OSHA News Releases – All

June 2021

  • - 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
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds three California contractors failed to conduct inspections, identify hazards in investigation of fatal incident at Agua Caliente Casino
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA, Maine Brewers’ Guild, Maine Department of Labor’s Workplace Safety and Health Division partner to promote worker safety
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites 6 contractors for exposing workers to falls, other safety hazards at Medford luxury home site; proposes nearly $250K in penalties
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor proposes $558K in fines for Texas bath, shower manufacturer for willful, repeat safety violations at Waco facility
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Federal judge finds Bradenton behavioral healthcare center exposed workers to more than 50 attacks by residents, allowed destruction of video evidence
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA reminds storm recovery workers, volunteers to take safety precautions as rain, danger of flash floods continue in Southwestern Missouri

April 2021

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Beverly Hills’ Dollar Tree for exposing workers to safety hazards
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor observes 2021 Workers Memorial Day as agencies look ahead to stronger worker safety, health protections
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Milwaukee area water technology facility after worker injured falling into water test pit
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety and health
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety and health
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety and health
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Midwest Warehouse and Distribution System Inc. after one employee dies, 22 sickened by coronavirus
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers Nebraska lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety and health
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Global spice importer exposed workers to amputation, struck-by, crushed-by hazards at Jackson facility, federal safety inspection finds
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Excavation company agrees to increase employee training on dangerous trenching hazards prior to 2021 construction season
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor opens national dialogue to improve outreach to teens on workplace issues of safety, wages, job training, discrimination
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites North American Lighting after maintenance technician suffers facial burns in explosion at Paris, Illinois, facility
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor partners with Dellbrook/JKS to promote workplace safety at Massachusetts construction site
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor to hold meeting to solicit public input on OSHA whistleblower program
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA extends comment period for proposed rule to update hazard communication standard
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Massachusetts tax preparation business for refusing to provide, practice coronavirus safeguards for employees
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - OSHA partners with Pennsylvania companies to promote workplace safety during Penn State Health Lancaster Medical Center construction
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor, Texas Panhandle construction industry group to continue alliance to protect workers’ safety, health
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - North Florida contractor faces $61K in federal penalties for exposing employees to fall hazards at Jacksonville-area worksite
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Waterville auto body manufacturing plant for numerous willful, serious violations
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA continues investigation into January fatal incident at Foundation Food Group Services in Gainesville
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - New York-based petroleum carrier pays $375K to seaman fired for cooperating with barge explosion investigation
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA, Austin Power Partners Construction, labor unions sign partnership to promote construction safety on O’Hare Airport Terminal 5 expansion project

March 2021

  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - New York contractor agrees to cease digging excavations, pay $135K in penalties, after 2020 fatal Long Island trench collapse
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Ohio production facility for exposing employees to dangerous confined space, machine, other hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Seneca Foods after worker suffers serious injuries after being struck by forklift at Wisconsin facility
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor files lawsuit alleging Texas hotel operator illegally fired worker who sought medical care for carbon monoxide exposure
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor files federal complaint seeking damages for whistleblower fired for reporting unsafe conditions at Missouri plant
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Worker’s injury at Fargo grain bin yields employer’s commitment to improve workplace safety, protect employees
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - OSHA alliance with West Virginia University Safety & Health Extension, West Virginia State Consultation Program promotes workplace safety, health
  • - OSHA National News Release - OSHA, grain industry leaders say small changes have big impacts
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor, El Paso Association of Contractors renew alliance to protect safety, health of construction workers
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites New Jersey frozen dessert manufacturer after second amputation injury on same machine
  • - OSHA National News Release - OSHA launches program to protect high-risk workers from coronavirus, focuses on employers that retaliate against workers with safety concerns
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Chicago container shipping company after employee suffers leg amputation, crushed pelvis when run over by powered industrial vehicle
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor orders one of the nation’s largest railway companies to pay more than $290K in damages, reinstate whistleblower
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor again cites Oklahoma construction contractor for exposing workers to serious trenching, excavation hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites BEF Foods Inc.’s Lima facility after production worker suffers partial arm amputation from cleaning auger
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor collaborates with Brasfield & Gorrie to promote workplace safety at Birmingham construction site
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor encourages industry employers, stakeholders to join OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor orders Oklahoma roofing, building products’ company to reinstate, pay damages to whistleblowers

February 2021

  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites West Farmington contractor after 14-year-old installing roofing materials suffers critical injuries in fall
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds workers on unprotected 3-story roof, cites Ohio contractor for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor collaborates with Brasfield & Gorrie to promote workplace safety at Florida construction site
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - OSHA signs alliance with South Dakota One Call, SDSU Engineering Extension Program to train, protect workers from excavation hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA, Consulate General of Ecuador establish alliance to train Chicago-area Ecuadorian workers, protect them from job hazards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Missouri auto parts manufacturer for failing to implement, enforce coronavirus protections as exposure leads to press operator’s death
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA recognizes Buckeye oil, gas industry organization as Alliance Program Ambassador for its commitment to workplace safety, health
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor announces OSHA will investigate complaints of whistleblower retaliation under new antitrust, money laundering laws
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA alleges Missouri plumbing contractor exposed worker to unprotected trench despite agreement to implement trench safety program
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor proposes $264K in fines for Montana manufacturer, staffing agency for serious, willful violations following finger amputation
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor cites Trinity Rail and Maintenance Services for confined space violations in August 2020 fatality investigation
  • - OSHA Trade Release - US Department of Labor’s OSHA issues proposed rule to update hazard communication standard