OSHA News Releases – Events

February 2024

  • - Readout - Readout: Department of Labor joins Restaurant Opportunities Centers United for listening session on impacts of indoor heat in the restaurant industry
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Building futures: US Department of Labor promotes safety to newest generation of construction workers in Southeast’s largest student career event

November 2023

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA announces preparation meeting for UN Sub-Committee on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals, Nov. 15

September 2023

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor begins outreach in Florida for technical support, worker safety in areas hardest hit by Hurricane Idalia

August 2023

  • - OSHA News Brief - US Department of Labor urges workers, public in Carolinas, Georgia, Florida to be aware of hazards in recovery efforts after Hurricane Idalia
  • - OSHA Trade Release - La OSHA anuncia los ganadores del concurso "Supera el Calor"
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA announces ‘Beat the Heat’ contest winners
  • - OSHA News Brief - City of Monahans proclaims August 10 National Safe Digging Day
  • - OSHA News Brief - La Ciudad de Monahans proclama el 10 de agosto como el Día Nacional de Excavación Segura
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - Department of Labor returns to normal workplace safety enforcement operations throughout Guam following Typhoon Mawar
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA set to kick off Safe + Sound Week

June 2023

  • - OSHA National News Release - Fireworks, pyrotechnics industry employers strongly urged to make worker safety a priority on July 4
  • - OSHA National News Release - ACTUALIZADO: El Departamento de Trabajo de los Estados Unidos insta a los empleadores a tener un plan para proteger a los trabajadores al aire libre de los peligros asociados con la mala calidad del aire
  • - OSHA National News Release - UPDATED: US Department of Labor urges employers to have a plan to protect outdoor workers from hazards associated with poor air quality
  • - OSHA National News Release - El Departamento de Trabajo de los Estados Unidos invita a empresas y trabajadores para compartir las mejores prácticas de seguridad y salud en el lugar de trabajo
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor invites businesses, workers to share best workplace safety, health practices
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - El Departamento de Trabajo de los Estados Unidos proporcionará expertos en seguridad y salud de los trabajadores en las áreas más afectadas en Guam por el tifón Mawar para proteger a los trabajadores de recuperación

May 2023

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA to hold public meeting June 15 to discuss modernizing, improving, expanding its Voluntary Protection Programs

April 2023

  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor to honor workers whose jobs claimed their lives, recommit to protecting workers as nation marks Workers Memorial Day
  • - OSHA Trade Release - Departamento de Trabajo de los Estados Unidos anuncia el lanzamiento del concurso "Vence el Calor"
  • - OSHA Trade Release - US Department of Labor announces launch of ‘Beat the Heat’ contest
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Department of Labor, industry partners to promote road construction worker safety during 2023 National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor urges caution to avoid fall, electrical, other hazards during tornado cleanup in Bollinger County, Missouri

March 2023

  • - Readout - Readout: US Department of Labor hosts discussion on safety and health agency’s new authority to provide visa certifications to better protect workers
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor, industry leaders focus on small steps for big safety impact during 2023 Stand Up 4 Grain Safety Week, March 27-31
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Next generation: US Department of Labor promotes safety to newest generation of construction workforce during Atlanta career expo in March
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA to provide in-person, online training event on workplace safety, health for federal agency employees, Aug. 8-10

October 2022

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor initiates technical support; worker safety, health outreach in areas hardest hit by Hurricane Ian

September 2022

  • - Readout - READOUT: At US Department of Labor, Workers’ Voice Summit stresses collaboration in addressing workers’ rights concerns
  • - OSHA News Brief - US Department of Labor, excavation industry association to host trench safety summit to stem alarming national rise in worker fatalities caused by cave-ins
  • - OSHA News Brief - OSHA, North Texas National Utility Contractors Assoc. to co-host event on trench, excavation safety amid alarming rise in workplace fatalities
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor, industry leaders, stakeholders call on employers, workers to combat surge in construction worker suicides

August 2022

  • - OSHA National News Release - Department of Labor joins with Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras leaders to launch Labor Rights Week 2022 with kick-off event in Washington

June 2022

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA reminds fireworks/pyrotechnics industry to put worker safety first in advance of July 4 celebrations

May 2022

  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor urges caution to avoid fall, electrical, other hazards during spring storm cleanup throughout South Dakota
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA to offer on-site, online training event from Aug. 2-4 to enhance safety, health of federal workers

April 2022

  • - OSHA Trade Release - US Department of Labor to hold public meeting to provide overview of OSHA initiatives to protect workers from heat hazards
  • - OSHA National News Release - Secretary Marty Walsh issues statement remembering fallen workers, reaffirming commitment to worker safety on Workers Memorial Day
  • - OSHA National News Release - El Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. marca el Día de Conmemoración de los Trabajadores, recordando las vidas perdidas; enfatiza el alto costo de ignorar las normas de seguridad y salud en el lugar de trabajo
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor to mark Workers Memorial Day, remembering lives lost; stress the high cost of ignoring workplace safety, health standards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor, United Support & Memorial for Workplace Fatalities to sign alliance to raise awareness of workplace safety
  • - OSHA National News Release - Readout: Secretary Walsh tours Alabama’s Spanish Fort Water System, discusses department’s efforts to protect workers from heat-related hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor’s OSHA, industry partners to promote workplace safety during national work zone awareness week in Georgia
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor, industry leaders focus on weather safety, struck-by hazards during 2022 Stand Up 4 Grain Safety Week, April 4-8

March 2022

  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor urges workers, employers, public to recognize hazards, ensure safety after recent storms in Texas, Louisiana
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor reopens rulemaking record, schedules public hearing on proposed final rule to protect healthcare workers from COVID-19 exposure

February 2022

September 2021

  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor urges workers, employers, public to recognize hazards, ensure safety after Hurricane Nicholas

August 2021

  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor, industry leaders, stakeholders call on employers, workers to combat surge in construction worker suicides
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor urges workers, employers and public to be aware of hazards after Tropical Storm Henri
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor, City of Lubbock mark National Safe Digging Day
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor kicks off national Safe + Sound Week, Aug. 9

May 2021

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA issues a notice of informal hearing to discuss updates to the agency’s Hazard Communication Standard

April 2021

  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor observes 2021 Workers Memorial Day as agencies look ahead to stronger worker safety, health protections
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety and health
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety and health
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety and health
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers Nebraska lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety and health
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor opens national dialogue to improve outreach to teens on workplace issues of safety, wages, job training, discrimination

March 2021

  • - OSHA National News Release - OSHA, grain industry leaders say small changes have big impacts
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor encourages industry employers, stakeholders to join OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction

October 2020

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

September 2020

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA Webinar Launches 7th Annual National Stand-Down To Prevent Falls on Sept. 14, 2020
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Urges Workers and Public To Be Aware of Hazards After Hurricane Laura

August 2020

  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Urges Workers and Public To Be Aware of Hazards After Hurricane Laura
  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Announces Actions To Assist Americans Impacted By Hurricane Laura
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Encourages Employers To Mark National Safe + Sound Week, Aug. 10-16, 2020
  • - OSHA Trade Release - 7th Annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls Rescheduled for September 14-18, 2020

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