OSHA News Releases – All

October 2020

  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Issues Frequently Asked Question and Answer Confirming N95 Respirators Protect Against the Coronavirus
  • - 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 Orders CSX Transportation Inc. to Reinstate, Pay Back Wages and Damages to Employee Who Reported Hazard, Injury
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Urges Workers, Employers and Public To Be Aware of Hazards After Hurricane Delta
  • - 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 $484,069 In Coronavirus Violations
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Issues Guidance for Using Tight-Fitting Powered Air Purifying Respirators Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

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 New Jersey Hospital For Failing to Protect Workers from the Coronavirus
  • - 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 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
  • - 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 Issues Guidance to Employers to Help Protect Oil and Gas Workers During the Coronavirus Pandemic
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Using Public Service Announcements and Billboards to Promote Worker Safety and Health Amid Coronavirus
  • - 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 - As More Businesses Reopen, Worker Safety and Health Remains U.S. Department of Labor Priority
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Publishes 14 Additional Translations Of OSHA Poster on Proper Workplace Use of Respirators
  • - 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’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration Actions to Protect America’s Workers 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
  • - 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