OSHA cites Wire Mesh Sales after fatal accident

Feb 18, 2014 | 06:07 PM | Frank Haflich

Tags  Wire Mesh Sales, wire rod, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, OSHA, fatality, Stacy Irish

NEW YORK — Wire Mesh Sales LLC is facing Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) penalties totaling $697,000 in the wake of an accident that led to the death of a 32-year-old machine helper last August.

Luis Rey Rivera Pavia was struck and killed by a part that feeds wire into the welding area of a wire mesh manufacturing machine, OSHA said in a statement, claiming that proper operation of the machine’s guards would have saved his life.....





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