Category Archives: Lockout/Tagout

$816,500 in Proposed Fines SIDNEY, Ohio — After providing false documentation and making false representations claiming that previously cited hazards related to hydraulic presses had been corrected, Formed Fiber Technologies LLC has been issued 14 safety citations, including willful and … 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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Birdsboro Kosher Farms Corp. fined nearly $60K After a follow-up inspection that began in December 2013, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Birdsboro Kosher Farms Corp. for failing to correct previously cited serious safety … 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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Tanner Timber Services faces $91,300 in proposed penalties Tanner Timber Services LLC was cited with five violations, including one willful, by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration for failing to protect workers from hazardous, unguarded machines. … 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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BOISE, Idaho – After becoming entangled in mixing equipment used for cattle feed, an Anderson Farms employee died from mass trauma in Heyburn in February. OSHA investigated the facility after the incident and found five safety violations, including three serious. … Continue reading

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Employees face fire, mechanical and electrical hazards SYRACUSE, N.Y. – American Made Tires, an Elmira Heights, tire retreader, failed to correct twelve (12) hazards cited during a 2013 OSHA inspection. Because of that inaction, and the discovery of new and … Continue reading

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Small North Georgia Manufacturer cited for serious safety violations following inspection by OSHA; $64,400 in fines proposed BLUE RIDGE, Ga. – Blue Ridge Manufacturing LLC was cited by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration for 20 … Continue reading

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