Category Archives: Fall Protection

Commonwealth of Kentucky Labor Cabinet 1047 US 127 SOUTH FRANKFORT, KENTUCKY 40601-1975           Steven L. Beshear, Governor                              Larry L. Roberts, Secretary     Kentucky Labor Cabinet Urges Awareness of Fall Hazards Warmer weather means increased numbers of injuries, deaths from falls FRANKFORT, … Continue reading

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Burrows Paper faces $298,100 in proposed fines from OSHA SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Burrows Paper Corp., based in Little Falls, for repeat and serious safety violations at two of … Continue reading

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Federal OSHA telling Arizona Their Residential Fall Protection Regulations Don’t Go Far Enough On March 19, 2014, OSHA sent a letter to the Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health, stating that OSHA does not believe that Arizona’s residential fall … Continue reading

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OSHA follow-up inspection finds 11 workplace violations at previously cited US Minerals LLC in Harvey, La. HARVEY, La. – The U. S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited U.S. Minerals LLC with 11 safety and health … Continue reading

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Following worker fatality, Georgia-based Smiley Plaster Co. cited by US Department of Labor’s OSHA for exposing workers to fall hazards SWAINSBORO, Ga. – A 42-year-old worker fell approximately 19 feet off scaffolding to his death while applying stucco to a … Continue reading

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Foundry receives 26 OSHA citations and fines totaling $163,240 SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. – Domestic Casting Co. LLC has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration for 26 alleged safety violations found at its Shippensburg foundry. … Continue reading

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OSHA cites automotive plating plant for repeat safety violations PALATINE, Ill. – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Arlington Plating Co. for 25 safety violations, carrying proposed penalties of $155,430. OSHA initiated an inspection … Continue reading

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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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National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries for 2012 – Preliminary Results The Bureau of Labor Statistics has released the preliminary total of 4,383 fatal work injuries recorded in the United States for 2012. This number is down from a revised … Continue reading

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Employees repeatedly exposed to unchecked fall hazards Twin Pines Construction Inc. of Everett, Massachusetts, has once again been cited by OSHA for willful, repeat and serious violations of workplace safety standards at work sites in Plymouth and Reading, Massachusetts. The … Continue reading

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