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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
City State Initial

Penalty

88 Clark Lane Operating LLC 1487180 Waterford Connecticut $1,475
Mission Care of Illinois LLC (Abbott EMS) 1472412 Belleville Illinois $24,215
Concerto Renal Services LLC 1473120 Chicago Illinois $12,145
Alden Terrace McHenry 1476177 McHenry Illinois $15,422
East Boston Neighborhood Health Center Corp. 1474332 Winthrop Massachusetts $13,494
Unilever 1472257 Independence Missouri $1,928
Andover Subacute and Rehab Center Services One Inc. 1472602 Andover New Jersey $16,504
Green Knoll Care LLC 1486874 Bridgewater New Jersey $12,145
Avista Healthcare 1472865 Cherry Hill New Jersey $13,880
Innova Gloucester Deptford Bridge Operations LLC 1486083 Deptford New Jersey $12,145
Prospect EOGH Inc. (East Orange General Hospital) 1472405 East Orange New Jersey $14,576
Emergency Physicians Association of North Jersey PC 1472996 East Orange New Jersey $12,145
Care One at Birchwood LLC 1481640 Edison New Jersey $13,494
Egg Harbor Care Center LLC. 1489006 Egg Harbor Township New Jersey $22,555
Innova Gloucester Deptford Bridge Operations LLC 1486083 Deptford New Jersey $12,145
Hunterdon Care Center 1475844 Flemington New Jersey $12,145
Livingston Care Center LP 1476691 Livingston New Jersey $13,494
Hallmark Healthcare LLC (Pine Acres Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center) 1473457 Madison New Jersey $9,446
Virtua-West Jersey Health System Inc. 1472976 Mount Holly New Jersey $13,494
Aveanna Healthcare 1473245 Mount Laurel New Jersey $9,639
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center 1476463 Newark New Jersey $9,639
Mt. Bethel Management Company LLC 1480537 Warren New Jersey $16,193
ManorCare Health Services 1475471 West Deptford New Jersey $22,555
The Silvercrest Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation 1477403 Briarwood New York $13,494
The Silvercrest Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation 1477406 Briarwood New York $23,133
Bronxcare Health System 1477155 Bronx New York $13,494
Boro Park Operating Co LLC 1488787 Brooklyn New York $1,928
Swift Beef Co. (JBS) 1476485 Cactus Texas $1,928
Queens Boulevard Extended Care Facility Management LLC 1479868 Flushing New York $15,422
Queens Boulevard Extended Care Facility Management LLC 1479868 Flushing New York $15,422
Long Island Jewish-Forest Hills Hospital 1474759 Forest Hills New York $9,639
Maryhaven Center of Hope Inc. 1473041 Port Jefferson Station New York $23,133
Swift Beef Co. (JBS) 1476485 Cactus Texas $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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