November 2018 Enforcement

Colorado Metal Forming Company Cited After An Employee was Fatally Injured

Colorado

Vforge Inc., was cited for machine safety hazards after an employee was fatally injured while working on a forging machine. The company was cited for failing to develop lockout/tagout procedures, provide machine guarding, and train employees in a language they understood. The company faces proposed penalties of $225,046.

OSHA cited Vforge Inc. for two willful and two serious safety violations for failing to develop lockout/tagout procedures, provide adequate machine guarding, and train employees in a language they understand. OSHA has placed Vforge Inc. in the Severe Violator Enforcement Program.

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