Region 2 News Release: 06-1533-PHI (osha 06-133)
Date: August 30, 2006
Contact: Leni Uddyback-Fortson
Phone: (215) 861-5102
PHILADELPHIA -- Al D'Imperio has been appointed director of the Philadelphia area office of the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), according to Marie Cassady, acting regional administrator for OSHA.
D'Imperio will oversee OSHA program activities throughout Philadelphia, Delaware and Chester counties.
D'Imperio worked for the Department of Defense from 1980 until 1995. He began his career at OSHA in 1995 as a compliance officer, becoming the Philadelphia area office's assistant director in 2004 and served in that position until his new appointment.
Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, employers are responsible for providing a safe and healthful workplace for their employees. OSHA's role is to assure the safety and health of America's working men and women by setting and enforcing standards; providing training, outreach and education; establishing partnerships; and encouraging continual process improvement in workplace safety and health. For more information, visit www.osha.gov.
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