OSHA News Releases - May 1999 (Archived)
May 3, 1999 to May 28, 1999

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  • May 28 [Region 2 News Release] - 1999 - 05/28/1999 - OSHA CITES ELEVATOR CONTRACTOR FOR ALLEGED REPEAT SAFETY VIOLATIONS AFTER WORKER DIES IN WHITESTONE, NEW YORK, FALL; $80,000 IN PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • May 27 [Trade News Release] - 1999 - 05/27/1999 - OSHA TO HOLD PUBLIC ACCSH MEETING JUNE 10-11
  • May 24 [Trade News Release] - 1999 - 05/24/1999 - OSHA LAUNCHES WEB PAGE TO ASSIST SMALL BUSINESS; SITE PROVIDES WEALTH OF SAFETY AND HEALTH INFORMATION
  • May 24 [Trade News Release] - 1999 - 05/24/1999 - OSHA RESCHEDULES FOR AUG. 10 PUBLIC HEARING ON PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT PROPOSAL
  • May 24 [Region 1 News Release] - 1999 - 05/24/1999 - OSHA SCHEDULES SMALL BUSINESS FORUM TO HELP SMALL COMPANIES IN NEW ENGLAND MEET THEIR WORKPLACE SAFETY & HEALTH OBLIGATIONS
  • May 20 [Region 3 News Release] - 1999 - 05/20/1999 - CLAIRTON CHEMICAL PLANT CITED BY OSHA
  • May 20 [Region 2 News Release] - 1999 - 05/20/1999 - FOUR CONTRACTORS CITED BY OSHA FOR ASBESTOS VIOLATIONS AT CARLE PLACE, LONG ISLAND MACY'S AND BLOOMINGDALES; PROPOSED PENALTIES TOTAL $182,800
  • May 20 [National News Release] - 1999 - 05/20/1999 - LABOR SECRETARY ANNOUNCES PLANS TO COMBAT NEEDLESTICK INJURIES AMONG HEALTHCARE WORKERS
  • May 20 [OSHA Statement] - 1999 - 05/20/1999 - Statement by Secretary of Labor Alexis M. Herman on Preventing Needlestick Injuries
  • May 18 [Trade News Release] - 1999 - 05/18/1999 - HUDSON FOODS AGREES TO ERGONOMICS PROGRAM AT NOEL, MO., FACILITY; PAY $200,000 IN PENALTIES
  • May 18 [Trade News Release] - 1999 - 05/18/1999 - OSHA ENDORSES MAJOR AGREEMENT TO PROTECT WORKERS EXPOSED TO FIBERGLASS INSULATION
  • May 18 [Region 6 News Release] - 1999 - 05/18/1999 - OSHA PROPOSES $81,900 PENALTY AGAINST WHEATLAND TUBE COMPANY, LITTLE ROCK DIV., LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS
  • May 18 [Region 6 News Release] - 1999 - 05/18/1999 - OSHA PROPOSES $87,000 PENALTY AGAINST SPIRIT HOMES, INC. OF CONWAY, ARKANSAS
  • May 17 [Region 2 News Release] - 1999 - 05/17/1999 - CLAYTON, NEW YORK SNOW PLOW MANUFACTURER CITED BY OSHA FOR ALLEGED WILLFUL AND OTHER SAFETY AND HEALTH VIOLATIONS: $108,000 IN PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • May 17 [Region 3 News Release] - 1999 - 05/17/1999 - SOUTH CHARLESTON COMPANY ISSUED SAFETY AND HEALTH CITATIONS
  • May 17 [Region 1 News Release] - 1999 - 05/17/1999 - TEWKSBURY, MASS., EMPLOYER CITED BY OSHA FOR ALLEGED SCAFFOLDING SAFETY VIOLATIONS AT CAMBRIDGE, MASS., WORKSITE; $157,600 IN PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • May 14 [Trade News Release] - 1999 - 05/14/1999 - OSHA ANNOUNCES METALWORKING FLUIDS STANDARDS ADVISORY COMMITTEE PUBLIC MEETING MAY 18-19
