OSHA News Releases – June 2021

June 2021

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA issues compliance directive for enforcing emergency temporary standard to protect healthcare workers from coronavirus
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor finds Oaks Integrated Care failed to protect workers from coronavirus exposure at two New Jersey facilities
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor orders Lansing chemical manufacturer to reinstate whistleblower who questioned accounting practices
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites grain facility for workplace safety failures following dust explosion that severely injured worker
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor sues Pennsylvania manufacturing company, owner for firing employee in retaliation for reporting safety concerns
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Toccoa plastic recycler for violating safety standards after worker sustains fatal injuries from a fall
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor, stakeholders renew alliance to train, protect North Dakota workers from excavation, trenching hazards
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor announces availability of more than $21M in grants for training on workplace hazards, infectious diseases
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Bronx contractor after 21-year-old laborer erecting scaffolding suffers deadly fall at Brooklyn building project
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Rhode Island medical practice, owner for exposing employees to coronavirus in North Providence, West Greenwich
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Inspección federal descubre que fabricante de tortillas de San Marcos expuso a sus trabajadores repetidamente a peligros de amputación
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Federal inspection finds San Marcos tortilla manufacturer repeatedly exposing workers to amputation dangers
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor reminds North Dakota construction contractors that protecting workers from falls is a matter of life, death
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA initiative seeks to protect manufacturing workers in Midwest facilities from hazardous noise levels
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor honors Montana safety professionals group for continued commitment to workplace safety, health
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor’s OSHA issues emergency temporary standard to protect health care workers from the coronavirus
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites pharma, biotech manufacturer for failing to protect workers from coronavirus at Monmouth County facility
  • - OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Cambria grain facility for workplace safety failures following engulfment death of manager in corn silo
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor implements initiative to conduct random, weekend safety inspections to protect construction workers from falls, trench collapses
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor schedules meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor partners with OHL North America construction company, University of South Florida to promote workplace safety
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Lack of hazardous energy control safeguards, unexpected steam release led to two workers’ deaths at Department of Veterans Affairs’ West Haven campus
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Fort Myers behavioral healthcare center agrees to revamp its workplace violence prevention program after OSHA investigation of five incidents