December

  • December 29 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA reminds New England employers of hazards associated with snow cleanup, urges proper worker safeguards
  • December 29 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA reminds New York employers of hazards associated with snow cleanup, urges proper worker safeguards
  • December 29 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites US Postal Service in Duluth, Ga., with repeat and serious safety violations, $80,000 in penalties
  • December 29 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Pasadena Refining Services in Texas $115,650 for multiple safety hazards
  • December 29 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $238,000 in fines against US Postal Service for electrical hazards at Shrewsbury, Mass., mail processing facility
  • December 28 - OSHA News Release - St. Louis employers ordered incarcerated for failing to comply with US Department of Labor's OSHA citations and court sanctions
  • December 28 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines LM Wind Power Blades in Grand Forks, ND, following worker fatality investigation
  • December 28 - Federal Register 75:81663 - 81664 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Concrete and Masonry Construction Standard
  • December 28 - Federal Register 75:81660 - 81661 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Logging Operations Standard
  • December 28 - Federal Register 75:81661 - 81662 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Overhead and Gantry Cranes Standard
  • December 27 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites construction company more than $81,000 for excavation hazards at Galena Park, Texas, worksite
  • December 23 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA forms alliance with Lake Region State College in Devils Lake, ND
  • December 22 - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA acts to protect residential roofing workers
  • December 22 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Houston, Texas, contractor for not protecting workers against falls at Wal-Mart jobsite in Hamburg, Pa.
  • December 22 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Peoria Siding & Window Co. for failing to provide roofers with fall protection
  • December 22 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Illinois-based Di Paolo Co. $113,000 for failure to provide cave-in protection for trench workers
  • December 22 - Federal Register 75:80315 - Compliance Directive for Fall Protection in Residential Construction
  • December 21 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Weskan, Kan., grain facility following fatality
  • December 21 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Corpus Christi, Texas-based construction company $87,000 for exposing workers to potential cave-ins
  • December 21 - OSHA Media Advisory - US Department of Labor agencies to host live Web chats, conference call on regulatory agendas between Jan. 4 and 7
  • December 21 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Chicago-area contractor $360,000 for failing to provide trench cave-in protection for workers
  • December 20 - Federal Register 75:79804 - 79805 - Semiannual Regulatory Agenda
  • December 20 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA renews alliance with Steel Erectors Association and Iron Workers Union to protect workers
  • December 20 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites North Reading, Mass., roofing contractor for fall and scaffolding hazards at Melrose, Mass., worksite
  • December 20 - OSHA Media Advisory - The Federal Register published the U.S. Department of Labor's Fall 2010 Regulatory Agenda on Dec. 20
  • December 17 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA certifies Philadelphia construction company as 'star' site for workplace safety and health
  • December 17 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA appoints new head of the Construction Directorate
  • December 17 - OSHA Trade Release - US Department of Labor determines it will not adopt an SDoC system
  • December 17 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites masonry company in Hurst, Texas, for serious and repeat fall hazards
  • December 17 - Federal Register 75:79035 - 79048 - Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratories; Supplier's Declaration of Conformity
  • December 16 - Federal Register 75:78755 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Standard on Mechanical Power Presses
  • December 16 - OSHA National News Release - Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis appoints 5 new members to National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
  • December 16 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Showalter Roofing Services more than $87,000 for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • December 16 - Federal Register 75:78775 - 78776 - National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH)
  • December 16 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA recognizes Raytheon Co. in Omaha, Neb., for effective injury and illness prevention program
  • December 15 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA orders Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway to compensate employee disciplined for reporting work-related injury
  • December 15 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA issues notices of unsafe working conditions to Mansfield-Lahm Regional Airport for safety hazards
  • December 15 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Lucas Oil Production Studios following cameraman's death at Lakewood, Colo., race course
  • December 14 - OSHA News Release - Salisbury, Mass., contractor faces $44,000 in fines from US Labor Department's OSHA after explosion injures worker
  • December 14 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines WRR Environmental Services Co. $787,000 following June explosion
  • December 14 - Federal Register 75:77798 - Interpretation of OSHA's Provisions for Feasible Administrative or Engineering Controls of Occupational Noise
  • December 13 - Federal Register 75:77671 - 77673 - Expansion of the Scope of NRTL Recognition of MET Laboratories, Inc.; Correction of the Scope of NRTL Recognition of FM Approvals, LLC
  • December 13 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $76,000 fine against New Jersey freight carrier following worker injury at Pawtucket, RI, terminal
  • December 10 - Federal Register 75:77002 - 77005 - Expansion of the Scope of NRTL Recognition of Underwriters Laboratories Inc.; Modification to the Scopes of NRTL Recognition of FM Approvals LLC, Intertek Testing Services NA Inc., and Underwriters Laboratories Inc.
  • December 10 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Industrial Ceramic Products $91,500 after worker suffers permanent arm injury in industrial accident
  • December 09 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Texas Linen in Austin, Texas, more than $126,000 for fall hazards and repeat violations
  • December 09 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites 3 Massachusetts contractors for cave-in hazards at Salem, NH, jobsite
  • December 09 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Philadelphia paper manufacturer for workplace safety and health hazards following worker fatality
  • December 08 - Federal Register 75:76492 - 76494 - Bloodborne Pathogens Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • December 08 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Illinois-based GSI Group LLC after worker killed in industrial accident
  • December 08 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $71,000 in fines against Rochester, NY, stainless steel fabricator for recurring and other hazards
  • December 07 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Alabama-based Jamison Construction for cave-in hazards at Florida worksite
  • December 07 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines US Minerals facility in Illinois $396,000 for 28 violations, including exposure to hazardous dust
  • December 07 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA bulletin and alert recommends safety measures to protect workers from exposure to diacetyl and diacetyl substitutes
  • December 06 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Ohio-based Republic Engineered Products $156,000 for exposing workers to fall hazards, faulty equipment
  • December 06 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Ohio-based Ameriwood Industries $60,000 for lack of protective gear and training
  • December 06 - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA extends comment period to March 21, 2011, announces stakeholder meeting on noise control interpretation
  • December 03 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA certifies Pennsylvania-based Simmons Manufacturing Co. as 'star' site for workplace safety and health
  • December 03 - Federal Register 75:75500 - 75501 - Material Hoists, Personnel Hoists, and Elevators Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • December 03 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA directive continues targeting inspection program for protecting federal workers
  • December 02 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $51,000 in fines against David H. Koch Theater in New York for asbestos, fall and crushing hazards
  • December 02 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines US Minerals in Galveston, Texas, $273,000 for alleged workplace safety violations
  • December 01 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Home Depot in San Antonio for lack of worker protective equipment, improper recordkeeping
  • December 01 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Next Step Burwell LLC in Burwell, Neb., for exposing workers to serious electrical hazards
  • December 01 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Hondo, Texas, beverage distributor more than $52,000 for failing to provide forklift training to workers
  • December 01 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Huntsman Petrochemical of Houston, Texas, for endangering workers

