June 30, 2022

The Best Cut Gloves for Construction

When I came on board as the Safety Director for Consolidated Waterproofing Contractors, the first thing I did was comb through the OSHA 300 logs for that last 5 years. The story they told was enlightening: we had a lot...

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June 28, 2022

Delaware OSHA is hunting for Residential Violations!

Homebuilders & Residential Contractors in Delaware, especially Kent County, are actively being targeted for “Imminent Danger” violations by OSHA. Procedures in the OSHA Field Operations Manual are being bypassed. There have been at least 4 instances recently where two compliance...

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January 31, 2022

OSHA Citations Going Up!

If you’re working in Delaware, Pennsylvania, or Washington, D.C. get ready to pony up some serious cash for any citations. OSHA is raising their fees to “adjust for inflation”. lol New penalties for Willful & Repeat violations will be a...

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October 11, 2021

There is NO Delaware OSHA!

I hear it a lot: Delaware OSHA, The Delaware OSHA guy/girl was here, etc., etc. Guess what? There is no Delaware OSHA! Delaware does not have a state program like Maryland (MOSH) & Virginia (VOSH). There is no DOSH. Delaware...

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September 05, 2019

VOSH $304,130 Silica Citation!

Wow, talk about a big citation. VOSH has issued 5 citations and a $304,130 penalties to Lanford Brothers Company for exposing their workers to Respirable Crystalline Silica hazards while using jackhammers to remove concrete from bridge piers. The inspection revealed...

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July 17, 2018

MOSH is Enforcing the new Silica Standard now!

I heard a rumor today that MOSH was now enforcing the new Silica Standard as of last Thursday so I checked the MOSH website… again. There was still no mention of it. I really hate their site! The only new...

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