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December

  • December 30 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Broan Nu-Tone Storage Solutions in Cleburne, Texas, following amputation accident
  • December 30 - Region 6 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Murphy Oil U.S.A. Inc. in Meraux, La., for alleged safety and health violations
  • December 29 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites International Masonry Inc. for safety violations that contributed to fatality
  • December 29 - Region 2 - Freehold, NJ, company fails to comply with federal court order in US Labor Department's OSHA whistleblower case; US marshals seize vehicle
  • December 29 - Federal Register 74:68756-68758 - Hazard Communication
  • December 28 - Federal Register 74:68635-68636 - Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request
  • December 28 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Walt Disney World following monorail collision and issues recommendation letter following actor's death
  • December 23 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces expansion of its San Antonio office
  • December 18 - OSHA Quick Takes -- December 15, 2009 -- Volume 8, Issue 23
  • December 18 - Region 3 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Huntington, W.Va., printing company nearly $160,000 for workplace safety and health hazards
  • December 15 - Region 7 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Farmers Union Coop Supply Co. of Stanton, Neb., following worker's death
  • December 15 - Trade Release - OSHA schedules MACOSH meeting
  • December 14 - Federal Register 74:66151-66153 - Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH)
  • December 10 - Trade Release - US Labor Department forms alliance with Mexican Consulate in New York and Diocese of Brooklyn
  • December 10 - Federal Register 74:65551 - Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH)
  • December 10 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $266,000 in penalties against Tucker, Ga., manufacturer following worker amputations
  • December 9 - OSHA Quick Takes -- December 1, 2009 -- Volume 8, Issue 22
  • December 9 - National Release - US Department of Labor unveils new 'Open Government' efforts
  • December 8 - Region 7 - OSHA recognizes Sherwin-Williams Co. in Coffeyville, Kan., for workplace safety and health excellence
  • December 8 - Region 2 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Newark, NJ, company more than $212,000 for workplace safety and health hazards
  • December 8 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 4 contractors for alleged safety and health hazards following the deaths of 3 workers at Austin, Texas, worksite
  • December 7 - Federal Register 74:64462-64467 - Semiannual Regulatory Agenda
  • December 7 - Federal Register 74:64027-64042 - Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratories
  • December 7 - Federal Register 74:63985-63988 - Rules of Procedure; Regulations Implementing the Government in the Sunshine Act; Implementation of the Equal Access to Justice Act in Proceedings Before the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission
  • December 7 - Media Advisory - US Department of Labor's acting assistant secretary for OSHA to host live Web chat on agency's regulatory agenda Monday, Dec. 7
  • December 7 - Federal Register 74:64027-64042 - Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratories; Proposed Rule
  • December 4 - Region 1 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $61,200 in fines against Derry, N.H., contractor after employee fall at Medford, Mass., worksite
  • December 4 - National Release - Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis to roll out US Department of Labor's regulatory agenda with video remarks and live Web chat on Dec. 7
  • December 3 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA levies $321,000 in fines against bridge and tower painter UCL Inc. in Cincinnati for exposing workers to lead
  • December 3 - Region 3 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Sunoco Inc. for workplace safety and health hazards at Marcus Hook refinery
  • December 2 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Raytheon Mission Capability and Verification Center for safety and health achievement
  • December 1 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Endres Processing LLC and Endres Processing Ohio LLC $472,900 for safety and health violations
  • December 1 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $222,500 in fines against Hovensa LLC for safety and health hazards at St. Croix, US Virgin Islands, oil refinery
  • December 1 - Region 1 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $58,100 in fines against Plainville, Mass., manufacturer after worker loses tip of finger
  • December 1 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA levies more than $50,000 in fines against utility pole painting company working in Naperville, Ill., area

November

  • November 30 - Trade Release - OSHA guidance document focuses on training, personal protective equipment for safeguarding emergency medical responders
  • November 30 - Region 5 - Chippewa Valley Technical College renews alliance with US Labor Department's OSHA
  • November 30 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $484,000 in penalties against Cambria Contracting Inc. for asbestos hazards at Buffalo, NY, jobsite
  • November 25 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA, Harold O'Shea Builders and state of Illinois partner to safely complete hospital project
  • November 25 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites West Lafayette, Ind., excavator for dangerous safety violations during trenching job in Danville, Ill.
  • November 25 - Trade Release - OSHA schedules meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health
  • November 25 - Federal Register 74:61708-61709 - Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request
  • November 25 - Federal Register 74:61709-61711 - Announcement of a Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH) and ACCSH Work Group Meetings
  • November 24 - Region 4 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $128,000 in penalties against Macon, Ga., fiber cement manufacturer for safety and health failures
  • November 23 - OSHA Quick Takes -- November 15, 2009 -- Volume 8, Issue 21
  • November 23 - Region 8 - US Department of Labor fines Tempel Grain Elevators LLP of Wiley, Colo., more than $1.6 million following teenage worker's death
  • November 23 - Region 7 - OSHA's Omaha Area Office focuses local emphasis program on general industry establishments with noise, respiratory hazards
  • November 23 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Decatur, Ga., wheel repair shop with failure-to-abate and repeat safety and health violations
  • November 23 - Federal Register 74:61175-61176 - Personal Protective Equipment Standard for General Industry; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of the Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • November 20 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Washington, Ga., manufacturer for serious safety and health violations following worker's partial amputation
  • November 20 - National Release - US Labor Department's OSHA issues compliance directive to address flu prevention for health care workers
  • November 20 - Directive - CPL-02-02-075 - Enforcement Procedures for High to Very High Occupational Exposure Risk to 2009 H1N1 Influenza
  • November 19 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Peekskill, NY, contractor for fall hazard at Peekskill Middle School construction site
  • November 17 - National Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA schedules stakeholder meetings on combustible dust hazards
  • November 17 - National Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA provides crowd control guidelines for protecting workers during retail sales events
  • November 17 - Region 1 - Cave-in hazard in downtown Boston trench leads to $33,700 in US Labor Department OSHA fines for Hyde Park, Mass., contractor
  • November 17 - National Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA issues final rule, revises acetylene standard
  • November 17 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $88,200 in fines against Victor, NY, contractor after worker burned in SUNY Buffalo arc flash
  • November 13 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $509,000 in fines against Cranesville Aggregate for significant hazards at Scotia, NY, bagging plant
  • November 10 - Region 7 - Greif Packaging LLC in Omaha, Neb., earns US Labor Department praise for workplace safety and health achievements
  • November 10 - Region 7 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Loren Cook Co. of Springfield, Mo., for $511,000 following worker's death
  • November 9 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Brooklyn, NY, contractor for electrocution and fall hazards at Westchester County worksite
  • November 9 - National Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA provides workplace H1N1 influenza precaution and protection information for workers and employers
  • November 9 - Workplace Safety and H1N1
  • November 5 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA adds another $64,000 for total of $109,000 in fines against Veolia ES Technical Solutions, West Carrollton, Ohio
  • November 5 - Region 1 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites New Bedford, Mass., seafood processor following worker death in ice machine
  • November 5 - Federal Register 74:57278-57280 - Hazard Communication; Correction
  • November 4 - Federal Register 74:57198-57200 - Standard on Ethylene Oxide (EtO); Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • November 3 - OSHA Quick Takes -- November 1, 2009 -- Volume 8, Issue 20
  • November 3 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Miami companies with willful and serious safety violations after fatality at Bernuth Marine Terminal
  • November 3 - Interpretation - OSHA's position on complying with an updated national consensus standard.
  • November 3 - Interpretation - Amending OSHA's penalty adjustment factors.
  • November 3 - Trade Release - OSHA addresses workplace violence and fatigue at upcoming international conference on work stress and health
  • November 3 - Region 4 - OSHA supporting crane 'safety stand down' day organized by members of Florida Crane Safety Alliance
  • November 2 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA levies more than $100,000 in penalties against Columbus Steel Castings Co. for 19 safety and health violations
  • November 2 - Interpretation - Using the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) to Comply with OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard.
  • November 2 - Interpretation - Guarding of Access Openings to Fixed Ladders.
  • November 2 - Interpretation - Applicability of the PRCS standard to aircraft maintenance activities.
  • November 2 - Interpretation - Use of physical versus mailing address of the responsible party listed on the MSDS.
  • November 2 - Interpretation - Training requirements for fire investigators.

