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  • March 27 - Region 4 - Florida-based contractor exposes its workers to 200-foot falls and silica dust at two work sites; OSHA cites company for serious safety and health hazards
  • March 27 - Region 4 - Jacksonville, Florida, roofing contractor ignores fact that fall protection can be the difference between life and death
  • March 27 - Trade Release - OSHA will hold meeting of the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee
  • March 27 - Federal Register 80: 16440-16449 - Traylor/Skanska/Jay Dee Joint Venture: Grant of a Permanent Variance
  • March 27 - Federal Register 80: 16458-16460 - Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee (WPAC)
  • March 27 - Federal Register 80: 16460-16461 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Methylene Chloride Standard
  • March 27 - Federal Register 80: 16449-16450 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Inorganic Arsenic Standard
  • March 26 - National - Labor Secretary announces bulletin on preventing green tobacco sickness
  • March 26 - Region 3 - Roofing contractor ignores electrocution hazards that caused one death, puts second worker in same jeopardy just 72 hours later
  • March 26 - Region 1 - New Hampshire electrical contractor exposes employee to fall and electric shock hazards at Concord jobsite
  • March 26 - Federal Register 80: 15915 - Retrospective Review and Regulatory Flexibility
  • March 25 - Federal Register 80: 15702 - Chemical Management and Permissible Exposure Limits (PELs)
  • March 24 - Region 2 - New York City Transit Authority retaliates against employee for participating in safety inspection and filing complaint, OSHA finds
  • March 24 - Region 4 - US Steel Corp.'s safety shortcuts lead to fatal explosion
  • March 24 - Trade Release - OSHA seeks nominations for membership to the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
  • March 23 - Region 5 - Edsal Manufacturing repeatedly allows safety hazards, faces more than $294K in fines
  • March 23 - Region 4 - Dollar General store allows blocked and locked exits, fire and other hazards, faces more than $83K in fines for repeated safety violations
  • March 23 - Federal Register 80: 15253-15255 - Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH)
  • March 20 - Region 6 - Workers at a Houston construction site exposed to excavation hazards
  • March 19 - Region 5 - Fired for reporting hazards, whistleblower wins $33K settlement
  • March 19 - Region 4 - OSHA cites Georgia wood products manufacturer for exposing workers to fire, amputation and unprotected equipment hazards
  • March 19 - Region 2 - Queensbury, New York, packaging materials manufacturer exposes employees to fire, explosion and electrical hazards
  • March 19 - Federal Register 80: 14411-14412 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Cotton Dust Standard
  • March 19 - Federal Register 80: 14410-14411 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Electrical Standards for Construction and for General Industry
  • March 19 - Federal Register 80: 14409-14410 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Shipyard Employment Standards
  • March 19 - Federal Register 80: 14408-14409 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Electrical Standards for Construction and for General Industry
  • March 18 - Region 4 - Safety Stand-Down puts the brakes on injuries at Georgia road sites
  • March 18 - Federal Register 80: 14164 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Bloodborne Pathogens Standard
  • March 17 - Region 5 - Mt. Vernon Barge Services exposes workers to electrical, respiratory hazards
  • March 17 - Region 7 - Culture of retaliation: Union Pacific Railroad disciplines locomotive engineer for reporting workplace injury, owes worker $350K in damages
  • March 17 - Region 7 - Worker dies after fall at La Belle, Missouri, dairy farm
  • March 17 - Trade Release - OSHA extends comment period for managing hazardous chemical exposures in workplace
  • March 17 - Trade Release - OSHA seeks nominations for membership to the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee
  • March 17 - Federal Register 80: 13894-13896 - Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee
  • March 17 - Federal Register 80: 13896-13897 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Occupational Safety and Health Act Variance Regulations
  • March 17 - Federal Register 80: 13893-13894 - Agency Information Collection Activities: Announcement of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Control Numbers Under the Paperwork Reduction Act
  • March 16 - Region 5 - Behr Iron and Steel recycling plants face penalties of $366K for continued exposure of workers to machine, fall and confined space hazards
  • March 16 - Region 5 - Bowling center worker dies after his hooded sweatshirt catches in pinsetter
  • March 16 - Region 4 - OSHA cites Bruegger's Bagels after three workers hospitalized for overexposure to carbon monoxide
  • March 16 - Region 5 - Health Care Products Inc. exposes production workers to amputation hazards
