December 2020 Enforcement

OSHA Announces $2,496,768 In Coronavirus Violations

OSHA Alert

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic through Oct. 29, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued citations arising from 179 inspections for violations relating to coronavirus, resulting in proposed penalties totaling $2,496,768.

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 144 inspections, which can be found at In addition to those inspections, the 35 inspections below have resulted in coronavirus-related citations totaling $471,337 from OSHA relating to one or more of the above violations from Oct. 23 to Oct. 29, 2020. OSHA provides more information about individual citations at its Establishment Search website, which it updates periodically.

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