DNRB Inc. — doing business as Fastrack Erectors — was a subcontractor in the construction of a 300,000-square-foot warehouse in Kansas City, Missouri. Eric Roach, the victim, was working on the roof of the warehouse without any fall protection gear. No fall protection equipment was provided by the company, and the a the foremen failed to enforce the use of fall protection by the employees. While attaching sheet metal to the warehouse roof, Roach fell approximately thirty feet to the ground and was transported to a hospital, where he died the next day.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Paul Becker and Special Assistant U.S. Attorneys Evert Van Wijk and Rachel Parsons
July 24, 2014
|DNRB Inc. d/b/a Fastrack Erectors
|DNRB was found guilty of violating Title 29, United States Code, Section 666(e): willful violation of an OSHA regulation causing the death of an employee following a bench trial. DNRB, Inc. was ordered to pay a $500,000 fine -- the maximum penalty for the misdemeanor offense.
Penal Crimes Charged
Violation of Title 29, United States Code, Section 666(e): willful violation of an OSHA regulation causing the death of an employee. The violation is a second-degree criminal misdemeanor.
Other Crimes Charged