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December

  • December 30 - Region 8 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines LaBolt, SD, Farmers grain company more than $95,000 for exposing workers to unsafe working conditions
  • December 29 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Texas roofing contractor Martha M. Alvarez for lack of fall protection at 3 Wisconsin work sites
  • December 28 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $1 million in fines to Houston, Texas, employer for willful and serious violations
  • December 28 - Region 10 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites The Davey Tree Surgery Co. for safety violations after worker fatality at Idaho City, Idaho, job site
  • December 27 - Region 2 - US Labor Department’s OSHA cites Creamer Sanzari Joint Venture for safety hazards at Passaic River bridge project in Clifton, NJ
  • December 27 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Florida manufacturer for willful and serious safety violations, proposes nearly $110,000 in fines
  • December 27 - Federal Register 76: 80735-80741 Corrections and Technical Amendments to 16 OSHA Standards
  • December 23 - Federal Register 76: 80408-80409 Addendum to the Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of Energy (August 28, 1992); Oak Ridge, Tennessee Facilities
  • December 22 - Region 4 - Tennessee manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for safety and health violations following worker fatality
  • December 21 - Region 6 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites excavation and utilities company following fatality at Gordon, Texas, facility
  • December 21 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Houston, Texas, recycling plant for exposing workers to multiple safety and health hazards
  • December 21 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites rubber parts fabricator Acme Machell Co. in Waukesha, Wis., for 22 safety and health violations
  • December 21 - Region 1 - US Labor Department reaches settlement with Wilmington, Mass., masonry contractor to enhance fall protection for workers
  • December 21 - Trade Release - OSHA aims to protect workers during winter storms
  • December 20 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites remodeling contractors following worker injuries from balcony collapse at Austin, Texas, job site
  • December 20 - Region 10 - US Labor Department's OSHA orders Neb.-based Union Pacific Railroad Co. to reinstate, pay more than $300,000 to terminated whistleblower employee in Idaho
  • December 20 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Colfor Manufacturing for exposing workers to hazardous energy sources during machine servicing
  • December 20 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Warren Fabricating and Machining in Hubbard, Ohio, for 10 safety violations including lack of machine guarding
  • December 19 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $127,000 in fines against 5 contractors for hazards at casino construction site in Queens, NY
  • December 19 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with ILA UTM Local 1740 to enhance safety for maritime and longshore workers in Puerto Rico
  • December 19 - Region 2 - La Administración de Seguridad y Salud Ocupacional (OSHA) del Departamento de Trabajo de los EE. UU. se une a la ILA UTM Local 1740 para mejorar la seguridad de los trabajadores de terminales marítimos y carga y descarga de barcos en Puerto Rico
  • December 19 - Federal Register 76: 78698-78701 Proposed Revocation of Permanent Variances
  • December 16 - Federal Register 76: 78150-78151 Procedures for the Handling of Retaliation Complaints Under Section 806 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, as Amended; Correction
  • December 15 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites New Jersey contractor for fall hazards, other violations at West Eighth Street work site in Manhattan
  • December 15 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $90,000 in fines to Pittsburgh-based PPG Industries for safety violations at Cleveland facility
  • December 15 - OSHA QuickTakes - December 15, 2011
  • December 14 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Boomerang Tube in Liberty, Texas, following severe injuries to three workers
  • December 14 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Lange Grinding in Streetsboro, Ohio,for 33 safety violations after worker injured by falling piece of steel
  • December 14 - Region 3 - US Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Papetti's Hygrade Egg Products in Pennsylvania for exceptional workplace safety and health
  • December 14 - Region 3 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Bernville, Pa., company for exposing workers to lead hazards and other violations
  • December 14 - Federal Register 76: 77850-77852 Permit-Required Confined Spaces; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • December 13 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites 3 New York City contractors for fall, scaffolding and other hazards at work site in the Bronx
  • December 13 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Heat Seal in Cleveland $95,000 for 15 safety and health violations, including lack of machine guards on press brakes
  • December 13 - Region 1 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $110,000 in fines against New London, Conn., contractor for fall and other hazards at Old Lyme work site
  • December 13 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Emil's Pizza in Watertown, Wis., more than $76,000 for exposing workers to oxygen deficient atmosphere, other violations
  • December 12 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Resource Management Cos. for 37 violations after worker fatality at Earth City, Mo., recycling plant
  • December 12 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Little River, SC, painting contractor for willful and serious fall hazards at Elmsford, NY, work site
  • December 12 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Mississippi's Howard Industries for safety violations at Laurel radiator plant; proposes $59,000 in penalties
  • December 12 - Region 4 - Georgia stucco company cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to fall hazards; more than $62,000 in penalties proposed
  • December 12 - Federal Register 76: 77267-77268 Acrylonitrile Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • December 9 - Region 8 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Colorado Blue Ribbon Foods in Rocky Ford, Colo., for 28 violations; penalties total more than $116,000
  • December 9 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Cargill Meat Solutions in Milwaukee for violating process safety management procedures
  • December 9 - Federal Register 76: 77020 Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Coke Oven Emissions
  • December 8 - Federal Register 76: 76766-76768 Standard on Vinyl Chloride; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • December 8 - Federal Register 76: 76768-76769 The 13 Carcinogens Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • December 8 - Federal Register 76: 76763-76764 Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Occupational Safety and Health Act Variance Regulations
  • December 8 - National Release - US Department of Labor continues to cite beauty salons and manufacturers for formaldehyde exposure from hair smoothing products
  • December 7 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Central Transport International in Hillside, Ill., for repeat safety violations, including unsafe forklifts
  • December 7 - Region 1 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $127,560 in fines against recidivist Shelton, Conn., contractor for willful fall hazards
  • December 6 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA sues Whole Foods Market for violating OSH Act's whistleblower protection provisions
  • December 6 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor settles litigation against grain bin operator in July 2010 deaths of 2 teens in Mount Carroll, Ill.
  • December 5 - Region 4 - Miami, Fla., contractor cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for willful and serious violations following carbon monoxide incident
  • December 5 - Federal Register 76: 75782-75786 Revising Standards Referenced in the Acetylene Standard
  • December 5 - Federal Register 76: 75840-75844 Revising Standards Referenced in the Acetylene Standard
  • December 1 - Region 5 - US Labor Department cites Waymar Construction Co. in Shelby, Ohio, for child labor and safety violations after 16-year-old injured on job site
  • December 1 - Region 7 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites C.O. Grain in Nebraska for exposing workers to safety hazards during grain bin entry; proposed fines total $132,000
  • December 1 - Region 1 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $72,900 in fines for East Boston, Mass., painting contractor for violations at North Kingstown, RI, shipyard

November

  • November 30 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Seminole, Okla., meat processing plant for exposing workers to falls, other workplace hazards
  • November 30 - Trade Release - New tire charts will help workers safely service single-piece and multi-piece rim wheels
  • November 30 - Region 2 - US Department of Labor reaches settlement with The Renaissance Project regarding OSHA workplace violence citation
  • November 30 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA sues RockTenn Corp. for violating whistleblower protection provisions of the OSH Act in Fernandina Beach, Fla.
  • November 30 - Trade Release - OSHA issues new National Emphasis Program for chemical facilities
  • November 29 - Region 4 - Atlanta roofing contractor cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to fall hazards; nearly $185,000 in penalties proposed
  • November 29 - Directive - PSM Covered Chemical Facilities National Emphasis Program
  • November 29 - Region 8 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Texas-based drilling company for safety violations after worker electrocuted at Williston, ND, job site
  • November 29 - Region 8 - US Department of Labor's OSHA files whistleblower lawsuit against Lakewood, Colo., animal shelter for improperly firing employee
  • November 29 - Trade Release - OSHA will hold meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
  • November 29 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Igor Jerema Construction in Buffalo Grove, Ill., for safety violations after worker dies from scaffold fall
  • November 29 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $125,000 in fines to Munnsville, NY, plant of Wisconsin-based Briggs & Stratton for repeat, serious safety hazards
  • November 29 - Federal Register 76: 73689-73691 National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH)
  • November 29 - Federal Register 76: 73687-73689 Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH)
  • November 29 - Federal Register 76: 73686-73687 Curtis-Straus LLC; Application for Renewal of Recognition; Extension of Comment Period
  • November 29 - Federal Register 76: 73681-73682 Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Vertical Tandem Lifts for Marine Terminals
  • November 29 - Federal Register 76: 73687 Curtis-Straus LLC; Application for Renewal of Recognition; Correction
  • November 29 - Trade Release - OSHA schedules meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health
  • November 28 - Federal Register 76: 72980-72982 Occupational Safety and Health State Plans; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • November 28 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Northern Steel Castings in Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., for exposing workers to respiratory hazards
  • November 28 - Region 9 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Guam golf club for workplace hazards
  • November 28 - Region 6 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Euless, Texas, concrete recycling facility for exposing workers to multiple safety and health violations
  • November 23 - Federal Register 76: 72445-72446 Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH)
  • November 22 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Ameri-Tech Industries for serious violations at work site in Troy, Texas
  • November 22 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Gire Construction in Champaign, Ill., for fall hazards; fines total $144,100
  • November 22 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites United Contracting in Forest Junction, Wis., for failing to provide fall protection to painters, other violations
  • November 22 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA orders Tennessee trucking company to reinstate whistleblower and pay back wages, damages
  • November 22 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Odom Industries in Milford, Ohio, for altering injury and illness logs, other violations
  • November 22 - Federal Register 76: 72216-72218 Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • November 21 - Region 2 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Paterson, NJ, company $126,000 for failing to guard machines and exposing workers to fall and electrical hazards
  • November 21 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Remington Arms Co. for 35 serious safety and health violations at Ilion, NY, plant
  • November 18 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Ringo Drilling for safety violations following electrocution of worker near Ozona, Texas
  • November 17 - Region 8 - US Department of Labor's OSHA files whistleblower lawsuit against Brighton, Colo., medical clinic for firing employee who reported hazards
  • November 16 - Region 1 - US Labor Department’s OSHA proposes $177,000 in fines to Pomfret, Conn., manufacturer for repeat, serious violations of workplace safety standards
  • November 16 - Trade Release - OSHA schedules meeting of the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
  • November 16 - Federal Register 76: 71077-71078 Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH)
  • November 15 - OSHA QuickTakes - November 15, 2011
  • November 15 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Legend Tube and Metal Sales in Cleveland for 21 safety violations after cranes struck workers
  • November 15 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Utica, NY, animal feed processor following worker's fatal engulfment in storage silo
  • November 15 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $150,000 in fines to Electronic Plating Co. in Cicero, Ill., for chemical and physical hazards
  • November 14 - Region 4 - Georgia plating company cited by US Department of Labor’s OSHA for repeat and serious safety and health violations; more than $77,000 proposed in fines
  • November 14 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor’s OSHA cites Georgia stucco and stone company for exposing workers to fall hazards, proposes $78,000 in penalties
  • November 14 - Trade Release - OSHA animated educational videos show how to protect workers from construction hazards
  • November 14 - Trade Release - Los videos pedagógicos animados de OSHA enseñan cómo proteger a los trabajadores de los peligros en la construcción
  • November 10 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Fry's Roofing and Construction in Toledo for willful violations including lack of fall protection, eye safety
  • November 10 - Federal Register 76: 70166-70168 Electrical Standards for Construction and General Industry; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of the Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • November 9 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Vinton Construction Co. for failing to provide trench workers with cave-in protection at Brookfield, Wis., site
  • November 9 - National Release - Statement from Assistant Secretary of Labor for OSHA on increase of nonfatal occupational injuries among health care workers
  • November 9 - National Release - US Labor Department's OSHA encourages major retailers to provide crowd management measures to protect workers during major sales events
  • November 8 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Big Spring, Texas, drilling company following the death of 2 workers at work site near Lamesa, Texas
  • November 8 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Akzo Nobel Surface Chemistry in Morris, Ill., for violating process safety management procedures at chemical plant
  • November 7 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Sneed Shipbuilding in Channelview, Texas, for exposing workers to safety hazards
  • November 7 - Region 4 - Jacksonville, Fla., utility contractor cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for willful and serious safety violations following the death of a worker
  • November 4 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites 2 Chicago construction companies for exposing workers to asbestos hazards
  • November 4 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Metalico Rochester Inc. following worker's death at Rochester, NY, recycling facility
  • November 3 - Region 3 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $62,000 in fines to Elm Grove, W.Va., company for exposing workers to safety and health hazards
  • November 3 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites American Phoenix in Eau Claire, Wis., for exposing workers to combustible dust, failing to use protective equipment
  • November 3 - Federal Register 76: 68084-68097 Procedures for the Handling of Retaliation Complaints Under Section 806 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, as Amended
  • November 2 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Illinois pet food production and packaging company for 23 health and safety violations; fines exceed $750,000
  • November 2 - National Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces interim final rules and invites public comment on Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower procedures
  • November 2 - Region 7 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Cooperative Producers in Nebraska for exposing workers to fall and other safety hazards; fines total $126,500
  • November 2 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Neman Painting & Sandblasting in Waukesha, Wis., for 42 violations, including respirator hazards
  • November 1 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Gardner Equipment Co. in Columbus and Juneau, Wis., for 22 safety and health violations
  • November 1 - Region 1 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Massachusetts Bay Commuter Railroad for workplace safety hazards at Somerville maintenance facility
  • November 1 - OSHA QuickTakes - November 1, 2011
  • November 1 - Region 1 - Fall hazards of up to 57 feet at Portsmouth, NH, work site lead to $180,100 in US Labor Department proposed fines for Everett, Mass., framing contractor
  • November 1 - Trade Release - OSHA appoints new chairman of its Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health

