OSHA News Releases – Enforcement

February 2019

  • - OSHA Statement - Response from U.S. Department of Labor Regarding Fake OSHA Cards
  • - 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
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Guam Building Materials Distributor For Struck-By Hazards
  • - 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 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
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Cafeteria for Burn and Chemical Hazards; Faces $134,880 in Penalties
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Roofing Contractor For Exposing Employees to Dangerous Falls
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Nebraska Beef Processing Plant After Employee Severely Burned by Ammonia
  • - 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 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

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
  • - 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
  • - 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 9 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Returns to Normal Enforcement In Northern Mariana Islands Following Typhoon Yutu

November 2018

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Property Maintenance Company After Employee Suffers Burn Injuries
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Announces Initiative to Increase Awareness Of Trenching and Excavation Hazards and Solutions
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Two Florida Roofing Contractors For Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Issues Notices of Safety Violations Following Fatality at Army Reserve Facility in California
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Roofing Contractor For Repeatedly Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Alabama Food Processor For Amputation and Other Hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites New Jersey Manufacturer
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Continues to Provide Support in Areas Hardest Hit by Hurricane Michael
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Window and Door Manufacturer After Employee Suffers Partial Finger Amputation
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Nebraska Staffing Agency Following Heat-Related Fatality
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Alabama Manufacturer for Exposing Employees to Amputation, Fall, and Other Hazards at Four Facilities
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Contractor after Employee Fatally Injured in Explosion at Alabama Worksite
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Two Florida Contractors After Employee Suffers Injuries
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites U.S. Postal Service After Heat Exposure Hospitalizes Las Vegas Mail Carrier
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Issues Final Rule on Crane Operator Certification Requirements
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Massachusetts Contractor For Exposing Workers to Fall Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Employers at Georgia Distribution Center
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Provides Interim Compliance Guidance for Crane Operators
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Roofing Contractor For Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards

October 2018

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Alabama Tank Cleaning Company For Confined Space, Fire, and Explosion Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Managers at Ohio Manufacturing Company Indicted for Obstructing U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Following Workplace Death
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Texas Underground Tank Contractor for Excavation Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Framing Company For Exposing Employees to Falls
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Texas Metal Recycling Company After Employee Suffers Injury
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Missouri Plumbing Contractor Admits to Violating Trench Safety Requirements
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Alabama Company for Protective Equipment Violations
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites South Florida Farm For Exposing Employees to Lightning Strikes
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S Department of Labor Cites Roofing Contractor After Accident at Florida Worksite
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA Launches Program to Target High Injury and Illness Rates
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Pennsylvania Contractor After Employee’s Electrocution
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites New Jersey Pet Food Manufacturer for Failure to Correct Prior Workplace Safety, Health Hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites U.S. Postal Service For Repeat Safety Violations at Austin Facility
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites New Jersey Lumber Company For Exposing Employees to Health Hazards
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Updates National Emphasis Program on Trenching and Excavation Safety
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Art Supply Manufacturer For Exposing Employees to Amputation Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Wisconsin Refinery for Failing to Control Hazardous Chemicals
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Manufacturer For Safety Violations After Employee Injury
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Plastics Manufacturer For Exposing Workers to Machine Hazards

September 2018

  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Green Bay Meat Packer After Employee Injury
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Railcar Maintenance Company for Repeatedly Exposing Employees to Fire and Explosion Hazards
  • - OSHA News Release – Joint Regional - U.S. Department of Labor Launches Regional Emphasis Program Focused on Reducing Employee Exposure to Ammonium
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Metal Forging Company, Proposes $225,046 in Penalties
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Country Club for Safety Hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Connecticut Employer For Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards at Construction Jobsite
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Five Contractors for Safety Violations Following Florida Pedestrian Bridge Collapse
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Peanut Processing Facility, Places Company in OSHA’s Severe Violator Enforcement Program
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Two Companies After Fatal Fall At Communication Tower Worksite in Mississippi
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Wood Pallet Manufacturer After Employee Amputation
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Sawmill for Safety Violations
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Alabama Woodworking Company For Exposing Employees to Fire and Explosion Hazards

August 2018

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Thorpe Plant Services and Steel Dust Recycling After Employee Hospitalized For Fall
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Two Colorado Construction Companies For Safety and Health Hazards after Worker’s Fatal Fall
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Tool Manufacturer After Employee Suffers Amputation
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Construction Company After Employee Suffers Serious Laceration
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Alabama Auto Dealership Settle Safety Citations and Penalties Following Fatal Fire
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Tennessee Contractor After Two Employees Burned at Nuclear Power Plant
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Construction Company After Fatal Trenching Incident
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites El Paso Construction Company For Trenching and Excavation Safety Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Illinois Manufacturer For Health and Safety Violations
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Texas Dollar Tree Store For Exposing Employees to Safety Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Manufacturer For Exposing Employees to Excessive Noise and Other Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Recycling Company for Safety Violations
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Idaho Lumber Company For Exposing Employees to Safety Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Paving Company After Employee Sustains Fatal Injuries

July 2018

  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Oregon Shipbuilder For Serious and Willful Safety Violations
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Three Companies in Oklahoma After Five Employees Fatally Injured by Explosion and Fire
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Kansas Grain Bin Operator
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Corrected: U.S. Department of Labor Cites East Texas Countertop Company for Safety and Health Violations
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Court Orders Contractor to Pay $250,000 for Safety Violations Following Fatal Fall at Dallas Apartment Complex
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Finds Safety Violations Following Fatal Kentucky Shipyard Towboat Explosion
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Alabama Manufacturer For Exposing Employees to Workplace Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Alabama Auto Parts Manufacturer For Exposing Employees to Safety Hazards