OSHA Compliance

Osha Penalizes Against A-1 Excavating

A-1 Excavating faces fines against from OSHA Administration. The company has been cited fines for 5 violations following the death of a Cadott man. With this new citations A-1 has been cited for total 44 violations for over 27 years. The OSHA officials investigated the company which lead to death of worker in New Richmond. This A-1 company has received one willful and 4 serious violation which would be totaling to about $98,000.

The serious citations are cited when there is a substantial probability that death or physical could result in a hazard which the employer should have known off. These serious violations include the failure to maintain equipment in a safe condition which would provide safe working condition for unsafe operations near the overhead power lines.

The A-1 firm is contesting $693,000 of fines which leads to willful citations of federal standards. This company has been inspected for various Wisconsin worksites for around 33 times since 1982 and resulted in around 44 citations. It’s a long time that this company has made a serious commitment to make certain things worker safe at the end of shift.

This company has 15 business days from the receipt to citations to comply for an informal request for contesting the citations.

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