December 2018 Enforcement

TX Metals Recycling Company Cited after Worker Suffers Injury

Texas

TX- Venture Metals, LLC, faces $311,580 in penalties after a worker was hospitalized when a stack of pipes fell on him. Inspectors determined that the company also failed to implement methods to control lead exposure, train workers in lockout/tagout procedures, and follow confined space entry permit procedures. The company was cited for similar violations in 2016.

“This employer has continued to disregard requirements to assess workplace hazards and implement measures to protect workers’ safety and health,” said OSHA Dallas Area Office Director Basil Singh.

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