October

  • October 31 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites USUI International Corp. in Monroe, Ohio, for repeatedly failing to train workers in lockout/tagout procedures
  • October 31 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Bosserman Aviation Equipment in Carey, Ohio, for exposing workers to confined space and other hazards
  • October 31 - Region 4 - Fort Lauderdale, Fla., manufacturer cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for 24 safety and health violations; more than $68,000 proposed in fines
  • October 31 - Region 4 - Re-inspection of Moultrie, Ga., chrome products preparer by US Department of Labor's OSHA leads to more than $110,000 in proposed penalties
  • October 31 - Federal Register 76:67225-67226 Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Standard on Slings
  • October 31 - Federal Register 76:67227-67228 Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Occupational Safety and Health Onsite Consultation Agreements
  • October 28 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Dallas facility of California-based Bridgford Foods for exposing workers to noise, energized machine hazards
  • October 28 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Canton Drop Forge in Ohio for safety violations after worker dies in machinery accident
  • October 28 - Federal Register 76: 66996 Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Forging Machines
  • October 27 - Directive - Compliance Policy for Manufacture, Storage, Sale, Handling, Use and Display of Pyrotechnics
  • October 26 - Region 4 - North Georgia sewing contractor cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for serious safety violations; nearly $47,000 proposed in penalties
  • October 26 - Region 7 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Central Transport International in Omaha, Neb., for repeat safety violations, including unsafe forklifts
  • October 26 - Region 7 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Formation Plastics in Quinter, Kan., for willful and serious violations after workplace fatality
  • October 26 - Region 1 - Cave-in hazard at Hanover, Mass., job site leads to $161,000 in proposed fines for Boston contractor Walsh Corp. from US Labor Department OSHA
  • October 26 - Region 1 - US Labor Department secures decision affirming OSHA citations and fines against Danbury, Conn., contractor for cave-in hazards
  • October 25 - Trade Release - OSHA appoints new chairman of its Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health
  • October 25 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Campbell Road Sawmill after worker killed while felling trees at Archbold, Ohio, job site
  • October 25 - Region 2 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Wegmans Food Market for repeat and serious hazards at corporate bakery and distribution center in Rochester, NY
  • October 25 - Federal Register 76: 66087-66089 Telecommunications; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • October 24 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Grenada, Miss., plant for amputation hazards and other safety violations, proposes more than $113,000 in fines
  • October 24 - Region 8 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Western Municipal Construction in Billings, Mont., for trench cave-in hazards, proposes $73,920 in fines
  • October 24 - Region 4 - Trenching hazards result in citations, more than $69,000 in proposed fines for South Florida contractor from US Department of Labor's OSHA
  • October 21 - Region 1 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Rhode Island contractor for serious safety violations after fatal worker fall at Woonsocket job site
  • October 21 - Region 6 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Saginaw, Texas, grain handling facility of Minnesota company for 17 serious safety violations; fines total $57,000
  • October 21 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites M-Power Chemicals in Brookshire, Texas, for respiratory, combustible dust and other hazards
  • October 20 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Texas-based operator of Jiffy Lube in Arlington Heights, Ill., for repeated slip and fall hazards, other violations
  • October 20 - Region 6 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Corpus Christi, Texas-based grain elevator operator following bin entrapment
  • October 20 - Region 8 - US Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Bristol Design Build Services at Joint Base Lewis-McChord as workplace safety and health 'star'
  • October 20 - OSHA Statement - Statement from Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis on reported decline in workplace injuries and illnesses
  • October 20 - Federal Register 76: 65217-65218 Inorganic Arsenic Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • October 18 - Region 1 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $589,000 in fines to Tewksbury, Mass.-based DeMoulas Supermarkets for hazards at New Hampshire stores
  • October 17 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Steel Structures of Ohio for endangering employees' safety and health; fines total nearly $148,000
  • October 17 - Region 3 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Stollings, W.Va., company for exposing workers to safety and health hazards; $59,400 proposed in fines
  • October 17 - Region 8 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Polar Service Center in Billings, Mont., for exposing workers to variety of hazards; fines total $151,000
  • October 17 - OSHA QuickTakes - October 17, 2011
  • October 17 - Trade Release - OSHA publishes new and revised materials on worker safety and health
  • October 13 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Tenneco Automotive for exposing workers to hexavalent chromium and other hazards, proposes $90,000 in fines
  • October 13 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Edison, NJ, lab equipment company for workplace safety and health hazards; fines total $122,000
  • October 13 - Trade Release - OSHA publishes new educational materials on protecting workers from hazards found in laboratories
  • October 12 - Region 4 - Inspection of Tifton, Ga., construction site by US Department of Labor's OSHA results in more than $55,000 in penalties for Alpharetta, Ga., company
  • October 12 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Fort Worth, Texas, contractor for serious and repeat safety hazards following worker fatality in Webster, NY, tunnel
  • October 12 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Shamong, NJ, tree service company for safety and health violations following worker fatality
  • October 12 - Federal Register 76: 63327-63328 Shipyard Employment Standards; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • October 12 - Federal Register 76: 63188-63190 Hawaii State Plan; Change in Level of Federal Enforcement: Military Installations
  • October 12 - Federal Register 76: 63190-63191 Michigan State Plan; Change in Level of Federal Enforcement: Indian Tribes
  • October 12 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Bayonne, NJ, company $125,300 for exposing workers to fall, struck-by and other safety hazards
  • October 11 - Region 7 - US Department of Labor's OSHA certifies Sherwin-Williams in Coffeyville, Kan., as a 'star' site for workplace safety and health
  • October 11 - Region 3 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $96,000 in fines for continued workplace safety and health violations at 3 Lowe's stores in Pennsylvania
  • October 11 - Federal Register 76: 62850-62856 Curtis-Straus LLC; Application for Renewal of Recognition
  • October 11 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Sifco Forge Group in Cleveland for 13 safety violations, proposes more than $84,000 in fines
  • October 7 - Region 4 - Concrete producer in Gainesville, Ga., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for safety and health violations; more than $120,000 in fines proposed
  • October 6 - Federal Register 76: 62093-62094 Preventing Occupational Hearing Loss: Stakeholder Meeting
  • October 6 - Region 4 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $164,000 in penalties to Georgia masonry contractor for violations at Sugar Hill and Conyers work sites
  • October 6 - Trade Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA to host conversation with stakeholders
  • October 5 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Karyall Teleday in Brooklyn, Ohio, for respirable dust hazards and other violations; fines total $58,800
  • October 5 - Testimony Occupational Safety and Health Administration
  • October 5 - Federal Register 76: 61752-61753 Cotton Dust Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • October 5 - Federal Register 76: 61750-61752 Vehicle-Mounted Elevating and Rotating Work Platforms (Aerial Lifts); Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • October 5 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Alabama tree trimming company for safety and health violations following fatality
  • October 4 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Odessa, Texas, gas and oil drilling company for exposing workers to unguarded machinery and other hazards
  • October 4 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Big Spring, Texas, drilling company for multiple safety and health hazards at Lenorah, Texas, work site
  • October 4 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites US Pipe and Foundry Co. for 27 safety violations at Bessemer, Ala., plant; $85,000 proposed in penalties
  • October 4 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Future Environmental in Mokena, Ill., for exposing workers to respiratory, other hazards; fines total more than $122,760
  • October 4 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites G.A. Rich & Sons in Lexington, Ill., for failing to protect trench workers; proposed penalties exceed $59,000
  • October 3 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA certifies Tyler Pipe in Marshfield, Mo., as 'star' site for workplace safety and health
  • October 3 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA reaches settlement with Wisconsin-based Cooperative Plus to improve grain bin safety training, abate hazards
  • October 3 - Trade Release - OSHA seeks comments on its Training Institute Education Centers Program
  • October 3 - Trade Release - OSHA publishes new educational materials on working safely during trenching operations

