OSHA News Release (Archived)

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Previous Years > October 2000


  • October 30 - [Trade News Release] - 2000 - 10/30/2000 - OSHA CITES FLORIDA EXPLOSIVES MANUFACTURER FOR SAFETY AND HEALTH VIOLATIONS; PROPOSES PENALTIES OF MORE THAN $800,000
  • October 30 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2000 - 10/30/2000 - OSHA TO SIGN PLATINUM PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT WITH
  • October 27 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2000 - 10/27/2000 - MISSISSIPPI COMPANY FINED $126,350 AFTER DOUBLE FATALITY AT ROOSEVELT STATE PARK
  • October 26 - [Trade News Release] - 2000 - 10/26/2000 - OSHA EXPANDS EMPLOYEE INVOLVEMENT IN SAFETY AND HEALTH CONSULTATION VISITS
  • October 26 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2000 - 10/26/2000 - OSHA PROPOSES A $43,400 PENALTY AGAINST K &T CONSTRUCTION CO., INC., IN VICTORIA, TEXAS
  • October 26 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2000 - 10/26/2000 - PITTSFIELD, NEW HAMPSHIRE, EMPLOYER CITED BY OSHA FOR NUMEROUS CONSTRUCTION WORK SITE CRANE SAFETY VIOLATIONS AT TWO MALDEN, MASSACHUSETTS, LOCATIONS; OVER $91,000 IN PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • October 26 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2000 - 10/26/2000 - WILLIAMSON, NEW YORK, CHEMICAL FIRM CITED BY OSHA FOR ALLEGED FAILURE TO ABATE VIOLATIONS; $58,800 IN PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • October 25 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2000 - 10/25/2000 - OSHA FINES DUBLIN, GA., COMPANY $49,000 FOLLOWING ACCIDENT AT HOUSTON COUNTY JOB SITE
  • October 24 - [Region 3 News Release] - 2000 - 10/24/2000 - OSHA AND INSURANCE INDUSTRY LAUNCH NATIONAL RISK MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
  • October 24 - [Region 3 News Release] - 2000 - 10/24/2000 - OSHA CITES RUSHLAND, PA ASPHALT PLANT FOR SAFETY AND HEALTH HAZARDS AFTER WORKER FATALITY; PROPOSES FINES TOTALING MORE THAN $140,000
  • October 24 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2000 - 10/24/2000 - OSHA FINES COMPANY $22,200 FOLLOWING FATAL ACCIDENT AT TWIN CITY, GA., PLANT
  • October 24 - [National News Release] - 2000 - 10/24/2000 - TEXAS MANUFACTURER FACES $1.1 MILLION FINE FOR SAFETY AND HEALTH VIOLATIONS
  • October 23 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2000 - 10/23/2000 - YONKERS, NEW YORK CONTRACTOR CITED BY OSHA FOR ALLEGED SERIOUS VIOLATIONS FOLLOWING FATAL FALL FROM MANHATTAN BRIDGE; $12,500 IN PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • October 20 - [National News Release] - 2000 - 10/20/2000 - OSHA FINES TEXAS STEEL COMPANY MORE THAN $1.7 MILLION FOR SAFETY AND HEALTH VIOLATIONS
  • October 19 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2000 - 10/19/2000 - OSHA CITES FALL RIVER, MASS., EMPLOYER FOR UNGUARDED TABLESAW AND OTHER SERIOUS SAFETY VIOLATIONS FOLLOWING WORKER DEATH
  • October 18 - [Trade News Release] - 2000 - 10/18/2000 - OSHA AND INSURANCE INDUSTRY LAUNCH NATIONAL RISK MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
  • October 16 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2000 - 10/16/2000 - CLAREMONT, NEW HAMPSHIRE, EMPLOYER CITED BY OSHA FOR WORKPLACE SAFETY & HEALTH VIOLATIONS; OVER $300,000 IN PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • October 12 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2000 - 10/12/2000 - OSHA PROPOSES A $66,000 PENALTY AGAINST McCORMICK PAINTING CO. OF LITTLE ROCK, ARK., FOR SCAFFOLDING FATALITY IN CROCKETT, TEXAS
  • October 12 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2000 - 10/12/2000 - WESTPORT, MASS., EMPLOYER CITED BY OSHA FOR ALLEGED WILLFUL, REPEAT AND SERIOUS FALL PROTECTION SAFETY VIOLATIONS AT SOUTH WEYMOUTH, MASS., FIRE STATION PROJECT; $119,000 IN PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • October 11 - [Region 3 News Release] - 2000 - 10/11/2000 - NEWPORT NEWS SHIPBUILDING HONORED BY OSHA FOR SAFETY AND HEALTH PRACTICES
  • October 11 - [Region 3 News Release] - 2000 - 10/11/2000 - OSHA TO AWARD READING, PA COMPANY WITH HIGHEST HONOR
  • October 10 - [Trade News Release] - 2000 - 10/10/2000 - AGENCIES SCHEDULE CONFERENCE ON BEST PRACTICES FOR ENHANCING WORK CONDITIONS, PATIENT SAFETY
  • October 10 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2000 - 10/10/2000 - OSHA CITES WEST POINT MILITARY ACADEMY FOR ALLEGED WILLFUL AND OTHER SAFETY AND HEALTH VIOLATIONS
  • October 06 - [Trade News Release] - 2000 - 10/06/2000 - Referral prompts second inspection at same job site OSHA PROPOSES $217,500 IN PENALTIES AGAINST FLORIDA CONSTRUCTION COMPANY FOLLOWING SAFETY, HEALTH INVESTIGATIONS
  • October 05 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2000 - 10/05/2000 - CONTRACTORS FINED $94,500 FOLLOWING FIRE AT YBOR CITY CONSTRUCTION SITE
  • October 05 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2000 - 10/05/2000 - RICHARD J. FAZZIO APPOINTED NEW OSHA AREA DIRECTOR FOR NORTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS IN METHUEN
  • October 05 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2000 - 10/05/2000 - WEST SENECA, NEW YORK, PLUMBING-EXCAVATING FIRM CITED BY OSHA FOR ALLEGED WILLFUL TRENCHING VIOLATION; $35,100 IN PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • October 04 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2000 - 10/04/2000 - BAY SHORE, NEW YORK, GARMENT FIRM CITED BY OSHA FOR ALLEGED HEALTH AND SAFETY VIOLATIONS AFTER WORKERS WERE SICKENED BY METHYLENE CHLORIDE; $122,650 IN PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • October 04 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2000 - 10/04/2000 - OSHA CITES GLOUCESTER, MASS., FISH PROCESSOR FOR ALLEGED SERIOUS AND OTHER SAFETY & HEALTH VIOLATIONS
  • October 04 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2000 - 10/04/2000 - OSHA FINES CONCRETE PIPE MANUFACTURER $93,600 FOLLOWING FATALITY AT KISSIMMEE PLANT
  • October 03 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2000 - 10/03/2000 - OSHA FINES TRI-STATE PLANT FOOD $94,500 FOLLOWING AMMONIA RELEASE AT DOTHAN PLANT
  • October 03 - [Trade News Release] - 2000 - 10/03/2000 - OSHA UNVEILS PARTNERSHIP WEBSITE