OSHA News Releases - January 2010
January 4, 2010 to January 29, 2010

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  • January 29 [Region 1 News Release] - 2010 - 01/29/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes nearly $55,000 in fines against Legacy Builders in Quincy, Mass., after Boston scaffold collapse injures workers
  • January 28 [OSHA Media Advisory] - 2010 - 01/28/2010 - Secretary Hilda L. Solis and agency heads to discuss US Labor Department's fiscal year 2011 budget through live Web chat on Monday, Feb. 1
  • January 28 [National News Release] - 2010 - 01/28/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes recordkeeping change to improve illness data
  • January 28 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 01/28/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $57,000 in penalties against Triangle Grading and Paving for trench safety violations at Fort Bragg, NC
  • January 27 [Region 1 News Release] - 2010 - 01/27/2010 - Methuen, Mass., contractor faces nearly $167,000 in US Labor Department OSHA fines for cave-in hazards at Quincy and Lynnfield, Mass., worksites
  • January 27 [Trade News Release] - 2010 - 01/27/2010 - OSHA releases workplace injury and illness information
  • January 27 [Trade News Release] - 2010 - 01/27/2010 - OSHA schedules informal stakeholder meetings on combustible dust
  • January 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 01/27/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposing more than $135,000 in penalties against Atlanta stone countertop manufacturer for health hazards
  • January 27 [Trade News Release] - 2010 - 01/27/2010 - Updated OSHA guidance helps protect late-night retail workers from workplace violence
  • January 26 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 01/26/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $217,500 in penalties against fire log manufacturer following employee being injured
  • January 26 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 01/26/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $71,000 in fines against Schweizer Aircraft Corp. for hazards at Horseheads, NY, plant
  • January 26 [Region 1 News Release] - 2010 - 01/26/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $90,500 in fines against Fibrelite for fire and explosion hazards at Pawcatuck, Conn., plant
  • January 25 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 01/25/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Mueller Industries subsidiaries in Fulton, Miss., for safety and health violations, proposing $683,000 in penalties
  • January 25 [Region 1 News Release] - 2010 - 01/25/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Bridgeport, Conn., contractor for cave-in hazard at Stamford, Conn., worksite
  • January 25 [Region 1 News Release] - 2010 - 01/25/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $54,000 in fines against Star Service Corp. for East Boston, Mass., scaffolding and fall hazards
  • January 22 [National News Release] - 2010 - 01/22/2010 - US Department of Labor releases 6 high-value datasets surpassing 1st open government target
  • January 22 [Region 1 News Release] - 2010 - 01/22/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $97,500 in fines against C&S Wholesale Grocers Inc. for recurring electrical and crushing hazards
  • January 19 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 01/19/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA recognizes ConocoPhillips, Bossier Operations for excellence in safety and health
  • January 15 [Region 8 News Release] - 2010 - 01/15/2010 - Delta Air Lines, DAL Global Services in Colorado Springs, Colo., again recognized by US Labor Department's OSHA for safety and health excellence
  • January 15 [Region 8 News Release] - 2010 - 01/15/2010 - MillerCoors Grain Elevator in Golden, Colo., recognized by US Labor Department's OSHA for excellence in occupational safety and health
  • January 15 [National News Release] - 2010 - 01/15/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces 'OSHA Listens' public meeting to solicit comments and suggestions from stakeholders
  • January 15 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 01/15/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites CITGO Refining and Chemicals in Corpus Christi, Texas, for alleged workplace safety violations
  • January 14 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 01/14/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $233,500 in fines against Home Goods for exit access hazards at Long Island, NY, store
  • January 13 [Trade News Release] - 2010 - 01/13/2010 - DOL/OSHA schedules conference on Latino worker safety and health
  • January 13 [Trade News Release] - 2010 - 01/13/2010 - Fechas de la conferencia de DOL/OSHA sobre la Seguridad y Salud de los trabajadores Latinos
  • January 13 [Trade News Release] - 2010 - 01/13/2010 - OSHA booklet outlines hexavalent chromium standards
  • January 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 01/13/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Gordon, Ga., maintenance and repair railcar company with serious safety and health violations following fatality
  • January 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 01/13/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites 3 companies for failing to protect workers' safety while constructing gas pipeline meter stations in Mississippi
  • January 12 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 01/12/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites two employers following confined-space deaths at Queens, NY, recycling facility
  • January 11 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 01/11/2010 - US Department of Labor secures back wages for fired whistleblower in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • January 11 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 01/11/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Camden chocolate processing plant following worker fatality
  • January 08 [Trade News Release] - 2010 - 01/08/2010 - New OSHA videos provide respirator and facemask safety guidance
  • January 08 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 01/08/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Fort Lauderdale, Fla., shipping container company with repeat and serious safety violations
  • January 07 [Trade News Release] - 2010 - 01/07/2010 - OSHA announces informal public hearings on hazard communication rule
  • January 07 [Region 1 News Release] - 2010 - 01/07/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $55,200 in fines to Pembroke, Mass., contractor for Randolph, Mass., cave-in hazard
  • January 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 01/06/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA joins employers and workers in Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Tennessee for 'Electrical Safety Stand-Down' Jan. 11
  • January 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 01/05/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes 41 safety and health violations against Georgia peanut processor in Sylvester and Blakely, Ga.
  • January 04 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 01/04/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $1.4 million in penalties in connection with fatal explosion in Houston