OSHA News Releases – Events

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 Greater Philadelphia To Raise Awareness of Construction Industry Hazards
  • - 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

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 schedules meeting to discuss protecting workers performing tree care operations
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA holds training event to help improve federal worker safety and health

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: 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
  • - 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
  • - 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
  • - 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
  • - 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
  • - 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