November Quicktakes

U.S. Department of Labor Cites Colorado Utility Company For Exposing Employees to Trenching Hazards

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited RMS Utilities Inc. – based in Alamosa, Colorado – for exposing employees to trenching hazards. The company faces $92,819 in penalties.

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U.S. Department of Labor Cites Idaho Dollar Tree Stores After Finding Widespread Storage Violations

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Dollar Tree Stores at four Idaho locations for exposing employees to unsafe storage of merchandise, and blocked walkways and exit routes. The company faces $898,682 in proposed penalties.

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U.S. Department of Labor Cites Wisconsin Company For Exposing Employees to Machine Hazards

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Koller Industries ‒ operating as Aurora Castings Services ‒ for continually exposing employees to machine hazards at the facility in Niagara, Wisconsin. The company faces $ 206,291 in penalties.

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U.S. Department of Labor Cites Petroleum Refiner and Contractor After Fatality at Alabama Facility

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Turner Specialty Services LLC and Hunt Refining Co. for safety violations after an employee suffered a fatal injury at a refining facility in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The two companies collectively face $106,080 in penalties.

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U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Concrete Facility for Exposing Employees to Multiple Health and Safety Hazards

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Prestress Services Industries of Ohio LLC for 20 safety and health violations at the concrete production plant in Mount Vernon, Ohio. The company faces penalties of $158,555.

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U.S. Department of Labor Cites Two Florida Roofing Companies For Exposing Employees to Fall and Other Hazards

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited two Florida commercial and residential roofing companies for exposing employees to struck-by and fall hazards at a Greenacres, Florida, worksite. The companies face a combined $83,348 in penalties.

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