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Jersey contractor cited for Philly scaffold hazards

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Federal OSHA investigators have issued citations totaling $191,215 in proposed penalties to DH Construction for violations discovered at a Philadelphia job site. The New Jersey company has a long history of workplace safety violations.

In this case, investigators found workers performing masonry work on scaffolding that was dangerously close to live power lines. OSHA investigators cited DH Construction for eight repeat and two serious violations for exposing workers to fall and electrical hazards, failing to train employees on scaffold hazards, failing to develop and implement an accident prevention program and not providing employees with hard hats.

The company’s owner was cited for similar violations in 2014 when he owned T & S Masonry.

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