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2016
  • December 01 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 12/01/2016 - OSHA fines USPS $342K after inspectors find workers exposed to bloodborne pathogen hazards at Brooklyn, Maryland, annex
  • December 01 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 12/01/2016 - Pennsylvania hospital workers exposed to violence, bloodborne hazards
  • November 23 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 11/23/2016 - OSHA fines Philadelphia contractor $72K for fall, trenching safety violations
  • November 23 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 11/23/2016 - OSHA launches emphasis program to protect Wilkes Barre area retail store workers as holiday season beckons
  • November 23 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 11/23/2016 - J.C. Stucco and Stone ordered to pay nearly $345K in fines after OSHA finds company continued to expose workers to scaffolding hazards
  • November 22 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 11/22/2016 - OSHA fines window manufacturer nearly $75K for not correcting safety hazards following worker's finger amputation
  • November 14 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 11/14/2016 - OSHA finds Ohio-based roofing company exposed employees to falls again, this time at a Pittsburgh work site
  • October 31 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 10/31/2016 - OSHA inspection finds Dollar General in Jonestown blocked emergency exit again, proposes $215K penalty
  • October 17 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 10/17/2016 - Pennsylvania masonry company agrees to pay $135K in back wages, damages to terminated plant manager following OSHA whistleblower investigation
  • October 12 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 10/12/2016 - OSHA investigation at Bucks County housing development marks 6th time Georgia-based roofing contractor cited for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • October 03 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 10/03/2016 - OSHA investigations find New Jersey contractor failing to provide fall protection for employees at 4 Lehigh Valley worksites
  • September 19 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 09/19/2016 - Despite 40 prior violations at West Virginia sawmill, OSHA finds 27 more hazards in recent inspection; $214K in fines proposed
  • September 14 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 09/14/2016 - OSHA cites Reading home for youth in crisis for failing to protect workers from assaults
  • September 14 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 09/14/2016 - OSHA fines Pennsylvania chicken processing company $317K for exposing workers to health and safety hazards following employee amputation
  • August 17 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 08/17/2016 - USPS faces $111K in fines after OSHA inspection again finds workplace safety hazards at Silver Spring facility
  • August 09 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 08/09/2016 - OSHA finds Scranton contractor continues to expose employees to serious, potentially fatal fall hazards at Yardley worksite
  • August 09 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 08/09/2016 - OSHA finds Pennsylvania feed mill ignored previously identified severe combustible dust, grain-handling hazards, while dangers remain
  • August 08 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 08/08/2016 - OSHA finds US Steel again exposed workers to asbestos hazards at Pittsburgh coke production facility, fines company $170K
  • August 01 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 08/01/2016 - OSHA cites Bradley, West Virginia, logging company for exposing workers to multiple hazards while felling trees at Raleigh County work site
  • July 13 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 07/13/2016 - OSHA calls on greater Philadelphia construction companies to act now to prevent worker falls after five tragic incidents in one month
  • July 11 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 07/11/2016 - Nation's leading pallet company agrees to pay fired worker $105K, resolving US Labor Department lawsuit
  • July 07 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 07/07/2016 - OSHA cites Amerway for again overexposing employees to lead hazards at Altoona manufacturing facility; failing to provide respiratory protection
  • July 05 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 07/05/2016 - Federal inspectors cite national pediatric health care provider for failing to protect home care workers from physical, sexual assault
  • June 27 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 06/27/2016 - OSHA deploying assets to flood impacted West Virginia counties to ensure safety and health of workers, general public involved in cleanup efforts
  • June 23 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 06/23/2016 - Despite extensive violation history, OSHA finds Dollar General continues to expose workers to safety hazards at Shamokin, Pennsylvania, store
  • June 13 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 06/13/2016 - OSHA finds flammable chemicals caused fire hazards, unguarded machine amputated worker's fingertip at PhytogenX
  • June 07 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 06/07/2016 - OSHA: Auto reconditioning company failed to protect workers from toxic compounds, other safety and health hazards at Manheim facility
  • June 02 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 06/02/2016 - Pennsylvania stucco contractor cited by OSHA for again exposing employees to scaffolding dangers at Bear, Delaware, work site
  • May 31 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 05/31/2016 - Workers exposed to chemical hazards, other safety and health dangers at Bethlehem global flavor, fragrance manufacturer
  • May 23 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 05/23/2016 - OSHA finds lack of proper 'work zone' in plumber's death as he repaired leak under Philadelphia's 63rd Street
  • May 19 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 05/19/2016 - OSHA fines 2 Pennsylvania contractors more than $236K for again exposing employees to serious workplace dangers
  • May 19 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 05/19/2016 - Jefferson County metal manufacturer cited for 27 serious violations in federal workplace safety inspection, faces $47K in fines
