Silver Spring, MD – Millions of construction workers have received safety training and information during the first two years of OSHA’s annual National Fall Prevention Safety Stand-Down, according to a new report from the Center for Construction Research and Training, also known as CPWR.
Philadelphia – In a rare criminal conviction for a safety violation, a roofing company owner has pleaded guilty to lying to OSHA and willfully violating an OSHA rule in connection with the death of an employee.
Birmingham, AL – An Alabama roofing contractor was sentenced to three years of supervised probation and 30 hours of community service for lying to OSHA about providing workers with fall protection equipment.
Lansing, MI – Recent deaths and serious injuries suffered by water tower workers has prompted the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration to remind employers about the importance of fall protection.
Philadelphia – In a rare criminal prosecution for a workplace fatality, the Department of Justice has charged a roofing company owner with attempting to cover up his failure to provide fall protection for a worker who fell 45 feet to his death.