OSHA News Releases - April 2010
April 1, 2010 to April 30, 2010

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  • April 30 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 04/30/2010 - Safety hazards at Houston worksite bring citations and fines to plastics manufacturer following investigation by US Labor Department's OSHA
  • April 30 [Region 1 News Release] - 2010 - 04/30/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $558,000 in fines to US Postal Service for electrical hazards at Providence, RI, mail processing facility
  • April 29 [OSHA Statement] - 2010 - 04/29/2010 - Statement of US Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis on Protecting America's Workers Act
  • April 29 [Region 5 News Release] - 2010 - 04/29/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $130,000 in penalties against Chicago-based ERA Valdivia Contractors Inc. for health violations
  • April 28 [OSHA Statement] - 2010 - 04/28/2010 - Statement of US Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis on Workers Memorial Day
  • April 28 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 04/28/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites National Standard Co. in Stillwater, Okla., for safety and health violations
  • April 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2010 - 04/28/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Lowe's Home Center $110,000 for continual recordkeeping violations at Cincinnati and Dayton stores
  • April 28 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 04/28/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes nearly $107,000 in fines against Buffalo, NY, sheet metal fabricator for uncorrected and recurring hazards
  • April 28 [National News Release] - 2010 - 04/28/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA releases data detailing worker exposure to toxic chemicals. Also issues directive on protecting non-English speaking workers from hazards
  • April 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2010 - 04/27/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Ohio-based Tireman Auto Service Centers Ltd. $177,800 for willful and serious safety violations
  • April 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2010 - 04/27/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $60,000 in penalties against Chicago-based National Wrecking Co. for safety violations
  • April 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2010 - 04/27/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $96,500 in penalties against Packaging Corporation of America for safety violations
  • April 27 [OSHA Media Advisory] - 2010 - 04/27/2010 - US assistant secretary of labor for OSHA to testify today on strengthening enforcement and ensuring safe workplaces for every American worker
  • April 27 [OSHA Media Advisory] - 2010 - 04/27/2010 - US deputy assistant secretary of labor for OSHA to testify on whistleblower protections for America's workers
  • April 26 [Trade News Release] - 2010 - 04/26/2010 - Secretary of Labor announces new members to safety, health advisory committee
  • April 26 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 04/26/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Birdair Inc.for alleged safety hazards at Arlington,Texas,worksite
  • April 26 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 04/26/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Long Island, NY, contractor for cave-in hazards after employee is caught in 16-foot deep hole at East Hills worksite
  • April 25 [OSHA Statement] - 2010 - 04/25/2010 - US Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis issues statement on worker deaths
  • April 22 [OSHA Media Advisory] - 2010 - 04/22/2010 - US Department of Labor agency heads to host live Web chats on regulatory agendas on April 26, 27 and 28
  • April 22 [National News Release] - 2010 - 04/22/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA takes action to protect America's workers with severe violator program and increased penalties
  • April 21 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 04/21/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $133,000 in penalties against Clarksville, Ga., manufacturer for 60 safety and health violations
  • April 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 04/19/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $63,000 in penalties against Hope Hull, Ala., manufacturer for willful and serious violations
  • April 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2010 - 04/19/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines American Packaging Corp.in Columbus, Wis., following investigation into worker's death
  • April 19 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 04/19/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $130,800 in fines for Yonkers, NY, woodwork manufacturer for fire, chemical and amputation hazards
  • April 19 [Region 5 News Release] - 2010 - 04/19/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $64,000 in penalties against Elk Grove, Ill.-based Ceva Freight for serious and repeat safety violations
  • April 15 [Region 7 News Release] - 2010 - 04/15/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Buckhorn Inc. of Springfield, Mo., for violations of OSH Act
  • April 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 04/14/2010 - El Departamento del Trabajo de los EE. UU. OSHA y el Consulado Mexicano forman alianza en Houston
  • April 14 [National News Release] - 2010 - 04/14/2010 - La Secretaria del Trabajo de los EE. UU., Hilda Solís, convoca la primera Cumbre de Acción Nacional en la historia sobre la salud y seguridad laboral de los trabajadores latinos
  • April 14 [National News Release] - 2010 - 04/14/2010 - Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis convenes 1st ever national action summit on health and safety of Latino workers
  • April 14 [Region 10 News Release] - 2010 - 04/14/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites AmeriCold Logistics LLC for alleged safety violations at Nampa, Idaho, facility
  • April 14 [Region 3 News Release] - 2010 - 04/14/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA joins Morristown, NJ, organization to continue vital effort to protect area Latino workers
  • April 14 [Region 5 News Release] - 2010 - 04/14/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $61,500 in penalties against Fleetpride Inc. for safety violations
  • April 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 04/14/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA, Mexican consulate form alliance in Houston
  • April 13 [Region 1 News Release] - 2010 - 04/13/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA providing guidance to employers and contractors during Rhode Island flood cleanup
  • April 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 04/12/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites oil refinery in Big Spring, Texas, for alleged safety and health hazards
  • April 07 [Trade News Release] - 2010 - 04/07/2010 - New document addresses shipbreaking worker safety
  • April 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 04/07/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites contractor for willful and serious safety violations following trench fatality in Atlanta
  • April 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 04/07/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA orders New Jersey Transit to pay more than $500,000 to worker for violation of railroad whistleblower law
  • April 01 [Trade News Release] - 2010 - 04/01/2010 - OSHA program protects federal workers
  • April 01 [Region 1 News Release] - 2010 - 04/01/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA urges New England recovery workers and public to guard themselves against hazards during flood and storm cleanup