September

  • September 30 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA settles whistleblower case against Houston air-conditioning company
  • September 30 - Region 6 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Houston, Texas–based construction company for electrical, fall and other hazards at Little Rock, Ark., work site
  • September 30 - Trade Release - OSHA extends deadline for member nominations to the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
  • September 29 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Wheels America in Schertz, Texas, for exposing workers to multiple safety hazards
  • September 29 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Koppers Inc. for safety hazards at Somerville, Texas, work site; proposed fines total $78,100
  • September 29 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Texas Barge & Boat in Freeport, Texas, following deaths of 2 workers
  • September 29 - Region 4 - Sears, Roebuck and Co. in Huntsville, Ala., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for safety violations; $128,000 proposed in fines
  • September 29 - Federal Register 76: 60535-60536 Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
  • September 28 - Federal Register 76: 59952-59953 Occupational Injury and Illness Recording and Reporting Requirements--NAICS Update and Reporting Revisions
  • September 28 - Federal Register 76: 60085-60086 National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH)
  • September 28 - Trade Release - OSHA seeks nominations for members to serve on National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
  • September 28 - Trade Release - OSHA extends comment period on proposed revisions to the occupational injury and illness tracking and reporting requirements
  • September 28 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Alabama-based Brendle Sprinkler Co. for exposing workers to cave-in, other hazards
  • September 28 - Region 3 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Ecopax in Easton, Pa., for exposing workers to safety and health hazards; fines exceed $57,000
  • September 28 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Duna USA in Baytown, Texas, for multiple safety and health violations; fines exceed $136,000
  • September 27 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Long Island, NY, swimming pool manufacturer after worker injury; proposed fines exceed $106,000
  • September 27 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Sumner, Texas, trailer manufacturers for noise hazards, toxic fumes and other violations; fines total nearly $950,000
  • September 26 - Region 4 - Dixon Ticonderoga plant in Macon, Ga., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for 23 safety and health violations; $64,000 proposed in fines
  • September 26 - Interpretation - Flame-resistant and flame-retardant treated clothing for oil and gas well drilling, servicing, and production-related operations
  • September 26 - Interpretation - Determining when a mixture would exceed the threshold quantity in a covered process
  • September 26 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Snyder, Texas, drilling company for serious and repeat violations of safety and health standards
  • September 26 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Marietta Industrial Enterprises in Marietta, Ohio, after worker's death at recycling facility
  • September 26 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Kraft Foods at Madison, Wis., facility for exposing workers to hazardous chemicals, other violations
  • September 26 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Paterson, NJ, construction company for exposing workers to 12 safety hazards at Fort Lee, NJ, work site
  • September 26 - Region 4 - Alabama's ABC Coke cited for 27 safety and health violations by US Department of Labor's OSHA following worker fatality
  • September 22 - National Release - OSHA issues updated hazard alert on formaldehyde dangers to hair salon owners, workers after new agency findings and FDA warning letter
  • September 22 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Brooklyn, NY, supermarket for locking in night shift employees, other violations; proposes more than $62,000 in fines  En Español
  • September 21 - Trade Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA issues updated Whistleblower Investigations Manual
  • September 21 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Akron, NY, ice cream manufacturer for process safety management and energy control hazards
  • September 21 - Region 1 - US Labor Department sues Beverly, Mass., dentist for allegedly firing employee who raised concerns about contaminated needle disposal
  • September 21 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Georgia wooden pallet manufacturer for 18 safety and health violations, proposes nearly $88,000 in penalties
  • September 21 - Trade Release - New guidance document helps construction employers and workers prevent nail gun injuries
  • September 20 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites operator of Pick 'N Save grocery in Brookfield, Wis., after worker suffers leg fracture from fall
  • September 20 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA establishes safety partnership with Vogel Bros. Building Co. for Mentor Commercialization Upgrade Project in Madison, Wis.
  • September 19 - Interpretation - Whether apprenticeship programs qualify as third party qualified evaluators for purposes of evaluating signal person qualifications
  • September 19 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites City Brewing Co. in La Crosse, Wis., for exposing workers to ammonia, other hazards; proposed fines total $108,000
  • September 16 - Region 1 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $175,500 in fines to North Billerica, Mass., employer for 38 alleged safety violations following worker injury
  • September 15 - Region 9 - US Department of Labor finds nutritional beverage company, former CEO in violation of Sarbanes-Oxley Act whistleblower protection provisions
  • September 15 - OSHA QuickTakes - September 15, 2011
  • September 15 - Region 7 - US Department of Labor's OSHA establishes safety and health partnership with Associated Builders and Contractors - Heart of America Chapter
  • September 15 - National Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA awards $10.7 million in Susan Harwood safety and health training grants
  • September 14 - Region 9 - US Department of Labor finds Bank of America in violation of Sarbanes-Oxley Act whistleblower protection provisions
  • September 13 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 3 contractors at US Marine Corps Logistic Base in Albany, Ga., for crane and trenching violations
  • September 13 - Region 1 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites 50 safety violations, proposes $917,000 in fines against Bostik Inc. following Middleton, Mass., explosion
  • September 13 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites ExxonMobil refinery in Baton Rouge, La., for exposing workers to possible fires and explosions, other violations
  • September 13 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA establishes safety partnership with Ryan Companies US Inc. at Kone Building Project work site in Moline, Ill.
  • September 13 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Roselle, NJ, contractor more than $158,000 for trenching and other hazards
  • September 13 - Region 8 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Wagner's of Flagler, Colo., for unsafe working conditions at grain handling facility
  • September 9 - Trade Release - OSHA issues 2011 annual inspection plan for protecting workers in high-hazard workplaces
  • September 9 - Federal Register 76: 55949-55950 - Methylene Chloride Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • September 9 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes ConocoPhillips in Westlake, La., for excellence in workplace safety and health
  • September 8 - Trade Release - OSHA issues compliance directive to address workplace violence
  • September 8 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Florida manufacturers and distributors of hair products containing formaldehyde for health violations
  • September 8 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Bedford Heights, Ohio, event and party rental company for 19 safety violations; proposed fines total $154,000
  • September 8 - Interpretation - Fall protection on aerial lifts during construction activities
  • September 8 - Directive - Enforcement Procedures for Investigating or Inspecting Workplace Violence Incidents
  • September 8 - Federal Register 76: 55709-55710 - Wyle Laboratories, Inc.; Revocation of Recognition
  • September 8 - Federal Register 76: 55708-55709 - Servicing Multi-Piece and Single Piece Rim Wheels; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • September 8 - Region 1 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $176,000 in fines against Stowe Woodward LLC for hazards at Concord, NH, plant
  • September 7 - Region 8 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Cenex Harvest States in Columbus, Mont., for violations found in grain elevator areas
  • September 2 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $121,000 in fines to Rite Aid of New York for hazards at Brooklyn store
  • September 2 - Federal Register 76: 54806-54807 Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH)
  • September 2 - Trade Release - OSHA will hold meeting of the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health
  • September 1 - Region 3 - US Department of Labor's OSHA forms partnership to protect workers on National Gallery of Art renovation project in Washington
  • September 1 - Region 2 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Trenton, NJ, construction company for safety hazards at Princeton bridge work site
  • September 1 - Region 1 - US Labor Department reaches settlement with Nations Roof, 14 affiliated companies to enhance safety and health for employees nationwide
  • September 1 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Florida tree care company for safety violations following worker injury in Gainesville; penalties exceed $153,000
  • September 1 - OSHA QuickTakes - September 1, 2011
  • September 1 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Anchor Hocking in Lancaster, Ohio, for 12 safety violations after maintenance employee suffers amputation injury

August

  • August 31 - Region 3 - US Labor Department's OSHA urges Delaware recovery workers and public to guard against hazards during Hurricane Irene cleanup
  • August 31 - Region 7 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites DL Cattle Trading in Parks, Neb., after worker suffocates in grain
  • August 31 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA secures federal court order and injunction to protect workers on West Windsor, NJ, construction site
  • August 31 - Region 3 - US Labor Department's OSHA urges Greater Philadelphia area recovery workers and public to guard against hazards during Hurricane Irene cleanup
  • August 31 - Region 3 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Burris Logistics for safety and health hazards at Harrington, Del., warehouse
  • August 31 - Trade Release - OSHA issues hazard alert on the dangers to workers of incorrectly rebuilt circuit breakers
  • August 30 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Marshfield DoorSystems in Wisconsin after employee is injured by conveyor belt lacking proper machine guards
  • August 29 - Region 10 - US Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Bechtel National Inc. at Ft. Greely, Alaska, as workplace safety and health 'star'
  • August 29 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Ohio Aluminum Industries in Garfield Heights, Ohio, for 14 safety citations; proposed fines exceed $60,000
  • August 29 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA establishes alliance with Toledo Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee
  • August 29 - Region 1 - US Labor Department's OSHA urges recovery workers and public to guard against hazards during Tropical Storm Irene cleanup
  • August 29 - Region 4 - US Labor Department's OSHA and North Carolina's OSH urge recovery workers and public to guard against hazards during Hurricane Irene cleanup
  • August 29 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA urges recovery workers and public to guard against hazards during Tropical Storm Irene cleanup
  • August 25 - OSHA Statement - Statement by Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis on fatal occupational injuries in 2010
  • August 25 - Region 7 - US Labor Department finds Union Pacific Railroad in violation of FRSA for retaliating against Kansas City, Mo., and Tucson, Ariz., employees
  • August 25 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Altamont, NY, manufacturer for repeat, serious and other hazards; proposes more than $49,000 in fines
  • August 24 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA and Puerto Rico OSHA agencies urge recovery workers and public to guard against hazards during Hurricane Irene cleanup
  • August 24 - Region 2 - Agencias OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los EE.UU. y de Puerto Rico urgen a trabajadores de recuperación y al público protegerse de riesgos durante la recuperación y limpieza después del huracán Irene
  • August 23 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Estis Well Service for safety violations following worker's death near Bayou Sorrel
  • August 23 - National Release - US Department of Labor improves enforcement database
  • August 22 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Georgia plastic manufacturer for 11 safety violations, proposes more than $51,000 in penalties
  • August 22 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Plainfield, NJ, aluminum railing company for exposing employees to safety and health hazards
  • August 22 - Federal Register 76: 52350-52352 Coke Oven Emissions Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • August 19 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Roma Construction of Atascosa, Texas, for exposing workers to scaffolding hazards at San Antonio work site
  • August 18 - Region 10 - US Labor Department's OSHA orders Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway in Seattle to pay more than $300,000 to suspended whistleblower employee
  • August 18 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Georgia company for exposing employees at Dayton, NJ, facility to amputation hazards
  • August 18 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Newark, NJ, construction company for exposing workers to fall, other hazardss
  • August 18 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Alabama manufacturer for combustible dust and other hazards; proposes nearly $55,000 in fines
  • August 17 - Trade Release - OSHA issues hazard alerts on dangers of worker engulfment and suffocation in grain bins
  • August 17 - Region 6 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Buffalo Framing and Truss with serious and repeat violations for construction hazards at 2 Dripping Springs, Texas, sites
  • August 17 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Ashland, Ohio-based Americarb for 11 safety violations after workplace fatality
  • August 17 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Swedesboro, NJ, food processing company for exposing employees to safety hazards
  • August 17 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Crown Battery Manufacturing Co. in Fremont, Ohio, for exposing workers to lead; fines total $97,000
  • August 15 - Region 5 - Judge orders All-Feed Processing & Packaging in Alpha, Ill., to allow US Labor Department's OSHA to conduct inspection or pay fines of $500 a day
  • August 15 - Region 8 - US Labor Department's OSHA notifies Hill Air Force Base in Ogden, Utah, of unsafe and unhealthful working conditions
  • August 15 - Region 8 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites contractor at Hill Air Force Base in Utah for exposing workers to hazardous air contaminants
  • August 15 - OSHA QuickTakes - August 15, 2011
  • August 12 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA to sponsor 2 heat illness prevention training events in August for Florida construction companies and workers
  • August 12 - Region 4 - OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los EE. UU. patrocinará dos eventos de capacitación en agosto, para empresas y trabajadores de la construcción en Florida, sobre la prevención de insolaciones
  • August 11 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA establishes safety and health partnership with Weis Builders for Illinois State University Cardinal Court project in Normal
  • August 11 - National Release - Departamento de Trabajo de los EE.UU. ofrece aplicación móvil para proteger a trabajadores de enfermedades relacionadas al calor
  • August 11 - National Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA releases mobile app to help protect workers from heat-related illnesses
  • August 10 - Region 1 - US Labor Department's OSHA orders Metro North Commuter Railroad to promote and pay more than $141,000 to worker who reported injury
  • August 10 - Region 4 - US Labor Department's OSHA intervenes to remove workers from hazardous trench in Auburn, Ala.; cites Arizona company for endangering workers
  • August 10 - Region 4 - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. interviene para retirar al personal de una zanja peligrosa en Auburn, Alabama;cita a la compañía de Arizona por poner en peligro a los trabajadores
  • August 9 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites American Pulverizer Co. in St. Louis, Mo., for 33 safety violations; $121,100 proposed in fines
  • August 9 - Region 4 - Norfolk Southern Railway Co. ordered by US Labor Department's OSHA to pay more than $122,000 for violating Federal Railroad Safety Act
  • August 9 - Federal Register 76: 48900-48901 Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Powered Industrial Trucks Standard
  • August 9 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor cites Georgia coffee and tea manufacturer for combustible dust, other hazards; proposes more than $46,000 in fines
  • August 8 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Maspeth, NY, sign company for safety violations after workers exposed to fall hazards in Manhattan
  • August 8 - Region 8 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Englewood, Colo.-based Meadow Gold Dairies and subcontractor for 47 violations; penalties total $326,300
  • August 8 - Trade Release - OSHA forms Alliance with the American Wind Energy Association
  • August 8 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites MM Industries in Salem, Ohio, for 38 serious safety and health violations; fines total more than $102,000
  • August 8 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Illinois-based Martin & Company Excavating for failing to provide trench workers with cave-in protection
  • August 8 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Dick's Sporting Goods for safety hazards at Queensbury, NY, location
  • August 5 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Georgia-based Exide Technologies for exposing workers to dangerous levels of lead at Frisco, Texas, facility
  • August 4 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites contractor for willful and serious violations following trench collapse and fatality in Cumming, Ga.
  • August 4 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Enterprise Products Transportation in Freeport, Texas, following worker fatality
  • August 4 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Midland, Texas, drilling company following worker's death at Garden City, Texas-area work site
  • August 4 - Region 3 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Jay-Bee Oil &Gas in West Virginia for repeat workplace safety violations
  • August 4 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA issues notices for 37 safety and health violations to US Army's Fort Bragg in North Carolina
  • August 3 - Region 3 - Philadelphia electric company agrees to pay $150,000 to 3 employees to resolve US Labor Department's whistleblower investigation
  • August 3 - Region 3 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Clifton, NJ, company for exposing workers to safety and health hazards
  • August 3 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Alabama industrial fan fabricator for 21 safety violations; proposes nearly $45,000 in penalties
  • August 3 - Region 3 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Allentown, Pa., soft drink company for exposing workers to safety and health hazards
  • August 2 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Michels Power Division in Brownsville, Wis., after worker is fatally electrocuted
  • August 2 - Region 4 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Birmingham, Ala., vinyl and plastic manufacturer for safety violations; proposes more than $56,000 in penalties
  • August 1 - Region 1 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites North Kingstown, RI, rigging manufacturer for 18 serious safety violations following worker's death
  • August 1 - Region 4 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Georgia-based contractor for health and safety violations following employee death due to chemical overexposure
  • August 1 - Region 2 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Fairfield, NJ, manufacturer for exposing workers to chemicals, other hazards
  • August 1 - OSHA QuickTakes - August 1, 2011
  • August 1 - National Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces measures to improve Whistleblower Protection Program
  • August 1 - Region 1 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Monro Muffler Brake after worker injured in fire at Hyannis, Mass., location; proposed fines total $184,000
  • August 1 - Region 1 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Putnam, Conn., filter manufacturer for safety and health hazards; more than $121,000 in fines proposed
  • August 1 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA to sponsor heat illness prevention training for construction workers during Georgia safety 'stand-down' on Aug. 3

