A New York-based manufacturer didn’t train its workers in lockout/tagout (LOTO) procedures. It came back to haunt them when a worker suffered a serious injury, which led to a huge OSHA fine. [Read more…]
A manufacturing plant in Georgia has been inspected by OSHA 11 times since 2009. The latest inspection resulted in 27 safety and health violations – and a fine of more than $340,000. Even worse: The company can now expect more OSHA visits in the near future. [Read more…]
A rail car manufacturer in Illinois was fined $2,000 earlier this year for unsafe conditions. But it may be facing bigger problems now – its own workers.
A worker at an Ohio steel mill was allegedly fired after raising safety issues to management. Now the company is facing a whistleblower retaliation lawsuit from OSHA. Here’s what happened: [Read more…]
A new OSHA regulation that takes effect on Jan. 1, 2015 will change the way manufacturers report severe injuries. Do you know what OSHA has in store? [Read more…]
An Illinois manufacturer was recently fined because of some common OSHA violations related to dangerous machinery.
OSHA is cracking down on manufacturers that don’t protect temporary workers. Do you know what the safety agency requires? [Read more…]
There was no injury or property damage after a forklift incident at this company. Yet it still led to an OSHA inspection and a sizable fine. What did the company do wrong?
A manufacturer in Ohio was bold enough to lie to OSHA. Now it’s facing a heavy fine and possibly criminal charges.
Pushing the limits on what storage containers could handle cost two workers their lives and contributed to the $120K OSHA penalty this manufacturer is now facing. [Read more…]