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2016
  • June 23 [Region 3 News Release] - 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 Release] - 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 Release] - 2016 - 05/19/2016 - Jefferson County metal manufacturer cited for 27 serious violations in federal workplace safety inspection, faces $47K in fines
  • May 19 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 05/19/2016 - OSHA fines 2 Pennsylvania contractors more than $236K for again exposing employees to serious workplace dangers
  • May 12 [Region 3 News Release] - 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 Release] - 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 Release] - 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 Release] - 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 Release] - 2016 - 04/25/2016 - Allentown manufacturer willfully exposed workers to amputation hazards
  • April 11 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 04/11/2016 - Painting contractor willfully exposed workers to lead on Danville worksite
  • April 11 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 04/11/2016 - Dauphin County plumbing, heating worker hospitalized after trench cave-in
  • 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 Release] - 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 Release] - 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 Release] - 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 09 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 03/09/2016 - Popular DC hotel exposes employees to more than two dozen workplace safety, health hazards; faces $76K in fines
  • 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 Release] - 2016 - 03/02/2016 - OSHA investigation finds St. Marys' manufacturer willfully exposed employees to dangerous machine hazards
  • February 22 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 02/22/2016 - US Labor Department sues US Steel Corp., for retaliating against workers reporting workplace injuries
  • February 18 [Region 3 News Release] - 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 Release] - 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 Release] - 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 Release] - 2016 - 02/03/2016 - Lancaster lawn care company cited for exposing workers to lawn mower safety hazards after employee has two toes amputated
  • February 03 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 02/03/2016 - Delaware county roofing contractor continues to expose workers to fall hazards, most recently at Conshohocken site
  • January 28 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 01/28/2016 - Seitz Tech LLC exposes employees to electrical, fire hazards again
  • January 27 [Region 3 News Release] - 2016 - 01/27/2016 - OSHA finds Allenwood federal prison workers lack safety gloves to avoid punctures, infections from sharps
  • January 19 [Region 3 News Release] - 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 Release] - 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 Release] - 2016 - 01/12/2016 - Amazon fulfillment center receives $7K fine, hazard alert letters after OSHA investigates workplace safety complaint
  • January 04 [Region 3 News Release] - 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 Release] - 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 Release] - 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 Release] - 2015 - 12/17/2015 - Camden Park exposes employees to serious workplace safety hazards
  • December 15 [Region 3 News Release] - 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 Release] - 2015 - 12/09/2015 - Bickmore, West Virginia, logging company cited for exposing workers to safety hazards
  • December 03 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 12/03/2015 - Main Line utility construction company exposed employees to cave-in hazards in a nearly 8-foot deep trench
  • December 03 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 12/03/2015 - Portersville, Pennsylvania, manufacturer again cited by OSHA for exposing employees to safety and health hazards
  • December 01 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 12/01/2015 - Luzerne County box manufacturer failed to abate safety violations and continued exposing workers to hazards
  • November 30 [Region 3 News Release] - 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 Release] - 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 Release] - 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 Release] - 2015 - 11/10/2015 - Philadelphia stucco company continues to expose workers to fall hazards on construction site
  • November 05 [Region 3 News Release] - 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 Release] - 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 Release] - 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 Release] - 2015 - 10/07/2015 - Construction contractors from Lebanon and Lancaster counties cited by OSHA for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • October 07 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 10/07/2015 - OSHA finds excavating company exposed employees to trenching hazards at Evans City, Pennsylvania, worksite
  • 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 Release] - 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 Release] - 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 Release] - 2015 - 09/29/2015 - Construction contractor exposes workers to fall hazards at Morgantown, West Virginia, worksite
  • September 28 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 09/28/2015 - Dollar General Corp. exposes employees to workplace safety and health hazards at stores in Boone and Harrison counties
