Company refused to hire non-Hispanic workers, sued by EEOC

A Texas-based manufacturer recently landed in court because of illegal hiring practices. The feds allege the company discriminated against non-Hispanic job candidates and relied too heavily on word-of-mouth to hire entry-level workers.

No injuries after forklift incident: Why was firm still fined $52K?

There was no injury or property damage after a forklift incident at this company. Yet it still led to an OSHA inspection and a sizable fine. What did the company do wrong?

Record-breaking penalty only the start for embattled firm

A record-breaking penalty is only one piece of the disciplinary puzzle one manufacturer has to contend with after it violated a pair of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations.

Manufacturer’s $2.4M OSHA fine just the tip of the iceberg

Maintaining a solid safety program in a manufacturing plant takes time and a lot of due diligence – and money, of course.