April 2018 Enforcement

OSHA and Ohio Environmental Services Company Resolve Lawsuit on Whistleblower Allegations

OSHA has entered into a settlement agreement with Environmental Management Specialists (EMS), Inc., of Steubenville, Ohio, that resolves a lawsuit filed under the anti-retaliation provision of the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Act. OSHA found that EMS fired a field technician after he filed complaints that employees were exposed to confined space and respiratory hazards. EMS will pay the technician $21,000 in back wages and remove all references to his termination from his record. For more information, read the news release.

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