OSHA News Release (Archived)

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Previous Years > December 2002


  • December 31 - [National News Release] - 2002 - 12/31/2002 - Labor Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces New Membership of OSHA Advisory Committee
  • December 24 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2002 - 12/24/2002 - OSHA Cites Attalla, Ala., Plant for Lack of Hearing Protection
  • December 23 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2002 - 12/23/2002 - OSHA Cites Watertown Company for Exposing Employees to Safety Hazards
  • December 20 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2002 - 12/20/2002 - Linbeck in Houston, Recognized for Exemplary Safety and Health Program
  • December 19 - [OSHA Statement] - 2002 - 12/19/2002 - Statement by U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine L. Chao on 2001 Workplace Injury and Illness Rates
  • December 17 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2002 - 12/17/2002 - Lack of Cave-in Protection Cited in Savannah, Ga., Fatal Accident
  • December 17 - [Trade News Release] - 2002 - 12/17/2002 - OSHA, FEMA SPONSOR SUMMIT ON PERSONNEL SAFETY ISSUES DURING FEDERAL DISASTER RESPONSE
  • December 16 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2002 - 12/16/2002 - Exposing Employees to Excavation Site Hazards Leads to OSHA Citations for Wynantskill, New York, Employer
  • December 16 - [Region 7 News Release] - 2002 - 12/16/2002 - International Paper Qualifies For OSHA Recognition
  • December 16 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2002 - 12/16/2002 - Mass. Contractor Faces Nearly $130,000 in Fines for Cave-In and Underground Utilities Hazards at Rhode Island Worksite
  • December 16 - [Trade News Release] - 2002 - 12/16/2002 - OSHA RECORKEEPING FORM TO INCLUDE HEARING LOSS IN 2004
  • December 16 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2002 - 12/16/2002 - Worker's Death at Seguin, Texas, Worksite Brings OSHA Penalties of $70,000
  • December 12 - [Region 9 News Release] - 2002 - 12/12/2002 - Bakersfield Home to New OSHA Training Center
  • December 12 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2002 - 12/12/2002 - Electrical Hazards at Florida Worksite Factor in Two Accidents
  • December 12 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2002 - 12/12/2002 - OSHA Announces Construction Partnership In U.S. Virgin Islands
  • December 12 - [Trade News Release] - 2002 - 12/12/2002 - OSHA, WASHINGTON GROUP INTERNATIONAL FORM ALLIANCE
  • December 11 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2002 - 12/11/2002 - New Orleans Masonry Cited $126,000 for Scaffolding Hazards
  • December 11 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2002 - 12/11/2002 - Numerous Health and Safety Hazards Lead to $144,200 in OSHA Fines against Pawcatuck, Conn., Battery Maker
  • December 11 - [National News Release] - 2002 - 12/11/2002 - OSHA Increases Number of Training Centers
  • December 11 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2002 - 12/11/2002 - OSHA Re-Selects Texas Engineering Extension Services in Mesquite as a Training Center
  • December 11 - [Trade News Release] - 2002 - 12/11/2002 - OSHA Seeking Comments to Proposed Standard on Fire Protection in Shipyard Employment
  • December 11 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2002 - 12/11/2002 - OSHA Selects Oklahoma State University as a New Training Center
  • December 11 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2002 - 12/11/2002 - OSHA and V&R Drywall Inc. in El Paso Form Partnership to Promote Workplace Safety
  • December 11 - [Department of Justice News Release] - 2002 - 12/11/2002 - US DOJ News Release with Statement by Labor Secretary Chao on L.E. Myers Indictment.
  • December 10 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2002 - 12/10/2002 - OSHA Small Business Construction Safety Forum to be Held at Westover Air Force Base - Jan. 16, 2003
  • December 06 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2002 - 12/06/2002 - OSHA Signs Partnership To Promote Safe And Healthful Nursing Homes in Illinois
  • December 05 - [National News Release] - 2002 - 12/05/2002 - OSHA Exceeds Inspection Targets For Fiscal Year 2002
  • December 04 - [Trade News Release] - 2002 - 12/04/2002 - OSHA PLANS PROPOSED RULE ON HEXAVALENT CHROMIUM
  • December 04 - [Trade News Release] - 2002 - 12/04/2002 - OSHA, AMERICAN SOCIETY OF SAFETY ENGINEERS FORM ALLIANCE
  • December 03 - [National News Release] - 2002 - 12/03/2002 - LABOR SECRETARY NAMES 15 TO NATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON ERGONOMICS