OSHA News Releases - December 1998 (Archived)
December 1, 1998 to December 23, 1998

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  • December 23 [Region 9 News Release] - 1998 - 12/23/1998 - GUAM CONSTRUCTION COMPANY FINED $151,000 FOR REPEATEDLY VIOLATING WORKPLACE SAFETY RULES
  • December 23 [Region 3 News Release] - 1998 - 12/23/1998 - OSHA ISSUES SAFETY AND HEALTH CITATIONS TO TWO PENNSYLVANIA COMPANIES AFTER HUNLOCK CREEK ACCIDENT; PROPOSES PENALTIES TOTALING $89,000
  • December 23 [National News Release] - 1998 - 12/23/1998 - OSHA OFFERS TIPS TO PROTECT WORKERS IN COLD ENVIRONMENTS
  • December 17 [Trade News Release] - 1998 - 12/17/1998 - OSHA HEAD APPOINTS SIX SENIOR EXECUTIVES TO KEY POSTS
  • December 17 [Region 6 News Release] - 1998 - 12/17/1998 - OSHA PROPOSES $76,500 PENALTY AGAINST JUSTIN INDUSTRIES, ACME BRICK CO. IN FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS
  • December 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 1998 - 12/16/1998 - OSHA ISSUES CITATIONS TO AN OHIO BASED FABRICATED STRUCTURAL STEEL COMPANY FOR ALLEGED WORKPLACE VIOLATIONS
  • December 15 [Region 8 News Release] - 1998 - 12/15/1998 - DAKOTA FIRST JOB SAFETY PARTNERSHIP WITH EMPLOYERS BRINGS DRAMATIC RESULTS
  • December 15 [Region 3 News Release] - 1998 - 12/15/1998 - DUNBAR CONSTRUCTION COMPANY CITED BY OSHA FOR EXPOSING WORKERS TO TRENCH CAVE-INS
  • December 15 [Region 2 News Release] - 1998 - 12/15/1998 - ELECTRICAL INSULATOR MAKER IN VICTOR, NEW YORK, CITED BY OSHA FOR ALLEGED SAFETY AND HEALTH VIOLATIONS; $37,800 IN PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • December 14 [Region 2 News Release] - 1998 - 12/14/1998 - NEW BERLIN, NEW YORK, DAIRY PRODUCTS PLANT CITED BY OSHA FOR ALLEGED SAFETY VIOLATIONS; $37,000 IN PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • December 11 [Region 6 News Release] - 1998 - 12/11/1998 - OSHA PROPOSES $132,750 PENALTY AGAINST SOLAR TURBINES, INC. IN CHANNELVIEW, TEXAS
  • December 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 1998 - 12/09/1998 - OSHA PROPOSES $140,000 PENALTY AGAINST EXIDE CORP.'S SCHUYLKILL METALS IN BATON ROUGE
  • December 08 [Region 2 News Release] - 1998 - 12/08/1998 - OSHA HELPS WORKERS IN NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY ILLEGALLY DISCIPLINED FOR FILING SAFETY COMPLAINTS; AFFECTED EMPLOYEES RECEIVE OVER $210,000 IN BACK WAGES
  • December 07 [National News Release] - 1998 - 12/07/1998 - DEBRUCE GRAIN, INC. CITED FOR SAFETY VIOLATIONS FOLLOWING EXPLOSION THAT KILLED SEVEN WORKERS AND INJURED TEN OTHERS
  • December 04 [National News Release] - 1998 - 12/04/1998 - GEORGIA RESEARCH CENTER TO IMPROVE SAFETY CONDITIONS; PAY $66,400 IN SETTLING OSHA CASE FOLLOWING EMPLOYEE'S DEATH
  • December 04 [Region 3 News Release] - 1998 - 12/04/1998 - STEELTON, PA FIRM CITED FOR SAFETY AND HEALTH VIOLATIONS
  • December 03 [National News Release] - 1998 - 12/03/1998 - Labor Department Gets Day in Court to Defend Innovative Partnership Program
  • December 03 [Region 1 News Release] - 1998 - 12/03/1998 - OSHA CITES WINNISQUAM, NEW HAMPSHIRE, CONTRACTOR FOR ALLEGED WILLFUL SAFETY VIOLATION FOR LACK OF CAVE-IN PROTECTION AT BRISTOL, N.H., EXCAVATION SITE
  • December 03 [Region 8 News Release] - 1998 - 12/03/1998 - OSHA FINES TARCO, INC. IN ARVADA $126,000 FOR TWO WILLFUL VIOLATIONS OF TRENCHING AND EXCAVATING STANDARDS
  • December 02 [Region 2 News Release] - 1998 - 12/02/1998 - FARMINGDALE, NEW JERSEY, CONCRETE PIPE MAKER CITED BY OSHA FOLLOWING WORKER FATALITY; ALLEGED SAFETY AND HEALTH VIOLATIONS RESULT IN $286,000 PROPOSED PENALTY
  • December 02 [National News Release] - 1998 - 12/02/1998 - OSHA PROPOSES FINES OF $1.6 MILLION AGAINST ARCHER DANIELS MIDLAND FOR SAFETY VIOLATIONS
  • December 01 [Trade News Release] - 1998 - 12/01/1998 - NEW OSHA TRAINING STANDARD TO SAVE LIVES, REDUCE INJURIES
  • December 01 [Region 1 News Release] - 1998 - 12/01/1998 - OSHA CITES MIDDLETOWN, CONN., MANUFACTURER FOR ALLEGED REPEAT AND SERIOUS SAFETY VIOLATIONS; PROPOSES OVER $48,000 IN PENALTIES
  • December 01 [OSHA Statement] - 1998 - 12/01/1998 - OSHA Statements - Charles N. Jeffress - December 1, 1998