OSHA News Releases - February 1999 (Archived)
February 1, 1999 to February 25, 1999

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  • February 25 [Region 4 News Release] - 1999 - 02/25/1999 - CONSTRUCTION COMPANY FINED $96,400 FOLLOWING FATAL CAVE-IN AT OLIVE BRANCH, MISS., WORK SITE
  • February 25 [Region 4 News Release] - 1999 - 02/25/1999 - OSHA PROPOSES PENALTIES TOTALING MORE THAN $82,000
  • February 24 [Region 4 News Release] - 1999 - 02/24/1999 - OSHA CITES TARPON SPRINGS, FLA., COMPANY FOR VIOLATIONS AT GARDEN CITY, GA., JOB SITE; PROPOSES PENALTIES TOTALING MORE THAN $130,000
  • February 23 [Region 3 News Release] - 1999 - 02/23/1999 - DUPONT COMPANY AGREES TO PAY $70,000 OSHA PENALTY AND INITIATES SAFETY AND HEALTH IMPROVEMENTS AT SEAFORD PLANT
  • February 22 [Region 8 News Release] - 1999 - 02/22/1999 - OSHA FINES SEALY MATTRESS COMPANY IN DENVER $131,200 FOR 28 SAFETY AND HEALTH VIOLATIONS
  • February 22 [Trade News Release] - 1999 - 02/22/1999 - OSHA JOINS FDA AND NIOSH IN WARNING HEALTH CARE WORKERS ABOUT HAZARDS FROM BREAKAGE OF GLASS CAPILLARY TUBES
  • February 19 [National News Release] - 1999 - 02/19/1999 - OSHA BEGINS SMALL BUSINESS REVIEW OF ERGONOMICS PROPOSAL; RELEASES DRAFT REGULATORY TEXT
  • February 19 [Region 1 News Release] - 1999 - 02/19/1999 - OSHA PROPOSES FINES OF $666,100 AGAINST THREE CONTRACTORS ON NEW HAMPSHIRE GAS LINE PROJECT, MOSTLY FOR TRENCHING VIOLATIONS
  • February 17 [Region 4 News Release] - 1999 - 02/17/1999 - CHARLES JEFFRESS -- ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF LABOR FOR OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH TO BE KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT OSHA'S SOUTH FLORIDA CARE KICKOFF
  • February 17 [Region 9 News Release] - 1999 - 02/17/1999 - OSHA FINES EAST BAY BARGE COMPANY $97,000 FOR HAZARDOUS EXPOSURE
  • February 10 [Region 1 News Release] - 1999 - 02/10/1999 - OSHA CITES HUDSON, NEW HAMPSHIRE, MANUFACTURER FOR ALLEGED SERIOUS, REPEAT AND OTHER SAFETY AND HEALTH VIOLATIONS; PROPOSES OVER $45,000 IN PENALTIES
  • February 10 [Region 9 News Release] - 1999 - 02/10/1999 - OSHA FINES DIVING COMPANY $75,000 FOLLOWING DEATH IN GALLEON RECOVERY
  • February 09 [Region 1 News Release] - 1999 - 02/09/1999 - OSHA PROPOSES OVER ONE-THIRD OF A MILLION DOLLARS IN PENALTIES AGAINST CONTRACTOR FOLLOWING SCAFFOLD FAILURE AND WORKER DEATH AT CUTLER, MAINE, NAVAL AIR STATION
  • February 09 [Region 2 News Release] - 1999 - 02/09/1999 - SYRACUSE, NEW YORK, FOUNDRY CITED BY OSHA FOR ALLEGED REPEAT SAFETY VIOLATIONS; $67,500 IN PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • February 08 [Region 1 News Release] - 1999 - 02/08/1999 - OSHA CONCLUDES INVESTIGATION OF QUINCY, MASS., SCAFFOLDING COLLAPSE WHICH TOOK THE LIVES OF TWO YOUNG IRISH WORKERS; PROPOSES PENALTIES TOTALING OVER $313,000 FOR WILLFUL & SERIOUS SAFETY VIOLATIONS BY MASSACHUSETTS CONTRACTORS
  • February 04 [Region 1 News Release] - 1999 - 02/04/1999 - OSHA CITES LONDONDERRY, NEW HAMPSHIRE, CONTRACTOR FOR ALLEGED WILLFUL AND SERIOUS SAFETY VIOLATIONS AT CONCORD, N.H., TRENCHING WORKSITE; PROPOSES $30,000 IN PENALTIES
  • February 04 [Region 8 News Release] - 1999 - 02/04/1999 - OSHA FINES STIMSON LUMBER COMPANY $130,500 FOLLOWING INVESTIGATION OF A FATALITY AT LIBBY PLANT
  • February 02 [Region 2 News Release] - 1999 - 02/02/1999 - MORRIS PLAINS, NEW JERSEY SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURER CITED BY OSHA FOR ALLEGED WILLFUL AND SERIOUS HEALTH VIOLATIONS:$161,500 IN PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • February 01 [Trade News Release] - 1999 - 02/01/1999 - OSHA FY 2000 BUDGET REQUEST CALLS FOR SUBSTANTIAL INCREASES FOR COMPLIANCE ASSISTANCE AND ENFORCEMENT PROGRAMS
  • February 01 [Trade News Release] - 1999 - 02/01/1999 - OSHA FY2000 BUDGET