Kansas Aircraft Manufacturer Cited for Exposing Workers to Known Carcinogen


OSHA cited Spirit Aerosystems, Inc., for exposing workers to carcinogen hazards. The company faces penalties of $193,218 for two repeated and four serious violations. Citations included failing to implement feasible engineering controls to limit worker exposure to the known carcinogen hexavalent chromium, conduct periodic monitoring of worker exposure, and establish protocols to ensure that workers remove contaminated personal protective equipment and clothing before leaving the work area.

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