Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic through Nov. 5, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued 204 citations arising from inspections for violations relating to coronavirus, resulting in proposed penalties totaling $2,856,533.

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

OSHA has withdrawn a citation issued on Oct. 23, 2020, to Mercy Medical Center in Rockville Centre, New York, (Inspection #1473958 with proposed penalty of $9,639) after the employer provided evidence of a good faith attempt at complying with the standard in question.

OSHA has already announced citations relating to the coronavirus arising out of 178 inspections, which can be found at dol.gov/newsroom. In addition to those inspections, the 26 inspections below have resulted in coronavirus-related citations totaling $369,404 from OSHA relating to one or more of the above violations from Oct. 30 to Nov. 5, 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

The Cleaning Company Inc.

1483403

East Haven

Connecticut

$6,940

Lawrence + Memorial Hospital Inc.

1476231

New London

Connecticut

$15,422

Butterfield Health Care VIII LLC

1474191

Bolingbrook

Illinois

$12,145

Geneva Nursing and Rehabilitation Center LLC

1474458

Geneva

Illinois

$13,494

The Edgar P. Benjamin Healthcare Center Inc.

1488985

Boston

Massachusetts

$16,193

South Shore Medical Investors LLC

1478069

Scituate

Massachusetts

$13,494

Grand Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

1474377

Saint Louis

Missouri

$12,145

Hamilton Operator LLC

1488528

Hamilton Square

New Jersey

$13,494

Hazlet Garden Group

1486252

Hazlet

New Jersey

$13,359

Mystic Meadows Rehabilitation & Nursing Center

1486441

Little Egg Harbor Twp.

New Jersey

$32,965

Elmwood Evesham Associates LLC

1487353

Marlton

New Jersey

$12,145

Montclair Hospital LLC

1473011

Montclair

New Jersey

$13,494

Prime Healthcare Services-St. Michael's LLC

1479171

Newark

New Jersey

$25,061

Family of Caring LLC

1473777

Woodcliff Lake

New Jersey

$12,145

Boro Park Operating Co. LLC

1488796

Brooklyn

New York

$26,989

Boro Park Operating Co. LLC

1488814

Brooklyn

New York

$11,567

Buffalo General Medical Center

1474063

Buffalo

New York

$1,928

Rego Park NHLTD

1488595

Flushing

New York

$13,494

Forest Manor Inc.

1487472

Glen Cove

New York

$13,494

Amsterdam Nursing Home Corp.

1475704

New York

New York

$13,494

Bayada Home Health Care Inc.

1480129

New York

New York

$8,675

Schnur Operations Associates LLC

1488554

White Plains

New York

$12,145

Cold Spring Hill Acquisition LLC

1487532

Woodbury

New York

$25,061

Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital

1474193

Warren

Ohio

$13,494

Athena Health Care Systems

1487891

Woonsocket

Rhode Island

11567

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.