On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017, Strategic Code Solutions own Amy Cronin was interviewed on NBC Boston. The cause of the December 3rd 1o alarm fire in Cambridge, MA was determined to be discarded smoking materials.
On Monday, March 16th, 2015, Strategic Code Solution’s own Amy Cronin testified before a coroner’s inquest looking into the 2012 Lakeland Mills tragedy. Follow the link for the complete story from the Prince George Citizen. http://tinyurl.com/lakelandmills
On September 19, 2014, Strategic Code Solutions’ own Amy Cronin had a follow-up interview on Fox 25 Boston in relation to developments on the deadly fire in Boston’s Back Bay region that claimed the lives of two Boston Firefighters. OSHA fined the company that was welding on the neighboring building for 10 violations resulting in a $58,000 fine. Amy Cronin discusses the violations, fines, and discusses how the dollar amounts are determined.
On May 7, 2014, Strategic Code Solutions’ own Amy Cronin had a follow-up interview on Fox 25 Boston in relation to developments on the deadly fire in Boston’s Back Bay region that claimed the lives of two Boston Firefighters. It seems that the welding that was cited as the cause of the fire was likely being done on the fire escape of the neighboring building. Upon closer inspection, the last inspection of the fire escape was in 2004; inspections are required every 5 years. Amy Cronin discusses regulations regarding fire escapes. The provocative question was asked – would the fire […]
Recently, Strategic Code Solutions’ own Amy Cronin was interviewed on Fox 25 Boston in relation to the cause of the tragic fire in Boston’s Back Bay region that claimed the lives of two Boston Firefighters. The Boston Fire Department released the preliminary cause to be welding on a neighboring building and Amy Cronin was interviewed as an expert on NFPA 51B, Fire Prevention During Welding, Cutting, and Other Hot Work.
by Amy B. Cronin, President of Strategic Code Solutions Each year, OSHA publishes the top 10 most frequently cited standards* (see list and links below) so employers can find and fix hazards addressed in these and other standards before OSHA shows up. In looking at the list from year to year, the same violations recur, although their ranking might vary slightly. So it’s reasonable to assume that OSHA inspectors will target these areas when they enter a facility. However, as ethical professionals, we know we aren’t fixing the hazards simply to avoid citations, but to protect our workforce. OSHA is helping […]