OSHA News Releases – April 2022

April 2022

  • - OSHA Trade Release - US Department of Labor to hold public meeting to provide overview of OSHA initiatives to protect workers from heat hazards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - St. Louis steel manufacturer lowers injury rates by investing in safety training, equipment to protect workers on the job
  • - OSHA National News Release - Secretary Marty Walsh issues statement remembering fallen workers, reaffirming commitment to worker safety on Workers Memorial Day
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor finds St. Louis recycling facility exposed workers to fall, machine hazards, places company in Severe Violator Program
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor calls on Amazon to improve severe weather emergency procedures following warehouse collapse
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor finds Hearthside Food Solutions violates federal safety procedures for 20th time in 5 years
  • - OSHA National News Release - El Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. marca el Día de Conmemoración de los Trabajadores, recordando las vidas perdidas; enfatiza el alto costo de ignorar las normas de seguridad y salud en el lugar de trabajo
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor to mark Workers Memorial Day, remembering lives lost; stress the high cost of ignoring workplace safety, health standards
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor, United Support & Memorial for Workplace Fatalities to sign alliance to raise awareness of workplace safety
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor initiative seeks to protect Wisconsin workers from machine hazards in food processing plants
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor workplace fatality investigation finds contractor sent 2 workers back into Austin trench after partial collapse
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor announces proposal to reconsider, revoke final approval of Arizona’s State OSHA Plan after pattern of failures
  • - OSHA News Brief - US Department of Labor renews ‘Star Level’ designation of Raytheon Global Headquarters for workplace safety, health achievements
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor emphasis program seeks to identify, reduce silica dust hazards in Denver’s cut stone, stone products industry
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor finds Illinois contractor exposed roofing workers to deadly fall hazards twice in 10 days at separate job sites
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Clearwater construction contractor after fatal incident on the Pinellas Gateway Express project
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor, Puget Sound Shipbuilders Association renew alliance to promote worker safety
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor places El Paso metal fabricator in Severe Violator Program after 10th incident in 5 years
  • - Region 8 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor, AGC of South Dakota sign alliance to educate workers, employers on construction’s deadly hazards
  • - OSHA National News Release - Readout: Secretary Walsh tours Alabama’s Spanish Fort Water System, discusses department’s efforts to protect workers from heat-related hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites roofing and siding contractor for willfully exposing employees to fall hazards at Hampden, Maine worksite
  • - OSHA National News Release - Secretary Walsh joins Vice President Kamala Harris to announce first ever national emphasis program to protect workers from indoor and outdoor heat hazards
  • - OSHA National News Release - El Secretario Walsh y la Vicepresidenta Kamala Harris anuncian el primer programa nacional de énfasis que protege a los trabajadores de los peligros de calor en interiores y exteriores
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Wisconsin manufacturer after machine seriously injures worker
  • - OSHA Trade Release - US Department of Labor to hold virtual meeting to solicit public input on OSHA whistleblower program improvements
  • - OSHA News Brief - US Department of Labor renews ‘Star Level’ designation of Pfizer Andover for workplace safety, health achievements
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor’s OSHA, industry partners to promote workplace safety during national work zone awareness week in Georgia
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor proposes $796K in fines for Missouri contractor who continued to expose workers to cave-in hazards in unprotected trench
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA initiates enforcement program to identify employers failing to submit injury, illness data
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor orders San Jose trucking company to pay damages, back wages after investigation finds retaliation for reporting safety concerns
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor, industry leaders focus on weather safety, struck-by hazards during 2022 Stand Up 4 Grain Safety Week, April 4-8