OSHA News Releases – All

July 2020

  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - New York Company to Correct Hazards, Enhance Safety and Pay Penalties After U.S. Department of Labor Investigation, Litigation
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Saw Mill for Exposing Employees To Electrical and Mechanical Hazards After Fatal Incident
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Secretary of Labor Scalia Addresses Economic Re-Opening and Workplace Safety during Visit to Florida
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Alabama Lumber and Flooring Manufacturer After Employee Fatality at Selma Facility
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Issues Poster to Keep Meat Packing, Poultry And Pork Workers Safe During the Coronavirus Pandemic
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Contractor Three Times For Exposing Roofing Workers to Falls
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Using Public Service Announcements and Billboards to Promote Worker Safety and Health Amid Coronavirus
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Issues Guidance to Employers to Help Protect Oil and Gas Workers During the Coronavirus Pandemic
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Texas Company for Confined Space Hazards After Investigation into Two Employee Fatalities
  • - OSHA National News Release - ICYMI: U.S. Department of Labor Acts to Help American Workers and Employers During the Coronavirus Pandemic
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Publishes Frequently Asked Questions and Answers To Help Keep Workers Safe During the Coronavirus Pandemic
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Concludes Successful Strategic Partnership With Langlas & Associates Inc. at Billings High School Project

June 2020

  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Reminds Employers of Important Protections for Working Safely in Summer Heat
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Federal Court Orders Sanctions, Appoints Special Master in Contempt Ruling Against Contractors, Owner for Not Complying With Safety Standards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Missouri Contractor After Employee Suffers Severe Injuries in Trench Collapse
  • - OSHA National News Release - ICYMI: U.S. Department of Labor Acts to Help American Workers and Employers During the Coronavirus Pandemic
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Issues Guidance to Ensure Uniform Enforcement of Silica Standards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Roofing Contractor for Repeatedly Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards at Boca Raton Worksite
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA and CDC Issue Interim Guidance To Protect Seafood Processing Industry Workers
  • - OSHA National News Release - ICYMI: U.S. Department of Labor Acts to Help American Workers and Employers During the Coronavirus Pandemic
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites North Carolina-Based Electric Distributor For Exposing Employees to Excavation Hazards at Florida Worksite
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Issues OSHA Guidance As Non-Essential Businesses Reopen and Employees Return to Work
  • - OSHA Trade Release - Statement by OSHA on the Death of the Honorable Eula Bingham
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Fines New Jersey Manufacturer For Failing to Correct Machine Hazards
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Publishes 14 Additional Translations Of OSHA Poster on Proper Workplace Use of Respirators
  • - OSHA National News Release - As More Businesses Reopen, Worker Safety and Health Remains U.S. Department of Labor Priority
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites South Carolina Shipyard After Employee Suffers Fatal Injuries at Worksite
  • - OSHA National News Release - ICYMI: U.S. Department of Labor Acts to Help American Workers And Employers During the Coronavirus Pandemic
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Orders Railway to Reinstate Employee After Being Terminated For Reporting Injury
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Statement on D.C. Circuit Court Ruling
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Roofing Contractor After Employee Suffers Fatal Fall at Alabama Worksite
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Issues Frequently Asked Questions and Answers About Face Coverings, Surgical Masks and Respirators in the Workplace
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Proposes $1.9 Million Fine to New Jersey Framing Contractor for Exposing Workers to Safety Hazards
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Schedules Advisory Committee On Construction Safety and Health Meeting
  • - OSHA National News Release - ICYMI: U.S. Department of Labor Acts to Help American Workers and Employers During the Coronavirus Pandemic
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Roofing Contractor For Failing to Protect Employees from Falls and Other Hazards
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Issues Alert to Keep Stockroom And Loading Dock Workers Safe During Coronavirus Pandemic
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA and CDC Issue Guidance to Help Agriculture Workers during the Coronavirus Pandemic
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Two Construction Contractors After Employee Falls at Florida Worksite

