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El Paso Construction Company Cited for Trenching, Excavation Safety Hazards

Federal safety officials have cited an El Paso, Texas, construction company for failing to protect its employees from trench collapse hazards. El Paso Underground Construction, a pipe-laying company, faces $190,642 penalties proposed by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety …

North Dakota Contractor Cited for Safety Hazards, Fined Nearly $455K

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited North Dakota excavation contractor Kamphuis Pipeline Company for exposing employees to trench cave-ins and other serious hazards while installing water metering pits and lines. The company, which …

3 Texas Companies Rack Up $277K in Penalties for Safety Violations

Together, three Texas companies are facing federal penalties totaling more than $277,000 for failing to provide safe environments for their employees. During the past two weeks, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited and fined CPE Feeds Inc. …

Houston Machinery Rebuilder Fined $155K for Workplace Hazards

A machinery rebuilding company in Houston was cited by federal safety regulators on Sept. 28 for exposing employees to workplace hazards. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration proposed $155,139 in penalties against Machinery Maintenance Rebuilders Inc. …

Trench Safety Hazards Lead to $121K in Fines for Austin Contractors

Two Austin, Texas, construction contracting firms are facing more than $121,000 in combined fines for workplace safety violations involving trenching hazards. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Sept. 6 cited Austin Constructors LLC and Muniz Concrete and Contracting Inc. …

Texas Manufacturer Faces $99K in Penalties Over Workplace Hazards

A Texas-based pre-cast concrete structure manufacturer has been cited by federal safety officials for 17 repeat, serious workplace safety violations and faces penalties totaling $99, 248. The Turner Company LLP was cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration on …

Houston Tortilla Factory Fined Nearly $107K for Workplace Hazards

Federal safety officials have proposed penalties of $106,700 against a Houston tortilla factory over unsafe conditions at the company’s workplace. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration initiated an investigation at the Houston Heights location of La …

North Dakota Company Faces $104K in Penalties for April Worker Injury

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited a LaMoure, N.D., company for an incident that injured a worker. OSHA says a worker at the Larson Grain Co.’s facility in Fredonia suffered multiple cuts in an April incident involving an …

Texas Roofer Fined $80K for Repeated Workplace Hazards

Federal safety regulators have levied $80,280 in penalties against Quick Roofing LLC for repeatedly exposing workers to falls, ladder hazards and eye injuries. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) said the employer has been cited six times in three …

OSHA Cites West Virginia Saw Mill for Safety, Health Violations

Federal regulators have cited a Princeton saw mill for alleged workplace safety and health violations, including a lack of protective equipment worn during the operation of a chainsaw. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration says in a news release that …