  • May 14 [Trade News Release] - 1999 - 05/14/1999 - OSHA REACHES OUT TO MORE WORKERS; AGENCY PROVIDES SAFETY INFORMATION IN TWO LANGUAGES
  • May 13 [Trade News Release] - 1999 - 05/13/1999 - OSHA CITES GEORGIA CONCRETE COMPANY FOR EXPOSING WORKERS TO POTENTIAL FATAL FALLS; PROPOSES PENALTIES OF $460,000
  • May 11 [Region 4 News Release] - 1999 - 05/11/1999 - OSHA FINES TUSCALOOSA CONSTRUCTION COMPANY $105,100 FOR TRENCH SAFETY VIOLATIONS
  • May 10 [Region 1 News Release] - 1999 - 05/10/1999 - EAST GREENWICH, RI, EMPLOYER CITED BY OSHA IN CONNECTION WITH ELECTROCUTION DEATH OF TRUCK DRIVER AT NORTH KINGSTOWN CONSTRUCTION SITE; $75,000 IN PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • May 10 [Region 4 News Release] - 1999 - 05/10/1999 - GEORGIA PACIFIC CITED AND FINED $144,500 FOR SAFETY VIOLATIONS AT MONTICELLO, GA., PLANT
  • May 07 [Region 1 News Release] - 1999 - 05/07/1999 - OSHA CITES CONTRACTOR ON CHARLES RIVER CROSSING BRIDGE PROJECT FOR ALLEGED REPEAT AND SERIOUS SAFETY VIOLATIONS FOLLOWING WORKER FALL
  • May 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 1999 - 05/06/1999 - GULF STATES MANUFACTURERS FINED $111,600 FOR SAFETY AND HEALTH VIOLATIONS AT STARKVILLE, MISSISSIPPI, PLANT
  • May 06 [Region 6 News Release] - 1999 - 05/06/1999 - OSHA PROPOSES $176,400 PENALTY AGAINST NORTH LOUISIANA EXPLOSIVE MANUFACTURER
  • May 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 1999 - 05/05/1999 - OSHA CITES TARPON SPRINGS, FLA., COMPANY FOR LEAD EXPOSURE VIOLATIONS; PROPOSES PENALTIES TOTALING $164,000
  • May 04 [Region 8 News Release] - 1999 - 05/04/1999 - INNOVATIONS IN REDUCING FALL HAZARDS IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY HIGHLIGHT FREE CONFERENCE SPONSORED BY OSHA AND CITY OF DENVER
  • May 04 [Region 1 News Release] - 1999 - 05/04/1999 - OSHA CITES EAST BERLIN, CONN., CHEMICAL PLANT FOR THIRTY-FOUR ALLEGED SERIOUS AND OTHER VIOLATIONS CHIEFLY INVOLVING FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS AND HIGHLY HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS
  • May 04 [Region 1 News Release] - 1999 - 05/04/1999 - OSHA SCHEDULES SMALL BUSINESS FORUM TO HELP SMALL COMPANIES IN NEW ENGLAND MEET THEIR WORKPLACE SAFETY & HEALTH OBLIGATIONS
  • May 03 [Region 3 News Release] - 1999 - 05/03/1999 - OSHA CITES HUNTINGTON, WVA MANUFACTURER FOR SAFETY AND HEALTH VIOLATIONS; PROPOSES PENALTIES OF $125,400
  • May 03 [Region 8 News Release] - 1999 - 05/03/1999 - OSHA FINES T&G SERVICE COMPANY IN FT. MORGAN $350,000 FOR FIVE WILLFUL SAFETY AND HEALTH VIOLATIONS
  • May 03 [OSHA Statement] - 1999 - 05/03/1999 - OSHA Statements - Charles N. Jeffress - May 3, 1999