OSHA has proposed penalties of $199,183 to the company for two repeated and 14 serious safety violations.
One of the questions that often arises concerns who is able to qualify an electrical employee. You will not find this answer in any electrical regulation, nor is it found in NFPA70E, the NESC, or other guidelines.
Having labels with warnings on them is just one piece of the pie when it comes to a robust electrical safety program.
A comprehensive approach is critical for workplace safety, and its benefits will go beyond compliance: Operational excellence will follow.
The partners will develop safety and health training programs and procedures; identify and address common construction hazards, such as falls, electrical, silica, noise, and carbon monoxide exposure; and encourage workers to participate in employers' safety and health programs.
OSHA has issued $370,358 in proposed penalties to Vigor Marine Inc. and cited the company for 16 willful and serious violations following an inspection at the shipbuilder's Portland, Ore., facility.