Occupational Safety and Health Administration

What's New - 2019

September

  • September 30 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Mississippi Manufacturer For Exposing Employees to Safety Hazards After Fatal Incident
  • September 30 - Federal Register 84:51377-51400 - Occupational Exposure to Beryllium and Beryllium Compounds in Construction and Shipyard Sectors
  • September 30 - Federal Register 84:51639-51640 - Stakeholder Meeting on Using Leading Indicators To Improve Safety and Health Outcomes
  • September 27 - Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Implements New Weighting System For Workplace Safety and Health Inspections
  • September 27 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Transmissions Manufacturer For Exposing Employees to Safety Hazards After Fatality
  • September 27 - Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Proposes Revisions to OSHA's Beryllium Standards for Construction and Shipyards
  • September 26 - Federal Register 84:50739-50756 - Additional Ambient Aerosol CNC Quantitative Fit Testing Protocols: Respiratory Protection Standard
  • September 25 - Region 1 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Retailer for Inadequate Vermin And Respirator Protections at New Hampshire Store
  • September 25 - Region 2 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Upstate New York Contractor For Health and Safety Hazards During Asbestos Removal Work
  • September 25 - Region 5 - U.S. Department of Labor, Contractors Association and Electrical Workers' Union Establish Partnership to Promote Workplace Safety in Central Ohio
  • September 25 - Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Approves New Respirator Fit Testing Protocols to Protect Workers from Airborne Contaminants
  • September 23 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Masonry Manufacturer For Exposing Employees to Silica and Other Hazards
  • September 23 - Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Announces New Members Selected to the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health
  • September 20 - Region 5 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Manufacturer For Exposing Employees to Multiple Safety and Health Hazards
  • September 20 - Region 5 - County Court Sentences Ohio Roofing Contractor to 3 Years in Prison For Ignoring Safety Hazards Leading to Employee's Fatal Fall
  • September 20 - National - U.S. Department of Labor Awards Susan Harwood Workplace Safety and Health Training Grants to Assist in Educating Workers and Employers
  • September 19 - Region 10 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Idaho Dollar Tree Stores After Finding Widespread Storage Violations
  • September 19 - Region 8 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Colorado Utility Company For Exposing Employees to Trenching Hazards
  • September 19 - Federal Register 84:49336-49344 - Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratories; Revised Fee Schedule and Adoption of New Application Acceptance and Review Procedures
  • September 17 - Federal Register 84:48947-48948 - MET Laboratories, Inc.: Grant of Expansion of Recognition and Modification to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards
  • September 17 - Federal Register 84:48948-48949 - QAI Laboratories, Ltd.: Grant of Expansion of Recognition
  • September 16 - Region 5 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Wisconsin Company For Exposing Employees to Machine Hazards
  • September 16 - Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Selects New Director For OSHA's Construction Directorate
  • September 16 - Region 5 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Illinois Masonry Contractor for Repeatedly Exposing Employees to Fall and Scaffolding Hazards at Chicago Job Site
  • September 16 - Region 5 - U.S. Department of Labor Fines Wisconsin Excavation Company For Exposing Employees to Trenching Hazards
  • September 16 - Federal Register 84:48648-48649 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Occupational Safety and Health Administration Alliance Program Office of the Secretary
  • September 13 - Region 8 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Colorado Homebuilder For Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards
  • September 13 - Region 5 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Roofing Contractor For Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards
  • September 13 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Roofing Contractor After Fatal Fall at Work Site
  • September 11 - Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Handles Retaliation Complaints Under New Taxpayer First Act
  • September 11 - Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Poultry Industry Sign Alliance To Protect Workers' Safety and Health
  • September 10 - Region 3 - U.S. Department of Labor Forms Alliance to Promote Workplace Safety In the Elevator Industry
  • September 10 - Region 5 - U.S. Department of Labor and Ohio Auto Parts Manufacturer Reach Settlement Agreement to Abate Hazards at Franklin, Ohio, Plant
  • September 10 - Region 8 - U.S. Department of Labor and Michigan Pipeline Company Agree To Resolve Citations Issued for Trenching Hazards
  • September 09 - Region 3 - U.S. Department of Labor Forms Alliance to Promote Workplace Safety For Pennsylvania Employers and Employees
  • September 09 - Federal Register 84:47325-47327 - Personal Protective Equipment for General Industry; Extension for the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of the Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • September 06 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Urges Workers and Public To Be Aware of Hazards After Hurricane Dorian

