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Ohio Industrial Parts Manufacturer Cited for Safety Violations

Ohio railroad parts manufacturer SanCasT Inc. was recently cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for safety violations related to employee safety. The company was found to be exposing workers to machine and fall hazards at its Coshocton […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Machine Operator Falls in Acid Tank; OH Company Fails to Take Action

When an employee gets seriously injured on the job, one would expect that his or her employer would take action to prevent any other employee from suffering the same injury. Unfortunately, that didn’t happen at A-Brite Planing, a company founded […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Indianapolis Postal Facility Fined Nearly $50,000 for Asbestos Exposure Hazards

West Baden Springs’ postal facility in Indianapolis was recently cited for four repeated violations by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). OSHA opened an investigation at the facility on June 3, 2016, after receiving a complaint of alleged safety […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Ohio Metal Company Cited for Dangerous Machinery Safety Violations

Materion Brush, a subsidiary of Materion Corp., was recently cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for failing to protect workers from dangerous machinery, among other violations. Materion Brush is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, where it produces and […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Ohio Company Cited for Failing to Protect Employees from Chemical Hazards

Ohio sign manufacturer Sign Source USA has been cited again for workers’ safety violations. According to a report by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), this is the third time safety and health inspectors have […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Brooklyn School Cited by OSHA for Exposing Workers to Electrical Hazards

According to a recent report from the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), the Yeshiva Kehilath Yakov private school in Brooklyn, New York, exposed construction employees to dangerous conditions at a six-story school and office building in the Williamsburg section […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Pennsylvania Contractor BC Stucco and Stone Cited for Scaffolding Violations

On June 2, 2016, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) announced that Pennsylvania stucco contractor BC Stucco and Stone would be fined $93,000 for exposing employees to scaffolding dangers at a Bear, Delaware work site. The company was doing […]

Eric T. Chaffin

OHSA Cites Pennsylvania Insulation Manufacturing Facility for 7 Safety Hazards

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited an insulation manufacturing company in Pennsylvania for safety violations. The company now faces $66,000 in penalties for exposing workers to combustible dust and other hazards. OSHA Issues 7 Safety Citations to […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Pennsylvania Grants Workers’ Comp Claim that Man was “Worked to Death”

If you have a heart attack on the job, is it possible to recover damages from a worker’s compensation claim? According to a recent order by the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, yes. A widow filed a fatal claim petition on […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Winesburg Builders Puts Workers at Risk of Falls in West Virginia

A building company in West Virginia is facing the possibility of thousands of dollars in fines after an inspection found that it was exposing workers to serious fall hazards. Indeed, according to a recent report by the Occupational Safety & […]