W-P facing $210,000 OSHA fines for alleged Ohio plant violations

Dec 21, 2007 | 07:55 AM | Maria Guzzo

Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corp. is facing up to $210,000 in federal fines for alleged health and safety violations at its Steubenville, Ohio, plant.

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued citations to Wheeling-Pittsburgh for 12 repeat violations with proposed penalties of $190,000 as the result of a recent follow-up to a February 2006 inspection. The agency alleges the company failed to provide adequate electrical safety training and work-related safety practices to....





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