OSHA News Releases - Region 3
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2014
  • March 24 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 03/24/2014 - Danville manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for continued employee exposure to highly toxic hexavalent chromium
  • February 25 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 02/25/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Shippensburg foundry for repeat safety violations; OSHA fines total $163,240
  • February 04 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 02/04/2014 - Philadelphia Macaroni cited by US Labor Department's OSHA; fines total more than $75,000
  • January 08 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 01/08/2014 - Jenkintown, Pa., roofing company cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to fall hazards following fatal June accident
2013
  • December 30 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 12/30/2013 - US Labor Departments OSHA cites The Furniture Exchange for repeat, serious violations at New Brunswick, NJ, warehouse
  • December 30 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 12/30/2013 - Wayne's Supermarket Inc. cited for workplace safety hazards at Mullens, W. Va., store; OSHA proposes $32,200 fine
  • December 17 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 12/17/2013 - Boothwyn, Pa., roofing company cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to excessive heat hazards
  • November 18 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 11/18/2013 - Upper Darby, Pa., severe violator again cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for recurring hazards at Philadelphia work site
  • November 18 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 11/18/2013 - Luthersburg, Pa., contractor cited for willful fall hazards at Williamsport, Pa., site; US Labor Department's OSHA proposes nearly $37,000 in fines
  • November 14 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 11/14/2013 - Philadelphia demolition contractors cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for willful and serious safety violations following fatal June building collapse
  • October 31 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 10/31/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites B R Flowers and Co. Inc. and Tidewater Staffing Inc. after July heat fatality in Norfolk, Va.
  • September 11 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 09/11/2013 - Masonry company based in Upper Darby, Pa., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to repeat fall hazards
  • September 09 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 09/09/2013 - OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los EE.UU. forma alianza con el Consulado de Mxico en Filadelfia para promover la seguridad y la salud laboral
  • September 09 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 09/09/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA launches alliance in Philadelphia with Consulate of Mexico to promote worker safety and health
  • September 05 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 09/05/2013 - Henkels and McCoy Inc. cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to safety hazards at Neptune, NJ, highway work zone
  • August 28 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 08/28/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA certifies Croda Inc. facility in Mill Hall, Pa., as 'star' site for workplace safety and health
  • August 22 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 08/22/2013 - Penn Hills, Pa., lead abatement company fined by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to lead hazards at Pittsburgh work site
  • August 21 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 08/21/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines New Castle, Pa., pipefitting manufacturer $48,000 for safety and health hazards
  • August 21 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 08/21/2013 - Ripley, W.Va., logging company cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for tree felling hazards following February fatality
  • August 13 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 08/13/2013 - Pittsburgh chocolate manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for hazardous energy control, safety violations following employee accident
  • August 01 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 08/01/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA notifies US Army's Aberdeen Test Center about unsafe workplace conditions after January worker fatality
  • July 29 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 07/29/2013 - Manassas, Va., air carrier ordered to reinstate pilot and pay damages following whistle-blower reprisal investigation
  • July 25 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 07/25/2013 - Jersey City, NJ, theatrical equipment company cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to workplace safety and health hazards
  • July 16 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 07/16/2013 - Shippensburg, Pa., foundry faces more than $96,000 in US Labor Department OSHA fines for safety and health hazards
  • July 16 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 07/16/2013 - District of Columbia dental company cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to bloodborne pathogen hazards
  • July 16 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 07/16/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces outreach campaign to protect health care workers from hazards causing musculoskeletal disorders
  • July 15 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 07/15/2013 - Kittanning, Pa., hospital fined by the US Labor Department's OSHA for failing to protect workers from patient assaults
  • June 18 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 06/18/2013 - Perkasie, Pa., helicopter contractor cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to chemical hazards; fined $40,500
  • May 15 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 05/15/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines West Decatur, Pa., excavating company nearly $179,000 for exposing workers to trenching hazards
  • May 15 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 05/15/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines 2 government contractors more than $60,000 after workers injured in November 2012 flash fire
  • April 29 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 04/29/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Philadelphia plumbing and heating company more than $40,000 for workplace safety hazards
  • April 24 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 04/24/2013 - US Department of Labor fines Burlington Coat Factory more than $45,000 for safety violations at Lancaster, Pa., store
  • April 18 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 04/18/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Keystone Pain Institute in Altoona, Pa., for bloodborne pathogen hazards
  • March 25 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 03/25/2013 - US Department of Labors OSHA fines Reading, Pa., chemical distributor more than $64,000 for safety, chemical hazards
  • March 24 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 03/24/2013 - Lack of fall protection, other safety hazards results in citations issued to Philadelphia construction company after inspection at Medford, NJ, work site
  • March 20 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 03/20/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Morton, Pa., rail transit manufacturer nearly $61,000 for health and safety hazards
  • March 19 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 03/19/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA renews alliance with Steel Erectors Association and Iron Workers Union to protect steel erection industry workers
  • March 11 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 03/11/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Lansdowne, Pa., masonry company more than $73,000 for fall and other safety hazards
