An investigation that began after an OSHA compliance officer observed a roofing employee working on low slope roofs without fall protection turned up the information that it wasn’t first time the company had exposed its workers to life-threatening falls.
SKYLOTEC introduces the SKYFIZZ Arc harness specifically designed and tested for electric utility workers. This harness is intended for protection in areas where an electrical arc flash event is possible and the risk of falling near high voltage components may occur.
The owner of a Bensonhurst, NY construction company and his businesses have been indicted on manslaughter and other charges stemming from an incident at a Coney Island construction site in April 2015 that left a 50-year-old construction worker dead, Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson and Department of Investigation Commissioner Mark G. Peters announced.
A New York-area employer who contested the violations cited against his company by OSHA after a worker’s fatal fall now faces considerably higher fines than originally proposed – due to what came to light during the litigation.