October

  • October 30 - Region 3 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Nazareth, Pa., company for continued workplace safety and health violations
  • October 30 - Federal Register 74:54333-54347 - Combustible Dust; Advance notice of proposed rulemaking
  • October 30 - Federal Register 74:56216-56217 - Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request
  • October 30 - Federal Register 74:56216 - Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request
  • October 30 - National Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA issues record-breaking fines to BP
  • October 29 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Little Falls, N.Y., paper mill for 33 safety and health violations after worker is caught in machine
  • October 29 - Region 6 - U. S. Labor Department's OSHA recognizes H-E-B Bakery in San Antonio for excellence in safety and health
  • October 29 - National Release - US Department of Labor assistant secretary testifies before Congress on OSHA state plan states' occupational safety and health programs
  • October 29 - Federal Register 74:55860-55861 - The Standard on 4,4'-Methylenedianiline in General Industry; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • October 29 - Federal Register 74:55858-55860 - Walking and Working Surfaces Standard for General Industry; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of the Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • October 29 - Federal Register 74:55861-55863 - The Standard on 4,4'-Methylenedianiline in Construction; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • October 29 - OSHA Statement - US Labor Secretary Hilda L. Solis responds to worker occupational injury and illness decline in BLS Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses
  • October 28 - Region 6 - US Postal Service's El Paso Postal Distribution Center achieves US Labor Department's OSHA recognition
  • October 28 - Region 1 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $42,000 in fines against New Balance Athletic Shoe for electrical hazards at Lawrence, Mass., distribution center
  • October 28 - Region 1 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $254,000 in fines for lead hazards at Franklin, N.H., foundry
  • October 28 - Region 7 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Crane and Grain Service LLC of York, Neb., for violations of the Occupational Safety and Health Act
  • October 27 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines West Carrollton, Ohio, business $45,000 in 1st of 2 investigations into May 3 explosion at chemical plant
  • October 27 - Federal Register 74:55261-55263 - Electrical Protective Equipment Standard and the Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • October 26 - Region 6 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA partners with Clark/Hunt for the San Antonio Military Medical Complex project
  • October 23 - National Release - US Labor Department's OSHA addresses need for combustible dust standard
  • October 22 - Region 1 - Formaldehyde and other hazards lead to $138,000 in U.S. Labor Department OSHA fines for Cambridge, Mass., embalming fluid manufacturer
  • October 22 - Region 1 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes nearly $113,000 in fines for electrical and other hazards at New Britain, Conn., armored car facility
  • October 22 - Region 5 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA levies $82,500 fine to Republic Engineered Products in Lorain, Ohio
  • October 21 - Region 7 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Kiewit Building Group-Bellevue Medical Center in Bellevue, Neb., for safety and health excellence
  • October 21 - National Release - US Labor Department's OSHA issues report on Nevada's state occupational safety and health program
  • October 20 - Trade Release - OSHA's new letter of interpretation requires that construction workers wear high-visibility warning garments
  • October 20 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Hoover, Ala., construction company with repeat and serious safety violations, $146,000 in penalties
  • October 19 - Safety and Health Topics: Hazard Communication
  • October 19 - OSHA Quick Takes -- October 2009 -- Volume 8, Issue 189
  • October 19 - Region 5 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA signs alliance with International Union of Operating Engineers Local 399
  • October 16 - Interpretation - Whether use of high-visibility warning garments by construction workers in highway work zones is required.
  • October 16 - Trade Release - Radiation exposure among hazards addressed in OSHA bulletin on particle accelerators
  • October 15 - Region 2 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Paulsboro, N.J., company for workplace safety and health hazards
  • October 14 - OSHA Statement - Statement by Acting Assistant Secretary of Labor for OSHA Jordan Barab re: H1N1-related Inspections
  • October 14 - National Release - OSHA reminds grain handling operators of required safety measures to protect workers
  • October 14 - Region 1 - Pittsfield, N.H., roofing contractor faces $91,000 in U.S. Labor Department OSHA fines for fall hazards at jobsites in Hanover and Manchester, N.H.
  • October 13 - Region 6 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Industrial Pipe Fittings in Corsicana, Texas, for alleged safety and health hazards
  • October 13 - Region 6 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites chemical recycling company following a fatality at Port Arthur, Texas, worksite
  • October 13 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites ConocoPhillips for repeat workplace safety and health hazards
  • October 13 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA levies more than $500,000 in fines against All-Feed Processing and Packaging in Galva, Ill.
  • October 7 - Region 4 - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los Estados Unidos propone multas por más de $230,000 para Los Amigos Tortilla Manufacturing Co. de Atlanta
  • October 7 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $230,000 in penalties against Los Amigos Tortilla Manufacturing Co. in Atlanta
  • October 7 - Region 1 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Hingham, Mass., contractor for silica hazards on I-93 bridge restoration in Melrose, Mass.
  • October 6 - Region 1 - Weymouth, Mass., contractor faces $35,000 in fines from U.S. Labor Department's OSHA for unguarded excavation at Ayer, Mass., worksite
  • October 6 - Region 1 - Pittsfield, N.H., contractor faces $55,000 in fines from U.S. Labor Department's OSHA following cave-in at Littleton, N.H., jobsite
  • October 6 - Region 2 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Steelplex Corp. for repeat workplace safety and health hazards following March fatality
  • October 5 - Interpretation - Medical exams and chest roentgenograms (x-rays) under OSHA's Asbestos standards.
  • October 5 - Interpretation - Comprehensive building/facility/vessel surveys for asbestos.
  • October 5 - Interpretation - Clarification on number of employees required for glovebag removal operations.
  • October 5 - Interpretation - Health impacts from shared office equipment.
  • October 5 - Interpretation - Disposal of blood and other potentially infectious materials (OPIM).
  • October 5 - Interpretation - Maintenance of medical evaluation and fit test records as required by the Respiratory Protection Standard.
  • October 5 - Interpretation - Requirements for eyewash and shower facilities.
  • October 5 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $360,000 in fines against railcar repair facility in Brewton, Ala., for safety and health violations
  • October 5 - Region 3 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Titanium Hearth Technologies for workplace safety and health success
  • October 5 - Region 2 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Cheektowaga, N.Y., employer for lack of asbestos safeguards at Amherst, N.Y., worksite
  • October 5 - Region 5 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA levies more than $111,000 in proposed penalties against Quinco Steel Inc.
  • October 2 - Region 1 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes $136,000 in fines against S.D. Warren Co. for hazards at Skowhegan, Maine, paper mill
  • October 1 - Region 6 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Big Spring, Texas, refinery for alleged safety and health hazards
  • October 1 - National Release - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA begins National Emphasis Program on recordkeeping to determine accuracy of worker injury and illness data
  • October 1 - Trade Release - OSHA revises enforcement policies for fall protection during steel erection

