OSHA News Releases - August 2001 (Archived)
August 1, 2001 to August 31, 2001

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  • August 31 [Region 3 News Release] - 2001 - 08/31/2001 - OSHA RECOGNIZES NEWPORT, DE COMPANY FOR SAFETY AND HEALTH RECORD
  • August 30 [Region 2 News Release] - 2001 - 08/30/2001 - IMPROPER FORKLIFT TRAINING CONTRIBUTES TO INJURY OF COSMETIC WORKER; OSHA CITES NEW JERSEY FIRM FOLLOWING ACCIDENT AT RIDGEFIELD
  • August 28 [Region 1 News Release] - 2001 - 08/28/2001 - $140,000 in Fines Proposed against Corbin Russwin, Inc. -- OSHA CITES BERLIN, CONN., DOOR LOCK MANUFACTURER FOR 57 ALLEGED WORKPLACE SAFETY & HEALTH VIOLATIONS
  • August 27 [National News Release] - 2001 - 08/27/2001 - CHAO: PUT VOLUNTARY PROTECTION PROGRAM INTO LAW -- Reducing Injuries, Protecting Employees Is The Goal
  • August 27 [Region 1 News Release] - 2001 - 08/27/2001 - OSHA ALLEGES CONTRACTOR DID NOT PROVIDE CAVE-IN PROTECTION FOR WORKERS IN LONDONDERRY, N. H., EXCAVATIONS
  • August 24 [Region 4 News Release] - 2001 - 08/24/2001 - OSHA CITES CONSTRUCTION COMPANY FOLLOWING INSPECTION OF EXCAVATION SITE; PROPOSES PENALTIES TOTALING $78,400
  • August 23 [Region 2 News Release] - 2001 - 08/23/2001 - FEDERAL AND STATE LABOR DEPARTMENTS TO HOLD SMALL BUSINESS WORKSHOP IN BRONX, NY
  • August 23 [Region 2 News Release] - 2001 - 08/23/2001 - JERSEY CITY FIRM CITED BY OSHA FOR SAFETY AND HEALTH VIOLATIONS; $102,000 IN PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • August 14 [Comunicado de Prensa] - 2001 - 08/14/2001 - Muertes En El Trabajo Disminuyen -- Chao Promueve Programas para Mejorar la Seguridad en el Trabajo
  • August 14 [Region 2 News Release] - 2001 - 08/14/2001 - SYRACUSE, NEW YORK FURNITURE RETAILER CITED BY OSHA FOR LOCKED EXITS AND OTHER SERIOUS SAFETY VIOLATIONS
  • August 14 [National News Release] - 2001 - 08/14/2001 - WORK-RELATED FATALITIES DECLINE -- Chao Promotes Outreach to Improve Safety in the Workplace
  • August 13 [Region 8 News Release] - 2001 - 08/13/2001 - OSHA FINES OWENS CORNING IN DENVER $130,000 FOLLOWING ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION
  • August 10 [Region 3 News Release] - 2001 - 08/10/2001 - OSHA CITES MT. JEWETT COMPANY AFTER FATAL EXPLOSION
  • August 08 [Region 6 News Release] - 2001 - 08/08/2001 - FRITO-LAY INC. IN LUBBOCK, TEXAS, HAS AGREED TO PAY $57,000 IN FINES AND ABATE VIOLATIONS FOUND DURING THE INVESTIGATION OF A FATALITY
  • August 08 [Region 6 News Release] - 2001 - 08/08/2001 - OSHA CITES SHEFFIELD STEEL CORP. IN SAND SPRINGS, OKLA., FOR ALLEGED SAFETY AND HEALTH VIOLATIONS WITH PENALTIES TOTALING $63,125
  • August 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2001 - 08/07/2001 - OSHA CITES FOUR CONTRACTORS AT SECAUCUS, N.J. CONSTRUCTION SITE, ALLEGING WILLFUL AND SERIOUS VIOLATIONS WITH $102,700 IN PENALTIES
  • August 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2001 - 08/07/2001 - OSHA CITES NEW JERSEY COMPANIES FOR SAFETY VIOLATIONS FOLLOWING INVESTIGATION OF AMPUTATION
  • August 06 [National News Release] - 2001 - 08/06/2001 - Henshaw Confirmed as Assistant Secretary of Labor for OSHA -- St. Louis Resident Receives Senate Approval
  • August 03 [Trade News Release] - 2001 - 08/03/2001 - OSHA LISTS WORKPLACES WITH HIGHEST INJURY/ILLNESS RATES - 1,000 Sites Targeted for Inspection
  • August 02 [Trade News Release] - 2001 - 08/02/2001 - OSHA ANNOUNCES PROGRAM TO SAFEGUARD WORKERS INVOLVED IN SHIPBREAKING OPERATIONS
  • August 02 [Region 4 News Release] - 2001 - 08/02/2001 - OSHA CITES ALABAMA ROOFING CONTRACTOR AND PROPOSES PENALTIES TOTALING $112,700 FOLLOWING INVESTIGATION OF FATAL ACCIDENT
  • August 02 [Region 4 News Release] - 2001 - 08/02/2001 - OSHA CITES FLORIDA ELECTRICAL COMPANY FOLLOWING INVESTIGATION OF FATAL ACCIDENT AT PLANT CITY, FLA. LOCATION
  • August 02 [Region 3 News Release] - 2001 - 08/02/2001 - OSHA PROPOSES $113,000 PENALTY AGAINST MOSCOW, PA COMPANY FOLLOWING DEATH OF WORKER
  • August 01 [Region 2 News Release] - 2001 - 08/01/2001 - ELMONT, NEW YORK, STUCCO CONTRACTOR CITED BY OSHA FOR ALLEGED REPEAT SAFETY VIOLATIONS; $200,000 IN PENALTIES PROPOSED
  • August 01 [Region 6 News Release] - 2001 - 08/01/2001 - ORANGE SHIPBUILDING IN ORANGE, TEXAS, HAS AGREED TO PAY $149,850 IN FINES AND ABATE VIOLATIONS FOUND DURING AN OSHA INSPECTION