Category Archives: Hearing Protection

Mezger Enterprises Ltd. cited for 27 violations with fines totaling $234,900 AUSTIN, Texas – Cut limestone manufacturer Mezger Enterprises Ltd. has been cited by OSHA for 27 safety and health violations, including two willful. The company exposed workers to unguarded … Continue reading

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Nearly $189,000 in penalties proposed Rust-Oleum Corporation, doing business as Synta Inc., was cited by OSHA for 33 serious safety and health violations for exposing full-time and temporary workers to crystalline silica dust, amputation and electrical hazards. OSHA initiated its … Continue reading

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Fresh From Texas Inc. and iWorks Personnel Inc. fined a total of $135,200 Fresh From Texas Inc., a fresh fruit and vegetable processor for H-E-B Grocery stores and fast-food markets, and staffing agency iWorks Personnel Inc. have been cited for … Continue reading

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Companies cited for willful and other violations; $182,270 penalty proposed MAPLEWOOD, N.J. – Maplewood Beverage Packers LLC and temporary employment agency Corporate Resource Services Corp. in Elizabeth have been cited by the OSHA for health and safety violations found at … Continue reading

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Proposed penalties of $145,200 issued to Buchman Lumber Co. A complaint investigation found workers at Buchman Lumber Co. LLC were exposed to excessive noise and amputation hazards at the lumber plant located in Springbrook, Wisconsin. OSHA has cited the company … Continue reading

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Thirty-five citations for workplace safety and health violations issued HOUSTON, Texas – Continental Manufacturing Co. Inc., doing business as Continental Mixer, has been cited by OSHA for 35 safety and health violations, including failure to implement lockout/tagout procedures to protect … Continue reading

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Star Snacks Co. LLC fined $180,000 BAYONNE, N.J. – Roasted nut manufacturer Star Snacks Co. LLC has been cited by OSHA for two willful and six serious safety violations, resulting in an $180,000 proposed penalty. The violations include overexposure to … Continue reading

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OSHA follow-up inspection finds 11 workplace violations at previously cited US Minerals LLC in Harvey, La. HARVEY, La. – The U. S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited U.S. Minerals LLC with 11 safety and health … Continue reading

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Florida manufacturer Wire Mesh Sales, LLC cited for willful violations following fatality JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – In August 2013, a 32-year-old machine helper entered a large wire mesh manufacturing machine to retrieve a fallen metal bar, and he was struck and … Continue reading

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US Department of Labor’s OSHA cites two Dallas employers for exposing workers to hazards after two people were struck and killed by a forklift OSHA has cited Georg Fischer Central Plastics LLC and Nationwide Plastics Inc. for 16 safety and … Continue reading

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