  • May 12 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 05/12/2016 - Marion County contractor ignores fall, electrocution hazards, putting workers in serious, potentially fatal danger at Fairmount work site
  • May 10 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 05/10/2016 - Lehigh County indoor shooting range faces $135K in fines for exposing workers to willful lead, noise hazards
  • May 04 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 05/04/2016 - Insulation manufacturer exposed workers to combustible dust, other safety hazards at Wilkes-Barre plant; OSHA proposes $66K penalty
  • May 04 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 05/04/2016 - US Postal Service continues to expose workers at Virginia center to powered industrial equipment hazards; faces $120K in fines
  • April 28 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 04/28/2016 - Contractor's serial disregard of fall dangers underscores the necessity for National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction, May 2-6
  • April 25 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 04/25/2016 - Allentown manufacturer willfully exposed workers to amputation hazards
  • April 11 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 04/11/2016 - Dauphin County plumbing, heating worker hospitalized after trench cave-in
  • April 11 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 04/11/2016 - Painting contractor willfully exposed workers to lead on Danville worksite
  • April 07 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 04/07/2016 - Berlin Builders faces $385K in OSHA fines for continually ignoring life-threatening dangers at Pennsylvania and Delaware sites
  • April 07 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 04/07/2016 - Contractor continues to expose workers to serious fall hazards
  • March 29 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 03/29/2016 - Pennsylvania contractor cited by OSHA for ignoring trench dangers as excavation collapse kills 21-year-old worker in Butler County
  • March 28 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 03/28/2016 - OSHA finds contractor exposed workers to danger of trench cave-in for four days at Meadville, Pennsylvania construction site
  • March 23 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 03/23/2016 - OSHA finds water, sewer line contractor again willfully exposed workers to trench hazards at an excavation worksite
  • March 21 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 03/21/2016 - OSHA finds workers exposed to more than two dozen serious violations at West Virginia saw mill, including amputation, electrical hazards
  • March 21 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 03/21/2016 - OSHA finds Lancaster foundry exposed workers to excessively high levels of lead, cadmium and associated health risks
  • March 09 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 03/09/2016 - Popular DC hotel exposes employees to more than two dozen workplace safety, health hazards; faces $76K in fines
  • March 09 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 03/09/2016 - OSHA inspectors find prison workers at two West Virginia federal facilities still lack safety gloves to prevent sharps-related hazards
  • March 08 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 03/08/2016 - US Labor Department sues after Pennsylvania duct manufacturer fires two employees for identifying, documenting machine hazards
  • March 02 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 03/02/2016 - OSHA investigation finds St. Marys' manufacturer willfully exposed employees to dangerous machine hazards
  • February 22 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 02/22/2016 - US Labor Department sues US Steel Corp., for retaliating against workers reporting workplace injuries
  • February 18 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 02/18/2016 - Ephrata, Pennsylvania construction company exposed workers to falls from nearly two stories up, other hazards at Leola worksite
  • February 10 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 02/10/2016 - OSHA cites Warren Railcar Services Inc. for exposing employees to more than two dozen safety and health hazards
  • February 03 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 02/03/2016 - Delaware county roofing contractor continues to expose workers to fall hazards, most recently at Conshohocken site
  • February 03 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 02/03/2016 - OSHA: Washington County contractor, Pittsburgh staffing agency failed to protect temporary workers from potential trench collapse
  • February 03 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 02/03/2016 - Lancaster lawn care company cited for exposing workers to lawn mower safety hazards after employee has two toes amputated
  • January 28 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 01/28/2016 - Seitz Tech LLC exposes employees to electrical, fire hazards again
  • January 27 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 01/27/2016 - OSHA finds Allenwood federal prison workers lack safety gloves to avoid punctures, infections from sharps
  • January 19 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 01/19/2016 - South Jersey carpentry contractor continues exposing workers to safety hazards, most recently at Norristown work site
  • January 14 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 01/14/2016 - Emphasis on logging safety finds more than a dozen willful, serious violations of worker safety standards at Clay, West Virginia, company
  • January 12 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 01/12/2016 - Investigation finds negligent worker safety practices led to 40-foot fall that paralyzed Pennsylvania construction worker
  • January 12 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 01/12/2016 - Amazon fulfillment center receives $7K fine, hazard alert letters after OSHA investigates workplace safety complaint
  • January 04 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2016 - 01/04/2016 - Williamsport, Pennsylvania, bridge repair company named a 'severe violator' after fatal trench collapse at Eyers Grove work site
2015
  • December 23 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2015 - 12/23/2015 - Tarentum, Pennsylvania, manufacturer again cited for exposing employees to electrical, other safety hazards
  • December 22 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 12/22/2015 - Havertown construction company with ‘severe violator’ owner fined $70K by OSHA for willfully exposing workers to falls up to 25 feet
