Republic agrees to $2.4M settlement with OSHA

Apr 28, 2014 | 05:09 PM | Thorsten Schier

Tags  steel, REpublic Steel, settlement, health and safety violations, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, arc flash incident, fall hazards, United Steelworkers U.S. Labor Dept.

NEW YORK — Republic Steel has agreed to pay $2.4 million to settle alleged health and safety violations at the company’s facilities in Lorain, Canton and Massillon, Ohio, as well as Blasdell, N.Y., the U.S. Labor Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) said in a statement April 28.

The settlement addresses more than 100 safety and health violations found at the company’s facilities during inspections in the fall of 2013, OSHA said. ....





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