Posts Tagged ‘citations’

Prison operator fined $104K for safety violations by OSHA

by Associated Press Published: June 13,2012

Tags: citations, federal agency, federal government, fines, health, jails, penalties, prisons, safety, workplace safety

JACKSON — A private prison operator that’s giving up its business in Mississippi could face up to $104,000 in fines from federal workplace safety regulators. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration said GEO Group exposed employees to assaults by inmates at the East Mississippi Correctional Facility near Lost Gap. Citations issued yesterday by OSHA say […] [...]

Agency wants judge suspended for allegedly fixing oyster fishing citations

by Associated Press Published: June 8,2012

Tags: bench, citations, commercial fishing, courts, fishing, judges, judicial, judiciary, law, oystermen, oysters, violations

BAY ST. LOUIS — A state judicial watchdog agency is asking the Mississippi Supreme Court to suspend a Hancock County Justice Court judge for ticket fixing. The petition was filed with the court by the Mississippi Commission on Judicial Performance against Judge Tommy Carver. The Sea Coast Echo reports the petition cites Carver for misconduct […] [...]

OSHA cites AZZ Inc. for 22 safety, health violations

by MBJ Staff Published: June 7,2012

Tags: citations, federal agency, federal government, fines, penaties, safety, violations, workplace safety

RICHLAND — AZZ Inc., doing business as AZZ Galvanizing Services in Richland, has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration for 22 safety and health violations following an inspection that began in December 2011 after OSHA received a complaint alleging hazards. OSHA reports 17 serious safety and health violations […] [...]

OSHA cites Bude’s Franklin Lumber Co. for safety violations

BUDE — The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited a Bude company for 22 safety violations and has proposed penalties of $103,356. OSHA officials say in a news release that it cited Franklin Lumber Co. for, among other things, failing to prevent accumulations of combustible dust, to provide guardrails around equipment, to cover live […] [...]

OSHA fines Memphis contractor for violations at worksite

by MBJ Staff Published: January 31,2012

Tags: builders, cave-in, citations, construction, contractors, federal government, fines, penaties, safety, trenching, worksite

VERONA — The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has proposed $55,375 in penalties against Memphis, Tenn.-based contractor MTE Contracting, LLC for four safety violations at a Verona store construction site. An inspection was initiated when an OSHA compliance officer was passing by the site in November and observed cave-in hazards involving […] [...]

OSHA cites Howard Industries for more safety violations

by Associated Press Published: December 12,2011

Tags: citations, federal government, health, manufacturing, penalties, safety, worker safety, workplace safety

LAUREL — Federal workplace safety officials have again cited a Laurel manufacturer for unsafe practices. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration said today that it has accused Howard Industries of eight rule violations, which could carry a fine of up to $59,000. Two repeat violation citations say that Howard still hasn’t fixed problems where […] [...]

Obama administration: New citations likely for oil spill

GULF OF MEXICO — The Obama administration says BP and two other companies are likely to face new citations for alleged safety and environmental violations stemming from last year’s Gulf oil spill. Michael Bromwich, head of the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, says the upcoming notices stem from reviews that go beyond a federal […] [...]

Ice Industries cited by OSHA for safety violations

by MBJ Staff Published: October 25,2011

Tags: citations, employees, federal government, fines, manufacturing, penalties, penalty, workplace, workplace safety

GRENADA — The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Grenada Stamping and Assembly Inc., doing business as Ice Industries Grenada, for 26 safety violations carrying proposed fines of $113,400. In April, OSHA officials opened an inspection at the facility under the agency’s national emphasis program on amputations after learning of […] [...]

OSHA cites Marshall Durbin following fatal accident

by For the MBJ Published: June 13,2011

Tags: agriculture, citations, federal government, fines, manufacturing, poultry, workplace safety

HATTIESBURG — The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Marshall Durbin Cos. in Hattiesburg for 12 safety and health violations following the December 2010 death of a worker who was struck by a tractor trailer while filling potholes near the plant entrance. The fatality investigation led to a comprehensive inspection of the plant in […] [...]

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