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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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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May 01, 2018

Fifth Annual National Stand-Down Begins May 7

Thousands of worksites will join OSHA and its partners for the annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction May 7-11, 2018, with events across the country. Employers and workers will pause during the workday to talk about fall hazards,...

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April 16, 2018

Virginia Fines Painting Company Following Worker Electrocution

The Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Program issued four citations and $152,144 in penalties to Johnny Marenco Andasol and Darwin Marenco Andasol in Alexandria after a worker was electrocuted when an unguarded metal extension ladder made contact with a power line....

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