OSHA Roundup for July 8, 2013
USPS agrees to settle with OSHA over electrical violations.
Local Emphasis Program in Hawaii, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands and American Samoa focuses on automobile lift operations.
Notable proposed fines
$120,000 to a Texas meatpacking plant for allegedly failing to protect workers from hazards such as chlorine and sodium hydroxide releases
$66,000 to an Ohio waste and recycling company for violations that include exposing workers to metal hazards
$64,680 to an Illinois scrap metal recycling center for allegedly failing to conduct required inspections on energy control procedures
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