OSHA News Releases - August 2000 (Archived)
August 1, 2000 to August 31, 2000

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  • August 31 [Region 10 News Release] - 2000 - 08/31/2000 - OSHA CITES FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION FOR SAFETY VIOLATIONS
  • August 30 [Region 9 News Release] - 2000 - 08/30/2000 - OSHA FINES OF $81,600 FOLLOWING FATALITY AT NAVAL STATION SAN DIEGO
  • August 30 [Region 2 News Release] - 2000 - 08/30/2000 - OWEGO, NEW YORK, SCRAP-METAL YARD CITED BY OSHA FOR ALLEGED HEALTH VIOLATIONS IN WORKER EXPOSURE TO LEAD; $64,000 IN PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • August 29 [Region 9 News Release] - 2000 - 08/29/2000 - OSHA AWARDS $8 MILLION IN GRANTS FOR SAFETY AND HEALTH TRAINING Three California Programs Among Winners
  • August 29 [Region 10 News Release] - 2000 - 08/29/2000 - OSHA AWARDS $60,000 TO EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN CHENEY, WASH., TO PROVIDE SAFETY AND HEALTH TRAINING PROGRAMS
  • August 29 [Region 10 News Release] - 2000 - 08/29/2000 - OSHA AWARDS $87,000 TO WASHINGTON HEALTH FOUNDATION, SEATTLE, TO PROVIDE SAFETY AND HEALTH TRAINING PROGRAMS
  • August 28 [Region 4 News Release] - 2000 - 08/28/2000 - CONTRACTORS FINED $101,000 FOR SAFETY VIOLATIONS AT HUNTER ARMY AIRFIELD CONSTRUCTION SITE
  • August 25 [National News Release] - 2000 - 08/25/2000 - OSHA AWARDS $8 MILLION IN GRANTS TO PROVIDE SAFETY AND HEALTH TRAINING PROGRAMS
  • August 23 [Region 1 News Release] - 2000 - 08/23/2000 - BIG DIG CONTRACTOR CITED FOR ALLEGED SAFETY VIOLATIONS FOLLOWING OSHA INVESTIGATION OF CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT WHICH LEFT A WORKER SERIOUSLY INJURED
  • August 23 [Region 1 News Release] - 2000 - 08/23/2000 - OSHA CITES THREE COMPANIES FOR ALLEGED SERIOUS SAFETY VIOLATIONS FOLLOWING VEHICULAR DEATH OF CENTRAL ARTERY PROJECT WORKER
  • August 23 [Region 4 News Release] - 2000 - 08/23/2000 - OSHA FINES MORTON INTERNATIONAL, INC. $118,500 FOLLOWING FATALITY AT MOSS POINT, MISS., PLANT
  • August 23 [Trade News Release] - 2000 - 08/23/2000 - OSHA NAMED FINALIST FOR INNOVATIONS IN AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AWARD
  • August 22 [Trade News Release] - 2000 - 08/22/2000 - OSHA CITES COLORADO STEEL MILL FOLLOWING COMPREHENSIVE SAFETY AND HEALTH INSPECTION; PROPOSES PENALTIES OF $487,000
  • August 21 [Region 2 News Release] - 2000 - 08/21/2000 - SEARS STORE IN BROOKLYN CITED BY OSHA FOR PADLOCKING FIRE EXITS, OTHER ALLEGED FIRE SAFETY VIOLATIONS; $82,500 IN PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • August 18 [Trade News Release] - 2000 - 08/18/2000 - OSHA ISSUES COMPLIANCE DIRECTIVE FOR POWERED INDUSTRIAL TRUCK OPERATOR TRAINING STANDARD
  • August 17 [National News Release] - 2000 - 08/17/2000 - OSHA ACCEPTING PROPOSALS FOR $4.7 MILLION IN SAFETY AND HEALTH TRAINING GRANTS
  • August 17 [National News Release] - 2000 - 08/17/2000 - OSHA AWARDS GRANT TO DEVELOP INTERNET TRAINING PROGRAM
  • August 17 [Region 4 News Release] - 2000 - 08/17/2000 - OSHA FINES ST. MARYS, GA., PAPER MILL OVER $158,000 FOR SAFETY AND HEALTH VIOLATIONS
  • August 17 [Region 1 News Release] - 2000 - 08/17/2000 - OSHA PROPOSES OVER $150,000 IN FINES AGAINST FOUR CONTRACTORS FOR ALLEGEDLY FAILING TO PROTECT WORKERS AGAINST CAVE-IN HAZARDS IN CONCORD, KEENE AND PORTSMOUTH, NEW HAMPSHIRE
  • August 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2000 - 08/16/2000 - OSHA FINES MOHAWK INDUSTRIES $105,000 FOLLOWING FATAL ACCIDENT AT ROME, GA., PLANT
  • August 15 [Region 3 News Release] - 2000 - 08/15/2000 - OSHA CITES HALLTOWN, WV COMPANY FOR HEALTH AND SAFETY VIOLATIONS
  • August 14 [Trade News Release] - 2000 - 08/14/2000 - NACOSH PUBLIC MEETING SET FOR SEPTEMBER IN WASHINGTON
  • August 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2000 - 08/14/2000 - OSHA PROPOSES TWO SEPARATE FINES TOTALING $299,300 AGAINST LIMON MASONRY, INC., OF PHARR, TEXAS
  • August 09 [Region 4 News Release] - 2000 - 08/09/2000 - OSHA FINES EUROPEAN BAKERS $119,700 FOLLOWING FATALITY AT TUCKER, GA., FACILITY
  • August 09 [National News Release] - 2000 - 08/09/2000 - OSHA INTRODUCES NEW
  • August 07 [Trade News Release] - 2000 - 08/07/2000 - OSHA AND FAA SIGN MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING
  • August 04 [Region 3 News Release] - 2000 - 08/04/2000 - MEDIA ADVISORY
  • August 04 [Region 4 News Release] - 2000 - 08/04/2000 - OSHA FINES LAWRENCEVILLE, GA., COMPANY NEARLY $155,000 FOR SAFETY AND HEALTH VIOLATIONS
  • August 02 [Region 7 News Release] - 2000 - 08/02/2000 - NEBRASKA MEAT PROCESSORS PARTNER TO PROVIDE SAFER WORKPLACES
  • August 02 [Region 1 News Release] - 2000 - 08/02/2000 - OSHA APPOINTS COMPLIANCE ASSISTANCE SPECIALISTS TO HELP NEW ENGLAND EMPLOYERS MEET WORKPLACE SAFETY AND HEALTH STANDARDS
  • August 01 [Region 2 News Release] - 2000 - 08/01/2000 - FATAL JANUARY FIRE IN MANHATTAN'S GARMENT DISTRICT BRINGS $101,600 IN PROPOSED OSHA PENALTIES FOR BUILDING MANAGEMENT AND TENANTS
  • August 01 [Region 2 News Release] - 2000 - 08/01/2000 - OSHA SIGNS "PLATINUM PARTNERSHIP" WITH ASSOCIATED BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION IN NEW JERSEY TO RECOGNIZE EMPLOYERS WITH EXEMPLARY SAFETY PROGRAMS