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Dec 28 2009

Mississauga, ON CA

CBC News

Platform safety probed in highrise deaths

  • Mon 28th December 2009
  • Mississauga, ON CA
The investigation into a construction accident that killed four men on Christmas Eve at a Toronto apartment building has elicited concerns about the safety of the platform that the workers were standing on before it broke in two.)
Dec 14 2009

Devil's Lake, ND

Stephen Lee

Worker Who Fell Not Wearing Safety Equipment

  • Mon 14th December 2009
  • Devil's Lake, ND
The man who fell nearly 30 feet at a construction site in Devils Lake Tuesday was a new hire who was not supposed to be up on the deck from where he fell and he wasn’t wearing the proper safety equipment. He was in satisfactory condition Wednesday in Altru Hospital in Grand Forks.)
Dec 11 2009

Austin, TX

Construction Workers' Deaths in Austin Bring Nearly $160K in Fines

  • Fri 11th December 2009
  • Austin, TX
Four contractors are facing nearly $160,000 in fines from the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) following the deaths of three construction workers in Austin, Texas.)
Dec 09 2009

Medford, MA

OH & S

Sprinkler Installer's Fall Leads to Investigation, $61K in Fines

  • Wed 09th December 2009
  • Medford, MA
OSHA has cited Tri-State Sprinkler Corp. for alleged willful and serious violations of safety standards after a worker fell ten feet at a Medford, Mass., worksite. The Derry, N.H.-based contractor faces a total of $61,200 in proposed fines.)
Dec 09 2009

Rockingham, WA, AU

Reed Business Information

Building company fined for not providing edge protection

  • Wed 09th December 2009
  • Rockingham, WA, AU
Building company Generation Homes has been fined $6,500 for failing to provide edge protection on one of its building sites. <br />)
Dec 08 2009

Cincinnati, OH

Elaine Trumpey

OSHA cites firm in bridge-fall death

  • Tue 08th December 2009
  • Cincinnati, OH
A Forest Park bridge and water tower painting contractor has been cited for eight safety and health violations stemming from an August incident where a worker fell to his death while painting underneath an overpass along Interstate 75 in West Chester Township.)
Dec 07 2009


OH & S

Singapore Task Force Unveils Fatal Falls Prevention Plan

  • Mon 07th December 2009
  • Singapore
All workplaces in Singapore would be required to implement Fall Protection Plans by 2015 under the plan published Dec. 2. While fatal falls have declined by 60 percent from a decade ago, the plan is meant to reduce them further.)
Dec 04 2009

Arlington, TX

Frank Heinz

Two Injured in Fall From Cowboys Stadium Roof

  • Fri 04th December 2009
  • Arlington, TX
Two workers were hurt in a fall from the roof at Cowboys Stadium Thursday morning, Arlington police said.)
Dec 04 2009

Upper Sandusky, OH

Claims Journalism

OHSA Issues $472K in Fines for Alleged Safety Violations at Ohio Plant

  • Fri 04th December 2009
  • Upper Sandusky, OH
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Endres Processing LLC, headquartered in Rosemount, Minn., and its subsidiary, Endres Processing Ohio LLC, with safety and health violations that include exposing workers to combustible dust hazards. The firm manufactures an animal feed supplement from unsold bakery products. Proposed fines total $472,900.)
Dec 02 2009

Southington, CT

Hartford Business

Southington firm faces $50K in OSHA fines

  • Wed 02nd December 2009
  • Southington, CT
A Southington maintenance contractor faces $50,250 in federal fines for allegedly placing its utility line painters at risk of electrocution, authorities say.)