OSHA recently fined a Pennsylvania stucco contractor for the second time in two months for scaffolding violations. For this recent inspection, the contractor is facing a $93,000 penalty.
It was a rough March for employers in Nebraska. OSHA received reports of four worker fatalities starting on March 9th, and it’s urging state employers to beef up safety programs.
A Mason, OH, excavation contractor is facing a $91,000 fine for a trench collapse that killed a 26-year-old employee last year.
You’ve probably heard this many times: It’s not enough to have a safety policy – you have to enforce it. Now, a federal appeals court has acknowledged that in a recent ruling.
A defective crane at a work site resulted in the death of a worker, according to OSHA.
First Samuel Morgan was partially buried in the collapse of a seven-foot deep trench. Then he was mangled by construction equipment in a botched rescue attempt. Now his employer faces $560,000 in safety fines.
This company has been cited seven times before for fall-related hazards. Now OSHA has issued a hefty penalty to the firm in connection with an employee’s fatal fall in May.
Here’s a tough call to make: A deaf employee drove forklifts safely on a daily basis for years. Then, a corporate policy said he could no longer do that for safety reasons. Do you bar him from operating forklifts? And what did a court have to say?
Two construction companies face a total of $280,000 in fines following OSHA’s investigation into what caused a trench to collapse then bury and kill a worker in Manhattan in April.