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January 6, 2010 to April 2, 2014

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April 2014
  • April 02 [Region 4 News Release] -2014 - 04/02/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces safety stand-down at Georgia highway work zone sites April 7-11, 2014
March 2014
  • March 19 [Trade News Release] -2014 - 03/19/2014 - OSHA announces national stand-down for fall prevention in construction
February 2014
  • February 26 [Region 5 News Release] -2014 - 02/26/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA to co-sponsor Illinois workplace safety and health conference in Peoria on March 5, 2014
January 2014 November 2013
  • November 14 [Trade News Release] -2013 - 11/14/2013 - OSHA schedules public meeting on proposed rule to improve tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses
  • November 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2013 - 11/14/2013 - Raising health and safety awareness in the oil and gas industry is the mission of US Labor Department's OSHA stand down today in Humble, Texas
August 2013
  • August 26 [OSHA Media Advisory] -2013 - 08/26/2013 - Construction workers to pause for safety stand-down on fall hazards, Sept. 3
  • August 01 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 08/01/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces August 6 safety stand-down at work sites throughout the Southeast to focus on fall prevention
  • August 01 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 08/01/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces safety stand-down at Florida work sites on August 6 to focus on fall prevention
July 2013
  • July 23 [Region 4 News Release] -2013 - 07/23/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA and the Georgia Hispanic Construction Association to host a safety and health fair July 28 in Duluth, Ga.
  • July 23 [Trade News Release] - 2013 - 07/23/2013 - OSHA schedules meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health
  • July 08 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 07/08/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Lakewood, Colo., metal fabricator for exposing workers to crushing hazards, proposes $82,600 in fines
June 2013
  • June 27 [Region 2 News Release] -2013 - 06/27/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA announces safety stand-down in New York and New Jersey to prevent falls at construction work sites
  • June 25 [Trade News Release] - 2013 - 06/25/2013 - OSHA announces new National Emphasis Program for occupational exposure to isocyanates
  • June 24 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 06/24/2013 - Plains Trucking in Ross, ND, cited after worker dies while cleaning tanker; US Labor Department's OSHA finds 9 violations during investigation
  • June 24 [Region 8 News Release] - 2013 - 06/24/2013 - Plains Grain and Agronomy cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after worker fatally injured in fall at Sheldon, ND, grain elevator
  • June 19 [Trade News Release] - 2013 - 06/19/2013 - OSHA and Canadian health department sign Memorandum of Understanding to align hazard communication standards
  • June 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 06/11/2013 - Construction workers to pause for safety stand down on fall hazards June 12
May 2013
  • May 21 [Trade News Release] -2013 - 05/21/2013 - OSHA offers training to federal agencies on worker safety and health
April 2013
  • April 23 [Region 7 News Release] -2013 - 04/23/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA will participate in Workers' Memorial Day April 28, Safety Expo April 29 in Lincoln, Neb.
  • April 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 04/12/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces safety stand-down at Georgia construction sites April 15-19 to focus on struck-by hazards
March 2013
  • March 21 [Trade News Release] -2013 - 03/21/2013 - OSHA schedules third stakeholder meeting to discuss crane operator certification requirements
  • March 05 [Trade News Release] - 2013 - 03/05/2013 - OSHA schedules stakeholder meetings to discuss crane operator certification requirements
February 2013
  • February 08 [Region 8 News Release] -2013 - 02/08/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA, Montana-North Dakota STEPS plan worker safety stand-down for oil and gas industry in Bakken Basin Feb. 14
  • February 04 [Trade News Release] - 2013 - 02/04/2013 - OSHA seeks public input on proposed policies to update its Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory Program
  • February 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2013 - 02/04/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA co-sponsors worker safety and health conference with Sauk Valley Community College March 12 in Dixon, Ill.