August

  • August 30 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Partnership Promotes Workplace Safety During Construction of Data Center in Georgia
  • August 29 - Federal Register 84:45534-45536 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Standard on Process Safety Management of Highly Hazardous Chemicals
  • August 28 - Region 6 - U.S. Department of Labor Orders Kinder Morgan to Pay Back Pay, Damages And Fees for Retaliation Against Whistleblower
  • August 28 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites United Parcel Service After Employee Injury in West Palm Beach County, Florida
  • August 27 - Federal Register 84:44932-44942 - Salini-Impregilo/Healy Joint Venture; Application for Permanent Variance and Interim Order; Grant of Interim Order; Request for Comments
  • August 27 - Federal Register 84:44931-44932 - Lead in General Industry Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork)
  • August 26 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Orders Tennessee Valley Authority to Pay Back Wages to Employee Terminated After Raising Nuclear Safety Concerns
  • August 23 - Region 3 - Federal Judge Orders Lloyd Industries and Company Owner to Pay $1.04 Million to Employees Terminated for Assisting Safety Investigation
  • August 20 - Region 8 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites South Dakota Contractor For Exposing Employees to Trenching Hazards
  • August 20 - Region 7 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Missouri Contractor For Exposing Employees to Excavating and Trenching Hazards
  • August 20 - Region 5 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Commercial Roofing Contractor For Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards at Illinois Job Site
  • August 20 - Federal Register 84:43182-43183 - Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH): Notice of Meeting
  • August 20 - Federal Register 84:43183-43184 - Aviation Industry Whistleblower Stakeholder Meeting
  • August 20 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Construction Contractor For Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards
  • August 20 - Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor to Hold Meeting to Solicit Public Input On Aviation Act Whistleblower Protection Provision
  • August 19 - Region 5 - U.S. Department of Labor Proposes Penalties to Wisconsin Company For Continually Exposing Employees to Machine Hazards
  • August 16 - Region 2 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites New York Frozen Foods Packager For Exposing Employees to Multiple Hazards
  • August 15 - Federal Register 84:41667-41670 - Occupational Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica--Specified Exposure Control Methods
  • August 14 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Armor Fabrication Company For Exposing Employees to Amputation and Other Safety Hazards
  • August 14 - Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA Requests Information on Table 1 of the Silica Standard for Construction
  • August 12 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites California Production Company After Two Employees Suffer Injuries While Filming in Georgia
  • August 9 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Countertop Manufacturer For Amputation, Silica, and Other Safety and Health Hazards
  • August 9 - Region 2 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites New Jersey Landscaper After Two Employees Succumb to Carbon Monoxide Exposure
  • August 9 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Roofing Company For Exposing Employees to Fall and Other Safety Hazards
  • August 9 - Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Reminds Employers About Submitting Injury and Illness Data to OSHA
  • August 8 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Manufacturer for Amputation, Combustible Dust, and Other Workplace Hazards
  • August 8 - Region 3 - U.S. Department of Labor Fines Contractors for Employee Exposure To Fall, Other Hazards After Fatality at Port of Wilmington
  • August 8 - Region 2 - U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Finds South Jersey Wholesale Produce Supplier Failed to Correct Prior Workplace Hazards
  • August 8 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Mississippi Poultry Processor After Employees Hospitalized for Ammonia Exposure
  • August 2 - Region 7 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Barrel Maker for $413,370 in Penalties After Finding Multiple Hazards at Missouri Cooperage
  • August 2 - Region 5 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Plumbing Contractor For Exposing Employees to Trenching Hazards Following Fatality
  • August 2 - Region 7 - U.S. Department of Labor Partners with Kansas Tomahawk Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant to Promote Safety During Facility Expansion Project
  • August 1 - Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Global Cold Chain Alliance Renew Agreement to Protect Workers from Hazardous Chemicals
  • August 1 - Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor and CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training Renew Alliance to Protect Construction Workers
  • August 1 - Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Launches Redesigned OSHA Whistleblower Protection Program Website

