OSHA News Releases - February 2009
February 2, 2009 to February 25, 2009

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  • February 25 [National News Release] - 2009 - 02/25/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Bloomer, Wis., excavator after inspector witnesses dangerous safety violations during trenching job
  • February 25 [National News Release] - 2009 - 02/25/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $1.2 million penalty to St. Louis area chemical repackaging and distribution company
  • February 25 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 02/25/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes $273,000 in fines against Jamestown, N.Y., employer for lack of asbestos safeguards
  • February 24 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 02/24/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $192,000 in penalties after inspecting NTN-Bower's Hamilton, Ala., plant
  • February 24 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 02/24/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $41,000 in fines against Ontario County, N.Y., sauerkraut manufacturer
  • February 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2009 - 02/23/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA establishes alliance with Minneapolis-based American Warehouse Systems
  • February 23 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 02/23/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Schenectady, N.Y., employer for confined space hazards following employee death
  • February 23 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 02/23/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA orders Connecticut-based air carrier to pay more than $400,000 to employee terminated for raising safety concerns
  • February 20 [Region 5 News Release] - 2009 - 02/20/2009 - Downstate Illinois workplace safety and health day aims to protect employees
  • February 19 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 02/19/2009 - New York construction contractor agrees to pay $750,000 and take comprehensive jobsite safety steps in settlement with U.S. Labor Department
  • February 18 [Region 6 News Release] - 2009 - 02/18/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA fines construction company $63,000 for alleged safety violations at Clinton, Ark., worksite
  • February 18 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 02/18/2009 - U.S. Labor Department orders Union Pacific Railroad Co. to reassign worker to former position following whistleblower investigation
  • February 18 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 02/18/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA forms training and education alliance with New England Laborers' Training Academy in Hopkinton, Mass.
  • February 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2009 - 02/13/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Fairport Harbor, Ohio-based yacht construction company for workplace safety violations
  • February 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 2009 - 02/12/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA and Boat People SOS sign safety and health alliance agreement in Gretna, La.
  • February 11 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 02/11/2009 - Auburn, N.Y., commercial laundry ordered to compensate employee fired for filing safety and health complaint with U.S. Labor Department's OSHA
  • February 09 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 02/09/2009 - Monsanto Aviation of Chesterfield, Mo., earns OSHA's highest recognition for outstanding achievement in workplace safety and health
  • February 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2009 - 02/09/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Sunfield Inc. for safety violations
  • February 09 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 02/09/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA fines distribution center in Edison, N.J., for workplace safety and health violations
  • February 04 [Region 3 News Release] - 2009 - 02/04/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA partners with Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem to protect employees during construction
  • February 03 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 02/03/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes $108,000 in penalties against Marietta, Ga., construction company for trench safety violations
  • February 02 [Region 3 News Release] - 2009 - 02/02/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Laureldale, Pa., company for workplace safety and health violations