OSHA News Releases – Events

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

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