OSHA News Releases - July 2010
July 2, 2010 to July 29, 2010

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  • July 29 [Region 3 News Release] - 2010 - 07/29/2010 - US Department of Labor cites Marcum Transport of Verdunville, W.Va., for workplace safety and health hazards
  • July 29 [Region 1 News Release] - 2010 - 07/29/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Fall River, Mass., contractor for fall, scaffolding and electrical hazards at East Providence, RI, jobsite
  • July 29 [Region 1 News Release] - 2010 - 07/29/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $420,000 in fines against US Postal Service for electrical hazards at Vermont mail processing facility
  • July 28 [National News Release] - 2010 - 07/28/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA publishes final rule on cranes and derricks in construction
  • July 28 [Region 1 News Release] - 2010 - 07/28/2010 - Widespread chemical, mechanical and electrical hazards at Eastford, Conn., aircraft parts maker leads to nearly $140,000 in US Labor Department's OSHA fines
  • July 27 [OSHA Media Advisory] - 2010 - 07/27/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA to host July 28 telephone media briefing on new cranes and derricks rulemaking
  • July 26 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 07/26/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Thermal Polymer Systems following workplace fatality in Angleton, Texas
  • July 26 [Region 1 News Release] - 2010 - 07/26/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $250,000 in fines against two employers following explosion at Nashua, NH, manufacturing plant
  • July 22 [OSHA Statement] - 2010 - 07/22/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA explains requirements for protective clothing during oil spill beach cleanup operations
  • July 22 [Region 1 News Release] - 2010 - 07/22/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites South Windsor, Conn., contractor, for cave-in, trenching and fall hazards
  • July 21 [OSHA Statement] - 2010 - 07/21/2010 - Statement of US Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis on passage of Miner Safety and Health Act of 2010 by House Committee on Education and Labor
  • July 21 [Region 7 News Release] - 2010 - 07/21/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Matthews Manufacturing of St. Louis with nearly 100 workplace safety violations
  • July 21 [Region 1 News Release] - 2010 - 07/21/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $130,050 in fines to Farmington, Conn., aircraft parts manufacturer for fire, electrical and mechanical hazards
  • July 21 [Region 5 News Release] - 2010 - 07/21/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA, Wisconsin On-site Safety and Health Consultation, the Building and Construction Trades of South Central Wisconsin, and Ryan Companies US establish safety partnership
  • July 20 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 07/20/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Legion Industries in Waynesboro, Ga., for 43 safety and health violations
  • July 20 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 07/20/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $112,000 in fines against Home Depot USA for uncorrected and recurring hazards at West Nyack, NY, store
  • July 19 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 07/19/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Jarden Home Brands in Greenville, Texas, for alleged safety violations
  • July 19 [Region 3 News Release] - 2010 - 07/19/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites DuPont for exposing workers to hazardous chemicals following a fatal accident at the Belle, W.Va., plant
  • July 16 [Region 3 News Release] - 2010 - 07/16/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Standard Forged Products of McKees Rocks, Pa., for workplace safety and health excellence
  • July 16 [Region 1 News Release] - 2010 - 07/16/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Danbury, Conn.,hospital for inadequate workplace violence safeguards
  • July 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2010 - 07/16/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Kenton Iron Products $214,500 in penalties for 29 safety and health violations
  • July 15 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 07/15/2010 - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los Estados Unidos, el Proyecto Defensa Laboral y Construction Safety and Health Inc. forman una alianza en Austin, Texas
  • July 15 [Region 5 News Release] - 2010 - 07/15/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Rexnord Industries LLC $130,500 in penalties after worker's arm was amputated by machinery
  • July 15 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 07/15/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA, Workers Defense Project and Construction Safety and Health Inc. form alliance in Austin, Texas
  • July 14 [Region 7 News Release] - 2010 - 07/14/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Sturgis Tuckpointing in St. Louis, Mo., for violations of OSH Act
  • July 14 [Region 3 News Release] - 2010 - 07/14/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Pennsylvania Independent Oil and Gas Association, Indiana University program to protect oilfield workers
  • July 14 [Region 1 News Release] - 2010 - 07/14/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $279,000 in fines against New Bedford, Mass., seafood company for process safety management hazards
  • July 12 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 07/12/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Krestmark Industries in Dallas for alleged safety and health violations
  • July 12 [Region 3 News Release] - 2010 - 07/12/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $272,000 in fines against US Postal Service for exposing workers to electrical hazards at Capitol Heights, Md., facility
  • July 12 [Region 5 News Release] - 2010 - 07/12/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $69,000 in penalties against Roll-Kraft for exposing workers to hazards
  • July 12 [OSHA Media Advisory] - 2010 - 07/12/2010 - US Labor Department's solicitor, assistant secretaries for MSHA and OSHA to testify on Miner Safety and Health Act of 2010
  • July 08 [Region 1 News Release] - 2010 - 07/08/2010 - Repeat and serious safety hazards at 4 Xpect Discount locations in Connecticut lead to $140,700 in US Labor Department OSHA fines for Ohio retailer
  • July 08 [Region 6 News Release] - 2010 - 07/08/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Enbridge G&P in Douglasville, Texas, following worker fatality from release of hydrogen sulfide
  • July 07 [Trade News Release] - 2010 - 07/07/2010 - US Department of Labor announces Imperial Sugar will pay more than $6 million and implement extensive safety and health abatement measures
  • July 07 [OSHA Statement] - 2010 - 07/07/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA assistant secretary concerned some oil spill workers not receiving proper training
  • July 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 07/07/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $90,000 in fines for Brooklyn and Staten Island, NY, contractors after Brooklyn balcony collapse
  • July 07 [Trade News Release] - 2010 - 07/07/2010 - Whistleblowers.gov offers quick worker access to whistleblower protection information
  • July 06 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 07/06/2010 - La Administración de Seguridad y Salud Ocupacional (OSHA) del Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. cita a Horizon Lines of Puerto Rico, Inc. por riesgos a la seguridad repetidos y serios en el área Portuaria de Puerto Nuevo
  • July 06 [OSHA Media Advisory] - 2010 - 07/06/2010 - Top US Department of Labor officials to travel to Gulf Coast to meet with affected workers
  • July 06 [Trade News Release] - 2010 - 07/06/2010 - US Department of Labor files worker safety complaint against USPS
  • July 06 [National News Release] - 2010 - 07/06/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA seeks applications for $2.75 million in new targeted topic safety and health training grants
  • July 06 [Region 2 News Release] - 2010 - 07/06/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Horizon Lines of Puerto Rico Inc. for repeat and serious safety hazards at Puerto Nuevo Port Area
  • July 02 [Trade News Release] - 2010 - 07/02/2010 - OSHA review project eliminates outdated requirements,brings standards up-to-date