May 2020

  • - OSHA National News Release - ICYMI: U.S. Department of Labor Acts to Help American Workers and Employers During the Coronavirus Pandemic
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Issues Alert on Social Distancing To Keep Employees Safe at Work During the Coronavirus Pandemic
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration Actions to Protect America’s Workers During the Coronavirus Pandemic
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites New Jersey Construction Companies For Exposing Employees to Fall, Other Safety Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Contractor For Exposing Employees to Excavation Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Contractor for Exposing Employees To Cave-In Hazards at Excavation Site in Jacksonville
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA Issues Guidance to Help Construction Workers During the Coronavirus Pandemic
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Tower Company After Fatal Fall at Worksite in Mississippi
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Texas Chemical Manufacturer For Safety Hazards after Massive Explosion and Fire
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Construction Contractors After Employee Suffers Fatal Fall from Aerial Lift
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Glass Fabrication and Distribution Company for Unguarded Machinery and Other Safety Hazards
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Releases Quotes from Written Testimony from Postponed OSHA Hearing
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites South Dakota Bull Stud Facility After Employee Asphyxiated While Handling Liquid Nitrogen
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Announces Availability of $11.5 Million In Worker Safety and Health Training Grants
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Adopts Revised Enforcement Policies For Coronavirus
  • - OSHA National News Release - ICYMI: U.S. Department of Labor Acts to Help American Workers And Employers During the Coronavirus Pandemic
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Issues Alert to Help Keep Retail Pharmacy Workers Safe During the Coronavirus Pandemic
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Issues Alert to Keep Nursing Home and Long-Term Care Facility Workers Safe During Coronavirus Pandemic
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Issues Alert for Rideshare, Taxi And Car Service Safety During Coronavirus Pandemic
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Steel Storage Tank Company For Exposing Employees to Repeat Safety and Health Hazards
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Issues Alert to Help Keep Dental Industry Practitioners Safe During the Coronavirus Pandemic
  • - OSHA National News Release - ICYMI: U.S. Department of Labor Acts to Help American Workers and Employers During the Coronavirus Pandemic
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Roofing Contractor For Repeatedly Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Offers New Video and Poster on Proper Workplace Use of Respirators
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Publishes 11 New Translations of OSHA Poster To Help Prevent Workplace Coronavirus Exposure
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - New Jersey Company Owner Pleads Guilty to Perjury After Lying During U.S. Department of Labor Investigation of Roof Workers’ Injuries
  • - OSHA National News Release - ICYMI: U.S. Department of Labor Acts to Help American Workers And Employers During the Coronavirus Pandemic
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Issues Safety Alert for Restaurant, Food and Beverage Businesses Providing Curbside Pickup and Takeout Service

April 2020

  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Issues Statement Commemorating Workers’ Memorial Day
  • - OSHA National News Release - ICYMI: U.S. Department of Labor Acts to Help American Workers And Employers During the Coronavirus Pandemic
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA and CDC Issue Interim Guidance To Protect Workers in Meatpacking and Processing Industries
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Issues Additional Respirator Guidance for Healthcare during the Coronavirus Pandemic
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Contractor Following Worker Fatality Due to Chemical Inhalation
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Construction Contractor For Exposing Employees to Cave-in and Other Hazards
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Issues Alert to Help Keep Construction Workers Safe during the Coronavirus Pandemic
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor to Hold Meeting to Solicit Public Input On OSHA Whistleblower Program
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Issues Alert to Help Keep Manufacturing Workers Safe During Coronavirus Pandemic
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Considers Employer’s Good Faith Efforts When Enforcing Compliance During Coronavirus Pandemic
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Announces OSHA Interim Enforcement Response Plan to Protect Workers during the Coronavirus Pandemic
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Issues Alert to Keep Package Delivery Workers Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Issues Enforcement Guidance For Recording Cases of COVID-19
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Atlanta Contractor for Safety Hazards After Employee Fatality on I-285 Highway Project
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Reminds Employers That They Cannot Retaliate Against Workers Reporting Unsafe Conditions During Coronavirus Pandemic
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Expands Temporary Guidance for Respirator Fit-Testing to All Industries during COVID-19 Pandemic
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Issues Alert to Keep Retail Workers Safe During Coronavirus Pandemic
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Publishes New OSHA Poster Aimed At Reducing Workplace Exposure to the Coronavirus
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor, Grain and Feed Association of Illinois Establish Alliance to Address Grain Handling Hazards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Skinner Tank Company After Employee’s Fatal Fall at St. Joseph, Missouri, Worksite
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department Of Labor Issues Guidance for Respirators Certified under Other Countries’ Standards During COVID-19 Pandemic
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Issues Guidance for Respiratory Protection During N95 Shortage Due to COVID-19 Pandemic
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Three Employers After Worker Injured at Northwestern University
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Engineering Firm, General Contractor, Steel Erector, Other Subcontractors After New Orleans Construction Collapse
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Appoints Amanda Edens OSHA Deputy Assistant Secretary
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites New Jersey Manufacturer For Safety Lapse Again After Employee Amputation
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Construction Contractors for Safety Violations After Worker Fatality and Injuries at I-4 Ultimate Project in Florida

March 2020

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Manufacturer for Amputation, Noise and Other Safety and Health Hazards
  • - OSHA Trade Release - 7th Annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls Postponed Due to COVID-19
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites U.S. Virgin Islands Concrete Factory For Exposing Employees to Crushing Hazards Following Fatality
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Roofing Contractor for Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards at Port Saint Lucie Worksites
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Wisconsin Dollar Tree Store For Exposing Employees to Exit, Storage and Fire Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Dollar Tree Store For Trip and Fall Hazards at Alabama Location