OSHA News Releases - August 2008 (Archived)
August 4, 2008 to August 29, 2008

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  • August 29 [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 08/29/2008 - OSHA renews its Strategic Partnership with the U.S. Army
  • August 29 [Region 6 News Release] - 2008 - 08/29/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA fines Matrix Metals $96,000 for alleged safety and health violations
  • August 29 [Region 4 News Release] - 2008 - 08/29/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA forms alliance with Palm Beach County School Board and American Society of Safety Engineers
  • August 29 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 08/29/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Watertown, Mass., stone products company for serious, repeat hazards and failing to correct previous hazards
  • August 29 [Region 9 News Release] - 2008 - 08/29/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA, Cal/OSHA and International Association of Foundation Drilling to form safety and health alliance
  • August 28 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 08/28/2008 - Rhode Island construction community invited to September 3 meeting in Warwick, R.I., to learn about 'Building SAFER in Rhode Island'
  • August 27 [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 08/27/2008 - Fluor Corporation is newest member of OSHA's VPP Corporate Pilot
  • August 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2008 - 08/27/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Orlowski Co. Inc. for numerous willful workplace health and safety violations
  • August 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2008 - 08/27/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA to host training conference on safe resident/patient handling for caregivers
  • August 26 [Region 4 News Release] - 2008 - 08/26/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $138,500 in penalties against Cullman, Ala., metal fabricator for 31 safety and health violations
  • August 26 [Region 5 News Release] - 2008 - 08/26/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Waukegan, Ill., foundry for workplace safety and health violations
  • August 26 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 08/26/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA, New Hampshire Auto Dealers Association and state of New Hampshire form automotive industry safety and health alliance
  • August 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2008 - 08/22/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites American Air Specialists of Mississippi for willful and serious safety violations
  • August 21 [Region 6 News Release] - 2008 - 08/21/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA fines Texas Linen Co. more than $149,000 for alleged safety and health violations
  • August 20 [Region 7 News Release] - 2008 - 08/20/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA focuses special emphasis program on hexavalent chromium in Kansas and Eastern Missouri
  • August 20 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 08/20/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites New Hampshire contractor for cave-in hazard at Manchester jobsite
  • August 20 [OSHA Statement] - 2008 - 08/20/2008 - U.S. Labor Secretary Elaine L. Chao applauds Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries report showing decline in worker fatalities
  • August 19 [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 08/19/2008 - OSHA seeks approval for proposed rule on remedies for violations of personal protective equipment and training standards
  • August 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2008 - 08/18/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Deshler foundry, fabrication plant for workplace safety and health violations
  • August 13 [Region 6 News Release] - 2008 - 08/13/2008 - La OSHA crea el Programa de Énfasis Regional para grùas utilizadas en la construccion con el propòsito de prevenir lesiones en Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana y Nuevo Mèxico.
  • August 13 [Region 6 News Release] - 2008 - 08/13/2008 - OSHA establishes Regional Emphasis Program on cranes in construction industry to prevent injuries in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana and New Mexico
  • August 12 [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 08/12/2008 - OSHA Renews Alliance with American Red Cross
  • August 12 [Region 7 News Release] - 2008 - 08/12/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA focuses special emphasis program on construction safety in Kansas
  • August 12 [Region 3 News Release] - 2008 - 08/12/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA forms partnership to protect employees during construction of new Pittsburgh arena
  • August 12 [Region 8 News Release] - 2008 - 08/12/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Coors Brewing for excellence in occupational safety and health
  • August 12 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 08/12/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites former DeCoster egg farm for directing employees to work in and atop a partially collapsed building
  • August 11 [Region 4 News Release] - 2008 - 08/11/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA announces northern Florida 'Swept Up in Safety Week' to occur in August
  • August 08 [Region 2 News Release] - 2008 - 08/08/2008 - Broome County, N.Y., manufacturer faces additional fines exceeding $109,000 from U.S. Labor Department's OSHA for recurring and uncorrected hazards
  • August 08 [Region 5 News Release] - 2008 - 08/08/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA and Illinois Landscape Contractors Association renew safety and health alliance
  • August 08 [Region 4 News Release] - 2008 - 08/08/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA forms safety partnership with Holder Construction Co. for new Savannah State University project
  • August 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2008 - 08/07/2008 - Chautauqua County, N.Y., ice cream plant faces $90,500 in U.S. Labor Department OSHA fines for process safety management hazards
  • August 07 [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 08/07/2008 - OSHA Renews Alliance with Coordinating Committee for Automotive Repair
  • August 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2008 - 08/07/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA renews successful alliance with Manufacturers Association of Central New York
  • August 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2008 - 08/06/2008 - 10th Stateline Safety Workshop aims to protect employees
  • August 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2008 - 08/06/2008 - OSHA supporting crane 'Safety Stand Down' day organized by Georgia branch of Associated General Contractors of America
  • August 05 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 08/05/2008 - Ansonia Copper and Brass faces $212,000 in fines from U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA
  • August 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2008 - 08/05/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites International Truck and Engine Corp. for numerous workplace health and safety violations
  • August 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2008 - 08/04/2008 - Illinois workplace safety and health day aims to protect employees
  • August 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2008 - 08/04/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Cincinnati foundry, fabrication plant for workplace safety and health violations