U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA Announces $3,148,452 In Coronavirus Violations

November 20, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic through Nov. 12, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued 232 citations arising from inspections for violations relating to coronavirus, resulting in proposed penalties totaling $3,148,452.

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

OSHA has already announced citations relating to the coronavirus arising out of 203 inspections, which can be found at dol.gov/newsroom. In addition to those inspections, the 29 inspections below have resulted in coronavirus-related citations totaling $296,919 from OSHA relating to one or more of the above violations from Nov. 6 to Nov. 12, 2020. OSHA provides more information about individual citations at its Establishment Search website, which it updates periodically.

Establishment Name Inspection
City State Initial
The Health Care Authority for Baptist Health 1474605 Montgomery Alabama $0
Senior Philanthropy of Milford B LLC 1474612 Milford Connecticut $23,133
Barber Foods LLC 1477143 Portland Maine $1,928
East Longmeadow Management Systems Inc. 1487375 East Longmeadow Massachusetts $23,133
Merrimack Valley Operations LLC 1487917 North Billerica Massachusetts $13,494
Southwood at Norwell Nursing Center LP 1487115 Norwell Massachusetts $17,543
Governor’s Center RE LLC 1486939 Westfield Massachusetts $13,880
Life Care Center of Elkhorn 1475751 Elkhorn Nebraska $13,494
1621 Route 22 West Operating Co. LLC 1488065 Bound Brook New Jersey $9,446
Hackensack Meridian Health Hospitals Corp. 1473553 Hackensack New Jersey $13,494
Leisure Park Health Center 1494932 Lakewood New Jersey $13,881
Virtua-West Jersey Health System Inc. 1474907 Lumberton Twp. New Jersey $10,603
Hackensack Meridian Health Residential Care Inc. The Harborage 1474325 North Bergen New Jersey $16,504
Hackensack Meridian Health System 1474055 North Bergen New Jersey $13,494
Oakland Operator LLC 1476994 Oakland New Jersey $12,145
Healthcare Services Group Inc 1480544 Oakland New Jersey $13,494
Waters Edge Healthcare & Rehab Center LLC 1476010 Trenton New Jersey $12,145
2020 Route 23 North Operating Co. 1487634 Wayne New Jersey $10,410
Winthrop South Nassau Catholic Health Services North Inc. 1475433 Bethpage New York $9,639
Menorah Home and Hospital for the Aged and Infirm 1488543 Brooklyn New York $1,082
Cabrini of Westchester 1486784 Dobbs Ferry New York $13,494
Long Island Jewish-Forest Hills Hospital 1478317 Forest Hills New York $13,494
Catholic Health System Inc. 1475264 Kenmore New York $11,567
Ambulnz Inc. 1473780 New York New York $0
Isabella Geriatric Center 1481982 New York New York $0
Dr. Roberta Bianco D.O.P.C 1475409 Smithtown New York $0
Practice Management of America Inc. 1479726 Smithtown New York $0
True North Urgent Care LLC 1473673 Staten Island New York $0
East Neck Nursing & Rehabilitation Center 1487489 West Babylon New York $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.

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.

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