On October 2, 2014, at least two members of a roofing crew were injured after falling approximately 20 feet from a wooden plank that snapped as they were standing on it while working on a house in Wenham, Massachusetts. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspected the worksite that same day. As a result of the inspection, OSHA issued a citation and notification of penalty on March 30, 2015, alleging serious, willful, and repeat violations of construction standards issued under £ 5(a)(2) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, 29 U.S.C. ££ 651-678 (Act).
Martin Mechanical is a construction company located in north Georgia (Tr. 124). The company performs electrical and plumbing work as well as installation of mechanical equipment (Tr. 124). It has been in business for 65 years and currently has 80 employees (Tr. 61, 125). According to Company President Jack Dunagan, the company has approximately 60 projects of various sizes ongoing at any time (Tr. 133).
Respondent Juan Guillen (Guillen) was issued a citation with a proposed penalty of $2,800.00 under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, 29 U.S.C. ££ 651-678 (the Act) by the United States Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for an alleged serious violation of 29 C.F.R. £ 1926.454(a), OSHA's training requirements standard related to scaffolds.
For approximately two weeks prior to the OSHA inspection, up until October 1, 2015, Vulcan performed asbestos abatement work at the Gorgas Plant, a multi-employer worksite, pursuant to a contract with Alabama Power Company, where it was responsible for removing asbestos-containing material from the boiler pipe during pre-outage work.
In response to a report that one of Respondent's employees was admitted to a hospital due to a work-related injury, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration ("OSHA") conducted an inspection of Respondent's work site on August 31, 2015
On June 6, 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued Respondent a three-item serious citation with a total proposed penalty of $2,000, which Respondent contested. On August 11, 2016, Respondent notified the Secretary that he no longer wished to contest the citation and asked the Secretary for assistance in withdrawing his notice of contest.
Samsson Construction, Inc. (Samsson) was a General Contractor at a construction worksite located in Port Richey, Florida, when the United States Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspected the worksite, which resulted in the issuance of two citations
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 et. seq. (the Act).
On November 25, 2015, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) Boston South Area Office (BSAO) issued a five-item Serious Citation 1 (the Citation) with proposed penalties totaling $25,200 to Employment 2000 (Employment 2000 or Respondent).