  • December 21 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2015 - 12/21/2015 - Milton, Pennsylvania, manufacturer cited for workplace safety and health hazards after employee sustains 2nd- and 3rd-degree burns
  • December 17 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2015 - 12/17/2015 - Camden Park exposes employees to serious workplace safety hazards
  • December 15 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2015 - 12/15/2015 - Coca-Cola distribution warehouse in Monmouth Junction, New Jersey, cited for repeat and serious safety and health workplace violations
  • December 09 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2015 - 12/09/2015 - Bickmore, West Virginia, logging company cited for exposing workers to safety hazards
  • December 03 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2015 - 12/03/2015 - Portersville, Pennsylvania, manufacturer again cited by OSHA for exposing employees to safety and health hazards
  • December 03 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2015 - 12/03/2015 - Main Line utility construction company exposed employees to cave-in hazards in a nearly 8-foot deep trench
  • December 01 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2015 - 12/01/2015 - Luzerne County box manufacturer failed to abate safety violations and continued exposing workers to hazards
  • November 30 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2015 - 11/30/2015 - OSHA finds Seaford, Delaware, ice plant failed again to guard machinery, resulting in employee suffering amputation of both legs
  • November 17 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2015 - 11/17/2015 - OSHA issues notices to Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center for exposing workers to an unsafe workplace
  • November 16 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2015 - 11/16/2015 - OSHA investigation finds 37 safety and health violations at Ridgway, Pennsylvania, metal company after worker suffers leg amputation
  • November 10 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2015 - 11/10/2015 - Philadelphia stucco company continues to expose workers to fall hazards on construction site
  • November 05 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2015 - 11/05/2015 - Lancaster County construction company again exposes workers to dangerous fall hazards at Temple, Pennsylvania, work site
  • November 02 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2015 - 11/02/2015 - Berks County excavation contractor exposed workers to trenching hazards; OSHA levies more than $57K in fines
  • October 29 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2015 - 10/29/2015 - Dollar General Corp. continues to expose employees to workplace safety and health hazards at store in Hamburg, Pennsylvania
  • October 07 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2015 - 10/07/2015 - OSHA finds excavating company exposed employees to trenching hazards at Evans City, Pennsylvania, worksite
  • October 07 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2015 - 10/07/2015 - Construction contractors from Lebanon and Lancaster counties cited by OSHA for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • October 05 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 10/05/2015 - OSHA finds improperly equipped furnace led to deadly explosion at TIMET's Morgantown, Pennsylvania, manufacturing plant
  • October 05 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2015 - 10/05/2015 - Charleston roofing contractor cited after worker hospitalized for heat-related illness while working at State Capitol Complex
  • October 01 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2015 - 10/01/2015 - Wilmington company cited after worker hospitalized for heat-related illness during the construction of new residences
  • September 29 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2015 - 09/29/2015 - Construction contractor exposes workers to fall hazards at Morgantown, West Virginia, worksite
  • September 28 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2015 - 09/28/2015 - Elkview roofing contractor willfully fails to provide fall protection to workers, exposing them to falls of up to nearly 20 feet
  • September 28 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2015 - 09/28/2015 - Dollar General Corp. exposes employees to workplace safety and health hazards at stores in Boone and Harrison counties
  • September 24 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2015 - 09/24/2015 - Machine operators exposed to excessive heat at Sterling Technologies Inc. in Erie County
  • September 22 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 09/22/2015 - Amputation, other injuries at Pilgrim's Pride chicken facilities 'preventable'
  • September 15 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2015 - 09/15/2015 - Lancaster structural steel erection company cited after worker hospitalized for heat-related illness during bridge reconstruction project
  • September 14 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2015 - 09/14/2015 - Logging company willfully exposes workers to amputation hazards at Elkview, West Virginia, worksite
  • September 02 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2015 - 09/02/2015 - Deficient medical management leads to musculoskeletal injuries at Delaware poultry processing plant
  • August 18 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2015 - 08/18/2015 - Pallet rental company fined nearly $59K by OSHA for failing to protect employees from noise hazards at Hazelton depot
  • July 22 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2015 - 07/22/2015 - OSHA reminds greater Baltimore-area employers to protect workers from heat illness
  • June 23 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2015 - 06/23/2015 - OSHA reminds northern Delaware employers to protect workers from heat illness
  • June 23 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2015 - 06/23/2015 - OSHA reminds DC metro employers to protect workers from heat illness
  • June 23 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2015 - 06/23/2015 - OSHA reminds Philadelphia-area employers to protect workers from heat illness
  • June 23 [Region 3 News Brief] - 2015 - 06/23/2015 - OSHA reminds greater Baltimore-area employers to protect workers from heat illness
  • June 22 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 06/22/2015 - Delaware poultry-processing plant exposed workers to serious hazards including musculoskeletal injuries

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