Published: May 11, 2012
Tags: Accurate Roofing & Siding, aerial lift, Arnie Christiansen Mason Contractor LLC, Brookfield, BRS Exteriors Inc., citation, Coe Construction, concrete, Cox Building & Remodeling, cranes, derricks, electrical wiring, excavation, eye protection, face protection, fall protection, framing, Franksville, gas welding and cutting, General Construction Services Inc., GFH Inc., Gilman, head protection, Hensen Builders Inc., Janesville, ladder, Marinette, masonry, Milwaukee, Mount Horeb, Northern Interstate Construction Inc., Norwalk, Oregon, Osceola, osha, Paragon Exteriors LLC, Performance Construction, precast concrete, Racine, Rice Lake, roofing, safety, scaffolding, settlement, sewer line, Shelter From The Storm Roofing Inc., siding, stairways, Stellar Builders LLC, structural steel, Superior, Tomah, training, Walker Metal Building Erectors LLC, water line, Waukesha, West Allis, White’s Professional Painting & Cleaning LLC
Our weekly digest of companies that have been cited for OSHA violations.
Published: February 17, 2011
Tags: crude oil, Natural Resources Defense Council, oil, pipeline, Pipeline Safety Trust, Sierra Club, Superior, tar sands crude
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Several environmental groups say highly corrosive Canadian crude oil makes underground pipelines in northern Minnesota and elsewhere vulnerable to leaks and ruptures. The groups say tar sands crude from Canada is more toxic than ordinary petroleum. The report from the environmentalists is the latest round in a fight over proposed and existing [...]
Published: December 1, 2010
Tags: Allouez, BNSF, Superior, taconite
SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — Police say one person has died in an industrial accident at an iron ore facility in northwestern Wisconsin. The accident happened about 6:30 a.m. Wednesday at the BNSF taconite facility in Superior. Police Capt. Chad La Lor said the facility is in the city’s Allouez neighborhood. La Lor said the male [...]
Published: November 24, 2010
Tags: Clough Island, Lake Superior, National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Program, Nature Conservancy, St. Louis River, St. Louis River Estuary, Superior
SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — The Nature Conservancy has acquired 358-acre Clough Island in the St. Louis River Estuary near Superior, after a developer previously sought to build condominiums and a golf course. The island is located where the St. Louis River meets Lake Superior and is the largest island in the estuary. The Conservancy bought [...]
Published: October 22, 2010
Tags: Ad Roofing LLC, aerial lift, Arc Brother Siding Inc., Azco Inc., Badger Roofing of Wisconsin, Brockman Roofing, Brookfield, Burlington, citation, concrete, confined space, demolition, dusts, D’Alie Masonry LLC, Eagle, Eau Claire, education, electrical, excavation, eye protection, face protection, fall protection, fumes, G&R Exteriors LLC, gases, GTO Contracting, hand tool, hazard communication, highway, housing, installation, Interstate Roofing & Waterproofing Inc., Kenosha, La Contractors LLC, La Crosse, ladder, Lonnie’s Roofing & Siding, Madison, Madison Crushing & Excavating Co. Inc., masonry, Menasha, Milwaukee, mists, MJW Enterprises LLC, Moraine Builders Inc., Morgan Contracting Inc., Oak Creek, occupational noise exposure, osha, Plymouth, power tool, R.G. Huston Co. Inc., R.J.’s West Side Demolition Inc., Racine, respiratory protection, Rezin Construction Ltd., Rick Zellmer Construction, roofing, safety, Schofield, settlement, sewer line, Sheboygan Falls, Shorewood, street, Superior, The Spancrete Group Inc., TNT Roofing, Tomah, training, Traska Roofing & Ventilation Inc., Universal Masonry Construction LLC, vapors, water line, Waukesha, Waunakee Remodeling Inc., Wausau, Wauwatosa, Whitewater, wiring, Woodpecker Hill Construction, wrecking, Zenith Tech Inc.
OSHA reports • G&R Exteriors LLC, New Berlin, must pay a $1,500 fall-protection citation because the period to contest the violation has ended. The company was issued the citation Aug. 11 during a roofing job at 100 Corrina Blvd., Waukesha. • Arc Brother Siding Inc., Kenosha, must pay a $1,050 eye-and-face-protection citation, a $1,050 fall-protection [...]
Published: June 14, 2010
Tags: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, ARRA, State Clean Water Fund Program, stimulus, Superior
Gov. Jim Doyle on Monday announced nearly $6.8 million for a clean water infrastructure project in Superior that is expected to create up to 70 jobs. The money will be used for sewer and storm water system upgrades. Half of the money comes from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, and the other half is [...]
NECHE, N.D. (AP) — Enbridge Energy Partners says crews are wrapping up repair and cleanup work after a pipeline leak spilled about 126,000 gallons of crude oil in Pembina County in northeast North Dakota. The cause of the leak detected late last week near Neche is still under investigation by Enbridge and pipeline regulators. Officials [...]
Published: January 11, 2010
Tags: A-1 Excavating Inc., Appleton, Badgerland Buildings Inc., citation, Dan Romenesko Builders Inc., Design Structures LLC, education, Endeavor Hardwoods Inc., equipment, excavation, fall protection, hand tool, hazard communication, highway, housing, J.P. Cullen & Sons Inc., ladder, Lyndon Station, Madison, Menzel Builders, Milwaukee, Mosinee, New Richmond, Northwoods Custom Builders Inc., Oak Creek, Oconomowoc, osha, power tool, record keeping, rough-terrain forklift, safety, scaffolding, Schofield, self-propelled elevating work platform, settlement, Shawano, Sky General LLC, stairways, street, Superior, training, U-Haul Co. of Wisconsin Inc., Zenith Tech Inc.
OSHA reports • Design Structures LLC, Middleton, reached an informal settlement with OSHA on Nov. 4 to pay a $375 hazard-communication citation and reduce a $375 hand-and-power-tool citation to $187.50. The company was issued the citations Oct. 21 during a nonresidential building job at 501 W. Rawson Ave., Oak Creek. • Endeavor Hardwoods Inc., Lyndon [...]
Published: December 29, 2009
Tags: Alberta Clipper, crude, Department of Natural Resources, DNR, Earthjustice, Enbridge, Focus on Northern Wisconsin, Indigenous Environmental Network, Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy, National Wildlife Federation, oil, pipeline, Ross, Sierra Club, State Department, Superior
Construction of an oil pipeline into Superior promises to pump jobs and money into the community. But not everyone is thrilled with the project.
OSHA reports • Robert Ver Hagen RV Construction Inc., Appleton, must pay a $600 personal-protective-equipment citation and two fall-protection citations, totaling $3,050, because the period to contest the violations has ended. The company was issued the citations July 23 during a wrecking and demolition job at 1000 Grove St., Appleton. • Darrel’s Roofing, Green Bay, [...]
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