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OSHA National News Release


October 2, 2020

U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA Announces $484,069
In Coronavirus Violations

WASHINGTON, DC – Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited 37 establishments for violations, resulting in proposed penalties totaling $484,069.

OSHA inspections have resulted in the agency citing employers for violations, including failures to:

OSHA has already issued press releases relating to nine establishments, which can be found at dol.gov/newsroom. In addition to those establishments, the 28 establishments below have received coronavirus-related citations from OSHA relating to one or more of the above violations. OSHA provides more information about individual citations at its Establishment Search website, which it updates periodically.

Establishment Name

Inspection
Number

City

State

Initial
Penalty

Natchaug Hospital Inc.

1476019

Mansfield Center

Connecticut

$13,494

Arbor Management Services LLC

1478813

Atlanta

Georgia

$13,494

Department of Veteran Affairs

1472413

Indianapolis

Indiana

$0

Department of Veteran Affairs

1472527

Indianapolis

Indiana

$0

Department of Veteran Affairs

1472721

Indianapolis

Indiana

$0

Valley Hospital Inc.

1472607

Ridgewood

New Jersey

$8,675

Valley Physician Services Inc.

1472609

Waldwick

New Jersey

$9,639

South Mountain Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center

1475843

Vauxhall

New Jersey

$0

Care One at Livingston Assisted Living

1479867

Livingston

New Jersey

$13,494

Atrium Post-Acute Care of Wayneview

1487624

Wayne

New Jersey

$22,555

Hackensack Meridian Health System

1473005

North Bergen

New Jersey

$25,061

Hackensack Meridian Health Inc.

1476526

Edison

New Jersey

$25,061

Hudson Hospital OpCo LLC

1471979

Jersey City

New Jersey

$15,422

Bell Medical Transport LLC

1473748

Orange

New Jersey

$24,290

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center

1473794

Newark

New Jersey

$0

Hudson Hospital OpCo LLC

1478460

Jersey City

New Jersey

$21,205

Hackensack Meridian Health System

1483597

North Bergen

New Jersey

$13,494

HMH Residential Care Inc.

1486211

Wall Township

New Jersey

$13,494

2 Deer Park Drive Ops LLC

1472170

Monmouth Junction

New Jersey

$13,494

Clara Maass Medical Center

1473231

Belleville

New Jersey

$23,133

Clara Maass Medical Center*

1473262

Belleville

New Jersey

$23,133

Massapequa Center LLC

1476213

Amityville

New York

$13,494

Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health Center Inc.

1475585

Arverne

New York

$9,639

Ahava Medical & Rehabilitation Center LLC

1472872

Brooklyn

New York

$8,675

Brooklyn Queens Nursing Home Inc.

1472977

Brooklyn

New York

$12,145

Luis O. Herrera M.D. P.C.

1483446

Freeport

New York

$0

Jewish Home Lifecare, Home Assistance Personnel Inc.

1472332

New York

New York

$13,494

Crothall Healthcare Inc.

1473628

Laredo

Texas

$2,121

A full list of what standards were cited for each establishment – and the inspection number – are available here.

Resources are available on the agency’s COVID-19 webpage to help employers comply with these standards.

Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, employers are responsible for providing safe and healthful workplaces for their employees. OSHA’s role is to help ensure these conditions for America’s working men and women by setting and enforcing standards, and providing training, education and assistance. For more information, visit www.osha.gov.

The mission of the Department of Labor is to foster, promote and develop the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers and retirees of the United States; improve working conditions; advance opportunities for profitable employment; and assure work-related benefits and rights.

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Media Contact:

Megan Sweeney, 202-693-4661, sweeney.megan.p@dol.gov

Release Number:  20-1891-NAT


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