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No fall protection causes serious injuries; falls thru skylights, MA

Posted by Mark Paskell on Sun, Mar 01, 2015 @ 06:05 PM

An OSHA Regional Administrator asked me to share information about recent falls through skylights and let people know they need to follow the OSHA Fall Protection standards when working on roofs. If you do not know what you are responsible for you need to train your people and yourself before exposure to fall hazards. Contractors are reporting that they are having there jobs shut down if they do not have fall protection even on flat roofs.

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Tags: deaths, falls

10 ways OSHA finds out about your construction job site;

Posted by Mark Paskell on Sun, Aug 03, 2014 @ 04:18 PM

10 ways OSHA finds your job site;

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Tags: osha fines, deaths, citations

Mass Contractor Fined $119,350 4 Roofers Death, No Fall Protection

Posted by Mark Paskell on Tue, May 20, 2014 @ 10:18 AM

Here we go again, another contractor fined for a roofers death due to lack of proper fall protection. The contractor, Fairview Contractors, Inc. from Lee, Mass. was fined for a whopping $119,350.00. The contractor was cited for 2 willful violations for failure to provide fall protection and 5 serious for the remaining hazards. (See the fines below)

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Tags: osha fines, deaths