TARENTUM, Penn. — A Pennsylvania roofing company has been cited for its reckless disregard for worker safety after Andrew “CK” Sakala, Jr., was fatally electrocuted on a roofing job at a Tarentum, Penn., home in September 2014 when the aluminum ladder he was using contacted a 7,200-volt power line. Only three days later, his employer sent another worker to finish the job, exposing him to the same hazardous conditions that led to Sakala’s death. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), which investigated the incidents, cited Kolek Woodshop Inc. for willfully exposing the second worker to the same, preventable electrocution hazards ... Read More
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