Occupational Safety & Health Reporter℠

Baltimore Pile Driving and Marine Construction, Inc., Anacostia, D.C.

Nov. 18, 2019, 10:14 PM

Employer contests a three-item serious citation with a fine of $21,216. The serious citation includes the alleged violation of 29 C.F.R. 1926.760(a)(1), for failure to ensure that each employee engaged in steel erection activity who was on a walking/working surface with an unprotected edge more than 15 feet above a lower level was protected from fall hazards by guardrail systems, safety net systems, personal fall arrest systems, positioning device systems or fall restraint systems; 29 C.F.R. 1926.1051(a), for failure to provide stairways or ladders at all personnel points of access where there was a break in elevation of 19 inches...

To read the full article log in. To learn more about a subscription click here.