By Sean Ryan A contractor is warning Milwaukee County that paperwork, oversight and program management are unavoidable costs of a local hiring preference for projects. “It might not cost bids, but it will cost taxpayers,” said Larry Rocole, vice president ...Read More »
OSHA reports • Design Structures LLC, Middleton, reached an informal settlement with OSHA on Nov. 4 to pay a $375 hazard-communication citation and reduce a $375 hand-and-power-tool citation to $187.50. The company was issued the citations Oct. 21 during a ...
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OSHA reports • Roofing Specialist LLC, Madison, must pay a $2,000 fall-protection citation, a $2,000 ladders citation and a $4,000 fall-protection-training citation because the period to contest the violations has ended. The company was issued the citations Sept. 1 during ...
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By Paul Snyder It would cost J.P. Cullen & Sons Inc. about $4,200 to buy headsets for about 120 employees who use cell phones in the field. “For a company that does the level of business we do, that’s a ...Read More »
Eppstein Uhen Architects Inc. Richard Pierce joined Eppstein Uhen Architects Inc. as a facility planner. He is a certified facility manager with more than 30 years of experience directing operations of large, complex facilities. He also is an International Facility ...Read More »
Paul Snyder firstname.lastname@example.org State lawmakers who want to expand training for displaced workers are running into critics arguing that new jobs are the only true solution for the construction industry. “Saying you’re creating more training is a political answer,” said ...Read More »
Belknap Electric Inc., Superior, reached an informal settlement with OSHA on Feb. 18 to reduce a $525 general-safety-and-health-provisions citation to $315 and two electrical-wiring-methods citations, totaling $1,400, to $840. The company was issued the citations Jan. 28 during an electrical ...Read More »