OSHA News Releases - October 2007 (Archived)
October 1, 2007 to October 31, 2007

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  • October 31 [Trade News Release] - 2007 - 10/31/2007 - OSHA Announces Two New Modules for its "Ergonomic Solutions for Electrical Contractors" e-Tool
  • October 31 [Region 4 News Release] - 2007 - 10/31/2007 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $196,000 fine against Cintas Corp.'s Mobile, Ala., facility for 15 safety violations
  • October 30 [Region 1 News Release] - 2007 - 10/30/2007 - L.L. Bean's Brunswick, Maine, manufacturing plant accepted into Voluntary Protection Programs of U.S. Labor Department's OSHA
  • October 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2007 - 10/30/2007 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA forms safety and health alliance with Ohio agencies to protect temporary employees
  • October 30 [Region 2 News Release] - 2007 - 10/30/2007 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA joins with contractors, labor and New York state to protect employees building new federal courthouse in Buffalo
  • October 29 [Trade News Release] - 2007 - 10/29/2007 - OSHA Renews Alliance with the Club Managers Association of America
  • October 26 [Region 6 News Release] - 2007 - 10/26/2007 - Kiewit Offshore Services in Ingleside, Texas, achieves U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognition for excellence in safety and health management
  • October 26 [Region 2 News Release] - 2007 - 10/26/2007 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA forms partnership to protect employees building New York Jets' new facility
  • October 26 [Region 1 News Release] - 2007 - 10/26/2007 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Safety Council of Western New England
  • October 25 [Region 6 News Release] - 2007 - 10/25/2007 - GE Engine Services in McAllen, Texas, achieves U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognition for safety and health management
  • October 23 [Region 8 News Release] - 2007 - 10/23/2007 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Firestone Building Products in Aurora, Colo., for excellence in occupational safety and health
  • October 19 [Trade News Release] - 2007 - 10/19/2007 - OSHA Issues New Combustible Dust Instruction
  • October 18 [National News Release] - 2007 - 10/18/2007 - OSHA participates in 2007 TOPOFF 4 exercise
  • October 17 [Region 2 News Release] - 2007 - 10/17/2007 - Brooklyn, N.Y., contractor cited by U.S. Labor Departments OSHA following Dyker Heights trench collapse that killed employee
  • October 17 [Region 1 News Release] - 2007 - 10/17/2007 - Halifax, Mass., contractor faces $57,000 in U.S. Labor Department OSHA fines for cave-in hazard at Braintree, Mass., jobsite
  • October 17 [Region 5 News Release] - 2007 - 10/17/2007 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Fru-Con Construction after fatality at Maumee River Bridge project
  • October 16 [OSHA Statement] - 2007 - 10/16/2007 - Statement by U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine L. Chao On 2006 Workplace Injury and Illness Rates
  • October 15 [Region 10 News Release] - 2007 - 10/15/2007 - ConocoPhillips' Tyonek Platform and Peak Oilfield Service Co.'s Nikiski Field Office earn U.S. Labor Department's OSHA star' for workplace safety and health
  • October 15 [Trade News Release] - 2007 - 10/15/2007 - OSHA Renews Alliance with the National Safety Council
  • October 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2007 - 10/15/2007 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA forms safety and health alliance with Wisconsin home builders to protect construction industry employees
  • October 15 [Region 4 News Release] - 2007 - 10/15/2007 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $48,000 in penalties against Anniston, Ala.-based residential masonry contractor
  • October 12 [OSHA News Brief] - 2007 - 10/12/2007 - OSHA Renews Alliance with the National Shipbuilding Research Program
  • October 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2007 - 10/12/2007 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $128,000 in penalties against Clearwater, Fla., manufacturer of customized vehicles
  • October 11 [Region 7 News Release] - 2007 - 10/11/2007 - U.S. Department of Labors OSHA cites Mid-South Steel Products Inc. of Cape Girardeau, Mo., $148,500 for safety and health violations
  • October 09 [Region 2 News Release] - 2007 - 10/09/2007 - U.S. Labor Department awards $10.1 million for safety and health training grants
  • October 09 [Region 2 News Release] - 2007 - 10/09/2007 - U.S. Labor Department awards $10.1 million for safety and health training grants
  • October 09 [Region 2 News Release] - 2007 - 10/09/2007 - U.S. Labor Department awards $10.1 million for safety and health training grants
  • October 09 [Region 10 News Release] - 2007 - 10/09/2007 - U.S. Postal Services Mercer Island, Wash., post office earns star for workplace safety and health from U.S. Labor Departments OSHA
  • October 05 [Region 1 News Release] - 2007 - 10/05/2007 - U.S. Labor Department awards $10.1 million for safety and health training grants
  • October 05 [Region 8 News Release] - 2007 - 10/05/2007 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA recognizes Missouri Slope Lutheran Care Center in Bismarck, N.D., for excellence in occupational safety and health
  • October 04 [Region 3 News Release] - 2007 - 10/04/2007 - La OSHA del Departamento de trabajo de los Estados Unidos y el Instituto Estadounidense de Hongos (American Mushroom Institute) se unen para proteger la seguridad de los empleados que trabajan con hongos
  • October 04 [Region 4 News Release] - 2007 - 10/04/2007 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA announces Southeast 'Swept Up in Safety Weeks' to occur over next 12 months