July

  • July 31 - National Release - New Jersey Company and Its President Found in Contempt of Court After Failing to Pay $412,000 in Penalties for OSHA Violations
  • July 30 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Partners With Construction Contractor To Promote Workplace Safety During Atlanta Project
  • July 29 - Region 5 - Fuyao Glass America Inc. Faces $724,380 in Federal Penalties After U.S. Department of Labor Finds Multiple Hazards at Ohio Plant
  • July 29 - Federal Register 84:36468-36469 - Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses; Approval of Information Collection Requirements
  • July 26 - Region 2 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites New York Manufacturer For Violations after Employee Injury at Long Island Plant
  • July 26 - Federal Register 84:35989-35990 - Arizona State Plan for Occupational Safety and Health
  • July 25 - Region 5 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Wisconsin Lumber Mill for Exposing Employees to Machine and Other Hazards Following Fatality
  • July 25 - Federal Register 84:35887-35888 - Modification to the List of Appropriate NRTL Program Test Standards
  • July 25 - Federal Register 84:35888-35889 - Walking and Working Surfaces Standard for General Industry; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of the Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • July 24 - Region 2 - U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Finds New Jersey Contractor Exposed Employees to Lead and Other Hazards at Pennsylvania Worksite
  • July 23 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Norcross, Georgia, Transit Service Provider For Exposing Employees to Safety and Health Hazards
  • July 22 - Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Kicks Off Safe + Sound Week on August 12
  • July 19 - Region 3 - U.S. Department of Labor Reminds Employers of the Dangers of Heat Illness
  • July 19 - Region 3 - U.S. Department of Labor Reminds Employers of the Dangers of Heat Illness
  • July 19 - Region 3 - U.S. Department of Labor Reminds Employers of the Dangers of Heat Illness
  • July 19 - Region 2 - U.S. Department of Labor Reminds Employers of the Dangers of Heat Illness
  • July 19 - Federal Register 84:34785-34785 - Cranes and Derricks in Construction: Operator Qualification; Approval of Information Collection Requirements
  • July 19 - Federal Register 84:34952-34953 - TUV SUD America, Inc.: Application for Expansion of Recognition
  • July 18 - Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Provides Compliance Assistance Resources to Find and Fix Workplace Hazards
  • July 18 - Region 3 - U.S. Department of Labor Reminds Employers of the Dangers of Heat Illness
  • July 18 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Company for Exposing Employees To Amputations and Other Safety Hazards
  • July 17 - Region 1 - U.S. Department of Labor Reminds Employers of the Dangers of Heat Illness
  • July 17 - Region 6 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Global Packaging Manufacturer After Employee Suffers Severe Steam Burns in Queen City, Texas
  • July 16 - Region 7 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Missouri Contractor For Exposing Employees to Trench Engulfment Hazards
  • July 15 - Region 6 - U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Finds Oklahoma Manufacturer Exposed Employees to Serious Workplace Hazards
  • July 9 - Region 7 - U.S. Department of Labor Says Employer Vigilance Essential To Addressing Workplace Hazards That Peak in Summer
  • July 3 - Region 2 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Illinois Metal Treating Facility
  • July 1 - Federal Register 84:31350-31351 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Occupational Safety and Health State Plans

