Sawmill fined $284K by OSHA for 19 health and safety violations

Jan. 17, 2024
The inspection was conducted because the Wisconsin sawmill is part of a federal program for severe violators and has been since 2019.

An OSHA investigation has determined that Tigerton Lumber Co. is continuing to expose its workers to amputations hazards and other safety concerns. The inspection was conducted because the Wisconsin sawmill is part of a federal program for severe violators and has been since 2019. OSHA thoroughly inspected the company’s maintenance shop, stacking and planning area, and the sawmill and cited Tigerton for three repeat violations, 14 serious violations and two other-than-serious violations.