Health and Safety, Industries, Management Skills, Professional Skills, Risk Assessment

Worker Crushed to Death by 3,000-Pound Concrete form: $135K OSHA Fine

A Wisconsin company faces a $135,804 OSHA fine in connection with a worker’s death in August. A 3,000-pound concrete form fell on the worker and crushed him to death.
OSHA issued two citations to Huffcutt Concrete of Chippewa Falls:
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 A General Duty Clause willful citation: One of the two hooks on a hoist wasn’t fully fastened in place and was missing a safety latch, causing it to fall on worker Otto Kolpien, crushing and instantly killing him ($126,749), anda serious violation for not conducting a periodic inspection of energy control procedures ($9,055).

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7 Workplace Safety Tips that Every Employee Must Know

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If employers are to believe, then nothing in a workplace is more embarrassing and unfortunate than employees getting injured on the job. And not only is this scenario tough for the employers, but it is also disturbing for the entire team of employees and the management.

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