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    :: Friday, December 16, 2005 ::

    OSHA Fines Co. $152K After Fatal Window Cleaning Accident - Safety.BLR.com, CT
    OSHA's investigators allege that that the outrigger unit was not tied back to a rooftop anchorage point, was not equipped with sufficient counterweight, and had improperly installed wheels. The employee tending the unit had no experience and little or no training in setting, rigging and using the unit, according to OSHA. In addition, both employees' lifelines were tied off to the fallen unit rather than to independent anchorage points on the roof.

    Co-Workers of Dead and Injured Window Cleaners as they March on UNICCO HQ to Seek Help for Victims' Families - Service Employees International Union, PR Newswire
    'This was not an 'accident.' Rather this death and crippling accident were the result of willful disregard of both industry practices and specific OSHA direction that would have protected these workers from harm, had they been followed.' -MassCOSH Window Washer Fatality Assessment
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