July

  • July 29 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites 3 Brooklyn, NY, tortilla manufacturers for safety and health hazards following worker fatality
  • July 29 - Federal Register 76: 45620-45621 Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Confined and Enclosed Spaces and Other Dangerous Atmospheres in Shipyard Employment
  • July 28 - Region 4 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Decatur, Ga., bakery for unguarded machinery, other violations after worker suffers finger laceration
  • July 28 - Region 1 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites North Suffolk Mental Health Association in Massachusetts for inadequate workplace violence safeguards
  • July 28 - Federal Register 76: 45297-45298 Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Design of Excavation Cave-in Protection Systems
  • July 27 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Northeastern Wisconsin Wood Products for 18 safety and health violations; fines total nearly $379,000
  • July 27 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 2 companies at Hamilton, Ala., plant; proposes more than $112,000 in fines
  • July 27 - Region 6 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Pearce Foundry in Prairieville, La.,for exposing workers to excessive levels of respirable silica, other hazards
  • July 26 - Region 6 - Alabama recycler cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for failure-to-abate, repeat and serious safety violations; more than $60,000 in fines proposed
  • July 26 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Jamesville, NY, lumber mill for 35 serious safety violations following worker's death
  • July 26 - Region 6 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites AMF Bowling in Addison, Texas, following worker fatality
  • July 26 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Advantage Powder Coating in Defiance, Ohio, for lack of machine guarding following worker death
  • July 25 - Federal Register 76: 44265 General Working Conditions in Shipyard Employment; Correction
  • July 25 - Federal Register 76: 44372-44373 Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Respiratory Protection Standard
  • July 25 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Brenner Tank Services of Wisconsin for lack of machine guards and protection from respirable dust, other hazards
  • July 22 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Jordan, NY, contractor for cave-in hazard at SUNY Brockport work site, proposes $147,000 in fines
  • July 20 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Winter Garden, Fla., utility contractor with second repeat violation, proposes $70,000 penalty
  • July 20 - Region 3 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Philadelphia-based FixtureOne for 44 workplace safety and health violations
  • July 20 - Statement - Statement by Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis on continued heat waves sweeping the country
  • July 20 - Region 3 - US Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Eddystone, Pa., company as workplace safety and health 'star'
  • July 20 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Don Wartko Construction more than $171,000, cites company for lack of trench protection at 3 Cleveland sites
  • July 19 - Region 8 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Delta Oilfield Tank Co.
  • July 19 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Ohio-based West Troy Tool & Machine for 11 safety violations after worker injured by power press
  • July 19 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Sayreville, NJ, manufacturer for repeat workplace safety violations following amputation
  • July 19 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Voorhees, NJ, printing company for exposing workers to inadequate machine guarding and other hazards
  • July 15 - Region 7 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Bushnell Illinois Tank Co. in Nebraska for exposing workers to multiple safety and health hazards
  • July 15 - OSHA QuickTakes - July 15, 2011
  • July 14 - Region 4 - Pilgrim's Pride in Enterprise, Ala., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for combustible dust and other hazards; nearly $86,000 in fines proposed
  • July 14 - Trade Release - OSHA revises directive for reducing, eliminating hazards in commercial diving operations
  • July 13 - Region 4 - Longwood, Fla., tree removal company cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for willful and serious safety violations following crane incident
  • July 13 - Region 4 - Walgreens store in Georgia cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for repeat and serious safety violations; $104,500 in fines proposed
  • July 13 - Trade Release - OSHA will hold meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health
  • July 13 - Federal Register 76: 41304-41306 Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH)
  • July 12 - Region 7 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Tyson Foods in Nebraska for process safety management deficiencies, other hazards
  • July 12 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Jewel Food Stores for safety violations at Franklin Park, Ill., food warehouse, proposes $75,000 in fines
  • July 12 - Federal Register 76: 40935-40937 Vertical Tandem Lifts in Marine Terminals; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • July 11 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites T & D Metal Products in Watseka, Ill., with 4 safety violations after 2 workers suffer amputations
  • July 11 - National Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $354,000 in fines against recidivist Massachusetts contractor for cave-in hazards in Cambridge and Framingham
  • July 11 - Region 4 - Georgia school bus manufacturer agrees to pay employee more than $176,000 to settle whistleblower case brought by US Department of Labor
  • July 7 - Region 2 - US Department of Labor's OSHA establishes alliance with Consulate General of Brazil in New York to provide education and training
  • July 7 - Region 2 - A OSHA do Departamento de Trabalho dos Estados Unidos faz convênio com o Consulado Geral do Brasil em Nova York para fornecer educação e treinamento
  • July 7 - Spring 2011 Unified Agenda
  • July 7 - Federal Register 76: 40086-40091 Semiannual Regulatory Agenda
  • July 7 - Federal Register 76: 39902-39904 Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH)
  • July 7 - National Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA seeks membership nominations to Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
  • July 7 - Media Advisory - US Department of Labor agencies to host live Web chats on agencies’ regulatory agendas between July 11 and 15
  • July 7 - Region 6 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites China Grove, Texas, bakery for 2nd time in 4 months for exposing workers to safety and health hazards
  • July 6 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor files complaint against Niles Family Dentistry, owner in Niles, Ohio, for violating OSHA's Whistleblower Protection Act
  • July 6 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Heng Wei Construction for repeat and serious safety hazards following inspection at Manhattan work site
  • July 6 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Heng Wei Construction for repeat and serious safety hazards following inspection at Manhattan work site (Chinese Version)
  • July 6 - Region 2 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Troy Chemical Corp. for process safety management hazards at Newark, NJ, facility
  • July 6 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites The Home Depot store in Chicago for failing to remove damaged equipment from use, other violations; fines total $55,000
  • July 6 - Federal Register 76: 39283-39289 - Enforcement of Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Handicap in Programs or Activities Conducted by the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission
  • July 6 - Trade Release - OSHA issues hazard alert on the dangers of using scissor lifts to film events
  • July 5 - Federal Register 76:39041-39043 - Infectious Diseases
  • July 5 - Region 4 - Mississippi's Howard Industries cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for safety violations following fatal worker electrocution
  • July 5 - Region 1 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Bethel, Conn., machine shop for repeat and serious hazards, proposes more than $55,000 in fines
  • July 5 - Trade Release - OSHA schedules stakeholder meetings to discuss occupational exposure to infectious diseases
  • July 1 - Trade Release - OSHA will hold a meeting of the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health
  • July 1 - OSHA QuickTakes - July 1, 2011

