OSHA News USA

  • QuickTakes 04/18/2016

    18 Apr 2016, 6:00 pm
    National Safety Stand-Down to take place May 2-6 Berlin Builders faces $385K in OSHA fines for continually ignoring life-threatening dangers at job sites in two states New Orleans company fined $226K after injuries, death while workers cleaned rail ...
  • QuickTakes 04/01/2016

    1 Apr 2016, 6:00 pm
    Long-awaited rule on silica unveiled at emotionally charged event New York developer to enhance safeguards and pay $700K after exposing workers to lead, asbestos dangers Walmart's failure to protect and train workers at Florida Supercenter violates ...
  • QuickTakes 03/24/2016

    24 Mar 2016, 6:00 pm
    OSHA announces final rule to improve U.S. workers' protection from the dangers of respirable silica dust
  • QuickTakes 03/17/2016

    17 Mar 2016, 6:00 pm
    Evaluation: First year of OSHA injury reporting requirement helps agency engage with employers and focus resources where needed
  • QuickTakes 03/15/2016

    15 Mar 2016, 6:00 pm
    Behr Iron & Steel Inc. pleads guilty to OSHA violation that caused worker fatality Connecticut steel foundry fined more than $100K for exposing workers to multiple hazards and failing to provide protective equipment OSHA cites Missouri dairy ...
  • QuickTakes 03/01/2016

    1 Mar 2016, 6:00 pm
    OSHA Area Director Diana Cortez explains worker rights on New York Telemundo Deputy Assistant Secretary Barab addresses the dangers of workplace violence at national safety and health conference Judge upholds citations and penalties for Connecticut ...
  • QuickTakes 02/16/2016

    16 Feb 2016, 6:00 pm
    OSHA seeks public comment on guidance for determining potential health hazards of chemicals Deputy Assistant Secretary Barab testifies before Congress on OSHA's inspection and citation process National Safety Stand-Down highlights importance of ...
  • QuickTakes 02/02/2016

    2 Feb 2016, 6:00 pm
    Employers must post injury and illness summaries now through April Continued workplace hazards gain Texas seafood distributor 'severe violator' status and $155K in OSHA fines OSHA fines Ohio manufacturer $121K for exposing workers to amputation ...
  • QuickTakes 01/15/2016

    15 Jan 2016, 6:00 pm
    OSHA's free On-site Consultation Program helps nearly 30,000 employers create safer workplaces in 2015 Employers must post 300A injury/illness summary form February through April New Hampshire contractor faces $152K in fines for repeatedly exposing ...
  • QuickTakes 01/04/2016

    4 Jan 2016, 6:00 pm
    Departments of Labor and Justice launch initiative to cooperate on investigation and prosecution of workplace safety violations OSHA takes action to help tornado recovery workers stay safe in Texas Injury reporting webpage simplified, online filing ...