  • March 05 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 03/05/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites J.R. Resources in Ringgold, Pa., following worker fatality in August 2012
  • February 27 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 02/27/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Export Fuel Co. in Export, Pa., following worker fatality in August 2012
  • February 25 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 02/25/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Ellenboro, W. Va., drilling company following worker injuries in August 2012 gas well fire
  • February 05 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 02/05/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Allentown, Pa., soft drink company nearly $130,000 for repeat workplace safety and health hazards
  • January 30 [Region 3 News Release] - 2013 - 01/30/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes nearly $460,000 in fines to Panthera Painting Inc. for exposing workers to lead, other safety and health hazards
2012
  • December 27 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 12/27/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Union, NJ, contractor $41,580 for repeat electrical hazards at Fort Lee, NJ, work site
  • December 26 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 12/26/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites chemical manufacturer AC and S Inc. in Nitro, W. Va., following July worker fatality
  • November 27 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 11/27/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Jersey City, NJ, warehouse company for fall and other safety hazards
  • November 26 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 11/26/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA exposes safety and health hazards at construction sites through no-notice incident prevention campaign
  • November 14 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 11/14/2012 - US Labor Department recovers back wages for student workers, fines companies for labor violations at warehouse in Palmyra, Pa. Companies agree to pay more than $350,000 in back wages and penalties, abate hazards
  • November 01 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 11/01/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $58,000 in fines to New Castle, Pa., recycling company for 27 workplace safety, health hazards
  • October 09 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 10/09/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Clarksburg, Md., milling and paving company following June heat fatality at District of Columbia construction site
  • September 19 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 09/19/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Delaware City, Del., manufacturer for continued workplace safety, health hazards
  • September 17 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 09/17/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Mt. Lookout, W.Va., contractor for fall and other hazards at Tridelphia, W.Va., work site
  • August 23 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 08/23/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Phoenixville, Pa., die manufacturer for serious workplace hazards
  • August 16 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 08/16/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Sodexho for serious safety and health violations at Philippi, W.Va., college
  • August 13 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 08/13/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Birdsboro, Pa., company for exposing workers to safety and health hazards; proposed fines total $140,000
  • August 08 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 08/08/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $67,000 in fines to Philadelphia dishwasher manufacturer for workplace hazards
  • August 07 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 08/07/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Pottstown, Pa., concrete products company for exposing workers to safety and health hazards
  • August 06 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 08/06/2012 - US Labor Department cites international steel plate manufacturer for exposing workers to continued safety and health hazards at Conshohocken, Pa., facility
  • June 26 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 06/26/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA announces summer 'Construction Incident Prevention Initiative' in Northwestern PA
  • June 26 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 06/26/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA announces summer 'Construction Incident Prevention Initiative' in Northeast Pennsylvania
  • June 26 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 06/26/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA announces summer 'Construction Incident Prevention Initiative' in Central PA
  • June 26 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 06/26/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA announces summer 'Construction Incident Prevention Initiative' in Greater Philadelphia Area
  • June 26 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 06/26/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA announces summer 'Construction Incident Prevention Initiative' in the District of Columbia
  • June 25 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 06/25/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA announces summer 'Construction Incident Prevention Initiative' in Delaware
  • June 25 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 06/25/2012 - Shippensburg, Pa., iron foundry faces $49,000 in proposed fines from US Labor Department's OSHA for workplace safety hazards
  • June 25 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 06/25/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA announces summer 'Construction Incident Prevention Initiative' in West Virginia
  • June 15 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 06/15/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $49,000 in fines to Augusta, W.Va., lumber manufacturer for noise and safety hazards
  • June 14 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 06/14/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Fairless Hills, Pa., metal recycling company nearly $50,000 for worker overexposure to lead and arsenic
  • June 06 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 06/06/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Heraeus Materials Technology for overexposing workers to lead, metal at West Conshohocken, Pa., facility
  • May 21 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 05/21/2012 - US Labor Department cites Clifton, NJ, scrap metal recycler for exposing workers to safety and health hazards
  • May 21 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 05/21/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Bear Ridge Machine & Fabrication for safety, health hazards at Frackville, Pa., shop
  • May 14 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 05/14/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Plastico Products in Irvington, NJ, for 28 safety and health violations after worker suffers amputation
  • May 09 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 05/09/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $154,000 in fines to Quality Stone Veneer in Refton, Pa., for scaffolding hazards at Hegins site
  • May 08 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 05/08/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Bazzini Holdings for safety and health violations at Allentown, Pa., facility after worker's arm amputated
  • May 02 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 05/02/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites IHOP restaurant in South Charleston, W.Va., for safety and health hazards after workers sickened by chemical exposure
  • May 01 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 05/01/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Texas-based Union Drilling for repeat workplace safety and health hazards at gas well near Burlington, Pa.
