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New OSHA Area Director for Region III

7/14/2014 | Construction Blog

Effective June 29, 2014, Nicholas DeJesse is the Area Director of the Philadelphia Are Office for OSHA. The new position is a promotion from Assistant Area Director in Area III, a position DeJesse has held since April 2012.

DeJesse started with OSHA in 1995 as an Industrial Hygienist intern. He later took a full time position with OSHA as a CSHO in the Philadelphia Area Office later that year. He went on to work as a Safety and Occupational Health Specialist in the Regional Office and a Safety and Health Manager with the Regional OASAM. He has also spent time working for the Department of Health and Human Services as a Public Health Analyst/Regional Emergency Coordinator and with the Federal Emergency Management Agency as the Chief of the Regional Preparedness Branch.

Mr. DeJesse brings a master’s degree from in science from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and a bachelor’s degree in science from Hahnemann University to the job.