January 2021 Enforcement

OSHA Announces $3,504,345 In Coronavirus Violations

OSHA Alert

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic through Dec. 3, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued citations arising from 263 inspections for violations relating to coronavirus, resulting in proposed penalties totaling $3,504,345.

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 255 inspections, which can be found at dol.gov/newsroom. In addition to those inspections, the eight inspections below have resulted in coronavirus-related citations totaling $101,206 from OSHA relating to one or more of the above violations from Nov. 27 to Dec. 3, 2020. OSHA provides more information about individual citations at its Establishment Search website, which it updates periodically.

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