by , on November 12, 2010

OSHA has levied a $274K fine on an IL company for failure to protect workers from electric shock hazards, and more.  Three willful violations were cited, including violations for failing to properly lock out/tag out electrical equipment for maintenance and sanitation. A willful violation is one committed with intentional, knowing or voluntary disregard for the law’s requirements, or plain indifference to employee safety and health.

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Hugh Hoagland
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Hugh Hoagland is the foremost tester of clothing and PPE exposed to electrical arcs and is an arc flash expert. Read more about Hugh.

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