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Commission Issues Direction for Review and Remand Order in Caldwell Coatings, LLC

An order issued by Administrative Law Judge Patrick B. Augustine approving a settlement agreement between Caldwell Coatings, LLC and the Secretary became a final order of the Commission on October 28, 2016. For the reasons that follow, we set aside the final order under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 60(a), direct review of the case, and remand it to the judge for further proceedings.

Commission Directs Review of ALJ Decision in Manson Construction Company

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 OSH Act). Following a complaint regarding workers engaged in unsafe practices, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) commenced an inspection of Manson Construction Company's (Manson's) worksite at the Vashon Island Ferry Terminal near Seattle, Washington on February 13, 2014.

ALJ Decision and Order in the Matter of Payton Roofing, Inc.

Becomes a Final Order of the Commission Payton Roofing, Inc. was cited by the United States Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on July 1, 2016, for an alleged serious violation of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (Act) and the standards promulgated thereunder.

Commission Issues Decision in Briones Utility Company

Briones is an excavation contractor that was exposing underground sewer and gas lines at a work site in San Antonio, Texas. An OSHA compliance officer drove past the work site and stopped to inspect when he saw an open trench.

Eagle Services - Cairo, Ohio, LLC d/b/a Eagle Services

(Eagle) was engaged in repairing and refurbishing railcars and related activities when it was cited by the United States Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on October 30, 2015, for serious violations of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (the Act).

Commission Issues Decision in Jim Boyd Construction, Inc

In March 2011, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration inspected a trench dug by Jim Boyd Construction, Inc. (JBC) at a construction worksite located on the U.S. Marine Corps Logistics Base in Albany, Georgia.

Commission Directs Gate Precast Company for Review

Gate Precast Company (Gate Precast) manufactures and installs precast concrete structures. On May 4, 2015, Derek Rusin, a compliance safety and health officer for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), observed workers at a Gate Precast worksite in Shenandoah, Texas, working on the second floor of a planned six-story Holiday Inn under construction (Stipulations, � � 4, 5, 8).

ALJ Decision Becomes a Final Order in Tarkett Alabama, Inc.

Respondent was formed on June 5, 2001 when R.A. Cullinan & Son, Inc., Illinois Valley Paving Co., and Freesen Inc. combined to form United Contractors Midwest, Inc. (Ex. C-55). Respondent is a road contractor that specializes in asphalt paving, concrete paving, and bridge and overpass development.

ALJ Decision in Latshaw Drilling and Exploration, LLC,

Becomes a Final Order of the Commission - 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. £ 659(c) ("the Act"). On March 25, 2015, pursuant to a Regional Emphasis Program on oil and gas operations, CSHO Dan Hobelman attempted to conduct an inspection of Respondent's worksite, which included an oil and gas drilling rig located in Midland, Texas.

ALJ Decision in Triumph Construction Corp, Becomes a Final Order of the Commission

At approximately 2:30 p.m. on August 22, 2014, in lower Manhattan, an employee of the Respondent Triumph Construction Corp. (Triumph) was injured in the cave-in of an excavation. The excavation was for a construction project for the replacement of a municipal water main for which Triumph was the general contractor.

ALJ Decision in Heat Transfer Products Group, LLC

Becomes a Final Order of the Commission - HTP is an Alabama based manufacturer of component parts of commercial refrigeration equipment (Tr. 93). It is owned by Rheem Manufacturing Company (Tr. 25). The inspection at issue took place at HTP's facility in Scottsboro, Alabama, that has approximately 280 employees (Tr. 25). Nationally, the company has 12,000 employees (Tr. 25).