June

  • June 28 - Region 5 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Illinois Metal Treating Facility
  • June 28 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Orders Kentucky Trucking Company To Reinstate Driver Who Refused To Operate Vehicle During Inclement Weather
  • June 28 - Region 2 - Federal Judge Upholds Safety and Health Citations, Penalties Against Jersey City, New Jersey Medical Center
  • June 28 - Federal Register 84:31121-31122 - QPS Evaluation Services, Inc.: Grant of Expansion of Recognition
  • June 28 - Federal Register 84:31119-31121 - The Standard on Process Safety Management of Highly Hazardous Chemicals; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • June 28 - Federal Register 84:31117-31117 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Personal Protective Equipment for Shipyard Employment
  • June 27 - National Release - U.S. Department of Labor Schedules Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health Meeting; Announces Committee Appointments
  • June 26 - Region 6 - U.S. Department of Labor Reminds Employers of the Dangers of Heat Illness
  • June 25 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Jacksonville Zoo After Rhinoceros Injures Zookeeper
  • June 24 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Distributor for Chemical and Other Hazards
  • June 21 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Two Florida Construction Contractors After Fatal Fall at Miami Work Site
  • June 21 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Forms Alliance with National Utility Contractors Association of South Florida to Prevent Excavation Hazards
  • June 20 - Region 5 - U.S. Department of Labor Enters Partnership to Promote Safety During Construction of Amazon Distribution Center in Wisconsin
  • June 20 - Region 5 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Manufacturer for Exposing Employees to Respiratory, Chemical, and Other Hazards
  • June 19 - Region 5 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Aluminum Can Manufacturer After Employee Suffers Broken Arm When Caught in Machine
  • June 19 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites West Palm Beach, Florida, Dollar Tree Store for Stacking, Storing Merchandise Unsafely
  • June 18 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Alabama Auto Parts Manufacturer And Staffing Agencies for Exposing Employees to Safety Hazards
  • June 17 - Federal Register 84:28100-28101 - Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH): Notice of Membership and Meeting
  • June 14 - Region 6 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Southern Tire Mart After Fatality at Texas Retreading Facility
  • June 12 - Region 1 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites and Fines Maine Roofing Contractor After Employee's Fatal Fall
  • June 11 - Region 5 - U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Cites Illinois Contractor For Continuing to Expose Roofers to Falls Hazards
  • June 11 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Water Services Company After Employee Suffers Heat-Related Injury at Key West, Florida, Worksite
  • June 11 - Region 3 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Two Companies after Fatal Fire At Pennsylvania Natural Gas Processing Plant
  • June 11 - Region 7 - U.S. Department of Labor Seeks to Increase Awareness Of Workplace Safety Hazards in the Electrical Industry
  • June 11 - Region 2 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites New Jersey Framing Contractor For Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards
  • June 10 - Region 7 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Omaha Family Dollar Store For Blocked Exit Routes and Other Hazards
  • June 7 - Region 7 - U.S. Department of Labor Urges Caution to Avoid Hazards During Tornado and Storm Cleanup
  • June 7 - Region 8 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Behavior Treatment Hospital for Exposing Employees to Workplace Violence Hazards
  • June 6 - Region 9 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Arizona Metal Extraction Facility After Workers Burned By Electrical Arc Flash
  • June 6 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Partnership Promotes Workplace Safety During Construction of Poultry Research Lab in Athens, Georgia
  • June 5 - Federal Register 84:26157-28159 - TUV Rheinland of North America, Inc.: Application for Expansion of Recognition
  • June 5 - Federal Register 84:26159-28160 - MET Laboratories, Inc.: Application for Expansion of Recognition
  • June 5 - Federal Register 84:26160-28162 - TUV Rheinland of North America, Inc.: Grant of Expansion of Recognition
  • June 3 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites South Florida Farm After Employee Becomes Ill from Exposure to Ammonia Vapor

