OSHA recently fined a Pennsylvania stucco contractor for the second time in two months for scaffolding violations. For this recent…Click to continue
OSHA hits the construction industry particularly hard. Workers in this industry also face more hazards than employees in many others. Work crews that are more mobile add even more difficulty to construction companies’ efforts to keep their workers safe.
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