OSHA News Releases – Enforcement

August 2019

  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites New York Frozen Foods Packager For Exposing Employees to Multiple Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Armor Fabrication Company For Exposing Employees to Amputation and Other Safety Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites California Production Company After Two Employees Suffer Injuries While Filming in Georgia
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Reminds Employers About Submitting Injury and Illness Data to OSHA
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites New Jersey Landscaper After Two Employees Succumb to Carbon Monoxide Exposure
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Countertop Manufacturer For Amputation, Silica, and Other Safety and Health Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Roofing Company For Exposing Employees to Fall and Other Safety Hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Finds South Jersey Wholesale Produce Supplier Failed to Correct Prior Workplace Hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Fines Contractors for Employee Exposure To Fall, Other Hazards After Fatality at Port of Wilmington
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Mississippi Poultry Processor After Employees Hospitalized for Ammonia Exposure
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Manufacturer for Amputation, Combustible Dust, and Other Workplace Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Plumbing Contractor For Exposing Employees to Trenching Hazards Following Fatality
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Barrel Maker for $413,370 in Penalties After Finding Multiple Hazards at Missouri Cooperage

July 2019

  • - OSHA National News Release - New Jersey Company and Its President Found in Contempt of Court After Failing to Pay $412,000 in Penalties for OSHA Violations
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Fuyao Glass America Inc. Faces $724,380 in Federal Penalties After U.S. Department of Labor Finds Multiple Hazards at Ohio Plant
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites New York Manufacturer For Violations after Employee Injury at Long Island Plant
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Wisconsin Lumber Mill for Exposing Employees to Machine and Other Hazards Following Fatality
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Finds New Jersey Contractor Exposed Employees to Lead and Other Hazards at Pennsylvania Worksite
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Norcross, Georgia, Transit Service Provider for Exposing Employees to Safety and Health Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Company for Exposing Employees To Amputations and Other Safety Hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Global Packaging Manufacturer After Employee Suffers Severe Steam Burns in Queen City, Texas
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Missouri Contractor For Exposing Employees to Trench Engulfment Hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Finds Oklahoma Manufacturer Exposed Employees to Serious Workplace Hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Long Island, New York, Construction Company for Fall Hazards Following Fatal Structure Collapse

June 2019

  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Federal Judge Upholds Safety and Health Citations, Penalties Against Jersey City, New Jersey Medical Center
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Illinois Metal Treating Facility
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Jacksonville Zoo After Rhinoceros Injures Zookeeper
  • - 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 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 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 Cites Two Companies after Fatal Fire At Pennsylvania Natural Gas Processing Plant
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Fines Chemical Manufacturer For Exposing Workers to Toxic Gas
  • - 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 Cites Omaha Family Dollar Store For Blocked Exit Routes and Other Hazards
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Behavior Treatment Hospital for Exposing Employees to Workplace Violence Hazards
  • - 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 6 OSHA News Release - U.S Department of Labor Cites Texas Rubber Company for Safety Violations
  • - 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
  • - 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 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
  • - 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 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

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
  • - 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 8 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Montana Highway Contractor After Hot Asphalt Burns Three Workers in Laurel
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Finds Hospital Employees Exposed to Workplace Violence Hazards
  • - 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 - U.S. Department of Labor Fines Pennsylvania Framing Contractor For Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards
  • - 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

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 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 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
  • - 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 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Pet Food Manufacturer For Amputation, Fall and Other Safety Hazards

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 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Nebraska Asphalt Company Following Investigation of Employee Fatality
  • - 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 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Mississippi Paper Manufacturer For Workplace Safety Violations, Proposes $303,657 in Penalties
  • - 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
  • - 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