OSHA News Releases - October 2008 (Archived)
October 1, 2008 to October 31, 2008

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  • October 31 [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 10/31/2008 - Parsons Corporation becomes newest member of OSHA's VPP Corporate Pilot
  • October 30 [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 10/30/2008 - OSHA Announces Federal Advisory Council Meeting
  • October 30 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 10/30/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA names Covanta Projects of Wallingford as workplace safety and health star
  • October 28 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 10/28/2008 - Maine customer contact centers are latest L.L.Bean worksites to earn entry into elite Voluntary Protection Programs of U.S. Labor Department's OSHA
  • October 28 [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 10/28/2008 - OSHA Web site records more than 110 million visitor sessions from the public in FY 2008
  • October 28 [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 10/28/2008 - OSHA attends international conference on crane safety
  • October 28 [Region 2 News Release] - 2008 - 10/28/2008 - Utica, N.Y., contractor faces $111,000 in U.S. Labor Department OSHA fines for scaffold and fall hazards at city worksite
  • October 27 [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 10/27/2008 - OSHA and the American Industrial Hygiene Association renew Alliance
  • October 27 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 10/27/2008 - Southern New England employers invited to Oct. 30 meeting in Warwick, R.I., to learn about elite program to reduce injuries and enhance workplace safety
  • October 27 [Region 3 News Release] - 2008 - 10/27/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor orders Charles Schwab to reinstate 2 corporate fraud whistleblowers
  • October 27 [Region 3 News Release] - 2008 - 10/27/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA continues safety and health alliance with Pennsylvania Department of Education to prepare youth for safe work experience
  • October 27 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 10/27/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes $55,600 in fines against Marshfield, Mass., contractor following employee fall at Pembroke, Mass., jobsite
  • October 24 [Region 3 News Release] - 2008 - 10/24/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes U.S. Postal Service's Indiana, Pa., location for workplace safety and health success
  • October 24 [Region 3 News Release] - 2008 - 10/24/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA and Continental Building Systems partner to protect employees during construction of church life and health center
  • October 23 [National News Release] - 2008 - 10/23/2008 - Statement by U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine L. Chao on 2007 workplace injury and illness rates
  • October 22 [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 10/22/2008 - OSHA reopens record on proposed rule on electric power generation, transmission and distribution
  • October 22 [Region 7 News Release] - 2008 - 10/22/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Sauer-Danfoss Inc. for safety and health excellence
  • October 20 [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 10/20/2008 - OSHA to issue workplace electrical product safety Request for Information
  • October 20 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 10/20/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $108,000 in fines against New London, Conn., shipyard and ship repair facility
  • October 17 [Region 2 News Release] - 2008 - 10/17/2008 - Fall and impalement hazards at Suffern, N.Y., worksite lead to $48,000 in U.S. Labor Department OSHA fines for Spring Valley, N.Y., masonry contractor
  • October 16 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 10/16/2008 - Ludlow, Mass., contractor faces more than $70,000 in U.S. Labor Department OSHA fines for cave-in hazards at Marlborough, Mass., sewer installation
  • October 16 [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 10/16/2008 - OSHA signs new alliance with the Professional Landcare Network
  • October 16 [Region 10 News Release] - 2008 - 10/16/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA and Alaska-based oil and gas companies sign safety and health alliance
  • October 16 [Region 3 News Release] - 2008 - 10/16/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Allison Park, Pa., company for trench hazards
  • October 15 [Region 2 News Release] - 2008 - 10/15/2008 - GE Global Learning-Crotonville Campus in Ossining, N.Y., joins elite Voluntary Protection Programs of U.S. Labor Department's OSHA
  • October 15 [Region 2 News Release] - 2008 - 10/15/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA asks 151 VPP partners in New York, New Jersey and Puerto Rico to 'Stand Down for Crane Safety'
  • October 14 [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 10/14/2008 - OSHA renews Strategic Partnership with electrical contractors and industry trade associations
  • October 14 [Region 4 News Release] - 2008 - 10/14/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $357,000 in penalties against Hunt Refining Co. for 61 safety violations at two facilities
  • October 14 [Region 10 News Release] - 2008 - 10/14/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites U.S. Forest Service for unsafe working conditions at Salmon-Challis National Forest in Idaho
  • October 10 [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 10/10/2008 - Department of Labor renews charter of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
  • October 10 [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 10/10/2008 - OSHA Alliance with The Dow Chemical Co. develops case study on contractor safety
  • October 09 [Region 8 News Release] - 2008 - 10/09/2008 - Trelleborg Sealing Solutions recognized by U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA for excellence in occupational safety and health
  • October 09 [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 10/09/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA launches national initiative on cranes and derricks to promote safe construction crane operations
  • October 09 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 10/09/2008 - U.S. Postal Service's Bradley International Airport mail facility awarded workplace safety and health star by U.S. Labor Department's OSHA
  • October 08 [Region 2 News Release] - 2008 - 10/08/2008 - East Syracuse, N.Y., auto parts manufacturer faces more than $145,000 in fines from U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA
  • October 07 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 10/07/2008 - Hazards at Milford, Conn., construction site lead to nearly $215,000 in U.S. Labor Department OSHA fines for Fall River, Mass., contractor
  • October 07 [Region 1 News Release] - 2008 - 10/07/2008 - Northrop Grumman Corp. Electronic Systems deemed workplace safety and health star by U.S. Labor Department's OSHA
  • October 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2008 - 10/07/2008 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA New York City construction safety task force finds falls, electrical, scaffold and rigging violations as top cited hazards
  • October 06 [Region 6 News Release] - 2008 - 10/06/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA fines Wynnewood Refining Co. $91,000 for safety and health violations
  • October 06 [Region 3 News Release] - 2008 - 10/06/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Cabot Supermetals for stellar workplace safety and health
  • October 06 [Region 3 News Release] - 2008 - 10/06/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes U.S. Postal Service's Bethesda, Md., location for workplace safety and health success
  • October 03 [Trade News Release] - 2008 - 10/03/2008 - Updated eTool for healthcare industry helps employees avoid injuries
  • October 02 [Region 2 News Release] - 2008 - 10/02/2008 - Middletown, N.Y., display manufacturer faces more than $70,000 in fines from U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA
  • October 02 [Region 6 News Release] - 2008 - 10/02/2008 - Valero Travel Services in San Antonio achieves U.S. Labor Department's OSHA recognition for safety and health excellence
  • October 01 [Region 6 News Release] - 2008 - 10/01/2008 - HEB Floral in San Antonio achieves U.S. Labor Department's OSHA recognition for safety and health excellence
  • October 01 [Region 2 News Release] - 2008 - 10/01/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Pepsi-Cola and National Brand Beverage Ltd. for exposing employees to machine hazards
  • October 01 [Region 5 News Release] - 2008 - 10/01/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA forms safety and health partnership with St. Croix Falls, Wis., branch of National Park Service
  • October 01 [Region 3 News Release] - 2008 - 10/01/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA partnership formed to protect employees constructing the new Walter Reed National Medical Center
  • October 01 [Region 6 News Release] - 2008 - 10/01/2008 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA teams with San Antonio Masonry Contractors Association to protect employees in that industry