OSHA Cites Hospital, Contractor for Asbestos-Related Health and Safety Violations

July 31, 2013 | Strategic Insights for Health System


The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited a New York hospital and a contractor hired by the facility for 14 serious violations of workplace safety and health standards related to demolition and renovation work that occurred at a location where asbestos-containing material was present, states a July 24, 2013, OSHA news release. Following an April 2013 inspection prompted by a complaint, OSHA issued penalties to both companies totaling $53,200 in proposed fines.

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