OSHA News Releases – Temporary Workers

November 2020

  • - OSHA National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Emphasizes Protecting Worker Safety and Pay During Holiday Season

June 2019

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Alabama Auto Parts Manufacturer And Staffing Agencies for Exposing Employees to Safety Hazards

November 2018

  • - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Nebraska Staffing Agency Following Heat-Related Fatality

May 2018

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Contractor and Staffing Agency Following Fatal Trench Collapse at Alabama Work Site

November 2017

  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Lynnway Auto Auction For Exposing Employees to Numerous Hazards

October 2017

  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Massachusetts Packaging Company and Staffing Agencies Reach Agreements to Enhance Workplace Safeguards

December 2016

  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Massachusetts packaging company for serious safety, health hazards following injury to temporary worker
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Alabama auto parts supplier to Kia and Hyundai, staffing agencies face $2.5M in fines after robot fatally crushes young bride-to-be

October 2016

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA and the American Staffing Association renew alliance to protect temporary workers
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Ohio vehicle parts manufacturer for failing to protect its workers from machine hazards

September 2016

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Auto parts manufacturer, staffing agency continue to expose workers to fall, amputation, electrocution hazards at Georgia facility

July 2016

  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA: Auto parts manufacturer continues to expose workers to amputation, crushing and other serious machine hazards

June 2016

  • - Region 6 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds workers exposed to amputation dangers at San Angelo woodworking manufacturer; company, staffing agency fined $63K

May 2016

  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Cambridge candy manufacturer, Boston staffing agency, cited by OSHA after temporary employee loses part of finger while operating machine

February 2016

  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA: Washington County contractor, Pittsburgh staffing agency failed to protect temporary workers from potential trench collapse

November 2015

October 2015

  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Judge affirms OSHA citations against Alabama auto parts supplier following the amputation of a temporary worker's hand and fingers

September 2015

August 2015

July 2015

June 2015

  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - Temporary staffing company agrees to implement changes to protect employees at all its work sites
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA and the American Society of Safety Engineers renew alliance to protect worker safety and health
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA schedules meeting of National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
  • - Region 2 OSHA Regional News Brief - Temporary workers exposed to noise, safety hazards in Morris County

May 2015

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Machine guards may have prevented arm amputation suffered by worker at Cordele, Georgia, sawmill
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Atlanta-area commercial lamination company for 18 serious safety and health violations; nearly $80K in penalties proposed
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA to hold meeting of National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health Temporary Workers Work Group

April 2015

  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Hotel soap and shampoo manufacturer faces fines of nearly $104K for exposing employees to dangerous chemical and fire hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Worker electrocuted because his employer, Duke Energy Florida Inc., did not ensure safety procedures were followed

March 2015

February 2015

January 2015

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA investigation finds management ignores hazards after worker falls into acid-filled tank at Pell City, Alabama, auto parts manufacturer
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds welders unaware of toxic, explosive fumes when blast kills temporary worker, critically injures another
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Temporary worker suffers permanent disability after packaging machine crushes him

January 2014

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Air filter manufacturer cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for repeat, serious safety violations; more than $64,000 in fines proposed

October 2013

  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Crossett, Ark., trucking company cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for asphyxiation hazards following worker fatality