Why Was TimkenSteel Cited…Again?

Last week, a fire technician was found lifeless in a control room located at TimkenSteel’s Faircrest plant. He was unable to be resuscitated. An investigation from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) showed the worker was exposed to too much nitrogen. According to the readings from OSHA and the local […]

OSHA Fines Ohio’s TimkenSteel Corp. Following Crane Accident

According to the Cleveland Plain Dealer, TimkenSteel Corp., which operates plants in Canton, has been fined hundreds of thousands of dollars by U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for safety violations that resulted in a worker injured in a crane accident. The fines come after a May crane accident, in which OSHA […]

Can This Invisible Workplace Hazard Endanger Ohio’s Steelworkers?

Earlier this year, a worker employed by TimkenSteel was found dead from nitrogen asphyxiation. The worker died checking fire extinguishers in the control room at TimkenSteel’s Ohio plant. An investigation revealed that nitrogen had leaked into the control room through the ventilation system, creating an oxygen deficient atmosphere. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) […]

Why Did OSHA Fine This Bearing Manufacturer $70,000?

Last month, a 42-year-old worker at The Timken Company, which is a bearing and power transmission manufacturing company, sustained an injury while trying to troubleshoot an equipment malfunction. According to an investigation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the worker reached for a part on a conveyer belt right as an unguarded moving […]

Steel Manufacturing Company Responsible for Worker’s 40-Foot Fall

Earlier this month, a worker fell more than 40 feet while he was performing maintenance on a crane. The worker suffered from multiple broken bones and was very lucky to survive the fall. OSHA has fined the company $129,000 for the investigation. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, TimkenSteel Corp. failed to provide […]

Is My Employer Ignoring Potentially Fatal Hazards Around My Workplace?

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a litany of citations totaling $77,000 to TimkenSteel Corporation for serious safety violations after employees complained about unsafe conditions. An inspection of the company’s trio of manufacturing plants located in Canton, Ohio, revealed a dozen hazards – amongst them, unguarded 40 foot […]

Two Killed in Ohio Crane Accident

Two workers died in a crane accident at a Timken Faircrest steel mill in Perry Township on May 4, according to the Akron Beacon Journal. The Stark County Coroner’s Office identified the deceased workers as Brian Black and Mark Tovissi, employees for Beaver Excavating Co., based in Canton. “At approximately 12:45 p.m., a crane accident […]

Columbus Workers Comp Lawyers Look at Repeat OSHA Offender

Timken Co. is facing fines for safety violations at its Ohio facility following a federal inspection, according to the Norwalk Reflector. The US Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspected the Canton steel mill in June. Timken Co. has a long history with OSHA and is certainly no stranger to fines and […]