OSHA News Releases - September 2012
September 4, 2012 to September 28, 2012

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  • September 28 [Trade News Release] - 2012 - 09/28/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces selection of OSHA Training Institute Education Centers
  • September 27 [Trade News Release] - 2012 - 09/27/2012 - OSHA provides expanded information on variance procedures
  • September 27 [National News Release] - 2012 - 09/27/2012 - Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis appoints 6 members to Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health
  • September 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 09/27/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites COM2 Computers and Technologies in Carol Stream, Ill., for exposing workers to lead, other hazards
  • September 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 09/27/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites The Home Depot for exposing workers to electrical hazards at Chicago store; more than $69,000 proposed in penalties
  • September 27 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 09/27/2012 - US Labor Departments OSHA reaches settlement with Calhoun, Ga.-based Mohawk Industries to improve fire safety protection at facilities nationwide
  • September 26 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 09/26/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Commerce, Calif.-based 99 Cent Only Stores Texas with multiple serious violations at Houston facility
  • September 25 [Region 9 News Release] - 2012 - 09/25/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Tucson, Ariz., postal facility for exposing workers to potential injuries from a powered industrial truck
  • September 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 09/24/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Carter Construction in Loveland, Ohio, for exposing workers to trenching hazards
  • September 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 09/24/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Dlubak Glass for exposing workers to lead, other hazards at Upper Sandusky, Ohio, plant
  • September 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 09/24/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Miller Compressing in Milwaukee for failing to isolate power during maintenance
  • September 24 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 09/24/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Podnar Plastics for 7 violations after investigating complaints of hazards at Kent, Ohio, manufacturing facility
  • September 21 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 09/21/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Westlake Vinyls in Geismar, La., for multiple process safety management violations
  • September 20 [OSHA Statement] - 2012 - 09/20/2012 - Statement by Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis on fatal occupational injuries in 2011
  • September 20 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 09/20/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Atlanta utility contractor for willful and serious safety violations, proposes more than $43,000 in penalties
  • September 20 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 09/20/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Jersey City, NJ, company for workplace safety and health hazards at Kearny warehouse
  • September 20 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 09/20/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites OPC Polymers in Columbus, Ohio, for process safety management program deficiencies; fines exceed $138,000
  • September 19 [Trade News Release] - 2012 - 09/19/2012 - OSHA schedules meeting of the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
  • September 19 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 09/19/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Delaware City, Del., manufacturer for continued workplace safety, health hazards
  • September 19 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 09/19/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Staten Island, NY, contractor more than $136,000 for fall hazards at Jersey City, NJ, site
  • September 17 [Region 1 News Release] - 2012 - 09/17/2012 - Everett, Mass., contractor faces more than $40,000 in fines from US Labor Department's OSHA for excavation hazard at Chelsea job site
  • September 17 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 09/17/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Omega Protein for 25 safety and health violations following worker fatality at Moss Point, Miss., plant
  • September 17 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 09/17/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Mt. Lookout, W.Va., contractor for fall and other hazards at Tridelphia, W.Va., work site
  • September 11 [National News Release] - 2012 - 09/11/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA awards $10.7 million in safety and health training grants to 72 organizations
  • September 11 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 09/11/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA awards $10.7 million in safety and health training grants to 72 organizations - Four Florida organizations receive grants totaling more than $564,000
  • September 11 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 09/11/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA awards $10.7 million in safety and health training grants to 72 organizations - Georgia Tech receives more than $181,000 in funding
  • September 11 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 09/11/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA awards $10.7 million in safety and health training grants to 72 organizations - University of Alabama receives grant totaling $110,000
  • September 11 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 09/11/2012 - US Labor Departments OSHA awards $10.7 million in safety and health training grants to 72 organizations - Three North Carolina organizations receive grants totaling more than $800,000
  • September 10 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 09/10/2012 - OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los EE.UU. cita a 7 empresas de Miami y San Antonio con 46 infracciones por exponer a trabajadores al amianto
  • September 10 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 09/10/2012 - US Department of Labor orders Dana Holding Corp. to pay whistleblower nearly $275,000 in back wages, damages
  • September 10 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 09/10/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 7 companies from Miami, and San Antonio with 46 violations for exposing workers to asbestos
  • September 10 [Region 8 News Release] - 2012 - 09/10/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites SeaCast for violations at Butte, Mont., foundry; proposes $104,000 in fines
  • September 06 [Region 6 News Release] - 2012 - 09/06/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Citgo Refining and Chemicals for exposing workers to hazardous materials in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • September 06 [Region 2 News Release] - 2012 - 09/06/2012 - US Labor Department sues Albany, NY, contractor for allegedly firing and harassing employee who reported asbestos hazards at Gloversville school
  • September 06 [Region 9 News Release] - 2012 - 09/06/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA notifies Navy's Fleet Readiness Center Southwest about employees' exposure to toxic materials at Coronado, Calif., facility
  • September 05 [Region 7 News Release] - 2012 - 09/05/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Global Pyrotechnic Solutions in Dittmer, Mo., for 31 violations after 3 workers injured in fireworks plant explosion
  • September 04 [Region 5 News Release] - 2012 - 09/04/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Logan Machine Co. for 16 violations after investigating complaint of hazards at Akron, Ohio, machine shop