The Department of Labor’s claim that the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission can impose enterprise-wide abatement may proceed to trial, an administrative law judge recently ruled.
Do you have something to say about OSHA’s proposed beryllium rule? Let them hear it.
Notable proposed fines
$162,800 to a discount chain store in Texas for allegedly failing to keep unobstructed exit routes and store aisles, as well as ensuring a clear working space around an electrical panel
$152,460 to a New Hampshire roofing contractor for fall protection, guarding and scaffolding violations
$140,000 to a Pennsylvania bridge repair company for cave-in protection violations following a fatal trench collapse
$115,500 to a roofing company in Florida for fall protection violations
$53,900 to a Florida framing contractor for fall protection violations related to the 19-foot fatal fall of a worker at a residential construction site
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