From the Associated Press: The Indiana Labor Department says the company that built the stage ahead of last summer’s deadly state fair collapse showed “plain indifference” to safety standards. Commissioner Lori Torres said today that Mid-America Sound Corporation has been cited with three major safety violations in connection with the collapse of outdoor stage rigging… Continue reading OSHA Issues Citations, Fines For Indiana State Fair Stage Collapse
State of Affairs 12/15/09: Employers & OSHA Listen to the Show
A state Occupational Health and Safety Administration report on last month’s floor collapse at the new Louisville arena site could be issued this week. Three workers were injured on April 27 when a section of concrete floor gave way. An investigation by the arena’s construction manager blamed human error for the collapse. Arena Authority Chairman… Continue reading OSHA Report On Arena Mishap Expected Soon
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has signed a new oversight agreement for the Louisville downtown arena. OSHA will forgo random inspections and instead review the sight quarterly. The arena’s construction firm must in turn keep dedicated staff on site to monitor safety.