Miron Construction Co. Inc. is still investigating the cause of a crane collapse at the Marinette building site of a new office for Tyco Fire Suppression & Building Products. None of the 15 workers at the site were injured in ...Read More »
By Tony Anderson Special to The Daily Reporter Federal officials are using fatality statistics to back up the first changes to crane and derrick rules since they were created 40 years ago. On average, 100 people die every year in ...Read More »
OSHA reports • Wieser Brothers Inc., La Crescent, Minn., reached an informal settlement with OSHA on June 17 to reduce a $525 electrical-wiring-methods citation to $367.50. The company was issued the citation June 1 during an industrial building and warehouse ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder Union officials are blaming counties for killing a bill that would have required licenses for crane and heavy equipment operators. Counties wanted their employees exempted from licensing, said Robb Kahl, executive director of the Construction Business Group, ...
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By Paul Snyder A proposal to license heavy equipment operators is overkill for an industry already with plenty to lose if the wrong person is running a big machine, according to a 31-year construction veteran. “There are some operators that ...Read More »
OSHA reports • Affordable Quality and Excellence, Wauwatosa, reached a formal settlement with OSHA on March 30 to pay a $2,000 scaffolding-training citation, a $1,400 general-safety-and-health-provisions citation and 10 scaffolding citations, totaling $17,000. The company was issued the citations July ...
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Sean Ryan [email protected] There were more questions than answers Monday after a crane collapsed in Grafton and left operator Mark Tomaro with a minor cut on his forehead. A 160-foot-long boom on the crane collapsed just before 7:30 a.m. as ...Read More »
Garry Boulard New Orleans CityBusiness A recent spate of construction worker deaths on the Huey P. Long Bridge and the Interstate 10 Twin Span near New Orleans underline for Dan Morton a basic reality about safety on the job site. ...Read More »