OSHA News Releases - April 2002 (Archived)
April 1, 2002 to April 30, 2002

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  • April 30 [Trade News Release] - 2002 - 04/30/2002 - OSHA ANNOUNCES FORMATION OF NATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON ERGONOMICS
  • April 26 [Region 4 News Release] - 2002 - 04/26/2002 - Fatal Decatur, Ala., Crushing Accident Could Cost Alabama Company $43,000 in OSHA Fines
  • April 26 [Trade News Release] - 2002 - 04/26/2002 - OSHA Announces Plans to Improve Identification of Hispanic, Other Immigrant Worker Fatalities
  • April 26 [Comunicado de Prensa] - 2002 - 04/26/2002 - OSHA Anuncia Planes Para Mejorar Identificacisn de Fatalidades De Hispanos, Y Otros Inmigrantes - Meta Es Reducir Lesiones, Muertes Entre Trabajadores Que No Hablan Español
  • April 23 [Region 3 News Release] - 2002 - 04/23/2002 - OSHA And South Tidewater Association of Ship Repairers (STASR) Unite to Protect Workers In Hampton Roads, Va. Workers
  • April 23 [Trade News Release] - 2002 - 04/23/2002 - OSHA ISSUES HAZARD INFORMATION BULLETIN FOR EXPOSURE TO BERYLLIUM IN DENTAL LABS
  • April 18 [National News Release] - 2002 - 04/18/2002 - Labor Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces First Set Of Industry-Specific Ergonomics Guidelines
  • April 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2002 - 04/18/2002 - Mansfield, Ohio Firm's Failure to Protect Workers Against Unsafe Working Conditions Results in $176,250 in OSHA Penalties
  • April 17 [Trade News Release] - 2002 - 04/17/2002 - OSHA OFFERS INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL GUIDANCE To Help Business Travelers Avoid Health Risks
  • April 16 [Trade News Release] - 2002 - 04/16/2002 - OSHA ANNOUNCES TARGETED INSPECTION PLAN FOR 2002
  • April 15 [Trade News Release] - 2002 - 04/15/2002 - OSHA, RIMS SIGN ALLIANCE Agreement To Foster Safety and Health Outreach and Training
  • April 12 [Trade News Release] - 2002 - 04/12/2002 - INJURY AND ILLNESS RATE AT WORLD TRADE CENTER SITE NEARLY HALF NATIONAL AVERAGE FOR SIMILAR SITES
  • April 12 [Trade News Release] - 2002 - 04/12/2002 - OSHA AMENDS STANDARD FOR SIGNS, SIGNALS, AND BARRICADES
  • April 12 [Region 1 News Release] - 2002 - 04/12/2002 - OSHA TO HOLD FREE TRAINING ON AMPUTATION HAZARDS FOR CONNECTICUT EMPLOYERS IN BRANFORD ON MAY 2
  • April 11 [Region 4 News Release] - 2002 - 04/11/2002 - Fatal Trench Cave-In Brings Alabama Company $99,000 In OSHA Fines
  • April 11 [Region 3 News Release] - 2002 - 04/11/2002 - OSHA Recognizes York, Pa. Company For Safety And Health Success By Giving Highest Honor
  • April 11 [OSHA Statement] - 2002 - 04/11/2002 - OSHA Statements - Statement of Labor Secretary Elaine L. Chao On Loss of Workdays Due To Injury and Illness
  • April 11 [Region 4 News Release] - 2002 - 04/11/2002 - Safety Hazards Cited at Sidney Lanier Bridge; OSHA Proposes Penalties Totaling $122,000
  • April 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2002 - 04/10/2002 - Home Care Health and Safety Course for Safety Trainers
  • April 10 [Region 4 News Release] - 2002 - 04/10/2002 - OSHA Supports Campaign To Protect Highway Workers
  • April 10 [Region 4 News Release] - 2002 - 04/10/2002 - OSHA Supports Campaign To Protect Highway Workers
  • April 10 [Region 4 News Release] - 2002 - 04/10/2002 - Safety Hazards Endanger Employees at Lumberton, Miss. Plant; OSHA Proposes Penalties Totaling more than $87,000
  • April 09 [Trade News Release] - 2002 - 04/09/2002 - OSHA ANNOUNCES ERGONOMICS COORDINATORS Ten Regional Coordinators to Guide Enforcement, Outreach Efforts
  • April 09 [Region 3 News Release] - 2002 - 04/09/2002 - REPEAT SAFETY AND HEALTH VIOLATIONS CITED FOR SOUTH CHARLESTON, WVA COMPANY; FINES TOTAL MORE THAN $105,000
  • April 08 [National News Release] - 2002 - 04/08/2002 - Fatal Scaffolding Accident Brings $159,350 in Fines For Three New York Contractors
  • April 08 [Trade News Release] - 2002 - 04/08/2002 - OSHA REMOVES HOISTING RESTRICTIONS FOR COMMUNICATION TOWER WORKERS
  • April 05 [National News Release] - 2002 - 04/05/2002 - OSHA Announces Comprehensive Plan To Reduce Ergonomic Injuries
  • April 04 [Region 6 News Release] - 2002 - 04/04/2002 - Crown Central Petroleum in Pasadena, Texas, Agrees to Pay $101,500 in Penalties for Safety and Health Violations
  • April 04 [Trade News Release] - 2002 - 04/04/2002 - OSHA SUPPORTS "STAY ALERT" CAMPAIGN TO PROTECT HIGHWAY WORKERS
  • April 03 [Region 1 News Release] - 2002 - 04/03/2002 - New Haven Plastics Manufacturer Faces Over $33,000 In Penalties After Explosion And Fire
  • April 01 [Region 1 News Release] - 2002 - 04/01/2002 - OSHA Joins Bath Iron Works and Local Unions to Improve Workers Safety and Health