An article was published recently by the USDOL Occupational Safety and Health Administration stating that a railroad parts manufacturer was non-compliant of many regulations. Due to the outstanding violations, SanCast of Coshocton, Ohio, was cited for $235,000 in fines. According to OSHA, fall hazards are a leading cause of worker deaths and injuries. In the construction industry, about 40% of deaths are caused by falling.
SanCast was cited for violations of:
Protecting your employees can protect your firm’s wallet. Inspections can happen with very short notice and can impose serious fines. To ensure that your firm is compliant, we’ve included a sample of our fall protection inspection checklist. This inspection checklist embodies some of the criteria that OSHA can audit and cite for.
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