Inside OSHA

October 20, 2020

OSHA Accelerates COVID-19 Enforcement With 28 New Citations

October 5, 2020 at 6:53 PM
OSHA has announced citations against an additional 28 employers for violations related to the COVID-19 pandemic, accelerating its pace of enforcement -- especially against health care and nursing home facilities -- amid accusations that the agency is not doing enough to address workplace exposures to the disease. However, the fines the agency is seeking -- which range from none in six cases to a high of $25,061 in the most recent batch and average about $11,989 per employer -- are...

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