//OSHA reported over $3.8 Million in COVID-19 violations in 2020

OSHA reported over $3.8 Million in COVID-19 violations in 2020

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WASHINGTON, DC – Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic through Dec. 24, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued citations arising from 295 inspections for violations relating to coronavirus, resulting in proposed penalties totaling $3,849,222.

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 278 inspections, which can be found at dol.gov/newsroom. In addition to those inspections, the seventeen inspections below have resulted in coronavirus-related citations totaling $152,101 from OSHA relating to one or more of the above violations from Dec. 18 to Dec. 24, 2020. OSHA provides more information about individual citations at its Establishment Search website, which it updates periodically.

Establishment NameInspection #CityStateInitial Penalty
MHM Health Professionals, Inc.1480141BufordGeorgia$8,675
Honey Brook Medical Investors Limited Partnership1480975Honey BrookPennsylvania$12,145
Brewster Ambulance Service1481452WeymouthMassachusetts$12,145
Corizon Health, Inc.1481681PhiladelphiaPennsylvania$13,494
Brookwood Management Company, LLC1481739WestervilleOhio$13,494
Billings Partners, LLC1482675BillingsMontana$1,928
Nogales Produce Inc.1486026DallasTexas$10,410
HLTC, INC.1488181DaltonGeorgia$12,145
Aveanna Healthcare, LLC1488558HoustonTexas$9,639
Majestic Care1491524WhitehallOhio$13,494
Altman Specialty Plants, LLC.1502001GiddingsTexas$1,928
Glen Haven Health and Rehabilitation, L.L.C.1481181NorthportAlabama$12,145
Butterball LLC1482688CarthageMissouri$9,639
Sacred Heart Health System1482790PensacolaFlorida$0
NF River Chase, LLC1489447QuincyFlorida$8,675
Alliance Community For Retirement Living1491196DelandFlorida$12,145

A full list of what standards were cited for each establishment – and the inspection number – are available here. An OSHA standards database can be found here.

Resources are available on the agency’s COVID-19 webpage to help employers comply with these standards.

Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, employers are responsible for providing safe and healthful workplaces for their employees. OSHA’s role is to help ensure these conditions for America’s working men and women by setting and enforcing standards, and providing training, education and assistance. For more information, visit www.osha.gov.

The mission of the Department of Labor is to foster, promote and develop the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers and retirees of the United States; improve working conditions; advance opportunities for profitable employment; and assure work-related benefits and rights.