  • October 04 [Region 2 News Release] - 2007 - 10/04/2007 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA fines Frankfort, N.Y., food plant for safety violations, including two alleged repeat violations of agency standards
  • October 04 [Region 1 News Release] - 2007 - 10/04/2007 - U.S. Labor Department awards $10.1 million for safety and health training grants
  • October 04 [Region 2 News Release] - 2007 - 10/04/2007 - U.S. Labor Department awards $10.1 million for safety and health training grants, including $432,127 to University of Puerto Rico
  • October 03 [Trade News Release] - 2007 - 10/03/2007 - OSHA Announces New Alliance with the Association of Equipment Manufacturers
  • October 03 [Region 7 News Release] - 2007 - 10/03/2007 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Utility Contractors Inc. in Wichita, Kan., for safety and health excellence
  • October 03 [Region 10 News Release] - 2007 - 10/03/2007 - U.S. Labor Department awards $10.1 million for safety and health training grants
  • October 03 [Region 6 News Release] - 2007 - 10/03/2007 - U.S. Labor Department awards Construction Safety and Health Inc. in Austin $167,262 safety and health training grant
  • October 03 [Region 6 News Release] - 2007 - 10/03/2007 - U.S. Labor Department awards Texas Engineering Extension Service in College Station $458,798 safety and health training grant
  • October 03 [Region 6 News Release] - 2007 - 10/03/2007 - U.S. Labor Department awards U.S. Hispanic Contractors Association Inc. in Austin $175,000 safety and health training grant
  • October 03 [Region 6 News Release] - 2007 - 10/03/2007 - U.S. Labor Department awards the University of Texas at Arlington $145,131 safety and health training grant
  • October 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2007 - 10/02/2007 - U.S. Labor Department awards $10.1 million for safety and health training grants
  • October 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2007 - 10/02/2007 - U.S. Labor Department awards $10.1 million for safety and health training grants
  • October 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2007 - 10/02/2007 - U.S. Labor Department awards $10.1 million for safety and health training grants
  • October 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2007 - 10/02/2007 - U.S. Labor Department awards $10.1 million for safety and health training grants
  • October 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2007 - 10/02/2007 - U.S. Labor Department awards $10.1 million for safety and health training grants
  • October 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2007 - 10/02/2007 - U.S. Labor Department awards $10.1 million for safety and health training grants
  • October 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2007 - 10/02/2007 - U.S. Labor Department awards $10.1 million for safety and health training grants
  • October 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2007 - 10/02/2007 - U.S. Labor Department awards $10.1 million for safety and health training grants
  • October 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2007 - 10/02/2007 - U.S. Labor Department awards $10.1 million for safety and health training grants
  • October 01 [Region 8 News Release] - 2007 - 10/01/2007 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA and North Dakota Association of Rural Electric Cooperatives form alliance to reduce workplace accidents and illnesses
  • October 01 [Region 4 News Release] - 2007 - 10/01/2007 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA reaches out to Hispanic employees and families at Feria Familiar de Salud y Seguridad in Orlando, Fla.
  • October 01 [Region 4 News Release] - 2007 - 10/01/2007 - U.S. Labor Department awards $10.1 million for safety and health training grants
  • October 01 [Region 4 News Release] - 2007 - 10/01/2007 - U.S. Labor Department awards $10.1 million for safety and health training grants
  • October 01 [Region 4 News Release] - 2007 - 10/01/2007 - U.S. Labor Department awards $10.1 million for safety and health training grants
  • October 01 [Region 4 News Release] - 2007 - 10/01/2007 - U.S. Labor Department awards $10.1 million for safety and health training grants
  • October 01 [Region 4 News Release] - 2007 - 10/01/2007 - U.S. Labor Department awards $10.1 million for safety and health training grants
  • October 01 [Region 4 News Release] - 2007 - 10/01/2007 - U.S. Labor Department awards $10.1 million for safety and health training grants
  • October 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2007 - 10/01/2007 - U.S. Labor Department awards $10.1 million for safety and health training grants
  • October 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2007 - 10/01/2007 - U.S. Labor Department awards $10.1 million for safety and health training grants
  • October 01 [Region 4 News Release] - 2007 - 10/01/2007 - U.S. Labor Department awards $10.1 million for safety and health training grants
  • October 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2007 - 10/01/2007 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA announces workplace safety violations against Abbyland Foods Inc.
  • October 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2007 - 10/01/2007 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA announces workplace safety violations against R&R Metalcraft Inc.
  • October 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2007 - 10/01/2007 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites AJC Restoration Inc. for workplace safety and health violations
  • October 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2007 - 10/01/2007 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Chicago construction company in carbon monoxide poisoning incident