by Hugh Hoagland
August 4, 2016
A welder was electrocuted this past May while disassembling a live, 480-volt flexible cord. He worked at Homeyer Precision Manufacturing in Marthasville, Missouri. The company was cited for 11 serious and one other-than-serious safety violations. The proposed fines come to $59,000. OSHA’s investigation found Homeyer failed to: Train employees on electrical safe work practices. Isolate energy to machines and...