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U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA Announces $2,025,431 In Coronavirus Violations

WASHINGTON, DC – Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic through Oct. 22, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited 144 establishments for violations relating to coronavirus, resulting in proposed penalties totaling $2,025,431.  

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

OSHA has already announced citations relating to COVID-19 to 112 establishments, which can be found at dol.gov/newsroom. In addition to those establishments, the 32 establishments below have received coronavirus-related citations totaling $421,887 from OSHA relating to one or more of the above violations from Oct. 16 to Oct. 22, 2020. OSHA provides more information about individual citations at its Establishment Search website, which it updates periodically.                                                                                       

Establishment Name

Inspection

Number

City

State

Initial

Penalty

88 Clark Lane Operating LLC

1487180

Waterford

Connecticut

$1,475

Mission Care of Illinois LLC (Abbott EMS)

1472412

Belleville

Illinois

$24,215

Concerto Renal Services LLC

1473120

Chicago

Illinois

$12,145

Alden Terrace McHenry

1476177

McHenry

Illinois

$15,422

East Boston Neighborhood Health Center Corp.

1474332

Winthrop

Massachusetts

$13,494

Unilever

1472257

Independence

Missouri

$1,928

Andover Subacute and Rehab Center Services One Inc.

1472602

Andover

New Jersey

$16,504

Green Knoll Care LLC

1486874

Bridgewater

New Jersey

$12,145

Avista Healthcare

1472865

Cherry Hill

New Jersey

$13,880

Innova Gloucester Deptford Bridge Operations LLC

1486083

Deptford

New Jersey

$12,145

Prospect EOGH Inc. (East Orange General Hospital)

1472405

East Orange

New Jersey

$14,576

Emergency Physicians Association of North Jersey PC

1472996

East Orange

New Jersey

$12,145

Care One at Birchwood LLC

1481640

Edison

New Jersey

$13,494

Egg Harbor Care Center LLC.

1489006

Egg Harbor Township

New Jersey

$22,555

Innova Gloucester Deptford Bridge Operations LLC

1486083

Deptford

New Jersey

$12,145

Hunterdon Care Center

1475844

Flemington

New Jersey

$12,145

Livingston Care Center LP

1476691

Livingston

New Jersey

$13,494

Hallmark Healthcare LLC (Pine Acres Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center)

1473457

Madison

New Jersey

$9,446

Virtua-West Jersey Health System Inc.

1472976

Mount Holly

New Jersey

$13,494

Aveanna Healthcare

1473245

Mount Laurel

New Jersey

$9,639

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center

1476463

Newark

New Jersey

$9,639

Mt. Bethel Management Company LLC

1480537

Warren

New Jersey

$16,193

ManorCare Health Services

1475471

West Deptford

New Jersey

$22,555

The Silvercrest Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation

1477403

Briarwood

New York

$13,494

The Silvercrest Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation

1477406

Briarwood

New York

$23,133

Bronxcare Health System

1477155

Bronx

New York

$13,494

Boro Park Operating Co LLC

1488787

Brooklyn

New York

$1,928

Swift Beef Co. (JBS)

1476485

Cactus

Texas

$1,928

Queens Boulevard Extended Care Facility Management LLC

1479868

Flushing

New York

$15,422

Queens Boulevard Extended Care Facility Management LLC

1479868

Flushing

New York

$15,422

Long Island Jewish-Forest Hills Hospital

1474759

Forest Hills

New York

$9,639

Maryhaven Center of Hope Inc.

1473041

Port Jefferson Station

New York

$23,133

 

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 30, 2020
Release Number
20-2034-NAT
Contact: Megan Sweeney
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