OSHA News Release (Archived)

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Previous Years > December 2006


  • December 29 - [Trade News Release] - 2006 - 12/29/2006 - Direct Final Rule to Update Fire Protection Standards for Shipyards Becomes Effective in January
  • December 26 - [Region 3 News Release] - 2006 - 12/26/2006 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA Cites Sinking Spring, Pa. Company for Workplace Safety and Health Violations
  • December 26 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2006 - 12/26/2006 - West Hartford, Conn., Manufacturer Fined Nearly $250,000 by U.S. Labor Department's OSHA following Latest Safety and Health Inspection
  • December 22 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2006 - 12/22/2006 - St. Marys Foundry Cited for Workplace Safety and Health Violations
  • December 21 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2006 - 12/21/2006 - Plainville, Conn. Masonry Contractor Fined $220,000 by U.S. Labor Department's OSHA for Scaffold and Fall Hazards at Enfield Worksite
  • December 20 - [Trade News Release] - 2006 - 12/20/2006 - OSHA Seeking Comments on Third Phase of Standards Improvement Process
  • December 19 - [Region 3 News Release] - 2006 - 12/19/2006 - New OSHA Partnership Formed to Protect Ship Repair Workers
  • December 18 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2006 - 12/18/2006 - Fall Hazards at Newport, R.I., Jobsite Lead to $40,000 in Fines from U.S. Labor Department's OSHA for Fall River, Mass., Contractor
  • December 18 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2006 - 12/18/2006 - Kautza Excavating LLC Cited for Violations of Federal Trenching Regulations, Placing Workers in Danger
  • December 18 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2006 - 12/18/2006 - Plainville, Mass., Framing Contractor Faces $164,000 in Fines for Fall Hazards at Worksites in Newton and Danvers
  • December 15 - [Trade News Release] - 2006 - 12/15/2006 - OSHA Signs New Alliance with Nurses Association
  • December 15 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2006 - 12/15/2006 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA Cites Sarepta, La., Manufacturer Following Investigation of Worksite Fatality in June
  • December 15 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2006 - 12/15/2006 - Universal Form Clamp, Bellwood, Ill., Cited for Workplace Safety Violations following Federal Investigation into June Explosion
  • December 14 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2006 - 12/14/2006 - Nick Walters Takes Helm at Peoria, Ill., Office of U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA
  • December 14 - [Trade News Release] - 2006 - 12/14/2006 - OSHA Unveils New Hurricane Recovery and Response Work eMatrix
  • December 13 - [Region 10 News Release] - 2006 - 12/13/2006 - U.S. Department of Labors OSHA Again Cites Wheeler Logging Co. of White Swan, Wash., for Safety Violations
  • December 12 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2006 - 12/12/2006 - Alliance with U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA to Improve Safety and Health for Mass. Workers Who Make Concrete Landscaping Products
  • December 12 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2006 - 12/12/2006 - Entergy Operations Terrebonne Service Center Recognized for Safety and Health Management by U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA
  • December 12 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2006 - 12/12/2006 - MeadWestvaco Earns Star Status from U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA for Excellence in Safety and Health Management
  • December 12 - [Region 7 News Release] - 2006 - 12/12/2006 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA Joins the Centro Latino de Apoyo, Recursos y Oportunidades (CLARO) to Raise Safety and Health Awareness for Hispanic Employees
  • December 12 - [Region 3 News Release] - 2006 - 12/12/2006 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA and ACORN Form Alliance in N.J. to Provide Job Safety and Health Training for Hispanic Employees
  • December 11 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2006 - 12/11/2006 - OSHA, Illinois Health Care Association to Extend Safety and Health Alliance
  • December 11 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2006 - 12/11/2006 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA Renews Safety and Health Partnership with Underground Contractors Assn. of Illinois
  • December 11 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2006 - 12/11/2006 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA Cites Hueytown, Ala., Steel Erection Company Following Worker Fatality
  • December 11 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2006 - 12/11/2006 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA Fines Orchard Park, N.Y., Masonry Contractor for Silica and Acid Hazards at Medaille College Jobsite
  • December 11 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2006 - 12/11/2006 - U.S. Labor Departments OSHA, Georgia Tech and CDI Construction to Sign Safety Partnership at New Mall Site, in Augusta, Ga.
  • December 08 - [Region 3 News Release] - 2006 - 12/08/2006 - U.S. Department of Labors OSHA Recognizes Allentown Company for Safety and Health Success
  • December 06 - [Region 10 News Release] - 2006 - 12/06/2006 - "SafetyFest of the Great Northwest" Dec. 11-15 in Boise
  • December 06 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2006 - 12/06/2006 - BBA Fiberweb's Griswoldville Plant Again Earns Prestigious "Star" for Safety and Health from U.S. Labor Department's OSHA
  • December 06 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2006 - 12/06/2006 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA Fines North Reading, Mass., Contractor Following Electrical Accident at Kingston Jobsite
  • December 05 - [OSHA News Brief] - 2006 - 12/05/2006 - OSHA, Association for Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors Renew Alliance
  • December 05 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2006 - 12/05/2006 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA Welcomes Mentor, Ohio, Worksite into VPP Star Family for Outstanding Job Safety and Health Efforts
  • December 04 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2006 - 12/04/2006 - Safety Partnership to Help Protect Construction Workers on Argosy Casino Expansion Project in Lawrenceburg, Ind.
  • December 04 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2006 - 12/04/2006 - Safety Partnership to Help Protect Construction Workers on Health Alliance Hospital Expansion Project in West Chester, Ohio
  • December 04 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2006 - 12/04/2006 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA Fines Dighton, Mass., Contractor $66,400 for Cave-In Hazard at Cape Cod Jobsite