And the Headline Reads: Business Owner Faces Felony Charges Following Employee Death
It’s every business owner’s worst nightmare. And for Joe Novak, a West Michigan business owner, there’s no waking up from the nightmare of being held responsible for the death of one of his employees.
Novak, president and owner of Black River Builders LLC in Sparta, Mich., has been charged with one count of Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Act Violation Causing Death. The charge comes after the death of Brian Tarachanowicz on July 2, 2012.