OSHA News Releases – Region 3

 

2017

  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA fines Pennsylvania hospital $32K for exposing employees to workplace violence, other hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department sues food manufacturer, owner that terminated employee who tried to call 911 after co-worker suffered amputation

2016

  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - Plymouth Meeting contractor exposed workers to scaffolding, fall hazards at a Philadelphia work site
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA fines USPS $178K after inspectors find workers exposed to safety hazards at Merrifield distribution center
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA inspects Selbyville poultry processor after worker suffers finger amputation
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA fines USPS $342K after inspectors find workers exposed to bloodborne pathogen hazards at Brooklyn, Maryland, annex
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - Pennsylvania hospital workers exposed to violence, bloodborne hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - J.C. Stucco and Stone ordered to pay nearly $345K in fines after OSHA finds company continued to expose workers to scaffolding hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - OSHA launches emphasis program to protect Wilkes Barre area retail store workers as holiday season beckons
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA fines Philadelphia contractor $72K for fall, trenching safety violations
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA fines window manufacturer nearly $75K for not correcting safety hazards following worker's finger amputation
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds Ohio-based roofing company exposed employees to falls again, this time at a Pittsburgh work site
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA inspection finds Dollar General in Jonestown blocked emergency exit again, proposes $215K penalty
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Pennsylvania masonry company agrees to pay $135K in back wages, damages to terminated plant manager following OSHA whistleblower investigation
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA investigation at Bucks County housing development marks 6th time Georgia-based roofing contractor cited for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA investigations find New Jersey contractor failing to provide fall protection for employees at 4 Lehigh Valley worksites
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Despite 40 prior violations at West Virginia sawmill, OSHA finds 27 more hazards in recent inspection; $214K in fines proposed
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Reading home for youth in crisis for failing to protect workers from assaults
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - OSHA fines Pennsylvania chicken processing company $317K for exposing workers to health and safety hazards following employee amputation
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - USPS faces $111K in fines after OSHA inspection again finds workplace safety hazards at Silver Spring facility
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds Pennsylvania feed mill ignored previously identified severe combustible dust, grain-handling hazards, while dangers remain
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds Scranton contractor continues to expose employees to serious, potentially fatal fall hazards at Yardley worksite
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds US Steel again exposed workers to asbestos hazards at Pittsburgh coke production facility, fines company $170K
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Bradley, West Virginia, logging company for exposing workers to multiple hazards while felling trees at Raleigh County work site
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - OSHA calls on greater Philadelphia construction companies to act now to prevent worker falls after five tragic incidents in one month
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Nation's leading pallet company agrees to pay fired worker $105K, resolving US Labor Department lawsuit
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Amerway for again overexposing employees to lead hazards at Altoona manufacturing facility; failing to provide respiratory protection
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Federal inspectors cite national pediatric health care provider for failing to protect home care workers from physical, sexual assault
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - OSHA deploying assets to flood impacted West Virginia counties to ensure safety and health of workers, general public involved in cleanup efforts
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - Despite extensive violation history, OSHA finds Dollar General continues to expose workers to safety hazards at Shamokin, Pennsylvania, store
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds flammable chemicals caused fire hazards, unguarded machine amputated worker's fingertip at PhytogenX
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - OSHA: Auto reconditioning company failed to protect workers from toxic compounds, other safety and health hazards at Manheim facility
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Pennsylvania stucco contractor cited by OSHA for again exposing employees to scaffolding dangers at Bear, Delaware, work site
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Workers exposed to chemical hazards, other safety and health dangers at Bethlehem global flavor, fragrance manufacturer
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds lack of proper 'work zone' in plumber's death as he repaired leak under Philadelphia's 63rd Street
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - Jefferson County metal manufacturer cited for 27 serious violations in federal workplace safety inspection, faces $47K in fines
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA fines 2 Pennsylvania contractors more than $236K for again exposing employees to serious workplace dangers
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - Marion County contractor ignores fall, electrocution hazards, putting workers in serious, potentially fatal danger at Fairmount work site
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - Lehigh County indoor shooting range faces $135K in fines for exposing workers to willful lead, noise hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - US Postal Service continues to expose workers at Virginia center to powered industrial equipment hazards; faces $120K in fines
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - Insulation manufacturer exposed workers to combustible dust, other safety hazards at Wilkes-Barre plant; OSHA proposes $66K penalty
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Contractor's serial disregard of fall dangers underscores the necessity for National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction, May 2-6
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - Allentown manufacturer willfully exposed workers to amputation hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - Painting contractor willfully exposed workers to lead on Danville worksite
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - Dauphin County plumbing, heating worker hospitalized after trench cave-in
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Berlin Builders faces $385K in OSHA fines for continually ignoring life-threatening dangers at Pennsylvania and Delaware sites
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Contractor continues to expose workers to serious fall hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Pennsylvania contractor cited by OSHA for ignoring trench dangers as excavation collapse kills 21-year-old worker in Butler County
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds contractor exposed workers to danger of trench cave-in for four days at Meadville, Pennsylvania construction site
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds water, sewer line contractor again willfully exposed workers to trench hazards at an excavation worksite
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds Lancaster foundry exposed workers to excessively high levels of lead, cadmium and associated health risks
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds workers exposed to more than two dozen serious violations at West Virginia saw mill, including amputation, electrical hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - Popular DC hotel exposes employees to more than two dozen workplace safety, health hazards; faces $76K in fines
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA inspectors find prison workers at two West Virginia federal facilities still lack safety gloves to prevent sharps-related hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department sues after Pennsylvania duct manufacturer fires two employees for identifying, documenting machine hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA investigation finds St. Marys' manufacturer willfully exposed employees to dangerous machine hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - US Labor Department sues US Steel Corp., for retaliating against workers reporting workplace injuries
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - Ephrata, Pennsylvania construction company exposed workers to falls from nearly two stories up, other hazards at Leola worksite
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Warren Railcar Services Inc. for exposing employees to more than two dozen safety and health hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA: Washington County contractor, Pittsburgh staffing agency failed to protect temporary workers from potential trench collapse
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - Delaware county roofing contractor continues to expose workers to fall hazards, most recently at Conshohocken site
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - Lancaster lawn care company cited for exposing workers to lawn mower safety hazards after employee has two toes amputated
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - Seitz Tech LLC exposes employees to electrical, fire hazards again
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds Allenwood federal prison workers lack safety gloves to avoid punctures, infections from sharps
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - South Jersey carpentry contractor continues exposing workers to safety hazards, most recently at Norristown work site
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - Emphasis on logging safety finds more than a dozen willful, serious violations of worker safety standards at Clay, West Virginia, company
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Investigation finds negligent worker safety practices led to 40-foot fall that paralyzed Pennsylvania construction worker
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - Amazon fulfillment center receives $7K fine, hazard alert letters after OSHA investigates workplace safety complaint
  • - Region 3 OSHA Regional News Brief - Williamsport, Pennsylvania, bridge repair company named a 'severe violator' after fatal trench collapse at Eyers Grove work site

2015