BOSTON – A decision from an administrative law judge with the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission upholds a citation issued by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration to Campbell, Ohio-based M & JPainting Co. Inc. for failing to abate a safety violation first cited in 2010.
The citation carries a $19,250 fine, which also has been upheld.M & J Painting cleaned and painted the Charles M. Braga Jr. Bridge in Fall River, Mass. In 2010, OSHA inspected the bridge work site and issued a citation encompassing six serious violations. One of the violations involved insufficient horizontal lines used by workers, which placed them in danger of fall injuries.
M & Jsettled with the Labor Department and agreed to have a safety consultant qualified in fall protection systems design horizontal lifeline systems that would effectively protect workers from falls during bridge work.
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