January 2013
  • January 24 [Region 6 News Release] -2013 - 01/24/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces safety stand-down at oil and gas exploration sites today through Feb. 28
December 2012
  • December 17 [Trade News Release] -2012 - 12/17/2012 - OSHA schedules stakeholder meetings to discuss preventing injuries and fatalities from vehicle backovers
August 2012
  • August 21 [Trade News Release] -2012 - 08/21/2012 - OSHA along with other Federal agencies schedule meeting to discuss performance-based approaches to protect oil and gas industry workers
July 2012
  • July 10 [Trade News Release] -2012 - 07/10/2012 - OSHA schedules training event to enhance federal worker safety and health
June 2012
  • June 21 [Region 6 News Release] -2012 - 06/21/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces safety stand-down at Oklahoma oil and gas exploration sites June 22-July 20
  • June 18 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 06/18/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA to focus on crane hazards with safety stand-down at Florida construction sites June 19
  • June 04 [OSHA Media Advisory] - 2012 - 06/04/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA to host Hispanic Safety Summit in Seaford, Del., June 10
May 2012
  • May 29 [Trade News Release] -2012 - 05/29/2012 - OSHA schedules stakeholder meeting to help assess effectiveness of State Plans
  • May 07 [National News Release] - 2012 - 05/07/2012 - US Labor Department kicks off summer campaign to prevent heat-related illnesses and fatalities among outdoor workers
  • May 07 [National News Release] - 2012 - 05/07/2012 - El Departamento de Trabajo de los EE.UU. lanza campaña de verano para prevenir enfermedades y muertes de trabajadores al aire libre relacionadas con el calor
April 2012
  • April 27 [National News Release] -2012 - 04/27/2012 - Statement by Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis on Workers' Memorial Day
  • April 26 [National News Release] - 2012 - 04/26/2012 - La Secretaria de Trabajo, Hilda L. Solís, observa el Día de Conmemoración de los Trabajadores con una Cumbre de Acción para la seguridad y salud laboral, anunciando la campaña de prevención contra caídas
  • April 26 [National News Release] - 2012 - 04/26/2012 - Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis observes Workers' Memorial Day at Action Summit for Worker Safety and Health, announces fall prevention campaign
  • April 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 04/19/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces safety stand-down at Georgia construction sites April 23-27 to focus on struck-by hazards
  • April 12 [Trade News Release] - 2012 - 04/12/2012 - OSHA to hold webinar on applying for 2012 Susan Harwood Grants
  • April 05 [Region 7 News Release] - 2012 - 04/05/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA to host Workers Memorial Day event on April 27 in North Kansas City, Mo.
February 2012
  • February 14 [Region 4 News Release] -2012 - 02/14/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA to co-sponsor free safety and health training March 22 at construction conference in Montgomery, Ala.
October 2011
  • October 06 [Trade News Release] -2011 - 10/06/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA to host conversation with stakeholders
  • October 03 [Trade News Release] - 2011 - 10/03/2011 - OSHA seeks comments on its Training Institute Education Centers Program
July 2011
  • July 07 [OSHA Media Advisory] -2011 - 07/07/2011 - US Department of Labor agencies to host live Web chats on agencies' regulatory agendas between July 11 and 15
  • July 05 [Trade News Release] - 2011 - 07/05/2011 - OSHA schedules stakeholder meetings to discuss occupational exposure to infectious diseases
June 2011
  • June 22 [Region 2 News Release] -2011 - 06/22/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA to co-sponsor Hispanic Family Health and Safety Fair in Buffalo on June 25
  • June 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 06/22/2011 - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los Estados Unidos patrocina conjuntamente la Feria de Salud y Seguridad para Familias Hispanas en Búfalo el 25 de junio
  • June 17 [Region 7 News Release] - 2011 - 06/17/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA to kick off National Young Worker Safety Day campaign in Kansas City, Mo., on June 21
May 2011
  • May 04 [National News Release] -2011 - 05/04/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA launches 'Picture It! Safe Workplaces for Everyone' photo contest
April 2011
  • April 28 [Trade News Release] -2011 - 04/28/2011 - OSHA will hold expert forum to identify regulatory options for protecting workers from combustible dust hazards
March 2011
  • March 23 [National News Release] -2011 - 03/23/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA to hold teleconferences for small businesses to provide input on proposed column for employer injury and illness logs
  • March 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 03/22/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA to provide free construction safety and health training March 24 at Hyundai Training Center in Montgomery, Ala.
  • March 15 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 03/15/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA to support Construction Education Foundation of Georgia Career Expo March 17 and 18 in College Park, Ga.
February 2011
  • February 10 [OSHA Media Advisory] -2011 - 02/10/2011 - Secretary of labor to host live Web chat on department's fiscal year 2012 budget request Feb. 14
January 2011
  • January 24 [OSHA Media Advisory] -2011 - 01/24/2011 - El Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. realizará conferencia enfocada en la seguridad, salud y los derechos del trabajador latino
  • January 24 [OSHA Media Advisory] - 2011 - 01/24/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA to host Latino outreach and education conference on safety, health and workers' rights Feb. 1 in Oakland, Calif.
