ALJ Decision Becomes a Final Order of the Commission in PM Construction & Rehab, L.P., a Subsidiary of Inland Pipe Rehabilitation, LLC

October 4, 2016 01:58 PM

PM Construction & Rehab, L.P., a subsidiary of Inland Pipe Rehabilitation, LLC (PM), is a Texas pipe bursting contractor, which was engaged in changing a sewage drainage pipe at a worksite in Houston, Texas, on August 13, 2014, when one of its crew was fatally injured. The United States Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) conducted an investigation and issued PM a three-item citation for alleged violations of three of OSHA’s safety and health standards, with proposed penalties totaling $14,700.00.After PM timely contested the citation, the Secretary of Labor filed a formal complaint with the Commission charging the company with violating the Act and seeking an order affirming the citation and proposed penalties.

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