Safety and OSHA News

Auto parts maker fined $3.43M, named ‘severe violator’

An Ohio auto parts manufacturer is facing $3.43 million in fines after OSHA hit the company with a staggering 57 safety violations. OSHA chief David Michaels said the company has shown a “total disregard for its workers.”  [Read more…]

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Ashley Furniture agrees to pay $1.75M in OSHA fines; finger amputations triggered case

Ashley Furniture has agreed to pay $1.75 million in fines and open its safety program to federal scrutiny in a corporate-wide settlement agreement with OSHA. The company’s problems started when a worker lost three fingers while operating a machine without a proper guard.  [Read more…]

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