OSHA News Releases – All

June 2019

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Distributor for Chemical and Other Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Forms Alliance with National Utility Contractors Association of South Florida to Prevent Excavation Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Two Florida Construction Contractors After Fatal Fall at Miami Work Site
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Manufacturer for Exposing Employees to Respiratory, Chemical, and Other Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Enters Partnership to Promote Safety During Construction of Amazon Distribution Center in Wisconsin
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites West Palm Beach, Florida, Dollar Tree Store for Stacking, Storing Merchandise Unsafely
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Aluminum Can Manufacturer After Employee Suffers Broken Arm When Caught in Machine
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Alabama Auto Parts Manufacturer And Staffing Agencies for Exposing Employees to Safety Hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Southern Tire Mart After Fatality at Texas Retreading Facility
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites and Fines Maine Roofing Contractor After Employee’s Fatal Fall
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites New Jersey Framing Contractor For Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Fines Chemical Manufacturer For Exposing Workers to Toxic Gas
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Two Companies after Fatal Fire At Pennsylvania Natural Gas Processing Plant
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Water Services Company After Employee Suffers Heat-Related Injury at Key West, Florida, Worksite
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Cites Illinois Contractor For Continuing to Expose Roofers to Falls Hazards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Seeks to Increase Awareness Of Workplace Safety Hazards in the Electrical Industry
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Omaha Family Dollar Store For Blocked Exit Routes and Other Hazards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Urges Caution to Avoid Hazards During Tornado and Storm Cleanup
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Behavior Treatment Hospital for Exposing Employees to Workplace Violence Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Partnership Promotes Workplace Safety During Construction of Poultry Research Lab in Athens, Georgia
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Arizona Metal Extraction Facility After Workers Burned By Electrical Arc Flash
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites South Florida Farm After Employee Becomes Ill from Exposure to Ammonia Vapor

May 2019

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Four Florida Construction Contractors For Exposing Employees to Safety Hazards at Residential Worksite
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Tire Manufacturer And Contractors for 22 Safety and Health Violations
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Signs Strategic Partnership to Promote Workplace Safety During Construction of Montana Hospital Expansion Project
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S Department of Labor Cites Texas Rubber Company for Safety Violations
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor, State of Iowa, Electrical Workers Union Renew Alliance to Improve Workplace Safety for Electrical Industry
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Fines Pennsylvania Manufacturer For Workplace Safety Hazards Following Employee Amputation
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Framing Contractor for Exposing Employees To Fall Hazards at Alabama Worksite
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - New Jersey Food Manufacturer Agrees to Safety and Health Improvements At Eight Facilities After U.S. Department of Labor Inspection
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA Requests Information on Possible Updates to the Lockout/Tagout Standard
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Online Pet Supply Retailer
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Enters Partnership to Promote Safety During Construction of Commercial Building Project in Hudson, Wisconsin
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Missouri Contractors for Exposing Workers To Asbestos While Restoring Kansas State University’s Library
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Nebraska Excavating Company After Two Employees Injured in Trench Collapse
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Nebraska Steel Erection Company After Employee Dies from Fall Injury
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA Issues Rule to Revise Requirements in Safety and Health Standards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Iowa U.S. Postal Office For Blocked Exits and Failing to Train on Emergency Plan
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites New Jersey Roofing Contractor
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Joins Partnership to Promote Workplace Safety During Construction of Georgia Tech Student Center in Atlanta
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Partners with Skanska USA Building Inc. To Promote Workplace Safety at Delaware Hospital Expansion Project
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Kansas Aircraft Manufacturer For Exposing Employees to Known Carcinogen
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Contractor for Safety Failures
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Texas Meat-Packing Plant For Exposing Workers to Highly Hazardous Chemicals
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Commercial Building Contractor For Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards at Missouri Job Site
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Announces $10.5 Million in Worker Safety and Health Training Grants
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Partners Aim To Keep Young Workers Safe This Summer
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Consigli Construction Partner to Promote Workplace Safety at Fall Prevention Stand-Down on May 6, 2019
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor, Stakeholders to Promote Workplace Safety At Fall Prevention Stand-Down Event in Hyde Park, Massachusetts

