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Biggest OSHA fines of Q2 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic might have altered the way OSHA conducts inspections and even limited enforcement in some areas of the country with high levels of community transmission, but the agency is still targeting contractors that put their employees’ lives at risk by exposing them to two of the most serious industry threats — fall and excavation hazards.

Falls are the leading cause of accidental construction deaths, along with caught-in/between, struck-by and electrocution incidents.

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