OSHA News Releases - March 2010
March 1, 2010 to March 31, 2010

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  • March 31 [Region 3 News Release] - 2010 - 03/31/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Delaware City, Del., manufacturing company for workplace safety and health hazards
  • March 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2010 - 03/29/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Elmwood, Wis., dairy farm following investigation into worker's death
  • March 29 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 03/29/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA offering employers free construction safety and health training on April 1 at Gulf State Fairgrounds in Mobile, Ala.
  • March 26 [Trade News Release] - 2010 - 03/26/2010 - Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health meeting scheduled for April 14 and 16
  • March 26 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 03/26/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Fort Worth, Texas-based FWT Inc. for alleged workplace safety and health violations
  • March 26 [Region 5 News Release] - 2010 - 03/26/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA notifies Evansville, Ind., regional airport of workplace safety and health violations to workers
  • March 25 [Trade News Release] - 2010 - 03/25/2010 - Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health meeting scheduled for April 27 and 29
  • March 25 [Region 7 News Release] - 2010 - 03/25/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Werner Construction Inc. in Norfolk, Neb., for violations of OSH Act
  • March 25 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 03/25/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Gulf Chemical & Metallurgical Corp. in Freeport, Texas, for alleged workplace safety violations
  • March 25 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 03/25/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites South Amboy, NJ, stucco contractor for fall hazards
  • March 23 [Trade News Release] - 2010 - 03/23/2010 - OSHA requests membership nominations to the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health
  • March 23 [OSHA Statement] - 2010 - 03/23/2010 - Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis remembers workers killed at BP Texas City, calls for re-dedication of safety efforts at refineries, chemical plants
  • March 23 [Region 10 News Release] - 2010 - 03/23/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Mechanical Contractors Association and United pipefitters association
  • March 22 [OSHA Statement] - 2010 - 03/22/2010 - Comentarios de la Secretaria de Trabajo de los EE. UU. Hilda L. Solis sobre el voto de la Camara de Representantes aprobando la reforma del sistema de seguro medico
  • March 22 [OSHA Statement] - 2010 - 03/22/2010 - Statement of US Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis on passage of health care reform by US House of Representatives
  • March 18 [Trade News Release] - 2010 - 03/18/2010 - OSHA requests comments on Direct Final Rule and Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to protect workers from exposure to hexavalent chromium
  • March 18 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 03/18/2010 - US Labor Department orders Tennessee Commerce Bank to reinstate whistleblower and pay more than $1 million in back wages and other relief
  • March 18 [Region 5 News Release] - 2010 - 03/18/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $55,500 in penalties against American Warming and Ventilating Inc. for safety violations
  • March 18 [Region 3 News Release] - 2010 - 03/18/2010 - US Labor Departments OSHA announces informal public hearing on hazard communication in Pittsburgh on March 31
  • March 17 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 03/17/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Pecos, Texas, manufacturing facility for alleged safety and health hazards
  • March 17 [Region 3 News Release] - 2010 - 03/17/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Allentown, Pa., company for failing to abate workplace safety and health hazards
  • March 17 [Region 5 News Release] - 2010 - 03/17/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Ohio Decorative Products $91,000 for safety violations
  • March 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2010 - 03/16/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA schedules combustible dust stakeholder meetings in Chicago to address workplace hazards
  • March 16 [National News Release] - 2010 - 03/16/2010 - US assistant secretary of labor for OSHA testifies on Protecting America's Workers Act before House subcommittee
  • March 15 [Trade News Release] - 2010 - 03/15/2010 - OSHA eTool explains ways to protect the safety of electric power workers
  • March 15 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 03/15/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA forms alliance with Texas State Technical College in Sweetwater, Texas
  • March 11 [Region 9 News Release] - 2010 - 03/11/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA assesses Guam contractor Hua Sheng $139,500 for hazardous conditions at barracks, worksite
  • March 11 [Region 3 News Release] - 2010 - 03/11/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Harbeson, Del., poultry processing plant for workplace safety and health hazards
  • March 10 [Region 1 News Release] - 2010 - 03/10/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $178,800 in fines for Massachusetts and Rhode Island contractors for Newton, Mass., cave-in hazards
  • March 09 [Region 10 News Release] - 2010 - 03/09/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Bowman's Inc. following trenching fatality at Pocatello, Idaho, worksite
  • March 09 [Region 1 News Release] - 2010 - 03/09/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Franklin County, Maine, pellet mill for combustible dust and other hazards after explosion
  • March 09 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 03/09/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA finds Port Authority Trans-Hudson Corp. railroad violated federal whistleblower law
  • March 09 [National News Release] - 2010 - 03/09/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA notifies 15,000 workplaces nationwide of high injury and illness rates
  • March 08 [Trade News Release] - 2010 - 03/08/2010 - OSHA extends deadline for membership nominations to Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
  • March 08 [Trade News Release] - 2010 - 03/08/2010 - OSHA extends deadline for submitting comments on Recordkeeping proposed rule
  • March 08 [Region 5 News Release] - 2010 - 03/08/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Chipco LLC in Zanesville, Ohio, following fatality at natural gas well site in Londonderry, Ohio
  • March 08 [National News Release] - 2010 - 03/08/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $3 million in fines to BP-Husky refinery near Toledo, Ohio
  • March 03 [Region 9 News Release] - 2010 - 03/03/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA orders e-Smart Technologies Inc. to pay whistleblower back wages and $600,000 in compensatory damages
  • March 03 [Region 3 News Release] - 2010 - 03/03/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA partners with Manhattan Torcon JV to protect workers constructing new medical facility
  • March 02 [Region 1 News Release] - 2010 - 03/02/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes nearly $59,000 in fines against Cheshire, Conn., food distribution warehouse
  • March 01 [Region 1 News Release] - 2010 - 03/01/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Danvers, Mass., construction contractor $136,000 for asbestos hazards at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston