OSHA News Release (Archived)

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Previous Years > January 2000


  • January 31 - [Region 8 News Release] - 2000 - 01/31/2000 - OSHA FINES SACHS LAWLOR IN DENVER $111,200 FOLLOWING COMPREHENSIVE INSPECTION
  • January 31 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2000 - 01/31/2000 - OSHA PROPOSES $137,250 PENALTY AGAINST AEPCO, INC. OF OSCEOLA, ARK.
  • January 28 - [Trade News Release] - 2000 - 01/28/2000 - OSHA CONSTRUCTION ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO MEET FEBRUARY 17 IN CHICAGO
  • January 28 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2000 - 01/28/2000 - TWELVE-YEAR-OLD'S ARM SEVERED IN WEBSTER, NEW YORK CIDER MILL ACCIDENT; FEDERAL CHILD LABOR AND OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY PENALTIES TOTAL $52,500
  • January 27 - [Region 3 News Release] - 2000 - 01/27/2000 - CHARLESTON EMPLOYER CITED FOR SAFETY AND HEALTH VIOLATIONS AFTER FATAL TRENCH COLLAPSE
  • January 27 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2000 - 01/27/2000 - CONTRACTORS FINED $38,400 FOLLOWING FATAL ACCIDENT AT CANTON, MISSISSIPPI, HIGH SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION SITE
  • January 27 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2000 - 01/27/2000 - OSHA CITES LITTLETON, N.H., LOGGING CONTRACTOR FOR ALLEGED WILLFUL, SERIOUS AND OTHER SAFETY VIOLATIONS FOLLOWING WORKER DEATH
  • January 27 - [National News Release] - 2000 - 01/27/2000 - OSHA EXTENDS PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD ON ERGONOMICS PROPOSAL
  • January 26 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2000 - 01/26/2000 - DERRY, NEW HAMPSHIRE, EMPLOYER CITED BY OSHA FOR ALLEGED WILLFUL SAFETY VIOLATION AT LONDONDERRY EXCAVATION SITE
  • January 26 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2000 - 01/26/2000 - OSHA EXPANDS EDUCATIONAL AND ENFORCEMENT INITIATIVE TO PROTECT LOGGING WORKERS IN WESTERN WISCONSIN
  • January 25 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2000 - 01/25/2000 - MEMPHIS COMPANY FINED $70,200 FOR SAFETY AND HEALTH VIOLATIONS AT BENTONIA, MISS., PLANT
  • January 25 - [Region 10 News Release] - 2000 - 01/25/2000 - OSHA REMINDS EMPLOYERS TO POST INJURY/ILLNESS SUMMARIES DURING FEBRUARY
  • January 24 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2000 - 01/24/2000 - BRIDGEPORT, CONN., CONSTRUCTION COMPANY CITED BY OSHA FOR ALLEGED WILLFUL, REPEAT & SERIOUS TRENCHING SAFETY VIOLATIONS; OVER $48,000 IN PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • January 24 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2000 - 01/24/2000 - TWO CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTORS CITED BY OSHA FOR ALLEGED ASBESTOS VIOLATIONS AT BROOKVILLE CAMPUS OF C.W. POST COLLEGE; $370,900 IN PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • January 21 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2000 - 01/21/2000 - OSHA CITES NORTH READING, MASS., CONSTRUCTION COMPANY FOR ALLEGED WILLFUL & SERIOUS TRENCHING SAFETY VIOLATIONS AT A WILMINGTON, MASS., EXCAVATION SITE; $81,000 IN PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • January 21 - [Region 10 News Release] - 2000 - 01/21/2000 - OSHA ISSUES CITATIONS TO NORTHWEST HANDLING SYSTEMS, INC., FOR JOB SAFETY VIOLATIONS AT A SANDPOINT, IDAHO, WORKSITE
  • January 20 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2000 - 01/20/2000 - LACONIA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, EMPLOYER CITED BY OSHA FOR ALLEGED WILLFUL SAFETY VIOLATIONS AFTER FOLLOWUP INSPECTION REVEALS UNCORRECTED HAZARDS; $44,000 IN PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • January 20 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2000 - 01/20/2000 - SECOND FLORIDA CONTRACTOR SENTENCED IN CONNECTION WITH WORKER'S DEATH
  • January 19 - [Trade News Release] - 2000 - 01/19/2000 - ARCHER DANIELS MIDLAND AGREES TO PAY $650,000 IN FINES, CREATES NEW VP POSITION FOR SAFETY AND HEALTH
  • January 19 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2000 - 01/19/2000 - OSHA CITES FOUR CONTRACTORS IN CONNECTION WITH DOUBLE FATALITY IN BOSTON HARBOR OUTFALL TUNNEL; OVER $410,000 IN PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • January 13 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2000 - 01/13/2000 - OSHA CITES COLUMBIA FOREST PRODUCTS FOR ALLEGED WILLFUL, SERIOUS AND REPEAT SAFETY VIOLATIONS FOLLOWING WORKER DEATH AT PRESQUE ISLE, MAINE, PLANT; OVER $250,000 IN FINES PROPOSED
  • January 12 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2000 - 01/12/2000 - OSHA CITES GENERAL CONTRACTOR AND OTHERS AT MILLER PARK SITE FOR FALL PROTECTION ISSUES UNRELATED TO CRANE COLLAPSE
  • January 12 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2000 - 01/12/2000 - OSHA CITES SUBCONTRACTORS IN MILLER PARK FATAL CRANE COLLAPSE, MILWAUKEE
  • January 09 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2000 - 01/09/2000 - OSHA FINES FLORIDA UTILITY CONTRACTOR $77,000 FOLLOWING DOUBLE FATALITY AT SANFORD JOB SITE
  • January 07 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2000 - 01/07/2000 - OSHA ISSUES CITATIONS TO REYNOLDS WHEELS INTERNATIONAL, BELOIT
  • January 06 - [Trade News Release] - 2000 - 01/06/2000 - NACOSH PUBLIC MEETING SET FOR JANUARY IN WASHINGTON
  • January 05 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2000 - 01/05/2000 - OSHA CITES NORTH HAVEN, CONN., GROCERY DISTRIBUTION CENTER FOR ALLEGED SERIOUS AND REPEAT SAFETY & HEALTH VIOLATIONS; OVER $64,000 IN TOTAL PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • January 04 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2000 - 01/04/2000 - NEW PALTZ, NEW YORK, MENTAL-RETARDATION RESIDENCE ORDERED TO PAY BACK WAGES TO STAFFER WHO WAS FIRED FOR REPORTING A HAZARD TO OSHA
  • January 04 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2000 - 01/04/2000 - UTICA, NEW YORK MANUFACTURER OF ABRASIVES CITED BY OSHA FOR ALLEGED SERIOUS AND OTHER SAFETY VIOLATIONS; $33,475 IN PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • January 03 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2000 - 01/03/2000 - OSHA CITES TWO CONTRACTORS FOR ALLEGED WILLFUL AND SERIOUS SAFETY VIOLATIONS AT NORTH CONWAY, NEW HAMPSHIRE, WORKSITE; OVER $76,000 IN TOTAL PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • January 03 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2000 - 01/03/2000 - OSHA SCHEDULES JANUARY 2000 SMALL BUSINESS FORUM IN WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS TO HELP SMALL NEW ENGLAND COMPANIES MEET THEIR WORKPLACE SAFETY & HEALTH OBLIGATIONS