OSHA News Releases - May 2010
May 3, 2010 to May 28, 2010

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  • May 28 [Trade News Release] - 2010 - 05/28/2010 - Amended Steel Erection standard improves highway construction worker safety
  • May 28 [Trade News Release] - 2010 - 05/28/2010 - OSHA seeks members to serve on national advisory committee for improving worker safety and health
  • May 28 [Trade News Release] - 2010 - 05/28/2010 - Promoting Injury and Illness Prevention Programs among issues to be discussed at advisory committee meeting
  • May 27 [National News Release] - 2010 - 05/27/2010 - US Department of Labor fines South Dakota Wheat Growers Association of Aberdeen, SD, more than $1.6 million for grain handling violations
  • May 27 [National News Release] - 2010 - 05/27/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA seeks applications for $8 million in new Susan Harwood Safety and Health Capacity Building Training Grants
  • May 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2010 - 05/27/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA issues NDK Crystals egregious willful and serious citations following investigation into explosion that killed bystander
  • May 26 [Region 7 News Release] - 2010 - 05/26/2010 - US Department of Labor orders United Parcel Service to compensate driver terminated for refusing to drive due to safety concerns
  • May 26 [Region 1 News Release] - 2010 - 05/26/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $61,000 in fines against Weymouth, Mass., contractor after worker falls 30 feet at Brookline, Mass., site
  • May 25 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 05/25/2010 - Citación de la OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los EE. UU.a empresa constructora de College Station, Texas, por presuntas infracciones de seguridad y salubridad
  • May 25 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 05/25/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA and Lee Lewis Construction partner to promote construction safety in West Texas
  • May 25 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 05/25/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites College Station, Texas, construction company for alleged safety and health violations
  • May 24 [Trade News Release] - 2010 - 05/24/2010 - OSHA seeks members to serve on committee for improving construction workers' safety, health
  • May 24 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 05/24/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Miami, Fla., road construction company with willful safety violation, $63,000 in penalties
  • May 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2010 - 05/24/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $60,000 in penalties against Waukesha, Wis.-based Baird Display for 19 safety violations
  • May 24 [National News Release] - 2010 - 05/24/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA publishes proposed rulemaking to prevent injuries from slips, trips and falls on walking-working surfaces
  • May 21 [Trade News Release] - 2010 - 05/21/2010 - OSHA bloodborne review looks at standard's value in protecting workers
  • May 21 [Trade News Release] - 2010 - 05/21/2010 - Requirement for protecting workers from hexavalent chromium exposure now a final rule
  • May 20 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 05/20/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Mueller Copper Tube Products in Wynne, Ark., for exposing workers to variety of hazards
  • May 20 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 05/20/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites former North Brunswick, NJ, manufacturer for exposing workers to risks involving hazardous chemicals
  • May 20 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 05/20/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA finds CSX Transportation Inc. retaliated against veteran New York dispatcher who reported safety concerns
  • May 20 [Region 5 News Release] - 2010 - 05/20/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $200,000 in penalties against Elyria Foundry Co. LLC for exposing workers to hazards
  • May 19 [National News Release] - 2010 - 05/19/2010 - OSHA thuộc Bộ Lao Động Hoa Kỳ phân phối hướng dẫn, và bảng thông số về an toàn khi thu gom dầu tràn
  • May 19 [National News Release] - 2010 - 05/19/2010 - OSHA, el Departamento de Trabajo de los EE. UU. distribuye guías de seguridad, hojas de datos para la limpieza de petróleo
  • May 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 05/19/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites VT Halter Marine more than $1.3 million for willfully exposing workers to toxic vapors in a confined space 2 workers died and 2 received 3rd degree burns
  • May 19 [National News Release] - 2010 - 05/19/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA distributes oil spill cleanup safety guides, fact sheets
  • May 18 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 05/18/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes nearly $136,000 in penalties against Sewon America Inc. for willful and serious safety violations
  • May 18 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 05/18/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA forms 4 alliances to enhance safety and health for variety of workers in western New York
  • May 17 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 05/17/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Jersey City, NJ, manufacturer for exposing employees to workplace safety and health hazards
  • May 17 [Region 3 News Release] - 2010 - 05/17/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Parkersburg, Pa., construction company for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • May 17 [Region 1 News Release] - 2010 - 05/17/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $77,500 in fines against West Hartford, Conn., metal finishing plant for 45 safety and health hazards
