December 2018 Enforcement

Hawaii Occupational Safety and Health Cites Botanical Gardens after Fatal Incident

Hawaii

The Hawaii Occupational Safety and Health Division issued five citations and $57,040 in penalties to the National Tropical Botanical Gardens after a worker was fatally injured when he was thrown from a riding mower that then landed on him. Inspectors determined that the employer failed to assess hazards and did not require workers to wear seat belts while riding on landscaping equipment.

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