Friday, November 04, 2005

For Death of Worker, Highway Department Sentenced To ....Training

Am I missing something here?
Skaneateles cited in death of worker

Wednesday, November 02, 2005

The town of Skaneateles (NY) highway department was cited with a violation in the death of a town worker in August. Ruth Pillittere,speaking for the state Public Employees Safety and Health Bureau, said the department was cited for failure to provide training on the proper use of the asphalt roller and failure to recognize and avoid unsafe conditions.

Highway department employee Scott Clarry, 35, of Maple Street, Skaneateles, died Aug. 29 while paving a portion of Hencoop Road. Pillittere said the department must provide a training session for town equipment by Jan. 23.

Highway superintendent James Card said the violation citation was fair.
He said training will be done by deadline.