OSHA News Releases – March 2022

March 2022

  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor recognizes Seattle construction management company for excellence as a workplace safety ‘Star’
  • - OSHA National News Release - Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh addresses President’s Fiscal Year 2023 Budget Request
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor announces proposed rule to amend federal occupational injury, illness recordkeeping regulation
  • - OSHA News Brief - US Department of Labor proposes $198K in penalties to Grand Junction foundation repair company for willful, serious trenching safety violations
  • - OSHA News Brief - US Department of Labor issues $139K in penalties to address workplace safety deficiencies after six workers injured in flash fire
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Pensacola custom cabinetmaker again after inspectors find workers exposed to fire risks
  • - 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
  • - OSHA News Brief - US Department of Labor issues $167K in penalties to address workplace safety deficiencies after 29-year-old worker’s electrocution at Clinton TVA
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Massachusetts manufacturer for safety violations after hot liquid plastic burns worker
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor sues New York ophthalmologist, practice for firing employee who reported COVID-19 hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Rhode Island concrete supplier for serious safety, health violations following worker fatality
  • - OSHA News Brief - US Department of Labor cites Pennsylvania hot tub manufacturer for continuing to expose workers to dangerous chemicals
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor orders ammo manufacturer to reinstate employee who voiced concerns about stock transactions, pay $597K in damages, back wages, costs
  • - OSHA News Brief - Pennsylvania plastic recycler faces $88K in fines for exposing workers to combustible dust hazards following US Department of Labor inspection
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor investigation of amputation injury finds serious, repeat violations at Greensboro US Postal Service facility
  • - OSHA National News Release - Federal judge orders Juan Quevedo-Garcia, one of New Jersey’s most flagrant OSHA violators, to pay $2M in penalties
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Appleton contractor – twice in 6 months – for exposing roofing workers to deadly fall hazards, as penalties mount
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - Preventable tragedy: US Department of Labor investigation of zip-line worker’s fatal fall finds workplace safety failures
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor fines New Jersey auto parts seller $1.2M for 33 workplace safety, health violations following worker’s serious hand injury
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites North Carolina electrical construction company after two 19-year-old apprentices fatally electrocuted in Adger
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA publishes interim final rule for handling retaliation complaints under the Taxpayer First Act
  • - OSHA Trade Release - US Department of Labor announces enforcement, effort for focused inspections in hospitals, nursing care facilities treating COVID-19 patients
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor announces $3.2M in Susan Harwood grants for workplace safety, health training on infectious diseases, including COVID-19
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor initiative seeks to protect Midwest workers from dangers of hazardous noise levels, including permanent loss
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor finds pipelayer exposed to potential trench collapse on residential construction site in Batavia, Ohio
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor, Brasfield & Gorrie Construction to promote workplace safety, health at Alabama construction site
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department orders Calabasas private aviation provider to pay $958K to former worker who suffered retaliation for reporting safety concerns
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Federal inspection finds West Virginia brick manufacturer exposed workers to respirable crystalline silica hazards at Martinsburg plant