OSHA News Releases – August 2021

August 2021

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor orders railway to pay more than $667K, reinstate two employees after investigation finds whistleblower retaliatory actions
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor urges workers, employers, public to be aware of hazards after Hurricane Ida
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor urges workers, employers, public to recognize hazards, ensure safety after Hurricane Ida
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor, Mexican Consulate in Las Vegas enter alliance to promote workplace safety, health in the construction industry
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Judge upholds US Department of Labor citations, $145K in penalties for Denver contractor that ignored safety requirements repeatedly
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor finds Tinton Falls transitional housing facility exposed workers to coronavirus hazards; 11 workers test positive
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Marietta manufacturer for exposing workers willfully to preventable fall hazards that led to employee’s death
  • - 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 proposes $1.3M in penalties for contractor with extensive history of violations after two workers die at Boston dig site
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Colorado home manufacturing company for continuing to expose workers to falls at Pueblo facility
  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor issues updated guidance on protecting unvaccinated and other at-risk workers from the coronavirus
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor partners with Dimeo Construction, Connecticut OSHA, New Haven Building Trades to promote workplace safety
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Amid recent trench collapses, US Department of Labor reminds South Dakota employers, workers of excavation hazards
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Safeway Inc. after employee suffers amputations at milk packaging plant
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Central Illinois grain cooperative for safety failures following worker engulfment in soybean silo
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor kicks off national Safe + Sound Week, Aug. 9
  • - OSHA Trade Release - Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health meeting will be held virtually on Wednesday, Aug. 11
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Central New Jersey medical facility, staffing agency for exposing nurses to coronavirus hazards
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA partners with National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health to revise handbook for small businesses
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Tavares contractor after finding employer willfully bypassed safety measures that led to worker’s fatal electrocution
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor initiative seeks to protect Midwest workers in tank cleaning industry from atmospheric, confined space hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor initiative seeks to protect Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana workers from confined space dangers