OSHA News Releases - May 2008 (Archived)
May 1, 2008 to May 30, 2008

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  • May 30 [Region 3 News Release] - 2008 - 05/30/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Mine Safety Appliances for excellence in employee safety and health
  • May 30 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 05/30/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA, Barr & Barr Builders form safety and health partnership for construction of Brewer, Maine, cancer treatment center
  • May 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2008 - 05/30/2008 - Wisconsin workplace safety and health day aims to protect employees
  • May 29 [Region 2 News Release] - 2008 - 05/29/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA and Association of Water and Sewer Excavators join to reduce cave-in hazards in New York City
  • May 28 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 05/28/2008 - Fall hazards at Norwich, Conn., jobsite lead to $117,000 in U.S. Labor Department OSHA fines for Milford, Mass., contractor
  • May 28 [Region 3 News Release] - 2008 - 05/28/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Amazon.com in New Castle, Del., for continued success in employee safety and health
  • May 27 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 05/27/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes nearly $240,000 in fines against Harrisville, R.I., steel erection contractor following Taunton, Mass., collapse
  • May 23 [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 05/23/2008 - OSHA and the Association of Occupational Health Professionals in Healthcare renew Alliance
  • May 23 [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 05/23/2008 - OSHA continues its Alliance with the Independent Lubricant Manufacturers Association
  • May 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2008 - 05/22/2008 - Entergy Transmission and Substations in Louisiana achieve U.S. Labor Department's OSHA recognition for safety and health
  • May 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2008 - 05/22/2008 - Se presentara un curso de seguridad en la construccion de la OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los EE.UU. en White Plains, Nueva York, el 29 y 30 de mayo para la industria de la construccion de Nueva York.
  • May 21 [Region 2 News Release] - 2008 - 05/21/2008 - Fairport, N.Y., ice plant faces $90,000 in U.S. Labor Department OSHA fines for process safety management, fork truck and exit access hazards
  • May 21 [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 05/21/2008 - OSHA announces its Site-Specific Targeting Plan for 2008
  • May 20 [Region 5 News Release] - 2008 - 05/20/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA again cites United Airlines at O'Hare International Airport for numerous workplace health and safety violations
  • May 20 [Region 5 News Release] - 2008 - 05/20/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA allies with American Physical Therapy Association in Midwest to keep health care employees safe
  • May 20 [Region 2 News Release] - 2008 - 05/20/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA construction safety course to be presented in White Plains, N.Y., on May 29 and 30 for New York construction industry
  • May 19 [Region 2 News Release] - 2008 - 05/19/2008 - Wayne County, N.Y., electronic components manufacturer faces more than $151,000 in fines from U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA
  • May 16 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 05/16/2008 - Northampton, Mass., plant is first Coca-Cola worksite in New England to enter elite Voluntary Protection Programs of U.S. Labor Department's OSHA
  • May 16 [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 05/16/2008 - OSHA and the Forging Industry Association renew alliance
  • May 16 [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 05/16/2008 - OSHA announces meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
  • May 16 [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 05/16/2008 - OSHA requests comments on the Proposed Guidance on Workplace Stockpiling of Respirators and Facemasks for Pandemic Influenza
  • May 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2008 - 05/16/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $115,000 in penalties against Pell City, Ala., highway safety products manufacturer
  • May 16 [Region 3 News Release] - 2008 - 05/16/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA and Clark Construction partner to protect employees constructing 401 M Street-Waterfront Project
  • May 15 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 05/15/2008 - Middletown., R.I., contractor faces nearly $60,000 in U.S. Labor Department OSHA fines for cave-in hazard at Newport, R.I., worksite
  • May 14 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 05/14/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Dominion Energy New England following fatal November steam explosion in Salem, Mass.
  • May 14 [Region 3 News Release] - 2008 - 05/14/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA and Clark Construction partner to protect employees constructing 401 M Street-Waterfront Projec
  • May 13 [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 05/13/2008 - OSHA schedules meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health
  • May 13 [Region 2 News Release] - 2008 - 05/13/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA joins with New York City Department of Design and Construction to address construction hazards in all five borough
  • May 13 [Region 3 News Release] - 2008 - 05/13/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA launches alliance with IUE-CWA Local 101 to protect employees in lighting industry
  • May 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2008 - 05/12/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA forms safety and health partnership with contractors during the Nationwide Children's Hospital construction project
  • May 12 [Region 3 News Release] - 2008 - 05/12/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Bethel Park, Pa., United States Postal Service for workplace safety and health honors
  • May 12 [Region 3 News Release] - 2008 - 05/12/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Warrendale, Pa., United States Postal Service for workplace safety and health success
  • May 12 [Region 10 News Release] - 2008 - 05/12/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA renews safety and health 'star' for Amvac Chemical of Marsing, Idaho
  • May 12 [Region 10 News Release] - 2008 - 05/12/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA renews safety and health 'star' for Tronox LLC of Soda Springs, Idaho
  • May 08 [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 05/08/2008 - OSHA teams with ASSE, CSSE and industry groups to promote job safety during North American Occupational Safety and Health Week
  • May 08 [Region 5 News Release] - 2008 - 05/08/2008 - Sunoco Inc. receives $330,000 in proposed penalties after U.S. Labor Department's OSHA conducts safety inspection
  • May 07 [Region 5 News Release] - 2008 - 05/07/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA forms alliance with IUOE Local 150's Apprenticeship and Skill Improvement Program
  • May 07 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 05/07/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA deems Connecticut post office workplace safety and health 'star'
  • May 06 [Region 8 News Release] - 2008 - 05/06/2008 - Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes GE Control Solutions in Loveland for excellence in occupational safety and health
  • May 06 [Region 6 News Release] - 2008 - 05/06/2008 - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los EE.UU. y la Asociacion General de Contratistas [Associated General Contractors] renuevan su alianza para promover la seguridad en la construccion
  • May 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2008 - 05/06/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Cincinnati's Trans-Acc Inc. for 33 alleged serious safety violations following fatal fire
  • May 06 [Region 6 News Release] - 2008 - 05/06/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA fines construction contractor $72,000 for repeat safety violations at Covington, La., worksite
  • May 06 [Region 6 News Release] - 2008 - 05/06/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA and Associated General Contractors renew alliance to promote construction safety
  • May 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2008 - 05/05/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA forms alliance with Polaris Career Center in Middleburg Heights, Ohio
  • May 05 [Region 2 News Release] - 2008 - 05/05/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $77,000 in fines against Sodexho Inc. for safety and health hazards at Buffalo, N.Y., industrial laundry
  • May 02 [Region 4 News Release] - 2008 - 05/02/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $115,000 in penalties against Hollywood, Fla., contractor for safety and health violations
  • May 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2008 - 05/02/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites United Airlines at O'Hare International Airport for numerous workplace safety violations
  • May 01 [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 05/01/2008 - OSHA schedules Maritime Advisory Committee meeting