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OSHA fines reduced 74% on appeal – now penalty is $209K

Two years ago, OSHA issued 24 violations with $822,000 in fines to a small employer after an employee lost three fingers in a machine. On appeal, a judge has significantly reduced the penalty.  [Read more…]

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Finger amputations lead to OSHA inspection, $822K in fines

OSHA says this company “has shown a pattern of defiance” toward safety standards since 2000. When you add the latest OSHA fines to the company’s previous ones, the total come to more than $1 million.  [Read more…]

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