  • April 05 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 04/05/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $45,000 in fines to Wheatland, Pa., company for exposing workers to safety hazards
  • April 02 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 04/02/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Pittsburgh chocolate company for 16 workplace safety violations, proposes more than $84,000 in fines
  • March 12 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 03/12/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA forms partnership to protect construction workers on PPL Corp.'s data and operations center in Upper Macungie Township, Pa.
  • March 05 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 03/05/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA renews alliance with Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry to protect workers
  • February 27 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 02/27/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $139,000 in fines to New Jersey-based Kuehne Chemical for workplace hazards at Delaware City, Del., facility
  • February 21 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 02/21/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites 2 companies, proposes $288,000 in fines for workplace safety and health violations involving foreign students
  • January 30 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 01/30/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Scranton, Pa., tire company for repeatedly exposing employees to workplace safety hazards
  • January 26 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 01/26/2012 - Administrative law judge orders Newport, Del.-based Daisy Construction to pay $59,000 for willful trenching violations
  • January 24 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 01/24/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA forms partnership with Torcon to protect workers on Penn State University construction project
  • January 03 [Region 3 News Release] - 2012 - 01/03/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Atglen, Pa., company for exposing employees to workplace safety hazards; proposed fines total $54,000
2011
  • December 14 [Region 3 News Release] - 2011 - 12/14/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA recognizes Papetti's Hygrade Egg Products in Pennsylvania for exceptional workplace safety and health
  • December 14 [Region 3 News Release] - 2011 - 12/14/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Bernville, Pa., company for exposing workers to lead hazards and other violations
  • November 30 [Region 3 News Release] - 2011 - 11/30/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $122,000 in fines to Kreamer, Pa., manufacturer for workplace safety and health hazards
  • November 03 [Region 3 News Release] - 2011 - 11/03/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $62,000 in fines to Elm Grove, W.Va., company for exposing workers to safety and health hazards
  • October 17 [Region 3 News Release] - 2011 - 10/17/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Stollings, W.Va., company for exposing workers to safety and health hazards; $59,400 proposed in fines
  • October 10 [Region 3 News Release] - 2011 - 10/10/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $96,000 in fines for continued workplace safety and health violations at 3 Lowe's stores in Pennsylvania
  • September 28 [Region 3 News Release] - 2011 - 09/28/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Ecopax in Easton, Pa., for exposing workers to safety and health hazards; fines exceed $57,000
  • September 01 [Region 3 News Release] - 2011 - 09/01/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA forms partnership to protect workers on National Gallery of Art renovation project in Washington
  • August 31 [Region 3 News Release] - 2011 - 08/31/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA urges Delaware recovery workers and public to guard against hazards during Hurricane Irene cleanup
  • August 31 [Region 3 News Release] - 2011 - 08/31/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA urges Greater Philadelphia area recovery workers and public to guard against hazards during Hurricane Irene cleanup
  • August 31 [Region 3 News Release] - 2011 - 08/31/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Burris Logistics for safety and health hazards at Harrington, Del., warehouse
  • August 04 [Region 3 News Release] - 2011 - 08/04/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Jay-Bee Oil and Gas in West Virginia for repeat workplace safety violations
  • August 03 [Region 3 News Release] - 2011 - 08/03/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Allentown, Pa., soft drink company for exposing workers to safety and health hazards
  • August 03 [Region 3 News Release] - 2011 - 08/03/2011 - Philadelphia electric company agrees to pay $150,000 to 3 employees to resolve US Labor Department's whistleblower investigation

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