November

  • November 30 - Federal Register 75:74083 - 74084 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Welding, Cutting and Brazing
  • November 30 - Federal Register 75:74085 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Application for Occupational Safety and Health Administration Training Grant
  • November 30 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Brooklyn, NY, contractor for steel erection, fall and scaffold hazards after fatal worker fall at Brooklyn jobsite
  • November 30 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Chambersburg, Pa., excavation company for trenching hazards
  • November 30 - - Oil and Gas OSHA Safety Conference 2010
  • November 30 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Ohio-based Mikesell Excavating more than $49,000 for failure to provide cave-in protection for workers
  • November 30 - Federal Register 75:74084 - 74085 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Portable Fire Extinguishers--Annual Maintenance Certification Record
  • November 29 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Michigan-based Cedar Creek Carpentry $56,000 for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • November 29 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA levies $46,200 in proposed penalties against US Postal Service in Des Moines, Iowa
  • November 29 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA reissues Shipbreaking National Emphasis Program and updates Shipyard PPE directive to include PPE Payment
  • November 29 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. more than $213,000 for willful, serious and repeat safety and health violations
  • November 26 - OSHA News Release - Chelmsford, Mass., roofing contractor faces $40,000 in fines from US Labor Department's OSHA following worker fall at Milford, NH, jobsite
  • November 24 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites foam manufacturer Styro-Tech LLC
  • November 23 - Federal Register 75:71356 - 71357 - Collection of Information Requirement Related to Procedures for the Handling of Retaliation Complaints Under the National Transit Systems Security Act and the Federal Railroad Safety Act
  • November 23 - Federal Register 75:71355 - 71356 - Collection of Information Requirement Related to Procedures for the Handling of Retaliation Complaints Under Section 219 of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008
  • November 23 - Federal Register 75:71356 - Collection of Information Requirement Related to Procedures for the Handling of Retaliation Complaints Under the Employee Protection Provision of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of 1982
  • November 23 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Weatherford International in Longview, Texas, for allegedly exposing workers to hexavalent chromium and other hazards
  • November 23 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA orders Columbia, SC, real estate company to reinstate whistleblower and pay more than $50,000 in back wages
  • November 23 - - Building Trades Employers' Association of New York
  • November 23 - Federal Register 75:71455 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Rigging Equipment for Material Handling
  • November 18 - Federal Register 75:70696 - 70699 - QPS Evaluation Services Inc.; Application for Recognition
  • November 18 - Federal Register 75:70687 - 70688 - Storage and Handling of Anhydrous Ammonia Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • November 18 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Wayne, NJ, stucco contractor with $61,600 in fines for repeated worker exposure to fall hazards at Staten Island, NY, worksite
  • November 18 - Federal Register 75:70702 - 70703 - Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH)
  • November 18 - Federal Register 75:70692 - 70696 - TUV Rheinland PTL, LLC; Application for Recognition
  • November 18 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA announces meeting of construction advisory committee
  • November 17 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $287,000 in fines against US Postal Service in Bluefield, W.Va., for exposing workers to electrical hazards
  • November 17 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Macon, Ga., plating company more than $300,000 for exposing workers to hazardous chemicals
  • November 17 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA certifies Chevron Energy Solutions utility plant in Fort Detrick, Md., as 'star' site for workplace safety and health
  • November 16 - OSHA News Release - Two New Hampshire contractors cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after worker suffers fall injury at Nashua worksite
  • November 16 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Precision Production Inc. more than $149,000 for lack of hazardous energy procedures, not training workers
  • November 16 - - Washington State Plan Employees
  • November 15 - OSHA Media Advisory - OSHA and NIOSH to host New York City Latino/immigrant worker safety and health summit on Tuesday, Nov. 16
  • November 15 - OSHA Media Advisory - OSHA y NIOSH ofrecen la Cumbre de Acción en la Ciudad de Nueva York para la Seguridad y Salud Laboral de los Trabajadores Latinos e Inmigrantes el martes 16 de noviembre
  • November 12 - OSHA News Release - OSHA y NIOSH ofrecen el 16 de noviembre la Cumbre de Acción en la Ciudad de Nueva York para la Seguridad y Salud Laboral de los Trabajadores Latinos e Inmigrantes
  • November 12 - OSHA News Release - OSHA and NIOSH to host Nov. 16 New York City Latino/immigrant worker safety and health summit
  • November 12 - OSHA News Release - OSHA and NIOSH to host Nov. 16 New York City Latino/immigrant worker safety and health summit
  • November 12 - Federal Register 75:69369 - 69371 - Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Protective Equipment (Fall Protection Systems)
  • November 12 - Federal Register 75:69472 - 69473 - Preparations for December UN Meetings on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
  • November 12 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA will hold informal public hearing on proposed rule to prevent worker injuries on walking-working surfaces
  • November 10 - OSHA News Release - Salem, Mass., contractor faces $46,500 in fines from US Labor Department's OSHA for fall and other hazards at Holliston, Mass., jobsite
  • November 10 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Fortune Plastic and Metal Texas in Dallas for allegedly exposing workers to lead poisoning
  • November 10 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Interstate Brands Corp. $274,500 for failing to train workers and protect them from safety hazards
  • November 09 - OSHA News Release - udge upholds citations issued to Missouri company by US Labor Department's OSHA following investigation of fatal falls
  • November 09 - OSHA News Release - Fall River, Mass., contractor faces $70,000 fine from US Labor Department's OSHA following worker fall at Rhode Island jobsite
  • November 09 - OSHA Statement - Statement by US Department of Labor's OSHA Assistant Secretary Dr. David Michaels on injuries and illnesses requiring days away from work in 2009
  • November 09 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites San Antonio printing company more than $53,000 for leaving workers vulnerable to amputations, other hazards
  • November 09 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites US Minerals facility in Harvey, La., with 30 safety violations, more than $110,000 in penalties
  • November 09 - OSHA News Release - Dracut, Mass., contractor faces more than $32,000 in fines from US Labor Department's OSHA for excavation hazards at Belmont, Mass., jobsite
  • November 08 - Federal Register 75:68429 - 68430 - Cranes and Derricks in Construction; Approval of Information Collection Requirements
  • November 08 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA launches emphasis program to focus on grain handling industry in Kansas
  • November 08 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Republic Engineered Products $143,000 for exposing workers to fall hazards, lack of protective gear
  • November 08 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA renews partnership with electrical contractor groups to decrease workplace injuries and fatalities
  • November 08 - OSHA News Release - Woburn, Mass., contractor faces nearly $87,000 in fines from US Labor Department's OSHA for fall hazards at Burlington, Mass., jobsite
  • November 05 - Federal Register 75:68381 - 68383 - Gear Certification Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • November 05 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA announces safety stand-down at Georgia construction sites on Tuesday, Nov. 9, to focus on struck-by hazards
  • November 05 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Alabama-based Amtec Corp. for safety violations after explosion kills 2 workers
  • November 05 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Harbison-Walker Refractories Co. of Vandalia, Mo., for serious workplace hazards
  • November 03 - Federal Register 75:67768 - 67769 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Baseline Safety and Health Practices Survey
  • November 03 - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA encourages major retailers to provide crowd management measures to protect workers during Black Friday, other sales events
  • November 02 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites New York and Pennsylvania contractors following scaffold collapse at Binghamton University that injured 6 workers
  • November 02 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines ABC Professional Tree Services $146,000 for failing to protect workers near energized transmission lines
  • November 01 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Newport, Del., construction company for exposing workers to trenching hazards
  • November 01 - OSHA News Release - Kensington, Conn., roofing contractor faces $66,600 in fines from US Labor Department's OSHA for fall hazards at 2 Newington jobsites
  • November 01 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites National Grid for cave-in and struck-by hazards following injury at Boston worksite

