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

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  • August 31 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 08/31/2009 - Rochester, N.Y., waste collection company's failure to correct safety hazards results in additional $304,200 in fines from U.S. Labor Department's OSHA
  • August 27 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 08/27/2009 - Long Island, N.Y., contractor faces $72,000 in U.S. Labor Department OSHA fines for fall hazards at New York City jobsite
  • August 27 [Region 8 News Release] - 2009 - 08/27/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites 2 Denver-based companies for violations of Occupational Safety and Health Act
  • August 25 [Region 6 News Release] - 2009 - 08/25/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA partners with Associated General Contractors of America's Shreveport, La., chapter
  • August 25 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 08/25/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes nearly $43,000 in fines against North Haven, Conn., firearms manufacturer for machine hazards
  • August 20 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 08/20/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA forms alliance with American Society of Safety Engineers - St. Louis Chapter
  • August 20 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 08/20/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $576,000 in penalties against Sims Bark and Sims Stone for 142 safety and health violations
  • August 20 [National News Release] - 2009 - 08/20/2009 - U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda L. Solis, in response to worker fatality decline in Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, says one death is too many
  • August 19 [National News Release] - 2009 - 08/19/2009 - Federal Guidelines Encourage Employers to Plan Now for Upcoming Influenza Season
  • August 19 [Region 3 News Release] - 2009 - 08/19/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA urges construction companies in Southwestern Pennsylvania to take action to prevent worker falls
  • August 18 [Region 6 News Release] - 2009 - 08/18/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites BAE Systems Inc. for alleged safety and health violations in Sealy, Texas
  • August 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2009 - 08/18/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA levies $76,500 in proposed penalties against East Sparta Ohio-based S&N Pallets Inc.
  • August 17 [Region 6 News Release] - 2009 - 08/17/2009 - La Administración de Salud y Seguridad Ocupacional (OSHA) del Departamento de Trabajo de los Estados Unidos cita a contratista de construcción después de accidente mortal en obra de Tyler, Texas
  • August 17 [Region 6 News Release] - 2009 - 08/17/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites construction contractor following a fatality at a Tyler, Texas, worksite
  • August 17 [Region 3 News Release] - 2009 - 08/17/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA fines Tamaqua, Pa., company for workplace safety and health violations
  • August 14 [Region 3 News Release] - 2009 - 08/14/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Union Drilling Inc. for workplace safety and health hazards
  • August 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 08/13/2009 - La Administración de Salud y Seguridad Ocupacional (OSHA) del Departamento del Trabajo de EE.UU., propone casi $380,000 en multas contra la procesadora avícola de Gainesville, Georgia, por serias infracciones intencionales
  • August 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 08/13/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes nearly $380,000 in penalties against Gainesville, Ga., poultry processor for willful and serious violations
  • August 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 2009 - 08/12/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Rubio Construction for alleged workplace safety and health violations in Houston and League City, Texas
  • August 12 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 08/12/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Wynne Transport Service Inc. of Omaha, Neb., following fatality at worksite near Endicott, Neb.
  • August 11 [Trade News Release] - 2009 - 08/11/2009 - OSHA publishes Direct Final Rule and Notice of Proposed Rulemaking updating the National Consensus Standards in its Acetylene Standard
  • August 11 [Region 8 News Release] - 2009 - 08/11/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Sinton Dairy Foods Co. LLC in Colorado Springs, Colo., for alleged safety & health violations
  • August 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2009 - 08/11/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA levies fines against A-1 Excavating following New Richmond, Wis., fatality
  • August 10 [Region 6 News Release] - 2009 - 08/10/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA teams with Odom's Tennessee Pride in Little Rock to promote workplace safety in the food processing industry
  • August 10 [Region 3 News Release] - 2009 - 08/10/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA fines Cressona, Pa., manufacturing company $65,800 for crane hazards
  • August 07 [Region 8 News Release] - 2009 - 08/07/2009 - OSHA praises EG&G Defense Materials and Battelle Memorial Institute for excellence in workplace safety and health
  • August 06 [National News Release] - 2009 - 08/06/2009 - OSHA establishes "Watch List" to strengthen integrity of Outreach Training Program
  • August 06 [Region 5 News Release] - 2009 - 08/06/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA levies $58,500 in proposed penalties against U.S. Postal Service in Eau Claire, Wis.
  • August 05 [Region 3 News Release] - 2009 - 08/05/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Wilmington, Del., company for workplace safety and health hazards
  • August 05 [Region 6 News Release] - 2009 - 08/05/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Branco Enterprises for alleged potential trenching hazards at Fort Smith, Ark., worksite
  • August 04 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 08/04/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Progressive Protein LLC of Omaha, Neb., for safety and health violations following worker fatality
  • August 04 [Region 6 News Release] - 2009 - 08/04/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites oil refinery in Tulsa, Okla., for alleged safety and health hazards
  • August 03 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 08/03/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites International Paper's Augusta, Ga., plant for serious safety and health violations following fatality
  • August 03 [Region 8 News Release] - 2009 - 08/03/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites MillerCoors in Golden, Colo., for violations of Occupational Safety and Health Act
  • August 03 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 08/03/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes $125,000 in fines for Watertown, Mass., manufacturer for electrical, chemical and respirator hazards
  • August 03 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 08/03/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $442,000 in fines for lead and other hazards at Rockland, Mass., composites manufacturing facility
  • August 03 [Region 3 News Release] - 2009 - 08/03/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA recognizes National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health in Morgantown, W.Va., for workplace safety
  • August 03 [Region 10 News Release] - 2009 - 08/03/2009 - U.S. Postal Service's Evergreen Detached Carrier Unit in Hillsboro, Ore., receives OSHA's highest safety recognition award