OSHA News Releases - January 2001 (Archived)
January 2, 2001 to January 30, 2001

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  • January 30 [Region 3 News Release] - 2001 - 01/30/2001 - GENERAL CHEMICAL CORP. CITED FOR SAFETY AND HEALTH VIOLATIONS; OSHA PROPOSES $487,000 IN PENALTIES
  • January 30 [Region 1 News Release] - 2001 - 01/30/2001 - OSHA CITES TWO EMPLOYERS FOLLOWING JANUARY 3rd CARBON MONOXIDE OVEREXPOSURES AT CHELSEA, MASS., MEAT WHOLESALER
  • January 25 [Region 2 News Release] - 2001 - 01/25/2001 - BRONX, NEW YORK, RECYCLING COMPANY CITED BY OSHA FOR ALLEGED SAFETY AND HEALTH VIOLATIONS; $94,880 IN PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • January 24 [Region 6 News Release] - 2001 - 01/24/2001 - OSHA CITES SAW PIPES USA INC., BAYTOWN, TEXAS, FOR ALLEGED WORKPLACE SAFETY VIOLATIONS; PROPOSES $82,000 IN PENALTIES
  • January 23 [Trade News Release] - 2001 - 01/23/2001 - OSHA REMINDS EMPLOYERS TO POST INJURY/ILLNESS SUMMARIES DURING FEBRUARY
  • January 23 [Region 10 News Release] - 2001 - 01/23/2001 - OSHA REMINDS EMPLOYERS TO POST INJURY/ILLNESS SUMMARIES DURING FEBRUARY
  • January 22 [Region 3 News Release] - 2001 - 01/22/2001 - OSHA CITES DENVER, PA COMPANY FOR ALLEGED SAFETY & HEALTH VIOLATIONS; MORE THAN $230,000 PROPOSED IN PENALTIES
  • January 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2001 - 01/22/2001 - OSHA FINES FLORIDA SUB-CONTRACTOR NEARLY $230,000 FOR SCAFFOLD SAFETY VIOLATIONS
  • January 19 [Trade News Release] - 2001 - 01/19/2001 - OSHA AND AMERICAN NATIONAL STANDARDS INSTITUTE AGREE TO EXPAND INTERNATIONAL ROLES
  • January 19 [Trade News Release] - 2001 - 01/19/2001 - OSHA CITES TEXAS PIPE MANUFACTURER FOR RECORDKEEPING VIOLATIONS; PROPOSES PENALTIES OF MORE THAN $500,000
  • January 18 [National News Release] - 2001 - 01/18/2001 - OSHA AFFIRMS NEED FOR SAFER DEVICES TO PREVENT NEEDLESTICKS, CALLS FOR EMPLOYEE INVOLVEMENT IN SELECTION
  • January 18 [Region 4 News Release] - 2001 - 01/18/2001 - OSHA FINES SHIPTECH AMERICA $31,000 FOLLOWING FATAL ACCIDENT AT NORTH CHARLESTON SHIPYARD
  • January 18 [National News Release] - 2001 - 01/18/2001 - OSHA REVISES RECORDKEEPING REGULATIONS
  • January 18 [OSHA Statement] - 2001 - 01/18/2001 - STATEMENT OF ASSISTANT SECRETARY CHARLES N. JEFFRESS ON SECOND NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES ERGONOMICS REPORT
  • January 17 [National News Release] - 2001 - 01/17/2001 - OSHA ISSUES NEW STEEL ERECTION STANDARD
  • January 17 [Region 2 News Release] - 2001 - 01/17/2001 - OSHA TO HOLD SAFETY WORKSHOPS FOR EMPLOYERS AND WORKERS ON BRIDGE RENOVATION PROJECTS; ACCENT IS ON FALLS, EXPOSURE TO LEAD AND SILICA
  • January 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2001 - 01/16/2001 - HARRISON NAMED SAVANNAH AREA DIRECTOR FOR U.S. LABOR DEPARTMENT'S OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
  • January 16 [Region 1 News Release] - 2001 - 01/16/2001 - OSHA CITES BIDDEFORD, MAINE, EMPLOYER FOR ALLEGED WORKPLACE SAFETY VIOLATIONS; PROPOSES $108,000 IN PENALTIES AGAINST INTERSTATE BRANDS CORP.
