Violations and Fines

OSHA Online Training for Apprentices and Trainees

OSHA safety training helps protect workers and their families from tragic accidents. Each year, thousands of managers and employees enroll in an OSHA online education course and learn how to spot, remove, and safeguard against workplace hazards. OSHA training is… Continue reading

Avoidable Propane Disaster Demonstrates Value of OSHA Safety Training

Safety Violations, Poor Safety Training and Propane don’t Mix

Propane safety is a serious matter. In August 2014, an explosion at a St. Louis trucking terminal during a routine propane tank replacement sent  a number of workers to the… Continue reading

Pandrol USA Cited by OSHA

Pandrol USA has been cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) with 25 safety and health violations including 3 willful violations. OSHA’s inspection was initiated because of complaints regarding alleged hazards. Pandrol USA’s penalties total $238,500. The company… Continue reading

History Construction Cited for Exposing Workers to Lead

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited History Construction Management in Odell, Illinois for 22 serious violations. The complaints involve exposing workers to airborne lead. Proposed fines total $59,200 and the company has fifteen business days to dispute… Continue reading

OSHA Cites Lee Jones & Son for Safety Violations

Lee Jones & Son Construction of Fargo, South Dakota has been cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The company faces proposed penalties totaling $21,000 after a 28 foot steel beam fell on an electrician at their job… Continue reading

Symmetry Turf Installation Cited by OSHA

Scorching June temperatures caused a forklift operator employed by Symmetry Turf Installations to die of complications from heat stroke. The worker was resurfacing the football practice field at the University of Arkansas Fayetteville. John Hermanson, the Occupational Safety and Health… Continue reading

LH Musser and Sons Inc. Fined for Heat Related Fatality

The summer months can be challenging for most construction workers. With daily temperatures reaching 100 degrees or more, the work environment becomes a serious risk for those working in the construction industry. In June, LH Musser and Sons Inc. of… Continue reading

OSHA Targets Home Depot for Repeated Safety Violations

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration penalized Home Depot for exposing workers to electrical hazards at its North Avenue Chicago store. OSHA fined the store $69,300. The investigation was started following reports of blocked electrical panels at that location. Home… Continue reading