Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited 37 establishments for violations, resulting in proposed penalties totaling $484,069.
OSHA inspections have resulted in the agency citing employers for violations, including failures to:
OSHA has already issued press releases relating to nine establishments, which can be found at dol.gov/newsroom. In addition to those establishments, the 28 establishments below have received coronavirus-related citations from OSHA relating to one or more of the above violations. OSHA provides more information about individual citations at its Establishment Search website, which it updates periodically.
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As an employer, if your business operations were interrupted, resuming normal or phased activities presents an opportunity to update your COVID-19 preparedness, response, and control plans. All employers should implement and update as necessary a plan that:
All employers need to consider how best to decrease the spread of COVID-19 and lower the impact in your workplace. This should include activities to:
Certain USCIS offices resume non-emergency face-to-face services
Beginning June 4, 2020, certain USCIS field offices and asylum offices will resume non-emergency face-to-face services to the public. Application support centers will resume services later. USCIS has enacted precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in reopened facilities. Click to learn more.
COMPANIES ORDERED TO PAY BACK WAGES TO EMPLOYEES DENIED PAID SICK LEAVE WHILE EXPERIENCE COVID-19 SYMPTOMS AND SEEKING DIAGNOSIS