Paul Snyder email@example.com A screech of tires, a row of sweat beads on his forehead and a near-miss with the car in front of him told Michael Murray that talking on the phone was not a safe call. “You’re blinded ...Read More »
Payant Construction LLC, Green Bay, reached an informal settlement with OSHA on May 4 to reduce a $600 woodworking-tools citation to $420, a $450 electrical-wiring-design-and-protection citation to $315, a $1,050 scaffolding citation to $735 and a $1,500 fall-protection citation to ...
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Sean Ryan firstname.lastname@example.org A two-story fall will put an ironworker in the hospital. A 50- or 60-foot tumble will put that same ironworker in the grave. National ironworker groups, preferring the first option, spent eight years demanding the Occupational Safety ...Read More »
Schmidt Builders LLC, Brooklyn, reached an informal settlement with OSHA on Jan. 5 to reduce a $1,500 fall-protection citation to $600 and a $750 ladders citation to $300. The company and OSHA also agreed to dismiss a $750 fall-protection-training citation. ...
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Egbert Excavating Inc., Green Lake, reached an informal settlement with OSHA on April 16 to reduce a $1,500 specific-excavation-requirements citation to $750 and a $1,500 requirements-for-excavation-protective-systems citation to $750. The company was issued the citations April 2 during an excavation ...Read More »
Sean Ryan email@example.com Safety is taking a back seat to price in 2009 as contractors cut costs to stay alive in a market often ruled by low bids. “That poses probably one of the biggest challenges we have,” said Gert ...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 »
Paul Snyder firstname.lastname@example.org The Wisconsin County Highways Association wants a video eye on motorists driving through road construction zones, but the group first needs to bypass skepticism in the Legislature. “There are a lot of generic concerns about enforcing laws ...Read More »
Sean Ryan email@example.com An Occupational Safety and Health Administration promise to intensify enforcement on stimulus construction projects is drawing mixed reactions from contractors. Robert Gonzalez, a board member of the National Association of Minority Contractors and former president of the ...Read More »
Brendan O’Brien Special to The Daily Reporter Along with death and taxes, summer road construction is one of life’s few guarantees for Wisconsinites. That means road workers on heavily traveled arteries, sometimes just feet from traffic. Technology offers new devices ...Read More »