REGION III Update: OSHA Conducted Over 600 Inspections Last Month.
From June 1, 2015 through June 30, 2015, approximately 646 inspections were conducted in OSHA‚ Region III. Over 45% of the total inspections were conducted in Virginia. Slightly over 50% of total inspections were conducted in the Construction industry and approximately 20% in the Manufacturing industry. The remaining inspections were conducted in other sectors (Wholesale Trade, Retail Trade, and Transportation & Warehousing).
Of the inspections conducted in June, most of them were Planned/Program-Related Inspections.
The June inspection data for Region III is consistent with OSHA’s current enforcement policy of conducting more thorough inspections under emphasis and other programs, intended to address workplace safety in industry sectors identified as high hazard.