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VRB1051 TTS Tree Service LLC

A hearing will be held, pursuant to 21 V.S.A. § 230(b) and Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Review Board (VRB) Rules of Procedure Subpart E, and 3 V.SA. §809, in the above listed matter beginning at 9:00 A.M. on Monday, June 24, 2024, and if needed, on Wednesday, June 26, 2024.  This hearing will be in person at 6 Baldwin Street, Room 315, Montpelier, VT 05633.  However, if unforeseeable circumstances arise preventing an in person hearing then the hearing will be held through Microsoft Teams conference bridge.  Anyone interested in attending the hearing remotely can contact the VRB Clerk through email at carolyn.desch@vermont.gov or by phone at (802) 828-2775,  to obtain a link

The purpose of the hearing is to adjudicate the Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Administration (VOSHA) Citation and Notification of Penalty citing violations of the Code of Federal Regulations issued to and contested by the Respondent.

The VOSHA Citation and Notification of Penalty issued to and contested by the Respondent involves the following:
21 VSA §223(a): General duty clause. Violation related to site assessment of felling a tree.

VRB1051 TTS Tree Service LLC

A hearing will be held, pursuant to 21 V.S.A. § 230(b) and Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Review Board (VRB) Rules of Procedure Subpart E, and 3 V.SA. §809, in the above listed matter beginning at 9:00 A.M. on Monday, June 24, 2024, and if needed, on Wednesday, June 26, 2024.  This hearing will be in person at 6 Baldwin Street, Room 315, Montpelier, VT 05633.  However, if unforeseeable circumstances arise preventing an in person hearing then the hearing will be held through Microsoft Teams conference bridge.  Anyone interested in attending the hearing remotely can contact the VRB Clerk through email at carolyn.desch@vermont.gov or by phone at (802) 828-2775,  to obtain a link

The purpose of the hearing is to adjudicate the Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Administration (VOSHA) Citation and Notification of Penalty citing violations of the Code of Federal Regulations issued to and contested by the Respondent. The VOSHA Citation and Notification of Penalty issued to and contested by the Respondent involves the following:

21 VSA §223(a): General duty clause. Violation related to site assessment of felling a tree.

VRB1058 JCR Construction Company Hearing

A hearing will be held, pursuant to 21 V.S.A. § 230(b) and Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Review Board (VRB) Rules of Procedure Subpart E, and 3 V.SA. §809, in the above listed matter beginning at 9:00 A.M. on Monday, July 8, 2024, and if needed, on Tuesday, July 9, 2024.  This hearing will be in person at 6 Baldwin Street, Room 315, Montpelier, VT 05633.  However, if unforeseeable circumstances arise preventing an in person hearing then the hearing will be held through Microsoft Teams conference bridge.  Anyone interested in attending the hearing remotely can contact the VRB Clerk at carolyn.desch@vermont.gov to obtain a link or by phone at (802) 828-2775.

The purpose of the hearing is to adjudicate the Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Administration (VOSHA) Citation and Notification of Penalty citing violations of the Code of Federal Regulations issued to and contested by the Respondent. The VOSHA Citation and Notification of Penalty issued to and contested by the Respondent involves the following:
29 CFR 1926.453(a)(2): 29 CFR 1926.453(a)(2): Aerial lifts may be "field modified" for uses other than those intended by the manufacturer providing the modification has been certified in writing by the manufacturer or by atty other equivalent entity, such as a nationally recognized testing laboratory, to be in conformity with all applicable provisions of ANSI A92.2-1969 and this section and to be at least as sale as the equipment was before modification.


The Respondent for this matter is hereby required to SERVE AND/OR POST the NOTICE OF HEARING as required under VRB Rules of Procedure §2200.7(i) and/or (j) to afford affected employees, or their representatives an opportunity to participate during this proceeding.  Affected employees are entitled to participate in this hearing under the terms and conditions established by the VRB Rules of Procedure.  Notice of intent to participate should be sent to: Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Review Board, 6 Baldwin Street- Rm 313, Montpelier, Vermont 05633-6701.

DATED at Montpelier, Washington County, State of Vermont this 20th day of March 2024.
 

