OSHA News Releases – All

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 Cites Chemical Manufacturer for Exposing Workers To Fire and Burn Hazards at Georgia Worksite
  • - 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 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 Contractors to Promote Safety During Construction of Florida Development Project
  • - 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 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
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Montana Construction Contractor Sign Partnership to Enhance Employee Safety and Health
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Issues $164,802 in Penalties to Wholesaler After Employee Injury at Georgia Distribution Center
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Renews Alliance to Improve Workplace Safety For Southwest Illinois Industrial and Utility Employees
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Mississippi Paper Manufacturer For Workplace Safety Violations, Proposes $303,657 in Penalties
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Court Ordering a Pennsylvania Hair Salon to Pay $40,000 to Stylist Fired after Report of Health and Safety Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Imposes Fine on Motion Picture Company for Failing to Adequately Protect Stuntmen from On-Set Hazards
  • - OSHA Statement - Response from U.S. Department of Labor Regarding Fake OSHA Cards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Dimeo Construction Partner to Promote Workplace Safety During North Kingstown Construction Project
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Provides Interim Compliance Guidance for Evaluation of Crane Operators
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Issues $265,196 in Penalties to Florida Roofing Contractor for Repeatedly Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Musical Instrument Manufacturer For Exposing Employees to Copper Dust and Machine Hazards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Seeks to Prevent Amputation Injuries to Nebraska Employees and Remind Employers of Reporting Requirement
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Urges Employers to Prevent Worker Exposure to Carbon Monoxide from Portable Generators and Other Equipment
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Orders Vermont Company to Compensate Employee Fired for Reporting Finance Industry Violations
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Guam Building Materials Distributor For Struck-By Hazards
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Forms Alliance with Agribusiness Organizations to Protect Workers in Agricultural Industry
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Partners with Contractor to Promote Workplace Safety during Construction of Tire Plant in Mississippi
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Texas Indoor Gun Range For Exposing Employees to Unsafe Lead Levels

January 2019

  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Connecticut Manufacturer Settle Whistleblower Allegations Regarding Termination of Two Workers
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration Returns to Normal Enforcement Operations Following Hurricane Michael
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Issues Final Rule to Protect Privacy of Workers
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Publishes New Frequently Asked Questions on Controlling Silica in General Industry
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Roofing Contractor For Exposing Employees to Dangerous Falls
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Joins Partnership to Promote Workplace Safety During Construction Project at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Cafeteria for Burn and Chemical Hazards; Faces $134,880 in Penalties
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Nebraska Beef Processing Plant After Employee Severely Burned by Ammonia
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Provides Compliance Assistance Resources to Protect Workers from Falls
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Dallas Utilities Contractor After Worker Suffers Fatal Gas Exposure
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Utility Contractors Following Fatal Explosion in Wisconsin
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites U.S. Postal Service After Heat-Related Worker Fatality in Southern California
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Solar Contractor After Employee Fatality at Kansas Jobsite
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Pennsylvania Excavation Company For Exposing Employees to Trenching Hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Turner Construction Partner To Promote Workplace Safety During Hospital Project in Erie, Pennsylvania
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Urges Employers and Employees To Remain Vigilant About Possible Winter Hazards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Roofing Contractor After Employee’s Fatal Fall at Missouri Jobsite
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Contractor Following Crane Collapse At New York City Construction Worksite
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio UPS Facility for Blocking Exits
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Montana Contractors Association Sign Alliance to Foster Safer Workplaces

December 2018

  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Two Roofing Companies After Colorado Employees Found Exposed to Fall Hazards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Kansas Drywall Contractor
  • - OSHA Trade Release - Statement from OSHA Regarding Decline in Workplace Fatalities in 2017
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Nebraska Dairy Company
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Roofing Contractor For Repeatedly Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Missouri Demolition Company
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Auto Parts Distributor For Fire, Electric Shock, and Struck-By Hazards
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Proposes to Revise Beryllium Standard for General Industry
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites South Florida Commercial Printer For Exposing Employees to Amputation, Electrical, and Fall Hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Lamar Outdoor Advertising Company Renew Alliance to Protect Workers
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Returns to Normal Enforcement In Northern Mariana Islands Following Typhoon Yutu