Contractor cited for exposing employees to fall hazards

OSHA has cited L.L.E. Construction LLC for exposing employees to fall and other hazards at a construction work site in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

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October 8, 2018
Edited by Adam Redling
Construction Legislation & Regulations

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and HealthAdministration (OSHA) has cited L.L.E. Construction LLC for exposing employees to fall and other hazards at a construction work site in Bridgeport, Connecticut. The company faces $146,554 in proposed penalties.

OSHA inspectors observed employees installing shingles and a skylight without fall protection. The company was cited for failing to provide fall protection, train employees to recognize fall hazards and properly anchor fall protection equipment; using a damaged ladder and exposing employees to falls from ladders; failing to provide eye protection; and failure to conduct regular inspections of work site, materials and equipment. OSHA cited the company for fall and eye protection hazards in 2010, 2012 and 2013.

L.L.E. Construction LLC had 15 business days from receipt of the citations and proposed penalties to comply, request an informal conference with OSHA's area director, or contest the findings before the independent OccupationalSafety and Health Review Commission.