Biggest OSHA fines of Q2 2020

Kennith Bogan

The COVID-19 pandemic may possibly have altered the way OSHA conducts inspections and even minimal enforcement in some regions of the state with substantial ranges of neighborhood transmission, but the agency is nonetheless concentrating on contractors that place their employees’ lives at possibility by exposing them to two of the most major market threats — fall and excavation hazards. 

Falls are the top result in of accidental development deaths, together with caught-in/involving, struck-by and electrocution incidents.

Below are the agency’s greatest fines for the next quarter of this yr:

Alejandro Vasquez Gallegos
Columbus, Ohio

Total Proposed Fines: $236,642

Standing: Pending Penalty Payment (listed here and listed here)

Contractor Alejandro Vasquez Gallegos picked up four major, two willful and two repeat violation citations in April soon after two inspections that OSHA initiated in November 2019 as element of a nearby emphasis plan (LEP)  focused on drop safety. The agency proposed $141,222

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