A New York-based manufacturer didn’t train its workers in lockout/tagout (LOTO) procedures. It came back to haunt them when a worker suffered a serious injury, which led to a huge OSHA fine.
A manufacturing plant in Georgia has been inspected by OSHA 11 times since 2009. The latest inspection resulted in 27 safety and health violations – and a fine of more than $340,000. Even worse: The company can now expect more OSHA visits in the near future.
A rail car manufacturer in Illinois was fined $2,000 earlier this year for unsafe conditions. But it may be facing bigger problems now – its own workers.
A worker at an Ohio steel mill was allegedly fired after raising safety issues to management. Now the company is facing a whistleblower retaliation lawsuit from OSHA. Here’s what happened: