OSHA reaches settlement in Horseshoe Casino collapse

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - All parties have agreed on a settlement on Monday from the Horseshoe Casino collapse,which happened in January.

In the settlement, OSHA agreed to reduce the number of violations against four firms and reduce their fines.  The violations they are cited with are failure to coordinate inspections and failure to support the structural steel.

Messer Construction's original fine was $25,200, but was reduced to $12,600. J&B Steel Erectors was originally fined $19,600, which was reduced to $9,800. Pendleton Construction Group, LLC will pay $8,400, which is half of its original $16,800 fine. Finally, Jostin Concrete Construction will pay $5,900, which is down from the original fine of $14,600.

Three of the four companies have already paid their fines and the remaining firm will be paying soon.

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