OSHA News Releases – All

September 2021

  • - OSHA Trade Release - El Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. celebrará una reunión virtual para solicitar la opinión del público sobre el programa de protección de denunciantes de OSHA
  • - OSHA Trade Release - US Department of Labor to hold virtual meeting to solicit public input on OSHA whistleblower program
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds Ohio contractor continues to defy federal safety requirements to ensure workers use fall protection, placing himself, employees at risk
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor again cites Fort Worth masonry company for exposing workers to falls, proposes $216K in penalties
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor announces enhanced, expanded measures to protect workers from hazards of extreme heat, indoors and out
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Houston transmission line contractor for safety violations following worker’s death and severe injuries to another
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor, the Builders’ Association renew 20-year partnership to train, protect Missouri, Kansas construction workers on job sites
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor urges workers, employers, public to recognize hazards, ensure safety after Hurricane Nicholas
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor cites Foundation Food Group Inc. for exposing workers to safety hazards, proposes $154K in penalties
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor initiative seeks to reduce deaths, injuries, protect workers in New England’s tree, landscaping operations
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Ohio stone manufacturer for repeatedly exposing workers to machine hazards
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor awards more than $6.7M in worker safety, health training grants to 37 recipients
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor awards more than $6.7M in worker safety, health training grants to 37 recipients
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor awards more than $6.7M in worker safety, health training grants to 37 recipients
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor awards more than $6.7M in worker safety, health training grants to 37 recipients
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor publishes final interpretive rule amending one of the rules interpreting the OSH Act’s anti-retaliation provision
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor finds Ohio automotive steel manufacturer continues to expose workers to amputations, other hazards at Canton mill

August 2021

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor orders railway to pay more than $667K, reinstate two employees after investigation finds whistleblower retaliatory actions
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor urges workers, employers, public to be aware of hazards after Hurricane Ida
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor urges workers, employers, public to recognize hazards, ensure safety after Hurricane Ida
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor, Mexican Consulate in Las Vegas enter alliance to promote workplace safety, health in the construction industry
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Judge upholds US Department of Labor citations, $145K in penalties for Denver contractor that ignored safety requirements repeatedly
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor finds Tinton Falls transitional housing facility exposed workers to coronavirus hazards; 11 workers test positive
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Marietta manufacturer for exposing workers willfully to preventable fall hazards that led to employee’s death
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor, industry leaders, stakeholders call on employers, workers to combat surge in construction worker suicides
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor urges workers, employers and public to be aware of hazards after Tropical Storm Henri
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor, City of Lubbock mark National Safe Digging Day
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor proposes $1.3M in penalties for contractor with extensive history of violations after two workers die at Boston dig site
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Colorado home manufacturing company for continuing to expose workers to falls at Pueblo facility
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor issues updated guidance on protecting unvaccinated and other at-risk workers from the coronavirus
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor partners with Dimeo Construction, Connecticut OSHA, New Haven Building Trades to promote workplace safety
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Amid recent trench collapses, US Department of Labor reminds South Dakota employers, workers of excavation hazards
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Safeway Inc. after employee suffers amputations at milk packaging plant
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Central Illinois grain cooperative for safety failures following worker engulfment in soybean silo
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor kicks off national Safe + Sound Week, Aug. 9
  • - OSHA Trade Release - Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health meeting will be held virtually on Wednesday, Aug. 11
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Central New Jersey medical facility, staffing agency for exposing nurses to coronavirus hazards
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA partners with National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health to revise handbook for small businesses
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Tavares contractor after finding employer willfully bypassed safety measures that led to worker’s fatal electrocution
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor initiative seeks to protect Midwest workers in tank cleaning industry from atmospheric, confined space hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor initiative seeks to protect Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana workers from confined space dangers