September

August

  • August 31 - OSHA Training and Reference Materials Library - OSHA's Powered Industrial Trucks - Operator Training
  • August 31 - Federal Register 74:44795-44797 - Requirements for DOL Agencies' Assessment of Occupational Health Risks
  • August 31 - Federal Register 74:44876-44878 - Hazard Communication Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • August 31 - Region 2 - Rochester, N.Y., waste collection company's failure to correct safety hazards results in additional $304,200 in fines from U.S. Labor Department's OSHA
  • August 28 - OSHA Training and Reference Materials Library - Federal Agency Injury and Illness Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements
  • August 27 - Region 2 - Long Island, N.Y., contractor faces $72,000 in U.S. Labor Department OSHA fines for fall hazards at New York City jobsite
  • August 27 - Region 8 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites 2 Denver-based companies for violations of Occupational Safety and Health Act
  • August 26 - Region 6 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA partners with Associated General Contractors of America's Shreveport, La., chapter
  • August 25 - Region 1 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes nearly $43,000 in fines against North Haven, Conn., firearms manufacturer for machine hazards
  • August 21 - Region 4 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $576,000 in penalties against Sims Bark and Sims Stone for 142 safety and health violations
  • August 21 - Region 7 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA forms alliance with American Society of Safety Engineers - St. Louis Chapter
  • August 20 - National Release - U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda L. Solis, in response to worker fatality decline in Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, says one death is too many
  • August 20 - OSHA Training Institute
  • August 19 - Region 3 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA urges construction companies in Southwestern Pennsylvania to take action to prevent worker falls
  • August 19 - National Release - Federal Guidelines Encourage Employers to Plan Now for Upcoming Influenza Season
  • August 19 - Federal Register 74:41938-41939 - Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH)
  • August 19 - Directive - CPL 03-00-010 - Petroleum Refinery Process Safety Management National Emphasis Program
  • August 19 - Region 6 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites BAE Systems Inc. for alleged safety and health violations in Sealy, Texas
  • August 18 - Susan Harwood Training Grant Program > Helpful Tips for Improving Your Susan Harwood Grant Application
  • August 18 - OSHA Susan Harwood Training Grant Program
  • August 18 - Federal Register 74:41749-41757 - Gibraltar Chimney International, LLC, Hoffmann, Inc., and Kiewit Power Constructors Co.: Grant of a Permanent Variance
  • August 18 - Region 6 - La Administración de Salud y Seguridad Ocupacional (OSHA) del Departamento de Trabajo de los Estados Unidos cita a contratista de construcción después de accidente mortal en obra de Tyler, Texas
  • August 18 - Region 5 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA levies $76,500 in proposed penalties against East Sparta Ohio-based S&N Pallets Inc.
  • August 18 - Federal Register 74:41742-41749 - Gibraltar Chimney International, LLC, Hoffmann, Inc., and Kiewit Power Constructors Co.: Grant of a Permanent Variance
  • August 17 - Region 6 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites construction contractor following a fatality at a Tyler, Texas, worksite
  • August 17 - Region 3 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA fines Tamaqua, Pa., company for workplace safety and health violations
  • August 14 - OSHA Quick Takes -- August 15, 2009 -- Volume 8, Issue 16
  • August 14 - Region 3 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Union Drilling Inc. for workplace safety and health hazards
  • August 13 - Directive - 09-07 (CPL 02) - Cancellation of OSHA Directive CPL 02-00-146, General Industry Focused Inspections in OSHA's FY 2008 Annual Operating Plan's Industry Areas of Emphasis
  • August 13 - Region 4 - La Administración de Salud y Seguridad Ocupacional (OSHA) del Departamento del Trabajo de EE.UU., propone casi $380,000 en multas contra la procesadora avícola de Gainesville, Georgia, por serias infracciones intencionales
  • August 13 - Region 4 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes nearly $380,000 in penalties against Gainesville, Ga., poultry processor for willful and serious violations
  • August 12 - Region 6 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Rubio Construction for alleged workplace safety and health violations in Houston and League City, Texas
  • August 12 - Region 7 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Wynne Transport Service Inc. of Omaha, Neb., following fatality at worksite near Endicott, Neb.
  • August 11 - Region 6 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA teams with Odom's Tennessee Pride in Little Rock to promote workplace safety in the food processing industry
  • August 11 - Federal Register 74:40441-40447 - Revising Standards Referenced in the Acetylene Standard; Final Rule
  • August 11 - Federal Register 74:40449-40455 - Revising Standards Referenced in the Acetylene Standard; Proposed Rule
  • August 11 - Region 5 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA levies fines against A-1 Excavating following New Richmond, Wis., fatality
  • August 11 - Trade Release - OSHA publishes Direct Final Rule and Notice of Proposed Rulemaking updating the National Consensus Standards in its Acetylene Standard
  • August 11 - Region 8 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Sinton Dairy Foods Co. LLC in Colorado Springs, Colo., for alleged safety & health violations
  • August 11 - OSHA Quick Takes -- August 1, 2009 -- Volume 8, Issue 15
  • August 10 - Region 3 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA fines Cressona, Pa., manufacturing company $65,800 for crane hazards
  • August 10 - Federal Register 74:39977-39978 - Addenda to the Memorandum of Understanding: To Formalize the Working Relationship Between the Department of Energy and the Department of Labor (August 28, 1992)
  • August 10 - Federal Register 74:39978-39979 - Benzene Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • August 7 - Region 8 - OSHA praises EG&G Defense Materials and Battelle Memorial Institute for excellence in workplace safety and health
  • August 6 - Directorate of Training and Education: OSHA Disaster Site Worker Outreach Training Program
  • August 6 - Directorate of Training and Education: OSHA Maritime Outreach Training Program
  • August 6 - National Release - OSHA establishes "Watch List" to strengthen integrity of Outreach Training Program
  • August 6 - Region 5 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA levies $58,500 in proposed penalties against U.S. Postal Service in Eau Claire, Wis.
  • August 5 - Region 3 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Wilmington, Del., company for workplace safety and health hazards
  • August 5 - Region 6 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites oil refinery in Tulsa, Okla., for alleged safety and health hazards
  • August 5 - Region 6 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Branco Enterprises for alleged potential trenching hazards at Fort Smith, Ark., worksite
  • August 4 - Region 1 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $442,000 in fines for lead and other hazards at Rockland, Mass., composites manufacturing facility
  • August 4 - Region 7 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Progressive Protein LLC of Omaha, Neb., for safety and health violations following worker fatality
  • August 4 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites International Paper's Augusta, Ga., plant for serious safety and health violations following fatality
  • August 4 - Region 3 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA recognizes National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health in Morgantown, W.Va., for workplace safety
  • August 4 - Region 10 - U.S. Postal Service's Evergreen Detached Carrier Unit in Hillsboro, Ore., receives OSHA's highest safety recognition award
  • August 4 - Region 1 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes $125,000 in fines for Watertown, Mass., manufacturer for electrical, chemical and respirator hazards
  • August 4 - Region 3 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA recognizes National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health in Morgantown, W.Va., for workplace safety
  • August 4 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites International Paper's Augusta, Ga., plant for serious safety and health violations following fatality
  • August 4 - Region 1 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $442,000 in fines for lead and other hazards at Rockland, Mass., composites manufacturing facility
  • August 4 - Region 8 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites MillerCoors in Golden, Colo., for violations of Occupational Safety and Health Act
  • August 4 - Region 10 - U.S. Postal Service's Evergreen Detached Carrier Unit in Hillsboro, Ore., receives OSHA's highest safety recognition award

