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May 09 2011

Chicago, IL

$75k for not using fall protection

  • Mon 09th May 2011
  • Chicago, IL
A Chicago area steel erector has been fined $75,000 for failing to use lanyards and fall protection in a boom lift.)
May 09 2011

Olathe, KS

OH & S

Stucco Contractor Plastered with Fines for Scaffolding Hazards

  • Mon 09th May 2011
  • Olathe, KS
The company's repeat violations are similar to others previously cited for lack of safe access and egress to a scaffold structure, and not protecting employees from falls when working at heights from a scaffold structure.)
Apr 26 2011

Campbell, OH

OH & S

Bridge Contractor Faces $193,200 in Fines for Water, Fall Hazards

  • Tue 26th April 2011
  • Campbell, OH
OSHA has issued the company 13 safety citations for failing to provide fall protection and implement water safety procedures for workers sandblasting and painting the Interstate 75 Disalle Bridge more than 40 feet above the Maumee River.)
Apr 22 2011

Bristol, CT

OSHA cites Bristol, Conn., contractor for willful, repeat and serious violations

  • Fri 22nd April 2011
  • Bristol, CT
US Labor Department's OSHA cites Bristol, Conn., contractor for willful, repeat and serious violations; proposes $143,000 in penalties)
Apr 21 2011

Toledo, OH

Toledo Blade

OSHA slaps $193,200 fine on I-75 bridge contractor for safety violations

  • Thu 21st April 2011
  • Toledo, OH
An eastern Ohio contractor has been cited for serious worker safety violations at an I-75 bridge project in Lucas County last fall and been told to pay a fine of $193,200.)
Apr 15 2011

Washington, DC

Laura Walter

Court Rejects Challenge to OSHA’s Fall Protection Directive

  • Fri 15th April 2011
  • Washington, DC
On April 7, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit dismissed the National Roofing Contractors Association’s (NRCA) petition for review of OSHA’s December 2010 directive on the use of fall protection in residential construction. )
Apr 15 2011

Champaign, IL

Christine Des Garennes

OSHA issues safety citations to construction firm

  • Fri 15th April 2011
  • Champaign, IL
An Urbana construction company has been fined for violating safety measures at a job site in Champaign last year.)
Apr 15 2011

Houston, TX

Zain Shauk

OSHA cites Bush airport train operator over fatality

  • Fri 15th April 2011
  • Houston, TX
The operator of a train at Bush Intercontinental Airport that last year struck two workers, killing one and severely injuring the other, exhibited "plain indifference to or intentional disregard for" the safety of the men, a federal official said Thursday.)
Apr 06 2011

Parker, CO

OSHA cites homebuilder DR Horton and 4 subcontractors for fall hazards at Parker, Colo., construction site

  • Wed 06th April 2011
  • Parker, CO
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited homebuilder D.R. Horton of Greenwood Village, along with four subcontractors, for safety violations resulting from a fall hazard inspection at a Parker worksite. Proposed penalties for all employers at the worksite total $93,640. )
Mar 29 2011

Witchita, KS


Kansas Roofing Contractor Fined $116K for Safety Violations

  • Tue 29th March 2011
  • Witchita, KS
A roofing contractor in Wichita, Kan., has been cited for two willful and two serious alleged violations of federal safety standards. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration proposed a total of $116,000 in penalties against Gerardo Montes.)