Category Archives: Fall Protection

Case Farms Processing ignores dangers, cited with 55 violations WINESBURG, Ohio — For employees at a leading supplier of chicken to national fast food and supermarket brands, the dangers of amputation, electrocution and hazardous falls are all in a day’s … Continue reading

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Potential 25-Year Prison Sentence, $1.5 Million in Fines In a press release issued by United States Attorney Zane David Memeger of the Eastern District of Pennsylavania, James J. McCullagh, 60, of Meadowbrook, was charged by indictment in connection with the … Continue reading

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Workplace falls kill an average of six Kentuckians each year, seriously injure 4,000   FRANKFORT, Kentucky – The Kentucky Labor Cabinet will join the National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction, which is designed to raise awareness among employers … Continue reading

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Michigan Shipyard receives $243K in fines, 18 safety violations ESCANABA, Michigan – Once again, workers were exposed to dangerous amputation hazards while operating press brakes, which cut large metal pieces weighing up to 450 tons, because safety mechanisms were not … Continue reading

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Truck Terminal Faces $145,420 in Penalties HILLSIDE, Illinois – Central Transport LLC has been cited for 16 violations, including five repeat, one willful and two serious, at its trucking terminal in Hillside, Illinois. An OSHA inspection found repeat and willful … Continue reading

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A+ Roofing cited 5 prior times, faces $61,600 in fines CONCORD, New Hampshire – Employees of Ken Stanley, doing business as A+ Roofing, were exposed to potentially fatal falls of up to 25 feet at a job site due to … Continue reading

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JC Stucco and Stone Inc. facing $235,700 in proposed penalties Masonry contractor JC Stucco and Stone Inc. has been cited for three willful and three repeat safety violations. OSHA’s March 2014 inspection was initiated in response to a referral by … Continue reading

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Vallourec Star fined $94,000 for 22 serious violations YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – After receiving information that a worker had suffered severe injuries after being crushed between two machines, OSHA has cited Vallourec Star for 22 serious safety violations. The machine operator … Continue reading

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more than $188K in proposed fines A Jacksonville, Florida, framing construction company, Justin Construction Co. LLC, has been cited with six safety violations after OSHA inspectors observed employees at three area work sites performing residential construction without using a fall … Continue reading

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Management repeatedly warned of unsafe conditions GAINESVILLE, Fla. – An employee of R.E. Arnold Construction Inc. was trapped when the wall of an excavation he was working in collapsed around him. The incident occurred as the employee removed dirt from … Continue reading

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