VRB1056 TR Burlington Motion Hearing

A Motion Hearing will be held, pursuant to 21 V.S.A. § 230(b), Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Review Board (VRB) Rules of Procedure Subpart E, and 3 V.SA. §809, in the above listed matter beginning at 2:00 p.m. on April 3, 2024 via Teams Microsoft Video Conference bridge.  Anyone wishing to attend in person may do so at 6 Baldwin Street, Room 313, Montpelier, VT 05633.  Anyone interested in attending the hearing remotely may contact the VRB Clerk at carolyn.desch@vermont.gov to obtain a link or by phone at (802) 828-2775.


The purpose of the hearing is to hear arguments regarding a motion to dismiss filed with the VOSHA Review Board by the Respondent. 

VRB1056 TR Burlington, LLC D/B/A Thorn and Roots Rescheduled Hearing

A rescheduled hearing will be held, pursuant to 21 V.S.A. § 230(b) and Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Review Board (VRB) Rules of Procedure Subpart E, and 3 V.SA. §809, in the above listed matter beginning at 9:00 A.M. on Monday, April 15, 2024. This hearing will be in person at 6 Baldwin Street, Room 315, Montpelier, VT 05633.  However, if unforeseeable circumstances arise preventing an in person hearing then the hearing will be held through Microsoft Teams conference bridge.  Anyone interested in attending the hearing remotely can contact the VRB Clerk at carolyn.desch@vermont.gov to obtain a link or by phone at (802) 828-2775.

The purpose of the hearing is to adjudicate the Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Administration (VOSHA) Citation and Notification of Penalty citing violations of the Code of Federal Regulations issued to and contested by the Respondent. The VOSHA Citation and Notification of Penalty issued to and contested by the Respondent involves the following:

29 CFR 1910.305(b)(2)(i): All pull boxes, junction boxes, and fittings shall be provided with covers identified for the purpose. If metal covers are used, they shall be grounded. In completed installations, each outlet box shall have a cover, faceplate, or fixture canopy. Covers of outlet boxes having holes through which flexible cord pendants pass shall be provided with bushings designed for the purpose or shall have smooth, well-rounded surfaces on which the cords may bear.

29 CFR 1910.1030(c)(1)(i): Each employer having an employee(s) with occupational exposure as defined by paragraph (b) of this section shall establish a written Exposure Control Plan designed to eliminate or minimize employee exposure. Each employer shall ensure that a copy of the Exposure Control Plan is accessible to employees in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.20(e).

The Respondent for this matter is hereby required to SERVE AND/OR POST the NOTICE OF HEARING as required under VRB Rules of Procedure §2200.7(i) and/or (j) to afford affected employees, or their representatives an opportunity to participate during this proceeding.  Affected employees are entitled to participate in this hearing under the terms and conditions established by the VRB Rules of Procedure.  Notice of intent to participate should be sent to: Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Review Board, 6 Baldwin Street- Rm 313, Montpelier, Vermont 05633-6701.

VRB1056 TR Burlington, LLC D/B/A Thorn and Roots -CONTINUED

A hearing will be held, pursuant to 21 V.S.A. § 230(b) and Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Review Board (VRB) Rules of Procedure Subpart E, and 3 V.SA. §809, in the above listed matter beginning at 9:00 A.M. on Thursday, March 7, 2024, and if needed, on Friday, March 8, 2024.  This hearing will be in person at 6 Baldwin Street, Room 315, Montpelier, VT 05633.  However, if unforeseeable circumstances arise preventing an in person hearing then the hearing will be held through Microsoft Teams conference bridge.  Anyone interested in attending the hearing remotely can contact the VRB Clerk at carolyn.desch@vermont.gov to obtain a link or by phone at (802) 828-2775.

The purpose of the hearing is to adjudicate the Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Administration (VOSHA) Citation and Notification of Penalty citing violations of the Code of Federal Regulations issued to and contested by the Respondent. The VOSHA Citation and Notification of Penalty issued to and contested by the Respondent involves the following:

29 CFR  1910.305(b)(2)(i): All pull boxes, junction boxes, and fittings shall be provided with covers identified for the purpose. If metal covers are used, they shall be grounded. In completed installations, each outlet box shall have a cover, faceplate, or fixture canopy. Covers of outlet boxes having holes through which flexible cord pendants pass shall be provided with bushings designed for the purpose or shall have smooth, well-rounded surfaces on which the cords may bear.

