OSHA News Release (Archived)

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Previous Years > February 2000


  • February 29 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2000 - 02/29/2000 - OSHA CITES HAMPSTEAD, NEW HAMPSHIRE, CONTRACTOR FOR ALLEGED WILLFUL AND SERIOUS TRENCHING SAFETY VIOLATIONS AT MANCHESTER WORKSITE
  • February 28 - [Trade News Release] - 2000 - 02/28/2000 - Additional Week Scheduled for Ergonomics Proposal Hearing
  • February 28 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2000 - 02/28/2000 - W.S. BELLOWS CONSTRUCTION CORP. IN HOUSTON RECOGNIZED FOR SAFETY EXCELLENCE
  • February 25 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2000 - 02/25/2000 - CONTRACTORS FINED $46,200 FOLLOWING FATAL ACCIDENT AT MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY CONSTRUCTION SITE
  • February 25 - [Region 8 News Release] - 2000 - 02/25/2000 - OSHA FINES WHITE WAVE INC. IN BOULDER $101,250 FOLLOWING COMPREHENSIVE INSPECTION
  • February 25 - [National News Release] - 2000 - 02/25/2000 - OSHA FORMALIZES POLICY ON HOME-BASED WORK
  • February 24 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2000 - 02/24/2000 - BUFFALO, NEW YORK, PLASTICS MANUFACTURER CITED BY OSHA FOR ALLEGED SAFETY VIOLATIONS; $159,600 IN PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • February 23 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2000 - 02/23/2000 - OSHA CITES INS DETENTION FACILITY IN MANHATTAN FOR ALLEGED SAFETY AND HEALTH VIOLATIONS
  • February 22 - [National News Release] - 2000 - 02/22/2000 - Ergonomics Proposal Hearing To Open April 24 in Portland, Ore.
  • February 18 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2000 - 02/18/2000 - FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SUPPLY WAREHOUSE IN BURLINGTON, NEW JERSEY, CITED BY OSHA FOR ALLEGED SAFETY VIOLATIONS
  • February 16 - [Region 8 News Release] - 2000 - 02/16/2000 - OSHA FINES KURT MANUFACTURING COMPANY IN PUEBLO $113,700 FOR 26 SAFETY AND HEALTH VIOLATIONS
  • February 15 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2000 - 02/15/2000 - GUILDERLAND CENTER, NEW YORK, FEED MILL CITED BY OSHA FOR ALLEGED WILLFUL SAFETY VIOLATION AFTER WORKER IS PARALYZED IN FALL; $137,500 IN PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • February 15 - [Region 8 News Release] - 2000 - 02/15/2000 - OSHA FINES MEEKER CONTRACTOR $153,450 FOR WILLFUL AND SERIOUS VIOLATIONS OF TRENCHING AND EXCAVATION STANDARDS
  • February 14 - [Trade News Release] - 2000 - 02/14/2000 - Agreement Expected to Create "National Framework" - OSHA Partners with Contractors
  • February 14 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2000 - 02/14/2000 - OSHA CITES THREE CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTORS DOING BUSINESS IN NEW ROCHELLE, NEW YORK FOR ALLEGED WILLFUL AND OTHER SAFETY VIOLATIONS; $133,330 IN PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • February 14 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2000 - 02/14/2000 - OSHA FINES PASCAGOULA, MISS., MARITIME CONTRACTOR $126,000 FOLLOWING TRIPLE FATALITY
  • February 11 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2000 - 02/11/2000 - OSHA AND ALLIED CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRIES FORM LANDMARK PARTNERSHIP TO IMPROVE SAFETY AT CONSTRUCTION WORKSITES IN SOUTHWESTERN OHIO
  • February 11 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2000 - 02/11/2000 - OSHA AND THE OHIO VALLEY CHAPTER OF ASSOCIATED BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS INC. ANNOUNCE INNOVATIVE PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT
  • February 11 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2000 - 02/11/2000 - TWO BROOKLYN, NEW YORK CONSTRUCTION COMPANIES CITED BY OSHA FOR ALLEGED WILLFUL AND OTHER SAFETY AND HEALTH VIOLATIONS; $145,500 IN PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • February 07 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2000 - 02/07/2000 - OSHA CITES LEEDAR, INC., IN SHAWNEE, OKLA., WITH PROPOSED FINES OF $106,500
  • February 07 - [National News Release] - 2000 - 02/07/2000 - President Requests 11 Percent Increase for OSHA in FY2001 Budget
  • February 03 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2000 - 02/03/2000 - MILVILLE, NEW JERSEY STEEL PRODUCT MANUFACTURER CITED BY OSHA FOR ALLEGED WILLFUL AND OTHER SAFETY AND HEALTH VIOLATIONS; $86,500 IN PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • February 03 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2000 - 02/03/2000 - PATERSON, NEW JERSEY LUGGAGE DISTRIBUTOR CITED BY OSHA FOR ALLEGED WILLFUL AND OTHER SAFETY AND HEALTH VIOLATIONS: $145,000 IN PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • February 02 - [Trade News Release] - 2000 - 02/02/2000 - OSHA ANNOUNCES FEBRUARY MACOSH MEETING
  • February 02 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2000 - 02/02/2000 - OSHA BEGINS OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY & HEALTH BREAKFAST SERIES IN SPRINGFIELD, MASS., WITH FOCUS ON HELP FOR SMALL BUSINESS
  • February 02 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2000 - 02/02/2000 - OSHA CITES AMERICAN RAILCAR INDUSTRIES, INC., IN LONGVIEW, TEXAS, WITH PROPOSED FINES OF $303,500
  • February 02 - [Joint Regional News Release] - 2000 - 02/02/2000 - OSHA CITES NEWARK, NJ COMPANY AFTER TWO SEPARATE ACCIDENTS; MORE THAN 180,000 IN PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • February 02 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2000 - 02/02/2000 - OSHA ISSUES CITATIONS TO A CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTOR IN COLUMBUS, OHIO FOR ALLEGED WORKPLACE VIOLATIONS
  • February 01 - [Region 8 News Release] - 2000 - 02/01/2000 - OSHA FINES COLORADO SPRINGS CONTRACTOR $112,700 FOR WILLFUL AND SERIOUS VIOLATIONS OF TRENCHING AND EXCAVATING STANDARDS