OSHA News Releases - January 2008 (Archived)
January 2, 2008 to January 31, 2008

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  • January 31 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 01/31/2008 - U.S. Postal Service's Cape Cod processing center steps up to become 'star' in elite workplace safety and health program
  • January 30 [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 01/30/2008 - OSHA Seeking Nominations for National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
  • January 29 [Region 4 News Release] - 2008 - 01/29/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Gainesville, Ga.-based general contractor following fatality at Ellijay, Ga., construction jobsite
  • January 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2008 - 01/29/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA to offer free trench and excavation safety seminar in Carterville, Ill.
  • January 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2008 - 01/29/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA to offer free trench and excavation safety seminar in Champaign, Ill.
  • January 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2008 - 01/29/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA to offer free trench and excavation safety seminar in Fairview Heights, Ill.
  • January 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2008 - 01/29/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA to offer free trench and excavation safety seminar in Godfrey, Ill.
  • January 29 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 01/29/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA joins with Apple Health Care Inc. to enhance safeguards for employees at 24 care facilities in Connecticut and Rhode Island
  • January 28 [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 01/28/2008 - OSHA Upgrades its Small Business Assistance Website
  • January 28 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 01/28/2008 - Pembroke, N.H., contractor faces $76,500 in fines from U.S. Labor Department's OSHA for cave-in hazard at Hillsborough, N.H., jobsite
  • January 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2008 - 01/28/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA to offer free trench and excavation safety seminar in Springfield, Ill.
  • January 25 [Region 4 News Release] - 2008 - 01/25/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Fairburn, Ga., utility contractor for two repeat safety violations at Cumming, Ga., jobsite
  • January 24 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 01/24/2008 - Syracuse, N.Y., concrete products manufacturer faces $76,500 in U.S. Labor Department OSHA fines for repeat and serious hazards
  • January 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2008 - 01/24/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA to offer free trench and excavation safety seminar in Effingham, Ill.
  • January 24 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 01/24/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes $192,000 in fines against Attleboro, Mass., manufacturer for 29 safety and health violations
  • January 23 [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 01/23/2008 - OSHA Announces New Alliance with Process Safety Group
  • January 23 [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 01/23/2008 - OSHA Extends the Comment Period for the Confined Spaces in Construction NPRM
  • January 23 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 01/23/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes nearly $43,000 in fines against Stratford, Conn., manufacturer following chemical spill and injury
  • January 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2008 - 01/22/2008 - BlueLinx Corp. in Harlingen, Texas, achieves U.S. Labor Department's OSHA recognition for safety and health excellence
  • January 22 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 01/22/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA forms safety and health partnership for GE X-ray manufacturing facility project at RPI Tech Park
  • January 22 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 01/22/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes $173,000 in fines against West Haven, Conn., roofing contractor for fall hazards at Farmington, Conn., worksite
  • January 17 [Region 7 News Release] - 2008 - 01/17/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA announces alliance with International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers
  • January 17 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 01/17/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes nearly $200,000 in fines to Massachusetts and New York contractors at Boston's Commonwealth Pier
  • January 16 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 01/16/2008 - Rowley, Mass., post office earns prestigious workplace safety and health 'star' from U.S. Labor Department's OSHA
  • January 15 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 01/15/2008 - Orange, Conn., contractor faces nearly $75,000 in fines from U.S. Labor Departments OSHA for cave-in, other hazards at New Haven, Conn., jobsite
  • January 15 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 01/15/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA forges partnership to enhance safety and health protection for employees during Hollywood Slots construction
  • January 14 [Region 4 News Release] - 2008 - 01/14/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Goodyear's Social Circle, Ga., plant for five safety violations and $52,000 in proposed penalties
  • January 11 [Region 3 News Release] - 2008 - 01/11/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Lancaster General Hospital for workplace safety and health success
  • January 11 [Region 8 News Release] - 2008 - 01/11/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Larson Manufacturing in Brookings, S.D., for excellence in occupational safety and health
  • January 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2008 - 01/11/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA renews safety and health alliance with Wisconsin Ready Mix Concrete Association
  • January 10 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 01/10/2008 - Wheelabrator's Bridgeport, Conn., waste-to-energy plant continues as workplace safety and health 'star'
  • January 10 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 01/10/2008 - Wheelabrator's Millbury, Mass., waste-to-energy plant continues as workplace safety and health 'star'
  • January 09 [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 01/09/2008 - OSHA Offers Tips to Protect Employees During Cold Weather
  • January 09 [Region 8 News Release] - 2008 - 01/09/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Denver concrete contractor following accident injuring 13 employees
  • January 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2008 - 01/09/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Round Rock, Texas-based TECO-Westinghouse Motor Co. for multiple safety violations following fatality
  • January 09 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 01/09/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA forges safety and health partnership to protect employees during Williams College construction project
  • January 09 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 01/09/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes $84,200 in fines against Corbett Creek Farm of Marlborough, N.H.
  • January 08 [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 01/08/2008 - OSHA Extends Comment Period for Lookback Review of Methylene Chloride Standard
  • January 08 [Region 3 News Release] - 2008 - 01/08/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA establishes safety and health alliance with American Red Cross Wyoming Valley Chapter
  • January 08 [Region 3 News Release] - 2008 - 01/08/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA launches safety and health alliance with Northampton Community College
  • January 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2008 - 01/07/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $41,000 in penalties against Madison, Ga., manufacturer for 8 safety violations
  • January 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2008 - 01/07/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA forges safety and health partnership for employees renovating Kirner-Johnson building at Hamilton College
  • January 05 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 01/05/2008 - New partnership to provide training to contractors and enhance employee safety and health during reconstruction of Ocean House Hotel in Watch Hill, R.I.
  • January 03 [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 01/03/2008 - OSHA and Altec Industries Inc. Renew Alliance
  • January 02 [Region 4 News Release] - 2008 - 01/02/2008 - Fitzgerald, Ga., manufacturer facing over $71,000 in penalties after inspection by U.S. Department of Labors OSHA