OSHA News Releases – October 2021

October 2021

  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor recognizes Lamar Advertising Co. for its continued commitment to workplace safety, health
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor initiates rulemaking to protect workers, outdoors and indoors, from heat hazards amid rising temperatures
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor finds Mississippi concrete products manufacturer, distributor ignored safety measures in Drummonds
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor seeking nominations for newly reestablished Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor finds Midwest trailer sales company failed to ensure workers followed measures to prevent COVID-19 spread
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - Investigation of deadly trench collapse finds Colorado company exposed workers to excavation hazards in Johnstown
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor proposes $38K in fines for Illinois healthcare facility where workers were not fully protected from coronavirus hazards
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Federal investigation of employee injury finds Temple, Texas furniture manufacturer repeatedly exposed workers to amputation hazards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - OSHA launches initiative to protect Midwest workers from occupational exposure to hazardous substances, other health hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Syracuse iron foundry agrees to correct serious hazards, implement enhanced safeguards following US Department of Labor inspection, litigation
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Contractor faces 2 serious citations after US Department of Labor finds safety failures led to welder’s death at Bonner Bridge demolition project
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Investigation into worker’s severe arm injury finds Cusseta auto parts manufacturer, supplier willfully ignored safety precautions
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor proposes $83K in fines to healthcare facility for failing to protect workers from coronavirus hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - For the 6th time in 7 years, federal inspectors find Illinois contractor putting construction workers at risk of industry’s deadliest hazard
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor investigation of crane collapse, double fatality on Interstate 10 finds Lufkin company failed to assemble crane properly
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor, Mexican Consulate in Boston enter alliance to promote workplace safety, health among New England’s workers
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. y Consulado de México en Boston firman alianza para promover seguridad y salud entre trabajadores de New England
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor sues Austin luxury car dealer that retaliated against employee who raised concerns of coronavirus hazards
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Ohio paint manufacturer for workplace safety failures following explosion that killed one, injured 8 workers
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites insurance agency for exposing workers to coronavirus at Denver location where employee died with COVID-19
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor proposes $300K in fines after inspection finds workers endangered at Missouri nutrition production plant
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor proposes $136K in fines after worker at Tootsie Roll manufacturing plant suffers amputation injury
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Valmont Coatings for exposing workers to crushing, other safety hazards after investigation into employee’s death