OSHA News Releases - February 2011
February 1, 2011 to February 28, 2011

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  • February 28 [Region 7 News Release] - 2011 - 02/28/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites St. Louis roofing contractor for repeatedly exposing workers to fall hazards and other safety violations
  • February 28 [Region 5 News Release] - 2011 - 02/28/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Associated Milk Producers and Bechel Bros. for failing to protect workers from falls
  • February 28 [Region 1 News Release] - 2011 - 02/28/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Canton, Mass., contractor for failing to provide cave-in protection at Boston jobsite
  • February 25 [Region 1 News Release] - 2011 - 02/25/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Stoughton, Mass., contractor for failing to provide cave-in protection at Revere, Mass., jobsite
  • February 24 [Trade News Release] - 2011 - 02/24/2011 - OSHA timeline highlights 40 years of healthier workers, safer workplaces and a stronger America
  • February 24 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 02/24/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Venetian Marble & Granite in Helotes, Texas, for exposing workers to excessive levels of respirable silica
  • February 24 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 02/24/2011 - US Labor Department orders Memphis, Tenn., company to reinstate whistleblower, pay more than $111,000 in back wages, interest and damages
  • February 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 02/22/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Albertville, Ala., fabrication company more than $71,000 in penalties for endangering workers
  • February 22 [Region 1 News Release] - 2011 - 02/22/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Canton, Mass., contractor on Hultman Aqueduct project in Weston, Mass., for repeat and serious violations
  • February 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 02/22/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Premont, Texas, drilling waste disposal company for multiple safety and health hazards
  • February 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 02/22/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Mississippi furniture manufacturer $66,000 in penalties for repeat and serious safety violations
  • February 22 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 02/22/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines San Antonio manufacturing company for serious workplace safety and health hazards
  • February 22 [Region 5 News Release] - 2011 - 02/22/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites US Minerals facility in Baldwin, Ill., for failing to lock out equipment, protect workers from falls; fines total $83,000
  • February 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 02/22/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Conyers, Ga., construction company $42,000 for exposing workers to cave-in hazards
  • February 18 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 02/18/2011 - OSHA y consulado Mexicano forman alianza para promover seguridad y salud de trabajadores Méxicanos en Arkansas y Oklahoma
  • February 18 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 02/18/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA and Mexican Consulate form alliance to promote safety and health of Mexican workers in Arkansas and Oklahoma
  • February 18 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 02/18/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Rochester, NY, pizza shell manufacturer more than $195,000 for failing to correct workplace hazards
  • February 17 [Region 7 News Release] - 2011 - 02/17/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Bade Roofing Co. in St. Louis for repeatedly exposing workers to fall hazards, among other safety violations
  • February 17 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 02/17/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Mississippi sawmill with $67,800 in penalties for willful and serious safety violations
  • February 17 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 02/17/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites St. Augustine, Fla., contractor following Hollywood, Fla., scaffolding collapse inside water tank
  • February 17 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 02/17/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Prologix Distribution Services in Doral, Fla., following incident in which worker's arm was amputated
  • February 16 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 02/16/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Hopewell, NJ, contractor for scaffold and fall hazards on Sheridan Avenue Steam Plant project in Albany, NY
  • February 16 [Region 5 News Release] - 2011 - 02/16/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA to co-sponsor downstate Illinois workplace safety and health conference in Peoria on March 2
  • February 15 [Trade News Release] - 2011 - 02/15/2011 - OSHA issues enforcement guidance on personal protective equipment to protect general industry workers' safety, health
  • February 15 [OSHA Statement] - 2011 - 02/15/2011 - Statement from assistant secretary of labor for OSHA supporting promotion of job creation
  • February 15 [Region 7 News Release] - 2011 - 02/15/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Cimbar Performance Minerals in Cadet, Mo., for exposing workers to hazardous chemicals, excessive noise
  • February 14 [National News Release] - 2011 - 02/14/2011 - US Department of Labor releases fiscal year 2012 budget request
  • February 14 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 02/14/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 2 Tuscumbia, Ala., companies for 40 safety and health violations with $121,800 in penalties
  • February 14 [Region 1 News Release] - 2011 - 02/14/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Northeast Hospital Corp. for failing to protect workers against electrical hazards at Beverly, Mass., facility
  • February 14 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 02/14/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Safety-Kleen Systems for exposing workers at its Burlington, NJ, facility to safety and health hazards
  • February 11 [Trade News Release] - 2011 - 02/11/2011 - OSHA respiratory protection video discusses proper respirator use for healthcare workers
  • February 10 [OSHA Media Advisory] - 2011 - 02/10/2011 - Secretary of labor to host live Web chat on department's fiscal year 2012 budget request Feb. 14
  • February 09 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 02/09/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites US Postal Service in Nashville, Tenn., with $70,000 fine for safety hazard
  • February 09 [Region 6 News Release] - 2011 - 02/09/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites oil and gas field service company and its subsidiaries in Louisiana with injury and illness recordkeeping violations
  • February 08 [Region 8 News Release] - 2011 - 02/08/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites North Western Energy in Billings, Mont., for electrical hazards after employee injured by high-voltage equipment
  • February 08 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 02/08/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites south Georgia manufacturer with 46 serious safety and health violations
  • February 08 [Region 5 News Release] - 2011 - 02/08/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Chicago-area contractor $60,600 for failing to provide trench cave-in protection for workers
  • February 07 [Region 2 News Release] - 2011 - 02/07/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Kearny, NJ, pool chemical manufacturer for workplace hazards, proposes more than $70,000 in fines
  • February 07 [Region 1 News Release] - 2011 - 02/07/2011 - US Labor Department secures decision affirming willful and serious trenching violations, $91,200 in fines against Boston contractor
  • February 07 [Region 1 News Release] - 2011 - 02/07/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites North Branford, Conn., contractor for failing to provide cave-in protection at Stratford, Conn., jobsite
  • February 04 [Region 1 News Release] - 2011 - 02/04/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $235,500 in fines to Wilmington, Mass., contractor for fall and scaffold hazards at Boston's Rowes Wharf
  • February 04 [Region 1 News Release] - 2011 - 02/04/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Dracut, Mass., contractor, proposes nearly $54,000 in fines for fall hazards at Tewksbury, Mass., jobsite
  • February 03 [Region 5 News Release] - 2011 - 02/03/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites North Central Power Co. Inc. after worker fatally electrocuted near Winter, Wis.
  • February 01 [Region 9 News Release] - 2011 - 02/01/2011 - US Labor Department settles whistleblower suit against US Navy contractor