OSHA News Release (Archived)

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Previous Years > September 2008


  • September 30 - [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 09/30/2008 - OSHA unveils new powered industrial trucks eTool
  • September 30 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2008 - 09/30/2008 - Ronkonkoma, N.Y., contractor faces more than $147,000 in U.S. Labor Department OSHA fines for construction safety hazards
  • September 30 - [National News Release] - 2008 - 09/30/2008 - U.S. Labor Department awards $6.7 million in safety and health training grants
  • September 30 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2008 - 09/30/2008 - U.S. Labor Department awards $6.7 million in safety and health training grants - Georgia Tech Applied Research Corp. receiving nearly $600,000 in grants
  • September 30 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2008 - 09/30/2008 - U.S. Labor Department awards $6.7 million in safety and health training grants - Home Builders Association of South Carolina receiving grant of more than $173,000
  • September 30 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 09/30/2008 - U.S. Labor Department awards $6.7 million in safety and health training grants - Maine organization to receive $190,000 to address shipbreaking hazards
  • September 30 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2008 - 09/30/2008 - U.S. Labor Department awards $6.7 million in safety and health training grants - New York union to receive $149,000 to train poultry processing employees
  • September 30 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2008 - 09/30/2008 - U.S. Labor Department awards $6.7 million in safety and health training grants - North Carolina State University receiving grant of more than $185,000
  • September 30 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2008 - 09/30/2008 - U.S. Labor Department awards $6.7 million in safety and health training grants - University of Louisville Research Foundation receiving grant of more than $164,000
  • September 30 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2008 - 09/30/2008 - U.S. Labor Department awards $6.7 million in safety and health training grants - Workplace Safety Awareness Council of Fort Meade, Fla., wins $223,250 grant
  • September 30 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2008 - 09/30/2008 - U.S. Labor Department awards Compacion Foundation Inc. in Balch Springs, Texas, $190,000 safety and health training grant
  • September 30 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2008 - 09/30/2008 - U.S. Labor Department awards Texas Engineering Extension Service in College Station, Texas, more than $188,000 safety and health training grant
  • September 30 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2008 - 09/30/2008 - U.S. Labor Department awards University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas, awarded nearly $230,000 safety and health training grant
  • September 25 - [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 09/25/2008 - OSHA and the American Dental Association renew alliance promoting safe work environments for dental employees
  • September 25 - [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 09/25/2008 - OSHA forms a new Alliance with the American Fire Sprinkler Association
  • September 25 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 09/25/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA and Construction Safety Roundtable of Eastern Massachusetts provide crane safety training to more than 90 safety professionals
  • September 24 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 09/24/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA forms safety and health alliance with Massachusetts Port Authority and Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • September 23 - [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 09/23/2008 - OSHA publishes an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Tree Care Operations
  • September 22 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 09/22/2008 - Allcare Dental's Nashua, N.H., dental office faces $76,500 in U.S. Labor Department OSHA fines following employee needlestick injury
  • September 22 - [Region 8 News Release] - 2008 - 09/22/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA announces alliance with Colorado Health Care Association
  • September 22 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2008 - 09/22/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $182,500 in penalties against Sloss Industries for four serious safety violations
  • September 19 - [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 09/19/2008 - Department of Labor's OSHA releases public service announcements promoting safe cleanup and recovery from Hurricane Ike
  • September 19 - [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 09/19/2008 - OSHA and the American Supply Association form new Alliance
  • September 19 - [National News Release] - 2008 - 09/19/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA sets public hearing on personal protective equipment and employee training requirements
  • September 19 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2008 - 09/19/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Columbus, Ohio, bakery Interstate Brands Corp. for willful and serious safety violations
  • September 19 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2008 - 09/19/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Spooner, Wis., aerosol and liquid container filling plant for safety violations
  • September 18 - [National News Release] - 2008 - 09/18/2008 - OSHA to issue proposed cranes and derricks construction standard
  • September 18 - [Region 3 News Release] - 2008 - 09/18/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA forms partnership with Michael Foods Inc. to protect employees
  • September 18 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2008 - 09/18/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA forms safety and health partnership with Associated Builders and Contractors Inc. in central Ohio
  • September 18 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2008 - 09/18/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA forms safety and health partnership with contractors during Methodist North construction project
  • September 18 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 09/18/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA forms safety and health alliance with ConnOSHA and Connecticut Office of Apprenticeship and Training
  • September 18 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 09/18/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA forms safety and health alliance with ConnOSHA and Independent Electrical Contractors of New England Inc.
