OSHA News Releases – All

March 2020

  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Extends Emphasis Program in West Virginia To Reduce or Eliminate Worker Exposure to Silica
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Extends Emphasis Program in the District of Columbia To Reduce or Eliminate Worker Exposure to Silica
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Enters Partnership to Promote Safety During Demolition of Two Missouri Coal-Fired Power Plants
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Illinois Manufacturer For Exposing Employees to Machine Hazards
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Issues Temporary Enforcement Guidance for Respirator Fit-Testing in Healthcare during COVID-19 Outbreak
  • - OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Offers Guidance For Preparing Workplaces for Coronavirus
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Dollar Tree Stores Inc. for Exposing Employees to Exit, Storage and Fire Hazards at Massachusetts Store
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Dollar Tree for Exposing Employees To Exit and Storage Hazards at Pennsylvania Store

February 2020

  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Reminds Employers to Submit Injury and Illness Data to OSHA by March 2, 2020
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites R&R Contracting Services For Multiple Hazards Following Workplace Fatality
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Interstate Commodities After Employee Fatality in Grain Bin Engulfment
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Two Companies After Employee’s Fatal Fall in Media, Pennsylvania
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor to Hold Meeting of the Construction Advisory Committee Workgroups to Discuss Industry Hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Orders Connecticut Commercial Motor Carrier To Compensate Driver Who Raised Safety Concerns
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Extends Emphasis Program to Reduce Risks Of Amputation in Pennsylvania’s Manufacturing Industry
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Extends Emphasis Program to Reduce Risks Of Amputation in Delaware’s Manufacturing Industry
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Extends Emphasis Program to Reduce Risks Of Amputation in West Virginia’s Manufacturing Industry
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Charcoal Manufacturer For Multiple Hazards at Two Missouri Locations
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and PJ Dick Inc. Partner to Promote Worker Safety During Construction at West Virginia University Project
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Damage Prevention Council of Texas Sign Alliance to Address Trenching and Excavation Hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Fines Delaware Rail Car Tank Cleaning And Repair Facility $371,276 for Safety and Health Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Residential Roofing Contractor For Exposing Employees to Safety Hazards At Two Alabama Worksites
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Mulch Manufacturer For Exposing Employees to Amputation and Struck-by Hazards
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Publishes Amendments and Technical Corrections to OSHA Standards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites New York Cookie Manufacturer For Exposing Employees to Falls and Other Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Farm for Exposing Employees to Safety Hazards Following Fatality
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Launches New Webpage to Observe 50th Anniversary of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Revises National Emphasis Program to Reduce or Eliminate Worker Exposure to Silica
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Federal Court Orders Railway to Pay $696,173 for Lost Wages After U.S. Department of Labor Finds Railway Retaliated Against Whistleblower
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Fines Pennsylvania Company $280,874 For Overexposing Employees to Toxic Hexavalent Chromium Fumes
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Former Owner of Florida-Based SB Framing Services Sentenced For Willfully Violating Federal Fall Protection Standards

January 2020

  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites New Hampshire Stone Products Manufacturer for Hazards Following Employee Fatality
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor, Maine Department of Labor and Maine School of Masonry Partner to Promote Worker Safety
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Two Alabama Contractors For Exposing Employees to Hazards After Fatal Trench Collapse
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Orders Michigan School District to Reinstate, Pay $102,905 to Second Employee Terminated for Warning of Unsafe Conditions
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Fines Roofing Contractor $605,371 For Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards at 3 Pennsylvania Worksites
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Forms Alliance with Boise School District To Promote Workplace Safety and Health
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Again Cites New Jersey Aluminum Manufacturer for Safety Failures after Employee Hospitalized
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Pennsylvania Excavation Contractor For Exposing Employees to Trenching Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Florida Shooting Range Agrees to Pay Terminated Employee $30,000 To Settle U.S. Department of Labor Whistleblower Allegations
  • - OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Commemorates 50 Years of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 with “Protecting the American Workforce” Campaign Yearlong Efforts will Highlight OSHA Past Achievements, Current Efforts, and Future Goals
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Philadelphia Refinery For Process Safety Management Hazards after Fire and Explosions
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Target Corp. For Blocked Emergency Exit Access at Two Massachusetts Stores
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Plumbing Contractor for Exposing Employees to Hazards After Fatal Trench Collapse in Mississippi
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Proposes $1,007,717 in Fines Against North Florida Roofing Contractor for Egregious Fall Hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Avalon Bay Communities Partner To Promote Worker Safety on Massachusetts Construction Project
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Florida Roofing Contractor Found in Contempt after Failing to Pay $2,202,049 in Penalties for Safety and Health Violations
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Valve Manufacturer for Exposing Employees to Lead, Copper and Other Hazards at Wisconsin Facility
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Mississippi Construction Contractor For Exposing Employees to Cave-in Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Alabama Contractors After Teen Worker Suffers Fatal Fall

December 2019

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Tire Distribution Center For Fall, Struck-By and Other Workplace Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Fines Florida Roofing Contractor For Repeatedly Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Selects New Philadelphia Regional Administrator for Occupational Safety and Health Administration
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Manufacturer For Exposing Employees to Safety Hazards at Georgia Worksite
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Orders New York Carrier to Compensate Former Seaman Fired After Cooperation with Federal Investigation of Explosion
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Finds Florida Contractor Exposed Employees To Fall Hazards at Palm Beach Gardens, Port Saint Lucie Worksites
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Updates National Emphasis Program On Amputations in Manufacturing Industries
  • - OSHA Trade Release - Statement from OSHA Regarding Occupational Fatalities in 2018
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Dollar Tree Stores For Exposing Alabama Employees to Safety Hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Massachusetts Court Sentences Contractor Convicted for Manslaughter And Witness Intimidation in Deadly 2016 Trench Collapse
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Reaches Settlement with Global Meat Supplier Following Safety and Health Citations at New Jersey Facility
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites UPS Inc. for Exposing Employees To Fire, Other Hazards at Massachusetts Facility
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Chemical Manufacturer for Exposing Employees to Amputation, Fire and Other Workplace Hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Forms Alliance with Northeast Pennsylvania Manufacturer and Employers Association to Promote Workplace Safety
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Dollar Tree Stores For Workplace Hazards at Andalusia, Alabama Location
  • - 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 Alabama Auto Parts Manufacturer For Amputation Hazards After Employee Injury
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites South Florida Contractor For Cave-in and Engulfment Hazards After Fatality
  • - 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