July 2021

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Follow-up safety inspection at site of 2019 workplace fatality finds Greenville recycling center continues to put workers at risk
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds Ohio contractor exposing residential construction roofers to deadly fall hazards for 6th time in 3 years
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor seeks information on updating OSHA’s mechanical power presses standard
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor, Shipbuilders Council of America alliance seeks to promote safe, healthful workplaces in Mid-Atlantic shipyard industry
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor investigation of severe injury finds Trenton metal manufacturer exposed workers to dangerous machine hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor, Chippewa Valley Technical College reaffirm commitment to train Chippewa Valley workers on job hazards
  • - OSHA National News Release - El Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. cita a Foundation Food Group Inc., otras tres compañías después de que una investigación del 28 de enero encuentra que seis muertes eran prevenibles
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor cites Foundation Food Group Inc., three other companies after Jan. 28 investigation finds six deaths were preventable
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Mobile dredging equipment manufacturer after investigation into 22-year-old worker’s death
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA reminds non-profit organizations of available grants for training on workplace hazards, infectious diseases
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Bergen County roofing contractor violates agreement to protect its workers, faces more than $600K in penalties
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Federal inspection finds El Paso metal stamping manufacturer willfully exposed workers to amputation dangers; worker suffers severe injury
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites three employers for exposing workers, residents to asbestos at Missouri residential care facility
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Federal court orders Chicago-area company to pay whistleblower $95K in back wages after US Department of Labor investigation
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA schedules meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health for August 11
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA, National Demolition Association enter alliance to protect safety, health of demolition contractors
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor files suit against North Texas dental practice, owners for retaliation against employees who reported coronavirus concerns
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Colorado court sentences Avon construction company owner to jail, orders restitution for family of worker killed in Granby trench collapse
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor reminds Pacific Northwest employers to protect workers from the dangers of heat illness
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. recuerda a los empleadores del Pacífico Noroeste que protejan a los trabajadores contra los peligros del calor
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA issues updated enforcement guidance for inspections in the tree care industry
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Milwaukee metal fabricating facility cited for failing to implement hearing conservation, machine safety programs
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Recognizing anniversary of worker’s death, US Department of Labor urges western New Yorkers to safeguard against hot weather hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA signs alliance with Ohio Agribusiness Association to train, protect workers from grain handling hazards
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA revises its National Emphasis Program, updates Interim Enforcement Response Plan for COVID-19
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA extends comment period for COVID-19 healthcare emergency temporary standard
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor urges workers, employers and public to be aware of hazards after Tropical Storm Elsa
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA urges fireworks/pyrotechnics industry employers to protect workers as the Fourth of July holiday approaches
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor orders CSX Transportation Inc. to pay worker who raised safety concerns nearly $222K in back wages, damages

June 2021

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA issues compliance directive for enforcing emergency temporary standard to protect healthcare workers from coronavirus
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor finds Oaks Integrated Care failed to protect workers from coronavirus exposure at two New Jersey facilities
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor orders Lansing chemical manufacturer to reinstate whistleblower who questioned accounting practices
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites grain facility for workplace safety failures following dust explosion that severely injured worker
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor sues Pennsylvania manufacturing company, owner for firing employee in retaliation for reporting safety concerns
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Toccoa plastic recycler for violating safety standards after worker sustains fatal injuries from a fall
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor, stakeholders renew alliance to train, protect North Dakota workers from excavation, trenching hazards
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor announces availability of more than $21M in grants for training on workplace hazards, infectious diseases
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Bronx contractor after 21-year-old laborer erecting scaffolding suffers deadly fall at Brooklyn building project
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Rhode Island medical practice, owner for exposing employees to coronavirus in North Providence, West Greenwich
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Federal inspection finds San Marcos tortilla manufacturer repeatedly exposing workers to amputation dangers
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Inspección federal descubre que fabricante de tortillas de San Marcos expuso a sus trabajadores repetidamente a peligros de amputación
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor reminds North Dakota construction contractors that protecting workers from falls is a matter of life, death
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA initiative seeks to protect manufacturing workers in Midwest facilities from hazardous noise levels
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor honors Montana safety professionals group for continued commitment to workplace safety, health
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor’s OSHA issues emergency temporary standard to protect health care workers from the coronavirus
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites pharma, biotech manufacturer for failing to protect workers from coronavirus at Monmouth County facility
  • - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Cambria grain facility for workplace safety failures following engulfment death of manager in corn silo
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor implements initiative to conduct random, weekend safety inspections to protect construction workers from falls, trench collapses
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor schedules meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor partners with OHL North America construction company, University of South Florida to promote workplace safety
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Lack of hazardous energy control safeguards, unexpected steam release led to two workers’ deaths at Department of Veterans Affairs’ West Haven campus
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Fort Myers behavioral healthcare center agrees to revamp its workplace violence prevention program after OSHA investigation of five incidents

May 2021

  • - OSHA National News Release - Statement by US Labor Secretary Walsh on the President’s FY 2022 Budget
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA to participate in Environmental Protection Agency listening sessions on chemical accident prevention regulations
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor announces new members of Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites two Michigan companies after demolition collapse at Killen Power Plant in Manchester, Ohio, kills two workers
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department announces OSHA rule proposal to clarify handrail, stair rail system requirements in general industry Walking-Working Surfaces standard
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA issues a notice of informal hearing to discuss updates to the agency’s Hazard Communication Standard
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA’s strategic partnership with Holder Construction, Georgia Tech results in improved workplace safety conditions and increased involvement from workers with their safety