OSHA News Releases - July 2009
July 2, 2009 to July 31, 2009

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  • July 31 [National News Release] - 2009 - 07/31/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA focuses inspection program on safety of airport traffic control tower personnel
  • July 30 [Trade News Release] - 2009 - 07/30/2009 - New OSHA document discusses combustible dust hazards
  • July 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2009 - 07/30/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Lake Charles, La.-based refinery for alleged safety and health violations
  • July 30 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 07/30/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Summerfield, Kan.-based Diamond Sawing and Coring LLC following fatality at Lincoln, Neb., worksite
  • July 30 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 07/30/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes $147,600 in fines against M.S. Walker Inc. in Somerville, Mass., for fire, explosion and other hazards
  • July 28 [Region 3 News Release] - 2009 - 07/28/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes GE Sensing and Inspection for workplace safety and health success
  • July 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2009 - 07/28/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA levies $85,360 in proposed penalties to Dehler Manufacturing, Chicago, for workplace health violations
  • July 28 [National News Release] - 2009 - 07/28/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA national emphasis program targets workplaces that release highly hazardous chemicals
  • July 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2009 - 07/24/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA announces workplace safety violations against Dana Container Inc.
  • July 23 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 07/23/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites PSEG Power LLC for workplace safety and health hazards
  • July 22 [Trade News Release] - 2009 - 07/22/2009 - OSHA publishes new guidance document explaining exposure monitoring requirements for ethylene oxide
  • July 22 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 07/22/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA partners with Nebraska Public Power Generation Agency and Black & Veatch Corp.
  • July 22 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 07/22/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $109,000 in fines against Plattsburgh, N.Y., manufacturer for recurring hazards
  • July 21 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 07/21/2009 - OSHA launches alliance with Morristown Neighborhood House to focus on workplace safety and health
  • July 21 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 07/21/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $100,000 in fines against Concord, N.H., steam plant following fire that injured worker
  • July 20 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 07/20/2009 - Fall hazards at Forest Hills, N.Y., worksite lead to more than $120,000 in U.S. Labor Department OSHA fines for Long Island contractor
  • July 20 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 07/20/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes $136,000 against water and sewer contractor for safety violations at Cobb County, Ga., trench site
  • July 17 [Trade News Release] - 2009 - 07/17/2009 - Marine terminal safety issues on the agenda at OSHA's Maritime Advisory Committee meeting
  • July 17 [Region 6 News Release] - 2009 - 07/17/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA and Greater New Orleans Industrial Educational Council sign safety and health alliance agreement
  • July 17 [Region 5 News Release] - 2009 - 07/17/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA levies $75,000 in proposed penalties to MasTec for trenching violations in Madison, Wis.
  • July 16 [Region 6 News Release] - 2009 - 07/16/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites El Dorado Metals in Arkansas with 26 serious safety and health violations; penalties total $69,500
  • July 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 07/16/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Madison, Ala., construction company for willful and serious safety violations following Warner Robins, Ga., fatality
  • July 15 [Trade News Release] - 2009 - 07/15/2009 - Construction enforcement among topics addressed during upcoming Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health meeting
  • July 15 [Region 6 News Release] - 2009 - 07/15/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Corpus Christi, Texas-based oil refinery for safety and health hazards
  • July 15 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 07/15/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Crucible Specialty Metals in Syracuse, N.Y., for 71 alleged violations following crushing death of worker
  • July 15 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 07/15/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes $70,000 in fines for Solo Cup Co. for process safety management hazards at North Andover, Mass., plant
  • July 13 [Region 10 News Release] - 2009 - 07/13/2009 - CORRECTED - U.S. Department of Labor files lawsuit against U.S. Postal Service to obtain reinstatement, back pay and damages for fired whistleblower
  • July 13 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 07/13/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Massachusetts contractor following fatal February aerial lift collapse on Boston's West Street
  • July 10 [Region 8 News Release] - 2009 - 07/10/2009 - OSHA focuses special regional emphasis program on Recovery Act-funded construction projects in 4 states
  • July 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2009 - 07/10/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes approval of Illinois state public employee protection plan
  • July 09 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 07/09/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA focuses special emphasis program on Recovery Act-funded bridge construction projects in Nebraska
  • July 09 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 07/09/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $145,000 in penalties against Georgia fabrication company for endangering workers
  • July 08 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 07/08/2009 - Agawam, Mass., energy-from-waste plant enters Voluntary Protection Programs of U.S. Labor Department's OSHA
  • July 08 [Region 3 News Release] - 2009 - 07/08/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA renews alliance with Delaware Safety Council Inc. to focus on roadway safety
  • July 07 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 07/07/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA, Massachusetts and Barr & Barr Inc. partner for safety on Bridgewater State College construction project
  • July 06 [Region 3 News Release] - 2009 - 07/06/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Duncansville, Pa., excavation company for trenching hazards
  • July 06 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 07/06/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Fort Edward, N.Y., paper recycler for failing to correct machine guarding hazards
  • July 06 [Region 3 News Release] - 2009 - 07/06/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA fines Sunoco more than $200,000 for workplace safety and health hazards at Marcus Hook refinery
  • July 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 07/06/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes $189,000 in penalties against Montgomery, Ala., pallet manufacturer for safety and health violations
  • July 02 [Region 3 News Release] - 2009 - 07/02/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA fines Valero Energy Corp. for workplace safety and health hazards