OSHA News Releases – All

August 2017

  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - OSHA Cites New York Paperboard Mill for 61 Safety, Health Hazards
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA to Hold Second Public Meeting to Solicit Suggestions for Growing, Strengthening Voluntary Protection Programs
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA Investigation Finds Psychiatric Hospital Workers Remain Exposed to Serious Workplace Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - North Florida Roofing Company Cited Again for Workplace Safety Hazards

July 2017

  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA, DJ Basin Safety Council Renew Alliance to Protect Colorado Workers
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA revises its online whistleblower complaint form
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Aluminum manufacturing company’s history of safety violations continues, putting employees at Camden County facility at risk of serious injuries
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - OSHA orders Wells Fargo to reinstate SoCal whistleblower; pay $577K in back wages, damages, attorneys’ fees
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA investigation finds safety failures led to the death of 3 workers who entered a manhole containing lethal gases
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department announces $10.5M funding opportunity for Susan Harwood Training grants to support worker safety, health training
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA launches application to electronically submit injury and illness data on August 1
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA announces policy change on monorail hoists in construction

June 2017

  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds machine safety hazards, silica overexposure at Ohio steel plant
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department’s OSHA proposes to delay compliance date for electronically submitting injury, illness reports
  • - OSHA National News Release - Summer’s here – and the time is right for: ‘Water, Rest and Shade’
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department’s OSHA publishes proposed rule on beryllium exposure
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA to hold public meeting to solicit suggestions for strengthening the Voluntary Protection Programs
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Consent judgment compensates three Hartford health center employees fired after concerns were raised about tuberculosis exposure
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Missouri citations highlight importance of vigilance in preventing trench cave-ins, protecting workers
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - State Farm at Park Center safety partnership announced
  • - OSHA National News Release - OSHA announces inaugural ‘Safe + Sound Week’ Agency, safety experts, industry leaders raise awareness of safety, health programs
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - OSHA, New Jersey medical center reach agreement on violence prevention

May 2017

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January 2017

  • - OSHA Trade Release - US Department of Labor renews the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA orders Amtrak to reinstate, pay $892K to employee discharged in violation of Federal Railroad Safety Act
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Green Bay manufacturer faces more than $219K in proposed penalties after two workers suffer severe injuries within 10 days
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Ohio railroad parts manufacturer after follow-up inspection finds workers remain exposed to machine, fall hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA: Employee's death at Bellingham auto parts business 'preventable'
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA proposes nearly $89K penalty after finding concrete manufacturer again exposed workers to airborne silica
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA fines Pennsylvania hospital $32K for exposing employees to workplace violence, other hazards
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA issues recommended practices to promote workplace anti-retaliation programs
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Oklahoma truck bed manufacturer fined $535K for putting workers at risk, as OSHA inspectors identify 30 safety, health violations
  • - Region 8 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA, Rocky Mountain Education Center renew alliance to support worker safety education throughout Colorado
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - OSHA reminds workers, employers that fall protection can prevent tragedy when removing snow on rooftops, elevated surfaces
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Masonry contractor continues to expose workers to fall hazards
  • - Region 8 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Sioux Falls company after 40-year-old equipment operator suffers serious injuries in trench cave-in at Brandon work site
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor sues Jasper Roofing Contractors, CEO for retaliation after employee cooperates with OSHA investigation
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites New York contractor for exposing workers to excavation hazards at high school construction site
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds workers exposed to multiple fall hazards while roofing Winnetka home
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor issues final rule to lower beryllium levels, increase workplace protections to reduce health risks
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department sues food manufacturer, owner that terminated employee who tried to call 911 after co-worker suffered amputation
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Atlanta-based paper, plastic recycler exposes workers to fire, explosion, machine guarding hazards; OSHA proposes $133K in penalties
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds Illinois contractor, Robert Barringer III exposes roofers to potentially deadly fall hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA investigation of Jersey City Medical Center worker's fatal fall finds facility exposed employees to dangerous electrical hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Chicago metal container manufacturer faces more than $81K in OSHA penalties after 3rd worker suffers amputation injury
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds Wisconsin medical clinic exposed workers to asbestos hazards

December 2016

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA names new administrator for Dallas region
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites plastics manufacturer after second worker suffers severe injury in less than 18 months at Ohio plant
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites lumber company for inadequate machine guards after worker suffers injury while setting up molding machine
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds global railroad company retaliated against worker who reported safety concerns about track defects
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Wisconsin metal fabrication company for safety failures after investigation of teenaged worker's fatal injuries, two weeks after starting job
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites roofing contractor for exposing workers to falls, other hazards at North Jersey work sites in East Rutherford, Wallington
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - John Deere agrees to settle whistleblower allegations, will pay former employee $275K in back wages, damages
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - Plymouth Meeting contractor exposed workers to scaffolding, fall hazards at a Philadelphia work site
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites 4 Florida contractors as worker dies after falling through unprotected floor opening; proposes $91K in penalties
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites well operator, two servicing companies after one worker dies, 3 others severely injured while servicing North Dakota well
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA: Worker health and safety should be an integral part of sustainability efforts
  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA fines Texas feed manufacturer nearly $92K in fines for serious and repeat health and safety violations