December 2020 Enforcement

OSHA Announces $3,148,452 In Coronavirus Violations

OSHA Alert

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic through Nov. 12, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued 232 citations arising from inspections for violations relating to coronavirus, resulting in proposed penalties totaling $3,148,452.

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 203 inspections, which can be found at dol.gov/newsroom. In addition to those inspections, the 29 inspections below have resulted in coronavirus-related citations totaling $296,919 from OSHA relating to one or more of the above violations from Nov. 6 to Nov. 12, 2020. OSHA provides more information about individual citations at its Establishment Search website, which it updates periodically.

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Audrey Copeland
Author: Audrey Copeland

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