OSHA News Releases - September 2003 (Archived)
September 4, 2003 to September 30, 2003

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  • September 30 [Region 4 News Release] - 2003 - 09/30/2003 - OSHA, Union, Contractors Form Alliance to Reduce Worker Exposure to Electrical Hazards
  • September 29 [Trade News Release] - 2003 - 09/29/2003 - MACOSH PUBLIC MEETING SET FOR OCT. 15-16 IN WASHINGTON, DC
  • September 26 [Trade News Release] - 2003 - 09/26/2003 - Board of Certified Safety Professionals Aligns with OSHA
  • September 26 [Trade News Release] - 2003 - 09/26/2003 - Stakeholder Meeting on Draft Ergonomics Guidelines for Retail Grocery Stores Rescheduled for Oct. 2
  • September 25 [National News Release] - 2003 - 09/25/2003 - OSHA Cites Ohio Excavating Firm for Exposing Workers to Trench Hazards, Proposes Penalties of More than $500,000
  • September 25 [Region 1 News Release] - 2003 - 09/25/2003 - Worker's Death at Holbrook, Mass., Manufacturer Leads to $63,000 in Fines for Crushing, Noise, Silica, Other Workplace Safety and Health Hazards
  • September 23 [Region 2 News Release] - 2003 - 09/23/2003 - Lack of Fall Protection, Other Hazards, at Brooklyn Condominium Construction Project Leads to Over $69,000 in Fines for Six Contractors
  • September 23 [National News Release] - 2003 - 09/23/2003 - OSHA Issues Alert On The Dangers Associated With The Clean Up And Recovery From Hurricane Isabel
  • September 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2003 - 09/22/2003 - Durham's Occupational Safety and Health Project Awarded More Than $540,000; U.S. Labor Department Awards More than $11 Million in Grants for Safety and Health Training Programs
  • September 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2003 - 09/22/2003 - Gadsden State Community College Awarded More Than $260,000; U.S. Labor Department Awards More than $11 Million in Grants for Safety and Health Training Programs
  • September 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2003 - 09/22/2003 - Georgia Tech Research Corporation Awarded More Than $159,000; U.S. Labor Department Awards More than $11 Million in Grants for Safety and Health Training Programs
  • September 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2003 - 09/22/2003 - Mobile's Associated Builders & Contractors Awarded More Than $79,000; U.S. Labor Department Awards More than $11 Million in Grants for Safety and Health Training Programs
  • September 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2003 - 09/22/2003 - Nashville Labor Union Awarded More Than $230,000; U.S. Labor Department Awards More than $11 Million in Grants for Safety and Health Training Programs
  • September 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2003 - 09/22/2003 - North Carolina State University Awarded More Than $200,000; North Carolina State University Awarded More Than $200,000
  • September 22 [National News Release] - 2003 - 09/22/2003 - U.S. Labor Department Awards More than $11 Million in Grants for Safety and Health Training Programs
  • September 22 [Region 3 News Release] - 2003 - 09/22/2003 - U.S. Labor Department Awards More than $11 Million in Grants for Safety and Health Training Programs; Associated General Contractors of America in Alexandria, Va. Receive $233,000
  • September 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2003 - 09/22/2003 - U.S. Labor Department Awards More than $11 Million in Grants for Safety and Health Training Programs; Auburn University Awarded More Than $150,000
  • September 22 [Region 3 News Release] - 2003 - 09/22/2003 - U.S. Labor Department Awards More than $11 Million in Grants for Safety and Health Training Programs; College of Southern Maryland in LaPlata Will Receive Almost $100,000
  • September 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2003 - 09/22/2003 - U.S. Labor Department Awards More than $11 Million in Grants for Safety and Health Training Programs; High Plains Technology Center #24, Woodland, Okla., Awarded $118,140
  • September 22 [Region 1 News Release] - 2003 - 09/22/2003 - U.S. Labor Department Awards More than $11 Million in Grants for Safety and Health Training Programs; Includes $105,626 to UMass. Lowell Research Foundation
  • September 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2003 - 09/22/2003 - U.S. Labor Department Awards More than $11 Million in Grants for Safety and Health Training Programs; Includes $124,856 to Retail, Wholesale & Dept. Store Union in NYC
  • September 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2003 - 09/22/2003 - U.S. Labor Department Awards More than $11 Million in Grants for Safety and Health Training Programs; Includes $166,565 to Arnot Ogden Medical Center in Elmira, N.Y.
  • September 22 [Region 1 News Release] - 2003 - 09/22/2003 - U.S. Labor Department Awards More than $11 Million in Grants for Safety and Health Training Programs; Includes $172,488 to Connecticut Business and Industry Association
  • September 22 [Region 1 News Release] - 2003 - 09/22/2003 - U.S. Labor Department Awards More than $11 Million in Grants for Safety and Health Training Programs; Includes $172,568 to Utility Workers Union in Braintree, Mass.