June

  • June 30 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites All Feed Processing and Packing in Galva, Ill., for failing to provide respirator protection; fines exceed $167,000
  • June 30 - Region 8 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Springs Transmission and Automotive for exposing workers to variety of workplace hazards
  • June 30 - Federal Register 76:38428-38429 - Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH)
  • June 30 - Trade Release - OSHA cautions on the dangers of using fireworks
  • June 30 - Region 7 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Juniata Roofing, Siding and Seamless Gutter for exposing workers to fall hazards at Hastings, Neb., job site
  • June 29 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Quality Stamping Products for 27 safety and health violations, including failing to report amputations
  • June 29 - Trade Release - OSHA renews Alliance with Scaffold Industry Association
  • June 29 - Region 1 - US Labor Department resolves OSHA citations against Black Mag LLC for Colebrook, NH explosion that killed 2 workers
  • June 29 - Region 1 - US Labor Department's OSHA recognizes Raytheon's Cross Business Integration Center in Billerica, Mass., for workplace safety and health
  • June 28 - Trade Release - OSHA launches interactive Web site to help employers better comply with its recordkeeping rule
  • June 28 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Alabama lumber mill with willful and serious safety and health violations following worker fatality
  • June 28 - Region 4 - Lumber company cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for safety and health violations following fatal electrocution at Mississippi sawmill
  • June 28 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY, for safety and health hazards; $48,000 in fines proposed
  • June 28 - Region 1 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Somerville, Mass., commercial laundry for safety hazards following worker injury
  • June 28 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites R & B Grinding Co. in Racine, Wis., for safety and health violations; nearly $106,000 proposed in fines
  • June 27 - Region 6 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Delta Granite and Marble in San Antonio for exposing workers to excessive levels of respirable silica, other hazards
  • June 27 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Caterpillar Inc. in East Peoria, Ill., with safety violations for failing to lock out equipment; fines total $66,000
  • June 24 - Directive - FY 2012 On-site Consultation Cooperative Agreement Application Instructions.
  • June 24 - Directive - FY 2012 Instructions for 23(g) State Plan Grants
  • June 24 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Waco, Texas, manufacturing company with 29 serious workplace violations
  • June 24 - Trade Release - OSHA renews Alliance with Sealant, Waterproofing and Restoration Institute
  • June 23 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $119,000 in fines to Honeywell International in Metropolis, Ill., for safety violations following vapor release
  • June 22 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA to co-sponsor Hispanic Family Health and Safety Fair in Buffalo on June 25
  • June 22 - Region 2 - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los Estados Unidos patrocina conjuntamente la Feria de Salud y Seguridad para Familias Hispanas en Búfalo el 25 de junio
  • June 22 - Federal Register 76:36414-36438 - Occupational Injury and Illness Recording and Reporting Requirements--NAICS Update and Reporting Revisions
  • June 22 - Federal Register 76:36579-36580 - Onsite Consultation Agreements; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • June 22 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites El Paso, Texas, manufacturing facility for exposing workers to safety and health hazards
  • June 22 - Trade Release - OSHA seeks comments on proposed updates, revisions to the occupational injury and illness tracking and reporting requirements
  • June 21 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites MedPlast for workplace safety and health hazards at West Berlin, NJ, facility
  • June 21 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Fort Lauderdale, Fla., manufacturer with willful, serious safety violations following workplace amputation incident
  • June 21 - Region 4 - Mississippi recycling company cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for willful and serious violations following worker's double amputation
  • June 21 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Englander mattress manufacturer in Rome, Ga., with serious safety violations; proposes nearly $46,000 in penalties
  • June 21 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Houston-based Schumacher Co. for exposing workers to hazardous chemicals; fines total $166,500
  • June 21 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites San Antonio tortilla company for exposing employees to multiple safety and health hazards
  • June 21 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Newark construction company for fall, other workplace safety hazards found at 2 New Jersey work sites
  • June 20 - Federal Register 76: 35914 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Voluntary Protection Program Information
  • June 20 - Federal Register 76: 35918 - Susan Harwood Training Grant Program, FY 2011
  • June 20 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Bontrager Excavating in Uniontown, Ohio, after one worker killed, another injured in trench cave-in
  • June 20 - Region 4 - Atlanta manufacturer of products for hospitality and travel industries cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for safety and health violations
  • June 20 - Region 4 - Georgia roofing company cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to fall, struck-by hazards at work sites in Georgia and Florida
  • June 17 - Region 3 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Etters, Pa., construction company for exposing workers to trenching hazards following fatality
  • June 16 - National Release - Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis and ambassadors of Guatemala and Nicaragua sign declarations protecting migrant workers' rights
  • June 16 - National Release - Secretaria de Trabajo Hilda L. Solís y embajadores de Guatemala y Nicaragua firman declaraciones para proteger los derechos de los trabajadores migrantes
  • June 16 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA conducting inspections focused on powered industrial truck hazards in Alabama
  • June 16 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA conducting inspections focused on powered industrial truck hazards in Mississippi
  • June 16 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA conducting inspections focused on powered industrial truck hazards in Georgia
  • June 16 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA conducting inspections focused on powered industrial truck hazards in Florida
  • June 16 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA sues South Carolina real estate management company to obtain reinstatement and compensation for whistleblower
  • June 15 - OSHA QuickTakes - June 15, 2011
  • June 15 - National Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA seeks applications for $4.7 million in Susan Harwood safety and health training grants
  • June 14 - National Release - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $1.9 million in fines against Alabama lumber mill for egregious and other safety violations
  • June 14 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Cooper Tire and Rubber, 2 contractors in Tupelo, Miss., for combustible dust and other hazards
  • June 14 - Region 6 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Austin, Texas-based Arreola Masonry with serious and repeat violations for exposing workers to scaffolding hazards
  • June 14 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites San Antonio bakery company for exposing workers to amputation hazards
  • June 14 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites 3 Queens, NY, contractors for safety hazards following construction site fatality in Elmhurst, NY
  • June 13 - Directive - 29 CFR Part 1910, Subpart T - Commercial Diving Operations
  • June 13 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Dell Services Federal Government for exposing workers to unsafe conditions at Rock Island Arsenal
  • June 13 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Lewis Construction and Cedar Falls Building Systems following death of worker on job site
  • June 13 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Amityville, NY, metal fabrication shop for unguarded machinery and other hazards after employee injury
  • June 13 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Jones Dairy Farms in Ft. Atkinson, Wis., for 15 safety and health violations; fines total $70,000
  • June 13 - Region 4 - Mississippi poultry company cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for safety and health violations following worker fatality
  • June 13 - Region 2 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites DC Fabricators for exposing workers to fall and other safety hazards at Florence, NJ, facility
  • June 10 - Region 1 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $243,000 in fines against Lewiston, Maine, contractor for egregious fall hazards, other violations
  • June 9 - Region 2 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Cinnaminson, NJ, manufacturer for worker exposure to chemical, other hazards
  • June 9 - Region 7 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Liquid Feed Commodities in Fremont, Neb., for serious health and safety violations
  • June 9 - Federal Register 76: 33786 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Steel Erection
  • June 9 - Region 8 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines 2 Denver area companies more than $42,000 for exposing workers to trench cave-in
  • June 9 - Trade Release - OSHA announces three month phase-in for residential construction fall protection
  • June 8 - Federal Register 76: 33590-33612 - Standards Improvement Project--Phase III; Final Rule
  • June 8 - National Release - US Labor Department obtains orders requiring New Jersey farm, owners, crew leader to pay more than $28,000 in fines for child labor, migrant worker violations
  • June 7 - Region 3 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Summit Point, W.Va., wood pallet manufacturer for workplace safety hazards
  • June 7 - National Release - Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis announces appointment of 8 new members to Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health
  • June 7 - Federal Register 76: 32988-32989 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Grain Handling Facilities
  • June 7 - Region 3 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines AK Steel Corp. $206,000 for willful and other record-keeping violations at Butler, Pa., facility
  • June 6 - Region 3 - US Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Kutztown, Pa., company for workplace safety and health
  • June 6 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Alabama auto parts manufacturer for willful, repeat violations; proposes more than $179,000 in fines
  • June 6 - Federal Register 76: 32374-32375 - National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH)
  • June 6 - Region 4 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Alabama lumber company with 24 safety and record keeping violations; proposes nearly $160,000 in penalties
  • June 6 - Trade Release - OSHA will hold meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
  • June 6 - National Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA renews strategic partnership to reduce injuries and lost work time at Ford Motor Co. auto plants
  • June 3 - Region 6 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites San Antonio-based Apex Enterprises with 11 serious violations for exposing workers to multiple hazards
  • June 3 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites veterans health care center in North Chicago, Ill., for 33 safety and health violations
  • June 3 - Region 8 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Lakeland Feed and Supply in Hamilton, Mont., for exposing workers to grain bin hazards
  • June 2 - Trade Release - New OSHA National Emphasis Program will help protect workers from chemical and physical hazards in the primary metals industries
  • June 2 - Region 2 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Sayreville, NJ, contractor for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • June 2 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites T & F Systems in Cleveland for exposing workers to fall hazards; fines exceed $66,000
  • June 2 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA establishes safety partnership for St. Alexius Medical Center construction project in Hoffman Estates, Ill.
  • June 1 - Directive - National Emphasis Program - Primary Metal Industries
  • June 1 - Region 1 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites 2 employers for electrical hazards at The Hartford Financial Services Group in Connecticut
  • June 1 - OSHA QuickTakes - June 1, 2011

