Pennsylvania workers should be able to expect a reasonable level of safety when on the job, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration oversees this concern on a national level. OSHA regulations provide a guide for employers to ensure that work conditions are safe for those in their employ. Employers are required to provide a workplace that is free of significant hazards and comply with applicable federal and state law.
A foundry in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania has been cited by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration for 26 safety violations. Seven of the OSHA findings were said to involve repeat violations. Also, 16 of the violations were listed as serious - a serious violation being one where the substantial probability of serious injury or death could come about due to one of these hazards.