  • September 17 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 09/17/2008 - North Haven, Conn., truck parts distributor faces $108,000 in fines from U.S. Labor Departments OSHA
  • September 17 - [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 09/17/2008 - OSHA appoints new regional administrator for Region II
  • September 17 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2008 - 09/17/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA and Indian River State College form new alliance focused on safety and health of younger employees
  • September 17 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 09/17/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA names West Warwick, R.I., post office as workplace safety and health star
  • September 16 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2008 - 09/16/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $41,000 in penalties for safety violations against Beeline Store in Ozark, Ala.
  • September 16 - [Region 10 News Release] - 2008 - 09/16/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA awards safety and health star to U.S. Postal Service's Anchorage Vehicle Maintenance Facility
  • September 15 - [National News Release] - 2008 - 09/15/2008 - OSHA citations issued in connection with fatal NYC crane collapse
  • September 15 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 09/15/2008 - Plainville, Conn., precast concrete manufacturer faces more than $117,000 in fines from U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA
  • September 12 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2008 - 09/12/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $137,000 in penalties for violations found at Overhead Doors Corp.'s Athens, Ga., facility
  • September 12 - [Region 3 News Release] - 2008 - 09/12/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA forms partnership with Ellwood Crankshaft and Machin
  • September 10 - [Region 8 News Release] - 2008 - 09/10/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Travel Centers of America truck service garage for multiple safety and health violations
  • September 10 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2008 - 09/10/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA forms safety and health partnership with Messer Construction during Xavier University construction project
  • September 09 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2008 - 09/09/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA and Permian Basin STEPS sign safety and health alliance agreement
  • September 08 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2008 - 09/08/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor settles whistleblower case against an Arlington apartment complex in Texas
  • September 08 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2008 - 09/08/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $108,000 in penalties against seven companies following collapse at Palm Beach, Fla., jobsite
  • September 05 - [National News Release] - 2008 - 09/05/2008 - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los Estados Unidos utiliza recursos y personal para proteger al personal de recuperacin y limpieza en las reas afectadas por el huracn Gustav
  • September 05 - [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 09/05/2008 - OSHA appoints new head of the newly named Directorate of Technical Support and Emergency Management
  • September 05 - [National News Release] - 2008 - 09/05/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA deploys staff and resources to safeguard cleanup and recovery personnel in areas hit by Hurricane Gustav
  • September 05 - [National News Release] - 2008 - 09/05/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA releases public service announcements promoting safe cleanup and recovery from Hurricane Gustav
  • September 05 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2008 - 09/05/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Benton, Ill., excavator following investigation into deaths of two employees in Millstadt, Ill.
  • September 04 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2008 - 09/04/2008 - Fall hazards at SUNY Geneseo worksite lead to $70,000 in U.S. Labor Department OSHA fines for Rochester, N.Y., roofing contractor
  • September 04 - [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 09/04/2008 - OSHA, National Maritime Safety Association Renew Alliance
  • September 04 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2008 - 09/04/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $63,000 in penalties against Pike Electric for safety violations at Mobile, Ala., site
  • September 04 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2008 - 09/04/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $94,500 in penalties for safety violations against Dongwon Autopart Technology
  • September 03 - [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 09/03/2008 - OSHA schedules meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health
  • September 03 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2008 - 09/03/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $50,000 in penalties for safety violations found at Dublin, Ga., pet food plant
  • September 02 - [National News Release] - 2008 - 09/02/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA offers assistance for Hurricane Gustav cleanup and recovery