OSHA News Release (Archived)

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Previous Years > April 1999


  • April 30 - [Trade News Release] - 1999 - 04/30/1999 - NEW JERSEY CONSTRUCTION COMPANY CITED FOR FALL PROTECTION VIOLATIONS; FACES FINES OF $244,900
  • April 30 - [Region 1 News Release] - 1999 - 04/30/1999 - OSHA LAUNCHES EDUCATION AND ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM TO REDUCE FATAL FALLS AT NEW ENGLAND WORKSITES
  • April 29 - [Trade News Release] - 1999 - 04/29/1999 - OSHA HEAD ENCOURAGES BUSINESS GROUP TO WORK WITH OSHA TO REDUCE WORK-RELATED MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS
  • April 28 - [National News Release] - 1999 - 04/28/1999 - LABOR SECRETARY HONORS ATLANTA RESCUE HEROES; ANNOUNCES NEW WHISTLEBLOWER LEGISLATION
  • April 28 - [Region 2 News Release] - 1999 - 04/28/1999 - TOP OSHA OFFICIAL TO JOIN NEW YORK LABOR LEADERS IN HEARING ON WORKER ERGONOMICS MEASURE
  • April 27 - [Region 2 News Release] - 1999 - 04/27/1999 - ALBANY, NEW YORK ASBESTOS REMOVAL COMPANY CITED BY OSHA FOR ALLEGED WILLFUL HEALTH VIOLATIONS: $117,750 IN PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • April 26 - [National News Release] - 1999 - 04/26/1999 - OSHA IDENTIFIES 12,500 WORKPLACES WITH HIGHEST INJURY AND ILLNESS RATES; URGES ACTION TO LOWER THEM
  • April 23 - [Region 6 News Release] - 1999 - 04/23/1999 - OSHA PROPOSES $207,750 PENALTY AGAINST THREE OIL AND GAS COMPANIES SERVICING A WELL NEAR BRYCELAND, LA.
  • April 21 - [Region 9 News Release] - 1999 - 04/21/1999 - GUAM CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTORS CITED FOLLOWING WORKER DEATH
  • April 21 - [Region 2 News Release] - 1999 - 04/21/1999 - GUILDERLAND CENTER, NEW YORK FEED MILL CITED BY OSHA FOR ALLEGED REPEAT SAFETY VIOLATIONS AFTER WORKER'S ARM IS AMPUTATED; $39,250 IN PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • April 21 - [Region 2 News Release] - 1999 - 04/21/1999 - OSHA CITES NEW JERSEY CONSTRUCTION COMPANY FOR SAFETY VIOLATIONS RELATED TO FALL PROTECTION; PROPOSES FINES OF $424,000
  • April 20 - [National News Release] - 1999 - 04/20/1999 - LABOR DEPARTMENT OFFERS BOSSES GIFT IDEAS FOR SECRETARY'S DAY
  • April 20 - [Region 9 News Release] - 1999 - 04/20/1999 - LABOR DEPARTMENT OFFERS BOSSES GIFT IDEAS FOR SECRETARY'S DAY
  • April 20 - [Region 9 News Release] - 1999 - 04/20/1999 - LABOR SECRETARY SAYS SAFE WORK STATION BEST GIFT FOR SECRETARY'S DAY (APRIL 21)
  • April 20 - [Region 1 News Release] - 1999 - 04/20/1999 - OSHA CITES HOOKSETT, NEW HAMPSHIRE, CONTRACTOR FOR ALLEGED WILLFUL AND SERIOUS SAFETY VIOLATIONS AT CONCORD, N.H., EXCAVATION SITE
  • April 20 - [Trade News Release] - 1999 - 04/20/1999 - OSHA CITES NEW JERSEY CONSTRUCTION COMPANY FOR SAFETY VIOLATIONS RELATED TO FALL PROTECTION; PROPOSES FINES OF $424,000
  • April 19 - [Region 6 News Release] - 1999 - 04/19/1999 - OSHA PARTNER WITH AREA GROUPS TO LAUNCH MODEL WORKPLACE SAFETY PROGRAM
