Atlanta-based roofer fined nearly $108K for hazards at West Virginia worksite

An Atlanta-based roofing company is facing up to $107,930 in penalties for alleged safety hazards at a Charleston, West Virginia worksite, according to Fed-OSHA. The citations include two violations classified as serious and one as repeat, for allegedly failing to provide guarding on a roof site. Charleston Gazette-Mail

North Carolina man killed in logging truck crash

A 50-year-old paper mill worker was killed after his vehicle hit a logging truck early Wednesday morning in Riegelwood, North Carolina. The 30-year plant veteran reportedly had just finished a 12-hour shift and was leaving the paper mill when he hit the back of a logging truck, went off the roadway and then crashed into […]

North Carolina worker falls to death from roof

A 36-year-old Charlotte man died Tuesday after falling about 30 feet from a ladder while working at an apartment and condominium complex in the town of Mooresville. It’s unclear how the fall happened. Statesville Record & Landmark

Station investigates 2016 death of interstate construction worker

An Orlando television station’s news division is looking into the death two years ago of an interstate construction worker, and whether safety procedures were followed. The man was killed when a dump truck backed up on top of him. WESH (Orlando) [with video]

Kentucky House moves to eliminate OSH Standards Board

Kentucky Representatives voted 91-0 this week in favor of a bill that would abolish the Kentucky Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board and give the 13-member body’s authority to the state’s secretary of labor, who chairs the board. The bill now moves to the state senate. Safety+Health