U.S. Department of Labor Cites Wisconsin Company For Exposing Employees to Machine Hazards

September 16, 2019 NIAGARA, WI ‒ The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Koller Industries ‒ operating as Aurora Castings Services ‒ for continually exposing employees to machine hazards at the facility in Niagara, Wisconsin. The company faces $ 206,291 in penalties. OSHA cited Aurora Castings for failing to use […]

U.S. Department of Labor Selects New Director For OSHA’s Construction Directorate

September 16, 2019 WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor has selected Scott Ketcham as the new director of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA’s) Directorate of Construction (DOC) in Washington, D.C. Ketcham had served as deputy director of DOC since February 2017. Prior to coming to OSHA’s national office, Ketcham worked for 19 […]

U.S. Department of Labor Fines Wisconsin Excavation Company For Exposing Employees to Trenching Hazards

September 16, 2019 NEW LONDON, WI – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Wood Sewer & Excavation Inc. for willfully exposing employees to excavation hazards at a construction site in Fox Point, Wisconsin. The company faces $65,921 in penalties. OSHA inspectors cited the company for failing to protect employees […]

U.S. Department of Labor Cites Illinois Masonry Contractor for Repeatedly Exposing Employees to Fall and Scaffolding Hazards at Chicago Job Site

September 16, 2019 CHICAGO, IL – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Polo Masonry Builders Inc. – based in Park Ridge, Illinois – for exposing employees to fall and scaffolding hazards while working on a commercial building project in Chicago, Illinois. The company faces penalties of $252,136. OSHA placed […]