OSHA News Releases – Enforcement

May 2019

  • - 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 Chemical Manufacturer for Exposing Workers To Fire and Burn Hazards at Georgia Worksite
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Preparatory College For Exposing Employees to Trenching Hazards
  • - 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 Roofing Contractor For Exposing Employees to Dangerous Falls
  • - 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
  • - 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 Two Florida Contractors After Employee Suffers Injuries
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Contractor after Employee Fatally Injured in Explosion at Alabama Worksite
  • - 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