OSHA News Releases - December 2007 (Archived)
December 3, 2007 to December 31, 2007

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  • December 31 [Trade News Release] - 2007 - 12/31/2007 - OSHA Announces New OTI Education Centers
  • December 31 [Region 6 News Release] - 2007 - 12/31/2007 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA fines two construction contractors combined $324,000 following asbestos exposure inspection
  • December 28 [National News Release] - 2007 - 12/28/2007 - OSHA records another successful enforcement year in FY 2007
  • December 28 [Region 4 News Release] - 2007 - 12/28/2007 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Comfort, Texas, tower erection and maintenance company following fatality at Pinola, Miss., job site
  • December 27 [Trade News Release] - 2007 - 12/27/2007 - OSHA and SkillsUSA Renew Alliance
  • December 27 [Region 3 News Release] - 2007 - 12/27/2007 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites contractors for workplace hazards on Lowes home improvement center construction site
  • December 26 [Trade News Release] - 2007 - 12/26/2007 - OSHA Publishes Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for New Respirator Fit-Testing Protocol
  • December 21 [Trade News Release] - 2007 - 12/21/2007 - OSHA recognized for extraordinary service to small businesses
  • December 20 [Region 5 News Release] - 2007 - 12/20/2007 - Marathon Petroleum Co. LLC takes corrective action after U.S. Labor Department's OSHA conducts safety inspection
  • December 20 [Trade News Release] - 2007 - 12/20/2007 - OSHA Publishes Proposal on Shipyard Employment
  • December 19 [Region 1 News Release] - 2007 - 12/19/2007 - Cave-in hazard in Boston's Back Bay leads to U.S. Labor Department OSHA citations for Walpole, Mass., contractor
  • December 19 [Region 3 News Release] - 2007 - 12/19/2007 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA forms statewide partnership with New Jersey contractors and construction trade organizations to protect employees
  • December 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2007 - 12/19/2007 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes almost $60,000 in penalties against Jacksonville, Fla., meat processor
  • December 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2007 - 12/19/2007 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA signs alliance with Habitat for Humanity-Greater Columbus to keep builders safe
  • December 19 [Region 7 News Release] - 2007 - 12/19/2007 - U.S. Department of Labors OSHA cites Crossroads Cooperative Association in Sidney, Neb., following engulfment fatality
  • December 19 [Region 7 News Release] - 2007 - 12/19/2007 - U.S. Department of Labors OSHA cites Frontier El Dorado Refining Co. for safety and health violations
  • December 19 [Region 1 News Release] - 2007 - 12/19/2007 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $100,000 in fines against Fall River, Mass., contractor for fall hazards at Newport, R.I., worksite
  • December 18 [Region 3 News Release] - 2007 - 12/18/2007 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Akrion Inc. for workplace safety and health success
  • December 18 [Region 2 News Release] - 2007 - 12/18/2007 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA forges safety and health partnership to protect employees constructing Niagara Falls Public Safety Complex
  • December 17 [Trade News Release] - 2007 - 12/17/2007 - Secretary of Labor announces new membership of OSHA's advisory committee on construction safety and health
  • December 17 [Region 7 News Release] - 2007 - 12/17/2007 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Midlands Contracting Inc. for excavation hazards following fatality at excavation worksite
  • December 17 [Region 7 News Release] - 2007 - 12/17/2007 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA forms partnership with contractors rebuilding Taum Sauk Upper Reservoir Dam in Missouri
  • December 14 [Trade News Release] - 2007 - 12/14/2007 - OSHA Issues Direct Final Rule to Update its Standards Based on National Consensus Standards
  • December 14 [Region 2 News Release] - 2007 - 12/14/2007 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA forges safety and health partnership to protect Cianbro/Destiny USA Carousel Mall Project employees
  • December 14 [Region 2 News Release] - 2007 - 12/14/2007 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA launches partnership to protect employees at Johnson & Johnson project
  • December 13 [Region 6 News Release] - 2007 - 12/13/2007 - Koch Pipeline Co. in Corpus Christi, Texas, achieves U.S. Labor Department's OSHA recognition for safety and health excellence
  • December 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2007 - 12/13/2007 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA forms partnership with White-Spunner Construction, Alabama Chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America and University of Alabama
  • December 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2007 - 12/13/2007 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA announces workplace safety violations against Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel Corp. in Steubenville, Ohio
  • December 13 [Region 2 News Release] - 2007 - 12/13/2007 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA, Vivot Construction Corp. and UVICELL join to enhance safety and health for employees on Frenchman's Cove project
