OSHA News Releases - May 2001 (Archived)
May 2, 2001 to May 31, 2001

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  • May 31 [Region 4 News Release] - 2001 - 05/31/2001 - OSHA CITES TUSCALOOSA, ALA., PLANT FOR SERIOUS SAFETY AND HEALTH VIOLATIONS; PROPOSES $85,075 IN PENALTIES
  • May 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2001 - 05/30/2001 - OSHA CITES BERRY CONTRACTING LP DBA BAY LTD. IN CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS, FOR SIX ALLEGED SAFETY VIOLATIONS AND PROPOSES $94,500 IN PENALTIES
  • May 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2001 - 05/30/2001 - OSHA CITES VALERO REFINING COMPANY IN CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS, FOR NINE ALLEGED SAFETY VIOLATIONS AND PROPOSES $138,000 IN PENALTIES
  • May 30 [Region 1 News Release] - 2001 - 05/30/2001 - OSHA RECOMMENDS PROTECTIVE MEASURES FOR NEW ENGLAND WORKERS EXPOSED TO ULTRAVIOLET RADIATION WHILE WORKING OUTDOORS - Pocket-sized Sun Safety Card Available Free of Charge
  • May 30 [Trade News Release] - 2001 - 05/30/2001 - WORKPLACE POSTERS ARE AVAILABLE FREE - DESPITE MISLEADING ADVERTISING
  • May 29 [Region 1 News Release] - 2001 - 05/29/2001 - Worker fell 32 feet to his death from makeshift work platform - OSHA CITES WORCESTER, MASS., CONTRACTOR FOR ALLEGED WILLFUL SAFETY VIOLATIONS AFTER FATALITY AT CHARLTON, MASS., JOBSITE
  • May 25 [National News Release] - 2001 - 05/25/2001 - OSHA CITES GARMENT MANUFACTURER IN AMERICAN SAMOA FOR SAFETY AND HEALTH VIOLATIONS
  • May 24 [Region 4 News Release] - 2001 - 05/24/2001 - OSHA FINES MEDLEY, FLA., FIRM $92,650 FOLLOWING FATAL ACCIDENT
  • May 24 [Trade News Release] - 2001 - 05/24/2001 - OSHA OFFERS TIPS TO PROTECT WORKERS IN HOT SUMMER WEATHER
  • May 23 [Region 1 News Release] - 2001 - 05/23/2001 - OSHA CITES THREE CONTRACTORS FOR INADEQUATE CAVE-IN PROTECTION FOR WORKERS AT JOBSITES IN MANCHESTER, PORTSMOUTH AND EXETER, NEW HAMPSHIRE; NEARLY $66,000 IN FINES PROPOSED
  • May 21 [Region 1 News Release] - 2001 - 05/21/2001 - OSHA CITES BENNINGTON, VERMONT, CONTRACTOR FOR ALLEGED WILLFUL AND SERIOUS VIOLATIONS AT DEVENS, MASS., JOBSITE - Maximum fines of $77,000 proposed against Green Mountain Steel Erectors
  • May 17 [Region 2 News Release] - 2001 - 05/17/2001 - WORKERS IN NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY, ILLEGALLY DISCIPLINED FOR FILING SAFETY COMPLAINTS, AIDED BY OSHA
  • May 15 [Region 6 News Release] - 2001 - 05/15/2001 - OSHA CITES AMTOPP CORP. IN LOLITA, TEXAS, FOR ALLEGED SAFETY VIOLATIONS; PROPOSES $140,000 IN PENALTIES
  • May 15 [Region 6 News Release] - 2001 - 05/15/2001 - OSHA CITES MARTIN RESOURCES, INC. IN PLAINVIEW, TEXAS, FOR ALLEGED SAFETY VIOLATIONS AND PROPOSES $110,488 IN PENALTIES
  • May 15 [Region 1 News Release] - 2001 - 05/15/2001 - Over $62,000 in Fines Proposed against Access TCA, Inc. - OSHA CITES WHITINSVILLE, MASS., MANUFACTURER FOR ALLEGED WILLFUL, REPEAT AND SERIOUS SAFETY VIOLATIONS FOLLOWING WORKER INJURY
  • May 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2001 - 05/10/2001 - ALDEN, NEW YORK, NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENT MAKER CITED BY OSHA FOR FAILING TO ABATE ALLEGED SAFETY AND HEALTH HAZARDS; $146,000 IN PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • May 09 [National News Release] - 2001 - 05/09/2001 - OSHA ANNOUNCES OUTREACH EFFORT ON NEEDLESTICK PREVENTION - "Prevention is the Best Medicine"
  • May 09 [Region 4 News Release] - 2001 - 05/09/2001 - OSHA FINES CROWN PRODUCTS $142,000 FOLLOWING ACCIDENT AT JACKSONVILLE PLANT
  • May 09 [Region 4 News Release] - 2001 - 05/09/2001 - OSHA PARTNERS WITH CHATHAM COUNTY NURSING HOMES TO PROTECT LOCAL HEALTH WORKERS
  • May 08 [Region 2 News Release] - 2001 - 05/08/2001 - NIAGARA FALLS, NEW YORK, ELECTRIC POWER FIRM CITED BY OSHA FOR ALLEGED WILLFUL SAFETY VIOLATIONS; $126,000 IN PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • May 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2001 - 05/03/2001 - OSHA ISSUES CITATIONS TO FUTURE FOAM INC. IN MIDDLETON, WIS. - Proposed Penalties: $104,000
  • May 02 [Region 4 News Release] - 2001 - 05/02/2001 - OSHA AGAIN CITES DUBLIN, GA., CONSTRUCTION COMPANY; PROPOSES $68,600 IN PENALTIES
  • May 02 [Region 1 News Release] - 2001 - 05/02/2001 - OSHA CITES BRIDGEPORT, CONN., CONTRACTOR FOR ALLEGED WILLFUL AND SERIOUS SAFETY VIOLATIONS AT SHELTON TRENCHING SITE - Need for trench safety stressed to Connecticut employers
  • May 02 [Region 4 News Release] - 2001 - 05/02/2001 - OSHA FINES DURANGO-GEORGIA PAPER COMPANY $157,500 FOLLOWING AMPUTATION AT ST. MARYS, GA., MILL - Company was cited in August 2000 after similar accident