May 2019 Enforcement

Wisconsin Pallet Manufacturer Cited after Three Workers Exposed to Hazardous Wood Dust

Wisconsin

OSHA has cited Avid Pallet Services, LLC, after a follow-up inspection found workers continued to be exposed to wood dust. The company faces penalties of $188,302 for failing to implement sufficient engineering controls to limit dust exposure, evaluate respiratory hazards, and train workers on the health hazards of wood dust. The company was previously cited for these hazards in 2016.

For more information, read the news release.

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