Stiffer OSHA fines put strain on Kansas contractors

A fine for a violation that once cost between $750 and $1,200 now runs $7,000 or more per incident, according to a state industry association official.

February 09, 2012 |

A recent crackdown on safety violations by the Occupation Safety and Health Administration is threatening the livelihood of small contractors in Kansas, those in the industry say.

A fine for a violation that once cost between $750 and $1,200 now runs $7,000 or more per incident, according to a state industry association official.

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