OSHA News Releases – All

December 2019

  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Dollar Tree Stores Inc. for Exposing Employees to Exit and Storage Hazards at Connecticut Store
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Roofing Contractor For Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards and Eye Injuries
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Railcar Service Company After Investigation of Employee Fatality at Pennsylvania Worksite
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Roofing Contractor For Continually Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards at Multiple Jobsites
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA Enforcement and Compliance Increases in 2019 To Keep America’s Workforce Safe
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Missouri Roofing Contractor For Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards at Three Job Sites
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Alabama Utilities Contractor For Cave-in Hazards After Employee Injury

November 2019

  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Promotes Worker Safety And Pay During the Holiday Season
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites and Fines Maine Roofing Contractor For Willfully and Repeatedly Endangering Employees
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Issues Temporary Enforcement Policy for Certifications from Crane Institute Certification
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Central New York Foundry For Exposing Employees to Health and Safety Hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - New Jersey Construction Company and its President Pay $442,000 In OSHA Penalties, Interest After Court Finds Contempt
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Proposes Penalties of $210,037 To Missouri Contractor for Exposing Workers to Trenching Hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Orders Compensation For Employee Who Refused to Drive Without Safety Measure
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Enters Partnership to Promote Safety During Construction Project at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor to Hold Meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health

October 2019

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Alabama Framing Contractor For Exposing Employees to Falls
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Utility Pole Company in Heat-Related Fatality at Nebraska Worksite
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Issues $1,591,176 in Penalties To AB Specialty Silicones After 4 Fatalities in Illinois Plant Explosion
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Alabama Newspaper Publisher For Exposing Employees to Amputations after Injury
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Managers Sentenced to Probation and Ordered to Pay Fines for Conspiracy To Obstruct Justice in U.S. Department of Labor Fatality Investigation
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites South Jersey Manufacturer For Repeat Violations of Workplace Safety and Health Laws
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites South Florida Contractor For Cave-in and Engulfment Hazards After Fatality
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Alabama Auto Parts Manufacturer For Amputation Hazards After Employee Injury
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Roofing Contractor For Repeatedly Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Administrative Law Judge Upholds U.S. Department of Labor Citations In Schenectady, New York, Wood Chipper Fatality Case
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Two Florida Roofing Companies For Exposing Employees to Fall and Other Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Dollar Tree Store For Exposing Athens, Georgia, Employees to Safety Hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites West Virginia Contractor For Exposing Employees to Falls, Other Workplace Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Mississippi Contractor for Exposing Employees to Cave-In and Other Excavation Hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Texas Company After Fatality
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Dollar Tree Stores For Storage and Exit Hazards at New York Location
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Forms National Alliance With Waste and Recycling Industry Associations
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Concrete Facility for Exposing Employees to Multiple Health and Safety Hazards
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor to Hold Public Meeting On Leading Indicators for Safety and Health Programs
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Proposes Revisions to OSHA’s Beryllium Standards to Protect Construction and Shipyard Workers
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Requests Information On OSHA Online Outreach Training
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Foundry for Exposing Employees To Crystalline Silica, Falls and Amputation Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Missouri Food Flavoring Manufacturer For Workplace Safety Violations After Fatality
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Petroleum Refiner and Contractor After Fatality at Alabama Facility