29 CFR 1910.1030(c)(1)(i): Each employer having an employee(s) with occupational exposure as defined by paragraph (b) of this section shall establish a written Exposure Control Plan designed to eliminate or minimize employee exposure. Each employer shall ensure that a copy of the Exposure Control Plan is accessible to employees in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.20(e).

The Respondent for this matter is hereby required to SERVE AND/OR POST the NOTICE OF HEARING as required under VRB Rules of Procedure §2200.7(i) and/or (j) to afford affected employees, or their representatives an opportunity to participate during this proceeding.  Affected employees are entitled to participate in this hearing under the terms and conditions established by the VRB Rules of Procedure.  Notice of intent to participate should be sent to: Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Review Board, 6 Baldwin Street- Rm 313, Montpelier, Vermont 05633-6701.

VRB1054 CS CONTRACT SOLUTIONS LLC -Cancelled

A hearing will be held, pursuant to 21 V.S.A. § 230(b) and Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Review Board (VRB) Rules of Procedure Subpart E, and 3 V.SA. §809, in the above listed matter beginning at 9:00 A.M. on Friday, February 16, 2024.  This hearing will be in person at 6 Baldwin Street, Room 315, Montpelier, VT 05633.  However, if unforeseeable circumstances arise preventing an in person hearing then the hearing will be held through Microsoft Teams conference bridge.  Anyone interested in attending the hearing remotely can contact the VRB Clerk at carolyn.desch@vermont.gov to obtain a link or by phone at (802) 828-2775.

The purpose of the hearing is to adjudicate the Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Administration (VOSHA) Citation and Notification of Penalty citing violations of the Code of Federal Regulations issued to and contested by the Respondent. The VOSHA Citation and Notification of Penalty issued to and contested by the Respondent involves the following:

29 CFR 1910.268(b)(7): Approach distances to exposed energized overhead power lines and parts.  The employer shall ensure that no employee approaches or takes any conductive object closer to any electrically energized overhead power lines and parts that prescribed in table R-2, or in (i)-(iii) of this section.

The Respondent for this matter is hereby required to SERVE AND/OR POST the NOTICE OF HEARING as required under VRB Rules of Procedure §2200.7(i) and/or (j) to afford affected employees, or their representatives an opportunity to participate during this proceeding.  Affected employees are entitled to participate in this hearing under the terms and conditions established by the VRB Rules of Procedure.  Notice of intent to participate should be sent to: Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Review Board, 6 Baldwin Street- Rm 313, Montpelier, Vermont 05633-6701.

VRB1052 Twin State Traffic Control LLC -CANCELLED

CONTINUED FROM DECEMBER 1, 2023 TO FRIDAY - JANUARY 5, 2024 - CANCELLED DUE TO SETTLEMENT

A hearing will be held, pursuant to 21 V.S.A. § 230(b) and Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Review Board (VRB) Rules of Procedure Subpart E, and 3 V.SA. §809, in the above listed matter beginning at 9:00 A.M. on Friday, December 1, 2023.  This hearing will be in person at 6 Baldwin Street, Room 315, Montpelier, VT 05633.  However, if unforeseeable circumstances arise preventing an in person hearing then the hearing will be held through Microsoft Teams conference bridge.  Anyone interested in attending the hearing remotely can contact the VRB Clerk at carolyn.desch@vermont.gov to obtain a link or by phone at (802) 828-2775.

The purpose of the hearing is to adjudicate the Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Administration (VOSHA) Citation and Notification of Penalty citing violations of the Code of Federal Regulations issued to and contested by the Respondent. The VOSHA Citation and Notification of Penalty issued to and contested by the Respondent involves the following:

29 CFR 1926.200(g)(2): Traffic direction in work zone without stop/slow paddles, flags, or an automated assistance device. 

