OSHA News Releases - March 2008 (Archived)
March 3, 2008 to March 31, 2008

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  • March 31 [Region 4 News Release] - 2008 - 03/31/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Howard Fertilizer & Chemical Co. for 23 safety violations with $236,000 in proposed penalties
  • March 31 [Region 4 News Release] - 2008 - 03/31/2008 - Warehouse and distribution center safety is the focus of alliance between U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA and Tampa Area Safety Council
  • March 28 [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 03/28/2008 - OSHA Implements RSS Feeds for its Communications Products
  • March 28 [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 03/28/2008 - OSHA renews its Alliance with the Society for Chemical Hazard Communication
  • March 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2008 - 03/28/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA renews safety alliance with Marble Institute of America
  • March 27 [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 03/27/2008 - OSHA forms new Alliance with Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association
  • March 27 [Region 2 News Release] - 2008 - 03/27/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor files whistleblower suit against Freehold, N.J., construction company
  • March 26 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 03/26/2008 - Maine and New Hampshire contractors cited by U.S. Labor Department's OSHA following electrocution death at Hermon, Maine jobsite
  • March 26 [National News Release] - 2008 - 03/26/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA seeks applications for $6.7 million in new safety and health training grants
  • March 26 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 03/26/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA and Consigli Construction form safety and health partnership for Newport Naval Station construction project
  • March 26 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 03/26/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA and Home Builders of Western Mass. join to enhance safety for employees in region's residential construction industry
  • March 25 [Region 5 News Release] - 2008 - 03/25/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Illinois grain handling company after investigation into fatality in Mazon
  • March 25 [Region 6 News Release] - 2008 - 03/25/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA fines Wynnewood Refining Co. in Oklahoma for multiple safety and health violations
  • March 24 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 03/24/2008 - Haverhill, Mass., contractor faces more than $43,000 in U.S. Department of Labor OSHA fines for trenching and ladder hazards at Billerica, Mass., jobsite
  • March 24 [National News Release] - 2008 - 03/24/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA issues $1 million in penalties to RPI Coating Inc. and Xcel Energy
  • March 19 [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 03/19/2008 - OSHA Confirms the Effective Date of the Direct Final Rule to Update its Standards Based on National Consensus Standards
  • March 19 [Region 2 News Release] - 2008 - 03/19/2008 - United Parcel Service pays $254,000 to mechanic following whistleblower investigation by U.S. Labor Department's OSHA
  • March 17 [Region 7 News Release] - 2008 - 03/17/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA forms partnership with contractors building the Sedgwick County Arena in Wichita, Kan.
  • March 17 [Region 2 News Release] - 2008 - 03/17/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Mohawk Valley Safety Professionals Consortium
  • March 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2008 - 03/14/2008 - Entergy Operations in Denham Springs, La., achieves U.S. Labor Department's OSHA recognition for safety and health excellence
  • March 13 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 03/13/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites CBS Outdoor Inc. for lack of fall protection at Braintree, Mass., and Avondale Estates, Ga., jobsites
  • March 12 [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 03/12/2008 - OSHA Reissues its Combustible Dust National Emphasis Program
  • March 12 [National News Release] - 2008 - 03/12/2008 - OSHA chief testifies on agency efforts to protect workers from combustible dust, announces OSHA initiatives
  • March 12 [Region 7 News Release] - 2008 - 03/12/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA announces alliance with Operation Excel/Youth Build in St. Louis
  • March 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2008 - 03/12/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA forms alliance with Honda of America's Marysville, Ohio, plants
  • March 12 [Region 7 News Release] - 2008 - 03/12/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Gordon Evans Energy Center for safety and health excellence
  • March 12 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 03/12/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA calls upon Connecticut tree care industry to review hazards and safeguards following fatal electrocution in East Haddam
  • March 10 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 03/10/2008 - Successful partnership with U.S. Labor Department's OSHA reduced injuries during major New Hampshire construction project
  • March 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2008 - 03/10/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA joins with contractors and labor to protect employees of new Caithness Long Island Energy Center project
  • March 07 [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 03/07/2008 - OSHA Announces New Ergonomics Guidelines for Shipyards
  • March 07 [Region 5 News Release] - 2008 - 03/07/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA and Wisconsin Association of Occupational Health Nurses renew safety and health alliance
  • March 06 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 03/06/2008 - Connecticut environmental cleanup company faces more than $95,000 in OSHA fines
  • March 06 [National News Release] - 2008 - 03/06/2008 - OSHA announces new combustible dust safety and health topics Web page
  • March 05 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 03/05/2008 - Tiverton Power earns 'star' renewal in U.S. Labor Department OSHA's renowned Voluntary Protection Programs
  • March 04 [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 03/04/2008 - OSHA Notifies Workplaces with High Injury and Illness Rates
  • March 03 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 03/03/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA, Konover Construction and CONN-OSHA join to enhance safety and health for construction employees in Connecticut