A Houston-based road contractor is nearing a deadline to decide whether it will contest $448,000 in penalties stemming from a September construction accident on Interstate 94 near Menomonie that left a worker dead.Read More »
A Black River Falls construction company is at risk of being placed in the Occupational Health and Safety Administration's severe violator enforcement program after the company was involved in a pair of crane collapses on the Highway 41 project in central Wisconsin.
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By Sean Ryan Stiffer penalties are threatening an already tempestuous relationship between builders and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Bruce Morton, safety consultant with Platt Safety Services Inc., Franklin, said fines from OSHA are about 30 percent higher than ...
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