OSHA News Releases - April 2009
April 1, 2009 to April 30, 2009

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  • April 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2009 - 04/30/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites stamping company for alleged safety and health violations following worker injury in Grapevine, Texas
  • April 30 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 04/30/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA, Whiting-Turner Contracting Co. join to enhance safety during Hartford, Conn., retail construction project
  • April 29 [National News Release] - 2009 - 04/29/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA announces rulemaking on combustible dust hazards
  • April 29 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 04/29/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes $79,000 in fines against North Reading, Mass., contractor for fall hazards at Woburn, Mass., worksite
  • April 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2009 - 04/29/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA, Illinois Department of Commerce and River City Construction LLC establish partnership
  • April 28 [Trade News Release] - 2009 - 04/28/2009 - Marine terminal safety issues slated for discussion at OSHA's Maritime Advisory Committee meeting
  • April 28 [Region 3 News Release] - 2009 - 04/28/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes U.S. Steel Research and Technology Center for exceptional employee safety and health
  • April 28 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 04/28/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA invites Maine employers to learn about successful program to reduce injuries and enhance workplace safety
  • April 28 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 04/28/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA joins with Maine Labor Department and Maine Labor Group on Health to promote worker safety and health
  • April 28 [National News Release] - 2009 - 04/28/2009 - U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis announces convening of rulemaking panel on worker exposure to food flavorings containing diacetyl
  • April 28 [National News Release] - 2009 - 04/28/2009 - U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis commemorates Workers Memorial Day at National Labor College's monument ceremony
  • April 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2009 - 04/28/2009 - Washington County vocational education students to learn workplace safety from pros at OSHA as part of curriculum
  • April 27 [OSHA Media Advisory] - 2009 - 04/27/2009 - U.S. labor secretary to commemorate lives of lost workers during monument groundbreaking ceremony on Worker Memorial Day at National Labor College
  • April 24 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 04/24/2009 - Nottingham, N.H., post office is 2nd Granite State postal facility to enter Voluntary Protection Programs of U.S. Labor Department's OSHA
  • April 24 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 04/24/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $44,000 in fines against New Bedford, Mass., rubber products manufacturer
  • April 24 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 04/24/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA to participate in New York City Construction Safety Week from April 27 to May 1
  • April 23 [Region 5 News Release] - 2009 - 04/23/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA announces workplace safety violations against Dehler Manufacturing Co.
  • April 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 04/22/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites south central Alabama construction contractor with willful and serious trench safety violations
  • April 21 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 04/21/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Omaha, Neb.-based Miranda Roofing for violations of Occupational Safety and Health Act
  • April 20 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 04/20/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $66,000 in fines against Massachusetts food packager after worker injured by machinery
  • April 17 [Trade News Release] - 2009 - 04/17/2009 - OSHA Notifies Workplaces with High Injury and Illness Rates
  • April 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 04/16/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Gainesville, Ga., poultry processor with 22 workplace safety and health violations
  • April 15 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 04/15/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA to kick off youth job safety campaign April 16 at CEFGA CareerExpo in College Park, Ga.
  • April 14 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 04/14/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA announces alliance with St. Patrick Center's BEGIN Center in St. Louis
  • April 14 [Region 3 News Release] - 2009 - 04/14/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA fines Kohl's for workplace safety and health hazards at two Pennsylvania stores
  • April 14 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 04/14/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes $60,000 in fines against Taunton, Mass., contractor for Winthrop Street cave-in hazard
  • April 13 [Region 3 News Release] - 2009 - 04/13/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA fines Petrolia, Pa., chemical company more than $121,000 for safety and health violations
  • April 13 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 04/13/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes $61,000 in fines against Newburgh, N.Y., employer for 37 safety and health hazards
  • April 09 [Region 9 News Release] - 2009 - 04/09/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor orders United Parcel Service to rehire, compensate Bay Area driver
  • April 08 [Region 8 News Release] - 2009 - 04/08/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA recognizes Owens Corning Trumbull Asphalt in Denver for excellence in occupational safety and health
  • April 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 04/07/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA to provide free safety and health training to employers during safety conference
  • April 07 [National News Release] - 2009 - 04/07/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA orders Southern Air Inc. to withdraw retaliatory lawsuit and pay more than $7.9 million to 9 whistleblowers
  • April 06 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 04/06/2009 - Fall and drowning hazards prompt more than $180,000 in U.S. Labor Department OSHA fines for Southington, Conn., contractor
  • April 06 [Region 6 News Release] - 2009 - 04/06/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor settles whistleblower case against commercial and industrial steam cleaning company in Houston
  • April 06 [Region 6 News Release] - 2009 - 04/06/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Houston-based manufacturing company for failing to abate safety violations
  • April 02 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 04/02/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA partners with Erland Construction to enhance safety and health at Mansfield, Mass., construction project
  • April 01 [Trade News Release] - 2009 - 04/01/2009 - OSHA's new guidance document focuses on mandatory respirator selection provisions added to existing Respiratory Protection standard