OSHA News Releases – All

January 2021

  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Announces Annual Adjustments to OSHA Civil Penalties
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Elevates Lehigh Valley Committee to Alliance Program Ambassador Status to Promote Workplace Safety and Health
  • - 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 Announces $3,930,381 In Coronavirus Violations
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Reminds Specific Employers to Submit Required 2020 Injury and Illness Data by March 2, 2021

December 2020

  • - OSHA National News Release - CORRECTED: U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA Announces $3,849,222 In Coronavirus Violations
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA Announces $3,697,121 In Coronavirus Violations
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Announces New OSHA Debt Collection Initiative
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Seeks Members to Serve on Committee For Improving Construction Workers’ Safety and Health
  • - 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 Announces $3,646,228 In Coronavirus Violations
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Enters Partnership to Improve Safety Among Workers Constructing and Maintaining Communications Towers
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Implements Inspection Program To Target Workplaces with Highest Injury and Illness Rates
  • - OSHA National News Release - OSHA Remains Focused on Keeping Workers Safe in 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’s OSHA Announces $3,504,345 In Coronavirus Violations
  • - OSHA National News Release - ICYMI: U.S. Department of Labor Acts to Help American Workers and Employers During the Coronavirus Pandemic
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor, Mexican Consulate in Detroit Establish Alliance to Protect and Educate Mexican Workers in Michigan and Ohio on Safety
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Ohio Craft Brewers Renew Alliance to Promote Workplace Safety in Ohio Breweries
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor, Mexican Consulate in Chicago Establish Alliance to Protect and Educate Mexican Workers in Illinois on Safety
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor, Missouri Association of Manufacturers Establish Alliance to Address Machine and Other Manufacturing Hazards
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA Announces $3,403,139 In Coronavirus Violations

November 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 - CORRECTED: U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA Announces $3,301,932 In Coronavirus Violations
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Announces OSHA’s Return To Normal Enforcement Operations After Hurricane Zeta
  • - 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 Emphasizes Protecting Worker Safety and Pay During Holiday Season
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA Announces $3,148,452 In Coronavirus Violations
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Amends Status of Maritime Industry Advisory Committee
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Partners with McCarthy Building Companies To Promote Workplace Safety at Georgia Construction Site
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Updates Frequently Asked Questions To Address Cloth Face Coverings as Personal Protective Equipment
  • - OSHA National News Release - UPDATED: U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA Announces $2,851,533 in Coronavirus Violations
  • - 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 - Auto Parts Manufacturer Agrees to Implement Aggressive Safety and Health Policies in Plea Agreement with U.S. Department of Justice
  • - 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 Announces $2,496,768 In Coronavirus Violations
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Issues Guidance Alerting Employers to Frequently Cited Standards Related to COVID-19 Inspections
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA Returns to Normal Enforcement Operations Following Hurricane Sally
  • - OSHA National News Release - ICYMI: U.S. Department of Labor Acts to Help American Workers and Employers During the Coronavirus Pandemic

October 2020

  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA Announces $2,025,431 In Coronavirus Violations
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Issues Respiratory Protection Guidance For Long-Term Care Facilities During the Coronavirus Pandemic
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Urges Workers, Employers and Public To Be Aware of Hazards After Hurricane Zeta
  • - OSHA News Release - ICYMI: U.S. Department of Labor Acts to Help American Workers and Employers During the Coronavirus Pandemic
  • - OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA Announces $1,603,544 In Coronavirus Violations
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Issues Frequently Asked Question and Answer Confirming N95 Respirators Protect Against the Coronavirus
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Target Corp. to Correct Exit and Storage Hazards, Enhance Safety At 200 Northeast U.S. Stores in U.S. Department of Labor Settlement
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Partners with Choate Construction Co. and Associated General Contractors of Georgia to Promote Workplace Safety
  • - 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 Announces $1,222,156 In Coronavirus Violations
  • - OSHA 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 Announces $913,133 In Coronavirus Violations
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Urges Workers, Employers and Public To Be Aware of Hazards After Hurricane Delta
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Orders CSX Transportation Inc. to Reinstate, Pay Back Wages and Damages to Employee Who Reported Hazard, Injury
  • - OSHA 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 Guidance for Using Tight-Fitting Powered Air Purifying Respirators Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA Announces $484,069 In Coronavirus Violations

September 2020

  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Issues Frequently Asked Questions and Answers About Reporting Work-Related Cases of the Coronavirus
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor and American Chemistry Council Renew Alliance to Protect Workers Hazardous Chemicals Exposure
  • - OSHA 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 to Hold Teleconference To Solicit Public Input on OSHA Whistleblower Program
  • - 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 Awards $11.2 Million In Worker Safety and Health Training Grants
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Massachusetts Dental Practice For Failing to Fully Implement Workplace Respiratory Protections
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Issues Final Rule on Cranes and Derricks Used in Railroad Roadway Work
  • - OSHA National News Release - ICYMI: U.S. Department of Labor Acts to Help American Workers and Employers During the Coronavirus Pandemic
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA Webinar Launches 7th Annual National Stand-Down To Prevent Falls on Sept. 14, 2020
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Hackensack Meridian Health in North Bergen, New Jersey, For Failing to Protect Employees from Coronavirus
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites New Jersey Hospital For Failing to Protect Workers from the Coronavirus
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Partners with Brasfield & Gorrie LLC To Promote Workplace Safety at Construction Site
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites JBS Foods Inc. for Failing To Protect Employees from Exposure to the Coronavirus
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Christus Shreveport-Bossier Health System For Failing to Protect Employees from the Coronavirus
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Smithfield Packaged Meats Corp. For Failing to Protect Employees from 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 Releases Work-Related Injury and Illness Data
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Urges Workers and Public To Be Aware of Hazards After Hurricane Laura

August 2020

  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Urges Workers and Public To Be Aware of Hazards After Hurricane Laura
  • - 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 Revised Final Beryllium Standards For Construction and Shipyards
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Announces Actions To Assist Americans Impacted By Hurricane Laura
  • - 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 and FDA Develop Checklist to Protect Food Industry Employees Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Orders Florida-Based Motor Carrier To Reinstate Employee Terminated For Reporting Safety Concerns
  • - 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 and North American Meat Institute Establish Alliance to Protect Meatpacking Workers
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Encourages Employers To Mark National Safe + Sound Week, Aug. 10-16, 2020
  • - OSHA National News Release - ICYMI: U.S. Department of Labor Acts to Help American Workers and Employers During the Coronavirus Pandemic
  • - OSHA Trade Release - 7th Annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls Rescheduled for September 14-18, 2020

July 2020

  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Administrative Law Judge Upholds U.S. Department of Labor Citations And Penalties to Manufacturer That Falsely Claimed Violations’ Abatement
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Issues Revised Rule Concerning OSHA Access to Employee Medical Records
  • - OSHA National News Release - ICYMI: U.S. Department of Labor Acts to Help American Workers and Employers During the Coronavirus Pandemic
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Nursing Facilities for Failing to Fully Implement Respiratory Programs to Protect Employees from Coronavirus
  • - 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 Georgia Telecommunications Contractor For Exposing Employees to Excavation Hazards After Fatal Incident
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Orders Southern California Trucking Company To Reinstate Employee Terminated for Refusing to Drive Overweight Vehicle
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Roofing Contractor For Exposing Employees to Falls
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Issues the Final Beryllium Standard For General Industry
  • - OSHA National News Release - ICYMI: U.S. Department of Labor Acts to Help American Workers and Employers During the Coronavirus Pandemic
  • - 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