OSHA fines NJ contractor $112K for violations

February 3, 2017

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has fined a Hackensack, NJ-based roofing company $112,487 for safety violations for fall-related hazards. The administration has intensified its focus on fall protection, including a fine of $87,794 by a Plymouth Meeting, PA based contractor in December…Read More.

OSHA recently published a final rule to update the standards regarding walking-working surfaces—any horizontal or vertical surface on or through which an employee walks, works or gains access to a workplace location.

In additional, the final rule also indicates that employers must ensure that employees have fall and falling object protection in certain areas and during certain operations or activities.

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