OSHA News Releases – Enforcement

June 2020

  • - 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 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 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 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 Mississippi Construction Contractor For Exposing Employees to Cave-in Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Alabama Contractors After Teen Worker Suffers Fatal Fall

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
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Dollar Tree Stores For Exposing Alabama Employees to Safety Hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Massachusetts Court Sentences Contractor Convicted for Manslaughter And Witness Intimidation in Deadly 2016 Trench Collapse
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Reaches Settlement with Global Meat Supplier Following Safety and Health Citations at New Jersey Facility
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites UPS Inc. for Exposing Employees To Fire, Other Hazards at Massachusetts Facility
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Chemical Manufacturer for Exposing Employees to Amputation, Fire and Other Workplace Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Dollar Tree Stores For Workplace Hazards at Andalusia, Alabama Location
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Dollar Tree Stores Inc. for Exposing Employees to Exit and Storage Hazards at Connecticut Store
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Roofing Contractor For Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards and Eye Injuries
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Railcar Service Company After Investigation of Employee Fatality at Pennsylvania Worksite
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Roofing Contractor For Continually Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards at Multiple Jobsites
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Missouri Roofing Contractor For Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards at Three Job Sites
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Alabama Utilities Contractor For Cave-in Hazards After Employee Injury

November 2019

  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites and Fines Maine Roofing Contractor For Willfully and Repeatedly Endangering Employees
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Issues Temporary Enforcement Policy for Certifications from Crane Institute Certification
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - New Jersey Construction Company and its President Pay $442,000 In OSHA Penalties, Interest After Court Finds Contempt
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Central New York Foundry For Exposing Employees to Health and Safety Hazards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Proposes Penalties of $210,037 To Missouri Contractor for Exposing Workers to Trenching Hazards

October 2019

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Alabama Framing Contractor For Exposing Employees to Falls
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Utility Pole Company in Heat-Related Fatality at Nebraska Worksite
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Issues $1,591,176 in Penalties To AB Specialty Silicones After 4 Fatalities in Illinois Plant Explosion
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Alabama Newspaper Publisher For Exposing Employees to Amputations after Injury
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Managers Sentenced to Probation and Ordered to Pay Fines for Conspiracy To Obstruct Justice in U.S. Department of Labor Fatality Investigation
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites South Jersey Manufacturer For Repeat Violations of Workplace Safety and Health Laws
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites South Florida Contractor For Cave-in and Engulfment Hazards After Fatality
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Alabama Auto Parts Manufacturer For Amputation Hazards After Employee Injury
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Roofing Contractor For Repeatedly Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Administrative Law Judge Upholds U.S. Department of Labor Citations In Schenectady, New York, Wood Chipper Fatality Case
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Dollar Tree Store For Exposing Athens, Georgia, Employees to Safety Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Two Florida Roofing Companies For Exposing Employees to Fall and Other Hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites West Virginia Contractor For Exposing Employees to Falls, Other Workplace Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Mississippi Contractor for Exposing Employees to Cave-In and Other Excavation Hazards