OSHA News Releases – All

 

February 2018

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA Renews Alliance with the International Window Cleaning Association to Protect the Safety of Industry Workers
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Alabama Manufacturer for Safety Hazards, Proposes Penalties Totaling $74,833
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Ohio Environmental Services Company Resolve Lawsuit on Whistleblower Allegations
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Buckeye STEPS Renew Alliance to Improve Workplace Safety in Ohio Oil and Gas Industry
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Reaches Settlement Agreement Resulting in Paperboard Company Paying $175,000 in Penalties
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Alabama Manufacturer For Serious Safety Violations
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Manufacturer for Safety Violations, Proposes $256,088 in Penalties
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Southern Illinois Joint Apprenticeship Program Partner to Protect Construction Employees
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Colorado Nursing Home For Workplace Violence Hazards
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA and the Board of Certified Safety Professionals Form Alliance to Provide Safety and Health Information to Certification Holders

January 2018

  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites New Jersey Construction Company After Wall Collapse Leads to Workplace Fatality and Injuries
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Alabama Framing Company For Safety Hazards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Kansas Aircraft Manufacturer For Exposing Employees to a Known Carcinogen
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Auto Parts Manufacturer for Safety Violations, Proposes Maximum Penalties
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Gainesville Poultry Processing Company For Amputations and Other Serious Hazards
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Four Colorado Employers After Fatal Fire and Explosion at Oil and Gas Facility
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Issues Citations and $69,058 in Penalties to Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. for Endangering Employees
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Pallet Manufacturer After Employee Injured by Machine
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Construction Company For Exposing Employees to Hazards and Proposes $59,864 in Penalties
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites South Jersey Manufacturer For Continued Safety Violations
  • - 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
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA Cites Schnabel Foundation Company, Proposes $212,396 in Penalties
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Imposes Maximum Fines on Motion Picture Company for Failing to Adequately Protect From Fall Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Georgia Safety Stand-Down Focuses on Winter Weather Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA, Miron Construction, and 23 Contractors Partner for Safety on University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Dorm Renovation Project
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Finds Ohio Contractor Continues To Expose Roofers to Falls and Other Safety Hazards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA and Ironworkers Partner to Provide Outreach and Protect Construction Employees on Jobsites

December 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
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Bowling Center Company Settles Whistleblower Allegations
  • - 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
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Saipan Construction Company After Three Fatal Exposures to Hydrogen Sulfide Gas
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Three Companies for Exposing Employees To Lead, Other Hazards, During Renovation of Chicago’s Old Post Office
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - New Haven Building Trades and Dimeo Construction Partner with U.S. Department of Labor to Promote Employee and Workplace Safety
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Vinyl Floor Manufacturer Faces $514,236 in Penalties for Safety Violations
  • - OSHA Trade Release - Statement from OSHA Regarding Fatal Occupational Injuries in 2016
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Labor Department and Bartlett Grain Reach Comprehensive Settlement Agreement to Improve Safety at 20 Facilities in 6 States
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Labor Department’s OSHA Accepting Electronically Submitted Injury, Illness Reports Through December 31
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA and the National Association of Women in Construction Renew Alliance to Protect Safety and Health of Female Construction Workers
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Company and Proposes $148,845 in Penalties for Exposing Employees to Trenching Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Contractor for Trenching Hazards and Proposes $130,552 in Penalties
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Alabama Auto Dealership after Fatal Fire
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Employee Receives Court-Ordered Restitution After Justified Whistleblowing Action
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites West Virginia Contractor After Employee Injured in Roof Fall, Proposes Penalties Totaling $86,916
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA Cites Connecticut Contractor for Mercury and Respirator Hazards at New Hampshire Demolition Site

November 2017

  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Fines US Environmental Inc. for Safety Violations and Proposes Penalties Totaling $333,756
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Pottery Manufacturer Reach Settlement Agreement Following Worker Fatality
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA Extends Compliance Date for Electronically Submitting Injury, Illness Reports to December 15, 2017
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Tampa Electric Co. And Critical Intervention Services Following Hazardous Chemical Release
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Proposes Over $1.8 Million in Fines Against a Wisconsin Corn Milling Facility After Fatal Grain Dust Explosion
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA Issues Final Rule Setting Compliance Date for Crane Operator Certification Requirements
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Lynnway Auto Auction For Exposing Employees to Numerous Hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Again Cites Three Queens Supermarkets For Safety Violations
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Bimbo Bakeries USA For Multiple Workplace Hazards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Farmers Cooperative After Worker Entrapped in Grain Bin
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Missouri Podiatry Clinic Cited for Improper Handling of Medical Waste
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Contractors in Montana Following Severe Burns
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Parts Manufacturer After Injuries Reveal Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Resumes Regular Enforcement in Florida and Georgia
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Signs Alliance with Robotic Industries Association and NIOSH to Improve Worker Protections in Emerging Tech Industry
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Mississippi Company for Exposing Workers To Hazardous Energy, Equipment, and Other Hazards
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Boise Construction Company For Trenching Violations

October 2017

September 2017

  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Awards $10.5 Million in Training Grants To 80 Nonprofit Organizations for Workplace Safety and Health
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA Cites Chicago Container Manufacturer After 4 Workers Suffer Injuries
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Federal Agencies in Montana and Dakotas Align on Safety Practices
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA, National Grain and Feed Association Form Alliance to Protect Workers in Grain Handling Industry
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA, American Chemistry Council Sign Alliance to Protect Workers from Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - OSHA Signs Alliance to Promote Worker Safety and Health
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - OSHA Renews Alliance to Provide Training to Young Workers
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA Finds Machine-Guarding, Noise Violations at Florida Bakery

August 2017

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA Issues Proposed Rule to Extend Compliance Deadline for Crane Operator Certification Requirements
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Public, Private Partnership Promotes Safety During LaGuardia Airport Redevelopment Project
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA Cites Wisconsin Steel Pipe Manufacturer for Safety Hazards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA, Mason Contractors’ Association of St. Louis Renew Partnership for Worker Safety
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - OSHA Cites South Dakota Company After Worker Buried in Trench Collapse
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - OSHA Cites New York Paperboard Mill for 61 Safety, Health Hazards
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA to Hold Second Public Meeting to Solicit Suggestions for Growing, Strengthening Voluntary Protection Programs
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA Investigation Finds Psychiatric Hospital Workers Remain Exposed to Serious Workplace Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - North Florida Roofing Company Cited Again for Workplace Safety Hazards

July 2017

  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA, DJ Basin Safety Council Renew Alliance to Protect Colorado Workers
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA revises its online whistleblower complaint form
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Aluminum manufacturing company’s history of safety violations continues, putting employees at Camden County facility at risk of serious injuries
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - OSHA orders Wells Fargo to reinstate SoCal whistleblower; pay $577K in back wages, damages, attorneys’ fees
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA investigation finds safety failures led to the death of 3 workers who entered a manhole containing lethal gases
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department announces $10.5M funding opportunity for Susan Harwood Training grants to support worker safety, health training
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA launches application to electronically submit injury and illness data on August 1
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA announces policy change on monorail hoists in construction

June 2017

  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds machine safety hazards, silica overexposure at Ohio steel plant
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department’s OSHA proposes to delay compliance date for electronically submitting injury, illness reports
  • - OSHA National News Release - Summer’s here – and the time is right for: ‘Water, Rest and Shade’