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OP-ED: Extreme measures needed to improve safety in construction

Mike Salsgiver

The construction industry is booming. There are a lot of projects ready to move forward right now, and contractors are frantically looking high and low for workers to build them. Wages are at the highest point we have seen in years. So why is it so hard to attract workers to the industry? One common answer is that construction work is considered too hazardous.

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The OSHA report

The Daily Reporter's weekly digest of companies that have been cited by OSHA for violations during work around the state.

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The OSHA report

OSHA reports •    Town City Construction, Appleton, must pay a $600 fall-protection citation because the period to contest the violation has ended. The company was issued the citation Dec. 10 during a roofing job in Eagle River. •    Kain Roofing ...

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The OSHA report

OSHA reports •    Eau Claire Roofing Co. Inc., Eau Claire, must pay four scaffolding citations, totaling $3,000, because the period to contest the violations has ended. The company was issued the citations Nov. 23 during a roofing job at 2653 ...

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