Pennsylvania manufacturer settles with OSHA, must pay $299K in penalties for 17 violations 

April 15, 2024
OSHA has reached an agreement with Regal Industrial Corp. following an investigation that began in April 2022.

OSHA has reached an agreement with Regal Industrial Corp. following an investigation that began in April 2022. As part of the agreement, the company accepts its four willful, 11 serious, and two other-than-serious citations. These violations include failing to create a written hazard communication program, a lack of proper employee training, failing to provide fall protection and machine guarding, and an inability to maintain safety data sheets onsite. Regal Industrial will have to pay $299,000, as well as implement enhanced abatement measures that includes establishing a safety and health management program with clear safety and health goals. In addition, the company must make identifying hazards a priority and work on ways to control them. 

In a recent quote, Regional Solicitor of Labor Jeffrey S. Rogoff said, “This positive outcome demonstrates the value of the vigorous enforcement and litigation efforts by OSHA and the department’s Office of the Solicitor to ensure that employers come into compliance and make meaningful safety improvements for their workers.” 

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Alexis Gajewski | Senior Content Strategist

Alexis Gajewski has over 15 years of experience in the maintenance, reliability, operations, and manufacturing space. She joined Plant Services in 2008 and works to bring readers the news, insight, and information they need to make the right decisions for their plants. Alexis also authors “The Lighter Side of Manufacturing,” a blog that highlights the fun and innovative advances in the industrial sector. 

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