September 2019

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Mississippi Manufacturer For Exposing Employees to Safety Hazards After Fatal Incident
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Proposes Revisions to OSHA’s Beryllium Standards for Construction and Shipyards
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Implements New Weighting System For Workplace Safety and Health Inspections
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Transmissions Manufacturer For Exposing Employees to Safety Hazards After Fatality
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Approves New Respirator Fit Testing Protocols to Protect Workers from Airborne Contaminants
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Retailer for Inadequate Vermin And Respirator Protections at New Hampshire Store
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Upstate New York Contractor For Health and Safety Hazards During Asbestos Removal Work
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor, Contractors Association and Electrical Workers’ Union Establish Partnership to Promote Workplace Safety in Central Ohio
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Announces New Members Selected to the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Masonry Manufacturer For Exposing Employees to Silica and Other Hazards
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Awards Susan Harwood Workplace Safety and Health Training Grants to Assist in Educating Workers and Employers
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Manufacturer For Exposing Employees to Multiple Safety and Health Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - County Court Sentences Ohio Roofing Contractor to 3 Years in Prison For Ignoring Safety Hazards Leading to Employee’s Fatal Fall
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Colorado Utility Company For Exposing Employees to Trenching Hazards
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Idaho Dollar Tree Stores After Finding Widespread Storage Violations
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Wisconsin Company For Exposing Employees to Machine Hazards
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Selects New Director For OSHA’s Construction Directorate
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Fines Wisconsin Excavation Company For Exposing Employees to Trenching Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Illinois Masonry Contractor for Repeatedly Exposing Employees to Fall and Scaffolding Hazards at Chicago Job Site
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Roofing Contractor After Fatal Fall at Work Site
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Roofing Contractor For Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Colorado Homebuilder For Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Handles Retaliation Complaints Under New Taxpayer First Act
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Poultry Industry Sign Alliance To Protect Workers’ Safety and Health
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Forms Alliance to Promote Workplace Safety In the Elevator Industry
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Ohio Auto Parts Manufacturer Reach Settlement Agreement to Abate Hazards at Franklin, Ohio, Plant
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Forms Alliance to Promote Workplace Safety For Pennsylvania Employers and Employees
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Michigan Pipeline Company Agree To Resolve Citations Issued for Trenching Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Urges Workers and Public To Be Aware of Hazards After Hurricane Dorian

August 2019

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Partnership Promotes Workplace Safety During Construction of Data Center in Georgia
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Tortilla Company for Exposing Employees to Amputations After Employee Injury
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites United Parcel Service After Employee Injury in West Palm Beach County, Florida
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Orders Kinder Morgan to Pay Back Pay, Damages And Fees for Retaliation Against Whistleblower
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Orders Tennessee Valley Authority to Pay Back Wages to Employee Terminated After Raising Nuclear Safety Concerns
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Federal Judge Orders Lloyd Industries and Company Owner to Pay $1.04 Million to Employees Terminated for Assisting Safety Investigation
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor to Hold Meeting to Solicit Public Input On Aviation Act Whistleblower Protection Provision
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Construction Contractor For Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Commercial Roofing Contractor For Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards at Illinois Job Site
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Missouri Contractor For Exposing Employees to Excavating and Trenching Hazards
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites South Dakota Contractor For Exposing Employees to Trenching Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Proposes Penalties to Wisconsin Company For Continually Exposing Employees to Machine Hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites New York Frozen Foods Packager For Exposing Employees to Multiple Hazards
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA Requests Information on Table 1 of the Silica Standard for Construction
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Armor Fabrication Company For Exposing Employees to Amputation and Other Safety Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites California Production Company After Two Employees Suffer Injuries While Filming in Georgia
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Reminds Employers About Submitting Injury and Illness Data to OSHA
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites New Jersey Landscaper After Two Employees Succumb to Carbon Monoxide Exposure
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Roofing Company For Exposing Employees to Fall and Other Safety Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Countertop Manufacturer For Amputation, Silica, and Other Safety and Health Hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Finds South Jersey Wholesale Produce Supplier Failed to Correct Prior Workplace Hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Fines Contractors for Employee Exposure To Fall, Other Hazards After Fatality at Port of Wilmington
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Manufacturer for Amputation, Combustible Dust, and Other Workplace Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Mississippi Poultry Processor After Employees Hospitalized for Ammonia Exposure
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Plumbing Contractor For Exposing Employees to Trenching Hazards Following Fatality
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Partners with Kansas Tomahawk Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant to Promote Safety During Facility Expansion Project
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Barrel Maker for $413,370 in Penalties After Finding Multiple Hazards at Missouri Cooperage
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor and CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training Renew Alliance to Protect Construction Workers
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Launches Redesigned OSHA Whistleblower Protection Program Website
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Global Cold Chain Alliance Renew Agreement to Protect Workers from Hazardous Chemicals

July 2019

  • - OSHA National News Release - New Jersey Company and Its President Found in Contempt of Court After Failing to Pay $412,000 in Penalties for OSHA Violations