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.
The Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration (IOSHA) has fined three organizations in connection with the deadly stage collapse at the Indiana State Fair that killed seven people and injured more than 40 others.
Authorities have arrested the former and current owner of a St. Louis, MO, business for failing to comply with court orders to pay more than a quarter of a million dollars in OSHA fines.
A foreman and a site superintendent face manslaughter and other charges in connection with the death of a construction worker in an unprotected trench in New York City.
When OSHA inspects scaffolding, it’s not enough to have erected it properly. The agency also looks at the integrity of the component parts.
As a safety pro, you’ve probably heard this claim: Once you get on OSHA’s inspection list, it’s tough to get off of it. A Midwest company can attest to that.
A construction company has pleaded guilty to second degree manslaughter for causing the death of a construction worker.
We’ve been following a case over the last two years about a company that has filed bankruptcy, started anew and then was hit with an OSHA repeat fine. The company says the repeat status was unwarranted because two separate employers were involved. Well, now that a court has ordered the company to pay up, guess […]
OSHA has leveled almost a half-million dollars in fines to a Philadelphia-area construction company for exposing workers to shock and fall hazards. Two company workers were shocked on the job in 2011 and 2013.
A judge has ordered a construction company to pay a total of $250,000 in penalties in connection with an employee’s fatal fall.
A construction contractor has reached an agreement with OSHA, settling citations in connection with the death of a worker who was erecting a scaffold.
Oregon OSHA says workers for this construction company were exposed to hazards that could cause death or serious injury as they worked to restore the Ross Island Bridge in Portland.
The combination of working at heights and failure to de-energize equipment proved tragic for a 28-year-old construction worker. The company responsible must now pay him $21.7 million as the result of a jury verdict.
You’ve probably heard about OSHA inspections in which the inspector “just happened to be driving by” a construction site, saw problems and decided to take a look. In this case, all the inspectors had to do was look outside their windows.
Four workers in Mississippi were injured when scaffolding collapsed at a worksite. They all filed a lawsuit against the general contractor, but it turned out one of the four workers was undocumented.
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