July

  • July 31 - National Release - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA focuses inspection program on safety of airport traffic control tower personnel
  • July 31 - Trade Release - New OSHA document discusses combustible dust hazards
  • July 31 - OSHA Quick Takes -- July 15, 2009 -- Volume 8, Issue 14
  • July 30 - Region 6 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Lake Charles, La.-based refinery for alleged safety and health violations
  • July 30 - Region 1 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes $147,600 in fines against M.S. Walker Inc. in Somerville, Mass., for fire, explosion and other hazards
  • July 30 - Region 7 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Summerfield, Kan.-based Diamond Sawing and Coring LLC following fatality at Lincoln, Neb., worksite
  • July 29 - National Release - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA national emphasis program targets workplaces that release highly hazardous chemicals
  • July 29 - Region 5 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA levies $85,360 in proposed penalties to Dehler Manufacturing, Chicago, for workplace health violations
  • July 29 - Region 3 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes GE Sensing and Inspection for workplace safety and health success
  • July 29 - Federal Register 74:37732 - Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request
  • July 28 - Interpretation - Whether a multiple lift of pre-cast concrete members is permissible.
  • July 27 - Directive - 09-06 (CPL 02) - PSM Covered Chemical Facilities National Emphasis Program
  • July 27 - Interpretation - Removing ladders during trenching activities; compliance with 29 CFR 1926.651(c)(2).
  • July 27 - Interpretation - The use of cable hook assemblies, pole grip assemblies, or adjustable levelers on fiberglass extension ladders used in construction.
  • July 27 - Interpretation - Fall protection requirements for employees on construction equipment.
  • July 27 - Interpretation - Whether electric hand tools disassembled and deemed irreparable by a tool repair service are required to be returned disassembled.
  • July 27 - Interpretation - Payment for body belts, positioning straps, and pole and tree climbers.
  • July 27 - Interpretation - Compliance with the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard, 29 CFR 1910.1030.
  • July 27 - Interpretation - Payment for body belts, positioning straps, and pole and tree climbers.
  • July 27 - Region 5 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA announces workplace safety violations against Dana Container Inc.
  • July 23 - Region 2 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites PSEG Power LLC for workplace safety and health hazards
  • July 23 - Region 7 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA partners with Nebraska Public Power Generation Agency and Black & Veatch Corp.
  • July 23 - Region 2 - OSHA launches alliance with Morristown Neighborhood House to focus on workplace safety and health
  • July 23 - Region 2 - Fall hazards at Forest Hills, N.Y., worksite lead to more than $120,000 in U.S. Labor Department OSHA fines for Long Island contractor
  • July 23 - Trade Release - OSHA publishes new guidance document explaining exposure monitoring requirements for ethylene oxide
  • July 23 - Region 2 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $109,000 in fines against Plattsburgh, N.Y., manufacturer for recurring hazards
  • July 23 - Region 1 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $100,000 in fines against Concord, N.H., steam plant following fire that injured worker
  • July 23 - Interpretation - Payment for static dissipative safety-toe footwear for working with flammable liquids and products.
  • July 23 - Interpretation - Application of OSHA PEL for nitric oxide as 8-hr TWA to pregnant employees.
  • July 23 - Interpretation - Alleged deficiencies on an MSDS for one of Icynene's insulation products.
  • July 23 - Interpretation - Alleged deficiencies contained on a material safety data sheet (MSDS) for a spray-on insulation product (the Icynene Insulation System).
  • July 23 - Interpretation - OSHA's position on the use of fingers or a two-handed procedure with a hemostat to remove scalpel blades.
  • July 23 - Region 4 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes $136,000 against water and sewer contractor for safety violations at Cobb County, Ga., trench site
  • July 23 - Region 6 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA and Greater New Orleans Industrial Educational Council sign safety and health alliance agreement
  • July 23 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Madison, Ala., construction company for willful and serious safety violations following Warner Robins, Ga., fatality
  • July 23 - Region 6 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites El Dorado Metals in Arkansas with 26 serious safety and health violations; penalties total $69,500
  • July 23 - Region 2 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Crucible Specialty Metals in Syracuse, N.Y., for 71 alleged violations following crushing death of worker
  • July 23 - Directive - FAP 01-00-005 - FAA Airport Traffic Control Tower Monitoring Program (AIRTRAF)
  • July 23 - Trade Release - Marine terminal safety issues on the agenda at OSHA's Maritime Advisory Committee meeting
  • July 23 - Region 5 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA levies $75,000 in proposed penalties to MasTec for trenching violations in Madison, Wis.
  • July 22 - Trade Release - Construction enforcement among topics addressed during upcoming Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health meeting
  • July 22 - Region 6 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Corpus Christi, Texas-based oil refinery for safety and health hazards
  • July 22 - Region 1 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes $70,000 in fines for Solo Cup Co. for process safety management hazards at North Andover, Mass., plant
  • July 22 - Region 10 - CORRECTED - U.S. Department of Labor files lawsuit against U.S. Postal Service to obtain reinstatement, back pay and damages for fired whistleblower
  • July 22 - Directive - 09-05 (CPL 02) - Site-Specific Targeting 2009 (SST-09)
  • July 22 - Federal Register 74:33279-33281 - Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH) and ACCSH Work Group; Meetings
  • July 22 - Federal Register 74:34789-34795 - Calaveras Power Partners L.P., Matrix Service Inc., T.E. Ibberson Company, TIC--The Industrial Company, and Zachry Construction Corporation; Grant of a Permanent Variance
  • July 22 - Federal Register 74:34795-34796 - Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH)
  • July 22 - Region 1 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Massachusetts contractor following fatal February aerial lift collapse on Boston's West Street
  • July 22 - Region 5 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes approval of Illinois state public employee protection plan
  • July 22 - Region 8 - OSHA focuses special regional emphasis program on Recovery Act-funded construction projects in 4 states
  • July 22 - Region 7 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA focuses special emphasis program on Recovery Act-funded bridge construction projects in Nebraska
  • July 22 - Region 4 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $145,000 in penalties against Georgia fabrication company for endangering workers
  • July 22 - Region 3 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA fines Sunoco more than $200,000 for workplace safety and health hazards at Marcus Hook refinery
  • July 22 - Region 1 - Agawam, Mass., energy-from-waste plant enters Voluntary Protection Programs of U.S. Labor Department's OSHA
  • July 22 - Region 3 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA renews alliance with Delaware Safety Council Inc. to focus on roadway safety
  • July 22 - Region 1 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA, Massachusetts and Barr & Barr Inc. partner for safety on Bridgewater State College construction project
  • July 21 - Region 4 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes $189,000 in penalties against Montgomery, Ala., pallet manufacturer for safety and health violations
  • July 21 - Region 3 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Duncansville, Pa., excavation company for trenching hazards
  • July 21 - Region 2 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Fort Edward, N.Y., paper recycler for failing to correct machine guarding hazards
  • July 21 - OSHA Quick Takes -- July 1, 2009 -- Volume 8, Issue 13
  • July 21 - Region 3 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA fines Valero Energy Corp. for workplace safety and health hazards
  • July 21 - Federal Register 74:33189-33192 - Illinois State Plan for Public Employees Only; Notice of Submission; Proposal To Grant Initial State Plan Approval; Request for Public Comment and Opportunity To Request Public Hearing