  • March 16 - Region 7 - USPS cited for using defective forklift at main post office in Des Moines
  • March 16 - Region 2 - World Kitchen exposes Corning, New York, employees to fire, fall, electrical, mechanical and other hazards, OSHA finds
  • March 16 - Region 4 - OSHA cites Nova Southeastern University for exposing faculty to high levels of formaldehyde
  • March 16 - Trade Release - OSHA publishes Notice of Proposed Rulemaking updating a National Consensus Standard in its Eye and Face Protection Standards
  • March 16 - Federal Register 80: 13633-13634 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Servicing Multi-Piece and Single Piece Rim Wheels Standard
  • March 16 - Federal Register 80: 13632-13633 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Telecommunications Standard
  • March 13 - Region 1 - OSHA issues hazard alert letter to Hope Elephants following death
  • March 13 - Federal Register 80: 13295-13304 - Updating OSHA Standards Based on National Consensus Standards; Eye and Face Protection
  • March 12 - Region 7 - Manufacturer exposes welders inside tanks to respiratory, confined space hazards
  • March 12 - Region 1 - Serial violator Stephen Lessard faces contempt charges for ignoring OSHA safety hazards, failing to pay $400K in fines
  • March 11 - Region 3 - OSHA fines Martinsburg, W. Va., contractor more than $109,000 for fall hazards at Morgantown, W. Va., work site
  • March 10 - Region 7 - 58-year-old worker dies because Bridgeton, Missouri, manufacturer ignores safety hazards
  • March 10 - Region 5 - OSHA fines Bluewater Thermal Solutions $42,000 for 8 safety violations
  • March 10 - Region 7 - Advance Auto Parts exposes workers to asbestos, mold hazards
  • March 10 - Region 2 - Yonkers roofing contractor cited for seven repeat and four serious violations after exposing employees to potentially fatal falls
  • March 6 - Region 4 - Trench collapse buries and kills local day laborer
  • March 6 - Region 4 - Jasper Contractors continues to put roofing workers' lives in jeopardy
  • March 6 - Region 7 - Worker fatally pinned by forklift at Menards warehouse
  • March 6 - Trade Release - OSHA announces final rule on procedures for handling retaliation complaints under Sarbanes-Oxley Act
  • March 6 - Region 5 - Blast badly injures 2 at Chicago Heights, Illinois, manufacturing plant
  • March 6 - Region 6 - Worker's death in scrap metal baler could have been prevented
  • March 5 - Federal Register 80: 11865-11885 - Procedures for the Handling of Retaliation Complaints Under Section 806 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, as Amended
  • March 4 - Region 9 - Core-Mark International must reinstate, pay more than $230K to employee fired for voicing driver safety concerns
  • March 4 - Region 10 - US Labor Department sues Idaho Falls school district after employee is fired for raising concerns about asbestos removal
  • March 4 - Region 5 - OSHA co-sponsors worker safety and health conference with Sauk Valley Community College, March 10, in Dixon, Illinois
  • March 4 - Region 3 - JC Stucco and Stone Inc. again puts workers' lives at risk, exposing them to dangerous falls, unsafe scaffolding
  • March 3 - Region 2 - Blocked exits, electrical hazards found after worker electrocuted at distribution warehouse in Dayton, N.J.
  • March 3 - Region 4 - Auburn, Alabama contractor exposes workers to cave-in hazards; fails to use safety measures to prevent excavation collapse
  • March 3 - Region 4 - Untrained worker suffers fatal electrocution at H.M. Richards Inc.
  • March 3 - Region 5 - OSHA cites Toledo Refining Company following September fire
  • March 3 - Region 2 - Bronx hair salon fired employee who warned co-workers of formaldehyde hazards, suit alleges
  • March 3 - Region 2 - Salón de belleza del Bronx despide a empleada que advirtió a sus compañeros sobre los peligros del formaldehído, afirma la demanda
  • March 3 - Region 2 - Salon Bronxhair sa thai nhan vien da canh cao dong nghiep vi cac nhung moi nguy hiem formaldehyde, vu kien cao buoc
  • March 3 - Federal Register 80: 11334 - Retrospective Review and Regulatory Flexibility
  • March 2 - Region 5 - OSHA fines US Minerals more than $113K for repeatedly exposing workers to dangerous machinery, falls and chemical hazards
  • March 2 - Region 7 - OSHA cites Affordable Exteriors for 7th time in 10 years for failing to provide fall protection to roofers
  • March 2 - Region 5 - Court bans Mike Neri Sewer and Water Contractor from excavating work
  • March 2 - Trade Release - OSHA schedules meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health
  • March 2 - Region 1 - Employees avert explosion, fire and other dangers after solvent spill at freight terminal exposes employer's lack of readiness
  • February 27 - Region 10 - Federal judge orders US Postal Service to pay employee $229K in damages for whistleblower retaliation
  • February 27 - Federal Register 80: 10633-10635 - Special Meeting: Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH)

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