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U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA Announces $2,025,431 In Coronavirus Violations

U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA Announces $2,025,431 In Coronavirus Violations

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic through Oct. 22, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited 144 establishments for violations relating to coronavirus, resulting in proposed penalties totaling $2,025,431.

OSHA inspections have resulted in the agency citing employers for violations, including failures to:

OSHA has already announced citations relating to COVID-19 to 112 establishments, which can be found at dol.gov/newsroom. In addition to those establishments, the 32 establishments below have received coronavirus-related citations totaling $421,887 from OSHA relating to one or more of the above violations from Oct. 16 to Oct. 22, 2020. OSHA provides more information about individual citations at its Establishment Search website, which it updates periodically.

Establishment Name

 

Inspection
Number
CityStateInitial

Penalty

88 Clark Lane Operating LLC1487180WaterfordConnecticut$1,475
Mission Care of Illinois LLC (Abbott EMS)1472412BellevilleIllinois$24,215
Concerto Renal Services LLC1473120ChicagoIllinois$12,145
Alden Terrace McHenry1476177McHenryIllinois$15,422
East Boston Neighborhood Health Center Corp.1474332WinthropMassachusetts$13,494
Unilever1472257IndependenceMissouri$1,928
Andover Subacute and Rehab Center Services One Inc.1472602AndoverNew Jersey$16,504
Green Knoll Care LLC1486874BridgewaterNew Jersey$12,145
Avista Healthcare1472865Cherry HillNew Jersey$13,880
Innova Gloucester Deptford Bridge Operations LLC1486083DeptfordNew Jersey$12,145
Prospect EOGH Inc. (East Orange General Hospital)1472405East OrangeNew Jersey$14,576
Emergency Physicians Association of North Jersey PC1472996East OrangeNew Jersey$12,145
Care One at Birchwood LLC1481640EdisonNew Jersey$13,494
Egg Harbor Care Center LLC.1489006Egg Harbor TownshipNew Jersey$22,555
Innova Gloucester Deptford Bridge Operations LLC1486083DeptfordNew Jersey$12,145
Hunterdon Care Center1475844FlemingtonNew Jersey$12,145
Livingston Care Center LP1476691LivingstonNew Jersey$13,494
Hallmark Healthcare LLC (Pine Acres Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center)1473457MadisonNew Jersey$9,446
Virtua-West Jersey Health System Inc.1472976Mount HollyNew Jersey$13,494
Aveanna Healthcare1473245Mount LaurelNew Jersey$9,639
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center1476463NewarkNew Jersey$9,639
Mt. Bethel Management Company LLC1480537WarrenNew Jersey$16,193
ManorCare Health Services1475471West DeptfordNew Jersey$22,555
The Silvercrest Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation1477403BriarwoodNew York$13,494
The Silvercrest Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation1477406BriarwoodNew York$23,133
Bronxcare Health System1477155BronxNew York$13,494
Boro Park Operating Co LLC1488787BrooklynNew York$1,928
Swift Beef Co. (JBS)1476485CactusTexas$1,928
Queens Boulevard Extended Care Facility Management LLC1479868FlushingNew York$15,422
Queens Boulevard Extended Care Facility Management LLC1479868FlushingNew York$15,422
Long Island Jewish-Forest Hills Hospital1474759Forest HillsNew York$9,639
Maryhaven Center of Hope Inc.1473041Port Jefferson StationNew York$23,133
Swift Beef Co. (JBS)1476485CactusTexas$1,928

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.

The article was published on osha.gov

 

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