First published by OSHA.
WASHINGTON, DC – Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic through Oct. 1, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited 62 establishments for violations, resulting in proposed penalties totaling $913,133.
OSHA inspections have resulted in the agency citing employers for violations, including failures to:
- Implement a written respiratory protection program;
- Provide a medical evaluation, respirator fit test, training on the proper use of a respirator and personal protective equipment;
- Report an injury, illness or fatality;
- Record an injury or illness on OSHA recordkeeping forms; and
- Comply with the General Duty Clause of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970.
OSHA has already announced citations relating to 37 establishments, which can be found at dol.gov/newsroom. In addition to those establishments, the 25 establishments below have received coronavirus-related citations totaling $429,064 from OSHA relating to one or more of the above violations from Sept. 25 to Oct. 1, 2020. OSHA provides more information about individual citations at its Establishment Search website, which it updates periodically.
|Marion Regional Medical Center Inc.||1472689||Hamilton||Alabama||$9,290|
|Quest Management Group Inc.||1474518||Tallahassee||Florida||$24,290|
|Pensacola Care Inc.||1474819||Tallahassee||Florida||$11,567|
|Alliance Health of Braintree Inc.||1473536||Braintree||Massachusetts||$13,880|
|Life Care Center of Nashoba Valley||1478339||Littleton||Massachusetts||$21,115|
|Alliance Health of Brockton Inc.||1474628||Brockton||Massachusetts||$12,145|
|Hackensack Meridian Health Hospitals Corp.||1472186||Hackensack||New Jersey||$15,422|
|Essex Residential Care LLC||1472725||West Caldwell||New Jersey||$13,494|
|Barnert Subacute Rehabilitation Center LLC||1474902||Paterson||New Jersey||$13,494|
|84 Cold Hill Road Operations LLC||1473525||Mendham||New Jersey||$13,494|
|Hackensack Meridian Health System||1477909||North Bergen||New Jersey||$13,494|
|292 Applegarth Road Operations LLC||1487345||Monroe Township||New Jersey||$23,133|
|1515 Lamberts Mill Road Operations LLC||1472780||Westfield||New Jersey||$26,988|
|Hackensack Meridian Health Hospitals Corp.||1474520||Hackensack||New Jersey||$9,639|
|The Matheny School and Hospital||1476359||Peapack||New Jersey||$13,494|
|IJKG Opco LLC||1477379||Bayonne||New Jersey||$25,061|
|MPV New Jersey MD Medical Services P.C.||1482167||Nutley||New Jersey||$23,133|
|Prime Healthcare Services – St. Michael’s LLC||1472330||Newark||New Jersey||$25,061|
|Robert Wood Johnson Barnabas Health||1475320||Toms River||New Jersey||$13,494|
|St. Barnabas Hospital||1472869||Bronx||New York||$23,133|
|St. Barnabas Hospital||1473218||Bronx||New York||$23,133|
|Northwell Health Orzac Center for Rehabilitation||1476726||Valley Stream||New York||$23,133|
|Hudson Pointe Acquisition LLC||1486893||Bronx||New York||$22,555|
|VA NY Harbor Healthcare System, St Albans Community Living Center||1474970||Jamaica||New York||$0|
|Masonic Village of the Grand Lodge of PA||1475223||Lafayette Hill||Pennsylvania||$15,422|
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.
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