Mar. 1, 2021 • Volume 20, Issue 5 • A twice-monthly newsletter with information about workplace safety and health.
An auto parts manufacturer was cited for failing to enforce workplace coronavirus protections following the death of a worker who contracted COVID-19.
Health and Safety Violations
A plumbing contractor was cited after exposing a worker to a possible trench collapse despite an agreement to implement a trench safety program.
Machine Guarding Violations
A manufacturer and a staffing agency were cited for serious, willful violations after a worker suffered a partial finger amputation.
Read about more OSHA enforcement cases.
OSHA will now handle worker retaliation complaints filed under the Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act and the Anti-Money Laundering Act.
Health Care Enrollment
A Special Enrollment Period for the Health Insurance Marketplace will run through Saturday, May 15. Explore options and sign up at HealthCare.gov.
Workplace Safety Reminder
OSHA issues audio message on portable generator safety during a power outage.
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