Category Archives: Aerial Lifts

Steel erection and roofing contractor Marcus Borden has been cited for six safety violations, some involving fall hazards, following the hospitalization of three workers for injuries suffered while performing roof work in Cordova, Alabama. Proposed penalties total $69,200. In March, … Continue reading

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OSHA cites three companies at Texas work site OSHA has cited Watco Mechanical Services, Jordan General Contractors, Inc., and JP Electric after a combustible dust flash fire claimed the lives of two workers at a worksite in Hockley, Texas. Proposed … Continue reading

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OSHA cites Dover Chemical Co. for 47 violations following chemical release at Ohio plant, proposes $545,000 in fines Dover Chemical Co. in Dover Ohio has received 47 health and safety violations from Federal OSHA – including four willful – violations … Continue reading

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As football and band seasons start to ramp up, don’t forget about the dangers of using scissor lifts for filming and/or viewing the activities on the field.  During the Fall 2010 college football season, a student, who was also an … Continue reading

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OSHA proposes more than $193,000 in fines for stability, steel erection, cave-in, fall hazards at Kimball Union Academy site The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has proposed a total of $193,400 in fines for three Pennsylvania-based … Continue reading

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OSHA issues ‘call to action’ to New Jersey construction companies to prevent worker falls. A worker falls through a roof into a vat of acid in Clifton, N.J.; A worker falls from the roof on a residential construction site in … Continue reading

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Company Placed in Severe Violator Enforcement Program OSHA has cited Midsouth Steel Inc. of Atlanta for four safety violations following an inspection that found workers exposed to fall hazards while performing roofing work on Roosevelt Highway in Union City, GA. … Continue reading

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Last month OSHA issued a hazard alert about the dangers of using scissor lifts to film events and functions. Scissor lifts are portable, hydraulic-powered lifts that are commonly used by colleges and high schools to film athletic and band activities. Last October, … Continue reading

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INDIANAPOLIS (March 15, 2011) – The Indiana Department of Labor announced today it is citing the University of Notre Dame with the most serious safety violation allowable under Indiana law for the fatal-injury death of student employee Declan Sullivan. Sullivan, … Continue reading

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The membership of the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) has agreed upon a universal symbol that highlights the location of the emergency descent controls on mobile elevating work platforms. Manufacturers are being encouraged to fit this symbol on new equipment … Continue reading

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