OSHA News Releases - March 2009
March 3, 2009 to March 31, 2009

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  • March 31 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 03/31/2009 - Fall hazards at Torrington, Conn., site lead to more than $118,000 in U.S. Labor Department OSHA fines for Tennessee stucco contractor
  • March 31 [Trade News Release] - 2009 - 03/31/2009 - OSHA's renewed Alliance with the Tree Care Industry Association continues focus on safety hazards from tree care and removal
  • March 31 [Region 6 News Release] - 2009 - 03/31/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites grain storage company for 35 safety and health violations following fatality in Placedo, Texas
  • March 31 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 03/31/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA issues citations against contractor following trench collapse fatality in Horn Lake, Miss.
  • March 31 [National News Release] - 2009 - 03/31/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA revises Field Operations Manual to enhance enforcement and compliance assistance
  • March 27 [Trade News Release] - 2009 - 03/27/2009 - Stimulus package tops agenda for OSHA's Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health meeting
  • March 26 [Region 6 News Release] - 2009 - 03/26/2009 - Telemundo KVDA-TV 60 in San Antonio achieves U.S. Labor Department's OSHA recognition for safety and health excellence
  • March 26 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 03/26/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites contractor for safety violations following fatality at Mississippi Power's Plant Daniel
  • March 26 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 03/26/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA and Wayne Finger Lakes BOCES join to enhance workplace safety for students in 4 New York counties
  • March 25 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 03/25/2009 - South Portland, Maine, Carrier Annex enters Voluntary Protection Programs of U.S. Labor Department's OSHA as workplace safety and health star
  • March 25 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 03/25/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA and Covidien continue successful training alliance for New Haven, Conn., area manufacturers
  • March 25 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 03/25/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA providing free safety and health training to employers during central Alabama construction conference
  • March 24 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 03/24/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA partners with contractors building the Hills Dry Pet Food facility in Emporia, Kan.
  • March 23 [Region 6 News Release] - 2009 - 03/23/2009 - New alliance will promote safety for oil and gas workers in Arkansas, Louisiana and Texas
  • March 23 [OSHA News Brief] - 2009 - 03/23/2009 - OSHA and American Biological Safety Association Alliance addresses biological safety hazards
  • March 23 [OSHA News Brief] - 2009 - 03/23/2009 - OSHA and Shipbuilders Council of America Alliance set goal of reducing and preventing shipyard hazards
  • March 23 [Region 6 News Release] - 2009 - 03/23/2009 - Two contractors cited by U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA for alleged safety and health violations following fatality at Kremlin, Okla., worksite
  • March 20 [Region 5 News Release] - 2009 - 03/20/2009 - U. S. Department of Labor's OSHA forms safety and health alliance to tackle logging industry in Ohio
  • March 20 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 03/20/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Vidalia, Ga., contractor with trenching safety violations and proposes more than $120,000 in penalties
  • March 18 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 03/18/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes nearly $110,000 in fines against Wyman Gordon Co. for hazards at Grafton, Mass., plant
  • March 17 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 03/17/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Lockport, N.Y., contractor for cave-in hazard at Main Street worksite in Niagara Falls, N.Y.
  • March 16 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 03/16/2009 - Tewksbury, Mass., post office once again deemed workplace safety and health star by U.S. Labor Department's OSHA
  • March 16 [Region 3 News Release] - 2009 - 03/16/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites ICL Supresta Inc. for workplace safety and health hazards
  • March 16 [National News Release] - 2009 - 03/16/2009 - U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis takes action to prevent workers' exposure to food flavorings chemical
  • March 12 [Trade News Release] - 2009 - 03/12/2009 - OSHA schedules Maritime Advisory Committee meeting in March
  • March 11 [Trade News Release] - 2009 - 03/11/2009 - Trenching and excavation among the hazards addressed in a renewed Alliance between OSHA and the American Pipeline Contractors Assoc.
  • March 11 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 03/11/2009 - U. S. Labor Department's OSHA recognizes Cargill Animal Protein, California, Mo., for excellence in occupational safety and health
  • March 11 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 03/11/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Pompano Beach, Fla., roofing contractor with 9 safety citations following Broward County roofing fatality
  • March 11 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 03/11/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites South Bay's Florida Crystals Corp. with 15 safety violations and proposes $66,500 in penalties
  • March 11 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 03/11/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Thomson, Ga., automotive parts supplier, H P Pelzer, with $135,000 in proposed penalties
  • March 11 [Region 6 News Release] - 2009 - 03/11/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA fines utility contractor $50,000 for alleged safety violations at Dripping Springs, Texas, worksite
  • March 10 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 03/10/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites John Prouty Construction Inc. of O'Neill, Neb., for violations of OSH Act
  • March 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2009 - 03/10/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA, state of Illinois and Sauk Valley Community College to present OSHA Safety Day in Dixon, Ill.
  • March 10 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 03/10/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Keene State College OSHA training institute to promote cooperative programs
  • March 09 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 03/09/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites contractor for willful and serious safety violations following Tallahassee, Fla., area trench fatality
  • March 09 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 03/09/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $293,000 in penalties against Phenix Lumber Co. for safety and health violations
  • March 06 [Region 8 News Release] - 2009 - 03/06/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Suncor Energy (U.S.A.) Inc. in Commerce City, Colo., for workplace safety and health violations
  • March 05 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 03/05/2009 - G.E. Energy-Slater Membrane, Slater, Mo., earns U.S. Labor Department OSHA's highest recognition for achievements in workplace safety, health
  • March 04 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 03/04/2009 - Fall hazard at Chelsea, Mass., worksite leads to $70,000 in U.S. Labor Department OSHA fines for Plainville, Mass., contractor
  • March 04 [Region 8 News Release] - 2009 - 03/04/2009 - U. S. Labor Department's OSHA recognizes Simmons Manufacturing in Aurora, Colo., for excellence in occupational safety and health
  • March 04 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 03/04/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA and J&J Contractors Inc. partner for safety during Armed Forces Reserve Center construction in Ayer, Mass.
  • March 04 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 03/04/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA joining forces with Florida health care providers and professional associations to focus on workplace violence
  • March 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2009 - 03/04/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA, Illinois Department of Commerce and Greater Peoria Contractors and Suppliers Association establish alliance
  • March 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2009 - 03/03/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA enters partnership at Rush University Medical Center Transformation Project
  • March 03 [Region 3 News Release] - 2009 - 03/03/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA establishes alliance with the TriCounty Area Chamber of Commerce
  • March 03 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 03/03/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA invites Connecticut employers to learn about program to reduce injuries and enhance workplace safety