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The OSHA report

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 ...

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Licensing debate continues after bill dies

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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Who’s driving that 40,000-pound piece of equipment?

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 ...

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The OSHA report

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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