OSHA Fines Dayton Facility for Safety Violations
Lapmaster Precision Finishing Services LLC in Ohio is facing federal fines for workplace safety violations, according to the Dayton Daily News. The US Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspected the company’s facility in Dayton in September OSHA cited 11 serious safety violations, including failing to develop energy control, lacking communication programs, missing machine and belt guards, a lack of safety goggles and exposing workers to electrical hazards. Proposed fines total $65,500.
“Lapmaster Precision Finishing Services is compromising its workers by failing to evaluate their exposure to and correct hazardous conditions,” said Bill Wilkerson, OSHA area director in Cincinnati. “Training workers is vital to their long-term safety and health. OSHA is committed to protecting workers.”
Lapmaster processes cast iron, steel, plastics and metal alloys. Its facility in Dayton employs 48 workers. It is important that safety regulations are adhered to at facilities like this; lives depend on it. Please visit our site for more information on workers comp, and contact our firm for a free consultation if you need assistance in the filing process.
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