May

  • May 29 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Tire Manufacturer and Contractors for 22 Safety and Health Violations
  • May 29 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Four Florida Construction Contractors For Exposing Employees to Safety Hazards at Residential Worksite
  • May 29 - Region 8 - U.S. Department of Labor Signs Strategic Partnership to Promote Workplace Safety During Construction of Montana Hospital Expansion Project
  • May 24 - Region 6 - U.S Department of Labor Cites Texas Rubber Company for Safety Violations
  • May 24 - Region 7 - U.S. Department of Labor, State of Iowa, Electrical Workers Union Renew Alliance to Improve Workplace Safety for Electrical Industry
  • May 22 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Framing Contractor for Exposing Employees To Fall Hazards at Alabama Worksite
  • May 22 - Region 3 - U.S. Department of Labor Fines Pennsylvania Manufacturer For Workplace Safety Hazards Following Employee Amputation
  • May 22 - Federal Register 84:23585-23586 - Preparations for the 37th Session of the UN Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (UNSCEGHS)
  • May 20 - Region 2 - New Jersey Food Manufacturer Agrees to Safety and Health Improvements At Eight Facilities After U.S. Department of Labor Inspection
  • May 17 - Trade Release - OSHA Requests Information on Possible Updates to the Lockout/Tagout Standard
  • May 16 - Region 7 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Nebraska Steel Erection Company After Employee Dies from Fall Injury
  • May 16 - Region 7 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Nebraska Excavating Company After Two Employees Injured in Trench Collapse
  • May 16 - Region 5 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Missouri Contractors for Exposing Workers To Asbestos While Restoring Kansas State University's Library
  • May 15 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Online Pet Supply Retailer
  • May 15 - Region 5 - U.S. Department of Labor Enters Partnership to Promote Safety During Construction of Commercial Building Project in Hudson, Wisconsin
  • May 14 - Federal Register 84:21416-21598 - Standards Improvement Project--Phase IV; Final Rule
  • May 13 - Region 7 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Iowa U.S. Postal Office For Blocked Exits and Failing to Train on Emergency Plan
  • May 13 - Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA Issues Rule to Revise Requirements in Safety and Health Standards
  • May 10 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Joins Partnership to Promote Workplace Safety During Construction of Georgia Tech Student Center in Atlanta
  • May 10 - Region 2 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites New Jersey Roofing Contractor
  • May 8 - Region 7 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Kansas Aircraft Manufacturer For Exposing Employees to Known Carcinogen
  • May 8 - Region 3 - U.S. Department of Labor Partners with Skanska USA Building Inc. To Promote Workplace Safety at Delaware Hospital Expansion Project
  • May 7 - Region 5 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Contractor for Safety Failures
  • May 6 - Region 6 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Texas Meat-Packing Plant For Exposing Workers to Highly Hazardous Chemicals
  • May 6 - Region 7 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Commercial Building Contractor For Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards at Missouri Job Site
  • May 3 - Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Announces $10.5 Million in Worker Safety and Health Training Grants
  • May 3 - Federal Register 84:19129-19130 - Susan Harwood Training Grant Program, FY 2019
  • May 2 - Region 1 - U.S. Department of Labor, Stakeholders to Promote Workplace Safety At Fall Prevention Stand-Down Event in Hyde Park, Massachusetts
  • May 2 - Region 1 - U.S. Department of Labor and Consigli Construction Partner to Promote Workplace Safety at Fall Prevention Stand-Down on May 6, 2019
  • May 2 - Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Partners Aim To Keep Young Workers Safe This Summer
  • May 2 - Federal Register 84:18872-18873 - Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH): Notice of Membership and Meeting