  • April 19 - [Trade News Release] - 1999 - 04/19/1999 - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration today announced a new site specific plan for targeting 2,200 high-hazard workplaces for inspections
  • April 16 - [Region 2 News Release] - 1999 - 04/16/1999 - FREEPORT, NEW YORK METAL PRODUCTS PLANT CITED BY OSHA FOR ALLEGED WILLFUL SAFETY AND HEALTH VIOLATIONS FOLLOWING AMPUTATION OF WORKER'S FINGERS; $125,200 IN PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • April 16 - [Region 6 News Release] - 1999 - 04/16/1999 - OSHA CITES HAHN & CLAY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS, FOR JOB SAFETY AND HEALTH VIOLATIONS; PROPOSED FINES OF $81,450
  • April 16 - [Region 6 News Release] - 1999 - 04/16/1999 - OSHA CITES OLSHAN DEMOLISHING CO., IN NEW BRAUNFELS FOR JOB SAFETY VIOLATIONS; PROPOSED FINES OF $101,000
  • April 16 - [Region 6 News Release] - 1999 - 04/16/1999 - OSHA CITES TRINITY INDUSTRIES IN BEAUMONT, TEXAS, FOR JOB SAFETY AND HEALTH VIOLATIONS; PROPOSED FINES OF $46,000
  • April 13 - [National News Release] - 1999 - 04/13/1999 - OSHA NAMES SPECIAL LIAISON TO ASSIST VICTIMS AND FAMILIES
  • April 13 - [Region 2 News Release] - 1999 - 04/13/1999 - SHIP REPAIR COMPANY CITED BY OSHA FOR ALLEGED SAFETY AND HEALTH VIOLATIONS IN FATAL BARGE EXPLOSION AT BROOKLYN NAVY YARD; $124,000 IN PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • April 13 - [Region 3 News Release] - 1999 - 04/13/1999 - TRAINER, PA COMPANY CITED BY OSHA AFTER THREE CHEMICAL FIRES/RELEASES DURING THREE-MONTH PERIOD; $17,325 IN PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • April 09 - [Region 2 News Release] - 1999 - 04/09/1999 - MARCAL PAPER COMPANY IN ELMWOOD PARK, NEW JERSEY CITED BY OSHA FOR ALLEGED SAFETY AND HEALTH VIOLATIONS: $129,500 IN PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • April 09 - [Trade News Release] - 1999 - 04/09/1999 - NACOSH TO CONTINUE EXAMINING OSHA'S REGULATORY PROCESSES
  • April 07 - [Region 6 News Release] - 1999 - 04/07/1999 - OSHA PROPOSES $62,750 IN PENALTIES AGAINST DALLAS TORTILLA MANUFACTURER
  • April 06 - [Trade News Release] - 1999 - 04/06/1999 - OSHA OFFERS NEARLY $2 MILLION IN WORKPLACE SAFETY AND HEALTH TRAINING AND EDUCATION GRANTS
  • April 05 - [National News Release] - 1999 - 04/05/1999 - OSHA CITES AVONDALE INDUSTRIES IN LOUISIANA FOR NUMEROUS JOB SAFETY AND HEALTH VIOLATIONS; PROPOSES FINES OF $537,000
  • April 02 - [Region 6 News Release] - 1999 - 04/02/1999 - OSHA PROPOSES $517,000 IN PENALTIES AGAINST THREE CONTRACTORS AT A TEXAS APARTMENT CONSTRUCTION SITE
  • April 01 - [Region 1 News Release] - 1999 - 04/01/1999 - OSHA CITES NEW BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS, CONTRACTOR FOR ALLEGED SERIOUS SAFETY VIOLATIONS FOLLOWING ELECTROCUTION AT FALMOUTH, MASS., JOBSITE; PROPOSES $25,000 IN FINES