OSHA Fines Georgia Cabinet Company Nearly $155,000.
Following inspections at the plant, OSHA proposed penalties totaling $126,000 for three willful health violations: exposing employees to excessive levels of the hazardous chemical methylene chloride without effective engineering controls and without required respiratory protection, failure to establish a monitoring program to audit employee exposure to methylene chloride, and failure to adequately inform and train employees about the use of hazardous materials.
Additional penalties totaling $28,800 were proposed for 13 serious violations.
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|Title Annotation:||Specialty Fixtures Inc.|
|Publication:||Wood & Wood Products|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||Oct 1, 2000|
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