Republic agrees to $235,000 OSHA settlement

Apr 13, 2012 | 02:13 PM | Corinna Petry

Tags  Republic Steel, OSHA, worker injury, safety programs, Corinna Petry

CHICAGO — Republic Steel Inc. has reached a settlement with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), resolving citations issued in May 2011 for alleged violations at the company’s Lorain, Ohio, plant..

Republic agreed to pay $235,000 in fines; hire full-time health and safety managers, who will have the authority to suspend work until a safety or health issue has been resolved without having to refer the matter to the mill’s manager or other supervisors; and improve....





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