June

May

  • May 29 - [Region 3 News Release] -2009 - 05/29/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA partners with Marlette Homes to enhance workplace safety and health for employees
  • May 28 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2009 - 05/28/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA and Arkansas Home Builders Association in Little Rock, Ark., sign safety and health alliance agreement
  • May 27 - [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 05/27/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA focuses special emphasis program on stimulus-funded construction projects in Kansas
  • May 27 - [Region 5 News Release] - 2009 - 05/27/2009 - Grain and Feed Association of Illinois, state onsite safety and health consultation program ally with U.S. Labor Department's OSHA to address industry hazards
  • May 27 - [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 05/27/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA focuses special emphasis program on stimulus-funded construction projects in eastern Missouri
  • May 26 - [Region 10 News Release] - 2009 - 05/26/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA renews safety and health star for Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc. in Nampa, Idaho
  • May 26 - [Trade News Release] - 2009 - 05/26/2009 - Three more OSHA standards added to revised shipyard industry document
  • May 26 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 05/26/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA forms alliance to reduce injuries and illnesses in maritime industry
  • May 26 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2009 - 05/26/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites construction company following fatality at Richardson, Texas, worksite
  • May 26 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2009 - 05/26/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites piping manufacturer for potential safety and health hazards at its Baytown, Texas, worksite
  • May 26 - [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 05/26/2009 - The U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes WB Construction LLC in Wichita, Kan., for workplace safety and health excellence
  • May 26 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 05/26/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Wal-Mart Stores Inc. following crushing death of worker at Long Island, N.Y., store
  • May 21 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 05/21/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $113,000 in fines against West Hartford, Conn., contractor after employee falls 24 feet from roof
  • May 21 - [Region 3 News Release] - 2009 - 05/21/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Sulzer Metco Coating with 23 violations and fines after a worker fatality
  • May 20 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 05/20/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA renews safety and health alliance with Mexican Consulate for workers in New York and New Jersey
  • May 20 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 05/20/2009 - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los Estados Unidos renueva la alianza de seguridad y salud con el Consulado de México para los trabajadores de Nueva York y Nueva Jersey
  • May 20 - [National News Release] - 2009 - 05/20/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA strengthens integrity of Outreach Training Program
  • May 19 - Region 1 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA forms safety partnership with Turner Construction during hospital project in Hartford, Conn.
  • May 18 - Region 5 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Simmons Manufacturing Co for workplace safety and health success
  • May 18 - Federal Register 74:23209-23210 - Lead in General Industry Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • May 18 - Federal Register 74:23210-23211 - The Lead in Construction Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • May 15 - Region 4 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA fines 2 contractors $175,000 in penalties following construction collapse and injuries at building site in Meridian, Miss.
  • May 15 - Region 2 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA fines Hess Corp. more than $141,000 for workplace safety and health violations
  • May 14 - Region 6 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites utility company for potential trenching hazards at Edmond, Okla., worksite
  • May 14 - Region 3 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA launches alliance with National Association of Women in Construction's Chapter 96, to promote workplace safety and health
  • May 13 - Region 8 - OSHA recognizes Hendrickson Trailer Suspension Systems in Mitchell, S.D., for excellence in occupational safety and health
  • May 13 - Region 6 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites stamping company for alleged safety and health violations following worker injury in Grapevine, Texas
  • May 13 - Region 1 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Cambridge, Mass., contractor after workers overcome at Newton, Mass., worksite
  • May 11 - Federal Register 71:21962-21968 - Semiannual Regulatory Agenda
  • May 11 - Region 5 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes American Packaging Corp. for workplace safety and health success
  • May 8 - OSHA Quick Takes -- May 1, 2009 -- Volume 8, Issue 9
  • May 5 - Region 1 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $46,000 in fines against North Attleboro, Mass., metals plant following chlorine gas leak
  • May 4 - Region 7 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA announces alliance with Iowa-Illinois Safety Council to provide safety, health outreach

April

  • April 30 - Region 1 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA, Whiting-Turner Contracting Co. join to enhance safety during Hartford, Conn., retail construction project
  • April 30 - National Release - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA announces rulemaking on combustible dust hazards
  • April 29 - National Release - U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis commemorates Workers Memorial Day at National Labor College's monument ceremony
  • April 29 - Region 1 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes $79,000 in fines against North Reading, Mass., contractor for fall hazards at Woburn, Mass., worksite
  • April 29 - Region 5 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA, Illinois Department of Commerce and River City Construction LLC establish partnership
  • April 28 - National Release - U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis announces convening of rulemaking panel on worker exposure to food flavorings containing diacetyl
  • April 28 - Trade Release - Marine terminal safety issues slated for discussion at OSHA's Maritime Advisory Committee meeting
  • April 28 - Region 1 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA invites Maine employers to learn about successful program to reduce injuries and enhance workplace safety
  • April 28 - Region 3 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes U.S. Steel Research and Technology Center for exceptional employee safety and health
  • April 28 - Region 5 - Washington County vocational education students to learn workplace safety from pros at OSHA as part of curriculum
  • April 28 - Region 1 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA joins with Maine Labor Department and Maine Labor Group on Health to promote worker safety and health
  • April 28 - Federal Register 74:19107-19108 - Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH)
  • April 28 - OSHA's Role in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
  • April 27 - OSHA Media Advisory - U.S. labor secretary to commemorate lives of lost workers during monument groundbreaking ceremony on Worker Memorial Day at National Labor College
  • April 27 - Region 2 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA to participate in New York City Construction Safety Week from April 27 to May 1
  • April 27 - Region 1 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $44,000 in fines against New Bedford, Mass., rubber products manufacturer
  • April 24 - Region 1 - Nottingham, N.H., post office is 2nd Granite State postal facility to enter Voluntary Protection Programs of U.S. Labor Department's OSHA
  • April 24 - Region 5 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA announces workplace safety violations against Dehler Manufacturing Co.
  • April 22 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites south central Alabama construction contractor with willful and serious trench safety violations
  • April 21 - OSHA Quick Takes -- April 15, 2009 -- Volume 8, Issue 8
  • April 21 - Directive - 09-02 (CSP 02) - FY 2010 Instructions for (1) Integrated 23(g) State Plan Grants and 21(d) On-site Consultation Cooperative Agreements; (2) 23(g) Public Employee Only State Plan Grants; and (3) 23(g) State Plan Grants without 21(d) Funding
  • April 21 - Directive - 09-01 (STD 01) - Cancellation of OSHA Instruction STD 01-05-001, Guidelines for Laser Safety & Hazard Assessment
  • April 21 - Directive - 09-03 (CSP 02) - FY 2010 On-site Consultation Cooperative Agreement Application Instructions for States under Federal OSHA Enforcement Jurisdiction.
  • April 21 - Region 7 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Omaha, Neb.-based Miranda Roofing for violations of Occupational Safety and Health Act
  • April 20 - Region 1 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $66,000 in fines against Massachusetts food packager after worker injured by machinery
  • April 17 - [Trade News Release] - 2009 - 04/17/2009 - OSHA Notifies Workplaces with High Injury and Illness Rates
  • April 16 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 04/16/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Gainesville, Ga., poultry processor with 22 workplace safety and health violations
  • April 15 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 04/15/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA to kick off youth job safety campaign April 16 at CEFGA CareerExpo in College Park, Ga.
  • April 14 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 04/14/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes $60,000 in fines against Taunton, Mass., contractor for Winthrop Street cave-in hazard
  • April 14 - [Region 7 News Release] - 2009 - 04/14/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA announces alliance with St. Patrick Center's BEGIN Center in St. Louis
  • April 14 - [Region 3 News Release] - 2009 - 04/14/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA fines Kohl's for workplace safety and health hazards at two Pennsylvania stores
  • April 13 - [Region 3 News Release] - 2009 - 04/13/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA fines Petrolia, Pa., chemical company more than $121,000 for safety and health violations
  • April 13 - [Region 2 News Release] - 2009 - 04/13/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes $61,000 in fines against Newburgh, N.Y., employer for 37 safety and health hazards
  • April 09 - [Region 9 News Release] - 2009 - 04/09/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor orders United Parcel Service to rehire, compensate Bay Area driver
  • April 08 - [Region 8 News Release] - 2009 - 04/08/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA recognizes Owens Corning Trumbull Asphalt in Denver for excellence in occupational safety and health
  • April 07 - [National News Release] - 2009 - 04/07/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA orders Southern Air Inc. to withdraw retaliatory lawsuit and pay more than $7.9 million to 9 whistleblowers
  • April 07 - [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 04/07/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA to provide free safety and health training to employers during safety conference
  • April 06 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 04/06/2009 - Fall and drowning hazards prompt more than $180,000 in U.S. Labor Department OSHA fines for Southington, Conn., contractor
  • April 06 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2009 - 04/06/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor settles whistleblower case against commercial and industrial steam cleaning company in Houston
  • April 06 - [Region 6 News Release] - 2009 - 04/06/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Houston-based manufacturing company for failing to abate safety violations
  • April 02 - [Region 1 News Release] - 2009 - 04/02/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA partners with Erland Construction to enhance safety and health at Mansfield, Mass., construction project
  • April 01 - [Trade News Release] - 2009 - 04/01/2009 - OSHA's new guidance document focuses on mandatory respirator selection provisions added to existing Respiratory Protection standard
  • April 1 - OSHA Quick Takes -- April 1, 2009 -- Volume 8, Issue 7

