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January 2020 OSHA Enforcement

New Jersey Construction Company and its President Pay $442,000 In OSHA Penalties, Interest After Court Finds Contempt

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has recovered payment of $442,000 in penalties and interest from Washington Township, New Jersey-based construction company Altor Inc. and its president Vasilios Saites, after years-long efforts by the Department to collect unpaid penalties for the company’s safety violations.

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U.S. Department of Labor Cites and Fines Maine Roofing Contractor For Willfully and Repeatedly Endangering Employees

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Shawn D. Purvis – owner of Purvis Home Improvement Co. Inc. based in Saco, Maine – for willful, repeat and serious workplace safety violations at a jobsite in Springvale, Maine. The roofing contractor faces a total of $278,456 in new penalties.

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U.S. Department of Labor Proposes Penalties of $210,037 To Missouri Contractor for Exposing Workers to Trenching Hazards

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Blue Nile Contractors Inc. – based in Birmingham, Missouri – for failing to protect employees from trench collapse and electrical hazards. The company faces $210,037 in penalties.

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U.S. Department of Labor Cites Dollar Tree Stores For Workplace Hazards at Andalusia, Alabama Location

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited national discount retailer Dollar Tree Stores Inc. for exposing employees to safety hazards at the company’s Andalusia, Alabama, location. The company faces $312,576 in penalties.

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U.S. Department of Labor Cites Railcar Service Company After Investigation of Employee Fatality at Pennsylvania Worksite

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Dana Railcare – based in Wilmington, Delaware – for confined space hazards after an employee fatality in Pittston, Pennsylvania. The railcar service provider faces $551,226 in proposed penalties. 

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