Category Archives: Ladders

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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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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$73,920 in penalties OSHA has cited Elgin-based Site Maintenance Inc. with willful, repeat and serious safety violations that carry proposed penalties of $73,920.  Based on inspections conducted on April 22 and 30, the company failed to provide employees who worked … Continue reading

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by Dwayne Towles Scenario: You are the corporate safety specialist for a large organization.  The bulk of your job is to do site safety audits of the operations owned by your employer. You are conducting a site visit and safety … Continue reading

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New NIOSH Smart Phone App Addresses Ladder Safety by Dwayne Towles The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) announces the availability of a new Ladder Safety smart phone application (app). This new app uses visual and audio signals … Continue reading

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Workers exposed to falls of up to 30 feet Twin Pines Construction Inc. has been cited by OSHA for alleged willful, repeat and serious violations of workplace safety standards at its Durham, New Hampshire work site. Based in Everett, Massachusetts, … Continue reading

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Three willful violations found, over $72,000 in proposed penalties OSHA has cited Palm Coast-based GP Roofing & Construction LLC with three willful safety violations for exposing workers to fall and other hazards while they were conducting roofing work at a … Continue reading

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OSHA has cited Blade Contracting Inc., based in Staten Island, New York, with seven safety violations – including one willful – for fall hazards at a Jersey City, New Jersey work site. The investigation was initiated after a worker with … Continue reading

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OSHA urges employers to plan, equip and train workers to prevent fall hazards OSHA has cited Bridgeport roofing contractor JC Silva Remodeling Services LLC for fall hazards at three worksites in Fairfield County, including one where a worker died February … 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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