OSHA fines fabricators for alleged safety violations

Apr 02, 2013 | 02:47 PM | Samuel Frizell

Tags  Juniper Elbow, Rothe Welding, Occupational Health and Safety Administration, OSHA, safety violations, Kay Gee, Kim Castillon, Samuel Frizell

NEW YORK — Two fabricators, Juniper Elbow Co. Inc. and Rothe Welding Inc., have been fined a total of more than $160,000 by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for alleged safety violations.

Queens, N.Y.-based Juniper Elbow was cited for allegedly failing to properly train, fit-test and medically evaluate workers who wear respirators, provide hazard communication training and prove that a hazard assessment had been conducted, all repeat violations. It also was cited for allegedly failing to train forklift operators and....





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