OSHA News Releases – Region 3

2020

  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Extends Emphasis Program in Pennsylvania To Reduce or Eliminate Worker
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Extends Emphasis Program in West Virginia To Reduce or Eliminate Worker Exposure to Silica
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Extends Emphasis Program in the District of Columbia To Reduce or Eliminate Worker Exposure to Silica
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Extends Emphasis Program in Delaware To Reduce or Eliminate Worker Exposure to Silica
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Dollar Tree for Exposing Employees To Exit and Storage Hazards at Pennsylvania Store
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Two Companies After Employee’s Fatal Fall in Media, Pennsylvania
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Extends Emphasis Program to Reduce Risks Of Amputation in Pennsylvania’s Manufacturing Industry
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Extends Emphasis Program to Reduce Risks Of Amputation in Delaware’s Manufacturing Industry
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Extends Emphasis Program to Reduce Risks Of Amputation in West Virginia’s Manufacturing Industry
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and PJ Dick Inc. Partner to Promote Worker Safety During Construction at West Virginia University Project
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Fines Delaware Rail Car Tank Cleaning And Repair Facility $371,276 for Safety and Health Hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Fines Pennsylvania Company $280,874 For Overexposing Employees to Toxic Hexavalent Chromium Fumes
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Fines Roofing Contractor $605,371 For Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards at 3 Pennsylvania Worksites
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Pennsylvania Excavation Contractor For Exposing Employees to Trenching Hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Philadelphia Refinery For Process Safety Management Hazards after Fire and Explosions

2019

  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Forms Alliance with Northeast Pennsylvania Manufacturer and Employers Association to Promote Workplace Safety
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Railcar Service Company After Investigation of Employee Fatality at Pennsylvania Worksite
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites West Virginia Contractor For Exposing Employees to Falls, Other Workplace Hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Forms Alliance to Promote Workplace Safety In the Elevator Industry
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Forms Alliance to Promote Workplace Safety For Pennsylvania Employers and Employees
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Federal Judge Orders Lloyd Industries and Company Owner to Pay $1.04 Million to Employees Terminated for Assisting Safety Investigation
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Fines Contractors for Employee Exposure To Fall, Other Hazards After Fatality at Port of Wilmington
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Reminds Employers of the Dangers of Heat Illness
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Reminds Employers of the Dangers of Heat Illness
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Reminds Employers of the Dangers of Heat Illness
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Two Companies after Fatal Fire At Pennsylvania Natural Gas Processing Plant
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Fines Chemical Manufacturer For Exposing Workers to Toxic Gas
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Fines Pennsylvania Manufacturer For Workplace Safety Hazards Following Employee Amputation
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Partners with Skanska USA Building Inc. To Promote Workplace Safety at Delaware Hospital Expansion Project
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Partners with Alvin H. Butz Inc. to Promote Workplace Safety at Manufacturing Facility Expansion in Pennsylvania
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Federal Jury Decides Pennsylvania Company Wrongfully Terminated Two Employees for Participating in U.S. Department of Labor Investigation
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Federal Jury Awards Whistleblower $40,000 in Damages Following U.S. Department of Labor Investigation of Pennsylvania Foundry
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Fines Pennsylvania Framing Contractor For Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Southern New Jersey Contractor For Disregarding Fall Protection Requirements
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Fines Pennsylvania Construction Company $208,560 for Exposing Employees to Trenching Hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Court Ordering a Pennsylvania Hair Salon to Pay $40,000 to Stylist Fired after Report of Health and Safety Hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Turner Construction Partner To Promote Workplace Safety During Hospital Project in Erie, Pennsylvania
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Pennsylvania Excavation Company For Exposing Employees to Trenching Hazards

2018

  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Pennsylvania Contractor After Employee’s Electrocution
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites New Jersey Pet Food Manufacturer for Failure to Correct Prior Workplace Safety, Health Hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Pennsylvania Youth Healthcare Operators for Exposing Employees to Workplace Violence Hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites New Jersey Lumber Company For Exposing Employees to Health Hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Texas-Based Builder Partner to Promote Workplace Safety During Northwest D.C. Construction Project
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Inspection Cites Pennsylvania Box Manufacturer For Failure to Correct Prior Safety Hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Recognizes Pennsylvania Brick Manufacturer For Excellence in Workplace Safety
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Philadelphia Contractor For Multiple Safety Violations; Proposes $222,152 in Penalties
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Recognizes BAE Systems For Excellence in Workplace Safety at Norfolk Repair Facility
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Launches Regional Campaign in Central Pennsylvania To Raise Awareness of Construction Industry Hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Launches Regional Campaign In West Virginia To Raise Awareness of Construction Industry Hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Launches Regional Campaign in Northeast Pennsylvania To Raise Awareness of Construction Industry Hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Launches Regional Campaign in Central Eastern Pennsylvania To Raise Awareness of Construction Industry Hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Launches Regional Campaign in Greater Philadelphia To Raise Awareness of Construction Industry Hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Launches Regional Campaign In Delaware To Raise Awareness of Construction Industry Hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Pennsylvania Machine Manufacturer For Exposing Employees to Chemical Hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Launches Regional Campaign in Northwest Pennsylvania To Raise Awareness of Construction Industry Hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Launches Regional Campaign In D.C. To Raise Awareness of Construction Industry Hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Launches Regional Campaign in Western Pennsylvania To Raise Awareness of Construction Industry Hazards
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration And The Clarion University Small Business Development Center Join in Effort to Improve Workplace Safety and Health

2017

  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites West Virginia Contractor After Employee Injured in Roof Fall, Proposes Penalties Totaling $86,916
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Fines US Environmental Inc. for Safety Violations and Proposes Penalties Totaling $333,756
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - OSHA Cites Pittsburgh Contractor after Hazards Lead to Fatal Electrocution
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Contractor Cited for Scaffold Hazards at Philadelphia Work Site
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - Pittsburgh Builder and OSHA Align to Promote Workplace Safety
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - OSHA Alliance to Promote Worker Safety and Health in Lehigh Valley
  • - 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 exposing workers to safety hazards
  • - 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