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MIOSHA fines AJM Packaging Corporation $263,000 by for Amputation Hazards

MIOSHA fines AJM Packaging Corporation $263,000 by for Amputation Hazards The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) has issued citations with penalties totaling $263,000 to AJM Packaging for amputation hazards at its Taylor, MI, plant. The citations are the outcome of MIOSHA inspections of two reports of finger amputations on machines and an employee [...]

2017-06-23T12:52:58+00:00June 23rd, 2017|Appeal, citation, defense, fines, inspection, investigation, OSHA, violation|Comments Off on MIOSHA fines AJM Packaging Corporation $263,000 by for Amputation Hazards

Cal/OSHA Reforms Reduce Burdens, Preserve Level of Safety

Cal/OSHA Reforms Reduce Burdens, Preserve Level of Safety In the flurry of legislative activity last year aimed at improving California's economic competitiveness, some significant reforms involving Cal/OSHA requirements have received less attention than they are due. The reforms signed by Governor Wilson significantly reduce the burdens on businesses-without reducing safety-by focusing efforts on safety rather [...]

2017-05-31T11:05:54+00:00May 31st, 2017|citation, defense, OSHA, violation|Comments Off on Cal/OSHA Reforms Reduce Burdens, Preserve Level of Safety

OSHA Fines Company for Heat Stress

OSHA Fines Company for Heat Stress The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has proposed to fine Eaton Corp. $7,000 for allowing an employee to be overcome by excessive heat at the company's plant in Kearney. Eaton spokesman Jim Michels says the company has cooperated with the agency's investigation, but the facts don't fit the [...]

2017-05-30T13:34:27+00:00December 17th, 2014|citation, fines, inspection, investigation, OSHA, violation|Comments Off on OSHA Fines Company for Heat Stress

OSHA fines company $86,900 for exposing workers to repeat safety violations

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited G&J Pepsi-Cola Bottlers Inc. for seven workplace health and safety violations, carrying proposed penalties of $86,900. OSHA initiated an inspection of the Franklin Furnace plant in July 2013 under its Site-Specific Targeting Program, which targets facilities with higher than average illness and injury [...]

2014-02-18T21:17:34+00:00February 18th, 2014|OSHA, violation|Comments Off on OSHA fines company $86,900 for exposing workers to repeat safety violations

J.B. Stamping cited by US Labor Department’s OSHA after inspection finds 21 violations at Cleveland metal stamping facility

CLEVELAND – J.B. Stamping Inc. has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration for 21 safety violations found at the Cleveland metal stamping facility during a complaint inspection. OSHA has proposed penalties of $63,000 for the violations, which include several instances of failing to have adequate machine guarding to [...]

2014-01-30T19:51:51+00:00January 30th, 2014|OSHA, violation|Comments Off on J.B. Stamping cited by US Labor Department’s OSHA after inspection finds 21 violations at Cleveland metal stamping facility

J.B. Stamping cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after inspection finds 21 violations at Cleveland metal stamping facility

CLEVELAND – J.B. Stamping Inc. has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration for 21 safety violations found at the Cleveland metal stamping facility during a complaint inspection. OSHA has proposed penalties of $63,000 for the violations, which include several instances of failing to have adequate machine guarding to [...]

2014-01-30T19:51:51+00:00January 30th, 2014|OSHA, violation|Comments Off on J.B. Stamping cited by US Labor Department's OSHA after inspection finds 21 violations at Cleveland metal stamping facility

How to survive an OSHA audit

Even with the 7 million workplaces it covers each year, OSHA will likely find its way to your location. Plan for an inspection Make sure you have three key items in place prior to the arrival of the OSHA compliance officer: A determination if you will ask for a warrant A form to document what [...]

2018-04-08T09:10:56+00:00January 14th, 2014|Appeal, citation, defense, occupational safety, OSHA, violation|Comments Off on How to survive an OSHA audit

Forever 21 faces $236,500 in fines on workplace safety

The apparel chain Forever 21 faces potential federal fines of $236,500 for alleged workplace safety violations at stores in Paramus and Manhattan. The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration said the Paramus store had obstructed exit routes; a fire extinguisher that was not mounted and readily accessible; material that was stored in a way that [...]

2014-01-08T17:15:54+00:00January 8th, 2014|OSHA, violation|Comments Off on Forever 21 faces $236,500 in fines on workplace safety

OSHA says Removing guards and failing to train workers in proper lockout procedures is inexcusable

A federal workplace safety agency has recommended that Tyson Foods pay a $147,000 fine because of several serious workplace violations, including one that led to a worker’s hand being severed at the company’s Hutchinson plant. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration said that in the last 10 years the plant has [...]

2013-12-19T15:52:02+00:00December 19th, 2013|OSHA, violation|Comments Off on OSHA says Removing guards and failing to train workers in proper lockout procedures is inexcusable

Osha fines Ole food company for repeat hazards

OSHA cited Ole Mexican Foods for 14 violations that are cited as serious.  2 of the violations being sited are repeat offense. OSHA says these violations were cited earlier this year and the company did not correct them. Ole has just over 2 weeks to correct them. Some of the violations include neglecting to train [...]

2013-12-17T15:37:07+00:00December 17th, 2013|OSHA, violation|Comments Off on Osha fines Ole food company for repeat hazards