April 2019

  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Finds Texas Storage Tank Manufacturing Facility Exposed Employees to Serious Workplace Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Alabama Packaging Manufacturer For Safety Violations after Two Employees Suffer Injuries
  • - OSHA Statement - Statement by Acting Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health Loren Sweatt on Workers’ Memorial Day 2019
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Expands Partnership with Florida SAFETY Alliance to Increase Awareness of Construction Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Preparatory College For Exposing Employees to Trenching Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Chemical Manufacturer for Exposing Workers To Fire and Burn Hazards at Georgia Worksite
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Partners with Southeast’s Industry Leaders, Landscaping Employers to Sponsor Safety Stand-Down, April 29-30, 2019
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Associated General Contractors Renew Alliance to Promote Safety and Health in the Rio Grande Valley
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Montana Highway Contractor After Hot Asphalt Burns Three Workers in Laurel
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor, Workplace Safety Organizations Announce 6th Annual National Fall Prevention Safety Stand-Down
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Partners with Alvin H. Butz Inc. to Promote Workplace Safety at Manufacturing Facility Expansion in Pennsylvania
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Finds Hospital Employees Exposed to Workplace Violence Hazards
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor to Hold Meeting to Solicit Public Input On OSH Act Whistleblower Protection Provision
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites New Hampshire Furniture Manufacturer One Willful and 36 Serious Violations after Employee Injury
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Federal Jury Decides Pennsylvania Company Wrongfully Terminated Two Employees for Participating in U.S. Department of Labor Investigation
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Federal Jury Awards Whistleblower $40,000 in Damages Following U.S. Department of Labor Investigation of Pennsylvania Foundry
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Fines Pennsylvania Framing Contractor For Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Partners with University of South Florida and Contractor to Promote Worker Safety During Florida Construction Project
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Joins Partnership to Promote Workplace Safety During North Huntsville, Alabama, Construction Project
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Partners with Contractors to Promote Safety During Construction of Florida Development Project
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Enters Partnership to Promote Safety During Bridge Construction Project in Ohio
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Illinois Funeral Directors Association Sign Alliance to Improve Workplace Safety
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Southern New Jersey Contractor For Disregarding Fall Protection Requirements
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Plastics Manufacturer For Exposing Employees to Amputations after Worker Injury
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Construction Company After Employee Suffers Injuries from Fall at Florida Worksite
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Remington Arms for 27 Safety and Health Violations after Amputation at New York Manufacturing Plant
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Finds Florida Roofing Contractor Continues to Expose Employees to Fall Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Partners with Industry at Chicago Area Trench Safety Conferences to Raise Awareness of Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Partners with Safety Professionals and Industry To Raise Awareness of Hazards during Trench Safety Day Event in Ohio

March 2019

  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Again Cites Wisconsin Pallet Manufacturer After Three Employees Exposed to Wood Dust
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Fines Georgia Contractor For Trenching Violations; Proposes $106,078 in Penalties
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Seeks to Prevent Georgia Roadway Worksite Injuries through Safety Stand-Down Events
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor, Industry Leaders and Safety Professionals Join for Kickoff of 2019 National Safety Stand-Up for Grain Safety Week on March 25
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Proposes $1,326,367 Penalty after Ohio Company Willfully Exposes Employees to Dangerous Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ammunition Manufacturer After Explosion Kills Two Employees at North Florida Worksite
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Signs Alliance with North Dakota Oil and Gas Industry Group to Promote Workplace Safety in Oil Fields
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites South Florida Restaurant Operator For Safety Violations After Employee Suffers Burn Injuries
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Wisconsin Aluminum Castings Manufacturer After Three Employees Develop Occupational Lung Disease
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA Requests Information on the Powered Industrial Trucks Standard
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Contractors for Safety Violations Following Two Fatalities at Florida Hotel Worksite
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Battery Manufacturer For Lead and Other Safety Hazards; Proposes $115,594 in Penalties
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Fines Pennsylvania Construction Company $208,560 for Exposing Employees to Trenching Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Roofing Contractor After Fatal Fall at South Florida Worksite
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Sues Massachusetts Construction Company For Retaliation for Facilitating Arrest of Injured Employee
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Pet Food Manufacturer For Amputation, Fall and Other Safety Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Renews Alliance with Toledo Electrical Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee to Improve Workplace Safety

February 2019

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Landscaping Company After Employee Suffers Fatal Heat-Related Injury
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Canned Food Company in Texas After Employee Suffers Amputation
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Lee Lewis Construction Partner to Enhance Workplace Safety and Health at Lubbock Construction Project
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and West Texas Safety Training Center Renew Alliance to Prevent Injuries, Illnesses in Oil and Gas Industry
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Nebraska Asphalt Company Following Investigation of Employee Fatality