October

  • October 29 - Federal Register 75:66797 - 66798 - National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH), Charter Renewal
  • October 29 - Federal Register 75:66793 - 66794 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Student Data Form
  • October 29 - OSHA National News Release - Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis renews charter of national safety and health advisory committee
  • October 29 - Federal Register 75:66792 - 66793 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Record of Hydrostatic Testing Provision of the Standard on Portable Fire Extinguishers
  • October 28 - Federal Register 75:66391 - 66393 - Regulations Containing Procedures for Handling of Retaliation Complaints; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • October 27 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Lowe's Rockford Distribution Center $182,000 for willful and repeat recordkeeping violations
  • October 27 - - Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety Center Symposium
  • October 27 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA aims to improve worker training program
  • October 27 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Lake Villa employer $140,700 for failing to lock out machine energy sources and endangering workers
  • October 26 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Power Resources Ltd. in Big Spring, Texas, for excellence in safety and health
  • October 25 - Federal Register 75:65517 - 65518 - Canadian Standards Association; Expansion of Recognition
  • October 25 - - Steel Manufacturers Association Safety Committee
  • October 25 - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines New Hampshire gun powder manufacturer $1.2 million, issues 54 citations after deadly explosion
  • October 25 - Federal Register 75:65521 - 65523 - FM Approvals; Expansion of Recognition
  • October 25 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Aliquippa, Pa., landscaping company for safety violations following worker electrocution
  • October 22 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites AP Specialty Metals in Alpharetta, Ga., for multiple safety violations following employee death
  • October 22 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA targets high-hazard worksites for inspection
  • October 21 - OSHA Statement - Statement of Labor Secretary Hilda L. Solis on reported decline in workplace injuries and illnesses
  • October 21 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Houston manufacturing company for alleged safety violations
  • October 21 - Federal Register 75:65033 - 65034 - Manlifts; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • October 20 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department files suit against New York City social service agency on behalf of employee terminated for exercising workplace safety rights
  • October 20 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines construction contractor for failing to protect workers from falls and other hazards at Rockwall, Texas, worksite
  • October 20 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines B.O.S.S. Construction $57,600 for failing to provide adequate fall protection for workers
  • October 20 - - National Response Team
  • October 19 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA seeks comments on its official interpretation of workplace noise exposure controls
  • October 19 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites 2 Kansas City area employers after worker falls to his death through roof opening
  • October 19 - - Pennsylvania Governor's OSH Conference
  • October 19 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Columbus, Ohio, US Postal Service processing center $210,000 for willful safety violations
  • October 19 - Federal Register 75:64216 - 64221 - Interpretation of OSHA's Provisions for Feasible Administrative or Engineering Controls of Occupational Noise
  • October 15 - Federal Register 75:63506 - 63508 - Logging Operations; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • October 15 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA issues notices of unsafe and unhealthful working conditions to US Army Garrison at Fort Riley, Kan.
  • October 15 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Tactical Cleaning Co. following worker death at tank cleaning facility in Commerce City, Colo.
  • October 14 - OSHA National News Release - Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis to establish charter on construction safety and health advisory committee
  • October 14 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites two Superior, Mont., wood product companies for exposing workers to combustible dust and safety hazards
  • October 14 - OSHA News Release - Dal-Tile Corp. in Gettysburg, Pa., earns prestigious US Department of Labor's OSHA 'star' for workplace safety and health success
  • October 14 - Federal Register 75:63203 - 63204 - Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH); Notice of Reestablishment of Charter
  • October 14 - OSHA News Release - John Galt Corp. ordered to compensate worker fired after raising health and safety issue at former Deutsche Bank Building in New York City
  • October 13 - Federal Register 75:62874 - 62879 - Keystone Steel and Wire Company; Grant of a Permanent Variance
  • October 13 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Swain Construction in Omaha, Neb., more than $118,000 for failing to train workers on heavy equipment, other hazards
  • October 13 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Barringer Brothers Roofing $106,400 for failing to provide fall protection, proper training
  • October 12 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Jersey City, NJ, metal recycler more than $188,000 for exposing workers to lead and other workplace hazards
  • October 12 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes US Gypsum Co. in Weirton, W.Va., for workplace safety and health excellence
  • October 08 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $137,000 in fines against Versailles, Conn., packaging manufacturer for fire, electrical and mechanical hazards
  • October 08 - OSHA News Release - Briggs & Stratton Corp. in McDonough, Ga., fined $78,000 by US Department of Labor's OSHA for violations following worker injury
  • October 08 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $90,000 fine against wood furniture manufacturer in Buena Vista, Ga., for failing to correct previous hazard
  • October 07 - Federal Register 75:62147 - 62148 - Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH)
  • October 07 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Niagara Falls, NY, paper mill after worker death
  • October 06 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA and the University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras Campus renew workplace safety and health alliance
  • October 06 - - United Steelworkers Conference
  • October 06 - OSHA News Release - El Departamento del Trabajo de Estados Unidos y la Universidad de Puerto Rico-Recinto de Río Piedras reanudan su alianza para seguridad y salud en el trabajo
  • October 05 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines AK Steel Corp. in Middletown, Ohio, $53,000 for failing to record worker injuries, hearing loss
  • October 05 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Equistar Chemicals in Tuscola, Ill., $81,900 for safety violations following fire
  • October 05 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $83,000 in fines to Oneida County, NY, manufacturer for 34 alleged safety violations
  • October 05 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department orders Fort Myers, Fla., trucking company to reinstate whistleblower and pay back wages, plus punitive damages of $125,000
  • October 05 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Springdale, Pa., company for workplace safety violations following worker electrocution
  • October 04 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Gleason Construction of Holland, Ohio, $135,800 for exposing workers to cave-in hazards
  • October 04 - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA reaches out to prevent distracted driving
  • October 04 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Ohio-based trenching company A. Bagnoli and Sons Inc. for safety violations after worker fatality

September

  • September 30 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Consolidated Blenders Inc. in Odessa, Neb., with $120,600 in penalties for safety hazards
  • September 30 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines J.R. Simplot Co. of Boise, Idaho, $59,000 for safety and health violations at Grand Forks, ND, site
  • September 30 - Federal Register 75:60480 - 60482 - Concrete and Masonry Construction; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • September 30 - OSHA News Release - Pfizer Global Manufacturing earns praise from US Labor Department's OSHA for workplace safety and health achievements
  • September 29 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Heartland Refinery in Columbus, Ohio, $68,000 for exposing workers to fire hazards
  • September 28 - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA reports on state-run occupational safety and health programs
  • September 28 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Atlanta paper recycler with $48,000 in proposed fines for failing to correct previous workplace hazards
  • September 27 - OSHA Trade Release - Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. receives Voluntary Protection Programs safety recognition award
  • September 27 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Flexible Foam Products in Miami with serious and repeat safety violations, proposes $72,000 in penalties
  • September 27 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites New Jersey clothing manufacturer $43,150 for exposing workers to chemical and other workplace hazards
  • September 27 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA establishes strategic partnership at Big Sky Wind Project with White Construction
  • September 24 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA, Shipbuilding Group Alliance set goals to ensure workers' safety
  • September 23 - OSHA News Release - Monroe, Ga., grading and pipeline company cited $62,800 by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to excavation hazards
  • September 22 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines R. A. Cullinan and Son Inc. more than $71,000 for failure to provide cave-in protection for workers
  • September 22 - - EU-US Joint Conference on Health and Safety at Work
  • September 22 - OSHA News Release - Thomson, Ga., paper manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for willful, serious safety violations following amputation of worker's fingers
  • September 22 - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA awards $2.75 million in Susan Harwood Targeted Topic Training Grants for safety and health training
  • September 21 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Spartech Plastics of Evanston, Ill.,$54,500 for exposing workers to unsafe working conditions
  • September 21 - OSHA National News Release - Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis announces partnership with U.S. Department of Transportation to combat distracted driving by workers
  • September 21 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Columbia Forest Products with 15 safety violations after worker dies at Presque Isle, Maine, mill
  • September 21 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Smackover, Ark., refinery with $165,600 in penalties for alleged safety and health violations
  • September 21 - Federal Register 75:57503 - 57504 - Application for Training Grant; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • September 21 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Behr Dayton Thermal Products more than $77,000 for failing to protect workers against electrical shock hazards
  • September 20 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Chicago Heights, Ill., iron and metal recycler more than $135,000 for exposing workers to lead and other hazards
  • September 17 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Batesville, Miss., picture frame manufacturer more than $228,000 for safety and health violations
  • September 17 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Cathcart Contracting Co. in Florida for exposing workers to cave-in hazards
  • September 17 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Austin, Texas-based Kinney's Commercial for excavation hazards
  • September 16 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Porta-King Building Systems $124,000 for serious and willful safety and health violations
  • September 16 - OSHA Statement - Statement by US Department of Labor's OSHA Assistant Secretary Dr. David Michaels on GAO whistleblower protection program report
  • September 15 - OSHA News Release - Bristol Design Build LLC in Fort Lewis, Wash., receives US Department of Labor's OSHA safety recognition award
  • September 14 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Lexington, Miss., manufacturer with 40 safety and health violations, $60,000 in proposed penalties
  • September 14 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA seeks members to serve on committee protecting construction workers' safety, health
  • September 14 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Austin, Texas, construction company $51,000 for exposing workers to excavation and fall hazards
  • September 14 - - Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission
  • September 14 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Porta-King Building Systems $124,000 for serious and willful safety and health violations
  • September 13 - Federal Register 75:55610 - 55612 - Request for nominations of members to serve on ACCSH
  • September 13 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $225,200 in fines against Long Island, NY, contractor for scaffold and fall hazards at 2 jobsites
  • September 13 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces opening of area office in Honolulu
  • September 10 - Federal Register 75:55355 - 55356 - Delegation of Authority and Assignment of Responsibility
  • September 09 - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA awards $8 million in safety and health training grants
  • September 09 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Indiana-based employer $466,400 for exposing workers to dangerous levels of hazardous dust
  • September 09 - Federal Register 75:54916 - Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
  • September 08 - OSHA Trade Release - Injury and Illness Prevention Programs among issues to be discussed at advisory committee meeting
  • September 07 - Federal Register 75:54386 - 54387 - Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
  • September 07 - Federal Register 75:54387 - 54388 - Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
  • September 07 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department fines Watchung, NJ, Dollar Tree Stores more than $50,000 for exposing workers to workplace safety hazards
  • September 07 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $89,000 in fines to CVS Pharmacy for exit, storage and other hazards at Orange, Conn., store
  • September 07 - OSHA News Release - Russellville, Ala., Pilgrim Pride Corp. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for 29 safety and health violations with $135,500 in penalties
  • September 03 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA proposes improvements to its On-site Consultation Program
  • September 03 - Federal Register 75:54064 - 54069 - Consultation Agreements: Proposed Changes to Consultation Procedures
  • September 03 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Alabama lumber company for violations following worker death
  • September 02 - OSHA News Release - Cave-in hazards at Ariton, Ala., worksite lead to $287,500 in US Department of Labor OSHA fines for Wiregrass Construction Co.
  • September 02 - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces opening of area office in San Diego
  • September 02 - OSHA Statement - Statement by US Department of Labor's OSHA Assistant Secretary Dr. David Michaels on long work hours, fatigue and worker safety
  • September 02 - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Blandon, Pa., brass foundry $550,400 for exposing workers to lead and other workplace hazards
  • September 02 - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces opening of area office in Las Vegas
  • September 02 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms safety and health partnership with Suffolk Construction and RI Building and Construction Trades Council
  • September 02 - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces opening of area office in Oakland, Calif.
  • September 02 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $111,600 in fines against US Salt for serious hazards at Watkins Glen, NY, plant
  • September 02 - - World Trade Center - Rebuilding Through Unity
  • September 02 - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces opening of area office in Phoenix
  • September 01 - - Labor Rights Week
  • September 01 - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA issues fine exceeding $3 million against Whitesell Corp. for safety and health violations at 2 Alabama factories
  • September 01 - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Houston manufacturing company for hiding work-related injuries and illnesses; fines exceed $1.2 million
  • September 01 - OSHA News Release - Union Pacific Railroad Co. in Eugene, Ore., ordered to pay back wages and damages to foreman terminated in violation of whistleblower law
  • September 01 - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department announces interim final rules and invites public comment on whistleblower procedures
  • September 01 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Alabama automotive parts manufacturer with $60,500 in penalties for 12 safety and health violations
  • September 01 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites S & S Plumbing for exposing workers to potential trenching hazards at Hot Springs, Ark., worksite
  • September 01 - OSHA News Release - Cave-in hazard at Newport, RI, jobsite leads to nearly $70,000 in US Labor Department OSHA fines for Middletown, RI, contractor