April

  • April 30 - Region 6 - U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Finds Texas Storage Tank Manufacturing Facility Exposed Employees to Serious Workplace Hazards
  • April 26 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Alabama Packaging Manufacturer For Safety Violations after Two Employees Suffer Injuries
  • April 26 - Federal Register 84:17892-17893 - Curtis-Strauss LLC: Grant of Expansion of Recognition
  • April 25 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Expands Partnership with Florida SAFETY Alliance to Increase Awareness of Construction Hazards
  • April 25 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Chemical Manufacturer for Exposing Workers To Fire and Burn Hazards at Georgia Worksite
  • April 25 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Preparatory College For Exposing Employees to Trenching Hazards
  • April 23 - Region 8 - U.S. Department of Labor and Associated General Contractors Renew Alliance to Promote Safety and Health in the Rio Grande Valley
  • April 23 - Region 8 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Montana Highway Contractor After Hot Asphalt Burns Three Workers in Laurel
  • April 23 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Partners with Southeast's Industry Leaders, Landscaping Employers to Sponsor Safety Stand-Down, April 29-30, 2019
  • April 22 - Region 3 - U.S. Department of Labor Partners with Alvin H. Butz Inc. to Promote Workplace Safety at Manufacturing Facility Expansion in Pennsylvania
  • April 22 - Region 8 - U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Finds Hospital Employees Exposed to Workplace Violence Hazards
  • April 22 - Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor, Workplace Safety Organizations Announce 6th Annual National Fall Prevention Safety Stand-Down
  • April 22 - Region 1 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites New Hampshire Furniture Manufacturer One Willful and 36 Serious Violations after Employee Injury
  • April 22 - Federal Register 84:16696-16698 - CSA Group Testing & Certification, Inc.: Grant of Expansion of Recognition and Modification to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test
  • April 19 - Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor to Hold Meeting to Solicit Public Input On OSH Act Whistleblower Protection Provision
  • April 18 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Joins Partnership to Promote Workplace Safety During North Huntsville, Alabama, Construction Project
  • April 18 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Partners with University of South Florida and Contractor to Promote Worker Safety During Florida Construction Project
  • April 18 - Region 3 - U.S. Department of Labor Fines Pennsylvania Framing Contractor For Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards
  • April 18 - Region 3 - Federal Jury Awards Whistleblower $40,000 in Damages Following U.S. Department of Labor Investigation of Pennsylvania Foundry
  • April 18 - Region 3 - Federal Jury Decides Pennsylvania Company Wrongfully Terminated Two Employees for Participating in U.S. Department of Labor Investigation
  • April 18 - Federal Register 84:16286-16288 - SGS North America, Inc.: Grant of Expansion of Recognition and Modification to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards
  • April 18 - Federal Register 84:16285-16286 - Intertek Testing Services NA, Inc.: Grant of Expansion of Recognition
  • April 17 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Partners with Contractors to Promote Safety During Construction of Florida Development Project
  • April 17 - Region 5 - U.S. Department of Labor and Illinois Funeral Directors Association Sign Alliance to Improve Workplace Safety
  • April 17 - Region 5 - U.S. Department of Labor Enters Partnership to Promote Safety During Bridge Construction Project in Ohio
  • April 10 - Region 3 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Southern New Jersey Contractor For Disregarding Fall Protection Requirements
  • April 10 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Plastics Manufacturer For Exposing Employees to Amputations after Worker Injury
  • April 10 - Federal Register 84:14412-14420 - Proposed Modification to the List of Appropriate NRTL Program Test Standards and the Scopes of Recognition of Several NRTLs
  • April 10 - Federal Register 84:14404-14412 - Modification to the List of Appropriate NRTL Program Test Standards and the Scopes of Recognition of Several NRTLs
  • April 10 - Federal Register 84:14402-14404 - Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.: Application for Expansion of Recognition
  • April 8 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Construction Company After Employee Suffers Injuries from Fall at Florida Worksite
  • April 3 - Region 2 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Remington Arms for 27 Safety and Health Violations after Amputation at New York Manufacturing Plant
  • April 3 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Finds Florida Roofing Contractor Continues to Expose Employees to Fall Hazards
  • April 2 - Region 5 - U.S. Department of Labor Partners with Safety Professionals and Industry To Raise Awareness of Hazards during Trench Safety Day Event in Ohio
  • April 2 - Region 5 - U.S. Department of Labor Partners with Industry at Chicago Area Trench Safety Conferences to Raise Awareness of Hazards
  • April 1 - Federal Register 84:12295 - Whistleblower Stakeholder Meeting