  • January 03 [OSHA Media Advisory] - 2011 - 01/03/2011 - US Department of Labor agencies to host live Web chats, conference call on regulatory agendas between Jan. 4 and 7
December 2010
  • December 21 [OSHA Media Advisory] -2010 - 12/21/2010 - US Department of Labor agencies to host live Web chats, conference call on regulatory agendas between Jan. 4 and 7
  • December 06 [National News Release] - 2010 - 12/06/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA extends comment period to March 21, 2011, announces stakeholder meeting on noise control interpretation
November 2010
  • November 15 [OSHA Media Advisory] -2010 - 11/15/2010 - OSHA and NIOSH to host New York City Latino/immigrant worker safety and health summit on Tuesday, Nov. 16
  • November 15 [OSHA Media Advisory] - 2010 - 11/15/2010 - OSHA y NIOSH ofrecen la Cumbre de Acción en la Ciudad de Nueva York para la Seguridad y Salud Laboral de los Trabajadores Latinos e Inmigrantes el martes 16 de noviembre
  • November 12 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 11/12/2010 - OSHA and NIOSH to host Nov. 16 New York City Latino/immigrant worker safety and health summit
  • November 12 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 11/12/2010 - OSHA y NIOSH ofrecen el 16 de noviembre la Cumbre de Acción en la Ciudad de Nueva York para la Seguridad y Salud Laboral de los Trabajadores Latinos e Inmigrantes
  • November 12 [Trade News Release] - 2010 - 11/12/2010 - OSHA will hold informal public hearing on proposed rule to prevent worker injuries on walking-working surfaces
  • November 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 11/05/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA announces safety stand-down at Georgia construction sites on Tuesday, Nov. 9, to focus on struck-by hazards
August 2010
  • August 16 [Trade News Release] -2010 - 08/16/2010 - OSHA to host Web forum to identify hazardous chemicals most in need of agency action
  • August 04 [OSHA Media Advisory] - 2010 - 08/04/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA to hold telephone news conference today to announce actions for protection of grain industry workers nationwide OSHA issuing $721,000 in fines to Wisconsin grain company
July 2010
  • July 27 [OSHA Media Advisory] -2010 - 07/27/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA to host July 28 telephone media briefing on new cranes and derricks rulemaking
  • July 12 [OSHA Media Advisory] - 2010 - 07/12/2010 - US Labor Department's solicitor, assistant secretaries for MSHA and OSHA to testify on Miner Safety and Health Act of 2010
June 2010
  • June 22 [National News Release] -2010 - 06/22/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA to hold additional stakeholder meetings on worker injury and illness prevention rule
  • June 07 [Trade News Release] - 2010 - 06/07/2010 - OSHA virtual stakeholder meeting seeks input on combustible dust worker hazards
  • June 01 [Trade News Release] - 2010 - 06/01/2010 - Enhancing federal worker safety and health is focus of OSHA training event
May 2010
  • May 12 [Region 4 News Release] -2010 - 05/12/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA promotes free safety and health training expo for construction workers in South Florida
  • May 05 [National News Release] - 2010 - 05/05/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA holds series of stakeholder meetings on modernization of injury and illness data collection system
  • May 04 [National News Release] - 2010 - 05/04/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA holds series of stakeholder meetings on worker Injury and Illness Prevention Programs
April 2010
  • April 27 [OSHA Media Advisory] -2010 - 04/27/2010 - US deputy assistant secretary of labor for OSHA to testify on whistleblower protections for America's workers
  • April 27 [OSHA Media Advisory] - 2010 - 04/27/2010 - US assistant secretary of labor for OSHA to testify today on strengthening enforcement and ensuring safe workplaces for every American worker
  • April 22 [OSHA Media Advisory] - 2010 - 04/22/2010 - US Department of Labor agency heads to host live Web chats on regulatory agendas on April 26, 27 and 28
  • April 14 [National News Release] - 2010 - 04/14/2010 - Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis convenes 1st ever national action summit on health and safety of Latino workers
  • April 14 [National News Release] - 2010 - 04/14/2010 - La Secretaria del Trabajo de los EE. UU., Hilda Solís, convoca la primera Cumbre de Acción Nacional en la historia sobre la salud y seguridad laboral de los trabajadores latinos
March 2010
  • March 29 [Region 4 News Release] -2010 - 03/29/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA offering employers free construction safety and health training on April 1 at Gulf State Fairgrounds in Mobile, Ala.
  • March 16 [National News Release] - 2010 - 03/16/2010 - US assistant secretary of labor for OSHA testifies on Protecting America's Workers Act before House subcommittee
  • March 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2010 - 03/16/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA schedules combustible dust stakeholder meetings in Chicago to address workplace hazards
February 2010
  • February 26 [Trade News Release] -2010 - 02/26/2010 - DOL/OSHA schedules conference on Latino worker safety and health
  • February 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 02/16/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA to hold stakeholder meetings in Atlanta on Feb. 17 to discuss combustible dust hazards
January 2010
  • January 28 [OSHA Media Advisory] -2010 - 01/28/2010 - Secretary Hilda L. Solis and agency heads to discuss US Labor Department's fiscal year 2011 budget through live Web chat on Monday, Feb. 1
  • January 27 [Trade News Release] - 2010 - 01/27/2010 - OSHA schedules informal stakeholder meetings on combustible dust
  • January 15 [National News Release] - 2010 - 01/15/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces 'OSHA Listens' public meeting to solicit comments and suggestions from stakeholders
  • January 13 [Trade News Release] - 2010 - 01/13/2010 - Fechas de la conferencia de DOL/OSHA sobre la Seguridad y Salud de los trabajadores Latinos
  • January 13 [Trade News Release] - 2010 - 01/13/2010 - DOL/OSHA schedules conference on Latino worker safety and health
  • January 07 [Trade News Release] - 2010 - 01/07/2010 - OSHA announces informal public hearings on hazard communication rule
  • January 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 01/06/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA joins employers and workers in Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Tennessee for 'Electrical Safety Stand-Down' Jan. 11