  • September 28 [Region 3 News Release] - 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 24 [Region 3 News Release] - 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 Release] - 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 Release] - 2015 - 09/14/2015 - Logging company willfully exposes workers to amputation hazards at Elkview, West Virginia, worksite
  • September 02 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 09/02/2015 - Deficient medical management leads to musculoskeletal injuries at Delaware poultry processing plant
  • August 18 [Region 3 News Release] - 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 Release] - 2015 - 07/22/2015 - OSHA reminds greater Baltimore-area employers to protect workers from heat illness
  • June 23 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 06/23/2015 - OSHA reminds DC metro employers to protect workers from heat illness
  • June 23 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 06/23/2015 - OSHA reminds northern Delaware employers to protect workers from heat illness
  • June 23 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 06/23/2015 - OSHA reminds greater Baltimore-area employers to protect workers from heat illness
  • June 23 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 06/23/2015 - OSHA reminds Philadelphia-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
  • June 17 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 06/17/2015 - Newark construction company exposed workers to falls, safety hazards at Pennsylvania worksite
  • June 11 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 06/11/2015 - Statement by OSHA on indictment of roofing company owner charged today in employee's fatal fall
  • June 03 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 06/03/2015 - Construction company willfully exposes workers to scaffolding, electrocution hazards at Philadelphia work sites
  • May 26 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 05/26/2015 - Newark gas manufacturer repeatedly exposed employees to workplace hazards
  • May 18 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 05/18/2015 - Dollar General ignores dangers of blocked emergency exits and other serious hazards at Bear, Delaware, store; faces nearly $125K in fines
  • May 11 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 05/11/2015 - Pennsylvania duct manufacturer faces more than $1M in fines as workers suffer dozens of injuries, including crushed and amputated fingers
  • May 11 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 05/11/2015 - Americold Logistics facing $47,300 penalty after OSHA finds safety hazards at company's warehouse in Manchester, Pennsylvania
  • April 23 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 04/23/2015 - Employer exposes 3 workers to asbestos dangers in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • March 26 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 03/26/2015 - Roofing contractor ignores electrocution hazards that caused one death, puts second worker in same jeopardy just 72 hours later
  • March 10 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 03/10/2015 - OSHA fines Martinsburg, W. Va., contractor more than $109,000 for fall hazards at Morgantown, W. Va., work site
  • March 03 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 03/03/2015 - JC Stucco and Stone Inc. again puts workers' lives at risk, exposing them to dangerous falls, unsafe scaffolding
  • February 17 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 02/17/2015 - OSHA fines Seitz Technical Products more than $42K for exposing workers to chemical hazards at Oxford, Pa., facility
  • January 22 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 01/22/2015 - Teenager's on-the-job training results in severe injury after fall at local construction site
  • January 05 [Region 3 News Release] - 2015 - 01/05/2015 - 'Severe violator' Domestic Casting endangers workers by ignoring prior OSHA violations at iron foundry
2014
  • December 29 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 12/29/2014 - Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom fail to protect young workers from heat hazards and illness, OSHA finds
  • December 23 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 12/23/2014 - OSHA cites The Davey Tree Expert Co. for again ignoring vehicle rollover hazard leading to fatal injury of tree trimmer
  • December 22 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 12/22/2014 - Scranton, Pennsylvania, chimney supply company again exposes employees to serious hazards and injuries, says OSHA
  • December 17 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 12/17/2014 - OSHA cites Dollar Tree Stores for exposing workers to serious hazards for second time in Delaware
  • December 01 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 12/01/2014 - Doyle and Roth Manufacturing Co. Inc. faces $68,600 in OSHA fines for continued safety hazards at its Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, facility
  • November 19 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 11/19/2014 - OSHA finds shipyard workers repeatedly exposed to life-threatening safety and health hazards at Norfolk, Virginia, facility
  • November 03 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 11/03/2014 - Bricklayers exposed to fall hazards as high as 30 feet at residential construction sites in Philadelphia
  • October 29 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 10/29/2014 - Hanover, Pennsylvania, contractor named a severe violator for again exposing workers to potentially deadly trenching hazards
  • September 16 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 09/16/2014 - JC Stucco and Stone Inc. willfully exposed workers to fall hazards
  • September 15 [Region 3 News Release] - 2014 - 09/15/2014 - Over 40 safety and health violations found at Wayne Lumber and Mulch Inc.

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