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Aug 30 2010

Nashville, TN

Reliable Plant

ASSE urges OSHA to use standards in developing rule aimed at slips and falls

  • Mon 30th August 2010
  • Nashville, TN
In a recent letter to OSHA on the proposed 29 CFR, Part 1910, the ASSE urged OSHA to utilize existing fall standards and the voluntary consensus standards process widely used in industry as it develops the new rule.)
Aug 10 2010

Moscow, PA

OH & S

Moscow, Pa.-based Roofer Cited for Willful Fall Hazards

  • Tue 10th August 2010
  • Moscow, PA
OSHA has cited Eastern Roofing Systems Inc. of Moscow, Pa., for fall hazards at a residential roof repairing operation in Scranton, Pa. Proposed penalties total $53,200.)
Aug 09 2010

Baldwin, IL

OH & S

$112,000 Fine for Lacking Fall Protection

  • Mon 09th August 2010
  • Baldwin, IL
OSHA's fines against U.S. Minerals LLC for the alleged violations at its Baldwin, Ill., plant total $158,200, mostly for having no fall protection on elevated platforms. )
Aug 01 2010

Lawrence, KS

Federal authorities cite MagnaGro for 11 violations on day of double fatality

  • Sun 01st August 2010
  • Lawrence, KS
MagnaGro International, a Lawrence fertilizer manufacturer, has been cited by federal authorities for 11 violations that occurred the day two employees died last April.)
Jul 20 2010

St. Louis, MO

OH & S

OSHA Tries to Cement Fall Hazard Charges Against Tuckpointing Firm

  • Tue 20th July 2010
  • St. Louis, MO
OSHA has cited Clint Horn, doing business in St. Louis as Sturgis Tuckpointing, with alleged safety violations for repeatedly exposing workers to fall hazards while working on scaffolding structures. Proposed penalties total $221,600.)
Jul 08 2010

Brroklyn, NY

OH & S

Four NY Contractors Fined $90K Following Brooklyn Balcony Collapse

  • Thu 08th July 2010
  • Brroklyn, NY
OSHA has proposed a total of $90,000 in fines against four New York contractors as the result of a Dec. 15, 2009, balcony collapse at a five-story residential building under construction in Brooklyn.)
Jun 28 2010

Parkersburg, PA

Lindsay Beyerstein

Federal Court Sentences PA Contractor for Lethal Safety Lapses

  • Mon 28th June 2010
  • Parkersburg, PA
Last week, Pennsylvania roofing contractor Christopher Franc was sentenced to three years' probation and six months' house arrest for willful safety violations that resulted in the death of a worker, 29-year-old >Carl Beck, who plunged 40 feet to his death while working on a steep roof last August.)
May 27 2010

Brookline, MA

OH & S

OSHA Fines Contractor $61,000 Following Worker's 30-Foot Fall

  • Thu 27th May 2010
  • Brookline, MA
OSHA has cited Misdea Enterprises LLC, a Weymouth, Mass., masonry contractor, for alleged willful and serious violations of safety standards after an employee fell 30 feet while climbing a scaffold at a jobsite located in Brookline, Mass. The company faces a total of $61,600 in proposed fines.)
May 25 2010

Dallas, TX

OH & S

OSHA Proposes Sweeping Fall Protection/PPE Rule Revisions

  • Tue 25th May 2010
  • Dallas, TX
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has announced in a notice of proposed rulemaking published in the May 24 Federal Register its plans to require improved worker protection from tripping, slipping, and falling hazards on walking and working surfaces.)
May 18 2010

Parkersburg, PA

OH & S

Construction Firm Faces $56,000 Fine for Fall Hazards in Pa.

  • Tue 18th May 2010
  • Parkersburg, PA
OSHA has cited White Horse Construction of Parkersburg, Pa., with two alleged willful violations for exposing workers to fall hazards on a Limerick, Pa., jobsite. Penalties total $56,000. The agency initiated its inspection on Jan. 28 as part of its regional emphasis program focused on fall hazards at construction sites.)