OSHA cites carpentry contractor for 57th time

NEW BALTIMORE, MI -- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Cedar Creek Carpentry Inc., a carpentry contractor headquartered in New Baltimore, with one alleged willful safety violation for exposing workers to fall hazards while performing carpentry at a worksite in New Lenox, IL.

The company faces a $56,000 fine.

"Falls are a leading cause of injury and death in the workplace. Cedar Creek Carpentry has a history of failing to provide fall protection for workers at a number of previous worksites," said OSHA Area Director Gary Anderson in Calumet City, IL.

An OSHA inspection in August resulted in Cedar Creek Carpentry being issued one willful citation for exposing workers to fall hazards. OSHA said Cedar Creek Carpentry has been cited 57 times since 1990 for violations regarding fall protection.

Read more about Cedar Creek Carpentry's latest OSHA fall hazard citation.


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