  • September 22 [Region 1 News Release] - 2003 - 09/22/2003 - U.S. Labor Department Awards More than $11 Million in Grants for Safety and Health Training Programs; Includes $182,955 to University of Maine in Orono
  • September 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2003 - 09/22/2003 - U.S. Labor Department Awards More than $11 Million in Grants for Safety and Health Training Programs; Includes $323,112 for two grants to Rochester Institute of Technology
  • September 22 [Region 1 News Release] - 2003 - 09/22/2003 - U.S. Labor Department Awards More than $11 Million in Grants for Safety and Health Training Programs; Includes $61,972 to Boston's Labor-Management Construction Safety Alliance
  • September 22 [Region 3 News Release] - 2003 - 09/22/2003 - U.S. Labor Department Awards More than $11 Million in Grants for Safety and Health Training Programs; NAHB Research Center in Upper Marlboro, Md. Will Receive Over $150,000
  • September 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2003 - 09/22/2003 - U.S. Labor Department Awards More than $11 Million in Grants for Safety and Health Training Programs; Regents of the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, awarded $194,310
  • September 22 [Region 3 News Release] - 2003 - 09/22/2003 - U.S. Labor Department Awards More than $11 Million in Grants for Safety and Health Training Programs; Rutgers University Will Receive Over $200,000
  • September 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2003 - 09/22/2003 - U.S. Labor Department Awards More than $11 Million in Grants for Safety and Health Training Programs; Texas Engineering Extension Service, College Station, awarded Two Grants
  • September 22 [Region 3 News Release] - 2003 - 09/22/2003 - U.S. Labor Department Awards More than $11 Million in Grants for Safety and Health Training Programs; Two Grantees at West Virginia University Receive Almost $300,000
  • September 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2003 - 09/22/2003 - U.S. Labor Department Awards More than $11 Million in Grants for Safety and Health Training Programs; University of Texas at San Antonio awarded $197,422
  • September 22 [Region 3 News Release] - 2003 - 09/22/2003 - U.S. Labor Department Awards More than $11 Million in Grants for Safety and Health Training Programs; York, Pa. Labor-Management Council Receives $55,000
  • September 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2003 - 09/22/2003 - University of Kentucky Research Foundation Awarded More Than $88,000; U.S. Labor Department Awards More than $11 Million in Grants for Safety and Health Training Programs
  • September 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2003 - 09/18/2003 - OSHA Fines Contractor for Trenching Violations at Wisconsin Job Site
  • September 18 [Region 6 News Release] - 2003 - 09/18/2003 - Trenching Hazards Bring $105,500 in Fines to Williams Brothers Contractors Co. Inc. of Houston, Texas
  • September 16 [Trade News Release] - 2003 - 09/16/2003 - CLUB MANAGERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA FORMS ALLIANCE WITH OSHA
  • September 16 [Region 2 News Release] - 2003 - 09/16/2003 - OSHA Small Business Outreach Seminars on Machine Guarding
  • September 16 [Region 8 News Release] - 2003 - 09/16/2003 - OSHA and North Dakota Grain Dealers Form Alliance
  • September 15 [Trade News Release] - 2003 - 09/15/2003 - OSHA PROPOSES TO ADD VERTICAL TANDEM LIFTING OF CONTAINERS TO LONGSHORING STANDARD
  • September 15 [Region 2 News Release] - 2003 - 09/15/2003 - OSHA Partners with Trump Riverside South Construction Project to Promote Worker Safety and Health
  • September 12 [Trade News Release] - 2003 - 09/12/2003 - Crane and Derrick Negotiated Rulemaking Committee to Meet in Washington, Oct. 1-3
  • September 12 [Trade News Release] - 2003 - 09/12/2003 - REVISED eTOOL FOR AIRLINE BAGGAGE HANDLING HELPS WORKERS AVOID INJURY
  • September 10 [Trade News Release] - 2003 - 09/10/2003 - NATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON ERGONOMICS TO MEET IN VIRGINIA SEPTEMBER 24
  • September 10 [Trade News Release] - 2003 - 09/10/2003 - OSHA Forms Alliance with Abbott Laboratories
  • September 09 [National News Release] - 2003 - 09/09/2003 - Assistant Labor Secretary John Henshaw Focuses On OSHA's Strategy For The Future For National Safety Congress
  • September 09 [Trade News Release] - 2003 - 09/09/2003 - International Safety Equipment Association Aligns with OSHA
  • September 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2003 - 09/09/2003 - OSHA Fines Allen Canning Co. $121,050 For Safety and Health Violations
  • September 09 [Region 2 News Release] - 2003 - 09/09/2003 - OSHA Joins Forces with Local Company and Community Group to Provide Safety and Health Training to Hispanic Workers in Westchester County
  • September 09 [Trade News Release] - 2003 - 09/09/2003 - OSHA TO EXTEND COMMENT PERIOD ON PROPOSED REVISIONS TO RESPIRATORY PROTECTION STANDARD
  • September 08 [Trade News Release] - 2003 - 09/08/2003 - New VPP Line Up Will Greatly Expand Program Benefits, OSHA Administrator Tells Participant Conference
  • September 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2003 - 09/05/2003 - Company Agrees to $103,500 Penalty for 24 Health, Safety Violations, OSHA Announces
  • September 05 [Region 2 News Release] - 2003 - 09/05/2003 - Numerous Safety Hazards Lead to $181,400 in OSHA Fines for Elmira, N.Y., Manufacturing Facility
  • September 04 [Region 4 News Release] - 2003 - 09/04/2003 - OSHA Cites Birmingham, Ala., Plant for Unsafe Work Practices That Led to Amputation Accident