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Recent OSHA Citations

Individuals who violate employees’ rights may be cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. If you suspect your company is engaging in illegal or discriminatory behavior, do not be afraid to report them because you are protected against employer retaliation.

Following are some of the OSHA’s citations for the months of March and April 2013:

  • US Department of Labor’s OSHA cited Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. in Canton, Ga., for repeat and serious violations following a worker fatality
  • A New Jersey laundry company was fined by OSHA for $219,000 for safety hazards
  • Ball Aerosol and Specialty Container Inc. was fined $589,000 by the U.S. Labor Department’s OSHA for exposing workers to amputation hazards machinery that was unguarded
  • Woodridge Enterprises Inc., in Illinois, was cited by the Department of Labor’s OSHA for a lack of fall protection
  • Discovering a lack of emergency plan at CVS Pharmacy’s Dutchess County, NY location, the OSHA proposed a $40,000 fine
  • A Lakewood, NJ manufacturer was fined close to $185,000 by the US Labor Department’s OSHA for exposing workers to chemical and other hazards
  • In Sea Isle City, NJ, the Labor Department’s OSHA fined a new home builder nearly $49,000 for fall hazards
  • After a worker was injured by a fall, a Ridgefield, NJ roofing contractor was fined more than $57,000 by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration

As a worker, you deserve to be in an environment that is safe and free of hazards. If your employee is subjecting you to unnecessary harm for any reason, let an experienced employment law attorney fight for your rights.

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