Tag: Repeat Violations

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Manufacturer Hit with $287,000 in OSHA Fines

OSHA has proposed penalties of $287,212 in its citation of a Long Island, New York, manufacturer. OSHA cited U.S. Nonwovens Corp., a home and personal care fabric product manufacturer with a facility in Hauppauge, New York, for nine serious and four repeat safety and health violations.

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Tire Maker Put on OSHA’s Severe Violators List

OSHA has added Kumho Tire Georgia Inc. to its Severe Violator Enforcement Program (SVEP) and is seeking $507,299 in penalties for repeat and serious violations. The agency cited Kumho and its two contractors with 22 workplace safety and health violations.

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Roofer Hit with $1.8 Million OSHA Penalty

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is seeking nearly $1.8 million in penalties from a Maine roofing contractor following a worker’s fatal fall. The agency cited Shawn D. Purvis, owner of Purvis Home Improvement Co., Inc., for 17 egregious willful, repeat, and serious workplace safety violations.

Repeat and Willful Violations: A Cautionary Tale from the Furniture Industry

In early February, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) slapped Ashley Furniture Industries with nearly $1.8 million in proposed fines for repeat and willful violations. The furniture manufacturer stands accused of exposing workers to amputation hazards, electrical violations, training deficiencies, and other violations at its Arcadia, Wisconsin, manufacturing facility that led to more than […]