Wisconsin Battery Company Cited for Exposing Employees to Lead, Other Hazards

WisconsinC&D Technologies, Inc. was cited for repeated and serious violations for exposing workers to airborne lead at levels 11 times the permissible exposure limit. Violations included failure to; prevent exposure to lead, implement an effective lead management program, monitor ventilation for the presence of lead, provide respiratory protection, and install machine guarding. OSHA proposed penalties totaling $147,822. Read the news release for more information.