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

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  • October 30 [Region 3 News Release] - 2009 - 10/30/2009 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Nazareth, Pa., company for continued workplace safety and health violations
  • October 30 [National News Release] - 2009 - 10/30/2009 - US Department of Labor's OSHA issues record-breaking fines to BP
  • October 29 [Region 6 News Release] - 2009 - 10/29/2009 - U. S. Labor Department's OSHA recognizes H-E-B Bakery in San Antonio for excellence in safety and health
  • October 29 [National News Release] - 2009 - 10/29/2009 - US Department of Labor assistant secretary testifies before Congress on OSHA state plan states' occupational safety and health programs
  • October 29 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 10/29/2009 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Little Falls, N.Y., paper mill for 33 safety and health violations after worker is caught in machine
  • October 29 [OSHA Statement] - 2009 - 10/29/2009 - US Labor Secretary Hilda L. Solis responds to worker occupational injury and illness decline in BLS Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses
  • October 28 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 10/28/2009 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $42,000 in fines against New Balance Athletic Shoe for electrical hazards at Lawrence, Mass., distribution center
  • October 28 [Region 6 News Release] - 2009 - 10/28/2009 - US Postal Service's El Paso Postal Distribution Center achieves US Labor Department's OSHA recognition
  • October 27 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 10/27/2009 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Crane and Grain Service LLC of York, Neb., for violations of the Occupational Safety and Health Act
  • October 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2009 - 10/27/2009 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines West Carrollton, Ohio, business $45,000 in 1st of 2 investigations into May 3 explosion at chemical plant
  • October 23 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 10/23/2009 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $254,000 in fines for lead hazards at Franklin, N.H., foundry
  • October 22 [Region 5 News Release] - 2009 - 10/22/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA levies $82,500 fine to Republic Engineered Products in Lorain, Ohio
  • October 22 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 10/22/2009 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes nearly $113,000 in fines for electrical and other hazards at New Britain, Conn., armored car facility
  • October 21 [Region 6 News Release] - 2009 - 10/21/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA partners with Clark/Hunt for the San Antonio Military Medical Complex project
  • October 21 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 10/21/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Kiewit Building Group-Bellevue Medical Center in Bellevue, Neb., for safety and health excellence
  • October 20 [Trade News Release] - 2009 - 10/20/2009 - OSHA's new letter of interpretation requires that construction workers wear high-visibility warning garments
  • October 20 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 10/20/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Hoover, Ala., construction company with repeat and serious safety violations, $146,000 in penalties
  • October 20 [National News Release] - 2009 - 10/20/2009 - US Labor Department's OSHA addresses need for combustible dust standard
  • October 20 [National News Release] - 2009 - 10/20/2009 - US Labor Department's OSHA issues report on Nevada's state occupational safety and health program
  • October 16 [Trade News Release] - 2009 - 10/16/2009 - Radiation exposure among hazards addressed in OSHA bulletin on particle accelerators
  • October 15 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 10/15/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Paulsboro, N.J., company for workplace safety and health hazards
  • October 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2009 - 10/15/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA signs alliance with International Union of Operating Engineers Local 399
  • October 14 [National News Release] - 2009 - 10/14/2009 - OSHA reminds grain handling operators of required safety measures to protect workers
  • October 14 [OSHA Statement] - 2009 - 10/14/2009 - Statement by Acting Assistant Secretary of Labor for OSHA Jordan Barab re: H1N1-related Inspections
  • October 09 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 10/09/2009 - Formaldehyde and other hazards lead to $138,000 in U.S. Labor Department OSHA fines for Cambridge, Mass., embalming fluid manufacturer
  • October 09 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 10/09/2009 - Pittsfield, N.H., roofing contractor faces $91,000 in U.S. Labor Department OSHA fines for fall hazards at jobsites in Hanover and Manchester, N.H.
  • October 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2009 - 10/09/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Industrial Pipe Fittings in Corsicana, Texas, for alleged safety and health hazards
  • October 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2009 - 10/09/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites chemical recycling company following a fatality at Port Arthur, Texas, worksite
  • October 09 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 10/09/2009 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites ConocoPhillips for repeat workplace safety and health hazards
  • October 09 [Region 5 News Release] - 2009 - 10/09/2009 - US Labor Department's OSHA levies more than $500,000 in fines against All-Feed Processing and Packaging in Galva, Ill.
  • October 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 10/07/2009 - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los Estados Unidos propone multas por más de $230,000 para Los Amigos Tortilla Manufacturing Co. de Atlanta
  • October 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 10/07/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $230,000 in penalties against Los Amigos Tortilla Manufacturing Co. in Atlanta
  • October 07 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 10/07/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Hingham, Mass., contractor for silica hazards on I-93 bridge restoration in Melrose, Mass.
  • October 06 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 10/06/2009 - Pittsfield, N.H., contractor faces $55,000 in fines from U.S. Labor Department's OSHA following cave-in at Littleton, N.H., jobsite
  • October 06 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 10/06/2009 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Steelplex Corp. for repeat workplace safety and health hazards following March fatality
  • October 06 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 10/06/2009 - Weymouth, Mass., contractor faces $35,000 in fines from U.S. Labor Department's OSHA for unguarded excavation at Ayer, Mass., worksite
  • October 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 10/05/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $360,000 in fines against railcar repair facility in Brewton, Ala., for safety and health violations
  • October 05 [Region 3 News Release] - 2009 - 10/05/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Titanium Hearth Technologies for workplace safety and health success
  • October 05 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 10/05/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Cheektowaga, N.Y., employer for lack of asbestos safeguards at Amherst, N.Y., worksite
  • October 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2009 - 10/05/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA levies more than $111,000 in proposed penalties against Quinco Steel Inc.
  • October 02 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 10/02/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes $136,000 in fines against S.D. Warren Co. for hazards at Skowhegan, Maine, paper mill
  • October 01 [Trade News Release] - 2009 - 10/01/2009 - OSHA revises enforcement policies for fall protection during steel erection
  • October 01 [Region 6 News Release] - 2009 - 10/01/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Big Spring, Texas, refinery for alleged safety and health hazards
  • October 01 [National News Release] - 2009 - 10/01/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA begins National Emphasis Program on recordkeeping to determine accuracy of worker injury and illness data