OSHA News Releases – Temporary Workers

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

December 2014

  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - New Hampshire company faces $230,400 in OSHA fines for exposing employees to fall, crushing, noise and other hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Budweiser distribution center for serious safety violations
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Fiabila USA and 2 staffing agencies expose workers to explosion and chemical hazards at nail polish manufacturer
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Arvato Digital Services and Parallel Employment Group after temporary worker suffers severe electrical shock injuries

September 2014

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Plaid Enterprises in Decatur, Georgia, cited for exposing permanent and temporary workers to amputation, electrical and other safety hazards

August 2014

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA, NIOSH announce recommended practices to protect temporary workers' safety and health
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Rust-Oleum Corp. cited for exposing permanent and temporary workers to silica dust, amputation and electrical hazards following OSHA inspection

July 2014

  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Explosion at Tonawanda Coke Corp. results in serious safety violations and $161,100 in US Department of Labor OSHA fines
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA to hold meeting of National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health Temporary Workers Workgroup
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labors OSHA cites Sterilite Corp. and staffing agency for exposing full-time and temporary workers to unsafe conditions

June 2014

  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - San Antonio fruit processor and staffing agency cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing temporary workers to serious hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites cereal manufacturer for exposing permanent and temporary workers to serious safety hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - 2 companies cited for willful and other violations after temporary worker injured at Maplewood, NJ, bottling plant in December 2013
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 5 companies following December 2013 fatality of temporary worker at Amazon fulfillment center in Avenel, NJ
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Massachusetts seafood processor for serious safety violations following worker's death

May 2014

  • - OSHA National News Release - Annual summer campaign to prevent heat-related illnesses launched by US Labor Department
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA and the American Staffing Association form alliance to protect temporary workers
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA to hold meeting of National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health temporary worker workgroup
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Texas fertilizer operator cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for safety and health hazards following serious injury

April 2014

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Florida manufacturer cited for exposing permanent and temporary workers to toxic chemical hexavalent chromium after US Labor Department inspection

March 2014

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA releases new educational bulletin on injury recording requirements to help protect temporary workers
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Schwan's, staffing agency and service company for serious health and safety violations; $264,360 in fines

February 2014

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Automotive manufacturer in Thomson, Ga., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for amputation and laceration hazards

January 2014

  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with staffing agency in Houston to train construction industry temporary workers
  • - 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
  • - Region 5 OSHA News Release - Illinois concrete company cited after temporary worker fatality

October 2013

  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA cites B R Flowers and Co. Inc. and Tidewater Staffing Inc. after July heat fatality in Norfolk, Va.
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Crossett, Ark., trucking company cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for asphyxiation hazards following worker fatality

September 2013

  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - Houston, Texas, waste services employer and temporary labor provider cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for worker's death from excessive heat exposure

August 2013

  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department reaches settlement with Waste Management of New Jersey Inc. following June 2012 heat fatality
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA forms alliance with temporary employment agency in San Antonio to train construction industry temporary workers

April 2013