  • May 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 05/14/2010 - Citación de la OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los EE. UU. a fábrica de tortillas en Dallas por presuntas infracciones de salud y seguridad
  • May 14 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 05/14/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites South Bay, Fla., sugar cane mill and refinery for exposing workers to amputation injuries
  • May 14 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 05/14/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites tortilla factory in Dallas for alleged safety and health violations
  • May 13 [Trade News Release] - 2010 - 05/13/2010 - Review of OSHA's Methylene Chloride standard shows value to worker protection
  • May 13 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 05/13/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Corpus Christi, Texas-based mobile home park for exposing workers to trenching hazards
  • May 13 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 05/13/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Grapevine, Texas-based machine company for failing to protect workers from lead exposure
  • May 13 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 05/13/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Parsippany, NJ, clothing companies for workplace safety and health violations
  • May 13 [Region 5 News Release] - 2010 - 05/13/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $45,500 in penalties against The Spieker Co. for safety violations
  • May 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 05/12/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA promotes free safety and health training expo for construction workers in South Florida
  • May 11 [National News Release] - 2010 - 05/11/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA seeks to partner with local building inspectors
  • May 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2010 - 05/11/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Mexican Consulate in Chicago to promote worker safety in Illinois and Wisconsin
  • May 11 [Region 5 News Release] - 2010 - 05/11/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA notifies Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center of workplace safety and health hazards to its workers
  • May 11 [Region 7 News Release] - 2010 - 05/11/2010 - Westar Energy-Murray Gill Energy Center earns US Labor Department praise for workplace safety and health achievements
  • May 10 [Region 7 News Release] - 2010 - 05/10/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Graham Tire Co. of Grand Island, Neb., for violations of OSH Act
  • May 10 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 05/10/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA finds Port Authority Trans-Hudson Corp. railroad violated whistleblower law
  • May 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2010 - 05/10/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines US Postal Service processing center in Bedford Park, Ill., $210,000 for willful safety violations
  • May 10 [Region 1 News Release] - 2010 - 05/10/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $61,000 in fines against Brighton, Mass., contractor for excavation hazards
  • May 10 [Region 8 News Release] - 2010 - 05/10/2010 - US Labor Departments OSHA proposes $217,000 in fines against US Postal Service for electrical hazards at Denver mail processing facility
  • May 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 05/07/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $48,500 against Tonawanda Coke Corp. for 14 serious violations
  • May 06 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 05/06/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Fairfield, NJ, contractor for continued employee exposure to fall hazards
  • May 06 [Region 3 News Release] - 2010 - 05/06/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Varney, W.Va., lumber company for failing to abate workplace safety and health hazards
  • May 06 [National News Release] - 2010 - 05/06/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA requests information on exposure to infectious agents in health care settings
  • May 05 [Region 5 News Release] - 2010 - 05/05/2010 - Milk Specialties Co. in Whitehall, Wis., agrees to pay $535,000 in penalties after US Labor Department's OSHA safety and health investigation
  • May 05 [National News Release] - 2010 - 05/05/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA holds series of stakeholder meetings on modernization of injury and illness data collection system
  • May 05 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 05/05/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA orders New Jersey air carrier to reinstate pilot and pay more than $45,000 in damages and fees
  • May 04 [OSHA Statement] - 2010 - 05/04/2010 - Statement of US Assistant Secretary of Labor for OSHA David Michaels on opening OSHA office in Las Vegas
  • May 04 [National News Release] - 2010 - 05/04/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA holds series of stakeholder meetings on worker Injury and Illness Prevention Programs
  • May 03 [National News Release] - 2010 - 05/03/2010 - Bộ Lao Động Hoa Kỳ tập trung vo sự an ton của cng nhn khi cc hoạt động thu gom dầu trn gia tăng tại khu vực Gulf Coast
  • May 03 [National News Release] - 2010 - 05/03/2010 - El Departamento de Trabajo de los EE. UU. cuida la seguridad de los trabajadores ante mayores actividades de limpieza de petróleo cerca de la Costa del Golfo
  • May 03 [National News Release] - 2010 - 05/03/2010 - US Department of Labor focuses on safety of workers as oil cleanup activities ramp up in Gulf Coast region