RSB Construction Services, LLC in Flint Fined $154,000 by MIOSHA for Lack of Fall Protection and Training Resulting in Workers' Injuries and Fatality

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March 29, 2018 - The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) issued citations with penalties totaling $154,000 to RSB Construction Services, LLC located at 4520 Linden Creek Parkway in Flint. The citations are the outcome of MIOSHA Construction Safety and Health Division investigations involving two RSB Construction Services employees who fell on separate days from the same pole barn roof located in Goodrich. One employee died a few weeks later due to injuries sustained while the other employee sustained serious injuries.

The company was issued a total of one serious violation, two willful-serious violations and one other-than-serious violation for not providing fall protection for an employee engaged in roofing activities on a low sloped roof; not training employees in fall protection; and not coordinating an accident prevention program. The total combined penalty for both the fatality investigation and companion inspection is $154,000.

The company has 15 working days from receipt of the MIOSHA citations to comply or contest the violations and penalties. 

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