March

  • March 31 - Region 1 - Fall hazards at Torrington, Conn., site lead to more than $118,000 in U.S. Labor Department OSHA fines for Tennessee stucco contractor
  • March 31 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA issues citations against contractor following trench collapse fatality in Horn Lake, Miss.
  • March 31 - Standards - 29 CFR - 1917.5 - OMB control numbers under the Paperwork Reduction Act.
  • March 31 - Standards - 29 CFR - 1918.5 - Compliance duties owed to each employee.
  • March 31 - Federal Register 74:13479-13481 - Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH) and ACCSH Work Group; Meetings
  • March 31 - Federal Register 74:13266-13268 - Reports of Injuries to Employees Operating Mechanical Power Presses; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of an Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirement
  • March 31 - Region 6 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites grain storage company for 35 safety and health violations following fatality in Placedo, Texas
  • March 31 - Trade Release - OSHA's renewed Alliance with the Tree Care Industry Association continues focus on safety hazards from tree care and removal
  • March 31 - Trade Release - Stimulus package tops agenda for OSHA's Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health meeting
  • March 31 - National Release - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA revises Field Operations Manual to enhance enforcement and compliance assistance
  • March 27 - Region 6 - Telemundo KVDA-TV 60 in San Antonio achieves U.S. Labor Department's OSHA recognition for safety and health excellence
  • March 26 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites contractor for safety violations following fatality at Mississippi Power's Plant Daniel
  • March 26 - Region 1 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA and Covidien continue successful training alliance for New Haven, Conn., area manufacturers
  • March 26 - Region 2 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA and Wayne Finger Lakes BOCES join to enhance workplace safety for students in 4 New York counties
  • March 25 - Region 4 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA providing free safety and health training to employers during central Alabama construction conference
  • March 25 - Region 1 - South Portland, Maine, Carrier Annex enters Voluntary Protection Programs of U.S. Labor Department's OSHA as workplace safety and health star
  • March 24 - Region 9 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA orders Scottsdale, Ariz., flight charter company to pay employee who raised safety concerns nearly $95,000
  • March 24 - Region 9 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA orders Wells Fargo of San Francisco to make whistleblower whole
  • March 24 - Region 6 - New alliance will promote safety for oil and gas workers in Arkansas, Louisiana and Texas
  • March 24 - Region 7 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA partners with contractors building the Hills Dry Pet Food facility in Emporia, Kan.
  • March 23 - News Release - OSHA and American Biological Safety Association Alliance addresses biological safety hazards
  • March 23 - News Release - OSHA and Shipbuilders Council of America Alliance set goal of reducing and preventing shipyard hazards
  • March 23 - Region 6 - Two contractors cited by U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA for alleged safety and health violations following fatality at Kremlin, Okla., worksite
  • March 20 - Region 5 - U. S. Department of Labor's OSHA forms safety and health alliance to tackle logging industry in Ohio
  • March 20 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Vidalia, Ga., contractor with trenching safety violations and proposes more than $120,000 in penalties
  • March 20 - Federal Register 74:11974-11975 - 1,3-Butadiene Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • March 20 - Federal Register 74:11970-11971 - Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request
  • March 20 - Federal Register 74:11975-11977 - The Temporary Labor Camps Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • March 19 - OSHA Quick Takes -- March 15, 2009 -- Volume 8, Issue 6
  • March 18 - Region 1 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes nearly $110,000 in fines against Wyman Gordon Co. for hazards at Grafton, Mass., plant
  • March 17 - Region 2 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Lockport, N.Y., contractor for cave-in hazard at Main Street worksite in Niagara Falls, N.Y.
  • March 17 - Region 1 - Tewksbury, Mass., post office once again deemed workplace safety and health star by U.S. Labor Department's OSHA
  • March 17 - Region 3 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites ICL Supresta Inc. for workplace safety and health hazards
  • March 17 - Federal Register 74:11329-11330 - Occupational Exposure to Diacetyl and Food Flavorings Containing Diacetyl
  • March 17 - National Release - U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis takes action to prevent workers' exposure to food flavorings chemical
  • March 13 - Trade Release - OSHA schedules Maritime Advisory Committee meeting in March
  • March 12 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites South Bay's Florida Crystals Corp. with 15 safety violations and proposes $66,500 in penalties
  • March 11 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Pompano Beach, Fla., roofing contractor with 9 safety citations following Broward County roofing fatality
  • March 11 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Thomson, Ga., automotive parts supplier, H P Pelzer, with $135,000 in proposed penalties
  • March 11 - Region 6 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA fines utility contractor $50,000 for alleged safety violations at Dripping Springs, Texas, worksite
  • March 11 - Trade Release - Trenching and excavation among the hazards addressed in a renewed Alliance between OSHA and the American Pipeline Contractors Assoc.
  • March 11 - Region 7 - U. S. Labor Department's OSHA recognizes Cargill Animal Protein, California, Mo., for excellence in occupational safety and health
  • March 11 - Region 4 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA joining forces with Florida health care providers and professional associations to focus on workplace violence
  • March 10 - Region 5 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA, state of Illinois and Sauk Valley Community College to present OSHA Safety Day in Dixon, Ill.
  • March 10 - Region 7 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites John Prouty Construction Inc. of O'Neill, Neb., for violations of OSH Act
  • March 10 - Region 1 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Keene State College OSHA training institute to promote cooperative programs
  • March 9 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $293,000 in penalties against Phenix Lumber Co. for safety and health violations
  • March 9 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites contractor for willful and serious safety violations following Tallahassee, Fla., area trench fatality
  • March 9 - OSHA Quick Takes -- March 1, 2009 -- Volume 8, Issue 5
  • March 9 - Federal Register 74:10096 - Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH)
  • March 6 - Region 8 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Suncor Energy (U.S.A.) Inc. in Commerce City, Colo., for workplace safety and health violations
  • March 5 - Region 7 - G.E. Energy-Slater Membrane, Slater, Mo., earns U.S. Labor Department OSHA's highest recognition for achievements in workplace safety, health
  • March 5 - Region 5 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA, Illinois Department of Commerce and Greater Peoria Contractors and Suppliers Association establish alliance
  • March 4 - Region 1 - Fall hazard at Chelsea, Mass., worksite leads to $70,000 in U.S. Labor Department OSHA fines for Plainville, Mass., contractor
  • March 4 - Region 1 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA and J&J Contractors Inc. partner for safety during Armed Forces Reserve Center construction in Ayer, Mass.
  • March 4 - Region 8 - U. S. Labor Department's OSHA recognizes Simmons Manufacturing in Aurora, Colo., for excellence in occupational safety and health
  • March 3 - Interpretation - Clarification of CPL 02-02-073 as it pertains to emergency response training for firefighters.
  • March 3 - Interpretation - Permissibility of using electronic signature to satisfy the Annual Summary certification for OSHA Form 300-A.
  • March 3 - Interpretation - Determining work-relatedness for recordkeeping of injury resulting from horseplay.
  • March 3 - Region 5 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA enters partnership at Rush University Medical Center Transformation Project
  • March 3 - Region 3 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA establishes alliance with the TriCounty Area Chamber of Commerce
  • March 3 - Region 1 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA invites Connecticut employers to learn about program to reduce injuries and enhance workplace safety