  • December 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 2007 - 12/12/2007 - Northrop Grumman Ship Systems in Tallulah, La., achieves U.S. Labor Department's OSHA recognition for safety and health excellence
  • December 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2007 - 12/12/2007 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites four St. Louis Bay Bridge contractors following fatal collapse of concrete formwork
  • December 12 [Region 3 News Release] - 2007 - 12/12/2007 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA forms partnership to protect construction employees at Jersey Shore University Medical Center
  • December 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2007 - 12/12/2007 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $55,000 in penalties against Mississippi cookie manufacturer following fatality
  • December 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2007 - 12/12/2007 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA safety and health inspection of Zephyrhills, Fla., factory leads to more than $139,000 in proposed penalties
  • December 12 [Region 2 News Release] - 2007 - 12/12/2007 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA and National Park Service forge innovative safety and health partnership for Coral Reef National Monument
  • December 11 [Trade News Release] - 2007 - 12/11/2007 - New Cleaning Industry Topics Page Provides Important Safety and Health Resources
  • December 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2007 - 12/11/2007 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA forms safety and health alliance with central Ohio homebuilders to protect thousands in construction industry
  • December 11 [Region 6 News Release] - 2007 - 12/11/2007 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA fines Green Bay Packaging plant in Morrilton, Ark., $132,000 for alleged safety violations
  • December 11 [Region 2 News Release] - 2007 - 12/11/2007 - Watertown, N.Y., laundry faces $163,200 in U.S. Labor Department OSHA fines for uncorrected and other health and safety hazards
  • December 10 [Region 7 News Release] - 2007 - 12/10/2007 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Clean Harbors Environmental Services Inc. for safety and health excellence
  • December 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2007 - 12/10/2007 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes General Electric Aviation Customer Training Services for workplace safety and health success
  • December 07 [Region 5 News Release] - 2007 - 12/07/2007 - STERIS Corp. achieves U.S. Labor Department's OSHA 'star' recognition for excellence in safety and health
  • December 07 [Region 5 News Release] - 2007 - 12/07/2007 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Clean Harbors Spring Grove Resources Recovery in Cincinnati for workplace safety and health success
  • December 07 [Region 5 News Release] - 2007 - 12/07/2007 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. for workplace safety and health success
  • December 06 [Region 1 News Release] - 2007 - 12/06/2007 - General Electric's corporate headquarters earns prestigious workplace safety and health 'star' from U.S. Labor Department's OSHA
  • December 05 [Region 2 News Release] - 2007 - 12/05/2007 - Bronx, N.Y., manufacturer faces $382,500 in U.S. Labor Department OSHA fines for uncorrected and other safety and health hazards
  • December 05 [Region 2 News Release] - 2007 - 12/05/2007 - Fabricante del Bronx, N.Y., enfrenta multas de la OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los EE.UU. por $382,500 por la falta de corregir violaciones previas y otros riesgos de seguridad y la salud
  • December 05 [Trade News Release] - 2007 - 12/05/2007 - OSHA Renews Alliance with Abbott
  • December 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2007 - 12/05/2007 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA introduces outreach training program focused on safety and health issues for maritime industry
  • December 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2007 - 12/05/2007 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA announces workplace safety violations against Fields Excavating Inc.
  • December 04 [Region 2 News Release] - 2007 - 12/04/2007 - Rochester, N.Y., contractor faces nearly $100,000 in U.S. Labor Department OSHA fines for asbestos hazards at Old Genesee Hospital
  • December 04 [Region 4 News Release] - 2007 - 12/04/2007 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA identifies 21 workplace safety violations at Tubular Products' Birmingham, Ala., plant
  • December 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2007 - 12/04/2007 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Frito-Lay Inc. for excellence in workplace safety and health
  • December 03 [Trade News Release] - 2007 - 12/03/2007 - OSHA Continues Alliance with Precision Metalforming Association
  • December 03 [Trade News Release] - 2007 - 12/03/2007 - OSHA and Integrated Waste Services Association Renew Alliance
  • December 03 [Region 6 News Release] - 2007 - 12/03/2007 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA fines two New Mexico construction contractors following asbestos exposure inspection
  • December 03 [Region 4 News Release] - 2007 - 12/03/2007 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $113,000 in penalties following inspection of Gurley, Ala., tungsten carbide plant