OSHA News Releases - January 2009
January 21, 2009 to January 30, 2009

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  • January 30 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 01/30/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites eastern Connecticut paper mill for widespread safety hazards, including deteriorating mill building hazards
  • January 29 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 01/29/2009 - Fall hazards at New Haven, Conn., worksite lead to nearly $62,000 in U.S. Labor Department OSHA fines for Stratford, Conn., roofing contractor
  • January 29 [Trade News Release] - 2009 - 01/29/2009 - OSHA publishes new Deck Barge Safety Guidance Document and Spud Barge Fact Sheet
  • January 29 [Trade News Release] - 2009 - 01/29/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA announces informal public hearing on proposed cranes and derricks standards in construction
  • January 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2009 - 01/29/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Alsip, Ill.-based company for workplace safety violations
  • January 28 [Region 6 News Release] - 2009 - 01/28/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA fines El Paso, Texas, construction contractor $106,200 for alleged workplace safety violations
  • January 27 [Region 6 News Release] - 2009 - 01/27/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA and National Safety Council in Metairie, La., sign safety and health alliance agreement
  • January 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 01/27/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA, Gulf Coast Latin Chamber of Commerce and University of South Florida's SafetyFlorida forming alliance
  • January 26 [Region 6 News Release] - 2009 - 01/26/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA and International Association of Foundation Drilling form alliance to promote safety and health in construction industry
  • January 23 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 01/23/2009 - OSHA recognizes Falewitch Construction Services Inc. of La Vista, Neb., for achievements in workplace safety and health
  • January 23 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 01/23/2009 - Rockingham County, N.H., employer faces $44,500 in fines from U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA
  • January 23 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 01/23/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Anderson Construction of Papillion, Neb., for violations of Occupational Safety and Health Act
  • January 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 01/22/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA issues 9 serious citations to University of Rochester laser lab following August 2008 accident that seriously injured worker
  • January 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 01/22/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes $119,000 in penalties against Tampa, Fla., area construction company for endangering employees
  • January 21 [Trade News Release] - 2009 - 01/21/2009 - OSHA publishes proposed rulemaking to establish revised procedures for fit testing respirators
  • January 21 [Trade News Release] - 2009 - 01/21/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA to publish proposed rule on occupational exposure to diacetyl and food flavorings containing diacetyl