May

  • May 31 - Federal Register 76: 31364-31365 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Fire Brigades
  • May 27 - Federal Register 76: 30970-30971 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Standard on the Control of Hazardous Energy--Lockout/Tagout
  • May 27 - Federal Register 76: 30971-30972 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Construction Standards on Posting Emergency Telephone Numbers and Floor Load Limits
  • May 27 - Federal Register 76: 30971 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Underground Construction Standard
  • May 27 - Trade Release - OSHA, National Council of La Raza forman Alianza
  • May 26 - Region 4 - Largo, Fla., excavation company cited for safety violations following 2 worker injuries, fined nearly $54,000
  • May 26 - Trade Release - OSHA, National Council of La Raza form Alliance
  • May 26 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Corpus Christi, Texas-based meat processing facility for serious, repeat violations
  • May 26 - Region 5 - Administrative law judge upholds OSHA citation issued to Peoria, Ill.-based Caterpillar Logistics Services
  • May 26 - National Release - US Labor Department's OSHA announces final rule to reduce employer burdens by removing outdated requirements, streamlining and simplifying standards
  • May 25 - Region 3 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Shippensburg, Pa., iron foundry for workplace safety and health hazards
  • May 25 - National Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines employer more than $1.2 million for exposing workers to asbestos hazards without protection
  • May 25 - Trade Release - OSHA slide presentation shows employers how to protect residential construction workers from falls
  • May 24 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Little Rock, Ark.-based pipe manufacturer following death of worker
  • May 24 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites WPM Construction Services for exposing workers to cave-in and traffic hazards at Toledo, Ohio, job site
  • May 24 - Federal Register 76: 30200-30202 - Forging Machines; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • May 24 - Federal Register 76: 30064-30069 - Enforcement of Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Handicap in Programs or Activities Conducted by the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission
  • May 23 - Region 10 - US Department of Labor's OSHA certifies Naval Facilities Engineering Command Northwest as VPP 'star' for workplace safety and health
  • May 23 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Rite Aid Pharmacy for blocked emergency exits at Brooklyn, NY, store; proposes $60,500 fine
  • May 23 - National Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA launches national survey on employers'safety and health practices to help guide future rules, compliance, outreach
  • May 20 - Directive - 29 CFR Part 1915, Subpart B, Confined and Enclosed Spaces and Other Dangerous Atmospheres in Shipyard Employment
  • May 20 - Directive - OSHA Safety and Health Management System
  • May 19 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Shawnee, Okla., milling company $146,000 for 25 serious workplace violations
  • May 19 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites 6 New Jersey companies for workplace safety and health hazards at Elizabeth, NJ, site
  • May 19 - Region 4 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Georgia trenching company for willful, repeat and serious safety violations; proposes $94,050 in fines
  • May 19 - Region 1 - US Labor Department secures decision affirming OSHA citations and $89,000 in fines against Pittsfield, NH, contractor
  • May 19 - Federal Register 76: 29010-29011 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Ionizing Radiation Standard
  • May 19 - Federal Register 76: 29011 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Fire Protection in Shipyard Employment
  • May 18 - Region 6 - Administrative law judge upholds citations issued by US Labor Department's OSHA to Delek Refining for serious safety violations at Tyler, Texas, refinery
  • May 18 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor cites Dalton, Ga., carpet graphics company with 13 safety and health violations, proposes penalties of $45,000
  • May 18 - Region 3 - US Labor Department's OSHA forms partnership to protect workers on US Coast Guard headquarters construction project in Washington
  • May 18 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Multi-Cast Corp. for safety and health violations at foundry; proposed penalties total $178,500
  • May 18 - Federal Register 76: 28813 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Material Hoists, Personnel Hoists, and Elevators
  • May 18 - Federal Register 76: 28816-28818 - Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH)
  • May 17 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Houston-based O'Brien Wire Products of Texas for safety and health violations
  • May 17 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites 5 companies for workplace safety and health hazards at Paramus, NJ, work site
  • May 17 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Albin Carlson & Co. of Addison, Ill., for exposing workers to lead at Chicago job site; fines total more than $180,000
  • May 17 - Federal Register 76: 28383-28386 - Occupational Injury and Illness Recording and Reporting Requirements
  • May 16 - Region 8 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Vestas Towers America for safety and health violations at Pueblo, Colo., plant following worker injury
  • May 16 - National Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Republic Engineered Products for repeatedly exposing workers to fall and energy control hazards at Lorain, Ohio, facility
  • May 16 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Capital Construction for exposing workers to fall, other hazards on Cleveland job site; fines total $102,000
  • May 16 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites PolyChem Services in Chicago Heights, Ill., for safety and health violations after employee suffers burns
  • May 16 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites US Postal Service facility in West Palm Beach, Fla., with 8 safety violations, more than $164,000 in fines
  • May 16 - Region 4 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Huntsville, Ala., cabinet maker for exposing workers to safety and health hazards, including combustible dust
  • May 16 - Region 1 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites South Easton, Mass., contractor for fall, other hazards at Lowell, Mass., job site
  • May 16 - National Release - US Labor Department's OSHA reopens public record on proposed record-keeping rule to add work-related musculoskeletal disorders column
  • May 16 - OSHA QuickTakes - May 16, 2011
  • May 13 - Federal Register 76: 28095-28096 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Powered Platforms for Building Maintenance
  • May 12 - Region 4 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Talladega, Ala., metal fabricator for safety and health violations; penalties total more than $48,000
  • May 12 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $93,500 in fines to US Postal Service for recurring hazards
  • May 12 - National Release - US district court upholds OSHA subpoena in grain engulfment case
  • May 11 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Wheeling, Ill., appliance distributor for 11 safety violations; fines total $49,000
  • May 11 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Austin, Texas, plastering and stucco company for exposing workers to scaffolding and fall hazards
  • May 11 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Bill Smith Auto Parts of Urbana, Ill., for 20 safety and health violations; fines total $49,000
  • May 11 - Region 7 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Cargill Meat Solutions in Dodge City, Kan., for workplace safety and health violations
  • May 11 - Region 3 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Philadelphia company more than $78,000 for exposing workers to fall hazards at Cherry Hill, NJ, construction site
  • May 11 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites US Virgin Islands contractor for exposing workers to fall and scaffold hazards at St. Thomas work site
  • May 11 - Region 1 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes nearly $47,000 in fines, cites Orange, Conn., metal fabricator for repeat and serious violations
  • May 11 - Federal Register 76: 27367-27369 - Slings; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • May 10 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA establishes alliance to protect Ohio workers in manufacturing, service, construction industries
  • May 10 - Region 2 - La Administración de Seguridad y Salud Ocupacional (OSHA) del Departamento del Trabajo de Estados Unidos notifica al Servicio Federal de Parques Nacionales en Puerto Rico sobre exposición de empleados a riesgos de plomo en el Parque Histórico Nacional en San Juan
  • May 10 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA notifies National Park Service in Puerto Rico about employees' exposure to lead hazards at San Juan National Historic Site
  • May 10 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Milwaukee foundry for exposing workers to lead; fines total more than $108,000
  • May 10 - Region 4 - Minnesota-based Best Buy cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for safety violations following worker injury at store in Duluth, Ga.
  • May 10 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Patterson-UTI Drilling for safety violations following fatality at work site near Cotulla, Texas
  • May 10 - Region 1 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Shelton, Conn., contractor for repeat and serious violations; proposes more than $139,000 in penalties
  • May 10 - Region 4 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Alabama masonry contractor for safety and health violations, proposes more than $47,000 in fines
  • May 10 - Region 4 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Alpharetta, Ga., sign manufacturer for workplace hazards, proposes $89,000 in fines
  • May 10 - Region 6 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites grain elevator operator with safety violations following worker death in Taft, Texas
  • May 9 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Reyes Automotive Group in San Antonio for 13 workplace violations, proposes $55,800 in fines
  • May 9 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Focus Direct in San Antonio for exposing workers to amputation hazards
  • May 9 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Alabama canopy company for exposing workers to fall hazards; proposes more than $200,000 in fines
  • May 5 - Region 2 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Keystone Stucco construction contractor in Olathe, Kan.
  • May 5 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Quinco Steel of Chicago Heights, Ill., for exposing workers to fall hazards, proposes more than $75,000 in fines
  • May 5 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites DuPont's Yerkes Plant and Buffalo contractor following fatal explosion for welding, hazardous energy violations
  • May 4 - National Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA launches 'Picture It! Safe Workplaces for Everyone' photo contest
  • May 4 - Federal Register 76: 25376-25378 - Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • May 3 - Region8 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Columbia Grain in Choteau, Mont., for workplace safety and health violations
  • May 3 - National Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Parker Hannifin facility in Mississippi with 33 safety and health violations, proposes more than $487,000 in fines
  • May 3 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Paradise Park Assisted Living in Lake Zurich, Ill., with safety and health violations after needle stick injury
  • May 3 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Compco Industries of Columbiana, Ohio, for 24 safety violations including lack of machine guarding, other hazards
  • May 3 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Orval Kent Foods of Delphos, Ohio, for 11 safety violations following worker injury
  • May 3 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites The Model Pattern and Foundry Co. of Cincinnati with 32 safety and health violations
  • May 3 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites J.P. Phillips of Franklin Park, Ill., for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • May 2 - Federal Register 76: 24575-24711 - General Working Conditions in Shipyard Employment; Final Rule
  • May 2 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Georgia masonry company with 13 safety violations, proposes $51,300 in penalties
  • May 2 - OSHA QuickTakes - May 2, 2011
  • May 2 - National Release - US Department of Labor issues final rule to protect shipyard workers

April

  • April 28 - OSHA Speech - Workers Memorial Day
  • April 28 - Trade Release - OSHA will hold expert forum to identify regulatory options for protecting workers from combustible dust hazards
  • April 28 - Region 4 - US Labor Department's OSHA urges recovery workers and public in the South to guard themselves against hazards during tornado and storm cleanup
  • April 27 - Directive - Field Operations Manual (FOM)
  • April 26 - National Release - US Labor Department launches national outreach campaign to protect workers from heat-related illnesses
  • April 26 - National Release - El Departamento de Trabajo de los EE.UU. se esfuerza para proteger a los trabajadores contra enfermedades por el calor
  • April 26 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Buffalo, NY, recycler for health and safety hazards following worker injury
  • April 26 - Region 4 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites utility contractor following trench wall collapse in Valdosta, Ga.
  • April 26 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Webb-Stiles of Alabama for repeat, serious safety and health violations; proposes more than $69,000 in fines
  • April 25 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA conducting inspections of outpatient care centers in Mississippi to reduce needlestick hazards
  • April 25 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA conducting inspections of outpatient care centers in Georgia to reduce needlestick hazards
  • April 25 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA conducting inspections of outpatient care centers in Florida to reduce needlestick hazards
  • April 25 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA conducting inspections of outpatient care centers in Alabama to reduce needlestick hazards
  • April 25 - Region 8 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines LM Wind Power Blades of Grand Forks, ND, $136,500 following investigation
  • April 25 - Region 4 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Georgia sheet metal fabricator with 42 safety and health violations following fatality
  • April 22 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites APBN Inc. of Campbell, Ohio, for failing to protect workers from fall, water hazards during bridge construction project
  • April 21 - OSHA Speech - "OSHA at 40" Center for American Progress
  • April 21 - Region 1 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Bristol, Conn., contractor for willful, repeat and serious violations; proposes $143,000 in penalties
  • April 20 - Region 6 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites China Grove, Texas, bakery for 49 violations following finger amputation
  • April 20 - Trade Release - New OSHA injury prevention sheet advises shipyard industry employers, workers of hazards involved in rigging
  • April 20 - Federal Register 76: 22154-22155 - Powered Industrial Trucks Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • April 19 - Region 10 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Davisco Foods International for safety violations at Jerome Cheese Co. in Jerome, Idaho
  • April 19 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Stone Mountain, Ga., beauty manufacturer with serious violations, proposes more than $45,000 in penalties
  • April 19 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Adel, Ga.-based Aluminum Finishing with safety violations, proposes nearly $126,000 in fines
  • April 19 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Brooklyn, NY, property management company for violations at Flatbush Gardens apartment complex
  • April 19 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites wind farm servicing company for 6 willful safety violations after worker suffers burns in wind tower
  • April 19 - Region 4 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites cleaning products manufacturer for safety and health violations at Lawrenceville, Ga., plant
  • April 18 - Region 7 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Tyson Fresh Meats in Nebraska for process safety management deficiencies and other hazards
  • April 18 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Trimat Construction of Bidwell, Ohio, after inspector asks worker to leave trench moments before collapse
  • April 18 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Tampa Enterprises for exposing workers to fall hazards at Columbus, Ohio, job site; penalties total $161,000
  • April 18 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $126,000 in fines against Plattsburgh, NY, manufacturer for 31 safety and health violations
  • April 18 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Johnstown, NY, leather finisher for 20 safety and health hazards following worker injury
  • April 15 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Naval Health Clinic in Kingsville, Texas, for excellence in safety and health
  • April 15 - OSHA QuickTakes - April 15, 2011
  • April 15 - Region 8 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Lowe's Home Centers for 13 violations following inspection at Castle Rock, Colo., store
  • April 15 - Region 6 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Pocahontas Aluminum in Arkansas for safety and health violations, proposes more than $154,000 in penalties
  • April 15 - Trade Release - OSHA revisions strengthen Outreach Training Program
  • April 14 - National Release - US Labor Department fall protection directive upheld in US Court of Appeals
  • April 14 - Testimony - OSHA FY 2012 Budget Request
  • April 13 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites North Arlington, NJ, chair manufacturer for exposing workers to safety and health hazards, including combustible dust
  • April 13 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Howard Industries of Columbus, Ohio, with 23 safety violations for electrical hazards, other violation
  • April 13 - Region 8 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites RY Timber Inc. in Livingston, Mont., for exposing workers to combustible dust hazards
  • April 13 - Region 3 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites C & C Marine Maintenance for exposing workers to serious safety hazards at Wellsburg, W.Va., facility
  • April 13 - Region 6 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Lion Copolymer in Baton Rouge, La., $182,000 for exposing workers to potential fires and explosions, other hazards
  • April 12 - Region 4 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites 3 subsidiary companies of Doraville, Ga.- based Jinny Corp. for safety violations, proposes $71,000 in penalties
  • April 11 - National Release - US Labor Department's OSHA issues hazard alert to hair salon owners, workers on smoothing and straightening products that could release formaldehyde
  • April 11 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Edison, NJ, manufacturer for failing to correct past workplace safety and health hazards, other violations
  • April 11 - Region 7 - US Labor Department orders Union Pacific Railroad to reinstate and compensate employee disciplined for reporting work-related injury
  • April 8 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 5 companies for exposing workers to hydrogen sulfide at Eustace, Texas, work site
  • April 8 - Trade Release - OSHA document describes methods to help prevent injuries, deaths among residential construction workers
  • April 7 - Trade Release - Work precautions for handling hazardous drugs highlighted by NIOSH, OSHA, Joint Commission
  • April 7 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites The Renaissance Project in Ellenville, NY, for inadequate workplace violence safeguards following worker's death
  • April 7 - Region 8 - Missouri Slope Lutheran Care Center in Bismarck, ND, recognized by US Labor Department's OSHA for excellence in safety and health
  • April 6 - Region 4 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites steel building manufacturer in Georgia with 21 safety and health violations, proposes more than $85,000 in penalties
  • April 6 - Region 3 - US Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Bethlehem, Pa.-based Milliken Valve for exceptional workplace safety and health
  • April 6 - Region 7 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Fremont Beef in Nebraska with safety violations following amputation
  • April 6 - Federal Register 76: 19129-19131 - Excavations (Design of Cave-in Protection Systems); Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • April 6 - Federal Register 76: 19128-19129 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Announcement of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Assignment of a Control Number Under the Paperwork Reduction Act
  • April 5 - National Release - Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis announces appointment of 15 new members to Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health
  • April 5 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA establishes safety partnership with Holder Construction for DuPont project in Elk Grove Village, Ill.
  • April 5 - Region 7 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Allied Roofing Systems for exposing workers to fall hazards at Omaha, Neb., job site
  • April 5 - Region 7 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites roofing contractor in Newton, Kan.,for repeatedly exposing workers to fall hazards and other violations
  • April 5 - Federal Register 76: 18798-18800 - Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH)
  • April 4 - Region 8 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites homebuilder DR Horton and 4 subcontractors for fall hazards at Parker, Colo., construction site
  • April 4 - Region 8 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines North Central Farmers Elevator in Ipswich, SD, $378,000 for exposing workers to grain engulfment
  • April 4 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Mississippi propane tank manufacturer for 19 safety violations following fatality
  • April 1 - OSHA QuickTakes - April 1, 2011

