CANTON — Republic Steel of Canton, OH has received 24 safety violations from OSHA, carrying fines of $1,138,500.
OSHA conducted an inspection in October after receiving a formal complaint from the United Steelworkers and found various hazards in the plant’s melt shop.
Among the willful violations were:
Also cited was one repeat violation for failing to post danger signs or other effective means of indicating the existence and location of permit-required confined spaces in the melt shop.
Eight serious violations include:
Source: The Alliance Review