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Nov 03 2010

Burnaby, BC CA

OH & S

Worker seriously injured after falling down ventilation shaft

  • Wed 03rd November 2010
  • Burnaby, BC CA
A worker was seriously injured on October 26 after he fell about six metres down a ventilation shaft at a 26-storey condominium tower under construction in Burnaby, British Columbia.)
Nov 03 2010

Atlanta, GA

Safety BLR

Painter Who Fell 30 Feet Awarded Million Dollar Judgment

  • Wed 03rd November 2010
  • Atlanta, GA
Lawyers for Jose Rivera, a painter who was injured while working on a residential construction site in Atlanta, say their client was awarded a judgment of over $1 million.)
Oct 25 2010

Hillsdale, OH

OH & S

Ohio Construction Company Cited $57,600 for Fall Protection Violations

  • Mon 25th October 2010
  • Hillsdale, OH
OSHA has cited B.O.S.S. Construction of Hillsdale, Ohio, with one alleged willful and one serious safety violation for failing to protect workers from falls at a Monclova, Ohio, residential construction jobsite. Penalties total $57,600.)
Oct 19 2010

Pittsfield, MA

Lisa Chedekel

Grim cycle of falls and fines plagues state construction industry

  • Tue 19th October 2010
  • Pittsfield, MA
Falls have emerged as a leading cause of death in the Massachusetts construction industry, accounting for an estimated 66 percent of fatalities in 2009, compared to 37 percent in 2005, according to data from the Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health [MassCOSH] and the U.S. Department of Labor. )
Oct 13 2010

Kings Point, NY

OSHA Cites and Fines Contractor for Scaffold, Fall Hazards

  • Wed 13th October 2010
  • Kings Point, NY
A painting and stucco contractor faces a total of $225,200 in proposed OSHA fines for failing to properly erect scaffolds and provide fall protection for workers at two New York jobsites.)
Oct 06 2010

St. Catharines, ON, CA

Matt Blajer

JGB Developments Inc. Fined $30,000 for Safety Violation

  • Wed 06th October 2010
  • St. Catharines, ON, CA
JGB Roofing, of St. Catharines, was fined $30,000 on September 17 for violations of the Occupational Health and Safety Act. )
Sep 18 2010

Norwalk, WI


Norwalk plant faces $370K in OSHA fines

  • Sat 18th September 2010
  • Norwalk, WI
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has proposed fining VPP Group LLC in Norwalk $369,500 for 38 safety and health violations at the meat processing plant.)
Sep 16 2010

Victoria, AU


Vic man falls to death from boom lift

  • Thu 16th September 2010
  • Victoria, AU
A man in his 40s has died after he tumbled 18 metres from an aerial work platform at a school building site in Melbourne's southeast.)
Sep 15 2010

Ronkonkoma, N.Y.

OH & S

Painting Contractor Fined $225,200 for Scaffold, Fall Hazards

  • Wed 15th September 2010
  • Ronkonkoma, N.Y.
A Ronkonkoma, N.Y., painting and stucco contractor faces a total of $225,200 in proposed fines from OSHA for failing to properly erect scaffolds and provide fall protection for its workers at two Kings Point, N.Y., jobsites.)
Aug 31 2010

Regina, SK, CA

The Regina Leader-Post

Roofers plead guilty, fined

  • Tue 31st August 2010
  • Regina, SK, CA
A Regina roofing company has been fined $840 after pleading guilty to a charge under Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) regulations.)