Safety and OSHA News

Manufacturer faces $320K fine for exposing employees to amputation and other hazards

OSHA has cited Sabel Steel Service Inc., based in Montgomery, AL, for exposing employees to amputation, fall and other hazards at four of its facilities.  [Read more…]

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Repeat violations add up: $261K in OSHA fines

One OSHA inspection with violations can be expensive enough. But follow-up visits from the agency can be even more costly when violations are labeled “repeat,” as this manufacturer found.  [Read more…]

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Repeat violations add up: Company faces $654K in OSHA fines

Getting fined by OSHA once is bad enough. Get caught violating the same regulations again, and the fines just get more expensive. This company learned that the hard way. [Read more…]

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Hand injuries costs company $188K in OSHA fines

OSHA has fined Wegmans Food Markets Inc. $188,200 for five violations, following two employee injuries. The fines reached into six digits because three of them were categorized as repeat.  [Read more…]

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OSHA: Production over safety caused explosion, cost 2 lives

OSHA says U.S. Steel Corp. took safety shortcuts at its Fairfield, AL, facility and that led to two deaths.  [Read more…]

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Lifeguard crushed by wave generator; OSHA fines employer $96K

Anywhere there is machinery that requires maintenance, the potential exists for workers to be injured or killed by unexpected start-up. That includes amusement parks. [Read more…]

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