Long Beach, Calif., worker crushed to death by shipping container
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo cita a SSA Marine luego que trabajador muriera aplastado por contenedor en puerto de Long Beach, Calif.
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA identifies 26 safety and health violations at Veterans Affairs health care facilities in Northern California
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Guam employer for safety violations following forklift operator fatality
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Mexican Consulate in Arizona to promote workers' safety and health
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. firma alianza con Consulado de México en Arizona por la seguridad y salud del trabajador
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Pacific Stevedoring Services in American Samoa for safety violations following worker fatality

2011

  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Guam golf club for workplace hazards
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor finds nutritional beverage company, former CEO in violation of Sarbanes-Oxley Act whistleblower protection provisions
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor finds Bank of America in violation of Sarbanes-Oxley Act whistleblower protection provisions
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department settles whistleblower suit against US Navy contractor

2010

  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces opening of area office in Honolulu
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA assesses Guam contractor Hua Sheng $139,500 for hazardous conditions at barracks, worksite
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA orders e-Smart Technologies Inc. to pay whistleblower back wages and $600,000 in compensatory damages
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Guam painters BME & Sons Inc. $51,200 in proposed penalties for fall protection violations

2009

  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor files whistleblower suit against contractor working at Camp Pendleton, Calif.
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Guam general contractor, 5 subcontractors for multiple safety and health violations
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor orders United Parcel Service to rehire, compensate Bay Area driver