by , on November 6, 2009

OSHA Citation on fatality results in fines surrounding electrical safety. Fatality unrelated.

Additionally, OSHA’s inspection identified unmarked exit doors and a lack of emergency exit route lighting, no eyewash or drenching facilities for employees working with corrosive chemicals, a lack of material safety data sheets and chemical hazard communication training, unguarded open-sided floors, a missing safety latch on a hoisting hook and several electrical-related hazards.

Read the OSHA press release on this incident.

Read what OSHA requires on electrical safety.

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