Texas Countertop Maker Faces $318.6K in Fines for Workplace Hazards

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Tyler, Texas-based Berry Marble Company Inc. – doing business as U.S. Granite – for exposing employees to appurtenance hazards. The healthy mill countertop manufacturer faces $318,687 in due penalties.

OSHA inspectors dynamic that a association unsuccessful to mislay shop-worn lifting slings from service; sight workers in lockout/tagout procedures; examination a company’s lockout/tagout procedures; finish a jeopardy assessment; and yield employees with adequate palm protection.

OSHA cited a association for identical violations in May 2015.

The association has 15 business days from receipt of a citations and penalties to comply, ask an spontaneous discussion with OSHA’s area director, or competition a commentary before a eccentric Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission.

Source: OSHA