A Midwest green energy company now knows that getting caught in OSHA’s Severe Violators Enforcement Program (SVEP) results in huge fines.
This company has been cited seven times before for fall-related hazards. Now OSHA has issued a hefty penalty to the firm in connection with an employee’s fatal fall in May.
Do you work at a company that has more than one facility? It might pay to keep track of OSHA inspections at your company’s other facilities. Those other inspections can have an impact on you.
The Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration (IOSHA) has fined three organizations in connection with the deadly stage collapse at the Indiana State Fair that killed seven people and injured more than 40 others.
Imagine this: Nine workers at one company suffer various types of amputations, ranging from part of a finger to most of an arm, yet the company has avoided paying large fines in many of the cases.
OSHA cited an Illinois warehousing employer after one employee died from COVID-19 and 23 others tested positive for the virus following a luncheon in the facility’s breakroom. Inspectors allegedly found the company failed to take immediate steps to identify, inform, isolate and quarantine all of the potentially exposed employees. Further, the inspection revealed the company […]
A contracting company faces $159,600 in OSHA fines following the death of one employee and the hospitalization of another.
Cal/OSHA has issued 11 citations to a company in the Los Angeles area in connection with the death of one employee and serious injuries to two others who tried to rescue their co-worker.
Three out of the top 10 largest OSHA fines in 2020 were above $1 million. All ten were above $470,000. Retailers accounted for four of the top 10. Here are the 10 largest OSHA fines in 2020: BB Frame, Cliffside Park, NJ, $2,004,225. OSHA fined this New Jersey framing contractor for exposing workers to multiple […]
Saying it “demonstrated indifference towards the safety of their employees,” OSHA has issued $1,523,710 in fines to a Florida construction company.
The injuries employees received in this structure collapse could have been much worse. The only thing that prevented worse injuries from their 20-foot falls?
OSHA fines may not be the only penalty faced by a company where a 14-year-old boy’s hand was cut off in a wood planer.
A Texas newspaper takes a look at how the $118,300 OSHA fine for the West Fertilizer explosion stacks up against those for other catastrophic workplace incidents. Its conclusion: OSHA fines aren’t proportional to loss of life.
A manufacturer faces $503,380 in OSHA fines following four separate reports of workers suffering injuries at the facility.
A mowing contractor has agreed to pay $58,383 in fines for violating child labor laws in connection to the death of a 15-year-old.
Michigan OSHA (MIOSHA) is investigating the death of a high school junior inside a corn silo near Standish, MI.
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