August

  • August 31 - Federal Register 75:53521 - 53533 - Procedures for the Handling of Retaliation Complaints Under the National Transit Systems Security Act and the Federal Railroad Safety Act
  • August 31 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Wisconsin-based meat packing company VPP Group $369,500 in penalties for 38 safety and health violations
  • August 31 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA announces interim final rules and invites public comment on whistleblower procedures
  • August 31 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Houston-based Conrad Construction for potential trenching hazards
  • August 31 - Federal Register 75:53533 - 53544 - Procedures for the Handling of Retaliation Complaints Under Section 219 of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008
  • August 31 - Federal Register 75:53544 - 53558 - Procedures for the Handling of Retaliation Complaints Under the Employee Protection Provision of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of 1982
  • August 30 - Federal Register 75:52988 - 52989 - National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
  • August 30 - Federal Register 75:52979 - 52980 - Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request
  • August 30 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Letart, W.Va., manufacturer for workplace safety and health hazards
  • August 26 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Asphalt Paving Specialists for willful and serious safety violations after injuring a worker
  • August 26 - OSHA News Release - Pennsylvania's Washington Penn Plastic earns prestigious OSHA 'star' for workplace safety and health success at Arden Division
  • August 26 - OSHA News Release - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA orders Utah Transit Authority to pay more than $130,000 to former worker in whistleblower case
  • August 25 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites US Postal Service in Kansas City, Kan., with $191,000 in penalties for serious and repeat safety violations
  • August 24 - Federal Register 75:52034 - 52035 - Portable Fire Extinguishers (Annual Maintenance Certification Record); Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of the Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • August 24 - Federal Register 75:52033 - 52034 - Rigging Equipment for Material Handling; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • August 24 - Federal Register 75:52037 - 52038 - Welding, Cutting and Brazing Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • August 24 - Federal Register 75:52035 - 52037 - Grantee Quarterly Progress Report; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • August 24 - OSHA News Release - Gun range in Lauderdale Lakes, Fla., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for health violations with $62,000 in penalties
  • August 24 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Walter Coke Inc. of Birmingham, Ala., with repeat safety violations and $171,500 in penalties
  • August 23 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Exeter, Pa., manufacturer $156,000 for workplace safety hazards
  • August 23 - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites E.N. Range Inc. in Miami, Fla., more than $2 million for exposing workers to lead and other hazards
  • August 23 - - Voluntary Protection Programs Participants' Association (VPPPA)
  • August 23 - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites SeaWorld of Florida following animal trainer's death
  • August 23 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Karl's Event Rental $85,000
  • August 23 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Point Pleasant, W.Va., manufacturer nearly $70,000 for worker exposure to noise, other workplace hazards
  • August 20 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $350,000 in fines against US Postal Service for electrical hazards at Portsmouth, NH, mail processing facility
  • August 19 - OSHA Statement - Labor Secretary Hilda L. Solis comments on decline in fatal occupational injuries during 2009
  • August 19 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Shreveport, La., refinery with $173,000 in penalties for alleged safety and health violations
  • August 19 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes nearly $115,000 in fines against Rochester, NY, machine shop for uncorrected and recurring hazards
  • August 18 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Dayton, Ohio, US Postal Service processing center $225,000 for willful and serious safety violations
  • August 18 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $49,000 in fines against Albany, NY, contractor Peter Luizzi & Brothers for cave-in hazard at Cohoes, NY, worksite
  • August 18 - OSHA Statement - Statement from US Department of Labor warns employers along Gulf Coast against withholding of HAZWOPER certificates
  • August 18 - Federal Register 75:51115 - Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
  • August 18 - Federal Register 75:51115 - 51116 - Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
  • August 17 - OSHA News Release - Cooperative Plus Inc. fined again after US Labor Department's OSHA finds 25 safety violations at 2 other grain facilities in Wisconsin
  • August 17 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA files whistleblower lawsuit against retail gas and convenience store chain in Shawnee, Okla.
  • August 16 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA to host Web forum to identify hazardous chemicals most in need of agency action
  • August 12 - Federal Register 75:48992 - 48994 - Baseline Safety and Health Practices; Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • August 12 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites AmeriCold Logistics with $189,000 in fines for serious safety violations at Burley, Idaho, facility
  • August 12 - OSHA National News Release - BP to pay $50.6 million to resolve US Labor Department litigation
  • August 12 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites M&G Equipment Group following worker's death in Alamo, Texas
  • August 12 - - OSHA Announces BP Agrees to Record Penalty and Major Safety Improvements at Texas City, Texas Refinery
  • August 12 - OSHA National News Release - BP to pay $50.6 million to resolve US Labor Department litigation
  • August 12 - OSHA News Release - La OSHA del Departamento del Trabajo de EE.UU. y el Centro de Justicia para los Trabajadores del Noroeste de Arkansas en Springdale, Ark., firman acuerdo para alianza en seguridad y salubridad
  • August 12 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA and Northwest Arkansas Workers Justice Center in Springdale, Ark., sign safety and health alliance agreement
  • August 11 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA assesses $48,500 in penalties after finding 24 serious violations at Hi Plains Feed, of Garden City, Kan.
  • August 11 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Wisconsin Polishing and Plating more than $75,000 in penalties for 53 health violations
  • August 11 - Federal Register 75:48726 - 48728 - Mechanical Power Presses Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of the Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • August 11 - Federal Register 75:48728 - 48729 - The Hydrostatic Testing Provision of the Portable Fire Extinguishers Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of the Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • August 09 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites AAR Summa Technology in Huntsville, Ala., with proposed penalties of $191,500 for 22 safety and health violations
  • August 09 - Federal Register 75:47905 - 48177 - Cranes and Derricks in Construction; Final Rule
  • August 09 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Johnson Controls $70,000 for allowing workers on roof without fall protection
  • August 09 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $357,000 in fines against US Postal Service for electrical hazards at Boston mail processing facility
  • August 09 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Moscow, Pa., roofing contractor for endangering workers
  • August 05 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Matula & Matula Construction following worker death in Lake Jackson, Texas
  • August 05 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department fines US Minerals LLC more than $158,000 for safety violations, endangering its workers
  • August 05 - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $16.6 million in fines in connection with fatal Connecticut natural gas explosion
  • August 04 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines New York concrete contractor $210,000 for failing to comply with settlement agreement designed to abate worker exposure to fall hazards
  • August 04 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Wisconsin grain cooperative $721,000 after worker is engulfed in frozen soybeans
  • August 04 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $247,000 in fines against Sally Sherman Foods for uncorrected, recurring hazards at Mount Vernon, NY, plant
  • August 04 - OSHA Media Advisory - US Department of Labor's OSHA to hold telephone news conference today to announce actions for protection of grain industry workers nationwide OSHA issuing $721,000 in fines to Wisconsin grain company
  • August 04 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Jimmie Crowder Excavating and Land Clearing in Tallahassee, Fla., for endangering workers
  • August 03 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Cannon Builders with nearly $128,000 in proposed penalties for endangering workers at Hansen, Idaho, worksite
  • August 03 - Federal Register 75:45671 - 45672 - Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request
  • August 03 - Federal Register 75:45670 - Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request
  • August 03 - Federal Register 75:45672 - Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request
  • August 03 - Federal Register 75:45670 - 45671 - Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request
  • August 02 - Federal Register 75:45157 - Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request
  • August 02 - OSHA News Release - Kirkhill Manufacturing of Athens, Ga., fined more than $125,000 by US Department of Labor's OSHA for safety and health hazards

