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Oct 18 2011

Washington, DC

OH & S

ISEA Releases New Fall Protection Guidance Documents

  • Tue 18th October 2011
  • Washington, DC
Prepared by manufacturers in the ISEA Fall Protection Group, the use and selection guide describes the process of developing a corporate fall protection program and explains the components of fall protection systems.)
Oct 10 2011

Citronelle, AL

$39,400 for lack of fall protection

  • Mon 10th October 2011
  • Citronelle, AL
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Rda Service Co of Citronelle, Alabama for seven serious safety and health violations following the death in April of its employee James Lewis, 23, after he was thrown from a ‘bucket truck’ type aerial lift.)
Oct 06 2011

Washington, DC

Lift and Access

OSHA Modifies Guidance on AWP Fall Protection

  • Thu 06th October 2011
  • Washington, DC
OSHA has rescinded its January 2009 letter of interpretation #20070823-7896 on the use of shock absorbing lanyards in aerial work platforms (AWPs).)
Sep 21 2011

Houston, TX

Associated General Contractors

AGC to Use $130,000 Federal Grant to Launch New Fall Protection Safety Training Program

  • Wed 21st September 2011
  • Houston, TX
The Associated General Contractors of America will launch a new fall protection safety training program next year, thanks to a new federal safety grant the association is being awarded.)
Sep 19 2011

Houston, PA

Jonathan Thomas

Odyssey Corp. pays $5,600 OSHA fine after last year’s fatal bridge fall

  • Mon 19th September 2011
  • Houston, PA
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has recently released its report on the fatal fall of a bridge worker from the Deer Isle-Sedgwick Bridge last December. Subsequent to an “informal settlement agreement” dated June 7, Odyssey Contracting Corporation of Houston, Pa., has paid a penalty of $5,600 in response to a “serious” violation of safety regulations. )
Sep 06 2011

Tuscon, AZ

Roger Yohem

OSHA plans for fall protection put construction industry up in the air

  • Tue 06th September 2011
  • Tuscon, AZ
In the construction industry, can worker safety come at too high a price? Where do businesses fall on tighter regulations that will increase the cost of new homes, remodeling, roof repair, and other home-related projects?)
Aug 11 2011

Saskatchewan CA

Regina Leader Post

Firms fined over workplace violations

  • Thu 11th August 2011
  • Saskatchewan CA
Three Saskatchewan contractors have been fined by Labour Relations and Workplace Safety in connection with rules forcing firms to help protect workers from falls.)
Jul 19 2011

Steeple Ashton, Trowbridge, Chippenham UK

The Construction Index

Home Made Harness Offered No Protection

  • Tue 19th July 2011
  • Steeple Ashton, Trowbridge, Chippenham UK
An agricultural contractor has been fined £8,000 for using a home-made harness system that offered inadequate fall protection to employees.)
Jul 02 2011

Juniata, NB

OH & S

Fall Hazards Add Up to $49,000 in Fines for Nebraska Roofing Firm

  • Sat 02nd July 2011
  • Juniata, NB
OSHA's inspection of the company was initiated in April under a local emphasis program focused on fall hazards, following a referral alleging employees were exposed to fall hazards while installing a roof at a Hastings, Neb., job site.)
Jul 01 2011

Newmarket, ON CA

Ontario Newsroom

Employer Fined $26,000 Total After Multiple Convictions

  • Fri 01st July 2011
  • Newmarket, ON CA
Lushington Grant, sole proprietor of Mississauga-based Century Estates, was fined $26,000 on June 24, 2011, after being convicted of multiple violations of the Occupational Health and Safety Act. )