Jersey City-based Clara Construction has been fined more than $46,000 by U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for alleged safety violations at a local work site.
A Clara Construction work site at 109 Christopher Columbus Drive in Jersey City had 10 serious safety violations and one repeat violation, OSHA officials stated in a press release. The violations carry penalties of $46,200, with the serious violations carrying a $36,960 penalty and the repeat violation carrying a $9,240 penalty.
This isn’t the first time Clara Construction has violated workplace standards for safety, OSHA officials said.
“For this company, it was fall hazards,” said OSHA Deputy Regional Director Joanna Hawkins. “They were cited for the same violation in 2010.”
Clara Construction officials declined to