OSHA News Releases - November 2009
November 2, 2009 to November 30, 2009

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  • November 30 [Region 5 News Release] - 2009 - 11/30/2009 - Chippewa Valley Technical College renews alliance with US Labor Department's OSHA
  • November 30 [Trade News Release] - 2009 - 11/30/2009 - OSHA guidance document focuses on training, personal protective equipment for safeguarding emergency medical responders
  • November 30 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 11/30/2009 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $484,000 in penalties against Cambria Contracting Inc. for asbestos hazards at Buffalo, NY, jobsite
  • November 25 [Trade News Release] - 2009 - 11/25/2009 - OSHA schedules meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health
  • November 25 [Region 5 News Release] - 2009 - 11/25/2009 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites West Lafayette, Ind., excavator for dangerous safety violations during trenching job in Danville, Ill.
  • November 25 [Region 5 News Release] - 2009 - 11/25/2009 - US Labor Department's OSHA, Harold O'Shea Builders and state of Illinois partner to safely complete hospital project
  • November 24 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 11/24/2009 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $128,000 in penalties against Macon, Ga., fiber cement manufacturer for safety and health failures
  • November 23 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 11/23/2009 - OSHA's Omaha Area Office focuses local emphasis program on general industry establishments with noise, respiratory hazards
  • November 23 [Region 8 News Release] - 2009 - 11/23/2009 - US Department of Labor fines Tempel Grain Elevators LLP of Wiley, Colo., more than $1.6 million following teenage worker's death
  • November 23 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 11/23/2009 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Decatur, Ga., wheel repair shop with failure-to-abate and repeat safety and health violations
  • November 20 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 11/20/2009 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Washington, Ga., manufacturer for serious safety and health violations following worker's partial amputation
  • November 20 [National News Release] - 2009 - 11/20/2009 - US Labor Department's OSHA issues compliance directive to address flu prevention for health care workers
  • November 19 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 11/19/2009 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Peekskill, NY, contractor for fall hazard at Peekskill Middle School construction site
  • November 17 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 11/17/2009 - Cave-in hazard in downtown Boston trench leads to $33,700 in US Labor Department OSHA fines for Hyde Park, Mass., contractor
  • November 17 [National News Release] - 2009 - 11/17/2009 - US Department of Labor's OSHA provides crowd control guidelines for protecting workers during retail sales events
  • November 17 [National News Release] - 2009 - 11/17/2009 - US Department of Labor's OSHA schedules stakeholder meetings on combustible dust hazards
  • November 17 [Region 5 News Release] - 2009 - 11/17/2009 - US Labor Department's OSHA, Illinois Onsite Safety and Health Consultation and Williams Brothers Construction Inc. establish partnership
  • November 16 [National News Release] - 2009 - 11/16/2009 - US Department of Labor welcomes GAO's report on under-reporting of workplace injuries and illnesses
  • November 16 [National News Release] - 2009 - 11/16/2009 - US Department of Labor's OSHA issues final rule, revises acetylene standard
  • November 16 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 11/16/2009 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $88,200 in fines against Victor, NY, contractor after worker burned in SUNY Buffalo arc flash
  • November 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2009 - 11/12/2009 - US Labor Department's OSHA levies $321,000 in fines against bridge and tower painter UCL Inc. in Cincinnati for exposing workers to lead
  • November 12 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 11/12/2009 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $509,000 in fines against Cranesville Aggregate for significant hazards at Scotia, NY, bagging plant
  • November 10 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 11/10/2009 - Greif Packaging LLC in Omaha, Neb., earns US Labor Department praise for workplace safety and health achievements
  • November 10 [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 11/10/2009 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Loren Cook Co. of Springfield, Mo., for $511,000 following worker's death
  • November 09 [National News Release] - 2009 - 11/09/2009 - US Department of Labor's OSHA provides workplace H1N1 influenza precaution and protection information for workers and employers
  • November 09 [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 11/09/2009 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Brooklyn, NY, contractor for electrocution and fall hazards at Westchester County worksite
  • November 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2009 - 11/05/2009 - US Labor Department's OSHA adds another $64,000 for total of $109,000 in fines against Veolia ES Technical Solutions, West Carrollton, Ohio
  • November 04 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 11/04/2009 - New Haven, Conn., contractor faces $308,500 in US Labor Department OSHA fines for fall hazards at 2 Massachusetts worksites
  • November 04 [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 11/04/2009 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites New Bedford, Mass., seafood processor following worker death in ice machine
  • November 03 [Trade News Release] - 2009 - 11/03/2009 - OSHA addresses workplace violence and fatigue at upcoming international conference on work stress and health
  • November 03 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 11/03/2009 - OSHA supporting crane 'safety stand down' day organized by members of Florida Crane Safety Alliance
  • November 03 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 11/03/2009 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Miami companies with willful and serious safety violations after fatality at Bernuth Marine Terminal
  • November 03 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 11/03/2009 - US Labor Department's OSHA struck by accident 'safety stand down' to be held at construction sites throughout Georgia on Nov. 4
  • November 02 [Region 6 News Release] - 2009 - 11/02/2009 - US Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Raytheon Mission Capability and Verification Center for safety and health achievement
  • November 02 [Region 5 News Release] - 2009 - 11/02/2009 - US Labor Department's OSHA levies more than $100,000 in penalties against Columbus Steel Castings Co. for 19 safety and health violations