OSHA cites steel distributor for alleged safety violations

Aug 28, 2012 | 04:15 PM |

Tags  Precision Steel Services, distributor, processor, safety violations, workplace safety, Occupational Safety and Health Administration

CHICAGO — Precision Steel Services Inc., a Toledo, Ohio-based distributor and processor of carbon and alloy steel bar and plate, faces 11 safety violation citations from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) with proposed penalties totaling $66,330.

Nine of the 11 alleged violations were classified as "serious." The citations included failure to protect workers from falls; failure to provide lockout and tagout procedures; failure to properly inspect forklifts; failure to ensure forklift brakes were set when parked;....

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