Category Archives: OSHA Inspections

MP Global Products faces $244K in penalties, placed in Severe Violator Program NORFOLK, Nebraska – A Norfolk flooring materials company tried to hide hazardous machines from federal inspectors and threatened to fire employees who complained about unsafe working conditions during … Continue reading

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Case Farms Processing ignores dangers, cited with 55 violations WINESBURG, Ohio — For employees at a leading supplier of chicken to national fast food and supermarket brands, the dangers of amputation, electrocution and hazardous falls are all in a day’s … Continue reading

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Illinois construction companies, manager face nearly $2M in fines OKAWVILLE, Illinois – An investigation by OSHA has found that Joseph Kehrer, Kehrer Brothers Construction, and a Kehrer-affiliated company, D7 Roofing, violated numerous OSHA health standards related to the dangers of … Continue reading

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D&D Manufacturing faces more than $321K in fines EL PASO, Texas – OSHA issued 13 citations to D&D Manufacturing Inc. following a recent inspection prompted by a formal complaint. The inspection identified 13 safety and health citations for exposing workers … Continue reading

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Must reinstate injured conductor and pay $536K in damages SEATTLE – North America’s second-largest freight railroad, Burlington Northern Santa Fe LLC, must reinstate a train conductor and pay the man $536,063 in back pay, damages and attorney’s fees after a … Continue reading

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Workers exposed to falls, amputations, and electrical hazards Contender Boats Inc., of Homestead, Florida, has been cited by OSHA following a December 2014 inspection as part of the agency’s Site Specific Targeting Program.  OSHA issued the employer ten (10) repeat, … Continue reading

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Westfarms Mall location receives 3 repeated citations, faces $165K in fines HARTFORD, Connecticut – Emergency exits blocked by piles of store inventory appears to be a recurring hazard at Forever 21. The fashion retailer’s employees at Westfarms Mall in Farmington … Continue reading

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OSHA proposes more than $102K in penalties NASHPORT, Ohio –Workers at Hanby Farms in Nashport were exposed to being buried in grain or overcome by noxious fumes because the company did not verify that conditions were safe before allowing employees … Continue reading

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Lloyd Industries Inc. Defies Federal Safety Inspectors MONTGOMERYVILLE, Pennsylvania – After an inspection prompted by an injury in which the die on a press brake machine dropped on a worker’s right hand resulting in the amputation of three fingers, OSHA … Continue reading

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Steel manufacturer faces $147K in fines BUFFALO, New York – An electric technician at the Republic Steel Corporation steel manufacturing plant in Blasdell was removing wiring from a fan motor in an overhead crane in October 2014 when an ungrounded … Continue reading

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