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OSHA Citations – We Can Help!

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Have you received an OSHA Citation lately?  Southwest Missouri Safety Company (SWMSC) can help.  We have unmatched success in the reduction and elimination of OSHA citations.

We have handled several citations and have provided our customers with advice on handling the citation themselves as well as representing them in an informal conference with OSHA.  We work with you to persuade OSHA to reduce your penalty monetarily as well as eliminate the citation; if possible.

Below are examples of our recent results:

General Contractor

Total Citations:     1     Initial Penalty:     $1,620.00          Type:     Fire Extinguisher – 1

Results

Final Citation:       1     Final Penalty:        $436.00           Customer Savings:     $1,184.00         73%

Masonry Contractor

Total Citations:     7     Initial Penalty:     $29,400.00     Type:    Scaffolding – 3,  Ladder – 2, PPE – 2

Results

Final Citations:     4     Final Penalty:        $10,200.00     Customer Savings     $19,200.00     66%

Framing Contractor

Total Citations:     8     Initial Penalty:     $19,200.00     Type:     Rigging – 1,  Fall Protection – 5, Ladder – 2

Results

Final Citations:     3     Final Penalty:       $4,300.00        Customer Savings:     $14,900.00     78%

Painting Contractor

Total Citations:     1     Initial Penalty:     $7,000.00     Type:     Fall Protection – 1

Results

Final Citations:     1     Final Penalty:       $3,500.00      Customer Savings:     $3,500.00     50%

Masonry Contractor

Total Citations:     1     Initial Penalty:     $7,000.00     Type:     Fall Protection – 1

Results

Final Citations:     0     Final Penalty:       $0.00               Customer Savings:     $7,000.00     100%

Industrial

Total Citations:     4     Initial Penalty:     $25,000.00     Type:     Material Handling – 4

Results

Final Citations:     3     Final Penalty:       $17,500.00     Customer Savings:     $7,500.00     30%

Totals of Above

Total Citations:   22     Initial Penalty:   $89,220.00

Results

Final Citations:    12     Final Penalty:      $35,936.00     Customer Savings:     $53,284.00    60%

The best way to avoid these citations and penalties is to have a strong safety program, identify and eliminate hazards, and train your employees.  SWMSC can help with that as well, but if you find yourself on the wrong side of OSHA give us a call.

You do not have to be in Southwest Missouri Safety Company client for us to help.  We have helped several contractors through phone consultation.  Are rates are very reasonable and we accept all major credit cards.

Give us a call @ 417-714-4808 or email us at safety@swmosafety.com