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OSHA Cites Two Construction Companies After Employee’s Fatal Fall in Pennsylvania

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited CLF Construction Inc. and Toll Brothers Inc. for exposing employees to fall hazards after a CLF employee suffered fatal injuries in a fall at a worksite in …

OSHA Fines Virginia Shipbuilder More Than $13K for Safety Violation

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fined Newport News Shipbuilding more than $13,000 for a safety violation after investigating the death of an employee. However, the violation was unrelated to the death. The Daily Press of Newport News reports …

OSHA Proposes Nearly $1.8M in Fines After Roofer’s Death in Maine

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has proposed nearly $1.8 million in fines for a Maine roofing contractor after an employee died in December. An OSHA spokesman told the Portland Press Herald that the fine against Shawn Purvis is …

Vermont Construction Company Investigated After Death of Employee

Federal officials are investigating a Vermont roofing and construction company whose employee died in a fall at a job site in New Hampshire. The Brattleboro Reformer reports the Occupational Safety and Health Administration opened an investigation into Jancewicz & Son …

Kentucky Fines Car Plastic Maker Montaplast $21K Over 2 Worker Deaths

A Kentucky county’s largest private employer has been fined $21,000 following the deaths of two employees in unrelated accidents last October. The State Journal obtained files through an open-records request that show the Kentucky Labor Cabinet’s Office of Occupational Safety …

Massachusetts Public Works Employee Dies After Lawn Tractor Overturns

Officials say a Massachusetts Department of Public Works employee has died after a lawn tractor he was driving overturned and landed on top of him. Police say the Plainville DPW employee was cutting grass Thursday near a town pumping station. …

NTSB to Investigate After Train Strikes, Kills Worker in New York City

Authorities say a Long Island Rail Road worker has been struck and killed by a train. The National Transportation Safety Board tweeted Saturday that it was sending a team to investigate the death. The worker was hit by a westbound …