OSHA News Releases – Enforcement

October 2020

  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA Announces $2,025,431 In Coronavirus Violations
  • - OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA Announces $1,603,544 In Coronavirus Violations
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Target Corp. to Correct Exit and Storage Hazards, Enhance Safety At 200 Northeast U.S. Stores in U.S. Department of Labor Settlement
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA Announces $1,222,156 In Coronavirus Violations
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA Announces $913,133 In Coronavirus Violations
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA Announces $484,069 In Coronavirus Violations

September 2020

  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Massachusetts Dental Practice For Failing to Fully Implement Workplace Respiratory Protections
  • - 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 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites New Jersey Hospital For Failing to Protect Workers from the Coronavirus
  • - 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 - U.S. Department of Labor Releases Work-Related Injury and Illness Data

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
  • - 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
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Telecommunications Contractor For Exposing Employees to Excavation Hazards After Fatal Incident
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Roofing Contractor For Exposing Employees to Falls
  • - 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
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Alabama Lumber and Flooring Manufacturer After Employee Fatality at Selma Facility
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Contractor Three Times For Exposing Roofing Workers to Falls
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Texas Company for Confined Space Hazards After Investigation into Two Employee Fatalities

June 2020

  • - 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
  • - 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
  • - 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
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Fines New Jersey Manufacturer For Failing to Correct Machine Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites South Carolina Shipyard After Employee Suffers Fatal Injuries at Worksite
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Roofing Contractor After Employee Suffers Fatal Fall at Alabama Worksite
  • - 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
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Roofing Contractor For Failing to Protect Employees from Falls and Other Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Two Construction Contractors After Employee Falls at Florida Worksite

May 2020

  • - 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
  • - 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
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites South Dakota Bull Stud Facility After Employee Asphyxiated While Handling Liquid Nitrogen
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Adopts Revised Enforcement Policies For Coronavirus
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Steel Storage Tank Company For Exposing Employees to Repeat Safety and Health Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Roofing Contractor For Repeatedly Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - New Jersey Company Owner Pleads Guilty to Perjury After Lying During U.S. Department of Labor Investigation of Roof Workers’ Injuries

April 2020

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Contractor Following Worker Fatality Due to Chemical Inhalation
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Construction Contractor For Exposing Employees to Cave-in and Other Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Atlanta Contractor for Safety Hazards After Employee Fatality on I-285 Highway Project
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Skinner Tank Company After Employee’s Fatal Fall at St. Joseph, Missouri, Worksite
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Three Employers After Worker Injured at Northwestern University
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Engineering Firm, General Contractor, Steel Erector, Other Subcontractors After New Orleans Construction Collapse
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites New Jersey Manufacturer For Safety Lapse Again After Employee Amputation
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Construction Contractors for Safety Violations After Worker Fatality and Injuries at I-4 Ultimate Project in Florida

March 2020

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Manufacturer for Amputation, Noise and Other Safety and Health Hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites U.S. Virgin Islands Concrete Factory For Exposing Employees to Crushing Hazards Following Fatality
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Roofing Contractor for Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards at Port Saint Lucie Worksites
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Wisconsin Dollar Tree Store For Exposing Employees to Exit, Storage and Fire Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Dollar Tree Store For Trip and Fall Hazards at Alabama Location
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites New Jersey Food Manufacturer For Repeat Violation After Worker Injury
  • - 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 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Extends Emphasis Program in Delaware To Reduce or Eliminate Worker Exposure to Silica
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Extends Emphasis Program in Pennsylvania To Reduce or Eliminate Worker
  • - 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 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
  • - 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
  • - 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 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 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 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
  • - 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 Revises National Emphasis Program to Reduce or Eliminate Worker Exposure to Silica
  • - 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 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Two Alabama Contractors For Exposing Employees to Hazards After Fatal Trench Collapse
  • - 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 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 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 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 Alabama Contractors After Teen Worker Suffers Fatal Fall
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Mississippi Construction Contractor For Exposing Employees to Cave-in Hazards

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
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Manufacturer For Exposing Employees to Safety Hazards at Georgia Worksite
  • - 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