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Chris Sawdo Construction cited by OSHA for failing to protect workers from fall hazards while performing residential construction

by U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)  (Oct. 16, 2014)

Chris Sawdo Construction LLC, in Middleburg, has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration for one willful and three serious safety violations for exposing workers to fall hazards. The inspection was initiated in May 2014 when OSHA officials observed that employees doing roofing work at a residence ...

The Samuels Group, OSHA renew partnership to protect construction workers on Sacred Heart Hospital project in Eau Claire, Wisconsin

by U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)  (Oct. 16, 2014)

The Samuels Group and the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration have renewed a strategic partnership to protect and educate workers on construction hazards* during the Sacred Heart Hospital Curtail Wall Replacement Project in Eau Claire. ...

How to secure new construction and maintenance contractors in a tight market

by Altius Vendor Assessment Ltd.  (Oct. 17, 2014)

With economic recovery on the rise, it’s no longer a buyer’s market when it comes to hiring construction and maintenance contractors. Speedy, efficient assessment of new suppliers is essential. Latest data from the Markit/CIPS UK Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index shows the sharpest expansion of construction output for eight ...

OSHA provides direction for inspecting cranes and derricks on construction worksites

by U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)  (Oct. 23, 2014)

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration today issued a directive* for enforcing requirements of the Cranes and Derricks in Construction standard. The new directive provides OSHA compliance personnel with direction on performing inspections where power-operated equipment, covered by  ...

OSHA finds workers repeatedly exposed to fall hazards at residential construction site in Robbinsville, New Jersey

by U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)  (Sep. 29, 2014)

While applying brick to the exterior of a new residential construction site located at 33 Emerald Road in Robbinsville, workers employed by Y.V. General Construction Corp. based in Kearny were exposed to scaffold and fall hazards. After the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration's April 2014 inspection at the ...

Florida-based GP Roofing & Construction and Archer Exteriors cited for exposing workers to falls and other hazards

by U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)  (Oct. 7, 2014)

GP Roofing & Construction LLC and Archer Exteriors Inc. were cited by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration for 12 safety violations for exposing workers to falls and other hazards at two residential work sites in the Whisper Dunes subdivision of Panama City Beach and at one ...

Holder Construction Group and OSHA partner to protect construction workers on Oasis Data Center Project in Omaha, Nebraska

by U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)  (Sep. 17, 2014)

Holder Construction Group LLC and the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration have established a strategic partnership to protect and educate workers on construction hazards* during the building of the Oasis Data Center Project in Omaha. ...

EI and The Crown Estate publish construction vessel guideline for the offshore renewables industry

by Energy Institute (EI)  (Sep. 25, 2014)

The Crown Estate, manager of the UK seabed, and the Energy Institute (EI) have collaborated on the development of the publication - Construction vessel guideline for the offshore renewables industry - to support the safe and successful delivery of offshore renewable energy projects in the UK. This guideline follows on from the publication Vessel ...

Justin Construction Co. cited for willful and repeat safety violations following OSHA inspections; more than $186K in proposed fines

by U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)  (Sep. 4, 2014)

Justin Construction Co. LLC has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration with six safety violations after OSHA inspectors observed employees at three area work sites performing residential construction without using a fall protection system. The inspections began in February 2014 as part of the ...

Plastering subcontractor repeatedly exposed workers to fall hazards Roma Construction cited for 12 repeat and serious safety violations

by U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)  (Sep. 8, 2014)

Roma Construction Inc., a stucco plastering subcontractor of Monticello Homes, is being cited for five repeat and seven serious violations by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The company exposed workers to falls hazards of up to 20 feet as a result of improper ...

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