March

  • March 31 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Trenton, NJ, manufacturing company for exposing employees to workplace safety hazards
  • March 31 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Alabama contractor $115,000 for trenching and other violations
  • March 30 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Tyson Foods of Jefferson, Wis., for exposing workers to safety hazards; fines total $45,000
  • March 29 - Federal Register 76: 76: 17448-17451 - Subpart A ('General Provisions') and Subpart B ('Confined and Enclosed Spaces and Other Dangerous Atmospheres in Shipyard Employment'); Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • March 29 - Federal Register 76: 17451-17459 - Online OSHA Outreach Training Programs
  • March 29 - Federal Register 76: 17446 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Notice of Alleged Safety or Health Hazards
  • March 29 - Region 10 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites CTI-SSI Food Services of Wilder, Idaho, for safety violations; fines total $132,000
  • March 29 - Region 1 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Volvo Aero Connecticut with 17 serious safety violations at Newington plant
  • March 29 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Alabama utility installation company for exposing workers to cave-in hazard, proposes nearly $47,000 in fines
  • March 29 - Trade Release - OSHA seeks applications from organizations to offer online worker safety, health training courses
  • March 28 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor settles whistleblower case against convenience store chain in Shawnee, Okla.
  • March 28 - Federal Register 76: 17153 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Recordkeeping and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses
  • March 28 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Columbus, Ohio-based Buckeye Radiation Oncology for failing to protect workers from lead, cadmium exposure
  • March 25 - National Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA applauds decision upholding citation against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in crowd management fatality case
  • March 25 - Trade Release - New guidance documents explain importance of testing in reducing, preventing worker exposure to respiratory hazards
  • March 24 - Region 6 - US Labor Department's OSHA and South Louisiana STEPS form new alliance to promote safety and health for workers in oil and gas industry
  • March 24 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites US Postal Service in Nashville, Tenn., with $50,000 fine for repeat safety hazard
  • March 24 - Region 1 - US Labor Department’s OSHA urges employers to guard against fall hazards after citing employer at Danvers, Mass., jobsite
  • March 24 - Region 1 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $49,000 in fines against Lawrence, Mass., metal finishing plant for repeat and serious safety hazards
  • March 24 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes NuStar Energy facility in Amarillo, Texas, for excellence in safety and health
  • March 24 - Region 6 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites steel pipe manufacturing company for multiple safety and health hazards in Houston, proposes nearly $125,000 in fines
  • March 24 - Region 5 - Judge upholds OSHA citations issued to Ohio-based ALL Erection & Crane Rental for health and safety violations
  • March 23 - Region 7 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Wichita, Kan., roofing contractor for exposing employees to fall hazards, fines total $116,000
  • March 23 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Waco, Texas-based Trautschold Millwork more than $75,000 for exposing workers to possible amputations
  • March 23 - Region 8 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Dakota Prairie Organic Flour in Harvey, ND, for exposing workers to variety of workplace hazards
  • March 23 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 2 construction companies for willful and serious safety violations following worker fall injury
  • March 23 - Region 7 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Metal Container Corp. in Arnold, Mo., following employee amputation accidents
  • March 23 - National Release - US Labor Department's OSHA to hold teleconferences for small businesses to provide input on proposed column for employer injury and illness logs
  • March 23 - Federal Register 76: 16452-16456 - TUV Rheinland PTL, LLC; Recognition as an NRTL
  • March 22 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites New York City social service agency after employee falls from Wards Island shelter roof
  • March 22 - Region 4 - US Labor Department's OSHA to provide free construction safety and health training March 24 at Hyundai Training Center in Montgomery, Ala.
  • March 22 - Region 3 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Canonsburg, Pa., company nearly $130,000 for exposing workers to lead hazards, other violations at Harrisburg, Pa., worksite
  • March 22 - Federal Register 76: 16000-16002 - Voluntary Protection Programs Information; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB's) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • March 21 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA establishes safety partnership for Evergreen Park's Little Company of Mary hospital addition
  • March 21 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Pelham, Ala., wood manufacturer with 17 safety violations for exposing workers to a variety of hazards
  • March 21 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Waycross, Ga., manufacturer more than $95,000 for safety and health violations
  • March 21 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA notifies FAA's Lakefront Air Traffic Control Tower in New Orleans of workplace safety violations
  • March 18 - Region 1 - US Labor Department's OSHA urges Rhode Island employers to guard against fall hazards after citing contractor at Newport jobsite
  • March 18 - Region 2 - Yonkers, NY, colapso de andamio muestra que la protección contra caídas salva vidas La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de EE. UU. les recuerda a los empleadores y a los trabajadores que
  • March 18 - Region 2 - Yonkers, NY, scaffold collapse shows that fall protection saves lives, US Labor Department's OSHA reminds employers and workers
  • March 16 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Ace Iron and Metal of Columbus, Ohio, for safety violations following injury to scrap yard worker
  • March 16 - Region 1 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $212,000 in fines against Lincoln, Maine, paper mill for recurring hazards following a worker injury
  • March 16 - National Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Gavilon Grain for willful, other safety violations following death of 20-year-old worker at Morral facility
  • March 16 - Region 1 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Wilton, NH, direct mail printer and distributor for 17 willful and serious safety violations
  • March 16 - Federal Register 76: 14432-14433 - Methylene Chloride Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • March 15 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA to support Construction Education Foundation of Georgia Career Expo March 17 and 18 in College Park, Ga.
  • March 15 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Naples, Fla., roofing contractor with 14 safety violations, nearly $61,000 in penalties
  • March 15 - Region 8 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites W Construction in Belgrade, Mont., for exposing employees to trench cave-in hazards
  • March 15 - Region 6 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Cotton Valley, La., oil refinery $207,500 for exposing workers to potential fires and explosions
  • March 15 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Holly Refining and Marketing in Tulsa, Okla., for alleged violations of process safety management procedures
  • March 15 - OSHA QuickTakes - March 15, 2011
  • March 14 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Jacksonville, Fla., metal recycler with safety and health violations after 2 workers suffer amputations
  • March 14 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Georgia contractor with willful, serious trenching and excavation violations
  • March 14 - Federal Register 76: 13668-13669 - Respiratory Protection Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • March 10 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor files whistleblower lawsuit against air conditioning company in Houston
  • March 10 - Region 4 - Imperial Aluminum facility in Scottsboro, Ala., cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 20 safety violations carrying $76,500 in penalties
  • March 10 - Region 4 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Dothan, Ala., contractor for safety violations following worker's death at Enterprise, Ala., construction site
  • March 10 - Trade Release - OSHA publishes final rule establishing procedures for handling nuclear and environmental retaliation complaints
  • March 9 - Region 8 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Evraz Rocky Mountain Steel in Pueblo, Colo., for safety violations following inspection of seamless tube mill
  • March 9 - Region 8 - Trelleborg Sealing Solutions in Broomfield, Colo., recognized by OSHA for excellence in workplace safety and health
  • March 8 - Trade Release - OSHA issues guidance document to help small businesses comply with cranes and derricks rule
  • March 8 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Diaz Roofing of Madison, Wis., for exposing workers to fall hazards; fines total $55,800
  • March 8 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Chicago-area contractor nearly $123,000 for failing to provide trench cave-in protection for workers
  • March 8 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Lavonia, Ga., cotton manufacturer for 16 serious safety and health violations following fatality
  • March 4 - Region 2 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Spider-Man Broadway musical production company following injuries to cast members
  • March 4 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Seaboard International of Houston with safety violations following worker fatality
  • March 3 - Region 1 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Pep Boys for machine guarding and electrical hazards at Hamden, Conn., location
  • March 3 - Region 7 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites AGP Grain Marketing in Hastings, Neb., for exposing workers to machine guarding, fall, other hazards
  • March 3 - Region 3 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Ames True Temper for exposing workers to electrical, safety hazards at Carlisle, Pa., warehouse
  • March 3 - Region 8 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Ifco Systems pallet recycling facility
  • March 2 - Region 7 - US Department of Labor's OSHA certifies Schneider Electric USA in Lincoln, Neb., as a VPP 'star' site for workplace safety and health
  • March 2 - Region 3 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites E.N. Range for exposing workers to lead hazards at outdoor gun range in Oley, Pa., among other violations
  • March 2 - Federal Register 76:11518-11521 - QPS Evaluation Services Inc.; Recognition as an NRTL
  • March 2 - Federal Register 76:11516-11518 - Steel Erection; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • March 1 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Theodore, Ala.-based Millard Refrigerated Services for serious safety and health violations
  • March 1 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Albany, NY, contractor for failing to provide cave-in protection at local jobsite

