Farm Supply Company Cited for Exposing Workers to Hazards from Operating Damaged Forklift

OSHA investigated a farm and home store, after receiving complaints that the company allowed workers to operate a damaged forklift at its Xenia, Ohio, facility, despite workers’ reports of faulty brakes. The farm supply company was cited for failing to take a forklift out of service and perform needed repairs. OSHA proposed penalties of $258,672. For more information, read the news release.