OSHA News Releases - August 2002 (Archived)
August 2, 2002 to August 30, 2002

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  • August 30 [Trade News Release] - 2002 - 08/30/2002 - OSHA, INDEPENDENT ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS FORM ALLIANCE
  • August 29 [Trade News Release] - 2002 - 08/29/2002 - OSHA INVITES COMMENTS ON FIRST SET OF ERGONOMICS GUIDELINES
  • August 28 [Region 3 News Release] - 2002 - 08/28/2002 - Deficiencies in Safety Process Management Bring Frankford Plant OSHA Citations and More Than $128,000 In Penalties
  • August 28 [Region 3 News Release] - 2002 - 08/28/2002 - OSHA Honors Sayre, Pa. Hospital For Safety and Health Success
  • August 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2002 - 08/28/2002 - OSHA Signs Partnership To Promote Safe and Healthful Rehabilitation Facilities in Illinois
  • August 27 [National News Release] - 2002 - 08/27/2002 - OSHA ANNOUNCES RESTRUCTURING PLAN -- Features include increased outreach, new office for small business
  • August 21 [Region 4 News Release] - 2002 - 08/21/2002 - OSHA Fines Georgia Contractors Nearly $61,000 Following Fatal Accident At Florida Worksite
  • August 21 [Trade News Release] - 2002 - 08/21/2002 - OSHA SEEKING INFORMATION TO ADDRESS HEALTH EFFECTS OF OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE TO HEXAVALENT CHROMIUM
  • August 20 [Region 3 News Release] - 2002 - 08/20/2002 - Failure to Protect Employees From Machine Hazards Brings Patterson, NJ Company OSHA Citations And More Than $130,000 In Penalties
  • August 20 [Region 2 News Release] - 2002 - 08/20/2002 - Serious and Repeat Safety and Health Violations at Rochester Food Processor Lead to $78,500 in Proposed OSHA Fines
  • August 20 [Region 4 News Release] - 2002 - 08/20/2002 - Worker's Death Brings $47,000 in Proposed OSHA Penalties for Pompano Beach Wire Manufacturer
  • August 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2002 - 08/16/2002 - OSHA Training Will Help Employers Identify Accident Trends In The Workplace
  • August 15 [Region 6 News Release] - 2002 - 08/15/2002 - Louisiana Chemical Company Fails to Implement Hazardous Chemicals Standards - Shell Chemical, LP Will Pay $135,900 Fine
  • August 13 [Region 3 News Release] - 2002 - 08/13/2002 - OSHA Recognizes International Paper For Safety And Health Success By Giving Highest Honor
  • August 12 [Region 8 News Release] - 2002 - 08/12/2002 - Chaffee Lynchburg Farmer's Elevator in North Dakota issued proposed penalties of $115,450 for safety and health violations
  • August 12 [Trade News Release] - 2002 - 08/12/2002 - OSHA, AMERICAN TEXTILE MANUFACTURERS INSTITUTE FORM ALLIANCE
  • August 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2002 - 08/09/2002 - Encinal, Texas, Firm's Failure to Guard Machines Brings OSHA Citations and Penalties Totaling $86,100
  • August 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2002 - 08/09/2002 - Exposing Employees to Falls and Various Safety Hazards Brings $153,500 in Fines to Lancaster, Texas, Firm
  • August 09 [Trade News Release] - 2002 - 08/09/2002 - OSHA PROPOSES $288,000 IN PENALTIES AGAINST WEST VIRGINIA COMPANY FOLLOWING COMPREHENSIVE INSPECTION
  • August 08 [Region 3 News Release] - 2002 - 08/08/2002 - Polk, Pa. Company Fails to Protect Workers From Electrical Hazards; Faces More Than $136,000 In Proposed Penalties After Worker Fatality
  • August 07 [Trade News Release] - 2002 - 08/07/2002 - OSHA REOPENS GLYCOL ETHERS RULEMAKING RECORD
  • August 06 [Region 2 News Release] - 2002 - 08/06/2002 - OSHA ANNOUNCES FIRST PARTNERSHIP IN THE MARITIME INDUSTRY
  • August 06 [Trade News Release] - 2002 - 08/06/2002 - OSHA Reaffirms Agreement with National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO)
  • August 05 [Region 1 News Release] - 2002 - 08/05/2002 - Free OSHA Training for Massachusetts Nursing/Personal Care Facilities in Newton on Sept. 5
  • August 05 [Trade News Release] - 2002 - 08/05/2002 - OSHA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SHOOTING RANGES, SPORTING ARMS & AMMUNITION MANUFACTURERS FORM ALLIANCE
  • August 02 [Region 8 News Release] - 2002 - 08/02/2002 - Hunter Douglas In Broomfield Recognized by OSHA For Excellence in Occupational Safety and Health
  • August 02 [Trade News Release] - 2002 - 08/02/2002 - OSHA ACCEPTING COMMENTS ON HEARING CONSERVATION PROGRAM FOR CONSTRUCTION WORKERS
  • August 02 [Region 1 News Release] - 2002 - 08/02/2002 - OSHA to Hold Free Training for Southwestern Connecticut Nursing/Personal Care Facilities in Bridgeport on Aug. 26