OSHA fines CT contractor $330K for mercury-related hazards

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has fined a Connecticut contractor $329,548 and issued the company two willful and six serious violations for exposing workers on a Concord, NH, project site to mercury and respirator hazards, according to an agency press release. After OSHA responded to worker complaints by visiting the site, agency investigators determined that contractor Manafort Brothers had not taken appropriate action to protect employees from the dangerous chemical while performing demolition operations on a mercury boiler.


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