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OSHA News Releases from July 15 through July 31

07/30/2018 – Region 6 OSHA News Release – U.S. Department of Labor Cites Three Companies in Oklahoma After Five Employees Fatally Injured by Explosion and Fire 07/30/2018 – Region 7 OSHA News Release – U.S. Department of Labor Cites Kansas Grain Bin Operator 07/27/2018 – OSHA Trade Release – The Department of Labor Proposes Rule … Continue Reading

OSHA News Releases from July 1 through July 15

07/13/2018 – Region 4 OSHA News Release – U.S. Department of Labor Cites North Carolina Shipyard After Towboat Worker Drowned in Storm 07/12/2018 – OSHA Trade Release – U.S. Department of Labor Kicks Off Safe + Sound Week on August 13th 07/12/2018 – Region 7 OSHA News Release – U.S. Department of Labor and Alberici … Continue Reading

OSHA News Releases from June 1 through June 15

06/15/2018 – OSHA Trade Release – OSHA Extends Comment Period for Proposed Rule to Ensure Crane Operators Are Qualified to Safely Operate Equipment 06/12/2018 – Region 5 OSHA News Release – U.S. Department of Labor Finds Wisconsin Contractor Continues To Expose Roofers to Falls and Other Safety Hazards 06/08/2018 – OSHA Trade Release – U.S. … Continue Reading

OSHA News Releases from May 15 through May 31

05/31/2018 – OSHA Trade Release – U.S. Department of Labor Publishes Proposed Extension of Some Beryllium Standard Compliance Dates 05/29/2018 – Region 7 OSHA News Release – U.S. Department of Labor Cites Wichita Contractor for Exposing Roofers to Safety Hazards 05/29/2018 – Region 7 OSHA News Release – U.S. Department of Labor, Sheet Metal and … Continue Reading

OSHA News Releases from May 1 through May 15

05/11/2018 – Region 2 OSHA News Release – U.S. Department of Labor Cites New York Cosmetics Manufacturer For Safety and Health Hazards Following November 2017 Fire 05/11/2018 – Region 4 OSHA News Release – U.S. Department of Labor Cites Contractor and Staffing Agency Following Fatal Trench Collapse at Alabama Work Site 05/10/2018 – OSHA Trade Release – OSHA Announces Delayed Enforcement of Certain Provisions … Continue Reading

OSHA News Releases from April 15 through April 31

04/30/2018 – OSHA Trade Release – U.S. Department of Labor Fixes Error Dating to 2016 Implementation of “Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses” Regulation 04/27/2018 – OSHA Trade Release – Statement by Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health Loren Sweatt on Workers’ Memorial Day 2018 04/27/2018 – Region 6 OSHA … Continue Reading

OSHA News Releases from April 1 through April 15

04/13/2018 – Region 5 OSHA News Release – U.S. Department of Labor Finds Ohio Contractor Continues To Expose Roofers to Falls and Other Safety Hazards 04/12/2018 – Region 2 OSHA News Release – U.S. Department of Labor Cites New Jersey Plastics Manufacturer For Workplace Safety Failures, Proposes Penalties of $435,679 04/11/2018 – Region 4 OSHA … Continue Reading

OSHA News Releases from March 16 through March 31

03/28/2018 – Region 1 OSHA News Release – U.S. Department of Labor Orders Reinstatement of Massachusetts Pilot Who Lost Job after Reporting a Safety Concern 03/27/2018 – Region 1 OSHA News Release – U.S. Department of Labor Cites Massachusetts Contractor for Fall Hazards at New Hampshire Work Site 03/27/2018 – Region 4 OSHA News Release … Continue Reading

OSHA News Releases from March 1 through March 15

03/15/2018 – Region 3 OSHA News Release – U.S. Department of Labor Recognizes BAE Systems For Excellence in Workplace Safety at Norfolk Repair Facility 03/14/2018 – Region 6 OSHA News Release – OSHA Partners with McCarthy Building Companies To Protect Employees at Christus Spohn Hospital Project 03/14/2018 – Region 8 OSHA News Release – U.S. … Continue Reading

February 2018 OSHA News Releases

02/27/2018 – Region 3 OSHA News Release – U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration And The Clarion University Small Business Development Center Join in Effort to Improve Workplace Safety and Health 02/27/2018 – Region 4 OSHA News Release – U.S. Department of Labor Cites Patio and Pool Enclosure Installer Following Employee Fatality … Continue Reading

OSHA News Releases from January 15 through January 31

01/30/2018 – Region 4 OSHA News Release – U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Auto Parts Manufacturer for Safety Violations, Proposes Maximum Penalties 01/25/2018 – Region 4 OSHA News Release – U.S. Department of Labor Cites Gainesville Poultry Processing Company For Amputations and Other Serious Hazards 01/25/2018 – Region 8 OSHA News Release – U.S. … Continue Reading

December 2017 OSHA News Releases

12/29/2017 – OSHA National News Release – U.S. Department of Labor Urges Employees and Employers Engaged In Snow Removal and Cleanup to Be Aware of Potential Hazards 12/28/2017 – Region 4 OSHA News Release – U.S. Labor Department Cites Tampa Electric and Gaffin Industrial Services After Molten Slag Release Fatally Injures 5 and Burns 1 … Continue Reading

Deadline Extension for Annual Injury and Illness Reports (OSHA Form 300A)

In the “better late than “never” category, OSHA announced today that it will still accept 300A annual summary injury data for calendar year 2016 through OSHA’s on-line Injury Tracking Application (ITA) (https://www.osha.gov/injuryreporting/index.html) until midnight on December 31, 2017.  If submitted by then, but after the official December 15th deadline, OSHA announced that no enforcement action … Continue Reading

November 2017 OSHA News Releases

11/29/2017 – Region 3 OSHA News Release – U.S. Department of Labor Fines US Environmental Inc. for Safety Violations and Proposes Penalties Totaling $333,756 11/28/2017 – Region 6 OSHA News Release – U.S. Department of Labor and Pottery Manufacturer Reach Settlement Agreement Following Worker Fatality 11/22/2017 – OSHA National News Release – U.S. Department of … Continue Reading
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