OSHA News Releases – Events

June 2020

  • - OSHA Trade Release - Statement by OSHA on the Death of the Honorable Eula Bingham

April 2020

March 2020

  • - OSHA Trade Release - 7th Annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls Postponed Due to COVID-19

February 2020

  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Launches New Webpage to Observe 50th Anniversary of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970

January 2020

  • - OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Commemorates 50 Years of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 with “Protecting the American Workforce” Campaign Yearlong Efforts will Highlight OSHA Past Achievements, Current Efforts, and Future Goals

October 2019

  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor to Hold Public Meeting On Leading Indicators for Safety and Health Programs

September 2019

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Urges Workers and Public To Be Aware of Hazards After Hurricane Dorian

July 2019

  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Kicks Off Safe + Sound Week on August 12

June 2019

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Forms Alliance with National Utility Contractors Association of South Florida to Prevent Excavation Hazards

May 2019

  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Partners Aim To Keep Young Workers Safe This Summer
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Consigli Construction Partner to Promote Workplace Safety at Fall Prevention Stand-Down on May 6, 2019
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor, Stakeholders to Promote Workplace Safety At Fall Prevention Stand-Down Event in Hyde Park, Massachusetts

April 2019

  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor, Workplace Safety Organizations Announce 6th Annual National Fall Prevention Safety Stand-Down
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Partners with Industry at Chicago Area Trench Safety Conferences to Raise Awareness of Hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Partners with Safety Professionals and Industry To Raise Awareness of Hazards during Trench Safety Day Event in Ohio

March 2019

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Seeks to Prevent Georgia Roadway Worksite Injuries through Safety Stand-Down Events
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor, Industry Leaders and Safety Professionals Join for Kickoff of 2019 National Safety Stand-Up for Grain Safety Week on March 25

November 2018

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Associated General Contractors of Georgia Invite Employers to Join Winter Weather Safety Stand-Down

October 2018

  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Colorado Contractors Host Trench Safety Summit
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Urges Workers and the Public to be Vigilant And Mindful of Hazards Following Hurricane Michael
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Announces Actions to Assist Americans Impacted by Hurricane Michael

July 2018

  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Kicks Off Safe + Sound Week on August 13th

May 2018

  • - OSHA National News Release - 5th Annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls Begins May 7
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA Schedules Meeting to Request Comments on Whistleblower Issues in the Railroad and Trucking Industries

April 2018

  • - OSHA Trade Release - Statement by Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health Loren Sweatt on Workers’ Memorial Day 2018
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Partners with Landscape Industry Associations and Employers to Sponsor Southeast Safety Stand-Down Events Focusing on Preventing Heat-Related Illnesses and Landscaping Injuries
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Seeks to Prevent Georgia Roadway Worksite Injuries Through Safety Stand-Down Events
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Grain-Handling Industry and Safety Professionals Announce ‘Stand-Up for Grain Engulfment Prevention Week,’ April 9-13

March 2018

  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Launches Regional Campaign In Delaware To Raise Awareness of Construction Industry Hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Launches Regional Campaign in Northwest Pennsylvania To Raise Awareness of Construction Industry Hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Launches Regional Campaign in Western Pennsylvania To Raise Awareness of Construction Industry Hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Launches Regional Campaign In D.C. To Raise Awareness of Construction Industry Hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Launches Regional Campaign in Central Pennsylvania To Raise Awareness of Construction Industry Hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Launches Regional Campaign in Northeast Pennsylvania To Raise Awareness of Construction Industry Hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Launches Regional Campaign In West Virginia To Raise Awareness of Construction Industry Hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Launches Regional Campaign in Central Eastern Pennsylvania To Raise Awareness of Construction Industry Hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Launches Regional Campaign in Greater Philadelphia To Raise Awareness of Construction Industry Hazards

January 2018

August 2017

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA to Hold Second Public Meeting to Solicit Suggestions for Growing, Strengthening Voluntary Protection Programs

June 2017

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA to hold public meeting to solicit suggestions for strengthening the Voluntary Protection Programs
  • - OSHA National News Release - OSHA announces inaugural ‘Safe + Sound Week’ Agency, safety experts, industry leaders raise awareness of safety, health programs

May 2017

  • - OSHA National News Release - 4th annual National Fall Prevention Safety Stand-Down begins May 8 OSHA, partners announce week-long initiative

April 2017

March 2017

September 2016

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department urges storm recovery workers and public to be vigilant, aware of hazards during storm cleanup

June 2016

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA announces Safety Stand-Down at worksites throughout Southeast to emphasize response to, prevention of heat-related illnesses, injuries
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA holds training event to help improve federal worker safety and health
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA schedules meeting to discuss protecting workers performing tree care operations

May 2016

  • - OSHA National News Release - Construction industry employers, workers to emphasize safety in 2016 National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls, May 2-6

April 2016

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health schedules fourth meeting of the Emergency Response and Preparedness Subcommittee
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - North Florida contractor continues to expose roofing workers to dangerous falls, other safety hazards; OSHA proposes nearly $77K in penalties
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - North Florida contractor continues to expose roofing workers to dangerous falls, other safety hazards; OSHA proposes nearly $77K in penalties
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites general and subcontractor in Florida for exposing workers to dangers of trench cave-ins; proposes more than $114K in fines
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Safety Stand-Down puts the brakes on injuries at Georgia road sites

March 2016

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA schedules special meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health
  • - Region 5 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA, Waubonsee Community College sponsor worker safety, health conference on March 16, in Sugar Grove, Illinois

February 2016

  • - OSHA National News Release - National Safety Stand-Down highlights importance of preventing falls, leading cause of worker death, serious injury in the construction industry
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA announces national safety "step-up" to protect workers at oil and gas exploration sites
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA extends public comment period for updated Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA to hold public stakeholder meeting on its draft updated Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines

January 2016

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA reschedules public hearing on proposed rule on occupational exposure to beryllium

November 2015

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA to hold facilitated discussion on updated Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines

September 2015

May 2015

  • - OSHA National News Release - Record numbers of construction workers expected to get prevention message in 2015 National Fall Safety Stand-Down

April 2015

March 2015

February 2015

June 2014

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA training event focused on enhancing federal worker safety and health
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA schedules stakeholder meeting to consider proposed standard to protect safety, health of emergency responders
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Lathrop Co./Turner Construction Co. host OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at Toledo Hospital site, June 6
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Key/Walbridge hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport Terminal Project
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Ringland-Johnson Construction hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at Woodward-Rock Cut Campus, June 4
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Eau Claire construction workers to attend OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down events, June 4 and 5
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Lakeshore Technical College hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at Cleveland, Wis., campus
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Linn-Mathes Inc. hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down event at 1K Fulton construction site in Chicago, June 4
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Safety Pays, Falls Cost: Barton Malow Co. hosts OSHA Fall Safety Stand-Down events for Lansing, Mich., area workers, June 4
  • - OSHA National News Release - Se espera que mas de 1 millon de trabajadores participe con actividades en todo el pais para impulsar la prevencion y seguridad contra caidas
  • - OSHA National News Release - More than 1M workers expected to participate in National Fall Safety Stand-Down
  • - OSHA National News Release - More than 1M workers expected to participate in National Fall Safety Stand-Down