Labor Commission Press Releases

Press Releases 2014

October 7 - Utah Labor Commission Extends Deadline for Workplace Safety Grant Application

October 7 - Local Emphasis Program For Amputation to Take Effect November 1, 2014

September 17 - Utah Workplace Fatalities Decrease to 37 in 2013

September 17 - Adjudication Division Parowan Office relocates to St. George

September 17 - Labor Commissioner Appoints Chris Hill as the New Utah OSHA Director

September 10 - Utah Labor Commission Offers Grant to Fund Promotion of Workplace Safety

August 1 - Local Emphasis Program for the Construction Industry to Take Effect August 1, 2014

July 29 - Offices of Coal Mine Safety and Coal Miner Certification are Moving

July 16 - 2014 Campaign to Prevent Heat Illness in Workers

June 23 - Utah OSHA Promoting Safety Awareness Week, June 23-27

June 12 - Young Worker Safety & Health Emphasis - 2014

May 21 - National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction June 2 -6, 2014

January 16 - Employers Should Be Cautious of Solicitors Who “Sell” Required Workplace Posters

Press Releases 2013

November 1 - Utah Labor Commission Opens Grant Application Process to Fund Promotion of Workplace Safety

October 28 - Labor Commissioner Appoints New Utah OSHA Director

October 23 - Labor Commission Releases Five-Language Instructional DVD – “Workplace Safety for Refugees”

August 28 - Utah Workplace Fatalities Remain The Same at 39 in 2012

July 2 - Jaceson Maughan is New Deputy Commissioner and General Counsel for the Utah Labor Commission

June 20 - Media Event - Utah OSHA to Promote Jobsite Safety at Sahara Construction Site

June 5 - Partnership Agreement Fosters a Safer Workplace for Utah’s Construction Industry

May 14 - New Corporate Director/Officer Exclusion to Workers' Compensation

March 20 - Utah OSHA Announces the 2013 Nursing Home Safety & Health Emphasis Initiative

January 15 - Utah Labor Commission Opens Grant Application Process to Fund Promotion of Workplace Safety