Category Archives: Scaffolding

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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Lee, Massachusetts contractor cited and fined over $119,000 by OSHA for “needless and avoidable” fatal fall at Stockbridge work site SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – A 51-year-old roofer fell 17 feet to his death on Nov. 14, 2013, while performing roofing work … 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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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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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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US Labor Department’s OSHA fines Clifton, NJ, stucco contractor more than $108,000 for exposing workers to fall hazards DD Stucco and Renovation LLC has been hit with six safety — including two willful — violations related to fall hazards at … 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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Residential contractor Quality Stone Veneer in Refton, PA gets more than $154,000 in fines over scaffolding hazards. Federal OSHA has cited Refton-based Quality Stone Veneer Inc. with eight safety violations, including one willful, for scaffolding hazards found during stone installation … 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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US Department of Labor’s OSHA proposes $235,500 in fines to Wilmington, Mass., contractor for fall and scaffold hazards at Boston’s Rowes Wharf The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued willful and serious citations to NER … Continue reading

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