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Feb 24 2010

Epping, NH

OH & S

Contractor, Subcontractor Fined After Worker's Fatal Fall from Water Tower

  • Wed 24th February 2010
  • Epping, NH
OSHA has cited two contractors responsible for the rehabilitation and painting of a municipal water tower in Epping, N.H., for alleged violations of safety standards following the Aug. 7, 2009, death of a worker who fell 90 feet from the tower.)
Feb 22 2010

Saskatchewan, CA

Government of Saskatchewan

Calvert Construction Ltd. Pleads Guilty to Occupational Health & Safety Violation

  • Mon 22nd February 2010
  • Saskatchewan, CA
Calvert Construction Ltd. pled guilty to one charge and was fined $480 for violating Saskatchewan’s Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Regulations. )
Feb 18 2010

Washington, PA

OH & S

Two Fatal Falls, One from 40 Feet, the Other from 225 Feet, Lead to $609K in Fines

  • Thu 18th February 2010
  • Washington, PA
OSHA has fined the C.A. Franc construction company $539,000 following the investigation of a roofing worker who fell 40 feet to his death at a worksite in Washington, Pa. The Valencia, Pa.-based roof installer -- whose owner is Christopher A. Franc -- was cited for 10 per-instance willful citations for failing to protect workers from falls.)
Feb 09 2010

Edmonton, AB, CA

Worker survives 8-foot drop on jobsite

  • Tue 09th February 2010
  • Edmonton, AB, CA
A worker put on his harness but forgot to attach it at the top at a job site near Wabasca Friday, injuring himself when he fell from the roof to the floor.)
Jan 26 2010

Boston, MA

OH & S

Makeshift Scaffold, Other Dangers Add up to $54K Fine for Contractor

  • Tue 26th January 2010
  • Boston, MA
OSHA has cited Star Service Corp. of East Boston, Mass., for 25 alleged violations of workplace safety standards. The construction contractor faces a total of $54,250 in fines after OSHA inspectors twice found workers exposed to falls while repointing brick on a building located at the intersection of Meridian and Saratoga Streets in East Boston.)
Jan 22 2010

Chicago, IL

Benzinga Staff

Brustin and Lundblad, Ltd. Receive $9.5 Million Dollar Jury Verdict

  • Fri 22nd January 2010
  • Chicago, IL
Brustin and Lundblad, Ltd. of Chicago, last night received a jury verdict in the amount of $9.5 million dollars, (reduced by 1/3rd for plaintiffs’ comparative negligence to $6.35 million) for a Chicago area construction laborer, who was 20 years old at the time of the accident. )
Jan 21 2010

Bristol, UK


Aviation company fined £2,400 after painter fall

  • Thu 21st January 2010
  • Bristol, UK
5. <br /> <br />Aviation company fined £2,400 after painter fall <br /> <br />Date: <br /> 20 January 2010 <br />Release No: <br /> 658/SWW/10 <br /> <br />A Southend-based company has been prosecuted after an aircraft painter was severely injured in a fall - leaving him unable to work for more than two years.)
Jan 12 2010

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Doreen Hemlock

OSHA proposes $40,500 fine for St. Johns Shipping

  • Tue 12th January 2010
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration is proposing $40,500 in fines against St. Johns Shipping Co. in Fort Lauderdale for safety violations.)
Jan 07 2010

Brampton, ON, CA

Canadian Press

Labour Ministry to conduct inspection blitz of scaffolds following 4 deaths

  • Thu 07th January 2010
  • Brampton, ON, CA
Inspectors will visit hundreds of construction sites across Ontario this month in what the Ministry of Labour is calling an enforcement blitz spurred by a tragic accident that killed four workers on Christmas Eve. Five workers fell 13 storeys to the ground, with only one man surviving the fall, when the swing stage platform they were on suddenly snapped.)
Dec 30 2009


Mavis Toh

2 firms fined for safety lapses

  • Wed 30th December 2009
  • Singapore
TWO construction companies have been fined a total of $96,000 for worksite safety violations, which, in one case, resulted in one worker being injured.)