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Glass contractor cited for fall hazards

Post Time:Dec 19,2008Classify:Industry NewsView:126

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has proposed $89,000 in fines against Ajay Glass & Mirror Co., a Manchester, N.Y., contractor, for allegedly exposing employees to falls of up to 50 feet at a Buffalo work site.

OSHA began its inspection after an OSHA official observed Ajay Glass & Mirror employees working without fall protection on the unprotected edge of the fifth floor level of the former Dulski Building at 200 Delaware Ave. The inspection found employees working without the use of a personal fall arrest system or working with their safety lifelines tied off to an anchorage point that was inadequate to restrict falls to 6 feet or less, according to a Dec. 18 WorkersCompensation.com report.

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