Four contractors fined after fatal garage collapse
Fabi Construction, Inc., Egg Harbor Township, N.J.; Keating Building Corp., Philadelphia, Pa.; Mitchell Bar Placement, Inc., Sewell, N.J.; and Site Blauvelt Engineers, Mt. Laurel, N.J. were fined a total of $119,500.
OSHA's investigation identified one alleged willful and eight serious violations of safety standards. The willful citation, with the maximum penalty of $70,000, was issued to concrete contractor Fabi Construction for failure to erect, support and maintain formwork capable of supporting, without failure, all possible vertical and lateral loads. Other violations cited include incorrect installation of reinforcing steel and shoring deficiencies.