OSHA News USA

  • 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 ...
  • QuickTakes 12/15/2015

    15 Dec 2015, 6:00 pm
    In settlement, Dollar Tree agrees to enhance safety for workers at stores nationwide Chicken processor racks up more than $1.87M in OSHA penalties in 2015 Michigan painting company fined $178K after worker suffers severe injuries from fall inside ...
  • QuickTakes 12/01/2015

    1 Dec 2015, 6:00 pm
    Overview, discussion of updated Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines set for Dec. 9 Strong public approval for government efforts to improve workplace safety Texas furniture maker, temp agency, fined following two gruesome machine ...
  • QuickTakes 11/16/2015

    16 Nov 2015, 6:00 pm
    OSHA seeks comment on updated Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines Retailers reminded to keep workers safe during major sales events Worker injured when 1,000 pounds of equipment falls on him; steel manufacturer faces fines of nearly ...
  • QuickTakes 11/02/2015

    2 Nov 2015, 6:00 pm
    OSHA launches education and enforcement action to protect workers from dangers in the poultry industry Researchers conclude that OSHA citations, penalties reduce workplace injuries New data show rate of most serious work injuries unchanged; overall ...
  • QuickTakes 10/15/2015

    15 Oct 2015, 6:00 pm
    Dr. Michaels testifies before Congress on OSHA's efforts to improve workplace safety and health OSHA urges storm recovery workers in the southeast to be aware of hazards during cleanup Two railcar workers killed, third worker injured in deadly ...
  • QuickTakes 10/01/2015

    1 Oct 2015, 6:00 pm
    Labor report shows drop in Hispanic worker fatalities, rising deaths in construction and oil and gas industries EPA updates standard to better protect America's farmworkers from pesticide exposure OSHA announces new system that gives greater weight ...
  • QuickTakes 09/15/2015

    15 Sep 2015, 6:00 pm
    Dr. Michaels travels to China to discuss global challenges in occupational safety and health Temporary worker loses finger at Nebraska flooring manufacturer; employer fined $244K after trying to hide hazards OSHA fines supermarket chain bakery in ...