  • January 16 [OSHA Statement] - 2001 - 01/16/2001 - STATEMENT OF ASSISTANT SECRETARY CHARLES N. JEFFRESS ON EFFECTIVE DATE OF OSHA ERGONOMICS STANDARD
  • January 10 [Trade News Release] - 2001 - 01/10/2001 - NEW JERSEY PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PLAN RECEIVES APPROVAL
  • January 09 [Region 2 News Release] - 2001 - 01/09/2001 - CONTRACTORS CITED BY OSHA FOR ALLEGED SAFETY AND HEALTH VIOLATIONS ON BRICK REPOINTING PROJECT AT SUNY BUFFALO IN AMHERST; WORKERS WERE EXPOSED TO SILICA AND OTHER HAZARDS PROPOSED PENALTIES TOTAL $176,620
  • January 09 [Trade News Release] - 2001 - 01/09/2001 - NATIONAL HONORS FOR OSHA'S "IT'S THE LAW" WORKPLACE POSTER
  • January 09 [Trade News Release] - 2001 - 01/09/2001 - OSHA AND ASSOCIATED GENERAL CONTRACTORS FORM PARTNERSHIP TO IMPROVE SAFETY IN CONSTRUCTION
  • January 09 [Trade News Release] - 2001 - 01/09/2001 - OSHA ANNOUNCES FEDERAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING
  • January 09 [Region 1 News Release] - 2001 - 01/09/2001 - OSHA PROPOSES $133,000 IN FINES AGAINST BANGOR & AROOSTOOK RAILROAD FOR 48 REPEAT, SERIOUS AND OTHER SAFETY VIOLATIONS AT ITS DERBY, MAINE, MAINTENANCE FACILITY
  • January 08 [Region 2 News Release] - 2001 - 01/08/2001 - NEW YORK CITY-BASED STORE-WORKERS UNION RECEIVES OSHA GRANT FOR SAFETY AND HEALTH TRAINING PROGRAM
  • January 08 [Region 9 News Release] - 2001 - 01/08/2001 - OSHA $210,000 TRAINING GRANT TO STATE LABOR FEDERATION
  • January 08 [Region 5 News Release] - 2001 - 01/08/2001 - OSHA AWARDS $274,955 TO THE CONSTRUCTION SAFETY COUNCIL IN HILLSIDE, ILL., FOR SAFETY AND HEALTH TRAINING PROGRAMS
  • January 08 [Region 5 News Release] - 2001 - 01/08/2001 - OSHA AWARDS $299,625 TO FOREST INDUSTRY SAFETY AND TRAINING ALLIANCE, INC. (FISTA), RHINELANDER, WISC., FOR SAFETY AND HEALTH TRAINING PROGRAMS
  • January 08 [National News Release] - 2001 - 01/08/2001 - OSHA AWARDS MORE THAN $4.8 MILLION IN GRANTS FOR SAFETY AND HEALTH TRAINING PROGRAMS
  • January 08 [Region 1 News Release] - 2001 - 01/08/2001 - OSHA AWARDS MORE THAN $4.8 MILLION IN GRANTS FOR SAFETY AND HEALTH TRAINING PROGRAMS; TWO MASSACHUSETTS GRANTEES WILL SHARE $685,000
  • January 08 [Region 7 News Release] - 2001 - 01/08/2001 - OSHA AWARDS MORE THAN $667,000 IN GRANTS FOR SAFETY AND HEALTH TRAINING PROGRAMS IN IOWA AND MISSOURI
  • January 08 [Region 1 News Release] - 2001 - 01/08/2001 - OSHA CITES FITCHBURG, MASS., MANUFACTURER FOR ALLEGED WILLFUL & SERIOUS SAFETY VIOLATIONS
  • January 08 [Region 2 News Release] - 2001 - 01/08/2001 - RUTGERS RECEIVES OSHA GRANT FOR SAFETY AND HEALTH TRAINING PROGRAM
  • January 08 [Region 2 News Release] - 2001 - 01/08/2001 - RUTGERS RECEIVES OSHA GRANT FOR SAFETY AND HEALTH TRAINING PROGRAM
  • January 05 [Trade News Release] - 2001 - 01/05/2001 - OSHA INTRODUCES 'PLAIN LANGUAGE' WORKPLACE POSTER IN SPANISH
  • January 05 [Region 6 News Release] - 2001 - 01/05/2001 - OSHA ISSUES $174,000 PENALTY AGAINST VAN LEER CONTAINERS, INC., LA PORTE, TEXAS; COMPANY AGREES TO CORRECT VIOLATIONS AND PAY PENALTY
  • January 05 [Comunicado de Prensa] - 2001 - 01/05/2001 - OSHA PRESENTA EL AFICHE EN ESPAÑOL Y EN LENGUAJE CLARO PARA EL LUGAR DE TRABAJO
  • January 04 [Region 6 News Release] - 2001 - 01/04/2001 - OSHA CITES SOUTHWESTERN WIRE INC., IN NORMAN, OKLA., FOR SAFETY AND HEALTH VIOLATIONS; PENALTIES PROPOSED AT $138,150
  • January 02 [Region 2 News Release] - 2001 - 01/02/2001 - BRONX, NEW YORK, PARTY SUPPLY STORE CITED BY OSHA FOR ALLEGED WILLFUL SAFETY VIOLATIONS; $111,150 IN PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • January 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2001 - 01/02/2001 - OSHA ISSUES CITATIONS TO HARLAN ELECTRIC COMPANY, DETROIT, FOR ALLEGED WORKPLACE SAFETY AND HEALTH VIOLATIONS FOLLOWING DEATH OF CONSTRUCTION WORKER IN OHIO