The Respondent for this matter is hereby required to SERVE AND/OR POST the NOTICE OF HEARING as required under VRB Rules of Procedure §2200.7(i) and/or (j) to afford affected employees, or their representatives an opportunity to participate during this proceeding.  Affected employees are entitled to participate in this hearing under the terms and conditions established by the VRB Rules of Procedure.  Notice of intent to participate should be emailed to the VRB Clerk at carolyn.desch@vermont.gov or mailed to Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Review Board at 6 Baldwin Street- Rm 313, Montpelier, Vermont 05633-6701.

VRB1046 United Parcel Service, Inc. -CANCELLED

A hearing will be held, pursuant to 21 V.S.A. § 230(b) and Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Review Board (VRB) Rules of Procedure Subpart E, and 3 V.SA. §809, in the above listed matter beginning at 9:00 A.M. on Thursday, July 13, 2023, and if needed, Friday, July 14, 2023 at the same time. This hearing will be in person at 6 Baldwin Street, Room 315, Montpelier, VT 05633.  However, if unforeseeable circumstances arise preventing an in person hearing then the hearing will be held through Microsoft Teams conference bridge.  Anyone interested in attending the hearing remotely can contact the VRB Clerk at carolyn.desch@vermont.gov to obtain a link or by phone at (802) 828-2775.

The purpose of the hearing is to adjudicate the Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Administration (VOSHA) Citation and Notification of Penalty citing violations of the Code of Federal Regulations issued to and contested by the Respondent. The VOSHA Citation and Notification of Penalty issued to and contested by the Respondent involves the following:

29 CFR 1910.141(d)(1):  Washing facilities maintained in sanitary condition.
29 CFR 1910.36(g)(2):  Exit access width adequacy.
29 CFR 1910.37(a)(3): Exit routes must be free and unobstructed.
29 CFR 1910.303(g)(1)(ii):  Working space may not be used for storage.

The Respondent for this matter is hereby required to SERVE AND/OR POST the NOTICE OF HEARING as required under VRB Rules of Procedure §2200.7(i) and/or (j) to afford affected employees, or their representatives an opportunity to participate during this proceeding.  Affected employees are entitled to participate in this hearing under the terms and conditions established by the VRB Rules of Procedure.  Notice of intent to participate should be sent to: Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Review Board, 6 Baldwin Street- Rm 313, Montpelier, Vermont 05633-6701.

VRB1046 United Parcel Service, Inc. - CANCELLED

A hearing will be held, pursuant to 21 V.S.A. § 230(b) and Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Review Board (VRB) Rules of Procedure Subpart E, and 3 V.SA. §809, in the above listed matter beginning at 9:00 A.M. on Tuesday, May 9, 2023, and if needed, Wednesday, May 10, 2023 at the same time. This hearing will be in person at 6 Baldwin Street, Room 315, Montpelier, VT 05633.  However, if unforeseeable circumstances arise preventing an in person hearing then the hearing will be held through Microsoft Teams conference bridge.  Anyone interested in attending the hearing remotely can contact the VRB Clerk at carolyn.desch@vermont.gov to obtain a link or by phone at (802) 828-2775.

The purpose of the hearing is to adjudicate the Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Administration (VOSHA) Citation and Notification of Penalty citing violations of the Code of Federal Regulations issued to and contested by the Respondent. The VOSHA Citation and Notification of Penalty issued to and contested by the Respondent involves the following:

29 CFR 1910.141(d)(1):  Washing facilities maintained in sanitary condition.
29 CFR 1910.36(g)(2):  Exit access width adequacy.
29 CFR 1910.37(a)(3): Exit routes must be free and unobstructed.
29 CFR 1910.303(g)(1)(ii):  Working space may not be used for storage.

The Respondent for this matter is hereby required to SERVE AND/OR POST the NOTICE OF HEARING as required under VRB Rules of Procedure §2200.7(i) and/or (j) to afford affected employees, or their representatives an opportunity to participate during this proceeding.  Affected employees are entitled to participate in this hearing under the terms and conditions established by the VRB Rules of Procedure.  Notice of intent to participate should be sent to: Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Review Board, 6 Baldwin Street- Rm 313, Montpelier, Vermont 05633-6701.

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