OSHA Roundup for July 15, 2013
Industry coalition calls on OSHA to withdraw a letter of interpretation allowing union representatives at non-union worksites during an inspection.
Notable proposed fines
$82,600 to a Colorado metal fabricator for guarding violations connected to a worker’s amputation injury
$77,000 to a Georgia glass product producer in connection with a worker whose finger was amputated while removing a glass mold from a bottle shaping machine
$62,300 to a supermarket and restaurant equipment remanufacturer in Georgia for several alleged hazards including fire, explosions and falls
$50,400 to a Hawaiian concrete manufacturer for a variety of violations, including failure to adequately evaluate workplace hazards and failure to protect workers from amputation hazards
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