Category Archives: Hexavalent Chromium

Ohio metal polisher faces over $57,000 in penalties OSHA has cited Miami Valley Polishing LLC for 14 safety and health violations – including seven repeat – at the company’s Piqua facility. OSHA conducted an inspection in July as a follow-up … Continue reading

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Volvo Aero Connecticut has been cited by OSHA for 17 alleged serious violations of workplace safety standards at its Newington manufacturing plant. The airplane engine parts manufacturer faces a total of $83,400 in proposed fines for a cross section of … Continue reading

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MACON, Ga. — The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration is proposing $300,400 in penalties against Aerospace/Defense Coatings of Georgia Inc. in Macon for 19 health violations. OSHA began its inspection in May after receiving a complaint … Continue reading

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If your company primarily engages in the manufacturing, fabricating, or forging of metal products, you may be subject to additional EPA requirements that go into effect for existing facilities on July 25, 2011.  Companies should examine their processes if they … Continue reading

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OSHA has cited Pride Plating Inc. with alleged willful, repeat and serious violations following an inspection at the company’s facility in Grove. Proposed penalties total $209,000. “Employees should not be exposed to safety and health hazards,” said David Bates, OSHA’s … Continue reading

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