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Bill pitches prison for willful workplace violations

By Paul Snyder Company executives, project managers and safety directors could face up to 20 years in prison for work site accidents if a federal bill becomes law. The Protecting America‘s Workers Act, introduced by Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey, D-Calif., would ...

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Madison developer plans project with or without local support (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder A Madison developer is willing to bypass a neighborhood vetting of an $8.5 million housing project. “We might just have to be in agreement to disagree,” said Steve Yoder, president of Apex Enterprises. Yoder said his firm ...

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Southeast Wisconsin cities under development – A snapshot of construction projects in the region

University of Wisconsin-Parkside Communication Arts building reconstruction Owner: UW-Parkside, Kenosha Lead contractor: Miron Construction Co. Inc., Neenah Lead architect/engineer: Hammel, Green and Abrahamson Inc., Minneapolis Completion date: fall 2011 Cost: $34 million Location: UW-Parkside campus, 900 Wood Road, Kenosha Project ...

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The OSHA report

OSHA reports • Herrera Roofing LLC, Milwaukee, must pay a $375 fall-protection citation because the period to contest the violation has ended. The company was issued the citation Feb. 26 during a roofing job at 4230 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee. ...

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