Paul Thompson was working near an unsleeved, high-voltage power line while painting a Habitat for Humanity building. Thompson was fatally electrocuted.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Nelson P. Cohen
April 7, 2010
|Modern Painting and Decorating
|Caruso pleaded guilty to one count of willfully violating an OSHA standard, causing the death of an employee.
|Caruso was sentenced to one year of probation and ordered to pay a $250,000 fine.
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