February

  • February 29 - Safety and Health Topics: Combustible Dust
  • February 29 - Region 2 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites DEC Management for jobsite fall hazards
  • February 29 - Region 6 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA renews partnership with Associated General Contractors of America, San Antonio Chapter
  • February 28 - Region 1 - International Paper's Maine manufacturing facility captures another U.S. Labor Department OSHA workplace safety and health 'star'
  • February 28 - Region 4 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes $155,000 in penalties against Naples, Fla., construction contractor
  • February 28 - Interpretation - Applicable regulations when handling waste material classified as "sludge exempt" in regards to the Hazard Communication and HAZWOPER standards.
  • February 27 - Region 1 - Dighton, Mass., power plant earns another five years as safety and heath 'star'
  • February 27 - Region 1 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA and Rhode Island Department of Education team up to provide safety and health training for career and technical students
  • February 27 - Trade Release - OSHA Announces a New Alliance with the Scaffold Industry Association
  • February 26 - Trade Release - OSHA Forms New Alliance with Safety and Health Professional Certification Organizations
  • February 26 - Region 5 - Downstate Illinois workplace safety and health day aims to protect employees
  • February 26 - Directorate of Training and Education: OSHA Maritime Outreach Training Program
  • February 25 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $60,000 in penalties against Citation Corp.'s Brewton, Ala., plant for safety and health violations
  • February 25 - Region 5 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Chicago metal forger A. Finkl & Sons for safety violations found during follow-up inspection
  • February 25 - Federal Register 73:10067 - Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request
  • February 25 - Region 6 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Oklahoma City-based M-D Building Products for multiple repeat safety violations
  • February 25 - Region 6 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Oklahoma City-based M-D Building Products for multiple repeat safety violations
  • February 22 - Region 6 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites N SKY Construction for multiple safety violations following fatality at Seabrook, Texas, worksite
  • February 22 - Trade Release - New Alliance Formed between OSHA, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and the National Hearing Conservation Association
  • February 22 - Federal Register 73:9838-9839 - Applied Research Laboratories, Inc.; Revocation of Recognition
  • February 21 - Region 5 - Murphy Oil USA Inc. takes corrective action after U.S. Labor Department's OSHA conducts safety inspection
  • February 21 - Trade Release - OSHA issues portland cement guidance document
  • February 21 - Region 2 - Auburn, N.Y., recycling plant cited by U.S. Labor Department's OSHA for 22 alleged safety violations following employee's death
  • February 21 - Region 2 - U.S. Labor Department’s OSHA cites Bovis Lend Lease and John Galt Corp. for fire safety, exit access, other hazards at Deutsche Bank tower
  • February 21 - Federal Register 73:9594-9597 - Voluntary Protection Program Application Information; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • February 20 - Trade Release - OSHA Seeking Nominations for Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health
  • February 20 - Region 2 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA launches safety and health alliance to protect employees in Somerset County, N.J.
  • February 20 - Region 2 - La Administración de Seguridad y Salud Ocupacional (OSHA) del Departamento del Trabajo de los EE.UU. forma una alianza innovadora con la Asociación de Navieros de Puerto Rico para mejorar la seguridad de los empleados de la industria marítima
  • February 20 - Region 2 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA forms innovative alliance with Puerto Rico Shipping Association to improve safety for employees in maritime industry
  • February 20 - Region 2 - Flushing, N.Y., apartment complex agrees to pay $66,000 to whistleblower terminated for requesting protective equipment in insecticide clean-up
  • February 19 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Pelham, Ala., masonry contractor for 21 safety violations with more than $195,000 in proposed penalties
  • February 19 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes nearly $70,000 in penalties against Atlanta area construction contractor for five safety violations
  • February 19 - Elements of an Effective Safety and Health Program
  • February 15 - OSHA Quick Takes -- February 15, 2008 -- Volume 7, Issue 4
  • February 15 - Region 4 - Tuscaloosa, Ala., contractor receives $328,500 in proposed penalties after being cited for 13 safety violations by U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA
  • February 14 - Region 7 - U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA cites Crossroads Cooperative Association in Sidney, Neb., following engulfment fatality
  • February 14 - Region 7 - U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA cites Frontier El Dorado Refining Co. for safety and health violations
  • February 14 - Directive - CPL 02-00-147 - The Control of Hazardous Energy – Enforcement Policy and Inspection Procedures
  • February 14 - Region 10 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA fines Guam Construction Co. more than $29,000 for safety violation
  • February 14 - Region 10 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA fines Musung Corp. more than $59,000 for safety violations
  • February 13 - Region 5 - Brandenburg Industrial Service Co. becomes first demolition company to receive U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA VPP 'star' safety status
  • February 13 - Region 3 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Veolia Environmental Services for stellar workplace safety and health
  • February 13 - Region 7 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA announces alliance with International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers
  • February 13 - Standards - 29 CFR - 1917.96 - Payment for protective equipment.
  • February 13 - Standards - 29 CFR - 1918.106 - Payment for protective equipment.
  • February 13 - Federal Register 73:8374-8375 - Design of Cave-in Protection Systems; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • February 13 - Federal Register 73:8372-8374 - Requests Nominations for Employer, Employee and Public Representatives To Serve on the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health
  • February 12 - Region 7 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Utility Contractors site in Wichita, Kan., for safety and health excellence
  • February 12 - Region 6 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA fines CITGO Petroleum Corp. in Lake Charles, La., $169,000 for safety and health violations
  • February 12 - Region 3 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites two Pennsylvania construction companies for workplace hazards
  • February 11 - Region 3 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA settlement of citations with Greenville, Pa., company brings added workplace protections to employees
  • February 11 - Mass Care Shelter Occupational Hazards
  • February 11 - Federal Register 73:7764 - Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request
  • February 8 - Region 5 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA forms partnership to protect construction employees building Aurora, Ill., police station and branch court facility
  • February 8 - Trade Release - OSHA Renews its Alliance with the Washington Division of URS Corporation
  • February 8 - Region 5 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA announces workplace safety violations against Steris Isomedix Services in Waukegan, Ill.
  • February 7 - Region 1 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with Long Island College Hospital and SEIU Local 1199 to enhance safeguards for first receivers
  • February 7 - Federal Register 73:7325-7328 - TUV America, Inc.; Application for Expansion of Recognition
  • February 7 - Federal Register 73:7324-7325 - SGS U.S. Testing Company, Inc.; Expansion of Recognition
  • February 7 - OSHA Media Advisory - U.S. assistant secretary of labor for OSHA to speak at Construction Safety Day in Cincinnati
  • February 6 - Interpretation - Evaluation of proposed modifications to the Bureau of Prisons' Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) procedures.
  • February 6 - Region 7 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes USPS in Hastings, Neb., for safety and health excellence
  • February 6 - Region 6 - Metroplex Masonry in Kaufman, Texas, pays $70,000 in back wages to 189 employees following U.S. Department of Labor investigation
  • February 6 - Region 6 - Scaffolding hazards at North Richland Hills, Texas, worksite bring fines totaling $210,000 from U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA
  • February 5 - Federal Register 73:6744-6746 - Standard on Commercial Diving Operations; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • February 5 - Federal Register 73:6742-6744 - Grain Handling Facilities; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • February 5 - Interpretation - Whether reclassification is available for permit-required confined spaces with potentially hazardous atmospheres.
  • February 4 - National Release - President's fiscal year 2009 budget request for U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA increases federal enforcement and compliance assistance efforts
  • February 4 - Trade Release - OSHA Issues Enforcement Procedures Directive for New Hexavalent Chromium Standards
  • February 4 - Region 3 - U.S. Department of Labor's new OSHA train-the-trainer course focuses on safety and health issues for maritime industry
  • February 4 - Region 5 - CITGO Petroleum Corp. takes corrective action after U.S. Labor Department's OSHA conducts safety inspection
  • February 4 - Region 5 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA signs alliance with IBEW-NECA Technical Institute in Alsip, Ill.
  • February 1 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Tampa, Fla.-based tank cleaning company for 20 safety violations following Savannah, Ga., area fatality
  • February 1 - Trade Release - OSHA Reminds Employers to Post Injury-Illness Summaries Beginning Feb. 1, 2008
  • February 1 - Trade Release - OSHA Establishes a New National Emphasis Program on Silica
  • February 1 - OSHA Quick Takes -- February 1, 2008 -- Volume 7, Issue 3
  • February 1 - Interpretation - Clarification of supervisor accessibility to individual field-lock keys in a group lock box under 1910.269.
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January

