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ALJ Decision in A.C. Castle Construction Co., Inc. Becomes a Final Order of the Commission

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).

ALJ Decision in Martin Mechanical Contractors, Inc. Becomes a Final Order of the Commission

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).

ALJ Decision Becomes a Final Order of the Commission in Juan Guillen

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.

ALJ Decision and Order in Capitol Concrete Contractors, Inc.

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

Commission Issues Remand Order in Adam Zembrzuski dba A to Z Construction

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.