July

  • July 29 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Marcum Transport of Verdunville, W.Va., for workplace safety and health hazards
  • July 29 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $420,000 in fines against US Postal Service for electrical hazards at Vermont mail processing facility
  • July 29 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Fall River, Mass., contractor for fall, scaffolding and electrical hazards at East Providence, RI, jobsite
  • July 28 - Federal Register 75:44289 - 44291 - MET Laboratories, Inc.; Application for Expansion of Recognition
  • July 28 - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA publishes final rule on cranes and derricks in construction
  • July 28 - OSHA News Release - 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 28 - Federal Register 75:44288 - 44289 - Overhead and Gantry Cranes; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • July 27 - OSHA Media Advisory - US Department of Labor's OSHA to host July 28 telephone media briefing on new cranes and derricks rulemaking
  • July 26 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Thermal Polymer Systems following workplace fatality in Angleton, Texas
  • July 26 - OSHA News Release - 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 News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites South Windsor, Conn., contractor, for cave-in, trenching and fall hazards
  • July 22 - OSHA Statement - US Department of Labor's OSHA explains requirements for protective clothing during oil spill beach cleanup operations
  • July 21 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Matthews Manufacturing of St. Louis with nearly 100 workplace safety violations
  • July 21 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $130,050 in fines to Farmington, Conn., aircraft parts manufacturer for fire, electrical and mechanical hazards
  • July 21 - OSHA News Release - 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 21 - OSHA Statement - 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 20 - OSHA News Release - 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 20 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Legion Industries in Waynesboro, Ga., for 43 safety and health violations
  • July 19 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Jarden Home Brands in Greenville, Texas, for alleged safety violations
  • July 19 - OSHA News Release - 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 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Kenton Iron Products $214,500 in penalties for 29 safety and health violations
  • July 16 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Standard Forged Products of McKees Rocks, Pa., for workplace safety and health excellence
  • July 16 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Danbury, Conn.,hospital for inadequate workplace violence safeguards
  • July 15 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA, Workers Defense Project and Construction Safety and Health Inc. form alliance in Austin, Texas
  • July 15 - OSHA News Release - 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 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Rexnord Industries LLC $130,500 in penalties after worker's arm was amputated by machinery
  • July 14 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Pennsylvania Independent Oil and Gas Association, Indiana University program to protect oilfield workers
  • July 14 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $279,000 in fines against New Bedford, Mass., seafood company for process safety management hazards
  • July 14 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Sturgis Tuckpointing in St. Louis, Mo., for violations of OSH Act
  • July 14 - - Associated General Contractors of America (AGC)
  • July 13 - - Miner Safety and Health Act of 2010
  • July 12 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Krestmark Industries in Dallas for alleged safety and health violations
  • July 12 - OSHA News Release - 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 - OSHA News Release - 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 - US Labor Department's solicitor, assistant secretaries for MSHA and OSHA to testify on Miner Safety and Health Act of 2010
  • July 08 - Federal Register 75:39279 - 39281 - Student Data Form; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • July 08 - OSHA News Release - 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 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Enbridge G&P in Douglasville, Texas, following worker fatality from release of hydrogen sulfide
  • July 07 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $90,000 in fines for Brooklyn and Staten Island, NY, contractors after Brooklyn balcony collapse
  • July 07 - OSHA Trade Release - Whistleblowers.gov offers quick worker access to whistleblower protection information
  • July 07 - OSHA Trade Release - 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 - US Department of Labor's OSHA assistant secretary concerned some oil spill workers not receiving proper training
  • July 06 - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA seeks applications for $2.75 million in new targeted topic safety and health training grants
  • July 06 - Federal Register 75:38837 - Susan Harwood Training Grant Program, FY 2010
  • July 06 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Horizon Lines of Puerto Rico Inc. for repeat and serious safety hazards at Puerto Nuevo Port Area
  • July 06 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Horizon Lines of Puerto Rico Inc. for repeat and serious safety hazards at Puerto Nuevo Port Area
  • July 06 - OSHA News Release - 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 - Top US Department of Labor officials to travel to Gulf Coast to meet with affected workers
  • July 06 - OSHA Trade Release - US Department of Labor files worker safety complaint against USPS
  • July 02 - Federal Register 75:38645 - 38671 - Standards Improvement Project--Phase III
  • July 02 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA review project eliminates outdated requirements,brings standards up-to-date

June

  • June 30 - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department provides $27 million to help workers displaced by oil spill in Gulf of Mexico
  • June 28 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $430,000 in fines against US Postal Service for electrical hazards at Scarborough, Maine, mail processing facility
  • June 24 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites manufacturing company for 9 serious safety violations following fatality at El Paso, Texas, worksite
  • June 23 - OSHA Trade Release - Shipyard, longshoring worker hazards among topics to be discussed during maritime advisory committee meeting
  • June 23 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA and Association of Energy Service Cos. renew alliance to promote safety and health in the oil and gas well industry
  • June 23 - - Worker Health and Safety from the Oil Rig to the Shoreline
  • June 22 - Federal Register 75:35360 - 35362 - Injury and Illness Prevention Program
  • June 22 - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA to hold additional stakeholder meetings on worker injury and illness prevention rule
  • June 22 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Ford Motor Co. for not repairing damaged overhead cranes at Buffalo Stamping Plant in western New York
  • June 22 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Sneed Shipbuilding in Channelview, Texas, for alleged safety and health hazards
  • June 21 - Federal Register 75:35090 - 35091 - Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH) Announcement of meeting
  • June 21 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $77,500 in fines against US Postal Service for electrical hazards at Portland, Ore., mail processing facility
  • June 18 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA's severe violator enforcement directive effective June 18
  • June 18 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $357,000 in fines against UCB Manufacturing for health hazards at Rochester, NY, pharmaceutical plant
  • June 17 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Creekstone Farms Premium Beef of Arkansas City, Kan., for violations of OSH Act
  • June 16 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Loup Valley Alfalfa of Burwell, Neb., for violations of OSH Act
  • June 15 - OSHA News Release - Iowa-based railroad ordered by US Department of Labor to make amends to employee censured for reporting work-related injury
  • June 14 - - American Society of Safety Engineers Professional Development Conference & Expo
  • June 11 - OSHA Trade Release - New OSHA training emphasizes workers' rights
  • June 10 - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA, federal on scene coordinator sign memorandum to protect worker health, safety during oil spill cleanup
  • June 10 - OSHA News Release - St. Petersburg, Fla., Scuba Clean Inc. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for willful and serious violations carrying nearly $201,000 in penalties
  • June 08 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Lancaster Safety Consulting Inc. for workplace safety and health success
  • June 08 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines US Postal Service nearly $300,000 for exposing workers to electrical hazards at Pittsburgh, Pa., facility
  • June 08 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines US Postal Service nearly $500,000 for exposing workers to electrical hazards at 2 Philadelphia facilities
  • June 08 - OSHA Media Advisory - Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis to visit oil spill site in Louisiana for 2-day up close look at US Department of Labor activities at work
  • June 08 - Federal Register 75:32507 - 32508 - Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request
  • June 07 - Federal Register 75:32142 - 32143 - Combustible Dust
  • June 07 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA virtual stakeholder meeting seeks input on combustible dust worker hazards
  • June 03 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department files suit against First Student Inc. on behalf of Syracuse, NY, school bus driver allegedly fired for raising safety issues
  • June 02 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $346,000 in fines against Bronx, NY, elevator cab manufacturer for uncorrected and recurring hazards
  • June 01 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Linden, NJ, manufacturer for exposing employees to chemical hazards
  • June 01 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $214,500 in fines against Portsmouth, NH, fish and seafood plant for process safety hazards
  • June 01 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $125,000 in fines against Brooklyn, NY, contractor after partial building collapse
  • June 01 - OSHA Trade Release - Enhancing federal worker safety and health is focus of OSHA training event
  • June 01 - OSHA News Release - US Bank in Seattle ordered to pay back wages, reinstate former manager terminated in violation of Sarbanes-Oxley Act whistleblower provisions