  • January 31 - Region 1 U.S. Postal Service's Cape Cod processing center steps up to become 'star' in elite workplace safety and health program
  • January 30 - Federal Register 73:5594-5596 - National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH)
  • January 30 - Trade Release OSHA Seeking Nominations for National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
  • January 29 - Region 5 U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA to offer free trench and excavation safety seminar in Fairview Heights, Ill.
  • January 29 - Region 5 U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA to offer free trench and excavation safety seminar in Godfrey, Ill.
  • January 29 - Region 5 U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA to offer free trench and excavation safety seminar in Carterville, Ill.
  • January 29 - Region 5 U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA to offer free trench and excavation safety seminar in Champaign, Ill.
  • January 29 - Region 1 U.S. Labor Department's OSHA joins with Apple Health Care Inc. to enhance safeguards for employees at 24 care facilities in Connecticut and Rhode Island
  • January 29 - Region 5 U.S. U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA to offer free trench and excavation safety seminar in Springfield, Ill.
  • January 29 - Region 4 U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Gainesville, Ga.-based general contractor following fatality at Ellijay, Ga., construction jobsite
  • January 28 - Trade Release OSHA Upgrades its Small Business Assistance Website
  • January 28 - Region 1 Pembroke, N.H., contractor faces $76,500 in fines from U.S. Labor Department's OSHA for cave-in hazard at Hillsborough, N.H., jobsite
  • January 28 - Federal Register 73:4919-4922 - Intertek Testing Services NA, Inc.; Application Expansion of Recognition; Voluntary Termination of Entela, Inc., Recognition
  • January 25 - Region 5 U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA to offer free trench and excavation safety seminar in Effingham, Ill.
  • January 25 - Region 4 U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Fairburn, Ga., utility contractor for two repeat safety violations at Cumming, Ga., jobsite
  • January 24 - Region 1 U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes $192,000 in fines against Attleboro, Mass., manufacturer for 29 safety and health violations
  • January 24 - Federal Register 73:4286 - Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request
  • January 24 - Region 2 Syracuse, N.Y., concrete products manufacturer faces $76,500 in U.S. Labor Department OSHA fines for repeat and serious hazards
  • January 23 - Trade Release OSHA Announces New Alliance with Process Safety Group
  • January 23 - Trade Release U.S. OSHA Extends the Comment Period for the Confined Spaces in Construction NPRM
  • January 23 - Region 1 U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes nearly $43,000 in fines against Stratford, Conn., manufacturer following chemical spill and injury
  • January 23 - Region 6 BlueLinx Corp. in Harlingen, Texas, achieves U.S. Labor Department's OSHA recognition for safety and health excellence
  • January 23 - Federal Register 73:3893-3894 - Confined Spaces in Construction
  • January 22 - Region 2 U.S. Labor Department's OSHA forms safety and health partnership for GE X-ray manufacturing facility project at RPI Tech Park
  • January 22 - Region 1 U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes $173,000 in fines against West Haven, Conn., roofing contractor for fall hazards at Farmington, Conn., worksite
  • January 18 - Federal Register 73:3489-3490 - Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
  • January 16 - Region 1 U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes nearly $200,000 in fines to Massachusetts and New York contractors at Boston's Commonwealth Pier
  • January 16 - Region 1 Rowley, Mass., post office earns prestigious workplace safety and health 'star' from U.S. Labor Department's OSHA
  • January 15 - Region 1 Orange, Conn., contractor faces nearly $75,000 in fines from U.S. Labor Department’s OSHA for cave-in, other hazards at New Haven, Conn., jobsite
  • January 15 - Region 1 U.S. Labor Department's OSHA forges partnership to enhance safety and health protection for employees during Hollywood Slots construction
  • January 15 - QuickTakes Volume 7, Issue 2 - A bi-weekly e-news memo with information, updates and results from OSHA about safety and health in America's workplaces...
  • January 14 - Region 4 U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Goodyear's Social Circle, Ga., plant for five safety violations and $52,000 in proposed penalties
  • January 11 - Region 8 U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Larson Manufacturing in Brookings, S.D., for excellence in occupational safety and health
  • January 11 - Region 3 U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Lancaster General Hospital for workplace safety and health success
  • January 11 - Region 5 U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA renews safety and health alliance with Wisconsin Ready Mix Concrete Association
  • January 10 - Region 1 Wheelabrator's Bridgeport, Conn., waste-to-energy plant continues as workplace safety and health 'star'
  • January 10 - Region 1 Wheelabrator's Millbury, Mass., waste-to-energy plant continues as workplace safety and health 'star'
  • January 10 - Region 6 U.S. Labor Department's OSHA cites Round Rock, Texas-based TECO-Westinghouse Motor Co. for multiple safety violations following fatality
  • January 9 - Region 8 U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Denver concrete contractor following accident injuring 13 employees
  • January 9 - Region 1 U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes $84,200 in fines against Corbett Creek Farm of Marlborough, N.H.
  • January 9 - Region 1 U.S. Labor Department's OSHA forges safety and health partnership to protect employees during Williams College construction project
  • January 9 - Trade Release OSHA Offers Tips to Protect Employees During Cold Weather
  • January 8 - Region 3 U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA establishes safety and health alliance with American Red Cross Wyoming Valley Chapter
  • January 8 - Region 3 U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA launches safety and health alliance with Northampton Community College
  • January 8 - Trade Release OSHA Extends Comment Period for Lookback Review of Methylene Chloride Standard
  • January 8 - Region 4 U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $41,000 in penalties against Madison, Ga., manufacturer for 8 safety violations
  • January 8 - Federal Register 73:1299-1300 - Regulatory Flexibility Act Review of the Methylene Chloride Standard
  • January 7 - Trade Release U.S. Labor Department's OSHA forges safety and health partnership to protect Cianbro/Destiny USA Carousel Mall Project employees
  • January 7 - Region 2 U.S. Labor Department's OSHA forges safety and health partnership for employees renovating Kirner-Johnson building at Hamilton College
  • January 4 - Federal Register 73:895-897 - MET Laboratories, Inc.; Expansion of Recognition
  • January 4 - OSHA Speech Maritime Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
  • January 3 - Trade Release OSHA and Altec Industries Inc. Renew Alliance
  • January 2 - Region 4 Fitzgerald, Ga., manufacturer facing over $71,000 in penalties after inspection by U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA
  • January 2 - Trade Release OSHA Announces New OTI Education Centers
  • January 1 - QuickTakes Volume 7, Issue 1 - A bi-weekly e-news memo with information, updates and results from OSHA about safety and health in America's workplaces...

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