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Biggest OSHA fines of Q1 2020

Once again, most of the biggest OSHA fines in the first quarter of 2020 were related to falls. Despite OSHA’s emphasis on detecting these types of violations, which are the leading cause of accidental deaths among construction workers, some employers still aren’t getting the message.

The issue of falls, as well as excavation and trenching accidents, were at the top of the agenda in the most recent meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH), which makes construction regulation recommendations to OSHA.

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