February

  • February 28 - Region 1 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Canton, Mass., contractor for failing to provide cave-in protection at Boston jobsite
  • February 28 - Region 7 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites St. Louis roofing contractor for repeatedly exposing workers to fall hazards and other safety violations
  • February 28 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Associated Milk Producers and Bechel Bros. for failing to protect workers from falls
  • February 25 - Region 1 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Stoughton, Mass., contractor for failing to provide cave-in protection at Revere, Mass., jobsite
  • February 25 - Federal Register 76:10500-10516 - Underground Construction Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • February 25 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Venetian Marble & Granite in Helotes, Texas, for exposing workers to excessive levels of respirable silica
  • February 24 - Trade Release - OSHA timeline highlights 40 years of healthier workers, safer workplaces and a stronger America
  • February 22 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines San Antonio manufacturing company for serious workplace safety and health hazards
  • February 22 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Premont, Texas, drilling waste disposal company for multiple safety and health hazards
  • February 22 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Albertville, Ala., fabrication company more than $71,000 in penalties for endangering workers
  • February 22 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites US Minerals facility in Baldwin, Ill., for failing to lock out equipment, protect workers from falls; fines total $83,000
  • February 22 - Region 4 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Conyers, Ga., construction company $42,000 for exposing workers to cave-in hazards
  • February 22 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Mississippi furniture manufacturer $66,000 in penalties for repeat and serious safety violations
  • February 22 - Region 1 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Canton, Mass., contractor on Hultman Aqueduct project in Weston, Mass., for repeat and serious violations
  • February 22 - Federal Register 76:9817-9819 - Standard on Commercial Diving Operations; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • February 22 - Federal Register 76:9815-9817 - Grain Handling Facilities; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • February 18 - Region 6 - US Labor Department's OSHA and Mexican Consulate form alliance to promote safety and health of Mexican workers in Arkansas and Oklahoma
  • February 18 - Region 6 - OSHA y consulado Mexicano forman alianza para promover seguridad y salud de trabajadores Méxicanos en Arkansas y Oklahoma
  • February 18 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Rochester, NY, pizza shell manufacturer more than $195,000 for failing to correct workplace hazards
  • February 17 - Region 4 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Prologix Distribution Services in Doral, Fla., following incident in which worker's arm was amputated
  • February 17 - Region 7 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Bade Roofing Co. in St. Louis for repeatedly exposing workers to fall hazards, among other safety violations
  • February 17 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Mississippi sawmill with $67,800 in penalties for willful and serious safety violations
  • February 17 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites St. Augustine, Fla., contractor following Hollywood, Fla., scaffolding collapse inside water tank
  • February 16 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA to co-sponsor downstate Illinois workplace safety and health conference in Peoria on March 2
  • February 16 - Directive - PPE in General Industry
  • February 16 - Region 2 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Hopewell, NJ, contractor for scaffold and fall hazards on Sheridan Avenue Steam Plant project in Albany, NY
  • February 15 - Federal Register 76:8780-8782 - Standard on the Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout); Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • February 15 - Federal Register 76:8778-8779 - Construction Standards on Posting Emergency Telephone Numbers and Floor Load Limits; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • February 15 - Federal Register 76:8782-8784 - Underground Construction Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • February 15 - Region 7 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Cimbar Performance Minerals in Cadet, Mo., for exposing workers to hazardous chemicals, excessive noise
  • February 15 - National Release - Statement from assistant secretary of labor for OSHA supporting promotion of job creation
  • February 15 - Trade Release - OSHA issues enforcement guidance on personal protective equipment to protect general industry workers' safety, health
  • February 14 - National Release - US Department of Labor releases fiscal year 2012 budget request
  • February 14 - Region 1 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Northeast Hospital Corp. for failing to protect workers against electrical hazards at Beverly, Mass., facility
  • February 14 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 2 Tuscumbia, Ala., companies for 40 safety and health violations with $121,800 in penalties
  • February 14 - Region 2 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Safety-Kleen Systems for exposing workers at its Burlington, NJ, facility to safety and health hazards
  • February 10 - Trade Release - OSHA respiratory protection video discusses proper respirator use for healthcare workers
  • February 10 - Region 6 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Louisiana oil and gas field service company,payroll company, subsidiaries with injury and illness recordkeeping violations
  • February 10 - Media Advisory - Secretary of labor to host live Web chat on department's fiscal year 2012 budget request Feb. 14
  • February 9 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites US Postal Service in Nashville, Tenn., with $70,000 fine for safety hazard
  • February 8 - Region 8 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites North Western Energy in Billings, Mont., for electrical hazards after employee injured by high-voltage equipment
  • February 8 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Chicago-area contractor $60,600 for failing to provide trench cave-in protection for workers
  • February 8 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites south Georgia manufacturer with 46 serious safety and health violations
  • February 7 - Region 2 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Kearny, NJ, pool chemical manufacturer for workplace hazards, proposes more than $70,000 in fines
  • February 7 - Region 1 - US Labor Department secures decision affirming willful and serious trenching violations, $91,200 in fines against Boston contractor
  • February 7 - Region 1 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites North Branford, Conn., contractor for failing to provide cave-in protection at Stratford, Conn., jobsite
  • February 4 - Region 1 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $235,500 in fines to Wilmington, Mass., contractor for fall and scaffold hazards at Boston's Rowes Wharf
  • February 4 - Region 1 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Dracut, Mass., contractor, proposes nearly $54,000 in fines for fall hazards at Tewksbury, Mass., jobsite
  • February 3 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites North Central Power Co. Inc. after worker fatally electrocuted near Winter, Wis.
  • February 2 - Region 9 - US Labor Department settles whistleblower suit against US Navy contractor
  • February 1 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines pipe manufacturer in Little Rock, Ark., $88,000 for exposing workers to safety and health hazards
  • February 1 - Federal Register 76:5613-5614 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Storage and Handling of Anhydrous Ammonia

January

  • January 31 - Federal Register 76:5402 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Gear Certification
  • January 31 - Federal Register 76:5403-5404 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Regulations Containing Procedures for Handling of Retaliation Complaints
  • January 31 - Federal Register 76:5402-5403 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Standard on Manlifts
  • January 31 - Region 2 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $220,000 in fines to Syracuse, NY, manufacturer for willful, serious and uncorrected violations
  • January 31 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites McEntire's Roofing of Lincoln, Ill., $102,000 for failing to provide fall protection for workers
  • January 28 - Federal Register 76:5211-5212 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Grantee Quarterly Progress Report
  • January 28 - Region 1 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites The Acadia Hospital in Bangor, Maine, for inadequate workplace violence safeguards
  • January 27 - Media Advisory - El Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. realizará conferencia enfocada en la seguridad, salud y los derechos del trabajador latino
  • January 27 - Media Advisory - US Labor Department's OSHA to host Latino outreach and education conference on safety, health and workers' rights Feb. 1 in Oakland, Calif.
  • January 27 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA settles whistleblower case against Baton Rouge, La.- and Greenville, S.C.-based construction contractors
  • January 27 - Region 4 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Meridian, Miss., textile company more than $46,000 for safety and health hazards
  • January 27 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Abilene, Texas, manufacturing facility for multiple safety and health hazards
  • January 27 - Federal Register 76:4944-4946 - Ionizing Radiation Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • January 26 - Trade Release - OSHA renews strategic partnership with power transmission and distribution trade associations to reduce worker injuries, deaths
  • January 26 - Region 7 - US Department of Labor's OSHA certifies Axcet HR Solutions Inc. in Lenexa, Kan., as VPP 'star' site for workplace safety and health
  • January 26 - Region 2 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Cherry Hill, NJ, company for worker exposure to silica, other health and safety hazards
  • January 26 - Federal Register 76:4735-4736 - Standard on Fire Brigades; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • January 25 - Region 3 - US Labor Department's OSHA forms partnership to protect workers involved with Porter Neuroscience Research Center expansion
  • January 25 - National Release - US Labor Department's OSHA temporarily withdraws proposed column for work-related musculoskeletal disorders, reaches out to small businesses
  • January 25 - Region 4 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $79,000 in penalties against Newnan, Ga., transmission repair shop for safety and health violations
  • January 25 - Region 1 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites APC Paper Co. Inc. for willful, repeat and serious hazards following worker's death in Claremont, NH
  • January 25 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites roofing company following fatality at El Paso, Texas, worksite
  • January 24 - National Release - US Labor Department cites 2 Illinois grain elevator operators for willful safety, child labor violations following deaths of 3 workers, including 2 teens
  • January 24 - Trade Release - OSHA revises National Emphasis Program to focus on protecting workers from exposure to diacetyl and diacetyl substitutes
  • January 24 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Sherriff-Goslin Co. of Mansfield, Ohio, $86,500 for failing to protect roofing workers from fall hazards
  • January 21 - Region 7 - US Labor Department's OSHA recognizes Avery Dennison-Riverside Distribution Center in Missouri as 'star' site for workplace safety and health
  • January 21 - Region 8 - Tesoro Petroleum refinery in Mandan, ND, recognized by US Department of Labor's OSHA for excellence in job safety and health
  • January 20 - Region 4 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Miami business for deliberately failing to protect employees from lead exposure
  • January 20 - Region 1 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Amesbury, Mass., manufacturer for emergency response, respirator, chemical, electrical and other hazards
  • January 19 - OSHA Speech - Public Citizen - 40th Anniversary Speakers Series
  • January 19 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines recycler Greenstar for potentially exposing workers to bloodborne pathogens
  • January 19 - Federal Register 76:3178-3180 - Fire Protection in Shipyard Employment Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • January 19 - National Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA withdraws proposed interpretation on occupational noise
  • January 18 - Federal Register 76:2808-2826 - Procedures for the Handling of Retaliation Complaints Under the Employee Protection Provisions of Six Environmental Statutes and Section 211 of the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974, as Amended
  • January 18 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor seeks court order to require Gerardi Sewer & Water Co. to notify OSHA of jobsites to protect against cave-ins
  • January 18 - Region 2 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Binghamton, NY, demolition contractor $52,500 for fall and lead hazards
  • January 13 - OSHA QuickTakes - January 13, 2011
  • January 13 - Region 3 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites US Steel Corp. and Power Piping Co.with $175,000 in fines for energy control hazards following July 2010 explosion
  • January 13 - Region 5 - US Department of Labor's OSHA, contractor, others establish safety partnership for construction of Hanover Park, Ill., police headquarters
  • January 13 - Region 6 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites El Paso, Texas, plastering company for exposing workers to fall hazard
  • January 13 - Federal Register 76:2418-2420 - Proposed Information Collection Request Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations; Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses (1218-0176)
  • January 13 - Federal Register 76:2417-2418 - OSHA-7 Form ("Notice of Alleged Safety and Health Hazards"); Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • January 12 - Region 4 - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los EE. UU. recuerda a los empleadores de Georgia los peligros asociados con la limpieza de nieve y hielo, e insiste en las correctas medidas de seguridad para los trabajadores
  • January 12 - Region 4 - US Labor Department's OSHA reminds Georgia employers of hazards associated with ice and snow cleanup, urges proper worker safeguards
  • January 11 - Region 6 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites chemical plant in Plaquemine, La., with 14 workplace safety and health violations
  • January 11 - Region 3 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines western Pennsylvania companies for exposing workers to flammable materials following double fatality
  • January 11 - Region 5 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Bridgford Foods Processing $212,000 for endangering workers
  • January 10 - National Release - Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis to establish charter of maritime advisory committee for safety and health
  • January 10 - Region 3 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Rochelle Park, NJ, stucco contractor for fall hazards at Somerville, NJ, worksite
  • January 10 - Region 1 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Worcester, Mass., contractor for failing to provide cave-in protection at Quincy, Mass., jobsite
  • January 10 - Federal Register 76:1460-1461 - Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH); Committee Reestablishment
  • January 7 - Federal Register 76:1192-1194 - Standard on Powered Platforms for Building Maintenance; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • January 6 - Region 4 - US Labor Department's OSHA joins employers and workers in Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Tennessee for 'Electrical Safety Stand-Down' Jan. 11
  • January 5 - Region 8 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Speedy Rooter Inc. of South Sioux City, Neb., following double fatality in sewer manhole
  • January 5 - Region 2 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Newark, NJ, construction company $58,000 for not protecting workers against falls
  • January 4 - Region 1 - Spanish - OSHA recuerda a los empleadores de Nueva Inglaterra sobre los riesgos asociados con la limpieza de la nieve, insta la seguridad de trabajadores
  • January 4 - Region 1 - Brazilian Portuguese - US Labor Department's OSHA reminds New England employers of hazards associated with snow cleanup, urges proper worker safeguards
  • January 4 - Region 2 - Spanish - OSHA le recuerda a los empleadores de Nueva York sobre los riesgos asociados con la limpieza de la nieve, insta la seguridad de trabajadores
  • January 4 - Region 2 - Brazilian Portuguese - US Labor Department's OSHA reminds New York employers of hazards associated with snow cleanup, urges proper worker safeguards
  • January 4 - Region 2 - Chinese - US Labor Department's OSHA reminds New York employers of hazards associated with snow cleanup, urges proper worker safeguards
  • January 4 - Region 2 - Korean - US Labor Department's OSHA reminds New York employers of hazards associated with snow cleanup, urges proper worker safeguards
  • January 3 - Media Advisory - US Department of Labor agencies to host live Web chats, conference call on regulatory agendas between Jan. 4 and 7
  • January 1 - OSHA QuickTakes - January 1, 2011

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