OSHA News Release (Archived)

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Previous Years > October 1998


  • October 28 - [Region 1 News Release] - 1998 - 10/28/1998 - Citations and Proposed Penalties
  • October 27 - [Trade News Release] - 1998 - 10/27/1998 - NASA'S LANGLEY RESEARCH CENTER BECOMES FIRST FEDERAL WORKSITE ADMITTED TO OSHA'S PRESTIGIOUS VPP
  • October 23 - [Region 4 News Release] - 1998 - 10/23/1998 - NORTH CHARLESTON'S CAROLINA MARINE HANDLING FINED NEARLY $170,000 FOLLOWING FATAL ACCIDENT
  • October 22 - [Region 3 News Release] - 1998 - 10/22/1998 - NORTH WALES COMPANY CITED FOR OSHA VIOLATIONS FOLLOWING FATAL TRENCHING ACCIDENT
  • October 22 - [Region 1 News Release] - 1998 - 10/22/1998 - OSHA CITES BRISTOL, RHODE ISLAND, CONTRACTOR FOR ALLEGED WILLFUL, REPEAT AND SERIOUS SAFETY VIOLATIONS AT EAST GREENWICH, R.I., EXCAVATION WORKSITE
  • October 22 - [Region 1 News Release] - 1998 - 10/22/1998 - OSHA CITES WOONSOCKET, RHODE ISLAND, MANUFACTURER FOR ALLEGED WILLFUL, SERIOUS AND OTHER SAFETY VIOLATIONS FOLLOWING WORKER INJURY
  • October 22 - [Region 1 News Release] - 1998 - 10/22/1998 - OSHA PROPOSES $94,000 IN PENALTIES AGAINST FARMINGTON, MAINE, EMPLOYER FOR ALLEGED WILLFUL AND SERIOUS VIOLATIONS INVOLVING REMOVAL OF ASBESTOS-CONTAINING MATERIALS
  • October 19 - [Region 3 News Release] - 1998 - 10/19/1998 - PARKERSBURG, WVA FIRM CITED FOR SAFETY AND HEALTH HAZARDS
  • October 16 - [Region 3 News Release] - 1998 - 10/16/1998 - HUNTINGTON FIRM CITED BY OSHA
  • October 15 - [National News Release] - 1998 - 10/15/1998 - CONSTRUCTION WORKER'S DEATH RESULTS IN JAIL TIME FOR INDIANA EMPLOYER
  • October 15 - [Region 3 News Release] - 1998 - 10/15/1998 - CONSTRUCTION WORKER'S DEATH RESULTS IN JAIL TIME FOR INDIANA EMPLOYER
  • October 15 - [Region 1 News Release] - 1998 - 10/15/1998 - OSHA CITES HUDSON, NEW HAMPSHIRE, EMPLOYER FOR ALLEGED WILLFUL AND SERIOUS SAFETY VIOLATIONS FOLLOWING FATAL FORKLIFT TRUCK ACCIDENT
  • October 14 - [Region 2 News Release] - 1998 - 10/14/1998 - LaGRANGEVILLE, NEW YORK SECURITY GUARD COMPANY CITED BY OSHA FOR FAILING TO CORRECT PREVIOUSLY ISSUED HEALTH VIOLATIONS: $99,500 IN PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • October 14 - [Region 6 News Release] - 1998 - 10/14/1998 - OSHA CITES GUTHRIE, OKLAHOMA COMPANY FOR SAFETY AND HEALTH VIOLATIONS; PENALTIES SET AT $218,000
  • October 13 - [Region 6 News Release] - 1998 - 10/13/1998 - DALLAS COMPANY AGREES TO PAY PENALTY AND IMPROVE SAFETY AT FACILITY FOLLOWING OSHA INSPECTION
  • October 09 - [Region 6 News Release] - 1998 - 10/09/1998 - MILLAR ELEVATOR SERVICE CO. OF DALLAS CITED FOR FAILURE TO PROTECT WORKERS; PENALTIES SET AT $315,000
  • October 09 - [Trade News Release] - 1998 - 10/09/1998 - NEW NACOSH MEMBERS PARTICIPATE IN NEXT PUBLIC MEETING
  • October 07 - [Region 2 News Release] - 1998 - 10/07/1998 - ARKPORT, NEW YORK, DAIRY PRODUCTS MAKER CITED BY OSHA FOR ALLEGED SAFETY VIOLATIONS: $38,175 IN PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • October 06 - [National News Release] - 1998 - 10/06/1998 - NPS AND OSHA SIGN AGREEMENT THAT WILL IMPROVE EMPLOYEE SAFETY AND HEALTH IN NATIONAL PARKS
  • October 06 - [Region 4 News Release] - 1998 - 10/06/1998 - TWO METRO ATLANTA COMPANIES FINED $224,000 FOLLOWING FATAL CAVE-IN
  • October 05 - [Region 6 News Release] - 1998 - 10/05/1998 - JOHN B. MILES, JR. TO HEAD DALLAS OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION REGIONAL OFFICE
  • October 01 - [Region 3 News Release] - 1998 - 10/01/1998 - OSHA CITES MORGAN CORP. FOR ALLEGED VIOLATIONS OF SAFETY AND HEALTH STANDARDS
  • October 01 - [Region 1 News Release] - 1998 - 10/01/1998 - OSHA PROPOSES NEARLY $36,000 IN PENALTIES AGAINST PEMBROKE, NEW HAMPSHIRE, CONTRACTOR FOR ALLEGED WILLFUL AND SERIOUS SAFETY VIOLATIONS INCLUDING LACK OF CAVE-IN PROTECTION AT NORTHWOOD, N.H., EXCAVATION WORKSITE
  • October 01 - [Region 1 News Release] - 1998 - 10/01/1998 - Over $57,000 in Penalties Proposed against P.A. Landers, Inc.