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Published: 8/19/2013 - Updated: 8 months ago

BUSINESS BRIEF

Sandusky firm fined $58,500 by OSHA

BLADE STAFF
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SANDUSKY — A company that makes vinyl automotive products has been fined $58,500 by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration after being cited for 15 health and safety violations.

Okamoto Sandusky Manufacturing LLC has 15 business days to contest the fine.

OSHA said the violations included failing to conduct periodic inspections or training for the lockout/ tagout program; lack of machine guarding on rollers and conveyors; use of nonapproved electrical equipment in areas where flammable vapors may be present; inadequate labeling of hazardous chemical containers, and failing to train employees on the use of hazardous chemicals.



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