March

  • March 26 - Region 5 - U.S. Department of Labor Again Cites Wisconsin Pallet Manufacturer After Three Employees Exposed to Wood Dust
  • March 25 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Fines Georgia Contractor For Trenching Violations; Proposes $106,078 in Penalties
  • March 25 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Seeks to Prevent Georgia Roadway Worksite Injuries through Safety Stand-Down Events
  • March 22 - Region 5 - U.S. Department of Labor, Industry Leaders and Safety Professionals Join for Kickoff of 2019 National Safety Stand-Up for Grain Safety Week on March 25
  • March 21 - Region 5 - U.S. Department of Labor Proposes $1,326,367 Penalty after Ohio Company Willfully Exposes Employees to Dangerous Hazards
  • March 21 - Federal Register 84:10551-10553 - Occupational Safety and Health State Plans; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • March 21 - Federal Register 84:10553-10554 - Standard on Commercial Diving Operations; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • March 19 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ammunition Manufacturer After Explosion Kills Two Employees at North Florida Worksite
  • March 18 - Region 8 - U.S. Department of Labor Signs Alliance with North Dakota Oil and Gas Industry Group to Promote Workplace Safety in Oil Fields
  • March 14 - Federal Register 84:9384-9385 - Proposed Modification to the List of Appropriate NRTL Program Test Standards
  • March 13 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites South Florida Restaurant Operator For Safety Violations After Employee Suffers Burn Injuries
  • March 13 - Federal Register 84:9142-9143 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; National Safety Stand-Down To Prevent Falls in Construction; Office of the Secretary
  • March 12 - Region 5 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Wisconsin Aluminum Castings Manufacturer After Three Employees Develop Occupational Lung Disease
  • March 12 - Federal Register 84:8900-8902 - MET Laboratories, Inc.: Application for Expansion of Recognition and Proposed Modification to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test
  • March 11 - Federal Register 84:8633-8641 - Powered Industrial Trucks; Request for information
  • March 8 - Trade Release - OSHA Requests Information on the Powered Industrial Trucks Standard
  • March 6 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Battery Manufacturer For Lead and Other Safety Hazards; Proposes $115,594 in Penalties
  • March 6 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Contractors for Safety Violations Following Two Fatalities at Florida Hotel Worksite
  • March 5 - Region 3 - U.S. Department of Labor Fines Pennsylvania Construction Company $208,560 for Exposing Employees to Trenching Hazards
  • March 5 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Roofing Contractor After Fatal Fall at South Florida Worksite
  • March 5 - Region 1 - U.S. Department of Labor Sues Massachusetts Construction Company For Retaliation for Facilitating Arrest of Injured Employee
  • March 1 - Region 5 - U.S. Department of Labor Renews Alliance with Toledo Electrical Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee to Improve Workplace Safety
  • March 1 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Pet Food Manufacturer For Amputation, Fall and Other Safety Hazards

February

  • February 28 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Landscaping Company After Employee Suffers Fatal Heat-Related Injury
  • February 27 - Region 6 - U.S. Department of Labor and Lee Lewis Construction Partner to Enhance Workplace Safety and Health at Lubbock Construction Project
  • February 27 - Region 6 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Canned Food Company in Texas After Employee Suffers Amputation
  • February 26 - Region 7 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Nebraska Asphalt Company Following Investigation of Employee Fatality
  • February 26 - Region 6 - U.S. Department of Labor and West Texas Safety Training Center Renew Alliance to Prevent Injuries, Illnesses in Oil and Gas Industry
  • February 22 - Region 8 - U.S. Department of Labor and Montana Construction Contractor Sign Partnership to Enhance Employee Safety and Health
  • February 21 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Issues $164,802 in Penalties to Wholesaler After Employee Injury at Georgia Distribution Center
  • February 21 - Region 5 - U.S. Department of Labor Renews Alliance to Improve Workplace Safety For Southwest Illinois Industrial and Utility Employees
  • February 20 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Mississippi Paper Manufacturer For Workplace Safety Violations, Proposes $303,657 in Penalties
  • February 19 - Region 3 - U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Court Ordering a Pennsylvania Hair Salon to Pay $40,000 to Stylist Fired after Report of Health and Safety Hazards
  • February 19 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Imposes Fine on Motion Picture Company for Failing to Adequately Protect Stuntmen from On-Set Hazards
  • February 15 - Region 1 - U.S. Department of Labor and Dimeo Construction Partner to Promote Workplace Safety During North Kingstown Construction Project
  • February 14 - Federal Register 84:4105-4106 - MET Laboratories, Inc.: Grant of Expansion of Recognition and Modification to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards
  • February 13 - Region 5 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Musical Instrument Manufacturer For Exposing Employees to Copper Dust and Machine Hazards
  • February 13 - Region 7 - U.S. Department of Labor Seeks to Prevent Amputation Injuries To Nebraska Employees and Remind Employers of Reporting Requirement
  • February 13 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Issues $265,196 in Penalties to Florida Roofing Contractor for Repeatedly Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards
  • February 13 - Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Provides Interim Compliance Guidance for Evaluation of Crane Operators
  • February 12 - Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Urges Employers to Prevent Worker Exposure to Carbon Monoxide from Portable Generators And Other Equipment
  • February 12 - Federal Register 84:3499-3501 - CSA Group Testing & Certification Inc.: Application for Expansion of Recognition and Proposed Modification to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards
  • February 12 - Federal Register 84:3497-3499 - QPS Evaluation Services, Inc.: Applications for Expansion of Recognition
  • February 7 - Federal Register 84:2582-2583 - TUV SUD America, Inc.: Grant of Expansion of Recognition
  • February 7 - Federal Register 84:2583-2587 - ISGS North America, Inc.: Application for Expansion of Recognition and Proposed Modification to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards
  • February 7 - Federal Register 84:2587-2589 - Proposed Modification to the List of Appropriate NRTL Program Test Standards and the Scopes of Recognition of Several NRTLs
  • February 7 - Region 1 - U.S. Department of Labor Orders Vermont Company to Compensate Employee Fired for Reporting Finance Industry Violations
  • February 7 - Region 9 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Guam Building Materials Distributor For Struck-By Hazards
  • February 5 - Region 6 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Texas Indoor Gun Range For Exposing Employees to Unsafe Lead Levels
  • February 5 - Federal Register 84:1791-1792 - OSHA Strategic Partnership Program (OSPP) for Worker Safety and Health; Notice
  • February 5 - Federal Register 84:1792-1794 - Intertek Testing Services NA, Inc.: Application for Expansion of Recognition; Notice
  • February 5 - Federal Register 84:1794-1795 - Marine Terminals and Longshoring Standards; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements; Notice
  • February 5 - Federal Register 84:1795-1796 - The Standard on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Shipyard Employment; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements; Notice
  • February 4 - Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Forms Alliance with Agribusiness Organizations to Protect Workers in Agricultural Industry
  • February 4 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Partners with Contractor to Promote Workplace Safety during Construction of Tire Plant in Mississippi

