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U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA Announces $3,849,222 In Coronavirus Violations

WASHINGTON, DC – Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic through Dec. 24, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued citations arising from 295 inspections for violations relating to coronavirus, resulting in proposed penalties totaling $3,849,222.

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

OSHA has already announced citations relating to the coronavirus arising out of 278 inspections, which can be found at dol.gov/newsroom. In addition to those inspections, the seventeen inspections below have resulted in coronavirus-related citations totaling $152,101 from OSHA relating to one or more of the above violations from Dec. 18 to Dec. 24, 2020. OSHA provides more information about individual citations at its Establishment Search website, which it updates periodically.

Establishment Name

Inspection #

City

State

Initial Penalty

MHM Health Professionals, Inc.

1480141

Buford

Georgia

$8,675

Honey Brook Medical Investors Limited Partnership

1480975

Honey Brook

Pennsylvania

$12,145

Brewster Ambulance Service

1481452

Weymouth

Massachusetts

$12,145

Corizon Health, Inc.

1481681

Philadelphia

Pennsylvania

$13,494

Brookwood Management Company,  LLC

1481739

Westerville

Ohio

$13,494

Billings Partners, LLC

1482675

Billings

Montana

$1,928

Nogales Produce Inc.

1486026

Dallas

Texas

$10,410

HLTC, INC.

1488181

Dalton

Georgia

$12,145

Aveanna Healthcare, LLC

1488558

Houston

Texas

$9,639

Majestic Care

1491524

Whitehall

Ohio

$13,494

Altman Specialty Plants, LLC.

1502001

Giddings

Texas

$1,928

Glen Haven Health and Rehabilitation, L.L.C.

1481181

Northport

Alabama

$12,145

Butterball LLC

1482688

Carthage

Missouri

$9,639

Sacred Heart Health System

1482790

Pensacola

Florida

$0

NF River Chase, LLC

1489447

Quincy

Florida

$8,675

Alliance Community For Retirement Living

1491196

Deland

Florida

$12,145

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
December 31, 2020
Release Number
20-2342-NAT
Contact: Megan Sweeney
Phone Number
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