May 13, 2021

OSHA, Maine Brewers’ Guild, Maine Department of Labor’s Workplace Safety and Health Division partner to promote worker safety

AUGUSTA, ME – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Maine Department of Labor Workplace Safety and Health Division (SafetyWorks!) and the Maine Brewers’ Guild have formed an alliance to promote worker safety and health in the Maine brewing industry. 

May 10, 2021

OSHA cites 6 contractors for exposing workers to falls, other safety hazards at Medford luxury home site; proposes nearly $250K in penalties

MARLTON, NJ – Six contractors constructing luxury single-family homes at the future site of Hawthorne Estates in Medford put workers at risk of serious or fatal injuries by failing to comply with federal requirements to prevent falls, the leading cause of death in the construction industry.

May 6, 2021

US Department of Labor proposes $558K in fines for Texas bath, shower manufacturer for willful, repeat safety violations at Waco facility

WACO, TX – Moving machine parts have the potential to cause serious or fatal injuries when safety protections and procedures are ignored, and yet a Waco bath and shower manufacturer once again failed to provide its employees a safe and healthful workplace.

May 4, 2021

Federal judge finds Bradenton behavioral healthcare center exposed workers to more than 50 attacks by residents, allowed destruction of video evidence

BRADENTON, FL – A federal administrative law judge has determined that a Bradenton behavioral healthcare center and its management company exposed workers to more than 50 attacks in a two-and-a-half-year period when residents kicked, punched, bit, scratched, pulled and used desk scissors as a weapon, and that both entities deserve to be sanctioned for destroying surveillance videos showing this workplace violence.

May 3, 2021

US Department of Labor offers webinars for Kansas City area on coronavirus-related employee protections during the pandemic

KANSAS CITY, KS – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division, its Occupational Safety and Health Administration and its Employee Benefits Security Administration will host representatives of the IRS, the U.S. Small Business Administration and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to present a series of webinars for Kansas City-area employers and human resources professionals on each agency’s continued response during the coronavirus pandemic.

May 3, 2021

OSHA reminds storm recovery workers, volunteers to take safety precautions as rain, danger of flash floods continue in Southwestern Missouri

KANSAS CITY, MO – Amid heavy rain and widespread flooding in southwestern Missouri, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration urges workers and the public at large to avoid hazards they may encounter and learn how to protect themselves as they begin clean-up activities.

April 29, 2021

OSHA cites Beverly Hills’ Dollar Tree for exposing workers to safety hazards

BEVERLY HILLS, FL – Dollar Tree store workers across the country continue to face the same hazardous working conditions at the national discount chain as they have for many years. Since 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has inspected company locations more than 300 times.

April 28, 2021

Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health

JUNEAU, AK ‒ Every 99 minutes, about one worker suffers fatal injuries and fails to return home safely at their work day’s end. That’s 15 workers a day, 100 a week, more than 5,200 a year – a frightening reality, but one that the nation’s employers can change by following workplace safety and health standards and regulations.

April 28, 2021

Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety and health

NEW ORLEANS ‒ Every 99 minutes, about one worker suffers fatal injuries and fails to return home safely at the end of their workday. That’s 15 workers a day, 100 a week, more than 5,200 a year – a frightening reality, but one that the nation’s employers can change by following workplace safety and health standards and regulations.

April 28, 2021

Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety and health

OKLAHOMA CITY ‒ Every 99 minutes, about one worker suffers fatal injuries and fails to return home safely at the end of their workday. That’s 15 workers a day, 100 a week, more than 5,200 a year – a frightening reality, but one that the nation’s employers can change by following workplace safety and health standards and regulations.

April 28, 2021

Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health

NEW MEXICO‒ Every 99 minutes, about one worker suffers fatal injuries and fails to return home safely at the end of their workday. That’s 15 workers a day, 100 a week, more than 5,200 a year – a frightening reality, but one that the nation’s employers can change by following workplace safety and health standards and regulations.

April 28, 2021

OSHA cites Milwaukee area water technology facility after worker injured falling into water test pit

PEWAUKEE, WI – A worker for Xylem Inc., a water technology company in Pewaukee, suffered an injury when a guardrail loosened and he fell and struck his head on a support beam as he lowered himself into a nearly 30-foot deep water test pit.

April 28, 2021

Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety and health

DENVER ‒ Every 99 minutes, about one worker suffers fatal injuries and fails to return home safely at the end of their workday. That’s 15 workers a day, 100 a week, more than 5,200 a year – a frightening reality, but one that the nation’s employers can change by following workplace safety and health standards and regulations.

April 28, 2021

US Department of Labor, Texas Panhandle construction industry group to continue alliance to protect workers’ safety, health

LUBBOCK, TX ‒ Every 99 minutes, about one worker suffers fatal injuries and fails to return home safely at the end of their workday. That’s 15 workers a day, 100 a week, more than 5,200 a year – a frightening reality, but one that the nation’s employers can change by following workplace safety and health standards and regulations.

April 28, 2021

Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health

DALLAS ‒ Every 99 minutes, about one worker suffers fatal injuries and fails to return home safely at the end of their workday. That’s 15 workers a day, 100 a week, more than 5,200 a year – a frightening reality, but one that the nation’s employers can change by following workplace safety and health standards and regulations.

April 28, 2021

US Department of Labor observes 2021 Workers Memorial Day as agencies look ahead to stronger worker safety, health protections

WASHINGTON, DC – Every year on April 28, the U.S. Department of Labor and its Occupational Safety and Health Administration commemorates Workers Memorial Day, when we remember and honor the men and women who have lost their lives on the job. Many of these devastating losses were preventable if standards had been followed, appropriate controls existed and if safety and health programs were a priority.

April 28, 2021

Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health

LAS VEGAS ‒ Every 99 minutes, about one worker suffers fatal injuries and fails to return home safely at their work day’s end. That’s 15 workers a day, 100 a week, more than 5,200 a year – a frightening reality, but one that the nation’s employers can change by following workplace safety and health standards and regulations.

April 28, 2021

Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health

ATLANTA ‒ Every 99 minutes, about one worker suffers fatal injuries and fails to return home safely at their work day’s end. That’s 15 workers a day, 100 a week, more than 5,200 a year – a frightening reality, but one that the nation’s employers can change by following workplace safety and health standards and regulations.

April 28, 2021

Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health

TALLAHASSEE, FL ‒ Every 99 minutes, about one worker suffers fatal injuries and fails to return home safely at their work day’s end. That’s 15 workers a day, 100 a week, more than 5,200 a year – a frightening reality, but one that the nation’s employers can change by following workplace safety and health standards and regulations.

April 28, 2021

Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health

SACRAMENTO, CA ‒ Every 99 minutes, about one worker suffers fatal injuries and fails to return home safely at their work day’s end. That’s 15 workers a day, 100 a week, more than 5,200 a year – a frightening reality, but one that the nation’s employers can change by following workplace safety and health standards and regulations.