OSHA News Releases – July 2023

July 2023

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Department of Labor finds Miami company’s safety deficiencies contributed to diver’s drowning during dredging work in canal
  • - OSHA Trade Release - Department of Labor seeks nominations for membership to National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
  • - OSHA National News Release - Department of Labor announces hazard alert, steps up enforcement as extreme heat endangers workers across the nation
  • - OSHA National News Release - Departamento de Trabajo anuncia alerta por peligro, intensifica acciones mientras ola de calor extremo atenta contra seguridad de los trabajadores
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Westfield grain bin operator again ignored federal safety standards despite warning during probe into near-tragic engulfment
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Federal workplace safety inspection at Dollar General store in Austin finds company again exposing employees to fire, other safety hazards
  • - OSHA News Brief - Texas glass manufacturer earns ‘Star’ designation for excellence in workplace safety, health management at Waxahachie facility
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Department of Labor cites Boston dumpling manufacturer that continues to endanger employees, expose them to new, recurring hazards
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites North Andover Petco store for failing to protect workers from rodents, electrical, chemical hazards
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor finds Maersk Line Limited retaliated against seaman who reported safety concerns to US Coast Guard
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Federal investigators responding to report of employee’s severe burns find multiple safety hazards at Green Bay Sanimax facility
  • - OSHA National News Release - Department of Labor announces proposed rule to clarify personal protective equipment standard, ensure safety of construction industry workers
  • - OSHA News Brief - Department of Labor, Aims Community College alliance seeks to promote safety, health for agriculture workforce
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor finds Pennsylvania contractor failed to follow safety requirements after investigation of lineman’s fatal electrocution in Miami
  • - OSHA Trade Release - Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health will meet Aug. 9-10 in Washington
  • - OSHA National News Release - Department of Labor announces rule expanding submission requirements for injury, illness data provided by employers in high-hazard industries
  • - OSHA National News Release - El Departamento de Trabajo anuncia una norma que amplía la sumisión de datos sobre lesiones y enfermedades en sectores de alto riesgo
  • - OSHA National News Release - Department of Labor announces national emphasis program aimed at reducing, preventing workplace hazards in warehouses, distribution centers
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Department of Labor finds Dollar General continues to endanger workers as inspectors cite 8 violations at Tampa stores, propose $342K in penalties
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Federal inspectors found sawmill exposed employee to same unguarded saw that claimed the life of 21-year-old worker weeks earlier
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Department of Labor finds Newark contractor willfully exposed workers to fall hazards in 6 inspections in three months, proposes $333K in fines
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor proposes $393K in fines after follow-up inspection finds Verona, Missouri chemical plant continues to endanger workers
  • - OSHA News Brief - US Department of Labor recognizes Idaho agricultural chemical company continuous workplace safety record, renews ‘Star’ designation
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA announces meeting of Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health on July 13
  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - Investigators find Cheney contractor exposed employees to potentially fatal hazards as two workers avoid tragedy in Salina trench collapse
  • - OSHA News Brief - Texas equipment, tool supplier earns ‘Star’ designation for excellence in workplace safety, health management at Alvarado facility
  • - Region 10 OSHA News Release - Department of Labor recognizes US Army Supply Division at Washington’s Joint Base Lewis-McChord as a workplace safety ‘Star’
  • - Region 9 OSHA News Release - Department of Labor again cites Paramount Builders for endangering employees’ safety, health at work sites across American Samoa
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - CORRECTED: Federal investigation into 20-year-old worker’s death in Alabama finds sawmill operator again ignored machine safety requirements
  • - OSHA News Brief - US Department of Labor recognizes Colorado structural steel erector's 25 years of safety, health excellence, renews 'Star' designation
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor finds The de Moya Group could have prevented fatal, serious injuries after concrete pile struck aerial lift over I-95 in 2022