The Washington Division of Occupational Safety and Health issued 26 citations and $253,320 in fines to National Products, Inc., for failing to protect workers from burns and amputation hazards. One worker had several fingers amputated by an unguarded and improperly maintained trimming press, and another worker suffered burns from carrying molten aluminum without adequate personal protective equipment. The company was previously cited for these same violations and is considered a severe violator.
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