May

  • May 28 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA seeks members to serve on national advisory committee for improving worker safety and health
  • May 28 - OSHA Trade Release - Promoting Injury and Illness Prevention Programs among issues to be discussed at advisory committee meeting
  • May 28 - OSHA Trade Release - Amended Steel Erection standard improves highway construction worker safety
  • May 27 - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor fines South Dakota Wheat Growers Association of Aberdeen, SD, more than $1.6 million for grain handling violations
  • May 27 - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA seeks applications for $8 million in new Susan Harwood Safety and Health Capacity Building Training Grants
  • May 27 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA issues NDK Crystals egregious willful and serious citations following investigation into explosion that killed bystander
  • May 27 - Federal Register 75:29783 - 29784 - Susan Harwood Training Grant Program, FY 2010
  • May 26 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor orders United Parcel Service to compensate driver terminated for refusing to drive due to safety concerns
  • May 26 - OSHA News Release - 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 - OSHA News Release - 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 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA and Lee Lewis Construction partner to promote construction safety in West Texas
  • May 25 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites College Station, Texas, construction company for alleged safety and health violations
  • May 24 - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA publishes proposed rulemaking to prevent injuries from slips, trips and falls on walking-working surfaces
  • May 24 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA seeks members to serve on committee for improving construction workers' safety, health
  • May 24 - Federal Register 75:28862 - 29153 - Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Protective Equipment (Fall Protection Systems); Proposed Rule.
  • May 24 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Miami, Fla., road construction company with willful safety violation, $63,000 in penalties
  • May 24 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $60,000 in penalties against Waukesha, Wis.-based Baird Display for 19 safety violations
  • May 21 - Federal Register 75:28661 - 28663 - ACTION: Request for nominations to serve on the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH).
  • May 21 - Federal Register 75:28659 - 28661 - Announcement of meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH).
  • May 21 - OSHA Trade Release - Requirement for protecting workers from hexavalent chromium exposure now a final rule
  • May 21 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA bloodborne review looks at standard's value in protecting workers
  • May 20 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Mueller Copper Tube Products in Wynne, Ark., for exposing workers to variety of hazards
  • May 20 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites former North Brunswick, NJ, manufacturer for exposing workers to risks involving hazardous chemicals
  • May 20 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA finds CSX Transportation Inc. retaliated against veteran New York dispatcher who reported safety concerns
  • May 20 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $200,000 in penalties against Elyria Foundry Co. LLC for exposing workers to hazards
  • May 19 - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA distributes oil spill cleanup safety guides, fact sheets
  • May 19 - - National Petrochemical and Refiners Association National Safety Conference
  • May 19 - OSHA National News Release - 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 - OSHA National News Release - OSHA, el Departamento de Trabajo de los EE. UU. distribuye guías de seguridad, hojas de datos para la limpieza de petróleo
  • May 19 - OSHA News Release - 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 18 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes nearly $136,000 in penalties against Sewon America Inc. for willful and serious safety violations
  • May 18 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms 4 alliances to enhance safety and health for variety of workers in western New York
  • May 17 - Federal Register 75:27428 - 27429 - Safety Standards for Steel Erection
  • May 17 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Jersey City, NJ, manufacturer for exposing employees to workplace safety and health hazards
  • May 17 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Parkersburg, Pa., construction company for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • May 17 - OSHA News Release - 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 - Federal Register 75:27237 - 27239 - Regulatory Flexibility Act Review of the Bloodborne Pathogens Standard
  • May 14 - Federal Register 75:27188 - 27189 - Revising the Notification Requirements in the Exposure Determination Provisions of the Hexavalent Chromium Standards
  • May 14 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites tortilla factory in Dallas for alleged safety and health violations
  • May 14 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites South Bay, Fla., sugar cane mill and refinery for exposing workers to amputation injuries
  • May 14 - Federal Register 75:27239 - Revising the Notification Requirements in the Exposure Determination Provisions of the Hexavalent Chromium Standards
  • May 14 - OSHA News Release - 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 13 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Parsippany, NJ, clothing companies for workplace safety and health violations
  • May 13 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $45,500 in penalties against The Spieker Co. for safety violations
  • May 13 - OSHA Trade Release - Review of OSHA's Methylene Chloride standard shows value to worker protection
  • May 13 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Corpus Christi, Texas-based mobile home park for exposing workers to trenching hazards
  • May 13 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Grapevine, Texas-based machine company for failing to protect workers from lead exposure
  • May 12 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA promotes free safety and health training expo for construction workers in South Florida
  • May 11 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA notifies Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center of workplace safety and health hazards to its workers
  • May 11 - OSHA News Release - Westar Energy-Murray Gill Energy Center earns US Labor Department praise for workplace safety and health achievements
  • May 11 - - Whistleblowers and OSHA: Strengthening Professional Integrity
  • May 11 - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA seeks to partner with local building inspectors
  • May 11 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Mexican Consulate in Chicago to promote worker safety in Illinois and Wisconsin
  • May 10 - OSHA News Release - OSHA del Departamento del Trabajo de Estados Unidos cita College Station, Texas,
  • May 10 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $61,000 in fines against Brighton, Mass., contractor for excavation hazards
  • May 10 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $217,000 in fines against US Postal Service for electrical hazards at Denver mail processing facility
  • May 10 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA finds Port Authority Trans-Hudson Corp. railroad violated whistleblower law
  • May 10 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines US Postal Service processing center in Bedford Park, Ill., $210,000 for willful safety violations
  • May 10 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Graham Tire Co. of Grand Island, Neb., for violations of OSH Act
  • May 07 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $48,500 against Tonawanda Coke Corp. for 14 serious violations
  • May 06 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Varney, W.Va., lumber company for failing to abate workplace safety and health hazards
  • May 06 - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA requests information on exposure to infectious agents in health care settings
  • May 06 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Fairfield, NJ, contractor for continued employee exposure to fall hazards
  • May 06 - Federal Register 75:24835 - 24844 - Infectious Diseases
  • May 05 - OSHA News Release - 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 - Federal Register 75:24746 - 24747 - Occupational Exposure to Noise Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • May 05 - Federal Register 75:24509 - 24510 - Notice of Availability of the Regulatory Flexibility Act Review of the Methylene Chloride Standard
  • May 05 - Federal Register 75:24505 - 24509 - Modernization of OSHA's Injury and Illness Data Collection Process
  • May 05 - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA holds series of stakeholder meetings on modernization of injury and illness data collection system
  • May 05 - OSHA News Release - 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 - Statement of US Assistant Secretary of Labor for OSHA David Michaels on opening OSHA office in Las Vegas
  • May 04 - Federal Register 75:23637 - 23640 - Injury and Illness Prevention Program
  • May 04 - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA holds series of stakeholder meetings on worker Injury and Illness Prevention Programs
  • May 03 - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor focuses on safety of workers as oil cleanup activities ramp up in Gulf Coast region
  • May 03 - - North American Occupational Safety and Health Week Campaign Kickoff
  • May 03 - OSHA National News Release - Bộ Lao Động Hoa Kỳ tập trung vào sự an toàn của công nhân khi các hoạt động thu gom dầu tràn gia tăng tại khu vực Gulf Coast
  • May 03 - OSHA National News Release - 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

