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ALJ Decision and Order Becomes a Final Order in Paul Simkus; United Airlines, Inc.

DECISION AND ORDER    On about March 23, 2015 and May 23, 2015, United Airlines, Inc. (United) employee, Paul Simkus (Mr. Simkus), filed complaints with the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) against United for alleged violations of asbestos abatement during renovation or remodeling of classrooms 8101, 8103, 8104, and 8105 (and other places) in United’s Training Center located at 1200 East Algonquin Road, Elk Grove, Illinois.

ALJ Decision And Order Becomes a Final Order in United States Postal Service

DECISION AND ORDER    This proceeding is before the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission ("the Commission") under section 10(c) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, 29 U.S.C. § 659(c) ("the Act"). In response to a complaint about the cleanliness of the facility, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration ("OSHA") conducted an inspection of Respondent's Stateline Post Office, located at 223 Kingsbury Grade, Stateline, Nevada on December 5, 2013.

ALJ Decision And Order Becomes a Final Order in Southern Pan Services Company

DECISION AND ORDER    On June 2, 2008, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued two citations to Southern Pan Services Co. (Southern Pan or SP) alleging two serious and two willful violations of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, 29 U.S.C. §§ 651-678 (Act). OSHA issued the citations as a result of a fatality investigation it conducted following the December 6, 2007, partial collapse of a six-story concrete parking structure that was part of a project known as Berkman Plaza II in Jacksonville, Florida. Southern Pan was the concrete formwork contractor on the project. One of its employees was killed in the collapse and another was seriously injured. More than twenty other workers were injured in the collapse.

ALJ Decision And Order Becomes a Final Order in Kirtley Roofing and Sheet Metal, LLC

DECISION AND ORDER    Kirtley Roofing & Sheet Metal, LLC (Kirtley Roofing) was cited by the United States Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)1 for repeatedly2 violating the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (the Act), 29 U.S.C. §§ 651–678. Specifically, OSHA asserts Kirtley Roofing's employees were working on a roof without complying with 29 C.F.R. § 1926.501(b)(10), OSHA's fall protection standard applicable to low-slope roofs. The citation proposed a penalty of $24,500.00. After Kirtley Roofing timely contested the citation, the Secretary filed a formal complaint with the Commission charging Kirtley Roofing with repeatedly violating the Act and seeking an order affirming the citation.

ALJ Decision and Order Becomes a Final Order in Richard Snader Installation Partners

DECISION AND ORDER    This proceeding is before the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission (the Commission) pursuant to section 10(c) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, 29 U.S.C. §§ 651-678 (OSH Act or the Act). Following an inspection of a worksite located at 730 Norland Boulevard, Cincinnati, Ohio (the Worksite) on June 13, 2014, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued two citations to Richard Snader Installation Partners (Respondent or RSIP), alleging three violations of the OSH Act, and proposing a total of $33,600 in penalties.

ALJ Decision and Order Becomes a Final Order in Jack Durham d/b/a Jack Durham and Company

DECISION AND ORDER    This proceeding is before the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission pursuant to § 10(c) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, 29 U.S.C. § 651- 678 (the Act). Jack Durham, d/b/a Jack Durham and Company (hereinafter Respondent), is a sole proprietorship that performs maintenance and home repair work primarily in Jefferson County, Alabama. On July 28, 2015, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Compliance Safety and Health Officers (CSHO) Neon Douglas and John Zellar conducted an inspection of Respondent at 1278 Forestdale Square in Forestdale, Alabama. Based upon the inspection, the Secretary of Labor, on September 2, 2015, issued a Citation and Notification of Penalty with four items to Respondent alleging serious violations of 29 C.F.R.