Safety and OSHA News

Companies ignore stop-work order; now they face $305K in fines

When Cal/OSHA inspectors found an 11-foot unshored excavation at a construction site, the agency issued a stop-work order the same day. Three weeks later, work restarted despite failure to correct the hazards. Now two companies face large fines.  [Read more…]

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Businesses receive stop-work orders for lacking machine guards

OSHA fines are one thing. But imagine being shut down because of a safety violation. In this case, it was lack of machine guards. [Read more…]

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