April

  • April 30 - OSHA News Release - Safety hazards at Houston worksite bring citations and fines to plastics manufacturer following investigation by US Labor Department's OSHA
  • April 30 - Federal Register 75:22844 - 22846 - Construction Fall Protection Systems Criteria and Practices and Training Requirements; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • April 30 - OSHA News Release - 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 - Statement of US Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis on Protecting America's Workers Act
  • April 29 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $130,000 in penalties against Chicago-based ERA Valdivia Contractors Inc. for health violations
  • April 28 - Federal Register 75:22320 - 22323 - Regulations Implementing the Freedom of Information Act
  • April 28 - Federal Register 75:22424 - 22431 - Avalotis Corp.; Grant of a Permanent Variance
  • April 28 - OSHA National News Release - 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 28 - OSHA Statement - Statement of US Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis on Workers Memorial Day
  • April 28 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites National Standard Co. in Stillwater, Okla., for safety and health violations
  • April 28 - - WORKERS MEMORIAL DAY
  • April 28 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Lowe's Home Center $110,000 for continual recordkeeping violations at Cincinnati and Dayton stores
  • April 28 - - Protecting America's Workers Act (PAWA) - U.S. House of Representatives
  • April 28 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes nearly $107,000 in fines against Buffalo, NY, sheet metal fabricator for uncorrected and recurring hazards
  • April 27 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $96,500 in penalties against Packaging Corporation of America for safety violations
  • April 27 - OSHA Media Advisory - US assistant secretary of labor for OSHA to testify today on strengthening enforcement and ensuring safe workplaces for every American worker
  • April 27 - - Protecting America's Workers Act (PAWA) - U.S. Senate
  • April 27 - OSHA Media Advisory - US deputy assistant secretary of labor for OSHA to testify on whistleblower protections for America's workers
  • April 27 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Ohio-based Tireman Auto Service Centers Ltd. $177,800 for willful and serious safety violations
  • April 27 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $60,000 in penalties against Chicago-based National Wrecking Co. for safety violations
  • April 26 - OSHA Trade Release - Secretary of Labor announces new members to safety, health advisory committee
  • April 26 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Birdair Inc. for alleged safety hazards at Arlington, Texas, worksite
  • April 26 - OSHA News Release - 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 26 - Federal Register 75:21666 - 21668 - Canadian Standards Association; Application for Expansion of Recognition
  • April 26 - Federal Register 75:21664 - 21666 - Underwriters Laboratories Inc.; Application for Expansion of Recognition
  • April 26 - Federal Register 75:21662 - 21663 - Access to Employee Exposure and Medical Records; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • April 26 - Federal Register 75:21824 - 21838 - Semiannual Regulatory Agenda
  • April 25 - OSHA Statement - US Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis issues statement on worker deaths
  • April 22 - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA takes action to protect America's workers with severe violator program and increased penalties
  • April 22 - OSHA Media Advisory - US Department of Labor agency heads to host live Web chats on regulatory agendas on April 26, 27 and 28
  • April 21 - OSHA News Release - 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 - OSHA News Release - 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 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines American Packaging Corp.in Columbus, Wis., following investigation into worker's death
  • April 19 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $130,800 in fines for Yonkers, NY, woodwork manufacturer for fire, chemical and amputation hazards
  • April 19 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $64,000 in penalties against Elk Grove, Ill.-based Ceva Freight for serious and repeat safety violations
  • April 16 - Federal Register 75:20005 - 20007 - Crawler, Locomotive, and Truck Cranes Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • April 15 - - Closing Remarks - National Action Summit for Latino Worker Health and Safety
  • April 15 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Buckhorn Inc. of Springfield, Mo., for violations of OSH Act
  • April 14 - - Welcome Remarks - National Action Summit for Latino Worker Health and Safety
  • April 14 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA joins Morristown, NJ, organization to continue vital effort to protect area Latino workers
  • April 14 - Federal Register 75:19424 - 19426 - Request for Nominations To Serve on the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH)
  • April 14 - Federal Register 75:19423 - 19424 - Derricks; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • April 14 - OSHA News Release - El Departamento del Trabajo de los EE. UU. OSHA y el Consulado Mexicano forman alianza en Houston
  • April 14 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA, Mexican consulate form alliance in Houston
  • April 14 - OSHA National News Release - 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 Action Summit for Latino Worker Health and Safety
  • April 14 - OSHA National News Release - Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis convenes 1st ever national action summit on health and safety of Latino workers
  • April 14 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites AmeriCold Logistics LLC for alleged safety violations at Nampa, Idaho, facility
  • April 14 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $61,500 in penalties against Fleetpride Inc. for safety violations
  • April 13 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA providing guidance to employers and contractors during Rhode Island flood cleanup
  • April 12 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites oil refinery in Big Spring, Texas, for alleged safety and health hazards
  • April 07 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA orders New Jersey Transit to pay more than $500,000 to worker for violation of railroad whistleblower law
  • April 07 - OSHA Trade Release - New document addresses shipbreaking worker safety
  • April 07 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites contractor for willful and serious safety violations following trench fatality in Atlanta
  • April 05 - Federal Register 75:17163 - 17164 - Formaldehyde Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • April 05 - Federal Register 75:17164 - 17166 - Asbestos in General Industry; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • April 05 - Federal Register 75:17162 - 17163 - Dipping and Coating Operations (Dip Tanks) Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's Approval of the Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirement
  • April 01 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA urges New England recovery workers and public to guard themselves against hazards during flood and storm cleanup
  • April 01 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA program protects federal workers

March

  • March 31 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Delaware City, Del., manufacturing company for workplace safety and health hazards
  • March 29 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA offering employers free construction safety and health training on April 1 at Gulf State Fairgrounds in Mobile, Ala.
  • March 29 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Elmwood, Wis., dairy farm following investigation into worker's death
  • March 26 - OSHA Trade Release - Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health meeting scheduled for April 14 and 16
  • March 26 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Fort Worth, Texas-based FWT Inc. for alleged workplace safety and health violations
  • March 26 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA notifies Evansville, Ind., regional airport of workplace safety and health violations to workers
  • March 25 - Federal Register 75:14471 - 14472 - Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH)
  • March 25 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Werner Construction Inc. in Norfolk, Neb., for violations of OSH Act
  • March 25 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Gulf Chemical & Metallurgical Corp. in Freeport, Texas, for alleged workplace safety violations
  • March 25 - - American Society of Safety Engineers and American Industrial Hygiene Association Joint Meeting
  • March 25 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites South Amboy, NJ, stucco contractor for fall hazards
  • March 25 - OSHA Trade Release - Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health meeting scheduled for April 27 and 29
  • March 24 - - Illinois Public Workers Ceremony
  • March 23 - Federal Register 75:13785 - Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH); Request for Nominations
  • March 23 - OSHA Statement - Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis remembers workers killed at BP Texas City, calls for re-dedication of safety efforts at refineries, chemical plants
  • March 23 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Mechanical Contractors Association and United pipefitters association
  • March 23 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA requests membership nominations to the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health
  • March 23 - Federal Register 75:13783 - 13784 - Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH)
  • March 23 - Federal Register 75:13781 - 13782 - Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request
  • March 22 - OSHA Statement - Statement of US Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis on passage of health care reform by US House of Representatives
  • March 22 - OSHA Statement - Comentarios de la Secretaria de Trabajo de los EE. UU. Hilda L. Solis sobre el voto de la Camara de Representantes aprobando la reforma del sistema de seguro medico
  • March 18 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $55,500 in penalties against American Warming and Ventilating Inc. for safety violations
  • March 18 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA announces informal public hearing on hazard communication in Pittsburgh on March 31
  • March 18 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department orders Tennessee Commerce Bank to reinstate whistleblower and pay more than $1 million in back wages and other relief
  • March 18 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA requests comments on Direct Final Rule and Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to protect workers from exposure to hexavalent chromium
  • March 17 - Federal Register 75:12681 - 12686 - Revising the Notification Requirements in the Exposure Determination Provisions of the Hexavalent Chromium Standards
  • March 17 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Ohio Decorative Products $91,000 for safety violations
  • March 17 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Pecos, Texas, manufacturing facility for alleged safety and health hazards
  • March 17 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Allentown, Pa., company for failing to abate workplace safety and health hazards
  • March 17 - Federal Register 75:12718 - Hazard Communication; Meetings Notice
  • March 16 - Federal Register 75:12570 - 12571 - Presence Sensing Device Initiation (PSDI); Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • March 16 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA schedules combustible dust stakeholder meetings in Chicago to address workplace hazards
  • March 16 - - Protecting America's Workers Act (PAWA): Modernizing OSHA Penalties
  • March 16 - Federal Register 75:12485 - 12489 - Revising the Notification Requirements in the Exposure Determination; Provisions of the Hexavalent Chromium Standards
  • March 16 - OSHA National News Release - US assistant secretary of labor for OSHA testifies on Protecting America's Workers Act before House subcommittee
  • March 15 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA forms alliance with Texas State Technical College in Sweetwater, Texas
  • March 15 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA eTool explains ways to protect the safety of electric power workers
  • March 11 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA assesses Guam contractor Hua Sheng $139,500 for hazardous conditions at barracks, worksite
  • March 11 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Harbeson, Del., poultry processing plant for workplace safety and health hazards
  • March 10 - - American Bar Association OSH Law Committee
  • March 10 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $178,800 in fines for Massachusetts and Rhode Island contractors for Newton, Mass., cave-in hazards
  • March 09 - Federal Register 75:10739 - 10740 - Combustible Dust
  • March 09 - Federal Register 75:10738 - 10739 - Occupational Injury and Illness Recording and Reporting Requirements
  • March 09 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Franklin County, Maine, pellet mill for combustible dust and other hazards after explosion
  • March 09 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA finds Port Authority Trans-Hudson Corp. railroad violated federal whistleblower law
  • March 09 - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA notifies 15,000 workplaces nationwide of high injury and illness rates
  • March 09 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Bowman's Inc. following trenching fatality at Pocatello, Idaho, worksite
  • March 08 - Federal Register 75:10629 - 10630 - Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health; Notice
  • March 08 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Chipco LLC in Zanesville, Ohio, following fatality at natural gas well site in Londonderry, Ohio
  • March 08 - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $3 million in fines to BP-Husky refinery near Toledo, Ohio
  • March 08 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA extends deadline for membership nominations to Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
  • March 08 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA extends deadline for submitting comments on Recordkeeping proposed rule
  • March 04 - Federal Register 75:9953 - 9955 - Definition and Requirements for a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL); Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • March 03 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA orders e-Smart Technologies Inc. to pay whistleblower back wages and $600,000 in compensatory damages
  • March 03 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA partners with Manhattan Torcon JV to protect workers constructing new medical facility
  • March 02 - Federal Register 75:9439 - 9441 - FM Approvals: Application for Expansion of Recognition; Wyle Laboratories: Voluntary Modification of the Scope of Recognition; and Temporary Reinstatement of NFPA 72
  • March 02 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes nearly $59,000 in fines against Cheshire, Conn., food distribution warehouse
  • March 01 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Danvers, Mass., construction contractor $136,000 for asbestos hazards at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston

