News Release

U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA Announces $1,222,156 In Coronavirus Violations

WASHINGTON, DC – Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic through Oct. 8, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited 85 establishments for violations relating to coronavirus, resulting in proposed penalties totaling $1,222,156.

OSHA inspections have resulted in the agency citing employers for violations, including failures to:

OSHA has already announced citations relating to 62 establishments, which can be found at dol.gov/newsroom. In addition to those establishments, the 23 establishments below have received coronavirus-related citations totaling $309,023 from OSHA relating to one or more of the above violations from Oct. 1 to Oct. 8, 2020. OSHA provides more information about individual citations at its Establishment Search website, which it updates periodically.

Citations

Establishment Name

Inspection Number

City

State

Initial Penalty

Leisure Care LLC

1474643

Woodbridge

Connecticut

$13,494

Braden River Rehabilitation Center LLC

1472723

Bradenton

Florida

$8,675

Healthcare Services Group Inc.

1474330

Bradenton

Florida

$9,639

Beacon Health Management LLC

1475739

Thomaston

Georgia

$3,856

Providence SNF Operators LLC

1488657

Thomaston

Georgia

$8,097

Presence Chicago Hospitals Network dba Amita Health Saint Joseph Hospital Chicago

1472284

Chicago

Illinois

$13,494

Baypointe Rehab Center LLC

1474378

Brockton

Massachusetts

$12,145

Atlantic Health System Inc.

1475728

Summit

New Jersey

$0

Christian Health Care Center

1473817

Wyckoff

New Jersey

$23,133

2305 Rancocas Road Operations LLC

1476211

Burlington

New Jersey

$15,422

Complete Care at Hamilton LLC

1486510

Passaic

New Jersey

$22,555

The Buckingham at Norwood Care and Rehabilitation Center LLC

1486490

Norwood

New Jersey

$12,145

Highland Care Center Inc.

1472064

Jamaica

New York

$23,133

Park Avenue Operating Co. LLC

1472939

Long Beach

New York

$22,555

Richmond Medical Center

1477126

Staten Island

New York

$9,639

Clearview Operating Co. LLC

1487378

Whitestone

New York

$12,145

Clearview Operating Co. LLC

1487383

Whitestone

New York

$22,555

Spring Valley Rest Home LLC

1477903

Nanuet

New York

$6,940

Rogosin Institute Inc.

1475478

Brooklyn

New York

$23,133

Richmond Medical Center

1472429

Staten Island

New York

$9,639

The Brooklyn Hospital Center

1473810

Brooklyn

New York

$9,639

Athena Orchard View LLC

1475461

Riverside

Rhode Island

$15,423

West Oaks Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

1472866

Austin

Texas

$11,567

A full list of what standards were cited for each establishment – and the inspection number – are available here. An OSHA standards database can be found here.

Resources are available on the agency’s COVID-19 webpage to help employers comply with these standards.

Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, employers are responsible for providing safe and healthful workplaces for their employees. OSHA’s role is to help ensure these conditions for America’s working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and providing training, education and assistance. For more information, visit www.osha.gov.

The mission of the Department of Labor is to foster, promote and develop the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers and retirees of the United States; improve working conditions; advance opportunities for profitable employment; and assure work-related benefits and rights.

Agency
Occupational Safety & Health Administration
Date
October 16, 2020
Release Number
20-1975-NAT
Contact: Megan Sweeney
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