Tag: Dollar General

Dollar General Facing $1 Million in New OSHA Fines

Discount retailer Dollar General faces over $1 million in new Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) fines for violations at four stores in Florida and Georgia, the agency announced March 13. OSHA inspected stores in Ocala, Florida, and Columbus, Georgia, finding repeat violations, including blocked exits and fire extinguishers, locked exit doors, and improperly stacked […]

Dollar General Faces $395,717 in New OSHA Fines

Discount retailer Dollar General is facing $395,717 in new Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) fines for five repeat workplace safety violations, the agency announced January 23. In an inspection of a West Lafayette, Ohio, location, federal investigators found workers exposed to blocked emergency exits and electrical panels and boxes of merchandise stacked at unsafe […]

Dollar General Facing New $342K OSHA Fine

On November 22, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced new citations and $341,842 in new proposed penalties for discount retailer Dollar General. OSHA already had placed Dollar General Corp. and its parent Dolgencorp LLC in the agency’s severe violators enforcement program (SVEP) and has proposed penalties totaling $15 million. OSHA inspectors found merchandise […]

OSHA Cites Dollar General Store Again

On July 5, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced citations for violations at a Greencastle, Pennsylvania, Dollar General store the agency had cited a year earlier. OSHA is seeking new penalties totaling $136,741. Responding to a complaint, the agency began an inspection at the store on December 28, 2021, and found conditions similar […]

Dollar General Stores Cited for Blocked, Padlocked Exits

On June 3, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced citations for two Dollar General stores for endangering employee safety by blocking and locking emergency exits. The agency cited the company for workplace safety violations nationwide. OSHA cited Dolgencorp, LLC, doing business as Dollar General Store, for four willful violations at its Baldwin, Wisconsin, […]

Dollar General OSHA Fines Now Exceed $3.3 Million

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced it has proposed more than $3.3 million in penalties in 54 inspections at Dollar General store locations nationwide since 2016. The agency most recently cited a Mobile, Alabama store for three repeat violations and proposed $321,827 in penalties. The store’s operator, Dolgencorp LLC, failed to keep the main […]