OSHA News Release (Archived)

NOTICE: This is an OSHA Archive Document, and may no longer represent OSHA Policy. It is presented here as historical content, for research and review purposes only. Return to current News Releases.

Previous Years > February 2008


  • February 29 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2008 - 02/29/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites DEC Management for jobsite fall hazards
  • February 28 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 02/28/2008 - International Paper's Maine manufacturing facility captures another U.S. Labor Department OSHA workplace safety and health 'star'
  • February 28 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2008 - 02/28/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA renews partnership with Associated General Contractors of America, San Antonio Chapter
  • February 28 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2008 - 02/28/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes $155,000 in penalties against Naples, Fla., construction contractor
  • February 27 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 02/27/2008 - Dighton, Mass., power plant earns another five years as safety and heath 'star'
  • February 27 - [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 02/27/2008 - OSHA Announces a New Alliance with the Scaffold Industry Association
  • February 27 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 02/27/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA and Rhode Island Department of Education team up to provide safety and health training for career and technical students
  • February 26 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2008 - 02/26/2008 - Downstate Illinois workplace safety and health day aims to protect employees
  • February 26 - [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 02/26/2008 - OSHA Forms New Alliance with Safety and Health Professional Certification Organizations
  • February 25 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2008 - 02/25/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Chicago metal forger A. Finkl & Sons for safety violations found during follow-up inspection
  • February 25 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2008 - 02/25/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $60,000 in penalties against Citation Corp.'s Brewton, Ala., plant for safety and health violations
  • February 22 - [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 02/22/2008 - New Alliance Formed between OSHA, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and the National Hearing Conservation Association
  • February 22 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2008 - 02/22/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites N SKY Construction for multiple safety violations following fatality at Seabrook, Texas, worksite
  • February 22 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2008 - 02/22/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Oklahoma City-based M-D Building Products for multiple repeat safety violations
  • February 21 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2008 - 02/21/2008 - Auburn, N.Y., recycling plant cited by U.S. Labor Department's OSHA for 22 alleged safety violations following employee's death
  • February 21 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2008 - 02/21/2008 - Murphy Oil USA Inc. takes corrective action after U.S. Labor Department's OSHA conducts safety inspection
  • February 21 - [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 02/21/2008 - OSHA issues portland cement guidance document
  • February 20 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2008 - 02/20/2008 - La Administracin de Seguridad y Salud Ocupacional (OSHA) del Departamento del Trabajo de los EE.UU. forma una alianza innovadora con la Asociacin de Navieros de Puerto Rico para mejorar la seguridad de los empleados de la industria martima
  • February 20 - [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 02/20/2008 - OSHA Seeking Nominations for Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health
  • February 20 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2008 - 02/20/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA forms innovative alliance with Puerto Rico Shipping Association to improve safety for employees in maritime industry
  • February 19 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2008 - 02/19/2008 - Flushing, N.Y., apartment complex agrees to pay $66,000 to whistleblower terminated for requesting protective equipment in insecticide clean-up
  • February 19 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2008 - 02/19/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Pelham, Ala., masonry contractor for 21 safety violations with more than $195,000 in proposed penalties
  • February 19 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2008 - 02/19/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes nearly $70,000 in penalties against Atlanta area construction contractor for five safety violations
  • February 19 - [Region 3 News Release] - 2008 - 02/19/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Allegheny Energy Supply for workplace safety and health success
  • February 19 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2008 - 02/19/2008 - U.S. Labor Departments OSHA cites Bovis Lend Lease and John Galt Corp. for fire safety, exit access, other hazards at Deutsche Bank tower
  • February 18 - [Region 3 News Release] - 2008 - 02/18/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA renews safety and health alliance with Delmarva Safety Association to protect Latino employees
  • February 15 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2008 - 02/15/2008 - Tuscaloosa, Ala., contractor receives $328,500 in proposed penalties after being cited for 13 safety violations by U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA
  • February 13 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2008 - 02/13/2008 - Brandenburg Industrial Service Co. becomes first demolition company to receive U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA VPP 'star' safety status
  • February 13 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2008 - 02/13/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA launches safety and health alliance to protect employees in Somerset County, N.J.
  • February 13 - [Region 3 News Release] - 2008 - 02/13/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Veolia Environmental Services for stellar workplace safety and health
  • February 12 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2008 - 02/12/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA fines CITGO Petroleum Corp. in Lake Charles, La., $169,000 for safety and health violations
  • February 11 - [Region 3 News Release] - 2008 - 02/11/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites two Pennsylvania construction companies for workplace hazards
  • February 11 - [Region 7 News Release] - 2008 - 02/11/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Utility Contractors site in Wichita, Kan., for safety and health excellence
  • February 11 - [Region 3 News Release] - 2008 - 02/11/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA settlement of citations with Greenville, Pa., company brings added workplace protections to employees
  • February 08 - [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 02/08/2008 - OSHA Renews its Alliance with the Washington Division of URS Corporation
  • February 08 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2008 - 02/08/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA forms partnership to protect construction employees building Aurora, Ill., police station and branch court facility
  • February 07 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2008 - 02/07/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA announces workplace safety violations against Steris Isomedix Services in Waukegan, Ill.
  • February 07 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 02/07/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Long Island College Hospital and SEIU Local 1199 to enhance safeguards for first receivers
  • February 07 - [OSHA Media Advisory] - 2008 - 02/07/2008 - U.S. assistant secretary of labor for OSHA to speak at Construction Safety Day in Cincinnati
  • February 05 - [Region 7 News Release] - 2008 - 02/05/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes USPS in Hastings, Neb., for safety and health excellence
  • February 04 - [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 02/04/2008 - OSHA Issues Enforcement Procedures Directive for New Hexavalent Chromium Standards
  • February 04 - [National News Release] - 2008 - 02/04/2008 - President's fiscal year 2009 budget request for U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA increases federal enforcement and compliance assistance efforts
  • February 04 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2008 - 02/04/2008 - Scaffolding hazards at North Richland Hills, Texas, worksite bring fines totaling $210,000 from U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA
  • February 01 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2008 - 02/01/2008 - CITGO Petroleum Corp. takes corrective action after U.S. Labor Department's OSHA conducts safety inspection
  • February 01 - [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 02/01/2008 - OSHA Establishes a New National Emphasis Program on Silica
  • February 01 - [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 02/01/2008 - OSHA Reminds Employers to Post Injury-Illness Summaries Beginning Feb. 1, 2008
  • February 01 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2008 - 02/01/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Tampa, Fla.-based tank cleaning company for 20 safety violations following Savannah, Ga., area fatality
  • February 01 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2008 - 02/01/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA signs alliance with IBEW-NECA Technical Institute in Alsip, Ill.
  • February 01 - [Region 3 News Release] - 2008 - 02/01/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's new OSHA train-the-trainer course focuses on safety and health issues for maritime industry