In many industries, such as construction, transportation, warehousing and health care, the workplace is dangerous. In 2018 alone, 5,250 workers died on the job.Read More »
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.Read More »
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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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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