January

  • January 28 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration Returns to Normal Enforcement Operations Following Hurricane Michael
  • January 28 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration Returns to Normal Enforcement Operations Following Hurricane Michael
  • January 28 - Region 1 - U.S. Department of Labor and Connecticut Manufacturer Settle Whistleblower Allegations Regarding Termination of Two Workers
  • January 23 - Federal Register 84:380-406 - Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses; Final Rule
  • January 24 - Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Issues Final Rule to Protect Privacy of Workers
  • January 24 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Joins Partnership to Promote Workplace Safety During Construction Project at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport
  • January 24 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Roofing Contractor For Exposing Employees to Dangerous Falls
  • January 23 - National News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Publishes New Frequently Asked Questionson Controlling Silica in General Industry
  • January 23 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Cafeteria for Burn and Chemical Hazards; Faces $134,880 in Penalties
  • January 23 - Federal Register 84:213-223 - Department of Labor Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Annual Adjustments for 2019
  • January 18 - Region 7 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Nebraska Beef Processing Plant After Employee Severely Burned by Ammonia
  • January 11 - Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Provides Compliance Assistance Resources to Protect Workers from Falls
  • January 11 - Region 6 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Dallas Utilities Contractor After Worker Suffers Fatal Gas Exposure
  • January 11 - Region 5 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Utility Contractors Following Fatal Explosion in Wisconsin
  • January 10 - Region 9 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites U.S. Postal Service After Heat-Related Worker Fatality in Southern California
  • January 10 - Region 3 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Pennsylvania Excavation Company For Exposing Employees to Trenching Hazards
  • January 10 - Region 7 - U.S. Department of Labor Urges Employers and Employees To Remain Vigilant About Possible Winter Hazards
  • January 9 - Region 7 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Solar Contractor After Employee Fatality at Kansas Jobsite
  • January 8 - Region 3 - U.S. Department of Labor and Turner Construction Partner To Promote Workplace Safety During Hospital Project in Erie, Pennsylvania
  • January 8 - Region 7 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Roofing Contractor After Employee's Fatal Fall at Missouri Jobsite
  • January 8 - Region 2 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Contractor Following Crane Collapse At New York City Construction Worksite
  • January 3 - Region 5 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio UPS Facility for Blocking Exits
  • January 3 - Region 8 - U.S. Department of Labor and Montana Contractors Association Sign Alliance to Foster Safer Workplaces
  • January 3 - Region 7 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Kansas Drywall Contractor
  • January 2 - Region 8 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Two Roofing Companies After Colorado Employees Found Exposed to Fall Hazards

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