Chicago Container Manufacturer Cited After 4 Workers Suffer Injuries

November 2017 Enforcement Chicago Container Manufacturer Cited After 4 Workers Suffer Injuries BWAY Corp., a Chicago container manufacturer, was cited by OSHA for multiple repeated and serious safety violations after the agency responded to four separate reports of employee injuries. One employee suffered two broken bones in his hand after it was crushed by equipment. […]

Michigan Fines Metal Processing Company for Safety Violations

November 2017 Enforcement Michigan Fines Metal Processing Company for Safety Hazards  issued 10 citations and $102,600 in penalties to SET Enterprises Inc. in New Boston for exposing workers to amputation hazards. Inspectors determined that the company failed to: train workers on potential hazards and safe operation of machines; ensure proper machine guarding; and provide workers with gloves […]

Virginia Cites Air Conditioning Company Following Worker Fatality

November 2018 Enforcement Virginia Cites Air Conditioning Company Following Worker Fatality  issued six citations and $225,995 in penalties to James River Air Conditioning Company Inc. in Richmond after a worker was fatally injured from falling through an unprotected roof hole. An employee working on a roof fell 28 feet through an unmarked unsecured hole cover that did […]

New Jersey Contractor Cited for Scaffold Hazards

November 2017 Enforcement New Jersey Construction Company Cited After Wall Collapse Leads to Workplace Fatality and Injuries OSHA has cited the owner of a South Jersey construction company for exposing workers to serious scaffold hazards at a job site in Philadelphia. Inspectors found employees performing work using a scaffold that was dangerously close to power […]

Workers Exposed to Fall Hazards at Alabama Framing Company

November 2017 Enforcement Alabama Framing Company Cited for Exposing Workers to Fall Hazards Structural Subcontractors Service LLC, a Birmingham-based structural framing company, was issued willful and serious citations after OSHA inspectors found workers exposed to fall hazards. The agency initiated an inspection as part of a regional emphasis program to limit falls in construction. Inspectors […]

California Cites Construction Company for Fall Protection Violations

November 2018 Enforcement California Cites Construction Company for Fall Protection Violations  issued two serious citations and $80,000 in penalties to HBuilt Inc. in Oakland for exposing workers to fall hazards. Inspectors determined that the company failed to provide handrails, scaffolding, guardrails, and personal fall protection systems. —– “The Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH), better known […]

Wyoming Cites Contractor for Exposing Workers to Trenching and Excavation Hazards

November 2017 Enforcement Wyoming Cites Contractor for Exposing Workers to Trenching and Excavation Hazards  issued five citations and $111,796 in penalties to Simon Contractors in Cheyenne for exposing workers to trenching and excavation hazards.  Inspectors concluded that the company failed to provide: a competent person to inspect the worksite; cave-in protection and form of egress; and protection […]

California Cites Construction Company for Fall Protection Violations

Sign me up for a demo Protect your workers and community through this outbreak & checkout our covid-19 resources November 2018 Enforcement California Cites Construction Company for Fall Protection Violations  issued two serious citations and $80,000 in penalties to HBuilt Inc. in Oakland for exposing workers to fall hazards. Inspectors determined that the company failed to provide […]

Company Cited after Inspection Finds Hazards Remain at New Jersey Warehouse

December 2017 Enforcement Company Cited after Inspection Finds Hazards Remain at New Jersey Warehouse OSHA conducted an inspection of Mane Concept Inc., after receiving a complaint of imminent safety hazards. Inspectors found that the Moonachie, N.J., hair distribution company failed to keep exit routes unobstructed, improperly used work space around an electrical box for storage, […]

Pennsylvania Contractor Cited after Hazards Lead to Fatal Electrocution

December 2017 Enforcement Pennsylvania Company Cited For Exposing Workers to Falls and Confined Space Hazards A Pittsburgh masonry contractor has been cited for exposing workers to serious dangers after a laborer was electrocuted while doing residential restoration work. Following an investigation of the incident, OSHA issued citations to Ski Masonry LLC for allowing employees to […]