February

  • February 26 - OSHA Trade Release - DOL/OSHA schedules conference on Latino worker safety and health
  • February 25 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA reminds employers of hazards associated with snow cleanup and urges proper worker safeguards
  • February 25 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA reminds employers of hazards associated with snow cleanup and urges proper worker safeguards
  • February 25 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 2 contractors for violations of Occupational Safety and Health Act
  • February 24 - Federal Register 75:8406 - 8407 - Aerial Lifts; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of an Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirement.
  • February 24 - - New Jersey Occupational Safety and Health Education Program (OSHEP) Conference
  • February 24 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $62,000 in fines for Worldcolor Buffalo for hazards at Depew, NY, printing plant
  • February 24 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA urges recovery workers and public to safeguard themselves against hazards during flood and storm cleanup
  • February 22 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites North Carolina and Georgia contractors following fatal worker fall from Epping, NH, water tower
  • February 22 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA and Scaffold Industry Association form alliance to promote safety and health in construction industry
  • February 22 - - North American Iron Workers Labor-Management Conference
  • February 22 - OSHA News Release - Rathdrum Power LLC in Rathdrum, Idaho, receives OSHA's highest safety recognition award
  • February 18 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Cranesville Block Co. for safety and health hazards at Kingston, NY, plant
  • February 18 - OSHA News Release - Fred Weber Inc. earns US Labor Department praise for workplace safety and health achievements at 2 St. Louis-area asphalt plants
  • February 18 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Endres Processing LLC of Kansas City, Kan., for violations of Occupational Safety and Health Act
  • February 16 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA to hold stakeholder meetings in Atlanta on Feb. 17 to discuss combustible dust hazards
  • February 12 - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites C.A. Franc $539,000 for willful fall hazard violations following worker's death at Washington, Pa., worksite
  • February 12 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Pittsburgh construction company for lack of fall protection following worker's death
  • February 11 - OSHA News Release - Contempt orders issued against St. Louis employer for ignoring OSHA citations
  • February 11 - OSHA News Release - Illinois-based railroads ordered by US Department of Labor to compensate employee fired for reporting work-related injury
  • February 08 - Federal Register 75:7522 - 7524 - Peer Review, Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Form; Request for the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • February 08 - Federal Register 75:6220 - 6222 - Information Collection Requirements for the Variance Regulations; Submission for Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • February 07 - OSHA Statement - STATEMENT OF U.S. SECRETARY OF LABOR HILDA L. SOLIS ON THE EXPLOSION IN MIDDLETOWN, CONN.
  • February 04 - Federal Register 75:5707 - Revising Standards Referenced in the Acetylene Standard
  • February 04 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Guam painters BME & Sons Inc. $51,200 in proposed penalties for fall protection violations
  • February 04 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $59,000 in penalties against C&W Industries for willful and serious safety and health violations
  • February 03 - Federal Register 75:5545 - 5546 - Explosives
  • February 03 - - ORC Worldwide OSH Group and Corporate Health Directors meeting
  • February 02 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forming safety partnership with Skanska USA to focus on Westin Peachtree Plaza Window Replacement Project
  • February 02 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites O.S. Interior Systems following fatality at Houston worksite
  • February 01 - Federal Register 75:5144 - 5145 - Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request
  • February 01 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA QuickCards™ focus on safety in marine cargo handling operations
  • February 01 - OSHA National News Release - Secretary Hilda L. Solis presents US Department of Labor budget request for fiscal year 2011

January

  • January 29 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes nearly $55,000 in fines against Legacy Builders in Quincy, Mass., after Boston scaffold collapse injures workers
  • January 29 - Federal Register 75:4728 - 4741 - Occupational Injury and Illness Recording and Reporting Requirements
  • January 28 - OSHA Media Advisory - Secretary Hilda L. Solis and agency heads to discuss US Labor Department's fiscal year 2011 budget through live Web chat on Monday, Feb. 1
  • January 28 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $57,000 in penalties against Triangle Grading and Paving for trench safety violations at Fort Bragg, NC
  • January 28 - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes recordkeeping change to improve illness data
  • January 27 - OSHA Trade Release - Updated OSHA guidance helps protect late-night retail workers from workplace violence
  • January 27 - OSHA News Release - Methuen, Mass., contractor faces nearly $167,000 in US Labor Department OSHA fines for cave-in hazards at Quincy and Lynnfield, Mass., worksites
  • January 27 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA releases workplace injury and illness information
  • January 27 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA schedules informal stakeholder meetings on combustible dust
  • January 27 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposing more than $135,000 in penalties against Atlanta stone countertop manufacturer for health hazards
  • January 27 - Federal Register 75:4323 - 4331 - Additional Quantitative Fit-testing Protocols for the Respiratory Protection Standard
  • January 26 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $90,500 in fines against Fibrelite for fire and explosion hazards at Pawcatuck, Conn., plant
  • January 26 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $217,500 in penalties against fire log manufacturer following employee being injured
  • January 26 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $71,000 in fines against Schweizer Aircraft Corp. for hazards at Horseheads, NY, plant
  • January 25 - Federal Register 75:3923 - 3924 - Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request
  • January 25 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Bridgeport, Conn., contractor for cave-in hazard at Stamford, Conn., worksite
  • January 25 - Federal Register 75:3881 - 3883 - Combustible Dust
  • January 25 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $54,000 in fines against Star Service Corp. for East Boston, Mass., scaffolding and fall hazards
  • January 25 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Mueller Industries subsidiaries in Fulton, Miss., for safety and health violations, proposing $683,000 in penalties
  • January 22 - - SBA Office of Advocacy Small Business Regulatory Roundtable On Occupational Safety and Health Issues
  • January 22 - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor releases 6 high-value datasets surpassing 1st open government target
  • January 22 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $97,500 in fines against C&S Wholesale Grocers Inc. for recurring electrical and crushing hazards
  • January 20 - - Maritime Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH)
  • January 19 - Federal Register 75:2890 - 2891 - OSHA Listens: Occupational Safety and Health Administration Stakeholder Meeting
  • January 19 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA recognizes ConocoPhillips, Bossier Operations for excellence in safety and health
  • January 15 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites CITGO Refining and Chemicals in Corpus Christi, Texas, for alleged workplace safety violations
  • January 15 - OSHA News Release - Delta Air Lines, DAL Global Services in Colorado Springs, Colo., again recognized by US Labor Department's OSHA for safety and health excellence
  • January 15 - OSHA News Release - MillerCoors Grain Elevator in Golden, Colo., recognized by US Labor Department's OSHA for excellence in occupational safety and health
  • January 15 - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces 'OSHA Listens' public meeting to solicit comments and suggestions from stakeholders
  • January 14 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $233,500 in fines against Home Goods for exit access hazards at Long Island, NY, store
  • January 13 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites 3 companies for failing to protect workers' safety while constructing gas pipeline meter stations in Mississippi
  • January 13 - OSHA Trade Release - Fechas de la conferencia de DOL/OSHA sobre la Seguridad y Salud de los trabajadores Latinos
  • January 13 - OSHA Trade Release - DOL/OSHA schedules conference on Latino worker safety and health
  • January 13 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA booklet outlines hexavalent chromium standards
  • January 13 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Gordon, Ga., maintenance and repair railcar company with serious safety and health violations following fatality
  • January 12 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites two employers following confined-space deaths at Queens, NY, recycling facility
  • January 11 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Camden chocolate processing plant following worker fatality
  • January 11 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor secures back wages for fired whistleblower in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • January 08 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Fort Lauderdale, Fla., shipping container company with repeat and serious safety violations
  • January 08 - Federal Register 75:1087 - Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request
  • January 08 - OSHA Trade Release - New OSHA videos provide respirator and facemask safety guidance
  • January 07 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $55,200 in fines to Pembroke, Mass., contractor for Randolph, Mass., cave-in hazard
  • January 07 - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA announces informal public hearings on hazard communication rule
  • January 06 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA joins employers and workers in Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Tennessee for 'Electrical Safety Stand-Down' Jan. 11
  • January 05 - OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes 41 safety and health violations against Georgia peanut processor in Sylvester and Blakely, Ga.
  • January 04 - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $1.4 million in penalties in connection with fatal explosion in Houston